Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 21:18
Air pollution has become a big menace and poses a serious threat to people`s health. The ever soaring levels of air pollution have led to an increase in reports of respiratory problems in metropolitan cities like Delhi.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 15:52
A team of researchers is set to conduct a study to determine if several potentially toxic compounds that exist in polluted air are capable of entering the brain from the bloodstream and causing brain cancer.
Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:43
A new study has found that breathing in harmful toxics during pregnancy increases risk of hypertension in women and may result in deadly complications like preeclampsia.
Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 15:20
In a worrying trend noted by oncologists, lung cancer is increasing rapidly among Indian women. The foremost reason, much against popular perception, is not smoking but environmental pollution.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 15:50
There is a certain link between long-term exposure to air pollution and heart attacks and angina, shows research.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 00:29
The effect of long-term exposure to air pollution is associated with increased mortality even when the pollution is below European Union limits, shows new research.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 18:08
A new study suggests that exposure to air pollution could increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 17:06
Nearly 200 million people globally are at risk of exposure to toxic waste, a report has revealed.