Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 16:07
White children suffer from asthma due to higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) more frequently than their black counterparts, a new Cincinnati Children`s Hospital Medical Center study finds.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 11:19
Air pollution killed about 7 million people in 2012, making it the world`s single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 16:57
People who were exposed to a massive dust cloud of air pollution at Ground Zero when the 9/11 twin terror attacks took place are at an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
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.