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Air pollution deaths – How to protect yourself and your family!

Air pollution has been linked to a number of serious health problems, including cardiovascular diseases, stroke, chronic respiratory diseases and cancers.

Air pollution can harm your heart, vascular system: Expert

Dr Upendra Kaul, Executive Director and Dean Cardiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in New Delhi said that medical studies have shown that air pollution can trigger heart attacks, abnormalities of rhythm of heart and paralytic strokes, with very small particles found in smoke and haze the culprits of greatest concern.

India accounts for 75% of air pollution casualties in South East Asian Region: WHO

The WHO report released Tuesday said air pollution is killing nearly 8,00,000 people a year in the South East Asian Region with India alone accounting for at least 75% of the casualties caused by cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer.

Over 90% of world breathing bad air: WHO

The problem is most acute in cities, but air in rural areas is worse than many think, WHO experts said.

'Kolkata air healthy for very short time in a year'

'Kolkata air healthy for very short time in a year'

According to Rajeev Sharma, Resource Conservation Specialist, Embassy of the US, New Delhi, there is a very short window when the air quality in Kolkata is at its best.

DNA: Analyzing statistics of diseases and deaths caused due to air pollution in India

Analyzing the statistic of diseases and deaths caused due to air pollution in India and world. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Air pollution can increase diabetes risk

Exposure to air pollution increases the risk of developing insulin resistance as a pre-diabetic state of Type-2 diabetes, the study said.

Air pollution claimed 1.4 million lives in India in 2013, says World Bank report

In 2013, air pollution claimed 1.4 million lives in India, whereas China, which is the world's most populous country, lost 1.6 million lives.

Air pollution casts magnetic waste in human brain, ups risk of Alzheimer's

They found presence of minute magnetic particles in the brain tissues significantly increases the risk of various neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's. 

50,000 die each year due to air pollution in Britain

Cars, buses and freight trucks are the principal cause of air pollution in over 95 per cent of legally-designated air quality management areas in Britain, Xinhua news agency cited the study as saying.

Cloth masks poor at protecting you against air pollution

 Wearing inexpensive cloth masks in the hope of reducing exposure to air pollution may be of only a little benefit and give you a false sense of security, especially in highly polluted areas, new research suggests.

Want a healthy brain? Avoid these things!

We need to take special care of our brain as it is one of the most delicate organs of your body. 

Air pollution may shorten survival chances in lung cancer patients

Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of non-small cell lung cancer, which accounts for 80 per cent of lung cancer cases.

Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

A new study revealed that air pollution hampers with bees' ability to forage.

Air pollution kills six million people every year: Study

Air pollution kills six million people every year: Study

Due to such high death tolls, air pollution is now world's fourth-largest threat to human health, behind high blood pressure, dietary risks and smoking.

Chhatisgarh to ban commercial vehicles over 10-12 years old

Raman Singh govt to take stern steps to control pollution

Is our love for Pizza putting the environment at stake?

Is our love for Pizza putting the environment at stake?

Despite a push for greener fuel policy, the Latin megacity is still struggling to lower its pollutants.

China, India can join hands to tackle urban pollution: Official

In 2015, Shanghai government managed to convert almost 25 square miles of the city into green areas.

Patna air quality is now worse than Delhi: WHO

Patna air quality is now worse than Delhi: WHO

Shockingly, including Bihar's capital Gwalior, Allahabad and Raipur are among the top 10 polluted cities in the world.

To curb air pollution, 15-year-old diesel vehicles banned in Patna

In a bid to check the increasing air pollution in the Bihar capital, the government has banned 15-year-old diesel vehicles from the roads from Wednesday.