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Respro® Masks: Cycle masks, motorcycle masks and allergy masks. External wear for internal protection.

Doctors appeal to West Bengal CM for blanket ban on fireworks this Diwali

Several of the city’s leading doctors, medical associations and environmental experts have collectively submitted a letter to the chief minister on the need for a safer, cleaner and greener festive season and have requested a complete ban on firecrackers. The … Continue reading

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Cleaning your Respro® Mask and replacement of filters The filter material may be washed, but ordinarily we recommend ‘hand washing’.How to clean your Respro® Filter WHO slashes guideline limits on air pollution from fossil fuels Level for the most damaging tiny … Continue reading

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Pollution affects babies even before birth

Tiny polluting particles produced in and outdoors have been linked to millions of premature births New research has linked exposure to air pollution during pregnancy to almost 6 million premature births and 3 million underweight babies globally in just one … Continue reading

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Scientists identify new chemicals in air pollution that trigger asthma in kids

Dust mites and smoke are known triggers of asthma in children. Now, scientists have identified previously unknown combinations of air pollutants that appear tied to the respiratory disorder. “Asthma is one the most prevalent diseases affecting children in the United … Continue reading

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Air pollution second largest cause of death in Africa

Air pollution was responsible for 1.1 million deaths across Africa in 2019, a new study shows. Most of these deaths — 697,000 — were as a result of household air pollution driven largely by indoor cooking stoves. But while household … Continue reading

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Study finds living near oil, gas wells increases air pollution exposure

Stanford researchers have observed higher levels of air pollutants within 2.5 miles of oil and gas wells, likely worsening negative health outcomes for residents. Stanford researchers have observed higher levels of air pollutants within 2.5 miles of oil and gas … Continue reading

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Pollution’s impact on child health

Summary: Air pollution is known to harm children’s respiratory health, but its specific impacts on infection rates have remained unclear. A new analysis provides evidence of a link between the two in low-income settings, and indicates one industry may play … Continue reading

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Study reveals a link between air pollution and child health

Studies have shown air pollution is a major risk factor for respiratory infection – the leading cause of death among children under five – but bad air’s specific impacts on developing bodies have remained somewhat of a mystery. A Stanford-led … Continue reading

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