Category Archives: Air Quality

Long-term exposure to air pollution linked to metabolic-associated fatty liver disease

Metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) is a growing global health challenge and poses a substantial economic burden. A large-scale epidemiologic study in China has identified links between long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and MAFLD. These links are exacerbated by … Continue reading

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Air pollution body to crack down on black carbon

The convention on air pollution is due to issue voluntary measures this week to curb black carbon emissions. The convention on air pollution will be meeting from 6 to 8 December in Geneva, where it will adopt guidelines on how … Continue reading

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Air quality panel for Delhi issues new orders; edu institutions to be shut

In a new set of directions to prevent further deterioration of air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), the Centre’s air quality panel on Friday ordered shutting of educational institutions, allowing only online mode of education. In … Continue reading

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As LA traffic slowed amid the pandemic, researchers gained new insight into air pollution

As coronavirus cases popped up across California in March 2020, the previously impossible happened in Los Angeles County: The region’s normally bumper-to-bumper traffic slowed by roughly 24%. Lucky drivers were now, suddenly, able to make it from Burbank to Santa … Continue reading

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Baby born in area with ‘dangerously polluted air’ every two minutes in UK, study finds Every two minutes in the UK a baby is born in an area with “dangerously polluted air”, a study has found. Cleaning your Respro® Mask and … Continue reading

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Health consequences of air pollution on populations

What are the health consequences of air pollution on populations? Exposure to high levels of air pollution can cause a variety of adverse health outcomes. It increases the risk of respiratory infections, heart disease and lung cancer.  Both short and … Continue reading

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Lahore is again world’s most polluted city today

The capital of Punjab Lahore has been declared the most polluted city globally again.  Lahore had an air quality ranking of 398, well over the hazardous level of 300, according to IQAir, the technology company that operates the AirVisual monitoring … Continue reading

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Pakistan orders three-day weekends in Lahore amid ‘deadly’ air pollution

Private offices and schools will close on Mondays in Lahore in a bid to tackle toxic levels of smog in the city. Private offices and schools will stay closed on Mondays in Pakistan’s second-largest city in a bid to tackle … Continue reading

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