Category Archives: Medical Studies

Damage estimates of particulate matter air pollution reported in study

A team of researchers including University of New Mexico economics professor Andrew Goodkind is addressing the deadly problem of particulate matter air pollution in the U.S. and how to best mitigate it. Their article, titled “Fine-scale damage estimates of particulate … Continue reading

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Air pollution linked to psychotic experiences in young people

Teens living in dirty air 70% more likely to have symptoms such as paranoia, study finds Young people living with higher levels of air pollution are significantly more likely to have psychotic experiences, according to the first study of the … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Can Reduce Sperm Production And Cause Other Dangerous Health Problems

Did you know that air pollution particulates can affect your sperm production? A new study has revealed a shocking link between air pollution and infertility. The study focused on the effects of particulate matter, which is a collection of solid … Continue reading

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Air pollution raises diabetes risk in China: study

Long-term exposure to harmful smog particles increases the risk of diabetes, a new study in China has shown, providing evidence for a link between the country’s air pollution and the disease. China is facing the largest diabetes problem in the … Continue reading

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Air pollution deaths are double previous estimates, finds research

Researchers say dirty air is killing 800,000 people a year in Europe, and urge the phasing out of fossil fuel burning The number of early deaths caused by air pollution is double previous estimates, according to research, meaning toxic air … Continue reading

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Air pollution may impact fetal cardiovascular system, Rutgers study says

Exposure to ultrafine particulates, the smallest particles in air pollution, restricts blood flow and nutrients to the uterus Microscopic particles in air pollution inhaled by pregnant women may damage fetal cardiovascular development, according to a study by Rutgers researchers. The … Continue reading

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Men who live on a main road are more likely to struggle to get an erection

Men who live on main roads are more likely to have difficulty getting an erection due to exposure to pollution, a study suggests. Toxic fumes reduced blood flow to the genitals, tests on rats showed, putting them at risk of … Continue reading

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Children exposed to air pollution at school may be at greater risk of overweight and obesity

Exposure to air pollution, particularly at school, could be associated with a higher risk of overweight and obesity during childhood. This is the conclusion of a study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la … Continue reading

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