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Sitting in traffic for just 2 hours can lead to brain damage

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Air pollution warning for Bangkok

Unsafe levels of fine dust are forecast for the capital city from Tuesday to Friday due to stagnant air and extensive burn-off in Cambodia. A high pressure systems from China would cover the country and cause stagnant air which would … Continue reading

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Jet engine lubrication oils are a major source of ultrafine particles

Ultrafine particles form during combustion processes, for example when wood or biomass is burned, as well as in power and industrial plants. Alongside road traffic, large airports are a major source of these ultrafine particles, which are less than 100 … Continue reading

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Gas stoves have given 650,000 U.S. children asthma, study finds

Gas stoves are responsible for 12.7% of U.S. childhood asthma cases, a new study in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health has found. That proportion is much higher in states such as Illinois (21.1%), California (20.1%) … Continue reading

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UK study adds to evidence of air pollution link to long-term illness

Research found greater chances of multiple chronic illnesses in people living in polluted areas Are the impacts from air pollution hiding in plain sight in the everyday aliments that so many of us suffer from? A new study, the largest … Continue reading

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Major study shows exposure to air pollution puts people at greater risk of multiple health conditions

Exposure to higher concentrations of air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of developing long term, multiple physical and mental health issues, new research has indicated. In the largest study of its kind worldwide, researchers examined the data … Continue reading

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London Underground polluted with metallic particles small enough to enter human bloodstream

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Air pollution shuts schools in Tehran

Deputy Tehran provincial governor said on Sunday that due to dangerous air pollution the school in the Iranian capital will be closed on Monday and Tuesday. The schools have remained closed since yesterday for air pollution. The school week in … Continue reading

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