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Diwali has been hazardous for children: Air pollution causes irreparable, irreversible damage to children's health, says expert

Dr Kumar said that children are also suffering from problems in the brain, lung, heart, and other organs due to pollution

Published on 8th November 2021
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IIT-Kanpur to study Delhi's air pollution, give solutions to curb winter smog spike 

 The project will help identify the factors responsible for the spike in air pollution at any spot in Delhi. Government says it will take necessary actions to curb pollution based on results

Published on 23rd October 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: About 660 million Indians lose three years to air pollution says a study published today in 2015

In today's #TBT, we bring to you a few scary facts that came to light via a study in the year 2015. And all these facts point towards the dangerous problem of air pollution and what we stand to lose

Published on 21st February 2021
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If exposed to air pollution, children will experience a decline in thinking skills later in life, finds study

The study indicates that greater exposure to air pollution at the very start of life was associated with a detrimental effect on people's cognitive skills up to 60 years later

Published on 3rd February 2021
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Lowering blood pressure may reduce COVID-19 risk in people exposed to air pollution

Air pollution, particularly fine particulate matter, has been implicated in cardiovascular risks, partly through effects on BP

Published on 2nd February 2021
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Air pollution can increase risk of progressive and irreversible sight loss: Study

The researchers, including those from the University College London, UK, noted that AMD is the leading cause of irreversible blindness among the over 50s in high-income countries

Published on 26th January 2021
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Delhi air quality remains in the 'severe' category on New Year's Day

Cold wave conditions continue to persist in Delhi with dense fog reducing the visibility in most parts of the national capital in the New Year morning

Published on 1st January 2021
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NGT directs all municipal corporations to sprinkle water before sweeping roads to tackle air pollution

The pavements may also be appropriately covered so as to prevent generation of dust and attention also needs to be given to stop burning of biomass

Published on 4th December 2020
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Higher exposure to air pollution may affect mental health later in life: Study

When looking at individual air pollutants, the research found that long-term exposure to nitrogen dioxide or fine particulate air pollution was associated with increased depressive symptoms

Published on 18th November 2020
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Combination of air pollution, COVID-19 can cause more severe disease, increase mortality: AIIMS Director

Guleria said increased air pollution, especially during winters, can help the virus in surviving longer, thereby affecting more people

Published on 11th November 2020
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Centre introduces new law through ordinance to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR

The commission will have three sub-committees, one each for monitoring and identification, safeguarding and enforcement, and research and development

Published on 29th October 2020
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Air pollution may up risk of neurological disorders: Study

For the study, published in the journal The Lancet Planetary Health, the research team analysed the link between fine particulate (PM2.5) pollution and neurodegenerative diseases in the US

Published on 20th October 2020
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We know the air we breathe is toxic. Bengaluru-based start-up Ambee tells us just how much 

Ambee has installed over 500 sensors all over India. The start-up has air quality data for over one lakh pincodes across 65 countries. This is how they do what they do extremely efficiently

Published on 24th May 2020
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Air pollution linked with higher COVID-19 death rate: Study

Using this data, the researcher was able to identify hotspots around the world with high levels of air pollution and simultaneously low levels of air movement

Published on 20th April 2020
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US study finds that air pollution is linked to higher COVID-19 death rates

The yet-to-be-published study looked at more than 3,000 counties across the US, comparing levels of fine particulate air pollution with novel coronavirus death counts for each area

Published on 8th April 2020

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