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Teenagers, children exposed to traffic-related air pollution may suffer DNA damage or telomere shortening

Children and teenagers exposed to high levels of traffic- related air pollution may experience a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening, a new study has warned.

May 23, 2017 13:23 PM

Forget stress, air pollution may also be the reason for your poor sleep, says study

Air pollution may be one of reasons for poor sleep, according to some researchers who are studying the effect of toxic air on our sleep. The study analysed the amount of time the...

May 22, 2017 15:40 PM

Scientists warn air pollution may cause runny noses, chronic sinus problems

Scientists have warned that air pollution in cities like New Delhi or Beijing may cause people to have year-round runny noses and chronic sinus problems.

Apr 19, 2017 16:11 PM

Delhi, Faridabad among top cities in country with maximum air pollution

Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that Delhi and Faridabad are among top five cities with the worst air pollution in country between 2015 and...

Mar 27, 2017 19:15 PM

Taking B vitamins may help reduce harm from air pollution: Study

The WHO estimates that 92 per cent of the world’s population currently lives in places where air quality levels exceed the WHO limits of 10 micro-grammes per cubic metre,...

Mar 14, 2017 19:51 PM

Air pollution: Meerut poorer than Delhi; NGT notice to Centre

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) was hearing a plea filed by Meerut resident Lokesh Khurana seeking directions to restrict entry of diesel vehicles more than 10 years old.

Feb 28, 2017 19:29 PM

Air pollution: Delhi-based designer starts awareness campaign about use of air masks

To encourage the denizens of the Capital, particularly children to wear anti-pollution masks, a city-based fashion designer has started an awareness drive about the air pollution...

Feb 21, 2017 15:22 PM

2 Indians die every minute due to air pollution: Study

The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study.

Feb 19, 2017 12:59 PM

Delhi air pollution kills eight people on average per day: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices M B Lokur and P C Pant quoted a study of a Boston-based institute which said that every year around 3000 people die in Delhi due to air pollution-related...

Feb 07, 2017 00:26 AM

Novel solar-powered bicycle to combat air pollution may hit the market by next year

Scientists have designed a new solar-assisted bicycle that may prove to be a low-cost, eco-friendly alternative to two wheeler motor vehicles, and may hit the market by next...

Jan 19, 2017 15:06 PM

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