Air pollution

Fine particulate matter air pollution ( PM2.5 ) and extreme temperatures have both been associated with alterations in blood pressure...


Long-term exposure to ambient air pollution is associated with cerebrovascular disease and cognitive impairment, but whether it is related to...


In a study with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found that e-cigarettes compromise the...


University of Florida ( UF ) researchers compared birth data with Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) estimates of air...


Researchers have studied the effect of long term exposure to airborne pollutants on the incidence of acute coronary events in...


Ambient air pollution is suspected to cause lung cancer. Researchers aimed to assess the association between long-term exposure to ambient...


Indoor air pollution from a range of household cooking fuels has been implicated in the development and exacerbation of respiratory...


Ambient air pollution has been associated with restricted fetal growth, which is linked with adverse respiratory health in childhood.Researchers have...


The International Agency for Research on Cancer ( IARC ) has classified outdoor air pollution as a cancer-causing agent (...


Prolonged exposure to particulate air pollution increases the risk of lung cancer ( particularly adenocarcinoma ) even at levels below...


Women living in areas with higher levels of air pollution have a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease and subsequently...


Researchers at the New York University School of Medicine provide some of the most compelling evidence yet that long-term exposure...


A two-gram fish oil supplement given daily to elderly persons prevented a decline in heart rate variability caused by tiny,...


Young children who live near a major road are significantly more likely to have asthma than children who live only...


Being exposed to fine particle matter air pollution increases the risk for hospital admission for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Numerous studies...


A study of 60 newborns in New York City showed that exposure of expectant mother to combustion-related urban air pollution...


Researchers at University of California - Irvine ( UCI ) have found that breath-analysis testing may prove to be...


For children living near a freeway may bring an increased risk of asthma, according to researchers at the Keck...


Long-term exposure to air pollution may lead to the development of atherosclerosis, a form of cardiovascular disease in which fatty...


Childhood cancers are strongly linked to pollution from engine exhausts. The postal addresses of 22,500 children who had died of cancer...