A new study has looked into how air pollution affects the bacteria living in our bodies, specifically the respiratory tract -- the nose, throat and lungs.
Diwali festivities are never devoid of firecrackers that cause a measurable spike in air pollution levels. Delhi Pollution Central Committee (DPCC) suggests the contamination levels in the capital city to have markedly skyrocketed due to ...
A red alert, the most serious level, will be issued for air pollution in Beijing if the Chinese capital's air quality index reaches 500, local authorities said today.
While the link between lifestyle and genetic factors with diabetes is well established, researchers have now found that long-term exposure to higher levels of traffic-related air pollution may also put you at increased risk of ...
Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave is set to hold a meeting on Friday with his counterparts from five states to discuss short, medium and long-term measures to tackle air pollution in the capital.
The findings showed that air pollution increased the chances of developing membranous nephropathy -- an immune disorder of the kidneys -- that can lead to kidney failure.
Air pollution is one of the biggest threats to human health triggering a host of ailments including breathing disorders.
As Delhi's air pollution remains at hazardous levels, we've listed 6 natural ways to purify at home and 10 quick tips to get rid of potentially harmful contaminants. After all, breathing in clean air should ...
More than 5.5 million people worldwide die prematurely every year due to household and outdoor air pollution, and India and China together account for 55 percent of these deaths, new research has found.
Changes in HDL levels may already appear after brief and medium-length exposures to air pollution, experts noted.