Friday, Feb 03, 2023

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Air pollution may increase risk of ADHD in children: Study

February 25, 2022 11:58 am

The research, published in the journal Environment International, found that children living in greener and less polluted areas have a 50 per cent lower risk of developing ADHD, one of the most prevalent neurodevelopmental disorders.

Haryana shuts schools in four NCR districts as pollution levels rise

November 15, 2021 9:36 am

As per the state government's order, schools in Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonipat and Jhajjar will remain closed till November 17.

'Infants, toddlers suffer most from air pollution'

October 11, 2021 10:08 am

Air pollution is one of the leading threats to children’s health, accounting for almost 1 in 10 deaths

Exposure to high levels of air pollution can make children overweight, increase risk of developing asthma: Study

September 02, 2021 10:49 am

This is for the first time that a new study in the country has shown how exposure to high levels of air pollution can lead to weight gain.

Over 1 million air pollution-related deaths avoidable in 2017, coal contributed to over half: Study

June 26, 2021 6:50 pm

The study claims that globally, 1.05 million deaths were avoidable in 2017 by eliminating fossil-fuel combustion, with coal contributing to over half of them.

Study: Long-term exposure to PM 2.5 may raise COVID-19 death risk by 20 times

April 09, 2020 7:36 am

The study includes over 3,000 counties in the US and covers 98% of the country's population.

Air pollution ‘pandemic' shortens lives globally by 3 years, says study

March 05, 2020 6:49 pm

The findings, published in the journal Cardiovascular Research, suggest the world is facing an air pollution "pandemic".

Watch: Let Chennai Breathe, a rap song highlighting air pollution in North Chennai

January 16, 2020 2:41 pm

Let Chennai Breathe takes the beloved childhood game of kabaddi and turns it into the focal point of the video, as the lyrics describe how the current generation is unable to play the game enjoyed by their forefathers due to lack of cleaner air.

Suffering from air pollution? Detox with these easy drinks

October 31, 2019 4:19 pm

Get relief from cough, cold, congestion and other health risks caused by rising pollution.

Beyond Delhi-NCR, a look at cities reeling under severe air pollution

November 08, 2017 3:25 pm

While Delhi’s adverse air quality has been rightly ringing screeching alarms all over the country and the world, it would be incorrect to believe that the extreme lung-hazard is a concern of the capital region alone.