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Air pollution harms a newborn more than an adult. Here's how

Dubbing air pollution as one of the leading killers of children worldwide, the study throws light on how children are more susceptible to air pollution during their fetal development and in their earliest years. And that's because children breathe faster than adults.

Air pollution: 5 Ayurvedic remedies to help your child build immunity

Children, more than adults, tend to have a sensitive respiratory system and exhibit symptoms like coughing, sneezing, wheezing, itches, rashes and shortness of breath, almost immediately when exposed to hazardous levels of pollutants in the air. There are two things that we can do to manage the impact of these pollutants—one is to improve immunity in children and second is improving the quality of air at home.


Beauty hacks: Protect your skin from pollution this festive season

Pollution can strip your skin of moisture, cause inflammation, and premature ageing. Here are a few steps you can take to limit the harmful effects on your skin.

From ginger to olive oil: Foods that can safeguard against air pollution

Eating a well-balanced diet could be one way of tackling the problem as some foods have been proven to protect you from the pollutants. Here are some foods that can make you more susceptible to the detrimental effects of air pollution.

Go for these easy-to-grow indoor plants to fight the ill-effects of air pollution

We bring to you a list of houseplants that will not only help to combat air pollution and add beauty to your surroundings but are also very easy to grow and maintain.

Delhi Air Pollution: Try these effective breathing exercises for strong lungs

Alarmingly, 14 of the 20 most polluted cities are in India. To minimise the harmful effects of air pollution, you can op t for some breathing exercises to keep our lungs strong, healthy and clean. 


Homemade skin and hair mask concoctions to protect against air pollution

From honey and olive to beer, here are some masks to protect your skin and hair from the harmful effects of air pollution. Bring back the glow this festive season.

From turmeric milk to tulsi chai: Here are some home remedies to combat pollution

To help you deal with the fallout of the plunging air quality in the capital, we have compiled a list of easy-to-make home remedies with easily available ingredients.

Portable purifiers may protect your heart from air pollution: Study

The study found that three days of using a low-cost air purifier at home significantly lowered urban seniors' fine particulate matter exposure. It also significantly lowered their blood pressure, which is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide

Air pollution cuts average Indian's life expectancy by over 4 years: Study

Concentrations in Indian states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, and the National Capital Territory of Delhi are substantially higher, and the impact on life expectancy exceeds six years.

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UNBOXING: What pollution from vehicles is doing to our city and our body

his month, we sit down with Anumita Roychowdhury, the Executive Director of Centre for Science and environment to understand the impact of pollution from vehicles on the street.

Air pollution is reducing life expectancy by a year: News in Numbers

Average human life is about one year shorter because of PM2.5 ambient air pollution, with lives shortened by 1.5-2 years in the most polluted Asian and African countries, a new study that uses data from the Global Burden of Disease Project has found. See more:


Combat Air Pollution with These Air Purifying Plants

Here are best indoor plants that purify air in your home. These plants absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen and also easy to maintain.