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Flood raises fears of pollution at Michigan toxic waste site

May 22, 2020 11:27 am

Regulators and company officials said Thursday it was too early to tell whether the swollen river had damaged spots that had been repaired or swept pollutants farther downstream.

Air pollution is hazardous for animals too: Here's how to save them from toxic air

November 14, 2019 3:18 pm

Air pollution also increases risk of acute cardiovascular events and development of coronary artery disease.

Delhi’s air quality 'very poor': Here's how to protect your child from pollution

November 05, 2019 10:09 am

According to the World Health Organization, air pollution has 'a vast and terrible impact on child health and survival'.

Novel protein 'mat' can soak up chemical pollution: Study

March 19, 2018 9:41 pm

In a bid to control chemical pollution, scientists have developed a protein-based mat that can soak up toxins.

Native Australian plants can help clean up chemical spills, restore natural balance: Study

November 27, 2017 7:27 pm

Native plants can be considered to clean up chemical spills and effect bio-remediation, i.e., retention of natural conditions, as per a study.

Toxic chemical levels high in Chinese city hit by blast

August 21, 2015 11:58 am

Technicians have detected levels of cyanide as much as 356 times the national safe level within the evacuated area, although levels outside the zone show no undue contamination, reports.

Pakistani Taliban using toxic chemicals in bombs new worry

October 24, 2013 1:42 pm

Doctors treating bombing survivors said the victims suffer from chronic wounds which don't respond to antibiotics.

Dadumajra waste plant emissions dangerous to health,says PGI

September 14, 2011 1:58 am

Long-term low level exposure to toxic chemicals - dioxin and furans - may lead to the impairment of the immune system,nervous system,endocrine system,reproductive functions and even cancer.

Honey 'cure' for hangover

December 24, 2010 12:51 pm

The fructose in honey is essential to help the body break down alcohol into harmless by-products.


Easily available in your kitchen, these foods will help keep pollution-related ailments at bay

November 08, 2019 9:07 am

While the latest updates say that the air quality has improved in Delhi NCR, the pollution levels continue to remain high. But worry not as these foods will help keep you fit.