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Trouble Sleeping? Air Pollution Could Be the Culprit

Added: 25.05.2017 14:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

People in a new study who lived in areas with high levels of air pollution slept worse.


China gasps at airy speech by grad student in US

Added: 24.05.2017 3:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

A young Chinese woman has drawn criticism on social media after unfavourably comparing her homeland's air and politics to those in the US during her graduation speech at an American university. Speaking at the University of Maryland, Yang Shuping said that coming to the United States had been a breath of "fresh air" after growing up in China. "The moment I inhaled and exhaled outside the airport, I felt free," she continued, drawing a parallel between China's notorious air pollution and its similarly choking restrictions on political speech.

Air pollution may disrupt sleep

Added: 22.05.2017 13:08 | 5 views | 0 comments

High levels of air pollution over time may get in the way of a good night's sleep, according to new research.

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If you’re having trouble sleeping it could be because of air pollution

Added: 22.05.2017 6:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

There are ways you can reduce air pollution in your home.


Air pollution linked to a bad night's sleep says study

Added: 22.05.2017 2:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

Scientists in the US believe that the level of exposure with receive to harmful particles in the air we breathe may be linked to keeping us awake at night.


Traffic-related air pollution linked to DNA damage in children

Added: 21.05.2017 20:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

Children and teens exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution have evidence of a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening, reports a new study.

Device Purifies Air and Creates Energy All at the Same Time

Added: 19.05.2017 12:08 | 1 views | 0 comments

A small innovation could have a big impact on air pollution.


Smoking out sources of in-home air pollution

Added: 18.05.2017 19:38 | 1 views | 0 comments

An ambitious study has investigated various factors that contribute to air pollution inside the house. Not surprisingly, cigarette smoke emerged as a major source of airborne particles in homes with smokers, but cleaning products, candles, frying food and marijuana smoking also jumped out as in-home air polluters. It's the first study to identify marijuana as a significant source of in-home air pollution.

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Why trendy scented candles are dangerous for your health

Added: 18.05.2017 19:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

To the surprise of researchers in San Diego, candles - touted as air cleaners - also had a significantly damaging effect on the air pollution, driving up home owners' risk of health problems.


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