Long-term exposure to PM2.5 and other air pollution can knock 12 years off your life
Influenza, pneumonia, air pollution One of the preventable big killers – though preventable in a difficult way that you may have to sacrifice your job, community and city life to avoid it.
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Respiratory Disease News
Clear skies, clear lungs: Asthma emergencies dropped as air quality improved during lockdown
The Guardian - 09-Feb-2024
Insights from Oxford study calls for continued action to improve air quality everywhereRead more...
Forget pills, imagine inhaling your medicine directly to your lungs
New Scientist - 07-Feb-2024
New "nano-pods" carrying antibiotics fight infections in the lungs of miceRead more...
Hold on Europe! Cleaning up the polluted air later could mean thousands deaths sooner
The Guardian - 02-Feb-2024
Eastern Europe already breathes dirtier air, and the delay would hit them the hardestRead more...
Traffic air pollution raises your blood pressure by more than 4.5 mmHg
University of Washington (UW) - 27-Nov-2023
UW study calls for new strategies to combat traffic pollution's health risksRead more...
UK air pollution regulations are saving lives, but not protecting ecosystems
University College London (UCL) - 25-Oct-2023
Existing regulations are not enough to protect sensitive habitats from ammoniaRead more...
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