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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AI tool could detect lung disease in minutes using X-ray images
Independent - 07-Nov-2022
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Targeted drug delivery with microbots made of algae cells to treat acute bacterial pneumonia
UC San Diego School of Medicine - 22-Sep-2022
Nanoparticles-modified microbots coated with neutrophil cell membranes-reduce inflammation in lungsRead more...
Understanding air pollution cancer would lead to a new era of molecular cancer prevention
BBC - 10-Sep-2022
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Air pollution closely related to cognitive decline and dementia - GOV.UK
The Guardian - 27-Jul-2022
Cognitive decline and dementia in older people accelerated by exposure to emissionsRead more...
Impacts of inequality affects the poor and increases the risk of dying from lung disease in UK
The Guardian - 25-Jul-2022
Poorest 10% of patients are now five times more likely to die with lung disease than the wealthiestRead more...