News tagged with diesel exhaust
(Medical Xpress)—A link between brain tumours in children and their parents' exposure to diesel exhaust fumes before birth has been found by researchers at The University of Western Australia-affiliated Western Australian ...
Cancer Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Squeezed among tractor-trailers creeping through the Callahan Tunnel on the way to East Boston, you know those nasty-smelling diesel fumes can't be good for you. Now a landmark study has ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
Compounds that affect respiratory health have been found in biodiesel exhausts. This might lead to restrictions on the use of this form of biofuel as an alternative to fossil fuel, according to researchers from the Queensland ...
Health Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pregnant mice exposed to high levels of air pollution gave birth to offspring with a significantly higher rate of obesity and insulin resistance in adulthood than those that were not exposed to air pollution. This effect ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Diesel exhaust causes cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke.
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (9) | 4
Heavy diesel exhaust (DE) exposure in humans may increase the risk of dying from lung cancer, according to two papers released March 2nd by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Cancer Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Tiny chemical particles emitted by diesel exhaust fumes could raise the risk of heart attacks, research has shown.
Health Jul 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A commercially available particle trap can filter microscopic pollutants in diesel-engine exhaust and prevent about 98 percent of them from reaching the air, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the Am ...
Health Apr 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2