News tagged with indoor air
The health impact of indoor air pollution is a real environmental health issue, which is believed to have a bearing on respiratory conditions such as asthma. This has prompted a European study to take action. ...
Health May 07, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For decades, no one worried much about the air quality inside people's homes unless there was secondhand smoke or radon present. Then scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence ...
Health Apr 11, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Mothers who are exposed to particular agents during pregnancy could give birth to children with a higher risk of asthma, according to new research.
Health Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Older women in the developing world are likely to see direct health benefits such as reductions in blood pressure in a relatively short amount of time once they switch to cleaner burning ...
Health Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The hazards of breathing outdoor air in some Chinese cities have been well-documented. Now a University at Buffalo study confirms that breathing indoor air also carries significant cancer risks, especially for Chinese women.
Health Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The chance of infection in some hospital wards varies dramatically according to whether the nurses leave the windows open.
Other Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Electronic cigarettes are experiencing somewhat of a boom at the moment. An estimated two million people in Germany have already turned to the vapor cigarette, which many view as a healthy alternative to ...
Addiction Dec 07, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0