News tagged with soot
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(HealthDay)—Although many Americans are now breathing cleaner air, others are living in cities that are more polluted than they were a decade ago, a new report shows.
Health Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Mucus coats our airways' internal surfaces. The viscous gel humidifies the lungs and prevents viruses and other small particles like diesel soot from entering the body unchecked. Previously unclear was the ...
Medical research Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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
The exhaust from diesel-fuelled vehicles, wood fires and coal-driven power stations contains small particles of soot that flow out into the atmosphere. The soot is a scourge for the climate but also for human health. Now ...
Medical research Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- A government panel favors expanding an aid program for people sickened by World Trade Center dust to include people who have at least some types of cancer.
Health Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0