News tagged with air pollution

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Ultrafine pollution particles create air of menace

An air quality study has for the first time detected nano-sized particles of air pollution in children's urine. With a diameter of just 100 nanometers—a thousandth of the width of a human hair—these ultrafine particles ...

Mar 05, 2018
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Polluted air may pollute our morality

Exposure to air pollution, even imagining exposure to air pollution, may lead to unethical behavior, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. A combination ...

Feb 07, 2018
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Air pollution linked to irregular menstrual cycles

The air your teenage daughter breathes may be causing irregular menstrual cycles. Well documented negative health effects from air pollution exposure include infertility, metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome. ...

Jan 25, 2018
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Air pollution may shorten telomeres in newborns

A study conducted before and after the 2004 closure of a coal-burning power plant in Tongliang, China, found children born before the closure had shorter telomeres than those conceived and born after the plant stopped polluting ...

Jan 24, 2018
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