Posts: Pollution

16 08, 2017

Climate change set to increase air pollution deaths by hundreds of thousands by 2100

By | 2017-08-16T16:10:26+00:00 August 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Climate change is set to increase the amount of ground-level ozone and fine particle pollution we breathe, which leads to lung disease, heart conditions, and stroke. Less rain and more heat means this pollution will stay in the air for longer, creating more health problems. Read […]

22 02, 2017

Chinese air pollution linked to respiratory and cardiovascular deaths

By | 2017-05-17T15:08:17+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Chinese air pollution linked to respiratory and cardiovascular deaths

In the largest epidemiological study conducted in the developing world, researchers found that as exposures to fine particulate air pollution in 272 Chinese cities increase, so do deaths from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Read more

18 02, 2017

Air pollution linked to heightened risk of type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

By | 2017-02-23T12:09:00+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Air pollution linked to heightened risk of type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

Latino children who live in areas with higher levels of air pollution have a heightened risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new USC-led study. Read more