Tag: Air pollution hazards

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Beware! Air pollution can lead to irreversible blindness. Here’s how to stay safe

Beware! Air pollution can lead to irreversible blindness. Here’s how to stay safe

You all know how long-term exposure to polluted air can have serious and permanent health impacts. Over the years, various studies have revealed [...]
Diabetes, pre-diabetes, air pollution can lead to interstitial lung disease

Diabetes, pre-diabetes, air pollution can lead to interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease affects millions of people across the globe. Type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance are now said to be risk factors [...]
Poor air quality ‘can worsen’ the severity and spread of coronavirus

Poor air quality ‘can worsen’ the severity and spread of coronavirus

With the toxic air pollution looming over our heads, India’s battle against the novel coronavirus is set to face a new range of challenges and h [...]
Respiratory disorders on rise in Delhi-NCR due to toxic air: Ways to stay safe

Respiratory disorders on rise in Delhi-NCR due to toxic air: Ways to stay safe

As if the coronavirus scare was not enough. In view of the deadly smog that has engulfed the national capital, health experts said that they h [...]
Lung cancer cases up five-fold in non-smokers, air pollution is the major culprit

Lung cancer cases up five-fold in non-smokers, air pollution is the major culprit

Experts at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital on Wednesday said that lung cancer cases among non-smokers have increased five-fold in the past de [...]
Air Pollution: 5 ways to boost your lungs’ immunity and keep it healthy

Air Pollution: 5 ways to boost your lungs’ immunity and keep it healthy

COVID-19 has put the focus back on health and overall well-being with immunity becoming the buzzword today. As we continue to face challenges [...]
Is air pollution killing you? Here are some effective ways to stay safe

Is air pollution killing you? Here are some effective ways to stay safe

As air pollution engulfs various states across the nation, the quality of the air you are proving your lungs with is degrading. Understandably [...]
Air pollution is as bad as following a high-fat diet: It ups your risk of diabetes too

Air pollution is as bad as following a high-fat diet: It ups your risk of diabetes too

The effects of air pollution are many and continuous exposure can lead to a range of health conditions like respiratory ailments, hypertension [...]
Pollution too can increase resistance to antibiotics

Pollution too can increase resistance to antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is an increasing health problem, but new research suggests it is not only caused by the overuse of antibiotics. It’s als [...]
Research finds dramatic health benefits following air pollution reduction

Research finds dramatic health benefits following air pollution reduction

A new study — ‘Health Benefits of Air Pollution Reduction’, published in the American Thoracic Society’s journal Annals of the American Thoracic Soci [...]
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