Tag: effects of air pollution

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Parents, take note! Air pollution may impair your child’s thinking skills later in life

Parents, take note! Air pollution may impair your child’s thinking skills later in life

If you’re born in a polluted country like India, you’re likely to suffer more cognitive decline later in life compared to your peers in less p [...]
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 [...]
Protect your lungs from air pollution: Herbs and home remedies that help

Protect your lungs from air pollution: Herbs and home remedies that help

Air pollution is not good for your lungs. The chemical present in smog gets deposited within the respiratory tract and causes symptoms like wheezing, [...]
Air pollution exposure may increase the risk of oral cavities and mouth cancer

Air pollution exposure may increase the risk of oral cavities and mouth cancer

There’s no denying that air pollution is on the rise and can affect our health in more ways than one. A study published in the Journal of Inve [...]
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 [...]
Respiratory issues and pollution: Here’s what homeopathy suggests

Respiratory issues and pollution: Here’s what homeopathy suggests

With thick smog blankets engulfing the air across most of the country, times can be especially hard for people with asthma or other respiratory [...]
Coronavirus: Long-term exposure to air pollution ‘linked to 15 per cent global COVID deaths’

Coronavirus: Long-term exposure to air pollution ‘linked to 15 per cent global COVID deaths’

About 15 per cent of COVID-19 deaths worldwide may be linked to long-term exposure to air pollution, a new study has revealed. Researchers hav [...]
Expert tips to save your eyes from the noxious air pollution so common during this time of year

Expert tips to save your eyes from the noxious air pollution so common during this time of year

As Delhi reels under another tryst with air pollution, there has been a spike in the number of patients reporting irritation in eyes because o [...]
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 increases your risk of hypertension: Fight this with regular exercise

Pollution increases your risk of hypertension: Fight this with regular exercise

Air pollution is one of the major concerns these days. Even the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that air pollution is bad as tobacc [...]
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