Only 11% of medical schools in the world include air pollution as a health risk factor in their training.
Air pollution is a major global health challenge, with profound implications for individual well-being and public health.On the occasion of International Clean Air Day, the World Health Organization recalls that air pollution is the cause of … + read more
Exposure to air pollution identified as risk factor for overweight in women
Women in their 40s and 50s who were chronically exposed to air pollution (especially high levels of fine particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, and ozone) had increased body size. + read more
Air Pollution Seriously Affects Mortality
This effect was detectable even at particle concentrations below those recommended by the World Health Organization. + read more
Poor air quality in bedroom affects sleep
Adequate ventilation of the sleeping space is crucial for a high-quality rest and better performance the next day, because according to recent research, bedroom air quality can affect sleep. + read more
What’s the relationship between air pollution and heart arrhythmias in teens?
Breathing air pollution particles triggers irregular heart rhythms in healthy adolescents. + read more
Poor air quality linked to bone loss risk
Reducing air pollution, especially nitrogen oxides, would reduce bone damage in postmenopausal women, prevent fractures, and limit the burden of health costs associated with osteoporosis. + read more
Cleaner air kills viruses faster
The new findings help understand how environmental factors affect the stability of SARS-CoV-2 and other airborne viruses. + read more