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Delhi air pollution: 8 techniques to battle airborne toxins and stay healthy

Delhi air pollution: 8 techniques to battle airborne toxins and stay healthy

Delhi’s air pollution level hit a new high this winter, leaving people gasping for breath. The smog that blankets the city is a result of high air pollution combined with no-wind cold weather conditions. “With little or no signs of improvement, we, on an individual level, have to find ways to beat it,” says Dr [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhi air pollution: 8 techniques to battle airborne toxins and stay healthy

Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

New Delhi: As Delhi air pollution reached alarming levels and leaving everyone gasping for breath, hospitals in the national capital witnessed a 100 percent spike in the number of patients with respiratory problems. On Thursday, all the 10 pollution monitoring stations of the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (Safar) recorded ‘beyond severe’ [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhi air pollution: 100% spike in patients with respiratory problems; 6 ways to keep your lungs healthy

Air Pollution Can Alter Heart Structure and Also Cause Heart Failure

Air Pollution Can Alter Heart Structure and Also Cause Heart Failure

As you sit indulgently in your air-conditioned room, take an air conditioned car to commute, every distance as minute and far-stretched, you also know what stake, with this heavy dependence on diesel car- our overall physical activity, health, depletion of resources, standard of air we breathe. Air pollution is one of the rampant concerns of the [...]

May 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Air Pollution Can Alter Heart Structure and Also Cause Heart Failure

US preterm births tied to air pollution cost $4B a year

US preterm births tied to air pollution cost $4B a year

  U.S. premature births linked to air pollution cost more than $4 billion a year in medical care and lost economic opportunity, a new analysis estimates. Almost 16,000 babies arrive early each year due at least in part to air pollution, according to researchers who analyzed air quality data and birth records. Annual costs associated [...]

March 30, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on US preterm births tied to air pollution cost $4B a year