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Mechanism identified showing how air pollution affects lung tissue

Researchers at Nanjing University have identified a mechanism by which air pollutants affect the structure of lung tissue and increase cancer risk. According to a research published today in eLife,

Economics, Medical News, Pollution, World health
UN study confirms relationship between pollution-related deaths and areas at highest risk for climate change impacts

In a study of risk estimates of climate change impact and toxic emissions, Notre Dame researchers identified a statistically significant link between the spatial distribution of global climate risk and

Immunology, Medical News, Pediatrics, Pollution, World health
First-ever link found between asthma in toddlers and prenatal exposure to air pollution

According to a new study, infants whose mothers have been exposed to greater amounts of small air pollution particles during pregnancy are more likely to develop asthma as toddlers. In