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Air pollution impairs function of blood vessels in lungs: Authors recommend limiting physical activity in heavily polluted areas 

Air pollution impairs the function of blood vessels in the lungs, according to a study in more than 16,000 patients presented today at EuroEcho-Imaging 2016. 663 kata lagi

Air Quality

Running home from work in high air pollution could be deadly, study suggests 

Running or cycling home from work when air pollution is high could damage the lungs and lead to heart failure, a new study suggests.

Researchers in Belgium have discovered that the pollution causes blood vessels in the lungs to narrow, which prevents oxygen circulating effectively through the body, and could lead to cardiovascular disease. 244 kata lagi

Air Quality

Paris makes all public transport free in battle against ‘worst air pollution for 10 years’” – The headline across newspapers and social media sites this week.

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Sustainable Development

Concerns that smoke-free cookstoves are not having the health benefits once thought

The energy transition means different things to different people. Many in developing countries depend on basic cookstoves. There are efforts to improve the efficiency and reduce emissions but a recent study shows that the quality of the cookstove is not making as much difference as once thought. 1.549 kata lagi

Air Pollution

Paris Air Pollution

Paris bans cars for second day running as pollution chokes city

From the Guardian, Dec. 7, 2016

Vehicles with odd-number plates were banned on Tuesday and, on Wednesday, it was the even numbers’ turn… 101 kata lagi