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Exposure to EMF may cause leukemia

...e attach themselves to airborne pollutants such as exhaust fumes, giving them an electrical charge and making them more likely to be deposited in the lungs when inhaled. ICNIRP sets international guidelines for protection against the electromagnetic fields associated with the transmission, generation and use...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

...riety of sources including pesticides, smoking and exhaust fumes. Destroying free radicals may help fight cancer, heart disease and stroke, researchers believe. Spices come from the bark, stem and seeds of plants. Both have been used for thousands of years to flavour foods and treat illness. Now, herbs have...

Herbs: rich soure of antioxidants

...riety of sources including pesticides, smoking and exhaust fumes. Destroying free radicals may help fight cancer, heart disease and stroke, researchers believe. Spices come from the bark, stem and seeds of plants. Both have been used for thousands of years to flavour foods and treat illness. Now, herbs have...

Air pollution hits heart patients during exercise

... of about three. Such pollution is linked with the exhaust coming out of factory smokestacks, and with diesel vehicle fumes. It's not clear whether these findings also extend to healthy people. However, if you have heart problems you are probably better off exercising in an air-conditioned gym than in the ...

Carbon monoxide passes down

...rs helps bring down the carbon monoxide content of exhaust fumes. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been assessing the impact the Act has had on carbon monoxide mortality. They find a decrease of 20 per cent in accidental deaths and 6.0 per cent in suicides, linked with car...

Traffic pollution linked to severe asthma attacks

...at exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) from vehicle exhaust exacerbates the attacks. NO2 is common but the main sources indoors are //gas stoves and, outdoors, traffic pollution. With up to 150 million people worldwide suffering from asthma and cases expected to rise by 50 percent every 10 years, the finding...

The Logic Behind The Spread Of SARS

...h dried up seals in a bathroom and passed on by an exhaust fan....

Dangers Of Cigarette Smoke

... Results of the experiment show the diesel engine exhaust doubled the particulate matter levels found outdoors at its peak. The environmental tobacco smoke particulate matter reached levels 15-times higher than those measured outdoors. Thus researchers say air pollution emitted by cigarettes may be 10-times...

Pollution can cause damage to fetus in womb

...fetus. Some common such air pollutants are vehicle exhaust fumes, fumes from cigarettes, and smoke from burnings carried out for commercial purposes. Examining 265 pairs of newborns and their mothers in New York City, the study was aimed to find out if environmental toxicity affects the susceptibility to can...

Traffic Smoke May Damage DNA

...as an indicator to oxidative stress due to traffic exhaust exposure. The stress level was also high in these workers of the toll stations. During the lifetime of a human being DNA receives potentially damage causing biological and chemical toxins from the environment. This may lead to cellular death or some...

Hearing loss can happen from regular exposure to carbon monoxide

...tors and other liquid fuel powered equipments, car exhaust and tobacco smokes. At moderate concentrations carbon monoxide can cause angina, poor vision, and at times brain function impairments. At high levels of concentration this gas can cause deaths. The researchers from UCLA have found out the carbon mon...

Incorrect lifestyle may be the cause of male infertility

...scientists believe that nitrogen oxide and lead in exhaust fumes may be the culprits. Scrotal hyperthermia has been identified as another risk factor for male infertility according to a study published in the February issue of the journal Human Reproduction. Scientists from the State University of New York...

The Falling Sperm Count In Men

...e opinion that Nitrogen di oxide and Lead from the exhaust fumes of vehicles maybe the main culprit causing infertility in men. A few studies are underway on this aspect. Fast Foods : The fast foods usually contain Soy and this mimics estrogen or the female hormone and causes imbalances in the hormones ...

High Pollution Levels Lead To Heart Problems

...ered vehicles for trapping the fine particles from exhaust fumes. The fumes are capable of triggering cardiovascular problems and heart attacks. The pollutants from diesel engines generate more pollutant particles than petrol driven engines. So this may not be applicable to petrol vehicles also. There has...

Manned Mars Mission May Become A Reality

...ve shown that the engine’s process produced an ion exhaust plume that traveled at 210 kilometers per second, which is more than 10 times faster than possible with the engine in ESA’s Moon mission craft, and four times faster than the latest prototype ion engine designs. ‘Crewed or heavyweight robotic miss...

Antioxidants in the body protects the airways from diesel exhaust effect

...rs from Europe has found that Exposure// to diesel exhaust increased inflammation response in the lungs of the exposed persons and inflammatory cells were increased in the airway pathways and openings and when they analyzed the inflammatory cells in the distal part of the airway they found a decreased inflam...

Air Pollution and Cancer

...g pollution." The EPA study also noted that diesel exhaust is thought to pose the greatest danger to health....

Effects Of Certain Food Related To Single Pain Receptors

...llutants in the environment, like tobacco, vehicle exhaust and byproducts of certain chemo receptor drugs used for treatment of cancer, arthritis etc. The researchers say that they have identified the new receptor (TRPAI) to help in developing new medications for pain and also for treating diseases caused ...

Scientists To Study Effect Of Nanoparticles On Liver

...anoparticles are found in pollution// from traffic exhaust and are also used in making household goods such a...d usage. Airborne nanoparticles present in traffic exhaust are already known to enter the lungs and affect human health. Scientist Dr Celine Filippi explains: ...

Effect of Nanoparticles on Liver

... the nanoparticles found// in pollution by traffic exhaust as well as in household goods like paint, sunblock...r composition. Airborne nanoparticles in traffic exhaust have already been proved to enter the lungs, which in turn cross the lung barrier entering the blood...

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