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Beware! Air pollution may up sight loss risk

Publish on January 26, 2021     Source: National Herald


Air pollution is linked to a heightened risk of progressive and irreversible sight loss, known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new study suggests.

The findings, published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, indicate that people in the most polluted areas were at

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Air pollution linked to higher risk of sight loss from AMD

Publish on January 25, 2021     Source: EurekAlert


Air pollution is linked to a heightened risk of progressive and irreversible sight loss, known as age related macular degeneration (AMD), reveals a large long term study led by UCL researchers.

They found that people in the most polluted areas were at least 8% more likely to repor

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Air pollution causes stillbirths and miscarriages in South Asia, says study

Publish on January 25, 2021     Source: WION


According to a new study, one in 15 lost pregnancies in South Asia is due to air pollution. The polluted air starts choking a baby even before birth. It causes miscarriages and foetal deaths.

The study says that nearly 350,000 failed pregnancies in South Asia can be attributed to

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As temperatures remain low, Mumbai records very poor air quality

Publish on January 24, 2021     Source: Hindustan Times


After a week’s respite from poor quality air, Mumbai's air quality deteriorated over the weekend. As temperatures remained relatively low, an overall air quality index (AQI) in Mumbai was measured at 310 on Sunday, which was in the 'very poor' category.

On Sunday, Mumbai’s overall

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Air quality panel ropes in agencies to develop tool to read nature of emissions

Publish on January 23, 2021     Source: Hindustan Times


New Delhi: The Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and adjoining areas (CAQM) has commissioned several agencies to develop a ‘Decision Support System’ tool to capture the nature and source of emissions in the region, to focus interventions to curb emissions

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