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  • Webinar: air pollution and skin

    Webinar: air pollution and skin0

    RSM live webinar: Gerald Levene Oration: Air pollution and skin health sponsored by Eucerin and La Roche-Posay & CeraVe Thursday 20th August 2020 from 2:30pm to 3:45pm. Register here Professor Jean Krutmann, Director of Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine and Professor of Dermatology, will explore, present and discuss the current knowledge of environmental factors affecting skin health

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  • Air pollution could be making honey bees sick – new study

    Air pollution could be making honey bees sick – new study0

    Whether it’s exhaust fumes from cars or smoke from power plants, air pollution is an often invisible threat that is a leading cause of death worldwide. Breathing air laced with heavy metals, nitrogen oxides and fine particulate matter has been linked to a range of chronic health conditions, including lung problems, heart disease, stroke and

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  • Air pollution exposure impairs cellular energy metabolism

    Air pollution exposure impairs cellular energy metabolism0

    Exposure to air particulate matter impairs the metabolism of olfactory mucosal cells, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland. The results can contribute to a better understanding of how air pollutants may harm brain health, as the olfactory mucosa can act as a key pathway to the brain. In the last

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  • Air pollution linked to mental health issues

    Air pollution linked to mental health issues0

    People who grow up in areas with poor air quality are more likely to develop depression and bipolar disorder in later life, a new study has suggested. Analysis of health data from millions of patients found a “significant link” between mental health disorders and exposure to air pollution, especially in childhood. The research, based on

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  • lockdown’s effect on air pollution provides rare glimpse of low-carbon future

    lockdown’s effect on air pollution provides rare glimpse of low-carbon future0

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused industrial activity to shut down and cancelled flights and other journeys, slashing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution around the world. If there is something positive to take from this terrible crisis, it could be that it’s offered a taste of the air we might breathe in a low-carbon future.

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  • Link between Indoor Air Pollution and Respiratory Problems in Children

    Link between Indoor Air Pollution and Respiratory Problems in Children0

      There is growing evidence that respiratory problems among children may be exacerbated by indoor air pollution in homes, schools and nurseries, according to a joint report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the Royal College of Physicians. The report, informed by a RCPCH commissioned systematic review of 221 studies,

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