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Air pollution does not up risk of premature delivery


July 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Exposure to carbon monoxide and fine particles during pregnancy does not shoot up the risk of premature delivery or other complications, according to a new study. "There is strong ... Read more...

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Air pollution doesn’t increase risk of preterm delivery


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Exposure to carbon monoxide and fine particles in the air during pregnancy does not increase the risk of preterm delivery or preeclampsia, according to a new study.The research ... Read more...

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Invasive kudzu contributes to surface ozone pollution


May 18th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Kudzu, an invasive vine that is spreading across the southeastern United States and northward, is a major factor in the large-scale rise of the pollutant surface ozone, says ... Read more...

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Nitrogen dioxide exposure lowers in vitro fertilization success


April 13th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): According to a team of fertility researchers, exposure to an increased level of air pollutant nitrogen dioxide is linked to lower likelihoods of successful pregnancy among women undergoing ... Read more...

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Scientists now reveal dangers of third-hand smoke


February 9th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Nicotine in third-hand smoke, the residue that clings to virtually all surfaces long after a cigarette has been snuffed, reacts with the common indoor air pollutant nitrous acid ... Read more...

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Even third-hand smoke can pose cancer risk


February 9th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A new study has shown that the residue from tobacco smoke that clings to virtually all surfaces long after a cigarette has been extinguished could prove to be ... Read more...

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Pollution-related asthma may be contracted in the womb


February 14th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 14 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health suggests that pollution-related asthma may start in ... Read more...

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Novel cause of ozone wheezing discovered


February 4th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a cause of airway irritation and wheezing after exposure to ozone, a common urban air pollutant.Using an animal model, researchers ... Read more...

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Lungs response to ozone causes wheezing, airway irritation


February 4th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Researchers have identified factors that cause airway irritation and wheezing after exposure to a common urban air pollutant like ozone. "We found that it is not the ozone ... Read more...

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