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Smog leaving Moscow

August 15th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The smog from wildfires in Russia started leaving Moscow Sunday evening and is unlikely to return early next week, an environmental expert said. "From the second half of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Smoking in open areas ups breathing problems in non-smokers: Study

August 4th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 4 (ANI): Smoking in alfresco areas puts non-smokers at risk of developing respiratory problems, Perth researchers have found.Curtin University Professor of Health Policy Mike Daube said that even in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ultrafine pollution particles may heighten asthmatic allergic inflammation risk

July 2nd, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Ultrafine particles in polluted air may heighten allergic inflammation in asthma, according to a new UCLA led study.The research found that the tiniest air pollutant particles - those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |