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Prenatal exposure to pollutants linked to behavioural problems in children


April 13th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A new study has found that when pregnant mothers are exposed to pollutants, created by the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and other organic material, it could lead ... Read more...

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Fuel vapour exposure increases road rage


November 24th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 24 (ANI): Exposure to fumes from leaded and unleaded gasoline while refuelling cars could lead to increased aggressive behaviour, says a new study.Amal Kinawy, Cairo University, Egypt, based the research ... 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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Car exhaust fumes may damage the heart


February 19th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Breathing car exhaust fumes can trigger heart disease and increase the risk of strokes, say researchers.The study found that the chemicals released during the burning of petrol and ... Read more...

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Fossil fuels impacts on fish and human lives


February 18th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 18 (ANI): A leading scientist in the U.S. has revealed that a class of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH), a compound found in oil which is not considered to be a ... Read more...

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