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Chulha smoke, metal & stone dust leading to chronic lung disease...

Doctors say they are seeing alarmingly poor lung health among people in the region

Air Pollution is most prevalent risk factor for NCDs in India

India registers 18% of deaths annually due to air pollution while 7 million die annually across the world due to air pollution...........................

NIH study illuminates origins of lung cancer in people without history...

The genomic analysis of lung cancer in people with no history of smoking has found that a majority of these tumors arise from the accumulation of mutations caused by natural processes in the body........................

Study underlines link between COVID-19 and air pollution

A team of researchers from CSIR- National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI) has established the linkage between mortality rates in the coronavirus infected case and air pollution..................

Air pollution linked with cardiovascular diseases

The study highlighted the importance of addressing both household and ambient air pollution to reduce cardiovascular disease and death........................

India likely to generate 780 tons per day of biomedical waste...

Market size of Biomedical waste recycled in India is pegged at Rs 111.43 crore in 2018, as per a report released by ASSOCHAM at the Conference organized to address challenges and solutions towards sustainable human health...………….

Air pollution killing more people than tobacco: study

The burden due to air pollution includes 6.7 lakh deaths due to outdoor particulate matter (PM) air pollution and 4.8 lakh deaths due to household air pollution, says the study published in medical journal Lancet Planetary Health...…………..

Startup shows how crop residue can generate useful products

A startup incubated in the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) has demonstrated how waste biomass can be converted into useful products like biodegradable tableware...……………...

How air pollution is adding to India’s diabetes burden

Based on the relation between PM2.5 and attributable burden of disease for diabetes, a new study has calculated the burden for India...……………..

Risk of type 2 diabetes linked to air pollution, stringent policies...

A recently published study in the journal Lancet Planetary Health has now quantified the connection between air pollution and diabetes. The type 2 diabetes in 16 countries is estimated to increase to 7.96 percent by 2026...……..