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  1. News - World - POLLUTION

    London faces new smog threat from switch to diesel fuel

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:06pm by BLOOM

    ... Langrish, a clinical lecturer in cardiology at the University of Edinburgh. “Exposure to air pollution is associated with increases in deaths from cardiovascular disease such as heart attacks ...

  2. News - China - POLLUTION

    Lanzhou court rejects residents' lawsuit over contaminated water

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:36pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... conference on Tuesday, the city said its environmental bureau, disease control centre, and Veolia Water, the Sino-French joint venture that handles most of the city's water, would test water ...

  3. News - World - POLLUTION

    New fuel standards in the United States expected to save lives

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... reducing these pollutants and making our air healthier, we will bring relief to those suffering from asthma, other lung diseases and cardiovascular disease, and to the nation as a whole," said ...

  4. News - China - POLLUTION

    Shanghai grinds to a halt as smog nears top of air pollution scale

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 11:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... even healthy people would show some serious health symptoms and be more vulnerable to disease. Children, the elderly and the sick were advised to remain at home, while others were told ...

  5. News - China Insider - POLLUTION

    Family struggles to pay bills after son hit by formaldehyde poisoning

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 05:41pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Wang Kuang diagnosed with kidney disease caused by high formaldehyde levels at home Exhausted Mao Yuming, 56, returned to her home in Wuhan city in south China’s ... or 100 yuan at best. “I have to sing and make money. My son is depending on me,” said Mao, who is unemployed. Her son Wang Kuang, 29, has been suffering from a mysterious disease where his body, ...

  6. News - Asia - POLLUTION

    Smoky haze from Indonesian forest fires chokes Singapore, Malaysia

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... disease, those over 65 and children are advised by the NEA to "reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion" even in moderate haze conditions, defined as a reading of 51-100. Singaporean ...

  7. News - China - POLLUTION

    Most cities expected to fail to meet stricter new air pollution standards

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... and PM2.5- particles less than 2.5 microns in diameter that are linked to respiratory diseases- along with sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides and large particulate matter. Figures are reported hourly ...

  8. News - China - POLLUTION

    Beijing air pollution goes from bad to worse

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... fluctuated between 340 and 360. When the level of PM2.5 in the air surpasses 100, it is deemed unhealthy for people with heart or lung disease, older adults and children, and those groups should ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - POLLUTION

    Pollution-proofing your home

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by HANS SCHLAIKIER

    ... of ill effects on the body, most notably on the pulmonary system, but also on the cardiovascular and neurological systems. Acute illnesses such as asthma and nausea and chronic diseases including ...



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