Posts Tagged ‘Toxic air pollution’

Parents warned over taking babies outside in London as air pollution levels soar

Thursday, December 15th, 2016
Parents warned over taking babies outside in London as air pollution levels soar 

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Parents in London were today advised to “take care” when taking their baby outside because of toxic air pollution levels. The warning came from the pioneering Plume Labs company whose aim is “making the air more transparent”.

 

Toxic air pollution nanoparticles discovered in the human brain

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Toxic air pollution nanoparticles discovered in the human brain

A team involving Oxford University scientists has, for the first time, discovered tiny magnetic particles from air pollution lodged in human brains – and researchers think they could be a possible cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
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http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2016-09-07-toxic-air-pollution-nanoparticles-discovered-human-brain