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2010-11-01 13:41:27

A team of scientists has, for the first time, completely characterized an important chemical reaction that is critical to the formation of ground-level ozone in urban areas.

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2010-04-12 13:18:11

Exposure to an increased level of air pollutants, especially nitrogen dioxide, has been associated with lower likelihoods of successful pregnancy among women undergoing in vitro fertilization, according to a team of fertility researchers.

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2010-04-07 06:03:14

United Kingdom study findings show that traffic-related air pollution may be linked to a higher death rate among people who initially survived strokes.

2009-04-23 18:36:45

Childhood asthma rates could increase as much as 30 percent with exposure to higher levels of traffic-related air pollution, a California study suggests. The study, published in the journal of Environmental Health Perspectives, is the latest to come from the Southern California Children's Health Study, a project pioneered by the Air Resources Board in the early 1990s. The eight-year study followed 217 non-asthmatic children from a wide area of Southern California.

2008-10-14 15:15:00

High levels of stove gas emissions can be added to the list of indoor pollutants that aggravate asthma of inner-city children, U.S. researchers said.

2008-08-09 18:00:25

By David James IT has infuriated traders, been welcomed by shoppers and criticised by drivers, but one thing has not been affected by St Mary Street's part-pedestrianisation - pollution.

2005-07-18 14:58:07

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - High outdoor levels of nitrogen dioxide apparently raise the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to California-based researchers. Dr. H.


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