The reason why air pollution is such a dangerous thing for our health and well-being is its odourless and colourless nature. Fine dust particles and volatile organic compounds are not visible to the naked eye, thus making us oblivious to the effects of air pollution. Did you know? Polluted air is not something that exists
Indoor air pollution is one of the leading causes of health issues in the Indian sub-continent. The deteriorating air quality inside homes is mostly affecting women and children as they spend most of their time indoors. In urban city centres, the problem is made severe by pollutants from vehicular exhaust and industrial emissions. These hazardous
Air pollution has become a public health concern all over the world. Large scale industrial activities and vehicular emissions are the major causes of environmental air pollution, especially in developing countries like India. However, in recent years, indoor air pollution has emerged as one of the leading reasons for health issues in Indian metro cities.
Heart diseases also known as cardiovascular diseases are among the most common health disorders in our country. While the most common causes of heart diseases are hypertension, rising cholesterol levels and smoking, recent studies have indicated that airborne pollutants can also contribute to serious, and sometimes fatal, cardiovascular damage. Where the former problems, that cause
If you search on Google for the ways air pollution affects your productivity, you will find several studies which conclude that indoor air quality (IAQ) plays an important role in increasing or decreasing workforce productivity. Here is how poor quality of air in your office might be the reason behind a decrease in your productivity.
Indoor air pollution can be up to 10 times as harmful as compared to outdoor pollution because of the simple reason that we spend a majority of our time indoors. Dust, pet dander and chemical toxins are some of the known indoor air pollutants, however, today we are sharing five surprise household things and places
A change in weather is soon due. As the festive season ends the winters will arrive. There was a time when late September or early October marked the beginning of mild winters but changing weather conditions due to global warming has significantly altered that pattern in recent years. That speaks about the adverse effect of
Air pollution is increasing with every day in India’s urban centers like Delhi NCR, Bangalore and Mumbai. We see people wearing pollution masks and travelling in closed vehicles to be safe from the harmful effects of particulate matter or PM2.5/PM10 as they are popularly known. Some of us have gone even a step further and
Air pollutants rob your skin cells of oxygen and increase free radical production, leaving your skin vulnerable to UV radiation. We all know about the health hazards of air pollution but its effects on skin and hair are largely unnoticed. By commuting around cities like Delhi, we are exposed to high levels of toxins floating