Friday, September 16, 2011
Every breath you take
In labs in many countries, scientists are beginning to find links between air pollution and critical illnesses ranging from cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes to debilitating eye disorders and hypertension. No doubt research has improved in India in the past three decades. Nearly 60 per cent of the studies on health impacts of air pollution are now on vehicular pollution. Unlike other countries, most studies here are by doctors who deal with new health risks from worsening air quality. But regulators are yet to act effectively.
For full article please visit : http://www.downtoearth.org.in/content/every-breath-you-take
Photo source : http://www.greenpeace.org/eastasia/campaigns/air-pollution/problems/