Tagged: fine particulate matter

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Air pollution kills millions each year

Each year 3.3 million people die prematurely from the effects of air pollution worldwide – a figure that could double by 2050 if emissions continue to rise at the current rate. Elke Bunge reports...

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City air damages the brain

Higher levels of fine particulate matter in cities cause the human brain volume to shrink and increase the risk of silent strokes, according to a study published in latest issue of Stroke. Such changes...