In Johannesburg, tens of thousands of South Africans live at the foot of mountains of mining waste, a remnant of gold mining that has enriched the country, but now threatens the health of residents

The CSE report, “Body Burden: Lifestyle Diseases”, estimated that India had 22.2 million chronic COPD patients and around 35 million chronic asthma patients in 2016.

It is a proven fact that there are links between asthma, hay fever and eczema and an individual who has one condition is likely to have others.

A study done by Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and published by Nature Energy in August finds that wind power in the United States is responsible for saving thousands of lives and over $100 billion

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma are common diseases with a heterogeneous distribution worldwide. Here, we present methods and disease and risk estimates for COPD and asthma from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) 2015 study. The GBD study provides annual updates on estimates of deaths, prevalence, and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), a summary measure of fatal and non-fatal disease outcomes, for over 300 diseases and injuries, for 188 countries from 1990 to the most recent year.

The study has found that the disease burden due to COPD was highest in Papua New Guinea, India, Lesotho, and Nepal while the burden for asthma was highest in Afghanistan, Central African Republic,

“Previous studies have looked solely at direct emissions from cookstoves,” says Andrew Grieshop, an assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering at NC State and correspo

Residents of Dadu Majra colony demand that the dumping ground in the area be shifted citing respiratory ailments and skin allergies from heaps of garbage dumped daily at the landfill.

Passengers on cruise ships could be exposing themselves to dangerous levels of pollution, according to an investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches team that found some public areas on the ships’ dec

Percentage Of Women Deaths Resulting From Diabetes And Blood Pressure Exceeded That Of Men In The State, Shows An Analysis Of Vital Statistics Reports Between The Years 2005 And 2015.

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