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The diesel car crisis: how we created a new pollution problem

Air pollution is not a new problem. London has been cursed with pollution for centuries. The diarist John Evelyn published…

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Living near a busy road may increase your risk of dementia

People who live near busy roads are at greater risk of developing dementia, according to research published in The Lancet.…

Could living near a busy road be giving you high blood pressure?

Living near a busy road could cause high blood pressure, according to the largest study yet carried out on the…

Air pollution particles that can enter the brain may be a factor in Alzheimer’s

Tiny magnetic particles from air pollution have been discovered inside human brains, according to research led by Lancaster University. The…

Air pollution from the 1970s is still leading to deaths today

Exposure to air pollution can affect an individual’s mortality risk more than 30 years after the event, according to a…

Spotting lung cancer early is crucial. Here’s what you should know

Britain tends to lag behind other European countries in terms of its cancer survival rates. A few years ago this…

17 Dec 2015