Tag Air Pollution

Air Pollution Linked To Pre-term Birth & Low Birth Weight -New Studies Confirm

Air pollution is the presence of substances in the atmosphere that are harmful to the health of humans and other living beings. Air pollution, according to reports, kills an estimated seven million people worldwide every year. A Consultant Physician at

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See A Number Of Factors That May Predispose A Child To Asthma Risks According To A New Study

Children exposed to higher levels of fine particles in the air (known as PM2.5) are more likely to develop asthma and persistent wheezing than children who are not exposed, finds a new study published by the British Medical Journal BMJ

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Paediatrician Aisha Gobir Points Out One Major Health Problem Of Exposing Children To Common Household Air Pollution

A Professor of Paediatrics at the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Aisha Gobir, has warned against exposing children to smoking and other household air pollution. According to the specialist, children exposed to such pollution are more

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Prenatal Exposure To Air Pollution Linked To Myriad Of Health Issues In Infants

A mother’s exposure to particulate air pollution during pregnancy is associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in six-month-old infants, according to new research. This study is among the first to find that particulate air pollution exposure in utero can

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Medical Experts Sensitize Pregnant Women, Others On The Many Dangers Of Exposure To Air Pollution

A Consultant Respiratory Physician at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, has warned Nigerians, especially market and pregnant women on the many dangers of being exposed to air pollution. Dr Uju Ozoh, during a sensitisation programme on the dangers

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