Tag: "emissions" at medical news
Innovative Canadian companies receive funding to improve air quality
...icant potential to reduce the capital cost and CO2 emissions
associated with olefin production. Olefin producer...ve technology solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions
and improve air quality. Its mission is to act as the primary catalyst in building a sustainable dev...
Rice study identifies sources of Houston smog particulates
... specific sources of air pollution like smokestack emissions
or diesel exhaust. By analyzing the amount of thes...arkers in each sample and comparing them to source emissions
records, Fraser and graduate students Birnur Buzcu and David Yue were able to determine the precise ...
Brookhaven spotlights: News from the March 2003 American Chemical Society Meeting
... help scientists devise ways to reduce atmospheric emissions
Laser technology helps measure pollution from NYC buses
...), formaldehyde, methane, and sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions
read by the lasers. Nitric oxide forms inside auto...e to allergic reactions in some people. "Normally, emissions
from large vehicles, like buses, are measured at specialized facilities. The ability to measure in-u...
Fossil fuels for household use are viable option for world's poor
...add a scant 2 percent to the global greenhouse gas emissions
of fossil fuels. At the same time, using gas fuel ...ted out that the bulk of the global greenhouse gas emissions
comes from developed nations, particularly the United States. He calculated that if a person driving...
Cleaner air linked to reduced death rates
...health policy, since both coal-burning and traffic emissions
continue to be major sources of particulate exposure worldwide. Emission control and effective local interventions are needed to lighten the health burden of particulate air-pollution everywhere."...
People near freeways are exposed to 30 times the concentration of dangerous particles
...s contributing to its daily traffic. Motor vehicle emissions
represent the most significant source of ultrafine particles. Moreover, recent toxicological studies have shown that ultrafine particles are more toxic than larger particles, potentially leading to increased mortality and illness with increased expos...
The Lancet Oncology press release
...showed that large cities are heavily polluted with emissions
that are associated with increased risk of lung cancer-has clear public-health implications for a political administration that does not appear to giving a high priority to environmental issues. The editorial comments: 'The development of effective e...
UCI researchers leading the effort to understand the causes and effects of air pollution
...ransportation project designed to cut back on auto emissions
and is home to the Air Pollution Health Effects La...ark smoke filling the skies. But downwind, gaseous emissions
from fires create a pollutant invisible to the eye, but no less dangerous - ozone. Atmospheric chemi...
Air pollution linked with risk for exercise-induced heart damage
...esent the type of pollution mainly associated with emissions
from factory smokestacks. Ultra-fine particles have a diameter less than 0.1 micrometers. They are the type of pollutants that spew from exhaust pipes. Both types of particulate air pollution increased the risk of ST segment depression about three...
UB researcher observes strong statistical correlation between prevalence of diabetes, air pollution
...s. He found a significant relationship between TRI emissions
and the prevalence of diabetes. Some heavily indu... such as Ohio, for example, had high levels of TRI emissions
--147 million pounds of emissions
-- and a high prevalence of diabetes -- 7.5 percent of the state's...
Study confirms air pollution linked to slowed lung function growth in children
... or indirectly from vehicles burning fossil fuels, emissions
from industrial plants and other sources. Nitrogen dioxide, fine airborne particles known as PM2.5 and elemental carbon also were strongly associated with reduced lung function growth. Much of the elemental carbon in the Southern California air come...
Tanning devices may contribute to incidence of common skin cancers
...tanninglamp use and amounts of ultraviolet A and B emissions
have on the incidence of skin cancer....
Tanning lamps may increase risks of skin cancers
...ncy of tanning lamp use and amounts of ultraviolet emissions
have on the incidence of skin cancer. Their work is funded by the National Cancer Institute....
New car drivers exposed to toxic emissions
...search by CSIRO has found high levels of air toxic emissions
in new motor vehicles for up to six months and lon...ing in a new car can expose you to levels of toxic emissions
many times beyond goals established by Australias National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)...
Study: quality of neighborhood tied to coronary heart disease
..., for example, and fatty foods, automobile exhaust emissions
or other factors. Dr. Gerardo Heiss, professor of epidemiology at UNC, is principal investigator for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County site. Chambless serves as director of the ARIC studys coordinating and data management center. He also was statistic...
Scientists declare global warming and human impacts are combining destructive forces on coral reefs
...lled upon the nations of the world to reduce their emissions
of heat-trapping greenhouse gases. Panel represent... and call for an effective reduction in greenhouse emissions
over the next decade." The overwhelming majority of scientists at the Bali conference agreed that c...
Chemical found in computer can cause allergy, sickness
...he? You've got company. New research suggests that emissions
from the plastic of your computer's video monitor ...tained no significant amounts of the compound. The emissions
levels dropped sharply after eight days of continuous operation, the researchers found, but remained...
Chronic lead contamination in San Francisco Bay shows long-term persistence of lead from past use of leaded gasoline
... 50 to 100 years before all the lead from gasoline emissions
in the Central Valley is washed into the bay." Eve...s," Steding said. The results showed that gasoline emissions
from the 1960s and 1970s still account for most of the lead in water samples from the rivers and bay...
Put a polymer in your tank
... increase in mileage, and a 70 percent decrease in emissions
of such environmental pollutants as carbon monoxid...t a lower temperature. And because it also reduces emissions
of nitrogen oxides, the process is more "environmentally friendly," according to Trippe. Moreover, b...
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