Air pollution kills an estimated seven million people worldwide every year.scientists estimate that air pollution has reduced the average age of the world’s population by about 3 years.Lung disease, cancer, heart disease and stroke are all being linked to air pollution until it is called a new type of smoking.The question is, how much is this reducing our average age?According to a team of scientists, air pollution is shortening our lives by 2.9 years. This rate is twice as high as before and even higher than smoking. We are observing there are lack of awareness to common people. Air pollution may cause by solid or liquid participles. Find air quality index on real time.
A study published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Research claims that the average age reduction is 10 times higher than expected due to all forms of violence and war.
According to researchers, deaths due to air pollution may be higher than deaths due to smoking-related disease. Air pollution is deadly. It kills about 3,000 people each year and more than 4 million in the US alone. In 2009, it was estimated that 2% of all deaths caused by air pollutants were due to exposure to indoor UV radiation.
How to reduce air pollution? Reduce your exposure to lead: Preventing Lead’s Impact Pesticides have been implicated in the development of neurodegenerative diseases, including autism, Alzheimer disease and Parkinsonism. Studies show that children exposed during early childhood are at higher risk for developing these conditions later in life. However it is unclear whether pesticides can protect against them altogether or if they cause lasting damage through environmental toxins rather than specific genetic causes. A 2009 study concluded “no clear evidence” supports a link between pesticide use (specifically fungicides) on food crops such as almonds/corn and general inflammation throughout the brain when rats were placed under anesthesia with certain types chemical agents.