In the largest epidemiological study conducted in the developing world, researchers found that as exposures to fine particulate air pollution in 272 Chinese cities increase, so do deaths from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Read more
Latino children who live in areas with higher levels of air pollution have a heightened risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new USC-led study. Read more
Air pollution may cause more than just lung disease: New research suggests that if tiny particles in the air from power plants and cars are inhaled, they might also invade the brain, increasing the risk for dementia. Read more
Slowing Down the Progression of Type 2 Diabetes: We Need Fair, Innovative, and Disruptive Action on Environmental and Policy Levels!
Over the past decades, we have observed an increase of prevalence of diabetes in many countries along with significant differences in prevalence trends between countries worldwide (1). In Europe and other Western countries, the prevalence rate reaches a plateau or has slowed down on the level of ∼8–10%. In Asia, a continuous rise in prevalence [...]
A new report shows conscientious consumers are willing to back ethical and sustainable investments that have a strong social and environmental impact. Read more