Posts: Environment

22 02, 2017

Chinese air pollution linked to respiratory and cardiovascular deaths

By | 2017-05-17T15:08:17+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Chinese air pollution linked to respiratory and cardiovascular deaths

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

18 02, 2017

Air pollution linked to heightened risk of type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

By | 2017-02-23T12:09:00+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Air pollution linked to heightened risk of type 2 diabetes in obese Latino children

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

7 09, 2016

Slowing Down the Progression of Type 2 Diabetes: We Need Fair, Innovative, and Disruptive Action on Environmental and Policy Levels!

By | 2017-05-17T15:00:11+00:00 September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

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 […]