Pollution linked to one in six deaths
1 month ago - By BBC
Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.
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Here's How Many People Die from Pollution Around the World
1 month ago - By Time
In one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide-16% of all deaths-were linked to pollution in 2015, with the majority of deaths coming from air pollution.
The new study, published in the journal The Lancet and written by more than 40 international health and environmental experts, uses data from the the Global Burden of Disease, an international study that examines trends across populations and estimates mortality from major diseases and their causes. To estimate the number of people who died from...
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Pollution kills nine million each year, report finds
1 month ago - By Daily Mail
Air pollution accounted for 6.5 million deaths on its own, a report published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet found. Icahn School of Medicine in New York scientists made the findings.
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You can make yourself more intelligent with brain training
A study by Goethe University Frankfurt found the brains of clever people really are wired differently. Challenging tasks may help in development of brain networks - so...