Tag Archives: diesel pollution

Cloth Masks Worn by Nurses, Traffic Cops Dubious, Ineffective: Study

It is mere a psychological re-assurance to medical fraternity, especially nurses and the most visible traffic cops in cities who wear them religiously but not realising that they are durbious and ineffective giving them a false sense of security, scientists have warned. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in a first of its kind study, tested disposable surgical masks ...

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Why diesel vehicles are more harmful than petrol vehicles?

Researchers have found new evidence to show how exhaust from diesel engines affects nerves within our lungs and cause pulmonary problems. “Our results indicate that our reliance on fossil fuels, and particularly diesel, could have a detrimental effect on our health, supporting the idea that we should be looking towards alternative fuel sources,” said Ryan Robinson, one of the researchers, ...

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