Month: March 2021

air pollutant and its effects

Air pollutants increase the risk of irreversible sight loss

Researchers from University College in London (UCL) found in its latest study that even low levels of exposure to air pollutants can affect the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is the main cause of people developing irreversible blindness. This involves the loss of central vision, which is mainly needed for reading or recognizing faces. The study found that people living in areas with high levels of air pollutants are at least 8% more likely to develop the disease.

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hepa filters are more inefficient than you think

Air purifier with HEPA filter – An inefficient solution?

A HEPA filter (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) is a common and widely used way to turn polluted air into clean and healthy air. They promise to increase the air quality in your home or office, and improve your overall well-being. However, there are some misconceptions about the HEPA standard, which we will take a closer look at in this post.

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