Dr Robert Muir, Managing Director of ANCON Technologies, is undertaking the challenge of the Prudential Cycle Ride London 46, in support of Pancreatic Cancer UK on 29 July 2018. Donation link enclosed.
Air pollution is thought to trigger inflammation and reduce the ability of the pancreas to manage insulin production, contributing to other well-known causes of diabetes such as obesity, lack of exercise and genetic risk.
Experiments were conducted over 12 months on rats inhaling air with the same chemical makeup as that found in Riverside, California, in order to understand how air pollution impacts the brain.
ANCON Medical representative, Dr Glyn Hiatt-Gipson, PhD leads a discussion on molecular biomarker detection in screening and early-stage diagnostic at ADVANCING EARLY DETECTION OF LUNG CANCER in association with the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
Recent studies have found that air pollution has been associated with behaviour changes that can be related to psychological distress, social isolation and depression.
Researchers have found strong evidence that environmental exposures, including air pollution, affect gene expressions associated with respiratory diseases much more than genetic ancestry. Published on sciencedaily.com
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A major study in Hong Kong shows the risk of death rises sharply on hazy days, when air pollution is much worse.
Air quality in Europe is slowly improving, thanks to past and current policies and technological developments, according to the EEA’s Air quality in Europe — 2017 report.
A study in open-access journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution finds that compared to sparrows living in the country, urban-dwelling birds show clear signs of stress linked to the toxic effects of air pollution and an unhealthy diet.
Hurricane Harvey has resulted in Houston’s petrochemical industry leaking thousands of tons of pollutants, with communities living near plants damaged by the storm exposed to soaring levels of toxic fumes and potential water contamination.
B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease. Healthy non-smokers who took vitamin B supplements nearly reversed any negative effects on their cardiovascular and immune systems.
Original article Evening Standard CHLOE CHAPLAIN 12.08.2017 Air pollution is being blamed for soaring numbers of non-smokers who are developing lung cancer. Doctors at leading cancer centres in
Original article published by Scienmag Science Magazine Jul 31, 2017 https://scienmag.com/climate-change-expected-to-increase-premature-deaths-from-air-pollution/ A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill estimates that future climate
Air pollution and particulate accumulation on solar cells is cutting energy output by more than 25%. The regions hardest hit are also those investing the most in solar energy installations: China, India and the Arabian Peninsula.
80% of air pollution deaths are due to heart disease and strokes, another 20% from respiratory diseases and cancers, after exposure to fine particulate matter – the most harmful airborne pollutant.
Building firms need to start treating diesel emissions in the same way as asbestos, says air pollution expert. Guardian Sustainable Business article.
Ancon Technologies has added an experienced chemist with international study in integral fields to its growing team of researchers and professionals developing the next wave of disease screening and environmental monitoring nanotechnology.
International contest, China – UK Entrepreneur Innovation Competition victory, highlights investment and market potentials for Ancon’s nanotechnology development.
A warning has been issued about high air pollution across Kent today which may cause problems for people’s health. Elderly residents and people with heart and lung issues
Ancon Technologies has been awarded the accolade of inclusion on The Future List; revealing the 25 companies in Kent set to change the way we live and do business.
No, the headline is not a typo. Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and are on track to climb to even more ominous heights in
A new study involving the UEA has revealed for the first time the global scale of premature deaths related to air pollution from international trade.
With experience ranging from wildlife management to the patent process to space age technology, Ancon Technologies has added a diverse range of new talent to its growing team of innovative professionals.
The effects of Canterbury’s “toxic air” are laid bare to see in blackened filters removed from a cyclist’s face mask. Martin Baker wore the protective gear for two weeks on his daily commute to challenge statistics, with alarming results.
An influx of pollution from Asia in the western United States and more frequent heat waves in the eastern U.S. are responsible for the persistence of smog in these regions over the past quarter century.
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.
Travelling on the Underground exposes commuters to more than eight times as much air pollution as those who drive to work, a university study has found.
The Global Fire Emissions Database reports that in 2015, fires in Indonesia generated about 600m tonnes of greenhouse gases, which is roughly equivalent to Germany’s entire annual output.
Air quality alerts have been issued by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan; describing London’s dirty air as a “public health emergency”. London breached its legal limits for toxic air for the entire year in the first five days of 2017.
Researchers have discovered ammonia in Earth’s lowest atmospheric layer. The detected ammonia was most concentrated in the upper layer of the troposphere above India and China; countries that have experienced population and economic booms in recent years.
In 1952 a killer fog that contained pollutants covered London for five days, causing breathing problems and killing thousands of residents. The exact cause and nature of the fog has remained mostly unknown for decades, but an international team of scientists believes that the mystery has been solved.