Date: 7 months ago   Category: Science

Reduction of human life is revealed


Scientists of the University of Texas at Austin (USA) have found out that global air pollution reduces life expectancy of the person on average by a year. It is reported in the press release on Phys.org. Researchers have analysed extent of air pollution for 185 countries which is defined by concentration of firm particles less than 2,5 micrometers in size. They can get into lungs, increasing risk of heart attacks, strokes, respiratory diseases and cancer. Scientists have also estimated influence of air pollution on life expectancy as regionally, and in global scales. It has turned out that air pollution significantly reduces life expectancy around the world. According to scientists, loss averages one year on each person, and it is more, than it will be possible to compensate in case of development of effective medicine for lung cancer or a breast. In India and China improvement of quality of air could increase chances of 60-year-old elderly people to live up to 85 years by 15-20 percent. By estimates, because of the firm particles getting to air in a year 90 thousand Americans and 1,1 million residents of India die. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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