Archive | March 4, 2017

“Omega-3 oils could tackle damage caused by air pollution, research shows”

A man wearing a mask looks out from a bus in Beijing as the city is blanketed by smog, Dec 2016

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Supplements of healthy fats could be an immediate way of cutting the harm caused to billions around the world by air pollution, according to emerging research.

However, the research also shows air pollution particles can penetrate through the lungs of lab animals into many major organs, including the brain and testicles. This raises the possibility that the health damage caused by toxic air is even greater than currently known.

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