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Rajesh Das

Rajesh Das

Asked on 4 April, 2019

How does PM 2.5 affects diabetes?

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The study also found out that in 2017 exposure to PM 2.5 was the third major risk factor, after high blood sugar and high body mass index, for death from type-2 diabetes and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs)

Ridhi Patel

Ridhi Patel

Asked on 4 April, 2019

What is Disability-adjusted life years?

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According to the World Health Organization, "The sum of these DALYs across population, or burden of disease, can be thought of as a measurement of the gap between current health status and an ideal health situation where the entire population lives to an advanced age"

Vihaan Kapoor

Vihaan Kapoor

Asked on 4 April, 2019

Where is the air pollution deaths highest globally?

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In 2017, China, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nigeria, United States, Russia, Brazil and Philippines were the ten countries (in descending order) with highest mortality rate due to air pollution.

Aadhya Nair

Aadhya Nair

Asked on 4 April, 2019

What is PM 2.5?

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PM 2.5 are the tiny particles in the air with 2.5 microns or less width