Air Pollution Can Harm Your Bones

Not Released

"Reducing emissions as a result of innovation in technologies or policy changes in emission standards of this modifiable risk factor might reduce the impact of air pollution on bone fracture and osteoporosis", Andrea Baccarelli from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in NY, wrote on the study.

Osteoporosis, which means "porous bones", happens when the body makes too little bone, loses too much bone, or both, which may result in weaker bones that can break from fall or even from sneezing and minor bumps.

The researchers, during the study evaluated the data of almost 9.2 million people across seven years in order to reach the findings.

According to an analysis from two independent studies, the more poor-quality air people breathe, the more damage they're making to their bones.

CM assures striking docs of talks before tabling KPME Bill
Chief Minister Siddaramiah said that had spoken to the doctors on Monday. We will call you again for a discussion before the Bill is tabled.

The findings showed that people who lived in areas with higher levels of PM2.5 and black carbon - a type of air pollution from vehicle exhaust - had lower levels of an important calcium and bone-related hormone, and greater decreases in bone mineral density than did those exposed to lower levels of the two pollutants. The researchers also said that once an older person experiences a fracture, they have a higher risk of mortality, and are also at increased risk for future fractures and chronic pain.

The researchers noted that while the study found an association between air pollution and bone problems, their research did not prove a direct causal relationship.

Researchers led by Andrea Baccarelli, the US's Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at the Columbia University, said, "Particulate matter, including PM2.5, is known to cause systemic oxidative damage and inflammation, which could accelerate bone loss and increase the risk of bone fractures in older individuals". Reports state numerous osteoporosis patients do not experience any symptoms until they get a bone fracture. For any further need, you can take notes.

Related:

  • Copart Inc (CPRT) Ownership Decreased by Wasatch Advisors Inc

    Leverage ratio is the total debt of a company divided by total assets of the current and past year divided by two. On November 7 analysts at Wolfe Research updated its forecast on CPRT with an initial rating of "Market Perform".
    Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces kill two militants in encounter at Handwara

    Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces kill two militants in encounter at Handwara

    After no contact was established with the militants, the search operations at both the places were called off. They caution him against acting as an "informer" of police and working for mainstream parties.

    Independent Oil & Gas PLC (IOG) Earns "Buy" Rating from VSA Capital

    The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 236 ($2.93) per share, with a total value of £15,000.16 ($18,608.31). Finally, Investec restated a buy rating on shares of Shawbrook Group PLC in a research report on Monday, September 12th.
  • Dimitrov overcomes Thiem on ATP Finals debut

    Dimitrov overcomes Thiem on ATP Finals debut

    The opening two sets saw a solitary break of serve apiece, but it was a turbulent affair from 3-3 onwards in the decider. Dimitrov recovered impressive to break in the third, but he failed to serve out the match at the first time of asking.

    The Howard Hughes Medical Institute Raises Stake in Credit Acceptance Corp. (CACC)

    The institutional investor owned 41,685 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 6,232 shares during the period. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating World Acceptance, 1 give it "Buy", 3 "Sell" rating , while 1 recommend "Hold".
    5 arrested following officer-involved shooting, hospital disturbance

    5 arrested following officer-involved shooting, hospital disturbance

    The caller described smoke coming from a green hatchback vehicle and said they heard "two loud bangs sounded like gunshots". Southcoast Health security assisted police during the incident to ensure that it remained isolated to that area.
  • Manana handed R100,000 fine

    Manana handed R100,000 fine

    His sentencing was handed down in courtroom one at the Randburg Magistrates' Court this afternoon by Judge Ramsamy Reddy. He was replaced as deputy higher education and training minister by Buti Manamela.
    Huge Fire Accident at Annapurna Studios

    Huge Fire Accident at Annapurna Studios

    The Annapurna Studio staff has tried to extinguish but there could not extinguish the fire and save the assets. Before the fire extinguishers came to the incident the movie set was completely burnt into ashes.

    Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc

    Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) was reduced too. 5,884 shares were sold by Emerson Daniel P , worth $451,185 on Friday, May 26. The stock has a market capitalization of $13,193.66, a PE ratio of 45.19, a PEG ratio of 3.35 and a beta of 0.82.
  • Understanding the Latest Financial Performance of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU)

    Equities research analysts anticipate that JetBlue Airways Corp. will post $2.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The stock of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, September 21 by Stifel Nicolaus.
    Sack of 21700 teachers: Buhari backs El-Rufai

    Sack of 21700 teachers: Buhari backs El-Rufai

    He also called for a sharpening of strategies for addressing the challenges of basic and secondary education. Many have commended the move adding that the education sector needs such aggressive moves to sanitise it.

    Earnings Analysis Of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC)

    BidaskClub upgraded Spirit Realty Capital from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in Spirit Realty Capital by 8.8% during the first quarter.

Comments

Latest news

Metro rail to start operating from Nov 28 on 30km Route
He, however, said the government had not yet confirmed cost escalation or committed to bear the additional expenditure. He refuted the claim of the Opposition that there was delay in the execution of the project.

Td Asset Management Inc Significantly Lowers Its Position in Fleetcor Technologies (FLT)
Moreover, Guyasuta Invest Advisors has 0.66% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). (NYSE:MRK) for 1.14M shares. Bloom Tree Partners Llc bought 33,771 shares as the company's stock declined 18.44% while stock markets rallied.

Fury Road director sues Warner — Mad Max
Miller rejects this proposition, blaming a series of decisions which he alleges caused substantial changes and delays to the film. He has a long history with the studio dating back to 1981 when they distributed The Road Warrior , a.k.a.

Wells Fargo & Company/mn Lowers Its Investment in Blackrock Global (BOE) Last Quarter
It improved, as 85 investors sold WFC shares while 685 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 566 raised stakes. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $67.0 target. (NYSE:DSW) on Wednesday, March 15 with "Market Perform" rating.

Old Mutual Cuts Stake In OM Asset Management To 5.5% (ALLISS)
United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in OM Asset Management PLC (NYSE:OMAM). RBC Capital Markets initiated OM Asset Management PLC (NYSE:OMAM) on Friday, June 30 with "Outperform" rating.

Rio Tinto plc (RIO) Upgraded to "Buy" by Societe Generale
The brokerage now has GBX 4,400 ($57.87) target price on the stock, up from their prior target price of GBX 3,600 ($47.35). DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale bought a new position in Rio Tinto PLC during the third quarter worth about $4,321,000.

Stock Intraday Alert: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)
Delta Air Lines presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $63.39. (NYSE:DAL) for 85,550 shares. Short traders are feeling a little more bullish on Delta Air Lines Inc lately as inferred by the fall in short interest.

Year Sale Growth of Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) is reported at
Ashfield Cap Partners Ltd Llc reported 103,590 shares or 0.93% of all its holdings. 39,858 are owned by Barton Investment Mgmt. Finally, Marshall Wace North America L.P. raised its position in Southwestern Energy by 398.8% during the 2nd quarter.

Gov. Edwards to make major economic development announcement
The company says it serves almost 6,000 private and public sector clients in 70 countries and employs 155,000 people. Local leaders are billing the news as the single biggest economic development announcement in the city's history.

The Time Inc. (TIME) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday
The media conglomerate reported $1.82 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.23. Bernstein restated a "market perform" rating on shares of Time Warner in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th.

S&P 500 Materials Sector SPDR (XLB) Ichimoku Levels Indicate Solid Momentum
The simple moving average is a mathematical calculation that takes the average price (mean) for a given amount of time. The Williams %R indicator helps show the relative situation of the current price close to the period being observed.

Lamborghini Urus SUV Teased Ahead Of Reveal
Considering, how proactive Lamborghini has been in bringing cars to India, the launch in 2018 doesn't really come as a surprise. Lamborghini is also working on a hybrid variant of the SUV, but it will not make it to production before 2020.

New York MTA replacing 'ladies and gentlemen' with gender-neutral announcements
The conductors will also be encouraged to mention nearby landmarks if they wish to. A memo sent to MTA staff reads "Please don't use any greeting other than these".

Schlumberger NV (SLB) Lowered to Buy at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
Jennison Associates LLC owned about 0.07% of Schlumberger N.V. worth $64,453,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Reservoir Characterization Group consists of the principal technologies involved in finding and defining hydrocarbon resources.

Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) Given a $38.00 Price Target by UBS AG Analysts
Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. purchased a new position in Pfizer during the 2nd quarter valued at about $102,000. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 74,506 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,436,346.20.

Other news