Tag Archives: Indoor Air Pollution

Radon –A radioactive indoor pollutant causes Lung cancer

Radon is a noble and radioactive gas produced naturally by decaying of radium present in the ores of uranium and rocks. As it is an inert gas, it does not produce any hazardous effects, but on radioactive disintegration alpha, beta and gamma particles are produced. Gamma particles are dangerous and can travel through the human… Read More »

Agarbatti Fumes Harmful then Cigarette Smoke- Avoid it

Hindusian is worlds oldest religion that is originated on Indian sub continent. All over the world from temples to homes in Hindu religion, no puja is completed without the lighting of lamps, dhups and agarbatti in front of God and spiritually. In India, Karnataka is the leading producer of agarbatti.  In every home and we… Read More »

Indoor Air Pollution- A Major Health Concern

Indoor air pollution is a major environmental health problem affecting both developed as well as developing countries. It bursts from the sources of dust, gases and smoke, and is propagated mainly by human activities. People’s exposure to indoor air pollution is determined by the concentrations of pollutants in the internal environment and, most importantly, by… Read More »