Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > News 21 June 2019 WATCH: Study finds air pollution may be damaging 'every organ in the body' Air pollution may be harming nearly every cell in the human body, according latest research. 0 Related WATCH: What if 50% of everything went extinct? Are forests now playing a role in air pollution? Air pollution doesn't just make it hard to breathe - on really bad days, it has a knock-on effect on social behaviour Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto A comprehensive new global review has found that air pollution may be harming nearly every cell in the human body. According to a review published in Chest Journal, the harmful effects of toxic air begin when it is inhaled.Image credit: iStock NEXT ON HEALTH24X OPINION | Can tea really lower your blood sugar? 2020-10-20 13:35 More: Environmental HealthNews advertisement Other news Medical Newborns of moms with Covid-19 face little infection risk - study Medical Increased risk of breast cancer for teen smokers Medical Exposure to man-made chemicals influences genes controlling ageing, immune system and metabolism Medical More evidence masks slow Covid spread News Mesoglow facial: your custom treatments Medical What will it take for people to embrace a Covid vaccine? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.