August 21, 2018

Why do people in Delhi not wear anti-pollution Masks?

Is a Practical Solution Available to Delhi’ites? Air Quality in Delhi throughout the year is hazardous. Still the shout for protection from pollution is given out only in winter when thick smog engulfs the city. This subject of pollution mask is very important, as we all know that continuous exposure to air pollution results in many diseases. Shorterm effects of air pollution Short term effects of air pollution include headaches, common cold, dizziness etc. Long-term exposure to polluted air can have permanent health effects such as: Loss of lung capacity, decreased lung function. Development of diseases […]
June 15, 2018

Comparison between different pollution masks

The World Health Organization has estimated that about7 million people died from air pollution in 2012 and that, ingeneral one-eighth of all global deaths are linked to airpollution.The pollution has only worsened since. Of greatest health concern is pollution made up from particulate matter of size 2.5 microns in diameter or less(called “PMs), which is typically, made of mineral dust, black-carbon from agricultural burning, engine exhausts, and primitive indoor cooking. The biggest problem with PMs is that PM particulates are small enough to bypass the natural filtration provided by nasal hairs and nasal mucus […]
May 21, 2018

How pollution level is measured?

May 7, 2018

Best cost-effective replacement for air pollution mask

Many people believe that masks are not a solution to air pollution. As most air pollution masks are impractical and unaffordable. People from lower income groups are not going to wear air pollution masks costing more than Rs 300. But every problem has its solution and that is what team Nasofilters is all about Developed in IIT-Delhi incubation center, Nasofilters are nanofiber technology based Nasal filters that can save you from hazardous air pollutants and they cost just Rs 10. Yes you heard it right. Nasofilters cover your nostrils and prevents harmful particulate matter […]
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