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Cradle to grave impact of air pollution underscored by new possible link to Alzheimers, says Blueair
Blueair, a world leader in indoor air purification solutions, says the cradle to grave impact of industrial and traffic air pollution is further underlined by new scientific evidence revealing for the first time how minute particles can enter the human brain to possibly spark Alzheimer's disease.
Unilever Acquires Blueair, Will Help Millions More People Fight Rising Urban Air Pollution By Creating Safer Indoor Environments
Blueair, a world leader in air purifying solutions with acclaimed leading-edge filtration technologies and design, announced today it has been acquired by Unilever.
Exposure to air pollution shortens the lives of lung cancer sufferers, says new study
A ten-year study of over 352,000 newly-diagnosed lung cancer patients indicates that exposure to high levels of air pollution may shorten survival by up to three years, reports Blueair, a global leader in indoor air purification.
Blueair praises London ’s bold initiative to warn Londoners about toxic air levels
Blueair has called on major cities worldwide to follow a new initiative by London to warn Londoners about air pollution in real time and advise people how to protect their health during peak bad air alerts. The toxic air alert program kicks off August 15 with electronic update signs at all 270 London Underground stations and 2,500 bus countdown signs and river pier signs across London.
Blueair advises athletes in Rio to breathe carefully
Athletes competing in the Rio games over the next few weeks need to be 'air wise' to avoid short-term to long-term threats to their health caused by the air pollution that frequently strikes the Brazilian city, says Blueair, a world leading authority on indoor air cleaning technologies.
Mental health of children threatened by air pollution, according to new Swedish study; Blueair says finding is alarming
Blueair says a link between polluted air and childhood mental illness exposed in a newly-published study of over 500,000 young people in Sweden by Swedish researchers is a frightening warning to national lawmakers and city authorities around the world.
Is your sports gear making you sick?
A new Greenpeace investigation finds levels of hazardous PFCs in the indoor air of sports gear stores in Europe and Asia up to 1,000 times higher than street-side air, which air purifier technology leader Blueair says provides yet more evidence of the often hidden threats to human healthy lurking in indoor air.
Blueair appoints Herman Pihlträd as Chief Operating Officer, heralding the air purification company’s global growth plans
Blueair, the global indoor air purification leader, appoints Herman Pihlträd Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to Blueair founder and CEO Bengt Rittri, Herman's global brief encompasses China, Blueair’s single largest marketplace, and other core markets in Asia, North America and elsewhere.
New research shows exposure to household air pollution increases heart disease
New scientific research underlines the cradle-to-grave threats to posed to human health and wellness by air pollution, both inside our homes and workspaces and outside on the street. But Blueair founder Bengt Rittri says individuals can take proactive, individual steps to head off airborne pollutants to create safer indoor environments.
Three Million People Dying Every Year Due To Outdoor Air pollution From Traffic, Industrial Sources And Waste Burning, Says WHO
The World Health Organisation has issued a new report linking 3 million global deaths directly to outdoor pollution from the likes of traffic, industrial sources, or waste burning, which Blueair CEO Bengt Rittri describes as scary and scandalous.
Changing Climate Exacerbating The Hay Fever That Torments Millions Globally
Marking World Allergy Week, Blueair warns the torments of seasonal hayfever and other outbreaks are being exacerbated by global warming, which is causing plants to generate more pollen than before, helping invasive weeds to spread and extending pollen seasons. The company says the problem can be partially alleviated by using indoor air purifiers at home or work to create safer indoor havens.
Cradle to grave health dangers posed by polluted air at home and work are now beyond doubt says Blueair CEO as new evidence emerges in landmark UK study
New study by two top UK medical research institutions draws attention to the ‘often overlooked’ air pollution in homes, workspaces and schools, caused by factors such as household cleaning products, faulty boilers, fly sprays, air fresheners and burning candles. Blueair CEO Bengt Rittri says there is an urgent need for raised public awareness of both the issue and the air purifying solutions.
Blueair Chief Executive Calls On Indian Health Authorities To Declare All-Out War On Air Pollution, Provide Beleaguered Citizens Concrete Advice On Avoidance Strategies
The founder and CEO of Blueair, Mr. Bengt Rittri, has expressed his ‘horror’ at the news that India now suffers worse air pollution than China. The head of the world’s largest mobile indoor air cleaning technology company said he was horrified by a recent Greenpeace report that said air pollution levels in India have increased to record high levels that are worse than those in China.
Blueair applauds Paris climate deal, but says more focus needed on creating safer, more liveable indoor environments
The climate deal outcome reached in Paris is a very positive step towards a greener, healthier global future says Blueair, the world’s leading mobile indoor air cleaning technologies company. The company says more focus needs now to be paid to indoor air, which can be many times more contaminated than the air on a street.
Health benefits of indoor air purification in severely air polluted cities revealed for first time by new research study
A first-of-its-kind study by a top Chinese medical university in smog-hit Shanghai has demonstrated clear heart and lung health benefits of efficient indoor air purification.
Hälsofördelarna med luftrening fastlagda i ny kinesisk studie
I den första studien av sitt slag fastställs klara fördelar för hjärta och lungor av effektiv inomhusluftrening. Studien är gjord av ett framstående kinesiskt medicinskt universitet i smogdrabbade Shanghai.
No quick fix for lung clogging street-side pollution, but short-cut solutions exist to create safer indoor havens
As Beijing authorities issue the capital’s first red alert over severe smog conditions, Sweden’s Blueair says there's no quick fix for the dirty air clogging human lungs in big cities. But there is a get-out-of-jail card in the shape of efficient mobile indoor air purifiers that can speedily create safer havens at home or work, says Blueair, a global expert in indoor air purifying technologies.
Wake up call needed on toxic indoor air threat as world kicks off Paris climate change talks
With over 190 nations gathered in Paris to find a global agreement on climate change, Blueair says there is an urgent need to add indoor air pollution to the debate as new research pinpoints its link to a range of health threats, ranging from asthma to strokes and dementia.
Klimatkonferensen i Paris måste ta upp faran med förorenad inomhusluft
Idag startar Klimatkonferensen i Paris, där representanter från fler än 190 länder ska försöka få till stånd ett globalt samarbete om klimatförändringarna. Det finns ett akut behov av att föra upp faran med dålig inomhusluft på agendan, då ny forskning fastställer dess koppling till en rad hälsorisker; från astma till stroke och demens.
As China’s ‘Black Friday’ Shopping Extravaganza Smashes Online Sales Record, Blueair Air Purifiers Rank Top Choice For Consumers
The power of Chinese consumption saw Blueair air purifiers hit record sales levels across China as hordes of online shoppers turned November 11 Single Day – China’s ‘Black Friday’ equivalent – into a shopping splurge of epic proportions with retail giant Alibaba sales alone touching US$14.3bn.