* Will be updated periodically.

Media Highlights

The following are some of the media coverage highlights discussing my recent collaborative research efforts. 

 

Press Releases

  1. Pollution linked to increase in bipolar disorder and depression, study suggests, UChicago News

  2. Study supports link between pollution and psychiatric disorders, UChicago Medicine The Forefront.  

  3. Is pollution linked to psychiatric disorders? EurekAlert!  

Media Highlights

  1. Air pollution linked to bipolar disorder, depression, National Geographic.  

  2. Clean air campaign: Living in polluted areas linked to higher risk of mental illness, The Times.  

  3. Air pollution linked to mental health disorders, say researchers, BBC.  

  4. Air pollution link with mental health problems, National Health Service (NHS), UK. 

  5. Living amid pollution increases risk of major mental illness or depression, study suggests, The Telegraph.  

  6. Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues, The Guardian.  

  7. Can air pollution trigger depression and schizophrenia? Reuters: Thomson Reuters Foundation News.  

  8. People breathing dirty air more likely to have mental health problems, Environmental Health News

  9. Air pollution linked to mental health issues, research suggests, The Independent. 

  10. Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? NewScientist

  11. Poor air quality leads to depression and bipolar disorder, study finds, World Economic Forum

  12. Air pollution linked to mental disorders including depression, News Week

  13. Could Dirty Air Spur a Rise in Serious Mental Illness? U.S. News

  14. Could air pollution increase the risk of developing psychiatric disorders? Earth News

  15. Does air pollution promote mental illness? Popular Science.  

  16. Pollution linked to higher risks of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, study finds, Daily Mail.  

  17. Could air pollution contribute to psychiatric illness? Cosmos Magazine.  

  18. Pollution May Be a Hidden Factor in Mental Illness, Study Finds, Discover Magazine.  

  19. There's a link between pollution and bipolar disorder and depression, researchers say, Morning Star.  

  20. Air Pollution Linked to Poor Mental Health, USA Today Post.  

  21. Can Air Pollution Can Cause Depression? Business Insider (Market Insider) 

  22. Could Dirty Air Spur a Rise in Serious Mental Illness? Health Day.  

  23. Could psychiatric disorders be triggered by air pollution? Neuro Central.  

  24. Air Pollution Linked to Psychiatric Disorders Like Depression and Schizophrenia, Green Matters.  

  25. Scientists Find Possible Link Between Air Pollution and Psychiatric Disorders, Courthouse News Service 

  26. Study: Does air pollution promote mental illness? Teller Report 

  27. Psychiatric Disorders Linked to Environmental Pollution, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News.  

  28. Does air pollution promote mental illness? Zeit Online.  

  29. Can air pollution trigger depression and schizophrenia? National Post 

  30. Study Claims Air Pollution Can Make You Bipolar, At Risk Of Depression, Medical Daily.  

  31. Air pollution linked to mental health problems in children, new study says, South China Morning Post.  

  32. New research links air pollution to increased risk of depression and bipolar disorder, Nexcraft.  

  33. Researchers question whether dirty air could spur a rise in mental illness, Chicago Tribune 

  34. Air pollution linked to mental health issues, research suggests, The World News.

  35. Air pollution linked to bipolar disorder and major depression, TreeHugger.

  36. Air pollution may trigger depression and schizophrenia, Hindustan Times.

  37. Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? AE Daily.    

  38. There’s a link between pollution and bipolar disorder and depression, researchers say, MarketWatch 

  39. Bad air quality significantly linked to increased rates of bipolar disorder in US and Denmark, MEAWW

  40. Study supports link between pollution and neuropsychiatric disorders, Medical Xpress

  41. Air Pollution Linked to Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression, Research Reveals, Happiful Magazine

  42. Air pollution Might Be a Hidden Consider Psychological Sickness, Research Finds, Newpaper

  43. Growing up in dirty air could trigger mental illnesses like schizophrenia, depression in adulthood, Daily Sabah (Turkey).

  44. Air pollution exposure linked to bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and depression, Air Quality News.  

  45. Air pollution affects mental illness, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland).  

  46. Heavy air pollution affects mental health risk, Tiroler Tageszeitung (German-language daily newspaper in Austria).  

  47. Study links polluted air to mental illness, Australian Associated Press.  

  48. Breathe easy, Monocle Magazine.  

  49. Bipolar Disorder, Medium.  

  50. Air pollution linked to mental health problems, Patient.  

  51. Can Air Pollution Cause Depression? 24/7 Wall St.  

  52. Pollution May Increase Mental Health Issues, A New Study Says, Bustle Magazine.  

  53. Air pollution linked to bipolar disorder and major depression, Science Exists.  

  54. Pollution Linked To Increase In Neuropsychiatric Or Bipolar Disorders, Study Suggests, News Central 360.  

  55. Breathing polluted air 'ups risk of depression and mental issues'Irish Independent.  

  56. Air pollution could be affecting mental health, says new study'Evening Standard.  

  57. Dirty Air May Increase Your Risk for Depression and Bipolar DisorderGizmodo.  

  58. Dirty air is poison for the psyche20 Minuten (Swiss Daily Newspaper).  

  59. Air pollution increases the chance of mental problemsHet Laatste Nieuws (Dutch language Belgium newspaper).  

  60. Data evaluated from 150 million people: Poor air makes you mentally ill, Focus Online (German magazine).  

  61. Pollution linked to increase in depression and bipolar disorder, massive study suggests, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  

  62. Air Pollution Linked to Psychiatric Illness, Medscape.  

  63. Study: Pollution Linked to Depression, Bipolar Disorder, WTTW News.  

  64. Air Pollution May Cause Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Conduct Science.  

  65. New study shows links between pollution and mental health problems, Kent Online.  

  66. Here Is How You Can Fight Air Pollution, News 18.  

  67. Mental illness due to dirty air? NTV (Germany).

  68. Air Pollution Linked to Increased Rate of Psychiatric Disorders, The Science Times.

  69. Worsening air pollution linked to poor mental health, News Medical.

  70. Exposure to air pollution, especially early in life, is predictive of mental illnesses in the U.S. and Denmark, Thriveworks.

  71. Environmental Pollution Linked to Psychiatric Disorders, Font Line Genomics.  

  72. Air pollution now linked to degenerative eye disease and mental health problems in children, Nation of Change.  

  73. Study Says Air Pollution May Increase Risk For Mental Health Issues, World News Network.  

  74. Neuropsychiatric Disorders Linked to Environmental Pollution Exposure, Clinical Omics.  

  75. Is there a link between air quality and mental health? Le Scienze (Italian monthly science magazine). 

  76. Can air pollution trigger mental illnesses? Otago Daily Times (New Zealand).

  77. Possible link between air pollution and psychiatric disorders, study says, CTV News (Canada).

  78. Air Pollution: Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues, Daily Hunt (India).

  79. Mental illnesses are promoted by air pollution, Esanum (Germany).

  80. Air pollution now linked to degenerative eye disease and mental health problems in children, Nation of Change.

  81. Can Air Pollution Affect Mental Health? The Fix.

  82. Severe air pollution may contribute to higher rates of psychiatric disorders, The Official PLOS Blog.

  83. Air pollution linked to high risks of bipolar disorder, depression, Knowridge Science Report.

  84. Does air pollution contribute to psychiatric disorders? Chicago Biomedical Consortium (CBC).

  85. Study links polluted air to mental illness, The Advocate (Australia).

  86. Rise In Air Pollution Likely To Cause Mental Health Issues, Industry News Report 24.

  87. Air pollution related to bipolar disorder and depression, Market Biz

  88. Exposure to Pollution May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders, Physician's Weekly.

  89. More mental illness due to air pollution? PTAheute (Germany). 

  90. Mental disorders and visual impairment: new air pollution threats identified, GTRK Nizhny Novgorod (Russia). 

  91. Air pollution linked to mental illness increases the risk of depression by 50%, HK01 (Hong Kong). 

  92. 150 million health insurance big data comparison, air pollution fear increase depression, bipolar disorder rate, RTI (Taiwan). 

  93. Bad air and cloudy thoughts, Wetterauer Zeitung and Gießener Allgemeine (Germany). 

  94. Air pollution disrupts mental health, Yeni Asya (Turkey). 

  95. A study suggests that contamination could cause psychiatric disorders, El Diario Vasco (Spain). 

  96. Dirty air is directly related to mental illness! Dushi Singtao (Chinese language newspaper in Canada). 

  97. Surprisingly, humanity can be exposed to air pollution, Heti Világgazdaság (Hungary). 

  98. Pollution woes: Research has revealed a link between pollution and psychiatric disorders, Firstpost (India). 

  99. Pollution Linked to Higher Risk of Mental Illness, Study Says, Araraquara news (Brazil). 

  100. Does air pollution make depressive? Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ORF (Austria). 

  101. Air pollution increases the risk of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, VTM (Czech Republic). 

  102. Atmospheric pollution gives rise to serious mental illnesses, Efsyn (Greece). 

  103. Risk of depression and bipolar disorder increases with pollution, research says, Mega Curioso (Brazil). 

  104. The connection between air pollution and mental illness, Vietnam Television VTV (Vietnam). 

  105. Air pollution linked with risk of mental disorders: Study, The Pioneer (India). 

  106. Schizophrenia and blindness: the dangerous exhausts, Gazeta.ru (Russia). 

  107. Pollution Linked to Higher Risks of Mental Health Issues, Sada Al-Balad English (Lebanon). 

  108. Does air pollution affect mental illness? Kurier (Austria). 

  109. The number of mental disorders is growing sharply: scientists named the reasons, RIA Novosti (Russia). 

  110. 15 Scary Things Air Pollution Does to Your Body, Reader's Digest

  111. Air pollution affects mental illness, Blick (Swiss daily newspaper)

  112. Air pollution related to bipolar disorder and depression, Science Post (France). 

  113. A new study finds that this could play a major role in reducing teen suicides, Ladders

  114. How Air Pollution May Lead To Rise In Mental Disorders, Medical Health News

  115. Air pollution poses risk to mental health, Science Line

  116. Air Pollution and Bipolar Disorder, Psych Central

  117. People Breathing Dirty Air More Likely to Have Mental Health Problems, USA: Organic Consumers Association

  118. Study: Mental illnesses more common in areas with air pollution, Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) (Germany).   

 

Coverage to a few previous publications 

  1. IV Drug Users & HIV Vaccine ResponseAmerican’s Aids Magazine, Jun. 12, 2017. 

  2. The Immune Infliction of Heroin AddictionPopular Science, Jul. 19, 2016. 

  3. Injection drug use and susceptibility to HIV and co-morbidities. Immunopaedia, 2016. 

© 2019 by Atif Khan. 

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