Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTNanoparticles from combustion engines can activate viruses that are dormant in in lung tissue cells.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe bacteria that cause Legionnaire's disease grow well in warm tap water installations with ample dissolved organic matter - conditions that support the growth of biofilms.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) at Osaka University, Japan have pinpointed a specific molecular events that could explain allergic reactions to air pollution.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC have engineered a protein that reverses carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in mice, a discovery that could potentially lead to...
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:00:00 PSTSweet potatoes have great nutritional value. Now, research suggests even the water left over from cooking sweet potatoes has slimming effects.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 PSTA new case report about a woman with a UTI who became ill from high water intake raises questions about doctors' advice to 'drink plenty of fluids.'
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTPaper strips laced with sugar could be the sweetest solution so far, literally, to kill E. coli in contaminated water.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PSTPesticide exposure in farmworkers from agricultural communities is associated with changes in the oral microbiome. This is the first study to demonstrate such a correlation in humans.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTBeer is one of the world's most popular alcoholic beverages. But, made with barley, brews can contain low levels of mycotoxins, which are produced by fungi that can contaminate grains.
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTAbnormal urine colors have many causes, but what are they and what signs should be looked for? Learn why urine changes and when to seek medical advice.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTCutting exposure to common environmental synthetic chemicals by 25 per cent might ward off more than 150,000 cases of diabetes in Europe and save €4.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe value of sanitation at reducing child mortality in many low income countries has been substantially underestimated according to recent research.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTAir pollution was associated with blood vessel damage among young, healthy adults.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTLong-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a greater incidence of high blood pressure, according to the largest study to investigate the effects of both air pollution and traffic noise by...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTExperts have created a shortlist of environmental factors that may contribute to our risk of developing dementia.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTMore sophisticated methods may be required to assess the accumulation and wider impact of human and veterinary pharmaceuticals within the aquatic environment, scientists have said.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PSTResearchers have discovered a swallowing mechanism that makes drinking excess water difficult, suggesting we should only drink when we are thirsty.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTA study led by researchers at the IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) has analysed the number of persistent organic pollutants (POPs)...
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTA vast amount of data has been analyzed as part of the Global Burden Of Disease 2015, providing importantl information on illness and disease worldwide.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PSTIn a joint partnership, Label GMOs Napa County and the Napa County Green Party did what the U.S.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTMarasmus is a form of malnutrition, caused by a shortage of protein and calories in the body. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PSTA specific strain of the fungus, Fusarium oxysporum, circulates in the water distribution systems of five French hospitals, in two widely separated cities.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTCoffee is one of the most popular drinks in the U.S., which makes for a perky population - but it also creates a lot of used grounds.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTAntibiotic resistance may be contributing to a trend in rising healthcare costs for infections associated with disease-causing bacteria that can live inside drinking water distribution systems...
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PSTExposure to air pollution at the place of residence increases the risk of developing insulin resistance as a pre-diabetic state of type 2 diabetes.