Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health showed that B vitamins may play a critical role in reducing the impact of air pollution on the epigenome, further...
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTBabies in prams accompanying older siblings on the school run are twice as likely to be exposed to harmful air pollution in the morning than in the afternoon, a new study has found.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA landmark study mapping a poorly understood and highly controversial class of genes, known as long non-coding RNAs, has found evidence of evolutionary selection and links with major diseases...
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDTResearchers find a hitherto unknown route through which air pollution may affect human health - it alters the bacteria that cause respiratory infections.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PDTA study from Stockholm University have now established what was previously suspected, that the high levels of brominated flame retardants measured in cats are from the dust in our homes.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTScientists have published a major study which links outdoor air pollution with 2.7 million preterm births per year.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTA study by Manchester and Stanford scientists into the effects on fish of a 2010 oil disaster could shed new light on how air pollution affects humans' hearts.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTIn this article learn what chiggers are, how to prevent being bitten, and how to treat a bite. What are the signs and symptoms of a chigger bite?
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PDTNew research suggests that high exposure to fine particulate air pollution may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new way of looking at how pollutants ride through the atmosphere has quadrupled the estimate of global lung cancer risk from a pollutant caused by combustion, to a level that is now double the...
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTLarge-scale programmes to treat a life-threatening disease could improve the health of millions despite concerns about their long-term effects, a study suggests.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTOrganophosphates (OP), the most frequently used insecticides worldwide, could induce high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) and glucose intolerance when decomposed by gut bacteria, according to a study...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PDTNanoparticles from combustion engines can activate viruses that are dormant in in lung tissue cells.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe 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 PDTScientists 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 PDTResearchers 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 PDTSweet 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 PDTA 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 PDTPaper 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 PDTPesticide 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 PDTBeer 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 PDTAbnormal 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 PDTCutting 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 PDTThe 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 PDTAir pollution was associated with blood vessel damage among young, healthy adults.