Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PDTA 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 PDTCoffee 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 PDTAntibiotic 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 PDTExposure to air pollution at the place of residence increases the risk of developing insulin resistance as a pre-diabetic state of type 2 diabetes.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice and the Institute for the dynamics of environmental processes of the National Research Council (CNR - IDPA) have been investigating the canals to...
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTLevels of air pollution are high in traffic jams and at traffic-light controlled intersections. Closing the windows and turning off the fan can help.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDTFindings from a new study, reported in the journal mBio, may help food companies improve the quality of dairy products.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTExposure to organochlorines - chemicals banned in the U.S. in the 1970s - in pregnancy may increase offspring's autism risk by 80 percent, study finds.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDTAntibiotic resistant E. coli has been found in multiple drinking water supplies in France. The resistance counters the critically important cephalosporin antibiotics.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTWildfires threaten more than land and homes. The smoke they produce contains fine particles (PM2.5) that can poison the air for hundreds of miles.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTA fall in canine fertility has been linked with contaminants in the environment and in pet food. Findings mirror trends in declining human sperm quality.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 07:00:00 PDTUnsafe levels of toxic chemicals linked to the development of cancer were found in drinking water serving 6 million people in the United States.
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 02:00:00 PDTNew research from North Carolina State University connects several pesticides commonly used by farmers with both allergic and non-allergic wheeze, which can be a sensitive marker for early airway...
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTSchistosomiasis (also known as snail fever) affects more than 250 million people worldwide.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers reveal how odors emitted by chickens repel mosquitoes. The discovery could lead to new strategies to protect humans against malaria.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 03:00:00 PDTLondon's Great Smog of 1952 resulted in thousands of premature deaths and even more people becoming ill.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTAn unprecedented alliance of leading scientists, health professionals, and children's and environmental health advocates agree for the first time that today's scientific evidence supports a link...
Mon, 04 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhile air pollution is known to cause respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, a new study indicates that it also likely causes damage to the kidneys.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTBy the 2080s, as many as 3,331 people could die every year from exposure to heat during the summer months in New York City.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:00:00 PDTThe thought of munching a barbecued beetle might turn your stomach, but it could be highly nutritious. We look at the health benefits of eating insects.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTEven low levels of lead can cause permanent damage in children, and the U.S. needs to do more to eliminate sources of exposure, say leading pediatricians.
Sat, 18 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe negative health implications of exposure to aircraft sound are slowly being uncovered. Hypertension and organ damage are the latest to join the list.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDTImmunologists and microbiologists from the University of Melbourne's Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute and the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity - a joint venture...
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTScientists have developed a model that uses anticipated changes in climate, land use, and human population to predict outbreaks of zoonotic diseases.
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 05:00:00 PDTLong-term exposure to household air pollution from lighting, cooking or heating with fuels, such as kerosene or diesel, may increase the risk of heart attacks and death, according to new research...