Pollution

Key Helpful Ideas To Protect Your Eyes From Pollution

15 hours ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

Human eyes need special protection from pollutants, chemicals, and allergies in the air. Air pollutants can increase eye irritations , so stay away from polluted areas. Wear...
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Baby boys who are exposed to toxic air in the womb may have worse thinking skills

Baby boys who are exposed to toxic air in the womb may have worse thinking skills

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

A study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health analysed children's pollution exposure from the womb to age seven, finding that boys working memory was affected by high...
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PM2.5 exposure before and after birth associated with reduction in fundamental cognitive abilities

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A growing body of research suggests that exposure to air pollution in the earliest stages of life is associated with negative effects on cognitive abilities.
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Reductions in PM over decade has improved health; ozone pollution remains little changed

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Fewer deaths and serious illnesses have occurred in the US over the past decade as a result of cleaner air, according to a new report focusing on the two most potent air...
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Improvements in U.S. Air Quality Are Saving Thousands of Lives a Year

1 day ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Recent improvements in U.S. air quality are saving thousands of lives per year, according to the latest Health of the Air report from the American Thoracic Society and New York...
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Exposure to Traffic-related Air Pollution may Fuel Anxiety in Kids

Exposure to Traffic-related Air Pollution may Fuel Anxiety in Kids

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution has been associated with childhood anxiety symptoms, finds a new study.
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Trash-to-fuel research could reduce mountains of plastic waste

Trash-to-fuel research could reduce mountains of plastic waste

2 days ago   |   Natural News

Polyolefin makes a considerable chunk of the millions of tons of plastic that end up each year in the oceans as plastic trash. Fortunately, Indiana-based researchers have...
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Air pollution linked to childhood anxiety

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study looks at the correlation between exposure to traffic-related air pollution and childhood anxiety, by looking at the altered neurochemistry in pre-adolescents.
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New study explores link between traffic-related air pollution and childhood anxiety

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Exposure to air pollution is a well-established global health problem associated with complications for people with asthma and respiratory disease, as well as heart conditions...
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Research on children's health risks in doubt over EPA funds

2 days ago   |   ABC News

Children's health researchers say long-running studies credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm posed by pesticides and other pollution are in jeopardy or shutting...
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BASF and Glycosyn partnership to capitalise on HMO and gut health interest

BASF and Glycosyn partnership to capitalise on HMO and gut health interest

BASF are to enter an agreement with biotechnology firm Glycosyn to develop and commercialise human milk oligosaccharides for use in dietary supplements, functional nutrition... Read more ...

These 16 Names Are Perfect For A Gemini Baby

These 16 Names Are Perfect For A Gemini Baby

If your new addition is born between the dates of May 21st and June 21st, congratulations - it's twins! Okay, maybe not twins in the traditional sense (although if you really... Read more ...

Research shows doctors avoid talking to elderly patients about their mental...

Research shows doctors avoid talking to elderly patients about their mental health and just throw meds at them instead

There is nothing easy about getting older. Limited mobility, cognitive decline and the death of loved ones can leave the elderly feeling depressed and lonely. Studies have... Read more ...

Stay Safe and Well from the Summer Heat

Stay Safe and Well from the Summer Heat

Summer Health Tips: While summer months are fun and exciting, it can also lead to a few seasonal health concerns like dehydration, sunburn, heat stroke, etc. So, stay safe and... Read more ...

Weighing Yourself Daily May Help Cut Holiday Weight Gain

Weighing Yourself Daily May Help Cut Holiday Weight Gain

Stepping on the scales every day may be the key to weight loss. Engaging in daily self-weighing can help prevent people from gaining extra weight during holidays, finds a new... Read more ...

Is Bipolar Disorder Linked to Parkinson's Disease?

Is Bipolar Disorder Linked to Parkinson's Disease?

People with bipolar disorder were nearly seven times as likely to develop Parkinson's disease as people who did not have bipolar disorder, stated new study. Read more ...

Early Antiretroviral Treatment may Preserve Key Immune Responses to HIV...

Early Antiretroviral Treatment may Preserve Key Immune Responses to HIV, Says Study

Limiting the amount of HIV virus the immune system encounters can stimulate much more potent CD8 T cell responses, leading to the development of long-term immune memory... Read more ...

Dog owners are suffering hand injuries because they're holding their leads wrong

Dog owners are suffering hand injuries because they're holding their leads wrong

A single hospital - Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust - treated 30 serious hand injuries caused by 'dog lead or collar misuse' in just one year, the British Society for... Read more ...

Doctors dismissed Spanish flu as being a 'minor infection' before the 1918...

Doctors dismissed Spanish flu as being a 'minor infection' before the 1918 pandemic

Research from Queen Mary University in London found doctors were seeing Spanish flu for years before it exploded into a pandemic which infected a third of the world's population. Read more ...

New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

The genes identified in the study and the proteins they encode are potential targets for new diabetes medicines, and may help improve understanding and treatment of the... Read more ...