Pollution

The pollution from cosy fires could raise your risk of dementia

The pollution from cosy fires could raise your risk of dementia

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

An editorial in The BMJ last year warned that even modern stoves carrying government-approved ‘eco-friendly' labels emit pollution at the same rate as 25 ten-year-old diesel...
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Coal dust turns white snow black in Siberian town

1 day ago   |   ABC News

A Siberian coal mining town has gotten a blanket of black snow, a regular occurrence in the region known for high industrial pollution levels
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Have researchers found a new way to clean contaminated water through an electrochemical process?

Have researchers found a new way to clean contaminated water through an electrochemical process?

1 day ago   |   Natural News

The Swedes will soon have a way to purify their water supplies of mercury contaminants. Their new electrochemical water treatment method can remove almost all traces of the...
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Plastic Bags Can be Now Used to Create Battery Parts

Plastic Bags Can be Now Used to Create Battery Parts

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Simple and relatively cheap way to turn used plastic bags into an energy-storing carbon has been discovered to fight plastic pollution. This upcycled plastic bags can be used...
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Household Tasks: Hidden Source of Air Pollution

Household Tasks: Hidden Source of Air Pollution

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Cooking, cleaning and other routine household activities generate significant levels of volatile and particulate chemicals inside the average home, leading to indoor air...
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Tiny fibers create unseen plastic pollution

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

While the polyester leisure suit was a 1970s mistake, polyester and other synthetic fibers like nylon are still around and are a major contributor to the microplastics load in...
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A hidden source of air pollution? Your daily household tasks

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Cooking, cleaning and other routine household activities generate significant levels of volatile and particulate chemicals inside the average home, leading to indoor air...
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Microplastics Polluting Everything Cause Concern

Microplastics Polluting Everything Cause Concern

2 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Tiny fibers present in synthetic fibers such as nylon could be creating unseen plastic pollution, finds a new study. These fibers are contributing to microplastics load in the...
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New excuse for bad behavior: Researchers suggest that teens behaving badly could be victims of brain damage due to air pollution

New excuse for bad behavior: Researchers suggest that teens behaving badly could be victims of brain damage due to air pollution

3 days ago   |   Natural News

We all know that air pollution is bad for our physical health, but did you know that it can cause mental imbalances as well? Air pollution is now one of the factors that cause...
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Raging Against Plastic: New Investigation Exposes Supermarket's Role in Plastic Pollution

3 days ago   |   Mercola

The looming threat of plastic pollution is one of mankind's greatest challenges. With more than 381 million tons of plastic produced worldwide each year, 1 it's no surprise the...
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Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

What It Feels Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Divorced

What It Feels Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Divorced

Age 17 to age 30. Those are a lot of formative adult years to spend with another human. In a sense we grew up together, and because we grew up fast we beat our friends to a lot... Read more ...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which can potentially cause diabetes, heart... Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road signs as driver locked out of all controls

Elon Musk's taxpayer-subsidized Tesla death traps are back in the news for trying to kill their drivers. A man from North Brunswick, New Jersey, reportedly almost died after... Read more ...

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in higher levels in the placenta and umbilical cord blood than any other carotenoid, says new research. Read more ...