Pollution

Soot pollution particles 'cross the placenta'

1 hour ago   |   BBC   |   3 articles

Particles of black carbon pollution can cross to the fetal side of the placenta, a study finds.
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Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for the first time

Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for the first time

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail   |   3 articles

Researchers led by Hasselt University in Belgium scanned flesh from the placentas of 28 women who lived in areas with varying levels of pollution and found they all had black...
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Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy

1 hour ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

New study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus
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Residents of some of London's most exclusive areas are living with toxic levels of air pollution

Residents of some of London's most exclusive areas are living with toxic levels of air pollution

7 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Addresspollution.org, which checks nitrogen dioxide levels in the capital, found people in Chelsea, Regent's Park and Notting Hill are exposed to illegal amounts of the deadly gas.
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Why I'm Paying Farmers to Convert to Biodynamic Cotton

9 hours ago   |   Mercola

When you think about curbing pollution, taking aim at the clothes in your closet is probably not high up on the list. But the textiles industry is one of the most polluting on...
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New optical nanoparticle sensor can detect very low glucose concentrations

4 days ago   |   News Medical

The Optical Research Group of the Universitat Jaume I has developed an optical nanoparticle sensor capable of detecting very low glucose concentrations, such as those present...
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Climate Change Isn't Just a Global Threat-It's a Public Health Emergency

Climate Change Isn't Just a Global Threat-It's a Public Health Emergency

4 days ago   |   Time

Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the...
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Moronic Contradiction: How can we all switch to solar power if Bill Gates blocks the sun with pollution?

Moronic Contradiction: How can we all switch to solar power if Bill Gates blocks the sun with pollution?

7 days ago   |   Natural News   |   4 articles

The crazy Left never seems to think anything through before announcing schemes for the “greater good” or to “save the planet” from global warming. Take for instance the “Green...
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To reduce pollution, policymakers should broaden focus beyond smokestacks

7 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers used integrated assessment models to compute marginal damages from fine particulate matter-related emissions to measure economy-wide gross external damage due to...
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'Thousands of lives a year would be saved by reducing UK air pollution to safe levels'

'Thousands of lives a year would be saved by reducing UK air pollution to safe levels'

8 days ago   |   Daily Mail

A coalition of environmental groups and scientists have drawn up the Air Pollution Bill calling for air pollution monitors to be installed in every UK postcode and outside...
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Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for...

Toxic air pollution particles are found in pregnant women's PLACENTAS for the first time

Researchers led by Hasselt University in Belgium scanned flesh from the placentas of 28 women who lived in areas with varying levels of pollution and found they all had black... Read more ...

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

Making Major Decisions While Being Hungry is a Bad Idea

You might want to avoid making any important decisions about the future while being hungry. Read more ...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of...

Positive Experiences With Teachers or Neighbors can Save Long-term Health of Kids Who Face Trauma

Adverse childhood experience can lead to poor health later in life. Positive experiences could work as an anecdote to counter and overcome trauma. Read more ...

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The 10 women who beat breast cancer

The survivors, from Lincolnshire, aged from 47 to 81 and including eight blood relatives, won their battle after 15 years. Joyce Waite, 78, was the first to be diagnosed in 2002. Read more ...

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer Cells Exhibit Cannibalism to Survive Chemotherapy: Here's How

Cancer cells can survive chemotherapy by resorting to cannibalism. This behavior provides them with the energy resources to stay alive and cause tumor relapse after the... Read more ...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional...

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional vaccine'

Scientists from the University of Rochester gave the patch (pictured, alongside a traditional vaccine) to mice for between 18 and 36 hours. The animals 'initiated a robust... Read more ...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept...

Mother begs people to donate blood as her two-year-old is only being kept alive by transfusions

Steph Davidson's daughter Adeline relies on blood transfusions while she waits for a bone marrow transplant. Adeline, from Scotland, has low levels of platelets and red and... Read more ...

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Gut Bacteria may Influence Your Blood Sugar Levels: Here's How

Bacteria living in your gut may negatively influence your blood sugar levels, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New Imaging Technology Could Revolutionize the Future of Cancer Surgery

New imaging technology uses the way light from lasers communicates with cancerous and healthy tissues to distinguish between them in real-time. Read more ...

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Being a Night Owl can Make Teen Girls More Fat

Are you a night owl? Watch out, poor sleep and staying up late at night can cause excess weight gain among teen girls. Read more ...