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Good for the lungs, too: Resveratrol found to reduce pulmonary toxicity

Good for the lungs, too: Resveratrol found to reduce pulmonary toxicity

5 hours ago   |   Natural News

A natural substance-turned-supplement can help protect your lungs from toxic nanoparticles generated by industrial air pollution. Taiwanese researchers reported that...
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What is the average age for COPD?

12 hours ago   |   Medical News Today

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease normally affects people over 40, but it can also occur in younger people. People who smoke heavily or work in environments with high...
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Delhi Pollution: Emergency Action Plan Comes into Effect

Delhi Pollution: Emergency Action Plan Comes into Effect

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

The burning of paddy straw every year in October and November, and wheat straw during April in Punjab and Haryana are among the major contributors to air pollution in the...
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Emergency Pollution Plan Begins in Delhi as Air Quality Worsens

Emergency Pollution Plan Begins in Delhi as Air Quality Worsens

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Emergency steps are executed to fight air pollution in Delhi under the emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan as the air quality worsens in the national capital.
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Researchers attempt to create grease from waste oils and red gypsum

Researchers attempt to create grease from waste oils and red gypsum

2 days ago   |   Natural News

Researchers from the Universiti Malaysia Pahang have developed a way to upcycle waste oil products by transforming them into grease. Their findings, published in the Australian...
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Questioning the link between pollution by magnetite particles and Alzheimer's disease

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

A 2016 study showed that exposure to urban pollution involving magnetite particles played a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. It began from the hypothesis that...
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Noise pollution is bad for your heart: Living near constant noise increases incidence of cardiovascular disease

Noise pollution is bad for your heart: Living near constant noise increases incidence of cardiovascular disease

2 days ago   |   Natural News

A new study that has been published in an issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has found out that noise interferes with the body on a cellular level, so...
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Climate and pollution: De-icing salt has increased salt concentrations in lakes and waterways as much as a hundredfold in the last 50 years

Climate and pollution: De-icing salt has increased salt concentrations in lakes and waterways as much as a hundredfold in the last 50 years

3 days ago   |   Natural News

According to experts, we must come up with less-harmful options to road salt when winter comes and roads turn into dangerous “ice rinks.” Researchers believe that road salt is...
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Regular Exercise Benefits Lung Health of Smokers Despite the Air Pollution Levels

Regular Exercise Benefits Lung Health of Smokers Despite the Air Pollution Levels

5 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Regular physical activity may improve the lung function among smokers, regardless of air pollution levels.
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Exposure to magnetite particles is unlikely to contribute to Alzheimer's disease

5 days ago   |   News Medical

A 2016 study showed that exposure to urban pollution involving magnetite particles played a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental Benefits: Study

Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies. Read more ...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective treatment for cardiovascular disease

With cardiovascular disease among the leading causes of death worldwide, a lot of time is spent on research to find possible ways to cure or prevent fatalities from the... Read more ...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity. Read more ...

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

The study by Orlando Health comes after figures showed fewer kids were vaccinated last year - something US Surgeon General Jerome Adams blamed for the record-high death toll... Read more ...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a... Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...