Pollution

Air Pollution Aggravates Rhinitis

1 day ago   |   Medscape

People with rhinitis from colds or allergies may feel much worse if they're exposed to high levels of air pollution, a recent study suggests. Reuters Health Information
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Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

A recent Yale study confirms something that has long been suspected -air pollution's small particles can play a role in severe heart disease.
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Special Report: A Plastic Tide

1 day ago   |   Mercola

The catastrophe of plastic pollution is growing worse. Single-use plastic bottles and bags, food packaging, fishing nets and biosolids are turning the world's oceans, seas and...
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Exposure to ambient ultrafine particles may trigger nonfatal heart attack

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Yale-affiliated scientist finds that even a few hours' exposure to ambient ultrafine particles common in air pollution may potentially trigger a nonfatal heart attack.
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Air pollution's tiny particles may trigger nonfatal heart attacks

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Scientists have found that even a few hours' exposure to ambient ultrafine particles common in air pollution may potentially trigger a nonfatal heart attack.
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Half of US deaths related to air pollution are linked to out-of-state emissions

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

More than half of all air-quality-related early deaths in the United States are a result of emissions originating outside of the state in which those deaths occur, researchers...
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Half the air pollution deaths in the U.S. linked to out-of-state emissions

4 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Over half the deaths due to poor air quality occurring in the U.S. are because of emissions from outside the state in which the deaths occur, according to a new study published...
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High Fiber Foods May Counteract the Effects of Pollution

5 days ago   |   Mercola

In this short video, Pan Deng, Ph.D., researcher at the University of Kentucky , describes some of the newest dietary recommendations from the university's Superfund Research...
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Living Near Busy Streets Increases Your Health Risks

5 days ago   |   Mercola

Air pollution is insidious. It doesn't respect borders and can travel thousands of miles. In fact, much of the smog experienced on the west coast of the U.S. is the result of...
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Ozone Pollution Linked to Death Risk

Ozone Pollution Linked to Death Risk

6 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

The daily exposure to ground level ozone is associated with a higher risk of death, revealed new research.
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Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Too Much Sitting May Up Heart Disease Risk in Aging Women

Is too much sitting bad for your heart? Yes, sitting for long periods can put aging women at a higher risk of developing heart disease. So, sit less and move more to boost your... Read more ...

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

Cutting Off Kidney Cancer at Its Roots: Study

New study discovers cancer stem cells responsible for the most common form of kidney cancer: clear cell renal cell carcinoma, or ccRCC. Read more ...

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

Study Identifies States with Highest Rates of Melanoma Due to UV Radiation

New study finds that state-level incidence rates for UV-attributable melanoma ranged from 15 cases per 100,000 in Alaska to 65 cases per 100,000 in Hawaii. Read more ...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially...

CATASTROPHIC ERROR: In just two days, thousands of potentially cross-infected passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship will be released and allowed to take commercial flights anywhere in the world

World health authorities are about to commit a gross error that could literally end up costing millions of lives. So far, 355 passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship... Read more ...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus...

U.S. military preparing to implement medical martial law due to coronavirus pandemic

The Joint Chiefs of Staff has issued an executive order calling on the United States Northern Command to start preparing for a full-blown pandemic of the Wuhan coronavirus here... Read more ...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative...

Can this East Asian shrub help reduce the harmful effects of oxidative stress? Study explains

Lindera glauca is a medicinal shrub with a variety of uses. Besides being an excellent condiment and food flavoring, L. glauca is also used in the manufacturing industry and in... Read more ...

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

New Guidelines for Hepatic Failure

A new set of evidence-based recommendations for the management of liver failure is presented at the SCCM 49th Critical Care Congress. It assembles recommendations for critical... Read more ...

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

Green Tea Extract Reduces Fatty Liver Disease

According to a recent study by Penn State researchers, Green tea extract combined with exercise, reduces fatty liver disease in mice. Read more ...

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

Tiny Particles may Start Nonfatal Heart Attacks

A recent Yale study confirms something that has long been suspected -air pollution's small particles can play a role in severe heart disease. Read more ...

An Ode to Cold Showers

An Ode to Cold Showers

Luci Gutiérrez Here's what used to happen. I'd wake up, smoldering and sighing, reel out of bed and into the kitchen, and put the kettle on. Then I'd think: Well, now what?... Read more ...