Pollution

WHO says climate change could have ‘considerable' food safety impact

6 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Climate change is likely to have considerable impact on food safety, placing public health at risk, according to the World Health Organization . In its first publication on the...
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Long-term air pollution exposure may lead to higher mortality in prior MI

21 hours ago   |   Healio

Increased exposure to particulate matter and ozone was associated with a worse 1-year health status following MI, while particulate matter was linked to an increased risk for...
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Map reveals where traffic pollution hurts children the most

Map reveals where traffic pollution hurts children the most

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Haneen Khreis, an assistant research professor at Texas A&M University, discusses her study that mapped out pollution-related asthma across the United States.
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What Air Pollution Does to Your Body

2 days ago   |   Mercola

In April 2019, London launched an ultralow emission zone in central London, which will charge motorists more than $16 a day to drive into the area, unless they meet certain...
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5 Ways Tech Advancements Are Tackling Pollution To Improve Our Health

2 days ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

This year, an article was published which reported on the rise in air pollution in London and how these levels had surpassed Beijing. In London, air pollution is now seen as a...
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Everything You Need to Know About Toxin-Free Fitness

2 days ago   |   Fit Bottomed Girls

When you head to your fitness facility, you're pursuing health and wellness through exercise. But there's a possibility that your efforts at the gym could actually hinder your...
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Omega-3 Stops Asthma; Omega-6 Makes It Worse

3 days ago   |   Mercola

According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, 1 8.3% of children in the U.S. had asthma in 2016. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics 2...
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Air Pollution Is The Direct Cause Of Asthma In Millions Of Kids Each Year

Air Pollution Is The Direct Cause Of Asthma In Millions Of Kids Each Year

3 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

This means 11,000 new cases of pediatric asthma are diagnosed every day The United States currently ranks third worst in the world when it comes to minors who inhale and suffer...
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Diesel Exhaust Filtered of Its Tiny Particles may Worsen Allergy-induced Lung Impairment: Study

Diesel Exhaust Filtered of Its Tiny Particles may Worsen Allergy-induced Lung Impairment: Study

3 days ago   |   Medindia Health

Air pollution from diesel engines may worsen allergy-induced lung impairment more when tiny particles are filtered from the exhaust than when they are not.
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Long-term study looks at impact of ocean pollution across coastal environments and communities

Long-term study looks at impact of ocean pollution across coastal environments and communities

4 days ago   |   Natural News   |   2 articles

Researchers recently published the results of two years of studying ocean garbage that washed up on the shores of the Gulf states. They found that plastic is the most common...
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Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus from her donor 

Rima Manomaitis, 29, from Pepperell, Massachusetts, received a double lung transplant in May 2017 to treat her cystic fibrosis, only to learn her donor had a dormant virus that... Read more ...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic'...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic' baked into them

Mondelēz Global recalled 13-ounce packs of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after customers found 'an unexpected solidified ingredient' and experienced choking and even dental injuries. Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are conscious and aware, horrifying new science study reveals

If you're an organ donor, you might have chosen that status out of a sense of goodwill, thinking that medical personnel don't harvest your organs until after you're dead and... Read more ...

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Only 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy, which are sold nationwide, are part of the recall. Read more ...