Pollution

Tiny fish louse shows promise as a sensitive early indicator of metal pollution in freshwater

Tiny fish louse shows promise as a sensitive early indicator of metal pollution in freshwater

6 hours ago   |   Natural News

A common aquatic parasite might one day inform us about the presence of dangerous metals in drinking water. The fish louse is being tested as a biological early warning system...
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California wildfires: The best smoke masks that protect against poor air quality

11 hours ago   |   ABC News

The type of mask matters if you don't want to inhale harmful pollutants.
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A cheaper alternative? Scientists looking at converting plastic waste into hydrogen fuel

A cheaper alternative? Scientists looking at converting plastic waste into hydrogen fuel

16 hours ago   |   Natural News

The problem of plastic waste pollution shows no signs of letting up. Around eight million tons of plastic waste are making their way into our oceans every year, and the problem...
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Toxic chemicals are affecting aquatic ecosystems even at surprisingly low concentrations, study finds

Toxic chemicals are affecting aquatic ecosystems even at surprisingly low concentrations, study finds

16 hours ago   |   Natural News   |   2 articles

Toxic chemicals - such as fungicides and antidepressants - entering waterways and aquatic ecosystems may cause adverse behavioral changes in aquatic animals even at relatively...
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Pollution linked to 'stunted lung capacity' in London schoolchildren

19 hours ago   |   BBC   |   2 articles

Exposure to diesel fumes was linked to an approximate 5% reduction in lung capacity in London children.
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Delhi's Air Quality Improves After Overnight Rain, But Still Far from Safe

Delhi's Air Quality Improves After Overnight Rain, But Still Far from Safe

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the 'very poor' category after overnight rains led to a slight drop in pollution level in the national capital, officials said.
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Portable Air Purifiers May Protect Your Heart from Air Pollution

Portable Air Purifiers May Protect Your Heart from Air Pollution

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

Adverse effects of air pollution on heart health can be reduced by using low-cost indoor portable air purifiers, finds a new study.
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Inexpensive, portable air purifier could help protect the heart from pollution

2 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Microscopic particles floating in the air we breathe come from sources such as fossil fuel combustion, fires, cigarettes and vehicles. Known as fine particulate matter, this...
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Your heart hates air pollution; portable filters could help

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

The fifth-leading risk factor for mortality worldwide, air pollution presents a major heart health risk. A simple intervention could help people breathe easier at home.
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Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for Contamination

Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for Contamination

2 days ago   |   Web MD

NDEA is found naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and it may cause cancer, according to the International Agency for Research...
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Novel Nanoparticle Technology Can Easily Find a Tumor's Location: Study

Novel Nanoparticle Technology Can Easily Find a Tumor's Location: Study

New nanoparticle cancer technology can easily identify the cancer cells location and delivers it to the right place in the body while easing the critical side effects of... Read more ...

Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

It is a little-known fact that even teetotalers can end up with liver disease. In fact, the most common form of this type of disease in the United States - non-alcoholic fatty... Read more ...

Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Hypertension is a common and critical health concern, especially for older people. An article in Homeopathic covered some of the best ways of naturally treating high blood... Read more ...

What is hyperemesis gravidarum? The extreme morning sickness that Kate...

What is hyperemesis gravidarum? The extreme morning sickness that Kate Middleton suffered from

Kate suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum with all three pregnancies and Amy Schumer said she is in hospital with the same thing Read more ...

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it will limit or ban access to flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Read more ...

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

The 2017 increase mirrors a rise in tick-borne diseases reported in the United States. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of cases doubled, and researchers discovered seven new... Read more ...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks, new CDC data show

Women who work in public-facing creative fields like entertainment and the arts and men who work in construction - where they have 'access to lethal means' are at higher... Read more ...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease becomes bad enough to operate on

Wales' only endometriosis centre is inadequately funded and is turning complex cases away because 'it cannot cope with demand' Read more ...

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping rates. Read more ...

Walking Can Help Burn Belly Fat, but Only If You Follow This Trainer's Advice

Walking Can Help Burn Belly Fat, but Only If You Follow This Trainer's Advice

If you think there's no point in exercising if you can't crush it in the gym for an hour, think again. Doing 30 minutes of aerobic activity like walking can help burn belly fat... Read more ...