Pollution

Scientists ask all countries to wake up to the challenge of halving nitrogen waste

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

More than 150 top international scientists are calling on the world to take urgent action on nitrogen pollution, to tackle the widespread harm it is causing to humans, wildlife...
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Health Tip: Avoiding Air Pollution

1 day ago   |   Medicine Net   |   5 articles

Title: Health Tip: Avoiding Air Pollution Category: Health News Created: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Increase in air pollution levels linked to more premature mortality in the U.S

1 day ago   |   News Medical

In the United States, annual average levels of fine particulate matter-PM2.5, a measure of solid particles and liquid droplets that are 2.5 micrometers or smaller found in the...
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Air pollution 'triggers hundreds more heart attacks and strokes'

1 day ago   |   BBC

People also suffer more strokes and asthma attacks on days when air quality is poor, academics say.
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NHS boss declares air pollution 'health emergency'

NHS boss declares air pollution 'health emergency'

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Air pollution contributes to 36,000 deaths a year in England and causes significant health risks, it is claimed, with rates of cardiac arrests, strokes and severe asthma all...
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Flint's Deadly Water

3 days ago   |   Mercola

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan - one of the poorest cities in the U.S. - began in April 2014, when the state took over city management and decided to switch the city's...
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Last Day to Register for Fasting and Cancer Webinar

Last Day to Register for Fasting and Cancer Webinar

5 days ago   |   Nutrition Facts

Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for the final webinar in my 3-webinar series on fasting, that will take place on October 25 at 2pm ET! In this session, Fasting and Cancer...
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Pollution tied to silent miscarriage among pregnant women

6 days ago   |   News Medical

Miscarriage happens when an embryo or fetus dies before the 20th week of pregnancy. In some cases, pregnant women experience silent miscarriage, also known as missed abortion...
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Would You Trade the World's Most Nutritious Food for Gold?

7 days ago   |   Mercola

During a six-week period every summer, fishermen head out to Bristol Bay, Alaska, to catch their share of wild sockeye salmon. An estimated 38 million of the fish return to the...
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Air Pollution Is Linked to Miscarriages in China, Study Finds

8 days ago   |   NY Times

A new study published on Monday adds to growing evidence of the negative health effects of air pollution on pregnant women and their fetuses.
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London Paralympics gold medallist Marieke Vervoort dies through euthanasia...

London Paralympics gold medallist Marieke Vervoort dies through euthanasia aged 40

Belgian wheelchair sprinter Marieke Vervoort suffered with constant pain and paralysis in her legs. She signed paperwork in 2008 that would allow a doctor to end her life in... Read more ...

High blood pressure drugs more effective if taken at night before bed, study...

High blood pressure drugs more effective if taken at night before bed, study finds

Scientists from the University of Vigo in Spain found people who took the drugs before bed had a 44% reduced risk of a heart attack compared to those who took them in the morning. Read more ...

Number of premature babies who survive has DOUBLED in just over a decade 

Number of premature babies who survive has DOUBLED in just over a decade 

New guidelines published today by the British Association of Perinatal Medicine say improved survival chances mean doctors should routinely attempt to resuscitate babies born... Read more ...

PQQ's Protective Roles in Parkinson's Disease

PQQ's Protective Roles in Parkinson's Disease

Juanita Enogieru, MS Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the the dopamine-producing neurons in a region of central nervous system. It occurs when the brain called... Read more ...

Poor toilet hygiene 'puts you at a greater risk of E.coli than eating...

Poor toilet hygiene 'puts you at a greater risk of E.coli than eating undercooked meat'

Researchers at the University of East Anglia found the majority of super-strains of the common bug are spread between humans and not through eating raw chicken, beef or pork. Read more ...

Three hours a day or more on social media interrupts teenagers' sleep...

Three hours a day or more on social media interrupts teenagers' sleep, scientists say

Teenagers' social media use and sleeping patterns were analysed by University of Glasgow. More than one in three were 'high users' who were are up to 70 per cent more likely to... Read more ...

Teens drink more sugar and caffeine every hour they spend on screens

Teens drink more sugar and caffeine every hour they spend on screens

A new McMaster University and California State University - Fullerton study found that three hours of TV and each hour of social media and screen time raises the risks kids... Read more ...

NPA says poll confirms consumers' desire for CBD regulations

NPA says poll confirms consumers' desire for CBD regulations

A new poll shows many consumers would stop using CBD products if they knew FDA has not yet set regulations around them. The poll was commissioned by the Natural Products... Read more ...

Powered by potato? Spuds ‘just as good' as carb gels for athletic...

Powered by potato? Spuds ‘just as good' as carb gels for athletic performance, says study

Consuming potato puree works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel when it comes to maintaining blood sugar levels and boosting athletic performance, researchers report. Read more ...

FDA Approves New Drug for Most Common Form of Cystic Fibrosis

FDA Approves New Drug for Most Common Form of Cystic Fibrosis

Acting FDA Commissioner Dr. Ned Sharpless said the approval was an outgrowth of efforts to speed development of new therapies for complex diseases. Read more ...