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With this year's unseasonably warm temperatures and extended seasons, many have coined 2012 as being the worst for allergies. But if you thought your symptoms were worse than ever, just wait until the year 2040.
Immunology Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Two U.N. agencies have mapped the intersection of health and climate in an age of global warming, showing that there are spikes in meningitis when dust storms hit and outbreaks of dengue fever when hard rains come.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from the Department for Health have shown for the first time how climate change is having a major impact on tests to measure metabolism.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Published online in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the team from CSIRO's Australian Animal Health Laboratory, in Geelong, have shown Vago, a prote ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Research conducted at the University of Southern California (USC) indicates that at least 8 percent of the more than 300,000 cases of childhood asthma in Los Angeles County can be attributed to traffic-related pollution at ...
Inflammatory disorders Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 5 |
Extreme temperatures during heat waves and cold spells may increase the risk of premature cardiovascular disease (CVD) death, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart ...
Cardiology Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Reading, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Imperial College London published on 10 September in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ...
Medications Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Dangerous winds and flooding aren't the only hazards posed by Hurricane Isaac as it pounds Louisiana and Mississippi.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from The University of Western Australia have examined what motivates people who are greatly involved in the climate debate to reject scientific evidence.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- If the temperature hits 30 degrees, Brisbane ambos can expect approximately 10 per cent more call-outs that day for people with chronic conditions, research from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical ...
Health Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Top-down advocacy on health and climate at the UN level needs to be mirrored by bottom-up public health actions that bring health and climate co-benefits according to international experts writing in this week's PLoS Medicine.
Health Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Human health and health ethics considerations must be given equal status to economic considerations in climate change deliberations and furthermore, the health community, led by health ministers and the World Health Organization, ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Summer day-to-day temperature variations may increase mortality risk for elderly with chronic disease, study finds
New research from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) suggests that seemingly small changes in summer temperature swingsas little as 1°C more than usualmay shorten life expectancy for elderly people with ...
Health Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Health must be taken into account in climate change mitigation strategies. It is not widely appreciated that there are many benefits to health that are likely to accrue from a low carbon economy, say experts in a special ...
Health Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Satellite images, air quality measurements and smoke forecasting models are useful tools to help individuals and public health professionals prepare for smoke episodes in areas at risk from forest fire smoke, according to ...
Health Feb 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0