News tagged with hazardous substances

Team discovers fever's origin

Fever is a response to inflammation, and is triggered by an onset of the signaling substance prostaglandin. Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden can now see precisely where these substances are produced – a discovery ...

Aug 26, 2014
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Pollutants may contribute to illness and overweight

(Medical Xpress) -- Lack of physical activity and poor diet alone cannot explain the dramatic rise in obesity and diabetes occurring in many countries, believe some researchers. It is time to face the possibility ...

Jun 29, 2012
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