News tagged with health hazards
Media reports about substances that are supposedly hazardous to health may cause suggestible people to develop symptoms of a disease even though there is no objective reason for doing so. This is the conclusion of a study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Dartmouth researchers have taken an important step in the ongoing battle against secondhand tobacco smoke. They have pioneered the development of a breakthrough device that can immediately detect the presence ...
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
A recently published study by a researcher in the West Virginia University School of Public Health found that more than half of young worker deaths in North Carolina resulted from employers violating the child labor laws.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With its bustling streets, shops and busy restaurants, little suggests that ten years ago Amoy Gardens was on the front line of Hong Kong's battle with a virus that caused a global health crisis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The camera zooms in on a stubble-bearded hunk dragging on a cigarette and blowing out a thick cloud of smoke with what seems to be great satisfaction.
Addiction Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Houses and other buildings used to grow marijuana indoors contain high levels of mold, which could pose a health threat to residents living there and law enforcement agents investigating them, according ...
Health Sep 17, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 3
There is no scientific evidence that low-level electromagnetic field exposure from mobile phones and other transmitting devices causes adverse health effects, according to a report presented by a Norwegian /Swedish Expert ...
Health Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Butter flavoring in microwave popcorn, thought safe for food industry workers, is respiratory hazard
The ingredient 2,3-pentanedione (PD), used to impart the flavor and aroma of butter in microwave popcorn, is a respiratory hazard that can also alter gene expression in the brain of rats. Manufacturers started using PD when ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- New research suggests that treating obstructive sleep apnea, a common cause of snoring and daytime sleepiness, might also cut down on a serious health hazard associated with the condition -- ...
Sleep apnea May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research suggests that there could be health hazards associated with consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene.
Health May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The dangers of cigarette smoking are common knowledge. And when it comes to smoking while pregnant, life-threatening health hazards extend to the fetus and newborn.
Addiction Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The World Trade Center disaster exposed nearly half a million people to hazardous chemicals, environmental toxins, and traumatic events. According to research published in the December 2011 issue of Elsevier-published journal ...
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Statins safely reduce the risk of cardiovascular illness even years after treatment is stopped, according to a probe into the popular cholesterol-busters published on Wednesday.
Cardiology Nov 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 11
Prolonged power outages arent just inconvenient. They can be hazardous.
Health Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, may be an exception to the rule that being overweight is a health hazard. In a retrospective study of over 400 ALS patients, Massachusetts ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0