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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 |
Infant girls exposed to high levels of the pesticide DDT while still inside the womb are three times more likely to develop hypertension when they become adults, according to a new study led by the University of California, ...
Health Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States. Phthalates can be found in a variety of ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The World Health Organisation on Saturday urged countries to be vigilant over the spread of a potentially fatal SARS-like virus after a new case in Britain brought the global number to 12.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Mathematicians have developed a powerful tool to quantify the spread and infectiousness of viruses like the pandemic H1N1 flu strain, which can be used together with modern laboratory techniques to help the healthcare system ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Global health officials are closely monitoring a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left a Qatari citizen in critical condition in London.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a new study released today in New England Journal of Medicine, researchers demonstrate that whole genome sequencing can provide clinically relevant data on bacterial transmission within a timescale that can influence infect ...
Genetics Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Diesel exhaust causes cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke.
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (9) | 4
(Medical Xpress) -- A small but statistically significant link between risk of childhood leukaemia and the gamma rays we are all exposed to from our natural environment has been detected in a very large study ...
Cancer Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Exposure to a type of pesticide commonly used on crops eaten by U.S. consumers is linked to shorter pregnancies and smaller babies, new research says.
Health Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study published in the October issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, uses a famous case of international intrigue and murder to shed new li ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Daily exposure to a chemical that is prevalent in the human environment, bisphenol A (BPA), causes lowered fertility in male mice, according to the results of a new study that will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's ...
Health Jun 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A measles outbreak has hit over 800 people in Britain, a country in which up to two million schoolchildren are believed to be unprotected due to a scare which linked the vaccine with autism, figures revealed Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—British officials say a mysterious virus related to SARS may have spread between humans, as they confirmed the 11th case worldwide of the new coronavirus in a patient who they say probably caught it ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A British resident has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal SARS-like virus, British health authorities said on Monday, in the 10th confirmed case worldwide.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0