News tagged with pollution
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Food allergies are on the rise, affecting 15 million Americans. And according to a new study published in the December issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of All ...
Immunology Dec 03, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Older women in the developing world are likely to see direct health benefits such as reductions in blood pressure in a relatively short amount of time once they switch to cleaner burning ...
Health Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In a new analysis of thousands of US women of childbearing age, Brown University researchers found that most exceeded the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants ...
Health Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. describes how the dramatic progress in autism research has paralleled increased recognition of autism's prevalence and financial impact in the December issue of ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research conducted by University of Southern California (USC) and Children's Hospital Los Angeles scientists demonstrates that polluted air – whether regional pollution or coming from local traffic sources – is associated ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 26, 2012 | 2.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Just 10 minutes spent in the back seat of a car with a smoker in the front, boosts a child's daily exposure to harmful pollutants by up to 30%, reveals research published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Levels of secondhand smoke outside smoking rooms and other designated smoking areas in airports are five times higher than in smoke-free airports, a new U.S. study finds.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Living in areas of high air pollution can lead to decreased cognitive function in older adults, according to new research presented in San Diego at The Gerontological Society of America's 65th Annual Scientific Meeting.
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Couples with high levels of PCBs and similar environmental pollutants take longer to achieve pregnancy in comparison to other couples with lower levels of the pollutants, according to a preliminary study by researchers at ...
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Marking the fourth annual World Pneumonia Day, November 12th, world leaders and the Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia are calling for major efforts in the fight against childhood pneumonia, which remains the number ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Doug Brugge, a professor of public health and community medicine at Tufts, assesses the possible reasons.
Inflammatory disorders Nov 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
An expanded Heathrow Airport would lead to 100 more pollution-related early deaths annually in the U.K. by 2030
According to the U.K.'s Department for Transport, demand for air travel in the country will more than double by 2030, from 127 million to 300 million passengers per year. A debate over how to accommodate ...
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Exposure to ambient air pollution from traffic during infancy is associated with lung function deficits in children up to eight years of age, particularly among children sensitized to common allergens, according to a new ...
Health Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Exposure to air pollution particles at mountaintop mining sites may lead to cardiovascular dysfunction, study finds
A published study by researchers at the West Virginia University School of Medicine and School of Public Health is the first of its kind to suggest that exposure to air pollution particles from mountaintop mining sites may ...
Cardiology Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 08, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2