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Nearly a quarter of college women try smoking tobacco with a hookah, or water pipe, for the first time during their freshman year, according to new research from The Miriam Hospital's Center for Behavioral and Preventive ...
Addiction Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Prenatal and early childhood exposure to the chemical solvent tetrachloroethylene (PCE) found in drinking water may be associated with long-term visual impairments, particularly in the area of color discrimination, a new ...
Health Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The use of birdsong and the sound of running water to aid sleep has been used for more than five hundred years, according to researchers at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A naturally occurring protein called TLR1 plays a critical role in protecting the body from illnesses caused by eating undercooked pork or drinking contaminated water, according to new research from the University of Southern ...
Medical research Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two people have died and 26 others have been infected by an outbreak of cholera in the city of Gao, northern Mali, a region occupied by hardline Islamist groups, officials told AFP on Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Millions of people worldwide are exposed to arsenic from contaminated water, and we are all exposed to arsenic via the food we eat. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal has demons ...
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sunflowers may hold the solution to a problem which gets under the skin of millions of Australians every year.
Medical research Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Chemicals in the environment that mimic estrogen can strongly influence the development of humans and other animals. New research to be presented at the 2012 International Zebrafish Development and Genetics Conference, held ...
Genetics Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A second person has died following an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Scotland, which has led to almost 90 confirmed or suspected cases, health authorities said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have discovered unexpectedly large genetic differences between two similar species of the pathogenic Cryptosporidium parasite.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brazilian researchers say they have successfully tested a vaccine against schistosomiasis, a disease caused by parasitic worms that afflicts more than 200 million people worldwide.
Medications Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have found new genetic information that shows how harmful bacteria cause the acute diarrheal disease shigellosis, which kills more than a million people worldwide each year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Scottish whisky distillery at the centre of an investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has infected up to 74 people has temporarily halted production, it said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) Health officials on Thursday reported 61 confirmed and suspected cases of Legionnaires' disease in Scotland, an outbreak that has left one man dead.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Our bodies need about two litres of fluids per day, not two litres of water specifically. In an Editorial in the June issue of Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Spero Tsindos from La Trobe University, examin ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 1