Health

Study shows success of New York City's Clean Heat Program

In 2012, New York City established the Clean Heat Program to eliminate the use of residual heating oil which had been identified as a major source of air pollution in the City and linked to multiple adverse health outcomes, ...

Addiction

Does use of electronic devices affect mental traits?

In a study published in Addiction Biology, investigators found significant associations between use of electronic devices and signs of depression and anxiety, as well as cigarette smoking and alcohol drinking. The team also ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Thyroid conditions may affect ovaries' egg reserves

Thyroid hormones are important for ovarian health and fertility, but the effects of low thyroid hormone levels (hypothyroidism) and thyroid autoimmune diseases on the functioning of a woman's ovaries are not fully understood. ...

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