Health

How climate change affects allergies, immune response and autism

Climate change and disruption of the ecosystem have the potential to profoundly impact the human body. Xue Ming, professor of neurology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, who recently published a paper in the International ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Human activity to blame for virus spread: study

Diseases such as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe could become more common as human activity destroys habitats and forces disease-carrying wild animals into ever-closer proximity with us, a major study showed on Wednesday.

Health

Is biodiversity conservation key to good mental health?

The biodiversity of our planet sustains us. From the air we breathe and the water we drink, to the soil we sow and the fuel we use. But Earth's wonders do more than provide the basic necessities that allow humans to survive ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Anticipating climate change, tackling disease

Climate change will have a significant impact on the spread of infectious diseases, in particular vector-borne diseases (VBDs) such as malaria and dengue fever. This is partly due to anticipated biodiversity loss, and partly ...