Health

Cross-generational consequences of lead poisoning

Japanese and Zambian scientists have shown that environmental lead poisoning in children affects not only their own health and wellbeing, but the vitality and mental health of their mothers, as well.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Emerging invasive disease linked to raw freshwater fish

Experts from the University of Stirling have contributed to a new report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), warning of an emerging foodborne hazard in Southeast Asia.

Health

Invisible threat: Listeria in smoked fish

In 2018, 701 cases of severe invasive listeriosis were communicated to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), which translates into 0.8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Most listeriosis illnesses reported are severe and are associated ...

Pediatrics

Machine learning models identify kids at risk of lead poisoning

Machine learning can help public health officials identify children most at risk of lead poisoning, enabling them to concentrate their limited resources on preventing poisonings rather than remediating homes only after a ...

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