Cardiology

Pesticide exposure may increase heart disease and stroke risk

On-the-job exposure to high levels of pesticides raised the risk of heart disease and stroke in a generally healthy group of Japanese American men in Hawaii, according to new research published in the Journal of the American ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Occupational exposures linked with increased risk of COPD

An international team led by researchers from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal has provided new evidence about the role of occupational exposures as an important risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary ...

Neuroscience

Pesticide exposure may be ALS risk factor

New research shows environmental pollutants could affect the chances a person will develop amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

Health

Chemical exposure linked to rising diabetes, obesity risk

Emerging evidence ties endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure to two of the biggest public health threats facing society - diabetes and obesity, according to the executive summary of an upcoming Scientific Statement issued ...

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