Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pesticide linked to chronic kidney disease

A commonly available pesticide has been associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a University of Queensland study.

Health

Commercial pesticides not as safe as they seem

Lack of information on the effects of all pesticide ingredients makes them appear safer than they are—potentially causing serious harm to people and the environment.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is causing microcephaly in Brazil?

The outbreak of the Zika virus has been widely associated with a rise in microcephaly cases in Brazil. While there is some evidence for this connection, the link has not yet been proven with scientific certainty. Alternative ...

Inflammatory disorders

Pesticide exposure contributes to heightened risk of heart disease

Pesticide exposure, not obesity alone, can contribute to increased cardiovascular disease risk and inflammation in premenopausal women, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology ...

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