Psychology & Psychiatry

Heat takes its toll on mental health

Hot days increase the probability that an average adult in the U.S. will report bad mental health, according to a study published March 25, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Mengyao Li of the University of Georgia, ...

Cardiology

Climate Change: Heat-induced heart attack risk on the rise

Heart attack, or myocardial infarction, is the number one cause of death worldwide. A study published in the European Heart Journal by scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München and colleagues from a range of other Bavarian ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher explains the increase in dengue epidemics in Singapore

Population growth and increased temperature are the most important explanations to the significant increase of dengue incidence in Singapore since the 1970s. This is shown in a study undertaken by Joacim Rocklöv and his ...