Health

China's Sulfur Dioxide Emissions Declined Significantly While India's Grew Over Last Decade
November 9, 2017 12:09 PM - University of Maryland

Sulfur dioxide is an air pollutant that causes acid rain, haze and many health-related problems. It is produced predominantly when coal is burned to generate electricity.

Indian Air Pollution Reaches Dangerous Levels, Doctors Warn
November 9, 2017 10:25 AM - Yale Environment 360

Air pollution in the Indian capital of Delhi has reached extraordinarily high levels, equivalent to smoking two packs of cigarettes a day, the nation’s doctors and public health experts warned this week.

Indian Air Pollution Reaches Dangerous Levels, Doctors Warn
November 9, 2017 10:25 AM - Yale Environment 360

Air pollution in the Indian capital of Delhi has reached extraordinarily high levels, equivalent to smoking two packs of cigarettes a day, the nation’s doctors and public health experts warned this week.

Significant Financial Stress Associated With 13-Fold Higher Odds of Having a Heart Attack
November 9, 2017 09:45 AM - European Society of Cardiology

Significant financial stress is associated with a 13-fold higher odds of having a heart attack, according to research presented at the 18th Annual Congress of the South African Heart Association.

Significant Financial Stress Associated With 13-Fold Higher Odds of Having a Heart Attack
November 9, 2017 09:45 AM - European Society of Cardiology

Significant financial stress is associated with a 13-fold higher odds of having a heart attack, according to research presented at the 18th Annual Congress of the South African Heart Association.

27 Ways Heatwaves Can Kill
November 9, 2017 09:00 AM - University of Hawaii at Manoa

A new systematic synthesis by researchers at the University of Hawai?i at M?noa shows that there are at least 27 different physiological pathways in which a heatwave can kill a human being, and everyone is at risk.

Chemists develop method to quickly screen, identify fentanyl and other drugs of abuse
November 8, 2017 08:13 AM - McMaster University

Researchers at McMaster University have developed a new drug screening technique that could lead to the rapid and accurate identification of fentanyl, as well as a vast number of other drugs of abuse, which up until now have been difficult to detect by traditional urine tests.

The method, outlined in the current edition of the journal Analytical Chemistry, addresses a serious public health emergency related to opioid addiction and unintentional overdose deaths: the lack of a reliable and inexpensive test that allows for comprehensive surveillance of synthetic drugs flooding the illegal market.

Study: Serving Water With School Lunches Could Prevent Child, Adult Obesity
November 7, 2017 12:13 PM - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Encouraging children to drink plain water with their school lunches could prevent more than half a million youths in the U.S. from becoming overweight or obese, and trim the medical costs and indirect societal costs associated with these problems by more than $13 billion, a new study suggests.

Study: Serving Water With School Lunches Could Prevent Child, Adult Obesity
November 7, 2017 12:13 PM - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Encouraging children to drink plain water with their school lunches could prevent more than half a million youths in the U.S. from becoming overweight or obese, and trim the medical costs and indirect societal costs associated with these problems by more than $13 billion, a new study suggests.

Biological Consequences of Climate Change on Epidemics May Be Scale-dependent
November 7, 2017 11:13 AM - Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters

Conventional thinking holds that current climate warming will increase the prevalence and transmission of disease. 

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