Environment

Toxic metal may play a role in autism development

In a recent study, researchers find that environmental metal and metalloid pollution (lead, mercury, aluminum, and arsenic) may induce autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The finding...
For heart health, environment really matters

For heart health, environment really matters

In a new research project including three studies, researchers find that current extreme-weather warning may not be sufficient to protect people and that owning...
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Even low air pollution is linked to serious changes in the heart

In a new UK study, researchers find that people exposed to air pollution levels well within UK guidelines have changes in the structure of...
As globe warms up, heatwave deaths will steadily rise by 2080

As globe warms up, heatwave deaths will steadily rise by 2080

In a recent international study led by Monash University in Australia, researchers find that If people cannot adapt to future climate temperatures, heatwave deaths...
Air pollution- New risk factor for diabetes

Air pollution: New risk factor for diabetes

In a recent study, researchers find that outdoor air pollution is linked to an increased risk of diabetes globally. The findings suggest that reducing pollution...
power grid energy storage

Scientists find low-cost energy storage solutions for wind, water, and solar energy

Renewable energy, such as solar, wind, and water energy, plays an important role in the future global energy supply. However, the availability of these...
climate change

The impacts of climate change on our society and economy

It is expected climate change will have strong social and economic influences in the future. But a recent review paper published in Science shows...
man-made debris

In the USA, 25% of fish sold at markets contain man-made debris, says study

Debris are pieces of rubbish or remains. They are generated during human activities in daily life. Debris can be a pollutant that seriously harms...
electronic waste

An effective way to recycle copper from complex electronic waste

Electronic waste, such as discarded mobile phones, computers, and tablets, contains a large number of precious metals including copper, zinc, gold, silver, etc. Electronic waste...
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Reducing porpoise, dolphin and whale bycatch in European waters

For decades, bycatch of porpoises, dolphins and whales (collectively known as cetaceans) has been a major conservation and welfare concern in Europe, with thousands...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...