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Climate change may have contributed to the decline of this ancient city

Climate change may have contributed to the decline of this ancient city

In a new study, researchers found climate change may have contributed to the decline of Cahokia. Cahokia was a famous prehistoric city near present-day St....
The real health costs of coal power plants

The real health costs of coal power plants

A new study has shown that coal power plants in India take the highest toll in the world when it comes to health. The study...

Exposure to these 4 toxic metals linked to stroke and heart disease

In a recent study, researchers found that the exposure to lead, copper, cadmium, and arsenic is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease...

Your city’s air may play a big role in your heart health

In a recent study, researchers find that Healthy people exposed to even low levels of air pollution over a handful of years developed enlarged...

Air pollution may be linked to high dementia risk

In a new study, researchers find air pollution may be linked to an increased risk of developing dementia. This is a London-based observational study. Air pollution...

Air pollution may harm your cognitive function

Recently, scientists have found that air pollution could harm not only our physical health but also mental functions. One study from Beijing Normal University in...

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...
low level of air pollution, heart change

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...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
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...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
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...