Environment

Air pollution in childhood may increase schizophrenia risk

Air pollution affects physical health, and new research results now conclude that it also affects our psychological health. In a new study, researchers found that...

BPA-free products could harm your heart functions

In a new study, researchers found that common Bisphenol A (BPA) replacement, bisphenol S (BPS), can hinder heart function within minutes of a single...

Air pollution can worsen your bone health

Some of the effects of air pollution on health are well documented -lung cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, and long etcetera- but for others, there...

Living near green space may help lower risk of obesity

In a new study, researchers found that living less than 300 meters from green space may help lower the risk of excess weight or...

Common pesticide linked to higher heart disease death risk

In a new study, researchers found that people with higher levels of a chemical in their body that indicates exposure to commonly used insecticides...

2 hours a week close to nature may strongly boost your health and wellbeing

In a new study, researchers found that spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for promoting health...

Warmer temperatures could increase arsenic levels in rice

People around the world consume rice in their daily diets. But in addition to its nutrient and caloric content, rice can contain small amounts of...

Greenhouse gas emissions linked to obesity

In a new study, researchers found that the increasing average body size of people on Earth, in addition to the growing world population may...

Air pollution may increase depression and suicide risk

In a new study, researchers found that people exposed to higher levels of air pollution are more likely to experience depression or die by...

Microplastics million times more abundant in the ocean than we thought

Nothing seems safe from plastic contamination. A new study by NSF-funded researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography suggests there could be a million times...