Air Pollution Can Damage Even Healthy Lungs
The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests. Reuters Health Information
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'Punch in the Gut' as Scientists Find Micro Plastic in Arctic Ice
Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution poses to...
1 day ago - Medscape
Link Between Air Pollutants and Emphysema Progression Discovered
Exposure to ambient air pollutants, especially ozone, was associated with increasing emphysema progression based on up to five repeated CT scans over 10 years.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Global air pollution linked to increased emphysema cases
A new study funded by the NIH says that increasing rates of the chronic lung condition called emphysema are linked to breathing polluted air over a long period. The progression...
3 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Air Pollution Exposure can Accelerate Lung Disease as Much as a Pack a Day of Cigarettes
Long-term exposure to common air pollutants is linked to significant progression of lung disease like emphysema, finds a new study.
3 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes
Air pollution - especially ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change - accelerates the progression of emphysema of the lung, according to a new study.
3 days ago - ScienceDaily
Non-smokers can get emphysema from air pollution
Long-term exposure to air pollution was linked to increases in emphysema between 2000 and 2018, according to a new study.
3 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Long-term exposure to air pollution accelerates development of emphysema
A new multicenter study at Columbia University links long-term exposure to air pollution, especially ozone, to development of emphysema, a chronic lung disease.
3 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Air pollution may accelerate emphysema progression
Long-term exposure to common air pollutants is associated with significant progression of emphysema, according to an 18-year study published in JAMA. “We were surprised to see...
4 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
How to Reduce Exposure to Air Pollution
While most of us do not have the power to make the air cleaner, there are some ways to protect yourself.
4 days ago - NY Times
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Yes, You Can Eat Dairy and Still Lose Weight - and These 3 Foods Will Help...
Dairy products have something of a bad reputation with putting on pounds, but does eating dairy actually make you gain weight? It's a fair question to ask, because the people...
45% of Americans Are Out Here Wearing the Same Underwear For 2 Days in a...
Today in things you wish you didn't know: a new survey shows that 45 percent of Americans wear the same pair of underwear for two days or longer. Meanwhile, 13 percent took...
Stress can Curb the Desire to Eat
When a neurocircuit is activated in the mice, there was an increase in anxiety or stress levels and a decrease in appetite, finds a new study.
Wearable Sensors to Decode Sweat Composition
New non-invasive wearable sensors can detect the composition of sweat such as sweat rate, electrolytes, and metabolites.
New Study Refine Guidelines for Pediatric Brain Injuries
Measuring carbon dioxide level through the artery can be more effective than the noninvasive method for pediatric brain injuries, finds a new study.
School Shootings and Lockdowns: How do Kids Cope?
School shootings have become much more common occurrences in the 21st century. What affect are these events - and the drills designed to protect kids from them - having on...
Why I Won't Cry When My Child Starts Kindergarten
In a few weeks I'll hand over the keys to my most valuable commodity: my child. She'll march into kindergarten, without me. She'll eat lunch, laugh, sing, read stories, and...
Weed poisonings in kids doubled after medical marijuana was legalized in...
Most of the calls were for older kids who intentionally got into adults' legal stashes of medical marijuana - but may have been 'surprised' by the potency, new University of...
British women who developed a form of cancer linked to their breast implants...
Linzy Bromfield, 50, 'thought she was going to die' after she developed implant-associated lymphoma in 2016. She has the implants put in at a private clinic in the UK in 2005.
Study: Can nanoparticles be used to deliver treatments to injured brain and...
A research team from Purdue University has designed a cutting-edge treatment that could quickly repair brain and spinal cord cells that have been injured. The treatment method...