• Air pollution linked to autism

    10 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to an increased risk of developing autism, according to a study of Chinese children during their first three-years of life.
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  • Opioid use may increase risk of dangerous heart rhythm disorder

    10 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Opioid use appears to increase a person's risk for developing atrial fibrillation, a dangerous heart-rhythm disorder known to cause strokes, according to preliminary research.
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  • Chronic exposure to excess noise may increase risk for heart disease, stroke

    10 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Exposure to environmental noise appears to increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes by fueling the activity of a brain region involved in stress response.
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