September 11, 2019

France To Propose Pesticide-Free Buffer Zones In Residential Areas

The French government is preparing to legislate for a 5-meter or 10-meter pesticide-free buffer zone around housing areas.
September 9, 2019

9/11 World Trade Center Exposure Linked To Heart Disease Among New York City Firefighters

A new study of New York City firefighters has found that exposure to 9/11 World Trade Center dust is associated with a significantly increased long-term risk of cardiovascular disease.
September 4, 2019

UK Teenager Loses Sight After Living On Diet Of Potato Chips And French Fries

Experts are warning about the dangers of "fussy eating" after a 17-year-old teenager in the UK suffered irreparable sight loss after living on a diet of potato chips and French fries.
August 26, 2019

Lower Levels Of Dietary Vitamins And Antioxidants Are Linked To Frailty In Older Adults

Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing at Trinity College Dublin have shown that lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants are associated with frailty.
August 23, 2019

Low Levels Of Vitamin D In Elementary School Could Result In Aggressive Behavior In Adolescence

Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence, according to a new University of Michigan study of school children in Bogotá, Colombia.
August 16, 2019

Nazi Book Of Anatomy Still Used By Surgeons Today

The so-called ‘Pernkopf Topographic Anatomy of Man’, whose findings and illustrations came from the dissected bodies of people killed by the Nazis, is still used by surgeons today.
August 14, 2019

Psychologists Say ‘War On Cancer’ Metaphors May Do More Harm Than Good

NEWS The use of war metaphors when referring to cancer may do more harm than good, say psychologists. COMMENT The so-called ‘War On Cancer’ is an […]
August 9, 2019

Fast Food Availability Linked With More Heart Attacks

NEWS Research carried out in Australia has found that areas with a higher number of fast food restaurants have more heart attacks. COMMENT Providing still further […]