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Children of smokers have more than 5 times higher levels of a nicotine toxin

...ilation or a greater tendency for parents to smoke indoors in winter.’ Sleeping with a parent is a know risk factor for cot death and the authors suggest that one reason for this could be inhalation of, or closeness to clothing or other objects contaminated with, smoke particles during sleep. Nearly ...

Many cleaners, air fresheners may pose health risks when used indoors

When used indoors under certain conditions, many common household cl... chemistry that occurs when such products are used indoors ?in particular, products that contain a reactive group of chemicals called terpenes. Ethylene-based...

Chemical in many air fresheners may reduce lung function

...th control. "Because people spend so much time indoors where these products are used, it's important that we understand the effects that even low levels might have on the respiratory system," said Leslie Elliott, Ph.D. a researcher on the NIEHS-funded study. "There has been very little research on the he...

New Research Shows Artificial Light at Night Stimulates Breast Cancer Growth in Laboratory Mice

...keeping.?/p> “Day workers who spend their time indoors would benefit from lighting that better mimics sunlight,?added Stevens. “Companies that employ shift workers could introduce lighting that allows the workers to see without disrupting their circadian and melatonin rhythms.? ...

WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas

... mostly live and bite outdoors - will start biting indoors more frequently. We have to monitor for these situations and support the communities so they are protected from disease, and have access to treatment when they need it". "To reduce the risk of a dengue fever or malaria cases, WHO is strengthening it...

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(Date:4/15/2014)... Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has announced the ... awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes (one million US dollars prize ... for their great merits to science. , This year ... awarded to the Austrian-American chemist Erwin Chargaff in 1964. ... Prizes to the following laureates: , Christopher ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... 2050, deforestation could cause temperatures in the Congo ... would intensify warming caused by greenhouse gases by ... the University of Leuven, Belgium. , Explosive population ... destruction of tropical rainforests in Central Africa. A ... examined how these practices will affect longer-term temperatures ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... of Adelaide research into parasites of cuttlefish, squid ... astonishing life cycles, and shown how they may ... Researcher Dr Sarah Catalano has described 10 new ... the kidneys of cephalopods (cuttlefish, squid and octopus). ... to be described from Australian waters. , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Five scientists awarded prestigious Heineken Prizes 2Study: Deforestation could intensify climate change in Congo Basin by half 2Bizarre parasite may provide cuttlefish clues 2
(Date:4/14/2014)... NJ. April 10, 2014. John DeLuca, PhD, and Yael ... Idec to study how persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) ... of Actual Reality to Measure Everyday Life Functional Activity ... research. Dr. DeLuca is senior VP of Research & ... at New York University, is a visiting scientist at ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... In a UT Dallas study involving serious youth offenders, the ... for the next seven years: "How long do you think ... the future encourages offending over time., Author Dr. Alex Piquero ... long life ahead of them offend at very high rates ... going to die much later in life offend much less., ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... COLUMBUS, Ohio A new study identifies a molecule ... and suggests that the molecule could be an important ... of tumor progression. , The study of microRNA-135b (miR-135b) ... in the journal Cancer Cell and was ... Cancer Center Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... --- Depression can hit young fathers hard -- with symptoms ... their children,s lives, a new Northwestern Medicine study has found. ... the first five years of fatherhood for these young men, ... and whom lived in the same home as their children. ... the journal Pediatrics . , This study is the ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... world, many people live and work in dim and ... And as the global population continues to rise and ... spread. , To alleviate the problem, Egyptian researchers ... onto narrow streets and alleyways. The panel is mounted ... angle, where it spreads sunlight onto the street below. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:UT Dallas study: Youth who fail to envision future commit more crimes 2Health News:Study identifies a likely key driver of colorectal cancer development and progression 2Health News:Young dads at high risk of depression, too 2Health News:Let the sun shine in: Redirecting sunlight to urban alleyways 2
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