Tag: "indoors" at biology news
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...