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Futurism
1 month ago
OMG science

Whoever Figures Out How to Remove Microplastics From the Human Body Is Going to Make a Fortune

Microplastics are increasingly found in human bodies and could have harmful effects, prompting the need for effective removal methods. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Health

Cakes and drinks sweetener neotame can damage gut wall, scientists find

Consuming the sweetener neotame can lead to serious health issues and damage the gut, impacting gut bacteria negatively. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Vaping may increase the risk of heart failure, study suggests

Vaping may significantly increase heart failure risk.
Research indicates vaping linked to heart health impacts. [ more ]
Futurism
1 month ago
OMG science

Whoever Figures Out How to Remove Microplastics From the Human Body Is Going to Make a Fortune

Microplastics are increasingly found in human bodies and could have harmful effects, prompting the need for effective removal methods. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Health

Cakes and drinks sweetener neotame can damage gut wall, scientists find

Consuming the sweetener neotame can lead to serious health issues and damage the gut, impacting gut bacteria negatively. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Vaping may increase the risk of heart failure, study suggests

Vaping may significantly increase heart failure risk.
Research indicates vaping linked to heart health impacts. [ more ]
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Inverse
1 month ago
Medicine

Are Fish Oil Supplements Too Good To Be True? Here's What a New Study Found

Regular fish oil supplement use may increase the risk of first-time heart disease in individuals with good heart health. [ more ]
Fast Company
1 month ago
Health

Majority of Maui wildfire survey participants have respiratory issues

Up to 74% of participants from a University of Hawaii study on Maui's wildfires may have respiratory issues; research aims for long-term impact assessment. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

Smoke-Filled Skies Leave Midwest Fearing Another Season of Polluted Air

Wildfire smoke from Canada impacting U.S., experts foresee active but less extreme season, need for increased awareness and adaptation. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Medicine

Beethoven likely didn't die from lead poisoning, new DNA analysis reveals

Beethoven's genome analysis revealed toxic levels of lead, arsenic, and mercury, impacting his health but not causing death. [ more ]
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Medicine

A New Era in Weed Research

Rescheduling marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule III could facilitate better understanding of its health effects. [ more ]
LADbible
2 months ago
Remote teams

Hunchbacked model shows what remote workers will look like by 2100, according to research

Working from home without a dedicated workspace can lead to negative physical effects in the long term. [ more ]
Futurism
2 months ago
OMG science

Organ Transplants Can Change Personality and Even Sexual Orientation, Scientists Find

Organ transplants can lead to unexpected personality and preference changes. [ more ]
Nature
2 months ago
Health

Audio long read: Why loneliness is bad for your health

Researchers are exploring how neurons can help explain the negative impact loneliness has on health. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Wellness

How an Earthquake Can Throw the Body and Brain Off-Balance

Earthquakes can lead to health issues like anxiety and dizziness, known as earthquake sickness.
Post-earthquake symptoms like phantom earthquakes and dizziness can persist for months after the tremors. [ more ]
#pfas
www.france24.com
3 months ago
France news

Forever chemicals': French MPs approve PFAS product ban

French MPs approved bill restricting PFAS products, excluding cookware.
The bill aims to ban cosmetics, wax products, and textiles containing PFAS by 2030. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Health

New study reveals diet link to PFAS forever chemicals' in human body

Processed meat and butter can increase PFAS levels in blood.
More testing needed on foods for PFAS levels. [ more ]
www.france24.com
3 months ago
France news

Forever chemicals': French MPs approve PFAS product ban

French MPs approved bill restricting PFAS products, excluding cookware.
The bill aims to ban cosmetics, wax products, and textiles containing PFAS by 2030. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Health

New study reveals diet link to PFAS forever chemicals' in human body

Processed meat and butter can increase PFAS levels in blood.
More testing needed on foods for PFAS levels. [ more ]
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www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

London family wins 20,000 after council blamed mould problem on 'lifestyle'

Failure to address damp and mould issues appropriately by Lewisham Council for years.
Housing Ombudsman ordered council to pay out over 40,000 to affected residents due to severe failings in addressing damp and mould issues. [ more ]
#ultra-processed-foods
Inverse
4 months ago
Health

The One Key Fact You Should Remember About Ultra-Processed Foods

Ultra-processed foods linked to 32 harmful health effects
Diets high in ultra-processed foods are associated with poor health outcomes [ more ]
The Drum
4 months ago
Health

Is it time to label ultra-processed foods?

Half of UK adults don't look at food labels when shopping.
Ultra-processed foods can be identified by unfamiliar ingredients on the label. [ more ]
Inverse
4 months ago
Health

The One Key Fact You Should Remember About Ultra-Processed Foods

Ultra-processed foods linked to 32 harmful health effects
Diets high in ultra-processed foods are associated with poor health outcomes [ more ]
The Drum
4 months ago
Health

Is it time to label ultra-processed foods?

Half of UK adults don't look at food labels when shopping.
Ultra-processed foods can be identified by unfamiliar ingredients on the label. [ more ]
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#toxicology
theconversation.com
4 months ago
Health

Lead from Old Paint and Pipes Is Still a Deadly Hazard in Millions of US Homes

Lead is a potent neurotoxin causing severe health effects like neurological damage and organ failure.
Over 1 million deaths per year are due to lead poisoning, with the highest exposures in developing nations. [ more ]
HuffPost
7 months ago
Health

This Type Of Disaster Could Be The Most Dangerous Of All - And It's A Mystery

Studying the effects of multiple chemical exposures on human health has been largely ignored and underfunded in the field of public health.
Current risk assessments only consider the effects of individual chemicals, despite the fact that people are often exposed to mixtures of chemicals in the real world.
There is a lack of data on the health effects of chemical mixtures, leading to inaccurate risk assessments and potentially harmful public health statements. [ more ]
theconversation.com
4 months ago
Health

Lead from Old Paint and Pipes Is Still a Deadly Hazard in Millions of US Homes

Lead is a potent neurotoxin causing severe health effects like neurological damage and organ failure.
Over 1 million deaths per year are due to lead poisoning, with the highest exposures in developing nations. [ more ]
HuffPost
7 months ago
Health

This Type Of Disaster Could Be The Most Dangerous Of All - And It's A Mystery

Studying the effects of multiple chemical exposures on human health has been largely ignored and underfunded in the field of public health.
Current risk assessments only consider the effects of individual chemicals, despite the fact that people are often exposed to mixtures of chemicals in the real world.
There is a lack of data on the health effects of chemical mixtures, leading to inaccurate risk assessments and potentially harmful public health statements. [ more ]
moretoxicology
ABC7 San Francisco
4 months ago
Health

How springing forward to daylight saving time could affect your health, and how to prepare

Daylight saving time can disrupt sleep and harm health, leading to an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Adjusting to daylight saving time may require getting more sunshine to reset the circadian rhythm for better sleep quality. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
France news

French police arrest activists after break-in at 'forever chemicals' plant

Activists protested at Arkema site against PFAS chemicals production.
PFAS compounds, known as forever chemicals, have long lifespans and serious health effects. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
4 months ago
Health

How to know if stress is the reason you're sick

Stress is the body's response to pressure, resulting in physical symptoms like headaches and gastrointestinal issues.
Control over a situation can help reduce stress symptoms, as prolonged stress can have serious health effects. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Health

How unhealthy are processed foods? DW 02/20/2024

Processed foods can contain more calories than unprocessed foods
The extent of processing determines the impact on health due to more calories and nutrient loss [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Wellness

Are Edibles Safer Than Smoking?

Edibles are becoming increasingly popular as a way to consume cannabis, with cannabis brands promoting them as a healthier alternative to smoking.
There is little research comparing the health effects of edibles and smoking, and the answer to whether edibles are safer is complicated. [ more ]
Mail Online
5 months ago
Wine

EU may cut red wine from the recommended 'healthy' Mediterranean diet

Scientists are considering dropping red wine from the Mediterranean diet
Some studies suggest that there is no 'safe amount' of alcohol and that total abstention is best [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
Health

Just 15 minutes of exercise can undo damage of working at desk all day, study finds

Just 15 to 30 minutes of exercise can improve mortality for those in sedentary jobs
Working in an occupation that involves prolonged sitting increases the risk of dying overall and from cardiovascular disease [ more ]
time.com
6 months ago
Health

Is It Dangerous to Keep Getting COVID-19?

Repeat COVID-19 infections may have cumulative, lasting effects
Higher risk of Long COVID with repeat infections [ more ]
Fatherly
6 months ago
Wellness

A Salt-Heavy Diet Is Now Linked To A Higher Risk Of This Common Disease

Eating too much salt is linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
Compared to those who 'never' or 'rarely' added salt to their meals, those who 'sometimes' had a 13% higher risk, while those who 'always' had a 39% higher risk. [ more ]
#health effects
HuffPost
7 months ago
Wellness

Here's What Happens To Your Body If You Drink Soda Every Day

Nearly half of adults in the U.S. drink soda every day.
Drinking soda every day can have short-term effects on energy levels and dental health. [ more ]
Inverse
7 months ago
Health

When Is the "Right" Time To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner? An Endocrinologist Reveals the Inconvenient Answer

Understanding the effects of heavy eating on our bodies can help choose the ideal Thanksgiving mealtime.
Eating a large meal triggers hormonal responses that affect how we feel and elevates our metabolism through thermogenesis.
Planning a meal to finish by 6:30 pm can help improve sleep if going to bed by 10 or 11 pm. [ more ]
HuffPost
7 months ago
Wellness

Here's What Happens To Your Body If You Drink Soda Every Day

Nearly half of adults in the U.S. drink soda every day.
Drinking soda every day can have short-term effects on energy levels and dental health. [ more ]
Inverse
7 months ago
Health

When Is the "Right" Time To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner? An Endocrinologist Reveals the Inconvenient Answer

Understanding the effects of heavy eating on our bodies can help choose the ideal Thanksgiving mealtime.
Eating a large meal triggers hormonal responses that affect how we feel and elevates our metabolism through thermogenesis.
Planning a meal to finish by 6:30 pm can help improve sleep if going to bed by 10 or 11 pm. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
1 month ago
Mental health

How dangerous is laughing gas? DW 06/04/2024

Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) is widely available and often underestimated for its potential harm, leading to government regulations and bans to prevent misuse among teenagers. [ more ]
Axios
1 week ago
Medicine

FDA to ban additive used in sodas due to health concerns

The FDA has removed the only authorized use of BVO in the food supply due to safety concerns and adverse health effects.
Many beverage makers have already reformulated their products to replace BVO with alternative ingredients, with few beverages in the U.S. still containing BVO. [ more ]
Inverse
3 weeks ago
OMG science

Your Body Is Awash In Microplastics - Should You Be Worried?

Plastic particles are widespread and potentially harmful, especially nanoplastics which can impact development in animals like chickens. [ more ]
BKReader
3 weeks ago
Brooklyn

Air Quality Health Advisory Issued For New York City Metro

Summer heat leads to ground-level ozone formation in NYC, Long Island & Lower Hudson Valley regions, prompting a health advisory by DEC. [ more ]
Alternative Medicine Magazine
3 weeks ago
Alternative medicine

4 Ways to Improve Your Home's Water Quality

Improving water quality at home is crucial for various uses, including drinking, cooking, and bathing. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
1 month ago
OMG science

Largest compendium of space medicine sheds light on what happens to astronauts' bodies

Space medicine must develop databases, tools, and protocols similar to those on Earth to better understand health effects of space travel. [ more ]
Alternative Medicine Magazine
1 month ago
Alternative medicine

Best Natural Sugar Alternatives

There are various types of sugar with different effects on the body, such as Xylitol being a healthier sugar alternative. [ more ]
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