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Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new research found that early-life exposure to traffic-related air pollution was significantly associated with higher hyperactivity scores at age 7.
Prenatal exposure to traffic linked to respiratory infection in kids May 21, 11:45 am
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A study has claimed that exposure to traffic during the prenatal period is associated with an increased risk of respiratory infection being developed in young children by the age of 3.
Exposure to wood and tobacco smoke ups risk and symptoms of COPD May 21, 9:58 am
Washington, May 21 (ANI): People who are consistently exposed to both wood smoke and tobacco smoke are at a greater risk for developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and for experiencing more frequent and severe symptoms of the disease, as well as more severe airflow obstruction, than those who are exposed to only one type of smoke, a new study has found.
Darker skin also prone to skin cancer May 19, 10:36 am
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Fair skinned people are known to be at higher risk for skin cancer and other problems associated with too much exposure to the sun, but experts say people of color also are vulnerable to the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays emitted by the sun and indoor tanning beds.
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): A UK charity has called for urgent action to reduce women's exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.
Herbicide 'Agent Orange' exposure linked to prostate cancer May 13, 4:56 pm
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new study has found a link between exposure to Agent Orange and US veterans' having lethal forms of prostate cancer.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Mothers exposed to flame retardants during pregnancy may put their offspring at high risk for learning problems and hyperactivity in their early childhood, a new study has warned.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) has found that males that spend all their time reacting to their rivals die earlier and are less able to mate later in life.
Red light helps ward off `post-lunch laziness` Apr 28, 10:47 am
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): Exposure to certain wavelengths and levels of light has the potential to increase alertness during the post-lunch dip - mid-afternoon hours typically occurring from 2-4 pm, a new research has revealed.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Long term exposure to air pollution may cause heart attacks and strokes by speeding up atherosclerosis, or "hardening of the arteries", according to a study by U.S. researchers.
Long-term exposure to traffic pollution ups heart disease risk Apr 19, 11:02 am
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has found that long-term exposure to fine particle matter (PM) air pollution in part derived from traffic pollution is also associated with atherosclerosis independent of traffic noise.
Exposure to sunlight lowers risk of uterine fibroids Apr 16, 3:23 pm
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Women who have sufficient amounts of vitamin D are 32 percent less likely to develop fibroids than those who lack in the vital nutrient, a new study has found.
Asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking ups lung cancer risk Apr 13, 3:36 pm
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): The chances of developing lung cancer associated with asbestos exposure, asbestosis and smoking are dramatically increased when these three risk factors are combined, a new study has found.
Increase in rare childhood cancers linked to air pollution exposure Apr 10, 11:55 am
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Scientists from UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health have found a possible link between exposure to traffic-related air pollution and several childhood cancers.
Smoking may cause kidney problems in teens Apr 9, 3:31 pm
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Exposure to tobacco smoke could negatively impact kidney function in adolescents, according to a new study.
Reduced toxicant cigarettes can cut down health risks Mar 26, 4:14 pm
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Researchers have shown in their first clinical study of their novel prototype cigarettes that it is possible to reduce smokers' exposure to certain smoke toxicants.
Conflict between parents may affect babies' brain functioning Mar 26, 12:25 pm
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Exposure to arguments between parents is associated with the way babies' brains process emotional tone of voice, according to a new study.
Chronic asthma among kids linked to traffic pollution Mar 23, 9:52 am
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): 14 percent of chronic childhood asthma could be due to exposure to traffic pollution, a new study has found.
Malaria vaccine's effectiveness declines over a period of 4 years Mar 21, 10:26 am
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): A study by researchers from KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and Oxford University in Kenya has shown that the efficacy of a malaria vaccine candidate, RTS,S, wanes over time and varies with exposure to the malaria parasite.
Overheard phone calls top as most annoying background noise Mar 14, 12:04 pm
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Overhearing a one-sided cellphone call is more distracting than exposure to two-sided chatter, a new study has found.
Prenatal exposure to pesticide DDT linked to high BP in women Mar 13, 3:29 pm
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Infant girls exposed to high levels of the pesticide DDT while still inside the womb have a tripled risk for hypertension in adulthood, according to a new study led by the University of California, Davis.
Beware nonsmokers! Secondhand smoke can trigger heart disease Mar 8, 12:12 pm
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke may be more dangerous than previously thought, a new research has warned.
Wearing texting half gloves 'dangerous in winter' Mar 4, 9:39 am
Washington, Mar. 4 (ANI): The popular half-gloves, which leave fingers uncovered for texting may be good for communicating electronically but can lead to permanent loss of fingers due to exposure to the cold.
BPA exposure during pregnancy ups asthma risk in kids Mar 2, 12:49 pm
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Early childhood exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) can elevate risk for asthma in young children, a new study has revealed.
Chemical in plastics may impair developing brain Feb 26, 10:51 am
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Environmental exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a widespread chemical found in plastics and resins, may suppress a gene vital to nerve cell function and to the development of the central nervous system, a study has revealed.
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