A small imaging study suggests prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), the toxic air pollution caused in part by vehicle emissions, coal burning and smoking, may be bad for children’s brains and may contribute to slower processing speeds and behavioral problems, including attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder (ADHD) symptoms, according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry. Continue reading →
Deep-water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have liver pathologies, tumors and other health problems that may be linked to human-caused pollution, one of the first studies of its type has found.
While people the world over are concerned about the environmental impact of climate change and how to reduce it to the minimum, U.S. researchers are already a step ahead in studying its challenges and opportunities for public health. Continue reading →
We live in a world that is full of various toxins, which can be disruptive to almost every system in the body. But a proper detox program can significantly reduce the negative impact of environmental stressors.
Here, Dr. Woodson Merrell cited highlights from recent research that make detoxing your life as essential as getting a good night’s sleep and going to the gym.