Products in your home may be contributing to the deadly effects of household air pollution (HAP).
Researchers found that pregnant women who were exposed to pollutants during the first eight weeks of pregnancy had a higher risk of birth defects.
The study found that pollution may be causing otters’ penises to shrink, as well as fertility problems, and the same contaminants may be affecting human men as well.
Advocates have been alleging for years that some towns close to factories and polluted waterways have been disproportionately at risk for the disease.
Genetics, sedentary lifestyle and eating habits are all well-known risk factors for diabetes type-2. A new study, however, says that there may be other factors that go unnoticed, like the pesticides present in the food, water and air that may increase the chances of being diagnosed with diabetes type-2.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.