Asbestos is a natural mineral known to cause a variety of life-threatening health concerns and illness. However, as dangerous as exposure to asbestos can be, asbestos remains a commonly unknown substance to many, as it does not receive the precautionary … Continue reading →
In these recent sweltering days of summer, air conditioning might seem like your best friend. But those refreshingly cold gusts of air could also be delivering microbes around your house or office – and possibly making you sick.
Things went not so well for Laila, a divorced 28-year-old mother of one who is now a garment worker in a factory located in Savar area, the apparel industry hub of Bangladesh and not far away from the Dhaka city’s … Continue reading →
Scientists from UCLA, UC San Francisco, Costa Rica and Colombia take steps to identify genetic component to mental illness Scientists know there is a strong genetic component to bipolar disorder, but they have had an extremely difficult time identifying the … Continue reading →
The first 30 seconds of a social encounter is crucial for people with symptoms of schizophrenia for establishing contact with people, according to new research carried out at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Exeter Medical School. … Continue reading →
COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than 80 percent of pigs that tested positive for influenza A virus at Ohio county fairs between 2009 and 2011 showed no signs of illness, according to a new study. Ohio State University researchers tested 20 … Continue reading →
The concept of responsibility is being used by politicians as a distraction from the real problems in society, which have to do with inequality according to research from the University of Exeter. In the wake of the financial crisis there … Continue reading →
ANN ARBOR, Mich.— In these lean times, smart consumers refuse to pay a lot for throwaway items, but will shell out a little more for products that can be used again and again. The same is true of bacteria and … Continue reading →