Health

air-pollution

92% of World’s Population Breathe Highly Polluted Air

No less than 92% of the world’s inhabitants live in places where levels of air quality do not meet the norms set by the World Health Organization (WHO), according...

Child with measles

The Americas Are Free of Measles

The Americas is the first region in the world to be declared free of measles. The viral disease was one of the major causes of childhood mortality, announced Tuesday the...

Genetics Obesity

Genetics Are Not a Fatality When it Comes to Obesity

Genetics is not fatality. At least, not in the case of obesity. This is the conclusion of a meta-analysis conducted by an international research team and published in...

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s Disease Declining in Rich Countries

It’s rare a ray of hope: recent studies show that the rate of new cases of Alzheimer’s disease tends to be stable or decreasing in Western Europe and the...

prostate-cancer

Prostatectomy Does Not Improve Survival of Men With Prostate Cancer

The removal of the prostate is not always justified when cancer is detected. The approach to take is always a subject of hot debates. However, a study published in two...

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Stress Reduces Fertility in Women, New Study Reveals

Is the female fertility affected by stress? Long suspected to have some dramatic effects on fertility, the impact of psychological stress is now confirmed by a study...

Tasmanian devils cancer

Genetics May Save Tasmanian Devils from Devastating Cancer

Tasmanian devils cancer — It was feared that they were quickly going to disappear but a glimmer of hope has appeared for the Tasmanian devils. Decimated by a...

Sedentary lifestyle can kill

Sedentary Lifestyle Can Kill According to New Study

Sedentary lifestyle can kill but exercising for an hour a day may be enough to counteract the harmful effects of a Sedentary lifestyle, a new study from Norway finds....