This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Apr 29;12(4):e048683. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-048683. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: Primary/elementary schools are crucial settings for early weight management interventions, but the effects on children’s weight are small. This may be because the environments in which these schools are located promote unhealthy behaviors that leadRead More →

This article was originally published here About Int. 8 Apr 2022;164:107230. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2022.107230. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Widespread environmental contamination can directly interact with human immune system functions. Environmental effects on the immune system can influence human susceptibility to respiratory infections as well as the severity of infectiousRead More →

Since October of last year, some of the largest proposed luxury housing complexes and developments in California have been canceled or massively delayed, either by the courts or directly by the government. In October, a San Diego Superior Court judge halted most of the SD County Otay Ranch project dueRead More →

Accurate mapping of infection prevalence and risk is an essential tool to inform disease prevention and control strategies, as illustrated here for human echinococcosis in western China. Daniel Parson March 18, 2022 Gansu in Western China image courtesy of pixabay – user Liruoyingdoudou2009 Human echinococcosis – distribution and impactEchinococcosis isRead More →

Several factors, including environmental risk factors, can play a role in triggering flare-ups of ulcerative colitis, during which symptoms return or worsen. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic disease that causes inflammation of the colon and rectum. During flare-ups, people usually experience symptoms such as diarrhea and abdominal pain. ARead More →

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain Social factors, such as low socioeconomic status and crowded housing, and genetic factors, such as gene variants related to inflammatory pathways, likely impact health outcomes related to COVID-19. In an article published in Advanced Geneticsthe researchers propose a framework for considering the interactions between these differentRead More →

As the technique of manufacturing refrigeration has developed, new research and innovative designs are helping commercial refrigerators and freezers improve to provide users with a quality experience, especially in that they have taken a more environmentally friendly approach, changing the use of freon gas and some consumables for new typesRead More →

This article was originally published here Sci Total Environ. February 2022 26:154182. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154182. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Studies on the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) indicate that geo-environmental factors played an important role in the global pandemic. However, there has been no systematic review of the impactRead More →

February 11, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Rockett does not report any relevant financial information. Please see the study for all relevant disclosures by other authors. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are published on Please provide your email address to receive anRead More →

First subcategory: Friends role model Participants reported that factors such as the role model of friends/peers, the importance of the role of friends, having friends who smoke, imitation of friends, and interaction with smokers were effective in the tendency of adolescents to smoke. A teenager said that “…My friends whoRead More →

This article was originally published here About Sci Pollut Res Int. 2022 Feb 6. doi: 10.1007/s11356-022-19016-1. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 has posed a major threat to global public health. Understanding the spatio-temporal characteristics of outbreaks and the environmental factors of H5N1Read More →

LAWRENCE — Researchers from the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) at the University of Kansas teamed up with colleagues from three other institutions to study what makes some groundwater conservation programs more effective than others. The project, funded by $1.6 million from the National Science Foundation, focuses on two regions whereRead More →

This article was originally published here Peer J. 2022 Jan 6;10:e12732. doi: 10.7717/peerj.12732. eCollection 2022. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has affected millions of people around the world. The infection spreads mainly by inhaling infected droplets. Saudi Arabia is a vast country with different climatic conditions. METHODS: The studyRead More →

According to eBay Motors Group, environmental and sustainability considerations are the main driver for those buying used electric and hybrid cars. The company’s latest Consumer Insight Panel study found that 75% of those looking to buy an electric vehicle (EV) did so for environmental reasons, while a quarter were motivatedRead More →

This article was originally published here Annu Rev Public Health. January 4, 2022. doi: 10.1146 / annurev-publhealth-052120-101420. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT New evidence supports a link between environmental factors including air pollution and chemical exposures, climate and the built environment, and transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2Read More →

In children, keeping animals has been shown to increase the risk of respiratory symptoms, particularly asthma and symptoms associated with asthma. A cross-sectional study was conducted to examine the link between pets and respiratory health among schoolchildren in Zhongshan, a city in southern China. The results of the analysis wereRead More →

Twin study points to important environmental factors in Alzheimer’s disease The question of genetic vs environmental influences plays a major role in research on brain aging, with researchers from UNSW Sydney Center for Healthy Brain Aging (CHeBA) revealing new knowledge about one hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease – amyloid plaques –Read More →

Credit: Unsplash / CC0 Public domain High air pollution and living far from blue or green spaces negatively influence the health-related quality of life of people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a recent study by researchers at the University of London. ‘Alberta and the Barcelona InstituteRead More →

When it comes to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), you may wonder if nature or upbringing plays the biggest role in its occurrence. For example, let’s say more than one of your children has been diagnosed with ADHD. Maybe you are wondering if you are doing something to provoke it.Read More →

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. There will always be challenges in any entrepreneurial activity, as entrepreneurship is basically aimed at solving urgent and difficult to solve problems in the market. However, some markets are known to have inherent challenges that hamper aspiring entrepreneurs even before they canRead More →

INDIANAPOLIS – The combination of threats from COVID-19 and extreme heat in many socially vulnerable communities across the United States is a real concern for public health officials, highlighting the need to better understand how the aggravating factors can increase the risk of COVID-19. In a new study published inRead More →

Credit: public domain CC0 Machine learning can accurately predict cardiovascular disease and guide treatment, but models that incorporate the social determinants of health can better capture risks and outcomes for diverse groups, according to a new study by researchers from the School of Global Public Health and the Tandon SchoolRead More →

Researchers don’t study enough type 1 diabetes in minority populations, said Ezio Bonifacio, PhD, professor of diabetes and preclinical stem cell work at the Technical University of Dresden, Germany. Transcription: Do we know what genetic or environmental factors “tip the balance” in the development of type 1 diabetes (T1D)? AreRead More →

Computer vision technology is increasingly used in areas such as automatic surveillance systems, self-driving cars, facial recognition, healthcare, and social distancing tools. Users need accurate and reliable visual information to fully exploit the benefits of video analytics applications, but the quality of video data is often affected by environmental factorsRead More →

June 17, 2021 A biologist from RUDN University studied the aggressive effect of environmental factors, such as ozone, salts and water, on Ultrafine nanofibers of biopolymers. The RUDN University biologist studied the aggressive impact of environmental factors (water, salts and ozone) on ultrafine nanofibers of biopolymers. The results will helpRead More →

The ability to precisely control processing rates and achieve energy savings has generalized the application of frequency converters (VFDs) and they are increasingly applied to loads in harsh environments. As with many electronic devices, environmental conditions can be a key factor in durability and reliability; temperature, humidity, shock and vibration,Read More →

Associate Professor Ken tachibana, reveals how prenatal exposure to ambient fine particles disrupts DNA methylation and subsequent gene expression in fetal development Human and animal epidemiological studies indicate that nutrition and environmental stimuli during prenatal and postnatal mammalian development influence developmental pathways and thus induce permanent changes in metabolism andRead More →

Environmental pressures may have led humans to become more tolerant and friendly of each other, as the need to share food and raw materials became mutually beneficial, a new study suggests. This behavior was not an inevitable natural progression, but subjected to ecological pressures, concludes the study of the UniversityRead More →

At the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Women’s Health Research Office 30th Anniversary Scientific Symposium, held on December 15, 2020, NIEHS Acting Deputy Director Gwen Collman, Ph.D., and Senior Public Health Advisor John Balbus, MD, presented innovative results in environmental health . Part of the Office of the Director ofRead More →