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Man Becomes A Millionaire When Meteorite From Heaven Crashes Through His Roof

One minute, you’re minding your own business, working outside your house building a coffin, and the next minute a smoking meteorite worth a small fortune hurtles through the roof of your veranda and winds up buried in the earth next to your living room. It wasn’t a typical day, but that’s exactly what happened to […]

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Does air pollution increase women’s risk of dementia?

Older women who live in locations with higher levels of air pollution may have more brain shrinkage, the kind seen in Alzheimer’s disease, than women who live in locations with lower levels, according to a new study.

Which particulate air pollution poses the greatest health risk?

Researchers have investigated whether particulate matter from certain sources can be especially harmful to human health. They found evidence that the amount of particulate matter alone is not the greatest health risk. Rather, it could be the so-called oxidative potential that makes particulate pollution so harmful.

An Over-the-Counter Sleep Aid May Help Prevent and Treat COVID-19

Results from a new study suggest that a hormone commonly used as an over-the-counter sleep aid may be a viable treatment option for COVID-19. Particularly with coronavirus cases rising during what some have termed the “fall surge,” repurposing drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for new therapeutic purposes continues to be […]

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Early-life events linked to lung health in young adulthood

Early-life events, such as the exposure to air pollutants, increases the risk of chronic lung disease in young adulthood, according to new results. The studies add to the growing evidence that chronic lung disease in adulthood can be traced back to childhood.

Early-life events linked to lung health in young adulthood

Early-life events, such as the exposure to air pollutants, increases the risk of chronic lung disease in young adulthood, according to new results. The studies add to the growing evidence that chronic lung disease in adulthood can be traced back to childhood.

Compounds block stress-enhanced nicotine intake in rats

Researchers have discovered that compounds that activate GABA receptors in the brain can keep rats from self-administering increased levels of nicotine during stressful conditions in an animal model for relapse.

Tree rings may hold clues to impacts of distant supernovas on Earth

(University of Colorado at Boulder) Massive explosions of energy happening thousands of light-years from Earth may have left traces in our planet’s biology and geology, according to new research by University of Colorado Boulder geoscientist Robert Brakenridge.

Reduction of environmental pollutants for prevention of cardiovascular disease

(Dpt of Cardiology – University Medical Center Mainz) A group of international scientists summarized the epidemiologic and mechanistic evidence in support of an association between noise and air pollution with cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and recommended comprehensive mitigation measures.