Health & Medicine
DDT, the pesticide that was banned almost thirty years ago, is still widely found in human bodies, says Professor Tze Wai Wong of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
New research conducted at the University of Tokyo suggests that pure maple syrup may promote a healthy liver, yet another reason to indulge in the sweet tasting liquid.
Tougher criteria for measuring asbestos in the air are needed to shield Australian society – especially children – from long-term asbestos exposure, a leading mineral scientist says.
An Australian-designed asthma management program has the potential to halve asthma attacks in pregnant women, the most common chronic medical disorder experienced by this group.
Researchers are using magnetic stimulators to jump start the brain after a stroke and repair swallowing functions which malfunction in over half of stroke patients.
With an annual suicide rate of 22.23 people out of every 100,000 people, China has one of the highest suicide rates in the world.
Research released by the Obesity Policy Coalition reveals 87 percent of Australian grocery buyers are in favor of clearer nutrition labels on packaged food in the form of traffic light ratings.
Researchers have established a significant link between type 2 diabetes and a two-fold risk of bowel cancer in men, after an 11-year study that involved almost 1,300 people.
Australian researchers have found a sharp increase in the number of malignant mesothelioma cases over the past decade as a result of DIY renovators working with asbestos-containing products.
More than half of Cambodians living with HIV lacked adequate food supplies in 2010, compared to just over one third for those unaffected by HIV.