Archive: 05/18/2010

88 pollutants detected in Madrid's rivers

A team of researchers from IMDEA, the Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies, and the University of Almeria has confirmed the presence of 88 pollutants in river waters in the region of Madrid. These compounds, ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Environment
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Creativity linked to mental health

New research shows a possible explanation for the link between mental health and creativity. By studying receptors in the brain, researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have managed to show that ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Hope for patients with mild idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

A new therapy shows promise for patients with mild idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. According to researchers in Japan, inhaled N-acetylcysteine (NAC) monotherapy preserves more lung function in some idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Cancer
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Good results of bad habits? Research explains paradox

When people are under chronic stress, they tend to smoke, drink, use drugs and overeat to help cope with stress. These behaviors trigger a biological cascade that helps prevent depression, but they also contribute to a host ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Health
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