News tagged with environmental medicine

Medicine residues may threaten fish reproduction

Researchers at Umea University and the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have discovered that traces of many medicines can be found in fish that have been swimming in treated waste water. One such ...

Apr 05, 2010
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Obesity linked to dangerous sleep apnea in truck drivers

Truck crashes are a significant public health hazard causing thousands of deaths and injuries each year, with driver fatigue and sleepiness being major causes. A new study has confirmed previous findings that obesity-driven ...

Mar 11, 2009
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Study: Cleaner air adds 5 months to US life span

A new study by researchers at Brigham Young University and Harvard School of Public Health shows that average life expectancy in 51 U.S. cities increased nearly three years over recent decades, and approximately five months ...

Jan 21, 2009
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