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Could air travel be linked to deaths on ground?

The atmosphere is full of natural and man-made chemicals, including emissions from fuel combustion and byproducts of living organisms. Many of these chemicals combine in the atmosphere to form tiny solid and liquid particles ...

Toxic air tears apart families in Mongolia

In the world's coldest capital, many burn coal and plastic just to survive temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees—but warmth comes at a price: deadly pollution makes Ulaanbataar's air too toxic for children to breathe, ...

Peer-to-peer heart monitoring

The possibility of remote monitoring for chronically ill patients will soon become a reality. Now, researchers in South Africa and Australia have devised a decentralized system to avoid medical data overload. They describe ...

Macedonia imposes urgent measures due to severe pollution

North Macedonia's government on Monday said it was imposing urgent measures in the country's capital, Skopje, and the western city of Tetovo in order to protect people from severely high levels of air pollution.

Cataloguing 10 million human gut microbial genes

Over the past several years, research on bacteria in the digestive tract (gut microbiome) has confirmed the major role they play in our health. An international consortium, in which INRA participates, has developed the most ...

The Five Horsemen of the Modern World

Global warming, food shortages, water shortages and quality, chronic illness and obesity - these worldwide crises share striking similarities: each is getting worse, despite extensive and concerted efforts to control them. ...

Migrants need better access to health care in Europe: WHO

Europe must guarantee migrants better access to health care, the World Health Organization urged Monday in its first report on the health of new arrivals to the old continent, where accessibility varies broadly.

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