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Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight

Some people are more likely to put on weight than others because of their genes. However, genetic difference does not explain the significant rise in body weight since the 1960s as it has affected both those with and without pro-obesity genes. New research suggests that the rise in bodyweight since the 1960s could be down… Read More »

What Air Pollution Does to Your Body

In April 2019, London launched an ultralow emission zone in central London, which will charge motorists more than $ 16 a day to drive into the area, unless they meet certain strict emissions standards. The move is expected to cut emissions from motor vehicles by about 45 percent in central London.1 Seventy-two percent of London… Read More »

New method may transport medicine better through the body – EurekAlert

At some point every person is likely to experience an inflammatory condition somewhere in the body. The causes of inflammation are very different and the same applies to the treatment. Some types of inflammation disappear by themselves, while others require medical treatment. Medical treatment only works if the active substances in the medicine are transported… Read More »