Researchers report higher levels of urinary fluoride during pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of ADHD in school aged children. The study reports prenatal fluoride exposure is most strongly associated with inattentive behavior and cognitive problems in the children.
Researchers report environmental conditions may trigger structural changes to myelin sheaths, forcing the onset of multiple sclerosis.
According to researchers, those who live in colder regions with less daytime sun light drink more alcohol than those who live in warm areas. Climate, researchers say, may impact the prevalence of alcoholism and alcoholic cirrhosis.
A new study of twins in the US sheds light on both the environmental and genetic risk factors for numerous diseases.
A new study reports genetics, in addition to environmental factors, influence morals and some personal behaviors in adults.
Researchers report children who grow up surrounded by green space have a 55% reduced risk of developing a mental health disorder as they age.
Researchers have found a diverse array of illicit drugs, including cocaine and ketamine, along with pesticides and pharmaceutical chemicals in British freshwater shrimp. While the concentrations of chemicals were considered low, researchers state there is a concern for the potential environmental risk this may pose to wildlife.
A cyanobacterium caused by blue-green algae blooms has been identified in the waters of Lake Erie. The cyanobacterium is capable of producing a neurotoxin that can attack the central nervous system in humans.