Large scale nuclear disasters, such as in Fukushima and Chernobyl, have raised public concern over nuclear power and radiation exposure through medical procedures. However, most people are unaware that many household items and foods emit potentially dangerous radiation. Public concern over radiation exposure has been heightened due to nuclear reactor accidents such as those seen
A recent study published in the journal Thorax has shown that living on a farm in childhood is associated with a lower risk of developing allergic diseases later as an adult, and strong lungs in women, compared to being brought up in an urban or rural area. There has been a sharp rise in the
A comprehensive review of scientific literature suggests a possible link between early introduction of allergenic foods and reduced likelihood of some allergies, although the evidence is not conclusive. Both popular and scientific literature have discussed the relationship between early introduction of certain foods to infant diets and the subsequent development of allergies or autoimmune problems.
A new study has found that using azithromycin as a treatment method among adults for asthma attacks has a rather clinically neutral benefit. Azithromycin is defined as an antibiotic used in the treatment of infections that are bacterial in nature. Asthma is a respiratory condition which greatly affects key organs such as the lungs, which