Study: Antibiotic use in preemies can cause lasting, damaging effects to gut bacteria
ST. LOUIS — Antibiotics given to premature babies in the first weeks of life could cause long-lasting damage to their gut microbiomes, according to a study released Monday in the
Slideshow: Surprising Causes of Lung Damage
Carpets, fireworks, and hot tubs are some of the unexpected things that can hurt your lungs. Find out what you can do to prevent problems from these and other culprits.
Why Samsung’s Dud Phones Will Cause Lasting Damage
Samsung’s latest recall will test the patience of its smartphone-addicted customers.
Can vaping damage your lungs? What we do (and don’t) know
Reports of severe lung illness experienced by hundreds of people who were using e-cigarettes again raise questions about the safety of vaping. While evidence suggests vaping can help some people stop smoking, potential health risks likely outweigh any benefit.
6 'Win-Win' Ways to Deal With Toxic Employees (Without Causing Lasting Damage)
Dealing with difficult employees is tough. Tougher? Dealing with them without causing harm to your team as a whole.
LSU AgCenter: What to do to prevent lasting damage to flooded homes
If your home flooded and you can safely return, quick work is needed to avoid long-lasting damage and health hazards, according to experts at the LSU AgCenter.
Study: Blood test could predict 9/11 lung damage
October 11, 2018 | Filed under: News | Posted by: Bill Egbert Thousands of people were exposed to toxic clouds of dust after the World Trade Center collapsed on 9/11, and while many developed lung damage, some did not. A new study of firefighters at Ground Zero found chemical markers in their blood that predicted which ones later fell ill Associated Press / Greg Semendinger BY…
Cleaning products damage women's lungs as badly as a 20-a-day cigarette habit
"We feared that such chemicals, by steadily causing a little damage to the airways day after day, year after year, might accelerate the rate of lung function decline that occurs with age," said Dr. Cecile Svanes.
Damaged lungs, degraded muscles: Why flu makes you feel so bad
We all know the symptoms of influenza infection include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, headaches and fatigue. But just what causes all the havoc? What is going on in your body as you fight the flu?
Home Cleaning Products: Lung Damage Equivalent to Smoking 20 Cigarettes a Day, Study Says
Like many Americans, I grew up in the age of over-sanitation in a house full of home cleaning products. My mom regularly scrubbed down our kitchen counter with household bleach.
How prison conditions fuel the tuberculosis epidemic
Dozens of men crammed into a small, dark, window-less prison cell, peering out from the barred doorway, pleading looks on their sweaty faces; this is the image I cannot forget from a week-long research trip to Haiti in 2016. Many prisons around the world are essentially factories for production of TB, including drug-resistant TB, now the single biggest infectious disease killer in the world. Unless the world tackles prison conditions, ending this disease will remain just a distant dream.
How the shutdown will inflict lasting damage
The feds will struggle to dig out of a backlog of hiring and training that’s essential to pushing out tax refunds, protecting U.S. borders and guiding air traffic.
Bullying can cause lasting psychological effects
School bullying can have psychological effects that last even into adulthood.
How childbirth tears and stitches can cause lasting pain for many women
Complications during childbirth that lead to tears or require stitches can cause lingering pain. What can women do?
Real and Lasting Damage: 5 Ways Ex-Im Board Vacancies Hurt America
"No action has been taken despite strong bipartisan support for the nominees and the Bank itself."
I know first-hand how separating children on the US border will cause lasting harm
As an adoptive parent, I have seen what happens when families are torn apart
How Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects the Lungs
Besides damaging joints, rheumatoid arthritis can also affect your lungs. One of the most serious complications is interstitial lung disease, which can be tough to detect.
Study reveals how HIV virus destroys lung tissue
Up to 30 percent of HIV patients who are appropriately treated with antiretroviral therapies develop the chronic lung disease emphysema. New research from Weill Cornell Medicine investigators has uncovered a mechanism that might explain why this lung damage occurs.
10 Famous Musicians With Hearing Damage
Music can be plaintive, peaceful, bitter, aggressive---but most of all it can be loud. Very, very loud. Think about the best concert you ever attended. The music was delightful and immersing, but on the way back home you couldn’t manage to get that ringing out of your ears. Now imagine the stress performance places on the musicians themselves, wailing away every night for legions of adoring fans, all the while standing next to mammoth speakers blaring for hours at a time. Yup, it…
Landmark study lies buried: How Delhi’s poisonous air is damaging its children for life
Just under half of the 44 lakh schoolchildren studied are growing up into adults with irreversible lung damage.