Findings raise the possibility of a new approach to combating malaria, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
Maternal psychological distress combined with exposure to air pollution during pregnancy have an adverse impact on the child’s behavioral development, according to researchers at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health at the Mailman School of Public Health.
Scientists estimate a minimum of 320,000 undiscovered viruses in mammals. Knowledge of them could aid early detection and mitigation of disease outbreaks in humans.
Ozone, even at levels below air-quality standards in most parts of the world, has significant negative impacts on worker productivity, according to Mailman School of Public Health study.
An Egyptian Tomb Bat near the site of the first known case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome was found to harbor the virus for the disease, report researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity.
Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestine damage have a greater than 2-fold increased risk of lymphoma compared with those whose intestines healed.