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Deadly air pollution can get into the bloodstream, ‘smoking gun’ study suggests

Gold nanoparticles inhaled by volunteers were found in their bloodstream and urine as much as three months later Tiny particles – like those produced in vast amounts by burning fossil fuels – can pass through the lungs into the bloodstream and then damage various different organs, according to a controversial …

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Donald Trump behaviour ‘showing a lot of signs’ of dangerous mental illness, says leading Yale psychiatrist

Dr Bandy Lee insists claim not politically-motivated, after she is accused of ‘throwing ethics out of the window’.   Donald Trump is “showing a lot of signs” of dangerous mental impairment and may be a threat to the survival of American society, a leading Yale psychiatrist has claimed. In an exclusive interview …

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Republican Health Proposal Would Undermine Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions

Throughout the debate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Trump and Republican congressional leaders have insisted they would retain a crucial, popular part of the health law: the promise that people can buy insurance even if they’ve had illnesses in the past. Their efforts foundered last month, …

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Police Investigating As “Human Waste” Found In Coke Cans

A factory in Lisburn, Ireland was shut down last week when machines became clogged with the waste.According to BBC, police are now investigating reports that a consignment shipment may have been contaminated. “Detectives are investigating an incident at commercial premises in the Lisburn area following reports that a consignment of …

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Air pollution from globalisation linked to premature deaths of more than 750,000 people a year

‘If the cost of imported products is lower because of less stringent air pollution controls in the regions where they are produced, then the consumer savings may come at the expense of lives lost elsewhere’ Globalisation has become, in the eyes of some, the epitome of everything that’s wrong with …

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