PFAS (per-and-polyfluoroalkyl substances) are known to negatively affect ecological and human health — ScienceDaily

PFAS (per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances), a group of more than 4,700 fully synthetic compounds that are widely used in industrial and manufacturing processes and found in many consumer products, persist through…

Front-loading calories early in the day reduces hunger but does not affect weight loss — ScienceDaily

There’s the old saying in dieting that one must “breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dine like a pauper,” based on the belief that consuming the bulk…

Pregnant women with high stress fluctuations can affect the baby after birth

The study, published Wednesday in the journal Infancy, found babies of moms who experienced more fluctuations in stress during pregnancy showed more fear, sadness and distress at 3 months than…

Non-nutritive sweeteners affect human microbiomes and can alter glycemic responses — ScienceDaily

Since the late 1800s non-nutritive sweeteners have promised to deliver all the sweetness of sugar with none of the calories. They have long been believed to have no effect on…

How nuclear war would affect earth today — ScienceDaily

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought the threat of nuclear warfare to the forefront. But how would modern nuclear detonations impact the world today? A new study published today provides…

Long-Covid can affect children of all ages, including infants, study shows

The study published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health included 44,000 children in Denmark ranging in ages zero through 14 years old. Of the children, 11,000…

Even mild respiratory COVID can affect the brain

In a recent study published in the journal Cell, researchers explored neurological symptoms and subsequent cognitive impairment experienced by survivors of mild respiratory coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Study: Mild respiratory COVID…

In Elderly Americans, Rising Debt May Adversely Affect Health

Older adults typically carry less debt than younger ones because people tend to shed debt as they approach and enter retirement. But in recent decades, each cohort of seniors has…

Does presenting credibility labels of journalistic sources affect news consumption? New study finds limited effects — ScienceDaily

Labeling the credibility of information sources does not shift the consumption of news away from low-quality sources or reduce belief in widely circulated inaccurate claims among average internet users, but…

Covid hospitalisation may affect thinking similar to 20 years of ageing | Medical research

People who have been hospitalised with Covid may be left with difficulties in thinking comparable in magnitude to ageing 20 years, research suggests. As the pandemic swept the world it…