Tag Archives: environment

Air Pollution, Green Space, Built Environment Characteristics May Influence Body Mass Index During Initial Years of Life

Washington, October 26: Exposure to higher air pollution levels and greater population density during the early months of life may be associated with an increase in children’s body mass index (BMI). By contrast, living in areas with greater exposure to green space and a more favourable land use mix (a measure of the variety of… Read More »

Heart cells’ environment a potentially major factor in heart disease

By William Weir When it comes to heart disease, the health of the scaffold where cardiac cells grow may be a much bigger factor than previously believed. Stuart Campbell, associate professor of biomedical engineering & cellular and molecular physiology, led a team of researchers examined the effects of a diseased extracellular matrix (ECM) — the… Read More »

Jupiler Counseling offers a supported healing environment with professionals, peers and family

Even though life is often blessed with joy and happiness, it can also present us with difficult moments that are not easy to deal with. It would be great to have the support of others when we are suffering from these problems , whether they concern mental health or substance abuse. If not treated immediately,… Read More »