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Scientists find evidence of link between diesel exhaust, risk of Parkinson’s

Caroline Seydel A new UCLA study in zebrafish has identified the process by which air pollution can damage brain cells, potentially contributing to Parkinson’s disease. Published in the peer-reviewed journal Toxicological Sciences, the findings show that chemicals in diesel exhaust can trigger the toxic buildup of a protein in the brain called alpha-synuclein, which is commonly seen in people with the disease. Previous studies have revealed that people living… Read More »

Masturbation, acne, and pimples: What’s the link? – Medical News Today

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. There are many misconceptions about masturbation. A lack of research into its long-term effects may contribute to some of these misapprehensions. Both masturbation and acne relate to hormonal changes, but is there a link between the… Read More »

Possible THC link to vape lung problems

Many of the hundreds of e-cigarette users who have developed lung problems in recent months, some of them fatal, used black market marijuana products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed. The CDC was cautious to say the investigation was ongoing, and that the cause of the illnesses “remains unknown at this… Read More »

‘Key player’ identified in genetic link to psychiatric conditions

Scientists have identified a specific gene they believe could be a key player in the changes in brain structure seen in several psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia and autism. The team from Cardiff University’s Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute has found that the deletion of the gene CYFIP1 leads to thinning of the insulation that covers… Read More »