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12-08-2022
Cold spells in tropical climates increase heart attack risk
Experts have discovered that in tropical climates like that of Singapore, even a small drop in temperature increases the risk of heart attack among older adults over the age of 65. The experts set out to investigate how temperature changes may influence a specific type of myocardial infarction, which is the medical term for a heart attack. "Myocardial infarction is an important cause of cardiovascular mortality and can be precipitated by climatic factors. The temperature dependence of myocardial infarction risk has been well examined in temperate settings....
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08-11-2017
NOAA report confirms 2016 as the hottest year on record
The NOAA State of the Climate report is published annually...
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08-10-2017
Warming holes: When air pollution masks rising temperatures
In the 1980s, while the rest of the United States...
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08-10-2017
Report reveals how climate change will affect each part of the US
This week, the New York Times obtained a leaked report...
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08-10-2017
Climate change causing earlier spring flooding in Europe
Evidence of climate change continues to mount, showing everything from...
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08-10-2017
Severe heat waves, even brief ones, increase mortality rates
It’s been a summer of record breaking heat waves in...
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08-10-2017
Ocean noise pollution makes fish stressed and disoriented
A study from Newcastle University shows that European sea bass...
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08-09-2017
Google searches reveal surprising news about rain and joint pain
It’s a pretty common adage that arthritis and hip or...
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08-09-2017
Why environmental policy doesn’t have to hurt economic growth
Currently, over half of the world’s population lives in urban...
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08-09-2017
Is ocean deoxygenation event a sign of history repeating itself?
Roughly 94 million years ago, the Earth’s ocean underwent a...
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08-09-2017
Recovering from drought takes time, some damage permanent
According to new research, the length of time it takes...
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08-09-2017
Wind energy facilities do not impact endangered grassland birds
The Greater Prairie-chicken was once a common bird in North...
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08-08-2017
What actually causes trees to die during droughts
Climate change has increased the risk and severity of droughts,...
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