Traffic pollution is related to early markers of cardiovascular disease in children

According to the USC Children’s Health Study , which followed a group of children into adulthood, daily exposure to road traffic emissions during childhood can set the stage for cardiovascular disease in adulthood . The research, recently published in the journal Environmental Health , made use of ultrasounds to examine the carotid arteries in participants … Read more

Bacteria are linked to how babies experience fear

The human digestive system is home to a vast community of microorganisms known as the gut microbiome . According to new research from Michigan State University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, the gut microbiome was different in babies with strong fear responses and in babies with milder reactions . Gut microbiome To … Read more

Another new study confirms that violent video games do not increase violence in the real world

Despite the news published by the scary press and the usual demagoguery of politicians and educators, the violence is increasing every day in almost all the countries of the world (with their natural statistical peaks). And its greatest reduction coincides, in fact, with the arrival of video games . Therefore, the best-designed studies have found … Read more