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Microplastics found in every human testicle in study

Microplastics have been found in human testicles, with researchers saying the discovery might be linked to declining sperm counts in men.

Biodiversity loss is biggest driver of infectious disease outbreaks, says study

Researchers say reducing emissions and biodiversity loss and preventing invasive species could control disease

Extreme temperatures are tied to more than half a million stroke deaths a year. With climate change, expect more

In 2019 alone, more than half a million people died due to a stroke linked to high and low temperatures, a new study found.

How climate change is making the world sick

Here’s how climate change is harming people’s health across the world today, and what countries might expect in the future.

Air pollution raises risk of type 2 diabetes, says landmark Indian study

Inhaling polluted air increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, the first study of its kind in India has found.

Time to Treat Climate and Biodiversity Crises as One Global Health Emergency, Major Editorial Argues

A new editorial published in more than 200 health journals challenges health professionals and world leaders to look at global biodiversity loss and climate change as “one indivisible crisis” that must be confronted as a whole.

Will thawing Siberian permafrost bring ancient outbreaks back to life?

Humanity will always remember the coronavirus, but are we ready to face such pandemics again?

Air Pollution in the World’s Most Polluted City ‘Delhi’ is Reducing Life Expectancy by Nearly 12 Years, Finds Study

Delhi, the most polluted city in the world, is grappling with a severe air pollution crisis that is resulting in a staggering reduction of life expectancy by 11.9 years, as revealed by a recent study.