Latest News

Lead released from African cookware contaminates food

Researchers tested 29 samples of aluminum cookware made in Cameroon and found almost all had considerable lead content. This cookware is common throughout Africa and Asia and is made from recycled scrap metal including auto and computer parts, cans, and other industrial debris. Lead exposure in children is linked to brain damage, mental retardation, lower educational performance, and a range of other health effects. Globally, lead accounts for more than 674,000 deaths per year.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Learning from scorpions to control impulses

  • Sounds of silence: Brain activity analysis informs researchers on how vocalization works

  • Brain white matter changes seen in children who experience neglect

  • Support cells in brain offer new strategy to boost memory

  • Are medications' adverse cognitive effects reversible?

  • Bad middle managers are just a reflection of their bosses, study says

  • Study of former NFL players reveals specifics of concussive brain damage

  • Use it or lose it: Active learning improves cognitive learning in active adults

  • Good bedtime habits equal better sleep for kids

  • Ads effective even in the midst of multitasking, studies find

  •