So-called ‘forever chemicals’ are in many of the everyday products we use.
In a new randomised clinical trial, we found regularly donating blood or plasma can reduce blood PFAS levels.
Warnings of an end to human sperm production have been making headlines recently, now with the added threat of shrinking penises. Is this science or sensationalism?
Like rings in tree trunks, the layers of our teeth carry a detailed record of our growth — and reveal lead contamination is common.
PFAS have been used in everything from coffee cups to frying pans. But they’re toxic, and accumulating in the environment.
South Africa’s rural communities where mining licenses have been granted are often excluded from consultations and bear the brunt having their environment and livelihoods destroyed.
Urban pollutants are a health concern in growing cities. Scientists are turning to honey bees to help monitor contaminants in soil, water, air and plants.
Brief exposure to a family of chemicals used as flame retardants early in life can permanently alter fat levels in the blood and liver, raising the risk of liver cancer and heart disease.
Most cases of breast cancer are related to environmental causes. When we talk about climate change, we must not forget this part of the story.
Water pollution, toxic chemical use and textile waste: fast fashion comes at a huge cost to the environment.
Once unleashed, glitter gets everywhere – not just in your house, but into the environment. Time to call a halt to the glitter explosion.
Australia needs stronger policy aimed at curbing air pollution, but the options currently on the table fall short. For now, we could all aim to drive less and turn off the engine when the car is idle.
The human body is a comprehensive, self-mending, self-detoxing apparatus that will perform its tasks regardless of whether you’re undertaking a rigid detox cure, or a gourmet food and wine marathon.