Type 2 diabetes is a major public health concern rising rapidly, with the number of people diagnosed with the disease worldwide more than doubling in the past 20 years. Researchers from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research found that exposure to air pollution was associated with higher risks for developing diabetes.
Dr. Martha M. (Mara) Téllez Rojo, a Mexican National Institute of Public Health member and a principal investigator in the PROGRESS cohort, was awarded the “Dr. Everardo Landa” Award. The award was presented to her by the National Academy of Medicine in Mexico for the best admission article.
We all experience at some point in our lives – but how does it effect our health? Although many think of it as a psychological condition, stress causes a physical response that can contribute to illness or disease
Researchers from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research found that exposure to heat and air pollution was associated with lower birth weight, an indicator for lifetime development.