Asthma risk reduced by 29 percent for children born to mothers taking omega-3 supplements

A Danish study has recommended that expecting mothers take omega-3 fatty acid supplements to reduce the risk of their children becoming asthmatic. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen followed 700 women from the 24th week of pregnancy until their children were five years old. During the third trimester of pregnancy, when their babies' lungs were […]

Top China coal province vows 20 percent cut in pollution by 2020: Xinhua

One of China’s top coal-producing provinces has vowed to slash its level of fine particle pollution by one-fifth by 2020, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, citing the provincial government. China has adopted various measures from policing barbeques to halting industrial production in efforts to ease the yearly winter haze that hit the […]