Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth > News News All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Why mosquitoes bite us Researchers have learned more about how mosquitoes detect skin odour, and these new findings could lead to better repellents and traps. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Sirens of the Lambs Bugs in your bed Benefit of bees underestimated Bees have a much greater economic value than is widely known, according to a scientific probe into strawberry-growing. Rip currents biggest killer in Australia University of New South Wales research shows that rip currents claim more lives in Australia on average each year than bushfires, floods, cyclones and sharks combined. Phthalates in plastics linked to premature birth A study suggests that chemicals called phthalates, found in plastics and cosmetics, may be linked to a higher risk of preterm birth. High tungsten levels may raise stroke risk People with high levels of the metal tungsten, which is widely used in consumer items like cell phones, are at increased risk for stroke. Pesticides tied to endometriosis Two pesticides are associated with an increased risk of endometriosis, a common health problem that occurs in reproductive-age women. “ Latest comment on Health24 Tigra says... Tough love will NEVER precipitate a crisis if it's done correctly. You need to withdraw financial support WITHOUT withdrawing emotional support. And that includes not paying for... Drug addiction challenges family finances ” Global warming threatening marine life Global warming is causing a silent storm in the oceans by acidifying waters at a record rate, threatening marine life from coral reefs to fish stocks. Wind turbines are killing bats More than 600 000 of the mammals may have died in 2012 in the United States. Air pollution linked to low birth weight European women exposed to even low levels of urban air pollution during pregnancy may be at heightened risk of having a low-birth weight baby. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Depression » Depression Depression and ageing Teen depression Depression: do you know the signs? One of the key roles you can play in the health of someone who is depressed or suffers from anxiety is to make sure they get the help they need. Here's what you need to know. Healthy dog » Dog weightloss Dog behaviour Overweight dogs Food not to feed your dog Feeding you dog 'human food' may be detrimental to its health.