Coronavirus: Cats highly susceptible to infection, study finds

Coronavirus: Cats highly susceptible to infection, study finds

Coronavirus can be transmitted between cats , a study has confirmed, days after reports that a pet in Belgium had been infected with the disease.Virologists and infectious disease experts told The Guardian the findings did not show that cats could spread Covid-19 to humans.

Coronavirus: Waitrose urges couples and families not to shop together to help stop spread of illness

Coronavirus: Waitrose urges couples and families not to shop together to help stop spread of illness

A spokesperson added: “In line with the government’s guidance on social distancing we’re asking customers to help us manage the number of people in our shops – by sending only one member of the household to do their shopping, if they possibly can.

Nurses say training grants are only ‘first step’ in fixing NHS shortage

Nurses say training grants are only ‘first step’ in fixing NHS shortage

The Royal College of Nursing said the new policy was only a “first step” to removing barriers and that more funding was needed.Some 6,,669 nurses were added to the register in that period, the NMC said.

Strava data shows just how severe the gender gap is in cycling and running

Strava data shows just how severe the gender gap is in cycling and running

There is still a substantial gender gap in cycling and running , according to new data from fitness app Strava .Strava's fitness data also showed a huge increase in the number of people riding inside, rather than outdoors.

Yet ANOTHER reason to eat organic food: It reduces your risk of getting cancer

Yet ANOTHER reason to eat organic food: It reduces your risk of getting cancer

Eating lots of organic foods could reduce risks of cancer caused by pesticides. There is also a growing body of scientific literature that indicated the risk of cancer increases for people who eat foods that had been treated with synthetic pesticides.

Why Herd Immunity Is a Hoax

Why Herd Immunity Is a Hoax

Persistent reports of measles and other infectious diseases for which vaccines have been developed and given in multiple doses to most children calls the concept of vaccine-acquired herd immunity into question.

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Alexandra Scranton, Women's Voices for the Earth’s director of science and research, says tampons 2 "are not just your average cosmetics because they are used on an exceptionally sensitive and absorbent part of a woman's body.” Tampons, Pads and Diapers Polluted With Phthalates and VOCs A recent study published in Reproductive Toxicology 3 confirms the results of a previous study 4 from 2014 demonstrating how the feminine care industry sells products containing harmful chemicals, including pesticides, fragrances, dyes and preservatives.

World Cancer Day: What is cancer, what are the signs and can it be prevented?

World Cancer Day: What is cancer, what are the signs and can it be prevented?

When changes to the genes occur in the body, this can cause cells to grow and multiply at a rapid rate, causing them to become cancerous. The estimated lifetime risk of men being diagnosed with cancer is one in two, or 50 per cent, Cancer Research UK states.

Will Our Time on Earth Be Preserved in Chicken Bones?

Will Our Time on Earth Be Preserved in Chicken Bones?

However, it isn't just the mind-boggling number of chickens that will speak to the history of this time, but also the animals' shape and genetic changes bred specifically for food.

Frankincense Oil: Start Using Essential Oils

Frankincense Oil: Start Using Essential Oils

This is the first report on the apoptotic and antimetastatic activity of isolated α-pinene." • That same year, another study 33 found Boswellia sacra essential oil induces tumor cell-specific apoptosis in human breast cancer cells and suppresses tumor aggressiveness.

Antibiotics Linked to Fatal Heart Condition

Antibiotics Linked to Fatal Heart Condition

Health care professionals should avoid prescribing fluoroquinolone antibiotics to patients who have an aortic aneurysm or are at risk for an aortic aneurysm, such as patients with peripheral atherosclerotic vascular diseases, hypertension, certain genetic conditions such as Marfan syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and elderly patients." Upper Respiratory Infections Are Often Viral Viruses commonly trigger upper respiratory infections (URI) with symptoms of runny nose, cough, low grade fever, sore throat and difficulty sleeping.

How to Become an Expert at Recycling

How to Become an Expert at Recycling

There were no plastic wraps around the foods and items you bought, and virtually every scrap — be it fabric, paper, wood or metal — was repeatedly reused and creatively repurposed into new products.

Measles cases rise around the world 'because parents shun vaccines', WHO says

Measles cases rise around the world 'because parents shun vaccines', WHO says

Parents who shun vaccines are partially to blame for a 30 per cent rise in the number of measles cases reported across the globe in the space of year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned.

How to Avoid Hormone-Disrupting Cosmetics

How to Avoid Hormone-Disrupting Cosmetics

Although this study evaluated the effect of reducing exposure to parabens, phthalates and BP-3, it's important to remember your personal care products may contain a variety of chemicals and other toxins dangerous to your health.

Major study finds a reduced risk of cancer by eating organic food: Will it make a difference?

Major study finds a reduced risk of cancer by eating organic food: Will it make a difference?

The natural products industry can point to any number of studies supporting the health benefits of eating organic, but they can rarely point to a number as big as 70,000. When a study of this size declares that consuming organic foods reduces cancer diagnoses by 25 percent, that’s an even better number to celebrate.

Probiotics found to mitigate the effects of salt on blood pressure

Probiotics found to mitigate the effects of salt on blood pressure

Since the researchers were able to know that the HSD reduces the number of Lactobacillus murinus, they found that the effect could be counteracted simply by using supplemental probiotics.