The UK government ’s ambitious target to reach 20% renewable energy generation across all energy souces, by 2020 looks a lot less likely to be achieved this year, from a large contribution from land based wind farms, than it did 6 months ago. When we first posted this in November 2010, the coalition government had […]
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After looking at the data for 192 countries the new research has shown passive smoking to be a huge global killer, and the reason that this has been hidden for so long lies in the fact that death from passive smoking is rarely caused by the smoker’s scourge which is lung cancer. These results confirm […]
The journal “Nature” has reported that an international group of research scientists believes they have found a link between one of the leading causes of blindness and… Other visitors found the following interesting:Aspirin Use Linked to Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Monthly Prescribing ReferenceAspirin Use Linked to Age-Related Macular DegenerationMonthly Prescribing ReferenceAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) accounts […]
Tramontina is a brand of Dutch Ovens which is low cost and we understand is made in China. Dutch ovens suggests a large household appliance, but in reality these are simply well-made cooking pots with tight fitting lids. They are perfect for slow cooking roasts and casseroles, and have a large following in the cooks […]
A study published, published yesterday in the journal “Environmental Health Perspectives”, found that women with blood PCB levels which were in the top 25% of the rage found in all individuals in the study, had double the change of a failed embryo implantation.
Self prescribing zinc syrup, tablets or lozenges can reduce the severity and duration of the average common cold, say the authors of the Cochrane Systematic Review.
New research results published in the journal Heart shows that obesity itself increases the risk of heart disease, regardless of whether or not other risk factors are present. Adipose tissue is the fatty tissue we all build up as we gain weight, and it is this tissue itself which releases inflammatory substances into the body.
Coming soon after the news, last week, that in the UK breast cancer rates have risen from 8 in 100 women to 9 in 100, the American Northwestern Medicine has published findings which indicate that sufferers are also more likely to need a hip replacement.
Jamie Oliver Food Revolution Controversy article beef cuts image Jamie Oliver believes we all should know where our food comes from Jamie Oliver and his production company are no more than a fortnight into filming their reality TV show’s second series and the celebrity chef is again facing difficulties.
The US Federal Government has just issued new dietary guidelines which are receiving both positive and negative comments in abundance. The content has not changed greatly, and it would be surprising if it had. Read more!