Flu jab is routinely given to children aged two and three, children in reception class and school years one to five, and children aged two to 17 years at risk of flu. It’s also offered free of charge on the NHS to people who are at risk of catching the virus such as people aged […]
In its very first moments of existence, the Usoi dam claimed the lives of an entire village. It was formed during a 1911 earthquake that saw the Usoi settlement buried by a massive landslide that blocked the Murghab River and formed Tajikistan’s Lake Sarez. At roughly 1,860 feet, the Usoi dam is the world’s highest […]
Did talcum powder and the common weedkiller glyphosate cause cancer? Yes, according to jury decisions in two recent U.S. court cases. But scientists and regulators remain unconvinced.
HIGH BLOOD pressure, or hypertension, could be caused by the temperature of your home, according to a study led by experts from University College London and published in the Journal of Hypertension.
HEART attacks and strokes will soar as the diabetes epidemic takes an ever-growing toll, a charity has forecast. The British Heart Foundation warned such incidents linked to the condition will rise by 29 per cent by 2035.
Trump’s new pollution rules could cause up to 1,400 more premature deaths every year by 2030, according to the EPA
REUTERS/Brian Snyder President Donald Trump‘s administration has released its new plan to regulate carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. The Affordable Clean Energy rule would impose looser regulations than former President Barack Obama’s proposed Clean Power Plan. According to an EPA analysis, Trump’s new rules could cause up to 1,400 premature deaths annually by 2030. President Donald […]
‘Getting the dollar wrong is deadly’: A rapid rise in the dollar could cause a domino effect across emerging markets
Christian Charisius/Reuters The US dollar has already been rallying this year, which puts emerging markets with dollar-denominated debt in a hard position. A currency crisis in Turkey could lead to a “rapid appreciation,” analysts warn. Follow the dollar in real time here. A rallying US dollar has been clobbering emerging market currencies this year, and […]
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making changes to your diet or lifestyle. Following this weight loss diet plan could result in high blood sugar symptoms, scientists have warned.
WhatsApp fans are being warned after security experts revealed a flaw that could spark big bust-ups between you and your friends. Stats revealed earlier this year showed WhatsApp has over 1.5billion users, with over one billion chat app groups and 65bn messages sent daily. With such a vast number of communications being sent each and […]
Enlarge / The impossible burger (credit: Impossible Foods) The oft controversial animal-rights group PETA has beef with the ostensibly animal-friendly Impossible Burger. PETA, short for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is fired up over the fact that the vegetarian burger’s maker, Impossible Foods, tested the safety of its faux patty on animals. Impossible […]