As US coal use drops to 1979 levels, EPA may ease rules on new coal plants

Enlarge / An eastbound Norfolk Southern Corp. unit coal train passes through Waddy, Kentucky. (credit: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears poised to roll back Obama-era rules that effectively prevented new coal plants from opening in the US. The rules required new coal plants to emit no more […]

Too little, too late? Merkel comes to Chemnitz to ease ethnic tensions, but faces mass protest

German Chancellor Angela Merkel finally visited the eastern German city of Chemnitz, more than two months after massive right-wing protests there. However, twenty times as many people came to protest against her than to see her. In late August, the city of Chemnitz witnessed a surge of anti-immigrant sentiment after the fatal stabbing of a […]

US won’t let Russia ease North Korea sanctions, Haley says

Russia says it’s trying to ease sanctions on North Korea to make aid organisations’ work there possible. The US says it won’t let that happen. Following a closed-door UN security council meeting this Thursday requested by Russia and China, US ambassador Nikki Haley told press members that Russia is trying “to lift banking restrictions” against […]

How This Fertility Guru Is Set to Ease the Pain of 176M Women

Heather Bowerman is on the verge of a breakthrough. Her company is poised to release the first noninvasive test for endometriosis — the agonizing uterus condition that affects tens of millions worldwide and renders many infertile. For the first time, she believes, these women can dare to hope for better than a decade-long wait and […]

Lower back pain: Best exercise to do at home every day to ease backache fast

LOWER back pain is a common condition which affects one in three adults in the UK. Laying down may seem like the best solution for painful backache, but staying physically active is actually key. Doing this specific exercise at home every day can help soothe discomfort as well as improve strength and flexibility.

Lower back pain: Best exercise to do at home every day to ease backache fast

Lower back pain can make how you go about daily tasks very difficult, especially when it comes to sitting down at a desk all day and lifting heavy objects. The condition usually improves within a few weeks or months, and in most cases isn’t the sign of anything serious, but it is still worth seeing […]

Best supplements for osteoarthritis: Three high street treatments to help ease joint pain

From middle-age onwards, most people notice their joints start to become creaky and aches and pains may set in. According to Arthritis Research UK, there re over 100,000 GP consultations eery day in the UK for a musculoskeletal problem, of which osteoarthritis is by far the most common. Around a third of people aged 45 […]