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How the humble hedge works hard to protect Britain's urban environment
How the humble hedge works hard to protect Britain's urban environment
by Tijana Blanusa, Principal Horticultural Scientist (RHS)/RHS Fellow, University of Reading
Could there be anything more British than a National Hedgerow Week? Possibly no one in the world is…
Dog Coronavirus Found In Humans And Why You Shouldn't Worry
Dog Coronavirus Found In Humans and Why You Shouldn't Worry
by Sarah L Caddy, University of Cambridge
Scientists have found a new canine coronavirus in a handful of people hospitalised with pneumonia.…
What Actually Is Catnip And Is It Safe For My Cat?
What Actually Is Catnip and Is It Safe For My Cat?
by Lauren Finka, Nottingham Trent University
There are many valid theories to explain the global appeal of cats, including our obsession with…
5 Things That Can Interfere with Clear Interspecies Communication
5 Things That Can Interfere with Clear Interspecies Communication
by Nancy Windheart
In my blog posts, free resources, and courses, I talk a lot about the things that we can do to…

FOOD & NUTRITION

Sinopharm COVID vaccine: the world needs to keep using it, even if it's less effective than Pfizer
Sinopharm COVID vaccine: the world needs to keep using it, even if it's…
by Michael Head, Senior Research Fellow in Global Health, University of Southampton
In western countries, attention has understandably focused on which of the western-made COVID-19…
A woman takes a bite of food at a backyard party
Taste evolved to make sure animals eat the right stuff
by Michelle Jewel-NC State
Researchers have discovered that differences between the elemental composition of foods and the…
A pink light trail in the shape of the breast cancer awareness pink ribbon
This 2-drug combo shrinks breast cancer tumors
by Fabienne Landry-McGill
Researchers have discovered a new targeted combination drug therapy that efficiently reduces tumor…
Sugar May Dampen Your Sweet Tooth To Cause Overeating?
Sugar May Dampen Your Sweet Tooth To Cause Overeating?
by Laura Bailey
New research with fruit flies suggests how a high-sugar diet can promote overeating and obesity.

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What The Consistency Of Your Poo Says About Your Health
What The Consistency Of Your Poo Says About Your Health
by Trevor Lockett
Number twos are a tricky subject. We all do them. Indeed, excreting…
Omega-3s: Consuming More Oily Fish Could Prevent Asthma In Some Children
Omega-3s: Consuming More Oily Fish Could Prevent Asthma In…
by Seif Shaheen
Omega-3 fatty acids are often touted for their reported benefits to…
Release the Past and Regain Your Vital Energy
Changing the Pattern of Negative Energy Expenditures:…
by Cheryl Canfield
Paying attention to how we spend our energy can provide major clues…
The Day I Discovered My Cat Can Talk
The Day I Discovered My Cat Could Talk
by Amelia Kinkade
I was as skeptical when I loaded Rodney, my cat, into his carrier to…
How Social Media Is Helping Big Tobacco Hook A New Generation Of Smokers
How Social Media Is Helping Big Tobacco Hook A New…
by Robert Kozinets
Big Tobacco is increasingly using social media to find new ways to…
The Impact Our Pets Have On Our Mental Health And Wellbeing
The Impact Our Pets Have On Our Mental Health and Wellbeing
by Elena Ratschen et al
There’s been an unprecedented increase in animal adoptions and…
Cycle, Walk, Drive Or Train? Weighing Up The Healthiest And Safest Ways To Get Around The City
Cycle, Walk, Drive Or Train? Weighing Up The Healthiest And…
by Hassan Vally
There are many ways to get around a city. You can drive a car or ride…
How Xanax Works, The Dangers And The Side Effects
How Xanax Works, The Dangers And The Side Effects
by Michael Cole, Agatha Grela and Lata Gautam, Anglia Ruskin University
And although drug use has declined over the past decade, new and…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

person in red shawl holds cigarette
These factors raise the risk of nicotine dependence
by Carol Clark-Emory
A new study uses genome-wide association studies for a range of different traits and disorders…
An older couple smells a mushroom together
Older folks lose sense of smell for some things, but not others
by Maria Hornbek-Copenhagen
The sense of smell in older adults declines when it comes to meat, but not vanilla, researchers…
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A slow and painful journey: why did it take over 20 years to approve the…
by Ralph N. Martins, Professor and Chair in Ageing and Alzheimer’s Disease, Edith Cowan University
A new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease was last week given accelerated approval by the United…
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Millions are rejecting one of humanity's best weapons for saving lives:…
by S. Jay Olshansky, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by employees at a Houston hospital who did not want…

FITNESS & EXERCISE

15 Minutes of Intense Activity Can Improve Heart Health

15 Minutes of Intense Activity Can Improve Heart Health

Matthew Haines, University of Huddersfield
Going Back To The Gym: How To Avoid Injuries After Lockdown
Going Back To The Gym: How To Avoid Injuries
by Matthew Wright, Mark Richardson and Paul Chesterton, Teesside University
Injuries happen when training load exceeds tissue tolerance – so basically, when you do more than…
6 Steps to Creating A Trauma-Sensitive Home Exercise Practice
6 Steps to Creating A Trauma-Sensitive Home Exercise Practice
by Laura Khoudari
Figuring out how to initiate (or return) to exercise in a way that feels emotionally and physically…
COVID-19: Does Exercising Really Reduce The Risk?
COVID-19: Does Exercising Really Reduce The Risk?
by Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, University of Oxford
A new US study shows that people who are less physically active are more likely to be hospitalised…
Too Much Sitting Is Bad For You — But Some Types Are Better Than Others
Too Much Sitting Is Bad For You — But Some Types Are Better Than Others
by Wuyou Sui, University of Victoria and Harry Prapavessis, Western University
One old behaviour that has persisted, and has arguably been amplified due to COVID-19, is sitting —…

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A slow and painful journey: why did it take over 20 years…
by Ralph N. Martins, Professor and Chair in Ageing and Alzheimer’s Disease, Edith Cowan University
Sinopharm COVID vaccine: the world needs to keep using it, even if it's less effective than Pfizer
Sinopharm COVID vaccine: the world needs to keep using it,…
by Michael Head, Senior Research Fellow in Global Health, University of Southampton
A person's legs hang over the side of their bed
AI offers a better way to diagnose sleep disorders
by Michael Skov Jensen-Copenhagen

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