HOME & GARDEN

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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A Healthy Microbiome Builds A Strong Immune System That Could Help Defeat Covid-19
Why A Healthy Microbiome Builds A Strong Immune System That…
by Ana Maldonado-Contreras
You may not know it, but you have an army of microbes living inside…
How To Find Ways To Move Your Body While Social Distancing
How To Find Ways To Move Your Body While Social Distancing
by Renee J. Rogers
Recent Fitbit activity tracker data show a significant drop in…
What Is Sepsis And How Can It Be Treated?
What Is Sepsis and How Can It Be Treated?
by Hamsa Puthalakath
Sepsis, colloquially known as blood poisoning, occurs as a result of…
Is The Sirtfood Diet Just Another Fad?
Is The Sirtfood Diet Just Another Fad?
by Clare Collins et al
The Sirtfood diet has been in the news again this week after singer…
Easy and Simple Cucumber Trellis for Vertical Growing
by CaliforniaGardener
Here is a very easy way to trellis your cucumbers to grow vertically…
Office Break Yoga With Adriene
by Yoga With Adriene
No yoga mat or stretchy pants required for this 14 min Office Break…
What A Hot Bath Or A Sauna Offers Some Similar Benefits To Running
Why a Hot Bath or a Sauna Offers Some Similar Benefits To…
by Charles James Steward, Coventry University
The term “exercise is medicine” is rightfully well publicised. It’s…
The Power of Self-Care with The Art of Jin Shin
The Power of Self-Care with The Art of Jin Shin
by Alexis Brink
A child sucks her thumb for self-comfort. An adult touches several…

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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