The World Health Organisation (WHO) strongly recommends not to consume more than 30 grams of sugar per day. It amounts to about 6-7 teaspoons. Higher consumption often leads to obesity, diabetes type 2, and severe health problems. Still, there are...
Anybody can get HIV. 36.9 million (31.1–43.9 million) people were living with HIV at the end of 2017. HIV can be transmitted when a bodily fluid with the virus comes into contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue,...
Gradual deterioration of the environment is one of the biggest challenges that Africa has to face. Threats with the most significant impact are droughts and constant desertification. Fertile green areas have been gradually changing into a barren and dead...
Water is rarer than gold in Africa. Chronic lack of clean drinking water is already responsible for many diseases that often result in death, not only in young children. But even under normal circumstances, water is a problem. Water...
Warm embrace brings feelings of security and acceptance. How much is the power of hug? Scientists have found that embracing not only works well on our psyche, but also on our body: children who get more hugs have more...
Be conscious of the toxic chemicals that may be in the cosmetics and toiletries you use. To reduce your risk of exposure to chemicals that may be linked to cancer or other health problems, try to avoid products containing...
Suicide slides between the 9th and 10th leading cause of death. It causes more deaths than strokes, infections, Alzheimer's disease, pneumonia, injury, hypertension, and the list stretches on. Suicide is currently the 10th leading cause of death in 2016....
The fact that we consume microplastics that are released from plastic packaging is not new to us. The average person absorbs up to 121,000 plastic microparticles per year. We drink plastics from bottled water, we eat them in seafood....
The effect of temperature on the spread of COVID-19 has been a hot topic since this spring. At the beginning of the year, the researchers thought and hoped that hot summer temperatures would slow down coronavirus spread. However, studies...
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