Why is reading a book better than reading from a screen? Several studies have found that reading books trains our brain and promotes empathy, and our eyes do not react as irritated as watching a screen. When reading a book,...
Contact lenses began to replace dioptric glasses in the second half of the last century. For many people, it was a breakthrough in the limitations that brought them traditional prescription glasses. American inventors introduced a prototype contact lens whose...
Depleted uranium (DU) is the remnants after the removal of the highly radioactive elements (isotopes) of uranium used in the production of nuclear weapons and nuclear fuels. The DU used in enhanced armour protection and armour-piercing munitions for Abrams...
In agriculture, pesticides are used to protect the crops farmers grow from pests and disease, so that we can eat safe, nutritious food all year round. However, they can also be potentially dangerous to the environment, people, and animals.Find...
There are several types of flu, and we all sometimes face an epidemic or a pandemic. Canadian researchers have found that the first type of flu a person encounters in life significantly determines our ability to resist the flu...
In addition to having several less and more severe side effects, including permanent disruption of the body's self-healing mechanism, antidepressants do not always help away from the psychological problem. Researchers have found that group drumming brings relief from psychological...
Undisciplined and speeding drivers cause countless accidents every day. Most people would expect drivers to behave at least close to schools and hospitals, but statistics clearly demonstrate that in the US alone that 100 children lose their lives every...
The first fetal operation in the mother's womb was performed by a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. The fetus was only 23 weeks old. The phenomenal operation was successful. Doctors have openened the door to the baby girl's better life. Congenital...
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...
Lawn chemicals, especially those with 2.4-D (2.4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid), are linked to two types of cancer, which are found in dogs. The studies conducted have found that lawn chemicals also get into neighbouring lawns and households and their presence has...
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