We all think that fish and seafood are safe as food but who can guarantee that it is indeed the case? Are fish and seafood really safe to consume? Most people think fish and, in general, all seafood is healthy...
Palm oil currently belongs among highly debated issues, primarily because large companies have started large fires in Indonesia to get enough free soil for oil palm. Intensive awareness-raising campaigns and calls to end its use are taking place all...
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...
Mining Machinery Developments (MMD) builds innovative mining equipment. Now they create machine that can eat landmines. MMD cooperates with HALO Trust. HALO Trust is non-profit organization which removes debris left behind by war, in particular land mines. So receptive, in...
Microplastics are everywhere. These are various plastic fragments ranging in size from 100 nanometers to 5 millimeters, which occur in water, soil and air. Microplastics can come from larger pieces of plastic that have broken down, cosmetic products that contain...
Do you want to quit smoking? On average, each cigarette shortens a smoker's life by around 11 minutes. Do you know that smokers take 25 percent more sick days year than non-smokers? About 1000 persons younger 18 years of age...
Statin drugs can be very dangerous. Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs block the production of cholesterol in the liver. In doing this, they also block the production of CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10, also known as ubiquinone). Not surpprisingly, the side effectscommonly associated...
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,...
Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas produced in the grund through the normal decay of uranium and radium. In the USA and UK radon causes more deaths annually than falling, fires and drowning. Radon is a gas that...
Prescription pain medications, typically opioids, are killing thousands of Americans each year. In 1999, about 4000 people died due painkillers. In 2011, 17000 people died due painkillers. This number has quadrupled since 1999. From 2007 to 2010, the number of...
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