Scientists reveal what is the diet capable of prolonging the life
The Mediterranean diet is not only able to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, but can also prolong life, according to a scientific study. Specialists found that following this type of diet for 12 months is associated with positive changes in the gut microbiome and prevents the loss of bacterial diversity that inhabit the intestines. Do you want to prevent cardiac arrest or stroke? Then follow this studyScientists discover a protein capable of prolonging life and fighting old ageFound the oldest coastal defense system in the world: a wall that did not resistCardiovascular disease preven...
Pandemics, climate change 'intensify' global health threats
Paris (AFP) - From small island states to urbanised powerhouses, every country on Earth faces "multiplying and intensifying" threats to human health as climate change renders future pandemics and system collapses ever more likely, a major study concluded on Thursday. A deadly mix of extreme heat, air pollution and intense farming are combining to produce the "worst outlook for public health our generation has seen", according to the Lancet's fifth annual report on the links between health and climate. The assessment showed that the last two decades have seen a 54 percent increase in heat-rela...
Millions of people at risk of missing coronavirus stimulus checks, watchdog warns
Almost seven months have passed since Congress first passed the $2.2 trillion CARES Act. Still, at least 8.7 million Americans haven’t yet received their coronavirus stimulus checks and risk never seeing the money. A report from a government watchdog claims that inadequate IRS and Treasury Department records are to be blamed for this.Q2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more8.7 million risk losing coronavirus stimulus checksOn Monday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said that millions of Americans are at risk of losing out on the coronavirus stimulus checks.In its 371-page re...
Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN
Paris (AFP) - Disruptions to health services due to the pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at risk worldwide, the United Nations said Wednesday, warning that Covid-19 could reverse decades of progress in reducing child mortality.The past 30 years have seen remarkable strides forward in preventing or treating causes of infant deaths including premature births and pneumonia. New mortality estimates published by the UN's children's fund UNICEF, the World Health Organization and the World Bank Group found that 2019 saw the lowest number of global under-five deaths on record. Last ye...