Beware of This Noxious and Invasive Congress Weed
Jan03

Beware of This Noxious and Invasive Congress Weed

Beware of the common, noxious and invasive Congress weed species. The wild plant is not only a trouble to farmers, their crops and cultivation, but also to humans and animals. It has a scientific name Parthenium hysterophorus and belongs to Asteraceae family. The harmful congress weed plant has various English names like Santa-Maria, Santa Maria feverfew, Whitetop weed, and Famine weed. It is a common invasive species in countries...

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How to Stop Snoring
Dec11

How to Stop Snoring

Snoring is a common and age-old problem many adults face. The snorting, rattling and whistling sound is the result of obstructed air movement during breathing while asleep. It is usually caused by relaxation of the uvula and soft palate, which results in irregular airflow and vibrations. General Causes of Snoring Stuffy Nose: Nasal congestion and few allergies result in inflammation of the nasal tissue. This condition forces mouth...

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Holy Cow Helping the Fight Against HIV
Jul29

Holy Cow Helping the Fight Against HIV

Currently there is no vaccine for HIV as the deadly virus mutates very easily. Scientists around the world have been working to develop a HIV Vaccine that can not only produce a strong immune system response in the effected human body, but also cause the immune system to make what are called “broadly neutralizing antibodies” (bNAbs) that are able to protect against many different strains of the virus. It is because...

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Litchi Fruit Behind Hundreds of Mysterious Deaths of Children in India
Mar13

Litchi Fruit Behind Hundreds of Mysterious Deaths of Children in India

Since 1995 a mysterious Brain illness has been seen in hundreds of children in Muzaffarpur city of Bihar State, India. Every year during the months of May-June, children used to fall sick suddenly, some of whom would slip into a coma, and about 40 percent of them even died – often within hours. Similar outbreaks were reported in few other Litchi growing regions in India like Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur and West Bengal’s...

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Nutella Maker Fights Back on Palm Oil After Study Claiming Cancer Risk
Jan27

Nutella Maker Fights Back on Palm Oil After Study Claiming Cancer Risk

Nutella, the sweet and delicious hazelnut cocoa spread manufactured by Italian confectionery firm Ferrero is one of the best-known food brands and a popular breakfast treat for children. Nutella uses Palm Oil in its manufacturing process and has come up with a public defence of its use that some other food companies in Italy have been boycotting after a European study raised Cancer risks. The European Study and Cancer Risks A study...

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Beware: Your ATM Machine Might Dispense Bacteria
Nov21

Beware: Your ATM Machine Might Dispense Bacteria

In India, after the Ban of Rs500 and Rs1000 currency notes, the Government has implemented many temporary rules and restrictions for depositing, exchanging and withdrawing money. Because of the sudden changes, most of the time Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are completely queued up with lot of people wanting to withdraw money. This raised concerns about possible and potential health concerns over repeated use of ATM machines, i.e....

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