Food Poisoning sickens 1 in 10 every year At least 600 million people, or 1 in 10 worldwide, become ill from contaminated food each year and 420,000 die, many of them young children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday. Giving its first global estimates of preventable foodborne diseases, WHO called on governments and industry to improve inspections
How much TV you watch as a young adult may affect midlife cognitive function Watching a lot of TV and having a low physical activity level as a young adult were associated with worse cognitive function 25 years later in midlife..
Potentially dangerous molecules detected in e-cigarette aerosols Electronic cigarettes produce highly-reactive free radicals -- molecules associated with cell damage and cancer -- and may pose a health risk to usersAccidental discovery of how to stay young for longer works in worms Researchers administered an antidepressant called mianserin to Caenorhabditis elegans, a type of roundworm used frequently in research. In 2007, they discovered that the drug increases the lifespan of roundworms by 30-40 per cent.