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Global Efforts On Obesity ‘Unacceptably Slow’, study says

Global Efforts On Obesity 'Unacceptably Slow', study says

Global progress towards tackling obesity has been “unacceptably slow,” with only one in four countries implementing a policy on healthy eating up to 2010, according to a major new research. New estimates published in The Lancet medical journal suggest that children in the US are consuming 200 more calories a day than they were in the 1970s. Read More »

Alec Falkenham : Student invents tattoo removal cream

Alec Falkenham : Student invents tattoo removal cream

Alec Falkenham doesn’t regret any of his own tattoos. But the Dalhousie University researcher wants to help those who do want to remove what’s etched in their skin. A 27-year-old PhD student in the university’s pathology department, is developing a topical creme that he says will make tattoo ink eventually fade away. Read More »

Frozen berries linked to Hepatitis A, Report

Frozen berries linked to Hepatitis A, Report

A BRAND of frozen berries is being pulled from the shelves of Australian supermarkets after it was linked to infections of Hepatitis A. The frozen berries brand, which is sold in Woolworths, Coles and IGA, has been forced to recall its entire national range of 1kg packaged products of strawberries, blueberries and raspberries following advice from the Department of Health. Read More »