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Scientific studies prove existence of meridians

Scientific studies prove existence of meridians

A new scientific study has recently confirmed the existence of meridians, which researchers have referred to as the “primo-vascular system”. According to scientists at Seoul National University, this system is a crucial part of the cardiovascular system. As part of the study, researchers injected a special staining dye which coloured the meridians. By injecting the dye onto acupuncture points, they[Read More...]

The effectiveness of sunscreen lotions has been called into question

Sunscreen lotions under the spotlight

  A Cochrane review has published the results of its findings of a study that attempted to determine how effective sunscreen was in preventing skin cancer. There wasn’t much data on the topic to be found, so the review includes the results of just one study, which compared the daily application of sunscreen with the occasional use of sunscreen over[Read More...]

McDonalds to close 700 stores

McDonalds to close 700 stores

Fast food giant McDonalds is planning to downsize rather than supersize this year as it announced plans to shut 700 stores due to falling profits. It had originally planned to shut 350 branches in 2016, but has now doubled that figure to 700. According to a report that appeared in the Washington Times, both McDonalds and Coca-Cola are reevaluating their[Read More...]

Protesters across the world march against Monsanto

Protesters across the world march against Monsanto

Activists from across the globe have protested against Monsanto, citing concerns about the impact of its genetically modified products on human health. Protesters from more than 500 cities and 50 countries across the world took to the streets last Saturday and called for a ban on the worldwide sale of its biotech and agrochemical products. Another reason for the demonstrations[Read More...]

Schools introduce fees for children who bring packed lunches

Schools introduce fees for children who bring packed lunches

Parents that choose to give their children packed lunches instead of opting for meals cooked by the schools may face fines under new arrangements put in place by some schools. Some parents are being charged £1.80 every day for the privilege of allowing children to eat their own packed lunches. Squeezed budgets have been given as the reason for introducing[Read More...]