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Flu vaccines may lower immune system, studies show

Flu vaccines may lower immune system, studies show

A new study suggests that the flu vaccine helps to weaken the immune system. Researchers at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that women who received the flu vaccine had a weakened immune system. Pregnant women were found to be particularly vulnerable to the complications of the flu vaccine. Speaking about the study, Lisa Christian, associate professor and[Read More...]

Radiation levels in Sweden still high thanks to Chernobyl

Radiation levels in Sweden still high thanks to Chernobyl

The radioactive legacy of Chernobyl shows no sign of abating, according to recent reports. Wild boars in Sweden have been tested and found to have unusually high levels of radiation, 31 years after the disaster. Ulf Frykman, who works for the environmental consultancy Calluna, this week issued an alert to local hunters in the country of Gävle, about 100 miles[Read More...]

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...]