Health

Hundreds of protesters march through Leeds to save the NHS

Hundreds of protesters march through Leeds to save the NHS

Leeds city centre was brought to a standstill yesterday (March 28th) as hundreds of protesters marched as part of an anti-privatisation march. On March 28th, hundreds of individuals and groups gathered outside Leeds art gallery and marched around the city to protest against the closure of hospitals and funding cuts that have been implemented by the coalition government over the[Read More…]

Fluoride in tap water linked to thyroid problems

Fluoride in tap water linked to thyroid problems

A recent study carried out by scientists has discovered that the water we drink from the tap is linked to weight gain, depression and tiredness. Researchers at the University of Kent have found that the mineral, fluoride may be the main cause of triggering an underactive thyroid. However, despite these findings, Public Health England, have somewhat dismissed these claims made[Read More…]

The RFID chip allows staff to open doors using their hands

Swedish company implants microchips in staff

A Swedish company has developed a microchip and has implanted the chips into its staff, it has been revealed. The chips allows staff to use the photocopier, open security doors and even pay for their lunch. The plan is eventually for all of the 700 employees from the Epicenter block in Stockholm to have the chips implanted into the back[Read More…]

McDonald’s final Meal becomes a historic item in Iceland

McDonald’s final Meal becomes a historic item in Iceland

It has recently been reported that after already spending one year in Iceland’s national museum, a hamburger and fries purchased from McDonald’s  still hasn’t become mouldy or rotten. The museum decided to put the last ever meal on display when the world-famous fast food chain shut down in all of Iceland’s locations in 2009. It is currently on display at[Read More…]

Yoshihiro Kawaoka has just created a new and very deadly form of the flu virus

Scientist has created the killer flu virus

A professor Yoshihiro Kawaoka working in a relatively low level-two bio safety lab rating at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has just created a strain of flu that can escape the human immune system. This new engineered virus is a replica of the H1N1, but engineered to be more deadly as most people today have a high level of immunity against[Read More…]