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Exploring How Chinese Hawthorn Leaves Help Heal Heart Damage
calendar 21st February, 2024 | Jenn Hoskins

Exploring How Chinese Hawthorn Leaves Help Heal Heart Damage

Harnessing the power of ancient remedies, scientists at Chengde Medical College discover hawthorn leaves may help treat heart disease by targeting molecular pathways involved in cell survival and stress response, highlighting the role of flavonoids in cardiovascular health.

Exploring Germ Pollution in Farm Soil and Its Impact on Health
calendar 21st February, 2024 | Jim Crocker

Exploring Germ Pollution in Farm Soil and Its Impact on Health

Exploring the microscopic universe within soil, scientists find submerged fields rich in human bacterial pathogens and high-risk antibiotic resistance genes. This study highlights the potential health risks associated with different types of soils and underlines the importance of sustainable farming in controlling disease.

Understanding How Climate and Human Actions Impact City Wetlands Over Time
calendar 20th February, 2024 | Phil Stevens

Understanding How Climate and Human Actions Impact City Wetlands Over Time

Wetlands, where land and water intermingle, are integral to our ecosystem—acting as water purifiers, wildlife refuges, and shields against climate change. The Dianchi Lake Basin in China exemplifies the delicate balance between urban development and environmental conservation. Studies from 1993 to 2020 reveal the fluctuating health of these wetlands, with urban expansion initially causing decline, followed by a promising recovery through protective measures. The research underscores the crucial need for sustainable progress that aligns urban growth with wetland preservation.

Creating Sustainable Water Recycling in Growing Cities
calendar 20th February, 2024 | Jim Crocker

Creating Sustainable Water Recycling in Growing Cities

In Lima's fight against water stress, researchers explore wastewater treatment technologies to mitigate eutrophication and enable reuse for drinking, leveraging Life Cycle Assessment, Costing, and Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis to balance environmental and social factors.

How "WKUP GT" herbal mix boosts focus and thinking post-lunch
calendar 19th February, 2024 | Jim Crocker

How "WKUP GT" herbal mix boosts focus and thinking post-lunch

A pilot trial explores "WKUP GT," a low-caffeine drink with carob, guarana, green tea, and elderberry, testing its ability to enhance post-lunch cognitive functions. Results suggest improved processing speed and memory, with increased multitasking abilities, sans the blood pressure spike common with caffeine.

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