From the University of Montpellier, France, an investigation led by doctor Jean Bouquet, honorary professor of pulmonary medicine, concludes that sauerkraut and some fermented milk products help in the prevention of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19. “Little attention has been paid to the relationship between the spread and severity of the virus with regional differences in diet, but changes in diet can be of great benefit.
During the second half of April the annual rain of stars of the Lyrids takes place, when our planet crosses the cloud of particles that a comet left more than a century ago. Its maximum will be the night of Tuesday 21 to Wednesday 22 and, with patience, you can see some crossing the sky every 10 or 15 minutes.
Neonicotinoids are nicotine-based chemicals that are the main ingredients in certain insecticides, and their use on a large scale is partly responsible for the alarming drops in the numbers of wild birds in various habitats in the US, according to a team from researchers from the University of Illinois.
Some plants are medicinal, others are ornamental, or they can be both, as is the case with foxglove, which is a marvel to adorn the garden, but is also studied in the laboratory for its medicinal properties. It is beautiful, lush and can be grow in the backyard in regions with less intense summers.
Apitherapy is a type of treatment that involves bees and the use of products derived from them. It is used to treat diseases such as arthritis, as well as certain wounds, pain from chronic diseases, and even injuries. It is also known to improve skin health by reducing inflammation and wrinkles, as well as providing antibacterial effects.
Many hair dyes and various straightening chemicals contain carcinogens that interfere with the endocrine system. Regular use of these products can increase your risk of developing breast cancer. It is not the first time that researchers have investigated the carcinogenic potential of hair dyes and straighteners.