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Extreme heat from climate change puts 32 million U.S. workers at risk of lost wages and illness – MarketWatch

A new report suggests that rising temperatures and the greater likelihood of extreme heat caused by climate change will put the 20% of the U.S. labor force that works outside at risk for occupational illnesses and billions in lost wages…

Life-saving Treatment for Heart Attacks Discovered Inside Protein of Deadly Spider Venom

Australian researchers discovered a potentially life-saving treatment for heart attacks inside a very unlikely source–the venom of one of the world’s deadliest spiders. A drug candidate developed from a molecule found in the venom of the Fraser Island (K’gari) funnel web spider can prevent damage caused by a heart attack, as well as extend the […]

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What’s true about cows and global warming – LimaOhio.com

I keep coming upon this statistic that states livestock are responsible for 14.5% of global gas emissions. Some designate ruminant animals — cows, sheep and goats — as the biggest contributors to greenhouse gases. Others then go on to offer…

Stem-Cell Based ‘Cure’ for Type-1 Diabetes Draws Nearer, With FDA Trials Launched

While type-2 diabetes is largely preventable, type-1 diabetes is a disruptive autoimmune disorder that was once thought incurable. ‘Once’ is the keyword here, as a new and uncontroversial form of stem cell treatment should be able to cure the disease once and for all. Relying on transforming a small piece of adult skin tissue into […]

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No More Pricks: Scientists Are Rolling Out First-of-its-Kind Blood Sugar Test for Pain-Free Delivery to Diabetics

A world-first, pain-free diabetes test could soon be in the hands of consumers following $6.3 million in funding to establish the first manufacturing facility for the device. Funded by the Australian Government’s Modern Manufacturing Initiative, the world-class facility will help transition two decades of lab research to retail shelves to benefit more than 460 million […]

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Barbara Quinn, On Nutrition: What’s true about cows and global warming – Monterey Herald

I keep coming upon this statistic in the media that states livestock are responsible for 14.5 percent of global gas emissions. Some designate ruminant animals — cows, sheep and goats — as the biggest contributors to greenhouse gases. Others then…

Student Builds Life-Saving Device that Can Instantly Stop Bleeding from Stab Wounds

A UK college senior is doing his part to ‘stop the bleeding’ of violent knife crime by inventing a device that can help first responders better seal wounds. Depending on the location, the victim of a stabbing doesn’t have long without proper first aid to stop blood loss, but if Joseph Bentley’s new invention is […]

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Coffee is Now Linked to Reduced Risk of Many Ailments, Including Liver Disease, Parkinson’s, Melanoma, Even Suicide

What beats a cup of joe in the morning? Nothing after you realize the myriad beneficial health outcomes that are now associated with drinking coffee. For example, a new study from the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh, published today in BMC Public Health, found that drinking any type of coffee led to a reduced risk of […]

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Our climate is beyond hot | TheHill – The Hill

June 21 is the first full day of astronomical summer — and meteorologists all over the world have declared it #ShowYourStripesDay. On this day, expect to see your TV meteorologist sporting blue, white and red striped ties or pins or…

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