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EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT A POLYPILL TO PREVENT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

Research, published in The Lancet, reports on a new polypill combining four cardiovascular drugs in a single pill. Prof Kausik Ray,...

EXPERT REACTION TO NICE DRAFT GUIDANCE ON CANNABIDIOL FOR CHILDHOOD EPILEPSY

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence , has released draft guidance on the use of cannabidiol based medications for...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT AIR POLLUTION AND MORTALITY

Research, published in New England Journal of Medicine, reports a link between exposure to toxic air pollutants and increased cardiovascular...

EXPERT REACTION TO THE LANCASHIRE FRACKING TREMOR

Tremors of 1.55 and 0.87 magnitude were recorded on the 21st and 22nd of August in Lancashire following fracking events at the Preston...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO WHO REPORT ON MICROPLASTICS IN DRINKING WATER

A report, published by the World Health Organisation , examines the potential human health risks associated with exposure to microplastics...

EXPERT REACTION TO REPORT ON CLEAN GROWTH AND NET ZERO POLICY

The governments Science and Technology Committee has published a report further emphasising the Governments commitment to reach net...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO META-ANALYSIS OF STUDIES COMPARING INDIVIDUALS WITH AND WITHOUT AUTISM OVER TIME

Research, published in JAMA Psychiatry, reports that the differences between individuals with autism and those without autism have...

EXPERT REACTION TO A STUDY LOOKING AT MIDLIFE BLOOD PRESSURE AND BRAIN VOLUME

Research, published in The Lancet Neurology, reports that high blood pressure and rising blood pressure between the ages of 36 and...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT ANTIBIOTIC USE AND BOWEL CANCER RISK

Research, published in Gut, reports that antibiotic use is linked to higher bowel cancer risk, and lower risk of rectal cancer. Prof...

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT MORTALITY ASSOCIATED BIOMARKERS IN THE BLOOD

Research, published in Nature Communications, reports on biomarkers in the blood that may be able to help predict mortality risk. Prof...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY ESTIMATING UK SHALE GAS RESERVES

Research, published in Nature Communications, reports that the UK's shale gas reserves are lower than they were previously thought...

EXPERT REACTION TO PAPER ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

A study, and an accompanying article, published in PLOS Biology, report a possible link between exposure to environmental pollution...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO OFGEM LAUNCHING INVESTIGATION INTO POWER CUTS, AND INITIAL REPORT FROM THE NATIONAL GRID ELECTRICITY SYSTEM OPERATOR

Ofgem has launched an investigation into the national grid power outage in early August 2019. James Robottom, Energy Lead, IET (the...

PROF EDZARD ERNST'S NEW BOOK - ‘ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE: A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF 150 MODALITIES'

Prof Edzard Ernst, Emeritus Professor of Complementary Medicine, is publishing a new book: ‘Alternative Medicine: A critical assessment...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT MATERNAL EXPOSURE TO FLUORIDE AND IQ IN CHILDREN

Research, published in JAMA Pediatrics , reports that maternal exposure to fluoride in pregnancy can lead to lower IQ scores in young...

EXPERT REACTION TO BORIS JOHNSON ON MEASLES AND VACCINE UPTAKE

Reaction to the Prime Minister's statement on measles and vaccine uptake. Dr David Elliman, Consultant in Community Child Health, Great...

 
 
 

EXPERT REACTION TO CONFERENCE ABSTRACT LOOKING AT EXTRACTING HYDROGEN FROM OIL SANDS

An abstract, being presented at the Goldschmidt geochemistry conference, reports that Scientists have developed a method for extracting...

EXPERT REACTION TO STUDY LOOKING AT CLIMATE CHANGE AND LOCAL PLANT DIVERSITY

Research, published in Current Biology, reports that faster rates of climate change could be increasing the diversity of plant species...

 
 
 

EXPERT COMMENTS ABOUT CARBON MONOXIDE, AFTER IT WAS REPORTED EMILIANO SALA WAS EXPOSED TO HIGH LEVELS OF CARBON MONOXIDE PRIOR TO THE FATAL PLANE CRASH IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

It has been reported* by the Governments Air Accidents Investigation Branch that the cabin of the plane carrying Emiliano Sala and...

EXPERT REACTION TO MICROPLASTICS FOUND IN SNOW

Research, published in Science Advances, reports on the quantities of micro plastic found in Arctic snow, and snow found in European...

 
 
 



British Airways pilots to strike for 3 days throwing travel plans into chaos

British Airways pilots to strike for 3 days throwing travel plans into chaos

Pilots working for the airline have announced they will strike in September British Airways pilots have confirmed they will go on strike in September throwing thousands of... Read more ...

Aston Villa 2-0 Everton: £22million Wesley and El Ghazi score goals for...

Aston Villa 2-0 Everton: £22million Wesley and El Ghazi score goals for first Villa win

Wesley opened the scoring in the 19th minute, finishing with composure following Jota's perfectly weighted through ball and Anwar El Ghazi secured three points with a late second. Read more ...

England warned they 'must get better' after dismal second day in third Test

England warned they 'must get better' after dismal second day in third Test

Australia are already 283 runs ahead at Headingley and to make matters worse England's fast bowler Jofra Archer is struggling with cramp Read more ...

Prince Andrew 'has had more than 1,000 lovers' but would never sleep with...

Prince Andrew 'has had more than 1,000 lovers' but would never sleep with teenagers, friends claim

Prince Andrew has had more than 1,000 lovers according to close friends, but has not slept with any teenagers, as he faces more allegations following the suicide of Jeffrey... Read more ...

Andy Roddick gives verdict on how Serena Williams will cope on return to US Open

Andy Roddick gives verdict on how Serena Williams will cope on return to US Open

Serena Williams rowed with Carlos Ramos in the 2018 US Open final A year on from one of the most dramatic sporting events in living memory, Serena Williams will return to the... Read more ...

Florida mom teaches 'ungrateful' daughter, six, a lesson after she threw...

Florida mom teaches 'ungrateful' daughter, six, a lesson after she threw pencil case in the garbage 

A Florida mom has gone viral on Facebook after detailing the lesson she taught her daughter, left, who tossed a new pencil case in the bin, right. Haley Hassell is now making... Read more ...

BREAKING Bury owner agrees deal to sell club hours before EFL deadline

BREAKING Bury owner agrees deal to sell club hours before EFL deadline

Bury were set a deadline of Friday to find new owners or face expulsion from the Football League Read more ...

Bury bid under consideration from EFL after Alastair Campbell's son leads...

Bury bid under consideration from EFL after Alastair Campbell's son leads rescue mission for troubled club

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Former Bachelor star Chris Soules gets a two-year suspended prison term for...

Former Bachelor star Chris Soules gets a two-year suspended prison term for his role in a 2017 crash

Former Bachelor star Chris Soules, 37, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of fleeing the scene of a personal injury accident earlier this year to avoid going to trial for his... Read more ...

Commuters have to walk along Tube tracks in the dark to be evacuated near St...

Commuters have to walk along Tube tracks in the dark to be evacuated near St Pancras

Commuters were seen being led through the tunnel at St Pancras International as Thameslink Railway revealed there had been problems with overhead wires at Kentish Town. Read more ...