Category: Lifestyle

Salmonella Outbreak In 48 States—Backyard Poultry Said To Be Blamed

Reports of over 900 individuals in an estimated 48 states infected with salmonella is believed to be linked to backyard poultry such as chicks and ducklings.Although such outbreaks as this are not uncommon for this time of year, this year's outbreak appears to have sickened more individuals that those of past years. This, according to a report by ...

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes—Approved For Release In The US

There is a new pest coming to your town soon—that of a genetically modified mosquito. A biotech company out of Britain, Oxitec, has obtained permission to release their modified mosquitos in the US states of Florida and Texas.The permit allowing for their experimental use was officially issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in ...

Recovered COVID-19 Patients Can Suffer Long-Term Heart Damage, New Studies Say -- Shall We Become More Careful?

There is new scientific evidence from Germany that COVID-19 can cause lasting cardiovascular damage. The condition may go undetected in patients who recovered from the novel virus, researchers found out.The medical journal JAMA Cardiology published the two studies on Tuesday to prove that virus can linger in the heart for months without producing ...