Agency reaffirms complete ban on trans fats by July

It increases the risk of heart disease by 21 per cent and death by 28 per cent. Some governments have implemented nationwide bans on partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of industrially-produced trans fats. These types of fats have been alter... More..

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Congo, UN deploy emergency teams of specialists to tackle Ebola outbreak
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Congo, UN deploy emergency teams of specialists to tackle Ebola outbreak

The DRC has reported 39 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between 4 April and 13 May, including 19 deaths. South Sudan's Ministry of Health on Friday says it has set up an emergency response t...More..

UCLA biologists 'transfer' a memory
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

UCLA biologists 'transfer' a memory

In an experiment to test the idea, Glanzman implanted wires into the tails of California sea hares, or Aplysia californica , and gave them a series of electric shocks. To bolster its findings, the team also ad...More..

WHO Plans to Eliminate Trans Fat by 2023
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

WHO Plans to Eliminate Trans Fat by 2023

The WHO notes that the communities with trans fats bans have seen a corresponding decline in cardiovascular-disease deaths, and that adoption of its six-step program can wipe the problem out around the world....More..