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Unilever cuts jobs after failed takeover
LONDON: British consumer goods giant Unilever on Tuesday announced plans to cut around 1,500 management jobs worldwide in a major restructure for the company, which recently saw a major acquisition bid fail. The maker of Magnum ice cream and Dove soap said its "proposed new organisation model...
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Eating meat may not have been as crucial to human evolution as we thought
A fossil with cuts made by early hominid tools from Koobi Fora, Kenya. Briana Pobiner The oldest evidence of Homo erectus comes from an arid hillside near the border of Ethiopia and Kenya. Though the 1.9-million-year-old fossil is only a tiny shard, more complete, if more recent individuals show...
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Former WHO VP’s Jab Warning: “The VACCINATED Should Be Isolated”
The former vice president of the World Health Organization’s European Advisory Group of experts in immunization; Professor Christian Perronne, yesterday said that all vaccinated people must quarantine over the winter months or risk serious illness. Perronne specializes in tropical...
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Tweaking one food from your diet can change the planet
Did you know your food choices can impact the planet, yes a small change in your diet can make diets more sustainable. As per a recent study by Tulane University swapping just one food can make a difference. Here’s all you need to know about it! The study Americans who eat beef could slash their...
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Calories on menus ‘may not be helpful’ in drive against obesity
A Big Mac has 508. Wagamama’s hot chicken katsu curry has 1,089. And a large mixed grill with chips at Wetherspoon’s has 2,052. But will knowing how many calories are in a restaurant meal help make a difference to the UK’s obesity epidemic? From April, all cafes and restaurants run by companies with...
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Adding peanuts to young children's diet can help avoid allergy: study
AFP PARIS: Including peanuts in children's diets early in life could help stave off allergies against the legume, which can be fatal and affect swathes of youngsters globally, according to a new study Friday. Researchers found that introducing peanut products to babies and infants, and gradually...
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Kidneys from genetically modified pig transplanted into brain dead human
The transplant recipient was a 57-year-old man called Jim Parsons who was kept alive on a ventilator. The results demonstrate how this kind of transplantation from one species to another, known as xenotransplantation, could address a global organ shortage, the study’s lead surgeon, Dr Jayme Locke,...
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Thailand to resume quarantine waiver for arrivals from February
BANGKOK, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Thailand will resume its 'Test & Go' quarantine waiver for vaccinated arrivals from Feb. 1, its coronavirus task force said on Thursday, in response to slowing COVID-19 infections. The scheme was suspended a month ago after only seven weeks due to the rapid...
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Introducing lifestyle interventions in preschool lowers heart disease risk
Washington: Implementing school-based programs aimed at teaching healthy cardiovascular health habits as early as preschool can achieve lasting lifestyle changes in children. The findings of the study were published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Previous studies have found...
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2 Mouthwashes Disrupt the Coronavirus in Lab Tests
Two types of mouthwash disrupt SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, preventing it from replicating in a human cell, a new study suggests. The study...
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