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Bird decline shows that climate change is more than just hot air

Monday, 16 November, 2015

Scientists have long known that birds are feeling the heat due to climate change. However, a new study of a dozen affected species in the Western Cape suggests their decline is more complex than previously thought – and in some cases more serious.
According to the study, published today (Monday) in Conservation Physiology, by scientists from the Percy Fitzpatrick Institute at the University of Cape Town and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, there could be several reasons why birds are being negatively affected by man-made climate change.

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Study finds sexually transmitted infection affecting up to 1 percent of the population aged 16-44 in the UK

Wednesday, 11 November, 2015

A new study strengthens growing evidence that Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The findings are recently published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

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Just half an hour in the allotment can have physical and mental health benefits

Friday, 30 October, 2015

A study by researchers at the Universities of Westminster and Essex has found that even a small amount of participation in allotment gardening can have significant benefits on health. Their findings are published today (Friday) in the Journal of Public Health.

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New research shows ovarian transplants appear to be safe and effective

Wednesday, 07 October, 2015

Women who have ovarian tissue removed, stored and then transplanted back to them at a later date have a good chance of successfully becoming pregnant, according to a review of the largest series of ovarian transplants performed worldwide.

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New research suggests not all trans fatty acids are bad for you

Wednesday, 23 September, 2015

New evidence suggests that low levels of trans fatty acids (TFAs) may not be as harmful to human health as previously thought, even if industrially produced, and may even be beneficial if they occur naturally in foods such as dairy and meat products, according to a study published today (Wednesday) in the European Heart Journal.

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