Exercise Can Help Improve Your Vascular Health

We all know exercise is paramount in a healthy lifestyle. Most of us believe that it will tone our bodies, keep our weight down, and make us stronger; but did you know it can also improve your vascular health? Vascular Health ? Vascular Health is about strengthening your heart and lungs so they perform at…

A survey of monitoring tap water hardness in Japan and its distribution patterns| Green Chemistry Congress 2021

We conducted a comprehensive overall tap water hardness assessment for Japan. Tap water was collected from 665 points throughout Japan, and its standing position was quantitatively clarified by prefecture. The mean and median hardness of tap water in Japan was 48.9 ± 25.8 (1σ SD) and 46.0 mg/L, respectively. Compared with 27 other countries, Japan exhibited soft water…

5 Wild New Ways To Generate Energy

With the clean energy shift beginning to gain serious momentum, the prime candidates for a sustainable future have been solar, wind, and–to a lesser extent–geothermal energy and nuclear fission.  But with the window for the world to act to avert catastrophic and irreversible climate change rapidly closing down, we are beginning to realize that every…

The 22 Best Natural Treatments and Remedies for OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic mental disorder characterized by obsessions (repetitive thoughts) and compulsions (repetitive actions). It affects about 3 per cent of adults and 1 per cent of children (79). It’s clear that both genetic and environmental factors contribute to the development of OCD. Research shows that OCD is often inherited and passed…

What is a Neurologist?

Introduction to Neurology Neurology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders of the nervous system. The nervous system is a complex, sophisticated system that regulates and coordinates body activities. It has two major divisions: Central nervous system: the brain and spinal cord Peripheral nervous system: all other neural elements,…

Japan boosts renewable energy target for 2030 energy mix

Aizu Electric Power’s Oguni solar power station is pictured in Kitakata, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, March 7, 2021. REUTERS/Yuka Obayashi TOKYO, July 21 (Reuters) – Japan will raise its target for renewable energy in the country’s electricity mix for 2030 as it pushes to cut emissions to meet commitments under international agreements on climate change, according…

A New Natural Brilliant Blue for Food Coloring | Food Nutrition Conference

A natural brilliant blue coloring has been discovered by an international team of researchers including chemists at the University of California, Davis. The new cyan blue, obtained from red cabbage, could be an alternative to synthetic blue food colorings such as the widely used FD&C Blue No. 1 “Blue colors are really quite rare in…

Gene-Editing Algae Doubles Biofuel Output Potential | Oil & Gas Conference

Conference Theme – Recent Advancements & Upcoming Challenges in the Oil and Gas Industry Scientists have created a strain of algae that produces twice as much lipid as its wild parent, a substance that can be processed into a biofuel. By using a combination of gene editing tools, including the Famed CRISPR-Cas9 technique, they identified and…

Food or Fuel? Australian Biotech Adapts Yeast to Give us Both

A new life for biofuel The problem with biofuel Biofuels. They’re the cornerstone of so much of the environmental legislation of today, anticipated to provide pivotal savings in carbon emissions without endangering our natural resources. Yet they’re not a perfect art, with concerns raised over their encroachment on food crops and their potential contribution to…

New Energy Blue plans Iowa biomass refinery to make cellulosic ethanol

Refinery also produce lignin Crop residue used as feedstock No timeline given for startup New Energy Blue plans to build a biomass refinery in Iowa to produce renewable fuels, including cellulosic ethanol and lignin, as demand for renewable carbon-neutral fuel grows, the company said July 20. The New Energy Freedombiomass refinery will be on a…

Green, eco-friendly and sustainable alternative in dyeing cotton fabric using aqueous extract Mucuna slonaei F dye: effects of metal salts pre-mordanting on color strength and fastness properties| Green Chemistry 2021

Natural dye extracted from Mucuna slonaei F leaves (MSL) was used as green, sustainable and eco-friendly alternative in coloring cotton fabric with and without sodium chloride (NaCl), ferrous sulfate (FeSO4·7H2O) and alum (KAl(SO4)2·12H2O) as mordants. Effects of these mordants on color parameters (exhaustion (%), lightness (L∗), color axes (a∗ and b∗), hue angle (ho), color strength (K/S) and fastness properties…

Study: Valvular heart disease in patients with chronic heart failure has been underestimated | Cardiovascular Conference

Hitherto, the development of valvular heart disease in patients with chronic heart failure has been underestimated and rarely treated. This is the finding of a study conducted at the Division of Cardiology within the Department of Medicine II at Vienna General Hospital and MedUni Vienna and published in the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ). Mitral regurgitation…

Spicing up your diet could help lower blood pressure | Food Science 2021

The Science Behind Superfoods: Mangoes, Honey and Spices Could Bring Important Health Benefits welcome you to the “33rd International Conference on Food Science and Technology”  which has been scheduled during Oct 25-26, 2021. The Theme of the conference is “Exploring recent advancements of Food Science and Technology” A new study shows that adding herbs and spices to your diet…

UF researchers discover breakthrough anticancer drug

Researchers from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy have discovered a safer and more effective anticancer drug to target leukemia, lymphoma, and breast and lung cancers. The journal Nature Medicine published the findings this month. Known as DT2216, the drug acts on a protein called B-cell lymphoma-extra large, or BCL-XL, which fuels the growth…

Embedded gas sensing device promises simple, accurate volatile organic compounds detection| Green Chemistry Congress 2021

Applications range from air quality analysis to patient health screening Emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) include a variety of chemicals. Many of these chemicals are associated with a range of adverse human health effects, from eye, nose, and throat irritation, to liver, kidney, and central nervous system damage….

Dakota Access Pipeline Firm Is Suing Environmentalists Who Protested Against It | Oil & Gas Conference

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) filed a federal lawsuit, alleging the dissemination of “materially false and misleading information” about the pipeline. The company is claiming that Greenpeace, Earth First and other organisations allegedly engaged in “criminal activity” to increase their donation funds and advance their own agendas. The complaint asserts that the attacks were calculated and…

Nursing Education and Patient Safety

 For nurses in the frontline, every day is a ‘constant marathon’ “On any given day, nurses can see people at their weakest and most vulnerable, or at their strongest and most resolute…” The pandemic has made it glaringly evident that the entire world has come together to fight a war against a virus, and that doctors and…