Day: July 18, 2020

On 75th Anniversary of the first Nuclear Explosion, it’s time to recognise and remember the forgotten British and US victims.

Hiroshima was the world’s first atomic bomb used in war – but it wasn’t the first detonation of an atomic weapon.  That dubious honour goes to the ‘Trinity’ nuclear test on 16 July 1945 which heralded the dawn of the Atomic Age – and despite historical records, it was far from victimless. Detonated in New […]

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Urgent action needed to reduce shocking level of animal use in UK laboratories

In 2019, 3.4 million procedures were carried out in Great Britain involving living animals, according to UK Government statistics published today, 16 July, 2020. Animal welfare charity Naturewatch Foundation is hugely disappointed by a miserly 3% decrease in the number of animals imprisoned and tortured in UK labs during the past year. In response, the charity […]

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Soy and wheat proteins helpful for building aging muscles, but not as potent as animal protein

On a gram for gram basis, animal proteins are more effective than plant proteins in supporting the maintenance of skeletal muscle mass with advancing age, shows research presented this week at The Physiological Society’s virtual early career conference Future Physiology 2020. The number of vegans in the UK has quadrupled since 2006, meaning that there […]

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