Lowering cholesterol with veg oils may not curb heart disease risk or help you live longer

“The benefits of choosing polyunsaturated fat over saturated fat seem a little less certain than we thought.” Continue reading Lowering cholesterol with veg oils may not curb heart disease risk or help you live longer

First description of 2015 Zika virus outbreak in Rio de Janiero

“The main route of ZIKV transmission is assumed to be through bites of the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, though only 38% of the patients with confirmed disease specifically remembered mosquito bites.” Continue reading First description of 2015 Zika virus outbreak in Rio de Janiero

Are small nuclear reactors a clean energy solution?

“Enthusiasts for the technology point out that small reactors are not new, with hundreds in operation across the world as power plants for submarines and icebreakers.” Continue reading Are small nuclear reactors a clean energy solution?

Claim: Decrease in air pollution associated with decrease in respiratory symptoms among children

False. Since air quality is not associated with childhood asthma in the first place. Continue reading Claim: Decrease in air pollution associated with decrease in respiratory symptoms among children