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Decaying civilization? Study finds Britons have worse teeth than their Roman-era ancestors
Research published in the British dental Journal on Friday found that Britons have worse oral health today than in Roman times, despite the work of dentists and the arrival of toothbrushes and toothpaste.

24.10.2014 14:10

Slim chance: UK health service to dish out cash, prizes for weight loss
The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) will encourage Britons to lose weight by offering them gift vouchers and cash incentives, under a new plan to reduce the financial burden of obesity on the health system.

23.10.2014 14:37

Europe’s food experts fooled by pranksters into confusing McDonald’s with organic food
Dutch pranksters have fooled food experts and consumers and proved that even foodies can’t tell McDonald’s from real, organic food when offered some on a plate. The comments from misled ‘experts’ are hysterical.

22.10.2014 12:45

‘Viral video recipe: nuggets, foodie, and a pinch of humor’
Can McDonald’s food be organic? Erik Hensel from the Lifehunters team told RT they decided to experiment and prove that even “food experts” can’t see a difference between fast food and healthy food.

22.10.2014 10:34

Vodka 'not a simple solution' - Russian lawmaker
A Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker has prepared a draft law to legally define vodka and detail the production process, distinguishing real Russian vodka from other similar drinks.

22.10.2014 07:43

US facing sanctions after defying WTO trade rules
The United States could soon be facing sanctions as a result of a ruling handed down by the World Trade Organization this week concerning an American meat labeling law contested by officials in Mexico and Canada.

21.10.2014 17:33

​Vegetarians have fewer, less-healthy sperm than meat-eaters – study
Vegetarian men may be harming their chances of conceiving children, a multi-year US study has revealed. Researchers believe the reasons may include vitamin deficiencies and the presence of female hormones in soy, which is popular among vegetarians.

21.10.2014 14:49

French ‘Halal test’ detects presence of pork
A new kit has gone on sale in France to detect the presence of pork or alcohol in various produce. The ‘Halal Test’ is aimed at the Islamic market and claims rapidly to detect the presence of pork in any meal.

21.10.2014 11:53

GMO backlash: Syngenta faces mounting lawsuits over genetically-modified seeds
​Agribusiness giant Syngenta AG now faces lawsuits from farmers in 11 US states claiming the seed-and-chemical company’s sale of a genetically-engineered variant of corn yet to receive approval in China depressed market prices for the grain.

21.10.2014 14:04

86yo starves to death in ‘right-to-die’ protest
An elderly British woman has starved herself to death because British laws do not permit her to seek assistance in taking her own life. The case has revived the euthanasia debate and renewed calls for the ‘right-to-die’.

20.10.2014 12:30

Colorado police worried pot candy will ruin Halloween treats
The American tradition of Halloween trick-or-treating is rife with urban myths about children being handed poisoned chocolates or razor blade-laced apples. This year, Denver police are worried about a new form of candy corruption: marijuana.

17.10.2014 21:29

‘Scandalous’: 1.6m UK pensioners living in poverty – report
More than one and a half million British pensioners are “floundering” on low incomes and consigned to poverty, a report by elderly care charity Age UK suggests.

17.10.2014 09:34

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