John Nielsen-Gammon, director of the Texas Center for Climate Studies and the Texas State Climatologist, said: 'Our study shows that the drier conditions expected in the latter half of the 21st century could be drier than any of those megadroughts, depending on how you measure dryness.' … [Read more...] about Texas on track for driest conditions of the last 1,000 YEARS due to climate change with certain parts facing megadroughts, new study warns
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In Southern California, the intensive care unit at a Ventura County hospital reached its full capacity after receiving an influx of coronavirus patients, Dr. John Fankhauser, CEO at Ventura County Medical Center, said Wednesday, adding that the ICU at the facility is now full. … [Read more...] about Health expert warns the US needs to get a handle on coronavirus before conditions return to spring levels
The idea was that it would help to improve embryo implantation, but the new study - presented at the conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology - has shown this treatment to be ineffective. … [Read more...] about Women who struggle to conceive via IVF are 26 per cent MORE likely to suffer from long-term health problems
Researchers and their self-experiments Secret heart catheter Werner Forssmann was already considered a troublemaker during his medical training. The German surgeon was determined to prove that a long, flexible catheter could be inserted safely from the crook of the arm to the heart. Although his superiors had expressly forbidden him to carry out the experiment, in 1929 Forssmann was the first person to try it out — on himself. Secretly, of course. … [Read more...] about What’s the science on DNA and RNA vaccines?
An interactive tool allows people to see the extent of physical damage that could be caused by years of sitting on the sofa in front of a screen. The couch potato lifestyle could lead to obesity and poor posture … [Read more...] about Grotesque models reveal how Netflix addicts could look in 20 years – with a range of health issues including bowel cancer, obesity and diabetes