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NSW records four new COVID-19 cases – Tenterfield Star

NSW has recorded four new COVID-19 cases, with three being returned travellers in hotel quarantine and one that was locally acquired as health authorities str…..

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NSW has recorded four new COVID-19 cases, with three being returned travellers in hotel quarantine and one that was locally acquired as health authorities strive for zero community transmission in the lead-up to school holidays.
There were 7765 tests undertaken in the 24-hour reporting period until 8pm on Sunday night, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian told reporters on Monday.
“Unfortunately we are seeing a dip in the number of tests,” she said.
“Complacency is our biggest concern and we just w…

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New method for removing synthetic estrogen from water bodies – News-Medical.net

Synthetic estrogens from pharmaceuticals contaminate rivers and threaten the health of humans and fish.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 21 2020
Synthetic estrogens from pharmaceuticals contaminate rivers and threaten the health of humans and fish. An effective and cost-efficient method for removing synthetic estrogen from bodies of water has been demonstrated in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Engineering Science.
The researchers compared non-modified and modified forms of bentonite, a natural, low-cost absorbent that can remove pharmaceutical micropollutants from water bodies.
One particular…

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Vitamin A boosts fat burning in cold conditions: The conversion of white into brown adipose tissue is a promising target for obesity treatment – Science Daily

A recent study shows that cold ambient temperatures increase vitamin A levels in humans and mice. This helps convert ‘bad’ white adipose tissue into ‘good’ brown…

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A recent study conducted by a research team led by Florian Kiefer from MedUni Vienna’s Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism shows that cold ambient temperatures increase vitamin A levels in humans and mice. This helps convert “bad” white adipose tissue into “good” brown adipose tissue which stimulates fat burning and heat generation. This “fat transformation” is usually accompanied by enhanced energy consumption and is therefore considered a promising approach for the development of novel obesity…

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Study explains how certain foods can prevent respiratory tract infections – News-Medical.Net

On 22 October 2020 paediatrician Ellen van der Gaag will receive her PhD for her thesis entitled ‘Health-promoting effects of nutrition in children’.

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On 22 October 2020 paediatrician Ellen van der Gaag will receive her PhD for her thesis entitled ‘Health-promoting effects of nutrition in children’. The award ceremony was originally planned for March 2020, but was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Van der Gaag’s thesis considers the effect of unprocessed, pure food on children’s health, specifically on the common cold and other upper respiratory tract infections.
An ordinary cold has serious consequences…

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