Health Problems

Breaking down pathological protein aggregates

ETH researchers have discovered a new mechanism that brain cells use to protect themselves from protein aggregates. Such aggregates play a key role in Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. This new finding might provide the basis for new therapeutic approaches. Aggregates of the protein alpha-synuclein in the nerve cells of the brain play a key […]

Pet Care

Breaking: Bad News for Slaughter-Bound Birds

Chickens raised on factory farms in the United States already suffer at every stage of their lives. They live in dirty, cramped conditions; are deprived of fresh air, grass and sun; suffer from genetic abnormalities tied to their growth rates and are subjected to torturous transport and slaughter. And now, things just might get worse. […]

Health News

Sexual health services are at ‘breaking point’

Sexual health services are at ‘breaking point’ after 3.3million people visit clinics in one year The Tinder effect? Sexual health services are at ‘breaking point’ after 3.3million people visit clinics in one year, councils warn Sexual health services in England are ‘stretched to the limit’ 3.3million people visited clinics last year, council leaders are warning […]