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Climate crisis will lead to more kidney stones, study finds

The study estimates that a warming planet will likely increase the number of kidney stone cases between 2.2% – 3.9% depending on emission levels. In the coming decades worsening climate crisis will lead to more kidney stones due to more sweating and dehydration, according to a new study The research was conducted at Children’s Hospital …

Surgeons now transplant pig heart into a human for the first time – ‘unethical, dangerous’ campaigners argue

PETA says “the risk of transmitting unknown viruses along with the animal organ are real and, in the time of a pandemic, should be enough to end these studies forever.” US surgeons have now managed to transplant a genetically modified pig heart into a human as a last-ditch effort to save the patient’s life. This …

Paul Wesley tells Cardi B ‘going vegan is the best decision I ever made’

Cardi B had reached out to fans to ask about plant-based meats following a health scare. Social media is abuzz with opinions ever since rapper Cardi B tweeted she wanted to go vegan but couldn’t seem to find similar alternatives to meat – something she loves to eat. Her tweet garnered over 3500 comments, sparking …

Cardi B considers going vegan following health issues

The 29-year-old rapper is considering the switch following lingering gut health issues Rapper Cardi B has expressed her desire to go vegan. The American turned to her 20.4 million Twitter followers asking for suggestions. She wrote: “I want to go vegan but I love meat… are vegan meat replacements similar to meat in taste or …

87% of UK vegans have had at least one COVID jab, survey reveals

The top reasons for refusing the vaccine were fear, distrust, and ethical reasons Nearly 90% of UK vegans aged 16 and over have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to new research by the Vegan Society. A good 62% have had two doses of the vaccine. This is amid a wider …

Identical twins trial vegan vs meat diet: Plant-based sib more energetic, lost more fat

“I was eating a lot more wholesome food, which meant that my sugar levels were a lot satiated during the day. I felt more energetic.” A pair of identical twins took part in a vegan vs meat fitness study to see which diet worked best. Ross and Hugo Turner – aka the Turner Twins – …

Chronically ill man’s severe migraines ‘completely eliminated’ on plant-based diet

A case study reported that a man’s severe and chronic migraine attacks completely disappeared after switching to a diet that included lots of dark-green leafy vegetables. A photographer has revealed how he ditched his migraine medications after switching to a plant-based diet. Doctors in the US who treated the 60-year-old man, whose identity was not …

Eating vegetable fat instead of meat linked to 12% drop in stroke risk, study finds

The researchers found that the “sources of fat are more important than the total amount of dietary fat in the prevention of cardiovascular disease including stroke.” Dietary fat sourced from plants may slash the overall risk of stroke by up to 12%, according to a new study. The results presented by American Heart Association come …

Vegan diet lowers the need for medicines in seniors by 58%, study finds

The new study was published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine last month. A new study has linked eating a vegan diet to lowering the number of medications required by older adults. Published in the medical journal American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, the study’s researchers investigated the association between diet and polypharmacy – where …

Billie Eilish and Chris Paul to expose racial inequality in the food system in new film

They’re Trying To Kill Us documentary spotlights that ‘poisonous diets’ are ‘the single biggest threat to Americans of color’. Billie Eilish and Chris Paul are executive producers of a new vegan documentary that exposes the racial inequality in the American food system. The film called They’re Trying to Kill Us  has been  co-directed by John …

Vegan dog and cat food as healthy as meat, says vet

“Dogs, cats and other species have requirements for nutrients, they don’t need meat or any other particular ingredient.” New research has found that vegan diets are just as healthy for cats and dogs as meat-based pet food. University of Winchester veterinary professor Andrew Knight said his research shows that plant-based diets carefully formulated with additional …

WHAT: Pig kidney is successfully transplanted into a human

“Pigs aren’t spare parts and should never be used as such just because humans are too self-centered to donate their bodies to patients desperate for organ transplants.” US surgeons have successfully attached a pig’s kidney to a human body in what is being hailed as a ‘watershed moment’ in the decades-long mission to one day …