Swiss reject ban on animal testing in referendum

Pharmaceutical industry opposed testing ban Tobacco advertising more restricted to protect youngsters Proposals on equity tax and media funding rejected ZURICH, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Swiss voters rejected a proposal by animal rights activists to make Switzerland the first country to ban medical and scientific experiments on animals, but approved tougher restrictions on cigarette advertising … Read more

Hearth site in Utah desert reveals human tobacco use 12,300 years ago

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (Reuters) – Scientists have found evidence of a milestone in human culture — the earliest known use of tobacco — in the remains of a hearth built by early inhabitants of inland North America about 12,300 years ago in the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Desert. Researchers discovered four charred seeds of … Read more

Number of people with dementia to rise by 40% to 78 million by 2030 -WHO

A man visits his wife at a care facility for the elderly with dementia in a greenhouse built to combat loneliness after a visitation ban was imposed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Wassenaar, the Netherlands, April 9, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka of the Wouw/File photo More than 55 million people with dementia – report Prevalence … Read more