Health & Wellbeing

Changed Microbiome After Caesarean Birth Impacts Baby's Immune System, Research by Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) Finds

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:26

Together with colleagues from Sweden and Luxembourg, scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have observed that, during a natural vaginal birth, specific bacteria from the mother's gut are passed on to the baby and stimulate the baby's

Democratic Republic of the Congo begins first-ever multi-drug Ebola trial

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Mon, 11/26/2018 - 12:44

The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today announced that a randomized control trial has begun to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of drugs used in the treatment of Ebola patients. The trial is the first-ever multi drug trial for an Ebola treatment.

World Toilet Day: HomeBiogas Presents the Bio-Toilet that Converts Toilet Waste into Cooking Fuel

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Mon, 11/19/2018 - 08:37
Today HomeBiogas, a company specializing the manufacture of small-scale biogas systems that convert organic waste into renewable cooking fuel, is proud to launch the HomeBiogas Bio-Toilet on World Toilet Day. The Bio-Toilet solution connects to the HomeBiogas biogas system, enabling the human waste from the toilet to be converted into cooking fuel in an elegant, user-friendly way that does not require a connection to the sewage or water grid.