Health & Life Hacks

    COVID-19 race. World pharmaceutical companies have started a new chase: for drugs to treat COVID-19

    First of all, let us introduce the newest hopeful message: the WHO representative has named the probable date of the end of the coronavirus pandemic. Hans Kluge, director of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) European Regional Office, said the world would emerge from a coronavirus pandemic in 2022. He said this in an interview with […]

    McDonald’s is testing the McPlant, a Beyond Meat meatless burger

    McDonald’s new plant-based burger, aptly named the McPlant, is coming to eight restaurants across the US (via CNBC). The fast-food chain teamed up with Beyond Meat to make the meatless option. This comes about a year after McDonald’s ended its P.L.T. pilot, another Beyond Meat branded burger, The Verge states. It’s still unclear what the […]

    New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines aim to save millions of lives from air pollution

    Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to human health, alongside climate change. On September 22, the World Health Organization published new guidelines for governments worldwide on controlling and improving air quality. WHO calls for decisive action to combat pollution and provides specific recommendations. New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) provide clear […]

    One in four people in the world has reduced their meat consumption

    Nearly one-quarter of global consumers try to limit their meat consumption. This was announced on September 26 by the Business Wire portal, citing a study by Euromonitor International within the framework of the Consumer Voice: Health and Nutrition 2021 project. At the same time, 67% of respondents believe that their choices and actions can change […]

    DiCaprio became a consultant and investor in a “test-tube steak” firm

    Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has become one of the investors and consultants in the Israeli company Aleph Farms, specializing in producing “steaks from a tube.” N12 reports that DiCaprio joined investors in the latest fundraising campaign that raised $ 105 million. DiCaprio is investing in and joining the advisory boards of Aleph Farms and Mosa […]

    Oman species of the flowering plant holds many medicinal properties

    Oman is blessed with rich biodiversity, which holds many health and environmental benefits. Al Shakhar of Calotropis procera is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae that is native to North Africa, tropical Africa, Western Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia. Let’s check Oman Observer’s explanation of its properties. The green fruits contain […]

    The rise in Iraqi cancer cases may be linked to wars, the environment

    Director of the Environmental Department in southern Iraq Walid Hamid said May 21 that “Ministry of Health statistics indicate that 2,000 cases of cancer are recorded annually due to oil flares that release toxic gases into the air as a result of extraction operations in the Basra fields.” He criticized oil companies for their disregard […]

    Vegan Muslim: How to navigate family gatherings on Eid Al Adha

    Meat and dairy are included in almost every cuisine, making it hard for some Muslim vegans to discover alternatives, especially on occasions like Eid, Doha News states. Being a vegan can be quite a challenge when there are limited food options at grocery stores and restaurants – but let’s face it, convincing your Muslim family […]

    Plant-based egg, meat company ‘Eat Just’ gets cracking with Qatar expansion

    Qatari vegans will soon enjoy quality plant-based dishes, as Eat Just company seeks to launch a branch in Doha. San Francisco-based Eat Just Inc revealed plans to build its first commercial facility in Qatar as it seeks to expand into the Middle East and North Africa region, Doha News reports. The plant-based egg brand will […]

    Should we fear GMOs? Take a look – all our food is genetically modified

    Over the past couple of weeks, you definitely ate products from cereals, the existence of which was not included in the plans of Mother Nature, as well as cloned fruits and even plants which ancestors were subjected to intentional radioactive irradiation. On all this food, there were no “GMO” labels. Perhaps they even had an […]