Can supermarkets keep life affordable in difficult times? – ‘If electricity becomes too expensive, the government must intervene, if a supermarket helps consumers it is wrong’ – Foodlog

Can supermarkets keep life affordable in difficult times If

Leclerc announced last week a fixed price of €0.29 for a baguette, the French daily bread. Bakers, millers, grain growers and the French farmers’ union FNSEA reacted indignantly because someone has to pay the low prices. If the consumer does not pay the supermarket a fair price, the chain will have to bleed for the … Read more

Slight increase in births and rebound in life expectancy in France in 2021, despite the Covid

Slight increase in births and rebound in life expectancy in

After the demographic shock of 2021, marked by the excess mortality linked to Covid-19, it is on a positive note that the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (Insee) has chosen to highlight in its latest report annual, presented on Tuesday 18 January. In 2021, “fertility is maintained” despite the pandemic context, thus titles … Read more

Senior Syrian intelligence officer sentenced to life in Germany for crimes against humanity, historic first

Senior Syrian intelligence officer sentenced to life in Germany for

Anwar Raslan, April 23, 2020. THOMAS LOHNES / AFP A former colonel of the Syrian intelligence services was sentenced, Thursday, January 13, by the German justice to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity in the framework of the first trial in the world linked to the abuses attributed to the regime of Bashar Al-Assad . … Read more

School closures led to more sleep and better quality of life for adolescents

Journal Reference: Joëlle N. Albrecht, Helene Werner, Noa Rieger, Natacha Widmer, Daniel Janisch, Reto Huber, Oskar G. Jenni. Association of Adolescent Sleep Duration During COVID Pandemic High School Closure – Effects of homeschooling on adolescents’ sleep and health. JAMA Network Open, 2022 DOI: 10.100/jamanetworkopen.2021.42100 The first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic led to the closure … Read more

Death of Ahmaud Arbery: three white men sentenced to life in prison for murder of African-American jogger

Death of Ahmaud Arbery three white men sentenced to life

The name of Ahmaud Arbery, chanted in several demonstrations held after the death of George Floyd. Here in May 2021, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. KEREM YUCEL / AFP His name was chanted in major anti-racist protests held across the country in the summer of 2020, after the death of George Floyd, an African-American killed by a … Read more

Sending life to the stars

Journal Reference: Stephen Lantin, Sophie Mendell, Ghassan Akkad, Alexander N. Cohen, Xander Apicella, Emma McCoy, Eliana Beltran-Pardo, Michael Waltemathe, Prasanna Srinivasan, Pradeep M. Joshi, Joel H. Rothman, Philip Lubin. Interstellar space biology via Project Starlight. Acta Astronautica, 2022; 190: 261 DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2021.10.009 For UC Santa Barbara professors Philip Lubin and Joel Rothman, it’s a great … Read more

Study reveals more hostile conditions on Earth as life evolved

Journal Reference: G. J. Cooke, D. R. Marsh, C. Walsh, B. Black, J.-F. Lamarque. A revised lower estimate of ozone columns during Earth’s oxygenated history. Royal Society Open Science, 2022; 9 (1) DOI: 10.1098/rsos.211165 Using a state-of-the-art climate model, researchers now believe the level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation reaching the Earth’s surface could have been … Read more

‘My heart is bleeding’ – Annechien ten Have about a nice life for all – Foodlog

My heart is bleeding Annechien ten Have about a

In the meantime, I think about all the new things to come: the new year, a new coalition agreement, a new cabinet. What does this mean for us? For our colleagues? There is uncertainty. Will I still be a farmer tomorrow? And how? Many questions and it is searching for the answers. We must not … Read more

IBS Impairs Quality of Life – This Is How It Starts – Food Pharmacy

IBS Impairs Quality of Life This Is How It

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common complaints we hear about at Nordic Clinic, but what exactly is it and why is it so annoying for people that have it? Well, it is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder affecting between 10-20% of the population throughout the world.1 As a syndrome, IBS is … Read more

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