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How deadly disease outbreaks could worsen as the climate changes

By Adam Vaughan Some fruit bats probably spread EbolaJuan Carlos Munoz The dangers posed by fruit bats and mosquitoes are rarely mentioned among the potential impacts of major environmental changes such as deforestation and climate change. But two studies this week shine a light on how environmental destruction could lead to a greater spread of… Read More »

Dark chocolate could boost mood: study

Eating dark chocolate could boost mood and relieve symptoms of depression, scientists say. Adults who tucked into the treat had 70 per cent lower odds of reporting depressive symptoms than those who ate no chocolate at all, the research showed. The team studied data from 13,626 adults in the US and also found the 25… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could the common cold ‘revolutionize’ bladder cancer treatment?

Current treatment for some forms of cancer does not work as well as researchers had initially hoped. But a new virus-based treatment has shown promising results. New research suggests that the common cold virus can help scientists devise the next treatment for a widespread form of bladder cancer. Using viruses to treat cancer has long… Read More »