After a year of decline, a significant rebound in pesticide sales in 2020

After a year of decline, a year of increase is looming. The latest pesticide use figures were communicated on Monday 22 November to the members of the steering and monitoring committee of the Ecophyto plan, aimed at monitoring and measuring the evolution of the use of phytosanitary products in the French countryside. The elements presented … Read more

The overall decline in the use of antibiotics in veterinary medicine

Rubis, one year old female cat, with her owner, in Chaville (Hauts-de-Seine), September 6, 2021, before the intervention of a veterinarian. Injured, she will be treated with antibiotics. AMAURY DA CUNHA FOR “THE WORLD” If there is an area in which human medicine and veterinary medicine should working together is the fight against antibiotic resistance. … Read more

In Japan, the ruling party wins the legislative elections despite a decline in its popularity

Akira Amari, number two of the PLD, at the party headquarters on October 31, 2021. POOL / REUTERS The Liberal Democratic Party (PLD) retreats but does not give in. The legislative elections in Japan, Sunday, October 31, ended with a slight sag in the power formation, without depriving it of the majority of the 465 … Read more

New study suggests that breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive decline

Journal Reference: Molly Fox, Prabha Siddarth, Hanadi Ajam Oughli, Sarah A Nguyen, Michaela M Milillo, Yesenia Aguilar, Linda Ercoli, Helen Lavretsky. Women who breastfeed exhibit cognitive benefits after age 50. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/emph/eoab027 “While many studies have found that breastfeeding improves a child’s long-term health and well-being, our study is … Read more

Historical analysis finds no precedent for the rate of coal and gas power decline needed to limit climate change to 1.5°C

Historical analysis finds no precedent for the rate of coal and gas power decline needed to limit climate change to 1.5°C – NovLink Home Mash O Historical analysis finds no precedent for the rate of coal and gas power decline needed to limit climate change to 1.5°C We wish to give thanks to the author … Read more

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