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New study suggests tea drinkers may be more likely to live longer
... green tea. The new study extends the good news to the U.K. s favorite drink, black tea. They asked about the tea habits of nearly a half million adults in the United Kingdom and followed them for up to 14 years, according to scientists from the U.S. National Cancer Institute . They adjusted for risk factors, such as health, socioeconomics, smoking, alcohol intake, diet, age, race and gender. Higher tea intake - two or more cups daily - was linked to a modest benefit: a 9% to 13% lower risk of death from any cause compared to non-tea drinkers. The results weren't changed by adding milk or sugar. The study, published ...
Updated: 08/30/2022
New study suggests tea drinkers may be healthier
... of beneficial substances that are known to reduce inflammation. Past studies in China and Japan, where green tea is popular, suggested health benefits. The new study extends the good news to the UK's favorite drink, black tea. Scientists from the US National Cancer Institute asked about the tea habits of nearly a half million adults in the United Kingdom and followed them for up to 14 years. They adjusted for risk factors such as health, socioeconomics, smoking, alcohol intake, diet, age, race and gender. Higher tea intake - two or more cups daily - was linked to a modest benefit: a 9 per cent to 13 per cent lower risk of death from any cause compared to non-tea drinkers. The results didn't change as long as you added milk or ...
Updated: 08/29/2022
Japan's Kishida under pressure over state funeral
... World Peace and Unification. According to sources, the announcement of Kishida was not only based on the fact that Abe was the nation's longest-serving prime minister, but also the extraordinary circumstances of his death. The decision to hold only the ... ... eight years in office. Kishida didn't explain his reasoning for holding the state funeral during the three-day extraordinary diet session that ended up earlier this month. The public support ratings for the Kishida Cabinet plunged. This caused Kishida ...
Updated: 08/27/2022
Japanese lawmakers' visit to China's Taiwan island a violation of China's sovereignty
... for China to accept such a provocation without taking countermeasures. The visit was made days after a talk between Japan's national security adviser, Takeo Akiba , and China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi , was held to shore up relations between the ... ... In a tweet before his visit to Taiwan, Keiji Furuya , a Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker and chairperson of the Japan-ROC Diet Members' Consultative Council , accused China of posing a risk to the peace and safety of not only Taiwan, but also East ...
Updated: 08/25/2022
China’s dugong becomes extinct, study finds
... Society of London ZSL and the Chinese Academy of Sciences . The research shows that this is the first functional extinction of a large mammal in China's coastal waters, with no evidence of their presence since 2008, the report said. The dugong, whose diet is heavily dependent on seagrass, has been classified as a Grade 1 National Key Protected Animal since 1988 by China s State Council . The report said that their marine habitats have been rapidly degraded by humans and restoration and recovery efforts are a key priority in China, but restoration takes time that dugongs ...
Updated: 08/24/2022
China’s coastal waters have disappeared from 1970s
... the Chinese Academy of Sciences . The findings show that this is the first functional extinction of a large mammal in China's coastal waters, with no evidence of their presence since 2008, the report said. The dugong, which is highly dependent on a diet of sea grass, has been classified as a Grade 1 National Key Protected Animal since 1988 by China's State Council . The report said that their marine habitats have been rapidly degraded by humans and restoration and recovery efforts are a priority in China, but restoration takes time that dugongs ...
Updated: 08/24/2022
China condemns visit of Japanese lawmakers to Taiwan region
... The entrance to the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing, capital of China. China expressed strong condemnation to the visit of a delegation of Japanese lawmakers to China's Taiwan region and pledged to take resolute and strong measures to defend its national sovereignty and territorial integrity. In spite of the stern d marches of China, Keiji Furuya , a Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker of Japan and chairperson of the Japan-ROC Diet Members' Consultative Council , visited the Taiwan region of China, which grossly interferes in China's internal affairs, and sends a seriously wrong signal to the Taiwan independence separatist forces, a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign ...
Updated: 08/23/2022
$9.1m restoration project for Sydney harbour
... help fur seals thrive. The project will consist of a survey of fur seals to identify their preferred habitat, breeding grounds, diet and threats from human interaction. Seal numbers are growing as evidenced by more sightings around the harbour and along ... ... Environment , in partnership with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science SIMS Taronga Conservation Society Australia and NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service .
Updated: 08/21/2022
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