On this page: List of news items about health,
lifesciences, animals, wildlife and nature
from, about, mentioning or affecting
the United Kingdom or parts of it.
News incl. lifesciences, animals, wildlife & nature
from or mentioning the United Kingdom
The articles listed below include news from, about or mentioning the United Kingdom (UK).
How to get along when staying at home
Advice to stay at home has caused millions of people to change their daily routines in recent weeks. There are many articles about how to deal with boredom, frustration, worry and the social requir...
Handwashing campaign targets a billion people worldwide
Unilever and the UK government are funding an information campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of washing hands with soap regularly and disinfecting surfaces. This will include TV, radio, pr...
28 Mar '20 | Handwashing | International
COVID-19 Mental health and social impact study
Psychologists are studying the mental health and social impacts of the UK government's response to coronavirus. They hope that understanding its effects on the mental health and behaviour of UK res...
Food Aid for Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Bangladesh has welcomed a new contribution from the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) to support the Rohingya refugee response in Cox's Bazar...
01 Feb '20 | Food Assistance | Bangladesh
Low vs high nicotine e-cigarettes
Recent research funded by Cancer Research UK indicates that former cigarette smokers who want to use e-cigarettes might be better off beginning with higher, rather than lower, nicotine levels in or...
09 Jun '18 | E-cigarettes | UK
Olfactory receptor OR51E2 and prostate cancer
A biotech news website has speculated about the possible future use of aromatherapy to treat prostate cancer. Although the article itself actually describes the behaviour of olfactory receptor OR51...
Frog warning coloration is also camouflage
The bright yellow colours on poison dart frogs also have a camouflage function according to a recent study involving fieldwork in the jungles of Guiana followed by laboratory visual search experime...