Tag Archives: Help

Pollen count: Could this popular beverage help keep symptoms at bay? One study suggests so

Pollen is all set to be a nuisance today, with the Met Office forecasting medium to high levels across the country. People can expect a runny nose and itchy eyes, as the disruptive grass pollen season comes to a close. People should generally think twice about having a tipple – alcoholic drinks are proven to… Read More »

Non-addictive CRISPR-edited tobacco could help eliminate smoking

Growing low-nicotine tobacco could help people stop smokingDescription:zakir hossain chowdhury/Barcroft Media via Getty By Michael Le Page A gene-edited tobacco plant created using the CRISPR technique has the lowest ever amount of nicotine. It could boost efforts to reduce nicotine in cigarettes to non-addictive levels, as the US plans to do. Felix Stehle and Julia Schachtsiek at the… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »