The sales of home ware and sporting goods retailer, Briscoe Group seems to be booming, as the Company has posted that its half-yearly sales have increased by 2.61%, but there is no positive expectations for the profits to get the increase.
TOI recently reported that India foiled China’s attempts to patent the health benefits of pudina and it has been finally confirmed by the Union health ministry yesterday.
A Chinese pharmaceutical company wanted to obtain a patent from the European Patent Office (EPO) for the treatment of avian influenza and epidemic fever through the use of pudina (mint) and kalamegha (andrographis).
A recent study has shown that women who were implanted with a copper intrauterine device up to 5 days after unprotected sex had a 100 percent emergency birth control. The study is based on a total of almost 2000 Chinese women.
It was also found that the device was effective in preventive unwanted pregnancies even one year after being implanted. The device is called Copper T380A.
Yet another study has claimed that teenagers who indulge in excessive use of the internet have a higher chance of showing symptoms of depressions.
The assembly government has promised to pump in up to £143m in the next 25 years to help in managing the waste in north Wales which is non-recyclable. The government is now looking for contractors to handle the waste across the entire north Wales region in a deal which would touch up to £800m over same number of years.
According to a study the chemical that is used for packaging food items may affect the sperm quality in men. Though the results of the study are not conclusive but the research was enough to create fears relating to the link between plastics and sperm quality.
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