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Electronic cigarettes: the risks of these gadgets popular with young people - BBC News BBC Homepage

Electronic cigarettes: the risks of these gadgets popular with young people – BBC News BBC Homepage

52 minutes ago Photo credit, Getty Images They were promoted on the grounds that they would be less harmful to health and would serve as a treatment for people who wanted to quit smoking. However, electronic cigarettes are not only as addictive as tobacco, they are also making more and more teenagers addicted to tobacco. …

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Nutrition: chocolate after lunch?  What cravings for certain foods reveal about your health - BBC News BBC Homepage

Nutrition: chocolate after lunch? What cravings for certain foods reveal about your health – BBC News BBC Homepage

Photo credit, Getty Images image caption, A woman enjoying her chocolate an hour ago Who hasn’t had that uncontrollable urge to eat chocolate after lunch? Cravings for certain types of food, such as chocolate or chips, can occur when you least expect it. But it is important to be aware of this: these cravings can …

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Cooking: is using a fryer healthier and more economical than cooking in the oven?  - BBC News Africa

Cooking: is using a fryer healthier and more economical than cooking in the oven? – BBC News Africa

3 hours ago The BBC News World editorial staff Photo credit, Getty Images image caption, The size of the fryer is similar to that of a bread machine Air fryer sales are up 400% in 2021 in the UK. Since they use little or no oil, are they a healthier option than other cooking methods? …

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Nutsedge: a nutrient-dense wild tuber - BBC News Africa

Nutsedge: a nutrient-dense wild tuber – BBC News Africa

Photo credit, Getty Images image caption, Little hard fruits, with a slightly sweet, milky taste with a hazelnut flavor. an hour ago Tiger nut is an appetizer that can be found on the stalls of some rare fruit vendors in the West African sub-region. It is becoming increasingly popular and is beginning to attract the …

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Dark matter: The enigma scientists seek - BBC News BBC Homepage

Dark matter: The enigma scientists seek – BBC News BBC Homepage

41 minutes ago Carlos Serrano (@carliserrano) BBC News Mundo Photo credit, LZ/SURF What is dark matter? The answer is simple: no one knows. This is one of the greatest puzzles in science. Scientists have been searching for decades for clues to this mysterious component that makes up 25% of the universe. But how do you …

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Nutrition: Top 5 health benefits of moringa - BBC News Africa

Nutrition: Top 5 health benefits of moringa – BBC News Africa

an hour ago By Kerry Torrens – Nutritionist Photo credit, Getty Images image caption, Moringa powder is widely used in nutrition Nutritionist Kerry Torrens provides information on moringa, an herb known for its various health benefits, including its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Praised for centuries, moringa appears to offer impressive health benefits, but is the …

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Periodontitis: The gum problem that can seriously affect your health - BBC News BBC Homepage

Periodontitis: The gum problem that can seriously affect your health – BBC News BBC Homepage

24 minutes ago Martha Henriques BBC Future Photo credit, Getty Images Crowded, misaligned, riddled with cavities and inflamed gums, our teeth are infamous for their flaws. The modern man is unique in that he must intervene every day to ensure that his teeth and gums do not get sick. More than just toothache and gum …

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What do scientists know about what it feels like to die?  - BBC News Africa

What do scientists know about what it feels like to die? – BBC News Africa

4 hours ago Photo credit, Getty Images Oh, life! This thing where you are born, where you grow up a bit, where you fall in love with a person (or a fish), where you produce maybe other smaller people, and where, before you know it, it’s time to move on to the next part: death. …

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Pentaquarks: Scientists discover new 'exotic' quark configurations - BBC News BBC Homepage

Pentaquarks: Scientists discover new ‘exotic’ quark configurations – BBC News BBC Homepage

an hour ago By Pallab Ghosh Science Correspondent Photo credit, CERN image caption, “Exotic” states of matter exist for less than the blink of an eye. Scientists have discovered new ways to group quarks, the smallest particles known to man. These new structures only exist for a hundred thousandth of a billionth of a billionth …

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Covid: What happens to our bodies each day from coronavirus infection - BBC News BBC Homepage

Covid: What happens to our bodies each day from coronavirus infection – BBC News BBC Homepage

an hour ago André Biernath BBC News Brazil Photo credit, Getty Images image caption, An individual blowing his nose, his face hidden In recent weeks, cases of covid-19 have increased in several countries around the world, mainly due to the circulation of more infectious variants and the relaxation of protective measures. How does Sars-Cov-2, the …

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