Ferrero to reduce Nutella jar sizes in latest shrinkflation move

It also confirmed that there have been no changes to the recipe. It said the changes are due to a rise in costs and are with immediate effective.A Ferrero spokesperson told FoodNavigator: “In common with many other manufacturers, the costs in relation to our products has risen. In the UK, we have made a change…Continue Reading

To reduce India’s vaccine hesitancy around Covid-19, Modi needs to “let doctors do the talking”

Uddipana Goswami, a 27-year-old Hyderabad-based corporate professional, is not quite holding her breath for a Covid-19 vaccine. “I trust our scientists and their work, but not politically driven statements,” said Goswami.Goswami cited prime minister Narendra Modi’s address to opposition leaders at an all-party meeting in the first week of December where he said the vaccine…Continue Reading

Researchers look to reduce rotorcraft noise

Imagine a silent helicopter stealthily moving troops and supplies around a future battlefield. U.S. Army researchers look to helicopter noise reduction technology as a top priority in aircraft design. At the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, now known as DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory, researchers collaborated with Uber and the University of Texas at Austin…Continue Reading

Should you reduce your exposure in IT and pharma stocks?

SynopsisThe market expert believes that IT stocks, on the other hand, are best for those who want healthy dividends.ETMarkets.comIT produces so much of cash and you will get lots of dividend as well. So people who love dividends should go and buy them. Ajay Srivastava, CEO, Dimensions Corporate Finance, continues to remain bullish on IT…Continue Reading

Songbirds reduce reproduction to help survive drought

With climate change heating the globe, drought more frequently impacts the reproduction and survival of many animal species. New research from the University of Montana suggests tropical songbirds in both the Old and New Worlds reduce reproduction during severe droughts, and this — somewhat surprisingly — may actually increase their survival rates. The work was…Continue Reading

Pilots to Reduce COVID Quarantines from 14 Days towards 48 Hours Using Rapid Testing

Pilots to Reduce COVID Quarantines from 14 Days towards 48 Hours Using Rapid Testing Brian Wang | October 24, 2020 | Canada will have a pilot program for international travelers for the option to shorten the 14-day self-isolation period for COVID-19 to about 48 hours if a traveler receives a negative COVID-19 test result at…Continue Reading

Volcanic ash could help reduce CO2 associated with climate change

University of Southampton scientists investigating ways of removing carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases from our atmosphere believe volcanic ash could play an important role. A team from the University’s School of Ocean and Earth Science has modelled the impact of spreading volcanic ash from a ship to an area of ocean floor to…Continue Reading

Yoga and meditation reduce chronic pain

A mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) course was found to benefit patients with chronic pain and depression, leading to significant improvement in participant perceptions of pain, mood and functional capacity, according to a study in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Most of the study respondents (89%) reported the program helped them find ways to…Continue Reading

Statins reduce COVID-19 severity, likely by removing cholesterol that virus uses to infect

There are no Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved treatments for COVID-19, the pandemic infection caused by a novel coronavirus. While several therapies are being tested in clinical trials, current standard of care involves providing patients with fluids and fever-reducing medications. To speed the search for new COVID-19 therapies, researchers are testing repurposed drugs — medicines…Continue Reading

Italians Vote to Reduce Number of Lawmakers by a Third

ROME-—Italians voted to shrink the size of the national parliament, according to early voting results, in an expression of Europeans’ continuing frustration with their political class. Nearly 70% of voters approved a constitutional amendment that cuts the number of lawmakers by about one third, the early results of a referendum held on Sunday and Monday…Continue Reading

How to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

JGI/Jamie GrillGetty Images Colorectal cancer is the third-most-common cancer in American men, and Black men have a more than 20 percent higher risk than white men. And there’s recently been a spike in colon cancer in young men. Fortunately, there is plenty all of us can do to try to prevent it. This is what…Continue Reading