Gene-Edited Beef Cattle Get Regulatory Clearance in US | Health News

By CANDICE CHOI, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — US regulators on Monday cleared the way for the sale of beef from gene-edited cattle in coming years after the Food and Drug Administration concluded the animals do not raise any safety concerns. The cattle by Recombinetics are the third genetically altered animals given the green … Read more

Your health could be at risk from climate change

Climate change is already having a lasting – potentially irreversible – effect on our natural environments. The latest grave warning from the world’s leading climate scientists suggests it also poses an increasing risk to your personal health. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report on Monday, in which hundreds of … Read more

Hong Kong’s Success in Fending off COVID Comes Back to Haunt | Health News

By ALICE FUNG and ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — For two years, Hong Kong successfully insulated most of its residents from COVID-19 and often went months without a single locally spread case. Then the omicron variant showed up. The fast-spreading mutation breached Hong Kong’s defenses and has been spreading rapidly through one … Read more