Weight-loss treatment prevents accumulation of lipid linked to cardiac mortality

Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet, University of Oxford and University of Copenhagen have shown that elevated levels of lipids known as ceramides can be associated with a ten-fold higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Treatment with liraglutide could keep the ceramide levels in check, compared with placebo. The results have been published in the […]

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Company aims to offer short-haul airship travel by 2025, helping reduce airline industry’s CO2 emissions

Reducing the aviation industry’s carbon footprint isn’t an easy task, but a UK company hopes to lower carbon emissions that come from flying by up to 90% through the use of commercial airships for traveling between cities. The Airlander 10, created by Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), uses four combustion engines and offers a 75% reduction […]

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