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Switching to 'green' inhalers could reduce carbon footprint 37-fold

Switching asthma patients to ‘green’ inhalers could slash carbon emissions by 58,000 TONNES a year Cambridge University researchers looked at NHS England prescriptions in 2017 Found replacing one in ten metered dose inhalers saved 37x amount of pollution Claim that’s the same as 180,000 return car journeys from London to Edinburgh Asthma sufferers who switch

Switching brain circuits on and off without surgery

In the maze of our brains, there are various pathways by which neural signals travel. These pathways can go awry in patients with neurological and psychiatric diseases and disorders, such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Researchers have developed new therapeutic strategies to more precisely target neural pathways involved in these conditions, but they often

Switching birth control pills: Methods and side effects

This article explains three ways of switching birth control pills. It also discusses what to consider when switching pill brands or changing between the combined pill and minipill. Three ways to switch birth control pills It is possible to switch between birth control pills safely. Below are three ways to do this: 1. No gaps