An estimated 8% of Olympian athletes have asthma. In fact asthma is one of the most commonly seen chronic conditions among top athletes. It is endurance athletes who are seen to have the highest incidence of asthma. So is there any link between asthma and athletic training? And is it likely that athletic training causes [...] read more..
Pollen-Free House Plants For Hay Fever Sufferers
New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Plant Biology shows how targeting two bacterial genes into an ornamental plant (Pelargonium), can produce long-lived and pollen-free plants. Pelargoniums ('Geraniums' and 'Storkbills') have been cultivated in Europe since the 17th century and are now one of the most popular garden and house plants around the world... read more..