Gout Sufferer’s Diet Mistakes
Many patients diagnosed with gout are not listening to the messages about modifying
their diet. Gout is made worse by foods which increase blood uric acid levels. Australian
researches from Flinders University in Adelaide found that more than two thirds
of patients with gout were still consuming the following items known to be bad for
Flu Spreads Better in Dry Air
Previous studies have indicated relative humidity affects virus transmission and survival. Some speculate this is because the mucous membranes in the nose and lungs are more susceptible to virus penetration.
This study is different because it looked at ‘absolute humidity’ and its affect on the virus’s survival. Absolute humidity quantifies the actual amount of moisture in the air, while relative humidity is the ratio of air water vapour content compared to the saturating level, which varies with temperature.
On the bright side the result could mean that global warming would slow the transmission of flu, as a warmer climate mostly increases absolute humidity.
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