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U.N. warns of locust surge on both sides of Red Sea
15 February 2019 - A locust outbreak in Sudan and Eritrea is spreading rapidly along both sides of the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Egypt, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said on Friday (15 February), flagging a possible threat to crops and food security. ... Adult locust swarms can fly up to 150 km a day with the wind and adult insects can consume roughly their own weight in fresh food per day. A very small swarm eats as much in one day as about 35,000 people, posing a devastating threat to crops and food security. (more)

US: More young adults binge-drinking well into their 20s
15 February 2019 - More young men and women [in the U.S.] are binge-drinking into their mid- and late-20s today than a generation ago, increasing their risk of accidental injuries, deaths, and a variety of chronic illnesses, researchers say. (more)

Common weed killer glyphosate increases cancer risk by 41%, study says
14 February 2019 - Glyphosate, an herbicide that remains the world's most ubiquitous weed killer, raises the cancer risk of those exposed to it by 41%, a new analysis says. Researchers from the University of Washington evaluated existing studies into the chemical -- found in weed killers including Monsanto's popular Roundup -- and concluded that it significantly increases the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), a cancer of the immune system. (more)

Precious antibiotics still being used to boost animal growth: OIE
14 February 2019 - Farmers in 45 countries still use antibiotics to boost animal growth, despite warnings from health experts and bans on the practice in many parts of the world, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday (14 February) (more)

Weakest U.S. retail sales since 2009 cast pall over economy
14 February 2019 - U.S. retail sales recorded their biggest drop in more than nine years in December as receipts fell across the board, suggesting a sharp slowdown in economic activity at the end of 2018. Retail sales tumbled 1.2 percent, the largest decline since September 2009 when the economy was emerging from recession. The outlook for consumer spending, which has been underpinned by a strong labor market and cheaper gasoline, is not encouraging. (more)

Teen cannabis use linked to higher risk of adolescent depression
13 February 2019 - Teenagers who use cannabis have a higher risk of developing depression and suicidal thoughts as young adults and should be made aware of those risks by parents and doctors, scientists said on Wednesday (13 February). About 7 percent of cases of adolescent depression could be averted if cannabis use was eliminated, according to an analysis of data on mental illness among young people in the United States, Britain, and Canada who used cannabis in their teens. (more)

Turn it down! Millennials' music habit puts their hearing at risk: U.N.
13 February 2019 - A generation of music-lovers are damaging their hearing with audio players that do not limit dangerously high noise levels, the U.N. health agency said on Tuesday (12 February). Already 466 million people worldwide have debilitating hearing loss, up from 360 million in 2010 and the figure is expected to nearly double to 900 million, or one in every 10 people by 2050, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. (more)

Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo as crisis worsens
12 February 2019 - Nearly 100 children have died since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo started last year -- and the crisis is gathering pace, with the number of new cases doubling last month, according to charity Save the Children. Ebola -- which causes fever, severe headache, and in some cases hemorrhaging -- kills about half of those infected on average, though the latest outbreak has a fatality rate of around 60 percent. (more)

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When one per cent of the population of a city or town practices Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation Programme, the crime rate significantly decreases over the long term. This is known as the Maharishi Effect, which is the phenomenon of the rise of coherence in the collective consciousness of any community.

   
   
   

The collective practice of Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Programme creates harmony and coherence throughout the environment, leading to reduced hostility and increased cooperation between nations.

   
   
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Large groups of individuals practising Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Programme create an environment of harmony and coherence for themselves and for the whole world.

   
   
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When the number of individuals practising Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and Transcendental Meditation Sidhi Programme in a group excedes the square root of one per cent of a nation’s population,there is a significant reduction in conflict both at home and throughout the world.

 
   
   
   
   
   
   

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