Tag Archives: African

Setting Goals to be More Active Slows Memory Decline in Older African Americans

Older African Americans with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who got help setting goals to be more socially, physically, or cognitively active had slower memory decline than those who did not receive such help, concludes an NIA-funded study published Sept. 10 in JAMA Neurology. The results point to a possible way to reduce dementia risk in… Read More »

China strengthens slaughter regulations to combat African swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday that slaughterhouses will need run African swine fever virus test for pig products before selling them to the market, in a move to control spread of the highly contagious disease. Slaughterhouses must slaughter the pigs from different origins separately, and can only sell the products if… Read More »

New African swine fever outbreak reported in China's Guangzhou

BEIJING (Reuters) – – China’s agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new outbreak of African swine fever on a farm in the southern city of Guangzhou, which has killed nine of 6,027 pigs. – China has reported more than 90 cases of the incurable disease since it was first detected in the country in early August. Reporting… Read More »