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Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease Can Be Delayed with Certain Lifestyle Changes, Research Claims

Christian Post

Recent research has revealed that managing high blood pressure, exercising on a regular basis, and engaging in memory-training activities may slow down the onset of the disease.

Help Save the Vaquita By Boycotting Mexican Shrimp

Animal Welfare Institute

Fewer than 30 vaquita porpoise are left in Mexico’s northern Gulf of California, and experts have said that if the government of Mexico does not enact a permanent ban on the use of all gillnets, the vaquita will be extinct in less than three years.

Water Pollution Seen Behind Health Woes in Rural Hidalgo, Mexico

TRT World

Raw sewage is pumped into the water reservoir of Hidalgo, which area residents say is taking a toll on their health.

Healing Mexico’s ‘Cancers’ with Potions and Politics

Agence France-Presse

Maria de Jesus Patricio has a treatment for pretty much anything that ails you: “toad grass” for cholesterol, “dragon’s blood” for infections, “sacred bark” for constipation or anger. Now the traditional healer is turning her attention to her biggest patient yet.

How to Detect Autism: A Blood Test Could One Day Provide Early Diagnosis


The concept of early diagnostic testing is appealing to some parents, but critics argue that such testing would be unethical, and that early diagnostic testing would only increase the fear and stigma already surrounding the condition.

LatAm Rural Exodus Undermines Future Food Security

Inter Press Service

In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its fresh water reserves, a number of factors contribute to soil degradation and to a rural exodus that compromises food security in a not-so-unlikely future.

President Pena Nieto Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana in Mexico


A decree issued by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto today confirmed that Mexico has legalized cannabis for medicinal use after overwhelming support from Mexico’s Lower House of Congress.

Border Drinking Water Threatened by Global Warming


Global warming looms large on Mexico’s northern border as rising temperatures threaten to diminish already scarce water supplies.

Minister of Health Jose Narro Praises Training of Mexican Doctors in Cuba

Prensa Latina

Mexican Minister of Health Jose Narro highlighted the key training in Cuba of Mexican doctors in medicine, which will help improve the quality of health services in Mexico.

Electric Taxis Eyed to Battle Pollution in Mexico City


Giant Motors, an automaker partially owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, is working on a prototype electric taxi to replace the gas-guzzling cabs polluting Mexico City’s air.

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