Wirral plastic surgeon harnesses the power of tea to develop cream to prevent scarring

… said: “If you operate on a foetus while it is still in the womb the baby will be born without a scar. This is because before birth skin and tissue is repaired by regeneration. “But post birth we heal in a different way, by inflammation, which is far quicker as the body needs to repair more quickly, but unfortunately it results in scars. “What Solution for Scars cream does, once it is absorbed into the skin, is turn off the body’s inflammatory response which can create thickened, …

Why George Clooney is Supporting Coffee Farming in South Sudan | TIME

… long promised referendum on independence for the southern part of the country, that, on January 9, 2011, gave birth to South Sudan. But an 18-month-long civil war, fueled in part by disputes over the new country’s lucrative oil fields, threatens to turn the world’s youngest nation into its latest failed state. On 10 June the Red Cross issued an urgent appeal, warning that 4.6 million South Sudanese were facing “severe food insecurity,” and that in some of the worst afflicted areas people …

Tea discovered in museum dates back to 17th century | South China Morning Post

… hay,” his co-author Richard Coulton said. “Fresh tea really doesn’t last very long – I doubt it would be drinkable.” Cuninghame corresponded with an even more passionate and far wealthier medicine man and plant collector, Hans Sloane. Sloane had introduced England to another exotic brew. By adding milk to ground cocoa beans from Jamaica he reduced the bitterness, and gave birth to drinking chocolate. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: …

Don’t Freeze Coffee, and 5 Other Tips for Treating Beans – Eater

… it’s kept away from heat and moisture. 3) Buy fresh coffee. Retailers, in interest of keeping the product on the shelf as long as possible, will pick “best by” dates far outside ideal conditions. If possible, avoid the grocery store altogether and purchase beans from a quality local micro-roaster. But either way, look for the coffee’s birth date (roast date), not its death date (best by date). To finish reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Don’t Freeze …