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Sat fat and snake bites: Reading in the News - 26 April – University of Reading

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Sat fat and snake bites: Reading in the News - 26 April

Release Date 26 April 2017

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Saturated Fats: Prof Christine Williams (Food) is quoted in a story about a controversial editorial claiming that saturated fat does not increase risk of heart attacks, in the Guardian, (and a Q&A) and CNN.

Snake bite: A report about the dangers of snake bites by Dr Sakthivel Vaiyapuri (ICMR) is covered in the Dhaka Tribune.

Red Kites: Prof Mark Fellowes’ (SBS) comments about the increase in red kite populations reported on BBC News, and on BBC South Today.

Rocket salad anti-cancer properties: Further coverage of research from Dr Luke Bell (Food) found that anti-cancer nutrients in rocket leaves were found to increase threefold seven days after harvest, in News Dog. Read our news story here.


Other coverage:

  • Reading student Mathilda Hodgkins-Byrne took third place in a GB rowing trials race which took place in Caversham, reports the Chronicle.
  • UoR are one of several institutions offering professional mentoring in a programme being launched today, in Oxford Mail.
  • Research by Prof Giles Harrison (Met) into bringing rainfall to arid countries such as the UAE reported in GDN online.
  • Prof Marc Day (HBS) is mentioned in a Spend Matters article about a webinar on a ‘future purchasing’ survey about category management.






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