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|6/26/2014 - Scientists in Australia think they know better than God what levels of vitamins and minerals should exist in food, and they are on a mission to engineer new varieties that achieve these unnatural levels. Despite the recent failure of genetically modified (GM) "Golden Rice" with artificially elevated...|
|6/6/2014 - We live in a world where success and fulfillment come from taking positive actions. Inactivity leads to failure, emptiness and despair.
Interestingly, if there is one thing that many unfulfilled people lack, it is the ability to take action in the direction of their dreams. This may be why personal...|
|4/6/2014 - Maybe you've been convinced that organic food is not the answer to so many health problems. Could you be sabotaging yourself, or your "better half"? Some couples are afraid that the other person might escape an unhealthy lifestyle, and they'll be left with too many choices, feeling overwhelmed and actually...|
|3/27/2014 - With the number of people suffering from heart problems constantly going up, it is in the best interest of everyone to get to know the main contributing factors. A human heart is one of the most depended-upon organs in the body. However, if one has been spending the better part of his or her day sitting,...|
|10/15/2013 - Thank you to all those who shared and supported our feature article from yesterday about the EBT card recipient ransacking of Wal-Mart stores in Louisiana. With stories like that, Natural News has gained a reputation for stating things that everyone is thinking but few have the courage to print.
|9/29/2013 - A new cardiovascular study from the University of Michigan is looking beyond modern western medicine. Pharmaceutical drugs for hypertension just aren't the long term answer, as many researchers look to dietary needs to solve heart health problems.
The new study looks in a more holistic direction,...|
|8/19/2013 - Since the time when genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) were first introduced into the American food supply back in 1996, there has been a dramatic increase in pesticide use rather than the decrease we were all promised by the biotechnology industry as a supposed benefit of GMO technology. A new research...|
|6/30/2013 - It may sound like nonsense to some of you, but there are those who travel with their pets and in doing so would like to keep them safe when they are on the road.
Some innovative companies have honed in on this consumer "need" and have been working on products designed to lower risks to pets when...|
|5/30/2013 - When the experts told Kristine Barnett of Indiana that her two-year-old son would probably never be able to read or even tie his shoes due to his severe case of autism, the brave mother of three decided to take matters into her own hands. And as a result, she helped nurture the young boy into the genius...|
|1/31/2013 - The skeletons just keep on coming out of the closet for pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J), which is currently being sued by tens of thousands of hip replacement patients for knowingly selling a faulty hip implant device that generates loose metal shards and poisons patients' bloodstreams....|
|10/17/2012 - State and federal regulators are scrambling to shift blame for the nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections, even though it was their own respective failures to act in the public interest that are ultimately responsible for this ongoing tragedy. Though these government agencies...|
|8/9/2012 - Chicagoland politics are alive and well in the Windy City under the "leadership" of former Obama chief of staff-turned-mayor Rahm Emmanuel, but that political style is being emulated by a former native son and seasoned practitioner and his cronies in the nation's capital.
That would explain the conclusion...|
|8/2/2012 - India, unique in many ways, is now known for something else: the world's largest power outage.
About 670 million of the country's one billion people were left without power this week when three of the country's power grids failed in rapid succession. The outage, which lasted hours, forced businesses,...|
|7/31/2012 - "Grids supplying electricity to half of India's 1.2 billion people collapsed on Tuesday," reports Reuters. "The outage was the worst to hit India in more than a decade and embarrassed the government, which has failed to build up enough power capacity to meet soaring demand."
More than just a single...|
|5/3/2012 - For at least the past five years, the federal government has been pushing utility companies across America to "upgrade" their infrastructures to support "smart grid" technology that allows two-way communication with, and centralized control of, the energy grid through an internet-based network. But...|
|4/4/2012 - For several years, NaturalNews has maintained that many vaccines actually cause the very infectious diseases they claim to prevent. Measles vaccines, for example, actually cause measles. And flu shot vaccines actually increase susceptibility to the flu. (See sources below.)
Now we have an open admission...|
|3/8/2012 - The U.S. government's needless prohibition of all-natural marijuana has driven some users to seek out legal alternatives like "Spice" or "K2," two synthetic, chemical-laden varieties of "legal marijuana" that contain chemical copycats of the active ingredient in real marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol...|
|2/20/2012 - Using herbs to treat cats is generally contraindicated due to their extreme sensitivity and tendency to react negatively; however, slippery elm bark has been found effective and safe for use in cats. It is especially good for treating ailments affecting the bladder and kidneys and during renal failure....|
|1/11/2012 - They say the road to hell (and financial ruin) is paved with good intentions. And so it is with a massively expensive project for Cook County, Chicago that cost taxpayers more than $45 million and has been an abject failure.
The goal was to make citizens safer, but in the end, a federal probe found...|
|11/14/2011 - According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), approximately 5.7 million people in the US suffer from heart failure and it takes the lives of about 300,000 Americans each year. Currently, heart failure has no cure although certain medications and lifestyle changes can help many people live longer;...|
|6/16/2011 - A new study shows that a low carbohydrate, high fat diet, used typically to treat and control seizures in children with epilepsy, may reverse kidney failure in people with diabetes.
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that the ketogenic (low carbs, high fat) diet is useful...|
|6/9/2011 - If you ever needed proof that the so-called "war on drugs" is an abject and costly failure, you need not look any further than the California penal system. The latest tragic example of this failure manifested itself in a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month in which the court found that overcrowding...|
|12/28/2010 - Magnesium is an essential mineral that is required to sustain healthy blood vessels, generate cellular energy, and maintain healthy nerve and muscle function. Required to perform more than 300 critical biochemical reactions throughout the body, magnesium is especially important to heart health as it...|
|11/7/2010 - Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs significantly increase a person's risk of cataracts, muscle weakness, liver dysfunction and kidney failure, according to a study in the British Medical Journal.
The study also confirmed that the drugs lower the risk of heart disease and esophageal cancer, but claims...|
|8/5/2010 - Heart failure is a progressive condition marked by a worsening of the heart's ability to pump enough blood to supply the body's needs. It is most often caused by a heart attack, years of high blood pressure or other injuries to the cardiovascular system and kills about 250,000 people in the U.S. each...|
|6/27/2010 - Modern psychiatry went wrong when it embraced the idea that the mind should be treated with drugs, says Edward Shorter of the University of Toronto, writing in the Wall Street Journal.
Shorter studies the history of psychiatry and medicine.
Modern U.S. psychiatry has adopted a philosophy that...|
|9/19/2009 - A 43-page study released by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) reveals that since the inception of genetically modified (GM or GMO) crops, no significant increases in crop yields can be attributed to them. This is directly contrary to what Monsanto and other seed-makers have often pointed out in...|
|7/7/2009 - The drug in question is acetaminophen. It`s in prescription and all too popular over-the-counter drugs including Tylenol and Excedrin. According to the FDA, taking too much will kill you and the government agency also admits this chemical is the leading cause of liver failure in the U.S. Acetaminophen...|
|4/26/2009 - A new study just published in the European Heart Journal concludes that eating fatty fish and the marine omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil appears to protect men from heart failure. This is important news because heart failure (also known as congestive heart failure, or CHF) is an enormous health...|
|4/24/2009 - In the past, many heart failure patients have been put on strict bed rest. But such a sedentary existence can be miserable, and it may not be necessary. Exercise can greatly improve a heart failure patient's quality of life, and may even improve heart health, say two articles published this month in...|
|4/3/2009 - Worry is building over the effects of the Food Safety and Modernization Act of 2009, otherwise known as HR 875. This is the bill currently working its way through Congress that would effectively hand over control of America's food supply to such a nefarious giant as Monsanto and its lesser counterparts...|
|2/3/2009 - A man who is obese and inactive can have a risk of getting heart failure which is as much as three times that of a lean and active counterpart, a study conducted at Brigham and Women`s Hospital has found. And heightened heart failure risk applied not just to obese men, but also to those who were simply...|
|12/4/2008 - Heart failure patients were once advised not to exercise, in view of the potential risk that their weakened hearts would not be able to withstand the exertions of physical activity. But someone also once said, "if you rest, you rust". And a recent study which was funded by the United States government...|
|10/24/2008 - While flu vaccines are often particularly recommended for people suffering from heart failure, those people are less protected by the vaccine than the general population, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Wisconsin and presented at the meeting of the American College...|
|9/10/2008 - An Italian study recently confirmed what previous observational studies have also shown, that taking a daily supplement of Omega-3 fish oil helped to reduce deaths and hospitalizations of people with heart failure.
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, an associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at Harvard...|
|7/28/2008 - Seniors who take the popular Type 2 diabetes drug Avandia have a 60 percent higher risk of heart failure than patients who take other diabetes medications, according to a new data analysis conducted by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Science in Toronto and published in the Journal of the American...|
|5/5/2008 - Eating whole grain cereal for breakfast every day can reduce a man's risk of heart disease by 29 percent, according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The Physicians Health Study I surveyed 21,000 U.S. doctors on their diets and health status over the course of 19 years. In this...|
|3/11/2008 - Fears that men with chronic heart failure might risk their lives by having sex are overblown, and even those taking Viagra may be safe engaging in sexual activity if they are receiving the proper medical care, according to a study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
|3/7/2008 - Historically, herbalists have used the herb hawthorn as a cardiac tonic and considered it valuable for improvement of cardiac weakness, an enlarged heart, angina, arrhythmias, edema, hardening of the arteries, heart palpitations, heart valve murmurs, irregular heartbeat, nerve depression and unexplained...|
|11/16/2006 - With reports of liver failure in a dozen patients and four associated deaths becoming public knowledge, U.S. health officials said this week that they plan to ask outside advisors if Ketek -- an antibiotic made by Sanofi-Aventis -- should continue to be allowed on the market.
In 2004, Ketek was approved...|
|10/4/2006 - Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. announced Tuesday that it would be putting the development of its formerly promising weight loss drug MK-0557 on hold because of the pill's failure to deliver in real-world human trials.
The 10-year trial -- reported in the October issue of Cell Metabolism -- measured...|
|9/7/2006 - A new University of Colorado at Boulder study involving laboratory rats that indicates low-intensity exercise may significantly delay the onset of congestive heart failure appears to have some promising implications for humans.
According to Professor Russell Moore of CU-Boulder's integrative physiology...|
|8/28/2006 - Among patients hospitalized with heart failure, about one in three has deficient levels of thiamin, although thiamin deficiency was less common among those patients who were taking vitamin supplements, according to a new study in the Jan. 17, 2006, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology....|
|8/9/2006 - A study of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) -- lifesaving devices now ubiquitous in malls, airports and even churches -- found that unit malfunctions have caused roughly 370 deaths since their inception.
According to the study, published in the Aug. 9 issue of the Journal of the American...|
|8/3/2006 - Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) reduce the risk of sudden cardiac death but may increase the risk of subsequent heart failure in patients who live longer, according to a study published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. ...|
|7/1/2006 - Common painkillers, such as ibuprofen, are associated with a 30% increased risk of first hospital admission for heart failure, reveals research published ahead of print in Heart.
Although the overall risk is small, say the researchers, it may have a considerable impact on public health, particularly...|
|1/30/2005 - Here is a real whopper in the history of stupid space exploration tricks. The spacecraft that recently arrived on Titan was supposed to transmit images and experimental data on two data channels: channels A and B. But as it turns out, someone forgot to turn on channel A and so only channel B was available....|
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|8/6/2004 - A new study conducted by the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences, a health care research organization in Toronto, has concluded that a prescription drug commonly prescribed for congestive heart failure is now responsible for an increased number of deaths of heart patients due to the drug being...|
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