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|6/29/2014 - Since the discovery of lymphadenopathy-associated virus (later called human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]) in 1983 by Luc Montagnier at the Pasteur Institute in France, scientists have attempted to understand how HIV leads to full-blown AIDS. An entire industry surrounding AIDS emerged as researchers...|
|6/25/2014 - Scientific fraud is so common in the vaccine industry, it's practically the default business model. The truth is that most vaccines don't work, so in order to make them appear to work, researchers routinely spike blood samples of vaccinated test subjects with antibodies, making it appear the vaccine...|
|6/24/2014 - An infertility crisis on Spanish pig farms has been linked to endocrine-disrupting plastic chemicals also found in human food products, in a study conducted by researchers from the University of Zaragoza and published in the journal Scientific Reports in May.
The study marks "the first time that...|
|6/23/2014 - In a number of disturbing recent studies, scientists have shown the power to create and erase memories "at will."
Most recently, in a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) and published online in the journal Nature on June 1, researchers were able to erase...|
|6/17/2014 - Pet owners, listen up.
New research presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies indicates that those who share a bed with their furry companions for more than four nights a week have poor sleep quality (1). Specifically, 63 percent of people aren't sleeping...|
|6/17/2014 - Exposure to lead while in the womb can have disastrous effects on a child's IQ, suggests a new study out of China. Researchers from Sun Yat-sen University, after evaluating several hundred pregnant women with varying levels of lead in their blood, discovered that prenatal exposure to the toxic substance...|
|6/6/2014 - Climate-change scientists are facing a conundrum of sorts, and they're not really sure what to do about it.
On the one hand, when negative stories surface discounting claims that the earth is "warming" or that climate is "changing" the planet (for the worse), they have only a passing effect -- good...|
|6/3/2014 - Much research over the years has shown that a positive emotional state actually has a very strong and profound impact on one's physical health.
Endorphins and the immune system Most people are aware of endorphins, the "feel-good hormones" in the body. Endorphins are a type of natural occurring substance...|
|6/1/2014 - Just in case you needed yet another reason to stay away from added dietary sugar sources, nutritional scientists now confirm that our obsession with consuming sweets is killing us by dramatically increasing risk of death from cardiovascular disease and heart attack. A host of known risk factors including...|
|5/30/2014 - Researchers and experts have said that exercise and increased physical activity is good for the body at any age, but new data suggests in particular that regardless of a man's age, cardiovascular fitness can add more years of life.
A new study of men over 70 years old with high blood pressure found...|
|5/24/2014 - One in three people carries a genetic variant that makes them especially sensitive to increased colorectal cancer risk from processed meat consumption, according to a study conducted by researchers from 27 different institutions and published in the journal PLOS Genetics on April 17.
|5/23/2014 - If the findings of biomedical research tend to apply poorly in real-world environments, despite the "documented results" of controlled lab experiments, the scientific world has just been shocked to find out (at least one of the reasons) why.
In the paper titled, "The effects of experimenter gender...|
|5/22/2014 - Vitamin B3 may be a miracle treatment for the genetic childhood disease Friedreich's ataxia -- which currently has no treatment or cure -- according to a study conducted by researchers from Imperial College London, University College London and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)/Wellcome...|
|5/12/2014 - By popular demand, I've just published a new video showing more details of the Natural News Forensic Food Lab, including proof that the lab isn't a "video set" but rather a fully-functioning analytical laboratory. This is where I am spearheading the research on heavy metals contamination in foods, superfoods...|
|5/12/2014 - Researchers at China's Sun Yat-sen University have discovered one of the mechanisms by which green tea helps lower cholesterol levels, as well as identified at least two of the specific chemicals responsible for the process.
Green tea has been an important component of traditional Chinese medicine...|
|5/8/2014 - A study published April 29 in the journal Nature Communications has provided the first proof that a mother's diet can change the expression of genes in her unborn child. The study was conducted by researchers from the Medical Research Council (MRC) International Nutrition Group at the London School...|
|5/7/2014 - Cholesterol is not a bad word. Like many other substances, there is the necessity in clarifying the information that is provided by popular media. Cholesterol is actually a natural compound that is made by the body and is necessary for good health. The problem lies with the types of cholesterol that...|
|4/29/2014 1:37:46 PM - In 2005, 115-year-old Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper passed away to old age healthy and disease-free. At the time of her death, Schipper became the oldest person to have her body donated to science. Longevity researchers were interested in understanding why a healthy person suddenly dies of old age. A...|
|4/25/2014 - Caffeine may slow the development of Alzheimer's symptoms, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Bonn, Germany, and the University of Lille, France, and published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging.
The researchers hope that their research may some day lead to a caffeine-based...|
|4/24/2014 - It's simply amazing how natural herbs and foods can have multiple, wonderful health benefits! Take for instance ginseng (usually Korean/Asian Red Ginseng, Panax ginseng), it lives up to its cure-all description (Panax means "all-curing/healing" in Greek)! Add another health benefit to the list! Recently...|
|4/22/2014 - A low-carb vegan diet leads to more weight loss and a better cholesterol profile than a high-carb vegetarian diet, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital (Toronto), Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, New York Medical College...|
|4/21/2014 - In the first decade of the 21st century, retractions of papers published by medical journals went up 19 fold, although the number of manuscripts being published only increased 44 percent. The reasons behind this surge in evidence of scientific falsification were examined in a recent editorial in the...|
|4/17/2014 - Large-scale population studies of survivors of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki have confirmed that radiation exposure can lead to multiple cancers that manifest separately over the course of years or decades -- a finding with implications not just in cases of nuclear accidents or attacks...|
|4/4/2014 - As the debate continues over the degree to which radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant has spread around the world, health officials would do well to consider a 2004 study showing the connection between the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown and elevated thyroid cancer rates nearly 20 years later.
|4/3/2014 - Even as the cleanup of Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant continues, researchers around the world are working to improve modern capability for detecting radiation contamination, whether of the environment or of the human genome.
More sensitive equipmentOn March 17, the University of Liverpool...|
|4/2/2014 - Water Liberty, run by pitchman Kacper Postawski, is once again deceptively peddling Adya Clarity as a seemingly magical potion with claims that it can "remove heavy metals from your body." Through a series of deceptive web advertisements and webinars that promote fraudulent junk science, Kacper Postawski...|
|3/26/2014 - Can bad moods go viral and negatively affect people across the globe? Yes, research reveals that yes, they can and do just that.
Imagine a negative social media update that - within hours or minutes - sucks millions of people into a vortex of angst that adversely affects their real interactions with...|
|3/23/2014 - Most of us have had days when didn't think we'd have the energy to get through it all. On these days, simple feats like walking up a flight of stairs can be a total drag.
It's easy to assume if your physical strength and energy isn't up to snuff that something physical is wrong. Your diet must be...|
|3/23/2014 - In order to appease the fears of the public and maintain order, leaders of government institutions often restrict valuable and alarming information from broadcast or publication. This censorship keeps the masses unaware but cooperative, as the truth is picked through and decimated. Such leaders are...|
|3/20/2014 - The mainstream media is focused this week on trying to convince you that "medical conspiracy theories" are whacky and untrue. Published by Reuters, USA Today and other mainstream media outlets, a false story based on distorted research is now trying to convince you that there is no such thing as a "medical...|
|3/19/2014 - Should it ever be withdrawn from the federal government's most restrictive list of "dangerous drugs" and instead be treated as the honest medicine that it truly is, marijuana, or more properly cannabis, would almost surely put the pharmaceutical industry out of business. There are a number of reasons...|
|3/18/2014 - It has been previously established that aerobic exercise helps to lower one's risk of type 2 diabetes. Now, a recent population study carried out on a large group of women and published in PLOS Medicine has revealed that resistance or weight training could help decrease type 2 diabetes risk as well.
|3/18/2014 - As part of my ongoing scientific research into heavy metals, elemental retention and metals capturing (see explanatory videos here), I have identified and documented anti-heavy-metals substances which have a remarkable natural affinity for binding with and "capturing" heavy metals.
Why is this important?...|
|2/28/2014 - A higher intake of magnesium may reduce the risk of hip fractures, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and published in the journal Bone.
Researchers from the Universities of Bergen, Tromso, Trondheim and Oslo also collaborated in the study,...|
|2/25/2014 - A leading cause of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) and autism in children could be the hidden chemicals lurking in the foods we eat, the water we drink and the products we consume, says a new study recently published in The Lancet. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health...|
|2/20/2014 - Is it possible that the simple act of drinking green tea can help protect your brain against Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease? A multitude of studies have looked into the effects that the tea has on neurological health -- and the results are promising.
Shielding brain cells from the ravages of...|
|2/10/2014 - One of the most ethically sensitive issues in American society, save abortion, has been the issue of stem cells and, in particular, the harvesting of them from human embryos, a process which results in the embryo's destruction.
Now, however, scientists believe that they have discovered a "game-changer"...|
|2/6/2014 - A recent study carried out by researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and Foundation for Research Support of the State of Sao Paulo has revealed that melatonin, a hormone which regulates the body's sleep-wake cycle, could help slow the growth of certain types of breast cancer tumors.
|2/5/2014 - Mind-body therapies can help cancer patients, and yoga has been shown in numerous studies to help improve the physical and emotional well being of cancer sufferers, raising quality of life both during and after treatment.
Improved quality of life, overall health and physical functioning; reduced...|
|1/31/2014 - New research suggests that red wine and cacao, from which chocolate is made, can help prevent type 2 diabetes.
The study, which was conducted in the United Kingdom, involved 2,000 women and plant compounds called flavonoids which are present in some fruit and berries as well as red wine and chocolate....|
|1/28/2014 - At a time when the nation was involved in two wars and there was already plenty of strain on the military's budget, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., was pressuring the Defense Department to spend scarce Pentagon resources (and taxpayer dollars) to research irritable bowel syndrome.
|1/27/2014 - It forms a big part of most modern-day diets, but research suggests that sugar consumption can impair immune function for a significant period of time, by as much as 50%.
Indeed, sugar has been described as "one of the food components most damaging to our immune system." 
What research suggests...|
|1/23/2014 - Even the most health-conscious person may find it difficult to deny that fried foods are delicious. The aroma they emit and the feeling they provide with every bite can be quite irresistible. But fried foods come with their share of adverse health effects.
Cancer riskResearch carried out at the Fred...|
|1/21/2014 - A recent research has established that organic milk has more health benefits than conventional milk. This research, published in December 2013 by PLOSOne Journal. This research reveals some interesting facts that can change the health of many people for the better. Organic milk is obtained from cows...|
|1/16/2014 - There is a huge volume of research showing the relationship between vitamin D and cancer. The benefits of this vitamin, or hormone in this regard, apply to both cancer prevention and cancer survival.
Here is a rundown on some of the studies carried out on vitamin D and cancer.
Types of CancerBreast...|
|1/14/2014 - Evidence continues to mount showing that vitamin D may help lengthen life span and decrease the risk of cancer, particularly colon cancer.
Scientists have long known that vitamin D is essential for the growth and maintenance of healthy bones and teeth, but recent research suggests that the vitamin...|
|1/13/2014 - The federal government has awarded a $750,000 grant to Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman to investigate the merits of organic farming in eradicating pests without the use of chemicals. Inspired by a survey conducted by researchers at nearby Oregon State University, the research project to...|
|1/12/2014 - Our physiological reaction to signals sent by our emotional systems lets our bodies prepare and respond to present situations, be it danger, pain or social interaction. A new study in the Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences journal shows how various emotions affect different regions of the...|
|1/3/2014 - The importance of sleep in relation to physical health is well known. Too little sleep has been linked to obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even an increased risk of motor vehicle accidents. It is recommended that adults sleep seven to nine hours per night, but 30% of the United States population...|
|12/29/2013 - Reishi mushrooms have been used to treat countless ailments in the Far East for over 2,000 years. They are especially venerated in their native China, where they have acquired the nickname "The Mushrooms of Immortality" due to their extraordinary medicinal properties. Indeed, long-term consumption of...|
|12/27/2013 - Yet another vaccine researcher has been caught faking research on a bogus AIDS vaccine, adding to the pattern of scientific fraud and criminality that characterizes the modern-day vaccine industry. Dr. Dong-Pyou Han from Iowa State University has resigned this week after admitting he spiked rabbit blood...|
|12/23/2013 - We're on a reduced publishing schedule through January 1, but I wanted to update you with the latest developments here at Natural News.
As you know, we are just two weeks away from our groundbreaking announcements on food science. Our announcements are on schedule and will begin January 7, 2014....|
|12/3/2013 - Doctors in hospitals around the world should be leaning in to hear the results of this study.
At the School of Medicine in National Yang-Ming University, in Taipei, Taiwan, researchers studied the active component of turmeric, curcumin, for its anti-tumor capabilities. In the thorough study, curcumin...|
|12/2/2013 - The myth that high-calorie food like chocolate causes weight gain has been clinically debunked by researchers at the University of Granada. A comprehensive study, funded by the European Union, reveals evidence that greater chocolate consumption actually lowers body mass index and central body fat in...|
|11/28/2013 - Striking on any plate, squid ink-infused cuisine is much more than a pretty edible - new research indicates that these unconventional foods are brimming with health advantages. Whether arroz negro of Spain or Venetian fettuccine al nero di seppia, the dark color of these dishes represents a hearty dose...|
|11/17/2013 - Various cultures around the world already understand that herbs such as ginger, cinnamon, garlic and turmeric can effectively treat conditions like diabetes. According to research from the biomedical science department at the King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia, garlic may be the most powerful of...|
|11/14/2013 - Although researchers are becoming increasingly aware of just how important vitamin D is to human health, deficiency and insufficiency remain common, according to a global survey conducted by Dutch researchers and published in The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2010.
|11/13/2013 - New, detailed brain measuring research suggests that patients in a vegetative state may actually be fully aware and paying attention, even though they cannot move or speak. Scientists at the Medical Research Council's Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit from the University of Cambridge brought forth their...|
|11/12/2013 - In addition to its disease-fighting and nutritional benefits, research shows that chlorella is a powerful antioxidant that even boosts immune system function in healthy people.
Chlorella, a variety of single-celled cyanobacteria, has long been consumed as a nutritional supplement in Asian countries,...|
|11/5/2013 - Dear Natural News readers,
For the next two months (November and December, 2013), I will be involved in the final phase of intense scientific research which will result in a series of breakthrough announcements beginning on January 7, 2014. I'm letting you know this because my schedule of posting...|
|10/31/2013 - Supplementation with probiotics may help prevent a serious and often deadly condition called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants, recent research has suggested.
NEC refers to an extreme inflammation of the gut thought to be caused in part by infectious microbes. It affects between...|
|10/30/2013 - You may have heard that chlorella is a nutritionally powerful superfood, but did you know that research shows it can also reduce the absorption of fat in the gut, thereby possibly decreasing the risk of heart disease?
Chlorella, a food derived from single-celled algae and long used for nutritional...|
|10/29/2013 - In another finding extolling its benefits, new research indicates that reversing vitamin D deficiency in women has a substantially positive effect on treating depression.
Results of the study, which were presented in late June at the Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston, indicated that...|
|10/26/2013 - It's amazing that research funded by the tobacco industry was ever accepted and published by medical journals. But evidently, it's been going on for some time. The research bought and paid for mostly focuses on attempting to debunk concerns about second hand smoke.
According to the Journal of Health...|
|10/16/2013 - Readers of our site have no doubt heard for years that regular exercise leads to healthier minds and bodies, but new research indicates that physical exercise on a routine basis is just as effective as prescription medications in treating chronic, sometimes deadly, diseases - and without all of the...|
|10/15/2013 - Israeli researchers have once again confirmed the healing potential of marijuana (cannabis), a natural, medicinal plant loaded with dozens of disease-fighting cannabinoids and other beneficial compounds. A recent announcement by American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU) explains the findings of...|
|10/13/2013 - Comprehensive research compiled by expert immunologist Dr. J. "Bart" Classen has uncovered the disturbing fact that childhood vaccines are a common cause of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as the barrage of chronic illness symptoms typically associated with metabolic syndrome. Because they...|
|10/5/2013 - The Health Ranger's forensic food investigation of Chicken McNuggets two months ago is making new waves across the industry. A new study published in the American Journal of Medicine appears to have been inspired by the Natural News publishing of photos revealing "strange fibers" in Chicken McNuggets,...|
|10/5/2013 - Medical science still has not figured out the puzzle of Alzheimer's disease, but there are some natural remedies that medical researchers say could offer substantial relief.
Colostrum: There are those who argue that the mythical and elusive fountain of youth may actually exist, and that it can be...|
|9/29/2013 - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is apparently not alone in bribing doctors throughout China to sell more of its products, as new reports indicate that Switzerland-based Novartis has also been caught engaging in this and other illicit activity in recent years. China's 21st Century Business Herald reports that...|
|9/27/2013 - Recent studies point to a strong link between aluminum and breast cancer. The correlation between aluminum and brain damage, including Alzheimer's disease, has been established by extensive research and is reason enough to avoid aluminum exposure. Recent studies find a strong connection between aluminum...|
|9/24/2013 - The more that academic research is done on omega-3 fatty acids, the more science proves what we've known here for years: That they have distinct health benefits that can no longer seriously be ignored.
The latest research comes from the respected Oxford University in the UK, where scientists have...|
|9/20/2013 - By now, most Natural News readers have an inkling of cruciferous vegetables' ability to resist cancer cells from developing or impede their growth once formed.
Out of those cruciferous vegetables, which include broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage and bok choy among others, broccoli...|
|9/13/2013 - An analysis from the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, finds that behavioral science research coming from the United States is often exaggerated and misrepresented.
In comparison to other countries, US behavioral science is misleading; it's often laced with statistics and conclusions that...|
|9/11/2013 - Resveratrol is a polyphenol compound found in some plants, including the skins of dark colored grapes, the source of resveratrol in red wine.
Resveratrol is also found in cranberries or cranberry juice, cacao or dark chocolate and peanuts. But the best source of resveratrol is Japanese or Chinese...|
|9/11/2013 - If you currently suffer from persistent food allergies, this common inflammatory intolerance does not necessarily have to be a permanent scourge on your everyday health. New research published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research confirms that food allergies can actually be ameliorated...|
|9/11/2013 - Grown only in the small Cederberg region of South Africa, near Cape Town, rooibos tea is made from the leaves of the "red bush" plant, aspalathus linearis. Enjoyed for centuries by the indigenous people for its taste and medicinal properties, international awareness of this superfood only began a century...|
|9/10/2013 - For decades, we have had empirical evidence of pathological conditions associated with accelerated aging: from vibroacoustic disorder in train engine drivers to 'burn-out syndrome' and radiation exposure in aviation pilots. Over the past 5 years, however, the space medicine community has elucidated...|
|9/6/2013 - Fascinating new research published in the journal Nature Geoscience has once again confirmed the existence of water not only on but also inside the Moon. Funded by NASA, this fresh analysis of lunar water, which used advanced laboratory techniques to take a much closer look at lunar sample data collected...|
|9/5/2013 - If you like chocolate, you're not alone. People have been enjoying cacao, the source of original cocoa, for thousands of years. This delicious and nutritious superfood has a long, rich history among the peoples of the tropical regions of the Americas. It was used as a food, a medicine, and a currency....|
|9/3/2013 - Research continues to show that a diet high in meat and fat can dramatically increase a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer, the top killer among gynecologic cancers.
Although ovarian cancer is relatively rare - in the United States, women have less than a 2.5 percent lifetime risk of developing...|
|9/1/2013 - It is safe to say that the link between soda consumption and health conditions like diabetes and weight gain has been clearly established by a plethora of scientific research published in recent years. But what has not necessarily been fully recognized or understood is how consuming soft drinks affects...|
|9/1/2013 - The world's largest science research website on foods, food ingredients, nutrients, chemicals, drug side effects and much more has just expanded yet again. SCIENCE.naturalnews.com now features 7 million published scientific studies and papers, all indexed, related and categorized so that you can easily...|
|9/1/2013 - You've heard it before, but it's true: Green tea, one of the most studied substances in recent history, really does help improve your memory.
That is the not-so-new conclusion of Chinese researchers who essentially have reaffirmed that the chemical properties of green tea tend to affect the generation...|
|8/20/2013 - Researchers say in a new study that kids who drink soda pop generally score higher on aggressive behavior scales than kids who don't drink the carbonated beverages.
The lead author of the study said, though, that the increased aggressiveness may not necessarily be noticeable in individual children....|
|8/20/2013 - Sage, scientifically known as Salvia officinalis, comes from the latin word salvere which basically means to be saved. During the 10th century, Arab physicians thought sage promoted immortality, while in the 14th century, Europeans would use it to protect themselves from witchcraft. Although these old...|
|8/16/2013 - It is a widely reputed "superfood" that a cohort of published scientific research suggests possesses incredible healing powers. But the anti-cancer effects of Morinda citrifolia, also known more popularly as "noni," are among its most pronounced benefits, as a 2008 study out of South Carolina found...|
|8/14/2013 - A new study published in PLOS ONE on July 11, 2013, examined the anti-cancer properties of Gynura procumbens - particularly against breast cancer. Additionally, a study published in May of 2013 in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology studied the plant's effect on blood pressure.
|8/12/2013 - Researchers say it's still rare, but fraud in scientific research is climbing at an alarming rate nonetheless. What's more, according to a new study which has documented the trend, researchers can't say why it's happening.
An examination of retractions in medical and biological peer-reviewed publications...|
|8/12/2013 - Low levels of vitamin D may increase a person's risk of developing type 1 diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
In contrast to type 2 diabetes, which typically occurs when the body becomes...|
|8/9/2013 - A team of researchers led by JoAnn F. Manson of the Harvard School of Public Health revealed that consumption of walnut oil is significantly correlated to lower risk of type 2 diabetes in women. The disclosure was made in February of this year with the release of print issue number 4 from volume 143...|
|8/9/2013 - As more research becomes available, it is increasingly clear that breastfeeding children provides infinitely more long-term health benefits to both baby and mom. Now, a new study shows that mothers who breast feed run a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease later in life.
The research, which...|
|8/2/2013 - Because the company has been unable to develop a steady stream of new "blockbuster" drugs on its own, London-based pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has decided to expand its corporate reach by essentially merging itself with the publicly-funded academic realm. Reuters reports that AstraZeneca has made...|
|8/2/2013 - While it's generally agreed in the natural health arena that organically produced fare is superior in safety compared to crops that utilize GMOs or chemical pesticides, the fact that it's more nutritious might be overlooked by consumers. Conventional growers insist there isn't a substantial difference...|
|7/30/2013 - As chemical companies manufacture their own falsified studies on the safety of their weed killers, herbicides like Roundup are used liberally and without caution. The glyphosate weedkillers like Roundup are now dumped into the Earth at the rate of 900 million pounds annually, creating a toxic, chemical...|
|7/22/2013 - It may not be the recommendation that is suitable to a dietician but chances are good the average person will like it: new research suggests that chocolate may act as a sort of "defense shield" against stroke.
Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden followed more than 37,000 Swedish men;...|
|7/22/2013 - The humble spice that gives curry powder its characteristic yellow color may hold the key to helping people lower their cholesterol and fight heart disease naturally, research suggests.
The spice in question, turmeric, has a long history of use as a traditional medicine across Asia. In recent years,...|
|7/20/2013 - New research has shown that a substance which can be found in red meat and as an ingredient in energy drinks triggers atherosclerosis or the hardening and clogging of arterial blood vessels.
The researchThe scientists behind the research claim that the bacteria found in the digestive tract change...|
|7/18/2013 - It's bad enough that Americans are being constitutionally squeezed at just about every level of government, now scientists want to get into the act.
In the name of conducting "research," bioethicists are now arguing that blood samples left over from newborns are a wealth of potential information...|
|7/17/2013 - Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, your dietary habits could be significantly adding to your risk of developing cancer. New research published in the journal Nature Medicine has confirmed that processed sugar is one of the primary driving forces behind the growth and spread of cancer tumors, so much...|
|7/14/2013 - Increased blood levels of vitamin D may help both prevent and treat Crohn's disease, an incurable, often debilitating gastrointestinal disorder, research has shown.
Crohn's disease is a form of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which afflicts between 10 and 20 percent of the U.S. population at some...|
|7/11/2013 - Quackity quack, the quacks are back, and this time they're targeting fish oil supplements, claiming that taking fish oils raises your risk of prostate cancer.
Hogwash. This is just another case of pure fearmongering quackery by the anti-vitamin crowd. Remember: All these people attacking vitamins...|
|7/11/2013 - Glyphosate, one the world's top-selling herbicide formulas, is also one of the most toxic, according to a recent study published in the open-access journal Ecotoxicology. Contrary to the unfounded safety claims made by Monsanto and its bedfellows in government, glyphosate's toxicity is much more prolific...|
|7/11/2013 - For those of you who love cherries, this ruby sweet fruit is much more than a tasty summer treat. Shown to combat cancer, improve sleep, balance blood pressure and ease gout, you really cannot lose. Compounds found within cherries also relieve pain as well as aspirin. Possessing potent anti-inflammatory...|
|7/7/2013 - Increased exposure to sunlight may help alleviate the depression and fatigue associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), and may even reduce the overall level of disability caused by the disease, research suggests.
Prior research has linked both vitamin D deficiency and lower levels of unprotected sun...|
|7/6/2013 - Along with obesity, poor physical fitness may also be a significant risk factor for vitamin D deficiency, according to a study conducted by Spanish researchers and published recently in QJM: An International Journal of Medicine.
The study was conducted on 470 European males and 536 females between...|
|7/6/2013 - Eating just two to three kiwifruits a day may significantly reduce your risk of heart disease, research suggests.
Although their name associates them with New Zealand, kiwifruits (or "kiwis") are actually native to China. They are small, oval fruits with a fuzzy, brown exterior and a fleshy (usually...|
|6/29/2013 - Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California have proven for the first time that thirdhand smoke produces significant damage to human DNA. A toxic residue from cigarette smoke that adheres to practically every surface - including hair, skin, clothing, carpeting, furniture and...|
|6/25/2013 - Breastfeeding improves brain development in newborns. New research published in NeuroImage reported that babies fed with breast milk showed more white matter growth in their brains. These are the areas of the brain that deal with emotions, motor ability and learning language. Those mothers not able...|
|6/21/2013 - More good news for chocolate lovers: Research shows that the polyphenols in cocoa powder can improve your cholesterol levels.
Like certain other foods such as berries and green tea, cocoa powder is high in antioxidant chemicals known as polyphenols. In cocoa, the polyphenol family known as the flavanols...|
|6/21/2013 - The omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) decreases aggressive behavior in young adults, studies have shown. Notably, having more DHA in the diet appears to help young people cope better with stressful situations.
One of the earlier studies into this effect was conducted by researchers from...|
|6/16/2013 - The researchers involved with the recent landmark study proving that exposure to genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and Monsanto's Roundup herbicide causes serious organ damage and cancerous tumors have developed a new web-based tool to help spread the word about the many dangers of GMOs. A global...|
|6/12/2013 - Although dealing with invasive fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be highly stressful, acupuncture is a simple, risk-free way to help alleviate this burden. Significantly, acupuncture may also help boost fertility and increase the success rate of IVF.
IVF consists of extracting...|
|6/11/2013 - As if there isn't enough reason to avoid genetically modified food, new research has discovered GMOs are linked with leukemia and anemia. The study found that Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) used in bioengineered seeds has a substantial adverse effect on blood cells and bone marrow cell proliferation. Even...|
|6/7/2013 - Growing up, your mother implored you to "eat your fruits and vegetables." You likely grew up with those same values because the both of you always know that fruits and vegetables are good for you.
Through better, more comprehensive research, we are beginning to learn more and more about just how...|
|6/5/2013 - Confirming what health professionals have long suspected, a new study published in the journal PLOS Medicine provides some of the strongest evidence yet that obesity is indeed a cause of vitamin D deficiency.
The large study was a collaborative effort between U.S. and European researchers, and was...|
|5/23/2013 - Heart failure is considered to be one of the top killers for men and women across the United States. This year alone, more than 900,000 people in America will have a heart attack. What's interesting is that research is now showing that heart disease can actually stem back to eating behaviors at a very...|
|5/22/2013 - Summer is coming. The weather is finally starting to warm up after a long, cold, gray winter. As temperatures rise, kids and parents will begin to look for ways to stay cool, and one of the most favorite pastimes is taking a dip in the local public pool.
There's only one problem: According to new...|
|5/18/2013 - By now, I'm sure you've heard the news about Angelina Jolie testing positive for the BRCA1 gene mutation and the decision to remove her breasts. This decision has been touted as a brave and reasonable choice, considering the assumed high risk for breast cancer.
But, as an educated guess, I'll bet...|
|5/18/2013 - Okay beer drinkers, drink to your health! Only kidding. Research over the last few decades has determined a compound from hops used to brew beer, humulone, has a wide array of potential health benefits, from curing viral infections and reversing diabetes to curing certain cancers.
But before you...|
|5/15/2013 - Tom Laskawy, writing at Grist, points out how the next generation of GMOs is following in the track of present disasters:
"...the growing pest and weed problems for GMOs have caused farmers to turn to seeds that are coated with a different pesticide---a neonicotinoid. If that name rings a bell, it's...|
|5/12/2013 - Dating back thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine, oil pulling may seem like an unlikely curative miracle due to its simplicity. Yet practitioners of the therapy laud its effectiveness in healing everything from AIDS to diabetes, heart disease to leukemia. Testimonials aside, scientific research...|
|5/12/2013 - Scientists are in "complete surprise" that cancers closely resemble each other across widely varying organs, according to Dr. Douglas Levine of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the principal investigator on a new endometrial cancer study published Wednesday in the journal, Nature.
|5/7/2013 - The vast majority of the published scientific literature on cancer and cancer research is inherently flawed and non-reproducible, reveals a new review published online in the journal Nature. Researchers C. Glenn Begley and Lee Ellis found that a mere 11 percent of 53 papers on cancer published in reputable,...|
|5/3/2013 - A growing body of research continues to pile up, showing that turmeric and its naturally occurring compounds have potent anti-cancer properties.
Turmeric root is one of the most important spices and traditional medicines across vast sections of Asia, and has been for hundreds of years. Scientists...|
|5/1/2013 - A tropical fruit known as mangosteen is a potent immune booster and anti-inflammatory that also appears to have significant cancer-fighting powers, research has shown.
Mangosteen is a small, slow-growing tropical evergreen tree native to southeast Asia. The fruit has a long history of use in the...|
|4/16/2013 - Early exposure to probiotics may reduce a child's lifetime allergy risk, according to a recent study conducted by Swedish researchers and published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Allergy.
The researchers collected blood from 61 children at the time of birth, as well as at six, 12 and 24...|
|4/12/2013 - Research has shown that consuming cooked black beans leads to lowered risk and incidence of breast, colon, liver, lung, and prostate cancers. The exact mechanism of this phenomenon is unknown, but it is suspected that the phytochemicals of black beans, including phenolic compounds (flavonoids and tannins),...|
|4/12/2013 - Eastern philosophies have advocated it for more than a millennia. Ram Dass wrote a book about it. And now, an iPhone app has collected data on it. The subject is presence and its relation to happiness. Over the last few years, happiness has been a hot topic of research. Scientists have investigated...|
|4/10/2013 - "Magic" mushrooms grow naturally throughout the world. The psilocybin within magic mushrooms was used in ancient times for religious ceremonies and recreation. Today though, governments are frightening the population and are banning not only naturally-occurring mushrooms, but also the right to research...|
|4/8/2013 - Researchers from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville have discovered that a species of fungus naturally produces nanoparticles capable of boosting the immune system and killing tumors. Their findings were published in the journal Advanced Functional Materials.
"This exciting discovery is the first...|
|4/3/2013 - The things you think about and dwell on throughout your day have a direct effect on your stress levels, which regulate how much cortisol, or stress hormone, is produced in your body. And new research published in the journal Health Psychology has found that meditation, and particularly mindfulness thinking,...|
|3/28/2013 - Ongoing research continues to support the effectiveness of fish oil and omega-3 fatty acid supplements in boosting heart health, lowering blood pressure, easing inflammation and decreasing pain in sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis.
Blood pressure and cardiovascular healthIn an article published in...|
|3/23/2013 - Amazing new research suggests that human beings have devolved emotionally during the last 100 years.
If the sad emotional decline continues, we'll be left with nothing but a bunch of automaton droids running around without a feeling sense.
Researchers at the University of Bristol have done an...|
|3/23/2013 - It should be no wonder why a class based on the science behind happiness is the most popular course offered at Harvard University. As Benjamin Franklin once stated, "The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself." Truly, the search...|
|3/22/2013 - A growing body of research is emerging to show that eating chocolate really can lower your blood pressure.
Researchers have suspected for many years that chocolate may have a beneficial effect on blood pressure, ever since discovering that the indigenous Kuna people of the Central American island...|
|3/17/2013 - New research indicates that hypnosis may be effective at mitigating stubborn cases of "irritable bowel syndrome," a catch-all phrase used to describe moderate to severe abdominal pain that doesn't seem to be caused by something specific.
Several studies since the 1980s have linked "gut-directed"...|
|3/15/2013 - New evidence suggests that heavy metal exposure may be a cause of autism, in a study conducted by researchers from Arizona State University and published in the journal Biological Trace Element Research.
The researchers found that autistic children had significantly higher levels of numerous toxic...|
|3/14/2013 - For decades, experts have told us that in order for our bodies to perform at their maximum level, we need at least eight hours of uninterrupted sleep a night. Increasingly, data suggests that old standard is not historically accurate.
A growing body of both scientific and historical research and...|
|3/13/2013 - An omega-3 fish oil dietary supplement could reduce your risk of skin cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Manchester and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
"This study adds to the evidence that omega-3 is a potential nutrient to protect...|
|3/10/2013 - For several reasons, a stigma has been placed on scientific research which has caused many people to become quite skeptical and cynical of what is being produced and published. Much of the reluctance to embrace contemporary research findings has stemmed from Ioannidis' 2005 article, "Why Most Published...|
|3/6/2013 - It seems health benefit rumors of the Mediterranean diet have now been confirmed by medical science. It is now evidence-based science and not merely anecdotal. Yes, that was sarcasm.
The study, "Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet" was published in the New England...|
|2/27/2013 - If you're looking to clear up your problem complexion - specifically, your acne problem - new research suggests you may be able to do so simply by implementing some changes in your diet.
A study published recently in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found increasing evidence...|
|2/24/2013 - Researchers at the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center have identified an India-based plant which has been used for centuries to treat inflammation, fever and malaria that could be used to help kill cancer cells.
Dr. Ahmed Chadli, a researcher in the Molecular Chaperone Program at the GRU Cancer...|
|2/17/2013 - Helicopter parenting can cause children to experience depression and dissatisfaction with life, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Mary Washington and published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies.
"Helicopter parenting" refers to a highly involved parenting...|
|2/15/2013 - Partners in romantic relationships don't just share interests, habits and secrets, according to a pair of studies published in the journal Emotion and the International Journal of Psychophysiology. Researchers from the University of California, Davis and the University of Arizona found that even when...|
|2/8/2013 - Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that qigong, an ancient mind-body practice, helps women with breast cancer who are undergoing radiation treatments for the disease. Qigong, which has been used for at least 4,000 years across Asia to support both spiritual...|
|2/8/2013 - Even legislation declaring only some public places off-limits to smoking reduced the rate of heart attacks by 11 percent, researchers have found. The greatest benefits were seen among women, all adults between the ages of 65 and 74, and non-smokers.
The REGICOR Study (Girona Heart Registry) was conducted...|
|2/4/2013 - Although it has been well established that a better diet leads to higher energy levels and improvements in mood, completely reconfiguring your diet can be a daunting task. Fortunately, a study conducted by researchers from the University of Otago and published in the British Journal of Health Psychology...|
|1/31/2013 - Two American researchers whose efforts to deliberately re-engineer the H5N1 avian flu virus to be more virulent and deadly to humans are now asking that a government-advised moratorium on their controversial research be lifted. According to TIME, the duo alleges that precise details about how it developed...|
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|1/27/2013 - Using only publicly available online information, a team of researchers from the Whitehead Institute showed that it is possible to discern the identities of people who have submitted personal genetic information to scientific studies, even when that information is supposedly stored anonymously. The...|
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