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|7/19/2015 - There has been a debate raging about GMOs for a long time now. On one side of the debate is the idea that genetic engineering is progress for humanity, and it is a natural extension of more traditional breeding techniques. The other side believes genetically modified foods are unsafe for human consumption...|
|7/16/2015 - The numbers, quite frankly, are grim: Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in America and the fourth leading cause of cancer death globally. And even if the colon cancer is not fatal, it can lead to radiation or chemotherapy as well as surgical removal of the colon and the placement...|
|7/9/2015 - A resilient and courageous heart will set a template for wellness inside, and the answers will come to them, in faith, from nature, from within. People who have struggled with their own health problems and overcame them through personal study and implementation have found that alternative medicine is...|
|7/6/2015 - A recent study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found that extremely low-birth-weight infants (ELBW) -- that is, babies who are born with a birth weight of less than two pounds, three ounces -- have a significantly higher risk of suffering severe adverse events or dying after being vaccinated....|
|7/5/2015 - A newly published study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that conservatives tend to be more able to exert self-control than liberals, which is one reason why they might be better dieters.
As reported by the Los Angeles Times, researchers believe they have discovered a link...|
|6/25/2015 - Parasitic infections like malaria are serious business, especially in countries like Mexico, Venezuela, Equador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil, where mosquitoes transmit the deadly disease at will. There are an estimated 3.4 billion people who live in an area that has a high risk of malaria transmission....|
|6/23/2015 - Research shows that eating a Mediterranean diet can reduce memory and thinking decline by 24%. The Mediterranean diet, previously prescribed to prevent heart disease and promote weight loss, has also been shown to increase longevity and prevent depression. The Mediterranean diet is a plant-based diet...|
|6/11/2015 - A new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine (formerly Archives of Internal Medicine) has revealed that taking statin drugs for high cholesterol increases one's risk of developing memory loss. But the mainstream media, funded in large part by pharmaceutical companies with billions of...|
|6/7/2015 - Breastfeeding is the healthiest option to give your little one the best start in life. The benefits go way beyond providing basic nutrition. In addition to providing all the vitamins, nutrients and immune-building substances a baby needs, researchers at the University of Haifa in Israel suggest that...|
|6/2/2015 - I want to point out something important about the extreme double standard at Michigan State University, which recently received a $600,000 grant to study what it calls "violent right-wing extremism" on social media.
See the DOJ grant award at this link, which claims the study will be conducted on...|
|6/1/2015 - It isn't difficult to find research demonstrating the health benefits of curcumin. Studies have shown that this yellow-colored curcuminoid, which is the main active compound in turmeric, can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and cognitive decline. Additionally, curcumin increases...|
|5/25/2015 - Popular heartburn drugs available over-the-counter as well as by prescription can double the risk of acute kidney failure, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and published in the journal CMAJ Open on...|
|5/22/2015 - Proving once again that "scientists" can make up any loony, whacko conclusion they want and get it published in a prestigious science journal, a celebrated study on gay marriage views that was published in Science has now been exposed as a complete fabrication.
One of the study's authors, it turns...|
|5/19/2015 - One of the most amazing chapters in the true history of healing foods comes from the final chapter of World War II, in the aftermath of the United States' dropping of two atomic bombs on civilian populations in Japan. Millions of innocent civilians were exposed to extreme levels of ionizing radiation,...|
|5/18/2015 - The use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs could double your risk of developing diabetes, suggests a study conducted by researchers from the VA North Texas Health System and the University of Texas Southwestern that was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine on April 28.
|5/13/2015 - Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have discovered that middle-aged people who did not properly manage their blood sugar levels were almost 20 percent more likely to have cognitive issues later in their life than middle-aged people with normal blood sugar levels.(1)
|5/9/2015 - The medical-industrial complex is trotting out yet another "study" that it claims proves that vaccines, particularly the MMR vaccine, are not linked to causing autism. However, a closer look at this so-called study reveals that like virtually all of the other medical research purporting that vaccines...|
|5/9/2015 - Freshwater sources worldwide are so heavily contaminated by pesticides that 80 percent of sediment tested at levels that exceed the maximums set by government regulators, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Koblenz-Landau and published in the Proceedings of the National...|
|5/6/2015 - Switching from a Western diet high in meat and fat to a diet rich in vegetables and beans may reduce a person's risk of colon cancer in just two weeks, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Imperial College London and published in the journal Nature Communications....|
|4/28/2015 - The active ingredient in Tylenol might numb people's emotional reactions, according to a study conducted by researchers from Ohio State University and published in the journal Psychological Science.
"People who took acetaminophen didn't feel the same highs or lows as did the people who took placebos,"...|
|4/27/2015 - According to many media reports, a recent study in JAMA Oncology found that omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the effectiveness of cancer treatment.
"Cancer patients who eat herring and mackerel or take omega-3 supplements may end up resistant to chemotherapy, a study has warned," writes the Daily Mail.
|4/23/2015 - It was all a scare tactic to keep smokers away from electronic cigarettes. It was a marketing strategy to retain market share for Big Tobacco. Here's how it went down. Some Portland State University scientists published a "peer-reviewed" letter in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) summarizing...|
|4/23/2015 - A diet rich in green, leafy vegetables could dramatically slow age-related cognitive decline, according to a study conducted by researchers from Rush University Medical Center and presented on March 30 at the Experimental Biology 2015 meeting in Boston.
The researchers found that much of the protective...|
|4/22/2015 - In response to a recent study in Biological Psychiatry, news media have been making claims like "diets high in fat can lead to... depression and behavior changes."
These claims are inaccurate for two reasons: 1) not all fats are the same, and 2) the researchers found no such thing.
|4/10/2015 - Herbicides commonly used for both agriculture and home can induce antibiotic resistance in equally common disease-causing bacteria, according to a study conducted by researchers from Mexico and New Zealand and published in the journal mBio.
"Every day you see in the news that there are concerns about...|
|4/7/2015 - New research has shown a connection between breastfeeding and intelligence. Many mothers choose to breastfeed to bond with their baby, to provide optimum nutrition and for the convenience, but the lifetime effects go beyond this. Most people, researchers and doctors agree that breastfed babies are more...|
|4/6/2015 - The blockbuster herbicide Roundup causes damage to the human endocrine system at levels that people could easily -- and legally -- be exposed to, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Flinders University in Australia. The researchers found that, in a laboratory study, Roundup killed...|
|4/4/2015 - Drinking water that's been artificially fluoridated with synthetic fluoride chemicals has been shown in a new peer-reviewed study to increase the risk of underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, by 30 percent or more.
Researchers from the University of Kent in the UK, publishing their work in the...|
|4/2/2015 5:22:50 PM - Television watching increases diabetes risk, scientists have now confirmed. By studying over 3,000 overweight Americans, a research study demonstrated that risk for type 2 diabetes increased over 14 percent in those watching four hours of television a day. The average American watches 5.11 hours of...|
|4/2/2015 5:18:41 PM - Media reports are claiming that eating fast food could help you recover after a workout and even improve exercise performance, based on a study conducted by the researchers from the University of Montana and published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. But what...|
|4/1/2015 - More than 200,000 Australians -- smokers and non-smokers -- took part in a research study which ultimately revealed that death from cigarette use is much higher than doctors previously estimated. The journal BMC Medicine reported that smoking just 10 cigarettes daily doubles the chance of death. If...|
|3/22/2015 - Statins are a deadly scam, and new research published in the journal Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology undoubtedly proves this. Using "statistical deception" to make statins appear safe and effective, the drug industry has deviously sold the United States and other Western nations a bill of goods,...|
|3/20/2015 - It's understood that natural outdoor settings, art and music can inspire awe and in turn, make people feel better. Meditation too, has been proven to improve physical and emotional health. All of this is important, because living in a state of chronic stress can lead to inflammation, the basis of disease.
|3/12/2015 - The U.S. government is having a tough time dredging up enough convincingly sound science to persuade the public into believing that vaccines are safe and effective medicine, so it's now resorting to ignoble manipulation tactics to trick people into get jabbed. A new study published in the journal Health...|
|3/11/2015 - A chemical extracted from milk thistle seeds may function as a non-invasive treatment for a rare hormonal condition caused by a brain tumor, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich and Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen and published in the journal...|
|3/11/2015 - The best food on store shelves to buy is that food which DOES have holes and nicks where the insects ate some. That proves it's edible. Recent documentaries show entire fields of genetically modified corn that all looks plastic, with not a bug or bird in sight, not a butterfly or a gnat or a fly, but...|
|3/4/2015 - A research study conducted by a Michigan State University economist has found that nearly one million children in the United States may have been misdiagnosed with ADHD.
These diagnoses were often triggered by the child being the youngest (and therefore most immature) student in their kindergarten...|
|2/28/2015 - Do American liberals and conservatives look at political, social and ethical issues as if they are from different cultures? Yes, according to a new landmark study that examined the differences.
The cultural psychology study, conducted by the University of Virginia, found that, essentially, political...|
|2/25/2015 - Wakefield is a fraud! Wakefield is personally responsible for the resurgence of measles and whooping cough! Wakefield is to blame for the Disneyland measles outbreak!
Read any pro-vaccine article that disputes the link between vaccinations and autism and chances are Andrew Wakefield and his "fraudulent...|
|2/20/2015 - Hold that muffin or danish and grab a handful of almonds if you need a snack between meals. Maybe you won't feel as satisfied afterward, but if you care about your heart health, get used to it.
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association provided strong evidence that...|
|2/17/2015 - A new study is linking commonly used medicines, which include over-the-counter treatments, of ailments like hay fever and insomnia to dementia and possibly Alzheimer's disease.
According to the BBC, researchers in the study noted that all of the medications examined are drugs that produce an "anticholinergic"...|
|2/16/2015 - Just about everyone experiences lulls in productivity while at work, but a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Exeter, working with four other universities, has discovered that adding green plants to work spaces can change that. The findings show that adding such greenery to office...|
|2/15/2015 - In a humorous experiment that exposes published "science" as a subjective mess of opinions and oftentimes deliberate deceptions, a Harvard University medical doctor has confirmed that almost anything can get published in a medical journal for the right price.
Dr. Mark Shrime, M.D., who is currently...|
|2/13/2015 - "E-cigarettes" are just one of the nicknames for electronic nicotine delivery systems. Unfortunately, there is currently no international standard for testing e-cigarettes, commonly called e-cigs, for safety, and the high levels of toxins found in some of them range from formaldehyde to acetaldehyde,...|
|2/13/2015 - The importance of a nutrient-rich diet in maintaining mental health has been well documented. What may be understated is the value of physical exercise for preserving and even improving brain function. As we age, the brain slowly loses elasticity and as a result memory loss occurs and the risk for dementia...|
|2/6/2015 - Globally, one person dies by suicide roughly every 40 seconds. Around the world, over one million people commit suicide each year -- an increase of 60 percent over the last four and a half decades. Incredibly, farmers have one of the highest rates of self-inflicted death.
Newsweek reports that suicide...|
|2/4/2015 - Research has now demonstrated that meditation builds brain cells and increases gray matter in the brain. Using magnetic imaging (MRI), Harvard researchers found that meditation produced physiological changes in the brain's gray matter. Some areas in the brains of the study participants thickened after...|
|2/3/2015 - More details on the cancer-preventive benefits of vitamin D have been revealed in a new study published in the journal Gut. Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston found that vitamin D plays a critical role in supporting immune system function, including in the prevention and treatment...|
|2/1/2015 - Is it possible that you could one day be convinced to confess to a crime you never committed -- because you don't remember you didn't commit it?
How could you not know that you didn't commit a crime? Perhaps because your mind was altered to prohibit you from remembering that you're innocent.
|1/28/2015 6:56:32 PM - A new study clearly shows common over-the-counter medications widely used for asthma, allergies, and insomnia increase the risk for dementia. The study also found that the risk may not be reversible, even after several years off of these medications.
The drugs studied are anticholinergic drugs, which...|
|1/26/2015 - Exercise is invaluable when it comes to maintaining a healthy body composition. But a new study out of South Korea has found that both physical activity and vitamin D supplementation combined can do wonders for reducing abdominal fat, normalizing lipid counts and improving insulin resistance, particularly...|
|1/22/2015 - It's not difficult to find research exposing the many health benefits of avocados. Studies show that these pear-shaped fruits, which are native to Mexico and Central America, are packed with essential nutrients that can aid weight loss, boost vision and guard us from cancer. Moreover, avocados are rich...|
|1/22/2015 - Researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Vancouver Coastal Health have discovered that not only can exposure to diesel exhaust give asthmatics headaches and itchy eyes, but -- more poignant to their study -- it can alter genes on a micro level. After just two hours of exposure to...|
|1/19/2015 - Researchers from Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School have discovered that inadequate vitamin D supplementation among surgical intensive care patients can increase the amount of time needed on respiratory support.(1)
The study, titled "Plasma 25-Hydroxyvitamin...|
|1/15/2015 - New research published in the Turkish Journal of Biology completely shatters the myth that GMOs (genetically modified organisms) have been scientifically vested as safe. Scientists from the National Research Center in Egypt, after conducting what appears to be one of the first histopathological and...|
|1/12/2015 - Once again, the completely illogical debacle concerning the world of vaccinations has surfaced.
By now, you know they've come under fire by those who are adamant that they do more harm than good. Countless people have developed irreversible health problems and even died shortly after receiving a...|
|1/8/2015 - A recent study led by Dr. Qian Xiao from the National Cancer Institute has found that people who drink three cups of coffee daily are 25 percent less likely than non-coffee drinkers to have abnormal levels of liver enzymes.(1) Caffeinated versus decaf made no difference; both yielded similar...|
|1/3/2015 - Children who take mind-altering medications like Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been shown in a new peer-reviewed study to perform worse in school than if they weren't taking the substances at all.
|12/20/2014 - A new study seeks to divert attention away from the prominent role that prescription drugs play in mass shootings, instead shifting the blame to regular folks who possess firearms. By deviously lumping every media circus mass shooting in with all other types of general gun violence, researchers from...|
|12/17/2014 3:46:38 PM - They say there's only two things constant in this life: death and taxes. But a third viable contender might be cancer, which an extensive cohort of scientific research has found is caused by prolonged exposure to radiation from cell phones and their associated communication towers.
Contrary to what...|
|12/15/2014 - It's no secret that the quest for maintaining longevity is a long sought-after goal for many people. A bevy of options exist, from certain exercise regimens and essential oils to fad diets and creams, many of which promise to keep aging and overall health decline at bay. However, according to a recent...|
|12/10/2014 - Humans might have a thing or two to learn from their closest relative, the monkeys. According to a new Yale study, capuchin monkeys are smarter shoppers than humans. They know a bargain when they see one and can make more rational economic decisions in the marketplace. It turns out that people shop...|
|12/9/2014 - A new study from Johns Hopkins University researchers has found that broccoli sprouts have the ability to provide detoxifying effects in the body, gaining recognition from those who have previously doubted food's impact on removing toxic chemicals from the system or who have taken issue with consumption...|
|12/9/2014 - Of all the diets out there with their ballyhoo promotions by advocates, it appears that the Mediterranean Diet is the most studied of all. Maybe because it's the most accessible for those who actually buy food and cook, and maybe because it fulfills the palate's various taste sensations so liberally.
|12/8/2014 - Like many other so-called "behavioral" disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a completely fabricated condition that was invented for the sole purpose of turning normal behavioral variances into "diseases" that require costly drug interventions. This crafty pharmaceutical scam...|
|12/2/2014 - Medical marijuana is often steeped in controversy, with some saying it's a giant con and others saying it's a necessary treatment to help alleviate or even reverse certain health conditions.(1)
For example, several law enforcement officials in California are not in favor of its legalization,...|
|12/1/2014 - Big news for the Right to Know movement! Awareness regarding the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has mushroomed, forcing the world to finally put genetically spliced food under the microscope.
Organizers announced in London on November 11 that they will be performing the world's...|
|11/29/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) claims that it's basically a death sentence for you and your children. But raw milk consumption, according to a new study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, can actually help prevent colds, viruses and respiratory tract infections...|
|11/28/2014 - Vitamin D may reduce prostate cancer risk by acting on a gene that lowers inflammation, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center and published in the journal Prostate.
Back in 1990, scientists first suggested that vitamin D might be the common variable...|
|11/26/2014 - Antioxidant flavanols naturally found in cocoa may be able to reverse some age-related memory loss, according to a study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience.
The study was conducted by researchers from Columbia University, New York University and Mars, Inc.
Previous research by scientists...|
|11/26/2014 - A new study published in the journal Archives of Toxicology makes the audacious claim that MON810 biotech corn, a genetically-modified (GM) cash crop owned by Monsanto, exhibits no toxicological effects in mammals. But the study has several major flaws that render it null, including the fact that data...|
|11/26/2014 - Prior to the Nov. 4 midterm elections, a number of civil libertarians, conservatives and constitutionalists brought up concerns about voter fraud, though Democrats insist that there is no such thing or, if there is, it is extremely rare.
Only, it's not. In example after example, as Natural News and...|
|11/18/2014 - Elephants are able to somehow know when it is raining as far as 150 miles away, and adjust their migratory patterns accordingly, shows a study conducted by researchers from Texas A&M University, the University of Utah, the University of Virginia and the University of New South Wales, Australia, and...|
|11/17/2014 - For many people, it's difficult to break their pattern of reaching for unhealthy, processed foods that are laden with chemicals and a high sugar and fat content. While they're aware that eating more fruits and vegetables is necessary to fight obesity, diabetes, skin conditions and a slew of other health...|
|11/13/2014 - Attentive mindfulness approaches for better health has
popped up in various studies and medical practices, but it doesn't have
the PR machinery or big bucks to promote its values.
doesn't help Big Pharma make money, and it doesn't help doctors have
more clients and hospitals have more patients....|
|11/7/2014 - Proponents of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are trumpeting the results of a recent massive meta-analysis published in the Journal of Animal Science, claiming that it conclusively proves the safety of GMO foods. Yet, this supposedly conclusive study fails to meet basic scientific standards and...|
|11/6/2014 - In the largest such study ever conducted, researchers have found evidence that consciousness continues even after brain activity has ceased. This evidence of life after death came from a study led by researchers from the University of Southampton and published in the journal Resuscitation.
|11/5/2014 - New research shows that your genetic makeup could serve as a natural barrier to the deadly Ebola virus.
According to a new study published just days ago in the journal Science, researchers who infected a group of specially bred mice with the virus "saw a range of reactions, from zero [symptoms] to...|
|11/1/2014 - A new study published October 22 reinforces once again that olive oil is one of the best oils for cooking compared to other seed oils. Researchers based their conclusion on a few different factors, including nutritional content and the oil's ability to maintain quality under high temperatures.
|10/29/2014 - New research out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) affirms what many of us have been saying about Ebola all along -- basically, if the virus is real and spreading as claimed, part of this spread is occurring via micronized airborne transmission through things like coughs and sneezes....|
|10/24/2014 - A new study from the FBI that says active shooter incidents have risen dramatically since 2000 doesn't focus on one aspect of such shootings: that the presence of armed private citizens can be the biggest factor in ending mass shooting sprees, saving countless lives by ending such frightening incidents...|
|10/8/2014 - If you're a conspiracy theorist, then you're crazy, right? That's been the common belief for years, but recent studies prove that just the opposite is true.
Researchers -- psychologists and social scientists, mostly -- in the U.S. and United Kingdom say data indicate that, contrary to those mainstream...|
|10/7/2014 - Not long after its publishing, Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini's landmark study on genetically modified (GM) NK603 corn and Roundup herbicide received considerable undue criticism from the mainstream scientific community, which clearly didn't approve of its findings. But this doesn't negate the fact...|
|9/24/2014 - Moderate consumption of red wine is well known for producing a number of significant health benefits. For example, recent studies have shown that red wine contains compounds that can protect membranes from oxidation, prevent several types of cancer and even treat depression and low moods. Earlier studies...|
|9/17/2014 1:44:25 AM - The National Cancer Institute hired the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to determine whether bras are linked to breast cancer. A primary purpose of the study was to prove that bras are not linked to breast cancer, which kills about 40,000 in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer...|
|9/9/2014 - Attempts to improve food security -- i.e. knowing that one or one's family can eat next week -- with government aid programs like food stamps -- a.k.a. SNAP (Supplement Nutritional Assistance Program) -- and NGO food banks have limited success.
SNAP recipients tend to not resist their processed and...|
|9/7/2014 - When honeybees come into contact with glyphosate, the primary active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide, they lose their ability to eat and have a much harder time learning how to forage properly. These are among the many shock findings of a recent study published in The Journal of Experimental...|
|9/1/2014 - A new study investigating seniors' ER visits and corresponding nutrition levels reveals that physician care in the US is out of touch with reality, that there are gaping holes in the nutritional quality of the American food supply and that modern day health insurance plans are an illusion of healthcare.
|8/29/2014 - As if there aren't enough issues with antibiotics, medical researchers have found more. Both an epidemiological and an in vivo (animal) study have determined a plausible connection between antibiotic use for infants and toddlers and child obesity from metabolic syndrome, which usually leads to diabetes...|
|8/29/2014 - While it's important to eat a range of fruits and vegetables to help maintain overall health, a recent study has found that tomato consumption is particularly ideal for men wishing to reduce their risk of prostate cancer.(1)
The study, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, divided men...|
|8/28/2014 - The very legitimacy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a trustworthy safeguard of public health hangs in the balance as evidence continues to emerge about rampant deception, fraud and even money laundering within the agency. Specifically with regard to vaccines and autism,...|
|8/27/2014 - One of the last remaining patriots serving in public office is pushing for new legislation that would mandate side-by-side comparisons of autism rates in vaccinated versus unvaccinated children. Speaking during a recent interview with the Focus Autism Foundation's Dr. Brian Hooker, Congressman Bill...|
|8/25/2014 - Crows may understand cause and effect better than human six-year-olds, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Santa Barbara and the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and published in the journal PLOS ONE on July 21.
"We showed that crows can discriminate...|
|8/22/2014 - Dr. Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, Senior Scientist at Pesticide Action Network, was recently notified by the National Academy of Sciences that the National Research Council (NRC) was assembling a provisional committee of experts tasked to complete a new, novel study on genetically modified (GM) crops. According...|
|8/15/2014 - Patients who regularly take serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, can lose feelings of love and attachment, according to the results of a new study.
Researchers found that men's feelings of love in particular tend to be more affected than women's when taking SSRIs, drugs which work mainly through...|
|8/9/2014 - Of course we've all been primed to find our soulmate and live in a state of unconditional love and unity.
But is the social conditioning around soulmates valid? Or is the concept of soulmates just a pop psychology fantasy that leads to frustration and loneliness?
One team of researchers set out...|
|8/7/2014 - According to the CDC insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic. The CDC warns that people who are struggling with sleep deficiencies are at risk for serious, debilitating, chronic diseases and even death from: "hypertension, diabetes, depression, and obesity, as well as cancer, increased mortality,...|
|8/6/2014 - A recent study published in Phytotherapy Research shows that curcumin, the main polyphenol in turmeric, is as at least as effective as fluoxetine (Prozac) in treating depression. (1)
Not only can it help ease symptoms of depression, but it does so safely, without the potential to cause suicidal thoughts,...|
|7/30/2014 - A recent study published online in JAMA Internal Medicine has found that those with blood pressure that falls below the "normal" systolic number (top number) of 120 do not obtain any more heart-related health benefits than those with numbers within the normal range (120-140). (1) It's a commonly held...|
|7/29/2014 - Western medicine is so aggressive and cut-throat that even the idea of prevention has been skewed to the point of chopping off and cutting out body parts for "preventing" cancer that isn't even there.
Fear and self-mutilation are not the answer. Today in American mainstream medicine, women are given...|
|7/29/2014 - A pair of studies recently published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) reveals the double standard used in evaluating the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods, says Claire Robinson, in a July 11 editorial on the website GM Watch.
Editorial double standardIn November 2013, FCT...|
|7/25/2014 - As humans age, brain cells lose some of their volume and the brain shrinks slowly, subtly over time. Brain cells and their connections are scaled back especially when they are not used. This process of atrophy usually begins after age 30 and continues each year. According to a new study spearheaded...|
|7/25/2014 - A recent study from Harvard School of Public Health shows there to be a link between men who had a vasectomy and their risk for developing prostate cancer that could ultimately prove fatal.(1)
The vasectomy-prostate cancer link Of the nearly 50,000 men who were studied on a follow-up basis that spanned...|
|7/24/2014 - Yet another reason to remove meat from diets has surfaced, this time from a study that identified the most environmentally harmful animal product in the American diet as beef. (1) The study, which was conducted as part of a collaborative effort from several respectable institutions, aimed to show that...|
|7/22/2014 - A journalist has filed a lawsuit against her own university and against the American Society for Nutrition, claiming that their allegations of research misconduct against her could harm her career.
The researcher, Guangwen Tang, has worked at Tufts University for more than 25 years. In 2012, she...|
|7/20/2014 - There are many reasons why one makes a certain dietary choice. From hoping to heal a specific health condition to seeking to avoid some of the dangers known to exist in many food manufacturing methods (or both), several people embrace a vegetarian lifestyle. However, others have said that such a lifestyle...|
|7/16/2014 - The most comprehensive analysis ever performed comparing organic foods with those "conventionally" grown with synthetic pesticides and fertilizers has concluded that organic fruits and vegetables are not just less toxic but actually more nutritious than conventional produce.
The difference between...|
|7/14/2014 - Researchers at the University of California in Davis have recently confirmed that pregnant mothers living in proximity to fields treated with pesticides are at a higher risk for having children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study examined three different varieties of widely-used insecticides:...|
|7/13/2014 - A study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that children growing up in extremely stressful, traumatic or violent environments develop lasting changes in parts of their DNA that have been associated with mental illness, diabetes and heart disease (1).
Specifically, telomeres, which are repetitive...|
|7/11/2014 - A young child consuming a typical US diet is exposed to phthalate levels more than twice as high as those considered safe by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Washington and published in the journal Environmental Health in...|
|7/4/2014 - Regular diet soda consumption may significantly raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Miami and published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
Researchers surveyed 2,564 residents of New York City over the age of 68...|
|6/30/2014 - A major victory has been achieved for science with the recent re-publishing of Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini's study on genetically-modified (GM) corn treated with Monsanto's Roundup herbicide. After being forcibly retracted by corporate scientists, Seralini's groundbreaking study will once again appear...|
|6/30/2014 - Allergy sufferers may want to focus on positive thoughts and stress reduction to find relief for their runny noses and itchy, watery eyes.
According to researchers at Ohio State University, there's a link between people's stress levels and bad moods and the frequency of their allergy flare-ups, or...|
|6/25/2014 - It's no secret that a nutritious diet is the key to living a healthy life; however, until now, scientists hadn't produced any studies directly linking poor nutrition to the development of multiple chronic diseases over time.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide's School of Medicine studied...|
|6/24/2014 - The idea that DNA from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is broken down in the digestive tract and rendered innocuous, a common industry claim, is patently false. A recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE found that large, meal-derived DNA fragments from GMOs are fully capable...|
|6/21/2014 - Results from analyses of men who enrolled in a Harvard School of Public Heath study shows that sildenafil, known by most as Viagra, may increase a man's risk for melanoma by as much as a whopping 84 percent (1). The findings, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, involves follow up research from men...|
|6/12/2014 12:24:46 PM - It's no secret that turmeric has amazing healing properties; in fact, it's one of the most thoroughly researched plants in history. Dating back thousands of years, humans have used turmeric as both a food and a medicine, even using it to cure life-threatening diseases.
Researchers at GreenMedInfo,...|
|6/11/2014 - A study conducted by researchers at William Patterson University in New Jersey has put watercress at the number one spot among a list of top powerhouse fruits and vegetables, all ranked by their levels of key nutrients (1). Rather than deeming a food as a superstar for having a large amount of just...|
|6/10/2014 - You might want to sit down for this: A new study found that delaying the MMR vaccine or MMR and varicella combo vaccine (MMRV) could increase your child's risk of getting a fever-related seizure.
This cohort "study" analyzed 323,247 vaccinated children to examine the association between the timing...|
|6/9/2014 - In a study published in The Lancet: Diabetes and Endocrinology, findings suggest that "losing weight at any age can result in long-term cardiovascular health benefits, and support public health strategies and lifestyle modifications that help individuals who are overweight or obese to lose weight at...|
|6/6/2014 1:40:02 PM - What is it about gluten and GMO that have the masses asking questions? What's the latest debate that is constantly engaged on the best health websites in the world? How could it be that 18 million folks just can't figure out their internal rotting-food problem? Who can't figure out their inflammation,...|
|6/4/2014 - While factors such as smoking, elevated blood pressure and high cholesterol are linked to developing dementia (and other health problems of course), a new study has found that having a cynical outlook on life can also contribute to the onset of the memory-robbing disease (1).
In a study that Anna-Maija...|
|5/30/2014 - A diet high in plant foods could reduce the risk of hip fractures and prevent chronic diseases, according to a study conducted by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and published in the Journal of Nutrition.
The researchers focused on...|
|5/29/2014 - The hypothesis that neonicotinoid insecticides are the primary factor responsible for the ongoing collapse of honeybee colonies has been strengthened in a study conducted by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Worcester County Beekeepers Association, and published in the Bulletin...|
|5/28/2014 5:54:43 AM - It's been known for a long while that having type 2 diabetes increases the risk of heart disease, but now a study published in Diabetologia shows that women have a 44 percent higher risk than men of experiencing both fatal and non-fatal cardiac events (1). In the study, over 858,000 men and women were...|
|5/28/2014 - A vitamin D deficiency has been linked to a host of health problems ranging from depression to increased levels of bone fractures in adults and even certain cancers.
One of the latest studies confirms the importance of having proper levels of vitamin D in the system, concluding that men with low...|
|5/23/2014 - Elderly men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer may want to skip out on getting treatment, suggests a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Cancer. Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) discovered that aggressive cancer therapies like surgery and radiation...|
|5/20/2014 - As controversial as it may sound, botox has now been approved for the treatment of migraines by no less than the US' Food and Drug Administration and the Medicines and Health Care products Regulatory agency of the UK. In a study featured in the journal Cephalalgia, it was discovered that those who availed...|
|5/18/2014 - The public health benefits commonly attributed to vaccines are greatly overblown, and the science shows that vaccines actually obstruct normal immune development rather than enhance it. These are among the multiple inconvenient findings of a Polish research study that was published in the journal Progressive...|
|5/17/2014 - Questions continue to arise about cell phones and their contribution to certain cancers. Even the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has raised some concern about extensive cell phone use. The NCI explains that cell phones emit radio frequency energy in the form of non-ionizing radiation. In other words,...|
|5/17/2014 - Bullying has received a great deal of attention lately since the toll it takes on people, especially children, can lead to emotional and psychological scarring throughout their life. But a new study says that schoolyard meanies may do more than cause mental upset; their belittling actions may lead to...|
|5/14/2014 - The Stanford School of Education reports that the difference in a person's innovative and creative thinking is substantial, depending on whether the person is sitting, standing or walking.
"Many people anecdotally claim they do their best thinking when walking. We finally may be taking a step, or...|
|5/13/2014 - Sometimes people feel worse when they're in the hospital, and now all the jokes about iffy hospital food or long waiting room times can be put to rest. Turns out, there's truth to mood changes and worsening health while in a hospital, and it may be due to something as mundane as the lighting.
|5/12/2014 - Corn-derived biofuels release even more greenhouse gases than conventional gasoline, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change on April 20.
The $500,000 study, which was funded by the federal government, is expected to be a setback for the Obama administration's plan to promote such...|
|5/11/2014 - Acknowledgment that food dyes (and other ingredients) cause behavioral problems in some children has spurred certain companies to remove dyes from some of their foods. However, until a new study by Purdue University scientists, the amounts of dyes in packaged foods has been a secret.
|5/9/2014 - When people say they're getting bad stress vibes from someone, there may actually be some truth to the feeling.
A recent study shows that the stress a person undergoes can also create stress in those around them, a finding that researcher Veronika Engert of the Max Planck Institute calls "astonishing."...|
|5/6/2014 - Babies born to mothers who consume low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are more likely to have cavities, according to the latest research conducted by the University of Manitoba's dental school in Winnipeg, Canada.
Published in the journal Pediatrics, the study assessed expectant mothers, all...|
|5/3/2014 - Most people see them as a guarantee of safety against harmful pathogens, but the antibacterial chemicals commonly added to soaps, toothpastes and various other personal care products could be making you sick. A new study out of South Korea has found that the popular antibacterial additive, triclosan,...|
|5/2/2014 - A new study says that vegetables and fruits can reduce the risk of dying. While people have always known about the health benefits of eating such foods, what's important here is that the amount of veggies and fruits is what may help people live longer. Specifically, the researchers involved in the University...|
|4/24/2014 2:39:09 PM - The leaves of the Moringa oleifera tree are one of Asia's most nutrient-dense foods. In fact, just one serving of these leaves in powdered form contains almost 50 types of antioxidants and almost 90 different nutrients. Unsurprisingly, numerous studies have linked long-term consumption of Moringa leaves...|
|4/24/2014 - The publisher of the scientific journal that retracted Professor Gilles-Eric Seralini's study on tumor-ridden rats fed Monsanto's genetically modified (GM) corn is the subject of a new academic boycott. Hundreds of members of the scientific community in support of honesty and transparency are calling...|
|4/22/2014 - People who drink two or more cups of coffee per day are 66 percent less likely to die from certain forms of liver disease, according to a study conducted by researchers with the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore and the National University of Singapore and published in the journal Hepatology...|
|4/21/2014 - Although there is a popular perception that lazy people are more likely to eat convenient but unhealthy foods, a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles and published in the journal Physiology and Behavior on April 10 suggests that it may be the other way around:...|
|4/21/2014 - Shielding from the public its true allegiances to Big Industry over the people has never been much of a concern at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where public policy is continually crafted in the interests of chemical and pharmaceutical corporations, with blatant disregard and even contempt...|
|4/21/2014 - It's no secret that eating junk food (sometimes considered an oxymoron) can create a host of health problems, including contributing to obesity. However a new study not only supports the overweight issue, but also gives credence to an often-said phrase about people who eat junk food: that they are also...|
|4/18/2014 - A new study published on April 9 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that high total and saturated fat intake are linked with a greater risk of oestrogen receptor- and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer, as well as an increased risk of human epidermal growth factor 2 receptor-negative...|
|4/16/2014 - Vegans take note: A blockbuster new study from Austria which is sure to send shock waves and generate massive denials among vegetarians has concluded that people who eat only vegetables are less healthy in key health categories and have a poorer quality of life than people who include some meat in their...|
|4/15/2014 - For centuries, shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes) have been utilized as a medicine in their native East Asia. Traditional Chinese medicine, for instance, would commonly prescribe shiitake for people suffering from upper respiratory disease, poor blood circulation and fatigue. In Japan, shiitake were...|
|4/10/2014 - Saturated fat does not cause heart disease, and the monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats being pushed by mainstream medicine and the media as healthy alternatives are actually the real health threats. These are the unconventional findings of a new study out of the University of Cambridge (UoC),...|
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|4/9/2014 - Children exposed to methamphetamine ("meth") in the womb are significantly more likely to experience cognitive difficulties at age seven, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) and published in the Journal of Pediatrics in March 2014.
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