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Archive for June, 2010 :


Kangaroos Being Poisoned by Fluoride
June 30th, 2010

Fluoride can produce discoloration and deformity of teeth and bones, a problem known as “fluorosis” that has been well documented in cattle and humans.


Playing Monopoly With Our Health
June 30th, 2010

The American Dietetic Association (ADA) wants to create a monopoly on state nutritional licensure.


Insufficient Vitamin D Tied to Severe Asthma Attacks
June 30th, 2010

Asthmatic children with relatively low vitamin D levels in their blood may have a greater risk of suffering severe asthma attacks than those with higher levels of the vitamin, a new study suggests.


Two Fruits may Change the Face of Breast Cancer
June 30th, 2010

Two common fruits, found in almost every grocery store across the country, have been tested against the most furious of breast cancer cells in a recent study.


Common Antibiotics Increase Your Skin Cancer Risk
June 30th, 2010

Most people would identify sun exposure as the primary risk factor for getting skin cancer, but few would think of antibiotics as a contributing factor to this deadly disease.


Numerous Airline Food Kitchens Cited as Unsanitary, Unsafe
June 30th, 2010

Many meals served by major airlines are prepared in unsanitary and unsafe conditions, reports Gary Stoller of USA TODAY.


Psychiatrists Target Infants as Mental Patients
June 30th, 2010

A new study claims to be able to detect “brain abnormalities associated with schizophrenia risk” in infants just a few weeks old.


Learn about the Health Threat of EMFs from Electric Cars
June 30th, 2010

There has been a fair amount of buzz on the Internet speculating whether or not the emergence of electric vehicles will lead to a rash of sickness and death from electromagnetic fields (EMFs).


Combo Vaccine Raises Risk of Fever-Related Seizures in Kids
June 30th, 2010

Kids who receive the combination MMRV vaccine are at higher risk of febrile seizures 7-10 days after receiving the shot than those who get the MMR and varicella vaccines separately at the same visit.


Doctors Call for Total NHS Ban on Homoeopathy
June 30th, 2010

Doctors will this week call for a total ban on all homoeopathic treatment on the NHS.


FDA Finds Lead in All Lipsticks Tested
June 30th, 2010

According to a report from Florida’s DoH there’s no amount of lead in the blood that’s safe. Yet last year, the FDA tested for lead in 22 brands of lipstick and found lead in every single one of them.


Giant Salmon Will Be First GM Animal Available for Eating
June 30th, 2010

A salmon that grows at twice the normal rate is set to be the first genetically modified (GM) animal available for human consumption.


Americans are Treated, and Overtreated, to Death
June 30th, 2010

The sister-in-law of a cancer victim created a website to help support a person’s option to spend their final days at home.


Study Finds Body’s Potential Universal Flu Defense
June 30th, 2010

The human body makes rare antibodies effective against all flu viruses and these might be boosted to design a better universal flu treatment, researchers reported on Monday.


Choosing Healthy Foods Now Called a Mental Disorder
June 30th, 2010

In its never-ending attempt to fabricate “mental disorders” out of every human activity, psychiatrists are now pushing the most ridiculous disease they’ve invented yet: Healthy eating disorder.


Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome
June 30th, 2010

It’s real, and it’s been linked to increased hypertension, stroke, erectile dysfunction, higher death rates from kidney disease, and possibly Parkinson’s disease and fibromyalgia.


Nutrition Labels Could Be Mandated on Package Fronts
June 30th, 2010

The FDA is working on a plan that would require food manufacturers to print nutrition information on the front of their packaging rather than on the back.


A Closer Look: Pesticides in Strawberry Fields
June 30th, 2010

Scientists say methyl bromide threatens the ozone layer, and its alternative, methyl iodide, is a threat to workers and their families.


Beyond Chelation – How to Stop Heart Attacks
June 30th, 2010

This week’s NaturalNews Talk Hour presents “Beyond Chelation – How to Stop Heart Attacks”. Take the steps to empower yourself to go beyond the limitations of misleading disease labels.


New Articles Highlight Rift Over Statins
June 30th, 2010

Two studies and a review of previous studies address the widely prescribed cholesterol drugs. One questions their use as a preventive measure; another suggests they help prostate cancer patients.


FDA Seeks Less Use of Antibiotics in Animals
June 30th, 2010

The FDA urged farmers to stop giving antibiotics to cattle, poultry, hogs and other animals to spur their growth, as these will create dangerous bacteria that will endanger human lives.


Beet Juice Reduces Blood Pressure
June 29th, 2010

Beet root juice reduces blood pressure and has numerous other health benefits.


Airport Body Scanners Cause Cancer?
June 29th, 2010

Airport body scanners use DNA damaging radiation that could cancer.


Report: Toxins Found in Whales Bode Ill for Humans
June 25th, 2010

Sperm whales feeding even in the most remote reaches of Earth’s oceans have built up stunningly high levels of toxic and heavy metals.


Mercury Promotes Blood Clots, Which Increases Heart Disease Risk
June 24th, 2010

A research team describes the likely way mercury affects red blood cells and increases the risk of heart disease.


40,000 Deaths a Year Due To Junk Food
June 24th, 2010

More than 40,000 Britons are dying unnecessarily every year because of high levels of salt and fat in their diets, the Government’s public health watchdog Nice has warned.


Where Thoreau Lived, Crusade Over Bottles
June 24th, 2010

An octogenarian proposed banning the sale of bottled water at a town meeting. Voters approved, with the intent of making Concord the first town in the nation to strip such products off its stores.


Removing Stubborn Fluorines Detoxifies CFCs
June 24th, 2010

Derivatives of fluorinated chemicals can persist in the environment where they travel through food chains and accumulate in animals and people.


40,000 People Join Scientists To Oppose Methyl Iodide
June 24th, 2010

Scientists, farm workers, and activists rallied against the proposal of the Dept. of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) approving methyl iodide to be used in the state’s $2.1 billion strawberry industry.


Breast Density Linked To Cancer Risk
June 24th, 2010

Although mammograms often include measures, women are rarely told about them. But it’s knowledge that could lead to informed choices about testing and treatment.


Go Nuts for Heart Health
June 24th, 2010

As if we need more reason to munch on a handful of tasty nuts, there is now evidence that eating them each day can help prevent heart disease by lowering cholesterol.


Flame Retardants Can Alter Thyroid Hormones in Pregnant Women
June 24th, 2010

High levels of brominated flame retardants can alter pregnant women’s thyroid hormones, which are critical to a baby’s growth and brain development, according to a California study.


Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Weight
June 24th, 2010

Something in your gut could be making you fat — and it isn’t just last night’s pizza. Scientists are still investigating which bacteria do what in humans.


5 Marinades for Grilled Vegetables
June 24th, 2010

Who says non-meat eaters can’t have any fun with a grill? The culture of barbecue may be obsessively meat-centric, but many vegetarians can perform magic with hot coals, some sauce and a squash.


Omega-3 May Protect Against Hearing Loss: Study
June 21st, 2010

Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids, and the fish that provide them, may reduce the risk of age-related hearing loss, says a new study from the University of Sydney.


Your Mind Is Like A Beautiful Garden So Plant Happy Seeds!
June 21st, 2010

It is now being proven scientifically that a happy and healthy attitude to both ourselves and to life affects our mind in many noticeable ways.


Frozen Yogurt Is Not Health Food
June 21st, 2010

It did not even occur to me that people thought frozen yogurt was a “health food” until I spent some time in the USA.


EC Considers Extending ALA Claim To DHA
June 21st, 2010

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)-backed claims linking omega-3 form ALA and cognitive and eye function may be extended to DHA, a recent, specially convened European Commission-hosted meeting has suggested.


Probiotics Again Linked to Dermatitis Benefits in Kids
June 20th, 2010

A study from Ukraine has found that supplementation with probiotics for two months had significant benefits for children with atopic dermatitis, another evidence for the bacteria’s skin health benefits.


Food Firms Spend Millions to Combat Simple Food Labeling Signs
June 20th, 2010

Food companies are spending millions of pounds to kill off a system of ‘traffic light’ warning labels that would help customers identify unhealthy products.


Circadian Clock in Pancreas Directly Linked to Diabetes
June 20th, 2010

The pancreas has its own molecular clock. Now, for the first time, a Northwestern University study has shown this ancient circadian clock regulates the production of insulin. If the clock is faulty, the result is diabetes.


Beef: A More Palatable Source of Omega-3s than Fish?
June 20th, 2010

Scientists exploring how to improve the fatty acid profile of beef are confident they can deliver meat containing enough healthy fat to make ‘source of omega-3’ nutrition claims on pack.


Heart Benefits of Olive Oil Extract Being Explored
June 19th, 2010

The heart health benefits of olive oil may be due to the compound hydroxytyrosol binding to LDL cholesterol, says new study from Spain.


U.S. Govt. Poisoned its Own Citizens During Prohibition
June 19th, 2010

In a dark but little-known chapter of U.S. history, the federal government ordered the poisoning of alcohol supplies to deter and punish those who sought to flout Prohibition-era bans.


US Obesity Rates Could Fall If Soda Prices Rise
June 19th, 2010

States like California and North Carolina have weighed a tax on sweetened soft drinks to defray the cost of obesity-related diseases.


Apple Polyphenols May Ease Food Allergy
June 19th, 2010

An extract from apples rich in polyphenols may reduce or prevent an allergic response to food allergens, suggest findings from a mouse study by Nestlé scientists.


Chicken Extract Builds Brain Health Links
June 19th, 2010

The maker of a 175-year-old chicken extract that peer-reviewed research demonstrates can benefit mental function has established a brain health research centre – with a focus on anti-aging in the brain.


Get Scared into Eating Green
June 19th, 2010

Does fear motivate you? Then read these frightening reasons to push yourself to eat better — for your health and for the environment.


Do Computers Make Kids Dumber?
June 19th, 2010

A new study shows that kids with computers at home score lower on math and reading.


Higher Vitamin B6 Levels May Reduce Lung Cancer Risk
June 18th, 2010

Higher blood levels of vitamin B6 may reduce the risk of lung cancer by about 50 per cent, says a new analysis of almost 400,000 people, including current and former smokers.


Fats Facility Opens Up Major Supply of Healthier Oils
June 18th, 2010

IOI-Loders Croklaan claims to be ushering in a new era of healthier oils and fats with the opening of its new plant, which uses enzymatic technology to interesterify oils and hone their properties in food products.


Sugary Sports Drinks: Soon To Leave Schools
June 18th, 2010

Sugar-sweetened drinks may soon be harder to find in California schools.


Male Menopause is ‘Rare’ But it is Not a Myth
June 18th, 2010

Just days after it was dismissed as a myth, the European team said the male menopause did exist – but that it affects only 2% of middle-aged men.


The Oil Spill’s Effect on Our Food System
June 18th, 2010

Robin Shreeves talks of how the oil spill in the Gulf is affecting our food system and those who supply the seafood to our food system.


Free Range Eggs Contain a Little Something Extra: Pollutants
June 18th, 2010

A Taiwanese study found that the eggs from free-range hens contain much higher levels of industrial pollutants than eggs laid by caged hens.


Tea: The Elixir of a Long Life
June 18th, 2010

Lengthen your years, starting with this one simple tip: drink more tea, a Longevity Expert suggests.


Mercury Dental Fillings: What the FDA and the ADA are Hiding
June 18th, 2010

Many in the natural health and wellness community were elated when, in 2008, the FDA reluctantly declared mercury-based fillings (usually called “amalgams” or “silver”) to have neurotoxic effects on children.


Chemical in Antibacterial Soaps Produces Toxic Dioxins
June 16th, 2010

The highest levels of toxic Dioxins are found in soils, sediments and food such as dairy products, meat, fish and shellfish. Most times because of products like antibacterial soaps.


BPA Found in Virtually ALL Canned Foods
June 16th, 2010

Just about anything we eat that comes out of a can — from Campbell’s Chicken Soup and SpaghettiOs to Diet Coke and BumbleBee Tuna — contains the chemical BPA, or bisphenol A.


Lies About Statin Drugs Finally Exposed in Medical Journal
June 16th, 2010

Big Pharma sells statin drugs as “miracle” medicines that have prevented millions of heart attacks and strokes. But a recent study published in the British Medical Journal tells a completely different story.


Why Lead Poisoning May Be Causing Your Health Problems
June 16th, 2010

We are too heavy. We’re heavy with metals, not fat. Nearly 40 percent of us have toxic levels of lead in our bodies. And we don’t even know it. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have symptoms…


EPA Bans Pesticide Found on Cucumbers and Other Vegetables
June 14th, 2010

Declaring that endosulfan is unsafe for humans and wildlife, the EPA announced Wednesday that it is about to ban one of the last organochlorine pesticides still used in the United States.


Brown Rice Linked to Lower Diabetes Risk
June 14th, 2010

Replacing as little as a third of a daily serving of white rice with an equal amount of brown rice may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, a study suggests.


GM DNA Does Jump Species
June 14th, 2010

DNA inserted by genetic engineering is unstable and migrates, creating serious health and environmental problems.


New Research: Electropollution Can Cause Diabetes (Type-3)
June 10th, 2010

Most people are familiar with type-1 diabetes and type-2 diabetes, but did you know researchers have discovered a third type of diabetes? Type-3 diabetes, as they are calling it, affects people who are extra sensitive to electrical devices that emit “dirty” electricity.


Green Tea Extract May Slow Leukaemia
June 10th, 2010

An extract taken from green tea reduces cancer cells in the blood of patients with a form of leukaemia and may slow progression of the disease.


Avoid Refined Sugar, Prevent Breast Cancer Recurrence
June 10th, 2010

The increased consumption of refined sugar can have serious health consequences, including a greater vulnerability to cancer, and possibly, even a worse outcome.


Sleep Deprivation Linked To Depression in Teens
June 10th, 2010

Sleep-deprived high school students are three times more likely to be depressed than their alert classmates who get enough sleep, a new study has found.


How Relaxation Exercises Can Help Your Child to Sleep
June 8th, 2010

Having major problems putting your child to sleep during bedtime? Why not let her/him do some meditation? Here’s how.


Feed Your Adrenal Glands to Reduce Stress and Feel Great
June 8th, 2010

The adrenal glands influence factors throughout the entire body. They need correct nutrition & herbal medicine reduce stress & enhance physical function.


UN Urges Global Move to Vegan Diet
June 5th, 2010

Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the starvation and the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says.


Tenn. Well Water May Harbor Dangers
June 3rd, 2010

U.S. researchers found viruses and bacteria in East Tennessee drinking water before it was treated, a finding that may be a warning for untreated home wells.


Bioplastic Packaging Made From Fruit Skins
June 3rd, 2010

Researchers in Malaysia said they have developed a biodegradable plastic packaging from tropical fruit skins that is durable and economic to produce.


Some Packaging Adhesives Can Contaminate Food – Study
June 2nd, 2010

Spanish scientists have called for further study into some adhesives after research revealed that some toxic substances from them could penetrate packaging and contaminate food.


Hawaii Says No To Shark Fin Soup
June 2nd, 2010

Shark conservation groups are praising Hawaii, which has become the first U.S. state to ban the sale, possession or distribution of shark fins.


Swedish Breakthrough To Unlock ‘Super Material’ Potential
June 2nd, 2010

The cost of producing a renewable nano-based “super material” for the food packaging and processing sectors has been slashed thanks to the development of breakthrough technology, said research company Innventia.


Azukar Organics’ Amazing Organic Coconut Sugar
June 2nd, 2010

Did you know that a healthy, superior form of sugar can also be obtained from coconuts?


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