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Archive for October, 2010 :


The Juice Cleanse: A Strange and Green Journey
October 31st, 2010

The idea of consuming only water or juice to rid the body of toxins is not new. Virtually every major religion has some fasting and cleansing ritual that supposedly allows the body to heal and regenerate.


What You Should Eat (and Avoid) to Beat Breast Cancer
October 31st, 2010

When it comes to reducing breast cancer risk, you can’t change your family history. But you can change your nutritional habits and that could go a long way in decreasing your risk.


Are Emergency Water Supplies Safe?
October 31st, 2010

It took years for Illinois officials to discover that southwest suburban Crestwood was pumping contaminated water to its residents, because the state took village officials’ word that nothing was wrong.


Want to Stop Smoking? Become an Early bird
October 31st, 2010

Night owls may be more likely than early birds to smoke, and less likely to kick the habit over time, a new study suggests.


HPV Shots for Boys Debated by Experts
October 31st, 2010

U.S. vaccine advisers are weighing whether boys and young men should be vaccinated against the human wart virus that causes a number of cancers, but some worry the vaccine is too costly to justify its use.


‘Restless Legs’ — Common in Those with Fibromyalgia?
October 31st, 2010

Sometimes symptoms or medical conditions can have complex causes and cures, but sometimes they’re dead simple.


Patients Unable to Opt Out of Swine Flu Vaccine are Angry
October 31st, 2010

Patients’ groups have expressed anger over this year’s seasonal flu jab programme because people are unable to opt out of having the swine flu vaccine.


Quadruple-dose of “Super” Vaccine for Senior Citizens?
October 31st, 2010

The vaccine industry has now decided that injecting senior citizens with the “standard” vaccine dose for seasonal flu isn’t working. So now they’ve decided to offer a quadruple viral potency vaccine.


‘Silver Bullet’ Could Finally Beat Common Cold
October 31st, 2010

A ‘silver bullet’ against the common cold and other illnesses is being developed by scientists.


Killer Bean Sprouts Strike Across the Midlands
October 31st, 2010

‘KILLER’ bean sprouts that have already claimed at least one life have been making people ill across the Midlands, health protection chiefs revealed.


Researchers Uncover a Secret of the Black Death
October 24th, 2010

Yersinia pestis, the bacteria that causes plague, is a sneaky little intruder with a remarkable ability to evade the body’s immune system.


Can You Live Without Money for a Year?
October 24th, 2010

Mark Boyle did—and he says you can, too. (If you don’t mind making paper out of mushrooms and brushing your teeth with cuttlefish bones.)


The Startling Effects of WiFi (Wireless Devices)
October 23rd, 2010

Not feeling as well as you could or should, got Wifi or other wireless devices? – get rid of them!


A Liver Attack Leads to a Simpler Life
October 22nd, 2010

What happens when an otherwise perfectly healthy woman suffers near liver failure? Find out in this essay published today the New York Times Science Times.


Drug Mafia Bribes Over 17,000 Doctors
October 20th, 2010

Think that you can trust a doctor to provide sound advice? Think again.


Bayer — Dumping AIDS-infected Drugs Worldwide for Decades
October 20th, 2010

Does anybody out there still think the world is not run by psychopaths? At least we now know how AIDS spread through the population – they gave it to us through “medication”.


Vegetarian Diet Helps Prevent Chronic Disease
October 19th, 2010

Feeding a vegetarian diet for six weeks to non-vegetarians lowered their blood pressure levels.


Proton Pump Inhibitors May Not be Safe in Pregnancy
October 19th, 2010

Taking heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors during pregnancy may increase the risk of having a baby with a cardiac birth defect.


Mondays Less Miserable Than Tuesdays, Research Finds
October 19th, 2010

Bob Geldof famously sang about his dislike of Mondays, but it appears that most people find Tuesday the most miserable day of the week.


Curry’s Main Ingredient Has More To Offer Than Good Flavor
October 19th, 2010

Mahtab Jafari’s research shows curry’s main ingredient has more to offer than good flavor. It extended the lifespan of fruit flies by up to 20 percent, while improving locomotion and having tumor-prevention properties.


Thinking About Time or Money Impacts How We Spend Our Days
October 19th, 2010

Priming our mind with thoughts of time or money influences our future behavior.


Time to Go Vegan? Most Americans Overweight by 2020
October 18th, 2010

Maybe this will be the wake-up call that convinces many Americans to take charge of their health by trading in beef for beans and going vegan.


End animal cruelty, choose vegan options
October 18th, 2010

Americans are indeed spending less of their income on food than ever before, but billions of farmed animals are still paying the highest cost of all: a life of intensive confinement and suffering.


Pamela: Vegan diet has helped Hep C
October 18th, 2010

Pamela Anderson reckons turning vegan has helped her to manage Hepatitis C.


Cancer ‘is Purely Man-Made’
October 17th, 2010

Cancer is a man-made disease fuelled by the excesses of modern life, say scientists after finding almost no trace of disease in Egyptian mummies.


Medical Research Mostly Bogus
October 15th, 2010

Much of what medical researchers conclude in their studies is misleading, exaggerated, or flat-out wrong, yet Doctors continue to rely on the lies to support their backwards and dangerous practices.


The Case Against Fluoride
October 15th, 2010

If you live in the US, Canada or the UK, chances are that you are being poisoned and drugged through the water supply. If you value your health, lobby your water utility to stop putting fluoride in your water.


The Roundup Human Tragedy
October 9th, 2010

Ten years of GM soy and glyphosate poisoning have escalated the rates of cancer and birth defects.


10/10/10 – Over 7,000 Enviro Actions in 188 Countries
October 9th, 2010

On October 10, 2010 millions of people will be making a difference in their countries with real environmental projects.


Roundup Herbicide Causes Birth Defects
October 4th, 2010

Another study has confirmed that Monsatano’s herbicide Roundup causes birth defects. Pregnant women should consume only organic food if possible and avoid areas that have been sprayed with the deadly herbicide.


How to Grow Food in Strange Places
October 2nd, 2010

You don’t need a garden to grow your own fruit and veg. If you’re a budding horticulturalist with no space to swing a trowel, here are some creative – and sometimes bizarre – ideas from around the world.


Meat Should Carry a Health Warning
October 2nd, 2010

The consumption of meat has serious negative consequences for humans and the planet.


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