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Tabloids Strike Dr. Wakefield
to Market Deadly Vaccinations

January 30, 2010 | Vaccines
The PharmaMedia, led by Rupert Murdoch's tabloids, are making Dr. Andrew Wakefield a BigPharma patsy in their desperate effort to bandage the public's hemorrhaging confidence in vaccinations.


Costa Rica Imposes Mandatory H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine: Will Use Force if Necessary
January 29, 2010 | PandemicFlu
The vaccine is being purchased by the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and being administered to all Costa Ricans.


Does It Matter What
You Eat After Exercise?

January 29, 2010 | Fitness
Many of the health benefits of aerobic exercise are due to the most recent exercise session (rather than weeks, months and even years of exercise training), and the nature of these benefits can be greatly affected by the food we eat afterwards, according to a study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.


Change in Mammography
Guidelines Questioned

January 29, 2010 | JunkScience
The methodology and evidence behind a widely publicized change in national mammography guidelines is questionable, according to a review in the Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JDMS).


Exposure to Hairspray, Lipstick, Pollution, Can Trigger Autoimmune Diseases
January 29, 2010 | Pollution
Our immediate environment interacts with our genetic programming and can determine if we will succumb to an autoimmune disease, says rheumatologist Prof. Michael Ehrenfeld of Tel Aviv University's Sackler School of Medicine, who is seeking to unravel those mysteries.


Have Trouble Sleeping? Try Sleep Yoga
January 29, 2010 | Fitness
People suffering from insomnia can move over sleeping pills and instead try sleep-time yoga, experts suggest.


Taking Short Breaks Will Help
You Consolidate What You Learn

January 29, 2010 | Sleep
Scientists have always known that sleeping helps consolidate memory by allowing your mind to sift through recently gained knowledge and file it in the brain.


Nano Vaccines: Sterilization,
Surveillance and Genocide

January 29, 2010 | Nanotechnology
The Nano Vaccine: Sterilization, Surveillance, Genocide video contains substantive and comprehensive collections of video newswire YouTube clips, internet articles and copies of unclassified government documents.


Barefoot Running: Humans Ran Comfortably and Safely Before the Invention of Shoes
January 28, 2010 | HumanBody
New research is casting doubt on the old adage, "All you need to run is a pair of shoes." Scientists have found that those who run barefoot, or in minimal footwear, tend to avoid "heel-striking," and instead land on the ball of the foot or the middle of the foot. In so doing, these runners use the architecture of the foot and leg and some clever Newtonian physics to avoid hurtful and potentially damaging impacts, equivalent to two to three times body weight, that shod heel-strikers repeatedly experience.


Pomegranate Seeds: A Natural Stimulant
To Encourage Uterine Contractions

January 28, 2010 | Antioxidants
The team identified beta-sitosterol - a steroid that can inhibit the absorption of cholesterol in the intestine - as the main constituent of pomegranate seed extract. The research suggests that pomegranate extract could be used as a natural stimulant to encourage the uterus to contract during labour.


Vitamin D Supplements
Fight Crohn's Disease

January 28, 2010 | Sunlight
A new study has found that Vitamin D, readily available in supplements or cod liver oil, can counter the effects of Crohn's disease.


Loss of Sleep Associated
With Loss of Brain Volume

January 28, 2010 | Sleep
A new study, published by Elsevier in Biological Psychiatry, suggests that chronic insomnia may be another condition associated with reduced cortical volume.


Organic Cotton Sold By Major Retailers Made From Genetically Modified Cotton Seed
January 28, 2010 | GMO
A battle is brewing over identifying clothing as being made of "organic" cotton when it contains strains of genetically modified cotton seed.


An Alternative Way To Breathe Easier
January 27, 2010 | Healing
People in Eastern Europe have used halotherapy for respiratory complaints. Can a man-made cave in London do the same? The latest technique for combating cold and flu season should be taken with not just a grain of salt but a whole roomful. After all, that's the way it works.


A Disturbing Look at the Dairy Industry
January 27, 2010 | Nutrition
Most dairy enthusiasts would be horrified to know the conditions cows endure and how closely dairies are tied to veal operations and the rest of the meat industry.


Childhood Obesity Alone May
Increase Cardiovascular Risk

January 27, 2010 | ChildHealth
By as early as 7 years of age, being obese may raise a child's risk of future heart disease and stroke, even in the absence of other cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).


Why Getting Naked is Good For Your Brain
January 27, 2010 | Interesting
We hide in cocoons, when we could be free as butterflies. Peripheral evidence suggests that skin-only is superior to our tomb-like textile traps, especially for the brain.


Your Daily Blood Glucose Levels
May Affect Your Decision Making

January 27, 2010 | MentalHealth
A new American study suggests that fluctuating blood glucose levels may affect decision-making


Ever Ask Yourself How Free You Are?
January 26, 2010 | Freedom
Most of us would say that we do have free will. We can do anything we wish. If we want to wear a red shirt instead of a blue one, we can. If we want to eat a sandwich instead of a pizza, we can. Obviously, it looks as if free will exists, but how free are we really?


4 Foods That Help You Sleep Better
January 26, 2010 | Sleep
The meal you choose tonight could mean the difference between counting sheep and getting some serious shut-eye. So order the salmon.


Sunshine Vitamin Cuts Cancer Risk By 40%
January 26, 2010 | Sunlight
Having a higher level of vitamin D in your blood means you are less like to develop bowel cancer than those with low levels, according to scientists.


Slow Breathing Reduces Pain
January 26, 2010 | ManagingPain
Research performed by a scientist at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center has shown that controlled breathing at a slowed rate can significantly reduce feelings of pain.


1918 Pandemic and 2009 H1N1
Flu Were Likely Not Spread By Birds

January 26, 2010 | PandemicFlu
The two strains of the H1N1 influenza virus responsible for the 1918 and 2009 global flu pandemics do not cause disease in birds. The results of the study, published in the February issue of the Journal of General Virology, also show it is unlikely that birds played a role in the spread of the H1N1 virus in these pandemics.


Do Men Feel Less Guilt Than Women?
January 25, 2010 | MentalHealth
Although changing social and cultural contexts mean guilt has less power today than it once did, a new study has shown that in the West this emotion is "significantly higher" among women. The main problem, according to the experts, is not that women feel a lot of guilt (which they do), but rather that many males feel "too little".


Pomegranate Oil-Seaweed Mix
May Help You Lose 10 Pounds

January 25, 2010 | YourWeight
A blend of pomegranate oil and brown seaweed extract may produce weight loss of about five kilos, as well as improvements in liver health, says new study.


Unlock Your Energy Through Yoga
January 25, 2010 | Fitness
When we say 'yoga', for many of you it might mean some impossible physical postures. Yoga means to be in perfect tune.


Exercise, Green Tea Combat Depression
January 25, 2010 | Lifestyle
Regular exercise and drinking green tea may help combat depression among breast cancer patients, reveals a new study.


Teenage Girl Left Blind and Disabled by Antiviral Tamiflu Treatment
January 22, 2010 | PandemicFlu
A teenage girl left disabled by the swine flu treatment Tamiflu did not even have the virus, it was revealed.


Corporate Threats to Your Food Supply
January 22, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
Dr. Mercola interviews Dr. Chopra, an insider who was hired by the drug companies and worked with vaccine development in Europe. He has also worked for the Canadian government, in the equivalent of the FDA. He was a senior scientific advisor for what is now Health Canada for 20 years, working primarily in vaccines and antibiotics.


PharmaMedia to Squelch EU Council's Secret Investigation into H1N1 Vaccine Fraud
January 22, 2010 | PandemicFlu
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will hold a secret hearing next week into the apparent manipulation by BigPharma of the World Health Organization's (WHO) global H1N1 flu campaign. Experts predict the secrecy will be maintained by the PharmaMedia that controls mainstream news.


How Your Sofa Can Harm Your Health
January 22, 2010 | Toxins
A common household chemical found in everything from sofas and carpets to pots and pans has been linked to an increased risk of thyroid disease, in the first major study carried out on its effect upon health.


Blueberry Juice Improves
Memory in Older Adults

January 22, 2010 | Antioxidants
Scientists are reporting the first evidence from human research that blueberries -- one of the richest sources of healthful antioxidants and other so-called phytochemicals -- improve memory. They said the study establishes a basis for comprehensive human clinical trials to determine whether blueberries really deserve their growing reputation as a memory enhancer.


Omega-3 Linked To Younger Biological Age
January 22, 2010 | Nutrition
High blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids may slow cellular aging in people with coronary heart disease, suggests a new study.


The Health Benefits of Cumin
January 22, 2010 | Antioxidants
Cumin is a seed that has been used since antiquity. This traditional herb is known for its health benefits and medicinal uses for hundreds of years.


Many Teenagers Think Oats Grow on Trees
January 22, 2010 | Nutrition
Many children and young adults also believe eggs were a key ingredient in bread, the researchers said.


How Wheat And Gluten Play
A Critical Role in Human Disease

January 21, 2010 | Toxins
Now that celiac disease has been allowed official entry into the pantheon of established medical conditions, and gluten intolerance is no longer entirely a fringe medical concept, the time has come to draw attention to the powerful little chemical in wheat known as 'wheat germ agglutinin' (WGA) which is largely responsible for many of wheat's pervasive, and difficult to diagnose, ill effects.


How To Drink Tap Water Safely
January 21, 2010 | Water
Confused about whether you need to filter your tap water? And how to do it? We all know that drinking plenty of good, clean water is important for a healthy body. Learn how to stay hydrated while cutting down on your exposures to common drinking water pollutants.


Study Advises Lethal Levels of
Fluoride in Toothpaste For Children

January 21, 2010 | JunkScience
Researchers from the Cochrane Oral Health Group are recommending that parent use toothpastes with lethal levels of fluoride for their children.


Could Neurotechnology Soon Be Used
To Declare Us Guilty Before Innocent?

January 21, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
In the circles of jurisdictional procedures and enforcement, there is an undeniable international cooperation taking place to presume guilt before innocence. As such, dubious modalities are being modeled in neuroscience to make perpetrators of crimes accountable before they even commit these crimes. Through invasive brain scanning techniques, these approaches are attempting to penetrate the entire legal system to show us that we do not have free choice and that neuro-determinism can and should be used in a court of law.


Today's Medical Students Are More Supportive of Alternative Medicine
January 21, 2010 | Alternative
A new national survey finds that most medical students think that knowledge of complementary and alternative medicine could help Western doctors do a better job.


Consider Volume Levels In Your
Earphones While You Workout

January 21, 2010 | HumanBody
Listening to an iPod while working out feels like second nature to many people, but University of Alberta researcher Bill Hodgetts says we need to consider the volume levels in our earphones while working up a sweat.


Why We Must Oppose Global Tax Proposed By The World Health Organization
January 20, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
Fresh on the heels of a Dutch investigation into the conflicts of interest of their chief influenza advisor and the bombshell announcement that the Council of Europe will be probing their role in creating and sustaining panic over the recent H1N1 outbreak in order to sell vaccines for Big Pharma, the World Health Organization is now conisdering "innovative" proposals for raising additional revenues, including levying a global tax on internet activity.


Breast Screening Myths: 7000 Women Per Year Are Wrongly Told They Have Cancer
January 20, 2010 | Cancer
More than 7,000 women a year screened for breast cancer are wrongly told they have the disease, it was claimed yesterday.


The Verdict is in: Canadians
Are Fat, Sick and Weak

January 20, 2010 | Obesity
A multitude of seductive video screens and a lack of healthy entertainment alternatives has led to a profound increase in obesity and decline in fitness levels across Canada over the past quarter-century, a new nationwide survey reveals.


People Who Have Complex
Diets Will Abandon Them Faster

January 20, 2010 | Dieting
The more complex a person's diet plan, the sooner the person will abandon it, a new study finds.


Playing Music Helps Premature
Babies Get Stronger, Gain Weight

January 20, 2010 | Healing
Playing Mozart music to premature babies seems to help them gain weight faster and become stronger, new research found.


Jogging Boosts Brain Power
January 20, 2010 | Fitness
Jogging a couple of days a week can significantly improve memory, say researchers. The study led by Cambridge University showed that running triggered the growth of hundreds of thousands of new brain cells in a region that is linked to the formation and recollection of memories.


A Common Lifestyle-Related Disease
January 19, 2010 | Lifestyle
Sitting all day may significantly boost the risk of lifestyle-related disease even if one adds a regular dose of moderate or vigorous exercise, scientists said Tuesday.


International Hearings Begin
On "Falsified" Swine Flu Pandemic

January 19, 2010 | PandemicFlu
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, a 47 nation body encompassing democratically elected members of parliament, has begun hearings to investigate whether the H1N1 swine flu pandemic was falsified or exaggerated in an attempt to profit from vaccine sales.


Making Jet Fuel From Sea Water?
January 19, 2010 | Sustainability
The U.S. Navy could soon be sailing through an ocean of jet fuel if new research proves economical.


Is Your Personality Making You Fat?
January 19, 2010 | Lifestyle
Almost every woman suffers from stress at some point in her life. Short bursts of stress are not necessarily a bad thing - some women even find it invigorating - but long term, it can be catastrophic for health.


Skip The Perfume: Women's Natural
Scent Is Most Attractive to Men

January 19, 2010 | HumanBody
Women who want to attract a man's attention shouldn't wear perfume, new research suggests.


Counting of Calories Isnít Always Accurate
January 19, 2010 | Nutrition
Anyone who counts calories by using the figures on menus in fast-food restaurants or on the packages of frozen meals may want to count again. When researchers tested the food served in 29 chain restaurants and 10 frozen meals sold in supermarkets, they found that their calorie content averaged considerably more than the stated values.


Natural and Safe Cancer Fighter
January 19, 2010 | Cancer
The nutrient Glucarate (D-glucaric acid) is a powerful, natural and safe cancer fighter. It detoxifies cancer causing agents from the environment, such as the carcinogens in barbecued meat. In recent medical research studies, it dramatically reduced the incidence of breast, colon, prostate, lung and other cancers - in some cases by more than 50 percent.


What Trends Will Shift Our "Too Big" Mentality Towards a Healthier Population
January 18, 2010 | Lifestyle
We're dying of consumption. The disease has reached pandemic proportions. While its prevalence is universally recognized, there is disagreement on how to treat it and the toll it will take. Among the afflicted, a sizable minority contends it poses no threat and needs no treatment.


Doctors Poisoned by
Medical-Media Monopoly

January 18, 2010 | BigPharma
European Council officials investigating vaccine industry corruption and media frights that prompted governments worldwide to over-stock risky H1N1 vaccines and expensive drugs for the unusually mild "2009 swine flu pandemic" have a Special Report online in Medical Veritas to consider.


Optimize Your Fitness By Being
Creative And Making Exercise Fun

January 18, 2010 | Fitness
Exercise does wonders for our mood, boosts our energy levels, and has a myriad of benefits to the heart. Yet, we give up working out at the drop of a hat, sometimes when it gets all too boring.


Vitamin D Plus Calcium May
Protect Everyone From Fracture

January 18, 2010 | Sunlight
Daily supplements which combine vitamin D and calcium may reduce the risk of fractures for everyone, regardless of age or gender, say the results of a huge study.


Can Mind-Body Techniques
Improve Celiac Disease

January 18, 2010 | HumanBody
Gastroenterologists at Rush University Medical Center are conducting a new study to see if mind/body techniques could help patients with celiac disease adhere to the very strict diet.


Can Yoga Prevent A Cytokine Storm?
January 15, 2010 | Fitness
Regularly practicing yoga exercises may lower a number of compounds in the blood and reduce the level of inflammation that normally rises because of both normal aging and stress, a new study has shown.


Using Asthma Inhalers Releases Harmful Chemicals, Makes Asthma Worse
January 15, 2010 | Drugs
Common treatments like salbutamol cause the lungs to release harmful chemicals if taken too often - bringing on more attacks.


Secret Egg Programs For Swine
Flu Vaccines Are Like Military Labs

January 15, 2010 | Vaccines
Nestled in and around a scenic agricultural belt are secret facilities that don't take kindly to visitors. These aren't government labs, military facilities or weapons plants. They are egg farms.


Vitamin D Levels Not Sufficient In Winter
January 15, 2010 | Sunlight
Current recommended intake for vitamin D during winter months and need to be at increased by five, says a new study from California.


More Than Half of Experts Fighting The 'Pandemic' Have Ties To Drug Industry
January 15, 2010 | PandemicFlu
More than half the scientists on the swine flu taskforce advising the Government have ties to drug companies.


The Era of Big Pharma and Its
Funding Are Coming To An End

January 15, 2010 | BigPharma
After a decade of remarkable growth, total annual funding for biomedical research in the U.S. has decelerated and may have even fallen when adjusted for inflation. That is the conclusion of a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.


Emotional Stress Causes Growth of Tumors
January 14, 2010 | Cancer
Scientists have discovered that everyday emotional stress is a trigger for the growth of tumours.


Is Barefoot Running Superior
To Running With Athletic Shoes?

January 14, 2010 | Fitness
Running shoes, decked out with the latest cushioning, motion control and arch support technologies, may not be as beneficial to your feet and joints as you might think.


Does Your Body Have A Second Brain?
January 14, 2010 | HumanBody
The next time you get a gut feeling -- pay attention. It could be your second brain talking.


Half of China's Births are C-Sections
January 14, 2010 | JunkHealthcare
Nearly half of all births in China are delivered by cesarean section, the world's highest rate, according to a survey by the World Health Organization -- a shift toward modernization that isn't necessarily a good thing.


Exercise In Old Age Helps Thinking
January 14, 2010 | Fitness
In a study carried out by University of Washington School of Medicine a group of men and women with mild memory problem aged around 70 were assigned to have one hour of high intensity exercise with a trainer four days a week for six months while the others just carried out gentle stretching.


Formula For Perfect
Hourglass Figure Revealed

January 14, 2010 | Fitness
Want perfect curves like those of Kate Winslet and Helen Mirren? Well, researchers have now calculated a formula for the perfect hourglass figure that can help you set your target.


Medical Journal Uses Junk Science To Promote Baby Formula Over Breast Milk
January 13, 2010 | JunkScience
A peer-reviewed medical journal, Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, is using junk science to promote claims that breast milk is no more beneficial for a child's health than formula.


Geoengineering Conference
To Discuss Blocking Sun

January 13, 2010 | Geoengineering
As hundreds of people die worldwide as a result of record low temperatures in the midst of a savage winter, scientists are preparing for a conference in which they will discuss measures to use geoengineering to block out the sun.


Smoked Meat, Fish and Cheese
Are Toxic To Your Health

January 13, 2010 | Toxins
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) says one of the flavourings used to give smoke flavour to meat, cheese or fish, may be toxic to humans.


New Data Confirms Bisphenol A
Link To Disease in Adults

January 13, 2010 | Toxins
Researchers from the Peninsula Medical School and the University of Exeter, UK, have found more evidence for a link between Bisphenol A exposure and cardiovascular disease.


How to Get the Most Out of What You Eat
January 13, 2010 | Nutrition
A key principle to healthy eating is to eat nutrient-rich foods. Vegetables, fruits, beans, peas, lentils, nuts, and eggs are good examples of health-promoting, nutrient-rich foods.


Can We Trust the Results
of Research Done on Children?

January 13, 2010 | ChildHealth
New research finds that flawed medical research could lead to children receiving treatment that either doesn't work or is harmful.


Today's Youth Have Serious
Mental Health Issues

January 13, 2010 | ChildHealth
A new study has found that five times as many high school and college students in the U.S. are dealing with anxiety and other mental health issues than youth of the same age who were studied in the Great Depression era.


Nutrition and Herbs for Prostate Health
January 13, 2010 | Herbs
Herbalist Michael Vertolli explains how to use your diet and herbs to treat inflammation and enlargement of the prostate.


Transmission of Fatal H1N1
Strain Accelerates Concerns

January 12, 2010 | PandemicFlu
Recently released H1N1 sequences have significantly accelerated pandemic concerns. These sequences have receptor changes on the H1N1 virus which produce a case fatality rate at or near 100% in many countries.


Mango Effective in Preventing
Colon and Breast Cancer

January 12, 2010 | Cancer
Mango fruit been found to prevent or stop certain colon and breast cancer cells in the lab.


Exercise Improves Cognitive Function
January 12, 2010 | Memory
Moderate physical activity performed in midlife or later appears to be associated with a reduced risk of mild cognitive impairment, whereas a six-month high-intensity aerobic exercise program may improve cognitive function in individuals who already have the condition.


Almost Half of All Fast Food Soda
Contains Bacteria that Grew in Feces

January 12, 2010 | JunkFood
A recent study has revealed that a full 48% of soda fountains at fast food restaurants contain coliform bacteria--a bacteria that commonly grows in feces. Oh, and 11% contained E. Coli, too.


Drug Firms Cashed In On Swine Flu Scam
January 12, 2010 | PandemicFlu
The head of health at the Council of Europe, accused the makers of flu drugs and vaccines of influencing the World Health Organization's decision to declare a pandemic.


Is This The End of Food As We Know It?
January 12, 2010 | Sustainability
A new film paints an apocalyptic picture of a world reduced to tinned goods. But could it ever happen?


Hundreds of Public Sector Workers Say Their Lives Have Been Wrecked By Vaccines
January 11, 2010 | Vaccines
Hundreds of public sector workers who claim their lives have been wrecked by vaccines say the Government has abandoned them.


Communication Deterioration: Teenagers
Are Only Using 800 Different Words A Day

January 11, 2010 | ChildHealth
A generation of teenagers who communicate via the Internet and by text messages are risking unemployment because their daily vocabulary consists of just 800 words, the Government's new children's communication czar has warned.


Exercising In Groups More Beneficial
January 11, 2010 | Fitness
New research conducted by University of Oxford's Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology suggests that exercising in a group can be more healthy than working out alone.


Grape Juice May Boost Memory In Elderly
January 11, 2010 | Memory
Daily consumption of Concord grape juice may enhance memory in older people with mild impairment in the brain function, says a new study from the US.


Calcium Channels On Your
Tongue Can Enhance Taste

January 11, 2010 | Nutrition
Calcium may not come to mind when you think of tasty foods, but in a study appearing in the January 8 issue of JBC, Japanese researchers have provided the first demonstration that calcium channels on the tongue are the targets of compounds that can enhance taste.


Why Does Light Make
As Migraine Worse?

January 11, 2010 | Headaches
Ask anyone who suffers from migraine headaches what they do when they're having an attack, and you're likely to hear "go into a dark room." And although it's long been known that light makes migraines worse, the reason why has been unclear.


'Grey Goo' Nanoparticle
Food Could Swamp Britain

January 8, 2010 | Nanotechnology
Britain is on the brink of a massive expansion in foods containing controversial 'grey goo' nanoparticles, according to the former head of the Food Standards Agency.


Why Are You Not Seeing Results
From Your Abdominal Program?

January 8, 2010 | Fitness
Your abs are an extension of the entire region that makes up all the core muscles. If you are not seeing results with your ab program, part of it may be diet, lack of sufficient cardiovascular activity or your rep count.


The Importance of Daily Energy Requirement And Metabolic Rates For Weight Loss
January 8, 2010 | Fitness
Both in theory and practice, weight loss can be as easy as following simple physical principles. You must not ingest more calories than you expend in order to maintain or reduce your body mass. As simple as this sounds, it is our sedentary society, work environments, poor nutrition and lack of exercise that makes this simple physical principle an extremely difficult and painful process for many.


Does Human DNA Come From a Virus?
January 8, 2010 | DNA
About eight percent of human genetic material comes from a virus and not from our ancestors, according to researchers in Japan and the U.S.


Do You Burn More Fat
In Cold or Hot Weather?

January 8, 2010 | Fitness
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the combination of exercise and cold exposure does not act synergistically to enhance metabolism of fats, according to a study published in 1991 in the journal Sports Medicine.


Consciousness Is Not In The Brain
January 7, 2010 | Consciousness
Most neuroscientists, philosophers of the mind and science journalists feel the time is near when we will be able to explain the mystery of human consciousness in terms of the activity of the brain.


Quit Diets and Never Pick Up Another One
January 7, 2010 | Dieting
2010 marks the beginning of not just a new year, but a new decade. Rather than using this as an excuse to set and/or stick to diet resolutions of years past, consider setting an anti-resolution to stop the cycle: Decide today to quit diets and never pick up another one.


Comprehensive Study: Approved Genetically Modified Foods Linked To Organ Damage
January 7, 2010 | GMO
In what is being described as the first ever and most comprehensive study of the effects of genetically modified foods on mammalian health, researchers have linked organ damage with consumption of Monsanto's GM maize.


Cell Phone Radiation Is Actually Not Bad
For Us Now, It Prevents Brain Disorders

January 7, 2010 | JunkScience
Yet another ridiculous study out of the University of South Florida claims that cell phone radiation actually protects against brain disorders rather than cause them.


It May Be Time To Rethink
Music While You Workout

January 7, 2010 | Fitness
If you've been among those enjoying a fitness centre, which features loud music as you pump iron everyday, perhaps it's time for a rethink.


Vitamin D Prevents Heart
and Stroke-Related Deaths

January 7, 2010 | Antioxidants
Vitamin D deficiency may contribute to a higher number of heart and stroke-related deaths among black Americans compared to whites, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study.


Reduce Bladder Cancer
Risk With Vitamins and Minerals

January 7, 2010 | Cancer
Increased intakes of vitamin E may reduce the risk of bladder cancer by about 35 per cent, says a new study from an international team of researchers


So Much For Global Warming: Arctic Freeze and Snow Wreak Havoc Across The Planet
January 6, 2010 | ClimateChange
Al Gore may be scratching his head. Arctic air and record snow falls gripped the northern hemisphere yesterday, inflicting hardship and havoc from China, across Russia to Western Europe and over the US plains.


How to Boost Green Tea Benefits
January 6, 2010 | Antioxidants
Green tea by itself is a potent source of healthy antioxidants known as catechins. But a new study indicates that adding citrus juice or vitamin C can significantly boost the bioavailability of those compounds, which have been linked to lowered cancer risk as well as improved heart and brain health.


What Is Spiritual Intelligence?
January 6, 2010 | Consciousness
Spiritual intelligence is the expression of innate spiritual qualities through your thoughts, actions and attitude, says Brahmakumari Shivani


Using a Pedometer Can
Reduce Diabetes Risk By Half

January 6, 2010 | Diabetes
Using a pedometer regularly can help to cut the chance of developing diabetes by half, new research suggests.


Public Health Journal Encourages Closing Schools For at Least 8 Weeks in a Pandemic
January 6, 2010 | PandemicFlu
Pandemic computer simulations now suggest that at least 8-weeks of school closures and possibly quarantining students in their homes would be an effective course of action to significantly decrease the spread of infection.


Insider Says Canada To Install Dozens
of Naked Airport Scanners in 11 Airports

January 5, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
On condition of anonymity, an insider has stated the Canadian government plans to install dozens of naked airport scanners that can see through the clothes of travelers in airports across the country.


Biased Authors Whip Up New Dangerous Breast Cancer Guidelines For Women
January 5, 2010 | JunkScience
New malicious recommendations from the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) and the American College of Radiology (ACR) on breast cancer screening are now suggesting that breast cancer screening should begin at age 40 and earlier in high-risk patients. The recommendations also suggest further utilization of lethal medical imaging tools such as mammography which has itself been found to cause cancer.


Waist-Hip and Waist-to-Height Ratios
Are Significant Health Indicators

January 5, 2010 | YourWeight
Checking a person's waist-hip and waist-to-height ratio is a more significant indicator of health than the standard Body Mass Index (BMI).


Iron Compounds From Vegetable
Origin Can Enhance Its Bioavailability

January 5, 2010 | Nutrition
Iron compounds from vegetable origin that mimic iron from animal sources may enhance the bioavailability of the mineral and boost fortification programmes, says a new study from Unilever.


Pomegranates Prevent Growth of
Hormone-Dependent Breast Cancer

January 5, 2010 | Cancer
Eating fruit, such as pomegranates, that contain anti-aromatase phytochemicals reduces the incidence of hormone-dependent breast cancer, according to results of a study published in the January issue of Cancer Prevention Research.


Licorice Root Wards Off Deadly Infections
January 5, 2010 | Immunity
As it turns out, children were not the only ones with visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads over this past holiday season. In a new research report, a team of scientists shows how a compound from licorice root (glycyrrhizin from Glycyrrhiza glabra) might be an effective tool in battling life-threatening, antibiotic-resistant infections resulting from severe burns.


Does The First Letter of Your Name
Dictate How Long You Will Live?

January 5, 2010 | Interesting
The first letter of your name could indicate how long you would live, say researchers. The study, led by academics at Wayne State University in Detroit, America revealed that people whose first name begins with A live longer by 10 years those whose initial is D.


Children Reaching Age 3 Without Being
Able To Say A Word, Survey Finds

January 4, 2010 | ChildHealth
Children are reaching the age of 3 without being able to say a word, according to a survey that also found boys are almost twice as likely to struggle to learn to speak as girls.


Journal Promotes Dairy and
Sugar in Poorly Designed Study

January 4, 2010 | JunkScience
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition finished off the year with a new low. The conclusion of a poorly designed study at the University of Minnesota suggests that the link between soft drinks, milk and "obesity risk is unclear and complicated," contradicting established facts which prove the opposite.


90-Day Pandemic Flu Simulation
January 4, 2010 | PandemicFlu
Simulation of a pandemic flu outbreak in the continental United States, initially introduced by the arrival of 10 infected individuals in Los Angeles.


10 Lifestyle Changes
That Will Keep You Alive

January 4, 2010 | Lifestyle
Here are 10 lifestyle changes that will help keep you happy, healthy and alive.


H1N1-Swine Flu: The Perfect
Panacea for Political Dissent

January 4, 2010 | PandemicFlu
2009 has been a year of endless wars and man made pestilence. And 2010, looks like more of the same.


'Lifeless' Prions Capable of
Evolutionary Change and Adaptation

January 4, 2010 | DNA
Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have determined for the first time that prions, bits of infectious protein devoid of DNA or RNA that can cause fatal neurodegenerative disease, are capable of evolving.


7 Health Tests You Just Don't Need
January 1, 2010 | JunkHealthcare
For people who want reassurances of their health, a growing number of private screening clinics and health tests have sprouting in recent years. However, they can often produce misleading results if examiners do not take account of people's backgrounds and their likelihood of developing certain diseases. Most of these tests also expose patients to unnecessary health risks. Here are 7 health tests you need to avoid.



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