Vaccine Stats Far Worse Than Stated: 1500 Neurological Reactions Linked to Vaccines
October 29, 2010 | Vaccines
Childhood vaccinations are suspected of deaths, brain injuries and more than 1,500 other neurological reactions, including 11 cases of inflammation of the brain, 13 cases of epilepsy and a coma.
Humans Wearing Sensors Will Soon Be The Backbone of a Mobile Internet Infrastructure
October 29, 2010 | EMF
Members of the public could form the backbone of powerful new mobile internet networks by carrying wearable sensors. Experts weigh-in on the novelty and potential dangers.
ADHD Misdiagnosed In Nearly 1 Million U.S. Kids Say Researchers
October 29, 2010 | JunkHealthcare
Two studies published recently suggest there could be something wrong with the way ADHD is diagnosed in young children in the US, one found that nearly 1 million kids are potentially misdiagnosed.
Worldwide Food Crisis Looms As Forecasters Predict Record High Prices
October 29, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
Rising food prices and shortages could cause instability in many countries as the cost of staple foods and vegetables reached their highest levels in two years, with scientists predicting further widespread droughts and floods.
European Food Safety Chair Forced To Quit Over Connections To GMO
October 29, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
Questions raised over why European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) chair Diana Banati failed to make clear her connections to International Life Science Institute (ILSI), which advises biotech giants like Monsanto, Bayer and BASF.
Practicing What She Preaches: Health Education Teacher Loses 112 Pounds
October 29, 2010 | YourWeight
A teacher went from a size 28 to a size 12 after feeling guilty she was teaching her children to eat healthy when she was piling on the pounds.
The Two Healthiest Cooking Oils Are...
October 28, 2010 | Nutrition
Whether it's soybean, safflower, grape seed, or olive oil, few can agree on the most beneficial oils from both a nutritional or cooking perspective. However, when assessing all the facts, none of the oils above even make the cut for the healthiest.
Do You Use Ice For Swelling? Think Again!
October 28, 2010 | Prevention
Putting ice on an injury may prevent healing according to scientists, paving the way for new methods of treating sports injuries.
BPA from Plastics Containers, Cans and Liners Associated With Reduced Semen Quality
October 28, 2010 | Toxins
Increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm motility, according to a Kaiser Permanente study appearing in the journal of Fertility and Sterility.
Are Babies Born To Dance?
October 28, 2010 | ChildHealth
Infants respond to the rhythm and tempo of music and find it more engaging than speech, researchers have found.
Deprogramming Children: Teaching Young Generations How To Be In Touch With Their Emotions
October 27, 2010 | ChildHealth
The deschooling movement is growing leaps and bounds by emphasizing life and emotional learning. By deprogramming children from adhering to curricula that quashes their natural inclination to explore, ask questions and tap into their emotional IQ, innovative programs such as MindUP are doing the exact opposite.
Regardless of Physical Activity, Psychological Problems Associated With Children Who Watch TV
October 27, 2010 | ChildHealth
Time spent in front of the computer or television screen is associated with psychological problems in children, no matter how physically active the child is, according to a new study.
Olive Oil Compounds Boost Fat Oxidation
October 27, 2010 | Antioxidants
Olive oil, oleuropein and cafeic acid may enhance fat-oxidation and optimize cardiac energy metabolism in obesity, and improve oxidative stress in the heart, according to a new study on rats.
Read This Before You Buy Halloween Face Paint
October 27, 2010 | Toxins
The Food and Drug Administration is warning parents to be wary of Halloween face paint, which the agency has limited jurisdiction over.
The Lies and Truth Behind Factory Farmed Meat
October 26, 2010 | Toxins
CAFO: The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories, is a must-read and must-see book about the horrors of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. It pulls back the curtain on what goes on inside so-called "factory farms" and what the effects of industrial meat production are on the animals, our environment, our communities, our agricultural system and our health.
Foam Rolling For Fitness and Health
October 26, 2010 | Fitness
Foam rolling is a powerful and therapeutic tool for promoting and maintaining optimal physical health.
Strawberries Keep Arteries Clear and Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke
October 26, 2010 | Antioxidants
A daily serving of strawberries could help to lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, new research has shown.
Women With Blood Type O May Experience Challenges To Conceive As They Age
October 25, 2010 | Pregnancy
The study is the first to suggest that a woman's blood group could influence her chances of getting pregnant.
Vaccines Did Not Save Us! Two Centuries of Official Statistics
October 25, 2010 | Vaccines
Child Health Safety has compiled an excellent report on data the drug industry do not want you to see. Here are two centuries of UK, USA and Australian official death statistics which show conclusively and scientifically that modern medicine is not responsible for and played little part in substantially improved life expectancy and survival from disease in western economies.
Your Father's Weight and Diet Linked To Your Risk of Diabetes
October 25, 2010 | Diabetes
Medical researchers have for the first time shown a link between a father's weight and diet at the time of conception and an increased risk of diabetes in his offspring.
How To Duck The Boredom Attack
October 25, 2010 | Lifestyle
Do you find yourself staring inordinately into space or examining your finger nails, whenever you have some time off? Boredom can creep in uninformed in the middle of a busy day, or worse still, on a laidback weekend. Here are some tips to effectively ward off boredom and stay more active.
Changes In Gulf Loop Current Will Cause "La Nina" Type Weather Extremes This Winter
October 22, 2010 | ClimateChange
A disruption in the gulf loop current due to the carefully planned BP oil disaster may cause massive weather extremes with "La Nina" type effects across the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. The South can expect a warmer and drier winter than on average, while the Pacific Northwest should see colder and wetter months from December through February.
U.N. Urged to Freeze Climate Geo-Engineering Projects
October 22, 2010 | Geoengineering
The United Nations should impose a moratorium on "geo-engineering" projects such as artificial volcanoes and vast cloud-seeding schemes to fight climate change, green groups say, fearing they could harm nature and mankind.
Pharma Game Plan Revealed?
October 22, 2010 | BigPharma
We are repeatedly told by the media and mainstream medicine that vitamins are bad for you and even downright dangerous at dosages higher than the recommended daily allowances (RDA). That is until a study comes along with such overwhelmingly strong evidence that even the diehards worshiping at the feet of evidence-based medicine (EBM) have to capitulate.
What Is Required For Success Is A Strong Will, Not Ego
October 22, 2010 | Consciousness
We cannot be successful in either the external world or the internal world while we are tossed about by a powerful ego. What is required is a strong will.
A Simple Exercise To Bring Awareness While You Eat
October 21, 2010 | Lifestyle
An exercise in mindfulness training is to put a raisin in your mouth and see how long you can keep it there while paying attention to its taste and texture. Mindfulness is the technique of bringing all of our awareness to the here and now. The assumption is that when we act with full awareness, our actions are more likely to achieve what we intend, and that when we feel with full awareness, we are more likely to feel fulfilled
Don't Worry About 2012 Say Scientists: The World Will End in 3.7 Billion Years
October 21, 2010 | TheUniverse
The end of the world as we know it cannot be avoided, but it can be predicted, according to a group of astrophysicists who see a 50 percent chance of the final countdown ending in 3.7 billion years.
Despite Mass Consumer Oppposition, European Commission Backs Sale of Cloned Meat and Milk
October 21, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
The sale of meat and milk from the offspring of cloned farm animals is set to be backed by EU Commissioners despite mass consumer opposition.
Thousands of Indiana Students Threatened With Mandatory Vaccinations
October 21, 2010 | Vaccines
Administrators turned away hundreds of students in an Indiana county who did not comply with a previous ruling of mandatory vaccinations earlier this week.
A Woman's Brain Actually Increases After Giving Birth
October 21, 2010 | Pregnancy
The popular belief that women's minds turn to mush during pregnancy and birth is completely wrong and their grey matter actually increases, they say.
Can Watermelon Reduce Cardiovascular Risks?
October 20, 2010 | Antioxidants
Watermelon extracts may be effective at naturally reducing pre-hypertension, according to new evidence from a pilot study.
How Doctor's Prescribing Quality and Frequency Are Influenced By Drug Companies
October 20, 2010 | JunkHealthcare
Information provided to physicians from the US and around the world directly by pharmaceutical companies can be associated with higher prescribing frequency, higher costs, and lower prescribing quality.
Here's One Way To Stay Thin While You Grocery Shop
October 20, 2010 | Lifestyle
Heading to the supermarket is fraught with temptation for dieters, with aisles crammed full of forbidden treats.
When Medications Cause The Very Problem They're Supposed To Prevent
October 20, 2010 | JunkHealthcare
In the past month, the Food and Drug Administration has concluded that in some cases two types of drugs that were supposed to be preventing serious medical problems were, in fact, causing them.
Placebo: The Foundation Upon Which Medicine Rests Has No Standard
October 19, 2010 | JunkScience
Much of medicine is based on what is considered the strongest possible evidence: The placebo-controlled trial. A paper published in the October 19 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine -- entitled "What's In Placebos: Who Knows?" calls into question this foundation upon which much of medicine rests, by showing that there is no standard behind the standard -- no standard for the placebo.
Women Who Use Multivitamins Reduce Their Risk of Heart Attacks
October 19, 2010 | Antioxidants
Women who take a daily multivitamin may be at a reduced risk of heart attacks, according to new research.
The Conscious and Unconscious Mind
October 19, 2010 | Consciousness
The human mind is divided into two parts: the conscious and the unconscious. These are integral parts of every individual mind, whether male or female.
Do Your Gums Bleed While Brushing Your Teeth or Flossing? Your Heart May Be At Risk
October 19, 2010 | HumanBody
Minty fresh breath isn't the only reason to keep your mouth clean--good oral hygiene will also help protect your heart.
Most Modern Day Diseases Are Man-Made
October 18, 2010 | Diseases
The biggest killers, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and many other diseases are largely man-made and iatrogenic in origin, yet we ignorantly dismiss their growing incidence to factors which we assume are not preventable.
The Spiritual Practice of Medicine: Overcoming Ego
October 18, 2010 | Consciousness
In an enlightened perspective, the ego is the part of us that is not interested in enlightenment. It is the part of us that wants only to be selfishly absorbed with itself, intensely attempting to attach us to addictions, inner-dramas that emotionally waste us and any mechanism projected by the mind that maintains a sense of separativity, blocking us from convergence with the greater spiritual reality of oneness. In this vein, the ego is the number one impediment facing the planet right now in our attempt to collectively as a species become enlightened.
Virtual Reality Treatment For Phobias
October 18, 2010 | Lifestyle
Have you noticed that there's less "tsk-tsking" going on about how technology is dehumanizing our world? The latest? Therapists are using virtual reality (VR) technology to help people overcome crippling phobias -- such as the fear of heights, storms, public speaking, even spiders!
Celery and Peppers Reduce Age-Related Memory Deficits
October 18, 2010 | Memory
A diet rich in the plant compound luteolin reduces age-related inflammation in the brain and related memory deficits by directly inhibiting the release of inflammatory molecules in the brain, researchers report.
Opposing Views on Bisphenol-A in the EU and Canada: One Labels it Toxic, The Other Safe
October 15, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
It seems that the EU and Canada have dramatically contrasting views on the toxicity of Bisphenol-A (BPA). One has declared it toxic and the other safe. Who's right?
The Promise of Cures Always Brings More Ills
October 15, 2010 | JunkHealthcare
Author W. David McCoy puts a personal perspective on how medication deteriorates health.
Crystals and Consciousness
October 15, 2010 | Consciousness
Gems and precious stones can be utilized for personal protection and growth. Historically, people have been fascinated by these stones and wore them on their bodies, either displayed openly in a setting, or carried discreetly in a medicine pouch. What motivated them to do this?
Yoga Counteracts Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
October 15, 2010 | Fitness
According to new research conducted at Oregon Health and Science University, yoga exercises may have the power to combat fibromyalgia -- a medical disorder characterized by chronic widespread pain. The research is being published in the November 10 online edition of the journal Pain.
New Alzheimer's Guidelines To Indoctrinate Baby Boomers Into Trials and Drug Treatments
October 14, 2010 | JunkScience
Groups of researchers prostituted by pharmaceutical corporations are expanding the customer base for Alzheimer's drugs. They are proposing new criteria for diagnosing dementia which would target adults at an earlier stage to get more patients onto treatment or into trials for new drugs.
Which Emotion Is As Powerful As Any Painkiller?
October 14, 2010 | Love
There is one emotion that scientists claim is just as effective as morphine or any other drug for relieving pain.
Girls As Young As Nine Are Being Admitted To Hospital With Eating Disorders
October 14, 2010 | ChildHealth
Girls as young as nine are being admitted to hospital with anorexia and bulimia, alarming figures show.
Walking Just 1 Mile a Day Helps Save Your Memory
October 14, 2010 | Memory
Walking an average of just one mile a day appears to protect against brain shrinkage in old age, which in turn helps stem the onset of memory problems and cognitive decline, new research reveals.
Older Adults in 9 Countries Are Wise To The Ineffectiveness of Flu Vaccines
October 13, 2010 | Vaccines
Eating steamed pears, having a soothing massage or bathing in a herbal mixture are just some of indigenous health practices used by older people to ward off or treat influenza, according to research published in the October issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing.
To Maintain Health, Just Love Yourself
October 13, 2010 | Happiness
Having high self-esteem doesn't just feel good, it has physical benefits too. It seems that thinking well of ourselves may protect both the heart and immune system.
Academics Conclude That Antidepressants Are Ineffective and Potentially Harmful
October 13, 2010 | BigPharma
Antidepressants prescribed to thousands and costing billions are "ineffective and potentially harmful", academics have concluded.
Improve Running Performance With Pre-Exercise Supplements
October 13, 2010 | Fitness
Consumption of a pre-exercise supplement drink containing whey protein, caffeine, and creatine may boost anaerobic running performance, according to new research.
Exposure To Light at Night May Lead To Obesity
October 12, 2010 | Obesity
Persistent exposure to light at night may lead to weight gain, even without changing physical activity or eating more food, according to new research.
When Seeing Isn't Believing
October 12, 2010 | Consciousness
We see the world from our limited perceptual framework. Despite evolution of our race, an average human mind is severely restricted by what it can perceive through the senses.
Anti-Inflammatory and Metabolic Benefits of Resveratrol
October 12, 2010 | Antioxidants
Daily intakes of resveratrol - a compound from red wine - may improve the metabolic profile of people with obesity, according to a new study from Denmark.
North Magnetic Pole Moving Almost 40 Miles Per Year
October 12, 2010 | TheUniverse
Earth's north magnetic pole is racing toward Russia at almost 40 miles (64 kilometers) a year due to magnetic changes in the planet's core, recent research says.
Lead Researcher and Bayer Exposed in Biased Study on Bee Colony Collapse Disorder
October 11, 2010 | Pollution
A recent study on bee colony collapse disorder did not disclose the relationship between the study's lead author, Montana bee researcher Dr. Jerry Bromenshenk, and Bayer Crop Science which may have led to biased and subjective conclusions.
Save Your Knees and Land on Your Toes
October 11, 2010 | Prevention
Anterior cruciate ligament injuries are a common and debilitating problem, especially for female athletes. A new study from UC Davis shows that changes in training can reduce shear forces on knee joints and could help cut the risk of developing ACL tears. The research was published online Aug. 3 in the Journal of Biomechanics.
Global Warming Hoaxers Hear This: Increased Solar Activity May Actually Cool The Earth
October 8, 2010 | ClimateChange
A puzzling discovery has raised a question mark over the Sun's impact on climate change and could provide ammunition for skeptics, it was revealed yesterday.
Researchers Discover How Two People Can Become Physiologically Aligned
October 8, 2010 | HumanBody
The mystery behind the "sixth sense" - how people interact on a physiological level - is a step closer to being unravelled, according to a Sydney neuroscientist.
Report Spotlights "Systemic" Abuses in Organic Egg Production
October 8, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
An independent report has been released that focuses on widespread abuses in organic egg production, primarily by large industrial agribusinesses.
Researchers Devise Quiz To Predict Success of Relationships
October 8, 2010 | Love
Researchers have used the quiz to accurately predict the outcome of whether more than 50 couples would split up over a 12 month period.
9 Ways To Increase Your Energy
October 8, 2010 | Lifestyle
Feel dead and lethargic all the time? Follow these quick-fix solutions before your foul mood starts playing spoilsport in your career and personal life.
Which Supplements Cure Anxiety?
October 7, 2010 | MentalHealth
Passion flower among many other supplements has been found to take the edge off the stresses and strains of modern life say U.S. scientists.
The World's Rivers Are In a State of Crisis of Ominous Proportions
October 7, 2010 | Water
The world's rivers, the single largest renewable water resource for humans and a crucible of aquatic biodiversity, are in a crisis of ominous proportions, according to a new global analysis.
The Volume At Which You Speak May Dictate Your Heart Health
October 7, 2010 | Lifestyle
Work next to a jackhammer or amidst the incessant din of industry? If you have to raise your voice to be heard at work, you may be putting your health at risk, according to a new study published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Does Morning Sickness Decrease Chances of Miscarriage?
October 7, 2010 | Pregnancy
New research confirms that women plagued by morning sickness in early pregnancy are less likely to miscarry.
What Are The Best Foods For Your Eyes?
October 7, 2010 | Nutrition
New research from Johns Hopkins University backs up previous studies showing that fatty fish-eaters tend to have lower rates of advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) -- a condition where vision becomes increasingly blurry and distorted due to damage to part of retina.
Telecom Invading Canadian Schools: Government and Industry Deny Risks
October 6, 2010 | EMF
An increasing number of people including children all over the world, are showing symptoms of ill health after exposure to WHO-approved levels of microwaves from transmitter towers, wireless internet and phones. Yet Health Canada is supporting Wi-Fi in schools saying they are safe for children.
Now That's Recycling: Using Human Waste To Heat Your Home
October 6, 2010 | Sustainability
Householders in one UK city have become the first to use gas made from their own human waste and supplied via the national grid to heat their homes.
Take a Look At Yourself In The Mirror
October 6, 2010 | Consciousness
Most of us invariably take a look at ourselves in the mirror at least once a day. The mirror diligently and without being judgmental, reflects what is and what is not.
Skipping Sleep Reduces Fat Loss By 50%
October 6, 2010 | YourWeight
Cutting back on sleep cuts the amount of fat volunteers lost by 50%, researchers discovered.
Junk Science Update: Antidepressants Make People Less Likely To Harm Others
October 5, 2010 | JunkScience
The most recent addition to the cornucopia of junk science from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, says that people on antidepressants are less willing to hurt or punish other people.
Which Is Worse, Fat Thighs or a Fat Abdomen? You May Be Surprised!
October 5, 2010 | YourWeight
Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered the mechanisms of how body fat grows. Increased abdominal fat seems to heighten risk for metabolic disease, while fat expansion in the lower body -- as in the thighs -- seems to lower the risk.
What's Your Fitness Type?
October 5, 2010 | Fitness
For many, starting and sticking to a long-term exercise programme requires a bit more than just hitting the treadmill. They should motivate themselves by determining their fitness type first, says a fitness expert.
Your Happiness Thermostat Can Change Throughout Your Lifetime
October 5, 2010 | Happiness
"Don't worry, be happy" may be more than just a wishful mantra. A new study finds that people's happiness levels can change substantially over their lifetimes, suggesting that happiness isn't predetermined by genes or personality.
Why You Need To Protect Yourself From Research Deception
October 4, 2010 | JunkScience
Deception in research means that you lie (or fail to tell the whole truth) to a specific participant or audience about important parts of the research. A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found over 40 percent of the best designed, peer-reviewed scientific papers published in the world's top medical journals misrepresented the actual findings of the research.
Another Health Benefit From Pomegranates And This One Affects Your Waist Line
October 4, 2010 | Antioxidants
It can help prevent cancer, is good for your heart and can even boost your sex life. If that wasn't enough to tempt you to drink some, it is now claimed that pomegranate juice can also help shift middle-age spread.
Breast Cancer: Millions of Women At Risk Because of Chemicals Found in Every Home
October 4, 2010 | Toxins
Millions of women face a greater risk of breast cancer because of man-made chemicals that are found in every home.
Reverse Heart Disease in 16 Days With Garlic Oil
October 4, 2010 | Antioxidants
Problems in heart function related to diabetes may be improved by supplementation with garlic oil, according to new research with rats.
Researchers Warn That Watching TV Makes You Feel Dissatisfied and Fearful of Illness
October 1, 2010 | Lifestyle
Watching television and its heavy dose of medical content in news and drama can lead to more concern about personal health and reduce a person's satisfaction with life according to a new study out of the University of Rhode Island.
Breastfeeding Still Best: Baby Formula Could Make Your Child Obese By Age Five
October 1, 2010 | Breastfeeding
Babies fed enriched bottle milk are more likely to be obese by the age of five, claim researchers.
Why Do We Fear?
October 1, 2010 | Consciousness
Most fears are nothing but movements of thoughts. A thought is a language that we give for words, pictures and feelings. Put in a different way, a thought is just a movement of word, picture and feeling... You interpret a thought in your mind in a language that you are afraid, and you experience fear.
Sure Shot Ways To Burn Fat, Fast!
October 1, 2010 | YourWeight
It takes great determination to lose weight. The fat has just been adding up for months or years, as the case may be. However, don't kill yourself with a mean crash diet to get into a bikini, simply follow our expert-backed tips to fall into shape.
Children's Energy Sources Are Coming From Empty Calories
October 1, 2010 | ChildHealth
With over 23 million children and adolescents in the US overweight or obese, the risks for many chronic diseases continue to increase. An article in the October issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association examines the diets of American youth and finds some disturbing results.