A Turning Point in History
May 31, 2010 | Healing
An excellent broadcast which assembles a thorough interpretation of current world events, including the BP oil spill which could be the definitive turning point in human history.
Fruit and Veggie Advice
Gets Nutrigenomic Boost
May 31, 2010 | Nutrition
Increased intakes of fruit and vegetables may decrease markers of inflammation linked to a range of chronic diseases, says a new study from Spain.
Going To The Gym Really
Does Keep You Young
May 31, 2010 | Fitness
Going to the gym really does keep you young, according to new study findings.
The Relationship Between
Bacteria and Obesity
May 31, 2010 | Obesity
Research sheds new light on the role bacteria in the digestive tract may play in obesity. The studies, which were presented at the 110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, paint a picture that may be more complex than originally thought.
New Technology Creates Soft
Robots That Flow Like Mercury
May 31, 2010 | Nanotechnology
An advanced system of microchips developed by top universities is attempting to perfect technologies similar to those depicted in the movies Terminator 2 and Transformers where programmable morphing computers can take on several shapes and forms depending on their intended purpose.
Toxic Oil Spill Rains Could
Destroy North America
May 28, 2010 | Pollution
A dire report prepared for President Medvedev by Russia's Ministry of Natural Resources is warning that the British Petroleum (BP) oil and gas leak in the Gulf of Mexico is about to become the worst environmental catastrophe in all of human history threatening the entire eastern half of the North American continent with "total destruction".
Increasing BPA Levels in Urine Are Worsening Male Sexual Function
May 28, 2010 | Toxins
Increasing Bisphenol-A levels in urine are associated with worsening male sexual function, according to a Kaiser Permanente study appearing online in the Journal of Andrology.
A Magical Memory Booster
May 28, 2010 | Memory
Blueberries -- in pies, pancakes and muffins -- take me right back to my childhood summer vacations at the beach. Or, based on the latest research I've seen on this super-food, it may actually be that eating all those blueberries sharpened my cognitive abilities, making their deliciousness all the more memorable!
Dance That Fat Away!
May 28, 2010 | Fitness
Planning to lose all those extra calories but hate to slog it out in a gym? And even walking is not your cup of tea? Well, then dance yourself to a healthy body.
Testosterone Makes Women Less Trusting
May 28, 2010 | Hormones
Trusting women become more skeptical when they are given doses of the sex hormone testosterone, a new study suggests.
Arthritis on the Rise in Women
May 27, 2010 | Arthritis
One of the most common forms of arthritis is on the rise among women in the US, according to a study.
High Level of Bacteria Found
in Bottled Water in Canada
May 27, 2010 | Water
A Montreal study finds heterotrophic bacteria counts, in more than 70 percent of bottled water samples, exceed the recommended limits specified by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). Researchers from Ccrest laboratories report their results May 25 at the 110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in San Diego.
Is Your Pain Medicine Making You Suicidal?
May 27, 2010 | ManagingPain
Do you know someone who is on medication for migraines or chronic pain? Is that person's suicide risk being monitored? If not, read this NOW.
Heart and Stroke Deaths Peak in Winter
May 27, 2010 | Diseases
Rates of cardiovascular disease increase dramatically in Australian winters because many people don't know how to rug up against the cold, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) seasonal researcher has found.
RFID Chip Implanted Into
Man Gets Computer Virus
May 26, 2010 | Nanotechnology
RFID chips have already been implanted in thousands of people around the world, many without their knowledge. Some of these devices are so small and scalable, that they are capable of being inserted in food, patches, medications, hypodermic needles and even inside vaccines. Now a BBC report shows how computer viruses are capable of infecting these chips.
Many Sunscreens May
Be Accelerating Cancer
May 26, 2010 | Sunlight
Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spread skin cancer because they contain vitamin A or its derivatives, according to an evaluation of those products released today.
Soft Drinks Increase Your Chance of Stroke
May 26, 2010 | Prevention
Drinking two fewer glasses of soft drinks could reduce the risk of dying of a stroke by eight per cent and coronary heart disease by five per cent, an American study revealed.
Why Do You Feel Tired By Noon?
May 26, 2010 | Lifestyle
There is something about the post lunch hour, when a sense of boredom creeps in and time weighs so heavy that you can almost hear the clock tick. As the sun shines brightest upon the day, we feel an urge to retire to bed or if we are at work, to put our heads down and catch 40 winks. We talk to experts on the reasons for the dismal energy levels at noon, and how best we can correct it.
Beat Tinnitus By Meditating For 20 Minutes
May 26, 2010 | Healing
Called mindful meditation, it works by training the brain to come to terms with the tinnitus, unlike other techniques that teach it to avoid the problem.
How Toxins and Glues Seep Through Packaging To Contaminate Your Food
May 25, 2010 | Toxins
A "highly toxic" chemical in the glue on supermarket labels can seep through packaging and contaminate food, a study has shown.
Coconut Oil Can Help Treat Acne
May 25, 2010 | Antioxidants
A natural product found in both coconut oil and human breast milk - lauric acid - may offer treatment for acne, say a scientist.
Chemicals Used In Dry
Cleaning & Their Dangers
May 25, 2010 | Toxins
People don't usually think about what kind of chemicals are being used in the process of dry cleaning, but the hazards are clear from those who work in the industry. Here, we'll discuss the chemicals used in dry cleaning and their dangers.
Scientists Create Synthetic Organisms
To Create More Dangerous Vaccines
May 24, 2010 | Vaccines
Scientists in the US have succeeded in developing the first living cell to be controlled entirely by synthetic DNA for the sole purpose of creating fuels and vaccines.
More Evidence Probiotics Provide IBS Relief
May 24, 2010 | Healing
Daily supplements of Lactobacillus plantarum 299v may reduce the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) like abdominal pain and bloating, says new research from Institut Rosell.
9 Factors Affecting Your Metabolism
May 24, 2010 | Metabolism
In spite of all the information and all the prescriptions offered by modern diets, people just keep getting fatter. In my mind, this suggests that our knowledge about metabolism is missing something – perhaps some of the old wisdom that kept hundreds of generations of people slender and strong.
To Publish or Not To Publish?
May 24, 2010 | JunkJournalism
A study published in PLoS One investigates reviewers' recommendations and their influence on journal editors who are the ultimate arbiters of whether the research is published or not.
Lifestyle Factors For a Better
Well Being in the Morning
May 21, 2010 | Lifestyle
For most people, morning is the worst time of the day in terms of how they feel and perform. Numerous epidemiological studies have shown that the chronically sick (heart disease, diabetes, COPD, epilepsy, etc.) are most likely to have acute episodes and/or die during early morning hours (4-7 am). What are the common underlying parameters that get worse in the morning for all sufferers?
Heart Health Benefits of Pistachios
May 21, 2010 | Nutrition
A diet that includes pistachios could help improve heart health, according to a new study, which suggests that regular servings of the nuts reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
How To Tackle Emotional Eating
May 21, 2010 | Lifestyle
Many people treat themselves with their favorite chocolate bars, or ice cream after returning home from a hard day at work, completely ignoring the fact that they are on a diet.
Multivitamins Can Add Sparkle
for Healthy Young People
May 20, 2010 | Antioxidants
The effects of multivitamins are most often researched in the elderly. This is one of very few studies to assess the relationship between supplementation with vitamins/minerals and psychological functioning in healthy groups of non-elderly adults.
Your Brain Literally Shrinks
May 20, 2010 | Water
Failing to drink enough water can make your grey matter shrink, making it harder to think, experts have warned.
The Rough Road of Secondary Infertility
May 20, 2010 | Fertility
Those, both men and women, who have struggled with fertility, know full well that they continue to live in the shadow of those who have successfully (and often effortlessly) brought a child into this world. It is a shadow colored by feelings of guilt, resentment, desire, and utter bewilderment.
The Fat You Can’t Pinch
May 20, 2010 | HumanBody
There is a kind of fat that you don’t see. It’s toxic and it’s deadly.
Boost Your Memory with the Right Liquids
May 19, 2010 | Memory
Lack of nutrients in the body has an immediate and deep effect on memory. The following liquids will steer your memory in the right direction.
New Ice Age 'to begin in 2014'
May 19, 2010 | ClimateChange
A new "Little Ice Age" could begin in just four years, predicted Habibullo Abdussamatov, the head of space research at St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Astronomical Observatory in Russia.
Why Levels of Sperm in Men Are Falling
May 19, 2010 | Toxins
Levels of 'viable' sperm in human males are falling - and scientists believe they now understand the cause. Infertility can begin in the womb, says Steve Connor.
What Kind of Example Are We? Lying Children Grow Up To Be Successful Citizens
May 19, 2010 | Lifestyle
Researchers have found that the ability to tell fibs at the age of two is a sign of a fast developing brain and means they are more likely to have successful lives.
Talk More Than a Half Hour On Your Mobile?
You May Be Increasing Brain Cancer Risk
May 18, 2010 | EMF
Talking on the mobile phone for more than half an hour a day could increase your risk of getting brain cancer by as much as 40 per cent, a landmark study suggests.
Running Shoeless is Better
May 18, 2010 | Fitness
If running is your thing, you may want to throw away those pricey sports shoes and just do it barefoot, according to a study. Why don’t you give it a shot and feel the difference...
Are You Eating Sausages, Deli or Bacon?
Heart Disease and Diabetes May Await
May 18, 2010 | Toxins
In a new study, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) have found that eating processed meat, such as bacon, sausage or processed deli meats, was associated with a 42% higher risk of heart disease and a 19% higher risk of type 2 diabetes.
Study Finds Pesticide Exposure
Contributes to ADHD
May 17, 2010 | Toxins
A team of scientists from the University of Montreal and Harvard University has discovered that exposure to organophosphate pesticides may be associated with increased risk of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children.
Cancer Likes Mouth-Breathers
May 17, 2010 | Healing
The key cause of cancer, on a cellular level, is known to professional oncologists for more than 70 years. The prime cause of cancer is the replacement of the respiration of oxygen (oxidation of sugar) in normal body cells by fermentation of sugar. But what does mouth breathing have to do with body oxygenation?
This Stinks: What Perfume
Makers Won’t Tell You
May 17, 2010 | Toxins
Britney Spears lends her name to a perfume called Britney Spears Curious Eau de Parfum. But if you are curious about what goes into Britney's eau, 17 chemicals are not listed, and they could be bad for your health, according to two advocacy groups, Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and the Environmental Working Group.
Folic Acid May Boost Vascular
Function For Female Runners
May 17, 2010 | Antioxidants
Supplements of folic acid may boost heart function and improve athletic performance in young female runners, says a new study from the US.
Simple Tips To Get Your Butt In Shape!
May 17, 2010 | Fitness
Who doesn’t want it? Most women will admit that one of things they’d most love to change about themselves would be a nicely shaped, sculpted butt. We share some tips.
Why Are So Many Doctors
Addicted to Drinking or Drugs?
May 14, 2010 | JunkHealthcare
Disturbing new research reveals that one in six doctors has been hooked on alcohol or drugs. How has this happened - and what are the implications?
Genetically Modified Foods:
More Reasons to Avoid Them
May 14, 2010 | GMO
If you doubt that Genetically Modified (GM) foods threaten your body, a recent report from Russian biologists showed serious ill effects for including sterility.
Carcinogenic and Genetically Mutating
Toxins Found in Middle East Populations
May 14, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
Toxic and carcinogenic metals, able to produce genetic mutations, have been found in the tissues of people wounded in Gaza during Israeli military operations of 2006 and 2009.
What’s in Your Chemical Cocktail?
May 13, 2010 | Toxins
Many people begin their morning with a cup of tea or coffee and a dose of DDT, malathion, paraquat, diazinon, and a bit of Round Up (sprayed on the coffee plant). Milk or cream comes with acceptable amounts of bovine growth hormone, a shot of antibiotics, and a few steroid molecules for good measure. Good morning, your daily chemical intake has only just begun.
Can Your Tongue Reveal Your Health?
May 13, 2010 | HumanBody
Acupuncturists and Chinese Medicine doctors would never dismiss your tongue. It’s the first thing they want to see because it assists them in their diagnosis. Hey, I’d rather stick out my tongue and say ahhh, than get needled for blood and biopsies, wouldn’t you?
A Mother's Voice Works As Well As Her Hug
May 13, 2010 | HumanBody
What Madison Avenue knew decades ago has been observed in brain chemistry. A simple phone call from mom can calm frayed nerves by sparking the release of a powerful stress-quelling hormone, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Biological Warfare and Genetic Engineering
May 13, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
A bacteria or virus used as a weapon could spread well beyond its intended victims, causing an epidemic worldwide. The pathogen could mutate, becoming even more deadly and resistant to treatment or prevention. Sound familiar?
Omega-3 Linked to
Healthier, Stronger Bones
May 12, 2010 | Antioxidants
Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids, and DHA in particular, may increase bone mineral content and produce healthier, stronger bones, suggest results from a study with rats.
Lost Weight? Now Stop Putting it Back
May 12, 2010 | YourWeight
It may be quite a struggle, but most of us do manage to lose weight - but keeping it off is another matter. So now an ongoing study has set out to identify the most effective diet to help adults stop regaining weight after initial loss.
The Risks of Common
May 11, 2010 | Drugs
Proton pump inhibitors, medications that suppress acid in the stomach, appear to be associated with fractures in postmenopausal women and bacterial infections in many patients, and higher doses do not appear any more beneficial according to a series of reports in the May 10 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine.
Tanning Beds: Absolute Risk versus Relative Risk. What Do The Numbers Really Mean?
May 11, 2010 | JunkScience
Press releases often point to reports that the "use of sunbeds before the age of 35 is associated with a 75% increase in the risk of melanoma" - a statistic often repeated in news stories about tanning beds. But what does that really mean?
More Evidence Linking
Air Pollution To Death
May 11, 2010 | Pollution
The scientific evidence linking air pollution to heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular death has "substantially strengthened," and people, particularly those at high cardiovascular risk, should limit their exposure, according to an updated American Heart Association scientific statement.
Eating Nuts Improves
Your Cholesterol Levels
May 11, 2010 | Nutrition
Consuming more nuts appears to be associated with improvements in blood cholesterol levels, according to a pooled analysis of data from 25 trials reported in the May 10 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Seaweed Protects Against
H1N1 Flu and Other Viruses
May 10, 2010 | Antioxidants
Within the natural world there is no family of foods known which is more protective against radiation and environmental pollutants than sea vegetation. It contains compounds which bind with and remove viruses and toxins from the tissues of animals and humans.
Research Group Describes How Big Pharma Can Bias the Results of Drug Studies
May 10, 2010 | BigPharma
Drug studies that have been financed by pharmaceutical companies frequently show positive results in favour of the sponsor. A research group headed by the Chairman of the Drug Commission of the German Medical Association describes the influence of sponsoring on the results, protocol and quality of drugs studies.
Smart Dust: The Aim Is To
Monitor Everything on Earth
May 10, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
In the 1990s, a researcher named Kris Pister dreamed up a wild future in which people would sprinkle the Earth with countless tiny sensors, no larger than grains of rice. These "smart dust" particles, as he called them, would monitor everything, acting like electronic nerve endings for the planet. The issue of course is always privacy.
Third of All Plants and
Animals Face Extinction
May 10, 2010 | Pollution
Animal and plant species are being killed off faster than ever before as human populations surge and people consume more, a United Nations report is expected to say this week.
Heavy Metals Poisoning and Clandestine Weather Modification Programs
May 10, 2010 | Geoengineering
For decades, we have known that heavy metals and chemicals can cause grave physical harm. Going back to Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring," we have known and been amply warned of the serious consequences of using or being exposed to these poisons in our daily activities. Thousands of these are well-documented carcinogens.
Chinese Medicine Revolution:
Ancient Healing Art Hits Mainstream
May 7, 2010 | Healing
In America, Chinese Medicine is a veritable medicine not only as an alternative to Western Medicine but a stern competitor that is becoming commonly instituted in hospitals. There's a massive teetering of the balances and Western Medicine is not the one with momentum in its favour.
Five Foods for a Healthy Digestive System
May 7, 2010 | Nutrition
The following is a list of five foods that contain an abundance of nutrients that can significantly improve the health of your digestive system and your ability to break down and absorb nutrients.
The Myth of Healthy Bottled Water
May 7, 2010 | Water
Bottled water -- it's one of the most popular beverages on the planet, second in popularity in North America only to carbonated soft drinks, and consumption of it continues to grow rapidly in most countries. But what if people found out that bottled water can cause infertility, cancer, obesity and cancer?
Fantasizing Really Can Increase
Your Sexual Experience
May 7, 2010 | Sex
In the middle of a great lovemaking session, you suddenly realize your partner is not sharing your rhythm, the ecstatic pitch. You feel he isn't so into you in that moment of extreme physical intimacy.
E.T. Micrometeorites in Antarctic Snow
Yield New Clues to Solar System's Past
May 7, 2010 | TheUniverse
Antarctica is nature's forensic freezer, preserving records of the past in layers of largely unsullied ice and snow that scientists have dug up to explore past geologic and atmospheric conditions. The southernmost continent has also proved an ideal hunting ground for meteorites, which stand out atop ice sheets and snowfields and tend to undergo little weathering and terrestrial contamination after arrival.
What Does The Gulf Oil Spill
Have To Do With Your Health?
May 7, 2010 | Pollution
We don't believe that industry influence could push through regulatory policies to permit neurotoxic sweeteners, or allow harmful ingredients in food, cleansers, or personal care products. We can't imagine that via weakened laws, billions of tons of untested chemicals can contaminate our homes, air, water and earth. Or can we?
Less Than Six Hours of Sleep
Could Cause An Early Death
May 6, 2010 | Sleep
Sleeping consistently for less than six hours a night may cause an early death, but too much sleep could also mean problems, according to a study that claims to have found unequivocal evidence of the potential harm from abnormal sleep patterns.
We're All Predictable
May 6, 2010 | Lifestyle
Do you think your spontaneous, free-spirited take on life makes your behaviour random and unpredictable? Albert-László Barabási takes a different view. Human behaviour, he argues, is predictable due to its "bursty" nature - long periods of low activity interspersed with bursts of high activity. By tracking our past behaviour, Barabási thinks we might be able to predict our future actions.
Even in Healthy People, One Sleepless
Night Induces Insulin Resistance
May 6, 2010 | Diabetes
According to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), just one night of short sleep duration can induce insulin resistance, a component of type 2 diabetes.
Broccoli Can Stop Breast Cancer
May 6, 2010 | Antioxidants
Sulforaphane, a compound derived from broccoli and broccoli sprouts, could help prevent or treat breast cancer by inhibiting cancer stem cells (CSCs), found a new US study.
The Myth of Overpopulation
May 5, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
Overpopulation is a radical and dangerous myth promoted by elite and international societies. The unproven notion, as Malthus believed, that higher wages and welfare should be withheld from the great unwashed because he believed that these two factors would allow the poor to survive and exponentially breed, thus compounding the overpopulation problem.
More Evidence The Sun
Does Not Cause Melanoma
May 5, 2010 | Cancer
Early life exposure to ultraviolet A light does not cause melanoma in a fish model that previously made that connection, scientists from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reported in the online Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Want to Reduce Your Risk of Crohn's Disease? Stay Away From Aspirin
May 5, 2010 | Drugs
People who take aspirin regularly for a year or more may be at an increased risk of developing Crohn's disease, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia.
Bees Are Not Surviving: The World May
Be on The Brink of Biological Disaster
May 5, 2010 | GMO
Disturbing evidence that honeybees are in terminal decline has emerged from the United States where, for the fourth year in a row, more than a third of colonies have failed to survive the winter.
10 Tips for Weight Loss After 40
May 5, 2010 | YourWeight
Every year, it seems, the needle on the scale is a little harder to budge. You cut back on portion size; you say, "No, thank you," to dessert; you sign up for an aerobics class - and yet your jeans size goes up and your energy level goes down. What's going on?
Food Safety: From the
U.S. to India, via Canada
May 5, 2010 | GovernmentAbuse
Canada may not be richest country on earth but it is pretty close to it. With vast amounts of arable land, fresh water and well educated farmers it can feed its entire population of 33 million on the healthiest of food. But, it does not.
Life Threating Airborne Cryptococcus
Fungus Threatens U.S. and Canada
May 4, 2010 | Diseases
How did a life threatening tropical fungus end up in the U.S. and Canada? That's the puzzle researchers are attempting to solve after a new strain of hypervirulent, deadly Cryptococcus gattii fungus is creeping its way throughout North America.
Probiotics Help Premature
Babies Gain Weight
May 4, 2010 | Healing
Extremely low birthweight infants (ELBW) who received feedings supplemented with probiotics had better weight gain than infants who were not given the supplements, according to a randomized, controlled, double-blind study presented May 1 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Lycopene Reduces Risk of Asthma
May 4, 2010 | Antioxidants
Supplements of lycopene may protect against inflammation in the lungs and reduce the risk of developing asthma, suggest results from a study with mice.
Stop Nuking the Cancers
May 4, 2010 | Cancer
Medically speaking oncologists use weapons of mass cellular destruction to treat cancer. They use tests and treatments that cause cancer to treat cancer. But what if if we defined cancer as a profile of heavy metal toxicity, free radical damage, pathogen infection, mineral and vitamin deficiencies, inflammation, mitochondria dysfunction, immune system depression, genetic mutation, cell wall damage and oxidative stress all coming together in an end stage life threatening condition? Cancer treatment can be approached in many ways but the best way would be to address all these problems simultaneously.
Healing Power of the Mind
May 4, 2010 | Healing
Scientists at the University of Columbia completed a small, but very interesting, study on how what we see may have a direct effect on our body’s immune system and our ability to fight disease.
Lack of Sleep Increases Your Weight
May 3, 2010 | YourWeight
Looking to lose a little weight? Portion size and exercise are crucial. But don't forget about a good night's rest.
Properties of Cherries
May 3, 2010 | Antioxidants
There's more evidence of tart cherries' powerful anti-inflammatory benefits, according to a new study presented by a team of Michigan researchers at the Experimental Biology annual meeting.
Time For an H1N1 Pandemic Post-Mortem
May 3, 2010 | PandemicFlu
The vaccination myth has been espoused to the 'people of the planet' for a very long time. But last year's pandemic pandemonium brought the issue to the forefront like never before. An unholy alliance between BigPharma, corporate government entities and the corporate media was well established by the time the World Health Organization announced their bogus Level 6 pandemic in June 2009.
Vitamin B12 Injections
and Elevated Cobalt Levels
May 3, 2010 | Toxins
A new study published in the most recent issue of the peer-reviewed Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, confirms a significant association between the frequency of methylcobalamin (vitamin B12) injections and blood/urinary cobalt levels in subjects diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder as well as a significant association between cobalt exposure and damage to human neurons.
Researchers Study Secrets To Longevity
May 3, 2010 | Sleep
A study in the May 1 issue of the journal Sleep is the first to examine sleep issues in a large sample of exceptionally old adults, including nearly 2,800 people who were 100 years of age and older.
Forget the Gym! Try An Open-
Air Workout For Your Mind
May 3, 2010 | Fitness
Exercising in the open air for just five minutes leads to an immediate improvement in mood and self-esteem, research shows.