Genetically Modified Bread Is Next For The Mad Scientists at John Hopkins University
October 31, 2011 | GMO |
Eventually, absolutely everything you know to be wholesome and natural will be tainted in some way with genetically modified (GM) ingredients. A group of undergraduate students have used genetically modified ingredients on a common yeast that will be used in baked bread.
Is Conflict Often A Necessity For Creativity?
October 31, 2011 | Consciousness |
Most are confused between conflict and the method of resolving a conflict. We assume, incorrectly, that peace loving people must have avoided situations of conflict. Is this really case throughout history?
5 Surprising Halloween Health Hazards
October 31, 2011 | Toxins |
You're likely aware that Halloween fun can be risky. Time and time again, we hear the same safety tips: Don't accept candy that's unwrapped. Kids should be supervised while trick-or-treating. And those knives you use to carve pumpkins? They're sharp, so be careful.
Latest Birth Control Pills Cause Blood Clots
October 28, 2011 | Fertility |
Safety concerns with the popular birth control pill Yaz increased yesterday as federal health scientists reported that the Bayer drug and other newer birth control treatments are adding to previous evidence which showed that they increase the risk of dangerous blood clots more than older medications.
Why Eating Farmed Salmon May Make You Fat
October 28, 2011 | Toxins |
A study with mice provides more evidence that a diet high in farmed salmon contaminated by persistent organic pollutants - POPs - contributes to weight gain and increases the risk of diabetes.
Food Industry Solely Relies on Self-Policing To Regulate Chemical Additives In Food Supply
October 27, 2011 | Toxins |
Safety decisions concerning one-third of the more than 10,000 substances that may be added to human food were made by food manufacturers and a trade association without review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to an analysis spearheaded by the Pew Health Group.
What Trumps Intelligence When Predicting Success?
October 27, 2011 | Lifestyle |
IQ only accounts for about 20% of a persons success. The balance - by far the majority of a person's success is attributable to social and emotional intelligence and something far more powerful.
How To Attract Positive Friendships And Shed Toxic Ones
October 27, 2011 | Happiness |
As we age, they're the spice that keeps us vibrant and challenged. They're also good medicine. When your body sags, longtime buddies lift you up. When you're sick and bedridden, they brighten your outlook. When death comes knocking, they slam the door on evil thoughts. But how do we keep positive friendships in our lives and shed those that are toxic?
CDC Votes To Extend Toxicity of HPV Vaccines To Young Boys
October 26, 2011 | Vaccines |
According to Centers for Disease Control (CDC), all males starting at age 11 should receive the toxic HPV vaccine Gardasil despite absolutely no evidence it protects them or female partners from human papillomavirus.
More Than 20 Percent of Medical Journals Are Still Using Ghost Writers
October 26, 2011 | JunkScience |
More than 20% of articles published in six leading medical journals have evidence of ghost writers, finds a study published on bmj.com
Why Do We Really Gain More Weight In The Winter?
October 26, 2011 | YourWeight |
Most of us gain an average of 2-4lbs during the winter months, but is putting on weight inevitable? Experts reveal the truths and myths behind winter weight gain.
When, How and Why Do We Continue To Let This Happen?
October 25, 2011 | GovernmentAbuse |
Ever wonder when it was that we all started submitting to the terms of life as we are subjected to on a daily basis? When did we start accepting the poisoning of our water supply with fluoride and other toxins? When did we start saying it's ok to pollute our food, the planet and ourselves? When did we start giving away our freedom of choice and giving it to the government? When and why did this happen to humanity and could we let it happen?
Do What You Have To Do Without Attachment
October 25, 2011 | Consciousness |
The wise one constantly lives in awareness of the basic unity of existence, free from the delusion of separateness.
Could Saffron Be The New Weight Management Ingredient Where Others Have Failed?
October 25, 2011 | YourWeight |
Saffron could succeed where other satiety ingredients have failed because it seeks to address the cause of overeating "which is not just about hunger" according to New Jersey-based ingredients supplier PL Thomas (PLT).
These Simple Lifestyle Changes Will Add a Decade or More To Your Life
October 24, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Health prevention strategies to help people achieve their optimal health potential could add a decade or more of healthy years to the average lifespan and save the economy billions of dollars as a result of reduced cardiovascular disease.
Industrial Chemicals Causing Hyperactivity in Toddler Girls
October 24, 2011 | Toxins |
Girls who were exposed to the industrial chemical bisphenol A while in the womb showed more behavioral problems at age three than those whose moms had lower BPA levels, said a recent study released.
Apple Season Is Almost Over: Don't Miss Out On Protecting Your Cardio Health
October 24, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Sure, we can all get apples from the grocery, but how many of them are actually fresh and organic. Apple season is soon ending as there's nothing like picking your own apple's at the orchard. Moreover, taking apples daily is one way of reducing your risks of cardiovascular disease.
Male Biological Clock: At What Age Does Male Fertility Dramatically Decrease?
October 21, 2011 | Fertility |
Between all the chemicals found in foods and cleaning products, as well as invasive male contraception techniques, it's surprising to many scientists how males are still fertile after a certain age. However, new research states that there is an age when a man's odds of fathering a child decline rapidly.
Defeat Aggression with Gratitude
October 21, 2011 | Consciousness |
Grateful people aren't just kinder people, according to UK College of Arts and Sciences psychology Professor Nathan DeWall. They are also less aggressive.
It's Not I, It's We: Individuals Perform Better When Focused On Team's Effort
October 21, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Individuals perform better and are more confident when they practice motivational tactics focused not on them but on the team they belong to, according to a recently published study by Michigan State University researchers.
Most Women Who Pursue Mammograms Receive False Positives And Unnecessary Treatment
October 20, 2011 | JunkHealthcare |
Of women who get yearly mammograms, 61 percent will have at least one false-positive result over a decade, a new study shows.
Omega-3 Rich Diets Substantially and Significantly Reduce Osteoarthritis
October 20, 2011 | Arthritis |
You want to increase your overall health and energy level. You want to prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, depression and Alzheimer's and host of other illnesses. You may also want to prevent osteoarthritis. What if you found out you could do this all with one oil? According to new research an omega-3 rich diet can "substantially and significantly" reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, according to new research.
The Power of Ayurveda and Healing From Within
October 20, 2011 | Consciousness |
If we broadly divide the various systems of treatment of disease into external and internal, the traditional approach, as with other old world cultures, has been a judicious mixture of the two, with the larger emphasis being on the internal route. Ayurveda does depend on externals like organic drugs and herbal formulations, but its core is the belief that prevention is better than cure.
Persistent Organic Pollutants Will Soon Cause Half of All Newborns To Have Birth Defects
October 19, 2011 | Pollution |
Persistent organic compounds that are resistant to environmental degradation will soon have very significant impacts on human health with some scientists estimating that almost 50% of all babies worldwide will have at least one birth defect.
Children Absorb Up To Ten Times More Radiation From Cellphones Than Adults
October 19, 2011 | EMF |
A scholarly article on cell phone safety to be published online Oct. 17 in the journal Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine reports the finding that cell phones used in the shirt or pants pocket exceed the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) exposure guidelines and that children absorb twice as much microwave radiation from phones as do adults.
Breastfeeding Reduces Pain In Preterm Infants
October 19, 2011 | Breastfeeding |
Poorly managed pain in the neonatal intensive care unit has serious short- and long-term consequences, causing physiological and behavioral instability in preterm infants and long-term changes in their pain sensitivity, stress arousal systems, and developing brains. In a study published in the November issue of PAIN®, researchers report that breastfeeding during minor procedures mitigated pain in preterm neonates with mature breastfeeding behaviors.
ALERT Canadians: Your Flu Vaccines Contain Carcinogens, Pesticides and Sterility Agents
October 18, 2011 | Vaccines |
After a recent review of the toxic nature of FDA approved influenza vaccines in the U.S, we find that those destined north of the border are equally dangerous to Canadians.
Study Confirms That Money Can't Buy You Love or Happiness
October 18, 2011 | Happiness |
New research confirms The Beatles' lyrical hypothesis and finds that "the kind of thing that money just can't buy" is a happy and stable marriage.
Ginger Supplements Reduce Inflammation and Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
October 18, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Ginger's anti-inflammatory properties may play a role in reducing inflammation in the colon, possibly reducing the risks of developing colorectal cancer, according to new research.
Growing Number of Communities Choosing To Stop Adding Fluoride To Drinking Water
October 17, 2011 | Toxins |
An increasing number of communities are choosing to stop fluoridating their water systems--this after the federal government recommended changing the amount of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in 50 years.
Thousands of Healthy Babies Aborted Every Year Because of Improperly Diagnosed Scans
October 17, 2011 | JunkHealthcare |
Thousands of babies are being aborted every year for improperly diagnosed scans and minor, treatable birth defects.
Nasal Congestion Will Disappear If You Balance These Two Variables Within Your Home
October 17, 2011 | Prevention |
According to scientists from the Monell Center, the annoying feeling of nasal congestion is related to the temperature and humidity of inhaled air, perhaps more than anything else.
Science Is Not Really Science Anymore
October 14, 2011 | JunkScience |
Those who fuel the conventional medicine engine claim that all the pharmaceutical drug approvals, vaccines, surgical procedures, cancer treatments and all other treatments are based on "science." But is it really science when the results of research must align with corporate interests and profits?
Not One Modern Present Day Political, Social or Economic System Can Result In Happiness
October 14, 2011 | Happiness |
The discourse of contentment, rejected by the modern secular world we live in is dominated by two ideologies, both based on wealth and economics, broadly classified as Capitalism and Communism or Socialism. Both seek to create a happy world, and believe that happiness is a function of wealth. If this were true, why are those who obtain wealth never happy or satisfied?
We Are Being Attacked Daily By Chemicals: What Can We Do About It?
October 14, 2011 | Toxins |
We have all become toxic from continuing daily attacks. Each year in the U.S., approximately 12 trillion kilograms of chemicals are produced or imported, with little research on or accountability for how they affect our health and well-being.
A Happy Friend Living Within a Half-Mile Makes You 42% More Likely To Be Happy
October 13, 2011 | Happiness |
Human beings instinctively look for associations with other members of society. Especially in times of stress and difficulty, support received from others makes us feel better and confident with less pain and turmoil. Research by Harvard Medical School and the University of California found happiness is like a virus - it's passed through social networks, such as family, close friends and neighbors. Sadness, however, does not apparently spread to the same extent.
Supplement Bashing Continues To Fulfill The Needs of Interest Groups
October 13, 2011 | JunkScience |
A recently published study this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that multivitamins, iron and copper supplements, may increase mortality rates in older women. The study has been slammed by industry groups stating the conclusions are nothing more than scientific reductionism.
When Politeness Can Become Problematic
October 13, 2011 | Lifestyle |
A new article published in the October issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science, suggests that politeness can have disastrous consequences, especially in high-stakes situations.
EU Bans Children From Blowing Up Balloons, Yet Approves Injecting Children With MSG
October 12, 2011 | Vaccines |
The hypocritical nature of the European Union's latest attempt to "keep kids safe" is simply astonishing. The EU toy safety directive now implemented by Government states that balloons, despite having been popular favourites for generations of children, are now a huge threat to their safety. All these brilliant bureaucratic decisions are being made while children continue to receive EU approved vaccine injections containing MSG.
We Are In A Grand Illusion: How Easily Can We See The Truth?
October 12, 2011 | Consciousness |
We see the world from our limited perceptual framework. Despite an overwhelming evolution of the human mind, it is severely restricted by what it can perceive through the senses. How easily can we see the truth?
Can Great Sex Be A Memory Erasing Activity?
October 12, 2011 | Sex |
While sex can be forgettable or mind-blowing, for some people, it can quite literally be both at the same time. A woman, whose case was reported in the September issue of The Journal of Emergency Medicine, was experiencing transient global amnesia right after having sex with her husband.
Flu Vaccine Ingredients As Lethal As Ever: Don't Risk Your Health, Pass on The Flu Shot
October 11, 2011 | Vaccines |
Regardless of pressures placed upon vaccine manufacturers, it is unlikely that influenza vaccines will ever change as they consistently contain toxic ingredients as part of their formulas. It is simply the nature of what a flu vaccine is and consequently something that should never be administered to any living being. If we examine influenza vaccines for the 2011/2012 flu season, we find the exact same level of toxicity in these vaccines as their predecessors.
Don't Hold Back, Displaying Emotions and Crying Are Great For Your Health
October 11, 2011 | HumanBody |
Emotional crying is a universal, uniquely human behavior. When we cry, we clearly send all sorts of emotional signals. Last week researchers from Indiana University in the U.S. revealed that sportsmen who let themselves have a cry after losing a match perform better in the long term. According to scientists their lack of inhibition is a sign of higher levels of self-esteem.
Increasing Good Cholesterol Lowers Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke
October 11, 2011 | Prevention |
Raising levels of 'good' HDL cholesterol could reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in people with diabetes, says new research.
Breast and Prostate Cancer Screenings Actually Cause Cancer, Don't Save Lives
October 10, 2011 | JunkHealthcare |
Studies confirm what the complementary health communities have been stating for decades. Breast and prostate cancer screenings result in an increase in breast and prostate cancer mortality respectively and fail to address prevention.
Why Collective Consciousness Will Soon Render All Forms of Government Obsolete
October 10, 2011 | Consciousness |
French sociologist Emile Durkheim first used the term collective consciousness to label shared beliefs and moral attitudes that bind people together within a particular society. In a fragmented world populated with myriad beliefs and ethnic groups collective consciousness is more akin to a mosaic puzzle than to a coherent social fabric -- a micro-concept. However, the coming integration of human interactions across the planet within a shared consciousness will be a macro-concept. Governments basically mirror collective consciousness and because of that, they will soon disappear.
Saturday Night Live Parody of Vaccines Shows Ludicrous Nature of HPV
October 10, 2011 | Vaccines |
Leave it to SNL to take a controversial topic and turn it into an outright comedy sketch. But this time, their satire is not only accurate, but it clearly shows the pathetic and ludicrous nature of the medical establishment's attempt to vaccinate young girls for a disease which could never be prevented through vaccination. In fact, Gardasil, Silgard and Cervarix may turn out to be the biggest medical hoax of the century.
Dried Fruits Rank Among The Top Potassium Sources In Diets Around The World
October 7, 2011 | Nutrition |
Although dried fruits are highly nutritious and included in the dietary recommended guidelines in some countries, many others have not formally made that step. Internationally known researchers have stated that food policy makers should consider dried fruits on an even plane with fresh fruit when issuing dietary recommendations.
Workers Who Feel Disconnected Most Likely To Create Poisonous Work Environment
October 7, 2011 | Happiness |
University of British Columbia research shows that managers should keep team members connected and engaged to avoid workplace sabotage. Co-authored by UBC Sauder School of Business Prof. Karl Aquino, the study reveals that envious employees are more likely to undermine peers if they feel disconnected from others.
Why Are Premature Births 30 Percent Higher In Larger Towns and Cities?
October 7, 2011 | Pregnancy |
Expectant mothers living in large towns or cities are a third more likely to give birth prematurely because of pollution, research suggests.
Genetically Modified Broccoli Coming To a Grocery Near You
October 6, 2011 | GMO |
Genetically modified strains of broccoli have been launched in UK supermarkets as a testing ground before they are inevitably introduced into the United States, Canada and Australia.
Approved Drugs In The 1960s For Pregnant Women Now Causing Cancer In Their Children
October 6, 2011 | Drugs |
National Institutes of Health study followed daughters of women given diethylstilbestrol (DES) during pregnancy and found increased fertility problems and cancer risks.
Scientists Searching Through Raw Sewage To Find The Most Diverse Viruses In The World
October 6, 2011 | Viruses |
Though viruses are the most abundant life form on Earth, our knowledge of the viral universe is limited to a tiny fraction of the viruses that likely exist. In a paper published in the online journal mBio, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, Washington University in St. Louis, and the University of Barcelona found that raw sewage is home to thousands of novel, undiscovered viruses, some of which could relate to human health.
Improving Your Vision Naturally Without Any Kind of Corrective Surgery, Glasses or Contacts
October 5, 2011 | Prevention |
Few optometrists will admit and the greatest majority are unaware that glasses and contacts are almost guaranteed to destroy your eyesight over time. Unfortunately, they're not trained on natural and preventative solutions that improve vision in the long-term because they simply do not understand the way the eye works. Contrary to popular belief, your vision doesn't have to decline over time. With regular exercise of the muscles that control your eye movements and visual acuity, you can reduce eyestrain and maintain or even improve your vision without any destructive correctional conventions such as laser surgery, glasses or contact lenses.
Food Scientists Say Green Tea Will Help You Lose Weight
October 5, 2011 | YourWeight |
Green tea may slow down weight gain and serve as another tool in the fight against obesity, according to Penn State food scientists.
10 Facts About Consciousness: What Level Are You At?
October 5, 2011 | Consciousness |
Consciousness has been defined as many things to many people, but there can never be one encompassing definition to what it really is. However, there are several factual components that assist in its definition and allow us to assess our own level of consciousness. What level are you at?
Why You Need Vitamin D Supplementation If You Have Pale Skin
October 4, 2011 | Sunlight |
Skin color adapts to sunlight intensities which produce vitamin D or ultraviolet light damage to folic acid. Now researchers at the University of Leeds suggest that people with very pale skin may be unable to spend enough time in the sun to make the amount of vitamin D the body needs -- while also avoiding sunburn.
There Is Only One Thing In Life That Is Certain
October 4, 2011 | Consciousness |
One of the main aspects of spiritual growth is the realization that you are a part of all that is. In fact, this is the only thing in life that we can be certain about.
Prolonged Stress Shrinks The Brain, Leads to Dementia
October 4, 2011 | MentalHealth |
Suffering stress for long periods of time can shrink the brain and even cause dementia, researchers have claimed.
Check For Sodium Tripolyphosphate Before Buying Any Packaged Shrimp or Seafood
October 3, 2011 | Toxins |
While many of us are seafood lovers, most of us don't want to ingest toxins masquerading as preservatives in the process. One specific sodium salt ingredient in more than 90% of packaged shrimp and seafood is clearly something of great concern, especially since it's also used in detergents, antifreeze and flame retardants.
Obesity and Convenience: Why Most Children's Daily Caloric Intake Is Unhealthy
October 3, 2011 | ChildHealth |
High-calorie, high-sodium choices are typically on the menu when parents purchase for their children. Why? Because both children and adults liked the food and the convenience.
How Anticaking Ingredients Promote The Degradation, Not Stabilization of Foods
October 3, 2011 | Nutrition |
Instead of protecting certain nutrients from moisture, anti-caking agents in ingredient blends may in-fact accelerate the breakdown of beneficial compounds like vitamin C, say researchers.