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More evidence links pesticides to hyperactivity

A growing body of evidence is suggesting that exposure to organophosphate pesticides is a prime cause of attention deficit hyperactivity...

Chronic fatigue syndrome ‘may be caused by mouse-related virus’

Chronic fatigue syndrome may be caused by a rare mouse-related virus, new research suggests. Scientists found evidence of murine leukaemia...

Teens carry 30 per cent more BPA than rest of population

Teenagers may carry the highest levels of bisphenol A – about 30 per cent more than the rest of the population, according to the first...

Topical honey application works better then acyclovir for the treatment of recurrent herpes simplex lesions.

For labial herpes, the mean duration of attacks and pain, occurrence of crusting, and mean healing time with honey treatment were 35%, 39%,...

ADHD Could Be Misdiagnosed In Nearly 1 Million US Kids

Two studies published recently suggest there could be something wrong with the way ADHD is diagnosed in young children in the US, one found...

GMO Crop Sabotage on the Rise

While America frets the slick onslaught of GM (genetically modified) crops, the rest of world is taking action even at the risk of defying...

Estrogen-only therapy may not up lung cancer deaths

Women who use estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy don’t appear to be at increased risk of dying from lung cancer. That’s...

Extremely Resistant Superbug Is Spreading Internationally

A new superbug that makes an enzyme called NDM-1 which probably travelled back to the UK in patients who went over to India and Pakistan...

Chinese powdered milk caused infant girls to grow breasts.

China’s government is investigating reports that a brand of powdered milk caused infant girls to grow breasts. It is being alleged...

Our children aren’t sleeping and we’re medicating them

A new survey of child psychiatrists indicates that insomnia is a major problem among children in mental health treatment and at least a...

Cancer cells feed on fructose, study finds

Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom...

Lazy teenager

Being lazy is ‘a disease’

Dr Richard Weiler and Dr Emmanuel Stamatakis have put forward the idea because they say the the link between inactivity and poor health is...

HPV vaccines’ fraudulent claims

By Norma Erickson. Gardasil, Silgard and Cervarix may turn out to be the biggest medical hoax of the century should the information...

Why is the FDA putting Foster Children on drugs?

Apparently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had at least heard about the suicide of Gabriel Myers. Myers’ death by hanging...

Fighting Fat With Chili Peppers

Capsaicin, the stuff that gives chili peppers their kick, may cause weight loss and fight fat buildup by triggering certain beneficial...

Low Social Interaction Harms Lifespan on a Par with Obesity, Smoking, Inactivity

A new study from the US suggests that social interaction should be considered an important factor for extending lifespan, on a par with...

Indian spice reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms by 30%

Despite millions spent on drug research and development, one of the more promising treatments for Alzheimer’s disease (a progressive...

Whats in your city’s water?

Since 2004, testing by water utilities has found 315 pollutants in the tap water Americans drink, according to an Environmental Working...

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