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Russia Suspends Import and Use of American GM Corn After Study Revealed Cancer Risk

The European Food Safety Authority orders review in to the research, conducted at a French university Russia’s decision could be...

Benefits of Drinking Coffee

For years, physicians have been warning about the negative health effects of drinking coffee. You may have been told that coffee will raise...

Can Ginger Beat Out The Multi-Billion Dollar Acid Blockers?

Did you know that the multi-billion drug category known as “acid blockers,” despite being used by millions around the world daily, may...

Prescription Painkillers Kill More Americans Than Heroin & Cocaine Combined

According to a new report from Brandeis University, prescription painkillers — opioid or narcotic pain relievers like Vicodin...

Birth Control Pills Affect Women’s Taste in Men

This year 2.25 million Americans will get married—and a million will get divorced. Could birth control be to blame for some of these...

New SARS-Like Virus Found, Man Critically Ill in UK

A Qatari man struck down with a previously unknown virus related to the deadly SARS infection and the common cold is critically ill in...

Feds May Acknowledge Ground Zero Cancer Link

The federal government may formally acknowledge that Ground Zero first responders and residents of the surrounding neighborhoods could have...

Common Cat Parasite Linked to Personality Changes in Humans

The cat parasite linked to an increase in suicide attempts in infected woman can also cause changes in personality and behavior,...

Nearly One in 10 Children Get Asthma ‘Because They Live Near a Busy Road’

Nearly one in 10 children with asthma get the life-threatening illness because they live near a busy road, according to a new study....

French Study Finds Tumors and Organ Damage in Rats Fed Monsanto Corn

France’s government on Wednesday asked a health watchdog to carry out a probe, possibly leading to EU suspension of a...

How Long is a Good Nap?

THE NANO-NAP: 10 to 20 seconds. Sleep studies haven’t yet concluded whether there are benefits to these brief intervals, like when you...

UPDATE 1-US needs arsenic limits in rice-Consumer Reports

* Group tests more than 60 popular rice products * Finds nearly all contained some level of inorganic arsenic * Recommends consumers limit...

Scientists: Overuse of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture Endangers Humans

Former FDA commissioner is among 150 scientists and 50 farmers calling on Congress to regulate antibiotic use. The overuse...

Vitamin D in Pregnancy Critical for Brain Development, Study Says

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy could hinder babies’ brain development, impeding their mental and motor skills, a new study...

New York Probes Energy-Drink Makers

New York’s attorney general is investigating whether the multibillion-dollar energy-drink industry is deceiving consumers with...

Study Links Chemical BPA to Obesity in Children, Teens

Kids with higher levels of the widely used substance BPA in their bodies are more likely to be obese, according to the first large-scale,...

Novel Use of Nanoparticles Target Non-Invasive Treatment for Deep Cancer

National University of Singapore (NUS) researchers at the Faculty of Engineering’s Department of Bioengineering have discovered a new...

Genetically Modified Soy Linked to Sterility, Infant Mortality

“This study was just routine,” said Russian biologist Alexey V. Surov, in what could end up as the understatement of this...

Probiotics Destroy Toxic Chemicals In Our Gut For Us

It is an awesome fact of nature that we have trillions of organisms within our body – containing completely foreign DNA – some of which...

Dental Composites for Kids: Even Worse Than Mercury Amalgam?

Dental Composites Linked To Behavioral Issues In Children Research published in the journal Pediatrics indicates that some dental...

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy

Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many...

15 Powerful Things Happy People Do Differently

What is the difference between happy people and unhappy people? Of course, it may be very obvious, happy people are happy...

Breast Cancer May Be Linked To Diet In The Early Years Of Life

Research released by a team at UC Davis has presented evidence that suggests that diet may increase a woman’s risk for breast cancer...

Sri Lanka: Kidney Ailment Linked to Farm Chemicals

Thousands of people in the Asian island nation of Sri Lanka have been struck by a mysterious and deadly form of kidney disease. A new study...

How Green Tea Boosts Memory and Special Awareness

What can’t green tea do? It seems that with each passing month, scientists find new and wonderful benefits of this age old beverage....

Vitamin C and Beta-carotene Might Protect Against Dementia

Study examines the influence of antioxidants on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s Disease Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive...

10 Snapshots You Should Keep in Your Phone’s Photo Album

Have you ever forgotten the name of a prescription? What about the measurements of your air filter? Thanks to the ubiquitous nature of...

Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth Decay

Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay. It is a natural antibiotic that could be incorporated into...

Farmers Warned to Watch for Carcinogen as Drought Continues

Aflatoxin, a toxic carcinogen that can impair livestock health, is flourishing as corn crops wither in the heat, Purdue University...

US and China Caught Secretly Testing GMO Rice on Children

Instead of putting genetically modified foods through proper trials as consumers have been demanding for years, it appears the United...

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