It may be a shocker to those who have been reading the recent headlines proclaiming that Halloween can only lead to diabetes and heart disease, but Halloween candy can be healthy. How is this possible? Certain types of chocolate can actually help improve heart health, not damage it.
The mainstream media has just recently began reporting on the dangers of Bispehnol A (BPA), despite evidence that has been available for some time that links it to serious conditions such as infertility. A five-year study has just been released that confirms the link between BPA and infertility, finding it severely damages sperm health.
An interesting new infographic (a picture combined with information) regarding smokers in the U.S. has been created based on information provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Take a look at the state below.
Placebos, widely used in clinical trials that are necessary for drugs to be approved by the FDA, are coming into question. The pills are to be inert, often consisting of sugar or various types of oil that have no effect on the body. A new study has found that the majority of placebo-based trials never list the ingredients of the placebos, bringing many trials into question.
Ecoloblue is a company that manufactures atmospheric water generators. The Ecoloblue 28 is one of their earlier models that has become one of the most popular, mostly due to the fact that it harbors the lowest price tag of the generators. The Ecoloblue 28 is designed for those who want to remove all foreign substances from their water.
Magnetic resonance mammography (MRM) is particular good at finding tumours that are hard to spot using standard x-ray mammography. Younger women with a genetically high risk of breast cancer can be offered MRMs on the NHS if recommended by a clinician.
Canadian researchers from the Centre for Disease Control and the University of British Columbia say they that do not expect the H1N1 virus, also known as swine flu, to cause much of a problem this year. Despite this information, they are still recommending that citizens take the H1N1 vaccination that the government has recently admitted increases the risk of deadly nerve disease.
Last year, you would be considered a medical “fraud” if you were to say that the swine flu vaccine may lead to Guillain-Barre Syndrome, a deadly autoimmune disorder that can lead to partial paralysis and death. Now, however, even the government is admitting that the swine flu vaccine may cause Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
A toxic chemical, often found in canned goods and plastic bottles, is continuously finding its way into our bodies on a daily basis. This gender-bending chemical, despite being linked to a conglomerate of health problems, has yet to be banned in the U.S.
The federal government has made good on a two-year-old promise to add bisphenol A, a hormone-disrupting chemical linked to some cancers, to the country’s list of toxic substances, in spite of industry opposition.
October was proclaimed National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 1985. AstraZeneca, a pharmaceutical company, was responsible for the founding of the month. AstraZeneca manufactures two drugs related to breast cancer. Both of these drugs do nothing to prevent breast cancer, but rely
As early as 1999, aspartame was exposed as a toxic sweetener that was made through a process that involves genetically modified bacteria. An article by The Independent entitled “World’s top sweetener is made with GM bacteria” revealed that two of the largest health threats –artificial sweeteners and genetically modified organisms — were joining forces.
As far as food manufacturers go, ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is actually pretty progressive. The company combats climate change through various campaigns, supports family farmers, and sources the paper for its containers from sustainably managed forests.
Candida albicans, one of the most misdiagnosed health ailments in the world, is a disease that leads towards a variety of health problems including heart inflammation, fatigue, mood swings, and asthma. Sparked by antibiotic use, this yeast imbalance affects subjects who are taking pharmaceutical antibiotics.
Antidepressants have become the most commonly prescribed drug in the United States. They are prescribed even more often than drugs to treat high blood pressure, which one in every three Americans suffer from. In 2005 alone, doctors prescribed 118 million antidepressants to people around the country.
Forbes magazine has named Monsanto, the company responsible for introducing genetically modified food into the food supply, Company of the year. It sounds like satire, but it sadly is not. The company responsible for crushing family owned farms and bioengineering the food