Archive for October, 2010

Eating Chocolate on Halloween Can Be Healthy, as Long as it’s the Right Kind

Eating Chocolate on Halloween Can Be Healthy, as Long as it’s the Right Kind

October 30, 2010 | by

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.

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Mainstream Media Begins Reporting on BPA Dangers After Denying Previous Evidence

Mainstream Media Begins Reporting on BPA Dangers After Denying Previous Evidence

October 29, 2010 | by

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.

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Infographic: Smoking in the United States Statistics Revealed

Infographic: Smoking in the United States Statistics Revealed

October 28, 2010 | by

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.

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Placebo Fraud Brings Scientific Validity of Clinical Trials into Question

Placebo Fraud Brings Scientific Validity of Clinical Trials into Question

October 28, 2010 | by

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.

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Ecoloblue 28 Review

Ecoloblue 28 Review

October 26, 2010 | by

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.

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MRI Scans ‘Lead to Unnecessary Breast Surgery’ Says Surgeon

MRI Scans ‘Lead to Unnecessary Breast Surgery’ Says Surgeon

October 24, 2010 | by

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.

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Study Says H1N1 No Threat this Year While H1N1 Vaccine Admittedly Linked to Deadly Disease

Study Says H1N1 No Threat this Year While H1N1 Vaccine Admittedly Linked to Deadly Disease

October 19, 2010 | by

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.

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Link Between Flu Vaccine and Killer Nerve Disease Confirmed After Extensive Denial

Link Between Flu Vaccine and Killer Nerve Disease Confirmed After Extensive Denial

October 18, 2010 | by

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.

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Invisible Toxicity: BPA Endangers Health of Millions Worldwide on Daily Basis

Invisible Toxicity: BPA Endangers Health of Millions Worldwide on Daily Basis

October 18, 2010 | by

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.

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Canada Officially Labels BPA Chemical as “Toxic”

Canada Officially Labels BPA Chemical as “Toxic”

October 14, 2010 | by

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.

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