Archive for 2012
It has been long known that cranberry juice can offer a variety of health benefits (when ingesting in the right form). Some of the most recent research involving cranberry juice examines how the juice is even effective at treating bladder infections. While most people with a bladder infection swiftly race to the doctor for antibiotic treatment, the infection causing bacteria are becoming resistant to our medicines, and something needs to be done.
A new petition calls upon the Obama administration to require the FDA to label GMOs within consumer products. Growing in popularity each hour, the petition is receiving thousands of signatures per day.
A woman named Laura and Scott Reed tried unsuccessfully for six months to conceive before consulting professionals. After doctors said that the heat from Scott’s laptop was cooking his sperm, Scott began using his computer on the table. Three months later, their baby Taryn was conceived and is 11 months old today.
University of California Berkley researchers say that children have a greater risk of experiencing neurodevelopmental delays in early childhood if exposed to flame retardant compounds—even while in the womb. Unfortunately, flame retardants may be more widespread than you think.
Everyone knows that becoming fit and exercising regularly has everlasting positive effects on the body and even the mind. Research has even revealed that just a few minutes of exercise is powerful enough to alter your DNA (in a good way). But one key exercise-related topic no one seems to be talking about is balance – something that gradually diminishes as you age. Being able to balance could save you later in life.
Activists and concerned citizens around the world have had enough with corrupt corporations censoring their right to know what’s in their food, and frankly they’re beyond upset.
Brazil has announced that scientists within the nation will soon start cloning endangered animals, ultimately seeking to release them back into the wild to increase population.
Not to find excuses for obesity, because people do enough of that as it is, but what if the food we are eating is causing obesity because of issues not related to simple nutrition? What if the antibiotics being fed to livestock and pumped into the general population were making us fat? Well, there’s a good chance they are.
Evidence is piling up that Parkinson’s is just one of many favors herbicides are doling out to the American public A study investigating about 110 participants in central California found that individuals worked with or lived in areas with paraquat and who had a head injury were three times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease.
A new study by the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute found that roughly 75 percent of Americans suffering from coronary artery disease are being prescribed wrong drug dosages. This, in effect, puts their patients at greater risk of uncontrolled bleeding, blood clot development, and other problems.