Vitamin C may Be ‘Just As Effective as Exercise’ for Heart Health

Recent research has found that vitamin C supplementation may be nearly as effective as exercise in boosting and protecting heart health.

Study Claims: “Mammography Screening is Harmful, Should be Abandoned”

A new study shows that the practice of breast irradiation (mammograms) in an attempt to protect against breast cancer is harmful and should be abandoned.

Could This Oil be a Natural Treatment for IBS?

Research shows that peppermint oil, in enteric coating to prevent heartburn, may be an effective alternative treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

10 Uses for Tea Tree Oil for Your Health and House

There are tons of uses for tea tree oil. Here are 5 medicinal uses, and 5 household uses that should convince you to pick up a bottle today.

Scientists Figure out How to Transmit Thoughts Over the Internet

Researchers have figured out how to send thoughts over the Internet using a brain-to-brain connection and a huge magnet. What could go wrong?

Bayer Busted for $5.6 Million Over Deadly Chemical Blast

Bayer is to pay a $5.6 million settlement over an explosion that killed 2 people at the company’s Institute, West Virginia pesticide plant in 2008

Triclosan a Hazardous Antibacterial Agent, Works ‘No Better than Regular Soap’

The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy published a study showing that antibacterial soaps are not any more effective than regular soaps for handwashing.

Civil War in Syria Triggers First Ever Withdrawal from Doomsday Global Seed Vault

The civil war in Syria prompted the first withdrawal from the Global Seed Vault, buried beneath the frozen tundra of the Norwegian island of Svalbard.

Court in France Confirms Farmer Was Poisoned by Monsanto Herbicide

A French court of appeal has upheld a judgement against US biotech giant Monsanto in the poisoning of a farmer with the herbicide, Lasso.

Selfies Have Killed More People than Sharks this Year

A new report shows that taking selfies proved to be more deadly than shark encounters, taking 12 lives this year of those taking memorable photos.

New Medical Journal Report Criticizes 2015 Nutrition Guidelines

A BMJ report says the new federal nutrition guidelines recommended by a health expert lack the most recent dietary research and reinforce bad advice.

FDA Targets Antipsychotic Drug for Inducing Blood Disorder

The FDA targeting the drug clozapine, used to treat schizophrenia, in order to better monitor patients for a blood condition known as neutropenia.

Kellogg’s Kashi Brand to Pay $4 Million over “All Natural” False Advertising Lawsuit

Kashi will pay $4 million in a false advertising lawsuit for advertising a GM-free product that was full of genetically modified ingredients.

Health Experts will Meet This Week to Discuss the Dangers of ‘Essure’ Contraceptive Device

Federal health experts are taking another look at Essure, a permanent birth control device for woman that is associated with numerous serious side effects.

Egyptian Billionaire to Buy Two Islands for Refugees

Naguib Sawiris is planning on possibly providing a peaceful home to as many as 200,000 refugees who could inhabit islands he is negotiating to purchase.

Soft Cheeses Eyed as Possible Source of Multi-State Listeria Outbreak

Several brands of soft cheeses have been recalled in the wake of a Listeria outbreak that has sickened at least 24 people in 9 states and killed one.

Kenyan Farmers Suing Government to Uphold GM Crop Ban

The Kenya Small Scale Farmers Forum has taken their plea to the courts to stop their government from reversing a GM crop ban.