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.
Just when you thought that genetically modified salmon was the final straw in the genetic manipulation of nature, a new food abomination has been created. Researchers in India have developed a genetically modified potato, filled to the brim with genetically altered amino acids.
Two widely used chemicals are implicated in obesity after they reacted with specially-made cells and influenced fat cell development and fat storage, two underlying factors in weight gain.
It has been nearly 20 years since genetically modified ingredients were first introduced in America. Since then, scientists have used genetic engineering to create horrifying animal hybrids. Scientists have borrowed genes from a jellyfish to make other organisms glow
As the morbid health effects of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) continue to be brought to the forefront of the media, the Corn Refiners Association has decided to give their sinister product a labeling makeover.
Over the past several months, your bathroom has become the site of a major controversy. In fact, the controversy has been heating up for a while (Environmental Working Group’s Cosmetic Safety Database dates back to 2004)
The industrial chemical Bisphenol A, which has been linked to developmental and reproductive problems and mimics estrogen, is present in roughly 91 percent of the Canadian population, particularly in teens aged 12 to 19.
Having dark circles under the eyes can be very unappealing, but they are oftentimes a sign that the body is in need of something. Learn how to remove dark circles naturally, and remedy the underlying health condition responsible for causing this unappealing look.
With pollen levels at an all time high this year, it can be tempting to surrender to the quick relief of over the counter antihistamines and decongestants. However when groggy side effects render you virtually comatose, choosing between clear breathing and clear-headedness isn’t much of a fair trade.
There has been a large degree of lively debate over the issue of fluoridation, but what exactly is water fluoridation? Water fluoridation has come to refer to the addition of over 40 chemicals into the water supply that synergistically come together to wreak havoc on the body and its processes.
A gaping loophole in a 37-year-old federal law allows makers of perfumes, colognes and body sprays to conceal the chemicals that comprise the fragrances — and some of those unidentified odor creators may be harmful to public health, two advocacy groups say.
Researchers at the MIT-Harvard Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) found a way to encapsulate living cells and arrange them into 3-D structures. The living cells are formed into cubes, and stacked on top of each other like building blocks. The blocks of cells are kept together by a gel-like substance.
Genetically modified food has entered the food supply through secrecy and deception. Some claimed that genetically modifying the food supply could even put an end to world hunger. At first glance, genetic modification really does look like a great idea. It allows for larger crops, enhanced growing seasons
The freedom to choose is a right that has stayed principle on the minds of the liberated for quite some time throughout history. This right is vastly accepted throughout the world, but what does the freedom of choice apply to?
Some of Britain’s best-known foods contain the controversial chemical bisphenol A, The Independent can reveal. Tins of Heinz baked beans, soup and beans, John West and Princes fish, and Napolina tomatoes are lined with a membrane containing bisphenol A, or BPA.
Most babies should take a daily vitamin D supplement, a new study shows. That will be a big change for most parents and even many pediatricians. Only 1% to 13% of infants under 1 year now get a vitamin D supplement, available in inexpensive drops, according to a study published online today in Pediatrics.