Deals Of The Day
A new study shows that poultry farmers who adopt organic practices and stop giving their birds antibiotics significantly reduce bacterial antibiotic resistance in their flocks. In recent years, public health experts have become increasingly conce…more info
If you believe that your medical and personal information should be kept in strict privacy, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise. Your medical information is not actually private — you sell it without realizing it.
If you look at your office bill…
Soy supplements are reputed to stave off hot flashes, night sweats, and other uncomfortable menopausal symptoms. But the latest in a series of disappointing studies finds that soy supplements do not actually have any such effect, not do they redu…more info
Recent research has implicated environmental contaminants in the pathogenesis of obesity. A new study sought to explore the relationship between persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and fat mass.
The results showed that blood plasma concentrations of …
A new study assessed the environmental impacts of large scale bioenergy crops. The researchers looked at daily pesticide concentration data for a study area consisting of four large watersheds located in Michigan.
The results were used to predict the …
Melatonin is best known as sleep hormone because of its action controlling the circadian cycle. But melatonin also has antioxidant properties, and may have an important anti-aging role.
A recent study looked at artificially aged mice to determine the …
U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (D-Illinois) and the FDA have launched an unprecedented and coordinated assault on the dietary supplement industry. Unless there is a massive consumer protest, it seems likely that a significant number of people will b…more info
In the mid-’90s, Monsanto introduced seeds genetically engineered to withstand its Roundup brand of herbicide. Today, these “Roundup Ready” crops are planted all across the U.S. — 94 percent of soybeans and more than 70 percent of corn and cotton …more info
Nine scientists from the FDA became concerned that drugs and medical procedures are released to the public without proper testing for safety or efficacy. They sent a letter to president Obama stating there has been “gross mishandling” by FDA mana…more info
Advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) are connected diabetic complications, including the form of vision loss known as diabetic retinopathy. In new present study, researchers looked for the first time at the protective effects of three microalgal strai…more info
In the UK, scientists have created more than 150 human-animal hybrid embryos. The hybrids have been produced secretively by researchers looking into cures for various diseases.
A campaigner against the excesses of medical research said he was di…