Monthly Archives: July 2013

Drug nation

Are we getting healthier or sicker? If we are getting healthier than the number of prescription meds given out would decrease, right? Well people in the US took more prescription drugs than ever last year, topping at a record 4.02 … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding a genius

There are huge benefits in breastfeeding for infant health but new research shows yet another benefit for extended breastfeeding which leads to better cognitive development. Breastfeeding past 6 months brings a higher picture vocabulary test score at age 3 along … Continue reading

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Yet another fishy fish oil study

Wanna work up a good mad? Read the latest “study” out that has researchers saying “We’ve shown once again that use of nutritional supplements may be harmful.” They said this about fish oil – also saying that “These fish oil … Continue reading

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Cavity prevention made easy

Xylitol can cut your cavities by more than half! In a double-blind study, chewing xylitol gum reduced school-aged children’s cavities by 59% over 5 years. Of course, the first year was impressive too. The best results were found in kiddos … Continue reading

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Splicing human genetics into rice?

GMO rice engineered to contain human genes was approved for production in 2007 and is currently being grown in open fields instead of in a laboratory. The problem is that genetically modified plants migrate out of their target plots via … Continue reading

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The pacifier unplugged

A recent study in the journal Basic and Applied Social Psychology, has associated pacifiers with psychological consequences. Even the WHO has called for limiting pacifier use because of connections to ear infections and dental abnormalities. But the big surprise in … Continue reading

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Babies with GERD??

Dumb physicians often label common symptoms in infants, such as crying and spitting up, as the disease GERD. A study published in the journal Pediatrics found that doctors’ labeling GERD in infants prompted parents to request medication for their baby … Continue reading

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Toothpaste hell

Most toothpaste contains viscous, sticky glycerin which is the main ingredient in toothpaste. The problem comes when the glycerin coats the teeth and stops the re-enamelization process to prevent nutrients in the diet from healing the teeth. Did you know … Continue reading

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Tamiflu flim-flam

The BMJ has publicly alleged that Big Pharma giant Roche has deliberately hidden clinical trial data about the efficacy of Tamiflu used for flu symptoms. The journal alleges that Roche concealed neurological and psychiatric adverse events associated with Tamiflu to … Continue reading

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Harboring HIV and AIDS

Corn and wheat in storage harbor a mold that has now been found to exacerbate the spread HIV. Aspergillus flavus and A. parasiticus are fungi that produce immune-suppressing aflatoxin. Chronic exposure to aflatoxin helps spread infectious disease, making it even … Continue reading

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Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

Did you know that some 90% of adult hypothyroidism is due to Hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Hashimoto’s is caused by an autoimmune attack of the thyroid from the body’s own immune system. At first, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis destroys the thyroid cells causing a … Continue reading

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Breakfast to die for

Skip breakfast, snack late –die early! A rather large study on men who skip breakfast found a 27% higher risk of heart attack or death from coronary heart disease than breakfast eaters. Bad enough? How about men who eat midnight … Continue reading

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To drink or not to drink

Non-drinkers actually die at a higher rate than light drinkers. Of course, multiple studies have shown that people die at increased rates as alcohol consumption rises. But an analysis of those same studies show that mortality risk also increases when … Continue reading

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Obesity gets a new name

Obesity has now been labeled as a disease by the AMA. Why would the AMA suddenly decide to declare that obesity is a disease? This decision, made by committee, went against the recommendation of the Council of Science and Public … Continue reading

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Greater harm from well health checkups

Getting your annual general health checks and screening for asymptomatic adults did not reduce either overall morbidity or mortality, according to the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Besides lacking any clear benefits, general health checks can cause harm with even … Continue reading

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GMOs in preggos and newborns

A recent analysis conducted by researchers found GMO food toxins in the blood of 100% of pregnant women AND the unborn babies. This proves that GMO food science absolutely lied to consumers when they insisted that transgenic materials are not … Continue reading

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Love heals cancer

Husbands love your wives to prevent breast cancer deaths. Women with strong spousal relationships and large social networks — including female relatives, friends, religious and social ties, and ties to the community through volunteering — have a significantly better breast … Continue reading

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Medicinal Cayenne

Did you know that cayenne has a lot of medicinal value? For allergies, cayenne contains quercetin that is a natural antihistamine. The opposite of what you’d expect, cayenne has anti-inflammatory properties for the prevention of throat and nasal irritations. A … Continue reading

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2013 bird flu treatment failure

35% of the strains of the novel avian H7N9 influenza out of China this year have developed resistance to the only pharmaceutical antiviral drugs available. The rock and the hard spot are that using neuraminidase inhibitors like Tamiflu and Relenza … Continue reading

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Don’t be a slouch!

Slouching has a detrimental effect that actually impairs reflex activation of the back muscles and also can impair overall sensorimotor control. It doesn’t just happen overnight but these conditions creep in slowly. A study out of the University of Waterloo … Continue reading

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