Vitamin B3 reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms, lesions

Reposting Breakthroughs as current, to respark attention (From 2008) UC Irvine starts clinical trial on nicotinamide effect in Alzheimer’s patients Irvine, Calif. — An over-the-counter vitamin in high doses prevented memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, and UC Irvine scientists now are conducting a clinical trial to […]

Dausey calls BPA ban ‘hollow victory’

Jul 23, 2012 | Posted in News Releases The FDA says baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain Bisphenol-A (BPA), an endocrine disruptor that mimics estrogen. But what about the hundreds of other plastic items, from water bottles to dental sealants, containing BPA? The FDA didn’t […]

London Mayor Boris Johnson admits paying cash ‘a lot’ after minister says families who settle bills cash-in-hand are as bad as tax avoiders

Tory minister David Gauke said he disapproves of the practice He said non-taxed house services such as plumbing, cleaning and gardening is ‘a large part of the hidden economy’ Labour MP John Mann, accused the Treasury of operating ‘double  standards’ by threatening ordinary people while they let corporate […]

Move Over, Frankenfish—Now We Have Frankenapples!

Posted By ANH-USA On July 24, 2012 @ 3:00 pm Apples genetically engineered not to turn brown when sliced or bruised. And new, unnatural proteins are being created in the process. Action Alert! [1] The “Arctic Apple,” engineered by the British Columbia–based Okanagan Specialty Fruits, thinks the non-browning […]

Fish oil may hold key to leukemia cure

This is a Repost from 6 months ago. What is Evil about it, is that none of this information is being conveyed to patients…Hence a rare re-post for me… A compound produced from fish oil that appears to target leukemia stem cells could lead to a cure for the disease, […]

Phosphate additives pose a risk to health

Excessive consumption of phosphate is damaging to health. Therefore, food that contains phosphate additives should be labeled, as recommended by Eberhard Ritz and coauthors in their article in the current issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International [Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; (109 (4): 49-55]. Ritz et al. selectively review the […]

Environmental Risk Factors for Crohn’s Disease: Maltodextrin (MDX), a Ubiquitous Dietary Additive in Western Diets, Enhances Biofilm Formation and Adhesivness of E. coli (Abstract #Tu1844

Environmental Risk Factors for Crohn’s Disease: Maltodextrin (MDX), a Ubiquitous Dietary Additive in Western Diets, Enhances Biofilm Formation and Adhesivness of E. coli (Abstract #Tu1844) Western diets that include significant amounts of the additive maltodextrin, a filler compound added to the sweeteners Splenda and Equal, may contribute to […]

Hormone-mimicking chemicals cause inter-species mating

BPA in rivers leads to breakdown of fish species barriers Hormone-mimicking chemicals released into rivers have been found to impact the mating choices of fish, a new study has revealed. The controversial chemical BPA, which emits oestrogen-like properties, was found to alter an individual’s appearance and behavior, leading […]

Dangerous caregivers for elderly

Agencies place unqualified, possibly criminal caregivers in homes of vulnerable seniors CHICAGO — If you hire a caregiver from an agency for an elderly family member, you might assume the person had undergone a thorough criminal background check and drug testing, was experienced and trained for the job. […]

In the Age of Anxiety, are we all mentally ill?

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Cynthia Craig was diagnosed with postpartum depression eight years ago, she told her family doctor she felt anxious about motherhood. She wondered whether she had made a catastrophic mistake by quitting her job, whether she could cope with the long, lonely hours stay-at-home […]