Live virus used in polio vaccine can evolve and infect, warns TAU researcher

Live virus used in polio vaccine can evolve and infect, warns TAU researcher Health professionals and researchers across the globe believe they are on the verge of eradicating polio, a devastating virus which can lead to paralysis and death. Despite successful eradication in most countries, there are still four countries where the virus is considered…

Pumpkin: A fairytale end to insulin injections? Regenerates Pancreatic Cells

Compounds found in pumpkin could potentially replace or at least drastically reduce the daily insulin injections that so many diabetics currently have to endure. Recent research reveals that pumpkin extract promotes regeneration of damaged pancreatic cells in diabetic rats, boosting levels of insulin-producing beta cells and insulin in the blood, reports Lisa Richards in Chemistry…

Increase in RDA for vitamin C could help reduce heart disease, stroke, cancer

  CORVALLIS, Ore. – The recommended dietary allowance, or RDA, of vitamin C is less than half what it should be, scientists argue in a recent report, because medical experts insist on evaluating this natural, but critical nutrient in the same way they do pharmaceutical drugs and reach faulty conclusions as a result. The researchers,…

Pop Music All Sounds the Same Nowadays ” “a progressive homogenization of the musical discourse,”

By Natalie Wolchover | LiveScience.com – Fri, Jul 27, 2012 Your parents are officially correct. Nowadays, pop music all sounds pretty much the same.   Researchers in Spain came to the conclusion after tracking the timbre, pitch and volume of nearly a half-million songs released between 1955 and 2010. They found that in this music…

NTU-led research probes potential link between cancer and a common chemical in consumer products

study led by a group of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) researchers has found that a chemical commonly used in consumer products can potentially cause cancer. The chemical, Zinc Oxide, is used to absorb harmful ultra violet light. But when it is turned into nano-sized particles, they are able to enter human cells and may damage…

Why Do Pertussis Vaccines Fail? It Suggest Corrupted Science

Original Abstract: Why Do Pertussis Vaccines Fail? James D. Cherry, MD, MSc Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Mattel Children’s Hospital University of California Los Angeles, and the Department of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California KEY WORDSpertussis DTP DTaP adolescent- and adult-formulated tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and…