Tag: California

Are Santa’s Visits Legal?

  by Jill  Harness – December 25, 2012 – 9:30 AM   Sometime between when you went to bed last night and when the sun came up  this morning, a fat man in a red suit shimmied down your chimney to leave  presents (or, if you were naughty, […]

Commercial organic farms have better fruit and soil, lower environmental impact: ozone-depleting methyl bromide, which is slated to be replaced by the highly toxic methyl iodide over the protests of health advocates and more than 50 Nobel laureates and members of the National Academy of Sciences.

2010 report posted for filing Contact: John Reganold reganold@wsu.edu 509-335-8856 Washington State University Study finds commercial organic farms have better fruit and soil, lower environmental impact Research team compared fields and fruits in heart of nation’s strawberry patch              IMAGE:   John Reganold is lead author of […]

85th Health Research Report 12 JUL 2010 – Reconstruction

Health Research Report 85th Issue 12 JUL 2010 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  http://www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.engineeringevil.com   http://www.healthresearchreport.me   Editors top five: 1. Study demonstrates pine bark naturally reduces hay fever symptoms 2. Increasing Fertility Threefold 3. Antioxidants do help arteries stay healthy 4. Early life exposure to BPA may affect testis […]

New study: Many flame retardants in house dust — unsafe levels: study finds chemicals linked to cancer, learning problems, hormone disruption

Contact: Kathryn Rodgers rodgers@silentspring.org 617-332-4288 x225 Silent Spring Institute Peer-reviewed study finds chemicals linked to cancer, learning problems, hormone disruption A peer-reviewed study of the largest number of flame retardants ever tested in homes found that most houses had levels of at least one flame retardant that exceeded […]

Human drugs make fish flounder

Contraceptives and antidepressants can reduce fish reaction times and reproductive rates. Richard A. Lovett 16 November 2012 Scientists have known for years that human medications, from anti-inflammatories to the hormones in birth-control pills, are ending up in waterways and affecting fish and other aquatic organisms. But researchers are […]

Study finds high exposure to food-borne toxins: preschool-age children had higher exposure to more than half the toxic compounds being measured. Even relatively low exposures can greatly increase the risk of cancer or neurological impairment.

Preschool children are particularly vulnerable to compounds linked to cancer and other conditions. November 13, 2012 (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — In a sobering study published in the journal Environmental Health, researchers at UC Davis and UCLA measured food-borne toxin exposure in children and adults by pinpointing foods with high […]

High fructose corn syrup: A recipe for hypertension

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Shari Leventhal sleventhal@asn-online.org 202-558-8423 American Society of Nephrology Elevated dietary fructose linked to high blood pressure A diet high in fructose increases the risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to a paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s […]

Barclays traders rigged American electricity prices to boost their own profits and bragged about it in damning e-mails

Critics  said the expletive-ridden correspondence provides further evidence of the  ‘rotten culture of casino banking’ that built up under Bob  Diamond Bank faces  $470million fine for allegedly manipulating energy market in  US By James Salmon PUBLISHED:21:09 EST, 1  November 2012| UPDATED:21:10 EST, 1 November 2012 Barclays traders toyed […]

Young blood really is the key to youth

HUMANS are constantly searching for an elixir of youth – could it be that an infusion of young blood holds the key? 18 October 2012 by Helen Thomson, New Orleans Magazine issue 2887.  Subscribe and save This seems to be true for mice, at least. According to research […]

Fructose-sweetened but not glucose-sweetened beverages can adversely affect both sensitivity to the hormone insulin and how the body handles fats

Contact: Karen Honey press_releases@the-jci.org 215-573-1850 Journal of Clinical Investigation Too much sugar is bad, but which sugar is worse: Fructose or glucose? In 2005, the average American consumed 64kg of added sugar, a sizeable proportion of which came through drinking soft drinks. Now, in a 10-week study, Peter […]

California gas prices reach all-time high following drop in supply: They claim because of a power outage Monday at a Southern California refinery

  State moves above Hawaii as most expensive place to buy gas, with some drivers paying $5 a gallon, as prices drop elsewhere   Associated Press in California guardian.co.uk,   Sunday 7 October 2012 10.08 EDT Californians are paying 24 cents per gallon more than motorists in Hawaii, according […]

Study shows California’s autism increase not due to better counting, diagnosis: seven- to eight-fold increase in the number children born in California with autism since 1990

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Phyllis Brown phyllis.brown@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu 916-734-9023 University of California – Davis Health System (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A study by researchers at the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute has found that the seven- to eight-fold increase in the number children born in California with autism since […]

Vitamin B3 reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms, lesions

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Jennifer Fitzenberger jfitzen@uci.edu 949-824-3969 University of California – Irvine 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 […]

Study links breast cancer risk to early-life diet and metabolic syndrome: ” totally independent of the body’s production of the hormone estrogen”

Contact: Patricia Bailey pjbailey@ucdavis.edu 530-752-9843 University of California – Davis Striking new evidence suggesting that diet and related factors early in life can boost the risk for breast cancer — totally independent of the body’s production of the hormone estrogen — has been uncovered by a team of […]

One big fraud? Questions over whether ‘$5million’ film that portrayed Mohammed as a pedophile and womanizer AND the producer behind it are fake

‘Innocence of Muslims’ led to protests  across Egypt and Libya on Tuesday Producer claimed he was an Israeli Jew  living in California named Sam Bacile But film’s consultant, Steve Klein, said the  man was using a pseudonym Amid concerns over the filmmakers’ safety,  Klein: ‘I sleep with a […]

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 […]