Drinking Water Supplies Contain Harmful Chemicals

Sep 5, 2009 by

There is little or no doubt that synthetic chemicals harm our health. Part of attaining good health thus entails minimizing our...

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Pregnant Mothers’ Exposure to Hairspray Increases Risk of Hypospadias, a C...

Sep 2, 2009 by

The modern world we live in today is quite literally a minefield of dangerous toxins and chemicals, none more so than for a pregnant...

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria from Chicken Farming May Be Polluting the Environm...

Sep 2, 2009 by

Some of the main dangers of commercial meat and animal farming today is linked to the use of antibiotics. Such drugs are used to fight...

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CT Scans, MRIs and other Imaging Tests – Costly and Harmful

Sep 2, 2009 by

If you have ever taken a CT scan or MRI, which is most likely the case, you would know just how costly these tests are. And, do you...

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Health Dangers of Mobile Phones

Jun 8, 2009 by

When a cellphone or mobile phone is placed next to a computer monitor or a television and an incoming signal is received, either for...

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Conventional Soy and Soy Products May Be Contaminated With Toxic Chemical Hexane

Jun 3, 2009 by

Is soy a healthy food? Yes, according to many. In fact, soy and soy products form significant portions of the diets of many...

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How To Prevent and Beat Cancer – Insights Revealed By Recent Studies

Apr 17, 2009 by

A number of recent studies have highlighted some possible things we can do to prevent and beat cancer. The findings of these studies...

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Miscellaneous Cancer Research and Information – Omega 6 Fatty Acids, Skin ...

Mar 27, 2009 by

Almost every day or every other day, there is news on studies which link certain foods or environmental factors with cancer. The great...

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Health Dangers of Fluoride in Drinking Water on Fetuses and Infants

Mar 4, 2009 by

We have been told for years that having fluoride in our drinking water is good for us, in particular our teeth. Without fluoride, we...

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5 Causes and Triggers of Asthma

Feb 12, 2009 by

Over the past few months, several studies have surfaced information on some possible causes and triggers of asthma. These factors...

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How Safe Exactly are Artificial or Synthetic Playing Turfs?

Feb 4, 2009 by

Artificial or synthetic playing turfs are increasingly being installed and used in place of grass fields. But how safe exactly are...

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Smoking During Pregnancy Increases Children’s Risk of Cancer In Future

Jan 15, 2009 by

Pregnant woman who smoke are increasing the risk of their children getting serious cancer later in life. This was revealed in a study...

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Processed Foods Linked To Increased Lung Cancer Risk

Jan 14, 2009 by

The role of food, diet and nutrition in the development of chronic and degenerative diseases, including cancer, cannot be overstated....

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Smoking Linked to Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk

Jan 13, 2009 by

A study carried out in Italy has revealed that smoking increases the risk of getting colorectal cancer by about 18%, as well as of...

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Moisturizers Found to Contain Oestrogens; Would Raise Breast Cancer Risk

Jan 13, 2009 by

Breast cancer patients who use moisturizers, please take note – you may be putting oestrogen into your bodies without even realizing...

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Lung Cancer Risk Raised With Exposure to Diesel and Other Vehicle Exhaust

Jan 13, 2009 by

According to the California Air Resources Board (CARB), a long-term study has revealed that workers in the trucking industry who have...

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Smoking and Drinking Alcohol Linked To Increased Risk of Esophageal Cancer and S...

Jan 13, 2009 by

A long-term study conducted by Dutch researchers has linked smoking and drinking to three subtypes of esophageal and stomach...

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Medical Journal Suggests Psychotropic Drugs Should Be Prescribed to Healthy Peop...

Jan 12, 2009 by

In Dec 2008, an issue of the medical journal Nature published an article which gathered 7 scientists (two of them were on the payroll...

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Melamine Found in US Infant Formulas; Is the FDA Protecting the American People?

Jan 7, 2009 by

The whole melamine and milk saga in China created quite a big hoo hah. But somehow, we believe that it happened in some faraway place,...

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Some Chickens Supposedly Raised Without Antibiotics May Contain Antibiotics Afte...

Jan 7, 2009 by

As a consumer, if I see a food packaging label which claims that a product is “sugar-free”, “fat-free”,...

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Public Smoking Bans Could Reduce Overall Heart Attack Rates; Dangers of Second-H...

Jan 7, 2009 by

On 1 July 2003, Pueblo, Colo banned cigarette smoking in work venues as well as other indoor public places. Three years after the...

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Third-Hand Smoke Poses Health Dangers Too, Especially for Children

Jan 7, 2009 by

We have all heard of first-hand smoke and second-hand smoke. But have you heard of third-hand smoke? Quite honestly, I hadn’t, until...

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Study Links MSG with Obesity in Humans

Jan 7, 2009 by

Food on the shelves and even food prepared in restaurants today often contain a compound which makes them taste better than they...

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Air Pollutants Found To Damage Blood Vessels

Dec 26, 2008 by

Air pollution is bad for the lungs, the nose and the throat. That is pretty obvious. Now, a study earlier this year, conducted by the...

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Exposure to Chemicals Benzene, Xylene and Toluene Increases Cancer Risk

Dec 21, 2008 by

According to recent research in Italy, being exposed to benzene, an industrial solvent, increases the risk of getting multiple...

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