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Feb 20 2014
Big retailers formulate policies to regulate the chemicals that go into the products they sell Megaretailers Walmart and Target announced last fall that they would reduce or eliminate ingredients in household goods that they deem harmful to human health and the environment. The policies, which focus on cleaners and personal care products, were applauded by advocacy groups that are pushing...
Feb 19 2014
A team of researchers from the City of Hope in Duarte has developed a speedy way to identify drugs and chemicals that can disrupt the balance of sex hormones in human beings and influence the development and progress of diseases such as breast cancer. In a trial screening of 446 drugs in wide circulation, the new assay singled out the popular antidepressant paroxetine (better known by its...
Feb 16 2014
There is a major pro-inflammatory gene lurking inside the center of every cell. When this gene gets turned on the stage is set for the development of cancer. You can turn it off with food. NFkB (Nuclear Factor Kappa B) is a gene that mediates major inflammatory processes inside each and every cell in your body.  When this gene is turned  high levels of inflammatory molecules are...
Feb 14 2014
The World Health Organization caused alarm for some recently by releasing a report showing that we’re woefully unaware of the link between cancer and diet or lifestyle. In the WHO report, researchers stated that new cancer cases might reach 25 million per year in the next two decades, according to The Guardian. That’s a frightening 70 percent increase over current levels and suggests that we need...
Feb 12 2014
Mesnage, R, N Defarge, J Spiroux de Vendômois, and G-E Séralini. 2014. Major pesticides are more toxic to human cells than their declared active principles. BioMed Research International 2014 Article ID 179691 http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/179691 Synopsis by John Peterson Myers, Environmental Health News Testing of pesticides focuses on the active ingredient. But many other "inert"...

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