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  • 8/19/2008
    A recent study at the Harvard School of Public Health found that eating even moderate amounts of soy significantly reduces male sperm count.
  • 8/15/2008
    Helen Morrogh-Bernard, a primatologist from the University of Cambridge in Great Britain, reported in the International Journal of Primatology that she observed orangutans preparing an anti-inflammatory balm and self-administering it.
  • 8/13/2008
    A government funded study has determined that if current trends continue, 100% of Americans will be obese within 40 years causing scientists to develop a pill that replaces the need for exercise!
  • 8/11/2008
    A new study out of Kansas State University has confirmed that marinating meat sharply reduces the level of cancer causing HCAs (heterocyclic amines).
  • 8/8/2008
    A 2001 study published in Oncology found that by pre-loading cancer cells with iron and then administering artemisinin, the cancer killing effectiveness was almost 100 percent within 24 hours.
  • 8/5/2008
    A recent study found that only those who maintained an exercise regimen of an hour a day managed to maintain a weight loss of 10 percent or more over 2 years.
  • 8/1/2008
    As soon as Coke and Cargill were ready to patent stevia, the FDA miraculously produced research it can believe in.
  • 7/28/2008
    A new study reveals that there's no evidence supporting the common practice of removing the ovaries during a hysterectomy and that it can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease sevenfold.
  • 7/24/2008
    A new study has found a strong link between eating nuts when pregnant and having asthmatic children.
  • 7/19/2008
    A series of studies and plenty of anecdotal evidence have found a relationship between bisphosphonates and spontaneous fractures, often preceded by aching and bone pain.
  • 7/17/2008
    The Agriculture Department has labeled the recent reality of 5.3 million pounds of E.coli contaminated ground beef as Class I, which carries a high health risk.
  • 7/15/2008
    A new study finds that if antioxidants (polyphenols) arrive in the stomach at the same time as free radical rich food, then the antioxidants stop these toxic materials from getting any farther into the body.
  • 7/12/2008
    A new study out of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey on early-stage prostate cancer found that hormone therapy treatment did nothing at all to prolong survival.
  • 7/10/2008
    The American Academy on Pediatrics just recommended new guidelines that would subject more than 30 percent of all kids between the ages of two and ten to cholesterol screening tests.
  • 7/8/2008
    When it comes to skyrocketing obesity rates, everyone seems to have a theory: go low-carb, high-carb, high-protein, raw, cut portions, do aerobics, weight train, and still, the pounds keep piling on the population at large.
  • 7/2/2008
    A new report indicates that chemicals used in vinyl shower curtains can cause serious damage to the liver as well as to the nervous, reproductive, and respiratory systems.
  • 7/2/2008
    Researchers have found that subjects in the US and Europe burned an equivalent number of calories on a daily basis when compared to subjects in non-industrialized, developing countries and even when compared to wild animals.
  • 6/30/2008
    A study out of Johns Hopkins in Baltimore has shown that depressed people have a stunning, 42- percent increased risk of developing diabetes when compared to people who aren't depressed.
  • 6/27/2008
    A study out of Virginia Commonwealth University found that eating a large breakfast rich in carbohydrates, protein, and fat leads to the loss of far more weight and body fat than eating a restricted-calorie, low-carb breakfast.
  • 6/24/2008
    A new study has found that by making dietary and lifestyle changes, people can alter cancer genes and radically reduce their cancer risk.
  • 6/20/2008
    A recent study from Cardiff University in Wales found that antibacterial wipes--which hospitals routinely use to disinfect surfaces--spread germs rather than eradicate them.
  • 6/16/2008
    With consumers nationwide toppling over from eating tainted tomatoes, the media has focused on the question of where in the world the salmonella-infected tomatoes come from.
  • 6/13/2008
    Researchers found that for every 10-microgram increase in pollution above the 12-mcg level, your risk of toxicity and deep vein thrombosis goes up by 70 percent.
  • 6/10/2008
    A new study out of the Boston Children's Hospital found that 40 percent of children between the ages of eight-months to two years are deficient in vitamin D.
  • 6/6/2008
    If your cell has become as close to you as your wallet, here's something to consider. Cell phones emit enough radiation to pop corn.

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