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  • 9/23/2008
    A new study out of the University of Pittsburgh made the startling discovery that sedentary older people who start an exercise routine become more fit and burn more fat than people who diet but don't exercise.
  • 9/20/2008
    A new study, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association found that subjects who had the highest levels of BPA in their urine had nearly three times the incidence of heart disease and two-and-a-half times the incidence of diabetes compared to those with the lowest levels.
  • 9/18/2008
    Past research has established broccoli as helpful in preventing cancer, macular degeneration, heart attacks, strokes, and complications of diabetes. Now, a new study shows that broccoli also helps prevent COPD, the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.
  • 9/16/2008
    When it comes to cancer, knowledge doesn't necessarily equal better health practices. And, most of the cancers in North America are those associated with affluence, cancers of the colon and rectum, breast, and prostate.
  • 9/13/2008
    Studies have shown that older men stand a higher chance of fathering babies with autism, dwarfism, and schizophrenia.
  • 9/11/2008
    A new study out of Johns Hopkins has found that, even at low levels, exposure to the heavy metal arsenic may lead to a fourfold increase in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
  • 9/9/2008
    Scientists at Yale University School of Medicine announced that they have just concluded a study affirming that BPA affects brain structure and brain function--interfering with learning ability, memory, and mood.
  • 9/5/2008
    The FDA Globalization Act, intended to impose stricter safety standards on domestic and imported foods, drugs, medical devises, and cosmetics the proposed legislation indeed seems to offer improved consumer protections - at least, at first glance.
  • 9/2/2008
    A new study has found that those who contract non-melanoma skin cancers, which normally are nonfatal, stand double the risk for developing other cancers, compared to those who never had skin cancer.
  • 8/28/2008
    Antibiotics have dramatically reduced H. pylori bacteria populations, thus reducing stomach ulcers and gastric cancer, but if may also be responsible for rising obesity rates, f esophageal cancer, and childhood asthma.
  • 8/26/2008
    Researchers have found that the average person inhales up to 300 times more free radicals a day from airborne pollution than from smoking a cigarette.
  • 8/24/2008
    A new study has found that women recovering from breast cancer stand an increased risk of recurrence even after five years of post-surgery chemotherapy and hormone treatment.
  • 8/22/2008
    On August 22, 2008, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a final ruling that allows food producers to zap fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce with enough radiation to kill micro-organisms such as E. coli and Salmonella that can cause illness among consumers.
  • 8/21/2008
    A new study has found that when kids consume high levels of dairy, they develop greater bone density and more bone-mineral content.
  • 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.

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