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Sugary soft drinks linked to accelerated DNA ageing – study

October 21st, 2014
Categories: Health

Consumption of sugary soda drinks such as cola and lemonade may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing, say researchers who have studied the impact of the drinks in more than 5,000 people.

Rubber ducks can kill your sex drive, research finds

October 21st, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Rubber_ducks_can_kill_your_sex_drive%2C_research_finds/38712/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Rubber ducks, shower curtains and fast food could be preventing women becoming mothers because they contain chemicals which damage sex drive. Women with highest concentrations of "phthalates" in their bodies more likely to suffer low libido, researchers found. Phthalates used in plastics, disrupt hormones.

101st Airborne Won’t Get Full Protective Hazmat Suits for Ebola Mission in West Africa

October 19th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2014/10/101st-airborne-wont-get-full-protective-hazmat-suits-for-ebola-mission-in-west-africa/?PageSpeed=noscript

“They don’t need the whole suit – as such – because they’re not going to be in contact with any of the people,” the commander of U.S. troops in Africa said.

Monsanto Invests $1.5 Million Into Tekmira, The Company Making The Ebola Virus Vaccine - Video!

October 19th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://investmentwatchblog.com/monsanto-invests-1-5-million-into-tekmira-the-company-making-the-ebola-virus-vaccine/

Would it be wise to have Monsanto handle the production of the cure for the new scare virus, Ebola? For those who said no, unfortunate news is on your way. Monsanto has now invested $1.5 million into Tekmira, the company in charge of making a cure or vaccine for the Ebola virus.

Rat City! NY vermin carry 18 new viruses - scientists

October 19th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/usa/197268-rat-ny-viruses-pathogens/

A new study has found that New York City’s rats are hosts to at least 18 new viruses, never before encountered and unknown to science. There is a risk of a “a public health nightmare.”Two pathogens are similar to one that causes Hepatitis C.

Procter & Gamble, Largest Personal Care Company, Won’t Remove Cancer-Causing Ingredients from Products

October 19th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/proctor-gamble-remove-carcinogenic-ingredients-products/

P&G brands such as Tide, Pantene, Herbal Essence, and CoverGirl are packed with carcinogens and sold to customers without a warning on the label,asked repeatedly by consumer activist groups to remove these toxins from its products.

US can detect Ebola virus in seconds: Report

October 18th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/10/18/382670/us-can-detect-ebola-virus-in-seconds/

United States has minimally invasive test that can detect the Ebola virus to a few seconds.
American researchers working at the Department of Energy have developed the test in a laboratory in Knoxville, Tennessee and now they are attempting to find a partner to commercialize the know-how,

Russian government orders extra airport facilities to prevent Ebola

October 18th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/russian-governmentt-orders-extra-airport-facilities-to-prevent-ebola/

Airports in Russia will be equipped with extra facilities to prevent Ebola virus from spreading, Russian airports will soon receive special equipmen to prevent spread of the virus in the country; government’s press service. Over a thousand African students already under special medical control.

Mutant Ebola warning: Leading U.S. scientist warns deadly virus is already changing to become more contagious

October 18th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2798086/mutant-ebola-warning-leading-u-s-scientist-warns-deadly-virus-changing-contagious.html

U.S. scientist Peter Jahrling of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease: new strain of Ebola may burn 'hotter and quicker' This would mean that the disease would spread more easil, believes current Ebola outbreak may be caused by an infection that spreads more easily than it did before.

Busted: Popular “Non-GMO” Tortilla Chips Found to Contain 75% GMOs

October 18th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/busted-xochitl-tortilla-chips-branded-non-gmo-found-contain-75-gmos-consumer-reports/

Despite the non-GMO claims by Xochitl (pronounced “so-cheel”) and their Totopos de Maiz original corn chips, the Consumer Reports investigation found that the non-organic (supposedly non-GMO) varieties of the chips contain over 75% GMO corn, after testing 6 different packages.

Deadly Ebola epidemic in Senegal ends: WHO - Video

October 17th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/10/17/382635/ebola-outbreak-in-senegal-ends/

UN health agency hailed Senegal’s response to Ebola which “included identifying and monitoring 74 close contacts of the patient, prompt testing of all suspected cases, stepped-up surveillance at the country's many entry points and nationwide public awareness campaigns."

Mexico fails to grant access to cruise ship carrying Texas health worker

October 17th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/10/17/cruise-ship-carrying-texas-ebola-nurse-refused-entry-in-belize/

The cruise ship carrying a Texas health-care worker who “may have” handled lab specimens from Dallas Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is headed back to the United States after Mexican authorities failed to grant permission for the ship to dock off the coast of Cozumel, according to a Carnival spokeswoman.

Texas Restricts Movements of Hospital Workers Who Treated Ebola Victim

October 17th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014921361

No restaurants, grocery stores, movie theaters or other places where members of the public congregate. No travel by airplane, ship, long-distance bus, train, restrictions dozens of health care workers who treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan asked to follow for 21-day incubation period of the virus.

Republicans ramp up pressure for travel ban on citizens of nations affected by Ebola

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014920142

Republicans increased their calls for restrictions on travel to the U.S. from West Africa. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio,;“a temporary ban on travel to the United States from countries afflicted with the virus is something that the president should absolutely consider."

Dallas Hospital Staff Had No Ebola Training, Official Says

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014920177

Health care workers in Dallas hospital that treated a patient who died from Ebola and treated two nurses who contracted the disease never received in-person training on how to treat Ebola patients and avoid spreading the contagious disease, a top hospital official said at Congressional hearing today.

Africa Largely Stems Ebola Via Border Closings, Monitoring And Luck

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014920227

Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread on the continent to five countries, two of them appear to have snuffed out the disease. Officials credit tighter border controls, patient-tracking, other medical practices, and luck.

Ebola epidemic may not end without developing vaccine, scientist warns

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/16/ebola-vaccine-peter-piot-west-africa-epidemic

The Ebola epidemic, which is out of control in three countries and directly threatening 15 others, may not end until the world has a vaccine against the disease, according to one of the scientists who discovered the virus.

Jamaica bans travelers from Ebola-hit nations

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014920734

Jamaica has ordered an immediate ban on people who have traveled through the Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, joining a growing number of states to impose such restrictions. The ministry of national security said the ban covered persons traveling from or through" those West African countries, where 4,500 people have died of the disease.

bola crisis: US says Cuban medical support 'welcome'

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014920749

Cuba is a "welcome" addition to the fight against Ebola, a senior US official has said. A state department spokesman said the Cuban government was doing more than many others to contain the disease. "We welcome their support." The US has maintained an embargo on Cuba for more than five decades.

Ebola in America

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/10/16/pers-o16.html

Every new development in the Ebola outbreak in the United States further exposes the incompetent, indifferent and irresponsible character of the official US response to what the World Health Organization has called “unquestionably the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times.”

A Future Ebola Solution? Scientists Discover First ‘Virological Penicillin’ in Chinese Herb

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/ebola-scientists-discover-first-virological-penicillin-honeysuckle/

Researchers from China have discovered what they call the first ‘virological penicillin,’ which may prove to be the next ‘antibiotic for viruses.’ Even better news, it comes in the form of a natural, ancient Chinese herb.

Ebola Goes Global: Air France Quarantine 183 After 4 Cases in Madrid, Moscow Monitors 2 Students

October 16th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://21stcenturywire.com/2014/10/16/ebola-goes-global-air-france-quarantines-183-after-4-cases-in-madrid-moscow-monitors-2-students/

Air France quarantined a passenger airliner and 183 passengers at Madrid’s Barajas Airport, after 4 suspected cases there, including 1 passenger a Spanish missionary who returned from Liberia, was in contact with Ebola patients; rushed to Madrid’s Carlos III Hospital. Moscow, health officials monitoring 2 African students suspected of exhibiting Ebola symptoms

St Lucia, Colombia bar visitors from Ebola nations

October 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/C/CB_ST_LUCIA_EBOLA_TRAVEL_BAN?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-10-15-16-40-51

Caribbean island of St. Lucia issued to immediately bar entry to travelers coming from three West African nations overwhelmed with Ebola epidemics. Colombian government announced it would not allow in anyone who has traveled to five African nations within the preceding four weeks.

Breaking: Ebola Infects Second US Nurse In Dallas - Video

October 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/breaking-ebola-infects-second-us-nurse-dallas/

A second nurse within the United States has been tested positive for the ebola virus at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, despite stringent hospital precautions. The news comes as medical experts continue to debate the possibility of the virus’ mutation and the ease of its transmission.

5 things about Ebola you should know

October 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

UN's health watchdog, WHO ; there are 60 days left to contain the Ebola outbreak, 1. It has been here for decades. 2. There is no cure , 3. No adequate response, 4. The West is not prepared. 5. Epidemic cost: Tens of billions of dollars.

NIH: ‘Vaccinate the Whole Country’ with Experimental Ebola Vaccine

October 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/nih-united-states-experimental-ebola-vaccine/

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, wants to vaccinate the whole country with an experimental Ebola vaccine. GlaxoSmithKline working to create an experimental, fast-tracked Ebola vaccine.

Monsanto Losing Hundreds of Millions, Investors Pulling Out: End of GMO Giant to Come

October 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsanto-losing-money-investors-leaving-end-gmo-giant/

Increasingly large number of individuals will not stand for genetic manipulation of food. Hungary burning hundreds of acres of their GMO corn. Whole Foods to label all GMOs by 2018, other top grocery chains labeling and abandoning GMO-containing products.

World Health Organization says Ebola cases could reach 10,000 per week

October 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/10/15/ebol-o15.html

The number of new Ebola cases in Africa could grow as high as 10,000 per week, ten times higher than earlier estimates, according to projections the World Health Organization (WHO) reported Tuesday.

Ebola outbreak to get ‘a lot worse’ – UK Health Secretary

October 13th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/uk/195444-ebola-jeremy-hunt-nhs/

UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned the UK should prepare for Ebola to get “a lot worse,” called Ebola a “global public health emergency”while London Mayor Boris Johnson said there is “little doubt” a case of Ebola will be found in the UK, most likely in London.

70-90% efficiency: Russia to send Ebola vaccine to W. Africa in 2 months

October 13th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/195536-ebola-russia-vaccine-send/

In two months, Russia plans to send new experimental vaccine against Ebola to Africa. The efficiency of the drug, which is to be tested on the ground, is 70-90 percent. Russia’ Virology Institute preparing a whole group of genetically engineered drugs which can work both for disease treatment and prevention.

Sales of gas masks, bio-hazard suits and foil blankets soar as 'survivalists' prepare for Ebola epidemic - and warn others to store water

October 13th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2789194/stock-drinking-water-don-t-answer-door-neighbours-ebola-outbreak-advice-issued-families-sales-home-infection-control-kits-soar.html

Survivalists warned families would not cope if epidemic happened now Families 'mus prepare for worst in advance. Experts advise avoiding all human contact, stocking up on supplies. Worst case scenario: flee to uncontaminated area.

Ebola vaccine produced at two laboratories in Russia

October 13th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://en.itar-tass.com/russia/754070

Scientists in a Moscow region town andSiberian city of Novosibirsk have produced a vaccine against Ebola. Hopes in the fight against Ebola also lay in Triazaverine, a medicine developed by scientists at the Urals branch of the Academy of Sciences.

Political issues in the Ebola crisis

October 13th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/10/13/pers-o13.html

Ebola was a disease of remote rural areas that had killed only 1,500 people in 20 previous outbreaks over 40 years. The revolution in transportation means what happens in West Africa today can affect Dallas, Boston, Madrid and Rio de Janeiro tomorrow.

Global panic only just beginning: suspect cases popping up all over the globe

October 12th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com/2014/10/11/global-panic-only-just-beginning-suspect-cases-popping-up-all-over-the-globe/

Fears are growing Ebola virus has hit a new continent, missionary in Brazil undergoes tests for the infection. A person in Quebec with symptoms of the Ebola virus is being treated. Czech Republic registers its first case of suspected Ebola, who returned from Liberia 22 days ago.

Russia Ready to Introduce New Ebola Vaccines in Six Months: Russian Health Minister

October 12th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://en.ria.ru/russia/20141011/193961655/Russia-Ready-to-Introduce-New-Ebola-Vaccines-in-6-Months-Russian.html

Russian virologists are planning to introduce vaccines to fight Ebola within the next six months, the country's Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova stated Saturday. Russia has begun the creation of special drugs that will also be used for the prevention and treatment of Ebola.

Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola

October 12th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014915930

A health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for Ebola. The employee helped care for Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.

US starts Ebola screening at JFK airport - Video

October 11th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/10/11/381844/us-starts-ebola-screening-at-jfk-airport/

US started conducing screening of West African passengers at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday to halt the spread of Ebola, carried out by teams armed with thermal guns , also ask travelers to fill out relevant questionnaires. Five US airports screening passengers from West Africa.

Cuba leads fight against Ebola in Africa as west frets about border security

October 11th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/12/cuba-leads-fights-against-ebola-africa

Single biggest medical force on the Ebola frontline has been Cuba. 165 Cuban health workers arrived in Sierra Leone last week, the first batch of a total of 461. Western governments more focused on stopping the epidemic at their borders than actually stemming it in west Africa.

Brazil Hospitalizes First Patient with Ebola-Like Symptoms

October 10th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://en.ria.ru/society/20141010/193888042/Brazil-Hospitalizes-First-Patient-with-Ebola-Like-Symptoms.html

The first suspected case of Ebola has been reported in Brazil where a man from Guinea, one of the affected West African countries, was hospitalized overnight with symptoms consistent with the lethal Ebola virus disease; Brazilian Health Ministry.

The girl with the hazard tattoo: Duma scrutinizes ‘tramp stamp’ dangers

October 10th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/politics/194880-russia-tattoo-warning-law/

The Russian parliament has started debating a bill making tattoo artists warn their clients about the possible dangerous consequences of getting inked. The sponsors are especially concerned about women who were getting tattoos in the small of the back.

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