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Iranian researchers produce anti-cancer nano-drug

April 26th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2015/04/27/408247/iran-nanodrug-anticancer-curcumin

Iranian researchers have produced a nano-drug which has proven effective in battling treatment resistant cancers. Research has proven that curcumin, which is found in turmeric, has anti-cancer and cancer preventing properties apart from its anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties,

Texas Pushes for GMO Labeling with Introduction of New Bill

April 26th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/texas-pushes-for-gmo-labeling-with-introduction-of-new-bill/

State Representative Carol Alvarado from Houston has filed HB 3499, a GMO labeling bill that would require all food sold in Texas to be clearly marked to inform the consumer that they contain genetically modified ingredients.

Pepsi Removes Artificial Sweetener Aspartame From Diet Pepsi

April 25th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/pepsi-removes-artificial-sweetener-aspartame-from-diet-pepsi/

Following the wave of corporations responding to consumer activism like never before, Pepsi has announced that it will be removing the artificial sweetener aspartame from its Diet Pepsi product.

Vermont Becomes First to Have Mandatory GMO Labeling

April 23rd, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/breaking-vermont-wins-gmo-labeling-law/

Vermont became the first state to become GMO-labeled. GMO labeling rulewill become effective July 1, 2016. Attorney General Bill Sorrell: GMO labeling law gives ample time to food manufacturers to change their products or lose an entire state’s business.

Is The U.S. Food Supply Cursed?

April 22nd, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://endoftheamericandream.com/

7 million turkeys and chickens killed, result of bird flu outbreak in the United States, spread to states of Minnesota, Iowa, California, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wisconsin. Scientists mystified why it is moving so rapidly, has potential to kill entire flock of chickens or turkeys in 48 hours.

Monsanto sued in Los Angeles County for false advertising

April 21st, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.examiner.com/article/monsanto-sued-los-angeles-county-for-false-advertising?CID=examiner_alerts_article

Class action lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles County, California against the Monsanto corporation. The suit alleges that Monsanto is guilty of false advertising by claiming that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, targets an enzyme only found in plants and not in humans or animals.

Strawberries Found to Help With Insulin Resistance and Obesity Related Disease

April 21st, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2015/04/strawberries-found-to-help-with-insulin.html#more

Previous research found that strawberries could help prevent throat cancer. Study: "Strawberry Polyphenols and Insulin Resistance: a dose-response study in Obese Individuals with Insulin Resistance. Cherries are another fruit that are researched for help with diabetes.

Booming Organics: U.S. Farmers Forced to Import Organic Crops to Meet Non-GMO Demand

April 20th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/booming-organics-u-s-farmers-forced-to-import-organic-crops-to-meet-non-gmo-demand/

Due to massive government subsidies given to farmers to grow genetically engineered crops in the past, U.S. food manufacturers and farmers are now being caught blindsided by the sweeping demand for non-gmo and organic crops. In a twist of irony, this is driving a massive increase of organic crop imports from nations that are largely free of bioengineering.

UK Man Quits Chemo and Beats Cancer with Cannabis

April 19th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2015/04/uk-man-quits-chemo-and-beats-cancer.html

David Hibbitt's attempts at traditional cancer treatments of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy failed to get rid of his stage-three bowel cancer. Cannabis oil was a last ditch effort, and it worked. claims his recovery is due to taking cannabis oil.

Argentina: 30,000 doctors and health professionals demand ban on glyphosate

April 19th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/argentina-30000-doctors-and-health-professionals-demand-ban-on-glyphosate/

International Agency for Research on Cancer: glyphosate is a probable carcinogen. Argentina’s union of doctors and health professionals, FESPROSA, issued a statement of support of its 30,000 members behind the decision. Physicians Network of Sprayed Peoples (RMPF): Where glyphosate falls, only GMOs can grow. Everything else dies.”

Roundup Chemicals Linked to Cancer of the Lymph System

April 18th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/roundup-chemicals-linked-to-cancer-of-the-lymph-system/

Glyphosate exposure was found to be positively associated with a particular type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – called B cell lymphoma. Human blood is not ‘Roundup Ready.‘

Drinking Too Much Iced Tea Led to Arkansas Man's Kidney Failure: Doctors

April 17th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/weird-news/drinking-too-much-iced-tea-led-arkansas-mans-kidney-failure-n334931

Doctors traced an Arkansas man's kidney failure to an unusual cause — his habit of drinking a gallon of iced tea each day. They ruled out several potential causes before stumbling on a reason for the 56-year-old man's kidney problems: He said he drank about 16 8-ounce cups of iced tea every day. Black tea has a chemical known to cause kidney stones or even kidney failure in excessive amounts.

USDA Announces Record Number of Organic Producers in U.S

April 16th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://govtslaves.info/usda-announces-record-number-of-organic-producers-in-u-s/

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); organic industry continues to show remarkable growth domestically and globally, 19,474 certified organic operations in the United States 27,814 certified organic operations around the world. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack: “As demand for organic products continues to soar, more producers are entering the organic market.”

Consumers buying more organic products, new data show

April 15th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10141067822

U.S. sales of organic products jumped 11 percent last year to more than $39 billion. U.S. organic operations has grown 250 percent since the government started certifying organic products 2002, according to Agriculture Department. Much of the growth is in nonfood items like textiles and personal care items. Sales jumped 14 percent last year, totaled more than $3 billion.

“Future-Proofing”: Where Surgical Removal of Body Parts is Sane, But Eating Healthy is Crazy

April 13th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.nutritionalanarchy.com/2015/04/13/future-proofing-where-surgical-removal-of-body-parts-is-sane-but-eating-healthy-is-crazy/

Orthorexia is an obsessive-compulsive process characterized by extreme care and selection of pure ‘healthy’ food. Orthorexics obsessively avoid foods which contain artificial colours, flavours, preservant agents, pesticide residues or genetically modified ingredients, unhealthy fats, foods containing too much salt or sugar and other components. Preparation, kitchenware used are part of the obsessive ritual. Treatment of orthorexia require a multidisciplinary team of physicians, psychoterapists and dietitians. In some cases, antiserotoninergic drugs may be required as part of the treatment.

Cancer detection by dogs are 98% accurate

April 12th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://refreshingnews99.blogspot.in/2015/04/cancer-detection-by-dogs-are-98-accurate.html

Italian study backs up tests carried out by the charity Medical Detection Dogs, which is based in Buckinghamshire.

Dr. Oz Slams Glyphosate, Monsanto, and Regulators Allowing its Release - Video

April 11th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/dr-oz-slams-glyphosate-monsanto-and-regulators-allowing-its-release/

Appearing live with Dr. Oz was pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, Scott Faber of the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and food advocate Robyn O’Brien. Early in the episode, Dr. Oz stated for the record: “My goal is to always have an open and honest conversation, you all know that, but I couldn’t get anyone to appear on the show that supports glyphosate. I reached out to the Grocery Manufacturers of America, Crop Life America, and Monsanto and they all declined to be on the show.”

Want to Stay Mentally Sharp? Eat Your Greens!

April 8th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/want-to-stay-mentally-sharp-eat-your-greens_042015

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago tracked the diets and cognitive abilities of more than 950 older adults for an average of five years. They found a significant decrease in the rate of cognitive decline for participants who consumed greater amounts of green leafy vegetables.

Hunger for Organic Foods Stretches Supply Chain

April 6th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://investmentwatchblog.com/hunger-for-organic-foods-stretches-supply-chain/

Organic-food output that has failed to keep pace with surging consumer demand, U.S. retail sales of organic food more than tripled to $32.3 billion over the decade through 2013.

Monsanto Employee Admits an Entire Department Exists to “Discredit” Scientists

April 6th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsanto-employee-admits-an-entire-department-exists-to-discredit-scientists/

Monsanto employee, Dr. William “Bill” Moar, who gives talks on Monsanto’s products to reassure everyone that they are safe, revealed that Monsanto had“An entire department” dedicated to “debunking” science which disagreed with theirs.”

Feds admit medical pot works on brain tumors — but they’re going after users anyway

April 4th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2015/04/feds-admit-medical-pot-works-on-brain-tumors-but-theyre-going-after-users-anyway/

U.S. government-funded research group tasked with studying drug abuse and addiction, researchers are admitting that marijuana is useful in killing off specific types of brain tumors, following announcement by Department of Justice this week that it will continue to prosecute medical marijuana cases against individuals in defiance of Congress.

Report Finds Gerber Baby Food Filled with GMOs

April 3rd, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/gerber-baby-food-filled-with-insecticidal-gmos/

One of Gerber’s popular baby food items has been found to be full of insecticidal GMOs. Lab tests have confirmed that Gerber’s Lil’ Crunchies snacks are full of Roundup Ready, insecticidal GMO ingredients. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued policy statement recommending children’s exposure to pesticides be reduced.

Study: Fruit and vegetable pesticides may cut sperm count by nearly half

March 31st, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/?p=113221

The study, published in the journal Human Reproduction found that men who ate the largest amount of fruits and vegetables with high levels of pesticide residue had a 49 percent lower sperm count and a 32 percent lower percentage of normally-formed sperm than men who consumed the least amount of produce with pesticides.

76% Of Doctors Approve Use of Medical Marijuana

March 31st, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: https://www.intellihub.com/76-doctors-approve-use-medical-marijuana/

2013 survey, 76% of polled physicians said they would prescribe cannabis (if legalized) to aid their patients. Results were published in the New England Journal of Medicine May 30. Responses from 1,446 doctors from 72 different countries, 56 states and provinces in North America were recorded.

Garlic salve 'can kill superbug'

March 31st, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.midhurstandpetworth.co.uk/news/national/garlic-salve-can-kill-superbug-1-6663219

A garlic-based "potion" listed in a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon manuscript has been found to kill off MRSA superbug. Recipe of cow bile, oxgall, wine and two species of Allium - garlic and onion or leek originally concocted as a treatment for eye infections, was spotted in a copy of Bald's Leechbook. Tests shows that the mixture kills up to 90% of MRSA bacteria,

“GM-Free” Domino’s Caught Selling GMO-Laden Pizzas

March 31st, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/gm-free-dominos-caught-selling-gmo-laden-pizzas/

Domino’s has been caught selling genetically modified ‘Frankenfood’ pizzas to customers while claiming to be ‘GM-free’ on its website, according to research by campaign group GM Freeze.

5 Reasons Monsanto Will Continue Losing Money in 2015

March 31st, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/5-reasons-monsanto-will-continue-losing-money-in-2015/

Monsanto is facing major financial downturn amid the backlash from consumers over their GMO creations and international rejection of various GMO exports. 1. 96% Want Their GMOs Labeled. 2. Fast Food is Failing. 3. The Spread of Information. 4. GMO Labeling. 5. International Agencies Declare Monsanto’s Products as Poison.

Top Gov’t. Scientists Say No to Vaccines for Their Kids -

March 30th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/top-govt-scientists-say-no-to-vaccines-for-their-kids_032015

Albuquerque Journal: 2.3% of kids in Los Alamos public schools don’t get vaccinated. Their parents have received exemptions, highest rate of non-vaccination in the state. We’re talking about parents who work at the US Los Alamos Labs, with advanced degrees in science.

Healthy Eating Causes Spice Industry Boom

March 27th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://sorendreier.com/healthy-eating-causes-spice-industry-boom/

Spice industry is growing mid to single digit rates— 3-5 percent — whereas packaged food are barely growing or are slightly negative. McCormick & Company (the most popular spice brand in the U.S. with $4.2 billion in annual sales), has benefitted from the nutritionally conscious consumer. Sales grew 6 percent over previous year, is projected to rise.

These Toxic Chemicals Found to ‘Wreck Your Hormones’

March 27th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/these-toxic-chemicals-found-to-wreck-your-hormones/

“Global experts in this field concluded that infertility and male reproductive dysfunctions, birth defects, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and neurobehavioral and learning disorders were among the conditions than can be attributed in part to exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

Pesticide Lobbyist Refuses to Drink Glyphosate After Claiming It’s Safe to Drink - Video

March 26th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://patriotrising.com/2015/03/26/pesticide-lobbyist-refuses-to-drink-glyphosate-after-claiming-its-safe-to-drink/

Dr. Patrick Moore shot down an offer to drink a glass of the herbicide after initially telling a French filmmaker that humans could “drink a whole quart of it” without seeing any harmful effects.

Monsanto Asks World Health Organization to ‘Retract’ Cancer Link

March 25th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsanto-asks-world-health-organization-to-retract-cancer-link/

Just days after the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer released a report publicly declaring the well-known link between Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide and cancer, Monsanto is calling on the agency to issue a ‘retraction.’

Marijuana Compound Superior to Drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease

March 24th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/marijuana-compound-superior-to-drugs-for-alzheimers-disease/

Adding to the list of numerous diseases that medical marijuana has already helped to heal – cancer, rare muscular diseases, arthritis, seizures, and more - compounds in the plant have also been shown to positively impact Alzheimer’s disease. This is important because the degenerative disease affects more than 5 million Americans.

Antibiotic Use In Meat Is Soaring

March 21st, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10141045635

Journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: Soaring demand for meat across the world has caused a major uptick in amount of antimicrobial drugs in pork, beef and poultry. Pig farmers using four times as much antibiotics as cattle ranchers. Poultry a close second.

Monsanto Pesticides Cause Cancer, United Nations Claims

March 20th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://sputniknews.com/environment/20150321/1019807803.html

Monsanto's cash cow weedkiller Roundup probably causes cancer, according to a new report from the United Nation's cancer research organization. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), published a report in the journal Lancet Oncology on Friday with findings on three pesticides, including Monsanto's best-selling brand.

Roundup a 'probable carcinogen,' WHO report says

March 20th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10141045031

A report published Friday in the journal The Lancet Oncology says glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, is a "probable carcinogen."

Food industry waging a bitter battle over proposal on added-sugar labels

March 18th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://patriotrising.com/2015/03/18/food-industry-waging-a-bitter-battle-over-proposal-on-added-sugar-labels/

Proposal considered by Food and Drug Administration would add a new line to labels on packaged products noting how many teaspoons of sugar had been added. Governor of Massachusetts implored the administration to rethink its proposal. Governor of Wisconsin protested too. So did government of Australia, which warned the move could violate international trade agreements.

McDonald’s Antibiotic-Shift Sparks Deep Pressure for Chicken Providers

March 18th, 2015
Categories: Health

Following McDonald’s’ announcement that it intends on removing certain antibiotics from chicken products, food providers feeling pressure to make similar shifts. Influenced by the fast food giant’s decision, Tyson, KFC, and even Costco are making moves to push antibiotics out of their food.

Coca-Cola Caught Paying ‘Health Leaders’ to Say Soda is ‘Healthy Snack’

March 17th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/coca-cola-caught-paying-health-leaders-to-say-soda-is-healthy-snack/

According to a new report, many health writers, bloggers, and spokespeople are being compensated in order to push toxic soda onto the public as a health drink.

General Mills Sued for Dumping 15,000 Gallons of Cancer Chemicals into Air and Water

March 12th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/general-mills-sued-for-dumping-15000-gallons-of-cancer-chemicals-into-air-and-water/

A class action lawsuit against the maker of Cheerios, Yoplait yogurt, and Pillsbury cinnamon rolls was just certified by a federal judge. Minneapolis residents claim that General Mills polluted their air and water with more than 15,000 gallons of carcinogenic solvents that have seeped into homes.

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