Guinea declared “health emergency” as people killed by the Ebola virus in the West African nation reached 377. More flights to West African countriescancelled. Region waits for arrival of experimental drugs. 1,000 doses of Zmapp, been barely tested on humans, on their way from the US.
The chemical triclosan linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals. Regulators reviewing whether it’s safe to put in soap, cutting boards and toys. Companies are phasing it out. Minnesota bans it in many products. ColgatePalmolive Co.’s Total toothpaste contains it.
World Health Organization (WHO): Ebola outbreak death toll 1,013 as the virus spreads through the West African countries. Ebola virus spreads through direct contact with infected blood, feces or sweat. It can also be spread through sexual contact or the unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.
A mysterious condition has left dozens of horses sick and owners searching for answers the high desert. KCAL9’s Tom Wait met with several owners Wednesday whose horses have been affected by a rare condition.
Friday Moscow blocked most grain,dairy imports from Ukraine; iafter discovering contaminants in them. Also planning to block European fruit and vegetable as well as US poultry due to pests and harmful levels of antibiotics.
A state of emergency has been declared in northwest Ohio after about 400,000 people were warned not to drink water as tests revealed the presence of a toxin in it. Residents told not to boil the water because it will increase the toxin’s concentration, not use the water for bathing children.
The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa is outpacing efforts to contain it. African leaders have agreed on tougher measures to stop the disease, while the US is preparing facilities to treat its two infected citizens. Outbreak is moving faster than efforts to control it.
“Consumers have to be informed of harmful ingredients; “Excessive consumption leads to obesity, harms lungs, heart, kidneys, liver.” “Packaging of such products should have threatening pictures showing diseases that can be caused by fast food.” McDonald’s in Russia, declined to comment.
The patient is expected to arrive ‘within the next several days’, the university said in a statement
Pan-African airline ASKY has suspended all flights to and from the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone, and the Liberian football association cancelled games as fears grow of the spread of the Ebola virus.
Drug-resistant malaria is dangerously spreading in South-East Asia,in central Burma, southern Laos, and north-eastern Cambodia according to a recent study. “Radical action” is needed to prevent it from spreading further.
Department of Defense has deployed biological diagnostic systems to National Guard support teams in all 50 states. amid growing fears the Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus might spread outside of West Africa. The portable systems are designed for “low probability, high consequence” scenarios.
Oregon's largest coal-burning power plant is expected to shut down in a few years, but that doesn't mean coal is dead.
Since it was detected in March, the number of cases attributed to Ebola in the West African nations of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea stands at 1,201, including 672 deaths. Two U.S. doctors contracted the virus while trying to stop the spread of the infectious disease.
The state of Michigan decided to direct its minimal resources to crack-down on a few small food co-ops in the city of Standish for offering farm-fresh food.
U.S. Organic Trade Association (OTA) found that the 2013 figures represent the fastest growth in purchase and consumption of organic food in five years, exceeded $35 billion for the first time. In Ireland, figures report a growth of the organic retail market, another fast-emerging organic food market is India.
Runaway Ebola-Infected Woman Dies As US Doctor Tests Positive For Virus (ZeroHedge. It continues to go from bad to worse for Africa’s “deadliest ever” Ebola epidemic which has officially claimed well over 600 lives, and unofficially many more.
woman diagnosed with MS after losing the ability to walk claims her symptoms were actually the result of mercury poisoning from dental fillings. now back to full health, having had the fillings she claims were responsible, removed.
Pig farmers in United States feed controversial drug ractopamine to their livestock to 60%, 80% of domestic pigs, cattle to make them grow leaner before slaughter. Food and Drug Administration approved it 15 years ago, claim was safe to use. Can cause increased heart rates in humans. EU baned.
An entire Chinese town of 30,000 people has been quarantined off from the rest of the country after a man living in a nearby village died from bubonic plague. Police have now had the old town of Yumen city in Gansu province sealed off for more than a week; Xinhua state media agency.
colon cancer, dietDid you know that a diet high in dairy might just increase colon cancer survival? New research by the American Cancer Society, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, reveals that a diet rich in dairy products may slightly prolong the lives of people diagnosed with colon cancer.
The man who got pneumonic plague hospitalized. thought to have contracted infection from his dog, likely exposed to plague-infected fleas near Denver. Three additional residents had direct contact with the dog, had mild symptoms, according to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environmen.t
Mexico is restricting television advertising for high-calorie food and soft drinks. Restrictions also imposed on similar ads at the cinema. UK, Norway and Quebec province in Canada, have bans on advertising junk food in children's television.
Over 60 percent of breads in the UK contain pesticide residues, according to analysis of government data generated by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA) expert committee on pesticide residues in food (PRIF). 25 percent contain traces of multiple toxins, the research reveals.
Ginger; used since antiquity,new studies prove Zingiber officinale (ginger) can help with proper insulin release, lipid metabolism, and has demonstrated antihyperglycemic effects. has shown outstanding protective effects on diabetic liver, kidney,eyes, reduces neural system complications.
The new documentary film Mobilize warns of the health dangers from cell phone radiation. Now a new study in the journal Pediatrics shows that there are less-predictable health risks from using smartphones, tablets and laptops, including rashes from the frequently used metal, nickel.
Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture: genetic engineering of food a thorough success for feeding the hungry, improving nutrition and reducing use of pesticides. People who oppose GMOs or want them labeled are alarmists so it should not be allowed.
Charles Benbrook serves on the USDA’s AC 21 Agricultural Biotechnology Advisory Committee: 2,4-D chemicals causes neurological disorders, kidney, liver damage, reproductive failure, disruption of endocrine system, cancers, pollute drinking water, cause damage that can't be undone.
Aside from increasing heart cancer risks, women given radiation treatment (or even mammography screenings) for breast cancer are 8 times more likely to develop lung cancer within 5 years of treatment.
Consumers are boycotting Kellogg’s. Kellogg’s corn flakes and other food-like products that the company makes are full of Bt Corn. The EPA has registered Bt corn as a pesticide since the crop makes its own insecticide. shown to cause health problems.
Carolinas HealthCare, which runs more than 900 care centers, including hospitals, nursing homes, doctors’ offices, and surgical centers, has begun plugging consumer data on 2 million people into algorithms designed to identify high-risk patients so that doctors can intervene before they get sick.
Included experts from all over the world to discuss glyphosate agreed that glyphosate is harming our ecosystem, and human life as the industrial agricultural model of farming requires ever-more herbicide use. Solutions to the prevalent use of glyphosate were also discussed.
Blood transfusions containing genetically engineered cells could be the future of countering germ warfare, according to new research sponsored by DARPA, which hopes modified blood cells could help neutralize biological toxins deployed against soldiers.
Latest drilling techniques for obtaining gas, which drill horizontally as opposed to the more traditional vertical drilling, shows a higher rate of leaking methane. Results suggest that hazardous leaks of methane could pose potential obstacles for drilling across the nation,
Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology: active chemicals in marijuana can help treat multiple sclerosis and similar diseases. The active compounds, namely THC and CBD, are able to do so by inhibiting inflammation of the spinal chord and brain. “Cannabinoids, possess anti-inflammatory properties.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) tried to undo latest legally voted GMO labeling laws, but Thurston County Superior Court Judge Christine Schaller ruled the states’ case against the (GMA) will move forward, rejecting the GMA’s motion to dismiss the case on constitutional grounds.
Arizona State Senator Kelli Ward held a forum to discuss public concerns regarding white vapor trails in the skies. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) representatives Sherri Zendri and Beth Hager were on hand to answer questions from residents who claim planes are spraying chemicals.
Studies link breast cancer to aluminum poisoning. Women use antiperspirants filled with aluminum. Women suffering from cancer were found to have genotoxic cancer profiles, breasts were full of aluminum. Known to interfere with estrogen balance, cause DNA changes.
meat in the US labeled with country of origin, it now includes details, where the animal was born, raised, and slaughtered. The move is hailed by meat consumers meat industry opposed the measure. Country of Origin Labeling rule went into effect in May of 2013.
A document by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) contains misleading information, politically charged language to sway lawmakers into rejecting GMO labeling laws at state level. Monsanto campaign to convince public GMO labeling is unconstitutional.
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