Official figures released by the UK’s Department of Health show that nearly half of the population in England are regularly taking prescription drugs to deal with a range of mental and physical illnesses. Cholesterol-lowering statins and anti-depressants drugs most often used.
We need to understand the distinction between two kinds of labeling. Voluntary labeling=“I own this health-food store, and I’m doing my best to sell you non-GMO products. All such products will carry a seal that says ‘Non-GMO’.”
Australia’s organic sales over 15 percent each year. Organic industry one of the fastest growing industries in Australia. Australia’s organic exports DOUBLED between 2012 and 2014. Australia home to largest number of certified organically farmed hectares in the world, with 22.69 million hectares.
Despite a cultivation and seed import ban of genetically modified (GM) oilseed rape in Switzerland, Monsanto and Bayer's GM plants have been introduced into the environment there, confirming fears that once the GM genie has been let out of the bottle it can not be put back.
Butter and other high fat dairy foods contain many anti-cancer factors; rich in nutrients that protect the heart. These include vitamin A. Eating fat does not make you fat.
Garlic, Honey, Cinnamon, Chocolate, Olive oil. Exercise both physically and mentally. Consume a diet high in fruits and vegetables, vitamin E, and contain plenty of fiber and antioxidants. Drink Herbal Tea.
Mayor of Hollywood, Florida mandating that all city-owned vending machines offer non-GMO, healthier snack choices. This decision made by Mayor Peter Bober will positively affect all 45 city vending machines and thousands of people who work in government offices every day.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued radiation guides called Protective Action Guides or PAGs which allows more radiation than any American has ever been exposed to.
As of December 31, the City of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada will be fluoride-free for the first time since October 4, 1954. A vote to end fluoridation took place in November of this year,unanimously accepted by the new Mayor and Council
1. Phytates from Soy Rob the Body of Essential Minerals. 2. Enzyme Inhibitors in Soy Cause Digestive Distress. 3. Soybeans can Block Production of Thyroid Hormone. Soybeans may actually rob the body of nutrients, destroy thyroid function.
Doctors, medical staff and supporters demonstrated in Moscow to say ‘no’ to healthcare reform, downsizing, will close 24 city hospitals, thousands of staff laid off; carried banners saying: "Save money on war, not on doctors," "No to reduction in medical facilities." Demanded a raise and called for officials responsible for the reform to be fired. Officials: cut expenses, focus better on preventative care.
The effects of fracking could be as dangerous as asbestos, thalidomide, or tobacco toxins, the UK’s leading scientist has warned, claiming the government has adopted the process without considering the side effects.
An extract of the spice turmeric, curcumin has been found to help patients with bronchial asthma and other related issues. Curcumin, the yellow pigment that gives turmeric its golden color, has varied pharmacological activities, widely recognized for its ability to inhibit inflammation.
A report from Walter Willett M.D.; Harvard School of Public Health 81% of Type 2 diabetes cases could be prevented through improvements in lifestyle and diet. 1. Apples, 2. Berries, 3. Salmon and Other Fatty Fish, 4. Cinnamon, 5. Ginger, 6. Apple Cider Vinegar, 7. Berberine, 8. Chocolate.
Mega-corporation General Mills forced to remove the label “100% Natural” from more than 20 of its products, including its Nature Valley snack bars and crispy squares.
Despite the risk of jail time, about 100 parents formed a group, Mama Cultiva or "Mama Grows," to share knowledge about cultivating marijuana to extract cannabis oil for their seizure-stricken children.
New Yorker misrepresents how GMO crops are created, fails to mention any of the risks of genetically engineered crops. FDA admitted “unexpected” changes can occur as result of utilizing techniques which biotech likes to rely upon.
An Australian state will conduct clinical trial of medical marijuana after thousands supported a pro-pot campaign. New South Wales may grow the plant on its own and include child patients into the scheme, the state premier told a cannabis conference.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev: Russia will no longer import GMO products,the nation has enough space, and resources to produce organic food.
If the Americans like to eat GMO products, let them eat it then. We don’t need to do that; we have enough space and opportunities to produce organic food.”
Unilever products: Hellmann’s mayonnaise Suave, Klondike, TRESemmé. Donating thousands to stop GMO labeling, file a lawsuit against vegan mayonnaise company, claim “false advertising, unfair competition.” Just Mayo “stealing market share from Hellmann’s.”Wants to “remove all jars from shelves, pay Unilever three times damages, and attorney’s fees.” Call their mayo something else, defines mayonnaise including “egg-yolk.
Harder for a critic of the US government, especially if the critic is Muslim, to enter the US than for a person infected with ebola. there are a number of Russians who cannot enter the US because of unilaterally imposed US sanctions, no sanctions against ebola.
Biotech expert C. Glenn Begley, the former Vice-President and Global Head of Hematology and Oncology Research at Amgen stated that a series of tests conducted under his supervision proved that out of 53 anti-cancer drugs that had been developed by “respected laboratories,” a total of 47 showed no noticeable improvements in patients’ health conditions (which amounts to 88%).
Researchers from the University of Auckland have discovered that olive leaf extract has the ability to decrease insulin resistance and increase the production of insulin by the pancreas. This is one of the main problems that most diabetes patients suffer from – the lack of proper insulin balance in the body.
US scientists have created a home device that replicates hundreds of complex and expensive lab tests by analyzing just one drop of blood. The constant monitoring offered by the device – which needs little training to use – could save millions of lives.
Long-term exposure to many Toxic Chemicals in products routinely used in salons can result in an array of negative health conditions. Numerous salon products contain ingredients associated with asthma, dermatitis, neurological symptoms and even cancer. Salon workers absorb these chemicals through their skin and breathe them in as fumes.
Ebola virologist Gary Kobinger: “the current Ebola strain appears to be far worse than any previous strain” could more easily be spread through aerosols than those previously identified, ”Maybe this is a different virus.”
Two cannabis components can have significant effect on size of cancerous tumors in the brain, especially when combined with radiotherapy; St Georges, University of London. The study says growths can virtually “disappear.” 85 cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, the two that had a positive effect were tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD.
In another attempt steer our kids away from unhealthy food, the feds spent a whopping $10 million on a video game about a “nightmare city” where people eat nothing but junk food. The object of the video game is to escape the “fat town.
The United States is being infected by Chagas, a deadly disease spread by the feces of a parasite nicknamed the 'kissing bug'. It bites sleeping victims, ingests the blood and defecates on them; patients then unknowingly rub the feces into open membranes. It is endemic to Mexico, Central America, and South America.
A new correlation study published in the Journal of Organic Systems has linked glyphosate, the primary ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide, Roundup, to an enormous increase in chronic diseases across the United States.
Researchers at Loyola University Chicago found a surprising health benefit; a natural solution for preventing brain inflammation and cell death that cause dementia, other neurological diseases including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. A fatty acid known as DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid. DHA found in fish oil.
negative health impacts Splenda can have on people: alter the healthy micro-flora of the gut making it more difficult for your immune system to work as it should while fueling gastro-intestinal diseases, may alter genes, causes obesity, shrinks the thymus gland by up to 40%.
Department of Agriculture: A potato genetically engineered to reduce amounts of potentially harmful ingredient in fries and potato chips approved for commercial planting. The potato’s DNA altered so less of a chemical called acrylamide suspected of causing cancer in people, is produced when potato is fried.
surreptitious addition to fast food burgers for several years now, and it seems to be on the rise. Oh, and it isn’t just in your burger. It is also being added to fries, shakes, sauces, onion rings, and just about every other item served at a fast food chain.
Dr Margaret Chan, director general of WHO said there is no Ebola vaccine because it had only affected poor African nations, criticised drugs companies for turning their backs on markets that cannot pay, highlighted an 'urgent need' to strengthen African healthcare systems.
Nurse Kaci Hickox, who has made headlines over the last few days by refusing to quarantine herself after returning from the Ebola front lines in Africa, turns out to have been trained as an "intelligence officer" under a two-year CDC program modeled after the U.S. military.
Boys exposed in the womb to high levels of a chemical found in vinyl products are born with slightly altered genital development, according to research published last week. The study of nearly 200 Swedish babies is the first to link the chemical di-isononyl phthalate (DiNP) to changes in the development of the human male reproductive tract.
Kellogg’s claims that, even though they don’t use genetically engineered ingredients in Europe, in the U.S., “consumer concerns about the usage of biotech ingredients in food production are low.”
Mary Kidson took seriously ill daughter to a world-renowned Belgian doctor When she returned to the UK, she found herself imprisoned and prosecuted. Last week the case against her at Worcester Crown Court collapsed For the first time she has now spoke of her fury that charges were brought against her.
African Governance Initiative (AGI) has said the number of Ebola cases in Sierra Leone is rising "frighteningly quickly," up to 9 times faster than it was just two months ago. Sierra Leone's rural areas are worst affected by the virus.
Feverfew (tanacetum parthenium), also known as wild chamomile, is no small herb. Its properties are so powerful it has been shown to outperform anti-leukemia chemo drugs. The active ingredient in feverfew, which is responsible for much of its healing power, is known as Parthenolide.
A Spanish nursing assistant who recovered from an Ebola virus infection has left the isolation unit where she was being monitored and moved to a normal room, a hospital statement said Saturday.
Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and has suspended, effectively immediately, the issuance of visas to residents of the West African countries battling Ebola.
The Australian Government Department of Health, Office of the Gene Technology Regulator, has received an application for a license from PaxVax to release their modified cholera bacteria on the population via vaccines
The American nurse who is being quarantined against her will after returning from a mission in West Africa says she may sue officials in the state of Maine if they refuse to lift the restrictions they’ve imposed.
Drug manufacturers that stand to profit immensely from the sale of Ebola vaccines say they require full legal immunity from any potential lawsuits that might arise when people are harmed by various adverse effects from these "emergency" drugs
Australia first Western country to impose a total entry ban on people from Ebola-stricken West African countries. Medical experts, UN agencies and African government leaders denounced the move as discriminatory and damaging for international efforts to combat the catastrophe.
Chinese studies which conclude that astragalus has been used to treat cancer for thousands of years successfully. It contains antibacterial and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients, high levels of antioxidants, ability to boost a weakened immune system, boost heart health, liver functioning, and reduce diabetes.
Center for Food Safety (CFS) has announced that genetic testing has confirmed the presence of soy that was genetically engineered by Monsanto for heavy pesticide exposure in infant formula now being sold in Portland, Oregon
Dear Friends, whether this is a real letter to the editor or a parody, I do not know, but it makes the point. In the backward third world collapsing state known as “the world’s only superpower,” even fewer protections exist for the population against ebola than are operative in Africa. No government anywhere is as incompetent as the one in Washington, D.C. The doctor returned from West Africa where he had been treating ebola patients to New York City with the disease undetected until he had had contact with many.
Doctor in New York City recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for Ebola Thursday, city’s first diagnosed case. Officials expected the disease to arrive in New York eventually, preparing for months; highlighted challenges of containment of the virus in a crowded metropolis.
According to the Media Advisory; “the $ 25 million ‘Factor GMO’ study will investigate the health effects of a genetically modified (GMO) crop that has been in our food and animal feed supplies for many years. It will answer the question: Is this GMO food and associated pesticide safe for human health?
As fear of Ebola infections spreads to developed economies, U.S. and British insurance companies have begun writing Ebola exclusions into standard policies to cover hospitals, event organizers and other businesses vulnerable to local disruptions.
Forced Ebola vaccinations are just around the corner due to fear of Ebola spreading through the U.S., but do we really want to trust an industry which already puts carcinogenic adjuvants into the vaccines used to “treat” measles, mumps, polio, rubella, cervical cancer, and more?
From the nurses description of the lack of any ebola protocols among the staff and the absence of isolation and protective suiting, it will be a miracle if large numbers of people were not infected. If you think you can have any confidence in health authorities, disabuse yourself of the idea by reading the nurses’ statement:
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.
The East African nation of Rwanda is requiring all visitors from the United States and Spain to self-monitor, fill out an extensive questionnaire and report their medical condition for the first 21 days of their visits because of the Ebola cases that have surfaced in the two Western countries.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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 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."
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.”
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called on people in country to remain calm after nurse in capital, Madrid, diagnosed with Ebola. Spain’s health system under fire over safety failures following the news. Spanish premier: government would “provide all information possible to public with total transparency.”
World Bank forecasts that the total economic impact of Ebola could exceed $32 billion. Authorities restricting shipments of goods. Fear of Ebola spreading faster than the virus itself, report describes potentially "catastrophic" economic consequences, including food shortages.
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