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PFAS Contaminated Water May Effect Many More People Than the 6 Million Reported

According to scientists, the number of Americans drinking PFAS-contaminated water may be much higher than the 6 million figure initially reported. A recent Harvard Harvard study found that almost across 30…

zika

“Zika Is Now Here” – Mosquitos in US Causing Infection

“Zika is now here,” said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Saturday. Although many Americans had brought back infection from abroad…

diabetes

Scientists Successful In Growing “Mini-Stomachs” That Produce Insulin When Transplanted

A team of researchers has succeeded in creating mini insulin-producing organs that can be implanted into a diabetic animal to maintain glucose levels, progress towards what they consider the future…

Cancer In China Kills 2.8 Million Per Year, Study Finds

In China last year, approximately 2.8 million people died of cancer, and 4.3 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed, according to a new study by researchers at…

zika

America Has The Right Type Of Mosquito For The Zika Virus – Yale Epidemiologist

The Zika virus, which has caused a surge in infant birth defects in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years, and which has now spread to the U.S.,…

tuberculosis in Ethiopia

Tuberculosis – Surprising Diversity In Ethiopian Strains May Rewrite History

“Virgin soil” hypothesis of African tuberculosis burden now challenged by new “European wave” hypothesis Ethiopia is a hotspot for tuberculosis infection, ranking third among African countries and eighth…

suppliments

80% Of Health Supplements At GNC, Target, WalMart, Walgreens Contain None Of Supplements Claimed on Label

Health products expected to be of the highest quality — those sold in America’s top drugstore and retail giants — are actually often worthless and sometimes harmful, according…

weight loss surgery

Weight-Loss Surgery Explained: How It Reduces Sugar Cravings

Weight loss surgery curbs the sweet tooth by acting on the brain’s reward system, according to a study published November 19 in Cell Metabolism. The researchers found that gastrointestinal…

healthy foods

“Healthy Foods” Differ By Individual

Ever wonder why that diet didn’t work? An Israeli study tracking the blood sugar levels of 800 people over a week suggests that even if we all ate…

processed meat

Processed Meat Is Carcinogenic – World Health Organization

Salami, sausage, ham and bacon — the latest study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has found a strong link between processed meat and bowel cancer,…

Plant based diet

Plant-Based Diet For First Time Ever Recommended In US Federal Guidelines

Nutritional experts of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recommend a predominantly plant-based diet for health and environmental reasons. As was recently shared in the article, “8 Nations…

mayonnaise

Non-Egg “Mayo” May Need New Name After FDA Warning Letter

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to the makers an eggless mayonnaise-like spread called Just Mayo, telling the food company that they cannot call…

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