Harmful if swallowed – The dangers of food irradiation

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

Food irradiation was implemented to eradicate potentially harmful substances that pose health risks to consumers. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has long ago approved irradiation for products including meats, fruits and vegetables. While eliminating dangerous bacteria sounds like a step in the right direction, the research behind food irradiation is highly flawed.

Harmful if swallowed – The dangers of food irradiation

 

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Team shows how antibiotics enable pathogenic gut infections

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

A new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine could help pinpoint ways to counter the effects of the antibiotics-driven depletion of friendly, gut-dwelling bacteria.

Team shows how antibiotics enable pathogenic gut infections

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Blue Gold : World Water Wars (Trailer)

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

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Whole fruits linked to lower diabetes risk, while fruit juices may increase risks: Harvard study

In CategoryBlood Glucose Conditions, Food and More
ByRuss Bianchi

Eating more whole fruit may help to lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, while increased consumption of fruit juices may be linked to higher risks, according to new research.

Whole fruits linked to lower diabetes risk, while fruit juices may increase risks: Harvard study

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Vaccine industry pushing false fearmongering polio campaign in Israel

In CategoryVaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

Setting the record straight, there has not been a case of polio in Israel since 1988. However, Israel monitors for the presence of polio and has discovered polio virus in sewage in several cities.

 

Vaccine industry pushing false fearmongering polio campaign in Israel

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Surprise, surprise: Soft drinks cause behavioral problems in young children, research proves

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Beverages
ByRuss Bianchi

It is safe to say that the link between soda consumption and health conditions like diabetes and weight gain has been clearly established by a plethora of scientific research published in recent years.

Surprise, surprise: Soft drinks cause behavioral problems in young children, research proves

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Monsanto’s GMO Corn Linked To Organ Failure, Study Shows

In CategoryGenetic Modification
ByRuss Bianchi
If you’ve ever wondered if genetically modified (GMO) products are really safe for consumption, this latest study may have you checking and re-checking labels to make sure no GMO ingredients are present, as the International Journal of Biological Sciences has shown that Monsanto’s GMO corn is linked to organ damage in rats.
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Fixing the fizz: Something’s sticky in the state of US soda…

In CategoryBeverages
ByRuss Bianchi

So who’ll clear up the mess? Big soda is unfairly shouldering the brunt of the blame for the US obesity epidemic, and the industry is fighting a losing battle to turn the tide in developed markets after a dismal summer.

Fixing the fizz: Something’s sticky in the state of US soda…

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Eli Lilly accused of spending millions of dollars to bribe doctors in China

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

Nearly every major pharmaceutical company is now facing criminal charges for breaking the law somewhere in the world, with Eli Lilly and Co.’s alleged bribery escapades in China currently capturing top headlines globally.

 

Eli Lilly accused of spending millions of dollars to bribe doctors in China

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China Drug Probe Leads to Tougher Market, Ipsen CEO Says

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

Chief Executive Officer Marc de Garidel said it’s becoming more complicated to do business in China as doctors change habits amid a widening local probe of the pharmaceutical industry.

China Drug Probe Leads to Tougher Market, Ipsen CEO Says

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How to get fresh water out of thin air

In CategoryWater
ByRuss Bianchi

In some of this planet’s driest regions, where rainfall is rare or even nonexistent, a few specialized plants and insects have devised ingenious strategies to provide themselves with the water necessary for life: They pull it right out of the air, from fog that drifts in from warm oceans nearby.

How to get fresh water out of thin air

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GMO Wheat in Oregon Remains a Mystery

In CategoryFood and More, Genetic Modification
ByRuss Bianchi

Just how a patch of genetically modified wheat wound up in a farmer’s field in northeastern Oregon last spring remains a mystery.

GMO Wheat in Oregon Remains a Mystery

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Wal-Mart, Walgreens found selling chemical used to manufacture deadly nerve gas weapons based on Nazi science research

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

Wal-Mart, Walgreens and other large U.S. retailers have been found selling a chemical that can be used to manufacture deadly nerve gas weapons.

 

Wal-Mart, Walgreens found selling chemical used to manufacture deadly nerve gas weapons based on Nazi science research

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‘Overeating’ infant formula linked to higher risk of obesity, suggests study

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Weight Health
ByRuss Bianchi

Infants that are encouraged to consume high levels of formula and foods form a young age may be at a much higher risk of obesity in later childhood and adulthood, warn researchers

‘Overeating’ infant formula linked to higher risk of obesity, suggests study

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Eli Lilly accused of spending millions of dollars to bribe doctors in China

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

Nearly every major pharmaceutical company is now facing criminal charges for breaking the law somewhere in the world, with Eli Lilly and Co.’s alleged bribery escapades in China currently capturing top headlines globally.

Eli Lilly accused of spending millions of dollars to bribe doctors in China

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Alert: GMO oranges now under development

In CategoryFood and More, Genetic Modification
ByRuss Bianchi

Unknown to many, since 2005, a large portion of America’s orange supply has been under attack by a bacterium that is carried by the psyllid (a jumping plant lice) and sours oranges, leaving them half green. The disease, which has already cost Florida growers more than $4.5 billion, has been labeled citrus greening. Ricke Kress is the president of Southern Gardens citrus and in charge of two and a half million orange trees in the state of Florida.

Alert: GMO oranges now under development

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Rani Therapeutics™ Secures Series B Funding; Round Led by Google Ventures

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

Rani Therapeutics today announced it has closed its Series B round of funding, led by Google Ventures.  InCube Ventures, a life sciences venture fund that invests in breakthrough medical innovations, and VentureHealth, a healthcare crowdfunding portal, also joined the round.

Rani Therapeutics™ Secures Series B Funding; Round Led by Google Ventures

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Fetal exposure to BPA has now reached 100 percent; Plastics chemical contaminating everyone

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, BPA, Plastics, Bottled Water, Toxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

New research published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science & Technology completely debunks the government lie that the plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) is neither harmful nor persistent in humans at current exposure levels. Originating out of California, this latest assessment of fetal exposure to BPA has concluded that 100 percent of both young and unborn children now have BPA circulating in their bloodstreams, suggesting universal exposure to this ubiquitous toxin.

Fetal exposure to BPA has now reached 100 percent; Plastics chemical contaminating everyone

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Ten things the mainstream media didn’t tell you about the Seralini GM corn study

In CategoryAgriculture, Farming, Etc, Genetic Modification
ByRuss Bianchi

It has been almost a year now since French researcher and scientist Gilles-Eric Seralini published his groundbreaking study on the deleterious effects of eating Monsanto’s genetically-modified (GM) corn, and there are still millions of people out there who are confused about its controversial findings.

 

Ten things the mainstream media didn’t tell you about the Seralini GM corn study

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Neurotoxins from crops accumulate in meat and lead to insulin resistance

In CategoryAgriculture, Farming, Etc, Food and More
ByRuss Bianchi

Physicians and researchers across the world are overwhelmed by the booming numbers of people being diagnosed with obesity and diabetes.

Neurotoxins from crops accumulate in meat and lead to insulin resistance

 

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Epigenetics in action: Mouth bacteria activate cancer genes that cause colorectal cancer

In CategoryCancer
ByRuss Bianchi

Two new studies recently published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe help further clarify the role that human bacteria play in cancer development, a process that is still poorly understood by many experts.

 

Epigenetics in action: Mouth bacteria activate cancer genes that cause colorectal cancer

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FDA to begin fast-tracking even more dangerous Big Pharma drugs

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to expand the list of drug types eligible for its so-called “Fast Track, Accelerated Approval and Priority Review” process, which is really just a fraudulent shortcut method for drug companies to rush potentially-deadly new drugs to market without appropriate regulatory review.

FDA to begin fast-tracking even more dangerous Big Pharma drugs

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TED talks now routinely censoring scientists who share ideas on consciousness

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

The “TED talks” organization, once founded on the idea of spreading good ideas, has become the new priesthood of status quo dogma. The TED organization doesn’t want you to hear the really important, breakthrough advancements in scientific thinking, and to enforce that intellectual ignorance, it has resorted to censoring and suppressing two of the most important scientists our world has ever produced.

TED talks now routinely censoring scientists who share ideas on consciousness

 

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Fast Food Nutrition: Junk Food’s Effect On Your Body

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

Fast food nutrition should make up a minimal part of a healthy diet. Fast foods and junk foods are high in fat, sodium and sugar, which can lead to obesity and a range of attendant health problems, including diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Here are the facts about how excessive junk food consumption affects your body

Fast Food Nutrition: Junk Food’s Effect On Your Body

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The healing powers of moringa

In CategoryMoringa Benefits
ByRuss Bianchi

In a remote valley of Congo, on a farm with splendid views of lush green mountains, I stand amidst a plantation of young moringa trees. The green leaves glisten in the African sun, the seed pods hang in curls. I pull a tender young leaf and chew on it, enjoying the fresh, pleasing taste. The Belgian couple growing this crop plans to cash in on an up-and-coming trend and their timing appears to be just right.

The healing powers of moringa

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US drinking water sanitation still a concern: CDC

In CategoryWater
ByRuss Bianchi

While U.S. water sanitation has improved, bacteria-laden drinking water continues to cause disease outbreaks, according to a report released Thursday by federal health officials.

US drinking water sanitation still a concern: CDC

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Twelve highly toxic chemicals to banish from your home

In CategoryToxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

1. DEET (N, N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide) is the most common active ingredient in insect repellents. One-third of all Americans use this repellant, which has been shown to be toxic to the central nervous system. Natural insect repellant solutions exist; otherwise, candles with eucalyptus oil or citronella oil in the area will do the trick.

Twelve highly toxic chemicals to banish from your home

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Hidden toxins? Researchers warn of potential hidden harm in pregnancy diets

In CategoryDiet, Pregnancy
ByRuss Bianchi

Pregnant women regularly consume foods and drinks that contain toxins believed to pose a potential risk to developing babies, say researchers

Hidden toxins? Researchers warn of potential hidden harm in pregnancy diets

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Allpax research eyes $12bn microwave packaging market

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

Allpax has launched research into how its sterilization technique works on different microwave packaging formats and materials.

Allpax research eyes $12bn microwave packaging market

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One baby in every 46 born with a congenital anomaly says new report

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health
ByRuss Bianchi

One baby in every 46 was born with a congenital anomaly in 2011 according to the third annual report by the British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers, released today.

One baby in every 46 born with a congenital anomaly says new report

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US: Rice is safe, despite small levels of arsenic

In CategoryFood and More
ByRuss Bianchi

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says consumers should not worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice—but should vary their diets just in case.

US: Rice is safe, despite small levels of arsenic

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Car windows may not protect from sun

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

Car windows are designed to protect you in an accident. But they won’t necessarily protect you from the sun. Automotive glass must meet a host of government standards in the U.S. and elsewhere. It has to let in the maximum amount of light to help drivers see. It has to shatter into tiny pieces instead of shards that might hurt occupants in a crash.

Car windows may not protect from sun

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Doctors resign from UC Davis after getting caught infecting cancer patients’ brains with fecal bacteria

In CategoryCancer
ByRuss Bianchi

Sometimes, things happen that are so shocking that not only do they defy belief, but they defy explanation. For instance, why a pair of neurosurgeons with decades of education and training would throw it all away on a goofy, if not novel, medical procedure that had no prior track record.

 

Doctors resign from UC Davis after getting caught infecting cancer patients’ brains with fecal bacteria

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Processed grains ruining your mental and physical health: Research

In CategoryFood and More
ByRuss Bianchi

Despite the clamoring from fanatical advocates of various diet types, one, single diet is not appropriate for everyone.

 

Processed grains ruining your mental and physical health: Research

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U.S. Panel Approves Smithfield Deal

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

A U.S. committee that reviews mergers between American companies and those overseas has given clearance to the proposed sale of Smithfield Foods Inc. to a Chinese company.

U.S. Panel Approves Smithfield Deal

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Unbelievable waste as government-purchased medications routinely incinerated

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

In the highly regulated government medical system in Great Britain, the waste, fraud and abuse continues to astound even those who are used to its rampant inefficiencies.

 

Unbelievable waste as government-purchased medications routinely incinerated

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Thousands rally against GMOs in Hawaii

In CategoryGenetic Modification
ByRuss Bianchi

Protesters in Hawaii’s Garden Isle, Kauai, marched to show their support for the “Right to Know” Bill

Thousands rally against GMOs in Hawaii

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FDA targets free-range, pastured poultry and eggs with ridiculous new draft guidance pushing for all chickens to be raised indoors

In CategoryAgriculture, Farming, Etc, Food and More
ByRuss Bianchi

America’s small farmers are once again under attack, this time by a new draft guidance issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that threatens to eliminate truly free-range and pastured poultry and eggs.

FDA targets free-range, pastured poultry and eggs with ridiculous new draft guidance pushing for all chickens to be raised indoors

 

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Harvard meta-analysis provides more evidence that ‘1st line of defense against weight gain is to reduce or stop drinking sugary drinks’

In CategoryBeverages
ByRuss Bianchi

Data from over 200,000 adults and children ‘provides evidence’ that consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages promotes weight gain, says a new meta-analysis from heavyweight Harvard researchers.

Harvard meta-analysis provides more evidence that ‘1st line of defense against weight gain is to reduce or stop drinking sugary drinks’

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US farmers continue David vs Goliath battle against Monsanto

In CategoryAgriculture, Farming, Etc, Genetic Modification, Products, Health Dangers, Etc, Toxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

Group of farmers brings challenge to patents on Monsanto’s GM seed to Supreme Court.

US farmers continue David vs Goliath battle against Monsanto

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Push for GM crop approvals in Pakistan continues

In CategoryGenetic Modification
ByRuss Bianchi

Pakistan’s National Biosafety Committee has just postponed commercialization of Bt cotton and GM corn but the pressure continues.

Push for GM crop approvals in Pakistan continues

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Weeding out Monsanto in Canada

In CategoryUncategorized
ByRuss Bianchi

You might have missed it, but this spring thousands of people across Canada came out to 38 rallies organized by farmers and their supporters. In addition to these April 9 rallies, people inundated their MPs with letters and petitions, emailed, made phone calls, and asked for meetings. They were responding to a call from the National Farmers Union – Ontario for a day of action against the release of genetically modified (GM) alfalfa in Canada.

Weeding out Monsanto in Canada

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Vaccine company used NSA-like Internet surveillance to circumvent parental concerns about vaccination safety

In CategoryVaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

You’d have to be living in a cave to have not heard recently that the National Security Agency has been caught using its incredibly vast and powerful infrastructure to eavesdrop on virtually all Americans’ electronic communications. What you probably didn’t know, however, is that a vaccine company – GlaxoSmithKline – has been caught using NSA-like Internet surveillance to circumvent concern by parents regarding vaccination safety.

 

Vaccine company used NSA-like Internet surveillance to circumvent parental concerns about vaccination safety

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10 outrageous (but true) facts about vaccines the CDC and the vaccine industry don’t want you to know

In CategoryVaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

Prepare to be shocked. Here are 10 outrageous (but true) facts about vaccines the CDC and the vaccine industry don’t want you to know:

10 outrageous (but true) facts about vaccines the CDC and the vaccine industry don’t want you to know

 

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Do vaccines cause autism? Must-see new video reveals the systematic suppression of evidence of vaccine-damaged children

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Vaccines
ByRuss Bianchi

There is systematic suppression in the United States on the truth about the links between vaccines and autism. Drug companies and the federal government have conspired to deny parents of vaccine-damaged children their day in court by creating a kangaroo “vaccine court” that offers no due process whatsoever (and therefore violates the civil liberties of Americans).

 

Do vaccines cause autism? Must-see new video reveals the systematic suppression of evidence of vaccine-damaged children

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Antibiotics directly responsible for allowing deadly superbugs to take hold in the gut: Research

In CategoryDrugs and Drug Companies
ByRuss Bianchi

New research out of Stanford University in California has proven that commercial antibiotics are a major cause of, and not a solution to, the deadly “superbug” epidemic currently sweeping the globe.

Antibiotics directly responsible for allowing deadly superbugs to take hold in the gut: Research

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Toxins in our homes: carpeting, carpet cleaners and vacuums

In CategoryToxins, Pollution, Contaminants, Chemicals, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

EPA studies have shown that indoor air levels of many pollutants are at least twice as high as outdoor levels. Since many people spend as much as 90% of their time indoors, this is a significant health concern. The products we use to clean our homes and our clothes, as well as the items we use to cook and store our food are often the source of these health dangers.

Toxins in our homes: carpeting, carpet cleaners and vacuums

 

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RTE cereals: The childhood obesity culprits?

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Weight Health
ByRuss Bianchi

Manufacturers of high-sugar ready-to-eat cereals are misleading and confusing kids in child-targeted TV advertising, researchers claim.

RTE cereals: The childhood obesity culprits?

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Infant food flop: Study finds nutritional faults in popular brands

In CategoryBaby/Children/Teen Health, Food and More
ByRuss Bianchi

The majority of infant weaning foods available in the UK do not provide the nutrient density and diversity of taste and texture needed in this formative stage and may encourage bad sweet tooth habits in the future, research has claimed.

Infant food flop: Study finds nutritional faults in popular brands

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US pork inspection pilot proves unsuccessful

In CategoryAgriculture, Farming, Etc
ByRuss Bianchi

A new US meat inspection programme for pork plants has proved unsuccessful in detecting contaminated products.

US pork inspection pilot proves unsuccessful

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