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Orange Peels reduce LDL Cholesterol

A new study has found that a polymethoxylated flavonoid called nobiletin found in orange peels reduces very low density cholesterol (VLDL and LDL) levels. The researchers, from the Robarts Research Institute of London and Ontario, found that the secretion of LDL and VLDL...

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Serious Flaws in Colonic Review

An investigation into the references of a recent article published by the Journal of Family Practice shows serious flaws among the evidence and context of the information presented, according to some health experts. Some research was taken out of context, and others appear...

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Hi Fruct Corn Syrup Raises Triglycerides

A new study from the Department of Internal Medicine at Eberhard-Karls University in Germany has confirmed that high fructose corn syrup significantly raises triglyceride levels. The research was performed on twenty healthy volunteers with an average age of 30 years old. They were...

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Mediterranean diet reduces cancer risk

Researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France have found that the Mediterranean diet reduces cancer risk. The researchers studied 142,605 men and 335,873 women. They graded adherence to the Med diet with a 0-9 score. Among the whole...

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Study Proves Turmeric Anti-Cancer Agent

University researchers have found that turmeric and its phytochemical called curcumin inhibted the growth of colorectal cancer and throat cancer cells. The study showed that the growth of cell lines of adenocarcinoma HCT15, HCT 116, and human larynx carcinoma Hep G-2 were significantly...

Phthalate Plasticizers

Plasticizers Disrupt Human Hormones

Researchers from the University of Michigan have confirmed that common phthalate plasticizers DEHP, DBP and BPA disrupt human thyroid hormones associated with thyroid diseases. The research compared and analyzed the metabolites from urine and serum thyroid levels of 1,346 adults and 329 adolescents....

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HIV Worsened by Selenium Deficiency

Researchers from the University of Alabama’s School of Public Health have found that low levels of selenium relates to higher rates of HIV infections and a faster progression to AIDS. Those who had lower levels of serum selenium concentration had greater risk of...

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Arsenic Linked to Skin Cancer

Scientists working in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the National Health and Environmental Health Effects Research Laboratory have found that arsenic exposure may be linked to several types of cancer, particularly skin cancer, bladder cancer and lung cancer. The research...

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Massage Better for Low-Back Pain

A new study shows that massage is better than conventional medicine for chronic low back pain. The study randomly followed 401 adults with low back pain treatments who were given either Swedish-style “structural” massage, relaxation massage, or conventional back pain treatment. After three...

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Autism and Toxic Exposure

A new study from Stanford University School of Medicine has found that autism has more to do with environmental factors that from heredity. This has surprised some health professionals because several previous studies showed that genetic issues were the main factor. “Autism had...

Eucalyptus Trees

USDA Approves Drought-Causing Trees

After approving a request by GE tree company ArborGen to release 260,000 genetically modified eucalyptus trees, even though science shows that the invasive tree species causes droughts, the USDA has rejected a settlement with citizen groups opposing the release. ArborGen is being allowed...

Breast Implants

Are Breast Implants Really Safe?

The FDA just released a new report that breast implants are safe, but they are not safe enough to stay in for long. In 2010, according to the report, there were a total of 296,203 breast augmentations in the U.S. In addition, there...