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pancreatic cancer and meat

Meat Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Swedish researchers have found that eating red meat significantly increases a man’s risk of pancreatic cancer, and eating processed meats increases both men’s and women’s risk of contracting pancreatic cancer – considered one of the deadliest cancers. The research, from Sweden’s National Institute...

chlorophyll and cancer

Chlorophyll Helps Prevent Cancer

A study from Oregon State University has confirmed that chlorophyll protects against the formation and growth of tumors. The research first analyzed a number of studies that have been done testing chlorophyll for cancer prevention, including those involving rainbow trout, mice and humans....

goji and vision

Goji Berries Keep Eyes Healthy

Following thousands of years of traditional use and other research leading to this conclusion, two recent studies have found that goji berries can benefit the eyes, and even prevent macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. In a Swiss study, 150 elderly persons aged between...

Turmeric and Parkinson's

Turmeric Helps Prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases

Turmeric is more than just a spice. Multiple studies have revealed that turmeric and its central constituent, curcumin, may help prevent and even treat nerve cell and brain cell disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. What is Turmeric? Turmeric is a powder...

Colony Collapse Causes

Film Exposes Bee Colony Collapse Cause

The honeybee is not just important because it supplies us with medicinal raw honey. The honeybee also pollinates many of the plants that produce our food. Without healthy honeybees, we will likely starve. The film, Vanishing of the Bees, reveals the primary causes...

Hexavalent chromium

Hexavalent Chromium Linked to Asthma

Researchers from George Washington University have linked allergic asthma to hexavalent chromium. The study found that inhaled particulates of the chemical – derived from manufacturing – can cause an inflammatory response that exacerbates allergic asthma. This study comes in the wake of other...

GMOs and DHA

DHA Algae Not GMO, Martek Says

After several health blogs published articles claiming that a microalgae source of DHA oil is genetically modified, the DHA-algae harvester, Martek announced that its DHA microalgae and algal oils are not genetically modified. Genetic modification of an organism takes place when a gene...

Algal DHA

Algal DHA Found to Lower Triglycerides and VLDL-c

Research from New York’s Rockefeller University has determined that DHA sourced from microalgae lowers serum triglycerides and Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in overweight adults, and reduces VLDL particle size. This conclusion was confirmed by a new meta-study from the Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute, which...

Pycnogenol and cognition

Pine Bark Increases Cognition and Memory

Biomedical researchers from Italy’s Chieti – Pescara University have found that pine bark extract in the form of a supplement called Pycnogenol® increases cognitive function, attention span and mental performance. The research investigated 108 healthy university students between 18 and 27 years old....

skin cancer and smoking

Smoking Linked to Skin Cancer

Researchers from Florida’s Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida have discovered that squamous cell skin cancer is linked to cigarette smoking among both men and women. The study was carried out among several cancer clinics, which screened cancer patients for...

allergies and brain function

Allergies Slow Brain Function

New research has discovered that allergies can slow brain function, as well as cause lethargy and a loss of energy. The research, led by allergy specialist Talal Nsouli, M.D., an associate professor at Georgetown University, studied 98 patients who suffer from seasonal and...