Monday, April 24, 2017

Ginger destroys cancer more effectively than chemotherapy – study

In a Georga State University study on the effects of ginger extract on living cells, researchers found that ginger extract induced growth-inhibition and death on cancerous cells, while leaving the healthy cells alone. ______ Ginger was found found to have virtually no side effects, which separates it from...

1 in 10 pregnant women with Zika virus had an infant or fetus who showed signs of birth defects

One in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika virus infections had an infant or fetus who showed signs of birth defects, according to a new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. ______ The CDC released the news today as part of its "Vital...

The best thing to do to reduce cancer risk to a minimum is to cut out smoking altogether

The dangers that secondhand smoke pose to growing children and unborn babies is well documented, but now researchers are adding another frightening health risk to the list — genetic changes associated with a common type of childhood cancer. ______ The study, published in this month’s edition...

Stress is actually killing you

There are new clues that the high levels of stress many people endure every day are taking a deadly toll. White, working-class Americans are dying in middle age at a rapidly increasing pace, reversing a long-standing trend toward greater life expectancy across all races and...

Study reveals a significant correlation between autism and cancer to human fetal DNA in vaccines

A study published in the volume of the Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology reveals a significant correlation between autism disorder (AD) and MMR, Varicella (chickenpox) and Hepatitis-A vaccines. ______ Using statistical analysis and data from the US Government, UK, Denmark and Western Australia, scientists at...

Over 300 million people over the world are trying to cope with depression, WHO

The World Health Organization has made some startling revelations ahead of the upcoming World Health Day as the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide turned out to be depression. ______ The WHO warned that currently over 300 million people over the world are trying...

Another GM food to avoid: GMO potatoes to be in store near you very soon – if they aren’t there already

If you prefer to avoid genetically modified foods, here’s another one to avoid. GMO potatoes will be joining GMO apples at a store near you very soon – if they aren’t there already. Last week, the FDA added their approval (again) to that of the...

People who smoke one pack of cigarettes a day cause 150 mutations in lung cells each year, study

People who smoke one pack of cigarettes a day develop an average of 150 extra mutations in their lungs every year, according to a new study that helps explain why smokers have such a higher risk of developing lung cancer. ______ Other organs were also affected,...

New activity discovered in our brain could change how we understand the body’s inner clock

Scientists thought that star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes were just supporting neurons. However, a new mouse study provides evidence that these cells play a big role in regulating the body's cycle. ______ ASTONISHING ASTROCYTES The various processes in the human body are governed either by daily or seasonal...

Vitamin D and Cancer: What you need to know

Vitamin D helps build healthy bones, but that’s not all it can do. More recent data point to other potential benefits, including staving off dementia and protecting against certain cancers, such as colon and breast cancer. ______ But how strong is the evidence? In a new study...

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