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Poisons in our tea

As I post this, I'm drinking a big pot of green tea. My cupboard is full of a dozens tins of cheap Chinese tea. Aagh! Tea was supposed to b…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

11 18 hours ago
Reply by Bertold Brautigan

Ebola contagion through air

I've seen numerous news claims that Ebola isn't easily transmitted. This rests on the idea that Ebola doesn't pass through the air the way…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 on Monday

Hazardous Poultry

Discover magazine reports that there's been a surge of antibiotic resistant urinary tract infections traced to E. coli contaminated poultry…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Aug 12
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

You might be fat because your grandma's pesticide exposure

Pesticide linked to three generations of disease: Methoxychlor causes epigenetic changes Methoxychlor , also called Chemform, Methoxo, Meto…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 25

Are you taking too many antioxidants

James Watson proposes a radical new explanation for disease and inflammation. Hydrogen peroxide, an oxidant, helps new proteins stabilize t…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

6 Jul 17
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Smoking tied to suicide

Smoking appears to alter mental health in such a way to increase suicide tendencies. Smoking may contribute to suicide risk Cigarette smoke…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Jul 17
Reply by Plinius

If stressed, don't eat a high fat meal

Weighty issue: Stress and high-fat meals combine to slow metabolism in women New research indicates that women who are stressed have their…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jul 16
Reply by Plinius

HEPA filter to protect your brain

"New research shows that exposure to even relatively low concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) can significantly impair cogniti…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 20

Oxytocin for anti-aging

'Trust hormone' oxytocin helps old muscle work like new, study finds New research indicates that oxytocin, the hormone associated with love…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jun 14
Reply by Grinning Cat

Pesticides vastly more toxic than their active principles

Major Pesticides Are More Toxic to Human Cells Than Their Declared Active Principles It sounds sensible enough, test the "active ingredient…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Jun 3
Reply by Idaho Spud


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