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Archive for the Month of September, 2005.
Viewing Science / Health NEWS articles 1 through 16 of 16.
- The highly regarded women's health chief at the Food and Drug Administration resigned Wednesday in protest of her agency's refusal to allow over-the-counter sales of emergency contraception.
- ...the British team suggests a reverse scenario: The remains of humans infected with classic CJD were fed to cattle, which became ill with a bovine version of the human disease, known as BSE or mad-cow disease. The remains of the animals would have been rendered and mixed into new batches of feed, infecting more animals. Eventually, a new version of the disease, vCJD, passed back into humans.
- The United States is losing ground in education, as peers across the globe zoom by with bigger gains in student achievement and school graduations, a study shows.
- MSG Hides Behind 25+ Names, Such As "Natural Flavouring" - MSG Is Also In Your Favorite Coffee Shops And Drive-Ups
- With a growing body of evidence mounting, National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers conceded today that intravenous vitamin C may be an effective treatment for cancer. Last year the same researchers reported a similar study but the news media failed to publish it.
- The Environmental Protection Agency's new rules on human testing, which the agency said last week would categorically protect children and pregnant women from pesticide testing, include numerous exemptions, such as one that specifically allows testing of children who have been "abused and neglected."
- Forget tougher punishments and hiring more police. The solution to crime and violence is on your dinner plate.
- The number of children being prescribed drugs for so-called behavioural disorders has soared to a record high, causing alarm that children are being unnecessarily "drugged into submission".
- The tolerances were requested by Dow AgroSciences, which is expanding its use of the pesticide sulfuryl fluoride (trade named ProFume) to fumigate food processing facilities and storage areas. Dow has never conducted crucial safety tests on fluoride residues yet scientific studies point to serious health risks from ingesting even small amounts.
- It is well known that mercury is a neurtoxin, the cause of autism and other cognitive maladies. It has been taken out of most vaccines but is still in tetanus shots and has actually been increased in the flu vaccine.
- An Idaho weatherman says Japan's Yakuza mafia used a Russian-made electromagnetic generator to cause Hurricane Katrina in a bid to avenge itself for the Hiroshima atom bomb attack — and that this technology will soon be wielded again to hit another U.S. city.
- Beer and spirits drinkers face a higher risk of colorectal tumours, but wine drinkers may have a lower risk, says a report in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
- There is a daunting amount of research studies showing that the widely acclaimed benefits on fluoride dental health are more imagined than real.
- Shamefully, they don't tell you how good the sun is for you or how harmful the chemicals are they recommend using to "prevent cancer." In fact, sunscreen does not even protect you from the form of skin cancer called melanoma -- the deadly skin cancer but also the least common.
- The race is on to build the first "space elevator" - long dismissed as science fiction - to carry people and materials into orbit along a cable thousands of miles long.
- A drug taken by 15,000 children in the UK has been found to increase the risk of suicidal thoughts, the Government's medicines safety watchdog says.
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