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Boosting Levels of Vitamin D ‘Could Cut Cancer by Up to 25%’
May 31, 2009 – 10:16 pm | No Comment
Boosting Levels of Vitamin D ‘Could Cut Cancer by Up to 25%’

By Harcharan Chandhoke
Giving everyone higher levels of vitamin D as part of a public health drive could cut the incidence of breast cancer by a quarter and bowel cancer by a third, scientists say.
The finding …

New Warning on Hormone Replacement
May 31, 2009 – 10:09 pm | No Comment
New Warning on Hormone Replacement

By ANDREW POLLACK
ORLANDO, Fla. — Hormone therapy taken by women to counter the effects of menopause can increase the risk of dying from lung cancer, researchers reported here on Saturday.
The findings represent the latest black …

How the Electromagnetic Field Can Influence Your Health
May 29, 2009 – 8:58 pm | No Comment
How the Electromagnetic Field Can Influence Your Health

It is a commonplace that space can exert influence on man. The sun flares trigger health problems in certain persons susceptible to weather changes. Aside from causing the tides, the Moon also activates the sleepwalkers. …

OZ Swine Flu Set to Take Off
May 29, 2009 – 6:08 pm | 2 Comments
OZ Swine Flu Set to Take Off

“On Wednesday morning there were 50 confirmed cases of swine flu in Australia. By last night (approximately 36 hours later)  that number had tripled.”

Health experts are warning Australians are in for a marathon – not …

What If’s And What Is’s
May 29, 2009 – 10:40 am | One Comment
What If’s And What Is’s

by Vermont Trotter
Knowledge is a funny thing.  You approach it like a rock or a stump when you are out for a walk on the beach or out in the woods.  You kick it over …

St. Louis Misery – A mother fights for return of abducted child
May 27, 2009 – 11:15 am | No Comment
St. Louis Misery – A mother fights for return of abducted child

The Court System of Missouri has had their brutal shackles coldly gripping the lives of Sonja De Vivo and her severed family for over a decade.  This is no run-of-the-mill ten year prison sentence; that …

Using Less Pesticide May Kill More Cockroaches
May 27, 2009 – 1:56 am | No Comment
Using Less Pesticide May Kill More Cockroaches

Anne Harding
Journal of Medical Entomology, May 2009
Wed, 27 May 2009 02:53 UTC
New York – An innovative cockroach control strategy that keeps pesticide use to a minimum is much more effective than the standard approach — …

Selenium in Diet – Overview
May 27, 2009 – 1:48 am | No Comment
Selenium in Diet – Overview

From the University of Maryland Medical Center

Selenium is an essential trace mineral. Small amounts of selenium are good for your health.

Function:
Selenium has a variety of functions. It helps make special proteins, called antioxidant enzymes, which …

Eating Just Two Brazil Nuts a Day Ensures Adequate Selenium Levels
May 27, 2009 – 1:37 am | No Comment
Eating Just Two Brazil Nuts a Day Ensures Adequate Selenium Levels

(NaturalNews) Brazil nuts are the best way to add selenium to your diet. A recent study at the University of Otago in New Zealand found that eating just two Brazil nuts a day is as …

Children Who Get Flu Vaccine Have 3 Times Risk of Hospitalization For Flu
May 27, 2009 – 1:34 am | No Comment
Children Who Get Flu Vaccine Have 3 Times Risk of Hospitalization For Flu

(May 20, 2009) — The inactivated flu vaccine does not appear to be effective in preventing influenza-related hospitalizations in children, especially the ones with asthma. In fact, children who get the flu vaccine are more …