Archive for August, 2012 :

The Origins Of Google Earth
August 31st, 2012

Digital maps on smartphones are brilliantly useful tools, but what sort of information do they gather about us – and how do they shape the way we look at the world?

Genius Female Chimpanzee Found to be Smarter than U.S. High School Students
August 31st, 2012

Natasha repeatedly demonstrates skills and reasoning that escape modern-day high school students.

Get More Sleep And Significantly Lower Your Risk Of Stroke And Heart Disease
August 28th, 2012

Insufficient sleep patterns or excess sleep is now seen as a modifiable risk pattern exerting as much influence on disease outcome as diet, physical activity or smoking a pack of cigarettes per day.

Bacteria Found In Public Water Comes From The Treatment Filters, Not From The Water Source
August 28th, 2012

Researchers hope their findings lead to more sustainable water treatment processes that utilize fewer chemicals and result in tap water containing lower levels of byproducts that pose public health risks.

Food Shortages May Force World Population To Go Vegetarian
August 27th, 2012

Water scarcity’s effect on food production means radical steps will be needed to feed population expected to reach 9bn by 2050

Eliminate And Avoid Mosquitoes Naturally
August 23rd, 2012

Mosquitoes are attracted to standing water, where they breed – thus the best way to avoid attracting them is to reduce the amount of standing water on your property.

Male Mice Exposed to Chronic Social Stress Have Anxious Female Offspring
August 22nd, 2012

Research suggests that a woman’s risk of anxiety and dysfunctional social behavior may depend on the experiences of her parents, particularly fathers, when they were young.

Excellent Nutrition On A Budget – Boost Your Health, Eat Organic While Saving Money
August 22nd, 2012

Organic varieties of certain foods are even becoming the standard at some grocery stores, as many growers and producers are switching to organic just to keep up with demand.

Mediterranean Diet With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Prevents Bone Loss And Lowers Cardiovascular Risk
August 22nd, 2012

Mediterranean-style foods are packed with antioxidants that aid cellular function and polyphenol-rich olive oil, shown to lower systemic inflammation and risk from many chronic diseases.

The Only Way To Completely Heal Breast Cancer
August 21st, 2012

Breast cancer should not be something to fear but rather a call to go deeper in this journey called life.

Spinach Influences Gene Expression To Cut Colon Cancer Risk In Half
August 21st, 2012

Research demonstrates how spinach consumption neutralizes carcinogens in cooked foods to alter cancer stem cells and slash colon cancer risk.

Cocoa Consumption Shown To Reduce Blood Pressure
August 21st, 2012

Researchers have discovered that consuming dark chocolate or cocoa daily – both of which are rich in plant compounds known as flavanols – could lead to a slight dip in your blood pressure for a short while.

Dangerous Experiment in Fetal Engineering
August 21st, 2012

Risky prenatal use of steroid to try to prevent intersex, tomboys and lesbians.

Researchers May Have Found Amelia Earhart’s Plane Debris
August 20th, 2012

Researchers on an expedition to the South Pacific to discover the fate of Amelia Earhart and her navigator say they have spotted a field of manmade debris in an underwater video taken in waters off the Republic of Kiribati.

Medical Patients who Follow Strict GMO-Free Diets Experience Dramatic Health Recovery
August 20th, 2012

In their quest to achieve better health, many patients with chronic illness are finding that GMOs are one of the primary culprits responsible for exasperating and even causing their persistent conditions.

Montreal First Peoples’ Festival Brings Aboriginals and Non-Natives Together
August 20th, 2012

Once again, Quebec’s summer-­festival capital of Montreal was suffused with the colorful sights and rhythmic sounds of aboriginal culture during the first week in August.

Risky Prenatal Use of Steroid to Try to Prevent Intersex, Tomboys and Lesbians
August 20th, 2012

In short, U.S. doctors have injected at least a thousand pregnant women with hazardous, non-FDA-approved synthetic steroids (without warning them of the risks) in fetuses that may be genetically prone to those traits.

Low Vitamin D Raises Risk Of Mortality By 30 Percent In The Elderly
August 20th, 2012

A research team from Oregon State University has found that among older adults, especially those who are frail, low levels of vitamin D can lead to a much greater risk of death.

Melt Away Health Harming Belly Fat With A Nutrient-Rich Diet
August 20th, 2012

Certain foods have been found to specifically target abdominal fat, by integrating these foods into a balanced diet, a leaner and more healthful body is possible.

How Your Food Choices Can Save The Planet
August 20th, 2012

What’s good for the environment is also good for our health, too.

Philadelphia Woman Faces $600-a-Day Fine for Feeding Needy Children
August 18th, 2012

A Pennsylvania woman who offers free lunch every day to low-income children in her neighborhood faces a $600-a-day fine next summer if she continues because she did not clear the food giveaway with township officials.

Men in Maritime Disasters Save Themselves First
August 18th, 2012

“women and children first” is a myth.

Boy Or Girl? Mothers Can Control Outcome
August 17th, 2012

Speculated that the overall body condition and health of the mother affected the outcome of her child’s sex.

Cancer Patients with High Vitamin D Levels Live Longer
August 16th, 2012

The risk of dying from cancer is more than 2.5 times higher in patients with low vitamin D levels compared to patients who have high levels of the same vitamin.

Facebook Spies On Chats For Suspicious Behavior
August 16th, 2012

Citing the need to watch for potential sex offenders, Facebook is using software that tracks private conversations for suspicious behavior and keywords before alerting Facebook employees who then decide whether to pass the information on to police.

Easy Tips For Growing Superfoods In Your Home Garden
August 16th, 2012

The superfood designation has been applied mostly to exotic food sources that contain very little bulk, few calories, but are high in nutritional value.

How Dogs Get Dry in 1-Second Shake
August 16th, 2012

Furry mammals can shake themselves 70 percent dry in just a fraction of a second, according to new research.

Finding Love Without Meat Or Dairy
August 16th, 2012

Looking for a vegan mate, however, is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

How Advertisers Manipulate Us Through Scent And Sound
August 16th, 2012

If you’ve witnessed the fetishization of “new Apple smell”, this makes perfect sense.

Easy Tips for Growing Superfoods in your Home Garden
August 15th, 2012

The superfood designation has been applied mostly to exotic food sources that contain very little bulk, few calories, but are high in nutritional value. Many of them, for example, chlorella or spirulina, are beyond home gardening capacity.

Chemical Widely Used In Antibacterial Hand Soap Damages Heart, Skeleton, Muscle Function
August 15th, 2012

Consider avoiding the plethora of mainstream cleaning and personal hygiene products containing triclosan if you value your body’s ability to function properly.

12 States Now Have High Obesity; Mississippi No. 1
August 14th, 2012

A new government survey shows 12 states now have very high obesity rates.

What Internet Habits Say about Mental Health
August 14th, 2012

Clearly the content of your internet usage can suggest certain psychological characteristics.

Ultra-Rare Quasicrystals Came To Earth From Space
August 14th, 2012

Evidence is mounting that the only known natural form of a bizarre type of crystal known as a quasicrystal originated in space.

Junk Food Laws May Help Curb Kids’ Obesity
August 13th, 2012

U.S. laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity.

Creating A Habitable Island Made Of Garbage In The Pacific Ocean
August 9th, 2012

By doing so it hope to provide a solution to one of the world’s major environmental problems – the North Pacific Garbage Patch.

Are Onions Healthier Than Many Superfruits?
August 9th, 2012

Organisms in the onion are thought to encourage healthy bacteria growth in the gut while inhibiting the growth of destructive bacteria.

New Study Establishes A Link Between Magnetic Field Exposures And Obesity
August 8th, 2012

The evidence is mounting; EMFs affect our biological systems in more ways than we can imagine. Obesity is just one of the life threatening consequences.

Lying Less Linked to Better Health
August 8th, 2012

Telling the truth when tempted to lie can significantly improve a person’s mental and physical health.

Bucky Balls Could Double Your Lifespan
August 8th, 2012

A study that set out to establish if they were toxic when administered orally has proven quite the opposite—they almost doubled the lifespan of the rats that they were fed to.

Grapefruit Juice Improves Cancer Medication, Study Suggests
August 7th, 2012

Grapefruit juice, long known to have dangerous interactions with numerous prescription medications, appears to actually improve the use of a promising cancer drug.

Biologist Calls Sodas and Fizzy Beverages ‘Evil’
August 7th, 2012

The highly addictive nature of the sweeteners used in soda means it functions like a gateway drug.

Walking for Exercise on the Rise in US, Especially in Southerners and Men
August 7th, 2012

People in the U.S. are walking more now than in the past, particularly those who live in the South, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Just When Walmart Was Cleaning Up Its Act—GMOs in the Produce Aisle
August 7th, 2012

Walmart Stores, Inc. has confirmed that they have no objection to selling genetically modified sweet corn. Nor do they plan to label it.

Alzheimer’s Is Really Just ‘Type-3’ Diabetes, New Research Shows
August 6th, 2012

Alzheimer’s is marked by brain insulin resistance and corresponding inflammation, a condition that some researchers are now referring to as type-3 diabetes

Birds Smarter Than Seven Year Old Kids: Study
August 6th, 2012

Researchers at the University of Cambridge during simple experiments found out that birds did just as well as children up until the age of seven.

Plants Can ‘Talk’ To Each Other by Clicking!
August 6th, 2012

The idea that plants communicate with each other is normally based in science-fiction or fantasy, but new research out of The UWA reveals that this actually may be the case.

Japan Scientist Synthesizes Meat From Human Feces
August 6th, 2012

It’s being called the “poop burger”. Japanese scientists have found a way to create artificial meat from sewage containing human feces.

Pussy Riot trial: Putin Urges Leniency For Russia Punks
August 6th, 2012

Russian president Vladimir Putin says Russian punk trio Pussy Riot should not face tough sentencing for their protest against him in Moscow’s main cathedral.

Home-Cooked Meals Return To Alberta Seniors Homes
August 3rd, 2012

Quality of food in long-term care homes not good enough, admits health minister.

Fluoride-Free Bottled Water Is Harming Children, They Claim!
August 3rd, 2012

Mainstream Media Pushes Malicious Fluoride Lie.

Synthetic Vitamins Fuel Sickness While Enriching The Corrupt Medical Industry
August 1st, 2012

“The Man” wants you sick and dying, not avoiding toxic vitamin imposters that are NOT ABSORBABLE by the body.