Archive for December, 2011 : Flood Victims Undergo Trauma CounsellingDecember 31st, 2011
Flood victims in the southern part of the Philippines undergo trauma counseling to help them cope with their lose. But who debriefs the debriefers?
Is Believing in God Rational?December 31st, 2011
Amidst the breakthroughs in Science, is it still rational to believe in a God? Big wigs in the scientific community do not think so.
Drugging America is Big BusinessDecember 31st, 2011
Between 1990 and 2010, US spending on prescription drugs rose from $40 billion to more than $230 billion annually.
Sleeping Pilots Risk Entire PassengersDecember 31st, 2011
Flying while fatigued poses a threat to pilots and passengers; FAA says new regulations will make flying safer.
Conventional Medicine’s Rage Against NaturopathsDecember 31st, 2011
Medical associations have joined forces to manipulate the public into believing natural medicine is quackery by spreading propaganda and mistruths.
Legally Avoid VaccinesDecember 30th, 2011
You can legally avoid vaccinations with the help of the people around you.
Most Paramedics Experience Work-related Abuse, StudyDecember 30th, 2011
More than two-thirds of paramedics surveyed have experienced verbal, physical or sexual abuse on the job, new research has found.
WHO Balances Risk and Knowledge on H5N1December 30th, 2011
World Health Organization releases statement on lab-developed H5N1.
Wood Stoves to be Cracked Down?December 30th, 2011
Residential wood stoves are big source of winter air pollution in some parts of US .
Picture that can Save Thousand CalorieDecember 30th, 2011
Dieting service allows people to email picture of meal.
Brain Peptide Study May Lead to Cure for AlcoholismDecember 30th, 2011
Research of the brain gives clue on a potential novel drug for alcohol dependence.
New Discovery that Makes Spine TransparentDecember 30th, 2011
Scientists have discovered a method to make the spine visible.
Top Ten Medical TransformationsDecember 30th, 2011
From checklists to surgical robots, new approaches to health care are making their way into practice—with some stunning results—though for many the jury is still out.
Plasma Brush in the Dental HorizonDecember 29th, 2011
Fillings may be replaced with the new developed painless plasma brush.
Weather Prediction Methods Could Predict Brain Tumors TooDecember 29th, 2011
Method used to predict the weather shows promise on predicting brain tumors.
Exhaled Breath May Detect Lung CancerDecember 29th, 2011
Early detection for lung cancer may be diagnosed through exhaled breath.
Free Implant Removal in VenezuelaDecember 29th, 2011
Venezuela is offering free surgeries for women to remove faulty French-made breast implants, the country’s top health official said.
Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lipid MetabolismDecember 28th, 2011
New study reveals a closer explanation on multiple sclerosis.
Medical Illustration: Art and Science CombinedDecember 28th, 2011
Georgia Health Sciences University offers a program on medical illustration for education purposes.
What’s the Use of Facial Expressions?December 28th, 2011
Researchers believe facial expressions also evolve for a reason.
The Secret in Becoming More ProductiveDecember 28th, 2011
Daily better choices give more sense of productivity.
‘Rare’ Brain Disorder is Just Often MisdiagnosedDecember 28th, 2011
Brain disorder HDLS is as common as other neurodegenerative disorders and stroke.
Obesity Rooted in Past Mother-Toddler RelationshipDecember 28th, 2011
The quality of the emotional relationship between a mother and her young child could affect the potential for that child to be obese during adolescence, a new study suggests.
Why Cursing at Work is Bad IdeaDecember 28th, 2011
Anne Kreamer believes that not all swearing is created equal.
Novel Therapy for Parkinson’s DevelopedDecember 28th, 2011
Rabies and herpes viruses are the agents for this novel therapy on Parkinson’s disease.
State Cuts on Medical Insurance Burden Patient, DoctorsDecember 28th, 2011
House Republicans have no plans to move a stand-alone bill to reverse a 27-percent cut in Medicare fees to doctors that’s set to go into effect Jan. 1, a spokesman for Speaker John Boehner said.
Argentines Demand Free Replacement on Controversial PIP SiliconeDecember 28th, 2011
Argentine women are ready to sue their surgeons if they don’t get free replacements on the PIP silicone implants.
Coloradans Lose Weight and EarnDecember 28th, 2011
Insurance company Kaiser Permanente Colorado is offering cash to Coloradans to lose weight and keep it off.
Mutating Gene Linked to ArrhythmiaDecember 28th, 2011
Mutation of a certain gene called Tbx3 interferes with the conduction of the heart causing deadly arrhythmia.
Argentine President Got CancerDecember 28th, 2011
Argentine President has cancer and is scheduled for surgery after New Year followed by medical leave.
No Publication on Bird Flu StudiesDecember 28th, 2011
Scientists agreed not to publish certain details of research showing how lethal bird flu can be made contagious after a U.S. biosecurity panel asked that it be kept secret for security reasons.
Senators Urge for Follow Up on New Medical DevicesDecember 28th, 2011
Senators want follow up review on the new medical devices to ensure safety.
Turmeric on the SkinDecember 28th, 2011
Wake up to the amazing benefits of turmeric on the skin and beyond.
Telemedicine on the RiseDecember 28th, 2011
Telemedicine has its advantages and limitations.
Diet Regimen on Blood Type ADecember 28th, 2011
Blood type A and their best diet to follow.
Three People You Should Fire TodayDecember 28th, 2011
Want a more innovative company? Get rid of these folks. Today
Senator Urges Review on ‘Club Drug’ Caffeine InhalerDecember 27th, 2011
Breathable caffeine dispensed from canisters that fit in jean pockets and are allowed in carry-on luggage is a ‘club drug’ that may be dangerous to teenagers, a New York senator said.
Cold or Warm Water?December 27th, 2011
Is drinking cold water good or bad for you? Does the temperature of the water matter at all? Believe it or not – it does matter.
What Triggers Aching Head?December 27th, 2011
Surprising causes of aching head are quite few. Knowing the cause prevents headache in the future.
Fatty and Sugary Foods can be Addictive, StudyDecember 27th, 2011
Cupcakes may be addictive, just like cocaine.
Honey, a Sweet MedicineDecember 27th, 2011
What researchers are learning about honey’s possible health benefits.
The Better Option of BreastfeedingDecember 27th, 2011
Breastfeeding not only benefits the infant but the mother as well.
Relieve Gout Pain with CherriesDecember 27th, 2011
Cherries are medicinally used in arthritis, gout, back pain and tendon injuries.
10 Fitness Myths BustedDecember 27th, 2011
10 myths on fitness that can change your way of working out, the healthy way.
New Stronger Painkiller can be AddictiveDecember 27th, 2011
Experts worry on abuse on the new stronger drug developed.
Laundry Detergents Make You SickDecember 27th, 2011
Chemical exposure from laundry detergents are slowly damaging your health and the environment.
Is Eating Fried Food That Terrible?December 27th, 2011
There are hidden dangers in deep frying.
Citing 36 Predictions for 2012December 27th, 2011
A collection of educated guesses for 2010-2012 by the Health Ranger Mike Adams.
37 Communities Won in No Fluoride Campaign This YearDecember 27th, 2011
37 communities successfully won campaigns on water fluoridation this year, more expected by 2012.
US Next to Vietnam Agent Orange Victim?December 27th, 2011
Petition from Dow to deregulate a specific 2,4-D-resistant GE corn risks US to become the next Vietnam Agent Orange victim.
US Foreign Policy Wipes Out Sustainable AgricultureDecember 27th, 2011
Lost in the current debate regarding U.S. foreign policy in this current election cycle, is the question of how our military involvement in the Middle East has affected the local populations, particularly their native agriculture. Unfortunately, this is a story that is largely ignored by the mainstream media.
Mead Johnson: Enfamil Was SafeDecember 27th, 2011
Mead Johnson said on Sunday that a new round of testing of samples of its Enfamil baby formula, under investigation by health officials, showed that the product was safe.
Britain to Operate First Hand Transplant by 2012December 27th, 2011
Britain is going to carry out its first hand transplant next year at NHS Hospital.
Bowel Screening Could Save Thousands of LivesDecember 27th, 2011
Early screening of bowel diseases especially on men over 50 could save thousands of lives with a survival rate of over 90 percent.
Clashing Advices Over Breast Implant IssueDecember 27th, 2011
France and Britain issued conflicting advice on Friday to tens of thousands of women with breast implants made of cheap industrial silicone that some fear pose health risks.
Recall of Snacks and AlfalfaDecember 27th, 2011
Two U.S. food makers have voluntarily recalled snacks contaminated by peanuts, while another firm increased its recall of alfalfa products due to salmonella contamination, the Food and Drug Administration said on Sunday.
Vaccination Strategy Stirs Debate Between DoctorsDecember 26th, 2011
A large group of U.S. doctors on Monday gave the green light for pediatricians to offer vaccines to close family members of babies who are too young to get shots themselves.
MP3s May Damage Your HearingDecember 26th, 2011
Millions of commuters risk hearing damage because they have set the volume level too high on their MP3 players.
‘Anonymous’ Target US Security Think TankDecember 26th, 2011
The loose-knit hacking movement “Anonymous” claimed Sunday to have stolen thousands of credit card numbers and other personal information belonging to clients of U.S.-based security think tank Stratfor.
Maggots can be Good Doctors TooDecember 26th, 2011
Maggots may trump scalpels when it comes to cleaning large wounds that won’t heal easily, such as those seen in diabetics, according to French researchers.
25 Years in the Stomach, Pen Still Works After Docs RemovedDecember 26th, 2011
Pen swallowed and stayed for 25 years in the stomach and still works after being removed by doctors.
State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet – On SaleDecember 26th, 2011
An incisive account of the global food crisis – and how it can be solved.
12M Bottles of Motrin RecalledDecember 26th, 2011
Well known medication and first aid supply manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has issued their sixth recall of Motrin pain relievers in the past two years.
Fracking Contaminates Neighboring Drinking WaterDecember 25th, 2011
Pennsylvania residents blame illness on natural gas extraction.
Rush on Fracking Affects Water and Air QualityDecember 25th, 2011
Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale Reservoir holds largest US supply.
NY Serious on Dropping Childhood Obesity RateDecember 25th, 2011
New York significantly dropped childhood obesity rate.
Kenya Ebola Fatality SuspectedDecember 25th, 2011
New Ebola Vaccine DevelopedDecember 25th, 2011
Can be stockpiled for long-term storage.
Monsanto’s GMO Corn Linked To Organ Failure, Study RevealsDecember 25th, 2011
In a study released by the International Journal of Biological Sciences, analyzing the effects of genetically modified foods on mammalian health, researchers found that agricultural giant Monsanto’s GM corn is linked to organ damage in rats.
Solar Paint Your House With NanoparticlesDecember 25th, 2011
Imagine if the next coat of paint you put on the outside of your home generates electricity from light — electricity that can be used to power the appliances and equipment on the inside.
U.S. Approves Monsanto Drought-tolerant GM CornDecember 25th, 2011
Monsanto’s genetically engineered, drought resistant corn is deregulated, the U.S. Agriculture Department said Thursday, clearing the variety for sale.
Mystery Metal ‘Space Ball’ Drops on NamibiaDecember 25th, 2011
A large metallic ball fell out of the sky on a remote grassland in Namibia, prompting baffled authorities to contact NASA and the European space agency.
Recommended Holiday Reading for the Caring, Agitated MindDecember 24th, 2011
Ralph Nader’s intelligent holiday reading list.
Plant Immune System Spawns New BiopesticidesDecember 23rd, 2011
The US EPA has approved another highly toxic genetically engineered pesticide from Monsatano while safe and effective natural pesticides are ignored.
Bt Crops Failures & HazardsDecember 23rd, 2011
The claim that genetically modified organisms are the most promising way of increasing crop yields is falsified by many independent scientific studies, as well as direct experience with GM crops in India, China, Argentina and the United States.
New Particle at Large Hadron Collider DiscoveredDecember 23rd, 2011
Physicists have discovered another new particle.
Crackdown & NDAA Turns US into Fascist StateDecember 23rd, 2011
The systematic crackdown and violence used by the US police against the Occupy movement’s protesters and the defacto implimentation of martial law has turned the country into a fascist state.
May You Live in Interesting TimesDecember 22nd, 2011
Is mass media controlling our thoughts and feelings so that we will eagerly support the rush into madness?
Obama: I Will Kill or Imprison Anyone, AnywhereDecember 22nd, 2011
Obama has stated that he can and will kill or imprison anyone he wants including Americans in the the United States. The law, constitution and due process have no meaning for Obama. He is above them all. If you love Fascism and hate freedom Vote for Dictator Obama in 2012.
Smart Meter BluesDecember 22nd, 2011
Utility smart meters interfering with other home appliances
Antibodies Developed for Diabetes CureDecember 22nd, 2011
New approach treats more than symptoms.
Patriot Missles Sold on Black Market or CIA Op?December 22nd, 2011
69 US made Patriot missles were discovered in a shipment of explosives and were listed as fireworks.
Celebrating Christmas With CancerDecember 22nd, 2011
Celebrating the Holidays with a loved one having cancer can be as merry as it used to be.
Are You Hydrated Enough?December 22nd, 2011
If you have been dutifully drinking your eight-ounce glasses of water daily, here’s why you aren’t getting the benefits you believe you are.
The Problem of Our Eating HabitDecember 22nd, 2011
Modern culture and the food industry affect the eating habit of the many.
Free Surgical Removal of Silicone ImplantsDecember 21st, 2011
France will offer surgery to remove the breast implants of up to 30,000 women if a study due out this week finds that the silicone they are made from could cause cancer, the health minister said Tuesday.
US Don’t Want Bird Flu Studies PublishedDecember 21st, 2011
A U.S. scientific advisory board on Tuesday asked two scientific journals to leave out data from research studies on a lab-made version of bird flu that could spread more easily to humans, fearing it could be used as a potential weapon.
US Alarmed on New Deadly Strain of Bird FluDecember 21st, 2011
Fear of terrorism as university prepares to publish key details.
Researchers Assess Effects of a World Awash in NitrogenDecember 20th, 2011
Over-abundance of nitrogen in our planet is but another challenge we are facing today.
Cannabis as a MedicineDecember 20th, 2011
The research indicates that cannabinoids hold the secret to helping heal many of the chronic diseases we are facing.
Unexplained Shower of Apples Falls From Sky Over TownDecember 20th, 2011
More than 100 apples mysteriously rained down upon a small British town on Monday night. The still-unexplained apple shower left 20 yards of city streets and car windshields covered in the cascading fruit just after the daily rush hour.
Kids in California Forced to Pay for Parents WelfareDecember 20th, 2011
The state of California is making children on welfare pay for its own incompetence.
A Washington Xmess – Rob the Poor to Enrich the Filthy RichDecember 20th, 2011
The Whitehouse gave America a big lump of coal for Xmess.
The Truth About ChristmasDecember 20th, 2011
Most of the world believes that Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ – which it isn’t. The truth about the holiday may surprise you.
Empires Don’t Apologize: Iran in the Imperial CrosshairsDecember 20th, 2011
After waging a covert terrorist war against Iran for years, the US has the gall to ask the Iranians for its drone back.
GMO in ‘Organic’ Baby FoodDecember 19th, 2011
Martek Biosciences claims that its Life’sDHA and Life’sARA are non-GMO, but their patents reveal that their DHA and ARA are produced through the use of genetic engineering.
Body Hair Helps Detect Parasites in Our SkinDecember 19th, 2011
Human body hair might seem to be useless on today’s modern man, but it could help us detect parasites, researchers suggest, adding there’s a chance our female ancestors preferred a bug-free mate, and so opted for hairier guys.
Allergic to Christmas Tree?December 19th, 2011
Dr. Alvarez advices on how to alleviate symptoms of allergies on your Christmas tree.
The USDA, ADA and Big Food ConspiracyDecember 19th, 2011
Internal documents show USDA diet guidelines panel dominated by group sponsored by big food companies.
Reconsider When Taking Your PillDecember 19th, 2011
Taking birth control pills has its serious risks.
Becoming Aware on the Oils Restaurants ServeDecember 19th, 2011
Nutritionist Craig Fear exposes the truth on oil.
High Cholesterol is Actually HealthyDecember 19th, 2011
Researchers found that those with low LDL-cholesterol levels are at risk for infection and death.
BPA Will Soon be Banned in MarchDecember 19th, 2011
Following a settlement with the Natural Resources Defense Council the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will rule on March 31 regarding a ban on the plastics chemical known as BPA (Bisphenol A).
Face on Flames During SurgeryDecember 19th, 2011
A female patient in Florida was rushed to an Alabama burn center after her face caught fire during a routine surgery.
Parents Sued for Not Allowing Chemo on Cancer-free ChildDecember 19th, 2011
Jacob Stieler was diagnosed with cancer back in March of 2011. After chemo and radiation treatment, multiple scans indicate he’s cancer free. However, his doctors have ordered further treatment–something Jacob and his parents oppose. Now the State of Michigan is taking the Jacob’s parents to court, charging them with neglect.
Artificial Pancreas Developed and to be TestedDecember 18th, 2011
The FDA released guidelines on the testing procedures for the newly developed ‘artificial pancreas.
Americans’ Eating Habits are Worse This YearDecember 18th, 2011
A new survey shows Americans’ health habits are getting worse. The main culprit: eating habits.
Embalmers Cope with Accumulated Rotting Bodies After Typhoon Hits PhilippinesDecember 18th, 2011
Rotting bodies accumulate in the funeral parlors after typhoon swept Southern Philippines.
780,000 AIDS Infection in China by 2011December 18th, 2011
By the end of 2011, China is expecting 780,000 individuals infected with AIDS virus.
Comfort Foods Are So ComfortingDecember 18th, 2011
When we are feeling sad, many of us reach for comfort foods such as chocolate, ice cream, or chips. Now new research helps show how these foods boost our moods.
Healthy Eating in US Costs MoreDecember 18th, 2011
Prepare to part with more money if you’re trying to make healthier food choices.
Toxic Mercury Contamination in Processed FoodsDecember 18th, 2011
Mercury is found to be contained in high-fructose corn syrup of processed foods.
Student Wins 100K Science Prize for Cancer ResearchDecember 18th, 2011
Angela Zhang, 17, wins $100,000 for a research on chemotherapy and non-invasive imaging of a tumor using nanotechnology.
Wifi May Damage SpermDecember 18th, 2011
If you are reading this on a WiFi-enabled computer, please be warned that a new study published in the Fertility and Sterility journal has linked WiFi connectivity with possible sperm damage.
Big Pharma Plays with New DrugDecember 18th, 2011
KV pharmaceutical company offers Makena drug to reduce the risk of premature births.
Restaurants Post Calorie DiscrepanciesDecember 18th, 2011
Most posted calorie counts for restaurant foods are generally accurate, but there can be big discrepancies, especially at sit-down restaurants, according to a new analysis.
Vegetarians Less Likely to Develop Diverticular DiseasesDecember 18th, 2011
A high-fiber, vegetarian-style diet may reduce the risk of developing diverticular disease, a new study suggests.
Global Ban of GMO Foods ContinuesDecember 18th, 2011
Nations all over stand for health freedom without GMOs on food.
Precaution on Neti Pot Use: Could be DeadlyDecember 18th, 2011
It turns out using neti pots doesn’t just run the risk of making you look like a crunchy hippie that avoids actual medicine and is scared of chemtrails or something.
North Amercians Love SnacksDecember 18th, 2011
US snackers tend to eat more snacks these days than before.
Smoking After Breast Lift Falls Off Your NipplesDecember 18th, 2011
An advice from a plastic surgeon on post-surgical lifestyle to smoker clients.
Boy with Rare Disease Finds Solace in a DogDecember 18th, 2011
An East Tennessee boy with a rare disease and his former shelter dog form a unique relationship.
Happy Being Penniless for 15 YearsDecember 18th, 2011
Heidemarie Schwermer, a 69-year-old woman from Germany, gave up using money 15 years ago and says she’s been much happier ever since.
Lungs Can Now be Stored While Waiting for TransplantationDecember 18th, 2011
New experimental lung transplantation approach is a success.
Working Moms Happier Than Housewives?December 18th, 2011
A new study claims working mothers are healthier and happier than stay-at-home moms.
Children’s Foods Being Marketed Have Less NutrientsDecember 18th, 2011
Statement of CSPI Nutrition Policy Director Margo G. Wootan.
Deception with Food ColoringsDecember 18th, 2011
Group urges FDA to require front-label disclosure of artificial colorings.
Restaurant Foods ‘Awarded’ for Too Much CaloriesDecember 18th, 2011
Cheesecake Factory’s Ultimate Red Velvet Cake Cheesecake wins!
Is Breastfeeding in Public Indecent?December 18th, 2011
A woman filed a complaint with the D.C. Office of Human Rights after she was accused of indecent exposure by a security guard when she breastfeeding her baby.
Finding a Kidney Via CraigslistDecember 18th, 2011
Turning to Craigslist for hopes of finding kidney donation, Selina Hodge finds what she is looking for.
Woman Cooking Meth Inside Walmart CaughtDecember 17th, 2011
Tulsa police arrest a woman for mixing chemicals to make meth inside a south Tulsa Walmart.
Oral Flu Vaccine Seems to be Promising?December 17th, 2011
Results from a new study have suggested that an oral flu vaccine may be more effective than traditional shots in prevention of the seasonal flu.
Raw Milk is Freed From the E. Coli ScareDecember 17th, 2011
OPDC Raw Milk Product tests prove Negative For E.Coli 0157-H7 after a month of being quarantined.
Banned in Europe and Japan as Flame Retardant But Contained in US SodasDecember 17th, 2011
Brominated flame retardants lately are under intense scrutiny because research has shown that they are building up in people’s bodies, including breast milk, around the world.
Foster Boy Over Drugged After Misdiagnosis Goes to CourtDecember 17th, 2011
A 12-year-old boy has bravely told how he was medicated into a near-stupor as he was passed between foster care homes.
85-Year-Old on Wheelchair Strip-Searched, Secret Laws of TSADecember 17th, 2011
The story of an 85-year-old woman being strip-searched, left bleeding and humiliated by TSA is one of the many confirmations that government is above the law.
Elder Women Cry for Justice for Being Strip-Searched, TSA Denies the AllegationDecember 17th, 2011
TSA misconduct continues as more elderly women complained about humiliating strip-search activity at Kennedy airport.
Homeopathic Medication Slows Alzheimer’s DegenerationDecember 17th, 2011
Preclinical Studies indicate symptom and disease modifying effect of a natural complex medication.
Earth Core Explored, Unexpectly Found to Contain Less OxygenDecember 17th, 2011
New earth core exploration found that oxygen is not a major light element but rather ‘reduced’ in amount.
Growing Food All Over Small UK Town Lowers Crime RateDecember 17th, 2011
A small town in UK grows food anywhere in town for everybody to pick leading to less crime rate and better community relations.
Breaking Dawn Movie May Trigger Epilepsy as Warned by Epilepsy GroupDecember 16th, 2011
Light-inducing scenes of movies and televisions like Breaking Dawn reprograms brain triggering epilepsy.
Busted: Sony, NBC and Fox are Themselves BitTorrent PiratesDecember 16th, 2011
With increasing lobbying efforts from the entertainment industry against BitTorrent sites and users, we wondered whether these companies hold themselves to the same standards they demand of others. After some initial skimming we’ve discovered BitTorrent pirates at nearly every major entertainment industry company in the US, including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Fox Entertainment and NBC Universal. Busted.
Law Student Gets 1,200-Page File From Facebook as RequestedDecember 16th, 2011
After formally requesting Facebook for his personal information he shared to the world, he received a 1,200-page file citing every detail he shared on the social networking site.
Canada Withdrew From Kyoto Treaty Believing It is Not FairDecember 16th, 2011
With $14 billion penalty of unsuccessfully targeting the required emission level under the Kyoto Protocol, Canada backs out while having their share of legal rights to do so.
Colorado Made Tough New Rules for Disclosure of Fracking ActivitiesDecember 16th, 2011
Colorado’s new rules on fracking demand disclosure on all chemicals used in the process and its corresponding concentrations which the latter is somewhat a tougher rule compared to that of Wyoming and Texas.
China-Based Hackers Spy on 760 CompaniesDecember 16th, 2011
Hackers identified as based in China infiltrate on 760 corporations’ networks including the largest companies like Google and more.
American Copyright Bills: An Internet Kill SwitchDecember 15th, 2011
America mimics Russia, China, Iran and Malaysia.
Paul Accusing Obama of Pushing Martial LawDecember 15th, 2011
US Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul has accused the US President Barack Obama of pushing for institutionalization of martial law in the country.
Over 5,000 Occupy Protesters ArrestedDecember 15th, 2011
The US police have arrested over 5,000 people attending anti-corporatism protests across the country over the past three months, a report says.
Indian Study Confirms Neurological Damages of FluorideDecember 15th, 2011
Indian study proves that fluoride alters the neural cells leading to neurological damage.
Retreat of Arctic Sea Ice Is Releasing Huge Fountains of MethaneDecember 14th, 2011
Is It Too Late? Russian research team astonished after finding ‘fountains’ of methane bubbling to surface.
Insect Cyborgs May Become First Responders: Search and Monitor Hazardous PlacesDecember 14th, 2011
Research conducted at the University of Michigan College of Engineering may lead to the use of insects to monitor hazardous situations before sending in humans.
Worldwide Cocoa Shortage to Send Chocolate Prices SoaringDecember 14th, 2011
We will have a million-ton cocoa shortage within eight years, forcing the price of chocolate to rise significantly.
Wikidpedia Threatens to ‘Turn Off’ SiteDecember 14th, 2011
One can only hope that the pro-pedophile, pro-satanist, pro-zionist site is shut down forever.
African Women’s Alcohol Abuse Damages Unborn Baby’s BrainDecember 14th, 2011
Pregnant African women drinking alcohol may harm the baby with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome disrupting the baby’s brain and other organs.
Unwanted Pregnancy Affects Women MentallyDecember 14th, 2011
Unwanted pregnancy of women whether they prefer induced abortion or give birth affects their mental health.
Vitamin D Deficients More Likely to Die EarlierDecember 14th, 2011
Study found that vitamin D deficiencts were not only susceptible to common chronic diseases but were also 2 1/2 times more likely to die.
Heavy Pollution From China and India Affects Your Local WeatherDecember 14th, 2011
Large factories and power plants emit immense quantities of pollution — much of it soot and sulfate aerosols — into the atmosphere, which is carried by the prevailing winds over the Pacific Ocean and eventually worldwide.
Expectant Mother Attempted Suicide, Faces ChargesDecember 14th, 2011
Expectant mother charged with murder and feticide for trying to kill herself while she was 33-week pregnant.
Over 20% of the Human Genome Already PatentedDecember 14th, 2011
Gene patenting has been going on for over 100 years while science and technology has been continually allowing for greater advancements.
Chilean Coinjoined Twins Succesfully Separated by DoctorsDecember 14th, 2011
Doctors have separated conjoined twin girls in Chile after a marathon 18-hour operation that was followed on television and the internet by people all round the country.
WHO Urges ‘QualityRights’ for Mentally IllDecember 14th, 2011
WHO urges to implement a project called QualityRights to end human rights violation of the mentally ill.
The More Clever, The More CheatDecember 14th, 2011
Study warns creativity has a dark side.
Stress Leads to a Variety of DiseasesDecember 14th, 2011
Stress being a psychological issue manifests into physical diseases and the only way to avoid it is being positive.
Researchers Found Breast Cancer Screenings are HarmfulDecember 14th, 2011
British research admits breast cancer screenings often results false positives and lead to unnecessary surgeries.
5 Killed, 123 Wounded in Belgium TerrorismDecember 14th, 2011
A gunman fired and lobbed hand grenades to a busy area in Liege, Belgium.
Antidepressants Worsen DepressionDecember 14th, 2011
Study found that antidepressants actually worsens depression rather than heals it.
Korean Burger Chain Opens in USDecember 13th, 2011
Korea’s Kraze Burger opens in US offering healthier alternative of burgers.
Breaking Dawn Movie May Trigger EpilepsyDecember 13th, 2011
Television and movies like Breaking Dawn may reprogram the brain by its light effects resulting to seizures.
Possible Crash in KentuckyDecember 13th, 2011
Investigation continues into possible explosion in Perry County.
Federal Center Pays Good Money for Suspect MedicineDecember 13th, 2011
Feds dole out millions of dollars for questionable studies on treatments ranging from energy healing to acupuncture.
God Particle Proves ElusiveDecember 13th, 2011
Scientists hunting the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider have revealed the first tantalising glimpses of the mysterious particle.
Malnutrition Strikes Sahel ChildrenDecember 13th, 2011
More than a million children in Sahel are in danger of worse malnutrition due to poor rains and harvest.
Burkinabe Women Avoids Pregnancy with ContraceptionDecember 13th, 2011
A new report says increased investment in family planning would help reduce the number of unintended pregnancies.
Simplified 3-Month TB Regimen EndorsedDecember 13th, 2011
Shorter alternative to nine-month treatment many don’t complete.
Snakebite Cases Need Healthcare AttentionDecember 13th, 2011
New strategies improve patient treatment.
Toxic Fumes From Non-stick CookwareDecember 13th, 2011
A component of Teflon nonstick coatings has been found to cause hormone disruption and abnormalities in human studies.
Drug Cartels Building High-Tech Tunnels Below U.S.-Mexico BorderDecember 12th, 2011
When architect Felipe de Jesus Corona built Mexico’s most powerful drug lord a 200-foot-long tunnel under the U.S.-Mexican border with a hydraulic lift entrance opened by a fake water tap, the kingpin was impressed.
UFO Bubble Over ItalyDecember 12th, 2011
TV report about translucent UFO in the sky above Cinisello Balsamo in Italy. This strange UFO was recorded on 13th November 2011 by Antonio Urzi.
Should Pepper Spray Be TIME’s Person of the Year?December 12th, 2011
What started out as a joke has become an increasingly real proposition: Even though it’s not a “person,” we must now begin to debate whether Pepper Spray should grace TIME’s most discussed cover.
Stopping Artificial Food Consumption Saves You From Artificial Sweetener DiseaseDecember 12th, 2011
Symptoms you may be suffering like migraines and anxiety might be that of ASD due to your diet craze with sugar-free and zero sugar.
WikiLeaks Releases Spyware Firm Videos That Show How to Hack Email, Skype, WiFiDecember 12th, 2011
What better way to sell your wares than to produce a marketing video showing exactly how your product works? Even if that product is spyware, marketed to oppressive regimes.
Did Deforestation Cause the Collapse of Mayan Civilization?December 12th, 2011
Ancient Meso-American civilizations of the Mayans and Aztecs likely amplified droughts in the Yucatan and southern Mexico by clearing rainforests to make room for pastures and farmland.
Breaking Dawn Movie May Trigger EpilepsyDecember 12th, 2011
Light-inducing scenes of movies and televisions like Breaking Dawn reprograms brain triggering epilepsy.
Artificial Butter Flavor of Microwave Popcorns is ToxicDecember 12th, 2011
A chemical in the popcorn called diacetyl is the etiologic factor that causes the bronchiolitis.
A Cloaked UFO Next To Mercury?December 12th, 2011
Many who want to believe are claiming that this footage taken by NASA’s STEREO spacecraft shows a “cloaked” UFO appearing, and then disappearing, near the planet Mercury. Extraterrestrials on vacation?
A Vaccination Against Social PrejudiceDecember 12th, 2011
Evolutionary psychologists suspect that prejudice is rooted in survival: Our distant ancestors had to avoid outsiders who might have carried disease.
Feds Trying to Track Bulk Food Purchasers?December 11th, 2011
Feds in Tennessee tried to get customer lists from a Mormon food canning facility to identify those who purchased bulk food.
Has the “God Particle” (Higgs Boson) Been Discovered?December 9th, 2011
Rumors are flying about a December 13 update on the search for the long-sought Higgs boson at Europe’s Large Hadron Collider.
Lunar Eclipse Will Supersize Blood-Red Moon SaturdayDecember 9th, 2011
A total lunar eclipse will occur early Saturday morning (Dec. 10), casting the moon into shadow and making it appear bright red and supersized.
Medical & Biology Students Reject Evolution In Favor Of CreationismDecember 9th, 2011
Islam, Charles Darwin and the denial of science. Steve Jones’ report.
Global Carbon Emissions Reach Record 10 Billion TonsDecember 9th, 2011
New research finds that global carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels have increased by 49 percent in the last two decades.
Hundreds of NASA’s Moon Rocks Reported MissingDecember 9th, 2011
NASA has lost or misplaced more than 500 of the moon rocks its Apollo astronauts collected and brought back to Earth, according to a new agency report.
Ancient Super-Predator Eyes Found in AustraliaDecember 9th, 2011
Australian scientists on Thursday hailed the discovery of a pair of insect-like eyes belonging to a freakish prehistoric super-predator which trawled the seas more than 500 million years ago.
Moonlight Will Dampen Geminid Meteor Shower Next WeekDecember 9th, 2011
Next week brings us what usually is considered the most satisfying of all the annual meteor displays, even surpassing the famous Perseids of August: the December Geminid meteor shower.
Scientists Kick Off Debate Over Barefoot RunningDecember 9th, 2011
Despite the cold and many other potential hazards, naked from the ankle down is the way Anna Toombs likes it, and she gets plenty of catcalls in the street as a result.
Lunar Eclipse 2011: How to Watch Moon Disappear SaturdayDecember 9th, 2011
Look in the western sky Saturday morning before dawn, and if theweather is clear and you’re in the right place, you will be rewarded with the last lunar eclipse of 2011.
10 Gift Ideas From College Students to ParentsDecember 9th, 2011
McDonald’s Gains More Sales Than ExpectedDecember 9th, 2011
McDonald’s gained 7.4 percent rise in one year from November last.
The Evils Of A World Filled With TouchscreensDecember 8th, 2011
The iconic iPhone interface tarnishes the legacy of Steve Jobs.
Federal Lawsuit Claims Illuminati Groups Stole $1.1 TrillionDecember 8th, 2011
An American expatriate in Bulgaria claims the United Nations, the World Economic Forum, the Office of International Treasury Control and the Italian government conspired with a host of others to steal more than $1.1 trillion in financial instruments intended to support humanitarian purposes.
Los Angeles Votes To End Corporate PersonhoodDecember 8th, 2011
The municipal government of Los Angeles has passed a resolution calling for a constitutional amendment to assert that corporations are not guaranteed the rights of people.
Being Left-Handed Brings Mental Health Risks and RewardDecember 8th, 2011
New research published in the journal Neuropsychologia finds that left-handed people are at increased risk for certain mental health issues, including ADHD, dyslexia and even schizophrenia.
Tennessee Family Home Burns While Firefighters WatchDecember 7th, 2011
A Tennessee couple helplessly watched their home burn to the ground, along with all of their possessions, because they did not pay a $75 annual fee to the local fire department.
Airport Worker Fired After Saving DogDecember 7th, 2011
Airport baggage handler Lynn Jones saw the sad look on the listless, emaciated dog sitting in a pet carrier and knew something was wrong.
Water Fluoride Exposure Damages BrainDecember 5th, 2011
A new study conducted by scientists in India has proved that chronic high fluoride exposure in drinking water can damage the brain.
Three-quarters of Climate Change is Man-madeDecember 5th, 2011
Independent study quantifies human influence on global warming.
Mayans Never Predicted World to End in 2012 – ExpertsDecember 5th, 2011
If you are worried the world will end next year based on the Mayan calendar, relax: the end of time is still far off.
Buildings Using Bird-Friendly Design Now Eligible for LEED CreditDecember 5th, 2011
Modifying buildings’ glass reflectivity, color (including UV), texture, or opacity to avoid birds hitting glass.
New Zealand is World’s Least Corrupt NationDecember 5th, 2011
New Zealand is still the least corrupt nation in the world, while Australia is the least corrupt in the Group of 20 industrialised nations.
France Takes Stand Against GMOs, Monsanto Despite End of BanDecember 5th, 2011
France is the latest nation to voice opposition against genetically modified crops, with GM maize unlikely to hit French fields next year despite the end of a ban Monsanto maize.
Scientists Trying to Clone, Resurrect Extinct MammothDecember 5th, 2011
Instead of Jurassic Park, try Pleistocene Park.
More UFO Petitions Added to the White House WebsiteDecember 5th, 2011
In early November, the White House officially responded to two UFO petitions on their “We The People” section of the White House website.
Google Wants You to Stop Getting Lost IndoorsDecember 5th, 2011
Indoor Maps has promise, but don’t count on using it to avoid getting lost at the mall this season.
Congressman Slams Military Brain-Testing ProgramDecember 4th, 2011
Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., took to the House floor on Thursday to denounce flaws in the military’s cognitive testing program and garner support to fix it following a ProPublica and NPR story on the issue earlier this week.
Entangled Diamonds Vibrate TogetherDecember 4th, 2011
Objects big enough for the eye to see have been placed in a weirdly connected quantum state.
Bacon-Cigarette Ad Image for Cancer EducationDecember 4th, 2011
First it was hot dogs and now it’s bacon.
FDA’s Rejection of Avastin Drug: Good for the Company?December 4th, 2011
Will the decision of revoking the approval of Avastin hurt the drug industry? Far from it.
Violent Video Games Alter Brain FunctionDecember 4th, 2011
Research suggests that playing violent video games damages the brain and can make players more violent.
What is the Weight Loss Secret of a Caveman?December 4th, 2011
Did you know that cave man didn’t eat Twinkies? It’s true! They also didn’t eat a bunch of genetically modified foods. Research shows if you eat like a caveman you can loose weight, lower your blood pressure and decrease your cholesterol levels.
New Machine That Warns You When You’ve Eaten MuchDecember 3rd, 2011
‘Please eat more slowly’: NHS introduces £1,500 talking plate which warns fat families about their eating habits.
Viagra Stabilizes a Baby’s HeartDecember 2nd, 2011
Viagra was initially designed as a heart drug, before scientists realised it could treat sexual dysfunction.
Could Natural Nuclear Reactors Have Boosted Life on This and Other Planets?December 2nd, 2011
While modern-day humans use the most advanced engineering to build nuclear reactors, Nature sometimes makes them by accident.
Canada Jobless Rate Rises in NovemberDecember 2nd, 2011
Canada’s economy unexpectedly lost jobs for a second straight month in November, raising concern that weakness in other countries may do lasting harm to an economy that has so far been surprisingly robust.
Let’s Build A Beacon To Tell Aliens Who We WereDecember 2nd, 2011
Somewhere in the cosmos, 36 light years away from us in the direction of the Hercules constellation, a series of electromagnetic waves stretching across 30 million miles of space carries a message from Earth.
Pig Learns to Walk on Two LegsDecember 2nd, 2011
A pig which can walk on two legs has become a local celebrity in China.
Student Arrested for Burping, Lawsuit ClaimsDecember 2nd, 2011
A 13-year-old was handcuffed and hauled off to a juvenile detention for burping in class, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed against an Albuquerque public school principal, a teacher and a city police officer.
Kucinich Bill Seeks to End the Federal ReserveDecember 2nd, 2011
A bill put forward by Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) would do what libertarians and conservatives have long wished for: effectively end the Federal Reserve.
Laptop Wi-Fi Nuke Nads (Sperm)December 2nd, 2011
The digital age has left men’s nether parts in a squeeze, if you believe the latest science on semen, laptops and wireless connections.
Durban Conference Opens With A Call to Save the PlanetDecember 2nd, 2011
The 17th UN Conference on Climate Change opened with a call to confront global warming as a question of life or death, PL reports.
How Your Cell Phone Is Killing YouDecember 2nd, 2011
The closer you keep a cell phone to your body, the more harm you cause.
From Foreclosure to OccupationDecember 2nd, 2011
A group of low-income San Franciscans has come up with a positive, long term solution to the housing crisis that is causing millions of Americans to be evicted and some to embrace the “Occupy Homes” movement: buy the buildings.
Skip Grad School and Make Your Thing: An Interview With Kio StarkDecember 2nd, 2011
Don’t Go Back To School is a project by author, NYU instructor, and Yale graduate school dropout Kio Stark exploring other ways to facilitate post-undergrad learning.
China Prepared for WW 3?December 2nd, 2011
A research project at Georgetown University claims that China has a massive secret nuclear weapons program.
Did Life On Earth Start With A Single Ocean-Sized Mega-Creature?December 1st, 2011
ONCE upon a time, 3 billion years ago, there lived a single organism called LUCA. It was enormous: a mega-organism like none seen since, it filled the planet’s oceans before splitting into three and giving birth to the ancestors of all living things on Earth today.
Northern Lights Attacking Earth?December 1st, 2011
Could our planet be under attack from the unearthly forces that cast a mysterious glow across the poles, disrupting life as we know it?
Dutch Researcher Created A Super-Influenza Virus With The Potential To Kill MillionsDecember 1st, 2011
A Dutch researcher has created a virus with the potential to kill half of the planet’s population.
Washington State Scrambles to Fight Massive Tree Die-offsDecember 1st, 2011
So many pine, fir and spruce trees in the Northwest are riddled with bugs and disease that major tree die-offs are expected to rip through a third of Eastern Washington forests.
US Judge Orders Hundreds of Sites “De-indexed” from Google, FacebookDecember 1st, 2011
After a series of one-sided hearings, luxury goods maker Chanel has won recent court orders against hundreds of websites trafficking in counterfeit luxury goods.
Patent Pending of a New Painless Circumcision DeviceDecember 1st, 2011
Studies have shown that male circumcision greatly reduces the risk of HIV transmission. The World Health Organization is weighing approval of a new device that could make the procedure simple and painless.
Condoms for Free in China Marking World Aids DayDecember 1st, 2011
Chinese authorities are openly marking World AIDS Day this year, but the government remains sensitive to independent groups that try to combat the spread of the disease.
Opening Up to Your Kids About Your Bad Day Lessens Their StressDecember 1st, 2011
Most of us don’t tell our kids when we’ve a stressful day at work, but experts say that may be a mistake.
Corporate Wellness Program Gives Cash to the ‘Biggest Loser’December 1st, 2011
Is corporate America taking a page from The Biggest Loser?
Social Activity in Seniors Lowers Incidences of DegenerationDecember 1st, 2011
Staying connected to other people through a wide variety of social activities can yield important health consequences as you age.
The Pill Exposure From Urine to the Environment Linked to Prostate CancerDecember 1st, 2011
AN international study published in BMJ Open has recently suggested the existence of a casual link between the use of the contraceptive pill and the increase incidence of prostate cancer, due to men’s abnormal exposure to low levels of oestrogen in the environment.
Sleeping Pills May Not be the AnswerDecember 1st, 2011
Taking sleep medication or calling in sick the next day is not always the best way to deal with insomnia in the long run, say Ryerson sleep researchers in a new study to be published next month.
Study: Thawing Permafrost will Worsen Global WarmingDecember 1st, 2011
Massive amounts of greenhouse gases trapped below thawing permafrost will likely seep into the air over the next several decades, accelerating and amplifying global warming, scientists warn.
Is Your Doctor the Best Choice?December 1st, 2011
Who may be best suited to analyze your blood test results so you can use them to make the subtle changes necessary to achieve benefits you deserve?