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Cobalt in hip replacement parts found to cause Alzheimer's disease via heavy metals poisoning

Naturalnews.com / Mike Adams - - Reading time 4 mins - Share :
(Natural News) Hip replacement parts are often made with cobalt, a toxic heavy metal. Doctors are now concerned that cobalt poisoning is causing Alzheimer’s among hip replacement recipients. As reported by the UK Daily Mail: The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency announced last...
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Famine alters metabolism for successive generations

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A famine that afflicted China between 1959 and 1961 is associated with an increased hyperglycemia risk not only among people who were born then, but also among the children they had a generation later.
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These 13 corporations are 'Big Pharma': their history, crimes, and products

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(NaturalNews) This is a preview to the Era of Wisdom documentary "Toddlers on Adderall: History of "Big Pharma" and the Major Players," to be released December 28, 2016.(Article by Cassius Karampi, republished from Govtslaves.info)Written and directed by Cassius Kamarampi...

INDUSTRY IN DENIAL: Health Ranger warns about the massive heavy metals poisoning problem in the dietary supplements industry

Naturalnews.com / By Mike Adams, NaturalNews Editor - - Reading time 9 mins - Share :
(NaturalNews) It pains me to realize how many millions of people have been harmed by toxic heavy metals found in unscrupulous dietary supplement products sold by hucksters and charlatans. Yes, that's a pretty big claim, but I've been in this industry for more than 15 years, I run...

Disaster risk: Strengthen China's flood control

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Geological data provide support for legendary Chinese flood

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Researchers have provided geological evidence for China's 'Great Flood,' a disastrous event on the Yellow River from which the Xia dynasty is thought to have been born. The flood occurred in roughly 1920 BC, they say, which is several centuries later than traditionally thought -- meaning the Xia ...

iGEM REPORT: Combining the Biological Unnatural Amino Acid (UAA) Orthogonal Genetical System with Logic “AND” Gate Gene Circuit to Kill Bladder Cells Precisely

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Source: iGEM REPORT: Combining the Biological Unnatural Amino Acid (UAA) Orthogonal Genetical System with Logic “AND” Gate Gene Circuit to Kill Bladder Cells Precisely Note for Reviewers This work has been submitted for open review

What's Killing The World's Teenagers? Road Accidents, Suicide, Floods

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Teenagers are an overlooked group when it comes to global health. A new report offers often surprising insights into the threats to their health and well-being.

iGEM REPORT: Termite Terminator: a genetically modified toxin proteins expression system with a cellulose nano-crystals delivery carrier for trapping termites based on trophallaxis

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Source: iGEM REPORT: Termite Terminator: a genetically modified toxin proteins expression system with a cellulose nano-crystals delivery carrier for trapping termites based on trophallaxis Note for Reviewers This work has been submitted for open review

Chinese scientists genetically engineer monkeys to be autistic

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(NaturalNews) In a controversial study that has been slammed by animal rights groups, scientists in China have engineered autistic macaques using a human "autism gene" that has been linked to autistic symptoms. The study hopes to find a treatment for the poorly understood disorder...

Meet America's Anti-Anti-Science Crusader

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Courtesy of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases The CDC's Anne Schuchat receives her annual flu vaccine America's war on science is widespread and well documented: from climate-change deniers, to moon-landing doubters, to those who claim there is a link between vaccina...

530 million-year-old fossils of ancient, microscopic worms discovered

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An historic find --- made in South China -- fills a huge gap in the known fossil record of kinorhynchs, small invertebrate animals that are related to arthropods.

Lasers, magnetism allow glimpses of the human brain at work

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To the untrained eye, it looked like a seismograph recording of a violent earthquake or the gyrations of a very volatile day on Wall Street—jagged peaks and valleys in red, blue and green, displayed on a wall. But the story it told was not about geology or economics.Ads from Inoreader:Remove ad...

Record 'fake drugs' haul by UK agency

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Dangerous counterfeit and unlicensed medicines worth nearly £16m have been seized in a record haul by the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader

After earthquake, Nepal faces ‘perfect storm’ for hepatitis

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Following the devastating earthquake in Nepal that killed 8,800 people and injured more than 23,000, survivors face an extremely high risk of hepatitis E during this summer’s monsoons, experts warn. As many as 500 expectant mothers could die from the virus in the coming months and many more cou...
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Elder abuse is common around the world

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A new global review reveals that elder abuse -- which includes psychological, physical, and sexual abuse; neglect; and financial exploitation -- is common among community-dwelling older adults and is especially prevalent among minority older adults. Older adults with cognitive and physical impair...

Can Genetic Engineering Create Killers?

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Good news for prey: Genetic engineering is woefully ill equipped to produce bespoke killers of any kind. That’s because building a life-form is a messy and unpredictable…

Raptor tracker

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In a discovery seemingly straight from the movie 'Jurassic World,' researchers have just documented a rich fossil footprint site in central China containing tracks by several kinds of dinosaurs, including raptors. From these tracks, the team has gained new insights into how raptors moved. Ad...

Protect the central nervous system by avoiding environmental toxins

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(NaturalNews) The vast majority of our food supply is contaminated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) – which have devastating effects on digestive health and immunity. Our air is polluted with "chemtrails" – a government-sponsored geoengineering program (supposedly...

U.S. breast milk packs less key compound

Futurity / Natalie van Hoose-Purdue - - Reading time 3 mins - Share :
Breast milk of women in the United States contains fewer health-promoting compounds called carotenoids than that of women in China or Mexico. The reason? Women in the US don’t make fruits and vegetables a big part of their diet. A new study shows the mean amount of health-promoting compounds k...
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Casting a Small Net

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Scientists inject flexible, electronic mesh structures into mouse brains to track neurons in real time.
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Fast-tracking precision medicine: Drug re-aimed to target diabetic kidney disease

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It started out as a treatment for arthritis. But steered by science, it could become a first new approach in two decades for treating the damage that diabetes inflicts on the kidneys of millions of people.
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Shifts in the Antibiotic Susceptibility, Serogroups, and Clonal Complexes of Neisseria meningitidis in Shanghai, China: A Time Trend Analysis of the Pre-Quinolone and Quinolone Eras

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by Mingliang Chen, Qinglan Guo, Ye Wang, Ying Zou, Gangyi Wang, Xi Zhang, Xiaogang Xu, Miao Zhao, Fupin Hu, Di Qu, Min Chen, Minggui Wang Background Fluoroquinolones have been used broadly since the end of the 1980s and have been recommended for Neisseria meningitidis prophylaxis since 2005 in Ch...

Virus evolution and human behavior shape global patterns of flu movement

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The global movement patterns of all four seasonal influenza viruses are illustrated in research published today in the journal Nature, providing a detailed account of country-to-country virus spread over the last decade and revealing unexpected differences in circulation patterns between viruses....

Has Maternal Mortality Really Doubled in the U.S.?

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Statistics have suggested a sharp increase in the number of American women dying as a complication of pregnancy since the late 1980s, but a closer look at the data hints that all is not as it seems

MERS In South Korea Is Bad News But It's Not Yet Time To Panic

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Fears that Middle East respiratory syndrome could sweep through the region seem to be overblown. But researchers say there's still a lot they don't know about the potentially fatal virus.
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&#039;Superspreading event&#039; triggers MERS explosion in South Korea

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Scientists are struggling to understand why one imported case led to so many new infections

What Is Sleep? Contest Winners Explain Science of Zzzz's

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Five months ago, actor Alan Alda joined 11-year-olds around the world in asking scientists a seemingly simple question: What is sleep?

Podcast: Yeast with human genes, gender bias in science, and the impact of climate change on tea

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Soy supplements don't improve asthma

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Despite previous findings suggesting a link between soy intake and decreased asthma severity, a new study from Northwestern Medicine and the American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Network shows soy supplements do not improve lung function for patients with asthma.
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Heart rate can indicate risk of diabetes, finds large-scale study

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Faster resting heart rates are associated with increased risk of developing diabetes, finds study published in International Journal of Epidemiology Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader
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Alzheimer’s origins tied to rise of human intelligence

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Factors that drove evolution of intellectual capacity also implicated in memory disorder.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17589

Three important things you didn’t know about diabetes

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This week, lead blogger Dr Alessandro Demaio of the Harvard Global Equity Initiative returns to lay things straight on a leading cause of global deaths. When we think of diabetes, we tend to think of rich people with poor lifestyles. … Continue reading » The post Three important things you did...
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After Ebola, a Blueprint Emerges to Jumpstart R&D

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Accelerated testing of compounds that have shown efficacy against the virus may lead to new drugs and vaccines Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader
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Researchers find that 'quality' diets high in fruits and vegetables, low in sodium are good for kidneys

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(NaturalNews) Many health-minded people often question whether or not a medication prescribed to treat their condition will ultimately be helpful; it's not uncommon for many to wonder if the drugs will do more harm to their body than good. In many instances, people opt to avoid conventional...

Giant panda gut bacteria can't efficiently digest bamboo

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It's no wonder that giant pandas are always chewing and eating, say Chinese researchers: their gut bacteria are not the type for efficiently digesting bamboo.
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Reproducibility crisis: Blame it on the antibodies

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Antibodies are the workhorses of biological experiments, but they are littering the field with false findings. A few evangelists are pushing for change.Nature 521 274 doi: 10.1038/521274a

Critically endangered gibbon: New action plan to save world's rarest primate

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An international team of more than 100 scientists, policy makers and community representatives have published a new report outlining the vital steps needed to save the Hainan gibbon (Nomascus hainanus) from extinction. With only 25 individuals remaining in less than 20 square kilometers of forest...

Universal flu vaccine closer to reality after Chinese-Australian scientific breakthrough

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Scientists in Australia and China have discovered how the body's "assassin" immunity cells memorise viruses, raising hopes for a life-long flu jabAds from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader
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Ringing ears light up the brain’s emotion center

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People with tinnitus “hear” ringing, buzzing, or hissing in their ears much like an amputee might “feel” pain in a missing limb. While exposure to loud noise may contribute, some cases have no apparent trigger. Though it’s not known yet exactly where and how tinnitus occurs in the brai...
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Embryo engineering 'a moral duty'

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It would be unethical and a "sin of omission" to prevent the genetic engineering of embryos, a leading scientist has argued.Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader