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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...

China's severe winter haze tied to effects of global climate change

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China's severe winter air pollution problems may be worsened by changes in atmospheric circulation prompted by Arctic sea ice loss and increased Eurasian snowfall -- both caused by global climate change.

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.

Famine alters metabolism for successive generations

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The increased risk of hyperglycemia associated with prenatal exposure to famine is also passed down to the next generation, according to a new study of hundreds of families affected by widespread starvation in mid-20th Century China.

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

Naturalnews.com / By Sarah Knight - - Reading time 2 mins - Share :
(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

Popular Science / Breanna Draxler - - Reading time 6 mins - Share :
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...

Puberty age 'affects many diseases'

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The age young people start puberty can affect the risk of developing a wide range of diseases from cancer to diabetes, according to a UK study.

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...

South Korea begins Mers plasma trial

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South Korea begins trials of plasma therapy as Mers death toll rises to 19.Ads from Inoreader:Remove ads • Advertise with Inoreader

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?

Popular Science / Erik Sofge - - Reading time 1 mins - Share :
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…