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Ice Bucket Challenge: causes of ALS already known

Ice Bucket Challenge ALS

Let’s stop pretending like pouring ice on ourselves means anything until we can acknowledge the research that some of the causes and cures for ALS already exist — none of them involving pharmaceutical intervention. The ALS Association’s ‘Ice Bucket Challenge,’ as of the writing of this article, has grossed over 41 …

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WHO issues international Ebola outbreak warning


The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is an “extraordinary event”, which poses a public health risk to other states, the World Health Organization said, urging global coordinated response to the disease. The health body described the consequences of a further international spread of the virus as“particularly serious” due to its virulence. …

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Scientists discover secret code hidden within human DNA

Genes DNA

Scientists have discovered a secret second code hiding within DNA which instructs cells on how genes are controlled. The amazing discovery is expected to open new doors to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, according to a new study. Ever since the genetic code was deciphered over 40 years ago, …

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Crispr: ‘Jaw-dropping’ breakthrough in fight against hereditary disease

Genetics DNA molecule

Development to revolutionise study and treatment of a range of diseases from cancer, incurable viruses such as HIV to inherited genetic disorders such as sickle-cell anaemia and Huntington’s disease. A breakthrough in genetics – described as “jaw-dropping” by one Nobel scientist – has created intense excitement among DNA experts around …

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Americans fatter than ever, obesity officially called a ‘disease’

Fat American

US obesity rates have reached a record high, and physicians have officially classified it as a “disease”, which will likely change the way doctors and health insurance providers treat the 28.9 percent of American adults who are severely overweight. Obesity in the US has reached a new high, continuing a …

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Study: 70 percent of Americans on prescription drugs

Prescription drugs

Researchers find that nearly 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription drug, and more than half receive at least two prescriptions. Mayo Clinic researchers report that antibiotics, antidepressants and painkiller opioids are the most common prescriptions given to Americans. Twenty percent of U.S. patients were also found …

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GMOs linked to blood cell disorders, leukemia: new study

Blood cells disease

Widespread industry claims that the altered traits of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) do not persist in food and are thus harmless to humans have once again been proven to be false. A new study published in the open-access, peer-reviewed Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases has revealed that GMOs indeed damage …

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Over 315 of 450 tested plastic containers leach hormone-like compounds

Plastic bottles

When the industry found consumers getting hip to BPA and its hormone disrupting qualities, they started looking at alternatives. While that was nice and all, the alternatives aren’t much better. In fact, some research found that most plastics, even those that are BPA-free, still leach hormone-mimicking chemicals when exposed to …

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10 evil corporations you buy from everyday

evil corporations

Editor’s note: There’s many more we could add to this list however here is a few. It’s easy to sit back and blame corporations for the evils of the world. McDonald’s makes people fat. Advertising companies lie to sell their products. That guy at Starbucks is on a mission to ruin your …

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Naturally detox your body with these six power foods

vegetables juice detox foods

There are all kinds of intense detoxification protocols out there that can help cleanse the colon, blood, liver, and other bodily organs and systems of toxic materials. But sometimes the easiest and most effective way to keep your body maintained and in check is to simply incorporate more cleansing foods …

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