Nutrition - Fitness

First Biomarker Evidence Autism Is Linked to DDT

17 minutes ago   |   Medscape

A large study provides the first biomarker evidence that maternal exposure to the pesticide DDT may raise the risk for autism in offspring. News Alerts
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Exploring Pediatric Research at the Recent Advisory Council Meeting

1 hour ago   |   NCCIH

In this blog post, acting NCCIH deputy director Dr. Wendy Weber discusses information shared at a recent NCCIH mini-symposium, “Pediatric Complementary and Integrative Health.”
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Children have better nutrition when they live near forests, global study shows

1 hour ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A first-of-its-kind global study shows that children in 27 developing countries have better nutrition-when they live near forests.
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45 tons of frozen tuna seized in Spain because of illegal treatment

1 hour ago   |   Food Safety

Spanish authorities have seized 45 tons of illegally treated tuna fish from four provinces. Four people face possible criminal penalties of up to four years in prison for...
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UK businesses urged to rely on British eggs for safety

1 hour ago   |   Food Safety

Food businesses in the United Kingdom have been urged to rely on British eggs for surety of supply and food safety ahead of Brexit. The British Lion Egg Processors said there...
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Massachusetts governor wants public health oversight for raw milk

1 hour ago   |   Food Safety

Massachusetts Gov. Charles D. Baker has vetoed permissive raw milk language in a bill to help coastal areas pay for recent storm damage and instead proposed lawmakers consider...
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Don't let lunch become a sickening experience this school year

1 hour ago   |   Food Safety

Back-to-school season is upon us and there are simple tips and tricks that can help parents and kids alike pack pathogen-free lunches. Number one list? Handwashing It's the...
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HIV PrEP Use May Be a Gateway to Primary Care

1 hour ago   |   Medscape

People who use HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis are also more likely to get routine care like flu shots and recommended screenings for common health problems, a U.S. study...
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New York Sues OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Over Opioids

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

New York state on Tuesday said it has sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of opioid products, contributing to...
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Popular Fecal Immunochemical Tests Equally Effective for Detecting Colorectal Cancer

2 hours ago   |   Medscape

Reuters Health Information
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A traditional plant native to Thailand effectively manages obesity...

A traditional plant native to Thailand effectively manages obesity, according to new study

Broken bones tree , a traditional plant native to Thailand, can potentially be used to manage obesity, according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and... Read more ...

Carotenoids and omega-3s are crucial for healthy eyes, one of the most...

Carotenoids and omega-3s are crucial for healthy eyes, one of the most metabolically active tissues in the body

Foods rich in carotenoids aren't the only things that can boost eye health, according to Dr. John Paul SanGiovanni, a federally funded researcher who specializes in the topic... Read more ...

Weight gain after quitting smoking increases a person's type 2 diabetes risk...

Weight gain after quitting smoking increases a person's type 2 diabetes risk by more than 20% 

A study from Harvard University has found that those who gained weight after quitting smoking had a 22 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes in comparison with... Read more ...

Daily cricket consumption may alter gut microbiota, clinical trial suggests

Daily cricket consumption may alter gut microbiota, clinical trial suggests

Consuming 25 grams of cricket powder per day may alter specific populations of beneficial gut bacteria, a double-blind, randomized crossover trial conducted at Colorado State... Read more ...

Treating Type 2 diabetes with this traditional Thai herbal extract

Treating Type 2 diabetes with this traditional Thai herbal extract

Mathurameha, also known as Mathura Meha, is a traditional herbal formula used as alternative treatment for people with diabetes in Thailand. In a study published at BMC... Read more ...

Perrigo to split off pharma business

Perrigo to split off pharma business

Perrigo has announced plans to split off its drug business into a separate entity. Read more ...

Facebook now banning independent journalists who dare to ask questions of...

Facebook now banning independent journalists who dare to ask questions of Jihadi congressional candidates

Conservative journalist Laura Loomer is the latest Facebook victim. The social media company unceremoniously deleted Loomer's Facebook page this week, after she posted a video... Read more ...

Learn how to rebuild your health and quality of life with the Planetary...

Learn how to rebuild your health and quality of life with the Planetary Healing Club

Many people are looking for ways they can rebuild their health and improve their quality of life, but this search often leads them to the wrong places. If you're interested in... Read more ...

One of nature's best kept secrets: Elya leaves reduce brain damage linked to...

One of nature's best kept secrets: Elya leaves reduce brain damage linked to Alzheimer's

A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has found another potential natural treatment for Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative... Read more ...

RCT backs long-term safety of high-dose vitamin D supplements

RCT backs long-term safety of high-dose vitamin D supplements

The long-term safety of high-dose supplementation with vitamin D has been backed up by trial data from a four-year study, say researchers. Read more ...