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Pregabalin May Increase Risk of Major Birth Defects, New Study Reports

Pregabalin May Increase Risk of Major Birth Defects, New Study Reports

Pregnant women who take pregabalin — or Pfizer’s Lyrica — may increase the risk of having babies with major birth defects. A team of researchers initiated a new study, supported by the American Academy of Neurology.  The team investigated the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Pharmaceuticals
Toxic BPA Used in Two-Thirds of Food Packaging, Says New Report

Toxic BPA Used in Two-Thirds of Food Packaging, Says New Report

Toxic BPA is found in the lining of the majority of cans on the shelves of grocery stores. Researchers analyzed the interior linings of 192 food cans containing vegetables, fruits, soups, broth, gravy, milks, and beans. They found 129 of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
Amazing Lifespan of More Than 100 Years for Nearly 300 Residents in a Small Italian Village

Amazing Lifespan of More Than 100 Years for Nearly 300 Residents in a Small Italian Village

The lifespan of nearly 300 residents in a small village in southern Italy is more than 100 years old. For the first time, residents of the village are letting scientists research why their lifespan is so long. Nearly one-third of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Lifestyle
Atlantic Salmon Genetic Modification Approved, FDA Faces Lawsuit

Atlantic Salmon Genetic Modification Approved, FDA Faces Lawsuit

A coalition of consumers, commercial, and environmental organizations sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approving genetically engineered Atlantic salmon. This latest FDA approval is the first-ever, genetically engineered food animal by the government agency. FDA’s approval of… 0 Shares | | Posted in GMOs
New Report Reveals: ‘What Makes a Great Doctor’

New Report Reveals: ‘What Makes a Great Doctor’

Most people would like to know if their doctor has a troubled past. However, getting information about a physician is quite difficult. Information about doctors is private — it is not open to the public. Access to information about a… 0 Shares | | Posted in News
Epigenetics influences food choices. Obese children at greater risk

Epigenetics influences food choices. Obese children at greater risk

A series of studies have highlighted the role of genetics and the contributing risk factor to offspring underscoring the need for a healthy diet in both parents. Rates of maternal obesity have risen exponentially in the past two decades and… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, News
Saturated fats cause increase in inflammation exacerbating tissue damage

Saturated fats cause increase in inflammation exacerbating tissue damage

An Imperial College in London study has specified that high saturated fats causes an increase in the presence and activity of monocytes (white blood cells) that migrate into vital organ tissue. The monocytes exacerbate tissue damage as they increase the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, News
Child’s genes influenced by mother’s diet

Child’s genes influenced by mother’s diet

A new study, published in Nature Communications has revealed that a mother’s diet before conception has been linked to how her child’s genes function. Epigenetics is defined as environmental change which impact on gene expression. In other words environmental factors … 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, News
Surviving Earth and the Sixth Mass Extinction

Surviving Earth and the Sixth Mass Extinction

The latest report by the Gerardo Ceballos from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and and Paul R. Ehrlich from Stanford University et al, which came out late last week outlines modern humans are now responsible for accelerated species loss.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Environment, Liberty, News
10 Healthy Snacks to Power up Weight Loss

10 Healthy Snacks to Power up Weight Loss

Some people tend to avoid snack in an effort to lose weight forgetting that some can be beneficial in the journey to a slim body. According to Riana Batayneh, author of The One One One Diet, snacking is an opportunity… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition, Personal Care