Do Face Masks Really Help?

Do Face Masks Really Help?

And yet, a 2009 Canadian study of 446 nurses who were working with influenza patients concluded that face masks provided protection almost equivalent to that provided by respirators.8 Unfortunately, that turns out to be mixed news.

Weekly Health Quiz: Measles, Agriculture and Carbon Dioxide

Weekly Health Quiz: Measles, Agriculture and Carbon Dioxide

Nutritional ketosis mimics the life span-extending properties of fasting A ketogenic diet improves glucose metabolism, lowering your risk for Type 2 diabetes A ketogenic diet can help lower inflammation in your body 2 Estimates suggest how great a percentage of all processed foods contain genetically engineered ingredients?

What Happens in Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

What Happens in Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

This is definitely alarming, considering the average Englishman in the 1700s consumed only 4 pounds of sugar per year4 — and that was mostly from healthful natural sources like fruits, quite unlike the processed foods you see in supermarket shelves today.

A Tesla for Less Than Ten Thousand Dollars?

A Tesla for Less Than Ten Thousand Dollars?

Tesla has a limited number of service centers and reportedly struggles with parts shortages, and now Benoit is opening a new repair shop solely for electric vehicles — and even has a former Tesla mechanic to work there.

Stroke at Young Age

Stroke at Young Age

Analyses reveal 9 in 10 strokes are preventable by addressing lifestyle factors such as high blood pressure, obesity, hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, kidney dysfunction, smoking, unhealthy diet and sedentary behavior.11 There's also evidence showing your vitamin D12 and magnesium13 status play a role, and alcohol consumption in middle-age appears to be a significant risk factor.14 As noted in one study:15.

Over 1 Trillion Trees Need To Be Planted in the Next 10 Years

Over 1 Trillion Trees Need To Be Planted in the Next 10 Years

Australia, as the seventh-largest forested area in the world, is well suited to contribute to the 1 trillion trees goal, and they’ve pledged to plant 1 billion trees by 2050 as part of a forestry plan to meet Paris Agreement targets, including reducing carbon emissions by 26 to 28 percent by 2030.

Measles Propaganda Can Have Dire Public Health Ramifications

Measles Propaganda Can Have Dire Public Health Ramifications

According to the CDC, the last recorded measles-associated death in the U.S. occurred in 2015.13 But even before the measles vaccine was introduced and given to children in the early 1960s, the annual death toll from measles in the U.S. was between 450 and 500,14 and never approached the high death rate of smallpox, which was a far more deadly disease, and which prompted calls for states to pass mandatory smallpox vaccination laws for children.15.

Cough Medicine Is Ineffective and May Be Dangerous

Cough Medicine Is Ineffective and May Be Dangerous

The American Academy of Pediatrics18 says cold and cough medicines should not be recommended, prescribed or used for respiratory illnesses in young children, as research demonstrates very little benefit and potentially serious side effects.

The Great Statin Debate — Why Cholesterol Is Misunderstood

The Great Statin Debate — Why Cholesterol Is Misunderstood

However, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these drugs are also indicated for anyone who has already had a heart attack or stroke or been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease, has an LDL cholesterol of 190 mg/dL or higher, or is between the ages of 40 and 75 with an LDL level of 70 mg/dL or higher and diabetes or a high risk of developing heart disease or stroke.5.

Degeneration Nation: GMOs, Toxic Chemicals and Factory Farms

Degeneration Nation: GMOs, Toxic Chemicals and Factory Farms

Despite all of our efforts in terms of public education and mobilization, corrupt government officials, regulatory agencies and international trade bureaucrats have allowed Monsanto/Bayer, Syngenta/ChemChina, Dow/Dupont and a cabal of multinational agribusiness, chemical, seed and GMO corporations, aided and abetted by Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the mass media, to hijack our food and farming system and slowly but surely undermine our health, degrade the soil, pollute the environment and destabilize the climate.

New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease

New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease

The results of this study suggest that caffeine is beneficial for people with chronic kidney disease and with more than 14 percent of Americans suffering from this disease and 89 percent consuming caffeine, this compound exhibits great potential in improving the lives of many patients.

Dangers of Walking Your Dog

Dangers of Walking Your Dog

The study, which took place at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, found that walking a dog on a leash may increase the risk of bone fractures in older people.1 These results are based on an analysis of data collected by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Why Herd Immunity Is a Hoax

Why Herd Immunity Is a Hoax

Persistent reports of measles and other infectious diseases for which vaccines have been developed and given in multiple doses to most children calls the concept of vaccine-acquired herd immunity into question.

Prenatal Vitamins May Reduce Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Prenatal Vitamins May Reduce Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder

One such study published in JAMA Psychiatry looked at the association of prenatal vitamins with the risk of autism in families who already had a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 9 Researchers wanted to know whether maternal use of prenatal vitamins might reduce the risk of autism in siblings of children who suffered ASD.

Strep Throat: an Introduction

Strep Throat: an Introduction

3, 4 Strep throat is known to cause other infections, one of which is pharyngitis or sore throat. In fact, pharyngitis is the most common bacterial infection that triggers a sore throat.

Soybean Oil: Lurking Danger in Processed Foods

Soybean Oil: Lurking Danger in Processed Foods

5 Among the problems with partially hydrogenated soybean oil is trans fat and the health hazards of the soy itself, as well as the prevalence of genetically engineered soybeans.

Is the Flu Vaccine Really ‘Working Well’ This Year?

Is the Flu Vaccine Really ‘Working Well’ This Year?

According to interim estimates 1 released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on February 15, 2019 — which uses data from 3,254 adults and children enrolled in the U.S. Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network between November 23, 2018, and February 2, 2019 — the overall adjusted effectiveness of the 2018-19 flu vaccine against all influenza virus infection associated with acute respiratory illness (ARI) needing medical attention was 47 percent.

Go Nuts If You Have Diabetes

Go Nuts If You Have Diabetes

The study, which was conducted at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, found that consuming tree nuts frequently is associated with a lower risk of heart disease in those with type 2 diabetes.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 16,217 men and women who had a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.

Choline Deficiency May Cause Fatty Liver Disease

Choline Deficiency May Cause Fatty Liver Disease

2 This nutrient, which you need to get from your diet, is required for: 3 Studies have linked higher choline intake to a range of benefits, including a decreased risk for heart disease , 14 a 24 percent decreased risk for breast cancer , 15 and the prevention of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD, which is largely driven by high-sugar diets, as opposed to excess alcohol consumption).

Heart Attack Risks

Heart Attack Risks

A heart attack will also increase your risk of having a sudden cardiac arrest since the loss of oxygen supply will affect the electrical system in the heart.

Processed Food Leads to Cancer and Early Death

Processed Food Leads to Cancer and Early Death

Cancer trends in young adults often serve as a sentinel for the future disease burden in older adults, among whom most cancer occurs.'" Advertisement Changes in Diet Drive Obesity Epidemic Studies 8 , 9 , 10 have repeatedly demonstrated that when people switch from a traditional whole food diet to processed foods (which are high in refined flour, processed sugar and harmful vegetable oils), disease inevitably follows.

Insect Population Decline

Insect Population Decline

A quarter of the reports indicate these agriculture-related practices as the main driver of insect declines in both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.” Advertisement ‘Relentless’ Pesticide Usage Devastating Insects The featured review also noted that agricultural crops comprise about 12 percent of the total land surface on Earth, which means farming directly affects a large proportion of insect species, particularly in areas that rely on synthetic pesticides.

Eating Organic Significantly Reduces Health Risks

Eating Organic Significantly Reduces Health Risks

From a population health point of view there are some real concerns." Advertisement New Lawsuit Focuses on Roundup's Effect on Gut Bacteria Even if you're not exposed to glyphosate-based herbicides via application (which is the case with most who claim glyphosate exposure caused their NHL), your health is still at risk, as most foods (processed foods in particular) are contaminated with this chemical, and more than 70 percent of Americans have detectable levels of glyphosate in their body.

Benefits of Dietary Fiber

Benefits of Dietary Fiber

According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the authors noted that the impact could translate to 13 fewer deaths and six fewer cases of coronary heart disease per 1,000 participants, and that eating plenty of high-fiber foods is also linked to decreased weight and optimized cholesterol levels .

Diet Drinks and Stroke Risk

Diet Drinks and Stroke Risk

When the investigators separated out types of stroke, they discovered that ischemic strokes, which are brought on by blood clots, were 31 percent more likely in frequent drinkers of artificially sweetened beverages. The subjects who said they consumed two diet drinks a day or more had a 29 percent higher risk of developing heart disease.

Obesity Raises Cancer Risk in Young People

Obesity Raises Cancer Risk in Young People

Among young adults ranging in age from 25 to 49, the rates of several of those obesity-related cancers increased during the study period.

Six Great Habits for Starting Your Day

Six Great Habits for Starting Your Day

For one thing, research shows that those who exercise early in the day are more likely to institute a regular workout regimen and tend to be more consistent.

Are Vaccine Injuries ‘Exaggerated Personal Anecdotes’?

Are Vaccine Injuries ‘Exaggerated Personal Anecdotes’?

For serious allergic reactions like anaphylaxis, they state such reactions occur "at a rate of approximately 1 per million doses for many vaccines." 8 However, serious adverse events occur far more common than publicly admitted, with 1 in 168 children requiring emergency room admittance following their 1-year wellness check when vaccines are given, according to Canadian research.

Public Health Warning Issued for Fluoride Toothpaste

Public Health Warning Issued for Fluoride Toothpaste

7 Most US Kids Have Fluoride-Damaged Teeth According to research 8 presented at the April 2017 National Oral Health Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 57 percent of youth between the ages of 6 and 19 years have dental fluorosis, a condition in which your tooth enamel becomes progressively discolored and mottled.

Molluscum Contagiosum: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Molluscum Contagiosum: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

One such example is the poxvirus, which is a precursor to infections like molluscum contagiosum and monkeypox. 5 Just like the herpes simplex virus (HSV), molluscum contagiosum can spread from one person to another via sexual intercourse, when a person touches the lesions of an infected person.

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