(NaturalNews) The current issue of the Toxicology journal, details the first study in glyphosate's more than 40 years on the market, to study its effects on uterine development. In the study, a group of researchers injected newborn rats with a commercial dose of glyphosate-based herbicide (GBH), while a control group was given a saline solution.
Michael Greger, April 7th, 2016
The United States has one of the worst premature birth rates in the world, now ranking 131st worldwide. Even worse, over the last few decades, the rate of preterm birth in the U.S. has been going up.
L.J. Devon, February 4 2016
The establishment mainstream media continue to parrot the same hysteria regarding the Zika virus
As China continues to industrialize its way out of oppressive communism, the nation's children and babies are paying the price with their health. A new study out of the University of South Carolina has found that pollution in developing countries like China and India is becoming so severe that many babies are being born underweight or with birth defects, or are being born prematurely.
Spirulina may help protect against the birth defect-inducing effects of toxic heavy metals such as cadmium, according to a study conducted by researchers from Mexico's National Polytechnic Institute and published in the Journal of Medicinal Food in 2011.
There is something seriously wrong in the fertile Yakima Valley region of Washington. A surging number of babies are being born with major birth defects, and the reasons why are eluding state health officials.
Iraq--Zahraa Majid has six fingers and six toes on each hand and foot. The 7-year-old cannot walk or speak. Her eyesight is also poor.
It played unwilling host to one of the bloodiest battles of the Iraq war. Fallujah's homes and businesses were left shattered; hundreds of Iraqi civilians were killed. Its residents changed the name of their "City of Mosques" to "the polluted city" after the United States launched two massive military campaigns eight years ago. Now, one month before the World Health Organisation reveals its view on the legacy of the two battles for the town, a new study reports a "staggering rise" in birth defects among Iraqi children conceived in the aftermath of the war.
The pictures flash up on a screen on an upper floor of the Fallujah General Hospital. And all at once, Nadhem Shokr al-Hadidi's administration office becomes a little chamber of horrors.