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Lots of chatter, anger over Stanford organic food study


The researchers pooled together studies addressing the health benefits of organic and conventionally grown foods. Nutritionwise, they didn’t find many differences in the more than 200 reports they looked at. But they did find some evidence of higher blood levels of pesticide residues among children who ate conventionally grown food, and they noted that while organic and conventionally grown food put people at equal risk for food-borne illnesses, antibiotic-resistant microbes are more commonly found among conventionally reared chicken and pork.
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Study finds no increase in cancer in association with testosterone replacement therapy


A study reported at the American Urological Association's meeting held this year in San Diego found that men who used testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) had a similar risk of developing cancer in comparison with those who did not use the hormone.

Study - Your fast food hamburger may contain as little as 2 percent actual meat


There may be a convenient way to satiate your hunger while on the go, but fast food hamburgers appear to offer little in the way of actual meat content, according to a recent study published in the journal Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. Researchers from the Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, found that, among eight popular fast food hamburgers analyzed, some were found to contain as little as two percent actual meat, which may come as a surprise to some.

Quackity quack: Eight evil genius ways to fake a vitamin study (and scare consumers into being afraid of fish oils)


Quackity quack, the quacks are back, and this time they're targeting fish oil supplements, claiming that taking fish oils raises your risk of prostate cancer.

SStudy - Your fast food hamburger may contain as little as 2 percent actual meat


There may be a convenient way to satiate your hunger while on the go, but fast food hamburgers appear to offer little in the way of actual meat content, according to a recent study published in the journal Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. Researchers from the Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, found that, among eight popular fast food hamburgers analyzed, some were found to contain as little as two percent actual meat, which may come as a surprise to some.

One hour of television makes children 50 percent likelier to crave soda


Television has a bad reputation among health-conscious people, and for good reason. This neutral broadcasting device, which could be used to enrich the culture of our planet, has long been used by self-serving corporations to promote unhealthy products and toxic values. Nowhere is this more evident than in the world of commercials, where just about every unnatural food imaginable has been marketed to families as desirable and wholesome produce.
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Adult prescription use directly linked to poisoning of children: Study


Drugs are harming and killing American children at an astounding rate these days - no, not "street" drugs like cocaine and ecstasy, but rather pharmaceutical drugs like statins and opioid painkillers. And a recent study found that these same pharmaceuticals, which are intended for adult use, are now a leading cause of poisoning among young children.

Three out of four doctors would prescribe medical marijuana to patients: Study


New York City Mayor Michael "Nanny" Bloomberg thinks medical marijuana is a hoax, but as far as I know he's never been to medical school, which is obvious based on the results of a new survey that found more than three-quarters of physicians would prescribe it to their patients if they could.

BPA is deadly to the developing brains of babies in utero, new study shows


Scientists from Duke University in North Carolina have identified yet another major threat to human health posed by the plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA). According to new research, babies exposed to BPA in utero, or during their developmental stages in the womb, could experience inhibited central nervous system development, which in turn could set them up for future stricken with neurodevelopmental problems.