|UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL:A brief introduction to this week’s EClub Healthy News bulletin by Phillip Day.|
CASE DISMISSED! TEXAS ENDS 15-YEAR FIGHT AGAINST CANCER DOCTOR BURZYNSKI: After a grueling 15-year long battle, the Texas Medical Board has officially ended its crusade to revoke Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski’s medical license in an effort to end his use of Antineoplastons, as well as his combination gene-targeted therapy for cancer.
TAKING ASPIRIN DOUBLES RISK OF BLINDNESS: STUDY LINKS REGULAR USE WITH AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION: A new study found a link between regular use of aspirin and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) – the most common cause of sight loss in people over 50.
THE REALLY BAD NEWS? HORSE BURGERS AREN’T THE ONLY NASTY SECRET IN THE CHILL CABINETS: The fact is that our trust in the big supermarket chains is badly misplaced, writes JOANNA BLYTHMAN. The sheer massiveness of the scale of their operations is a central part of the problem.
UNCOVERED, THE ‘TOXIC’ GENE HIDING IN GM CROPS: REVELATION THROWS NEW DOUBT OVER SAFETY OF FOODS: A new study by the EU’s official food watchdog, the European Food Safety Authority(EFSA), has revealed that the international approval process for GM crops failed to identify a virus gene.
VACCINATION ROUND-UP including:SURVEY: VACCINATED CHILDREN FIVE TIMES MORE PRONE TO DISEASE THAN UNVACCINATED CHILDREN: (NaturalNews) An ongoing study out of Germany comparing disease rates among vaccinated and unvaccinated children points to a pretty clear disparity between the two groups as far as illness rates are concerned. As reported by the group Health Freedom.
WOMEN MORE LIKELY TO DIE FROM SMOKING THAN 40 YEARS AGO, STUDY FINDS: The increased risk greatly outweighs improvements in medicine that have cut death rates among the majority of the population in the last 50 years. In the 1960s, smoking raised a woman’s chances of dying from lung cancer 2.7 times. By the period 2000 to 2010 this had surged to 25.7-fold higher level of risk…
GLAUCOMA is a condition in which the pressure of fluid in the eyeball increases, leading to blurred vision, damaged optic nerves and eventual loss of vision. Fluid called aqueus humour is produced in the posterior chamber of the eyeball (behind the pupil) and then passes through the pupil into the anterior chamber, before draining out through outflow channels above and below the eyeballs.
FIGHTING MICROBES WITH MICROBES: Your body actually contains about 100 trillion cells, but amazingly only one in 10 is “human.” The others are made up of bacteria and other microorganisms. What may also surprise you is that soil has a microflora of its own, sharing many similarities with the microflora in the human body.
VITAMIN D TREATMENT FOR DEADLIEST FORM OF BREAST CANCER: (NaturalNews) Research just published in The Journal of Cell Biology reveals two important discoveries about one of the most aggressive and difficult to treat forms of breast cancer. Investigators led by Susana Gonzalo, Ph.D., assistant professor…
LAUGH A LOT! Let’s face it, laughing’s pretty darned funny. But seriously, there are some real health benefits from laughter…