Archive For The “The Health Beat” Category

Another Republican Capitulation on Health Care

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“Republicans have established a clear pattern on health care. First, they rail against whatever big-government scheme Democrats propose. Then, after a half-hearted and incompetent effort to convince the public of the benefits of a market-oriented system, they abandon their principles and adopt the big-government idea as their own in order to win or hold power….

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See where Texas weighs in on list of fattest states in America

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“SAN ANTONIO – WalletHub on Tuesday released its ranking of the fattest states in America (Right before the holidays! Seriously?) and Texas made the top 10. Texas, according to the study, is the 10th fattest state in America. WalletHub created its ranking based on three factors: obesity and overweight prevalence, health consequences and food and fitness. In terms of…

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Researcher Jailed After Uncovering Deadly Virus Delivered Through Human Vaccines

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“If you have been following stories in recent years of scientists and researchers who make discoveries that are threatening to the Deep State and the bottom line of Big Pharma, you will have seen the pattern before. Those doctors are often ‘persuaded’ to recant their studies, offered bribes or other benefits to distance themselves from or even destroy…

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Some Breakfast Foods Contain More Glyphosate Than Vitamin D or B12

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“Concerns over the health effects of glyphosate — the active ingredient in Roundup and other weed killer formulations — continue to rise as evidence of harm and widespread exposure keeps accumulating. In recent years, researchers have discovered it may affect your body’s ability to produce fully functioning proteins, inhibit the shikimate pathway (found in gut bacteria) and…

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An Ethiopian Ethnomedicine Found to Regulate Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetics

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“Scientists have established that the bracted bugleweed (Ajuga remota) is able to significantly reduce blood sugar levels, supporting its traditional use as a treatment for diabetes. The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, analyzed the phytochemical composition of the herb and examined its anti-diabetes ability in vivo. The bracted bugleweed is a plant common in East Africa, but it also…

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Wind Turbines Can Harm Heart, Says German Professor

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“Wind turbines are terrible for the health of the millions of birds and bats they slice and dice every year – and they’re not much good for humans either: they can even stop your heart working properly. This was the conclusion of an experiment conducted recently by a medical team in Mainz, Germany, led by…

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Study: Evidence Links Cell Phones to Brain Cancer – But FDA Insists It’s Safe

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“According to the National Institutes of Health’s Toxicology Program (NTP), cell phone radiation does cause cancer as the final results of a long-term study conducted on mice and rats is published. Despite the results, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has insisted the danger does not apply to humans. The NTP obtained ‘clear evidence’ that…

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Eye doctors find that WebMD symptom checker was wrong more than half the time

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“In 2015, The BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) did a thorough audit of online symptom checkers. It found that, on average, the sites listed the correct diagnosis first only about a third of the time. Carl Shen, an ophthalmology resident at McMaster University, has led a team of researchers in a small-scale follow-up looking specifically…

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Brain implants used to treat Parkinson’s can be hacked and used to control people, scientists warn

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“Brain implants used to treat Parkinson’s disease could be hacked by cyber attackers and used to control people, scientists have claimed. A report by the Oxford Functional Neurosurgery Group and cyber security company Kaspersky claims that people’s memories could be exploited by hackers and has called on cyber security companies, manufacturers and healthcare companies to develop…

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Cross talk: Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer risk

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“WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation: One says it causes cancer in rats. The other says there’s no reason for people to worry. No new research was issued Thursday. Instead, the National Toxicology Program dialed up its concerns about a link to heart…

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