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November 2012

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Tracking toxic exposures – a major new EU initiative

EU scientists will be using up to the minute technology to track our daily exposure to toxic chemicals and their effect on health

29 November, 2012
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Paediatricians against pesticides – and about time too!

Children are more vulnerable to the toxic effects of pesticides in their environment and in their food

27 November, 2012
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Cherries’ anti-inflammatory action helps prevent gout

Antioxidant compounds found in cherries work like anti-inflammatory medications to help ward off gout

22 November, 2012
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EU approval of Monsanto’s Roundup ‘based on bad science’

A combination of regulatory failures and bad science means we’re getting a dose of Monsanto’s toxic Roundup in our daily bread

20 November, 2012
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Higher vitamin K intake reduces type-2 diabetes risk

Increased dietary intake of vitamin K may lower the risk of developing type-2 diabetes in elderly people, according to recent research

20 November, 2012
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Pollution ages the brain, say scientists

New data suggests air pollution may be even more harmful to human health than previously thought

20 November, 2012
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Reflexology eases some cancer symptoms

A new study shows reflexology can help cancer patients manage symptoms like shortness of breath and better perform daily tasks

15 November, 2012
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Meditation protects against premature death from heart disease

In high risk groups Transcendental Meditation can significantly lower the risk of premature death from heart disease

15 November, 2012
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Eat your carbs at night to keep healthy and in the trim

Conventional advice to avoid carbohydrates at night may be wrong; a new study shows carbs at night can aid weight loss

13 November, 2012
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Doctors fail to disclose conflicts of interest online

When doctors post a tweet or a blog – shouldn’t they be obliged to say if a drug company if paying them to do it?

13 November, 2012