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Older adults' muscles need extra protein

Adults 52 to 75 who ate twice as much protein as the recommended daily allowance had increased protein synthesis to build muscle mass compa…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jan 31, 2015
Reply by Randall Smith

"Dr. OZ" & "The Doctors" give bad advice.

BMJ study blasts "Dr. Oz” and "The Doctors" Canadian researchers have concluded that the advice given on "Dr. Oz Show" and "The Doctors" is…

Started by Idaho Spud

14 Dec 22, 2014
Reply by Loren Miller

Ebola contagion through air

I've seen numerous news claims that Ebola isn't easily transmitted. This rests on the idea that Ebola doesn't pass through the air the way…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

27 Dec 14, 2014
Reply by Joan Denoo

Glyphosphate (Roundup) use => rise in disease

Study Shows Dramatic Correlation Between GMOs And 22 Diseases You're probably aware that independent science hasn't evaluated health effect…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Nov 22, 2014

Herpes causes Alzheimer's

Herpes virus causes nearly 40 to 50 percent of all Alzheimer’s disease. Think twice about kissing someone with a cold sore. image source He…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Oct 26, 2014
Reply by Plinius

Flu vaccine protects heart

Flu vaccine may hold key to preventing heart disease Would you rather not have a heart attack this year? Getting your flu shot cuts in half…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Oct 21, 2014
Reply by Luara

Fomites 101

Every game-changing historical event requires new vocabulary. "Fomites" is a key word you should know if Ebola reaches your country. Fomite…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Oct 20, 2014
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Trash bags for home Ebola care

Fatu Kekula nursed four Ebola-infected relatives at home without catching it, using trash bags, gloves, a rain coat and rubber boots. Woman…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Sep 27, 2014
Reply by Randall Smith

Six ways climate change is making us sick, here and now

"6 Ways Climate Change is Making Us Sick" -- here and now (from TIME) "...a new analysis of 56 studies on climate change-related health pro…

Started by Grinning Cat

1 Sep 22, 2014
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Poisons in our tea

As I post this, I'm drinking a big pot of green tea. My cupboard is full of a dozens tins of cheap Chinese tea. Aagh! Tea was supposed to b…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

13 Sep 6, 2014
Reply by Grinning Cat


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