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April 25, 2014

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Increased vitamin C intake reduced breast cancer mortality risk

April 22, 2014

In women with breast cancer, an increased consumption of vitamin C in the diet was associated with reduced mortality risk, according to recent findings. Additionally, a post-diagnostic daily regimen of vitamin C supplementation may confer survival benefits.
Read article at healio.com (USA)

Comment: A new study from the Dr. Rath Research Institute demonstrates that dietary intake of a specific combination of micronutrients acting in synergy can significantly suppress tumor growth and metastasis from breast cancer cells. Confirming that the Cellular Medicine approach to the control of cancer has real therapeutic potential, it paves the way towards "Victory Over Cancer" and freeing the people of the world from the pharmaceutical "business with disease". You can learn more about the work of the Dr. Rath Research Institute in the area of cancer here.

Vitamin C helps prevent aging, Alzheimer's

March 25, 2014

Dr. Edgar Miller of Johns Hopkins University said that vitamin C is an essential micronutrient for human health, referring to a randomized trials study in which 1,407 participants saw their blood pressure drop after taking vitamin C supplements. "In observational studies, increased vitamin C intake, vitamin C supplementation and higher blood concentrations of vitamin C are associated with lower blood pressure and lower risk of cardiovascular disease," he said during an international symposium at the Plaza Hotel in central Seoul, Tuesday.
Read article on the Korea Times website (South Korea)


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GSK under growing pressure from UK authorities, lawyers warn

April 21, 2014

British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline will come under more pressure from prosecutors in the UK and US after admitting that it is investigating bribery allegations in several countries, legal experts have said.
Read article in the Daily Telegraph (UK)

Study finds adverse respiratory outcomes for older people with COPD taking benzodiazepines

April 17, 2014

A group of drugs commonly prescribed for insomnia, anxiety and breathing issues "significantly increase the risk" that older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, need to visit a doctor or Emergency Department for respiratory reasons, new research has found.
Read article at medicalxpress.com

Takeda, Lilly Jury Awards $9 Billion Over Actos Risks

April 9, 2014

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) were ordered to pay a combined $9 billion in punitive damages after a federal court jury found they hid the cancer risks of their Actos diabetes medicine in the first U.S. trial of its kind.
Read article at bloomberg.com


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Hawaii becomes genetically engineered crop flash point

April 22, 2014

You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii. The tiny island state 2,500 miles from the nearest continent is so critical to the nation's modern corn-growing business that the industry's leading companies all have farms here, growing new varieties genetically engineered for desirable traits like insect and drought resistance. But these same farms have become a flash point in a spreading debate over genetic engineering in agriculture.
Read article on the Korea Herald website (South Korea)

Vermont Senate passes mandatory GMO food-labeling law

April 16, 2014

The Vermont Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would make the state the first in the United States to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified crops.
Read news report at reuters.com


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Low Vitamin D in Mothers Tied to Cavities in Babies

April 21, 2014

Low levels of vitamin D in pregnancy are associated with the development of cavities in babies, researchers report.
Read article in the New York Times (USA)

Vitamin B3 Might Have Been Made in Space, Delivered to Earth by Meteorites

April 17, 2014

Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteorites, according to a new analysis by NASA-funded researchers. The result supports a theory that the origin of life may have been assisted by a supply of key molecules created in space and brought to Earth by comet and meteor impacts.
Read article at nasa.gov (USA)

Danes back food supplements (even if their government does not)

April 17, 2014

Despite healthy diets and a lack of government support, food supplement use in Denmark is among the highest in Europe, the Danish Food Institute (NFI) has concluded after a survey.
Read article at nutraingredients.com

UI study finds diet drinks associated with heart trouble for older women

March 31, 2014

Drinking two or more diet drinks a day may increase the risk of heart disease, including heart attack and stroke, in otherwise healthy postmenopausal women, according to a new University of Iowa study. The findings were presented March 30 at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington, D.C.
Read article on the University of Iowa website (USA)


For more political news, visit the news pages on the website of the International Alliance for Health, Peace and Social Justice, and the news page on the European Referendum Initiative website. Citizens of the UK can find additional UK-orientated news stories on the Reject the EU website.

Google: the unelected superpower

April 17, 2014

Google has cosied up to governments around the world so effectively that its chairman is a White House advisor.
Read article in the Daily Telegraph (UK)

Biometric Surveillance Means Someone Is Always Watching

April 17, 2014

Incrimination by selfie can happen. From 2008 to 2010, as Edward Snowden has revealed, the National Security Agency (NSA) collaborated with the British Government Communications Headquarters to intercept the webcam footage of over 1.8 million Yahoo users.
Read article at newsweek.com (USA)


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