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Parents of children with cancer distrust and fear online sources of health information, study shows

Bert Gambini EurekAlert In the age of information, physicians still are the most trusted source when parents confront serious illness. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Parents and adult caregivers of pediatric cancer patients prefer personal consultations with trusted health care providers over … Continue reading

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Researchers discover molecule in immune system that could help treat dangerous skin cancer

Marjorie Montemayor-Quellenberg EurekAlert BOSTON, MA—Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have made a groundbreaking discovery that will shape the future of melanoma therapy. The team, led by Thomas S. Kupper, MD, chair of the BWH Department of Dermatology, and … Continue reading

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Genetic Engineers Produce Damning Report Exposing Genetically Modified Foods

Prevent Disease A damning new evidence-based report about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has just been published — and it reveals that most of the claims made by the pro-GM camp are nothing more than hot air. This comprehensive and fascinating … Continue reading

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How one man got away with mass fraud by saying ‘trust me, it’s science’

Source: NP When news broke this year that Diederik Stapel, a prominent Dutch social psychologist, was faking his results on dozens of experiments, the fallout was swift, brutal and global. Science and Nature, the world’s top chroniclers of science, were … Continue reading

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How Corporations Like Monsanto Have Hijacked Higher Education

Jill Richardson AlterNet When I approached professors to discuss research projects addressing organic agriculture in farmer’s markets, the first one told me that ‘no one cares about people selling food in parking lots on the other side of the train … Continue reading

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New research finds no association between white potato consumption (baked, boiled mashed) and obesity, Type 2 diabetes or systemic inflammation

Meredith Myers EurekAlert SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 25, 2012 – Preliminary Research presented today at The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Conference in San Diego demonstrates that habitual consumption of white potatoes (baked, boiled and mashed) is … Continue reading

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CDC study forges link between depression and sleep apnea

Doug Dusik EurekAlert Survey finds association between symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea and hopelessness. DARIEN, IL – Obstructive sleep apnea and other symptoms of OSA are associated with probable major depression, regardless of factors like weight, age, sex or race, … Continue reading

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26 Common Food Labels, Explained

Source: Cheap Healthy Good These days, grocery shopping involves a lot of reading. Food is rarely content to just be, and instead, must include dozens of labels designating it as CAGE-FREE, HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS, or the dreaded ORGANIC. And even … Continue reading

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Self-reflective mind — in animals! Psychologists report on continuing advances

Patricia Donovan EurekAlert Do animals have reflective minds able to self-regulate perception, reasoning, memory? BUFFALO, N.Y. — According to one of the leading scholars in the field, there is an emerging consensus among scientists that animals share functional parallels with … Continue reading

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How to rescue the immune system

Jim Ritter EurekAlert Study in Nature Medicine could lead to novel therapy for cancer. MAYWOOD, Ill. – In a study published in Nature Medicine, Loyola researchers report on a promising new technique that potentially could turn immune system killer T … Continue reading

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