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Range of brain diseases could be treated by single drug

James Gallagher BBC News The tantalising prospect of treating a range of brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, all with the same drug, has been raised by UK researchers. In a study, published in Nature, they prevented brain cells … Continue reading

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Avocado Oil: The ‘Olive Oil Of The Americas’?

PR Newswire Mexican researchers find the fruit bolsters cells’ power centers against harmful free radicals. Atmospheric oxygen facilitated the evolution and complexity of terrestrial organisms, including human beings, because it allowed nutrients to be used more efficiently by those organisms, … Continue reading

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Examining His Own Body, Stanford Geneticist Stops Diabetes in Its Tracks

Jon Cohen Science NOW Michael Snyder has taken “know thyself” to the next level—and helped heal thyself. Over a 14-month period, the molecular geneticist at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, analyzed his blood 20 different times to pluck out … Continue reading

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Homocysteine, Folic Acid and the Heart: an Association Unravels

Alice Park TIME We may have the final word on homocysteine: higher blood levels of the amino acid don’t raise people’s risk of heart disease after all. Several decades ago, studies of children born with an unusual genetic defect, which … Continue reading

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Genetic Engineering

João Pedro de Magalhães JPSenescence As a transhumanist, I defend my right to change and upgrade my body as I please. I also defend that if I wish to have children with upgraded brains or certain beneficial features, I should … Continue reading

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The Innocent Cooking Mistake that Could Cause Cancer

Source: Mercola Experimental studies show that all thermolyzed (ultra-heated) proteins can promote colon cancer and so do thermolyzed carbohydrates and fried fat. Thermolyzed casein in particular has shown to cause the growth of aberrant crypt foci (ACF tumors) and colon … Continue reading

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Almost Human? GMO Brown Rice Contains Blood Protein

Source: Organic Authority Human serum albumin—a blood protein—has been added to genetically modified brown rice by researchers in a new study conducted at the Yang He and Daichang Yang at Wuhan University in China, and published in the recent issue … Continue reading

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ALERT: Food Toxins Found in Baby Formula

Source: Mercola There are many reasons why breastfeeding is a superior option to formula feeding for babies, however, a new study provides one of the most compelling to date. Infant formulas are typically processed under high heat, and this leads … Continue reading

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