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What happens when we sunburn

Scott Lafee EurekAlert Researchers describe inflammatory mechanism for first time The biological mechanism of sunburn – the reddish, painful, protective immune response from ultraviolet (UV) radiation – is a consequence of RNA damage to skin cells, report researchers at the … 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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Grapefruits Can Treat Disease As Well As Pharmaceuticals Without The Side Effects

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease In the never ending saga of natural disease fighting foods beating out pharmaceuticals, the grapefruit is another power packed citrus fruit to add to the the list. It actually never really gets the credit it deserves … Continue reading

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101 East : Web of Hate

Al Jazeera According to a poll, Australia rates number one in the world for bullying on social networks, with 9 in 10 families reporting a brush with bullies online. We explore the dark side of the web and the sometimes … Continue reading

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The bright side of death: Awareness of mortality can result in positive behaviors

Timothy Wall EurekAlert COLUMBIA, Mo. — Contemplating death doesn’t necessarily lead to morose despondency, fear, aggression or other negative behaviors, as previous research has suggested. Following a review of dozens of studies, University of Missouri researchers found that thoughts of … Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-Sexual side effects added to Merck drug labels

Reuters Prescribing labels for Merck & Co’s drugs for baldness and enlarged prostate will add reports of sexual side effects that continued after use of the medicines was stopped, U.S. health regulators said. Labels will be revised for Proscar, which … Continue reading

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Research: Some Cancer Diagnoses Kill Quicker Than The Cancer

GreenMedInfo Sayer Ji A cancer diagnosis may be the most traumatic thing that can befall a patient within the contemporary medical system; that is, beyond the conventional cancer treatments themselves, many of which have life-threatening and even lethal side effects. … Continue reading

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Vitamins doing gymnastics: Scientists capture first full image of vitamin B12 in action

Kara Gavin EurekAlert Work by University of Michigan and MIT team yields new understanding of crucial reaction in the body and in CO2-scrubbing bacteria. ANN ARBOR, Mich. — You see it listed on the side of your cereal box and … Continue reading

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Most sinus infections don’t require antibiotics

Ashley Mattys EurekAlert IDSA releases first rhinosinusitis guidelines, helps doctors distinguish between bacterial and viral cause.   EMBARGOED FOR MARCH 21, 2012, ARLINGTON, Va.] – The vast majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses and should not be treated … Continue reading

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Migraines eased after ginger and herb treatment

Source: Reuters Migraine sufferers treated with a homeopathic preparation of ginger and the herb feverfew may find some pain relief, according to a preliminary study. Feverfew, which is derived from a flowering plant, has long been thought to be a … Continue reading

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