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German drug maker covered up warnings about thalidomide risk

Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker smh.com.au SECRET files reveal the German maker of thalidomide ignored and covered-up repeated warnings that its drug could damage unborn babies. The Herald has obtained excerpts of never-before-published files from pharmaceutical giant Grunenthal’s archives, which detail … Continue reading

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Liver stiffness predicts liver failure, cancer and mortality in cirrhotic patients

Dawn Peters EurekAlert Researchers from Spain established that liver stiffness, measured by transient elastography (TE), is an independent predictor of liver failure, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and mortality in cirrhotic patients coinfected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune … Continue reading

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China to control Mother Nature, steps up man-made rain initiative

Source: Knovel China is hoping to use its growing scientific prowess as it works to help fight drought conditions affecting parts of the country. China is turning its attention toward the sky as it works to coax Mother Nature into … Continue reading

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Is “BPA-Free” a Lie?

ANH-USA Close. Many products that now boast they’re “BPA-free” have simply switched to a BPA relative that may be equally toxic! Regular readers will be aware of our campaign against BPA. Bisphenol-A is a dangerous, endocrine-disrupting chemical found in many … Continue reading

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Organ trading, donation make headlines

Jared Yee BioEdge A worldwide illegal trade in kidneys is sharply expanding, according to the World Health Organisation. According to WHO, the illegal trade in kidneys has risen to an estimated 10,000 black market operations involving purchased human organs– one … Continue reading

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First, do no harm: Study finds danger in standard treatment for a serious lung disease

Kara Gavin EurekAlert A combination of three drugs used worldwide as the standard of care for a serious lung disease puts patients in danger of death or hospitalization, and should not be used together to treat the disease, called idiopathic … Continue reading

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Corporate Corruption Is a Global Epidemic

Chad Brooks Live Science U.S. businesses aren’t alone in their struggle to curb corruption in the workplace. A new poll shows nearly two in three adults worldwide believe fraudulent activity is widespread in their country’s businesses. The study by Gallup … Continue reading

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Obama’s Science Adviser Says Chemtrails Will Save the Planet

Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism John Holdren , Obama’s Science Adviser believes that geo-engineering will assist the planet is stabilizing its weather with regard to global warming. Holdren sees geo-engineering as a perfectly viable way to cool the planet’s temperature. He … Continue reading

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Pesticide Exposure Found to Lower Intelligence

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society Pesticides, ubiquitous among not only the food supply but farms and homes worldwide, have been found to be creating lasting changes in overall brain structure — changes that have been linked to lower intelligence levels and … 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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