- If You Ignore Confounders, It's Possible To Statistically Link Pesticide Use And Stroke Risk
A new paper looked at farm workers in Hawaii and found that before 1999 some of them had more heart attacks than non-farm workers and concluded the reason must be safe levels of pesticide exposure creating "subtle effects" over time. Epidemiology ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 25 2019 - 10:53am
- Obesity Has Led To A Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Epidemic In Europe
More than half of adults and one third of children in Europe are classified as overweight or obese, with the highest proportion coming from lower socio-economic groups where Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is prevalent. NAFLD is the accumulation ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 25 2019 - 5:58pm
- Union Of Concerned Scientists Props Up New Group To Create Concern About 'Virtual' Pollution- Don't Be Fooled
Union of Concerned Scientists is only really in top form when a Republican is in the White House because when the GOP is in control, they can be angry outsiders, but when a Democrat is in control, a bunch of their employees leave and join the administratio ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Sep 30 2019 - 10:18am
- Statistically Delicious: Red Wine Linked To A Better Microbiome
The microbiome is the collection of microorganisms in an environment and plays an important role in human health. An imbalance of 'good' microbes compared to 'bad' is linked to adverse health outcomes. A person's gut microbiome wit ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 1 2019 - 11:27am
- The War On Red Meat Is Coming To A Close
A few years ago, France's International Agency for Research on Cancer, a United Nations body with a checkered scientific and ethical history, used statistics to suggest that red meat was bad for health. It was easy. All they had to do was gather toget ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Oct 1 2019 - 12:41pm
- Glaring Deficiencies In Berg Et Al. Paper Linking Pesticides To Heart Disease
Google News was awash in suggestive headlines last week following the publication of a new paper purporting to show a link between occupational pesticide exposure and increased cardiovascular disease risk. ...
Article - Geoffrey Kabat - Oct 3 2019 - 6:00am
- 'Safer Than Cigarettes'- Snus Gets The First Modified Risk Tobacco Product Designation Ever From FDA
Snus, a smokeless tobacco popular in Sweden, has led to a dramatic reduction in smoking-related diseases compared to the rest of Europe. But though it has been legal for sale in the U.S. since 2015, it was not legal to claim it is less harmful than cigaret ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 22 2019 - 10:41am
- Chronic Kidney Disease And Hypertension: Twin Challenges For 21st Century Europe
The European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) and World Kidney Day (WKD) organisations today call for action at EU level to support early awareness, identification and treatment of CKD and its associated diseases such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), hyperte ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Nov 4 2019 - 11:18am
- Chronic Kidney Disease And Diabetes- Major Risk Factors Amongst Europe's Population
The European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) and World Kidney Day (WKD) organisations today call for European Union (EU) support. Early awareness, identification and treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its associated diseases, including diabetes- ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Nov 4 2019 - 11:22am
- Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure Makes Children Stupid
It's well known that serious air pollution can cause of all kinds of nasty health problems- headaches, nausea, allergic reactions, chronic respiratory disease, lung cancer and heart disease counted among them. But according to new statistical correlat ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 4 2019 - 6:33pm