Friday, 06 December 2013 00:00
In a seemingly simple experiment, a scientist exposes rats to a certain pesticide over several days, and the rodents start showing symptoms remarkably similar to those seen in Parkinson’s patients.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 00:00
Thanksgiving is just around the corner in the USA soon. So many will be having cranberry sauce but little do they know most of them are full of toxic pesticides!
Published in Food
Thursday, 18 July 2013 01:00
Twenty-two children are dead so far in the village of Dharmasati Gandaman, in India’s Bihar state. The cause is not some communicable disease or strange virus, but their school lunch.
Thursday, 04 April 2013 00:00
It can no longer be denied that environmental chemicals are having a significant impact on human health, and that impact even starts while you’re still in the womb. New research has revealed that exposure while in the womb to DDT, a pesticide banned in 1972 after close to 30 years of use, increases women’s risk of high blood pressure decades later.
Published in Toxins
Friday, 29 March 2013 00:00
Spare a thought for European bees: they’re up against bureaucrats and politicians, and at the moment, they’re losing.
Saturday, 15 September 2012 01:00
Cotton conjures up such positive mental images: the softness of cotton wool on the face and the cool feel of cotton against the skin. Unfortunately the realities of cotton production are very different and making a small change to both shopping habits and beauty routine can benefit the user, the environment and the people who pick and process cotton into the products we use every day.
Thursday, 28 June 2012 00:00
By Dr. Mercola There’s no question that consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables is connected with countless health benefits, from keeping your weight under control to cutting your risk of heart disease and metabolic disorders to preventing cancer. But toxic pesticide residues can eat away at all those health benefits.
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 14:48
By Dr. Mercola It's been called the "largest wave of recorded suicides in human historyi." Indian farmers have been robbed of their livelihoods, causing them to take their own lives in despair. Over the past 16 years, it is estimated that more than a quarter of a million Indian farmers have committed suicide. Who is responsible for this tragedy? The most obvious culprits are global corporations like Monsanto, Cargill and Syngenta and the genetically engineered seed they have forced upon farmers worldwide.
Saturday, 31 December 2011 14:01
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed to grant three environmental groups’ petition to end the use of sulfuryl fluoride, an insecticide and food fumigant manufactured by Dow AgroSciences.
Published in Toxins
Saturday, 31 December 2011 13:59