New epigenetic research conducted by scientists at the University of Massachusetts suggests that a father’s environment can affect the health of his baby via epigenetic marks in his sperm. Specifically, male exposure to phthalates, which are endocrine disruptors found in plastics, personal care products like shaving cream, and in the environment that surrounds us, were … Continue reading Father’s Exposure to Phthalates Impact Epigenetic Marks on Sperm DNA
Study: BPA destroys sperm
Results from a five-year trial on the effects of bisphenol-A (BPA) in human males has revealed that the popular plastics chemical destroys sperm. One of the few BPA studies involving humans, the trial sheds more light on the obvious harm BPA causes on male reproduction, and the need to immediately remove the chemical from from … Continue reading Study: BPA destroys sperm
Research Shows Disinfectant Wipes Spread Superbugs in Hospitals
First came word that popular antibacterial hand soaps are not only unnecessary (old fashioned soap and water is the best way to keep germs from spreading) but the chemicals in them can harm your health and environment. Now a new study says instead of killing potentially dangerous infections, disinfectant wipes may actually spread drug-resistant and … Continue reading Research Shows Disinfectant Wipes Spread Superbugs in Hospitals
GMOs, Pesticides, and the Mega Corporations Behind Your Food
Source: GMOs, Pesticides, and the Mega Corporations Behind Your Food by Dr. Edward Group We all pretty much know GMOs should not be taken lightly, and a new documentary from VICE on HBO is showing just how damaging they can be to our health and the environment at large. There are no long-term studies on the effects of … Continue reading GMOs, Pesticides, and the Mega Corporations Behind Your Food
Study Shows Babies Are Born Polluted
Back in 2010, a report by the President’s Cancer Panel called for a change in the regulation of chemicals produced by industry. Why? Because a study had found that babies were polluted at birth . Before they even had the privilege of joining the physical world, the unborn were found to be affected by the sins of it. Research … Continue reading Study Shows Babies Are Born Polluted
Is Eating Meat Bad For The Environment?
Source: Is Eating Meat Bad For The Environment? by Dr. Edward Group We’ve all heard the debate about eating meat and how it may have a negative effect on the environment. Here are a few reasons why eating an excessive amount of meat may be causing more harm to our planet than good. The Effects of … Continue reading Is Eating Meat Bad For The Environment?
Are There Drugs in Our Water Supply?
Source: Are There Drugs in Our Water Supply? by Dr. Edward Group Did you know that when you ingest or are injected with prescription drugs, your body doesn’t necessarily use everything? Excess drugs are excreted as waste material. That’s good news for your body since pharmaceuticals can be very hard on your system, it’s not good … Continue reading Are There Drugs in Our Water Supply?
DuPont Herbicide “Imprelis” Blamed for Tree Deaths
Source: DuPont Herbicide “Imprelis” Blamed for Tree Deaths by Dr. Edward Group Let’s be clear, herbicides and pesticides are poisons. Herbicides are intended to control unwanted plants; pesticides are used to control unwanted pests. This is accomplished by killing the already present weeds, insects, or otherwise, or by making the environment inhospitable to them. It’s a … Continue reading DuPont Herbicide “Imprelis” Blamed for Tree Deaths