Bayer considers pulling Roundup from U.S. market after judge rejects $2 billion settlement deal

After a U.S. judge rejected a $2 billion plan to settle all future claims alleging that glyphosate (Roundup) herbicide causes cancer, Bayer, which took the baton from Monsanto, is reportedly rethinking the chemical’s presence in the American consumer market. At this point in time, there are some 30,000 ongoing lawsuits involving Roundup, which has injured and … Continue reading Bayer considers pulling Roundup from U.S. market after judge rejects $2 billion settlement deal

Federal court says EPA must ban pesticide linked to brain damage in children

Children may soon be spared from a toxic pesticide that has been linked to brain damage. On April 29, the 9th United States Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must ban all uses of chlorpyrifos on food or establish new residue levels for the insecticide that are safe for children. The decision comes after more than a decade … Continue reading Federal court says EPA must ban pesticide linked to brain damage in children

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation for men

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats that are incredibly important for human health. Not only do these polyunsaturated fats make up cell membranes, but they also serve as the starting point for hormone production inside the body. Some of these hormones are crucial for regulating blood clotting, blood vessel contraction and relaxation, and inflammation. Today, omega-3 fatty acids are … Continue reading The benefits of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation for men

EPA approves release of GMO mosquitoes in the Florida Keys despite safety concerns

Britain-based biotech company Oxitec has received approval from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to release genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Florida Keys this spring. The firm claims that the technology is safe and effective at eradicating dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases in the area – a claim that scientists and residents dispute. Oxitec, which is U.S.-owned but U.K.-based, says … Continue reading EPA approves release of GMO mosquitoes in the Florida Keys despite safety concerns

GMO mosquitos being released in Florida Keys despite concerns by scientists and residents

Coronavirus isn’t the only danger Floridians will have to contend with this spring as biotech firm Oxitec has announced that it will be releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. These mosquitoes have been genetically altered in a way that causes them to pass “self-limiting” genes to offspring. When the modified male mosquitoes breed with … Continue reading GMO mosquitos being released in Florida Keys despite concerns by scientists and residents

Scientists review the effects of DHA and EPA treatments on male infertility

Researchers in Iran and Australia evaluated the effect of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) supplementation on sperm parameters in infertile men. They reported their findings in an article published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements. The researchers searched in PubMed, Google Scholar and Scopus for relevant literature published between January 1, 1990 and December 20, 2017.They … Continue reading Scientists review the effects of DHA and EPA treatments on male infertility

FDA reports that PFAS, or “forever chemicals,” are NOT a health concern for customers, but other public health experts aren’t convinced

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s main responsibility is ensuring that the food, drugs, cosmetics and other products sold in the country are safe for human health. Unfortunately, there are lots of ways they’re failing the public, especially when it comes to a group of chemicals known as PFAS. PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, … Continue reading FDA reports that PFAS, or “forever chemicals,” are NOT a health concern for customers, but other public health experts aren’t convinced

Consuming EPA and DHA omega-3 produces a “desirable” Omega-3 Index score and also reduces your risk of heart disease

Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the most studied nutrients on the planet, and for good reason: Nearly every part of the body can benefit from these fatty acids. The American Heart Association (AHA), in fact, recommends eating at least two seafood meals a week for its omega-3 benefit of reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease. However, … Continue reading Consuming EPA and DHA omega-3 produces a “desirable” Omega-3 Index score and also reduces your risk of heart disease

EPA caught burying data describing the release of toxic substances into the environment… PROOF the EPA is colluding with polluters and lying to America

The Acting Inspector General of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has boldly stepped forward to warn Americans that the government department for which he works isn’t being honest with the public about the true level of toxic releases coming from publicly-owned waste treatment facilities. In an emergency memorandum entitled, “Management Alert: Certain Toxic Release Inventory Data Disclosed … Continue reading EPA caught burying data describing the release of toxic substances into the environment… PROOF the EPA is colluding with polluters and lying to America

Is there arsenic in your water? Exposure from private wells may be significant

No matter where you are in the world, drinking water is essential to your survival. But while it has tremendous health benefits, water can also be a source of dangerous poisons. Many people are currently at risk of arsenic exposure with every single glass of water that they drink. But according to new research, there are … Continue reading Is there arsenic in your water? Exposure from private wells may be significant