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Sayer Ji is the creator of GreenMedInfo.com, the world's largest open source and entirely evidence-based natural medical resource. He is a health researcher and writer whose work has been published in the Journal of Gluten Sensitivity and The Well-Being Journal. He is the Nutrition Director a the Naples Birth Center.
Despite Exuberance Many Vaccines Do Far More Harm Than Good
While the world celebrated a polio-free 2011 in Indian, according to a recent paper published in the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 47,500 Indian children were paralyzed from the oral polio vaccine that same year. Clearly something is wrong here.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012(1 comments)
Consumer Alert: BPA-Free Goods Still Contain Toxic Bisphenol
Breaking new research indicates that manufacturers throughout the world who were using the toxic hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA), have simply switched to an equally toxic analogue in the same bisphenol chemical class known as bisphenol S (BPS), to evade regulatory oversight and trick consumers with their misleading "BPA-FREE!" labels.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Cancer Stem Cells Hold Key To Discovering A Cure
Cancer stem cells are the reason why conventional chemotherapy and radiation therapies not only fail to cure cancer, but often drive it into greater malignancy. But emerging research into natural compounds now indicates that targeting these tumor-initiating cells may hold the key to a cure.
Research: Roundup Diluted by 450-Fold is Still Toxic to DNA
New research released ahead of print and published in the journal Archives of Toxicology indicates that Roundup, the most common formulation of the herbicide glyphosate, is not only more toxic than its constituent ingredients, but is capable of damaging DNA within a human cell line when diluted down to 450,000% lower concentrations than presently used in GMO agricultural applications.
Saturday, January 14, 2012(5 comments)
Breaking News: Monsanto To Face Biopiracy Charges In India
In an unprecedented decision, India's National Biodiversity Authority(NBA), a government agency, declared legal action against Monsanto (and their collaborators) for accessing and using local eggplant varieties (known as brinjal) to develop their Bt genetically engineered version without prior approval of the competent authorities, which is considered an act of "biopiracy.
Thursday, December 22, 2011(1 comments)
How Did This Weedkiller End Up In Our Water, Air, Rain and Food?
In a groundbreaking study published in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry last month, glyphosate, the active ingredient in the herbicide "Roundup," is flowing freely into the groundwater in areas where it is being applied. The researchers found that 41% of the 140 groundwater samples taken from Catalonia Spain, had levels beyond the limit of quantification -- indicating that, despite manufacturer's claims, it does not brea
Wednesday, November 30, 2011(1 comments)
New Research: Laptops Harm Fertility
In the first study of its kind, researchers exposed human sperm to internet-connected laptop by Wi-Fi for 4 hours, resulting in "a significant decrease in progressive sperm motility and an increase in sperm DNA fragmentation."
Thursday, November 24, 2011(1 comments)
Is Pepper Spray A Potentially Lethal Chemical Weapon?
Reports of the potential lethality of pepper spray reach back as far as 1995, with more recent research indicating permanent and serious eye damage in at least 7% of those who are sprayed. How can the public continue to accept the prevailing view that the use of "non-lethal" pepper spray (sounds so natural) constitutes a LEGAL use of force against non-violent protestors exercising their freedom to assemble, speak and protest?
Are X-Ray Mammography Screenings Finding Cancers That Are Not There?
Early detection through x-ray mammography has been the clarion call of Breast Cancer Awareness campaigns for a quarter of a century now. However, very little progress has been made in making the public aware about the crucial differences between non-malignant lesions/tumors and invasive or non-invasive cancers detected through this technology.