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US EPA still ignoring the problem of ‘chemical cocktails’

Campaigners say regulators need to research the toxicity of synergistic chemical combinations more rigorously and proactively.

26 July, 2016

Healthy ageing has little to do with age

Feelings of loneliness and depression are better predictors of how long you will live than how much you weigh, according to a new US study.

25 July, 2016

Tea and grape compounds could help burn fat

New evidence suggests that antioxidant polyphenols from grapes and green tea could help the body burn fat more efficiently.

12 July, 2016

Eat more cereal fibre to reduce heart disease & cancer deaths

A new analysis claims that regularly eating cereal fibre could reduce the risk of heart disease-related deaths by up to 18% and cancer deaths by 15%.

11 July, 2016

A ‘dose’ of nature – just what the doctor ordered

Scientists from Australia and the UK say a ‘minimum dose’ of nature for us all could significantly reduce rates of depression and high blood pressure.

6 July, 2016

Could broccoli sprout extract help prevent oral cancer?

New evidence confirms that broccoli sprout extract can switch on genes that aid the body’s own efforts to detoxify itself of carcinogenic substances.

4 July, 2016

Common chemicals damage child brain development

Scientists and health advocates have joined together to warn that poorly regulated industrial chemicals threaten the normal brain development of our children.

4 July, 2016

Beneficial bacteria could protect against breast cancer

Research showing that healthy breast tissue has higher levels of benign bacteria suggests that probiotics could one day have a role in preventing breast cancer.

30 June, 2016

EU keeps glyphosate on the market for another 18 months

It’s license was due to run out this week, but the European Commission has quietly given an temporary extension which allows farmers to keep using the toxic herbicide glyphosate – the active ingredient in Mondanto’s Roundup.

29 June, 2016

Eat more barley to help lower cholesterol

Eating barley or foods containing barley significantly reduces levels of two types of “bad cholesterol” associated with cardiovascular risk, a major review has found.

28 June, 2016