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Study: Marijuana prevents spread of cancer
Cannabidiol, a non-toxic marijuana-like compound, can stop metastasis in aggressive forms of the disease
marijuana  study  health  cancer 
september 2012 by dissident
Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names » Childhood Leukemia Spikes Near Nuclear Power Plants » Print
French researchers have confirmed that childhood leukemia rates are shockingly elevated among children living near nuclear power reactors.
nuclear_energy  France  cancer  leukemia  children  health 
january 2012 by dissident
A Neighborhood in Peril: Dangerous chromium spreads through Garfield groundwater - NorthJersey.com
A highly toxic industrial chemical has been spreading under a Garfield neighborhood for almost three decades, slowly seeping into homes and threatening the health of thousands.
environment  leak  cancer  pollution  health  toxic  New_Jersey  corporate_abuse  regulation  hexavalent_chromium  oversight 
november 2011 by dissident
Probable rise of prostate cancer risk by eating eggs | Healthy Living
Eggs are eaten around the world in various forms like omelet, scrambled eggs or in cakes, pastries, cookies sand so on. A new study links consumption of eggs to increased risk of prostate cancer.
eggs  health  cancer  study  food 
october 2011 by dissident
Study: BPA, methylparaben block breast cancer drugs
San Francisco researchers have discovered that two chemicals commonly used in consumer products - bisphenol A and methylparaben - can interfere with the effectiveness of drugs used to fight breast cancer.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/09/12/MN2U1L2ERJ.DTL#ixzz1ZfMX9NG5
BPA  cancer  breast_cancer  health  research  study 
october 2011 by dissident
USC study tackles pesticide-prostate cancer link - latimes.com
USC researchers find increased prevalence of prostate cancer in older men exposed to certain pesticides in Central Valley neighborhoods.
agriculture  California  pesticides  cancer  study  health 
august 2011 by dissident
Medical News: Court Greenlights Cancer Gene Patent - in Genetics, Genetic Testing from MedPage Today
WASHINGTON -- An appeals court here has ruled that a company that makes tests for breast and ovarian cancer can patent breast cancer gene sequences, in effect ruling that human genes can be patented.
genetics  patents  cancer  genes  Myraid_Genetics  health 
july 2011 by dissident
For Hot Dogs, a Push for Truthful Labels - NYTimes.com
If there is no such thing as a healthy hot dog, how do you limit the damage at this weekend’s weenie roast?
nitrate  nitrite  cancer  health  food  hot_dogs  meat 
july 2011 by dissident
Harvey Wasserman: There's No "Safe" Dose of Radiation
There is no safe dose of radiation.

We do not x-ray pregnant women.

Any detectable fallout can kill.
radiation  nuclear_energy  health  pregnancy  cancer  Fukushima  Japan 
march 2011 by dissident
Warning, Your Cell Phone May Be Hazardous To Your Health: Gear + Gadgets: GQ
Ever worry that that gadget you spend hours holding next to your head might be damaging your brain? Well, the evidence is starting to pour in, and it's not pretty. So why isn't anyone in America doing anything about it?
cell_phone  radiation  cancer  tumors  wireless 
march 2010 by dissident

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