The cause of anxiety would be a short circuit in the brain

It all depends on a deficiency in communication areas that regulate negative emotions. They know their common symptoms: apprehension, fear, difficulty concentrating. And the 2 to 3% of world population suffers from it. Now a new study appears to have identified the cause. The origin of generalized anxiety disorder is a deficiency of communication between […]

World Health Organization (WHO) is now admitting that mobile phones do cause cancer after all

After years of denials, the World Health Organization (WHO) is now admitting that mobile phones do cause cancer after all. It’s now official: Holding an active cell phone next to your head can give you brain tumors. All of us who have been warning about this for years were, of course, blasted as “conspiracy theorists.” Yet again, […]

Eurpea Union: WHO confirms new strain of E.coli is dangerous

Reports of victims continued to climb yesterday as the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the deadly E.coli bacterium that has killed 17 and left 1614 sickened is a new and virulent strain of the bug. Mounting confusion over the source of the health scare has triggered a furious EU-wide row – with Russia banning imports […]

Walnut, more nutritious food and healthy

Studies have shown that nuts, including hard-shelled foods are very nutritious and good for health, particularly heart health. Now, new research focused on the hard nuts found that, between them, the nut is a natural product “almost perfect ” for their high level of antioxidants and proteins. In addition to its nutritional benefits, these products contain high levels of polyphenols,antioxidant chemicals that help the […]

Compound Bosutinib in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Pfizer Inc announced today that a significantly higher proportion of patients with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid leukemia who were treated with bosutinib (39 percent) experienced a major molecular response (MMR), a secondary endpoint, compared with patients treated with imatinib (26 percent) in the intent-to-treat (ITT) population (p=0.002). However, the study did not meet its primary […]

Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Offers Large Social, Fiscal Benefits

Early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease could save millions or even billions of dollars while simultaneously improving care, according to new work by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers. Patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are heavy users of long-term care services, especially nursing home care, with estimated annual costs upward of tens of billions […]

Biosecurity on farms

There are times when perniciously false premises are treated as the criteria by which truth is determined. We lose the argument before it’s begun. And where does that leave us in our efforts to control mortal dangers of our own making? An article of faith among veterinarians and epidemiologists is that large industrial farms are […]

Caffeine reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

If you think that your daily cups of coffee only provide you with alertness after you wake up or during the day, think again. Long-term intake of caffeine, the major constituent in coffee and tea, has been shown to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s in mice that develop the disease. In a study just published […]