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ADHD pesticide link confirmed

dailytelegraph.com.au | August 20, 10 at 08:56 AM

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ADHD pesticide link confirmed

MORE evidence has emerged linking exposure to a pesticide "widely used in Australian agriculture" to child cases of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A US-based study, published today, shows a mother's exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides during pregnancy was a...

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Bookstore chain director to speak at IVU Congress

IVU Online News | International Vegetarian Union | August 18, 10 at 05:03 AM

Bookstore chain director to speak at IVU Congress

Mr Indra Gunawan of Gramedia, Indonesia's leading chain of bookstores, will be a keynote speaker at the IVU World Veg Congress, 1-6 Oct in Jakarta, Indonesia: www.wvc2010.org. The event promises to be huge with both in terms of Indonesian attendance...

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Cancer is the world's costliest disease

Associated Press | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | August 17, 10 at 11:12 AM

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Cancer is the world's costliest disease

Cancer is the world's top "economic killer" as well as its likely leading cause of death, the American Cancer Society contends in a new report it will present at a global cancer conference in China this week. Cancer costs more...

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Top Cancer Research Outfit: To avoid cancer - veggies, exercise, no junk food

American Institute for Cancer Research | August 17, 10 at 11:12 AM

Read More: cancer, health, veggies

Top Cancer Research Outfit: To avoid cancer - veggies, exercise, no junk food

From the American Institute for Cancer Research: These ten recommendations for cancer prevention are drawn from the WCRF/AICR Second Expert Report. Each recommendation links to more details. Be as lean as possible without becoming underweight. Be physically active for at...

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Too much red meat may boost heart failure risk

FoodNavigator.com | August 17, 10 at 11:12 AM

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Too much red meat may boost heart failure risk

Eating too much red meat may increase the risk of heart failure by 24 per cent, according to a data from American male physicians. An average of 9.5 servings of red meat per week was associated with a significant...

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Forget healthy eating, just give statins with Happy Meals -- seriously?!

msnbc.com | August 17, 10 at 09:16 AM

Read More: fat, heart disease, junk food, statin

Forget healthy eating, just give statins with Happy Meals -- seriously?!

Fast food outlets should hand out free cholesterol-lowering statin drugs to their customers to "neutralize" the heart risks of eating fatty foods like burgers and fries, British scientists suggested on Thursday. But a few experts say you might want to...

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Hog farmer switches to vegan diet after battling cancer

the-leader.com | Clare Howard | August 17, 10 at 05:51 AM

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Hog farmer switches to vegan diet after battling cancer

Lunch was Greek cabbage salad sprinkled with pumpkin seeds, Ezekiel sprouted wraps, walnuts, raw almonds and a glass of hot purified water. The setting for lunch was a renovated iron-front building with a sign out front: "Best of Health, Nutrition...

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Calcium Consumption May Promote Prostate Cancer

sciencedaily.com | August 11, 10 at 05:00 PM

Read More: calcium, death, prostate cancer, risk

Calcium Consumption May Promote Prostate Cancer

Among Chinese men, calcium consumption -- even at relatively low levels and from non-dairy food sources such as soy, grains and green vegetables -- may increase prostate cancer risk, according to results published in Cancer Research, a journal of the...

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Big Waist Can Double Death Risk

webmd.com | August 11, 10 at 02:26 PM

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Big Waist Can Double Death Risk

Men and women who are very large around the middle are at much greater risk of dying from any cause than people with thinner waists, a new study says. Eric J. Jacobs, PhD, and colleagues at the Atlanta-based American Cancer...

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Meet Hollie Walcott - vegan bodybuilder

thesun.co.uk | August 7, 10 at 05:36 AM

Meet Hollie Walcott - vegan bodybuilder

Hollie, has just qualified for next month's British National Bodybuilding Federation championships in Glasgow ... .... As well as a gruelling training regime, Hollie - whose son Sebastian is five and daughter Aurora is three - also sticks to a strict...

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The Dark Side of Vitaminwater - John Robbins

John Robbins | August 5, 10 at 07:43 PM

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The Dark Side of Vitaminwater - John Robbins

Now here's something you wouldn't expect. Coca-Cola is being sued by a non-profit public interest group, on the grounds that the company's vitaminwater products make unwarranted health claims. No surprise there. But how do you think the company is defending...

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10 ways vegetarianism can help save the planet

guardian.co.uk | August 4, 10 at 03:35 PM

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10 ways vegetarianism can help save the planet

The average British carnivore eats more than 11,000 animals in their lifetime, each requiring vast amounts of land, fuel and water to reach the plate. It's time to think of waste as well as taste If we really want to...

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Coca-Cola: Pollution in a Bottle

Heroin & Corn Flakes | August 3, 10 at 03:58 PM

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Coca-Cola: Pollution in a Bottle

Last year, drinks sold by Coca-Cola in the UK were found to contain pesticides up to 300 times the level allowed in tap or bottled water. Researchers tested 102 cans and bottles of soft drinks bought from 15 countries, for...

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Cancer cells slurp up fructose, US study finds

reuters | August 3, 10 at 03:40 PM

Read More: cancer, Heart disease, high fructose corn syrup, Soft drink

Cancer cells slurp up fructose, US study finds

Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all sugars are the same.   Tumor cells fed both glucose and fructose used the two sugars...

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Vegan Festival in Adelaide, South Australia

International Vegetarian Union | Kas Ward | August 1, 10 at 07:51 AM

Vegan Festival in Adelaide, South Australia

Hurray!!! Vegan Festival is coming up.Adelaide's GREENEST Community EventCBD Adelaide, Whitmore Square (see photo)Sunday 14 November 2010, 10am - 5pmOn the day:* live music including an international band (whose name cannot be revealed as we would get too many people!)*...

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