Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What is causing microcephaly in Brazil?

The outbreak of the Zika virus has been widely associated with a rise in microcephaly cases in Brazil. While there is some evidence for this connection, the link has not yet been proven with scientific certainty. Alternative ...

Oncology & Cancer

PXR: A stepping stone from environmental chemical to cancer?

Several chemicals that can accumulate to high levels in our body (for example BPA and some pesticides) have been recently linked to an increased risk of cancer and/or impaired responsiveness to anticancer drugs. A team of ...


Study finds that organic food reduces pesticide exposure

While health-conscious individuals understand the benefits of eating fresh fruits and veggies, they may not be aware of the amount of pesticides they could be ingesting along with their vitamin C and fiber. A new study to ...

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