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Natural Society - 2018-10-23 - Original post - cached version

Microplastics are in bottled water, tap water, fish and seafood, and even table salt. There are more microplastics littering the planet than stars in the sky; it’s impossible to avoid them. Most recently, researchers have discovered microplastics in human poop, and you probably have some in...

Natural Society - 2018-10-22 - Original post - cached version

The average adult ingests about 2,000 microplastics each year through table salt, a study estimates. That’s because the same study found that microplastics were present in 90% of table salt brands sampled worldwide. It’s next to impossible to avoid adding plastic to your baked potato when you...

Natural Society - 2018-10-21 - Original post - cached version

An analysis shows that tobacco use increases the risk of oral cancer (duh). But e-cigarettes, too, were linked to an increased risk of oral cancer, particularly if people used the nicotine-delivery devices alongside tobacco products. [1]

Oral cancer includes cancers of the lips, tongue,...

Natural Society - 2018-10-20 - Original post - cached version

In a study of more than 3,500 individuals with psoriasis, adopting a healthier diet was associated with an improvement in their symptoms – particularly a Mediterranean diet. [1]

In fact, the closer someone adhered to the Mediterranean diet, the less burdensome their psoriasis became,...

Natural Society - 2018-10-19 - Original post - cached version

If you vape, then you may have heard that e-cigarettes are safer than tobacco cigarettes. There might be some truth to that, but as a study shows, most e-cigarette users don’t really know what they’re inhaling, even if they take the time to look at the ingredients on the label. [1]


Natural Society - 2018-10-19 - Original post - cached version

Research shows that fewer opioid prescriptions are written in states that have access to legal marijuana. Could there be a connection between decreased opioid...

Natural Society - 2018-10-18 - Original post - cached version

Having Type 2 diabetes doesn’t have to mean a life of disability or early death. A few lifestyle changes, such as quitting smoking, can reduce those risks, especially the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Kicking cigarettes to the curb and closely following treatment protocols can reduce...

Natural Society - 2018-10-18 - Original post - cached version

Contact lenses are so small that it’s easy to think you can flush them down the toilet and they’ll simply dissolve, but that’s far from the truth. The scientists behind a study presented at the American Chemical Society’s national meeting and exposition warn that flushing contact lenses add to...

Natural Society - 2018-10-17 - Original post - cached version

Dads who smoke could be sentencing their offspring – and the offspring of generations to come – to cognitive problems, according to a new study of mice.

When male mice were exposed to nicotine, their offspring showed signs of a mouse version of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (...

Natural Society - 2018-10-17 - Original post - cached version

Researchers in California and France want to remind us that not all protein is created equal (at least when considering the nutrition of the entire protein-filled food). They say that meat protein is associated with a significantly increased risk of heart disease, while proteins from nuts and...

Natural Society - 2018-10-16 - Original post - cached version

In August, a San Francisco jury awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who alleged that exposure to Roundup caused his cancer. Now, the judge in the case is considering slashing how much the dying man actually receives. [1]

DeWayne Johnson won the landmark case against...

Natural Society - 2018-10-16 - Original post - cached version

Fun fact: Drugmakers may legally advertise pharmaceuticals on television in only 2 countries, New Zealand and the United States. Now under new proposed rules, drugmakers may be forced to disclose in their TV ads how much their drugs cost. [1] [2]

A new federal rule has been drafted by...

Natural Society - 2018-10-15 - Original post - cached version

When you buy supplements, you expect them to contain the advertised ingredients, right? And I’m sure you certainly don’t expect them to contain any pharmaceuticals, such as Viagra. But a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) analysis published in JAMA Network Open reveals that hundreds of...

Natural Society - 2018-10-14 - Original post - cached version

The early signs of Type 2 diabetes can be detected more than 20 years before a person receives a diagnosis, a new study shows. This is great news because it means the disease can be stopped in its tracks before it has a chance to wreak havoc on the body. [1]

Researchers said that they...

Natural Society - 2018-10-13 - Original post - cached version

Young children are constantly wiping their noses and sticking their fingers in their mouths. Kids in daycare are forever bringing home germs and passing them along to the rest of the family. But a new study suggests that kids may develop fewer respiratory infections, miss less days of school,...

Natural Society - 2018-10-12 - Original post - cached version

People have believed for years that eating salt makes you gain weight. The working theory behind this was that eating salt made you retain water and made you thirsty, which made you heavier. But a study by Vanderbilt University researchers turns that theory on its head. Salt consumption, it...

Natural Society - 2018-10-11 - Original post - cached version

Of all the social media sites young people frequent on the Internet, Instagram is the worst for their mental health, according to a report by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) in the U.K. [1]

Nearly 1,500 young people aged 14 to 24 were surveyed for the #StatusofMind study....

Natural Society - 2018-10-10 - Original post - cached version

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned the use of 7 synthetic food additives used to mimic natural flavors like mint and cinnamon. [1]

You’ve probably never heard of benzophenone, ethyl acrylate, methyl eugenol, myrcene, pulegone, or pyridine, because food manufacturers...

Natural Society - 2018-10-09 - Original post - cached version

In this age of antibiotic resistance, researchers and health experts are warning that doctors need to prescribe significantly fewer antibiotics to prevent an antimicrobial-resistance crisis that could plunge modern medicine back into the Dark Ages. But a new study shows that almost half of all...

Natural Society - 2018-10-08 - Original post - cached version

Sparkling water containing “all natural” flavors is all the rage these days, but one manufacturer is being sued over allegations that its natural ingredients are anything but natural.

Filed against the parent company of LaCroix sparkling water, the lawsuit alleges that the beverages...

Natural Society - 2018-10-07 - Original post - cached version

It has been more than 3 decades since the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine melted down, causing the worst nuclear accident in history and claiming the lives of thousands over the years. Now, the site has been transformed into a massive solar farm.

The farm stands some 300 feet...

Natural Society - 2018-10-06 - Original post - cached version

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs received a surprise inspection from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on September 28, with the agency walking out with more than 1,000 documents. [1]

The move is part of an effort by the FDA to pressure Juul, whose products are highly popular among...

Natural Society - 2018-10-05 - Original post - cached version

If you’ve ever been through the discomfort of having your appendix surgically removed, just think: It might have all been for naught. Finnish researchers involved in a new clinical trial report that antibiotics are plenty effective at treating acute appendicitis most of the time.


Natural Society - 2018-10-04 - Original post - cached version

If you love a big breakfast complete with bacon, sausage, or ham from time to time, you’re in good company, and there’s no reason why you shouldn’t enjoy your meal. But if those foods are a regular part of your diet – if any type of processed meat is a regular part of your diet – you should...

Natural Society - 2018-10-03 - Original post - cached version

On October 1, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the final results of a “special assignment” that tested for levels of glyphosate, the weed-killing chemical found in the blockbuster herbicide Roundup. They also posted results for a competing herbicide, called glufosinate, in...

Natural Society - 2018-10-02 - Original post - cached version

A new study confirms that artificial sweeteners are bad for you, with research showing that products like sucralose (Splenda) are toxic to the gut.

Scientists at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore looked at the effects of FDA-...

Natural Society - 2018-10-01 - Original post - cached version

Stop the educational YouTube videos! Well, maybe not those, but if you really want to improve your kids’ cognitive abilities, you should actually limit the amount of time they spend in front of televisions, computers, tablets, and smartphones, and make sure they get ample sleep, according to a...

Natural Society - 2018-09-30 - Original post - cached version

In a rare move, a scientific journal has issued an “Expression of Concern” and has requested corrections from the authors behind a group of papers that concluded glyphosate is safe. [1]

On September 26, the editor-in-chief and publisher of Critical Reviews in Toxicology said that 5...

Natural Society - 2018-09-29 - Original post - cached version

Glyphosate, the highly controversial weed-killing chemical found in the popular Roundup herbicide, is harming honeybee populations around the world, a new study shows.

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin say glyphosate is making honeybees more susceptible to infection and...

Natural Society - 2018-09-28 - Original post - cached version

The term “superbug” refers to bacteria that have become resistant to the antibiotics normally used to get rid of them. Now, a new study suggests that the term is more fitting than scientists previously realized. It turns out that these infectious bacteria stealthily “hibernate” during antibiotic...

Natural Society - 2018-09-27 - Original post - cached version

British health experts are predicting that obesity will eclipse smoking as the leading cause of cancer among women in the UK. Cancer Research UK writes in a new report that an estimated 23,000 women will be stricken with obesity-related cancer by 2035 – 2,000 fewer than the number of cases...

Natural Society - 2018-09-26 - Original post - cached version

In a study published July 17 in the medical journal JAMA, researchers warn that the more time teens spend on social media and streaming videos, the more likely they are to develop symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. [1]

ADHD is a unique condition in that...

Natural Society - 2018-09-25 - Original post - cached version

Throughout the 20th century, IQ scores steadily climbed. But a one study shows that for the past few decades there has been a downward trend in IQ scores, and “environmental factors” are believed to be one of the causes.

For the study, researchers from the Ragnar Frisch Centre for...

Natural Society - 2018-09-23 - Original post - cached version

Plastic pollution is so prevalent that there’s nary a place on earth that is untouched by it, and the problem goes far beyond unsightly beaches and parks. A new study has found that flying insects contribute to plastic contamination by eating microplastics in polluted waters and carrying them...

Natural Society - 2018-09-22 - Original post - cached version

The first statewide refillable bottle system has come to Oregon, where 7 breweries now offer beer in returnable, refillable bottles. The program cuts down on plastic waste and lets people enjoy an ice-cold adult beverage without BPA and the other harmful chemicals that can leach out of the...

Natural Society - 2018-09-21 - Original post - cached version

A Mediterranean diet, one of the healthiest eating patterns in the world, can lower the risk of stroke, especially in women, according to a new study. [1]

Men didn’t reap the same benefits from this widely-accepted healthy diet, which emphasizes consumption of fish, nuts, fruit and...

Natural Society - 2018-09-20 - Original post - cached version

Junk food, for all of its yumminess, is a gateway to many health problems, often increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease, and even cancer. In fact, researchers have developed a new nutritional labeling system that ties a low-quality diet with increased risks of several different...

Natural Society - 2018-09-19 - Original post - cached version

Obesity has become such a widespread issue in the United States that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended in a recent report that people with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher should be prescribed intensive behavioral interventions.

According to data from the...

Natural Society - 2018-09-18 - Original post - cached version

Most doctors are wonderful people and consummate professionals who truly want the best for their patients. But a recent study suggests much of the blame for the opioid crisis lies squarely on the shoulders of doctors who write prescriptions for hard-hitting opioids when other simpler pain-...

Natural Society - 2018-09-17 - Original post - cached version

Just like fingerprints, no 2 tongues look the same. You may not put much thought into how your tongue looks, but its appearance can say a lot about the state of your health. There’s a lot more going on with the organ than you might realize.

Two Chinese medicine experts say that the shape...

Natural Society - 2018-09-16 - Original post - cached version

Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical found in plastics that mimics the female hormone estrogen in the body, has been banned in baby bottles, sippy cups, and the lining of cans of formula since 2012 due to public outcry and toxicity research. Since then, ‘safer’ BPA alternatives have been used in...

Natural Society - 2018-09-15 - Original post - cached version

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on September 12 warned 5 e-cigarette manufacturers, including Juul, that they have 2 months to figure out how they’ll prove to the agency that they’ve taken steps to prevent the sale of their products to young people. [1]

Experts say there has...

Natural Society - 2018-09-14 - Original post - cached version

A recent study reveals matcha green tea to be a powerful cancer fighter, killing cancerous cells by preventing them from refueling.

Matcha green tea is tea in powder form. It is made from the leaves of green tea, which are covered in fabrics to give them a better taste and texture. The...

Natural Society - 2018-09-13 - Original post - cached version

People are spending less time outdoors and more time in front of gaming consoles these days. Most of these individuals can play video games without becoming obsessed with them, but others can’t be pried away from them. Well, in case you missed it, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...

Natural Society - 2018-09-12 - Original post - cached version

German sportswear giant Adidas helped keep plastic out of the mouths of fish and off the world’s beaches in 2017 by selling 1 million shoes made from ocean plastic. [1]

Last year, Adidas teamed up with environmental initiative Parley for the Oceans to create its UltraBoost shoe, made...

Natural Society - 2018-09-11 - Original post - cached version

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said earlier this year that more than 200 rare “nightmare” antibiotic-resistant genes were found during testing in 2017.

Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the CDC, expressed shock at the findings, saying:

“I was...

Natural Society - 2018-09-10 - Original post - cached version

In a clinical report, the American Academy of Pediatrics urges doctors to write kids a prescription for play, explaining that playtime is vital for children’s “social-emotional, cognitive, language, and self-regulation skills.”

The report – an update to a report released in 2007 – notes...

Natural Society - 2018-09-09 - Original post - cached version

Some people seem to experience less pain than others, and a new study suggests that the reason behind the phenomenon has to do with how and where those people focus their thoughts. It seems that mindfulness meditation could ease the suffering of countless individuals.

Lead study author...

Natural Society - 2018-09-08 - Original post - cached version

A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma – the same company that makes OxyContin – has been awarded a patent for a treatment for opioid use disorder. [1]

Purdue Pharma is currently being sued by more than 1,000 jurisdictions for allegedly fueling the opioid crisis with its OxyContin...

Natural Society - 2018-09-07 - Original post - cached version

A new test has been developed that calculates your heart age and your subsequent risk of heart attack and stroke. [1]

The Heart Age Test asks adults over 30 to answer a series of questions about their physical lifestyle and health. If the test determines that your “heart age” is older...


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