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Cancer Risk From CT Scan Radiation
Pediatric CAT scans are estimated to cause hundreds of cancer deaths every year.
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January 9, 2011
New Corpse Smell
Compounds released from the putrefaction of flesh can cause a common form of seafood poisoning.
January 8, 2011
Sexually Transmitted Fish Toxin
There are neurotoxins in certain fish that can survive cooking and cause unusual symptoms.
January 7, 2011
Restaurant Worker Hand Washing
What percentage of restaurant workers comply with the federal Food Code guidelines for hand washing?
January 6, 2011
Fast Food Tested for Carcinogens
Chicken from seven fast food outlets were tested to see which had the highest levels of carcinogenic heterocyclic amines.
January 5, 2011
Carcinogens in Roasted Coffee?
If there are carcinogens created when you roast chicken, what about roasted coffee beans?
January 4, 2011
Muscle Tremors & Diet
Essential tremor, one of the most common neurological conditions, appears to be linked to meat consumption.
January 3, 2011
Carcinogens in Roasted Chicken?
Our bodies are less efficient at detoxifying heterocyclic amines—carcinogens formed from cooked muscle tissue—than once believed.
January 2, 2011
Fecal Residues on Chicken
Researchers use laser imaging to determine the proportion of retail chicken contaminated with fecal matter.
January 1, 2011
Antioxidant Level Dynamics
Using an argon laser to measure human antioxidant levels in real time, researchers uncover how fast stress can deplete the body and how slowly it takes to restore antioxidant levels
December 31, 2010
Forgo Fat-Free Dressings?
Fat is needed to maximize the absorption of certain important phytonutrients.
December 30, 2010
#1 Anticancer Vegetable
There are two superfood classes of vegetables most adept at blocking human cancer cell growth in a petri dish.
December 29, 2010
Veggies vs. Cancer
A landmark study pitted 34 common vegetables against 8 different lines of human cancer cells.
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