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Monsanto GMO wheat contamination discovered in Montana

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​Monsanto’s experimental genetically modified wheat has been discovered growing in the second US field in Montana, about a year after the discovery of the company’s unapproved crop growing in Oregon disrupted US wheat exports. The plants were discovered at a test site at Montana State University, where back in 2000-2003 Monsanto was conducting field trials... 

UK’s NHS poor care allows 10k avoidable deaths per year

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An elderly patient in a wheelchair at a hospital in England. An NHS regulatory has claimed that around 10,000 patients are killed each year by the “dangerously” variable treatment by hospital and doctors in England. According to a report published in The Guardian on Tuesday, Care Quality Commission (CQC) chair David Prior warned that many patients... 

Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPads

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Technocratic elites realize electronic devices are tools of distraction, dumbing down. A recent New York Times article exemplified how technological and billionaire elites live by different standards than they prescribe to the American populace. A piece entitled “Steve Jobs Was a Low-Tech Parent,” discusses how the late Apple CEO refused to allow his children... 

Living near fracking sites deteriorates health

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Those who live in close proximity to fracking sites exhibited a greater likelihood to suffer skin and respiratory problems than those who lived farther away from natural gas wells, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region. The study, “Proximity to Natural Gas Wells and Reported Health Status: Results of a Household Survey in Washington... 

Activating single gene could extend human lifespan by 30%

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David Walker In an experiment on fruit flies, UCLA biologists activated just one gene, AMPK, which extended their lifespan by nearly a third, by helping them to get rid of “cellular garbage” causing old age diseases such as Parkinson’s. Humans have the same gene. “Instead of studying the diseases of aging Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease,... 

Obama Regime Silent As Massive Polio Outbreak Sweeps America

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A new report prepared by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) circulating in the Kremlin today shockingly states that the Obama regime is remaining “completely silent” on the polio outbreak currently sweeping through the American heartland and has, to date, refused to share their data on this feared enterovirus epidemic with other global... 

UK protesters say ‘No’ to NHS privatization drive

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Thousands of British protesters have marched into London’s iconic Trafalgar Square against the government’s program to privatize the UK’s National Health Service, the NHS. The protest march for the NHS was organized by a coalition of activists, political parties and national trade unions. Hundreds of these protesters have been marching for a week... 

Experimental Ebola vaccine’s human trial begins in US

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A girl walks past a slogan painted on a wall reading “Stop Ebola” in Monrovia on August 31, 2014. An experimental US Ebola vaccine is being trialed on humans at the country’s National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The vaccine has been developed by the agency’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases... 

IMF loan for Ukraine may give ​Monsanto a backdoor into EU

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Ukraine’s bid for closer ties with the west could come at a cost. With the IMF set to loan the country $17 billion, the deal could also see GMO crops grown in some of the most fertile lands on the continent, warns Frederic Mousseau. Very few, not least the Ukrainian population are aware of these details, but according to Mousseau, who is a Policy Director... 

Doctors remove 36-year-old skeleton inside Indian woman

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The skeleton of a fetus left inside mother for 36 years. Doctors have removed the skeleton of a 36-year-old fetus that had been inside an Indian woman. The skeleton was found inside a 60-year-old woman in Maharashtra after she came to a medical center complaining of pain in the abdomen. “The woman suffered a miscarriage because the fetus had been growing outside... 

Excess salt impairs vision

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Overconsumption of salt in Brazil increases risk of cataracts and damage to the retina. In Brazil cataracts, clouding of the lens, grows faster than the population over 60 years, although the disease is related to aging. According to the Penido Burnier Institute ophthalmologist, Leoncio Queiroz Neto, one of the factors contributing to this growth is the high... 

Breastfeeding halves mom depression risk

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Researchers at the University of Cambridge have suggested the women who experience breastfeeding to their baby could benefit lower risk of post-natal depression. The study of nearly 1400 mothers indicated that among those ones who started to breastfeed their kids there was a 50% reduction in the risk of postpartum depression. Breastfeeding can help to relax... 

Microplastic contaminates found in Sydney Harbor

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Scientists in the first study of its kind have found microplastic contamination at the bottom of Sydney Harbor, which may pose a threat to the food chain, Australian media reported. The research by the Sydney Institute of Marine Science tested 27 sites across the harbor, with researchers finding up to 60 microplastics per 100 milligrams of sediment. This was... 

McDonald’s restaurants under probe across Russia as three Moscow outlets stay shut

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Investigations into the activity of McDonald’s restaurants are underway across Russia. Three restaurants including the first one to open in Russia were temporarily closed in Moscow over sanitary issues. Checks in Moscow are currently being conducted in five McDonald’s restaurants. The Moscow department of Rospotrebnadzor, the Russian consumer watchdog,... 

China halts GMO production

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In a surprise U-turn, China’s Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision. On August 17, when these permits were up for renewal, the Ministry of Agriculture decided not to extend them. In 2009,... 
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