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Health & Wellness

GMOs Are Everywhere and Should Be Labeled, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs )

Michael
- 13 days ago - commondreams.org
According to Consumer Reports, "virtually all of the samples we tested of products that made only a 'Natural' claim did have a substantial amount of GMOs."
Gene Therapy: Current Treatment Options and Likely Near-Term Developments
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gene Therapy, Genetic Modification, Health, Cancers, Immune System, HIV, Cystic Fibrosis )

Brian
- 11 days ago - studentpulse.com
"Gene therapy has ceased to be a futuristic dream and instead become a treatment for the present."
Life Expectancy in the United States Reaches All-Time High
Health & Wellness  (tags: Life Expectancy, US, CDC, Centers For Disease Control, Record High )

Brian
- 11 days ago - abcnews.go.com
"Life expectancy in the United States is at an all-time high of 78 years and 9 ½ months, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "
14 Awful Diseases You Probably Never Had To Deal With Because Everyone Around You Was Vaccinated
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vaccination, Preventable Diseases, Edward Jenner, Smallpox, Immunization, Saves Lives, Herd Immunity )

Brian
- 10 days ago - upworthy.com
"1796. That's when we invented vaccines. An English doctor named Edward Jenner took incredible risks to try to rid his world of smallpox. Because of his efforts and the efforts of scientists like him, the only thing between deadly diseases..."
Gene Therapy Technique Could Treat Rare Lung Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: Children, Lung Disease, Cell Transplantation, Gene Therapy, Genetic Modification, Biotechnology, hereditary pulmonary, alveolar proteinosis, hPAP, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Medical Center )

Brian
- 10 days ago - fiercebiotechresearch.com
"Using a new type of cell transplantation, researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center corrected a lung disease in mice that mimics a similar rare condition in humans."
Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin
Health & Wellness  (tags: Diabetes, Insulin, Stem Cells, Research, Harvard )

Brian
- 9 days ago - npr.org
"A team of Harvard scientists said Thursday that they had finally found a way to turn human embryonic stem cells into cells that produce insulin. The long-sought advance could eventually lead to new ways to help millions of people with diabetes."
Can Psychology Explain Strident Opposition By Some to GMOs?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mental Health, Orthorexia Nervosa, Anxiety, Cognitive Dissonance, Psychology, Genetic Modification, Biotechnology )

Brian
- 9 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"Since a third of America is obese, clearly a little more interest in healthier eating is welcome. Yet any diet that migrates from a motivational health concern to an obsession is bad."
With 2000+ Global Studies Affirming Safety, GM Foods Among Most Analyzed Subjects in Science
Health & Wellness  (tags: Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Enhanced Crops, Artificial Selection, Traditional Breeding, Genetic Modification, Research, Studies, Conclusions, GMOs, Health, Food, Well-Being, Public Misconceptions )

Brian
- 8 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"A popular weapon used by those critical of agricultural biotechnology is to claim that there has been little to no evaluation of the safety of GM crops and there is no scientific consensus on this issue. Those claims are simply not true."
No Sign of Health or Nutrition Problems From GMO Livestock Feed
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO livestock feed )

Michael
- 17 days ago - seeddaily.com
If that is so then how come the Elite upper percentile doesn't eat it and who funded the study?
Tell The EPA To Protect Children From Dangerous Chemical Facilities ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, protection, chemicals, environment )

Cher
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
1 in 10 children at nearly 10,000 schools learn and play each school day within one mile of a facility that stores large quantities of hazardous chemicals. These children -- 4.6 million in all 50 states -- are at risk of grave harm in the event of a
 
 
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