October 1, 2012 by  
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PANCREATIC TUMOUR CELLS CHOOSE FRUCTOSE Glucose and fructose have long been thought of as interchangeable monosaccharide substrates with regard to metabolism. Liu and colleagues now report that fructose metabolism can result in enhanced pancreatic cancer cell proliferation by induction of thiamine-dependent transketolase flux and preferential metabolism via the nonoxidative pentose phosphate pathway to synthesize nucleic […]


July 22, 2012 by  
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MAY I BE FRANK Recently I watched a DVD from the US called ‘May I Be Frank’ and personally, I thought it was one of the most B-grade, boring docos I have ever watched and wouldn’t recommend it to anyone but I would like to share something that was shown on there with you…. The story […]


April 27, 2012 by  
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In a study just published, ‘Hypnotics’ association with mortality or cancer: a matched cohort study’ 27.2.12, it was established that medications commonly prescribed for insomnia, such as zolpidem, temazepam, eszopiclone, zaleplon, and other benzodiazepines, barbiturates and sedative antihistamines, significantly increased the risk of premature death and cancer. The key messages from the study include: * […]

Why Masterchef May Be Hazardous To Your Health!

November 28, 2010 by  
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Have you been watching the Masterchef cooking series on TV? I love this TV show but I also grimace whenever I see them demonstrating a cooking technique that involves wrapping food in glad wrap and placing it in a pot of boiling water! It almost begs the question… “Would you like cancer served with that’? […]

Women Are Dying From Hormone Therapy; Why Is Pharma Still Allowed to Push It?

November 11, 2010 by  
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Big Pharma is still pushing its hormone therapy for women, despite the fact that it increases women’s risk of cancer and other health problems. The following article is from Daniel Weber (21.10.10): Want to increase your chances of getting, and possibly dying from, node-positive breast cancer? Take hormone therapy. Pharma’s lucrative estrogen plus progestin combo […]

The Potentially Harmful Effects of Carrageenan

November 4, 2010 by  
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Review of Harmful Gastrointestinal Effects of Carrageenan in Animal Experiments The following is a modified extract taken from Tobacman JK 2001. Review of Harmful Gastrointestinal Effects of Carrageenan in Animal Experiments. Environ Health Perspect 109:983-994: “In this article I review the association between exposure to carrageenan and the occurrence of colonic ulcerations and gastrointestinal neoplasms in […]

Do You Use Talcum Powder On Your Body?

September 23, 2010 by  
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When I was studying Environmental science some years ago, I was shocked to find out the long-term dangers of using talcum powder on the genital area or bottom (which is where most ladies use it on themselves and where most parents use it on their babies!). At the time, I came across a lot of […]

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