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New glyphosate papers point to “urgency” for more research on chemical impact to human health

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Newly published scientific papers illustrate the ubiquitous nature of the weed killing chemical glyphosate and a need to better understand the impact exposure to the popular pesticide may be having on human health, including the health of the gut microbiome. In one of the new papers, researchers from the University of Turku in Finland said … Continue reading “New glyphosate papers point to “urgency” for more research on chemical impact to human health”

Litigation Update: FDA Denies Request to Add Birth Defect Warning to Zofran’s Label

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The FDA has notified Novartis that it has rejected their request to add a birth defect warning to Zofran’s label. Plaintiffs claim that Zofran, a drug used to treat nausea for cancer and surgery patients, was also promoted by GlaxoSmithKline – the original developer of the drug – as an off-label treatment for morning sickness … Continue reading “Litigation Update: FDA Denies Request to Add Birth Defect Warning to Zofran’s Label”

Aspartame: Decades of Science Point to Serious Health Risks

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Long History of Concerns Key Scientific Studies on Aspartame Industry PR Efforts Scientific References Key Facts About Diet Soda Chemical  Dozens of studies have linked aspartame — the world’s most widely used artificial sweetener — to serious health problems, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, seizures, stroke and dementia, as well as negative effects such as … Continue reading “Aspartame: Decades of Science Point to Serious Health Risks”

New research adds evidence that weed killer glyphosate disrupts hormones

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New research is adding worrisome evidence to concerns that the widely used weedkilling chemical glyphosate may have the potential to interfere with human hormones. In a paper published in the journal Chemosphere titled Glyphosate and the key characteristics of an endocrine disruptor: A review, a trio of scientists concluded that glyphosate appears to have eight out … Continue reading “New research adds evidence that weed killer glyphosate disrupts hormones”

Validity of key studies on origin of coronavirus in doubt; science journals investigating

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By Carey Gillam Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019, scientists have searched for clues about what led to the emergence of its causative agent, the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Uncovering the source of SARS-CoV-2 could be crucial for preventing future outbreaks. A series of four high profile studies … Continue reading “Validity of key studies on origin of coronavirus in doubt; science journals investigating”

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