Category Archives: Science

Common agricultural chemicals shown to impair honey bees’ health

Taken by Muhammad Mahdi Karim https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Muhammad_Mahdi_Karim Is it avoidable or just a consequence of our nature to get things done in a hurry?  It seems many chemicals do not receive enough long-term study or do not address “collateral damage”. The scientific literature … Continue reading

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BPA linked to obesity risk in puberty-age girls

Does this answer the question: “Which came first?  The chicken or the egg?” I don’t think so.  There is certainly a lot of plastic around.  Some of it serves a good purpose although I wonder about recycling vs landfills for … Continue reading

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Fight it! Beat it!

Fighting cancer is one of the biggest battles we will ever face. Inspire others to fight it and beat it by showing them! Continue reading

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If Exercise is Medicine then this must be bad medicine!

This started the revolution.  Good idea for some applications – security, law enforcement, etc. bad idea for the general public since we already move too little!  If  Exercise is Medicine®  http://exerciseismedicine.org/index.htm then certainly the idea of not moving (with your own limbs … Continue reading

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Video and Photos Capture Transit of Venus From Space | Wired Science | Wired.com

Video and Photos Capture Transit of Venus From Space | Wired Science | Wired.com. This video from NASA is absolutely breathtaking!  If you missed the real thing or if you just saw a turtle like we did when we used the old … Continue reading

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No PSA screening for men????

You know these things are decided by statistics!  False positives cause “normal” men to undergo unecessary treatments which may not have any bearing on their lifespan yet may drastically decrease their quality of life. On the other hand how many … Continue reading

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Extended daily fasting overrides harmful effects of a high-fat diet: Study may offer drug-free intervention to prevent obesity and diabetes

Extended daily fasting overrides harmful effects of a high-fat diet: Study may offer drug-free intervention to prevent obesity and diabetes.

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Did man’s greed create the HIV epidemic a century ago?

Interesting essay of the origins of the HIV epidemic and what may have lead to its spread outside of the continent.  Maybe it would have died out on its own with no carriers to transport it to populated areas.  Most … Continue reading

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www.livestrong.org/pdfs/17-yrs.pdf

“It takes 17 years to turn 14 per cent of original research to the benefit of patient care” *   http://www.livestrong.org/pdfs/17-yrs.pdf.

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’22 hours for 22 million’

’22 hours for 22 million’ • Local (www.HometownAnnapolis.com – The Capital). 22 million people have died of cancer since President Nixon declared “war” on Cancer!  28 million people are living with Cancer today!!  You probably have a loved one who … Continue reading

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