Monthly Archives: September 2011

Exposure to PCBs May Increase Risk of Lymphoma, According to Study

By Steven Di Joseph – A study by researchers from the National Institutes of Health (Rockville, Maryland) and published in an issue of the journal Epidemiology indicates that [..]

Dangerous Products, Diseases, General, Toxic Substances

Study – Food Coloring Suppresses Immune System

A study at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, has found that very high doses of a caramel food coloring suppress the immune system. This [..]

Drugs, Food-Related, General

Smoking May Lead to an Increased Risk of Developing Tuberculosis – Study

By Steven Di Joseph – A research team headed by Dr. Saskia de Boon of the Desmond Tutu TB Center at Stellenbosch University (South Africa) studied 2,400 people [..]

Dangerous Products, Diseases, General, Toxic Substances

According to a Study, Obesity in Middle Age May Increase the Chance of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease as a Senior

By Steven Di Joseph – The results of a study indicate that people who are obese and between ages 40 and 45 are almost 300% more likely to [..]

Diseases, Food-Related, General, Men, The Elderly, Women

Special Computer Games May Improve Children’s Attention Span – Study

By Steven Di Joseph – The last decade has seen a dramatic upsurge in the number of children diagnosed with various attention deficit disorders. Along with these diagnoses [..]

Children, General

Individuals Trying to Quit Find Anti-Smoking Commercials Helpful – According to a Study

By Steven Di Joseph – Although it is often difficult to measure the actual effect of TV ads on consumers, a survey suggests that anti-smoking commercials played a [..]

Consumer Protection, Dangerous Products, General, Men, Women

Study Shows An Increased Risk of Death For Individuals Who Care for a Seriously Ill Spouse

By Steven Di Joseph – A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine finds that seniors who care for seriously ill spouses significantly raise their own [..]

General, The Elderly

According to Study – A Possible Link Exists between Air Pollution and Strokes

By Steven Di Joseph – A study has added yet another potentially harmful result to the already long list of serious health-related problems associated with air pollution; an [..]

Diseases, General, Toxic Substances

An Increased Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Associated with Sleeping on a Sofa with Parent – Says UK Study

By Steven Di Joseph – The dynamic of infants sleeping with adults has been viewed as problematic for a number of reasons through the years. First, the problem [..]

Children, General

Teenagers with Unhealthy Lifestyles Risk Developing Cancer Later in Life

By Steven Di Joseph – While teenagers believe they are far removed or even immune to the maladies which affect older people around them, they may be more [..]

Children, Diseases, Food-Related, General