Potential vaccine treats and prevents deadly streptococcal toxic shock

A new vaccine developed by Griffith University Institute for Glycomics researchers has the potential to treat and prevent toxic shock caused by invasive streptococcal disease, which kills more than 160,000 people every year. “Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome is an acute condition like meningococcus—if you get exposed to the organism you Continue Reading

Pancreatic cancer: Less toxic, more enduring drug may improve therapy

Unlike many other cancers, most pancreatic tumors are rock hard.  “That’s one reason why pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal types of cancer,” says Kenneth Olive, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and pathology & cell biology at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and a pancreatic cancer researcher Continue Reading

Molecule reduces accumulation of toxic protein in Parkinson’s disease model

Parkinson’s disease often begins with small tremors. Over time symptoms worsen. Tremors become shakes and stiffness takes the body hostage. People with advanced stages of the neurodegenerative disease often have trouble with coordination, walking and maintaining their balance. Currently no cure exists for the condition and available treatments only address Continue Reading

Alarming study finds 90% of store receipts contain toxic chemicals that promote diseases such as autism, cancer, diabetes and obesity

You might want to skip the receipt the next time you buy something. According to a recent study, over “90 percent of receipts contain chemicals linked to infertility, autism and type-2 diabetes.” Dubbed the “gender-bending” chemical, Bisphenol A (BPA) and the “healthier alternative” called Bisphenol S (BPS) are used on Continue Reading

Ruth Bader Ginsburg clearly showing toxic effects of “chemo brain” … unable to think clearly, takes LONG pauses during conversations

No decent human being should get their kicks from taking pot shots at someone who has had to battle cancer, especially when the person in question is 84 years old. Nonetheless, when that person is an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and is clearly exhibiting Continue Reading

170 million Americans may have toxic levels of radium in their tap water

A dangerous radioactive element could be lurking in your tap water. It’s odorless, invisible, and tasteless but it’s affecting up to 170 million Americans every day. This naturally occurring carcinogen leeches into the water supply from deep rock aquifers and is not filtered out of the water before it heads to your tap. Radium-226 Continue Reading

Protect your brain from toxic metals with silicon-enhanced water, especially after vaccination

Could silicon-enhanced mineral water be the key to protecting your brain from the neurotoxic effects of aluminum? Professor Chris Exley, from Keele University, believes that may just be the case. Professor Exley and his team have been investigating how effective silicon-fortified water is at removing aluminum from the body for Continue Reading