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Saturday, March 14, 2015

Health News: Hidden hazards found in 'green' products ♦ Dairies illegally using antibiotics ♦ Onion extract improves high blood sugar ♦ Graphene fights cavities + more

Hidden hazards found in 'green' products  Common consumer products, including those marketed as 'green,' 'all-natural,' 'non-toxic' and 'organic' emit a range of compounds that could harm human health and air quality, researchers have found. But most of these ingredients are not disclosed to the public.Continue Reading
Dairies found illegally using antibiotics  A small number of dairy farms have been found using animal antibiotics in ways not approved by law, according to a new study by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine. Continue Reading
Onion extract may improve high blood sugar and cholesterol  The extract of onion bulb, Allium cepa, strongly lowered high blood glucose (sugar) and total cholesterol levels in diabetic rats when given with the antidiabetic drug metformin, according to a new study.Continue Reading
Study contaminated food causes 14%: of norovirus outbreaks  According to new work by researchers from the Netherlands, New Zealand and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about 14 % of all norovirus outbreaks are attributed to contaminated food. Noroviruses are one of the leading causes of gastroenteritis worldwide. Continue Reading

Graphene: A new tool for fighting cavities  Dental diseases, which are caused by the overgrowth of certain bacteria in the mouth, are among the most common health problems in the world. Now scientists have discovered that a material called graphene oxide is effective at eliminating these bacteria, some of which have developed antibiotic resistance Continue Reading

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