Keep High-Risk Civil Workers Healthy and Limber for Work

Police officers, firefighters and military personnel all lead active lives, spending a good deal of their time training to stay in top shape to commit to their life’s work. Their work is–along with their personal lives–often fraught with physical and mental stress, thanks to the high-risk nature of their work.

Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize

Food and Chemical Toxicology 2012 [epub] Gilles-Eric Séralini, Emilie Clair, Robin Mesnage, Steeve Gress, Nicolas Defarge, Manuela Malatesta, Didier Hennequin, Joël Spiroux de Vendômois KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE: 1) This study represents the first detailed documentation of long-term deleterious effects arising from the consumption of a GM Roundup-tolerant maize and of Roundup, the most […]

I Don’t Believe In Chiropractic

There are so many times when somebody asks me what I do for a living and I tell them that I am a Chiropractor. Then they tell me that they believe in Chiropractic and it is meant as a compliment or supporting my profession. I reply back to them that I don’t believe in Chiropractic […]

Research on injury compensation and health outcomes: Ignoring the problem of reverse causality led to a biased conclusion

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology November 2012; Vol. 65; No. 11; pp. 1219-1226 Natalie M. Spearing, Luke B. Connelly, Hong S. Nghiem, Louis Pobereskin BACKGROUND FROM DAN MURPHY Reverse causality refers to a direction of cause-and-effect contrary to a common presumption. Reverse causality is cause and effect in reverse. That is to say the effects precede […]

Vitamin D Its role in disease prevention

Dermato-Endocrinology April/May/June 2012; 4:2, 81 – 83; William B. Grant and Vin Tangpricha KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE: 1) Evidence that vitamin D reduces the risk of many types of disease is increasing exponentially. 2) In 2011, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the US National Academies reviewed the evidence for beneficial effects of vitamin […]

Oxidative Stress in Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment

Journal of Alzheimers Disease October 16, 2012 [epub] Natividad Lopez, Consuelo Tormo, Isabel De Blas, Isabel Llinares, Jordi Alom Free Radical Damage=Oxidative Stress=Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS)=Lipid Peroxidation KEY POINTS FROM THIS STUDY: 1) Oxidative stress may be a decisive factor in Alzheimers disease (AD) and in the initial phase of mild cognitive impairment (MCI). 2) […]

Empirical Data Confirm Autism Symptoms Related to Aluminum and Acetaminophen Exposure Entropy

Stephanie Seneff, Robert M. Davidson and Jingjing Liu This article is 27 pages long and has 121 references November 7, 2012; 14; pp. 2227-2253 BACKGROUND FROM DAN MURPHY: FROM Salway, Metabolism at a Glance, Blackwell, 2004: Glutathione is a tripeptide that is formed from glutamate, cysteine and glycine. Glutathione protects cells against oxidative damage. Glutathione […]