EPA just approved another toxic herbicide linked to infertility, birth defects and lung cancer in both humans and animals

(NaturalNews) The EPA has just approved the widespread use of a highly toxic herbicide called dicamba, a chemical which poses serious health risks to both animals and people. In doing so, the agency has turned its back on its legal obligation to assess any threat to endangered species, as well as its responsibility to protect...
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Conclusion: TRAM flap reconstruction after mastectomy is an appropriate way to improve the patient’s postoperative physical appearance. The results of this study indicated that TRAM flap reconstruction after mastectomy is safe, with an acceptably low number of complications and can be performed by a single surgeon in conjunction with a mastectomy procedure; furthermore, the majority of patients were satisfied with their reconstructed breast. PMID: 29927563 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Assoc Thai Source Type: research
Conclusion: Most of the results of lower abdominal ultrasound in the patients sent for whole abdominal ultrasound were negative, and the majority of the positive findings were benign conditions requiring no further management. More positive results, especially findings suggestive or suspicious of cancers, were seen in cases with positive clinical data. Routine use of whole abdominal ultrasound does not appear to be very helpful, especially in patients who have no symptoms in the lower abdomen. PMID: 29927560 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Assoc Thai Source Type: research
Authors: Lokejareonlarb S, Chamalerk P Abstract Background: Latissimus Dorsi flap (LD flap) has been used since the eighteenth century to cover large chest wall defects after total mastectomy and is thought to be superior to split thickness skin graft in terms of both cosmetic results and functionality. The outcomes and complications resulting from the use of LD flap reconstruction for large breast cancer are not well documented in Thailand. Objective: To describe a technique using the Latissimus Dorsi musculocutaneous flap for breast reconstruction. The outcomes, complications and length of stay after operatio...
Source: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Assoc Thai Source Type: research
Authors: Rao A, Jain D, Aggarwal HK, Jain P Abstract Klinefelter's syndrome is the most common chromosomal disorder associated with testicular dysfunction and male infertility. Those affected by Klinefelter's syndrome are at increased risk of systemic lupus erythematosus, breast cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and lung cancer. Nephrotic syndrome in association with Klinefelter's syndrome has never been reported in the literature. PMID: 28675185 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - Category: General Medicine Tags: J R Coll Physicians Edinb Source Type: research
Authors: van Leeuwen FE, Ng AK Abstract Long-term survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) experience several late adverse effects of treatment, with second malignant neoplasms (SMNs) and cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) being the leading causes of death in these patients. Other late effects have also been identified, such as pulmonary dysfunction, endocrinopathies (thyroid dysfunction, infertility), neck muscle atrophy, and persistent fatigue. HL survivors have two- to fourfold increased risks to develop SMNs and CVD compared with the general population. With respect to SMNs, radiotherapy is associated with 1.5- to 15-fol...
Source: Hematology ASH Education Program - Category: Hematology Tags: Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program Source Type: research
Women who smoke and those who have been exposed to second hand smoke have more problems getting pregnant and are more likely to reachmenopause at an earlier age than women who never smoked or those who were exposed to the least amount of second hand smoke. A new investigation from Roswell Park Cancer Institute reached these conclusions after researchers analyzed data on nearly 89,000 women in the U.S. Women who reported smoking were 14 percent more likely to have infertility (meaning that they were unable to get pregnant for a year) and 26 percent more likely to reach menopause earlier than women who didn’t smoke. Th...
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Conclusions: There is accumulating evidence about the association of waterpipe tobacco smoking with a growing number of health outcomes.
Source: International Journal of Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
When I started practicing medicine, I made a discovery that changed my view of the world forever. It was something few understood at the time. I’m talking about an “alien molecule” that gets into your blood and reprograms your cells to become more “feminine.” When this happens to women, it throws off their natural cycles, makes them gain weight, and pushes them emotionally into a very anxious and frustrated state. For men, this “invader” makes them soft, fat, depressed, and unable to perform. When I first started testing for this back in the 1990s, other physicians thought I was of...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Anti-Aging Men's Health Nutrition Women's Health Air BPA breathing lungs toxins Source Type: news
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