From the monthly archives:

December 2011

The EPA has approved its first nano silver product. A silver silicon compound, it’s designed to give long lasting antimicrobial resistance to clothes and other fabric materials, which in turn reduces smells, staining, and other bacteria-caused problems While the company is being held responsible for producing more tests demonstrating not just the safety of nano […]

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What Is Depression?

December 29, 2011

Depression is a mood disorder that can have a number of causes and symptoms. We often deal with depression more often during winter months, as holidays remind us of lost loved ones or as seasonal changes (and related nutrient deficiencies) affect our mood. Symptoms for depression can affect eating and sleeping habits, as well as […]

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Scientists have now found an obscure gene that seems to affect the likelihood of having recurrent cold sores. Some expressions of the gene cause cold sores to recur frequently, while at least two expressions protect against cold sores, discouraging the virus from occurring more than once. What is a cold sore? Cold sores are caused […]

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There have already been a few incidents in the last few months of organ transplants spreading disease, one where the donor was unknowingly riddled with parasites (not something tested for), and another where a living kidney donor tested positive for Hepatitis C, but the result were missed. Now another Hep C outbreak has occurred, and […]

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Upset in the scientific community has left many wondering what is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) caused by? In 2009 a study broke ground, claiming to find a viral cause for fatigue in CFS, bringing the condition away from psychological treatment. After further examination, however, there might be evidence that the virus in the study was […]

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