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Reynard Loki – We’ve Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods

In 1994, a tomato known as Flavr Savr became the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. Scientists at the California-based company Calgene (which was scooped up by Monsanto a few years later) added a specific gene to a conventional tomato that interfered with the plant’s production of a particular enzyme, making it …

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Reynard Loki – We’ve Been Sold a Lie for Two Decades About Genetically Engineered Foods

In 1994, a tomato known as Flavr Savr became the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. Scientists at the California-based company Calgene (which was scooped up by Monsanto a few years later) added a specific gene to a conventional tomato that interfered with the plant’s production of a particular enzyme, making it …

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Caryn Hartglass – The Cancer Diagnosis: Taking Charge of Your Health and Healing

A cancer diagnosis may mysteriously come out of nowhere. That was true for me when I was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer ten years ago, with a 10-20% survival rate, I’ve learned from my own experience that health and wellness are a function of the mind, the body and the environment. When you want to get well, I believe you have to do everything you can in all three areas, to your best ability. What does that mean?

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Jayati Ghosh – Backlash Against Trade Deals: The End of U.S.-Led Economic Globalisation?

There is much angst in the Northern financial media about how the era of globalisation led actively by the United States may well be coming to an end. This is said to be exemplified in the changed political attitudes to mega regional trade deals like the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) that was signed (but has not yet been ratified) …

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Sydney Ross Singer – Breast Cancer Cover-Up Continues

Breast cancer is one of the major killers of women in the United States. It is also one of the most overdiagnosed and overtreated conditions. Sadly, most women have no idea that simply not wearing a bra can have a major impact on the likelihood of developing breast cancer.  You probably didn’t hear about a recent study from Brazil, published in …

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Sugar in western diets increases risk for breast cancer tumors and metastasis

The high amounts of dietary sugar in the typical Western diet may increase the risk of breast cancer and metastasis to the lungs, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The findings, published in the Jan. 1, 2016 online issue of Cancer Research, demonstrated dietary sugar’s effect on an enzymatic signaling pathway known as …