You creep along in the northern woods along a lakeside in the Adirondack Mountains, looking at the ground and see the imprint of a bull moose. Your heart stops for a moment. This is a reminder that moose are...
A spinal cord injuries (SCI) are damage to the spinal cord that causes temporary or permanent changes in its function. It can cause a range of symptoms, including weakness, loss of muscle function, and loss of sensation. There are...
Do you know that there are over four billion tonnes of uranium in the oceans. It's uranium, that could be harvested for nuclear fuel. The hurdle was making it economic to extract uranium from seawater, because the amount of...
The UN has since been able to prevent another war of this magnitude, in part owing to the calculations of the major powers themselves, who are not ready for the destruction that war would bring. This has not meant...
Statin drugs can be very dangerous. Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs block the production of cholesterol in the liver. In doing this, they also block the production of CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10, also known as ubiquinone). Not surpprisingly, the side effectscommonly associated...
Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas produced in the grund through the normal decay of uranium and radium. In the USA and UK radon causes more deaths annually than falling, fires and drowning. Radon is a gas that...
Prescription pain medications, typically opioids, are killing thousands of Americans each year. In 1999, about 4000 people died due painkillers. In 2011, 17000 people died due painkillers. This number has quadrupled since 1999. From 2007 to 2010, the number of...
The need to feed billions of people efficiently has given rise to large-scale animal farming operations. But are these mega-operations helping feed us or making us all sick? Labels are often misleading, but buying meat products with these can...
Do you know that 15% world population suffers from severe depression? The situation is critical, not only in the USA. Average 1 in 12 students attempted suicide last year. Studies say that depression will be second largest disease afret...
Arthritis is one of the oldest known diseases. It has beendiscovered in the remains of our ancestors who lived more than 500.000 years ago. This disease is a big problem also in tha US, where 1 in 5 adults...