Health

Dried saffron spice and Saffron flower

Research suggests saffron may help to treat depression and anxiety

  New research has suggested that saffron may help to treat depression and anxiety. Saffron is a spice that comes from the flowers of the saffron plant. The flower produces dark red stigmas or threads that are removed carefully by hand and dried. A study published in the Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine revealed that the research team carried[Read More…]

NHS accused of piling up body parts in waste breach

NHS accused of piling up body parts in waste breach

Article submitted by Peter Njogu The Environmental Agency (EA) has launched an investigation into the breach of permits by the National Health Service (NHS). The news emerged after it was discovered that human body parts were piled up at disposal sites that deal with clinical waste in England. The Healthcare Environmental Services (HES) is contracted by the NHS to deal[Read More…]

Benefits of coconut oil

Benefits of coconut oil

Coconut oil has long been known for its long list of health benefits. Indeed, coconuts are among the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have positive effects on your health. This includes fat loss, better brain function and various other impressive benefits. We discuss a few of the health benefits[Read More…]

Carcinogen found in popular oat products

Carcinogen found in popular oat products

The cancer-causing chemical glyphosate has been found in a number of popular oat products. In fact, almost all of the oat products examined by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) were found to contain the chemical. Scott Faber, vice president of government affairs at EWG, said in a statement: “We’re very concerned that consumers are eating more glyphosate than they know.”[Read More…]

Monsanto ordered to pay millions in Roundup cancer trial

Monsanto ordered to pay millions in Roundup cancer trial

Monsanto has been ordered to pay $289 million to a man after a jury ruled the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. The case of school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson was the first lawsuit to go to trial alleging glyphosate causes cancer. Monsanto, a unit of Bayer AG, faces more than 5,000 similar lawsuits across the United States. After[Read More…]