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Study Suggests Bacon Could Help Treat Arthritis
2012-04-01 14:31:00

This story was originally published on April 1st, 2012 as part of an April Fool's Day prank and promotion. It should in no way be considered as "real" news. Researchers from a prominent American university believe that they have discovered an unusual (and very tasty) way to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) -- bacon. In studies conducted at Minnesota State University (MSU) in Minneapolis, lead author and biology professor Marty Lunde and colleagues found that those who...

2012-03-08 10:46:16

An excessive intake of cured meats, such as salami, chorizo and bacon, can increase readmission to hospital for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study by Spanish researchers from the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) in Barcelona. The research was published online ahead of print today (08 March 2012) in the European Respiratory Journal. Previous research has shown a link between the intake of cured meats and the risk of...

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2011-07-01 11:45:00

Despite years of supposition that cured meats may cause pancreatic cancer due to the nitrite and nitrate that is used, a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has declared them to be blameless. Pancreatic cancer is highly lethal and scientists have long been seeking to identify factors that might trigger it. Every year some 43,000 Americans are diagnosed with the disease - 95 percent die within five years. "Prevention is really the best way to save a life,"...

2010-12-10 00:00:47

Phoseon will add significant additional capacity for manufacturing, engineering, customer support and expanded research and development efforts Hillsboro, OR (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 Phoseon Technology today announced a significant expansion of its headquarters in Hillsboro, Oregon that boosts manufacturing capacity by about 50 percent. The expansion and company's growth is driven by accelerated demand in the United States and overseas for its revolutionary ultraviolet LED technology,...

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2010-05-18 06:10:00

US researchers revealed a study on Monday that showed meats such as bacon, sausage, hot dogs and other processed meats can raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Unprocessed meats, including beef, pork and lamb appeared not to raise the risk of heart attacks and diabetes, the researchers said, suggesting that salt and preservatives may be the real cause of the serious health problems associated with eating meat. The study, which was taken from analysis of other research, did not look...

2010-03-17 07:15:00

DAVENPORT, Iowa, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- French Water Cure Diet recently introduced an eclectic alchemic method to convert plain water into cured water for increasing the energetic aura of the body and life extension. The materials in the $100 kit include a mix of over 80 electrolytic crystal minerals, a permeable transformer curing rod, a vortex bottle connecter and a patented hydromotivator hydration monitor. Users making cured water and drinking it for daily hydration have reported a...

2009-07-09 06:31:49

A new study by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital found a substantial link between increased death rate from certain age-related diseases and increased exposure to nitrates, nitrites and nitrosamines in processed foods and in the environment. The researchers note that the role of nitrosamines has been well-studied, and their role as a carcinogen has been fully documented. The investigators propose that the cellular alterations that occur as a result of nitrosamine exposure are fundamentally...

2009-07-05 23:32:39

U.S. researchers found a link between increased levels of nitrates in the environment and food and increased deaths from Alzheimer's and diabetes. Study leader Dr. Suzanne de la Monte of Rhode Island Hospital and colleagues studied the trends in mortality rates associated with aging, such as diabetes, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, diabetes and cerebrovascular disease, as well as HIV. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, found strong parallels between age adjusted increases...

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2009-01-29 07:40:00

Parents who regularly feed their children cured meats like bacon and hot dogs should be aware that the foods are linked with a heightened risk of leukemia. The new study - that looked at 515 Taiwanese children and teenagers with and without acute leukemia - also found that vegetables and soy products may help protect against cancer. Researchers found those who ate cured meats and fish more than once a week had a 74 percent higher risk of leukemia than those who rarely ate these foods.The...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.