The study provides evidence that glyphosate-induced changes to exposed rats could be used as biomarkers for determining propensity in subsequent generations for prostate and kidney diseases as well as obesity and incurring multiple diseases at once. In fact, by the time third- and fourth-generation rats whose predecessors had been exposed to the chemical were middle-aged, 90% had one or more of these health problems, a dramatically higher rate than the control group.
Public release date: 11-Oct-2011 AUGUSTA, Ga. – A compound isolated from a wild, poisonous mushroom growing in a Southwest China forest appears to help a cancer killing drug fulfill its promise, researchers report. The compound, verticillin A, sensitizes cancer cells… Read More ›
Contact: Phyllis Picklesimer firstname.lastname@example.org 217-244-2827 University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences URBANA, Ill. – University of Illinois scientists have evidence that lifelong exposure to genistein, a bioactive component in soy foods, protects against colon cancer by… Read More ›
Implications for Wide Range of Disorders – Hypertension to Mental Health Problems September 20, 2012 Just as women are advised to get plenty of folic acid around the time of conception and throughout early pregnancy, new… Read More ›
The epigenetics of increasing weight through the generations ” resulting in amplification of obesity across generations “
Re-Post from 2008 Contact: Dipali Pathak email@example.com 713-798-4710 Baylor College of Medicine Overweight mothers give birth to offspring who become even heavier, resulting in amplification of obesity across generations, said Baylor College of Medicine researchers in Houston who found that… Read More ›
Study highlights the interaction between epigenetics and genetics and exposure to a flame retardant in mice Mice genetically engineered to be susceptible to autism-like behaviors that were exposed to a common flame retardant were less fertile and their offspring were… Read More ›