Parkinson’s is 3 times more likely if you have appendix removed: study – New York Post

Parkinson’s is 3 times more likely if you have appendix removed: study – New...

May 9, 2019 | 3:39pm The true purpose of the seemingly inert human appendix continues to elude modern medicine, but a new study suggests that those who have the organ removed due to appendicitis are at three times greater risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Appendicitis is defined as inflammation or rupturing of the appendix, a…
Parents Who Fed Infant Vegan Diet Arrested After Police Discovered Child Malnourished, Suffering From Rickets – The Daily Wire

Parents Who Fed Infant Vegan Diet Arrested After Police Discovered Child Malnourished, Suffering From...

A Sydney couple who fed their children a vegan diet were arrested a year ago after their youngest child suffered a seizure. The couple, in court on Thursday, now face up to five years in jail. When the child had her seizure and emergency services were called, doctors discovered the 20-month-old was severely malnourished, had…
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. slammed by family members for spreading ‘dangerous misinformation’ on vaccines – Fox News

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. slammed by family members for spreading ‘dangerous misinformation’ on vaccines...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the son of Robert F. Kennedy, was criticized by members of his family for spreading “dangerous information” regarding vaccines on social media.Kennedy’s sister, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, his brother, Joseph P. Kennedy II and his niece Maeve Kennedy McKean wrote an essay published in Politico Wednesday. While they praised Kennedy for his work…
Couple dies from bubonic plague after eating raw rodent meat as ‘folk remedy’ – MLive.com

Couple dies from bubonic plague after eating raw rodent meat as ‘folk remedy’ –...

News Updated 10:59 AM; Today 10:59 AM By Benjamin Raven | braven@mlive.com A six-day quarantine in Mongolia has been lifted following the death of a couple who died from the bubonic plague after eating raw marmot meat as a “folk remedy for good health.”BBC reports that this quarantine kept a number of tourists locked down…
Anti-Vax Teen Who Sued School Over Chickenpox Ban Gets Infected With Chickenpox – IFLScience

Anti-Vax Teen Who Sued School Over Chickenpox Ban Gets Infected With Chickenpox – IFLScience

A teenager who sued his school after being excluded for not being vaccinated against chickenpox has come down with chickenpox. After an outbreak of chickenpox in a high school in Kentucky in March, the Northern Kentucky Health Department banned students from attending class unless they could prove they were vaccinated or immune to the disease.  Jerome Kunkel…
Americans with diabetes are forming caravans to buy Canadian insulin at 90% off – Boing Boing

Americans with diabetes are forming caravans to buy Canadian insulin at 90% off –...

The price-gouger-driven skyrocketing prices for insulin have endangered the lives of Americans with diabetes, who are rationing their supplies and trying not to die. All of this is part of the story of how the for-profit US health care system is radicalizing Americans and driving them to desperate measures (this is the plot of the…
Sunscreen doesn’t prevent Vitamin D production in most people, studies find – The Independent

Sunscreen doesn’t prevent Vitamin D production in most people, studies find – The Independent

Suncream does not prevent Vitamin D production in most people, according to new research. Several studies have suggested that it may contribute to a lack of the mineral's production, but now three separate studies have concluded that its use has no impact on vitamin D levels in most people. Vitamin D helps regulate helps regulate the amount of calcium and…
People who have their appendix removed are THREE TIMES more likely to develop Parkinson’s – Daily Mail

People who have their appendix removed are THREE TIMES more likely to develop Parkinson’s...

A Case Western University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center study analyzed data on over 62 million patientsWhile 0.29 percent of patients who had kept their appendices developed Parkinson's, 0.92 percent of those who had appendectomies got the diseaseScientists think that the protein in Lewy bodies that mark Parkinson's disease may start in the gut…
Anti-Vax Teen Who Sued Over School Health Ban Has Come Down With Chickenpox – ScienceAlert

Anti-Vax Teen Who Sued Over School Health Ban Has Come Down With Chickenpox –...

PETER DOCKRILL 9 MAY 2019 A teenager from Northern Kentucky who sued his local health department after being banned from school for refusing to be vaccinated against chickenpox has now contracted the serious and sometimes deadly virus. Jerome Kunkel, an 18-year-old student and starting centre on his high school basketball team, made headlines in March after…
Second teenager identified with measles in Wellington region – Stuff.co.nz

Second teenager identified with measles in Wellington region – Stuff.co.nz

A second case of measles has been found in the Wellington region.  Hutt Valley District Health Board said in a post on Facebook today it had been notified of a second patient with measles after another person was found to have the virus earlier this week.  Regional Public Health  said  both cases were directly linked to…

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