Environment

Four major mineral deficiencies, their symptoms, and how to overcome them

Posted on Feb 27, 2018 in Environment, Health & Wellness, Medical Rewind

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 16, 2017 Medical Rewind Show  You may think that in a society where food is abundant and starvation is relatively rare, that nutrient deficiencies would be a non-issue. However, in many parts of the world, including North America, nutrient deficiencies are extremely common and are often responsible for many of the symptoms and diseases people are facing today. So how do these deficiencies occur in a world that has plenty of food to go around? Turns out, there are a lot of intertwining factors. Why...

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Exposure to Bisphenol A ‘hard to avoid’ in everyday life

Posted on Feb 8, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Environment

86 per cent of teenagers have traces of Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical compound used to make plastics, in their body, an Engaged Research public engagement project in collaboration with the University of Exeter has found. Measurable levels of BPA, an endocrine-disrupting chemical, were found in the urine of the vast majority of the 94 17-19 year olds tested, according to research at the University of Exeter led by Professor Lorna Harries, Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics, and Professor Tamara Galloway, Professor of Ecotoxicology. They called for better labelling of packaging to...

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Consumers being poisoned to death from “cumulative risk” of pesticide and chemical exposure, warns legal expert

Posted on Jan 16, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Environment

With more information constantly coming to light about the toxic chemicals we use in our daily lives, it can be enough to make you want to live inside a bubble. You can grow your own food and make natural cleaning supplies, but what about the flame retardants in your clothes or the pesticides on the playground? If you’ve reached the point where you’re doing the best you can and telling yourself that a few questionable products here and there are inevitable, you might be doing better than most people – but there’s also the matter of cumulative risk to consider. This is a topic that legal...

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Medical Rewind – August 14, 2017

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 in Environment, Heavy Metals, Vaccines

Mercury, Vaccine Exemptions, Aluminum in Deoderants, and much more! If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to www.MedicalRewind.com to listen to the show replay.   .. Your old dental fillings probably contain mercury — are they dangerous? Dating back at least to the 1980s, experts have debated the safety of metal “amalgam” cavity fillings, which contain a mixture of metals like silver, copper, nickel and—most alarmingly—mercury. The American Dental Association (ADA) has long taken the position that mercury in these amalgam fillings is...

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Childhood Intelligence Harmed by Flame Retardant Exposure, Study Shows

Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in Environment

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the August 7, 2017 Medical Rewind Show The more flame retardants a pregnant woman is exposed to, the greater the chances her child will have lower intelligence. A new paper in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives calculated that every tenfold increase in exposure to chemicals called polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) was linked to a 3.7 point decline in IQ test scores in children. This potential effect is significant. By comparison, a tenfold increase in prenatal exposure to lead—a notorious...

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Medical Rewind – August 7, 2017

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in Chronic Disease, Environment

Embryo gene editing, Three-parent baby, Early life antibiotic exposure, T cells, Flame retardants, HPV, and much more! If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to www.MedicalRewind.com to listen to the show replay.   .. Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to repair a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos, according to a study published on Wednesday. The doctor who created a genetically modified “three-parent baby” has been reprimanded by the Food and Drug...

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