Posts Tagged "iron"

Two common iron supplements may cause cancer

Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in Cancer

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the April 16, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show   Certain iron supplements may raise the risk of colorectal cancer, a study shows. A new study finds that two iron compounds, which are used in supplements and food additives, raise levels of a cancer biomarker — even when consumed in low amounts. The new research comes from the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, in collaboration with the United Kingdom Medical Research Council and the University of Cambridge, also in the U.K. The scientists — led...

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3 metals you don’t know you’re eating

Posted on Apr 27, 2014 in Heavy Metals, Medical Rewind

Iron in your supplements. Copper in your water. Aluminum in antacids. Metals make their way into our bodies in a variety of ways. That can be bad news, considering the growing number of studies linking high levels of them to Alzheimer’s disease. As we age, our bodies don’t always properly regulate and store certain metals, which can then end up in areas of the brain where they shouldn’t be, says Dr. Ashley Bush, of the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne, Australia. Once in the body, they react with oxygen to produce free radicals that damage...

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Iron, folic acid supplements during pregnancy make kids smarter

Posted on Feb 17, 2011 in Uncategorized

Tuesday, February 08, 2011 by: David Gutierrez, staff writer   (NaturalNews) Giving pregnant women folic acid and iron supplements may increase the intelligence of their children later in life, according to a study conduced by researchers from Johns Hopkins University and published in the “Journal of the American Medical Association.” The researchers studied school-aged children in rural Nepal whose mothers had previously participated in a clinical study while pregnant. During that prior study, some of the mothers had been given folic acid and iron supplements. “We had the...

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