Posts Tagged "pesticide"

Home Pesticide Use Tied to Child Cancer Risk

Posted on Nov 11, 2015 in Cancer, Medical Rewind

Listen to what Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 14th Medical Rewind Show ***************************** Indoor insecticides may increase chances of leukemia or lymphoma a bit, research review reports. Children exposed to insecticides at home may have a slightly increased risk of developing leukemia or lymphoma, a new review finds. The analysis, of 16 studies done since the 1990s, found that children exposed to indoor insecticides had an elevated risk of developing the blood cancers. There was also a weaker link between exposure to weed...

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New study: Eating an organic diet for only one week can reduce pesticide levels by 90%

Posted on Jun 4, 2014 in Health & Wellness

A new study due to be published in the July 2014 edition of the Journal of Environmental Research has found that eating an organic diet for just one week can reduce pesticide levels in adults by almost 90%. The study reaffirms the findings of a 2006 study on children which found that organic diets greatly lowered children’s levels of organophosphorus pesticides. The study’s findings have important implications in reducing pesticide exposure at a time when much of our commercial non-organic produce is laden with pesticides, as well as for the value of regularly consuming organic...

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