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The active ingredient in many insect repellents, deet, has been found to be toxic to the central nervous system.


"Time is brain" is the message from stroke experts. It means that prompt action can prevent further brain damage and help someone make a full recovery. Would you know if someone was experiencing a stoke? Just think FAST:


Organic produce is better for you than ordinary food, a major European Union-funded study says [by "ordinary" they mean intensively farmed food grown using chemicals].


I had forgotten about this section of my website! Last year I met a woman who was into something she referred to as Acro Yoga.


Mass exposure to isoflavones in the west has only occurred in the past 30 years due to the widespread incorporation of soya protein into processed foods, a fact noted by the Royal Society in its expert report on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in 2000. In an article in the Guardian, Felicity Lawrence asks whether we should worry about soya in our food? Ian Gregory 2010