New study findings are showing potential correlation between cumulative carcinogens and human race’s food supply. In a isolated location of Alaska, a native population has found a spike in cancer, believed to be linked to a long left behind chemical dump from a since abandoned armed forces base. Scientists are finding elevated levels of carcinogens in.. read more →

Important given the current heatwave, keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to the muscles and, it helps the muscles work efficiently. Study has found that added strain to the heart due to dehydration can lead to serious consequences for those with an already compromised vascular system… read more →

From REUTERS A deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, a severe type of pneumonia, has now killed four people and sickened 65 in the Bronx section of New York City since July 10, New York City health officials said on Saturday. This wave of Legionnaires’, which officials have called unusual, is now more than five times.. read more →

As a progressive motion following the Affordable Care Act, Medicare has launched a program called Independence at Home,  enlisting 17 hospitals to send physicians, nurses and more to visit elderly patients in their homes. The healthcare team performs simple preventative tasks and records their patient’s blood pressure to head off any medical emergencies from occurring later. In.. read more →

“Herbal Supplements” sold by Target GNC Live Well, Walmart, and Walgreens accused of selling products that don’t contain the supplement advertised 80% of the time and instead: allergens in their place according to the NY State Attorney General. From the Washington Post: A warning to herbal supplement users: Those store-brand ginkgo biloba tablets you bought.. read more →

Can your personality or state of mind literally affect your memory and brain function?  New studies find that to be the case. Brain scans suggest that certain personality types are wired to have better memories. From the Smithsonian The scientists measured the brain activity of 40 adult participants while they completed a working memory test. To.. read more →

Sadly, there’s been many cases recently of once “accepted” drug recalls. Due to under-reporting from the manufacturers of side effects, some of these previously approved big pharma drugs have had disastrous consequences. Drugmakers have delayed reporting serious and unexpected “adverse events” from their drugs, including death, in nearly 10 percent of cases, a study said.. read more →

Cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacteria that has already claimed two lives in Florida this year, may be more widespread as a warming trend continues. A total of eight Vibrio vulnificus cases have been reported so far in 2015 across six different counties. Two cases resulted in death- one in Brevard County and one.. read more →

Antibiotic resistant bacteria or “superbugs” have been making the headlines in the last several years. Recent study finds overprescription and also overuse of antibiotic chemicals and treatments to blame. From the Verge: Over a quarter of people in the US expect to leave the doctor’s office with a prescription for antibiotics when they come in.. read more →

Roundup has been positively linked to ‪‎cancer‬ in humans in multiple studies and is now being researched as being suspect to being even more carcinogenic than previously thought. From the The weed killer in question, glyphosate, was recently classified by the World Health Organisation’s IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) as probably carcinogenic.. read more →

Subject of a previous story here on Classical Medicine Journal, this is the first time that researchers have been able to show the compound at work in humans. Curcumin, an active compound derived from the spice turmeric, was put to the test against a traditional antidepressant, fluoxetine in a study published in Phytotherapy Research. A.. read more →

While minimal in effectiveness, and effective only on a mild form of the disease, this is the first time any drug treatment has been found to undeniably slow Alzheimer’s disease in human trial. The drug, called solanezumab, was shown to stave off memory loss in patients with mild Alzheimer’s over the course of several years… read more →

Several cases in ‪Florida‬ reported of ‪Leprosy‬ or Hansen’s Disease. Not just a historic disease, the bacteria that causes this ailment is carried by the Armadillo, and transferred via saliva. While some think this creature is pet-worthy, common sense says not to handle these wild animals. From BBC Health officials in Florida are warning people.. read more →

US research finds that a drug made from the root of the hydrangea plant, previously used for centuries in ‪#‎Chinese‬ ‪#‎medicine‬, showed results in treating autoimmune disorders: rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, type 1 ‪#‎diabetes‬, eczema and psoriasis. US researchers found that a drug made from the root of the hydrangea plant, which.. read more →

Breaking New Study: People who live in areas near hydraulic fracturing are more likely to be hospitalized for heart conditions, neurological illnesses and ‪#‎cancer‬, according to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia. From REUTERS: The study, published this week in the journal PLOS ONE, looked at hospitalization rates in parts of Pennsylvania from.. read more →

‪‎Lyme‬ disease is often misdiagnosed, with significant consequences. Some link undiagnosed Lyme Disease (tick borne illness) to Fibromyalgia and many other ailments. Early symptoms can be mild and easily overlooked, ALDF says. The first symptom is typically an expanding rash that looks like a bull’s eye and has an average diameter of 5-6 inches. It’s.. read more →

While diabetes is associated with multiple detriments to health, the one we don’t normally talk about is how it harms the brain. In a new study Scientists and Doctors find that the blood vessels affected by diabetes also have an affect on cognitive function of the brain. “In the study, Novak measured the changes in.. read more →

A new study links Prozac and Paxil use in expectant mothers to birth defects. From REUTERS : In women who took those two drugs early in pregnancy, birth defects occurred 2 to 3.5 more frequently compared with women who did not take them. Prozac use was associated with a birth defect in which a baby’s.. read more →

‪Beer‬ and ‪Wine‬ aren’t the only fermented things associated with stress reduction; new study finds ‪Pickled‬ items such as sauerkraut, kimchi and pickled ‪‎veggies‬ appear to provide a reduction in anxiety. Recent research from Virginia’s College of William and Mary and the University of Maryland shows that eating fermented food—such as yogurt, sauerkraut, pickles, and kimchi—markedly reduces social anxiety. The effect is especially.. read more →

“To reach their conclusions, scientists pooled data from dozens of dietary surveys and large prospective studies of the effect of sugar-sweetened beverage intake on body mass index and Type 2 diabetes, and of the effect of B.M.I. on cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. They used data on sweetened drink consumption from 62 national dietary surveys,.. read more →

Two years ago new studies found an alarming rate of prescribed anti-psychotic drugs to children. Many of these drugs have uncertain consequences on a child’s developing brain, and could possibly lead to long term side effects of use. Some had already been linked to an increased suicide rate and other tragedy. Now, two years later,.. read more →

We at the Classical Medicine Journal have published and referenced a variety of findings in ongoing clinical exploration of the benefits of probiotics, and healthy flora (good bacteria) found in every human’s digestive tract, with many negative health affects being related to over prescription of antibiotics and other actions that kill said healthy bacteria. Benefits.. read more →

The contamination was initially discovered in the water supply on June 10. And while Niagara water says it has not received complaints of injury or illness and their “finished product testing detected no contaminants or issues of any kind,” they are still voluntarily recalling all spring water products produced at the company’s facilities in Hamburg.. read more →

Researchers at Tufts University looked at more than 16 years of data from 120,000 men and women who were included in three long-term studies. According to their results, which were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, these are the things that might help you drop pounds for good, and keep them off: Load.. read more →

After overwhelming evidence at the affects of Trans-Fats (such as Hydrogenated Oil) included in food are a direct cause of clogged arteries and countless related illness and deaths, the Food and Drug Administration has set a deadline of 2018 for Trans Fats to be removed from all foodstuffs. The affect of trans fats in processed.. read more →