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Why Would High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make You Hungry? Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent December 12, 2014   Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine (KSM) at the University of Southern California (USC) presented a study at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACN) showing that fructose, a component of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) can make you feel hungry even after you have eaten, increasing the likelihood of overeating. The researchers found “fructose ingestion produces smaller increases in circulating satiety hormones than glucose ingestion. Further, administration of fructose directly into the brain provokes feeding in rodents, whereas glucose administered this way promotes satiety, or the…

New BPA Study Shows Chemical is Even More Dangerous Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent December 9, 2014   Researchers from the Seoul National University (SNU) College of Medicine have discovered that bisphenol A (BPA) could temporarily cause blood pressure to rise, contributing to disorders and increasing health risks. In conjunction with the American Heart Association, this study was conducted on 60 elderly participants who were given soy milk to drink out of a can or bottle. Yun-Chul Hong, lead author of the study and professor with SNU, explained “the urinary BPA concentration increased after consuming canned beverages by more than 1,600 percent compared with…

The Revolutionary Pill That Merges Technology & Medicine Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent December 6, 2014   Researchers from Queen Mary University of London published a study showing the positive effectiveness of text messaging patients to remind them to take their medicine. Data was retrieved from a “randomized trial” called INTERACT involved “303 patients who had been prescribed blood pressure and/or cholesterol lowering medication. Patients were divided randomly into two groups; a ‘text message’ group who received periodic text messages and a ‘no text’ group who received no text messages.” According to the findings, “in the ‘no text’ group, 25% of patients stopped…

Google’s 23andMe Makes It Easier to Have the Perfect Child Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent December 3, 2014   In the UK, for €125 citizens can now purchase a home-test kit that will analyze their genetic makeup and the information contained in their cells thanks to 23andMe (23M). An unnamed spokesperson for the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the UK was quoted as saying: “People who use these products should ensure that they are CE marked and remember that no test is 100% reliable so think carefully before using personal genome services. If after using the service, you have any questions or…

Fairlife: The Lucrative Deal Between Dairy Farmers Morgan Stanley & Coca-Cola Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 26, 2014   Coca-Cola has launched a brand of milk called Fairlife that will be available in December for purchase in the US, will cost 2 times the amount of milk available and have 50% more protein and 30 less sugar. Fairlife states they “great tasting high protein products that are based on the natural nutrition of dairy” with a “patented filtration process gently separates milk into its five components (water, lactose, vitamins/minerals, protein & fat) so that we can then reassemble them to create the trusted products you’re…

FDA Pushes ADHD Drug Known to Cause Depression & Suicide Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 17, 2014   The Food and Drug Administration issued a statement of concern over the generic version Concerta, a pharmaceutical used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD), including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) because the agency claims the “generic version … is not equivalent to the brand-name drug”. Through testing analysis of the generic version and Concerta, the FDA stated that “two generic versions of the drug, Mallinckrodt and Kudco, can be absorbed into the body at a slower rate this can be one reason for these drugs to…

Which One of These 23 Cancer Causing Products Did You Buy Today? Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent November 14, 2014   Chemicals known as toxic flame retardants have been found in the bodies of Americans as outlined in a study published by the Silent Spring Institute (SSI). Participants on the study provided urine samples to researchers which showed that the simple act of sitting on the couch exposes people to chemicals “that may cause cancer.” These phosphates, specifically phosphate (2-chloroethyl phosphate, or TCEP), were detected in this study and “never before” detected in Americans; however 75% of participants tested positive for trace amounts of the “polyurethane foam…