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Show Your Lawn Some Love

Stardate: May 2015. The small lawn area in front of our rental had seen better days. Previous damage had left bare spots that would normally fill in with crabgrass, but didn’t as quickly due to a dry spell. 573 more words

Environment

Best Quality Agriculture Humic Acid for Organic Farming

It is widely seen, these days’ most of the farmers in USA are using humic acid for agricultural purpose that improves soil quality and enhances growth of crop. 331 more words

Humic Acid

Poisoning Our Future: Children and Pesticides

I’m recommending here a useful NZ book on pesticides…

“Poisoning Our Future: Children and Pesticides” by Dr Meriel Watts PhD … “This book details the scientific evidence for the insidious effects of pesticides on children and calls on government institutions to adopt a more precautionary approach to better protect human health and the environment…” 76 more words

Glyphosate

Hexa(methoxymethyl)melamine: An Emerging Contaminant in German Rivers

Hexa(methoxymethyl)melamine (HMMM)-containing resins are used in the production of coatings and plastics for cans, coils, and automobiles. A previous study demonstrated that this compound was associated with acute toxic effects on daphnia. 131 more words

Publications

Omega-3 supplements and antioxidants can be beneficial to some people facing Alzheimer's disease

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology says that here’s more evidence that fish oil supplementation and antioxidants might be beneficial for at least some people facing Alzheimer’s disease: A new report describes the findings of a very small study in which people with mild clinical impairment, such as those in the very early stages of the disease, saw clearance of the hallmark amyloid-beta protein and reduced inflammation in neurological tissues.  221 more words

Drugs

Too much vitamin A can cause microbial structures to become unable to activate immune cells

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology says that although vitamin A supplementation can have profound health benefits when someone is deficient, new evidence is emerging to show that vitamin A supplementation above and beyond normal levels may have negative health consequences. 163 more words

Chemicals