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  • Moms Across America has been instrumental in introducing a new bill (The Baby Food Safety Act 2024) to make baby food and potentially baby formula, safer for US children. The bill will limit the amount of heavy metals legally allowed in baby food through stronger regulation and enforcement by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Following representations to the FDA by Moms Across America, about toxins in the food supply, the FDA has issued encouraging statements. Supporting the campaign are the results of tests, undertaken in collaboration with Zen Honeycutt, Stephanie Seneff PhD and Michelle Perro MD, of baby formula that revealed high levels of toxic metals in some formula. Read the full report from GMOscience
  • Researchers looking for the elixir of life to keep ageing at bay are now turning their attention to hacking the immune system and tackling inflammation. But, as always they’re looking for pharmaceutical treatments to achieve their aim even though there are multiple natural options to achieve the same outcome
  • Adopting a healthy diet and lifestyle mitigates the effects of our genetic makeup to improve our chance of living a longer and healthier life. A new study published in BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine found those who’d never smoked, moved regularly, slept well and had a healthy diet reduced their risk of dying early (before age 75) regardless of their genetics
  • Regular movement is essential for good brain health and to reverse or delay the cognitive decline often associated with ageing. A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences(PNAS) highlights the role of exercise in brain health, which triggers the release of molecules that improve brain function. The study didn’t assess different forms of exercise for their brain enhancing ability.

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  • Pfizer is about step into online drug sales direct to the consumer as it develops a direct-to-consumer platform. Some of the drugs it will sell direct to the consumer in order to cut out middlemen, include Paxlovid and a migraine nasal spray
  • Heating liquids used in vapes creates many hazardous chemicals according to a new study using AI technology to simulate the effects of heating vape liquids. The results of the study published in Scientific Reports, reveal a very different profile of chemical hazards from those posed by traditional tobacco products, which could well drive a new wave of chronic disease in the coming years. Such research well and truly throws health authority claims, that vaping is significantly safer than smoking, well and truly out of the window, and vindicates all those who’ve been sounding warnings about the harms of vaping for years.

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  • Shocking new data shows the number of children in the UK being prescribed anti-depressants has leapt by 44% since 2015. Although, warnings about the alarming rise in prescriptions were being sounded as far back as 2018. It’s estimated around 500,000 prescriptions for antidepressants are being handed out to children in the UK each year, with only 1 in 4 having seen a psychiatrist before being given pills. Unherd has more
  • In the US the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is being sued for not providing warnings to users of antidepressants about the potential for sexual dysfunction, which can continue even after people stop taking the pills
  • Teenagers and young adults with type 1 and 2 diabetes are at higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in later life. A worrying new study published in Endocrines found biomarkers associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s in people over the age of 40, present in teenagers and young adults.

There’s so much that’s feeding into depression and anxiety both in children and adults and plenty that can be done in terms of dietary and lifestyle changes. We've dipped into the ANH back catalogue to share a few of our articles.

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  • Three trade lawyers, representing the World Trade Organisation (WTO), US and Canada, will apparently decide whether Mexico has to accept GM corn from the US, even though it’s a sovereign nation that doesn’t want to feed GM corn to its people. Organic Consumers Association has the full story
  • A fascinating new study published in Agronomy for Sustainable Development demonstrates the way nature adapts to the unique conditions created by organic farming. The research was conducted over 20 years comparing organic and conventional farming methods, using the same type of high-yield barley in neighbouring fields. The only difference in cultivation was the method of farming used. takes a detailed look at the study and what it means
  • An Op-ed published by Science for Sustainable Agriculture, a pro-gene editing organisation, showcases the celebratory back slapping taking place at agricultural biotech companies as they anticipate the stripping away of regulations around gene edited organisms. There's particular excitement at the potential of the UK market because Hungary, which opposes deregulation in the EU, is likely to block that market while they have the presidency of the EU Council
  • The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of self-administered tests for the HPV virus to assess the need for women to undergo cervical smears. Only those found to be positive for HPV will be recalled, which potentially could leave some women undiagnosed until it becomes too late
  • A team of researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, publishing in Cell, have identified gut microbes that help to regulate cholesterol, once again showing the power of a healthy gut to positively impact a wide-range of chronic diseases
  • Did you know the health of your gut can also influence your decision-making? Publishing in PNAS Nexus, researchers found participants given pre- and probiotic supplements to support the gut microbiome, were more likely to reject unfairly split money in an ‘Ultimatum Game’ than those that received a placebo.

ANH-USA Update

  • The race is on to find ways to stop people believing ‘misinformation’. Researchers around the world, including from the CDC, are publishing articles in journals about how to tackle misinformation, even though both the CDC and journals are complicit in the dissemination of misinformation. It’s time for transparent and honest discussions about supposed misinformation and its harms. Read more….
  • The US government has released a plan detailing how it will relax regulations to allow more genetically edited products onto the market, with little to no regulatory oversight. The plans serve industry, not people. It’s time to let Congress know GE foods are not ‘bioequivalent’ and should be regulated and labelled.

Covid Update

  • Twenty four State Governors in the US have written to President Biden to register their opposition to the World Health Organization's Pandemic Treaty and amendments to the International Health Regulations as they recognise the danger of giving the WHO such powers, which could erode individual country's sovereignty
  • Dr Wei-Hsung Lin prescribed ivermectin to five covid patients without telling them the prescriptions were off-label or explaining any risks involved in taking ivermectin and alternative options. A ‘crime’ he has now been disciplined for by the Washington Medical Commission. His punishment? A $5,000 fine plus he’s been ordered to take continuing education classes, write essays and be on report
  • The links between cancer and covid genetic vaccines is getting stronger. Ashmedai shares 36 case reports, linking the development of cancer with covid shots, along with two reports of cancer regression following covid shots. These suggestions of regression might appear to be positive, however, as Ashmedai says, the fact that the shots can promote cancer regression points to "...something far more ominous."
  • Dr James Lyons-Weiler discusses the very concerning lack of medical ethics surrounding the development of self-amplifying mRNA vaccines (SamRNA) after a 90% adverse event rate in all three study phases carried out thus far. Yet, despite such concerns a follow-up trial is going ahead. Read more on the Popular Rationalism Substack
  • Former director of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), Dr Francis Collins, recently gave testimony to a Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic. Highlights of which have been released by Chair of the Subcommittee, Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio), revealing a troubling lack of supporting evidence for hugely damaging covid interventions
  • The immense pressure to silence public officials who tried to warn about potential issues with covid genetic shots has been aired by Dr Robert Redfield, former director of the Centers for Disease Control. In an interview with Chris Cuomo on NewsNation recently he said it’s important to now admit to the significant adverse events caused by the covid shots
  • Elon Musk is once again courting controversy after he shared a tweet saying “Prosecute/Fauci” in response to a story by the New York Post revealing the NIH funded gain of function research at the Wuhan lab in China
  • Researchers are now working on a combination flu/covid vaccine in order to get more adults to accept both shots as the numbers of people accepting additional covid jabs dwindles
  • Calls are being made to increase outdated vaccine injury payouts in the UK. A Freedom of Information Act shows 168 people have been found eligible for the Vaccine Damage Payment of £120,000 due to covid jab injuries. Nearly 600 other claims are waiting for an outcome, although the vast majority of the more than 11,000 claims have been rejected
  • Spike protein from the SARS-CoV-2 virus may promote cancer survival and growth by blocking a cancer suppressor gene known as p53 according a new study published in Oncotarget recently
  • Singapore is experiencing a surge of covid infections associated with the Jn.1 variant of covid.


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