Organic food: no better for you, or the planet ?

Sep 07, 2012 by

Organic crops seem to be no more nutritious than conventional ones, and are not necessarily great for the environment either, find two new studies… We at Mindscape completely disagree with the findings, and note how limited they are in their scope.. See it on, via Mindscape Magazine

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Rubberstamping Drugs and Dangerous Medical Equipment, Spying on its Own Scientists

Aug 29, 2012 by

“While I was at FDA, drug reviewers were clearly told not to question drug companies and that our job was to approve drugs,” said an FDA whistleblower. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is often accused of serving industry at the expense of consumers. But even FDA defenders are shocked by reports of an institutionalized [...]

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Digital Pills Make Their Way To Market

Aug 02, 2012 by

Digital Pills Make Their Way To Market Digestible microchips embedded in drugs may soon tell doctors whether a patient is taking their medications as prescribed.  Digestible microchips embedded in drugs may soon tell doctors whether a patient is taking their medications as prescribed. These sensors are the first ingestible devices approved by the US Food [...]

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The Future of Food

Jul 17, 2012

‘The Future of Food’ illustrates the major issues ultimately affecting us all — some surreal, some futuristic, many frightening in   fascinating and accessible terms. None the less, ‘The Future of Food’ is a hopeful film, bringing moving and insightful interviews with agriculture and business experts, also policymakers. It sees a future in which an informed [...]

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How Bad Is It Really To Eat Junk Food?

Jul 16, 2012

If we all dropped dead after eating junk food, the message would have been loud and clear: DO NOT INGEST! But this is one of the things we probably have to learn the hard way. Many people these days struggle through a long time of sickness, being plagued with low immunity, high toxicity, and a [...]

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GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3bn in US drug fraud scandal

Jul 05, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline GSK is to pay $3bn £1.9bn in the largest healthcare fraud settlement in US history. The drug giant is to plead guilty to promoting two drugs for unapproved uses and failing to report safety data about a diabetes drug to the Food and Drug Administration FDA. The settlement will cover criminal fines as well [...]

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Top Food Offenders

May 14, 2012

The growing problem of obesity is associated with multiple morbidities, including increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, sleep apnea, and cancer. Obesity promotes disability, decreases productivity, and shortens life span. Although much attention has been focused on diet and exercise, these strategies alone are not effective in preventing obesity and maintaining weight loss. See [...]

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Organic Food Industry Bought Up by Corporations Like Coca-Cola

Apr 06, 2012

You may be wondering why some supposedly ‘healthy’ and ‘environmentally conscious’ companies deceive unknowing consumers into purchasing products with hidden additives and fillers. See it on, via Mindscape

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Swedish man survives for months in snowed-in car

Feb 20, 2012

A Swedish man was dug out alive after being snowed in to his car on a forest track for two months with no food, police and local media reported on Saturday.   The 45-year-old from southern Sweden was found on Friday, emaciated and too weak to utter more than a few words. See it on [...]

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Super Size Me

Jan 06, 2012

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock makes himself a test subject in this documentary about the commercial food industry. See it on, via Mindscape

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