“The fertility of a generation of men is being put at risk because a hormone found in the Pill is getting into drinking water, scientists fear. Pollution due to the estradiol, a powerful form of oestrogen, is causing up to half the male fish in our lowland rivers to change sex, research shows. Experts believe the hormone could be getting into drinking water and affecting men’s sperm counts. They say sewage treatment does not remove the chemical entirely from drinking supplies… A study to be published by the Environment Agency later this month says entire fish stocks in some stretches of water are irreversibly affected. Scientists believe the synthetic oestrogen can feminise-fish at levels as low as one part per billion.” (Daily Mail, Mar 21st 2016) Read more >
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IS SOYA BAD FOR YOU?
Written by Slawomir (“Swavak”) Gromadzki, MPH
POSSIBLE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CONSUMING SOYA PRODUCTS
Soy became very popular all over the world after it was discovered that people living in Okinawa, Japan — regarded as one of the healthiest on earth — consumed a lot of soya foods. Read more