Fracking chemicals linked to MS, new study

Fracking, the controversial method of extracting oil and gas from shale, is now linked to multiple sclerosis and other diseases. Environmentalists have long opposed the process. Now, researchers have established a connection between fracking chemicals and immune system diseases including MS. The study, “Developmental Exposure to a Mixture of 23 Chemicals Associated With Unconventional Oil … Continue reading Fracking chemicals linked to MS, new study

Attack on myelin insulation involved in Zika deaths

Zika, a mosquito-borne disease that has now declared an international public health emergency by the World Health Organization, has certain similarities to other illnesses that some people may find disturbing. In Columbia, so far, Zika has caused three deaths and the country’s Health Minister, Alejandro Gaviria, said there was a "causal connection" between Zika, the … Continue reading Attack on myelin insulation involved in Zika deaths