RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

November 9, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.The chemical compound BPS which replaced BPA in most plastics because of it's links to cancer, has been shown to also cause damage, this time to the human reproductive system. Recent studies have detected the chemical present in nearly 81% of Americans' urine.A substance in a natural food additive has been found to prevent skin cancer, reports a new study. The additive, known as annatto is used for food coloring and as a condiment in Latin America and is derived from the seeds of a tree.And... are you an early bird or a night owl? It's all in your genes, suggests new research. Scientists have long known that all plants and animals have internal biological clocks attuned to a 24-hour cycle. But some humans may have a natural preference for day or night. The research found a clear link between more than a dozen gene variants that ultimately determine when you are a morning or night person. Call it a scientific awakening, if you will.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health t

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