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Do fizzy drinks cause aggression?

January 17, 2012

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Dateline: 24 October 2011 // Posted by: Stephen Smith Source: Evening Herald, The Telegraph, Irish Independent Story: “Just one can of a fizzy drink a day makes teens more aggressive” Summary: A new study conducted by researchers in the United States has revealed that the consumption of five cans or more of non-diet carbonated soda drinks is linked […]

Stroke “causes” change in sexuality?

December 23, 2011

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Dateline: 9 November 2011 // Posted by: Ciaran Murray Source: Daily Mail, The Sun, Huffington Post Story: “Burly rugby player has a stroke after freak gym accident…wakes up gay and becomes a hairdresser” Summary: When a 19-year-old rugby player had a stroke after a freak training accident he awoke from his coma with an extraordinary claim. He claimed […]

Baby-bottle plastic causes aggression?

December 23, 2011

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Dateline: 24 October 2011 // Posted by: Raquel Avila Source: Daily Mail, ThirdAge.com Story: “Gender-bending chemical that ‘makes girls as young as three, aggressive and hyperactive” Summary: A newly published paper in the journal Pediatrics links Bisphenol A with problematic behaviour in 3-year-old girls. Bisphenol A is a common chemical  used in many products such as baby bottles, […]

Fizzy rascals

December 22, 2011

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Dateline: 24 October 2011 // Posted by: Graham McNamee Source: Science Daily Story: “High Fizzy Soft Drink Consumption Linked to Violence Among Teens” Summary: A study published online in Injury Prevention, a self-described “international peer-reviewed journal for health professionals and others in injury prevention,” found a correlation between amount of fizzy soft drinks (measured in cans of […]