The Silent Scream – Fish feelings and pain in preborn humans

Bioethics
  Fish feel pain — at least according to a study by British scientists.  The researchers injected acetic acid or bee venom into the lips of rainbow trout and then watched how the fish behaved. I must admit, I didn't even know trout had lips. Nevertheless, this is said to be the first study "proving" fish perceive pain. As a result, there are groups rising up to declare anything that causes pain to a fish to be unethical. And as fishing season begins, animal rights groups have a word for all fishermen.  "We would encourage anglers to lay down their rods. It's ridiculous that in (modern times) we are still talking about whether fish feel pain — of course they do," Dawn Carr of the People for the Ethical Treatment of…
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Debunking The Myth of “Detoxification”

Alternative Medicine, Cancer, General Health, Nutritional Health
Medical News Today has a report from a group of over 300 young UK scientists and engineers who investigated the evidence behind claims made for products and diets. The group has started a public awareness campaign by publishing a dossier that shows the word "detox" has no meaning outside of the clinical treatment of drug addiction and poisoning. More Information: (more…)
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