Sounding the Alarm on Connection Between Fertility and Pesticide Exposure

A systematic review of scientific studies on pesticides and fertility finds exposure associated with lower semen quality, DNA fragmentation and chromosomal abnormalities. By  Beyond Pesticides Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. A systematic review of scientific studies on pesticides and fertility finds exposure associated with lower semen quality,Continue reading “Sounding the Alarm on Connection Between Fertility and Pesticide Exposure”

Jury Hears Opening Statements in Latest Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Trial

A St. Louis jury on Wednesday heard opening statements in a new Roundup cancer trial, the latest in a long line-up of coming courtroom battles over allegations that Monsanto’s popular weedkiller causes cancer. 08/04/22 By  Carey Gillam Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. A St. LouisContinue reading “Jury Hears Opening Statements in Latest Roundup Weedkiller Cancer Trial”

Neonicotinoids: The Toxic Pesticide That’s Killing Bees and Threatening Global Food Security

06/07/22 Scientists say neonicotinoids (“neonics” for short), a highly toxic and widely used family of pesticides, is killing off bees and other pollinators — and threatening ecosystem health and food security. By  Courtney Lindwall Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. Around the world, bees and otherContinue reading “Neonicotinoids: The Toxic Pesticide That’s Killing Bees and Threatening Global Food Security”

Neurotoxic Pesticides Disrupt Gut Microbiome, Increase Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

A study published in The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology found environmental exposure to neurotoxic pesticides increases Parkinson’s Disease risk through gastrointestinal disruption. By  Beyond Pesticides Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. A study published in The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology finds environmentalContinue reading “Neurotoxic Pesticides Disrupt Gut Microbiome, Increase Risk of Parkinson’s Disease”