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Saturday, March 28, 2015

I Thought The Science Was Settled!

In 1977, the FDA was so sure that Saccharin caused bladder cancer that they wanted to ban it completely. The ban was blocked by Congress, but products containing Saccharin had to carry a warning label until 2000 when scientists realized that damage to mice bladders was due to different biology in mouse urine. Now, the Daily Mail reports on a study that indicates that Saccharin may help slow the growth of cancer cells, including cancers affecting the breast, liver, prostate, kidney and pancreas.

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