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Can a Blast of Light Cure Breast Cancer?

Actually,  this isn't quite as revolutionary as they would like you to think.  Royal Rife discovered he could shatter the cell walls of specific...

Silent Spread of Tamiflu Resistant Pandemic H1N1

He had to start with no ill. That was in the preventive treatment with Tamiflu, because he had been in close contact with a...

Can You Feel It? It Seems “They” Do

By Vermont Trotter Yesterday,  I was reading one of my favorite bloggers,  Les Visible.  Les is an interesting guy whose viewpoints I always find interesting. ...

Large-Scale H1N1 Vaccine Production Begins

"The United States has set aside $1 billion. The Netherlands ordered 34 million doses and Australia has ordered 10 million doses as the World...

FDA May Put Restrictions on Tylenol

MATTHEW PERRONE ADELPHI, Md. – The makers of Tylenol, Excedrin and other medications are trying to dissuade regulators from placing new restrictions on their popular...

Memo to Hillary’s Science Czar: Organic Agriculture Isn’t A ‘Myth’

Tom Philpott Is organic farming productive enough to feed billions of people - or will it always be a yuppie niche in a food system...

Sprouted Buckwheat is Simple and Delicious

Sprouting takes a nut or seed that is dormant and brings it to life. You can watch as a food that has been sitting...

Red Yeast Rice Lowers Cholesterol: Study Backs Up Centuries of Traditional Use

Research just published in the Annals of Internal Medicine concludes a nonprescription, natural supplement -- red yeast rice -- has significant cholesterol-lowering effects. However,...

British Scientists Make Key Breakthrough in Superbug Fight

British scientists have made an important breakthrough in the fight against hospital super bugs such as MRSA with a cleaning product which was invented...

Tamiflu Resistant Pandemic H1N1 in Denmark Raises Concerns

The first case in the world of resistance to influenza drug Tamiflu in people with influenza H1N1 has been found in Denmark. The person...

Soaring Death Rate in Buenos Aires Raises Pandemic Concerns

"We're seeing the placement of young patients, between 15 and 50 years with pneumonia, some rapidly evolving towards a gravity which for many is...

Big Pharma threatened by “Big Herba”

I think Big Pharma is starting to feel the heat from the increasing popularity of natural supplements. How can I tell? Because I just read a news story that dubbed the larger supplement distributors "Big Herba."

Total Recall – I Swear I Wasn’t There (Even Though I Was)

Single Dose Memory Drug Resolves a Fundamental Question of Neuroscience The movie Memento has two mind-bending story lines: one moves forward in time, while the...

HHS Extends Liability Shield to Antivirals Used for H1N1

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently provided a shield against damage claims related to the use of the antiviral drugs oseltamivir...

Saliva pH Test

A simple test you can do to measure your susceptibility to cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, and many other degenerative diseases. How to Do the...

Use Natural Remedies for Mouth Ulcers

Anyone who suffers from mouth ulcers knows how painful and irritating they can be. In severe cases multiple ulcers may appear and the discomfort...

Forget the Ice Cream – Licorice Prevents Sore Throats after Operations

Imagine a tube is stuck down your throat and left there for up to a couple of hours. It would be no surprise that...

Body pH and Why it is Important

Virtually all degenerative diseases including cancer, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, kidney and gall stones, and tooth decay are associated with excess acidity in the...

Cancer Drug Found to Promote Tumor Growth

A new anti-cancer drug actually promotes tumor growth at lower doses, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Institute of Cancer...

Rigorous Exercise Increases Heart Disease Risk

I've said it for years: Exercise is not always the lifesaver that everyone tries to make it out to be. In fact, it can...

Hybrid A/H1N1 Flu Tied to Genetic Trigger for Larger, Mutated Version

By Wayne Madsen (WMR) -- WMR previously reported on the genetic manipulation of the 1918 flu from tissue extracted from an Inuit woman who died...

Is This an Engineered Pandemic?

If you are not faniliar with Wayne Madsen,  you should be.  He is an investigative journalist of the likes of Jack Anderson.  His stories...

Vitamin D Linked to Successful Weight Loss with Dieting

Increased intakes of vitamin D may improve weight-loss while following a calorie-restricted diet, according to new findings. For every increase of 1-ng/mL in level of...

World Renowned Scientist Lost His Job When He Warned About GE Foods

Dr Arpad Pusztai evoked world wide media attention in August 1998, when he said in British TV that he would not eat genetically engineered...

Ex-Insurance Exec Confesses Health Insurers Dump Sick People

By John Byrne A retired health insurance executive — in a shocking but not terribly surprising admission — confessed Wednesday that insurance companies deliberately confuse...

An Engineered Pandemic?

Journalist Files Charges against WHO and UN for Bioterrorism and Intent to Commit Mass Murder As the anticipated July release date for Baxter's A/H1N1...

Monsanto, Dole in 5-year Vegetable Collaboration

Ian Sherr Reuters Chicago - Monsanto Co and Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc are formalizing a partnership to breed vegetables that are more attractive to consumers. The five-year...

China Suspends Reforestation Project Over Food Shortage Fears

Jonathan Watts The Guardian Food shortage fears have prompted the Chinese government to suspend the reforestation of marginal arable land, a senior government official said today. The...

Only One in Five American Consumers Trust Food Companies

A new study has revealed that less than 20 per cent of consumers trust food manufacturers and retailers to develop and sell food products...

‘Food, Inc.’ Offers Troubling View of US Food Industry

NEW YORK — The new documentary "Food, Inc." begins with idyllic scenes of American farmland, panning from golden fields of hay to a solitary...

The Water Cure: An interview with Dr. Batmanghelidj

Physicians rarely promote the curative properties of H2O, but Dr. Batmanghelidj, M.D. has studied water's effect on the human body and has found it...

Public Health Plan Could Save Money Faster

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A nationwide health insurance exchange that includes a Medicare-like government option could save $1.8 trillion more than if only...

Organic Farm Wins $1MM Pesticide Drift Suit

A jury in Santa Cruz, California has awarded $1 million to an organic farmer whose crops were contaminated by pesticides drifting from nearby fields....

HR 2749 – The Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009

"The Food Safety Enhancement Act needs to be defeated.  Any food safety bill should target industrial food processors and imports while leaving the local...

Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 Would Put Small Farmers Out of Business

Passage of the FSEA into law would amend the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). The bill proposes a substantial increase in power...

Big Pharma and the FDA: Suppress the Science and Ban the Natural

In 2005, the pharmaceutical company Biostratum, Inc. made a mistake -- they invested millions of dollars into developing a drug, only to discover that...

The Simple Answer to America’s Health Care Crisis: Medicare for All

Facts are stranger than true.   If you need some factoids to counter the hyperbolic bloviating of all of your MSM friends,  try these.  And...

EPA Conspired with DuPont to Allow Teflon Chemicals in Drinking Water

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed an agreement with the DuPont corporation, imposing a new maximum level of a toxic Teflon chemical in drinking water near a factory in Parkersburg, West Virginia. According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), however, the agreement does not go nearly far enough.

Congress Approves $7.65 Billion for Pandemic Flu Response

Responding to lobbying by the Obama administration and public health advocates, Congress last week approved $7.65 billion for battling pandemic influenza, more than three...

German Authorities Warn of Swine Flu Mutation Risk

This is the second report of this virus mutating.  The "immunizing" vaccine is headed for production to be ready for this winter's flu season...

Ten “Big Duh” Realizations about Our World That Need to be Stated

Forget the excuses, the spin and the propaganda. America's proposed health reforms won't work. The economy won't be saved with more bailouts, and technology...

Vaccinate Canadians Under 40 and Natives First

By Sharon Kirkey Five-to-40-year-olds and Canada's aboriginal communities should be the first to get vaccinated against human swine flu, experts say as Canadian officials decide...

Next Question in Swine Flu – Who Gets Vaccinated?

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor - Analysis Drug makers are gearing up to make vaccines against the new H1N1 virus, starting test...

Influenza A/H1N1 Epidemic Escalating in Middle East

CAIRO, June 22 (Xinhua) -- The influenza A/H1N1 epidemic swept over the Middle East region as infections continued to climb across the region...

Weekly Curry ‘May Fight Dementia’

Eating a curry once or twice a week could help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, a US researcher suggests.  The key...

Pets Pass Superbug to Humans

Transmission of an infectious superbug from dogs and cats to humans, and back again, is an increasing problem, a new study finds. The superbug, a...

Patients Often Not Told About Abnormal Test Results

"Patients should not accept it when a physician or clinician says they will let you know if something is wrong," she said. "Patients should...

Co Pays and Other Costs Keeps People with Insurance from Medical Care

People with robust health insurance are putting off doctors’ appointments and skimping on prescriptions because they can’t afford the increasing costs of copayments and...