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97 Percent of The Time, Chemotherapy Does Not Work And Continues To Be Used Only For One Reason
July 28, 2014 – 4:03 am | No Comment
97 Percent of The Time, Chemotherapy Does Not Work And Continues To Be Used Only For One Reason

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Doctors and pharmaceutical companies make money from it. That’s the only reason chemotherapy is still used. Not because it’s effective, decreases morbidity, mortality or diminishes any specific cancer rates. In fact, it does the opposite. …

Prescriptions or Plants: Time for a New Medicinal Mindset?
July 23, 2014 – 1:39 am | No Comment
Prescriptions or Plants: Time for a New Medicinal Mindset?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A word is a thought expressed, and it has been said that our thoughts speak louder than our words. The power of the mind is still virtually unknown. A light switch turns on and off …

Are Vitamin C Pills Worth Taking? Don’t Ask Your Doctor!
July 15, 2014 – 12:58 am | No Comment
Are Vitamin C Pills Worth Taking? Don’t Ask Your Doctor!

 
 
 
According to one self-proclaimed authority, vitamin C therapy is nothing but health quackery.[www.quackwatch.com] WebMD advises physicians that supplemental vitamin C is only marginally able to reduce symptoms and duration of the common cold.  But the …

Scientists Discovered a Universal Remedy that will Destroy all Types of Cancers
July 11, 2014 – 8:48 pm | No Comment
Scientists Discovered a Universal Remedy that will Destroy all Types of Cancers

 
 
 
 
 
After nearly seventy years trying to find an effective drug against cancer, after costly and inhumane mistakes such as chemotherapy and radiation from which died hundreds of millions of patients suffering from cancer and leukemia, …

Drug Developers Take a Second Look at Herbal Medicines
June 3, 2014 – 2:00 am | No Comment
Drug Developers Take a Second Look at Herbal Medicines

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Desperate to develop new drugs for malaria and other ailments, researchers are running clinical trials with traditional herbal medicines—and generating promising leads
The tall Fulani woman carried herself into the traditional healer’s hut with the bearing …

5 Things to Know About How Corporations Block Access to Everything from Miracle Drugs to Science Research
April 20, 2014 – 1:03 pm | No Comment
5 Things to Know About How Corporations Block Access to Everything from Miracle Drugs to Science Research

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Should a company be able to patent a breast cancer gene? What about a species of soybean? How about a tool for basic scientific research? Or even a patent for acquiring patents?
Intellectual property rights are …

The Tamiflu scandal will be repeated, and people will die, unless drug companies release all their data
April 13, 2014 – 11:43 pm | No Comment
The Tamiflu scandal will be repeated, and people will die, unless drug companies release all their data

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flu is actually a pretty nasty disease. People say they’ve got “the flu” when they’ve really only got a cold, but a genuine bout of influenza knocks you off your feet for several days, and …

Tamiflu: Millions wasted on flu drug, claims major report
April 11, 2014 – 1:02 am | No Comment
Tamiflu: Millions wasted on flu drug, claims major report

 
 
 
 
 
 
Hundreds of millions of pounds may have been wasted on a drug for flu that works no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis has said.
The UK has spent £473m on Tamiflu, which is stockpiled by …

Threatened pandemics and laboratory escapes: Self-fulfilling prophecies
April 7, 2014 – 10:44 pm | No Comment
Threatened pandemics and laboratory escapes: Self-fulfilling prophecies

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The public health danger from the escape, from laboratories, of viruses capable of causing pandemics has become the subject of considerable, well-merited discussion, spurred by “gain of function” experiments. The ostensible goal of these experiments— …

Ketamine Could Treat Depression – Illegal Drugs Do Have Their Uses
April 4, 2014 – 10:41 pm | No Comment
Ketamine Could Treat Depression – Illegal Drugs Do Have Their Uses

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We have to overcome the stigma attached to illegal drugs and explore their medicinal potential. Ketamine could lead the way.
Could ketamine, that notorious party drug, treat depression? It seems so. Results of a new trial have …