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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 …

Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people
April 12, 2014 – 12:18 am | No Comment
Deadly H5N1 bird flu needs just 5 mutations to spread easily in people

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
It’s a flu virus so deadly that scientists once halted research on the disease because governments feared it might be used by terrorists to stage a biological attack.
Yet despite the fact that the H5N1 avian influenza has …

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— …

Real Health Conspiracies That Are Hitting Mainstream Media!
March 25, 2014 – 10:07 pm | No Comment
Real Health Conspiracies That Are Hitting Mainstream Media!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Do you believe in any “health conspiracy theories”?  Do you believe that there are “natural cures” for diseases that the medical establishment is not telling you about?  Do you believe that vaccines, cell phones or …

Research inspired by swine flu wins $100,000 at Intel science fair
March 20, 2014 – 10:03 pm | No Comment
Research inspired by swine flu wins $100,000 at Intel science fair

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A project that could point the way to a new class of drugs to treat influenza won the top prize Tuesday night at the Intel Science Talent Search, netting 17-year-old Eric S. Chen a cool $100,000.

Chen, a …

Should You Try Juicing?
March 20, 2014 – 1:52 am | No Comment
Should You Try Juicing?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Is this green drink craze worth making a daily habit? We pressed the pros.

Saying you had a “liquid lunch” used to be a cheeky way of owning up to a midday martini. But these days …

Welcome to the medical Matrix: the flu isn’t the flu
March 18, 2014 – 10:56 pm | No Comment
Welcome to the medical Matrix: the flu isn’t the flu

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
There are many propaganda operations surrounding the flu. Here I just want to boil down a few boggling facts.
Dr. Peter Doshi, writing in the online BMJ (British Medical Journal), reveals one monstrosity.
As Doshi states, every …

Crazy Pig Diarrhea Epidemic May Ruin Your Dinner Plans
March 17, 2014 – 11:14 pm | No Comment
Crazy Pig Diarrhea Epidemic May Ruin Your Dinner Plans

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
It sounds about as bad as anything you can imagine: “Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea.” PEDv, for short, is a virus that first appeared in the United States last year, reports Reuters. A harsh winter has seen the animal …

Honey Fights Drug-Resistant Superbugs: Researchers
March 17, 2014 – 10:53 pm | No Comment
Honey Fights Drug-Resistant Superbugs: Researchers

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Some medical professionals use honey as a topical dressing for wounds, believing it aids healing. Now researchers are lending scientific support to the idea, in a new study that has found honey is not only …