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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 …

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 …

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 …

Antibiotics overuse making it harder to fight superbugs
March 17, 2014 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Antibiotics overuse making it harder to fight superbugs

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kimberly Shivell was giving her baby girl a bath before church one Sunday morning when she noticed a strange, red, nickel-sized bump on her skin that wasn’t there the day before.
By the next day, it …

BREAKING: ‘Swine Flu’ Strain Returns. California Death Toll Climbs to 243… Targets Healthy, Middle Aged Adults & Children
February 20, 2014 – 5:05 pm | 2 Comments
BREAKING: ‘Swine Flu’ Strain Returns. California Death Toll Climbs to 243… Targets Healthy, Middle Aged Adults & Children

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The H1N1 virus responsible for the 2009 global pandemic is back. State health officials from across the country say the resurgence is resulting in a dramatic rise in flu deaths in young and middle-aged adults …

GPs Must Return Flu Vaccines Over Narcolepsy Reports
April 15, 2011 – 11:33 am | No Comment
GPs Must Return Flu Vaccines Over Narcolepsy Reports

Earlier this year, we brought news about research that linked the swine flu vaccine to debilitating narcolepsy, especially among youth. In Finland, where the original findings stem, health officials disregarded the concerns, essentially saying the risk …