Sunday, April 19, 2015

Health-News

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Eric Zuesse The Obama Administration basically lied on Monday, March 16th, when it said that it had reduced the percentage of healthcare uninsured Americans from...

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He promised “universal coverage” but delivered a plan in which that was impossible. Consequently, whereas 85.4% of Americans had coverage in 2008, only 87.7%...

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Eric Zuesse On October 8th, Gallup issued three polls that present next month's U.S. congressional elections as a likely bloodbath for Democrats. One  bannered "Voter Engagement Lower...

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Whether you have five pounds to lose or a hundred pounds, losing weight can be very difficult and frustrating. You need to make a...

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There has been a warning from anti-smoking campaigners that the tobacco industry will try to "delay, dilute and damage" new measures aimed at curbing...

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The FDA has approved Forest Laboratories' antidepressant Lexapro (escitalopram) for use in children and adolescents, even as the federal government and 11 states have...

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There is a substantial amount of anger over the government's decision to reclassify cannabis, a new poll suggests. The politics.co.uk poll, which comes as government...

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A group of nine FDA scientists has sent letters to top politicians, accusing agency managers of intimidating and coercing scientists into changing or suppressing...

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BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL PUBLISHES WARNING OF "STAGGERING" CONSEQUENCE OF SHARING MEDICAL RECORDS While the British bill is different than Obama's it raises similar concerns. The...

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By David Gutierrez The FDA has approved 18 products for market from generic drug manufacturer Ranbaxy Laboratories, even though the company is currently being investigated...

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Reiki is a Japanese form of healing that is becoming increasingly popular worldwide. What makes Reiki unique is that it incorporates elements of just...

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Lori Price Researchers recreate 1918 flu pandemic virus --Why? And, why is no one *asking* why? 29 Dec 2008 Researchers have found out what made...

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By DEREK HARPER TRENTON - New Jersey took a major step toward becoming the latest state to allow certain patients to use marijuana Monday, when...

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By Leo King | The NHS has lost confidential medical records and personal details of thousands of patients it has emerged in an investigation...

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By Mike Adams | A group of scientists working in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health division has revolted against the corrupt...

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Students at the University of Oslo have voted overwhelmingly to restrict the dominant presence of Coca-Cola products on campus, and introduce ethical alternatives to...

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By Mike Adams | Drug companies used to sell products for the treatment of disease. But it didn't take long for Big Pharma to...

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By David Gutierrez | A report by the Florida Medical Examiners Commission has concluded that prescription drugs have outstripped illegal drugs as a cause...

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By Chanyut Phrukkumwong | Long-term exposure to electromagnetic radio waves at certain strengths does cause brain tumors. Just like in the case of cigarette...

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PR Watch | An analysis of tobacco industry documents published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) tells how the German cigarette industry worked to...

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By Sheryl Walters | By now most of us know that buying organic is absolutely essential if we want to put the best food...

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By David Gutierrez | The FDA allowed tests to proceed on new varieties of artificial blood even though it should have been aware that...

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Dr. Leo Rebello | Chemist James Schlatter was working on an anti-ulcer drug candidate in the labs of G.D. Searle & Company. He was...

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By David Gutierrez | The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it is in the process of phasing out the use of food additive sodium...

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It happens almost every time. When a study is published linking a workplace chemical to serious disease, a scientist working for the industry disputes...

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By Joanne Waldron | According to a report by the Organic Consumers Association, a toxic chemical that is a byproduct of rocket fuel is...

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Researchers are exploring the use of hallucinogenic drugs like LSD and ecstasy as a form of “psychedelic psychotherapy” for terminally ill patients, London’s Daily...

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By David Gutierrez | For the first time, a branch of the U.S. government has admitted that the common industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) may...

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By Joanne Waldron | The City Council of Los Angeles, in an effort to combat the problem of the rapidly increasing number of obese...

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Legalise Cannabis Alliance | A BREAST cancer victim made medical history recently, as the first person in Scotland to be prescribed cannabis as a...

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98 Percent of Drug Trials on Children Have no Safety Checks By David Gutierrez | Fewer than 2 percent of drug trials conducted on children...

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By Kevin Carey | On November 16, 2005, Willie "Bo" Mitchell and three co-defendants -- Shelton "Little Rock" Harris, Shelly "Wayne" Martin, and Shawn Earl...

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By Leigh Erin Connealy, M.D. | The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an environmental action organization, recently conducted an in-depth study into the...

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NaturalNews | Drinking as little as 10 ounces of coffee per day may double a pregnant woman's risk of miscarriage, according to a new study...

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NaturalNews | The U.S. media is loudly protesting the censorship of their reporters at the Olympics in Beijing. Betraying its promise to the International...

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NaturalNews | Contrary to claims by the pharmaceutical industry, it is usually wealthier and insured patients who receive free drug samples, according to a study...

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How important is your diet to your overall health? A recent study suggests that a healthy diet can add as many as 14 years...

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By David Gutierrez | Stimulation of a single brain cell is enough to transmit sensations, Dutch and German researchers have discovered, and report in...

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By Neil McLaughlin | The MSNBC TODAY Show recently teamed up with drug companies to help "dispel" several "medical myths" that were "passed down...

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By BENEDICT CAREY and GARDINER HARRIS | It seemed an ideal marriage, a scientific partnership that would attack mental illness from all sides. Psychiatrists would...

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By David Gutierrez | A neuropsychiatrist who runs a chain of private brain-scanning clinics has issued a call to scan the brains of presidential...

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By Rebecca Smith | Instead of improving access to NHS dentistry the reforms have made it worse, the report by the House of Commons...

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By Laura Weldon | You have everything you need to keep you informed. Technology provides you with answers to almost any question instantly. If...

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By Leslee Dru Browning | How do mercury emissions affect pregnant mothers, the unborn and toddlers? Do the level of emissions impact autism rates?...

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By Jo Hartley | Americans need to be aware of what Senator John McCain's health care plan entails. Under the guise of fighting health...

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By Suzanne Fournier | Tasers can cause fatal cardiac arrest and are even more dangerous if the subject is agitated, stressed and experiencing pain...

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By Jo Hartley | Environmental and farm worker groups have now sued the Bush administration for allowing the continued use of four pesticides. They...

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By David Gutierrez | The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has renewed its approval for 46 non-organically produced substances to be used in foods...

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By Scott Thill | Those who complain about how the internet or advances in technology haven't done enough to make us smarter or better...

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By Geoffrey Lean Major new study shows that modified soya produces 10 per cent less food than its conventional equivalent. Genetic modification actually cuts the productivity...

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By IAN AUSTEN OTTAWA — The Canadian government is said to be ready to declare as toxic a chemical widely used in plastics for baby...

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By David Gutierrez The outgoing chief executive officer of pharmaceutical giant Wyeth has accused the FDA of "establishing monopolies" by requiring new drugs to prove...

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By Onnesha Roychoudhuri Author Charles Barber discusses Americans' unrealistic notions about happiness. We've medicalized a lot of life issues that aren't mental illnesses. While we've now...

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British Researchers Find Artificial Colors Harm Children's Brains, Request Phase-Out By Annie Bell Muzaurieta A team of British researchers from Southampton University carried out a study...

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Cathy Sherman Picture this: Three guys go into a bar. The batender asks, "What'll you have?" "A beer", says the first guy. Second one says,...

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