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BigPharma uses nine-year-olds as unwitting human guinea pigs for cervical cancer vaccine

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Aman Dhawan, 16, from Indore, lost weight and strength after being enrolled in the trial, which he didn't know he had signed up for either
Children as young as nine suffered side-effects after being used as unwitting human guinea pigs for a new multi-billion pound anti-cervical cancer drug, it has been claimed.

The new anti-cancer drug has just been approved for use in the United States and is due to be released in Britain this year.

But MailOnline has learned that several of the children used as 'guinea pigs' for the drug trial in India reported suffering problems including weight loss, fatigue, dizziness and menstrual problems.

They and their parents claim they had no idea they were being used to test out Gardasil 9, which was then an untried drug.

Comment: Using poor and illiterate people as human guinea pigs is totally unconscionable. The psychopaths at the helm of the pharmaceutical industry are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to manipulate women and influence legislation in order to generate revenue streams of billions of dollars a year at the expense of a gullible and uninformed public. Gardasil is unnecessary, and is possibly the most dangerous vaccine on the market, with the potential to injure, maim, or even kill the children who receive it.

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Flu shot? Forget about it

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Hand washing is important.
Tis' the "season" for the flu shot. It comes around every year - September turns into October and germs get the memo that your body is up for business, or maybe it's the government, CDC, and pharmaceutical companies that think your wallet is up for business and the organ you use for common sense and reasoning is on hiatus. I'm really not sure.

The only notice I get of "flu shot season" is a stack of masks my husband brings home for our family to decorate. We take great pleasure in searching "Google Images" for the year's latest fashions and we create the most eye-popping pieces so that people take notice, ask questions, and my physician husband gets the opportunity to inform others that he does not and will not get a flu vaccine. If you see someone selling insanely ingenious flu mask creations, know that it was my idea first.
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Binge drinking immediately affects your immune system

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The study showed changes in immune system after just one session of binge drinking
Young adults who engage in just one bout of binge drinking may experience a relatively quick and significant drop in their immune system function, a new small study indicates.It's well-known that drinking ups injury risk, and this new study suggests that immune system impairment might also hamper recovery from those injuries.

"There's been plenty of research, mainly in animals, that has looked at what happens after alcohol has actually left the system, like the day after drinking," said study lead author Dr. Majid Afshar, an assistant professor in the departments of medicine and public health at Loyola University Health Systems in Maywood, Ill. "And it's been shown that if there is infection or injury, the body will be less well able to defend against it."

The new research, which was conducted while Afshar was at the University of Maryland, found immune system disruption occurs while alcohol is still in the system.

This could mean that if you already have an infection, binge drinking might make it worse, he said. Or it might make you more susceptible to a new infection. "It's hard to say for sure, but our findings suggest both are certainly possible," Afshar added.

The findings appear in the current online issue of Alcohol.

Comment: There are many harmful ways that alcohol consumption can affect our physical and mental health. Read these articles to find out more:

Health

Study links between circumcision and autism in boys under 10

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Circumcised boys have a much higher chance of developing attention-deficit disorder and autism by age 10, the hotly debated research from Denmark says. But not all experts are comfortable with the "extremely speculative findings."

The risk is doubled if a boy is circumcised before five, the Statens Serum Institut study also claims. The link, they say, is in the stress caused by the pain of being snipped.

Scientists based their findings on results they received from examining 340,000 boys between 1994 and 2003.

Comment: Norway has the right idea. Circumcision, male and female, is a barbaric practice that should have stopped generations ago. See: We Need To Stop Circumcision

Arrow Down

Banned in 160 nations, why is this growth hormone in U.S. meat?

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The fabulous taste of bacon is more popular than ever. But if you are eating conventionally-produced bacon or other pork products, chances are great that you are consuming ractopamine, a livestock growth altering drug so dangerous that 160 countries around the world have banned its use.

Not the U.S. though, where this chemical additive has been given the green light by the FDA, in spite of the fact that it endangers livestock and farm workers as well as consumers.

Although the EU and Asia have banned ractopamine, estimates are that 80% of hogs produced in the U.S. and a lesser number of beef cattle are treated with the drug. In fact since 2013, Smithfield Foods a former U.S. company and the world's largest producer of pork products, is now working for China and Russia producing ractopamine-free pork.

Of course some of Smithfield's remaining U.S. plants still spit out ractopamine-laced products for American consumption. Smithfield refers to these as delivering "differentiated products to meet customer specifications."
Life Preserver

Our medical industry and corrupted data: The Cancer media war for your mind and body

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A new report claims that millions of lives have been saved in the past two decades due to 'early detection' of cancer and improved treatment, but is it true?

In what can only be described as the latest cancer industry propaganda push, mainstream news outlets are declaring triumphantly "More than 1.5 million cancer deaths averted in last two decades" (CBS), "Cancer death tolls fall, millions saved" (ABC), and "A 22 Percent Drop in Cancer Mortality Saved 1.5 Million People." (Science World Report).
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Extraordinary DNA and mitochondria transfer between tumour cells observed

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Dark field image (left) highlights the transfer of fluorescent mitochondria. The bright field on the right shows the connecting nanotube.
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Vax Truth: Let's talk about Whooping Cough

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Let's talk about those whooping cough outbreaks, shall we?

And while we're at it, can we talk about DTaP? The Diptheria,Tetanus and acellular Pertussis vaccine? We have to. Because that's what's causing the outbreaks. I'm betting at this point 98% of those on the pro-vaccine side have stopped reading. It astounds me how many people have made up their minds, and they seem to think they "know" everything there is to know about the whooping cough outbreaks and DTaP/TDaP vaccines. I could be wrong about this, but it appears that many listen to Paul Offit as if he is a "prophet," and they don't feel the need to think for themselves or look further. When we are talking about science, and the human body, I just don't see how we can ever say there is nothing left to learn. The fact that we never know everything there is to know is the basis of scientific inquiry - and that includes science that influences the medical decision-making process. For those who are still with me, thanks for sticking around and for being brave enough to use your own intellect and the discernment God gave you. Here we go...

Comment: Educate yourself about vaccines before you vaccinate your children. Read America: A Vaxxer-Nation? for more information, resources and references regarding the numerous concerns regarding vaccinations.

Ice Cube

Cold adaption: Blasts of cold air stimulate growth of brown fat which burns calories and generates body heat

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Get out there and let the cold air help you burn some fat.
Looking for a silver lining in the cold that's gripping much of the country? The next time an icy blast of wind cuts through your flesh, remind yourself that it is also stimulating the growth and activity of brown fat, the so-called good fat that burns calories and produces heat.

Located in your chest and back, brown fat's job is to protect your vital organs which, in winter, means giving you a way to generate additional heat for them. It's more prevalent in newborns and hibernating animals, whose need for warmth is greater, but researchers discovered about five years ago that adults have some, too.

In contrast to white, or "bad," fat, which stores energy as those bulges you're trying to eliminate at the gym, brown fat is full of mitochondria, the glucose-burning power plants of cells, which give brown fat its color. People with more brown fat tend to be leaner and have lower blood sugar levels.

It takes a little time in the cold to crank up the brown fat, but temperatures don't have to be down at the Polar Plunge level. When researchers exposed people to temperatures of 59 to 60 degrees for two to six hours over 10 consecutive days, they found immediate increases in brown fat activity. In another study, men who slept in rooms for a month at 66 degrees increased their brown fat and its activity by 30 percent to 40 percent. When the night-time temperature was raised to 80 degrees for another month, their brown fat stores declined below baseline levels.

Comment: Or better yet, take cold baths!

Attention

BPA in cans: Cleared by the FDA again!

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The federal Food and Drug Administration has quietly reaffirmed its position that Americans are not being harmed by bisphenol A, a synthetic estrogen that is an essential ingredient of the epoxy coating that lines the insides of most food cans made in the U.S.

American can makers' trade groups trumpeted the FDA's stance, posted on the agency website December 5, 2014. No wonder. Without the agency's green light, canners would be forced to re-engineer the assembly lines that turned out some $126.3 billion aluminum and steel cans last year, according to the Can Manufacturers Institute. The financial stakes were not enumerated but are surely enormous.

Some companies have spent money to change to non-BPA materials in order to assure the public that their products are safe. In 2009, under pressure from health advocates and action by state officials, baby products manufacturers stopped using BPA to make plastic baby bottles. They found substitutes for BPA in infant formula packaging. Sports water bottle makers such as Nalgene switched from polycarbonate, which contains BPA, to other plastics.

Comment: Read The Facts About Bisphenol A, in addition to the negative health effects associated with this endocrine disruptor:

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