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German psychologists declare "the drugs don't work"

Jürgen Margraf and Silvia Schneider, both well-known psychologists at the University of Bochum in Germany, claim that psychotropic drugs are no solution to mental health issues in an editorial for the latest issue of the journal EMBO Molecular Medicine. They argue that the effects of psychiatric drugs for depression, anxiety, and 'ADHD' are short-lived and may have negative long-term consequences.

Silvia Schneider and Jürgen Margraf, Mental Health Research and Treatment Center, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany

2 + 2 = 4

Study shows that some, but not all, premenstrual symptoms are linked with inflammation

Certain premenstrual symptoms, such as mood changes, breast pain and abdominal cramps, are linked with inflammation, but headache is not, according to new research from UC Davis Health System.

Published in the current issue of the Journal of Women's Health, the results suggest that anti-inflammatory medications may be appropriate for some but not all symptoms associated with menstruation.

The study is a rare look at inflammation and its association with premenstrual symptoms, which can disrupt the lives of many women.


Occupational & Environmental Medicine study warns: Enzymes used in cleaning products & food 'are potent allergens'

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The authors add that commercial secrecy hampered research, and independent studies in the future are needed.
Research says genetically modified enzymes, which allow products to be still labelled as 'natural', should be tested like potentially hazardous chemicals

Genetically modified enzymes used in food, perfumes, medicine and cleaning products are "potent allergens" and should be tested like other potentially hazardous chemicals, experts have said.

There has been an explosion in the use of enzymes to boost flavors and aromas, including in low-fat foods, helping to create a sector worth about $10bn (£7.7bn), according to a study published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine.


No stopping the beast: Big Pharma spent nearly 1 billion dollars lobbying for opioid access

The pharmaceutical industry is often the target of relentless criticism. But while the concerns brought up by said Big Pharma critics are often legitimate and unsettling, they are also the product of heavy government intervention.

Because misdiagnosing the disease — in this case, Big Pharma's influence and its consequence — has been the standard approach among reformists, proposed medical solutions continue to kill patients. In other words, as reformists propose still more regulation and government involvement, Americans who fall victim to the cozy relationship between Big Pharma and government continue to suffer.

Digging deeper and finding the root of the problem is the best approach — but only if your goal is to truly solve the problem. When honest doctors see a problem, they let their patients know, whether the truth hurts or not. As a nation, we must have a difficult conversation on this topic, and unfortunately, some of what we'll learn will be upsetting.

Comment: Victims continue to suffer as Big Pharma laughs all the way to the bank.

Life Preserver

Why do we have allergies?

Allergies such as peanut allergy and hay fever make millions of us miserable, but scientists aren't even sure why they exist. Carl Zimmer talks to a master immunologist with a controversial answer.

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For me, it was hornets.

One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend's house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, but within minutes I realised something else was happening. A constellation of pink stars had appeared around the stings. The hives swelled, and new ones began appearing farther up my legs. I was having an allergic reaction.

My friend's mother gave me antihistamines and loaded me into her van. We set out for the county hospital, my dread growing as we drove. I was vaguely aware of the horrible things that can happen when allergies run amok. I imagined the hives reaching my throat and sealing it shut.


Heart - Black

Gates, Rockefeller's and WHO: Concealing the charade of polio eradication

The WHO (World Health Organization) is largely controlled by Bill Gates and the Rockefellers. Indeed, they are far and away the major donors to that organization.

This knowledge is public and is even posted at websites like Wikipedia, which read:
In recent years, the WHO's work has involved increasing collaboration with external bodies.[94] As of 2002, a total of 473 non-governmental organizations (NGO) had some form of partnership with WHO. There were 189 partnerships with international NGOs in formal "official relations" - the rest being considered informal in character.[95] Partners include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation[96]and the Rockefeller Foundation.[97]



The rise of obesogens

Diet advice as it pertains to weight gain has been simple - take in more than you can burn off and you'll gain weight. The calorie in, calorie out approach to weight loss is not only outdated, it's also ineffective in some cases. While no one is arguing the benefits of a healthy diet and exercise regime for maintaining a healthy weight, there is more that goes into weight gain than meets the eye. Obesogens are one of the main factors, and public health officials are calling them one of the greatest health threats of our time.

What Are Obesogens?

Obesogens, as reported by US News, is another term for endocrine disruptors, environmental compounds that trigger an unfavorable response in hormone equilibrium.[1] Your hormones control practically every function you can think of, from maintaining mood to regulating proper energy levels. It turns out that when your hormones are disrupted by a foreign compound, like bisphenol-A (BPA), you're more likely to see fluctuations in your weight. [2] Exposure to obesogens can come from any place imaginable, and some are so well hidden that it's practically impossible to avoid 100% of the time.

Comment: More on obesogens...

Snakes in Suits

Furthering the synthetic agenda: Big Pharma-Big Ag mergers

Big Pharma-Big Agra mergers consolidate the chemical industries and further the NWO synthetic agenda. The Bayer-Monsanto deal is just the latest.
Big Pharma-Big Agra mergers have accelerated recently, with Syngenta being bought by ChemChina (China National Chemical Corporation), Dow Chemical merging with DuPont, and Monsanto agreeing to be acquired by Bayer on Sept. 14th 2016 for $66 billion. Bayer and Monsanto have signed off on the deal. Syngenta had previously rejected a $47 billion takeover bid by Monsanto last year in 2015. Now US and EU regulators will examine the Bayer-Monsanto deal. If the deal is approved, this new corporate behemoth would be the largest agribusiness on Earth, selling 29% of the world's seeds and 24% of the world's pesticides. This would constitute a massive consolidation of power into the hands of a few, a power which would determine who gets seeds to grow food to eat, and who doesn't. Big Pharma and Big Biotech are in the same kind of industries - using synthetic, artificial and chemical techniques to "hack" life and duplicate products which are of inferior quality to the original - and more harmful. Big Pharma-Big Agra mergers are therefore to be expected, although that doesn't make them any less dangerous. The centralization of chemical production is indicative of the greater New World Order plan of centralization of power - as well as the synthetic agenda which underlines all its machinations.


Glimmer of truth: Canadian Medical Association republishes paper proving efficacy of Pauling's Vitamin C cancer fighting protocol

The Canada Medical Association Journal has recently re-published a startling scientific paper that deserves a great deal of attention that patients, doctors, and the general public need to be aware of.

Previously recorded in Riordan et al J Orthomol Med 1998: 13: 7203 and Riordan et al PR Health Sci J 2004: 23:115-8, the article, "Intravenously Administered Vitamin C As Cancer Therapy: Three Cases," was recently re-published in the Canada Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) 2006 174:937-42.

This article may very well be a striking a blow to the pharmaceutical industry.

The article confirms that the Mayo clinic, in dismissing Cameron-Pauling's work, used oral rather than IV vitamin C, never coming near the plasma concentrations of vitamin C that Cameron-Pauling work had. The Mayo Clinic then used the "results" of their inadequate amount of vitamin C in their non-Cameron-Pauling protocol to undermine the use of vitamin C for treating cancer and put off this cheap, non-toxic effective treatment for cancer for decades.

Comment: There is a wealth of evidence proving that Vitamin C in large enough doses is effective against cancer and many other diseases, but because 'treating disease' is such a lucrative business for the medical / pharmaceutical cartel, such studies have been systematically buried or discredited for years.


The usurpation of informed consent: Toxic assaults of insecticide spraying

Through case-law, as well as by the 4th amendment of the U.S. Constitution, it is well established as a legal precedent in the United States that an individual has the right to informed consent of any invasive medical procedure.
"No right is more sacred, or is more carefully guarded by the common law, than the right of every individual to the possession and control of his own person, free from all restraint or interference of others, unless by clear and unquestionable authority of law...To compel any one, and especially a woman, to lay bare the body, or to submit it to the touch of a stranger, without lawful authority, is an indignity, an assault, and a trespass..." ~Union Pacific Railway Co. v. Botsford (1891)

"Mandating an invasive procedure in order to give informed consent is not a proper role for the state. No person should be directed to undergo an invasive procedure by the state, without their consent, as a precondition to another medical procedure." ~Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell (2012)
This is quite common sensical, yet now we find a pressing need to extend this to include the right to not be poisoned without our consent, as state and corporate powers are granting themselves the authority to spray people with dangerous and toxic chemical insecticides... for public health, of course.