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UK: Can the mortality anomalies in the Office of National Statistics data be explained?

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Has the source of bias been found?

The new ONS data seems to have a bias such that deaths in the unvaccinated are more likely to be included in the ONS sample, whereas deaths in the vaccinated have the opposite bias and are more likely to be excluded from this dataset. Oddly, the bias is different for covid deaths. Differences with the accuracy of record matching could be enough to explain the bias.

The ONS data is based on only a sample of the population, albeit a large one. If it were representative we would find the mortality rates in the population included and excluded from the sample to be the same. But it turns out this is not the case.

For simplicity, going forward those excluded from the sample are referred to as the "ghost population". Analysis which compares the mortality rates (per 100,000 people) between these groups shows a systematic bias.


The New Endangered Species: The Human Gut Microbiome

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The documentary film, "The Invisible Extinction," is sounding the alarm that the human microbiome is endangered, putting humans at risk. "Bacteria have been the dominant life form on Earth. Everything about human life depends on bacteria," the film begins.1

Researchers are only beginning to tap the surface when it comes to unveiling the complex relationship microbes have with human health and disease. But it's known that microbial diversity in your gut is a good thing, while decreased diversity in the gut microbiome has been linked to chronic conditions such as obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

In general, gut microbial diversity decreases with age,2 but even younger people are being affected. The documentary homed in on three likely reasons why — the overuse of antibiotics, elective C-sections and processed foods, which they say are "driving the destruction of our inner ecology."3

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Groundbreaking new study finds meat-based antioxidants in beef, chicken, and pork: Imidazole dipeptide oxidation derivatives

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Imidazole dipeptides (IDPs), which are abundant in meat and fish, are substances produced in the bodies of various animals, including humans, and have been reported to be effective in relieving fatigue and preventing dementia. However, the physiological mechanism by which IDPs exhibit these activities had not been determined previously.

Comment: This flies in the face of established nutritional dogma which insists that plant-foods are the only means why which humans can obtain anti-oxidants, and therefore should be consuming large amounts of fruits and vegetables to support their health.

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'Forever' chemicals put kids at higher risk of diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular diseases

Exposure to "forever" chemicals can put children and young adults at higher risk for a broad range of diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancer, according to a study published Wednesday in Environmental Health Perspectives.

Researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California found that PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances — used in a wide variety of consumer products — disrupt key biological processes.

Comment: Given that longterm exposure to hormone-disrupting chemicals is known to cause abnormalities in growth and sexual development in animals, it makes one wonder whether chemical toxicity could, at least in part, help to explain the gender dysphoria crisis we are currently witnessing?

Alarm Clock

Human 6G antennas? 'One of the worst ideas ever,' critic says

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Human beings could be used as part of an electromagnetic radiation (EMR) antenna system by wearing a special copper-coiled bracelet, according to a team of researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands.

The researchers said they developed a low-cost way to "harvest" the radiofrequency (RF) radiation that gets "leaked" during visible light communication (VLC) — a technology they said is likely to be used in the "coming 6G networks."

But some critics allege that using human beings as RF antennas for 6G is disrespectful to the human body and may have unknown health implications.


Hard evidence in new study: Brain, heart damage caused by mRNA vaccine

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Scientists in Germany have found that mRNA vaccination, not COVID-19 infection itself, caused brain and heart damage in an older adult with underlying conditions.

This study was published in October 2022 in the journal Vaccines: "A Case Report: Multifocal Necrotizing Encephalitis and Myocarditis after BNT162b2 mRNA Vaccination against COVID-19." It examined the situation of a 76-year-old German man with Parkinson's disease.

The patient died three weeks after receiving his third COVID-19 injection.

The first vaccine he received in May of 2021 was the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. That was followed by two more injections in July and then December of the same year. His two subsequent vaccines were both made by Pfizer.

After the second vaccine, the patient's family noticed marked changes in his behavior. He started experiencing more anxiety, became more lethargic, and did not want to be touched. He became withdrawn, even from close family members, and the symptoms of his pre-existing Parkinson's disease worsened considerably.

Given the ambiguous clinical symptoms prior to his death, his family requested an autopsy.

Light Saber

COVID-19 and excess deaths: A defence of the virus theory

Has COVID-19 caused excess deaths? This might seem an odd question, as most people do not doubt that the answer is yes. However, a growing number on the sceptical side of the aisle have been questioning this recently. This is not necessarily because they don't believe in viruses - most of them do - but sometimes because they think there is nothing special about SARS-CoV-2 and invariably because they think interventions such as lockdowns, faulty treatment protocols and vaccines are responsible for any deaths out of the ordinary.

The first thing to be said in response to this is that there definitely is something special about SARS-CoV-2. Namely, that it is the only known SARS-like virus with a furin cleavage site - likely a feature it was given in a lab - which makes it unusually infectious. This essentially makes it like SARS-1 but with aerosol transmission, and so far more transmissible.

A second thing to underline is that no one has yet shown any convincing relationship between policy interventions and deaths. Studies based on real-world data rather than modelling show that restrictions made little or no difference to outcomes. Here are five examples:

Comment: Whie at the beginning this may have been true, at this point the continued excess mortality seems to be less due to the virus more likely due to other causes.


The mask mandates did nothing. Will any lessons be learned?

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The most rigorous and comprehensive analysis of scientific studies conducted on the efficacy of masks for reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses — including Covid-19 — was published late last month. Its conclusions, said Tom Jefferson, the Oxford epidemiologist who is its lead author, were unambiguous.

"There is just no evidence that they" — masks — "make any difference," he told the journalist Maryanne Demasi. "Full stop."

But, wait, hold on. What about N-95 masks, as opposed to lower-quality surgical or cloth masks?

"Makes no difference — none of it," said Jefferson.

What about the studies that initially persuaded policymakers to impose mask mandates?

"They were convinced by nonrandomized studies, flawed observational studies."

What about the utility of masks in conjunction with other preventive measures, such as hand hygiene, physical distancing or air filtration?

"There's no evidence that many of these things make any difference."


Pfizer vaccine trial fraud charges set out in mainstream press for first time

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Pfizer • Argentine Lawyer Augusto Roux
I am pleasantly surprised to see the mainstream German publication Die Welt openly reporting that clinical trials of the Pfizer Covid vaccine were rife with alleged fraud. What a change!

The article explains that Pfizer unblinded and removed numerous patients who suffered adverse events from the Covid vaccine trial. It also gives examples of Pfizer subjects whose deaths appear to have been covered up. One of the victims described by Die Welt is Pfizer subject C4591001 1162 11621327, whose story I unearthed in July of 2022.
Welt has documents according to which patient no. 11621327 was found dead in his apartment three days after the second dose, apparently a stroke. Patient #11521497 died 20 days after vaccination, diagnosis of cardiac arrest. "According to the current state of science, these two cases would be assigned to the vaccination," says the Berlin pharmaceutical specialist Susanne Wagner, "especially since the U.S. health authority CDC is currently investigating strokes in vaccinated people."
As you remember, Pfizer's investigators implausibly ruled these deaths unrelated.

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Set up to fail

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Childhood Obesity
According to a new study, British toddlers (children between two and five years old) have possibly the worst diet in the world among their age cohort, with the highest rate of processed-food consumption on record. Nearly two-thirds of British toddlers' average calorie intake comes from processed foods, which have been linked to a wide variety of serious health problems - from obesity to cancer, and even autism. Under-5s in the US and Australia hardly fare much better, with 58 percent and 47 percent, respectively, of their calories coming from this garbage. This is a problem throughout the developed world, whether you're in Brazil or Belgium, Pittsburgh or Paris.

Doctors warn, on the basis of a growing body of scientific evidence, that children who consume such diets are likely to go on consuming them for the rest of their lives. Of course, we hardly need scientific studies to tell us that children who pick up bad habits are often stuck with them, to their own detriment and the detriment of those around them. What we really need to know is, why are our children being set up to fail?

Before we go any further, it's worth saying exactly what processed foods are. The easiest working definition is foods that are prepared in a factory, wrapped in plastic and contain ingredients you wouldn't find in a normal home kitchen - things like emulsifiers, stabilisers, humectants (to maintain moisture) and preservatives. In some stores, that would be virtually everything on the shelves.

Comment: What's in your cupboard?