While the chances of being bitten by a venomous snake are low, safety is still a concern for anyone who could potentially encounter one of these reptiles. As most people live in an area with at least one venomous species, knowing what to do if bitten is a vital skill. Read more.
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According to data7 presented by a watchdog group in 2014, hundreds of thousands of toddlers are also being medicated with powerful psychiatric drugs, raising serious ethical questions, along with questions about the future mental and physical health of these children. Read more.
The FDA is once again threatening personalized medicines, this time glutathione, a crucial antioxidant. Action Alert! Your ability to use personalized glutathione, an antioxidant that is essential to life, is in jeopardy. An FDA committee that has already voted to ban many natural medicines is meeting soon (June 8th) to decide whether compounding pharmacies can continue to make glutathione in any form, including IVs, inhaled forms, suppositories, and nasal sprays. Glutathione helps patients with a wide variety of ailments, including liver disease, cancer, stroke, and autism. Read more.
Aspirin is taken faithfully by millions every day as a preventive measure against heart attack, often without the user having any awareness of the serious health risks associated with it, some potentially fatal. You can view over 60 adverse effects of aspirin on the GreenMedInfo.com’s aspirin research page if you have any doubts about how serious a concern this is. Read more.
Vitamins: great for your body, bad for your water supply. While a well-balanced diet should provide the body with the nutrients it needs, it’s also no secret why we take multivitamins. For vegetarians, they can give you the vital B12 your body craves; for those with an iron deficiency, they can help you regulate your anemia. However, it’s also a well-known fact that whatever the body doesn’t end up using, it releases through urine. Read more.
As is too often the case with this agency, you need only follow the money. Action Alert! Last year, we reported on the FDA attacking companies marketing nasal spray products proven to help with COVID as part of the federal government’s wider campaign to censor and block natural therapies for the virus, since they aren’t FDA-approved drugs. Now, we have a more specific indication of why: there is ongoing research on a nasal spray containing a novel compound to fight COVID; another anti-COVID nasal spray is coming to market in Europe. We believe the FDA is once again acting to protect drug industry interests by blocking competition from natural products, no matter how much harm is caused. Read more.
Given the flood of health information in the news, the increase in the number of health and medical journals, and journal publications, blogs, social media posts, websites, and opinions of family and friends, this brief overview is an attempt to help the reader evaluate headlines and discoveries related to human health. Reading newsfeeds today, one can feel surrounded by data in an information desert. Read more.
Today, an increasing number of aging men are opting for testosterone replacement therapy, some with dramatic results. But this approach, while often positive in the short term, can have some serious drawbacks in the long term, especially if the underlying and modifiable factors causing the deficiency are not addressed at their root. Read more.
Troubling signs about the future of healthcare in this country show the urgent need to embrace regenerative health solutions. A new analysis found that US life expectancy has dropped for the second year in a row, by about six months in 2021, after falling by two years in 2020. This has driven overall US life expectancy to its lowest point in 25 years. This should spur a moment of reflection among policymakers and public health experts. Read more.
So much is happening that sometimes we don’t take the time to step back and see the big picture. Let’s take a moment to look at the news over the past few weeks. We can see a significant shift in perspective: Big Ag and Big Pharma are being exposed for corrupt behavior, and people worldwide, including more and more media, are calling them out. Read more.