Tuesday, December 10, 2019
General Healthcare News

General Healthcare News

Bernie Sanders & Elijah Cummings Demand Answers on Pharmaceutical Price Gouging

Senator Bernie Sanders & Representative Elijah Cummings are tired of seeing American consumers ripped off by the major drug companies, and they are demanding answers on why prices are suddenly skyrocketing. This comes on the heels of a DOJ investigation into possible collusion between pharma companies to gouge consumers....

“Magic” Psilocybin Mushrooms Offer Hope to Patients Suffering From Depression – Yet, They Remain Illegal

The dangers of antidepressant drugs have become quite apparent over the past several years. “Medications” such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) used to treat depression have been implicated in “suicidality, violence and mania,” according to an article published in the International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine...

A Possible Cancer Vaccine Is On The Horizon

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine recently announced the results of a study in which they were able to eliminate all traces of cancer in laboratory mice by injecting tiny amounts of “two immune-stimulating agents” into their tumors. Furthermore, the injection appears to be effective in treating...

Good News For The Weekend: a New “Old” Potential Treatment for Autism

Until the introduction of the herbicide glyphosate (the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup), autism was a very rare condition that affected one child in 10,000. Over the past forty years, rates of autism have soared to the point that the condition now affects one child in 70.According to...

Pfizer Drops $150 Billion Proposed Merger after Obama Cracks Down on Corporate Inversion

The biggest drug company in the U.S. won’t be moving to Ireland after all.Pfizer dropped the $150 billion proposed merger deal with Dublin-based Allegran after the Obama Administration cracked down on corporate inversion deals, a move that basically allows a corporation to move their headquarters overseas to cut their...

The hidden dangers of modern drugs – are our medications really safe?

Every day, thousands of consumers suffer all kind of injuries unexpectedly caused by the medications they need to take. Patients and doctors need to trust the regulatory agencies of their respective countries whose role is to assess the various drugs’ safety before these are released to the public. Before a...

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance: The Monsanto Roundup Glyphosate Connection

People of a certain age probably remember a time when eating bread, pasta and other foods made from wheat flour wasn't a problem. Then suddenly, about 15 years ago, the term “gluten intolerance” entered the everyday lexicon. Not coincidentally, it was about 25 years ago that the amount of...

Impending FDA Crackdown Raises The Question: Are Homeopathic Remedies “Safe”?

Last year, Hyland's Homeopathic and CVS Pharmacy were targeted in lawsuits over a product intended to relieve teething pain in infants and young children. The product, which contained an extract from the belladonna (deadly nightshade) plant, causes seizures, respiratory distress and urinary difficulties; 400 children were affected, 10 of...

Neocate Bone Fractures – is a Nutritional Deficit Responsible?

Neocate, an “elemental formula” for infants and young children manufactured by Nutricia, has been linked to a number of disorders that result in soft, brittle bones and skeletal deformities. The root cause is a condition known as hypophosphatemia(HPP), usually caused by insufficient phosphorus in the diet. Lawsuits allege that the manufacturer...

Valeant Pharmaceutical Under Fire For Gouging Lead Poisoning Medication

Valeant Pharmaceuticals, the Big Pharma crony that made headlines at the beginning of 2016 following the “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli scandal for their outrageous price hike of an important heart medication, is back in the news again for raising the price of an important lead-poisoning treatment.Poison control specialists have reached...