Category: Big Pharma

The Case Against Big Pharma Science Grows Stronger

by Brandon Turbeville In a recent anti-supplement propaganda article by NPR entitled “The Case Against Multi-Vitamins Grows Stronger,” the notorious “news” agency lavishly reported the alleged findings of “experts” proving that “vitamin supplements don’t help most people and can actually cause diseases that people are taking them to prevent, like cancer.” Immediately, the entire mainstream…

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Number of Kids on Rx Drugs Tripled and Its Implications

by Catherine J. Frompovich According to Consumer Reports, “The number of children taking powerful antipsychotic drugs has nearly tripled over the last 10 to 15 years, according to recent research.” Whooaah! Has anyone done a retrospective study to find if there’s a correlation between antipsychotic drug taking and the increase in violent crimes by members…

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70% Of All Antibiotics Used In The US Are Given To Farm-Animals

by Amy Lansky, PhD The news has been buzzing lately about a recent CDC report that confirms a link between the routine use of antibiotics for livestock and growing bacterial resistance. Surprisingly, about 70 percent of all antibiotics used in the United States are given in low prophylactic doses to farm animals in an effort…

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Database tracks toxic side effects of pharmaceuticals

Sometimes the cure can be worse than the disease. Pharmaceutical drugs are known for their potential side effects, and an important aspect of personalized medicine is to tailor therapies to individuals to reduce the chances of adverse events. Now researchers from North Carolina State University have updated an extensive toxicology database so that it can…

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High salt levels in common medicines increase risk of cardiovascular events

Researchers call for salt content of medicines to be labeled in same way as foods Researchers at the University of Dundee and University College London found that taking the maximum daily dose of some medicines would exceed the recommended daily limits for sodium, without any additional dietary intake. They say the public “should be warned…

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28% Increase in US Children Taking Medication for ADHD: CDC Study

Continued increases in ADHD diagnoses and treatment with medication among US children A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) found that an estimated two million more children in the United States (U.S.) have been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) between 2003-04 and 2011-12. One million…

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We’re Running Out of Infectious Diseases, So Let’s Make A Cancer Vaccine

By Dave Mihalovic The title is utterly absurd, I know, but not if you’re a vaccine manufacturer looking for another cash cow. Treating cancer with a vaccine has been a wet dream of scientists for decades. It’s not often you have a disease that affects 50 percent of the population at some point in their…

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4 Health Issues You Could Be Treating Naturally

By Jonathan Parker At this point it shouldn’t surprise anyone that many “treatments” offered by conventional medicine have the potential to do as much harm as good. While many amazing and life-saving discoveries continue to be presented, many people are finding their journey to wellness lies on a more traditional path. Sometimes instead of a leap…

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