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  • Health, age could become campaign trail issue for 2016 candidates

    02/11/2016 2:57:26 PM PST · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | February 11, 2016 | Kelly Beaucar Vlahos
    They say 70 is the new 50 – but the fact that three of the top White House candidates would tie or break the record for oldest president-elect in American history could make health and age a campaign issue for them this year.
  • Canada’s palliative care so bad that patients may opt for euthanasia, experts warn

    02/10/2016 9:43:37 AM PST · by wagglebee · 27 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/9/16 | Lianne Laurence
    OTTAWA, February 9, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Canada has a “moral imperative” to fund palliative care because people have a dignity that “comes from God,” Canada’s top ranking Catholic cardinal told the special joint parliamentary committee on “physician-assisted dying” last week. The dignity of the human person is “inherent” and remains regardless of their circumstances, Cardinal Thomas Collins of the Toronto archdiocese told the committee. “That’s why we don’t believe it’s right to kill them.” This belief in the intrinsic dignity of the human person motivates the Catholic Church’s mission of providing health care, including care for the dying, he said....
  • Gowdy Tries to Get Martin Shkreli to Talk by Invoking Wu-Tang Clan

    02/05/2016 6:07:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 5, 2016 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli refused to answer any questions during a congressional hearing on Thursday, drawing the ire of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee lawmakers.Shkreli was arrested in December 2015 on securities fraud charges.Shkreli, 32, is the founder and former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals AG. He has been widely criticized for raising the price of the lifesaving drug Daraprim more than 5,000 percent."Shkreli essentially ran his company like a Ponzi scheme where he used each subsequent company to pay off defrauded investors from the prior company," Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Robert Capers said at a press conference in December.According...
  • Why a top food poisoning expert won’t ever eat these foods

    02/03/2016 3:00:03 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 63 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 2-3-16 | Robert A. Ferdman
    In the aftermath of an E. coli outbreak at Chipotle that sickened dozens of people across the United States last fall and led to an overhaul of the company's food safety practices, Americans reacted by avoiding the beloved fast-food chain. Restaurants that once sported long lines were suddenly empty, a phenomenon that was almost surely happening nationwide. The risks, in other words, were simply too great in people's minds for them to continue frequenting the Mexican-inspired favorite, because Chipotle had a food safety problem. But the outrage was at least partly misplaced, according to Bill Marler, a lawyer specializing in...
  • CON Law Restricts Patient Access to Critical Health Care Services

    02/02/2016 9:37:10 AM PST · by MichCapCon · 4 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 1/30/2016 | Kahryn Riley
    New research from the Virginia-based Mercatus Center indicates that schemes to ration health care services through certificate-of-need requirements — such as those imposed in Michigan — increase the difficulty of getting access to health care services while doing nothing to reduce their costs. A CON law restricts the ability of health care providers to expand or open new facilities, or to acquire powerful diagnostic tools. Providers must first get permission from a government commission. Some members of that commission may represent the incumbent facilities against which the new entrant would like to compete. CON laws supposedly help keep medical costs...
  • Russia Is Developing Zika Virus Vaccine on Putin's Orders

    01/29/2016 2:19:46 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 16 replies
    newsweek.com ^ | 1/29/16 at 1:01 PM | Damien Sharkov
    Russia is working on a vaccine to combat the Zika virus, even though the country is not at risk of contamination, Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova has told state news agency RIA Novosti. The Zika virus is transmitted by mosquitoes across the Americas and in areas in Africa near the equator. Symptoms are mild and infections can be sometimes difficult to detect, however it can have severe effects on pregnant women and their babies. The World Health Organization (WHO) expressed concern on Thursday, claiming the virus was “spreading explosively” after cases were reported in South America and the U.S.. Russian...
  • The Calorie Is Broken

    01/28/2016 3:31:41 PM PST · by SamAdams76 · 98 replies
    Digg.com (Gastropod) ^ | January 26, 2016 | Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley
    Calories consumed minus calories burned: it's the simple formula for weight loss or gain. But dieters often find that it doesn't work. Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley of Gastropod investigate. "For me, a calorie is a unit of measurement that's a real pain in the rear." Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, Texas, where he's a technology director for a textbook publisher. He has a wife and child. And he's 5'10" and 245 lbs -- which means he is classed as obese. In an effort to lose weight, Nash uses an app to record the calories he consumes...
  • Health insurance fines loom as deadline nears

    01/28/2016 7:56:23 AM PST · by george76 · 44 replies
    Ch 7 News ^ | Jan 28, 2016 | Jason Gruenauer
    Sunday is the deadline to sign up for health insurance, or else pay a fine. That fine has gone up, causing even more financial stress on the uninsured and those who choose to opt out of health insurance. "I just cannot afford it in any way, shape, or form right now," 27-year-old Seth Valkonen said when talking about health insurance. Valkonen chooses to be uninsured by paying a one time fine for not having coverage instead of a monthly premium. "The penalty is cheaper than the overall total for the entire year," he said, Already on a tight budget, this...
  • Brazil sends in 200,000 soldiers to stop the spread of the Zika virus outbreak (shortened)

    01/27/2016 1:55:51 AM PST · by Smokin' Joe · 32 replies
    Daily Mail.com ^ | Jan 26, 2016 | Imogen Calderwood
    Brazil has sent more than 200,000 troops to go 'house to house' in the battle against Zika-carrying mosquitoes, blamed for causing a birth defect epidemic that is spreading rapidly across the world. Soldiers will visit homes across Brazil, distributing leaflets and dispensing advice, according to Health Minister Marcelo Castro, signalling a major ramping up of efforts against the Zika virus. The government, under growing pressure to deal with the crisis, will also...
  • Task Force Urges Doctors to Screen All Adults for Depression

    01/27/2016 5:51:02 AM PST · by EBH · 30 replies
    AP ^ | 1/26/2016 | Lauren NeerGaard
    All adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a government advisory group recommended Tuesday. Depression is a common public health problem, and screening simply involves health workers asking about certain symptoms even if patients don't mention them. The second part of the recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is more difficult — ensuring systems are in place to properly diagnose and treat people identified through screening. And the guideline, published by the Journal for the American Medical Association, couldn't determine how often adults should be screened....
  • TriCare Glitch Dumps Coverage for 250,000

    01/20/2016 6:28:27 AM PST · by NonValueAdded · 4 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 20 January 2016 | NonValueAdded
    A friend told me a co-worker and her family lost TriCare Coverage without notice in early January. When she investigated, she was told a “glitch” in the interface between DEERS and TriCare caused the problem and a quarter-million families were affected. There was no projected date for the problem to be resolved. I have heard squat about this in the media.Looking to my FreeRepublic family to report if you know of anyone caught up in this latest guberment snafu. It is being pursued through Congressional and American Legion contacts.
  • Is Hillary Clinton Fit For Command?

    01/14/2016 8:09:14 AM PST · by Biggirl · 34 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | January 14, 2016 | Edard Klein
    Is Hillary Clinton fit to be president of the United States? Is she physically up to the job of commander in chief? How’s her health? Those questions may sound as if they’re coming from one of Hillary’s political opponents. But you don’t have to be a dyed-in-the-wool conservative to inquire into the state of Hillary’s health. Everyone—liberals and independents alike—should be interested in uncovering the truth.
  • Right to Try: The FDA Has the Blood of Millions of Americans on its Hands

    01/11/2016 11:00:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 11, 2016 | Rachel Alexander
    Darcy Olsen, CEO and president of the Goldwater Institute, has written a must-read book for anyone facing a serious ailment, The Right to Try: How the Federal Government Prevents Americans from Getting the Life-Saving Treatments They Need.It is common knowledge there is a problem with the FDA delaying the approval of drugs. But until now, most Americans did not realize just how bad the situation is  — hundreds of thousands of people, including children, needlessly lose their lives every year because new, breakthrough drugs that have worked in clinical trials and are legal in other countries are not approved here....
  • New Obama guidelines: Lean meat has role in healthy diet

    01/07/2016 6:15:04 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 7, 2016 | Lydia Wheeler
    New federal dietary guidelines, which were released early Thursday morning, tell Americans to follow a healthy eating pattern that includes a variety of vegetables, fruit, grains, fat-free dairy, oils and a variety of proteins, including lean meats. The recommendations for what Americans should and shouldn't be eating, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) update together every five years, created unprecedented controversy in 2015 when the federally appointed panel of nutritionists that helps draft them considered environmental concerns in recommending that people should eat less meat. The USDA and HHS relented...
  • Agromafia [Phony olive oil, chemicals, "75% to 80%" of exports to USA from Italy.]

    01/07/2016 11:26:28 AM PST · by familyop · 30 replies
    CBS News, 60 Minutes ^ | Jan 03, 2016 | Guy Campanile, Bill Whitaker, CBS Interactive
    But last month, police in Italy nabbed 7,000 tons of phony olive oil. Much of it was bound for American stores. The oil was from North Africa, deodorized with chemicals...The scam was cooked-up by organized crime. Mafia copies of fine olive oil, wine and cheese have fueled an explosion of food crime in Italy. It's estimated to be a $16 billion-a-year enterprise. The Italians call it "Agromafia"...what would it be in the U.S.? Tom Mueller: Up around 75% to 80%, easily.
  • Multiple sources raise serious questions about Hillary Clinton's physical health

    01/07/2016 8:38:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/07/2016 | Carol Brown
    Several sources have raised serious questions about Hillary Clinton’s fitness to serve at president of the United States based on her physical health.  Some of these individuals are people who observed her in various settings that called her mental and physical status into question.  Others are physicians who reviewed the 2012 ABC News report after Clinton’s fall and subsequent concussion. Non-medical observers Breitbart News reports that John Cardillo, a former NYPD officer who provided VIP security details, knows two sources (a federal agent and an NYPD officer who worked a security detail) who observed Clinton’s health-related behaviors over the...
  • This superbug is resistant to last-resort antibiotics. It's been found on multiple continents.

    01/01/2016 4:03:42 PM PST · by bitt · 44 replies
    THE WEEK ^ | 12/25/2015 | Helen Branswell
    Epidemiologists — people who track diseases — use an expression: Seek and ye shall find. It's a reminder that sometimes when you see a phenomenon, it may not be entirely new. It may be that you've only just noticed it. Well, the world seems to be having a major seek-and-ye-shall-find moment right now with a worrisome new superbug. In late December, reports emerged that the mcr-1 gene, which confers resistance to an important antibiotic of last-resort, has been found in bacteria previously collected in the Netherlands, Laos, Algeria, Thailand, and France. There is reason to believe it may also be...
  • There is Something About Hillary

    12/30/2015 5:23:50 PM PST · by Twotone · 78 replies
    Oregon Catalyst ^ | Dec. 30, 2015 | Larry Huss
    For the past several weeks Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been suggesting that Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has impairments. In a December 3, 2015 column, Business Insider columnist Colin Campbell noted: "Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says the same two things about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in almost every campaign speech these days. "His favorite zinger is that Clinton, the Democratic front-runner, doesn't have the 'strength or the stamina' for the Oval Office.
  • 2015 Was an Awful Year? Look Again

    12/30/2015 10:52:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 30, 2015 | Jeff Jacoby
    OF COURSE 2015 was a miserable year; all years are miserable. It was a year of rampage killings and police brutality, of natural disasters and government corruption. There were ghastly terror attacks and devastating civil wars, floods of refugees and acts of unspeakable cruelty. Airliners were blown out of the sky. Priceless antiquities were destroyed. Politics seethed with incivility. Too many innocents died young, too many officials lied, too many victims suffered.You don't have to look far for proof that this has been an annus horribilis, and that things are getting worse. You never do. The conviction of decline routinely...
  • I'm Completely Fed Up with Nutrition Science. You Should Be, Too.

    12/29/2015 5:36:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    RCS ^ | 12/29/2015 | Posted by Ross Pomeroy
    Nutrition science is bad for your health! Not really, of course, but if you worried about every single study that linked a certain food to a negative health outcome, you'd probably go insane.Red meat? Cancer. Grapefruit? Cancer. Cheese? Cancer. Artificial sweeteners? Obesity. Sugar? Obesity. Milk? Bone fracture. The list could go on and on, but let's get to the meat of the article. I'm fed up with nutrition science, and you should be, too.It was not a single study that evoked my distaste, but a nauseating status quo that's become too much to bear.The problems with nutrition science begin with...
  • The Politics of Nutrition Science

    12/23/2015 5:15:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 23, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg
    Have you heard? The GOP is declaring war on science again. In February, a government-appointed nutrition advisory panel said Americans should eat less sugar and red meat. It also suggested that environmental considerations should factor into a healthy diet, which livestock producers understood as an attack on their industry. Republicans in Congress think the guideline process is out of control and are now trying to rein in the panel. By their lights, nutrition scientists should concern themselves with nutrition -- not sustainability. Critics say they're pandering to special interests. The funny thing is: Both sides may be right. For decades,...
  • FDA proposes indoor tanning ban for minors

    12/18/2015 8:09:32 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | December 18, 2015 | Robert King
    The federal government said Friday it would ban minors from using indoor tanning beds, taking action on an issue that many states are already handling. The Food and Drug Administration said the proposed measure was in response to 1.6 million minors using indoor tanning beds each year, according to 2013 federal data. The problem is that indoor tanning is a "known contributor to skin cancer," the agency said. People who have been exposed to radiation from tanning beds are 59 percent more likely to develop melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer, than those who never have used the beds,...
  • Ed Klein: Hillary Clinton's Health is an Issue

    12/15/2015 4:25:40 PM PST · by GilGil · 93 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 12/15/2015 | Ed Klein
    To this day, Hillary still suffers from many of the troubling symptoms that I wrote about in Unlikeable: blinding headaches, exhaustion, insomnia, and a tremor in her hands. As a precaution against the spectacle of fainting in public, which could easily doom her candidacy, Hillary now travels with a personal physician on all her major campaign trips. There have been several incidents in which she has nearly collapsed. For example, after her 11-hour testimony before the Trey Gowdy Benghazi committee, Hillary swooned as she walked to a waiting car. She had to be supported in the arms of her aides...
  • Exclusive: Trump’s Full Medical Report [humor]

    12/15/2015 2:52:35 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 34 replies
    The National Review ^ | December 15, 2015 | Charles C. W. Cooke
    National Review obtained the following long-form version of a letter from Mr. Trump's physician detailing his health history. To Whom It Will Concern: I have been the personal physician of Mr. Donald J. Trump since 1968. His previous physician was my father, Dr. Edith Bernofsky. I am pleased to report that, at no point since he was unable to fight in Vietnam, has Mr. Trump had any significant medical problems. During a recent comprehensive medical examination, Mr. Trump revealed himself to be quite extraordinarily healthy. While I conducted my array of tests, he singlehandedly held me above his magnificent head...
  • A Tragic Decision That May Have Cost Steve Jobs His Life?

    12/14/2015 10:07:08 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 74 replies
    YouTube ^ | Apr 11, 2011 | Mercola
    Internationally renowned natural health physician Dr. Joseph Mercola and Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez talks about cancer causes, treatment and prevention. (Part 1 of 7)
  • Donald Trump's Health Report

  • Scientists have found a new strain of bacteria that is resistant to all antibiotics

    12/11/2015 6:07:51 AM PST · by Smokin' Joe · 51 replies
    news.com.au ^ | Dec 11, 2015 | Emily Moulton
    FOR years experts have warned there would come a day when antibiotics would cease being effective. And it seems that day could be sooner than first thought after scientists discovered a new superbug that is not just impervious to the last line of defence medication, but has the ability to infect other bacteria. But instead of destroying its virulent cousins this new strain of e.coli actually strengthens them by giving them the same antibiotic shield.
  • That Obamacare penalty will be bigger than you think

    12/09/2015 10:32:48 AM PST · by Red Badger · 34 replies
    www.cnbc.com ^ | 12/09/2015 | Dan Mangan
    The stick's getting a lot bigger — but it's not clear that many more people will choose the carrot as a result. Households that opt to go without health insurance in 2016 are set to get hit with an average Obamacare fine of $969. That is 47 percent higher than the average $661 penalty per uninsured household for this year, a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation revealed Wednesday. And households without insurance that earn too much to qualify for financial aid to buy Obamacare plans will pay an even larger fine for 2016 — an average of $1,450,...
  • The Case for Meat

    12/06/2015 6:28:07 PM PST · by PROCON · 25 replies
    powerlineblog.com ^ | Dec. 5, 2015 | Steven Hayward
    Have you heard the one about how you can tell someone is a vegan? Answer: Because they'll f****** tell you. Sounds about right. Meanwhile: why should you eat meat? Don't just answer with the obvious and self-evident truth: Because it really tastes great,especially grilled! Turns out eating meat may be essential for your mental health. From Women's Health Magazine (just to show there's no limit to Power Line's efforts to bring you all the important news you can use): Scary Mental Health Risks of Going Meatless By Jill Waldbieser More and more women are vegging out...of their minds. New...
  • CWD issues turn personal with news of diseased buck

    12/03/2015 2:45:08 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 18 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 12-3-15 | Paul A. Smith
    I've been fortunate to hunt in North America for more than 30 years, mostly in Wisconsin but also in Alaska, Montana, Canada and Mexico, and have many treasured experiences. The 2015 Wisconsin deer season, however, brought an unwelcome first in my world. A buck I shot Nov. 2 in Richland County tested positive for chronic wasting disease. I learned about the test result on Wednesday. The meat from this buck, which I deboned, wrapped and stored frozen, will be thrown in the garbage. The 30 pounds of sausage made from trimmings will be tossed, too. Destroying the venison goes against...
  • Good news in the fight against diabetes

    12/02/2015 8:59:07 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | Dec. 02, 2015 - 3:31 | Fox News
    US sees national trend of declining new cases
  • Breaking: Terrifying Disease Sweeps the U.S. - This Isn't Good

    12/02/2015 7:08:53 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 32 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 12/2/2015 | Teresa Monroe Hamilton
    Leprosy in Florida from Armadillos? Not that surprised, they carry a whole host of nasty bacteria. However, you'd have to snuggle with them to get it, or perhaps your dog would. As far as leprosy goes, it is far more likely that it is being brought in by either the illegal aliens going to Florida after coming across our southern border, the Cubans that are flowing into the state or other persons from foreign countries that just 'happen' to wind up in Florida. These invaders are bringing back diseases to the US we have not seen in a very, very...
  • Reporter asks Ted Cruz four times: “How do you define amnesty?”

    12/01/2015 10:41:52 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 358 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12/01/2015
    The best part is when she asks the obvious follow-up -- is a path to legalization "amnesty"? -- and he won't even make eye contact. There's a spectrum of answers to this question on the right, of course: 1. Amnesty is citizenship without preconditions. That's the strictest definition, and naturally the one preferred by Beltway Republicans like Marco Rubio in his Gang of Eight days. (Marco Rubio circa 2010 had a different view.) As long as you're forcing illegals to jump through some sort of hoop, be it learning English, paying back taxes, going to the back of the line,...
  • 112 cases of dengue fever confirmed on Hawaii Island

    11/30/2015 6:38:41 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    The state Dept. of Health confirmed on Monday, Nov. 30, that there were 112 cases of dengue fever on Hawaii Island, up five from Friday, Nov. 27. Officials say 98 residents and 14 visitors were affected by the locally acquired disease. Eighty-six cases involved adults and 26 have been children (under 18 years of age). All are recovering, officials said. The onset of illness ranges between Sept. 11 through Nov. 20, 2015. As of Monday, a total of 262 reported potential cases have been excluded based on test results and/or not meeting case criteria. ... Health officials say while the...
  • GMOs, Grains, Gluten, and Your Immune System - CHTV Episode 6

    11/30/2015 8:25:34 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 14, 2014 | Dr. Daniel Pompa
    There are two main reasons grains need to be eliminated from the diet. The first reason is that most grains are genetically modified (GMO), which causes the denaturing of proteins and carbohydrates to the point where your body does not recognize them as foods. Your immune system will create an inflammatory reaction in response to these denatured foods. There is much media attention about gluten today. Gluten is just one denatured protein in grains that is causing a host of problems at the cellular level. Many consumers are hearing about the dangers of gluten, and are selecting other grains that...
  • Left-Over Turkey and Cheddar Quiche

    11/30/2015 8:15:25 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 24, 2015 | TatyanasEverydayFood
    Do you have lots of left-over turkey after Thanksgiving? This turkey and cheddar breakfast quiche is the most delicious way to use up all the left-overs! It's filled with shallots, mushrooms, red bell pepper and sweet tomatoes. Make any time of year with left-over chicken or diced ham, too!
  • Cellular Weight Loss and High Intensity Weight Loss Myths - CHTV Episode 5

    11/29/2015 7:36:18 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 7, 2014 | Dr. Daniel Pompa
    Cellular Healing TV - Episode 4 [5] Cellular Weight Loss and High Intensity Weight Loss Myths
  • Weight Loss Myths Busted - CHTV Episode 4

    11/29/2015 6:59:10 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 31, 2014 | Dr. Daniel Pompa
    Cellular Healing TV Jan. 31, 2014 Dr. Pompa explains more on R2.
  • Serious PMS may be early sign of high blood pressure

    11/28/2015 2:46:25 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    UPI ^ | Marilyn Malara
    ... University of Massachusetts found those who experienced PMS were 40 percent more likely to develop hypertension later in life. Symptoms of PMS include, but are not limited to mood swings, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, headaches and bloating. Previously known risk factors for hypertension include high body mass index, smoking, drinking and age. ... However, women who consumed high amounts of thiamine and riboflavin -- B vitamins -- were less likely to receive hypertension diagnoses.
  • FDA Approves First Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Containing an Adjuvant

    11/25/2015 8:37:16 AM PST · by catnipman · 66 replies
    Infection Control Today ^ | 11/25/2015 | staff
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces that it has approved Fluad, the first seasonal influenza vaccine containing an adjuvant. Fluad, which is manufactured using an egg-based process, is formulated with the adjuvant MF59, an oil-in-water emulsion of squalene oil. The study showed that Fluad induced antibody levels that were comparable to the levels induced by Agriflu [i.e., no better.] Fluad was approved using the accelerated approval regulatory pathway, which allows the FDA to approve products for serious or life-threatening diseases based on evidence that the product has an effect on an outcome that is reasonably likely to predict clinical...
  • Obama’s new cancer Rx is a war on men

    11/25/2015 8:09:53 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 53 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 25, 2015 | Betsy McCaughey
    If you’re at risk of prostate cancer — in other words, if you’re male — the best place to be is the United States, where survival rates are highest in the world. But not for long, if the Obama administration gets its way in curtailing a test that flags prostate cancer before it spreads. The administration wants to penalize doctors who routinely order the PSA blood test. Under a proposed policy, those doctors will get demerits for being considered over-spenders, while doctors who skip the test will be rewarded with a high “quality” rating from the government — and be...
  • Blame Gut Bacteria If You Can't Stop Eating: Suggests Microbes Influence Your Hunger Center

    11/25/2015 8:05:36 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 30 replies
    Tech Times ^ | 25 nov 2015 | Rhodi Lee
    The findings of the study show the microbes have a crucial role in the physiology of appetite and may even help people who suffer from eating disorders. "These data show that bacterial proteins produced after nutrient-induced E. coli growth may signal meal termination," the researchers wrote. "Continuous exposure to E. coli proteins may influence long-term meal pattern."
  • Cancer Loves Sugar CBS 60 Minutes April 2012

    11/24/2015 2:21:27 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 155 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 12, 2012 | CBS 60 Minutes
    Sobering report. If you have cancer, you should avoid sugar of any kind. If you don't want cancer, I suggest that you limit your sugar intake. Avoid "high fructose corn syrup", and processed sugars. If you want to lose weight, avoid things that quickly become sugar (white breads, potato, rice, alcohol, etc). Reducing these things has a major impact on your liver and pancreas. Eat lots of green things!
  • Thomas Seyfried: Cancer: A Metabolic Disease With Metabolic Solutions

    11/24/2015 1:58:09 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Mar 2, 2015 | TheIHMC; Thomas Seyfried
    Emerging evidence indicates that cancer is primarily a metabolic disease involving disturbances in energy production through respiration and fermentation. Cancer is suppressed following transfer of the nucleus from the tumor cell to cytoplasm of normal cells containing normal mitochondria. These findings indicate that nuclear genetic abnormalities cannot be responsible for cancer despite commonly held beliefs in the cancer field. The genomic instability observed in tumor cells and all other recognized hallmarks of cancer are considered downstream epiphenomena of the initial disturbance of cellular energy metabolism. The disturbances in tumor cell energy metabolism can be linked to abnormalities in the structure...
  • #TalkingKeto: Professor Tom Seyfried

    11/24/2015 1:45:49 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | Nov 4, 2014 | Tom Seyfried
    Interview with Professor Tom Seyfried about treating Cancer with Ketogenic Dietary Therapies.
  • Starving Cancer: Ketogenic Diet a Key to Recovery

    11/24/2015 11:58:24 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 38 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jun 20, 2013 | CBN News
    A new cancer treatment that is free has virtually no side effects and can be used in conjunction with other cancer treatments. It involves starving cancer cells of the fuel they the love.
  • Prof. Jeff Volek - 'Nutrition for Optimising Athletic Performance'

    11/23/2015 6:19:15 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jul 9, 2015 | Low Carb Down Under
    Professor Jeff Volek is a Professor at The Ohio State University, USA where he teaches and leads a research team that explores the physiological impact of various dietary and exercise regimens and nutritional supplements. Dr Volek has published over 250 scientific manuscripts and is the co-author of 'The New Atkins for a New You', 'The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living' and 'The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance'. Prof. Volek’s most significant line of work has been a series of studies performed over the last 15 years. These have been aimed at better understanding what constitutes a...
  • Americans' Own Healthcare Ratings Little Changed Since ACA

    11/22/2015 1:23:41 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    gallup.com ^ | 11/19/15 | Frank Newport
    Americans' overall satisfaction with the total cost they pay for their healthcare has been generally stable over the past 14 years. .....Americans cite cost as the most urgent health problem facing the U.S. today. One might expect that their satisfaction with healthcare costs would drop after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) brought more previously uninsured people into the system and made changes to coverage. However, satisfaction with healthcare costs has remained relatively stable. The current 57% who are satisfied is lower than the 62% measured in November 2009 -- the year before the ACA was signed into law.
  • MatthewDrakeStory

    11/21/2015 6:50:41 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 27, 2012 | Lisa Schuster
    Matthew was wounded during a suicide car bombing in Iraq, near the Syrian border, on Oct. 15, 2004. He was the sole survivor of the attack. Two members of his Army Psychological Operations team, a U.S. Marine accompanying them, and an Iraqi translator were killed. He suffered massive injuries, including a depressed skull fracture, several strokes and brain trauma from the explosion and impacts. He also had a fractured vertebrae in his neck, his jaw was broken in two places with severe tissue damage to the right side of his face, a fractured sternum, clavicles, and right arm, inhalation damage...
  • Jeff Volek - The Many Facets of Keto-Adaptation: Health, Performance, and Beyond

    11/21/2015 4:23:24 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | Dec 3, 2013 | TheIHMC
    Obesity is a condition of excess fat accumulation in adipocytes where the person is literally stuck in storage mode diverting a disproportionate amount of calories into fat cells as opposed to oxidation. Thus it is more productive to think of obesity as a problem in 'energy flow' rather than energy expenditure (i.e., calories in, calories out). The most efficient approach to accelerate the body's ability to access and burn body fat is to restrict dietary carbohydrate while increasing fat intake for a period of several weeks, after which fatty acids and ketones become the primary fuel at rest and during...