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  • Antioxidant drug (supplement?) reverses process responsible for heart attacks and strokes (32-56% reduction in plaques)

    09/09/2021 5:38:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 46 replies
    An antioxidant drug reverses atherosclerosis and could be used to prevent heart attacks and strokes due to clots. Atherosclerosis is the build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries. When a type of fat called LDL cholesterol becomes oxidized and builds up to form plaques in the artery walls, inflammation and damage increase which can cause the plaques to rupture and cause blood to clot. These clots can block vital arteries that allow blood to flow to the heart, causing a heart attack, or to the brain causing a stroke. Previously, researchers at the University of Reading discovered that LDL cholesterol...
  • Pfizer Announces "Covicure" [semi-satire]

    09/04/2021 1:59:47 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 September 2021 | John Semmens
    Fresh off its triumph of getting the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to approve its comirnaty vaccine, Pfizer has announced its success in developing a cure for COVID. Company spokesman Brad Lyman explained "while we have every confidence that comirnaty will prove invincible against the coronavirus we acknowledge that it may not be possible to vaccinate everyone as often as is needed to maintain immunity. Not wanting to leave the world without a back-up plan, we developed covicure. This oral medication comes in two versions covicure-H and covicure-I." "Both of these drugs contain a proprietary blend of vitamins B, C...
  • Study reveals existing drugs that kill SARS-CoV2 in cells (lactoferrin supplement best for safety and common availability)

    08/23/2021 6:53:53 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 25 replies
    Science Daily / Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ^ | Kelly Malcom / Carmen Mirabelli, Jesse W. Wotring, Charles J. Zhang, Sean M. McCarty, et al
    Since the beginning of the pandemic, researchers worldwide have been looking for ways to treat COVID-19. And while the COVID-19 vaccines represent the best measure to prevent the disease, therapies for those who do get infected remain in short supply. A new groundbreaking study from U-M reveals several drug contenders already in use for other purposes -- including one dietary supplement -- that have been shown to block or reduce SARS-CoV2 infection in cells. The study uses artificial intelligence-powered image analysis of human cell lines during infection with the novel coronavirus. The cells were treated with more than 1,400 individual...
  • The #1 Best Supplement For Your Brain, According to a Doctor

    08/20/2021 7:52:54 PM PDT · by be-baw · 41 replies
    Eat This, Not That ^ | August 19, 2021 | Jeff Csatari
    What's good for the body is good for the brain. For example, getting lots of exercise, reducing stress, going easy on the alcohol, and not smoking are all no-brainer brain boosters that you've heard about. But what has been getting more attention these days is the surprising connection between your gray matter and your diet. "The nutrients from food influence chemicals that directly and indirectly affect your brain and in turn change the way you think and feel," says nutritional psychiatrist, Uma Naidoo, MD, a professional chef, nutrition expert, and author of the book This Is Your Brain on Food....
  • Covid supplements help needed!

    08/17/2021 8:42:51 AM PDT · by missamyb · 101 replies
    Hi everyone, my 67 year old aunt was diagnosed with lung cancer last week...it is treatable but she lives with my cousin who just found out she has covid. They are both vaccinated but we need some help with recommendations for supplements and dosage etc. Coming off of the terrible news last week we are very worried. Thank you
  • Will the Epigenetic process of methylation block the mRNA from replicating the DNA that produces the Spiked Protein?

    07/28/2021 12:36:07 PM PDT · by tired&retired · 34 replies
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    In 2003 Randy Jirtle at Duke University used 4 B vitamins to block the DNA transcription process of Agouti Mice that were genetically predisposed to cancer, diabetes and obesity. It blocked the transcription of aberrant DNA utilizing a protein sleeve that blocked the replication process. The unusual thing was that the offspring of the pregnant mice who were fed the supplements did not have the negative attributes and neither did the next generation. I have been fighting fatigue and severe cramping ever since my J&J vaccine, after having Covid in January 2020. I started on the mega B vitamins, and...
  • Fewer COVID-19 Infections Detected in Women Who Take Certain Vitamins, Study Claims

    04/20/2021 8:14:22 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 30 replies
    https://www.sciencealert.com ^ | 20 APRIL 2021 | JACINTA BOWLER
    While in some countries the vaccine rollout is well underway, many of us still live amidst the risks of the COVID-19 pandemic without protection, and need all the help we can get. An interesting study by an international team of researchers has now found a small association with supplement use, indicating fewer COVID-19 infections in women who are taking certain types of vitamins. But don't rush to the pharmacy just yet. Firstly, it's important to remember that the potential merits of multivitamins are extremely limited. Doctors generally advise that most people get enough micronutrients in their diet to keep healthy,...
  • A Banned Experimental Stimulant From 1940s Was Just Found in Weight Loss Supplements

    03/31/2021 7:01:08 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 11 replies
    https://www.sciencealert.com ^ | 23 MARCH 2021 | RACHAEL RETTNER
    An experimental stimulant drug from the World War II era is showing up in weight loss and sports supplements sold today, according to a new study. The stimulant, known as phenpromethamine, was last sold as a nasal inhaler called Vonedrine in the 1940s and 1950s, but it has since been withdrawn from the market and has never been approved for oral use, according to the study, published Tuesday (March 23) in the journal Clinical Toxicology. It's also banned from competitive sports by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The new study appears to be the first to confirm the presence of phenpromethamine...
  • Finally, a Supplement That Actually Boosts Memory – Many Already Take It for Better Sleep - melatonin

    01/27/2021 11:54:08 AM PST · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    https://scitechdaily.com ^ | By TOKYO MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNIVERSITY | JANUARY 25, 2021
    Researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) in Japan show that melatonin and its metabolites promote the formation of long-term memories in mice and protect against cognitive decline. Researchers at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) showed that melatonin’s metabolite AMK can enhance the formation of long-term memories in mice. Memory of objects were tested after treatment with melatonin or two of its metabolites. Older mice that normally performed poorly on the memory task showed improvements as dosage increased. The metabolite AMK was found to be the most important as melatonin failed to improve memory if it was blocked...
  • Higher omega-3 levels may reduce risk of death from COVID-19

    01/27/2021 5:43:39 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 38 replies
    Study Finds ^ | January 27, 2021 | John Anderer
    Anyone in the mood for salmon? A new study finds higher omega-3 levels in the bloodstream may reduce one’s risk of dying from a COVID-19 infection. Conducted by the Fatty Acid Research Institute in collaboration with Cedars-Sinai Medical Centers in Los Angeles and Orange County, these findings are the first to uncover direct evidence linking omega-3 fatty acids with improved coronavirus health outcomes. Numerous scientists had theorized that omega-3 fatty acids may be beneficial for COVID-19 patients, but all of that was ultimately conjecture at best. The new study involved blood samples taken from 100 COVID-19 patients taken to a...
  • Scientists study melatonin as possible COVID-19 treatment

    12/30/2020 9:04:52 AM PST · by Red Badger · 58 replies
    https://nypost.com ^ | By Yaron Steinbuch December 29, 2020 | 11:47am | Updated
    Melatonin, a dietary supplement often used by insomnia sufferers, could be used to possibly help prevent or treat COVID-19, according to researchers at the Cleveland Clinic. The hormone — which regulates the sleep-wake cycle — was associated with an almost 30 percent reduced likelihood of contracting the disease, the scientists said in research published in the journal PLOS Biology, KIRO 7 reported. Additional studies are required about the over-the-counter supplement, the researchers said. “It is very important to note these findings do not suggest people should start to take melatonin without consulting their physician,” lead researcher Feixiong Cheng of the...
  • Prophylactics to fight covid?

    12/10/2020 5:32:57 AM PST · by steadcom · 50 replies
    me ^ | 12/10/2020 | Me
    I know the government would never release truthful info about this but here is my question... If you or someone you know has gotten covid, were you or them previously taking prophylactics like zinc, vitamin d, vitamin c quercetin, n-acetylcysteine, and/or of course Hydroxychloroquine or Ivermectin? In other words is there anyone who was diligent to take these prophylactics but STILL got covid?
  • Possible Low Tech Cure For Covid?

    06/25/2020 1:03:20 PM PDT · by BEJ · 40 replies
    BEJ
    A relation of mine asked me to post this on FreeRepublic to find out what any scientists might think of a possible low tech cure for Covid. Here is what she says: I'm wishing for feedback regarding rudimentary low tech concepts for 1. Treatment of Respiratory Infections, 2. Immunity Development and 3. Cancer Destruction. Background: A free chlorine residual around 1ppm after chlorine demand is met over sufficient contact time (less than 0.05ppm indicates adverse water quality) is commonly used to ensure adequate disinfection of pathogenic viruses and bacteria in ground water. Free chlorine concentrations less than 3ppm in drinking...
  • Need info concerning supplements for treating COVID

    08/09/2020 8:54:21 PM PDT · by terart · 93 replies
    terart
    Hi all, my daughter just went to urgent care and we are concerned it is COVID- she works in dental so constantly in people's mouths. I cannot find my list of supplements to treat it early. Can someone help me out please? I think it was ZINC, quercetin, Vitamin D, Vitamin C nut not sure and can't find the amounts. Thanks a bunch!!
  • Is there any place I can obtain hydroxcloroquine and a Zpack? My dr refuses to use it and i am fearful that I may fall ill and not be able to obtain it. Any ideas?

    08/02/2020 5:01:02 PM PDT · by Chickensoup · 326 replies
    08.02.2020 | chickensoup
    Is there any place I can obtain hydroxcloroquine and a Zpack? My dr refuses to use it and i am fearful that I may fall ill and not be able to obtain it. Any ideas?
  • Michigan Doctor, 92, treats himself, says he beat COVID-19 (Another Hydroxychloroquine anecdotal success story)

    04/24/2020 5:22:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Miindia.com ^ | 04/19/2020
    Interview with Dr. Ananda Prasad, Medical Research Doctor, Michigan April 19, 2020 - Detroit, Michigan The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major turbulence across the planet. Several theories and assumptions on prevention and cure have kept the social media busy. As thousands of lives have fought hard and lost, here’s a sunshine “recovery” story of a senior couple – 92 years old Dr. Ananda Prasad and his wife Aryabala – both of whom were COVID-19 positive but have since recovered using a treatment approach with Zinc. According to Dr. Prasad, Zinc has been his area of research for several years...
  • The 15 Best Supplements to Boost Your Immune System Right Now

    03/29/2020 9:12:07 AM PDT · by hapnHal · 73 replies
    healthline ^ | 24 March 20 | Jillian Kubala
      An important note No supplement will cure or prevent disease.With the 2019 coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, it’s especially important to understand that no supplement, diet, or other lifestyle modification other than social distancing and proper hygiene practices can protect you from COVID-19. Currently, no research supports the use of any supplement to protect against COVID-19 specifically.Your immune system consists of a complex collection of cells, processes, and chemicals that constantly defends your body against invading pathogens, including viruses, toxins, and bacteria (1Trusted Source, 2Trusted Source). Keeping your immune system healthy year round is key to preventing infection and disease. Making healthy...
  • How to Inhibit Coronavirus [COVID-19] 5 Supplements

    03/03/2020 7:32:55 AM PST · by GraceG · 23 replies
    epinerein.com ^ | 1-30-2020 | Joseph McGuire
    Disclaimer We will discuss the potential ways to inhibit coronavirus, specifically the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV). The author does not intend to diagnose, treat, or cure coronavirus. Do not read this post as a medical advice. It is solely intended for entertainment purpose.
  • Prolonging healthy aging: Longevity vitamins and proteins

    07/27/2019 8:04:05 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 133 replies
    Abstract It is proposed that proteins/enzymes be classified into two classes according to their essentiality for immediate survival/reproduction and their function in long-term health: that is, survival proteins versus longevity proteins. As proposed by the triage theory, a modest deficiency of one of the nutrients/cofactors triggers a built-in rationing mechanism that favors the proteins needed for immediate survival and reproduction (survival proteins) while sacrificing those needed to protect against future damage (longevity proteins). Impairment of the function of longevity proteins results in an insidious acceleration of the risk of diseases associated with aging. I also propose that nutrients required for...
  • Counterfeit pharmaceuticals kill hundreds of thousands of people every year

    06/09/2019 9:38:20 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 33 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/09/19 | Jack Dini
    Food and Drug Administration ignored untold numbers of adverse events, including deaths, regulators finally announced in February 2019 that they will increase oversight of the dietary supplements industry Dietary supplements are big business. Three out of four Americans take one or more on a regular basis, and for older Americans the fraction is four out of five. One in three children also takes supplements. The estimated number of supplement products increased form 4,000 in 1994 to 50,000-80,000 today. Out of pocket expenditures for herbal and complementary nutritional products are about $50 billion, reports Henry Miller. 1 One of the greatest...