The Precautionary Principle should/must be in place for all experimental drugs, genetically modified organisms, untested and/or poorly tested chemicals, and anything else that has the potential of causing grave harm BEFORE they are put on the market. This is not the reality.
Wendell Potter, former Head of Corporate Communications at CIGNA (which provides health insurance to nearly 70 percent of the Fortune 100 companies) admits that, in fact, "Sicko" "hit the nail on the head" and told the real truth about how much better people in other countries have it when it comes to their health care.
The board charged with overseeing California's 350,000 registered nurses often takes years to act on complaints of egregious misconduct, leaving nurses accused of wrongdoing free to practice without restrictions, an investigation by The Times and the nonprofit news organization ProPublica found.
n this trial, 13 patients were considered evaluable for response. Of these, one with a hormone-refractory breast cancer metastatic to the adrenal gland and bone had a complete response lasting 11 months. A similar patient had a partial response lasting 13.5 months. Four had stable disease: of these, one with thyroid cancer metastatic to the lung had 34.1 months stability, a non-small cell lung cancer patient was stable for 5.1 months, a patient with pancreatic cancer metastatic to liver was stabilized for 41 months and a patient with leiomyosarcoma remained stable for 4.0 months.
For years caffeine has gotten mixed reviews from doctors and medical experts. Now, new research shows drinking coffee could help reverse the signs of Alzheimer's disease.
New research suggests the effects of Alzheimer's disease could be reversed by drinking just a few cups of coffee a day. Doctors are calling the findings very encouraging.
Dr. Garth Nicholson, microbiologist and director of the Institute for Molecular Medicine, says yes.
The government doesn't require vaccine makers to test for certain biological contaminants and pharmaceutical companies certainly don't volunteer.
Because the vast majority of physicians are unaware of this common source of chronic illness they don't test for it or have protocols to treat it. I imagine most doctors, after taking their fees, tell patients suffering from these illnesses that it's "all in their heads."
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