One Million Cancer Diagnoses Missed in Europe Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

One Million Cancer Diagnoses Missed in Europe Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Lancet Oncology European Groundshot Commission analyzed data of the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic had an impact across Europe and found that there was an estimated one million missed cancer diagnoses across Europe in the last two years as a result of the pandemic. The impact that the pandemic has had on missed […]

Hippocratic vs. Technocratic Medicine

Hippocratic vs. Technocratic Medicine

Opinion | Many of our technocrats seem undeterred by the failure of public health policies and associated new technologies to mitigate the COVID pandemic. Consider, for example, Pfizer’s and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines. How successful was this technology in its first large-scale trial run in humans? A useful metric to cut through a lot of statistical noise […]

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Causes Inflammation, Affects Immune Function

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Causes Inflammation, Affects Immune Function

New research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine shows that lack of sleep has a negative effect on the immune system and can cause long standing inflammation and contribute to inflammatory disease. The structure of DNA residing in immune stem cells, which produce white blood cells, is altered with insufficient sleep. When these immune […]

The Explosion of Cancer and Latent Disease After COVID Vaccination

A normal vaccine stays in the arm, pretty much… 99.9 percent. A lipid nanoparticle needs a door crack to get out. A large majority of the lipid nanoparticle does not stay in the arm. In fact, we now know that a large part of it goes into the lymph node right underneath here and still […]

The Tragedy of Unintended Consequences

The Tragedy of Unintended Consequences

After the strawberry plants started forming berries in my garden this spring, I bought some bird netting and carefully covered the plants. In past years, the birds had helped themselves to the berries and I was determined to protect this year’s crop for my own consumption. The netting was a pain to maneuver around, but […]

Bayer Pressures Mexico to Lift Ban on Glyphosate

Bayer Pressures Mexico to Lift Ban on Glyphosate

In June 2020, agricultural and pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG was ordered to pay more than $10 billion in punitive and compensatory damages to U.S. plaintiffs over claims that the company’s glyphosate-containing herbicide known as Roundup caused cancer, specifically non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.1 The World Health Organization (WHO) classified glyphosate as a “probable carcinogen” in 20152 and many individuals, […]

Honeybee Venom Destroys Cancer Cells

Honeybee Venom Destroys Cancer Cells

Story Highlights Honeybee venom has been previously studied for its potential benefits in the treatment of arthritis, rheumatism, pain relief, and cancerous tumors among other conditions, but the mechanism by which it works has not been clear. Australian scientists have published a paper with evidence for the ability of honeybee venom to rapidly and selectively […]

Children in Local County Getting Cancer, Rare Sicknesses

In Highland County, dozens of children have gotten cancer and other rare and deadly diseases. The health commissioner says he hasn’t found a spike in cases but people who live there, they disagree. … In Hillsborough in Highland County, children are getting cancer and rare diseases. We’re from a small town and this can’t be […]

504 Plans for Special Needs Children: The New Normal

504 Plans for Special Needs Children: The New Normal

Every fall I meet with teachers and school officials to review my children’s 504 plans to protect them from anaphylactic shock. This back-to-school ritual has become so routine that we hardly give it a second thought. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 protects people with disabilities and other qualifying health conditions from discrimination […]

Half of Americans Will Be Diagnosed With Cancer by 2030

Half of Americans Will Be Diagnosed With Cancer by 2030

Cancer is an “abnormal growth of cells.” That is perhaps the most succinct description of the disease, which is really more a group of diseases since there are more than 100 types of cancer. Cancer cells are malignant—meaning that they can invade and spread to different parts of the body, forming solid tumors (masses of […]