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Silver Catheter Reduces Risk of Infection
may earn its weight in gold for hospital patients in need
of a urinary catheter....
of Silver For What Ails You?
number of scientists and businessmen say such a miracle substance
exists, and in fact has for millions of years: Silver...
Silver Combats Water Problems In Iraq
Richard Wukich, a ceramics professor
from Slippery Rock University in Pittsburgh, teaches two Iraqi
apprentices how to properly measure colloidal silver on a
scale, which is used to kill bacteria in ceramic filters...
Research May Open New Markets For Silver
into silver’s medical and antibacterial properties may
mean good news for silver miners, who are hoping for yet another
consumer application for their product."
Silver Antibacterial Liquid Sprayed on Hong Kong Subways
Subway and train stations in
London and other parts of the UK are considering using a powerful,
non-toxic colloidal silver disinfectant spray to help fend
off the spread of the flu virus this winter after Hong Kong
subways recently announced its use of the spray...
Click on the name of the study to be linked
to the study information...
If you're a stickler for cleanliness, it sounds
like a dream invention -- a washing machine that destroys
bugs in the weekly laundry. Its designers at Samsung claim
the technology will remove or kill 99.9 percent of odor-causing
bacteria, including e.coli.
the Truth About Losing the War on Cancer
well over half a century we have been promised by mainstream
medicine that a cure or major breakthrough for cancer was
just around the corner....
Supplement Users Better Nourished Than Non-Users
and women who take nutritional supplements are more likely
to get adequate amounts of several vitamins and minerals than
their peers who don't use supplements, a new study shows....
Things That Make Sugar Not So Sweet
sugar is the number one cause of health problems in the world....
IU Researcher Leads Fight Against Infections
is that hospitals will change policies that could reduce the
number of patients in intensive care units who develop infections
that are resistant to frontline antibiotics, such as penicillin....
Your Body Need Probiotics?
57-year-old, Anne Turner started researching gentle ways to
treat her irritable bowl syndrome and chronic digestive issues....
Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health
of Chicago psychologists, Louise Hawkley and John Cacioppo,
have been trying to disentangle social isolation, loneliness,
and the physical deterioration and diseases of aging, right
down to the cellular level...
The Prostate - a tiny organ that can cause big headaches
size of a walnut, the small and often misunderstood prostate
gland responsible for male sexual and reproductive health
is often the source of big time problems...
the most common causes of disease (if not the most common
cause) is conventional medical doctors! Sad, but too often
A Four Step Health Care Solution
that the U.S. health care system is a mess, but this demonstrates
not market but government failure. To cure the problem requires
not different or more government regulations and bureaucracies,
as self-serving politicians want us to believe, but the elimination
of all existing government controls...
Leviathan: The Growth of Local Government and the Erosion
of our Constitution had a remarkable vision: American government
would be limited and decentralized. They cautioned us to keep
a watchful eye on all levels of government. Indeed James Madison
warned us in the Federalist Papers that local government was
especially prone to tyranny...
Magnesium is Vital for Good Health
people are aware of the enormous role magnesium plays in our
bodies. After oxygen, water, and basic food, magnesium may
be the most important element needed by our bodies. So vitally
important, yet hardly known...
Robber Barons - At it Again
Complex is at it again. Using it’s enormous influence
within Congress and with it’s almost total control of
the USFDA, rules have been designed and readied to completely
gut the God-given Rights of American citizens to choose how
to best care for their own health...
FDA Announces Plan To Eliminate Vitamin Companies
emboldened by its transformation into a drug company, has
embarked upon an anti-American plan of interfering with business
and intentionally eliminating various dietary supplement companies
from the market...
Bromelain - The Wonder Supplement
experienced bromelain several years ago when I was bitten
by a brown recluse spider on the front of my upper left leg
– in three places no less...
Mirror for the Moon
have long argued that a Moon-based telescope with a parabolic
mirror made of a rotating liquid would be ideally suited to
studying very distant (and thus very old) structures of the
universe in unprecedented detail...
come to us from the Orient. During the Chou Dynasty (1134-246
BC) the soybean was designated one of the five sacred grains,
along with barley, wheat, millet and rice. However, the pictograph
for the soybean, which dates from earlier times, indicates
that it was not first used as a food...
Nuke That Microwave Oven!
microwave ovens - the sooner the better! I would imagine that
most of us have seen warnings about using microwave ovens
for some time...
Caution: Soft Drinks May Seriously Harm Your Health
A new health
scare erupted over soft drinks last night amid evidence they
may cause serious cell damage. Research from a British university
suggests a common preservative found in drinks such as Fanta
and Pepsi Max has the ability to switch off vital parts of
The Agaricus Blazei Murill Mushroom - "The Mushroom of
A few decades
ago, researchers noticed that in the mountain region of Ideate
near Sao Paulo, Brazil, a regular part of the local inhabitants’
diet was a mushroom known as 'Cogmelo de Deus' or 'Mushroom
Modern Medicine Versus Nature
medicine, in contrast to at least 6000 years of natural medicine
treats the body as a collection of parts instead of as a synergistic
organism. When it comes to treating broken bones and injured
body parts, mainstream Western medicine is unequaled...
HEALTH FREEDOM OR SLAVERY - YOUR CHOICE
cartel, "The Pharmaceutical and Medical Industry"
through their subsidiary, the Food and Drug Administration,
is continuing in their relentless efforts to steal American's
right to determine how to care for their own health...
FDA Attempting to Regulate Supplements, Herbs and Juices as
comes to health freedom, this is the FDA's end game. A new
FDA "guidance" document, published on the FDA's
website, reveals plans to reclassify virtually all vitamins,
supplements, herbs and even vegetable juices as FDA-regulated
Why Has Modern Medicine Failed Us - Part 2
As we discussed
in the first article in this series, modern medicine has failed
us when it comes to treating disease and illness...
Virus Cause Cancer
have discovered how the notorious Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)
makes some people vulnerable to developing cancer...
The Federal Reserve Monopoly Over Money
I had the opportunity to question Federal Reserve Chairman
Ben Bernanke when he appeared before the congressional Joint
Economic committee. The topic that morning was the state of
the American economy...
Peddling and Government Corruption
watching the CBS News program,"60 Minutes" had to
be thoroughly disgusted, but should not have been surprised,
by the corruption depicted in the hallowed halls of Congress...
Juice -- A Cocktail for the Heart
cocktail contains just 27 percent berry juice but still is
the second-most potent source of antioxidants among popular
Why Has Modern Medicine Failed Us - Part 1
a few years and several thousands of hours ago, I started
what has been a rather amazing and eye-opening journey...
FBI Snares Serial Schemer
12 years since he left prison, in between skipping out on
testimony in the Oklahoma City bombing case and twice filing
Natural Remedies For Herpes
nothing has been proven to conclusively get rid of herpes,
there are some natural remedies that offer promise in at least
controlling and alleviating herpes...
Great News About HIV/AIDS
of years ago, after spending countless hours researching alternative
remedies and treatments for cancer, I ended up writing an
e-book titled "Cancer's Natural Enemy" (http://www.rose-laurel.com/US.htm)
which, among other things, details the history of the medical
use of the plant oleander dating back 3500 years...
The Hepatitis Epidemic (You may have it and not know it!)
5 million Americans are infected with Hepatitis C - and most
of them don't know it. That is 1 out of every 50 people...
County Jail Reports End to Outbreaks of Resistant Staph
story out of Tulsa, Oklahoma reports that Enviroguard Technologies
LLC, distributors of Staph Attack(TM), a new hard surface
disinfectant containing a silver dihydrogen citrate, has announced
reports from customers of substantial success with the surface
disinfectant that kills resistant forms of staph...
Beating and Avoiding the Avian and Other Influenzas
worried about the possible outbreak of the Avian Flu among
humans? You should be! I hope that all of the publicity about
the Bird Flu proves to be a false alarm, but I have to tell
you that from what I have learned so far about the Avian Flu...
Acid Sets Back Aging, Study Says
People who took high dose supplements
of folic acid did significantly better in tests of memory
and cognitive performance than those given a placebo, researchers
That Clean Themselves
Imagine having clothes that clean themselves.
Clothes that cannot get dirty and cannot get wet either, and
to make the deal even sweeter, they kill germs so they will
not stink and can even protect you against disease.
Activated Nanoparticles Destroy Cancer
One of these new approaches places gold-coated nanoparticles,
called nanoshells, inside tumors and then heats them with
infrared light until the cancer cells die.
Tyranny Reversed In Washington Supreme Court
understand that no one has the right to yell “fire”
in a crowded theatre and anyone who does so and causes injury
to another should be appropriately punished commensurate with
the damage caused.
D Linked to Reduced Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
Sclerosis, an autoimmune disorder that affects two million
people worldwide and is daignosed in 350,000 Americans each
year, is one of the more frustrating conditions in medicine
because, despite decades of study, researchers have been unable
to find a cure for the condition or identify what causes it.
Remedies For Diabetes
in almost all areas of health, exercise and proper diet can
help tremendously for diabetes. That does not mean a heavy
exercise regimen nor does it mean a radical weight loss.
To How B Vitamins Work
We've all stared at the cereal
box label during breakfast and wondered what words like riboflavin,
folic acid and pyridoxine mean. Has your mom ever reminded
you to eat a balanced diet and "make sure you eat your
of medical politics, turf struggles between medical specialties,
and the medical economics of EDTA chelation therapy is presented
to answer the question, "If EDTA chelation therapy is
so good, why is it not more widely accepted?"
Information and Benefits
is a simple carbohydrate (sugar) that plays an important role
in chemical reactions in the body associated with the production
Catch a Deadly Germ
What kills more than five times
as many Americans as AIDS? Hospital infections, which account
for an estimated 100,000 deaths every year.
for your Problems
are being diagnosed than ever before. Is there actually more
disease, or is the medical field just expanding the definitions
Threatens To Raid Cherry Orchards
struggle to eat a healthier diet, the FDA has taken draconian
steps to suppress information about foods that reduce disease
Corruption At The Highest Level!
Former FDA Commissioner Lester
Crawford pleaded guilty Tuesday to conflict of interest and
false reporting of information about stocks he owned in food,
beverage and medical device companies he was in charge of
In Europe It’s Fish Oil After Heart Attacks, But Not
In The U.S.A.
in the cardiac care unit at the San Filippo Neri Hospital
who survives a heart attack goes home with a prescription
for purified fish oil, or omega-3 fatty acids. “It is
clearly recommended in international guidelines,” said
Dr. Massimo Santini...
Medicine Deserve Your Faith?
Medical health providers tell us that
people with more health-care options live longer, healthier
lives. Drug companies claim that pharmaceuticals can do wonders
for people—calm your children, end your depression,
lower your cholesterol...
the Cost of Health Care
a medical doctor, I’ve seen first-hand how bureaucratic
red tape interferes with the doctor-patient relationship and
drives costs higher. The current system of third-party payers
takes decision-making away from doctors, leaving patients
feeling rushed and worsening the quality of care...
Say FDA Better Clean Up Its Act
For six years, the Bush administration has
placed pharmaceutical industry interests ahead of public interest
by appointing persons with strong ties to drug companies to
high level positions at the FDA, and as a result, Congressional
investigations and a recent survey indicate that the health
and safety of all Americans is being compromised...
and Your Liver
Nutrition and the liver are interrelated in
many ways. Some functions are well understood; others are
not. Since everything we eat, breathe and absorb through our
skin must be refined and detoxified by the liver, special
attention to nutrition and diet can help keep the liver healthy.
In a number of different kinds of liver disease, nutrition
takes on considerably more importance...
Habitual sleeplessness is classified as insomnia.
Failure to get an entire night's sleep on most nights over
a one-month period can be considered chronic insomnia. It
affects one out of ten Americans (about 40 million) and approximately
30 percent of healthy seniors. Insomnia can take the form
of being unable to fall asleep when you first go to bed or
waking during the night and being unable to go back to sleep.
While insomnia can be very frustrating, it is hardly dangerous
and is usually only a temporary annoyance, although in some
cases sleep-related problems can last for months or even years...
Problem of Antimicrobial Resistance
Since antibiotics and other antimicrobial
drugs first became widely used in the World War II era, they
have saved countless lives and blunted serious complications
of many feared diseases and infections. After more than 50
years of widespread use, however, many antimicrobials are
not as effective as they used to be...
Institutes of Health
Many diseases are increasingly difficult to
treat because of the emergence of drug-resistant organisms
including HIV and other viruses; bacteria such as staphylococci,
enterococci, and E. coli; respiratory infections, such as
tuberculosis and influenza; food-borne pathogens such as Salmonella
and Campylobacter, sexually transmitted organisms such as
Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Candida and other fungal infections;
and parasites such as Plasmodium falciparum, the cause of
for Disease and Prevention
The Institute of Medicine has identified antibiotic
resistance as one of the key microbial threats to health in
the United States and has listed decreasing the inappropriate
use of antimicrobials as a primary solution to address this
threat. For this reason, antibiotic resistance is among CDC's
and Drug Administration
microbes that have become resistant to drug therapy are an
increasing public health problem. Tuberculosis, gonorrhea,
malaria, and childhood ear infections are just a few of the
diseases that have become hard to treat with antibiotic drugs...
Natural medicine is under siege, as pharmaceutical
company lobbyists urge lawmakers to deprive Americans of the
benefits of dietary supplements...
the ancient Romans were familiar with processes for coloring
glass by adding gold. Initially colorless, the glass takes
on a ruby-red color when heated in a controlled fashion...
Gold: A Cancer Fighter
and silver have qualities which lend themselves to medicinal
purposes. Gold has also been given to arthritis patients for
A Powerful New Cancer-Fighter
You've probably never heard of a substance
called IP6, but you may have heard of antioxidants. Their
job is to scavenge rogue molecules in the body. IP6 is a powerful
antioxidant that may help prevent kidney stones and fight
viruses, cancer, and even aging...
War Against Germs and Odor Has a Silver Lining
About three years ago, consumer products using
silver as an anti-microbial ingredient-some made using nanotechnology
to bond materials at a molecular level-took off in Asia. Now
some observers believe that they are poised to become big
in the U.S...
Uses Nanoparticles to Extend Shelf Life
plastic container that uses silver nanoparticles to keep foods
fresher longer, points the way forward for processors looking
to incorporate the technology into their packaging...
Traders Fingered in Spread of Avian Flu
multi-billion-dollar trade in poultry and wild birds, especially
illegal trading, may have helped spread deadly bird flu around
the world, leading bird flu experts said on Tuesday...
Hospital Beds Needed for Avian Flu
infected with H5:N1 – avian flu – likely will
arrive in the United States by September or October, according
to the former director of the Office of Public Health Emergency
Benefits Of Honey
is a sweet treat. In fact, it is man's oldest sweetener. It
can be a good substitute for sugar in our drinks and food.
But it is also good for many other things and treating many
Bacterium Linked to Heart Disease and Ulcers
the 1990s, most doctors believed that peptic ulcers (ulcers
of the stomach or duodenum) were caused by stress, bad diet,
smoking, or a variety of other causes. However, research that
began in the early 1980s on the definitive cause of ulcers
Vitamin D Intake
Canadian Cancer Society has recommended that citizens of all
ages should expose themselves to the sun for a few minutes
each day and that elderly people should take Vitamin D supplements...
Science of Wound Healing
science of wound healing, she observes, still has room for
improvement. “There are three distinct sequential phases
of wound healing: inflammatory phase, proliferative phase,
and maturational phase..
in the USA are examining the dramatic rise in people suffering
form diabetes have confirmed that obesity is a major factor
in the disease. They warn that measures must be taken to prevent
obesity in order to halt the growing diabetes epidemic...
The researchers recalculated America's obesity statistics,
adjusting for those errors. The result: The nation's obesity
estimates went up...
Fat Fighting Beyond Schools
Its long list of
intermediate goals -- to be met no later than June 2011
-- includes the promotion of bicycling and healthier restaurant
food and the implementation of wellness policies in public
pylori Bacterium Linked to Heart Disease and Ulcers
It wasn’t too many years ago
that mainstream physicians scoffed at the idea that Helicobacter
pylori, a helical bacterium found in the human digestive
tract, is a principal cause of several gastrointestinal
ailments, including ulcers.
Benefits of Honey
Honey is a sweet treat.
In fact, it is man's oldest sweetener. It can be a good
substitute for sugar in our drinks and food. But it is also
good for many other things and treating many other conditions.
Reliance on commercialized medicines which contains too
much chemicals can become hazardous to our health.
In the not-so-distant
future, cancer screenings may be as simple as coughing onto
a special piece of filter paper, and getting the results in
the time it takes to finish a cup of coffee.