The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has been engaging in intimidation in attacking the National Vaccine Information Center and a flu prevention video they created for Delta Air Lines in-flight programming. The AAP has been attempting to …more info
Doctors sometimes refuse to see specific patients any more for a number of reasons — such as missed appointments, rude or threatening behavior, and nonpayment of bills. But an increasingly common reason is parents’ refusal to allow their childre…more info
Many doctors and public-health experts have recently been arguing that aggressive breast-cancer screening does more harm than good. Critics of this concept often bring up breast cancer survivors who say that a routine mammogram saved their lives. …more info
UV light from sun and sunbeds is the main vitamin D source for humans, and many health benefits of vitamin D have been identified. But since UV exposure has been suspected of causing skin cancer, may conventional health authorities warn against it.
Science has long depended upon mathematics. Rigorous mathematical methods have secured science’s fidelity to fact. But during the past century, science has become especially dependent on statistics, the same set of principles that guarantee pro…more info
A pair of steel spikes, attached to wooden handles, once represented the leading edge of psychiatric science. They were the operative tools in lobotomy, which was seen as a miracle cure for mental illnesses. The idea behind lobotomy started with …more info
You might not know that the blockbuster Alzheimer’s drug Aricept
(donepezil) has a lot in common with insecticides, chemical weapons and venom. It is a member of the chemical class known as
acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, which prevent t…
A recent, groundbreaking study has shown for the first time that many invasive breast tumors spontaneously regress when left undiagnosed and untreated. Before the study, there had been little or no research regarding what happens when such tumors…more info
A new study finds that more than 20% of articles published in six leading medical journals likely used ghost writers. For medical journals, ghostwriting usually refers to writers sponsored by a drug or medical device company, who make major but u…more info
Breast Cancer Awareness campaigns have touted early detection through x-ray mammography for a quarter of a century. But almost no progress has been made in making the public aware about the crucial differences between non-malignant lesions or tumor…more info
New research shows that women who only have a screening mammogram every other year are substantially less likely to experience false-positive results and unnecessary biopsies than those who opt for annual screenings.
The study estimated that over the …
Although aluminum has been experimentally demonstrated to be a neurotoxin, it is nonetheless the most commonly used vaccine adjuvant. But even after nearly a century of widespread use of aluminum adjuvants, medical science’s understanding of them is st…more info
New data shows that prescriptions for antidepressants have risen nearly 400% since 1988. More than one in ten Americans over the age of twelve now takes an antidepressant.
In fact, the study found that antidepressant prescriptions are more common tha…
Studies show that thermography, a form of infrared imaging, identifies precancerous or cancerous cells earlier than mammography, and produces unambiguous results that cut down on additional testing. Heat indicates that inflammation exists; inflam…more info
Researchers recently attempted to determine all cause mortality and deaths from cardiovascular events related to intensive glucose lowering treatment in people with type 2 diabetes. They analyzed 13 studies which together included more than 34,50…more info
A study has revealed that infants who undergo multiple surgical procedures prior to two years of age may show developmental problems. The researchers determined that this was associated with anesthesia. Babies who had multiple exposures to …more info
More than ten percent of parents are currently using an “alternative” vaccination schedule for their young children, according to a survey. A significant number are refusing certain vaccines altogether.
The Centers for Disease Control and Preven…