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Battling ALS and the ravages of time

It's that blasted grandfather clock. The best you can hope for is to get as much accomplished as possible, to savor the blessings of life, tell people you love them.

Public health lessons from the Ebola crisis: America’s healthcare stumbles

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md., October 15, 2014 — News of yet another American Ebola victim has dominated the news today. The fact that America’s sophisticated health care system has shown such serious chinks in its armor is of concern to all of us. Those chinks began to show up from the appearance of the first Ebola patient on ...

First human polio virus clinical trial raises hope for curing cancer

SAN DIEGO, April 29, 2014 — A non-lethal form of the polio virus may prove to be a viable treatment option or even a complete cure for malignant brain tumors and other forms of cancer. While conducting polio virus research in 1998, Dr. Matthias Gromeier of Duke University Medical Center discovered by accident that the ...

Does dirty money make us ill?

VIRGINIA, April 24, 2014 —A comprehensive yet unpublished study at New York University called the “Dirty Money Project” has revealed that currency — one dollar bills for this study — has up to 3,000 types of bacteria on each note. Only 20 percent of microorganisms can currently be identified because of the non-human DNA discovered ...

Are food and environmental toxins the cause of Fibromyalgia?

VIRGINIA, March 21, 2014 — Fibromyalgia research is now focusing on toxins from the environment, foods and manufacturing as accomplices of central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS) damage that wreaks havoc with hormone balance, immunological system (IS), chronic inflammation and disrupted physiological homeostasis. READ ALSO: Fibromyalgia Part 1: The final frontier The problem ...

Fibromyalgia: The critical importance of REM sleep

WASHINGTON, January 26, 2013—As research reveals fibromyalgia (FMS) to be a physical syndrome and not from a psychological source, many sufferers feel substantial relief after having been told by physicians (PCP) that the affliction is “all in the mind.” Now research is finding that REM sleep may be important in controlling FMS symptoms. Unfortunately, erroneous ...

Fibromyalgia: The stigma and the truth

WASHINGTON- January 24, 2013—Those suffering from fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) now have undeniable proof that their illness is not psychogenic or psychosomatic (in the mind), thanks to a plethora of new and current findings from the most respected medical research facilities in the U.S.A. After years of being ignored and told that it was all in ...

Can energy drinks kill?

WASHINGTON, January 21, 2014—Questions regarding the possible negative health effects of energy drinks continue to surface, as drinks like Red Bull, Monster and Relentless are blamed for heart problems, seizures, inaccurate ADHD diagnoses in children and even death in some cases. Twenty-four-year-old Mita Duran was a hardworking copywriter in Thailand. Duran often bragged of her ...