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Ralph Turchiano

I have a strong affinity for the sciences which led me to create my sites. My compulsion for the past decade has been reviewing literally every peer-reviewed research article. Which can easily be validated by following my posts. To me, science is where the real news is, as it will mold our destiny beyond that of politics or economics. ;-)

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Is not joining Facebook a sign you’re a psychopath? Some employers and psychologists say staying away from social media is ‘suspicious’

By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED:16:44 EST, 6  August 2012 | UPDATED:17:00 EST, 6 August 2012 Facebook has become such a pervasive force in  modern society that increasing numbers of employers, and even some  psychologists, believe people who aren’t on social networking sites are  ‘suspicious.’ The German magazine Der  […]

Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan, offers a scathing critique of the mental-health establishment and pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of incorrectly classifying millions as mentally ill out of self-interest and greed.

SPIEGEL Interview with Jerome Kagan 2 AUG 2012 Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan is one of the world’s leading experts in child development. In a SPIEGEL interview, he offers a scathing critique of the mental-health establishment and pharmaceutical companies, accusing them of incorrectly classifying millions as mentally ill out […]

Creatine aids women rapidly with major depression

Muscle-building supplement vastly improves reponse time, quality of recovery (SALT LAKE CITY)—Women battling stubborn major depression may have a surprising new ally in their fight—the muscle-building dietary supplement creatine. In a new proof-of-concept study, researchers from three South Korean universities and the University of Utah report that women […]

Chemotherapy causes a 30 Fold Increase in WNT16B which drives more cancer and resistance (2nd Confirmation)

Public release date: 5-Aug-2012 [ Contact: Kristen Woodward kwoodwar@fhcrc.org 206-667-5095 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Researchers discover new mechanism behind resistance to cancer treatment Finding could lead to development of better therapies SEATTLE – Developing resistance to chemotherapy is a nearly universal, ultimately lethal consequence for cancer patients […]

Dangerous experiment in fetal engineering (MUST READ)

Public release date: 2-Aug-2012 Dangerous experiment in fetal engineering Risky prenatal use of steroid to try to prevent intersex, tomboys and lesbians CHICAGO — A new paper just published in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry uses extensive Freedom of Information Act findings to detail an extremely troubling off-label […]

Alzheimer’s disease molecule can actually REVERSE multiple sclerosis, say scientists after shock discovery

Maligned molecule found to have beneficial anti-inflammatory effect By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED:05:43 EST, 3 August 2012 | UPDATED:06:11 EST, 3 August 2012 A molecule that causes Alzheimer’s disease could reverse paralysis caused by multiple sclerosis (MS), a study has found. The much-maligned molecule, known as A-beta, has […]

US cancer body oversells mammograms: experts

 2 Aug 2012 Medical experts on Friday accused a major US breast cancer foundation known for its high-profile “pink ribbon” campaign of overselling pre-emptive mammography and understating the risks. The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation uses misleading statistics in its pro-screening campaigns, two doctors from The […]

Big Tobacco knew radioactive particles in cigarettes posed cancer risk but kept quiet

Public release date: 28-Sep-2011 -Requested Repost Contact: Kim Irwin kirwin@mednet.ucla.edu 310-206-2805 University of California – Los Angeles Health Sciences Tobacco companies knew that cigarette smoke contained radioactive alpha particles for more than four decades and developed “deep and intimate” knowledge of these particles’ cancer-causing potential, but they deliberately […]