Category: Pharmaceutical – Medical Devices

What those guys are doing to make Universal Culling, oh excuse me Health Care a more efficient process….

Big Pharma Succeeds Against Price Controls

Friday, October 16, 2015 By LORRAINE BAILEY       (CN) – A federal judge invalidated price controls imposed on so-called “orphan drugs” used to treat conditions other than those for which the drug was created.     An orphan drug is a pharmaceutical developed to treat a rare medical condition that […]

Magnetism and Thought Control ?

Public Release: 14-Oct-2015 “people in whom the targeted brain region was temporarily shut down reported 32.8% less belief in God, angels, or heaven. They were also 28.5% more positive in their feelings toward an immigrant who criticised their country.” Research that is simply beyond belief University of York […]

Benzodiazepines ineffective in treating anxiety disorders and may increase dementia risk

Public Release: 5-Oct-2015   Osteopathic psychiatrists encourage patients to review treatment options to improve outcomes and reduce risks American Osteopathic Association Patients taking benzodiazepines to treat psychiatric conditions should consider transitioning to other therapies because of heightened risks for dementia and death, according to clinicians from the American […]

Researchers profile 4 types of non-vaccinators

Editors Note: Report generalizes that the benefits will may always outweigh the risk. I am posting this research, as an excellent example of groupthink. Those striving for safer or cleaner vaccines are defaulted to being misguided and or misinformed. Public Release: 1-Oct-2015 SAGE Publications   Credit: Betsch et […]

Children on an antidepressant were 11 times more likely to harm themselves over a placebo. The criminal cover up of Study 329

Public Release: 16-Sep-2015 University of Adelaide A University of Adelaide led study has found that a psychiatric drug claimed to be a safe and effective treatment for depression in adolescents is actually ineffective and associated with serious side effects. Professor Jon Jureidini, from the University of Adelaide’s newly […]

Changing behavior through synaptic engineering

Public Release: 8-Sep-2015 University of Massachusetts Medical School WORCESTER, MA — Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are the first to show that it’s possible to reverse the behavior of an animal by flipping a switch in neuronal communication. The research, published in PLOS Biology, provides […]

Common antidepressant may change brain

Public Release: 4-Sep-2015 Structural differences found in depressed, non-depressed people Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Sept. 4, 2015 – A commonly prescribed antidepressant may alter brain structures in depressed and non-depressed individuals in very different ways, according to new research at Wake Forest Baptist Medical […]

Statin-induced myopathies are the most common side effects of widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs, affecting millions of patients

Public Release: 1-Sep-2015 Statin side effects linked to off-target reaction in muscle mitochondria Cell Press   Statin-induced myopathies are the most common side effects of these widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs, affecting millions of patients. Schirris et al. identified the Qo site of mitochondrial complex III as off-target of […]

Antipsychotics inappropriately prescribed to most people with intellectual disabilities

Public Release: 1-Sep-2015 Large numbers of people with intellectual disabilities are being inappropriately prescribed antipsychotic drugs, finds a new UCL study University College London Large numbers of people with intellectual disabilities in the UK are being inappropriately prescribed antipsychotic drugs, finds a new UCL study. Intellectual disability is […]

Ralph Turchiano

Can Vaccines change how you feel?

Can Vaccines change how you feel? A quick review of three separate clinical studies, that used vaccines to induce behavior changes in healthy subjects. The original intent was to use vaccines to mimic disease like conditions in individuals. Since the hypothesis was that disease itself would alter the […]

How music alters the teenage brain

Public Release: 20-Jul-2015 Music training initiated during high school might hone brain development Northwestern University Music enhances the teenage brain’s response to sound; sharpens language skills Band class had larger effect on brain than fitness-based ROTC training Results highlight music’s place in the high school curriculum Kraus: ‘Music […]

Measles and mumps infections were associated with decreased risks of mortality from cardiovascular disease.

  Association of measles and mumps with cardiovascular disease: The Japan Collaborative Cohort (JACC) study Highlights •This is the first study to prospectively investigate the positive impact of infections on cardiovascular disease. •Measles and mumps infections were associated with decreased risks of mortality from cardiovascular disease. •A higher […]

Mammography benefits overestimated

Public Release: 7-Jul-2015 King’s College London An in-depth review of randomised trials on screening for breast, colorectal, cervical, prostate and lung cancers, published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, shows that the benefits of mammographic screening are likely to have been overestimated. This overestimation results […]

Reasons to avoid weekend surgery

Public Release: 6-Jul-2015 Heightened hospital weekend death risk common in several developed countries Not just a problem for hospitals in England; also evident in Australia, USA, and The Netherlands BMJ The heightened risk of death after admission to hospital at the weekend–the so-called ‘weekend effect’–is a feature of […]