The U.S. Global Fund for Aids Transfers 100’s of Millions of USD to the Russian and Chinese Governments

After this Global Aids Day Conference,  I  noticed  large  sums  of money going into the “U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief”   http://www.pepfar.gov . There are two Red Flags that need cleaning up. In order to determine which companies are profiting from this U.S. Government charitable  organization. We would need to go to see who…

Chemotherapy contributes to relapse in cancer patients by damaging DNA and generating new mutations that allow tumor cells to evolve and become resistant to treatment.

The chemotherapy drugs required to push a common form of adult leukemia into remission may contribute to DNA damage that can lead to a relapse of the disease in some patients, findings of a new study suggest. The research, by a team of physicians and scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis,…

Statins may increase risk of interstitial lung abnormalities in smokers

Use of statins may influence susceptibility to or the progression of interstitial lung disease (ILD) in smokers, according to a new study. While some studies have suggested that statins might be beneficial in the treatment of fibrotic lung disease, others have suggested that they may contribute to the progression of pulmonary fibrosis by enhancing secretion…

New lipid screening guidelines for children overly aggressive, UCSF researchers say

Recommendations fail to weigh benefits against potential harms Recent guidelines recommending cholesterol tests for children fail to weigh health benefits against potential harms and costs, according to a new commentary authored by three physician-researchers at UCSF. Moreover, the recommendations are based on expert opinion, rather than solid evidence, the researchers said, which is especially problematic…

Fizzical harm: Drinking sugary drinks doesn’t just pile on the pounds – it changes your body so it’s harder to lose weight

By Rob Waugh Drinking sugary drinks for just a month  alters body chemistry More difficult to lose weight Body grows to ‘prefer’ sugar to digesting  own fat Drinking sugared fizzy drinks for just a  month changes the body permanently so it’s more difficult to lose  weight. The soft drinks don’t just pile on the pounds …

Bedwetting can be due to undiagnosed constipation, research shows

Winston-Salem, N.C. – Jan. 27, 2012 – Bedwetting isn’t always due to problems with the bladder, according to new research by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Constipation is often the culprit; and if it isn’t diagnosed, children and their parents must endure an unnecessarily long, costly and difficult quest to cure nighttime wetting. Reporting online…

Effects of Tamiflu still uncertain, warn experts, as Roche continues to withhold key trial data

2 years after pharmaceutical giant Roche promised the BMJ it would release key Tamiflu trial data for independent scrutiny, the safety and effectiveness of this anti-influenza drug remains uncertain, warn experts today Two years after pharmaceutical giant Roche promised the BMJ it would release key Tamiflu trial data for independent scrutiny, the safety and effectiveness…

AAAS joins more than 3000 organizations in urging Congress to avoid ‘devastating’ budget cuts

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has joined more than 3000 national, state, and local organizations in warning the U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama that automatic budget cuts set for January could have “devastating” effects on research, education, social services, security, and international relations. The planned cuts threaten federal programs that…