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Even as millions aren’t getting treatments they vitally need, a leading medical journalist argues that the main culprit in the soaring cost of American health care is actually overtreatment… and all that extra care is making us sick...
According to the Congressional Budget Office, in the past 30 years health care spending has risen 2 percent faster annually than the rest of the economy. In 2007 the total U.S. health care bill came to $2.3 trillion—more than we spent last year on food...
What do we get for all that money? Politicians are constantly telling us we have the best health care in the world, but that’s simply not the case. By every conceivable measure, the health of Americans lags behind the health of citizens in other developed countries. Our life expectancy is shorter than that of citizens in Canada, Japan, and all but one Western European country. We rank 43rd in the world in infant-mortality rates, behind Cuba, the Czech Republic, and the United Kingdom. We are no less disabled by disease than citizens of most developed nations, and our medical care is, with few exceptions, no better at helping us survive specific diseases. For instance,...
Originally posted by HulaAnglers
Doctors do not encourage costless and effective health enhancing methods. Why should they?
Alternative medicines work fabulously for me and my loved ones
Originally posted by Studenofhistory
I wonder if DCA is the same 'cure' that one of the major pharma companies was rumoured to have stumbled across years ago. I heard this rumor when I got a piece of junk mail offering a medical newsletter subscription, which claimed that it would reveal which company and which substance was involved.
Originally posted by Liquidus
My personal opinion - the drug was probably determined to be innefective in humans, and in an attempt to save face after his drug was hyped up in the world of medicine, the Dr. and his team are now dragging out the research as long as possible until it fades from view. I would love to be proven wrong.
In collaboration with the Cross Cancer Institute and the Alberta Cancer Board, we are running clinical trials in patients with solid tumours that have failed standard therapies as well as in patients with malignant brain tumours. The objectives of these trials is to determine the safety of DCA as a novel therapy for cancer. We are trying to determine the optimal dose and to monitor potential adverse effects, such as drug interactions and toxicities. This is necessary to do before embarking on more definitive trials to test the effectiveness of this drug in the treatment of cancer. We have enrolled more than half of our target numbers of patients in these trials and we are gaining invaluable experience. Both the progress and the preliminary results are promising, although the detailed outcomes of these trials will be published in medical journals, after their completion.
Stories of suppressed cures are conspiracy theories.
Originally posted by Darth Lumina
reply to post by oconnection
Having relatives that are in the medical field, you hear of rumors that there are cures for cancer and aids. My mom was very interested in looking up reports on this research and she had read reports on experiments done on curing aids that were sucessful and drugs that were developed that cured cancer. If this were actually true, they would never put it out there until they found the next "incurable disease" that was probably (and most likely) developed in some lab. It's all about money and control.
Originally posted by dodadoom
Stories of suppressed cures are conspiracy theories.
Do we know this for sure, in EVERY case?
Oh well does not matter, the "magic pills" are out there
if you look for them with an open mind.
I'm not saying trust a placebo, and NEVER see a doctor,
but my god most over the counter medicine is derived
from nature anyway.
It's unimaginable. Expensive chemotherapy drugs are watered down and sold to unsuspecting patients. Robert Courtney pockets millions. American Greed profiles the criminal and the investigators who brought him to justice
NaturalNews) Various health benefits have been discovered in relation to drinking green tea and taking green tea extracts. These benefits include such things as decreasing the severity of cold and flu symptoms and decreasing the risk and growth of cancer.
Green tea is made from the leaves of the plant Camellia sinensis which is a type of evergreen. Green tea has many active ingredients including polyphnolic compounds known as catechins which act as antioxidants.
NaturalNews) For all its broad health benefits there is still yet another exciting role for Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) that offers promise for those challenged with cancer. CoQ10 is a naturally occurring compound found in every cell in the body where it plays a critical role in the mitochondria that burn or oxidize food for fuel. Levels of CoQ10 decline as we age which leads to speculation that certain diseases and aging are a result of this diminished enzyme.
The scientific community is taking another look at CoQ10 due to encouraging evidence that suggests CoQ10 has a positive impact in battling cancer. If a patient chooses chemotherapy drugs, rather than less harmful alternative treatments, it appears the drugs are more effective battling cancer if CoQ10 is added as a supplement, even though irreversible damage is inflicted from the toxic drugs. One of the reasons chemotherapy doesn`t cure more cancer is because there are inherent toxicity limits to the dosage administered. While cancer is being eradicated by high dosage chemotherapy treatment the overwhelming damage to healthy cells and permanent immune suppression can be severe enough that treatment must be discontinued or the patient is left to face fatal infections.