The hijacking of modern science by corporations hellbent on profiting at the expense of public health is no more evident than in published scientific literature. There, you’ll find all sorts of papers claiming that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe, chemicals are good for you and pharmaceuticals drugs are the only medicine worth taking — but how much of all these information are actually valid?
Back in September, it was revealed that British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) doctored studies to promote its popular drug Paxil as a treatment for depression. It turns out this drug isn’t safe or effective in any way, and yet millions of young teens and children have been prescribed this mind-altering medication under the illusion that it might help them overcome mental abnormalities.
Not only were these papers exposed as fraudulent, but major news outlets like The New York Times (NYT) are reporting that they actually demonstrated the exact opposite of what their authors claimed at the time. How can this be when papers of this type are run through the peer-review process prior to publishing?
Ever since the 9/11 terrorist attacks the powers that be cannot get enough surveillance on us. The latest in their quest for wanting to watch our every move comes in the form of microchipped pills.
Not happy enough with monitoring our phone calls, computers and having a camera on us everywhere we go outside… the recently FDA-approved microchip in a pill will be the perfect excuse to place surveillance inside our bodies.
(Yes, it’s science-fiction as in the example of the old George Lucas movie THX 1138 now turned into science-fact. The scientific dictatorship is here care of the surveillance state folks.)
Of course, the idea will be presented to us as highly beneficial from a health point of view. People can be checked if they’ve taken their pills and not forgotten them or use real-time monitoring for maintaining the right prescribed dosage… and many people will buy into it while failing to see the dark hidden ulterior motive.
Could a remote-controlled digital-dosing monitoring system have the effect of making its pill-taking citizens temperate and docile if ever needed? Or could it be used to deliberately change our moods?
A clue in the hidden agenda comes from the fact that these microchipped pills have cost billions to develop… which comes to the point that big government wants to mandate our health.
Read more http://www.wakingtimes.com/2015/09/23/microchipped-pharmaceuticals-are-the-surveillance-states-next-weapon/
Ching Ching big Pharma …
The number of asthma sufferers is set to double in just 35 years thanks to new airtight energy- efficient homes which trap pollen inside, it has been reported.
The lack of ventilation in new modern homes will stop pollutants created during everyday tasks such as cooking, washing and cleaning from escaping.
An air equality expert claims that opening the windows to let in fresh air will not be enough to combat the risk to families of cardiovascular disease, lung cancer and asthma
The number of asthma sufferers is set to double by 2050 due to new airtight energy-efficient homes
Those who spend the most time indoors, such as young mothers and the elderly, will be the worst affected, reports the Observer.
The decline in air quality will reportedly come as the UK is expected to achieve an 80 per cent cut in carbon emissions.
‘Poor indoor air quality is connect with a range of undesirable health effects, such as allergic and asthma symptoms, lung cancer, chronic obtrusive pulmonary disease, airborne respiratory infections and cardiovascular disease, the report by Professor Hazim Awbi, a professor of Building Environmental Science was said to have found
(NaturalNews) For five ruthless years, Merck & Co. knowingly deceived and poisoned 80 million people around the world with their infamous and deadly drug Vioxx. The drug was taken off the market in 2004 after a study revealed that Vioxx doubled the risk of heart attack and stroke in those who took the drug. The psychopaths who run Merck knowingly falsified safety data on Vioxx, which ultimately led to numerous heart attacks and strokes in unsuspecting patients.
All of Merck’s sales representatives must have realized at that point that they were nothing more than pawns for one of the most guile, criminal operations on the planet. Upon hearing the news in 2003, one sales rep decided to quit, disillusioned by the corruption she had become an acolyte for. As her eyes were opened and her life journey pressed on, it became apparent that her greatest desires for truth in medicine were going to express themselves as her reality unfolded. Her name is Brandy Vaughan.
Read more http://www.naturalnews.com/051241_mandatory_vaccination_Brandy_Vaughan_Big_Pharma_profits.html
Are you an OTC drug junkie? Frankly, most folks today are because they are dealing with some sort of ailment or even a chronic condition. Do you think because you can purchase OTC drugs in pharmacies that they don’t cause harm to your body? Well, maybe trusting healthcare consumers need to think twice before picking up another OTC pharmaceutical.
There’s a classification of drugs called anticholinergics, which included numerous OTC products such as antihistamines, antidepressants, and even bladder control drugs. Anticholinergics include bronchodilators. They also affect senior citizens, which may not be a well-known side effect: “In fact, even small increases in so-called anticholinergic burden or load increase the risk of morbidity and mortality in older individuals.” 
Anticholinergics use needs to be taken seriously—not just popped into the mouth without realizing negative health consequences—as they block the neurotransmitter acetylcholine action in the brain ! They are used often by patients with asthma, gastrointestinal cramps, incontinence, muscular spasms, depression and sleep disorders.
The questions consumers need to be asking themselves are, “Why am I depending upon something that is interfering with my brain?” “Can those OTC drugs be contributing to my memory problems—even dementia?” “Are there other remedies that will provide relief but not interfere with my brain’s neurotransmitters?”
Read more http://www.wakingtimes.com/2015/08/25/what-are-over-the-counter-drugs-doing-to-your-brain/
Are you in enough pain to swallow this pill? Stanford scientists have developed a new way of creating painkiller components like hydrocodone by injecting 23 different engineered genes from plants, bacteria, and rats into yeast.
The result is the beginning of the journey towards ‘GMO painkillers,’ and another entrance into the world of genetically modified pharmaceuticals. A world that far expands beyond the tinkering of Monsanto’s GMOs. The ‘advancement’ places into perspective the depths to which the booming industry of DNA alteration will take us.
Overall yields from this new yeast-based system aren’t currently strong enough to replace the traditional use of poppies in the full-scale production of painkillers, but it does in fact directly convert sugar to hydrocodone. Perhaps more importantly, it can also produce something known as ‘thebaine’ from sugar, which is the key precursor to opioid compounds. We currently rely on poppies to fulfill this production when it comes to pharmaceutical manufacturing.
As the New York Times reports:
“Smolke’s yeast — which contains 23 engineered genes from plants, bacteria and rats — is capable of making a direct conversion from sugar to hydrocodone, as well as from sugar to thebaine, a precursor of opioid compounds that would essentially take the place of poppies in the production of pain medication, but would still requite refinement. But it doesn’t make much of it.”
Technique to genetically modify insects could spread lethal diseases
Just as gene drives can make mosquitoes unfit for hosting and spreading the malaria parasite, they could conceivably be designed with gene drives carrying cargo for delivering lethal bacterial toxins to humans.’
In this week’s journal science, 27 leading geneticists have called on the scientific community to come clean to the public about the potential hazards and benefits of gene drives.
The theoretical breakthrough was made by Austin Burt, a geneticist at Imperial College London in 2003.
But the advent of a machine called Crispr that allows genetic code in DNA to be edited has made it easy to achieve in the lab.
The genes are ‘supercharged’ because they contain a ‘cassette’ of genetic elements make it much more likely to be passed on than would normally be the case.
Within a few generations, the gene spreads rapidly to the whole population.
Biologists continue to hone their tools for deleting, replacing or otherwise editing DNA and a strategy called CRISPR has quickly become one of the most popular ways to do genome engineering. Utilizing a modified bacterial protein and a RNA that guides it to a specific DNA sequence, the CRISPR system provides unprecedented control over genes in many species, including perhaps humans. This control has allowed many new types of experiments, but also raised questions about what CRISPR can enable. Science collects some of its recent research papers, commentary and news articles on CRISPR and its implications below.
Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, which was fined a record 3 billion yuan ($483 million) for corruption in China last year and is examining possible staff misconduct elsewhere, faces new allegations of bribery in Romania.
The company is already probing alleged bribery in Poland, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Iraq.
The latest allegations say GSK paid Romanian doctors hundreds, and in one cases thousands, of euros between 2009 and 2012 for prescribing its medicines, including prostate treatments Avodart and Duodart and Parkinson’s disease drug Requip.
Modern medicine has revolutionized the way we treat disease and illness. Each decade new breakthroughs are made as we continue to unlock our knowledge of the human body, and how to treat its fragility. But what happens when modern medicine identifies normal human characteristics as disorders, or misdiagnoses an existing condition? The result is startling: Prescribing drugs to individuals who don’t need them, in many cases creating a downward spiral of addiction and dependency. Researchers are now suggesting that this may be the case with the millions of people being diagnosed with ADHD.
ADHD: A Case of Misdiagnosis?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – a psychiatric disorder which includes symptoms such as impulsive behavior and poor attention skills – has always been controversial. Some experts contend that ADHD is not even a disease, while others argue that it is much rarer than thought and that many people are being misdiagnosed as suffering from it. Regardless, the rate of diagnosis has increased markedly from 2003 onwards.
The debate is a volatile one, with many drawn to either side. As stated by Dr Richard Saul, one of the most vocal opponents of ADHD diagnosis:
“…after 50 years of practicing medicine and seeing thousands of patients demonstrating symptoms of ADHD, I have reached the conclusion there is no such thing as ADHD.”