Best Medical Training in the World?

Best Medical Training in the World?
Best Medical Training in the World? US-Trained Docs Kill 4 Patients/1000 More Than Foreign-Trained Docs in US Hospitals Foreign Trained Doctors Have Better Outcomes than US Trained Docs in US Hospitals  By: I M Wiser* Most patients and doctors assume that US trained doctors provide superior care compared to foreign trained physicians.  A new study published March 9, 2017 in the prestigious British Medical Journal** online documents that the opposite is true: foreign-trained internists save 1 life for every 250 patients they treat compared to their US-trained colleagues treating patients in similar hospital settings.… Read the rest

CDC Issues Warning To Anyone Who Has Had Heart Surgery Since 2012: Deadly Bacterial Infection Possible

CDC Issues Warning To Anyone Who Has Had Heart Surgery Since 2012: Deadly Bacterial Infection Possible
CDC: Deadly Bacterial Infection Possible From Heart Surgery: Medical Devices May Be The Cause Anyone who has undergone heart surgery or who has had a loved one under the knife for such a procedure knows how frightening it can be. Even with modern techniques and technology, it is still a somewhat harrowing set of procedures that is approached with hope but caution.… Read the rest

Is South Carolina trying to murder all its honeybees? Round Two Of Panic-Driven Zika Spraying

Is South Carolina trying to murder all its honeybees? Round Two Of Panic-Driven Zika Spraying
Say Goodbye To Honeybees In South Carolina: Another County Goes Nuclear On Zika Panic When the last bird falls from the sky and the last tree loses its last leaf and the last poisoned stream dries up, you have to wonder if the last humans will understand the decisions we casually make today to poison our only atmosphere. You have to wonder if they will hate us or judge us or even if they will be able to comprehend the power we wielded–and the incredibly stupid ways we use it.… Read the rest

Bizarre Statements On Obesity From Nestlé’s Head Of Nutrition: Asians Should Fight Obesity ‘Individually’

Bizarre Statements On Obesity From Nestlé’s Head Of Nutrition: Asians Should Fight Obesity ‘Individually’
Weight Management Advice From Nestlé’s Head Of Nutrition For Asia’s Expanding Obese Population: Do It Yourself With so many microphones and cameras constantly around everywhere we go–not to mention websites and apps hungry for new content 24/7–it’s hard to overestimate just how easy it is to misspeak, especially for high-profile people. That’s why so many successful politicians have such a gift for talking a lot, but about nothing: you’ve got to feed the beast, the news machine must have content; and you can appear to deliver it if you simply talk in circles and never actually say anything.… Read the rest

New Drug That ‘Wakes Up’ The Immune System Shows Tremendous Promise In Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

New Drug That ‘Wakes Up’ The Immune System Shows Tremendous Promise In Fighting Pancreatic Cancer
New Miracle Drug Said To ‘Wake Up’ Immune System To Fight Pancreatic Cancer The war on cancer is as broad as it is deep. A multi-billion dollar industry, there are untold numbers of researchers pursuing multiple directions in the fight to combat the disease–a many-headed hydra battling a many-headed hydra. And one of the more esoteric lines of research has borne fruit: a new drug that is said “wake up” the immune system and enlist it to fight against pancreatic cancer is emerging, and it appears that it could be a tremendous weapon against one of the most difficult forms of the disease to combat.… Read the rest

‘It’s Not The Zika Virus.’ Two Separate Doctors’ Groups Confirm Monsanto Pesticide-Microcephaly Link

‘It’s Not The Zika Virus.’ Two Separate Doctors’ Groups Confirm Monsanto Pesticide-Microcephaly Link
Zika Bombshell: South American Doctors’ Groups Link A Monsanto Pesticide And Microcephaly By now you’ve surely heard of the Zika virus, a heretofore unremarkable mosquito-borne infection found in parts of South America and Africa. It has been around for 50 years, or at least we’ve known about it that long. Indeed, it is estimated that thousands of people are infected with it each year in Africa alone, thousands more in South America.… Read the rest

We’re Number…One? New CDC Fat Maps Are Out And The U.S. Is Still As Obese As Ever

We’re Number…One? New CDC Fat Maps Are Out And The U.S. Is Still As Obese As Ever
I’m Not Fat, I’m Big-Boned: The New CDC Numbers For Obesity Rates Is Out–And It Isn’t Good News “I’m not fat! I’m big-boned!” That’s one of many catch-phrases belonging to Cartman, the loveable/hateable character on South Park, the long-running, cutting-edge cartoon about the lives of four foul-mouthed third-graders in Colorado. Despite being a cartoon ostensibly about children, the show does a tremendous job of parodying modern life and culture, skewering everything ranging from politics to religion.… Read the rest

Vitamin A For Your Eyesight And Your–Colon? How Retinoic Acid May Help Fight Colon Cancer

Vitamin A For Your Eyesight And Your–Colon? How Retinoic Acid May Help Fight Colon Cancer
We May Have A New Weapon In The Fight Against Colon Cancer, And It Comes From An Unexpected Place: Carrots Growing up with the endless reruns of Bugs Bunny cartoons, as kids we were subjected to all manner of reminders: eating carrots is good for your eyesight. We were told in the old World War II propaganda cartoons that Allied pilots would always eat their carrots so they could better fly night missions; much hay was made about Bugs’ preternatural eyesight.… Read the rest

Amazing New Breakthrough In Alzheimer’s Study: Antibody Erases All Signs Of The Disease In The Brain

Amazing New Breakthrough In Alzheimer’s Study: Antibody Erases All Signs Of The Disease In The Brain
Antibody For Alzheimer’s: New Study Shows Tremendous Promise For Ridding The Brain Of The Disease Altogether A remarkable new study has shown tremendous promise for fighting Alzheimer’s disease. It is in fact so promising that the giddy researchers who found it have to pinch themselves; they say they are “…trying not to get too excited.” The way the new potential treatment works is through an antibody derived from an immune cell taken from the blood of an elderly person who has shown no signs of the disease.… Read the rest

As CDC Issues Travel Warning For Women Who Might Be In The Miami Area, Zika Vaccine Clinical Trials To Begin

As CDC Issues Travel Warning For Women Who Might Be In The Miami Area, Zika Vaccine Clinical Trials To Begin
Zika News: As CDC Issues Unprecedented U.S. Travel Warning For Miami, Clinical Trials On Zika Vaccine To Commence Is there ever a time when there ISN’T a crisis for the mainstream media to flog relentlessly, as though it were that famous rented mule of legend? The latest example being of course the Zika virus, with the Centers for Disease Control issuing an unprecedented travel warning for pregnant women and their partners not to travel to a neighborhood just north of downtown Miami, where the Zika virus is said to be active.… Read the rest