Japanese Lawsuits Filed Over HPV Vaccine Cases: Merck And Glaxosmithkline Named As Defendants

Japanese Lawsuits Filed Over HPV Vaccine Cases: Merck And Glaxosmithkline Named As Defendants
Women And Girls Sue In Japan Over Bad HPV Vaccine That Sickened Them: Merck And Glaxosmithkline Named As Defendants A group of 63 women and girls in Japan who claim to have been sickened after they received the human papilloma virus have filed suit there, naming the government of Japan as well as vaccine manufacturers Merck and GlaxSMithKline as defendants. The plaintiffs, who range in age from 15 to 22 filed in district courts in Okyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka, seeking compensation of 15 million yen each.… Read the rest

Fighting Germs Through Reward Stimulation: How Feeling Good May Help Boost The Immune System

Fighting Germs Through Reward Stimulation: How Feeling Good May Help Boost The Immune System
Immune System May Be Linked To Feeling Good: Rewarding Stimulation Found To Cause Heightened Immune Response To Germs Feeling good may actually help you to…well, feel good. Scientists looking at how the body fights germs when nerve cells in the brain that signal reward are lit up say that positive feelings may be linked to a supercharged immune system based on a study conducted on mice but which may have broad implications for how humans treat illness in the future.… Read the rest

Congo Declares Yellow Fever Has Reached Epidemic Proportions, Reporting Five Fatalities So Far

Congo Declares Yellow Fever Has Reached Epidemic Proportions, Reporting Five Fatalities So Far
Government of Congo Declares Yellow Fever Has Reached Epidemic Levels, Implements Measures To Combat It So far 67 cases of Yellow Fever have been confirmed in Congo, across several provinces and resulting in five dead, driving the government to implement official epidemic control measures. The nation’s capital as well as the provinces of Kinshasa, Kongo Central and Kwango have all been affected.… Read the rest

Labor MP Kate Ellis & Husband David Penberthy In Bed With Murdoch To Push Mandatory Vaccinations

Labor MP Kate Ellis & Husband David Penberthy In Bed With Murdoch To Push Mandatory Vaccinations
Shame on you Kate Ellis. Medical records are supposed to be private. Stick a big x on unvaccinated kids foreheads next?  Photo courtesy of twitter Labor MP Kate Ellis mandatory vaccination push in bed with Mudoch Posted on May 26, 2016 by Freedom of Choice When a politician starts pushing a vaccine mandate there is usually a Murdoch pulling the strings. … Read the rest

It Might Not Be The Acne After All: Why The Age At Which You Lose Your Virginity Might Be Genetic

It Might Not Be The Acne After All: Why The Age At Which You Lose Your Virginity Might Be Genetic
Genes Could Be Partly To Blame For Why It Took You Until Sophomore Year Of College To Lose Your Virginity (But Only Partly) The more we learn about genes the more they get a bad rep. Yes, Jennifer, certainly there are people who have a genetic predisposition to obesity, but that’s an infinitesimally small percentage. I’m thinking the potato chips and lack of motion might have more to do with it in your case than Crick and Watson.… Read the rest

Academy award-nominated director of “Gasland” arrested–but it was a good thing

Academy award-nominated director of “Gasland” arrested–but it was a good thing
Protest arrests net one Academy Award-nominated director, lots of pancakes Sometimes you’ll see a film star or music star making a political statement or a speech about his or her pet project, and you can’t help but think along these lines: after this, that very famous and very rich person is going to go back home to the big mansion, or out to a restaurant where a meal costs more than one of my paychecks, and they are going to forget all about this.… Read the rest

Monsanto’s history is one of pure evil stretching across generations. Seriously.

Monsanto’s history is one of pure evil stretching across generations. Seriously.
Today, Monsanto sells RoundUp brand herbicide, containing the known carcinogen glyphosate, causing massive environmental and health problems worldwide. “And therefore, since I cannot prove a lover, To entertain these fair well-spoken days, I am determined to prove a villain, And hate the idle pleasures of these days.” –William Shakespeare, Richard III   When you talk to actors who play “bad guy” roles, they will always tell you that they don’t think of themselves that way when they’re in character.… Read the rest

LIVING NEAR A HIGHWAY

LIVING NEAR A HIGHWAY
One In Ten Americans At Elevated Risk For Cardiac Disease Simply Based On Geography Highway Access Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be: One In Ten Americans At Elevated Risk For Cardiac Disease Due To Proximity To A Highway The great dream of total interconnectedness amongst the majority of the people of the world has largely reached fruition in the internet age.… Read the rest

30 YEARS AFTER CHERNOBYL

30 YEARS AFTER CHERNOBYL
What The World Might Look Like After A Nuclear Disaster: Chernobyl 30 Years On Chernobyl Plus 30: What A Nuclear Disaster Looks Like Three Decades After The Fact It’s obviously a scenario anyone but a madman would dread: dealing with the aftermath of a nuclear accident. Five years after the Fukushima disaster, scientists are still grappling with the long-term consequences. But as horrific as that catastrophe was–and will likely continue to be for generations to come–we do have one other extant example of what the world or at least a small part of it might look like in the wake of a nuclear disaster.… Read the rest

US Infant Mortality Tracks Vaccines: Coincidence?

US Infant Mortality Tracks Vaccines: Coincidence?
The Rate Of Infant Deaths In The US Is Higher Than Virtually All Other Developed Countries–Could Vaccines Play A Role? Vaccines May Well Be The Culprit In The Appalling Infant Mortality Rate Of US Babies US Ranks Near The Bottom Among Developed Countries In Infant Mortality–And First In Number Of Vaccines. Coincidence? You Can Say NO to Vaccine Mandates Here: http://TinyURL.com/VaccinationISViolation It’s political season in the US again–is it ever not anymore?… Read the rest