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kidney

Heartburn drugs can increase the risk of kidney disease and failure by as much as 20% – study

Millions of people in the United States use medication to manage their heartburn or acid reflux. However, the ubiquity of these drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), unfortunately, doesn’t their guarantee safety. Startling new research has tied PPI use to an increased risk of kidney disease and, potentially, kidney failure. The scientists say that […]

Spirulina

Research finds Spirulina lowers blood pressure

Spirulina is easily one of nature’s most potent superfoods. The blue-green microalgae is highly regarded for its impressive nutritional content and antioxidant activity, and offers a host of health benefits. While the mainstream medical industry continues to eschew food as medicine, research continues to demonstrate that spirulina (and many other plants) do have powerful healing […]

infertility

Phthalates in consumer products may be making you infertile: Scientists warn women about chemicals in food and beverage packaging, personal care products

Infertility is a common problem in the world today. While Big Pharma and the mainstream medical community have been quick to cash in on expensive fertility treatments and costly “solutions,” shockingly few people are asking themselves what’s causing infertility in the first place. Recently published research shows that a common contaminant, phthalates, could be what’s […]

blood pressure

FDA inspections reveal that factories in China and India produce CARCINOGEN-TAINTED blood pressure and heart medications

A shocking investigation has just revealed serious contamination issues for blood pressure medications made in foreign factories. Drugs made at plants located in China and India are tainted with carcinogenic substances, according to a report from the FDA. Estimates suggest that one out of every three American adults takes a blood pressure medication. How many […]

glyphosate

A peek behind the (toxic) curtain: Here’s why glyphosate is sprayed on food crops before harvest

Now that two juries have named Monsanto’s top weedkiller, Roundup, as a “substantial factor” in causing cancer in at least two people, concerns about current farming practices are on the rise. The food industry has a dirty little secret they’ve been hiding for many years: Farmers sometimes use Roundup for off-label purposes — and by […]

chemo

Is chemotherapy worth it? Studies prove that the chemical intervention actually worsens quality of life and has no benefit to overall survival

Chemotherapy may be the cornerstone of conventional cancer treatment, but that doesn’t mean it’s good for you. Studies continue to demonstrate that chemo isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In addition to worsening quality of life, past research has shown that up to 50 percent of patients on chemo will die — from the drugs, and […]

hearing voices

No longer a conspiracy theory: MIT scientists confirm they possess technology to beam voices into your head

A crackpot theory no more, scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology just revealed they now possess the technology to beam voices into your head. For years , the mainstream media has been poking fun at anyone who actually believed the “powers that be” are desperately trying to usurp control over humanity — but some of […]

Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen can induce a zombie-like state that makes people emotionless and uncaring

Is your over-the-counter pain reliever turning you into a zombie? New research has shown that might just be the case. While you may not have a hankering for brains that you can’t explain, it turns out acetaminophen (the active ingredient in drugs like Tylenol) can turn off more than just your pain — it can dull […]

flu

Acute cases of influenza can actually damage your brain

It’s not a secret that getting the flu is no fun; fever, chills, aches and pains are just some of the uncomfortable symptoms that can accompany a case of the flu, along with telltale coughs and congestion. Now, new research has shown that the perils of influenza do not end with the unpleasant symptoms we feel: Acute […]

liberal

BUSTED: Yet another liberal student caught sending “hate crime” threats to herself… now faces criminal charges

In November, a student at Drake University told administrators she had found multiple racist notes in one of the residence halls. Now, the student in question, 18-year-old Kissie Ram, is being charged with making false reports to law enforcement. It turns out the notes were not the musings of a racist, and were the work of a […]