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    Sunday, March 15, 2015

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase kidney failure, 23 extra patients per 10,000 statin users

    For every 10,000 people taking a statin, there are 23 additional patients who develop kidney failure because of the statin according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 3:20 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase cataracts, 307 extra patients per 10,000 statin users

    For every 10,000 people taking a statin, there are 307 extra patients who develop cataracts because of the statin according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 3:20 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase liver dysfunction, 74 extra patients per 10,000 statin users

    For every 10,000 people taking a statin, there are 74 additional patients who develop liver dysfunction because of the statin according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 3:10 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increases muscle fatigabilty by 30%

    Statins increase muscle fatigabilty by 30% according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 3:00 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    11.3% of patients taking high dose statins experienced rhabdomyolysis

    11.3% of patients taking high dose statins experienced rhabdomyolysis—a breakdown of muscle tissue that releases a damaging protein into the blood —according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:50 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase erectile dysfunction 10-fold in young men

    Statins increase erectile dysfunction 10-fold in young men taking the lowest dose of statins according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:48 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins can induce insulin resistance

    Statins can induce insulin resistance according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:46 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Statins increase the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers 1.6-fold

    Statins increase the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers 1.6-fold according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.

    “For unknown reasons, since these publications the squamous cell carcinoma has been excluded in all reports from subsequent statin trials,” the paper notes.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:44 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Long-term statin use is associated with a 23% increased risk of colorectal cancer

    Long-term statin use (more than 4 years) is associated with a 23% increased risk of colorectal cancer according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:43 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Long-term statin use is associated with a 29% increased risk of colorectal cancer

    Long-term statin use (more than 4 years) is associated with a 29% increased risk of bladder cancer according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:42 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Long-term statin use is associated with a 18% increased risk of lung cancer

    Long-term statin use (more than 4 years) is associated with a 18% increased risk of lung cancer according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:41 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    High cholesterol levels are protective in the elderly

    “[H]igh cholesterol levels have been found to be protective in elderly” according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:40 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    High cholesterol levels are protective in heart failure patients

    “[H]igh cholesterol levels have been found to be protective in… heart failure patients” according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:35 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of bleeding in the brain

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of bleeding in the brain according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:30 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of depression

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of depression according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:20 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of cancer

    Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher incidence of cancer according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 2:10 pm | [0] comments

    STATIN PROBLEMS

    Higher cholesterol levels are associated with an decreased risk of Parkinson’s

    Each mmol per liter (39 mg/dL) increase in cholesterol levels decreases the risk of developing Parkinson’s Disease by 23% according to a recent review paper titled The Ugly Side of Statins.

    “The risk reduction was significant in women but not in men,” the paper notes.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sun, Mar 15, 2015 1:50 pm | [0] comments

    Friday, February 13, 2015

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    12 serious heart problems deleted from diabetes drug study of rosiglitazone (Avandia), Prof Gøt

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD notes that the RECORD trial of the diabetes drug rosiglitazone (Avandia) was terribly manipulated by GlaxoSmithKline.

    An article published in the New York Times on July 9, 2010 titled, “Caustic Government Report Deals Blow to Diabetes Drug” revealed that Dr. Thomas Marciniak, a reviewer at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), found a dozen instances in which patients taking Rosiglitazone (Avandia) suffered serious heart problems that were not counted in the study’s tally of adverse events.

    The article also notes that “It [ Rosiglitazone (Avandia) ] has been shown to increase the risks of bone fractures and to cause swelling that can lead to heart failure and eye problems.”

    The article also notes that “Dr. Jerome P. Kassirer, a former editor of The New England Journal, said the Record trial raised the question “whether the entire system is corrupt.””



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Feb 13, 2015 5:31 pm | [0] comments

    Saturday, February 07, 2015

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    2 out of 20 healthy volunteers given sertraline (Zoloft) became suicidal, Prof. Gøetsch

    2 out of 20 healthy volunteers given 50-100 mg of sertraline (Zoloft) became suicidal became suicidal notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.

    The study he is referring to can be download here.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Feb 07, 2015 11:38 am | [0] comments

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    Merck hid 3 heart attacks in VIGOR trial of Vioxx, Prof. Gøetsch

    “Vioxx [ rofecoxib, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, a Cox-2 inhibitor ] is estimated to have killed about 30,000 people,” says Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.

    “Merck HID cases of myocardial infarction [ heart attacks ].”



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Feb 07, 2015 11:10 am | [0] comments

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    Merck lied about heart attacks with its anti-inflammatory drug, Vioxx (rofecoxib), Prof Gøetsch

    Merck lied about heart attacks with it’s drug, Vioxx [ rofecoxib, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, a Cox-2 inhibitor ] which is estimated to have killed about 30,000 people notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.

    Merck was told by the FDA to tell American doctors, but instead, they told doctors that the risk of heart attack with it’s drug was one-eighth (1/8) that of other drugs notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Feb 07, 2015 10:53 am | [0] comments

    Wednesday, February 04, 2015

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    Drug studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine are advertisements, Prof. Gøetsch

    “What the drug industry publishes, even in the New England Journal of Medicine, should be viewed as an ADVERTISEMENT and nothing else,” notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.



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    Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Feb 04, 2015 12:46 pm | [0] comments

    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    8 children on the SSRI antidepressant paroxetine (Paxil) had suicidal thoughts, Prof Gøtzsche

    In a study of the SSRI antidepressant paroxetine (Paxil) in adolescents, 8 children developed suicidal thoughts while on the drug, but the study published in a medical journal did NOT mention any of these 8 children, and instead said that there was only one (1) adverse event related to the drug, a headache in one person, notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.



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    Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD

    Stopping an antidepressant can make people feel depressed or suicidal, Prof Gøtzsche

    Stopping an antidepressant can make people feel depressed or suicidal notes Prof. Peter Gøetsche, MD in this video clip.

    This happened to my mother in 1994.



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    Monday, December 29, 2014

    NATURAL DESICCATED THYROID & HEART ATTACKS

    Desiccated thyroid reduced heart attacks by 94%, Broda Barnes, MD, PhD

    People given natural desiccated thyroid had 94% fewer heart attacks, an 18-fold decrease, in Broda Barnes MD PhD's patients compared to the risk of heart attack in the famous Framingham study, Mark Starr, MD notes in this audio clip from a speech he gave at a 2007 Orthomolecular Conference.

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    Women 11 lbs heavier one year after giving birth than before

    A year after giving birth, women, on average, weigh 11 lbs more than they did before getting pregnant according to a new study, weighing an average of 161.5 lbs before getting pregnant, and 172.6 lbs one year after giving birth.

    “Approximately 75% of women were heavier 1 year postpartum than they were prepregnancy, including 47.4% retaining more than 10 lbs and 24.2% more than 20 lbs,” the paper notes.



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    Sunday, December 28, 2014

    NUTRITIONAL TREATMENT FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Doctors tell schizophrenics they will never get well, Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD

    In this audio clip from 2005, Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD says that the standard mantra that psychiatrists tell schizophrenic patients is, "You will never get well. You will never get off medication. And you will never finish high school."
    To me, this is exactly what modern medicine does with blood pressure, with cholesterol, with diabetes, and often, with anxiety and depression.
    They tell people, "You will have to take these drugs for blood pressure... cholesterol... etc. every day for the rest of your life."
    As noted in the 1993 book "Coronary Heart Disease: The Dietary Sense and Nonsense, an evaluation by scientists", doctors become the unwitting salesmen for drug companies.
    They assume they have been given the scientific facts, when instead, much of the research is nothing more than propaganda for the drug companies.

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    NUTRITIONAL TREATMENTS

    Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD: Doctors get NO training about nutritional treatments in medical school

    Doctors get NO training about nutritional treatments in medical school, and almost NO training about nutrition notes Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD.


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    METHOD VS RESULTS

    Doctors are more interested in the method than the results says Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD

    Doctors are more interested in the method than the results says Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD in this audio from a speech he gave in 2005.
    Thus, they ignore nutritional therapies because they don't like the method, but they never consider the results.

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    Saturday, December 27, 2014

    NUTRITIONAL TREATMENT FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Father cures son of schizophrenia with niacin in 1960, Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD

    In this audio clip from 2005, Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD talks about a father, who was a doctor, who cured his 12-year-old son of schizophrenia in 1960 using Dr. Hoffer's nutritional therapy which includes large doses of niacin.

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    NUTRITIONAL TREATMENT FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD tells stories of people recovering from schizophrenia with niacin

    In this audio clip from 2005, Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD tells stories of people recovering from schizophrenia with niacin.

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    NUTRITIONAL TREATMENT FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Janet Downing cures her son with schizophrenia for 10 years with niacin, Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD

    In this audio clip from 2005, Janet Downing, a mother, tells how she successful treated her 25-year-old son of schizophrenia using Dr. Hoffer's nutritional therapy which includes large doses of niacin.
    Although her son had been diagnosed 10 years earlier, the treatment worked from the first dose.

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    NUTRITIONAL TREATMENT FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD tells of 56-year-old woman with schizophrenia successfully treated with niacin

    In this audio clip from 2005, Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD tells the story of a 56-year-old woman with schizophrenia who was successfully treated with niacin, and her partner was also successful treated even though he had been diagnosed with schizophrenia for a long time.
    The drugs the woman had been put on caused her to gain 25 pounds, and made her feel dizzy.
    She commented that the treatment, that is, the drugs, were worse than the disease.

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    NUTRITIONAL TREATMENT FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

    Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD: 90% recovery from schizophrenia with proper treatment vs 0% with drugs alone

    In this audio clip from 2005, Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD states that with proper nutrition, shelter, respect and nutritional therapy which includes large doses of niacin, 90% of newly diagnosed schizophrenics will recover versus 0% who are given drugs alone.
    And yet, modern psychiatry has failed to realize this and continues to believe that schizophrenics will NEVER get better.
    This is exactly the same as modern medicine failing to realize that nutritional therapies are effective for blood pressure, for cholesterol, for depression, for anxiety, for sleep problems, and for alcohol and drug addiction.
    However, because medical school does not teach doctors about nutritional therapies, and only teaches them to use drugs, they have failed to recognize this.

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    NIACIN

    Niacin may increase lifespan, Abram Hoffer, MD and Linus Pauling, PhD live to 92 and 93

    Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD took large doses of niacin for 57 years (1952 - 2009) and lived to be 92-years-old.
    Linus Pauling, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist, also took large doses of niacin and lived to be 93-years-old.
    In this audio clip, Dr. Hoffer talks about a woman who is 111-years-old who had been taking niacin for 41 years, and who attributes her longevity to niacin.


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    Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    SUPPLEMENTS

    What vitamins, minerals and supplements Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD took

    Here is video clip of Abram Hoffer, MD, PhD describing what he took in the way of vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements.

    Dr. Hoffer lived to be 91-years-old (November 11, 1917 – May 27, 2009).

    Dr. Hoffer discovered that niacin raises HDL levels. He also discovered that large doses of niacin can often cure schizophrenia.

    Nobel Prize-winning chemist, Linus Pauling, PhD, coined the term orthomolecular medicine after meeting and working with Dr. Hoffer.

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    Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    Prof. Gøtzsche: We cannot trust the medical literature. It is flawed, some of it is fraudulent

    “We CANNOT trust the published [medical] literature. It is flawed and some of it is fraudulent,” says Prof. Peter Gøtzsche, MD, author of Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare.



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    PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

    Prof. Gøtzsche: Psychiatric drugs, drug industry cheated in drug trials, withholding suicides

    “What I have seen in psychiatry [with psychiatric drugs] is worse than I have seen anywhere else. It is just incredible the extent to which the drug industry has cheated with its trials and how it has withheld even lethal harms—suicides— from public view,” says Prof. Peter Gøtzsche, MD, author of Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare.



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    PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS

    Prof. Gøtzsche: Antipsychotics are extremely dangerous drugs, Zyprexa has killed 200,000 people

    “Antipsychotics are extremely dangerous drugs. Zyprexa [Olanzapine], for example, ... I have estimated that with that drug, Eli Lilly has killed around 200,000 people,” says Prof. Peter Gøtzsche, MD, author of Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare.

    “These death tolls are just enormous and tells us that we need to be much, much more conservative with drugs than we are currently.”



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    DRUG DEATHS

    Prof. Gøtzsche: Prescription drugs are 3rd leading cause of death in US

    “[Prescription] drugs are so dangerous that doctors cannot handle them safely and our authorities—the FDA—cannot guarantee the safety we need to take drugs… otherwise it [prescription drugs] would not be the 3rd leading cause of death, that’s pretty obvious,” says Prof. Peter Gøtzsche, MD, author of Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime: How Big Pharma Has Corrupted Healthcare.



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