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|11/27/2016 - A new, experimental, natural treatment modality for cancer is showing promise.
Developed by Dr. Kerstin Stenson, MD, photoimmunotherapy (PIT) is a technique combining the immune system's ability to target cancer cells precisely with laser energy's abilities to destroy cancer cells. PIT works by delivering...|
|11/21/2016 - Everyone can attest to the uplifting effect that a good tune can have on one's mood. Whether it's a familiar song that always brings to mind a happy time in the past, or a classical piece that leaves you feeling inexplicably cheerful, music can have a powerful effect on the way you feel. Humans have...|
|10/19/2016 - My Personal Introduction to Conventional Cancer Treatment Began in 1995
The surgeon pointed his pen at a large tumor on the CAT scan and began to explain the procedure for removing the colon cancer. He then paused for a moment and said to my wife, "This isn't your biggest problem." He then began to...|
|9/28/2016 - Doctors have known for some time that radiation treatment for cancers of the head and neck can often result in changes to a patient's sense of smell or taste, but they have attributed this effect mostly to temporary destruction of taste buds. But according to a study published in the journal Practical...|
|9/2/2016 - Jodi Huggett, a mother of two from North East Lincolnshire, was wrongfully prescribed chemotherapy treatments she did not need. After undergoing four grueling treatments, Mrs. Huggett discovered her doctor hadn't even conducted basic research to determine the best line of treatment for her specific...|
|8/10/2016 - Swimmer Michael Phelps has just won his 19th gold medal - his first in this year's Rio Olympics - but his success has almost been overshadowed by curiosity among viewers regarding the odd circular marks seen on his back during the competition.
The internet has been flooded with search requests from...|
|6/7/2016 - Most notable for her bubbly and upbeat roles in various romantic comedies including Couples Retreat and Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Kristen Bell is certainly one of America's sweethearts. But the actress, who appears to be one of the happiest and most positive people you could hope to meet, isn't afraid...|
|5/12/2016 - The American Psychiatric Association is pressuring the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to permit the use of electroshock therapy (ECT) on children and adolescents resistant to current therapies and drugs. The treatment, an archaic technique invented in the 1930s, sends jolts of electricity into the...|
|5/10/2016 3:53:15 PM - Citizens Commission on Human Rights is holding a rally in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. to protest the American Psychiatric Association's recommendation that electroshock therapy (ECT) be used on children and teenagers unresponsive to psychiatric drugs.
CCHR is a non-profit mental...|
|5/4/2016 - Prostate cancer patients who receive hormone therapy as part of their treatment are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's and face an increased risk of depression, a pair of recent studies has shown.
A common treatment for prostate cancer involves the use of androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) drugs,...|
|4/28/2016 - When you are diagnosed with cancer at a childbearing age, your ability to have children may be at risk. While this may be the least of your concerns when something as dramatic as cancer turns your life upside down, it is worth thinking about.
Whether you already have children or not, conventional...|
|4/24/2016 - Billy Turner, an 11-year-old English boy, who beat cancer after a heavy dose of chemotherapy, is left with a bizarre side-effect. For the past eight years, he has eaten nothing but garlic bread. He became addicted to the Italian staple food after six months of chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin's Lymphoma,...|
|4/6/2016 - You've been taught all sorts of lies about cancer by the "cancer profiteers" -- the institutions, cancer doctors, oncology centers and chemotherapy drug makers who profit from cancer.
In order to keep their profits flowing, they have to keep you in the dark about cancer truths: How it originates,...|
|3/18/2016 - If the Food and Drug Administration and Congress get their way, it will become much easier for the mainstream psychiatry community to utilize unregulated, dangerous electroshock therapy, even though it has been proven to be ineffective and mentally damaging in the past.
An alert sent out by the Citizens...|
|3/18/2016 - The pretty pink ribbons are coming undone as more people start to see through the "breast cancer awareness" racket and waste. Yes, the Susan G. Komen Foundation has brought awareness to breast cancer, but they have not shined a light on the real-life solutions that exist for cancer patients. In fact,...|
|3/15/2016 - In a rather bizarre turn of events, the Food and Drug Administration appears set to reverse course on earlier data proving that electroshock therapy had no medical value, by reclassifying the devices, thereby making it easier for psychiatrists to use on certain mentally impaired patients.
|3/14/2016 - The Food and Drug Administration is set to allow for the dramatic expansion of electroshock therapy for patients who have been diagnosed with clinical depression, through reclassification of the devices used to deliver shock treatment, despite the fact that experts and former patients have attested...|
|2/25/2016 - Few people outside of the scientific community have even heard of it. Yet, the unique antioxidant alpha lipoic acid has established a proven history of regenerating organ tissue plus eliminating some of the deadliest of cancers, including cancerous cells found in the liver and pancreas.
|2/18/2016 - It seems that people suffering with minor aches and pains have recently started to opt for Yoga Emergency Therapy over a visit to the urgent care clinic or hospital emergency room. Yoga Therapy Clinics specialize in problems relating to pain or anxiety, and have become increasingly popular as an alternative...|
|1/10/2016 - Born in Prague in 1931, Stan Grof M.D., Ph.D., is the pioneer of Transpersonal Psychology, a sub-field of psychology involving the integration of spiritual and transcendent aspects of the human experience, also referred to as "spiritual psychology."
Grof has more than 50 years of experience "researching...|
|12/14/2015 - The more radiation therapy you receive, the more likely it is you'll develop a second cancer caused by that radiation, according to a document[PDF] released by the American Cancer Society, which admits that certain organs such as the breast and thyroid are more prone to developing a second...|
|12/6/2015 - Its history rooted in ancient Egypt, colortherapy may be used to help balance and restore different aspects of our bodies including the physical, emotional, spiritual and mental. Similar to heliotherapy, using color and light can even be beneficial for treating illness by restoring the body's natural...|
|9/22/2015 - For being one of the only government-approved treatment options for cancer, chemotherapy has a pitifully dismal success rate. Chemotherapy fails upwards of 93 percent of the time depending on which study you look at; some studies show a failure rate of between 97 and 98 percent. Despite this, the cancer...|
|7/27/2015 - The history of the suppression of medical science in America is a long one, filled with true accounts of pioneering doctors and clinicians being threatened, intimidated and even assassinated in order to bury emerging cures and keep the "sick care" industry in control. (The American Medical Association,...|
|7/26/2015 - Natural News contributor Jonathan Landsman has just publicly published a "lost" interview with Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, the holistic cancer treatment doctor who passed away earlier this week.
This video interview, never before released to the public, reveals truly mind-blowing information about the...|
|6/15/2015 - Anyone who is committed to healing their breast cancer naturally knows that cancer cells thrive in environments with very little oxygen.
In 1966, Otto Warburg, a Nobel Prize-winning doctor from Germany, put the relationship between cancer and oxygen this way: "Cancer cells meet their energy needs...|
|6/1/2015 - Joe Biden's son Beau died yesterday at the age of just 46. Here at Natural News, our hearts go out to anyone suffering such a horrible tragedy, and we extend our condolences to the entire Biden family. In this moment of tragedy and grief, however, we must have the courage to ask important questions...|
|5/12/2015 - The reality of "chemo brain" has been established by researchers who have discovered clear evidence that patients develop cognitive issues after undergoing chemotherapy. The new studies reveal that chemotherapy can lead to problems with focus and recall with a sense of "brain fog" being described by...|
|5/1/2015 - A promising new therapy that could improve brain function and provide relief for patients with PTSD and other conditions is now being tested on a group of 160 veterans suffering from Gulf War Illness.
Light therapy, also known as LED therapy, is a painless, non-invasive treatment involving the placement...|
|4/26/2015 - As a society, we don't seem to understand exactly what depression is any more. So many cases of "depression" are really voids within that we are trying to fill. Perhaps this depression represents parts of us that have been taken away or left behind that we are simply seeking to get back. Maybe our depression...|
|4/11/2015 - Gerson Therapy™ was developed by Dr. Max Gerson in the 1930's. It was originally created as a treatment for his own migraine headaches. Since then, with the aid of his daughter, well-known health advocate Charlotte Gerson, the therapy has helped thousands of individuals achieve a better quality...|
|12/15/2014 - Mainstream media's attention in America to the Ebola crisis in West Africa has long since wandered off, but that doesn't make the crisis any less real for the people living there. As of December 7, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is tracking a total of 17,908 cases of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia...|
|10/25/2014 - The truth about vitamin D is finally leaking out into the mainstream media. While Natural News has led the way for years, showing various ways one can empower their own immune system, the mainstream media outlets have been hell bent in covering up the fact that something as simple as vitamin D can help...|
|9/14/2014 - Way before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was ever created, ozone therapy was successfully used by established medical professionals to treat anemia, respiratory ailments, infectious diseases and countless 'incurable' health issues. But, by the 1940's, the FDA decided to seize all ozone machines...|
|8/27/2014 - As terrifying as a diagnosis of cancer can be, stories of individuals taking their health into their own hands, and defeating so-called 'terminal' illness through natural methods are common. Whether using a strict raw vegan or traditional vegetarian diet, Gerson therapy or macrobiotics, these former...|
|6/8/2014 - A combination of high-dose multivitamins and chelation therapy may protect heart attack survivors from future cardiovascular events and death, according to a multicenter study published in the American Heart Journal.
Intravenous chelation, in which the chemical ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)...|
|5/9/2014 - Radiation as a cancer treatment has been used for decades. It is promoted to cancer patients as either a primary or secondary treatment of necessity for killing malignant tumors. One must be educated on the possible negative effects of radiation and the increase risk of death from radiation-induced...|
|3/25/2014 - The future of pain management in humans could eventually center less around what people take for their aches and pains and more around what they shine at them. Experimental new research at Stanford University's Bio-X laboratory has found that unconventional light therapy can be used to mitigate chronic...|
|3/11/2014 - A revolutionary breakthrough in cancer treatment that is being described as a "game-changer" would see the body's own immune system utilized to attack diseased cells, rather than rely on sickening chemotherapy, researchers announced lately.
Scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in...|
|12/15/2013 - In the documentary Burzynski: Cancer is Serious Business, a Romanian expatriate patient/witness for Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski's defense during one of many hearings asserted that the tyrannical Stalinist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu in Romania never interfered with anyone's choice of medical treatments....|
|12/4/2013 - One of the biggest problems with Western medicine's reliance on drug-based solutions to disease is that these conventional modalities can interfere with one another, often creating new problems that require even more drug-based solutions, and so on. And a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal...|
|11/29/2013 12:41:41 PM - The Gerson diet therapy was developed by Dr. Max Gerson in the 1930's as a treatment for his own migraine headaches.
Eventually, he expanded the treatment and found that it worked for degenerative diseases and eventually cancer. The Gerson Therapy takes a natural, holistic, and whole-body approach...|
|11/21/2013 - Even though we may think that we're well hydrated on any given day, the truth of the matter is that most of us aren't. The wide-spread consumption of dehydrating caffeinated beverages, such as coffee, soda and tea, make it easy to become imbalanced. By the time we have the telltale signs of thirst or...|
|11/14/2013 - Michelle Langbehn is a 30-year-old mother who was diagnosed with stage 4 sarcoma (a rare form of cancer), when her daughter was only eight weeks old. She was told she would only survive a year.
She stopped her chemotherapy because she was waiting to hear from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)...|
|11/11/2013 - First discovered during the 1800s, ozone is, molecularly speaking, a combination of three oxygen atoms. Due to the chemistry behind this substance, which is often in gaseous form, ozone is unstable in certain conditions. Most notably, it is understood to be the part of the atmosphere that protects the...|
|11/2/2013 - Video transcript:
Health Ranger: Alright, welcome to the Health Ranger Report, this is Mike Adams with NaturalNews.com. Today we're bringing you some disturbing footage of a teenage boy being quote 'treated' with electroshock therapy at the Judge Rotenberg Center. This is a center for, well, quote...|
|10/31/2013 - For over 60 years, the conventional psychiatric industry has systematically ignored the mental health benefits of niacin (vitamin B3) - as a natural way - to treat depression plus many other psychiatric disorders. This 'mega-vitamin therapy' eliminates the need for toxic anti-anxiety medications. In...|
|10/23/2013 - Almost two years ago, Sharlene, a nurse and weightlifter in training, noticed a lump under her arm. Because of her profession, she knew that, when the biopsy results came back infused with words like "adenocarcinoma" and "rapid mitosis," her journey was going to be bleak and full of devastation and...|
|10/20/2013 - The alleged benefits of higher-dose radiation therapy for prostate cancer did not pan out in a new study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Researchers from the University of Miami found that, contrary to what many had hoped, hypofractionated radiation therapy, or escalated-dose...|
|10/18/2013 - The cancer treatment scam that is chemotherapy has once again been shown in the scientific literature to be a major cause of, rather than a cure for, cancer. According to a new study recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature, chemotherapy not only promotes the growth and spread of cancer...|
|10/8/2013 - Just weeks after an Ohio court ruled that medical authorities could not force chemotherapy upon a 10-year-old Amish girl against the wishes of her parents, an appeals court overturned the rule, allowing the hospital -- which profits from chemotherapy treatments -- to force this girl to receive chemotherapy...|
|10/5/2013 - American waistlines are apparently becoming too large for conventional cancer therapy, which means poison doses need to increase in order to achieve the same treatment outcomes. This is according to a new study recently published in the American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) Journal of Clinical...|
|9/24/2013 - In a breakthrough that combines modern materials science with the ancient healing art of Chinese Cupping Therapy, the Health Ranger has launched a cupping therapy set made of silicone. Click here to see the set at the Natural News Store.
Cupping therapy has been used by health practitioners for thousands...|
|8/6/2013 - There are solutions to madness, psychosis, and personal crises. What I mean by madness is an experience of overwhelming emotional distress that leaves us feeling isolated, abandoned, frightened and helpless. Sometimes we feel it as demoralizing guilt, at other times burning shame or terrifying anxiety,...|
|8/5/2013 - For years, the pharmaceutical industry has been searching for new ways to get its drugs to market faster and with fewer pre-approval testing and clinical trial requirements. And it appears that the industry has made significant headway with the 2012 passage of the Food and Drug Administration Safety...|
|7/26/2013 - Men who undergo conventional hormone therapy treatments for prostate cancer could be setting themselves up for another potential health problem later on in life: renal failure. This was the shocking finding of a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which...|
|6/22/2013 - Regenerating organs and damaged tissues has long been the dream of forward-thinking biologists and medical researchers. But it wasn't until advances in stem cell technology in the 1990s that such a dream became a reality.
Stem cells hold a unique role in human physiology being as yet undifferentiated...|
|6/1/2013 - Pioneering, dedicated researchers have discovered numerous holistic cancer treatments in this country beginning in 1840. These natural protocols save lives from "incurable" cancer.
Leading cancer experts and authors Dr. Samuel Epstein and Ralph Moss, author of the Cancer Industry, among others, have...|
|5/9/2013 - If you or someone you love is considering the Gerson Therapy - there are a few things you must understand. Making monumental lifestyle changes can be challenging, to say the least. The Gerson Therapy is quite demanding - before starting any cancer treatment program - get educated and always work with...|
|4/19/2013 - Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center have developed a technique that induces the body's own immune cells to attack and destroy cancerous tumors.
The therapy is part of a new approach in cancer treatment that seeks to mobilize the body's own immune system to remove the disease, preferably...|
|3/27/2013 - According to the World Diabetes Foundation, nearly one-third of all Type II diabetics take daily insulin injections as part of their prescribed treatment protocol. But a new study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism reveals that this quintessential diabetes therapy option...|
|3/12/2013 - Three years ago my wife Ginger and I decided to form the Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy, Education and Living (a nonprofit 501c3). The organization is founded on twin principles of equal importance: First, modern psychiatric theory and practice does more harm than good. Second, all human services,...|
|2/24/2013 - It has been used as an effective treatment against bacterial infections for nearly 100 years, but the medical-industrial complex today refuses to recognize it as a valid form of medicine. And yet bacteriophage therapy, also known as phage therapy, has been shown time and time again to cure methicillin-resistant...|
|2/8/2013 - Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that qigong, an ancient mind-body practice, helps women with breast cancer who are undergoing radiation treatments for the disease. Qigong, which has been used for at least 4,000 years across Asia to support both spiritual...|
|1/24/2013 - A team of researchers from Washington state had a giant "Oops!" moment recently when it accidentally uncovered the deadly truth about chemotherapy while investigating why prostate cancer cells are so difficult to eradicate using conventional treatment methods. As it turns out, chemotherapy does not...|
|12/26/2012 - The cover of the Fall 2012 issue of Caring 4 Cancer magazine, which is distributed at some cancer centers, reads "Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Popular Remedies That May Help." While the article itself does not specifically mention Reiki, it gives cancer patients other options of which they...|
|10/19/2012 - Teen angst is under more scrutiny than ever these days. While extreme emotional highs and lows are expected during pubescent years, an array of prescriptions, help groups, and various forms of therapy have presented themselves to control these temperamental moods. Whether or not the emotional effects...|
|10/6/2012 - Individuals with Parkinson's disease are tossing their drugs and finding relief with alternative medicine instead. From tai chi to tango lessons; Mucuna pruriens herb to nutritional therapy, many are discovering new ways to manage the disease safely and effectively. Since the use of pharmaceutical drugs...|
|9/11/2012 - Three recent studies published in the journals Nature and Science shed new light on why chemotherapy, a common conventional treatment for cancer, is typically a complete failure at permanently eradicating cancer. Based on numerous assessments of how cancer cells multiply and spread, researchers from...|
|8/18/2012 - Many people suffer continually with a range of health problems that can often be traced to a stress overload. The human body is designed to be self-healing and continuously attempts to deal with all the stresses to which it is subjected. However, when the point of stress overload is reached, tension...|
|8/10/2012 - GoodTherapy.org, one of the largest therapist directories on the web advocating for healthy therapy, announced today the sponsorship of Mike Bundrant's Natural News Radio show, Mental Health Exposed.
In line with GoodTherapy.org's mission to educate consumers about the dangers of abuses by therapists,...|
|8/9/2012 12:14:19 PM - Most people involved with natural healing usually advise specific vitamin, mineral, or other food supplements, depending upon the state of health of the person desiring to reverse something.
There is a lot of research being done to further understand the physiological effects of these food factors.
|8/7/2012 - Ever since chemotherapy was introduced into the practice of western medicine, doctors and oncologists have been trying to answer this nagging question: Why does chemotherapy seem to work at first, but then cancer tumors cells grow back even more aggressively while the body becomes resistant to chemotherapy?
|7/26/2012 - In 1998, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) approved funding for a landmark cancer study comparing a nutritional enzyme approach to chemotherapy. Many supporters hoped that this clinical trial would bring together conventional scientists and alternative healthcare professionals. But, in reality, once...|
|7/16/2012 - The ancient practices of phototherapy and chromotherapy are gaining momentum as valid science. Researchers are now able to study how light and color not only affect psychological behavior, but also physiological systems of the body. An article in The New York Times explores how color and light influence...|
|7/4/2012 - The extraordinary discovery of the Higgs boson particle, long sought after in the physics community to help explain the "Standard Model" of physical reality, took the world by storm today. Achieving a 5-sigma level of statistical significance, the supercollider data show with almost complete certainty...|
|6/19/2012 - It's been a long, bewildering decade for menopausal women. First, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was presented as the miracle cure for the difficult symptoms associated with menopause: hot flashes, night sweats, lapses in concentration or memory, vaginal dryness, thinning hair, skin changes, moodiness,...|
|5/29/2012 - James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D. has been called "the best complementary and alternative physician in the United States" by Burton Goldberg, the voice of alternative medicine. As the founder of the Century Wellness Clinic, Dr. Forsythe offers cancer patients a wide variety of treatment options such as,...|
|5/15/2012 - Depression has long been treated by dangerous drugs that often give the patient side effects worse than the condition. However research into new magnetic pulse therapy has proven to alleviate symptoms in over a third of patients tested.
The treatment, NeuroStar TMS Therapy, uses magnetic pulses beamed...|
|5/15/2012 - Health freedom champions Dr. Nick Gonzales and Suzanne Somers guest star on the Robert Scott Bell Show to talk about what they're doing to spread the truth about serious issues like cancer that the media has been trying to censor and keep from the public. Suzanne Somers is a famous health advocate and...|
|3/15/2012 - The purpose of Mental Health Exposed on Natural News Radio is to teach strategies that help you achieve mental health, as well as expose the fraud and incompetence in the health care and personal growth industries today. This week's episode features some rather controversial views on mental health as...|
|1/22/2012 - It's understandable that a woman would like to avoid discomfort while going through menopause. After all, what woman likes having hot flashes or experiencing vaginal dryness? The problem, though, is that taking hormones is not the answer. Natural News has covered the multiple dangers of hormone replacement...|
|1/17/2012 - The use of IV (intravenous) vitamin C to treat cancer is growing in popularity around the world as positive research continues to accumulate and build a strong case for its effectiveness. The latest cohort study out of Germany is one more example, showing that IV vitamin C markedly improves the quality...|
|1/13/2012 9:54:57 AM - Doctors used to think that if they drained a sick person's blood it would purge the "evil" infection or disease right out of the body, but all that did was make the ill person much weaker, unable to fight off whatever was invading their body, and the patient was then highly likely to lose the battle...|
|1/6/2012 - Prior to the release of several studies that claim the therapy is ineffective, taking high doses of B vitamins was considered an effective regimen for lowering homocysteine levels, and thus helping to prevent strokes and cardiovascular disease. But a new commentary published in the Journal of the American...|
|11/2/2011 - I've recently learned a lot about amino acid therapy from the medical director of Ranch Creek Recovery, a holistic drug and alcohol recovery facility located near San Diego, CA. Ranch Creek Recovery offers long-term residential treatment for severe addictions and amino acid therapy plays an important...|
|9/20/2011 - Chemotherapy will never be the cure of cancer. Cancer will only heal when the toxic load is decreased and an internal biochemical environment is achieved that only produces health and not disease. When you get the chemicals and toxins out of the body and the proper nutrients in, along with living a...|
|8/29/2011 - These days, a large portion of the population suffers with some form of back pain. While conventional doctors are quick to recommend operations to repair damage and relieve pain that has been sustained by the discs between the vertebrae, it is good to know that there are actually natural and less invasive...|
|8/24/2011 - In the world of medicine, the toxicity of chemotherapy drugs is widely known. They make your hair fall out, after all, and that's on top of the muscle wasting, vomiting and overall health deterioration that chemo drugs admittedly produce. But now the insanity has reached a new low with doctors routinely...|
|8/1/2011 - For centuries people have been fighting insomnia and other sleep-related conditions. From not getting any sleep at all to failing to achieve the restorative level of sleep needed to feel well-rested and alert, people all over the world have been facing sleeping conditions since the beginning of time....|
|6/25/2011 - Achieving a healthy level of circulation is important for the growth of cells and the maintenance of the many systems of the body. Traditional horizontal sleeping has been shown by some researchers to inhibit the ability of the body's circulatory system to function at an optimum level; thus, this sleeping...|
|5/7/2011 - According to recent reports, it would appear that doctors are infecting test patients with parasites, whipworms and their eggs, in order to cure allergies. The thought of infecting oneself with parasites is repulsive to most people; however, a little research on the subject of helminthic therapy has...|
|5/7/2011 - Are you feeling stressed out by life's pressures? Perhaps you recently suffered from a headache or migraine. If so, you are certainly not alone! But don't suffer in silence - here is one of the best natural therapies you can try to treat your headache. Recent studies confirmed the effectiveness of cupping...|
|3/23/2011 - There is an epidemic of anxiety and depression. Today's world is filled with emotional challenge. How many families do you know that aren't dysfunctional? And who do you know that has not spent time with a counselor, psychologist, or psychiatrist at some time in their life? In some circles it is almost...|
|3/22/2011 - The small California town of Oakhurst recently had several screenings of the 2006 film Dying to Have Known, a well-done and highly-informative documentary by esteemed filmmaker Steve Kroschel that explores the evidence and effectiveness of the infamous Gerson Therapy in treating and curing cancer naturally....|
|3/18/2011 - Ancient Western and Eastern civilizations dating back as far as 3000 years discovered that massage and touch therapy have many health benefits. From being rendered a disreputable form of indulgence, massage is now seen as a holistic method of healing, which is practiced all over the world today. Benefits...|
|3/9/2011 - Back in the day, psychiatrists used to actually consult intimately with their patients and provide some type of personalized, talk-based therapy as part of their practice. The modern-day approach to psychiatry, however, has become more like a series of drug dealing sessions in which psychiatrists will...|
|2/10/2011 - Studies in music indicate that it is a natural healer. Proven to release dopamine responsible for pleasure, music shows promise in the treatment of mental and somatic illnesses. Similar research also suggest that it may be useful for patients with traumatic brain injury and as therapeutic intervention...|
|1/29/2011 - Aromatherapy is an ancient and well-established therapy that has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. Using scent to promote health and well-being is its primary claim to fame, and there is also some evidence of the therapeutic properties that essential oils can bring to the treatment of medical conditions....|
|1/19/2011 - Far Infrared Therapy utilizes light wavelengths below the frequency of visible red light. Though the light is not visible to the human eye, it can be felt as heat. Used in radiant heating units in homes, Far Infrared (FIR) penetrates below the skin and can be used as a medical therapy.
|1/12/2011 - Today the mainstream media is gleefully announcing that Michael Douglas has been "cured" of throat cancer. Yes, they use the "cure" word, as if to imply the cancer is gone and will never recur. Michael Douglas himself announced he has "beat cancer," and various cancer survivor groups are celebrating...|
|12/23/2010 - Doctors are increasingly exploring the potential of simple heat as a safe way of destroying cancer cells while leaving the body's healthy cells unaffected.
The evidence that heat is an effective cancer treatment is compelling, but scientists remain unclear exactly why it seems to work so well. One...|
|10/17/2010 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent warning letters to a handful of companies selling chelation therapy products that help to treat serious conditions like autism, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's disease. Chelation agents remove toxic heavy metals from the body, which ultimately improves...|
|9/9/2010 - LFO singer-songwriter Rich Cronin, creator of the smash hit "Summer Girls," died after receiving chemotherapy as a "treatment" for leukemia. He was 35.
Yes, 35. He was first diagnosed with leukemia in 2005 and underwent chemotherapy. Not surprisingly, the cancer returned in 2007 because chemotherapy...|
|8/25/2010 - A recent clinical mind body study has come up with promising results for fibromyalgia patients. The study observed the use of affective self awareness therapy on 45 female patients diagnosed with the condition. The study was led by Dr. Howard Schubiner who developed the therapy. The therapy focuses...|
|8/7/2010 - Emergency responders in New York City will soon start to use a new "cooling" therapy on cardiac arrest patients that will help to decrease their likelihood of brain damage. Therapeutic hypothermia, as it is being called, works to lower patients' body temperatures so their brains will require less oxygen,...|
|7/29/2010 - The most overlooked solution to all manner of illness and disease is perhaps the simplest. All pathogens, viruses, and parasites are anaerobic. They thrive in the absence of oxygen, but cannot survive with an abundance of oxygen. Even cancer cells cannot exist in oxygen. They depend on fermenting glucose...|
|7/21/2010 - Scientists, media pundits, academics and researchers often speak of stem cell therapy as a potentially revolutionary technology in the field of medicine, but according to Professor David Warburton from the Saban Research Institute at Los Angeles Children's Hospital, stem cells are already viable in...|
|5/22/2010 - At first glance, the treatment therapies that use red and blue spectrum light to treat skin disorders and revive aging skin may seem a bit dubious. How can a light beaming on your face actually help change the visible attributes of your skin? Well, infrared red and blue light therapy, as more and more...|
|5/11/2010 - A new analysis just published in the journal Cancer concludes that a significant proportion of terminally ill cancer patients spend most of their final days and weeks subjected to grueling radiation therapy (radiotherapy). What makes this extra heartbreaking and downright outrageous is that irradiating...|
|3/23/2010 - Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) is non-invasive alternative therapy that involves passing very small electrical impulses (micro-currents) across the base of the skull. This is done by placing electrodes or clips on or near both ears. Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation alters the electrical...|
|3/18/2010 - There is a double standard in Western medicine when it comes to assessing the efficacy of vitamins compared to pharmaceutical drugs. While medical science recognizes that dose levels affect how well a drug works, the same principle is not considered valid for vitamins. As a result, 75 years of physician...|
|3/14/2010 - A bee sting is an unpleasant experience that undoubtedly everyone would choose to avoid if given the choice. However a growing number of people are choosing to be stung by bees in an alternative form of illness treatment called apitherapy. Apitherapy contends that bee venom holds therapeutic value in...|
|3/11/2010 - For decades, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was pushed by the medical establishment as a kind of youth elixir that offered all sorts of remarkable benefits. Take the hormones Big Pharma concocts from pregnant horses' urine and chemicals and middle-aged and older women would supposedly have better...|
|3/4/2010 - A new report published in the American Cancer Society journal, CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, and in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation, reveals that androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT), a type of prostate cancer treatment, can increase heart risk factors and possibly lead to heart...|
|2/19/2010 - In January 2010, the FDA sent U.S. Marshals into Auburn, California to raid manufacturer Applied Ozone Systems and seize their ozone generators. The FDA press release asserted all kinds of ridiculous reasons for this particular raid, citing poor manufacturing procedures and the generators' potential...|
|2/1/2010 - Radiation therapy for the treatment of brain tumors may lead to cognitive decline later in life, according to a study conducted by researchers from VU University Medical Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and published in The Lancet Neurology.
Scientists have known for some time that radiation therapy...|
|1/11/2010 - A migraine is a debilitating form of a headache. Many people suffer from migraines. Various triggers can produce the onset of a migraine. However, reducing the likelihood of a migraine occurring and getting rid of one once it occurs, can be challenging. Studies have been conducted showing that hypnotherapy...|
|1/9/2010 - Dyspepsia is a very common gastrointestinal disorder. Researchers and doctors are not sure what the underlying causes are of the disorder, which makes treating dyspepsia somewhat challenging. However, researchers have found that hypnotherapy has helped treat the symptoms of the disorder.
|11/30/2009 - The effectiveness of hypnosis is often questioned because the cause of hypnotic phenomenon is not yet known. Research has been conducted on hypnosis for hundreds of years. Thousands of studies have been performed, yet the origination of hypnosis has not yet been realized. The Mayo Clinic has found hypnosis...|
|11/25/2009 - The Health Ministry of China has issued an order banning the use of electroshock therapy for the treatment of Internet addiction, in response to a nationwide scandal that erupted after former patients of the Linyi Mental Health Hospital in Shandong province wrote in blogs and forums that they had been...|
|10/28/2009 - If someone told you he or she cured his or her cancer with color therapy, would you believe it? You may understandably categorize it as new age nonsense. Well, it appears that it's for real and not just for cancer. Colored light therapy was originated mostly by an American physician, Dr. Edwin Babbitt,...|
|10/23/2009 - According to the National Institutes of Health, "The appropriate treatment for prostate cancer is not clear." However, men who have prostate cancer that has spread beyond the prostate gland or who have had a recurrence of their disease are routinely subjected to a specific treatment anyway -- hormone...|
|9/17/2009 - Patrick Swayze's death came as a shock to many people. But not to his own cancer doctor: They know that the five-year survival rates of people being treated with chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer are virtually zero. And Swayze was only the latest in a long list of celebrities dying after being treated...|
|9/10/2009 - Unlike Essiac Tea or Hoxsey's herbal formula, the Gerson Therapy is a completely dietary based protocol with coffee enemas for liver detoxification. There is no single herbal formula, no magic bullet. But just as with Rene Caisse's Essiac Tea and Hoxey's secret formula, it has proven effective with...|
|9/2/2009 - Many people have fears and phobias that can interfere with their ability to lead a normal life. Most fears and phobias develop due to traumatic experiences and are thus mostly psychological. Researchers also believe that genetics and our brain chemistry also contribute to the development of phobias....|
|9/1/2009 - Cancer of the ovary is rarely found early and, by the time it is discovered, the disease has frequently spread. So prevention is the most important way to fight this frequently deadly malignancy. Unfortunately, new research shows a medical treatment -- hormone replacement therapy (HRT) -- which was...|
|8/29/2009 - Hypnotherapy has long been used to help people cope with stress. No matter what the source of stress is, hypnosis is a relaxation technique that calms the mind and body into a deeper state of relaxation. Research has shown that when stress is a contributing factor in a physical or physiological situation,...|
|8/19/2009 - There are many published clinical trials and scientific papers in 2009 about the effectiveness of cupping therapy. Three papers from Germany, South Korea and Iran support the use of cupping therapy and give new scientific evidence to this old therapy.
What is cupping therapy?
Cupping therapy is...|
|8/14/2009 - As with many natural treatments magnet therapy has a long list of skeptics ready to jump on its back and push it in to the realm of pure mumbo jumbo. But the truth is that magnet therapy has a growing number of people who not only swear that it works, but that rely on it to live fuller, pain free lives.
|8/11/2009 - Binge eating is said to have its origins in psychological disturbances. Binge eaters seek comfort in food when all else seems hopeless. Yoga could offer tremendous therapeutic comfort for victims of this disorder. The connection lies in the fact that yoga could help heal the mind by directing awareness...|
|8/11/2009 - A common phobia that many people have is the fear of dentistry. They fear pain and possible procedures that could cause them anxiety. This can also lead to a great deal of stress and anxiety over going to the dentist. Many people avoid going to the dentist because of their fear. Hypnotherapy has been...|
|8/7/2009 - Sam Baker, three-time All-American at USC and first-round 2008 NFL draft pick, came to the Whitaker Wellness Institute before he reported to the Atlanta Falcons training camp last year. "My trainer recommended that I receive treatment at the clinic to help me build muscle and gain strength. It really...|
|8/5/2009 - Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) is a very common disorder among children. The traditional form of treating ADHD is medication and psychotherapy. However, every person with ADHD is different and a one-size-fits-all approach cannot be taken in treating the disorder. Research has been conducted...|
|6/19/2009 - For most people the thought of taking part in a past life therapy session comes from nothing more than curiosity. What have we been, seen and experienced in past lives? These questions are intriguing to most of us even if we do not particularly believe in the concept. But there are those who not only...|
|6/4/2009 - Plagiocephaly, or flat head syndrome, is a deformation of the head due to an infant's skull being flattened as a result of pressure from outside forces. Because of the "Back to Sleep" campaign (a campaign encouraging parents to lay their baby on his or her back to decrease the risk of SIDS) there has...|
|5/15/2009 - Against the wishes of both the parents and the 13-year-old patient in question, a Minnesota judge has ruled that Daniel Hauser must undergo conventional chemotherapy treatments, which are characterized by the mass-poisoning of the patient with toxic chemicals.
For opting to explore alternative and...|
|5/13/2009 - Breast cancer is a very serious disease that will affect one in eight women who live to the age of 85. Currently, there are 2.4 million women in the United States who have been diagnosed with breast cancer (Breast Cancer: Network of Strength). These staggering numbers show the importance of finding...|
|5/7/2009 - Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder involving the intestines. Symptoms can be mild to severe and include abdominal cramping, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, and gas. Many people who have IBS are often embarrassed by their symptoms and are uncomfortable talking about it with a doctor. Fortunately...|
|5/2/2009 - Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, already used for the treatment of the bends, carbon monoxide poisoning and a variety of other conditions, may lead to improvement in autistic patients, according to a study conducted by physician Daniel Rossignol and published in the British Medical Journal.
|5/1/2009 - According to the National Cancer Institute, almost 11,000 children (under the age of 15) will be diagnosed with a form of cancer in 2008. Advances in cancer research and cancer treatments have greatly improved since the 1970`s. Before the 1970`s children with cancer had a 50% 5-year survival rate. Now...|
|4/21/2009 - Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease without a known cause, which affects usually more than one joint and may lead to severe deformity and disability. Rheumatoid arthritis is three times more common in females than males, and its prevalence is about 1-2% in United Sates of America. It usually...|
|4/17/2009 - The therapist touches and lightly squeezes the migraine patient in a few places and then leaves the room for two minutes. He repeats this procedure for the entire 45-minute appointment. After several weeks of such sessions, the patient reports that the migraines have diminished in frequency. How could...|
|3/26/2009 - A recent article published in the Melbourne, Australia paper Herald Sun has drawn attention to the ongoing psychiatric practice of using electroshock therapy on children as young as four years of age.
Electroshock therapy, also known as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), is the practice of applying...|
|3/10/2009 - Many women are so confused and frightened about hormone replacement that they have decided to forget about it. This reaction is not surprising because almost daily there is a new scare headline blaring at them about how hormone replacement causes cancer or even brain shrinkage. Women who were recently...|
|3/4/2009 - A new report released by the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement reveals that Americans' exposure to radiation has increased more than 600 percent over the last three decades. Most of that increase has come from patients' exposure to radiation through medical imaging scans such...|
|2/24/2009 - Within our fast-paced, pill-popping, quick-fix, got-to-have-it-yesterday-society, the real essence of therapy appears to have become forgotten. True therapy encompasses living and acting in a way that promotes and/or restores optimum health and well-being on a continual basis. In other words, true therapy...|
|2/23/2009 - Hormone replacement therapy may cause the brains of postmenopausal women to shrink, according to a study conducted by researchers from Wake Forest University and published in the journal Neurology.
Hormone replacement therapy, in this context, refers to the practice of dosing women with sex hormones...|
|2/19/2009 - There are many maladies that can affect a person`s hair. The use of hair care products and blow dryers leaves people with dull, dry hair, begging for hydration, but there are a select few who suffer from hair problems that go beyond a few split ends. A study was conducted in the International Journal...|
|2/18/2009 - The United States has very little integration between medical doctors and hypnotherapists. Many studies have shown that people suffering with many disorders greatly benefit from hypnotherapy. However, hypnotherapy is used by less than 10% of people in the United States. Along with many other maladies,...|
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|2/2/2009 - Chemotherapy is one of three main treatment protocols of conventional medicine, one which millions of people worldwide have been put through. In fact, virtually all of us know someone who suffered and finally passed on after a futile course of chemotherapy prescribed by his or her doctor. 'Nothing more...|
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