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Dr. Rath Health Foundation Newsletter

May 9, 2014

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NATURAL HEALTH NEWS

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Vitamin D Supplements May Prevent Prostate Cancer

May 7, 2014

A new study has revealed a link between vitamin D deficiency and the development of prostate cancer.
Read article at webpronews.com

Vitamin B3 treatment for ataxia shows promise in first human trial

May 2, 2014

A form of vitamin B3 has shown early promise against Friedreich's ataxia, a debilitating degenerative disease with no treatment or cure, in the first human trial of the treatment involving UCL researchers.
Read article at medicalxpress.com

PHARMA "BUSINESS WITH DISEASE" NEWS

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Big Pharma stands to profit by cleaning out its medicine chests

May 4, 2014

Leading global pharmaceutical companies have started to view their vast portfolios of older, established prescription drugs as vehicles for raising large sums of cash to fuel development of new medicines with far higher profit margins.
Read news report at reuters.com

Comment: The multi-trillion dollar Drug Cartel and its investors unfailingly place profit over human health. Ultimately it isn't important to the Cartel how profits are generated, simply that they are. So long as profits are produced, the lack of effectiveness of drugs in treating the primary cause of disease – or even the dangerous side-effects they cause when administered to patients – are essentially seen as irrelevant. To learn more about the true nature of the Drug Cartel, visit this page on our Foundation website.

Botched Oklahoma execution turns spotlight on US pharmaceutical firms

May 1, 2014

Oklahoma's bungled execution of a convicted killer, who died 43 minutes after the first drugs were injected into him, has put the spotlight on two American pharmaceutical companies.
Read article on the Guardian website (UK)

Comment: With the drug industry already having been proven to have supplied the Zyklon B pellets that were used to kill concentration camp prisoners in the gas chambers during WWII, it is high time that the companies profiting from selling drugs for use in modern-day executions are publicly exposed.

Drug firms have used dangerous tactics to drive sales to treat kids

April 14, 2014

Pharmaceutical companies wooed academic leaders, ghostwrote articles, suppressed damaging health data and lavished doctors with gifts to make prescribing powerful psychotropic drugs to children a blockbuster profit center, a trail of lawsuits over the past two decades shows.
Read article on the Denver Post website (USA)

GMO NEWS

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GM acceptance in decline as global crop cultivation falls

May 5, 2014

The number of countries cultivating genetically modified crops has fallen for the first time, as acceptance of the technology declines, say Friends of the Earth (FoE).
Read article at foodnavigator.com

France Definitively Bans Genetically Modified Corn

May 5, 2014

France definitively banned the growing of genetically modified corn on Monday after its highest court and Senate both confirmed an existing ban.
Read article at newsmax.com (USA)

OTHER HEALTH-RELATED NEWS

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New research exposes risk of nutritional deficiencies in obese teenagers

May 7, 2014

Teenagers and young adults who are severely obese are at risk of nutritional deficiencies including low iron, anaemia, and a low vitamin D status, find researchers.
Read article at foodnavigator.com

As TB re-emerges, a link is found to low vitamin D in children

May 7, 2014

There could be a link between children having low vitamin D and contracting tuberculosis. That’s according to new research that will be presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) in Dublin, Ireland this week.
Read article on The Journal website (Republic of Ireland)

Low vitamin D levels tied to increased cancer risk in IBD

May 6, 2014

Low plasma levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) are associated with an increased risk of cancer in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), according to a study published in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Read article at medicalxpress.com

EU Court rejects health claim challenge; Appeal under consideration

May 5, 2014

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has thrown out a challenge to the EU nutrition and health claims regulation (NHCR) but the German lawyers behind the action say the ruling was based on a technical issue and may appeal.
Read article at nutraingredients.com

Comment: With the Brussels EU’s draconian nutrition and health claims regulation being enforced in such a way that even claims that drinking water prevents dehydration are now illegal in Europe, the people of the world need to understand that dismantling this dictatorial construct is now a precondition for global natural health freedom.

Eating organic food significantly lowers pesticide exposure

April 30, 2014

Eating an organic diet for a week can cause pesticide levels to drop by almost 90% in adults, research from RMIT University has found.
Read article at medicalxpress.com

POLITICAL NEWS

For more political news, visit the news pages on the website of the International Alliance for Health, Peace and Social Justice, and the news page on the European Referendum Initiative website. Citizens of the UK can find additional UK-orientated news stories on the Reject the EU website.

‘Whether There Is Support for This Among the Public, I Do Not Know’

April 30, 2014

In an interview with De Standaard, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy argues that although the ‘United States of Europe’ is not a realistic scenario, the “whole European territory apart from Russia will in the long term be in some way involved with the EU”. He adds that “whether there is support for this among the public, I do not know. But we do it anyway.”
Read article on the National Review website (USA)

Comment: This highly revealing statement by Brussels EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy tells us everything we need to know about the undemocratic nature of the construct he represents. With neither the 28 ‘Commissars’ who make up the European Commission – the executive level of the Brussels EU – nor even Van Rompuy himself having been elected by the people, it is an illusion to think they would ever listen to the people or act in their interests. The entire Brussels EU structure therefore needs to be dismantled and, ultimately, replaced with a Europe for the People, by the People.

Anti-Corruption Group Finds Fault With European Union

April 24, 2014

BRUSSELS — A prominent anti-corruption group on Thursday plans to report serious shortcomings in the management and governance of the European Union’s core institutions, as public confidence in Brussels remains at a low before elections next month.
Read article in the New York Times (USA)

 

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