Pharmacology

Merck Invented Nobel Prize-Winning Ivermectin 30 Years Ago, They're Not Telling You To Take It For COVID-19 Now

Ivermectin is an over 30-year-old wonder drug that treats life- and sight-threatening parasitic infections. Its lasting influence on global health has been so profound that two of the key researchers in its discovery and development won the Nobel Prize in ...

Article - The Conversation - Oct 14 2021 - 12:42pm

Not Supplemental: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Make No Difference In COVID-19

Even at prescription strength doses, purified omega-3 fatty acid did not reduce incidents of hospitalizations and/or deaths among people with COVID-19, according to results from Scientific Sessions 2021.  ...

Article - News Staff - Nov 15 2021 - 3:41pm

Marijuana DUI Car Crashes Have Doubled

A new study finds that what once were just alcohol-related car crashes have now involved marijuana as the former illegal drug has been legalized and normalized in the last 20 years.  Fatal car accidents involving alcohol have remained relatively constant ...

Article - News Staff - Dec 29 2021 - 12:25pm

Vilca-Chicha: Peruvians Created A Literal Opiate Of The Masses To Exercise Control

As Peru's Wari kingdom sought to shore up their crumbling empire over 1,000 years ago they did it with their own form of bread and circuses- cocaine, ayahuasca, and a beer with psychedelics mixed in. Since the concoction was only made by elites withou ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 12 2022 - 6:24pm

Magnesium Helps The Immune System, Including Against Cancer

Magnesium is important in the immune system’s ability to tackle pathogens and even cancer cells but that doesn't mean you should run to a supplement huckster or naturopath. It is magnesium in blood that is needed for T cells to operate efficiently and ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 19 2022 - 11:51am

Randomized Trial Reveals How Impaired People Who Drive After Smoking Marijuana Become

As of now, 18 states have legalized recreational marijuana use while 36 have 'medical' cannabis laws but there is still debate about how cannabis may affect the abilities, real and perceived, of drivers under the influence. A two-year randomized ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 26 2022 - 4:13pm

The Alarming Number Of COVID-19 ICU Patients With Severe Bleeding After Full-Dose Blood Thinners

A new analysis of data shows the medical community may need to rethink the optimal strategy for treating blood clots and bleeding in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit (ICU) prescribed full-dose blood thinners ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 28 2022 - 2:59pm

Aspirin Doesn't Reduce Risk Of Major Cardiovascular Events

You probably know someone who takes an aspirin to reduce chances of a heart attack, just like you may know someone who says wine, containing alcohol, a true class 1 carcinogen, is 'good for you.' They were never settled science, they were instead ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 29 2022 - 1:23pm

The Dose Makes The Poison- And That Is Why Venom May Soon Be A New Medicine

In the 16th century, it was shown by Paracelsus that 'the dose makes the poison'- too much medicine or anything else could kill while too little did nothing. In the 21st century activists have sought to dispel that. They claim homeopathic effects ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 16 2022 - 4:19pm

Media Hype Creates Demand For Black Market Knockoffs Of Molnupiravir And Nirmatrelvir

Antivirals, such as Merck’s molnupiravir and Pfizer’s nirmatrelvir, are given to people infected with COVID-19 when prescribed by a doctor or as part of a clinical trial. Yet entire websites exist that sell it without prescription anyway. COVID-19 caused n ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 1 2022 - 9:07am