Category Archives: Current Health News

Common Drugs Linked to Dementia

A long list of common drugs linked to dementia A research team at Indiana University School of Medicine has recommended that older adults may want to avoid common over-the-counter drugs such as nighttime cold medicines due to their links to dementia and cognitive impairment. They are called anticholinergic drugs and are used to treat a variety of conditions: gastrointestinal disorders, allergies, depression, sleep disorders, bladder control, anxiety and many others.  The list is long and can be found on many sites

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Statins Exposed At Last

It is finally here! The day that statins are at last exposed publicly as the danger they really are and have always been. This study has been out for a while, but it is now getting the exposure it deserves.  From the very beginning the entire story of statins has been a lie. Many drugs today produce a curious effect: they increase the damage they are suppose to repair!  Surprised?  So do anti-depressants and acid reflux medications, among many.  This

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Acid reflux meds causing kidney damage

It is finally becoming public that one of the most dangerous drugs prescribed like candy to far more people than even the statistics say, has been found to cause kidney damage according to a study just released April 14, 2016 by The Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. This is a long overdue spotlight on this horrendous type of medication that has been misused from the beginning, and it is most welcome to see in hopes of saving millions

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Diet Pepsi Now With Chlorinated Splenda

Pepsi has recently announced that they will be replacing aspartame with Splenda, alias sucralose, which I have written about on this site.  They claim the reason is consumer demand, citing the alleged dangers and side effects of aspartame.  The latest news reports people want their aspartame back?  Really?  Picky about our poisons aren’t we?   One Man’s Poison   One man’s poison is another man’s poison when it comes to replacing aspartame with sucralose (Splenda).  It would appear that diet

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Marketing of a Myth – SSRI Drugs

    The ‘marketing of a myth’ is the claim that was made  on April 21, 2015, by David Healy, head of psychiatry at the Hergest Psychiatric Unit in Bangor, North Wales regarding the misconception that low levels of seratonin were responsible for depression.  It has become established fact, he says.  According to his article, Dr. Healy states that the serotonin reuptake inhibiting (SSRI) group of drugs came on stream in the late 1980’s.  “A 1960s idea that serotonin concentrations

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Cholesterol in Food Now OK

      On February 11, 2015, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the nation’s top nutrition advisory panel, has decided to drop it’s caution about eating cholesterol-laden food. This is a move that could undo almost 40 years of doctors warnings about it’s consumption.   To read the entire article, click here. While this is no news to those in the know, it may add some credibility to otherwise ‘health nut’ beliefs already based on the facts.  This information has long been

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