The true proportion of patients on antidepressants who can stop safely without “relapse” is likely to be considerably higher than the 50% we found in the trials, especially if the taper is done hyperbolically.
Medical ethics – Best chance of restoring distorted health systems
The medical system supposedly exists to do good – in the public interest. We know there can be risks inherent in any medical intervention, but interventions are generally selected when an assessment of risk and benefits weighs significantly in favour of benefit.
What Causes Water to Move Inside the Body?
An unfortunate situation is created where science advances knowledge to a point but then reverses polarities and paradoxically becomes a barrier to that advancement.
Rivers of resistance: Water for life, not profit
Water profiteers developed new tactics and strategies to increase private participation in the sector. They have been especially successful in capturing global water governance institutions to advance their pro-privatisation agenda.
Medicinal Steak: Bioethics and Food Security Part 1
Are mRNA vaccines being given to pigs in that even organic pork products have been infected with mRNA for the last five years? We are currently talking to many farmers and ranchers.
Some US Farmers Get Behind Mexico’s GMO Corn Ban
The US has launched a trade dispute against Mexico for seeking to phase out the importation and use of genetically modified corn and glyphosate, a probable carcinogen, on health, environmental and food self-sufficiency grounds.
Gene edited foods in our shops soon? Reality vs hype
We should remain vigilant and should continue to insist on mandatory labelling of all gene edited foods and push what many believe will be a new government in a year’s time to come up with a stronger regulatory framework.
Sustainable Farming for Health
All over our county, there are people caring for the land, the animals, the crops, the forests and their own yards. These are not some romantic visions of the past, these resources represent our livelihoods, our passions and generational hopes.
Cancer through another lens
Mark’s argument explains the origin of the disease—one that consistently involves fungi and the suppression of cellular function. He calls this theory the cell suppression theory and argues it could open the door to new ways of looking at, researching, treating and even preventing cancer.
‘Forever Chemicals’ in Pesticides Raise Red Flags
The EPA has developed a “working definition” of PFAS chemicals that excludes thousands of PFAS chemicals that are captured by the definitions used by other scientific bodies. This means more exposure to dangerous chemicals for us, and more profits for chemical and drug manufacturers.
Millions Suffer as Junk Food Industry Rakes in Profit
Due to trade deals, government support and WTO influence, transnational food retail and food processing companies continue to colonise markets around the world and push ultra processed foods (UPFs).
The fertiliser trap
The era of cheap fertilisers is over. The costs have become too much to bear— both in terms of the financial burden for farmers and public budgets, the severe environmental and health impacts, and the long-term risks to food security.