Google DeepMind’s Dodgy NHS deals were investigated — but tough questions avoided

from Business Insider

An independent review panel has raised a number of concerns about how Google DeepMind is working with the National Health Service (NHS) in a report published on Wednesday.

Artificial Intelligence subsidiary DeepMind tasked the panel with scrutinising its NHS partnerships after New Scientist revealed that the company had quietly been given access to 1.6 million patient records to develop a kidney monitoring app called Streams without their prior knowledge.

The unpaid panel includes ex-Cambridge MP Julian Huppert, The Co-Operative Group’s current chief digital officer Mike Bracken, venture capital investor Eileen Burbidge, and six other members.

The panel’s 22-page report, which cost DeepMind £59,315, raised concerns about subjects including:

  • The lack of clarity in the original information sharing agreement (ISA) with the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • 11 “minor” vulnerabilities that were found across the app, the API (application programming interface), and the servers in DeepMind’s data centre
  • And the lack of work on public engagement, particularly in relation to the links between DeepMind Health and Google.

While there were criticisms, the report — published two days after the UK data watchdog ruled that DeepMind’s first deal with the NHS was illegal — also commends DeepMind for its overall high level of data security, and for openly publishing its new contracts with the NHS with minimal redactions. The report provides a number of recommendations for DeepMind to consider when working with the NHS in future.

DeepMind Streams app

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Protests at Italian Government plan to remove unvaccinated children from their parents.

A wave of demonstrations have shocked Italians this week as angry parents protested against the authoritarian government’s attempts to pass a  law that will triple the number of vaccination Italian children must by law receive, and the threat that children who do not have the manadatory vaccines will be removed from their parents. 

Lorenzin cancel your law, we are not your herd,” tens of thousands of Italians chanted at a protest in Rome, holding banners decrying government overreach into their homes and the health of their children.
The march in Rome, the largest in the country, is believed to be the biggest free-vaxxer event in world history. They were gathering to protest the proposed law that will raise the number of mandatory vaccines received by Italian children from four to 12.

The law, proposed by Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin, will become effective unless the Italian Parliament saves the day and blocks the new legislation.

Under the new law, Italian children who have not received the full schedule of 12 mandatory vaccinations will lose their right to attend school, the parents will be fined up to 7,500 euros ($8396), and in case the corrupt, authoritarian Euronazi Italian government had not already shown they are completely in the pockets of Big Pharma, they also announced that unvaccinated children will be taken away by local child protective services.

But Italians of all stripes, already shocked at the highly suspect collapse of the hugely popular Five Star Movement in local elections, and angry at the way their politicians suck up to EU neo – fascism, are rising up in defiance of the new law. Politicians, associations, doctors, lawyers, and parents came together for the first time on the streets of Rome to make their voices heard.

One protestor shared a heart-rending account of his difficulties raising a vaccine damaged child in Italy:

I am here as a parent, as a parent of a child who, unfortunately, has been damaged by a hexavalent vaccine. I am a parent who has tried to follow the path of the law and I have found myself in front of shameful situations, when the state courts consider vaccine injured kids as, allow me to say, the town’s idiots, the losers.”

The protestors want freedom of choice regarding vaccines, informed consent, the constitution of an independent committee for vaccine research, and objective data about reactions. They are, wisely, not content to blindly rely on the word of the unethical, profiteering, Big Pharma corporations and the rent – seeking politicians in government when it comes to the health of their children.

 Two doctors have been struck off this year in Italy over their refusal to work as Big Pharma shills and a further 24 doctors are being investigated for declaring that vaccines are not always harmless.Is this the start of a medical revolution in Italy? A worldwide movement against the profit-driven interests of Big Pharma and government corruption is beginning to gain traction. It is up to you to help spread the word.

[RELATED: Sweden Bans Mandatory Vaccinations Over ‘Serious Health Concerns’]

MORE ON VACCINE FASCISM

Boston Herald Calls For Government Execution Squads To Murder Experts Who Oppose Mercury In Vaccines

In another example of the insane and fantaical religious fervour of those who support the vaccine industry by hating anyone who questions anything about vaccines, the corporate media prostitutes of the Boston Herald’s editorial staffny have used their print editions to call for what the murder of anyone who questions the safety or efficiency of vaccines or opposes plans to legally mandate vaccinating entire populations (such as those proposed by bill Gates through his Gates Foundation.)The killings would be carried out by government sanctioned execution squads to eliminate scientists, naturopaths, chiropractors and any journalists fool enough to question the safety of injecting children with mercury, a brain-damaging toxin still found in flu shot vaccines administered to children and expectant mothers, and other neurotoxins.

Expressing concern about the toxic, brain-damaging, or simply stomach churning ingredients (such as cultures grown on the tissue of dead foetuses,) in vaccines “ought to be a hanging offense,” says the entire Boston Herald editorial staff in this shockingly violent article which espouses the murder of naturopathic physicians, scientists and sceptics, such as myself and my colleagues, in new media who try to hold corporate fascists to account. According to the Boston Herald, we should all be hanged to death after being identified and rounded up.

This is the kind of scientific fscism that typifies not only the vaccine industry, which revels in the mass murder of black babies who are disproportionately impacted by vaccine-autism risks, according to the CDC’s own scientist Dr. William Thompson, but also the global warming alarmists of the ‘climate science’ community, the genome modification industry and the people who believe entire populations of over 50s should be medicated against high cholestrol even though less than half have high cholestrol and the drugs are harmful to those who do not have high cholestrol.

“In what can only be described as an example of hate speech, and therefore, were it possible for self righteous, politically correct liberals to understand concepts like same rules apply, the editorial staff at the Boston Herald should have recognised, the article is in a crime de facto and de juris and as such should never have been published published.

With their call for the mass murder of naturopaths, journalists and scientists, the Boston Herald demonstrates the dangerous mental illness that’s caused not by vaccines themselves, but by embracing the self righteous beliefs of paternalistic liberalism. T

The continued use of brain-damaging metals like aluminum and mercury, which the US Center for Disease Control confirms are deliberately formulated into vaccines injected into children in spite of evidence of damage to health provided by independent (i.e. not paid by vaccine manufacturers,)needs to be halted until a full, independent meta – analysis can be carried out. Thanks to science fascism and the complicity of liberal dupes like the Boston Herald’s editorial staff, vaccine fanaticism has now spawned a nest of domestic terrorists who are openly an unabashedly, in the pages of a respected newspaper, calling for the government to run execution squads that target the very people seeking to protect children from vaccine fascism.

Natural News has contacted the Boston Police department with a view to filing a detailed criminal complaint with the Boston FBI.

Health Choice Massachusetts has announced a RALLY in front of the Boston Herald this Thursday, May 18th, at 11:00 am. Click here for details on the rally. Alert all your friends in Boston to attend this rally for health freedom at 70 Fargo St, Boston, MA 02110.

Courts Quietly Confirm MMR Vaccine Causes Autism

By Mark Wachtler, Revo 2040.com

After decades of passionate debate, parents probably missed the repeated admissions by drug companies and governments alike that vaccines do in fact cause autism. For concerned parents seeking the truth, it’s worth remembering that the exact same people who own the world’s drug companies also own America’s news outlets. Finding propaganda-free information has been difficult, until now.

At the center of the fifteen-year controversy is Dr. Andrew Wakefield of Austin, Texas. It was Dr. Wakefield that first publicized the link between stomach disorders and autism, and taking the findings one step further, the link between stomach disorders, autism and the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine.

For that discovery way back in 1996, and a subsequent research paper published by the doctor in 1998, Andrew Wakefield has found himself the victim of a world-wide smear campaign by drug corporations, governments and media companies. And while Dr. Wakefield has been persecuted and prosecuted to the extent of being unable to legally practice medicine because of his discovery, he has instead become a best-selling author, the founder of the Strategic Autism Initiative, and the Director of the Autism Media Channel.

But in recent months, courts, governments and vaccine manufacturers have quietly conceded the fact that the Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) vaccine most likely does cause autism and stomach diseases. Pharmaceutical companies have even gone so far as to pay out massive monetary awards, totaling in the millions, to the victims in an attempt to compensate them for damages and to buy their silence. Read more >>>

Scientists have found a strong correlation between vaccines and developing a brain disorder such as OCD, anorexia, ADHD, and major depressive disorders.

By: Jack Burns / The Free Thought Project

It is no question that the subject of vaccines is profoundly controversial. On both sides of the argument exist truths and lies that can hinder the ability of some to make rational decisions.

For the last 50 years, the world has taken a front row seat to the phenomenological occurrences of the rise of brain disorders such as Autism, ADHD, and major depressive disorders. Anecdotally speaking, parents all over the globe have reported that one day their children were normal and growing healthily, and the next, after having gotten their vaccinations, they get Autism, or ADHD, for example.

While science and the government continue to maintain there’s no causal relation between the vaccines and the disorders, parents, multiple studies, and other countries have reported otherwise. Now, it seems, some very brave and unabashed scientists have been able to show a correlation of what many have known for quite some time.

It has also been proven that CDC scientists destroyed data that showed a correlation between vaccines and autism in children.

Researchers at Pennsylvania State and Yale University sought to examine, “whether antecedent vaccinations are associated with increased incidence of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), anorexia nervosa (AN), anxiety disorder, chronic tic disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, major depressive disorder, and bipolar disorder in a national sample of privately insured children.”

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TIME Magazine runs vile hit piece against Robert Kennedy Jr. for daring to tell the truth about mercury in vaccines

When newly inaugurated President Donald Trump appointed Robert Kennedy, Jr. to head a commission to investigate and report on vaccine safety, it was inevitable the Big Pharma Corporations, the big money interest behind them, and their ‘pet poodle’ scientists would hit back and try to undermine the initiative. That it would happen so quickly, with fake news oublication Time magazine lining up its biggest hitters to smear Kennedy’s reputation in the public’s eye. He hails from a family of political and humanitarian icons of modern history, darlings of the liberal left, the university brainwashed, emotionally needy losers who are always quick to jump on any bandwagon, so it’s no wonder that Time feels the need to destroy him before any of those sheep like liberals decide this intelligent and educated man might actually have good grounds for being sceptical of the money – spinning vaccine industry.

Ironically the man Time is trying to smear has previously named one of the magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet” for his environmental work. But when a high profile truth-teller goes up against the corporate propaganda machinery, and the corrupt denizens of the scientific academe that controls mainsteamn media, that person will be vilified, discredited and if possible destroyed. They did it with Bernie Sanders, they tried to do it with Trump but he had enough cash and enough support to resist them and as we know the person anointed by The World Domination Society to succeed their lapdog, the Cocksucker President barack Obama was humilated in the election as ordinary American voters sent a loud and clear message that they had had enough of politically correct bullshit and condescending liberal and progressive politicians, journalists and media luvvies telling them what to think.

What makes Time magazine so dangerous is their clout in the marketplace of ideas. Time holds a position of honor in the minds of millions of readers, and it portrays itself as a serious and sober voice of authority. Many topics are covered fairly and accurately, but when a well hidden agenda is afoot, all bets are off. Time magazine’s crafty article “Why Donald Trump’s Choice of RFK Jr. as Vaccine Czar Is a Terrible Idea” is so full of half-truths, misrepresentations, and misdirection, it’s hard to know where to start.

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HuffPo Censored and Deleted Anti-Pharma Vaccine Post From Their Website – Click our link to read it
In case you missed it, a contributing editor for The Huffington Post managed to slip a shockingly honest vaccine editorial by the Big Pharma watchdogs this morning. The article, titled “Vaccines Are Totally Safe Say The People Who Brought Us Vioxx, Bextra, Trovan, Phen-Fen, Xarelto, Raxar, and Seldane…”, remained published on HuffPo’s site for just a few hours before it was taken down.

When you try to find the article, the link now directs you to a message reading “This post from The Huffington Post Contributor Platform is no longer available on our site.”

Good thing someone was able to screen shot the entire article!

Here is the full article written by Martha Rosenberg. While I disagree strongly that there is no such thing as a safe or necessary vaccine, the rest of the article is brilliantly honest and the Huffington Post should be ashamed of themselves for the role they play in harming our children by censoring such important information.

Vaccines Are Totally Safe Say The People Who Brought Us Vioxx, Bextra, Trovan, Phen-Fen, Xarelto, Raxar, and Seldane…”


A New Billboard Reminds Parents Vaccines Can Kill Their Baby

In an effort to remind parents that vaccines can kill their baby, a billboard has been placed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on interstate I-10 at College Drive, to honor Baby Reid Englehart and all of the other children taken from these toxic injections.

Baby Reid died at the age of two months old, only nine days after the doctor said it was safe to vaccinate him with eight vaccine doses, while he was sick. The vaccines were never investigated before his death was ruled as being caused by some unproven reason, rather than the vaccines that overstimulated his immune system.

Reid’s parents cannot directly sue those responsible for his death. The manufactures of those eight vaccine doses are protected from liability. There is no amount of compensation a parent can receive to replace their child that died from vaccines the doctor insisted were safe. And there is no recourse for those killed from vaccines.

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A New Billboard Reminds Parents Vaccines Can Kill Their Baby

Lead Developer Of HPV Vaccines Comes Clean, Warns Parents & Young Girls It’s All A Giant Deadly Scam

The Daily Sheeple

Dr. Diane Harper was a leading expert responsible for the Phase II and Phase III safety and effectiveness studies which secured the approval of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines, Gardasil™ and Cervarix™. Dr. Harper also authored many of the published, scholarly papers about the vaccines. She is now the latest in a long string of experts who are pressing the red alert button on the devastating consequences and irrelevancy of these vaccines. Dr. Harper made her surprising confession at the 4th International Converence on Vaccination which took place in Reston, Virginia. Her speech, which was originally intended to promote the benefits of the vaccines, took a 180-degree turn when she chose instead to clean her conscience about the deadly vaccines so she “could sleep at night”. The following is an excerpt from a story by Sarah Cain:

“Dr. Harper explained in her presentation that the cervical cancer risk in the U.S. is already extremely low, and that vaccinations are unlikely to have any effect upon the rate of cervical cancer in the United States. In fact, 70% of all HPV infections resolve themselves without treatment in a year, and the number rises to well over 90% in two years. Harper also mentioned the safety angle. All trials of the vaccines were done on children aged 15 and above, despite them currently being marketed for 9-year-olds. So far, 15,037 girls have reported adverse side effects from Gardasil™ alone to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), and this number only reflects parents who underwent the hurdles required for reporting adverse reactions.

Read more at The Daily Sheeple >>>

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CDC forced to reveal documents proving Thimerosal vaccine preservative causes autism

Factually speaking, the CDC is a malicious, criminally-run anti-science quackery front group for the vaccine industry. As part of its criminal activity, it has long insisted that the vaccine preservative thimerosal is not tied to autism. But once-secret documents, now forced to be revealed by the CDC, prove the agency knew that thimerosal causes autism but deliberately hid that evidence from the public in exactly the same way the EPA hid the truth about lead poisoning of the public water supply in Flint, Michigan.

“A vaccine industry watchdog has now obtained CDC documents that show statistically significant risks of autism associated with the vaccine preservative,” reports Health Advice, which also reports:

Dr. Hooker, a PhD scientist, worked with two members of Congress to craft the letter to the CDC that recently resulted in his obtaining long-awaited data from the CDC, the significance of which is historic. According to Hooker, the data on over 400,000 infants born between 1991 and 1997, which was analyzed by CDC epidemiologist Thomas Verstraeten, MD, “proves unequivocally that in 2000, CDC officials were informed internally of the very high risk of autism, non-organic sleep disorder and speech disorder associated with Thimerosal exposure.”

While the mainstream media — largely funded by pharmaceutical corporations — ridiculously continues to claim any link between autism and vaccines is a “conspiracy theory,” the link actually turns out to be evidence-based FACT.

Read the full Health Advice story linked above:

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Chinese parents outraged as vaccines kill defenseless children

Americans and the Chinese people have another thing in common besides a big economy – vaccine violence. Third world vaccine crime differs somewhat from the faking of clinical trials, manipulating scientific data and paying doctors and healthcare companies to participate in cover ups that goes on in the west. In poor countries there are no consumer protection laws and the few people in possession of enough information to question officials know the result is likely to be that the questioner is locked up indefinitely without trial.

So the crimes tend to be blatant, like a vaccine scam in China we heard of recently.

As reported by the BBC, parents in China are extremely angry after learning about a massive illegal vaccine operation in Shangdong province. The illegal ring involved hundreds of people and had spread to 24 provinces and cities, according to local media cited by the BBC.

The outrage grew after news spread that a boy who had been vaccinated died, though Chinese officials claimed the death was not tied to the Shangdong scandal, a story that no thinking person would actually believe.

The illegal vaccine ring – one of a plethora of health and safety scandals in China in recent years – was likely in operation since 2011, officials said. The ringleaders, said to be a mother and daughter who bought the vaccines from licensed and unlicensed sources, have been arrested, according to reports. After buying the vaccines, the pair would then sell them to illegal agents or local disease control and prevention centers for inflated prices, the BBC reported, citing the Xinhua news agency.

FDA documents admit vaccines are linked to autism!

Controversy rages on around vaccines with the delusional denizens of the Church of Scienceology Cult still insistin vaccines are absolutely safe because incidences of serious harm being done to receipients of vaccines are ‘statistically insignificant’, Big Pharma Corporations pushing the idea that vaccines can protect us against everything but taxes and medical incompetence and politicians yelling ‘vote for me and I’ll abolish illness, old age and poverty. There is another side to the vaccine story however, and you will never read of it im mainstream press of see and hear about it in broadcast news.

Published on Mar 29, 2016, producer / presenter Mike adams says:

Did you know that documents on the FDA’s own website openly admit that vaccines can cause autism?

In this video, I explain the insane DENIALS still being fronted by the FDA and CDC, both of which are engaged in a massive cover-up of scientific evidence linking vaccines to autism.

Even the CDC’s own top scientist Dr. William Thompson readily admitted he took part in a massive cover-up to destroy evidence linking vaccines to autism.

One day the massive vaccine cover-up will be exposed and ended. Until that day comes, do everything in your power to protect your children from toxic vaccines.


Measles Witch Hunt – Propaganda War Against Parents Who Refuse Vaccine

A witch hunt against parents who decline to have their children vaccinated. Who would think such fascist tactics could be used by democratically elected governments in the twenty first century. Well elected (after a fashion) oiur governments may be, but they are not democratic. It is the bankers and corporate entities who hold the real power. And the pharmaceutical companies who make vaccines are among the most anti social of them.

Measles Outbreak Traced to Fully Vaccinated Patient for First Time
Government and Corporate propaganda suggests there is no reason why anyone should have doubts about vaccines, they are 100% effective and can never cause harm. Propaganda is however the tools authoritarianism uses when the truth is unpalatable. Read below of how real world evidence exposes more big Pharma ciminality and dishonesty about vaccines

Vaccine Tuth: Corporate Profits Are More Important Than Public Health.
Yet more information exposing the truth about the vaccine and mass medication industry, because that is what medicine has become, an industry, a cash cow for corporate fascists. And vaccines are one of the biggest profit drivers …

Swine Flu Scam Exposed: Useless Drugs And Vaccines – Lying Science Whores

The propaganda aimed at convincing us medical science can provide a vaccine to immunise us against death is not about the greatest good of the greatest number, it is about corporate profit and political power. Five years after the even the lies and fraud that created the swine flu ‘pandemic’ of 2009 are exposed. It was just a scam to sell a drug the scientists and manufacturers knew was no good.

UK Government Agency Faked Vaccine Safety Data To Sell HPV Virus Against Non Existent cervical Cancer Threat

Cervical Cancer takes centre stage in this latest installment of Vaccine wars. Government, medical professionals and Big Pharma are pushing for manadatory vaccination of pubescent girls but the disease takes decades to develop and the vaccine immunity wears off after five years. It is another scam to steal taxpayers’ money? Find out below …

New Scientific Study Verifies Again That MMR Vaccine Causes Autism

Strangely (or perhaps absolutely predictably) little of this has been reported in mainstream media. And unfortunately I cannot link you to the site that broke the story (but I have linked to the legal rulings which are a meter of public record now) because their page has been down since the news started to go viral. Fortunately other new media publishers were onto the story by then and …

In A Sane World This Should End The Vaccine Scam – but The Lies and Legalised Murder Will Continue.

Educated parents can either get their children out of harm’s way or continue living inside one of the largest most evil lies in history, that vaccines – full of heavy metals, viral diseases, mycoplasma, fecal material, DNA fragments from other species, formaldehyde, polysorbate 80 (a sterilizing agent)are not a miracle of modern medicine but a means of stealing taxpayers money.

Measles hysteria

As the argument over vaccines reaches new levels of intensity and those who claim to have science on their side are reduced to name calling and lying in the face of mounting evidence that vaccines are just a profit machine for big pharma, what are parents supposed to do?

More on doctors who dissent from the official line on vaccines

The International Medical Council on Vaccination is an association of medical doctors, registered nurses and other qualified medical professionals whose purpose is to counter the messages asserted by pharmaceutical companies, the government and medical agencies that vaccines are safe, effective and harmless. Our conclusions have been reached individually by …

Are 90% Of Cancer Research Studies Fraudulent?

A shocking report published in nature magazine has revealed that up to 89% of cancer research studies may be fraudulent. In that many cases the results reported were not reproducable and were in the interests of Pharmaceutical and healthcare corporations rather than cancer sufferers. It is not clear in how many cases the researchers were knowingly dishonest and how many were just stupid …

Dr. Offit the vaccine millionaire, mandatory vaccines and conflicts of interest.

“But why would you not want the vaccine, it’s for your own good.” This is the plaintive whine of those who are sure they know better than ourselves what is good for us. As usual, the question you should ask is Cui Bono? Who benefits? And to find the answer as usual all you have to do is follow the money.

Vaccine victory: Widespread resistance from parents to HPV jab for daughters shows truth is spreading like a virus
Parents concerns about the safety of the HPV virus and resistance to bullying tactics from government propaganda and medical professionals have led to wholesale rejection of this dangerous and ineffective vaccine.

Botanists Identify 28,000 Medicinal Plants That Treat Ailments from Cancer to Diabetes

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In recent years, the term “plant medicine” has come to be associated with psychedelics like mushrooms and ayahuasca, which are increasingly documented to provide mental and emotional relief to users. But according to a recent analysis from Kew Gardens in the United Kingdom, there are over 28,000 other plants currently being used as medicine throughout the world.

The second annual report from Britain’s Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, located in London, is the result of the research and analysis of 128 scientists from 12 countries around across the globe.

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According to their findings, there are 28,187 plants “currently recorded as being of medicinal use.

The report [pdf] explains:

In many regions of the world, people still rely on traditional plant-based medicines for their primary healthcare. This is especially true for many rural communities in Africa, parts of Asia, and Central and South America, where plants and knowledge of their traditional use are accessible and affordable. In other countries, many of these traditional plant-based medicines are being integrated through regulations into mainstream health systems.”

Though plant medicines are making their way into the mainstream, the researchers note that currently, just “16% (4,478) of the species used in plant-based medicines are cited in a medicinal regulatory publication.” Even so, they note data on drugs approved by the FDA and similar agencies:

Since 1981, 1,130 new therapeutic agents have been approved for use as pharmaceutical drugs, of which 593 are based on compounds from natural sources. Thirty-eight are derived from medicinal plants. Fifteen of the 56 natural drugs registered for the treatment of cancer since 1980 are derived from medicinal plants with a long history of traditional use.”

They note, for example, that “The anti-cancerous drugs vincristine and vinblastine are derived from the Madagascar periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus in the Apocynaceae family.”

Additionally:

For example drugs based on Paclitaxel have been isolated from the yew tree (Taxus spp.), Camptothecin from the happy tree, (Camptotheca acuminata) and Podophyllotoxin from the May apple (Podophyllum hexandrum and P. peltatum).”

Further, researchers have discovered over 1,000 species of beneficial plants since their survey last year. As Yahoo News summarized, “new plants discovered over the past year include nine species of a climbing vine used in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

The report said two plants, artemisinin and quinine, are ‘among the most important weapons’ against malaria, which killed over 400,000 people in 2015,” Yahoo summarized.

According to Monique Simmonds, deputy director of science at Kew, “The report is highlighting the huge potential that there is for plants, in areas like diabetes and malaria,” Yahoo reported. “One study documents 656 flowering plant species used traditionally for diabetes, representing 437 genera and 111 families,” the report explains.

It also points out that of “only five drugs developed specifically for the symptomatic treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, two are derived from plants.”

Some particularly powerful species of plants include Fabaceae (pea and bean), Lamiaceae (mint), Euphorbiaceae (spurge), Apocynaceae (dogbane), Malvaceae (mallow), Apiaceae (parsley or carrot), and Ranunculaceae (buttercup). Their key classes of compounds are alkaloids (Fabaceae), terpenes (Lamiaceae),  diterpenoids (Euphorbiaceae), cardiac-glycosides (Apocynaceae), organic acids (Malvaceae), coumarins (Apiaceae), and alkaloids (Ranunculaceae). Another highly useful plant documented in the report is Moraceae, which is used in the treatment of diabetes.

Though their report offers great promise, they highlight some pitfalls. Stressing that correct labeling of plant medicines is vital, they explain:

Product labeling is frequently misleading, with the trade name ‘ginseng’, for example, referring to 15 different species of plant, each with its own particular chemistry and therapeutic properties[10]. Substitution by a Belgian clinic of one Chinese medicinal herb (‘Fang Ji’) with another sharing the same name, led to over 100 patients requiring kidney dialysis for the remainder of their lives.”

They also point out the threat to the plants themselves.

Increasing demand for herbal medicines (particularly for species covered by pharmacopoeias) threatens wild populations of many of these plants,” they note, adding that “ the focus of world trade on relatively few species of medicinal plants leads to sustainability and conservation issues, which ultimately lead to other plants being substituted, with potential risks to human health.”

They advocate more precise scientific labeling of plants and more “clarity on which plants have or have not been studied in drug discovery programmes.”

Such approaches,” they contend, “will be hugely important in improving our ability to realise current and future medicinal benefits from plants.”

As pharmaceutical drugs continue to wreak hazardous consequences, the healing power of natural plants appears to hold great promise for humans seeking treatment without the chemical side effects of current popular medicines.

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Zika Virus Outbreak Centred On Area Where GM Mosquitos Were Released In 2015 – Why Are We Not Surprised
just as it was new media that broke the story of the Ebola / US Department of Defense link last year (Why does the DARPA bological Warfare Agency need a patent on the virus and why did The Pentagon and a US University have a research team in Africa working on genetically modifying the virus? – links below this article) so a link between american GM scientists and Zika has been exposed.

Is Technology Killing Us? Electrosensitivity, the 21st century disease
Is modern life making us ill? Yes, say those who suffer from electrosensitivity. Are they cranks, or should we all be throwing away our mobile phones? Well that might be a bit extreme, but maybe we should be thinking about how we use all our wireless gadgets.

We Told You So, Mobile Phones Do Cause Brain Tumours
For years we have been arguing against the ‘scientific concensus’ that mobile phones can cause brain tumours. As our founder Ian worked in the communications technology industry he was well placed to know there is a risk, workers would not be given health warnings if there wasn’t. Another academic / big money conspiracy.

NHS Physiotherapists Banned From Touching Patients.

Physiotherapists in Nottingham will no longer be able to deliver hands-on treatment to patients with strains, sprains and more serious problems. Instead patients needing treatment will be directed to websites where …

Does Smoking Cause Lung Cancer? It Appears Not In The Eyes Of The Law.


It is, is it not, a scientific fact hat smoking causes lung cancer. Apparently not and once again we se there is no such thing as the science is settled. In a ruling that exposes the scientific method as simply building ad case that provides the amswer you wanted, a court judgement in Scotland shows that smoking cannot be identified as the cause of a case of cancer. This is a victory for smoking and the rights of smokers, a blow to the nanny state …


Private Abortion Clinics Accused Of Aborting Female Foestuses On Demand.

The UK Health Secretary Andrew Lansley, is to report a number of abortion clinics and doctors to the police and General Medical Council. The clinics are at the centre of an investigation by a major newspaper that people of certain nationalities and cultural backgrounds have been able for many years to pay to have female foetuses aborted because in the culture of the parents boy children are more valued …


Why The Fuss About The NHS Bill? The NHS Has Been Privatised For Years

by Ian R Thorpe


While the Trotskyite activists of The Labour Party wail and gnash their teeth of the Coalition government Health Secretary Andrew Lansley’s NHS reform bill which they claim will effectively privatise the grreat sacred cow of the Labour movement, I would like to help you avoid being sucked up in the hysteria. Take a look at this.


Nursing In Crisis Says Prime Minister – We Tell Him Why

From The Daily Telegraph

There is a “real problem” with the standard of nursing in British hospitals, David Cameron has said, as he today calls on nurses to make hourly rounds to ensure patients are comfortable The problems with nursing standards can be explain by two things, out of control bureaucracy and the fact that nursing, traditionally a vocation, has become a degree entry …


Parecetamol poisoning is a nasty way to die

There is a very sad story in the paper and on the website today about a young woman who accidentally poisoned herself with paracetamol. Desiree Phillips, 20, seems to have suffered a “staggered overdoses” of paracetamol over the course of a few days during which she may have exceeded the recommended dose, but possibly not by much.

They Called Us Conspiracy Theorists But Now Big Pharma Drug And Vaccine Criminality, Bribery, Fraud, Price Fixing Is Eaxpose For All To See.
Big Pharma criminality exposed and those who were called conspiracy theorists vindicated …

Monsanto Wrote The Law That Puts It Above The Law
We have reported on how Monsanto plans to gain control of the world’s food supply, how the biotech corporation with a long track record for black hat tactics has been placed beyonmd legal sanction by US lawmakers. Now we report how corrupt politicians and government officials invited the corporation to draft the law that gives it’s genetically engineered seeds immunity from legal responsibility.

Alcohol Related Hogwash
The latest in the campaign to demonise drink by misrepresenting the number of alcohol related hospital admissions.

Junk Food Killing Kids?

We often hear about the plague of obesity from talking – head ‘nutrition experts’ on TV (the kind of experts who are expert at saying what they people paying them want to broadcast), but less is said about the other health problem caused by a diet of junk food. On a typical teenager’s diet it is possible to develop both obesity and malnutrition. On the flip side, you have malnutrition. According to the United Nations (UN) special rapporteur, Hilal Elver, Ph.D., the impact of processed food on public health is “alarming.”  As reported by Civil Eats:25

“Earlier this fall [Elver] told the United Nations General Assembly that, despite all the high-profile work being done around the globe to fight hunger and malnutrition, ‘the world is not on track to reach globally agreed nutrition targets.’

Addressing leaders from around the globe, Elver was not afraid to name the culprit.

‘Today’s food systems are dominated by industrial food production and processing’ … coupled with trade policies that result in ‘large food corporations … flooding the global market with nutrient poor yet energy-dense foods that are relatively inexpensive.’”

As explained by Civil Eats:

“Why the need for civil society groups to sue governments over the right to food? A significant part of what’s gone wrong, Elver explains, is that international trade policies have allowed large food corporations to sell lots of soda, fast food and other high-calorie, nutrient-poor products made with cheap refined grains, corn sweetener and vegetable oil … [M]uch of this production is also controlled globally — in terms of seeds, fertilizers and pesticides — by a very few large companies.”

It has long been known that a good, varied diet which avoids white sugar and processed foods containing chemical additives is essential for good health. But while these things are known, governments have for decades allowed big food corporations to literally get away with murder by marketing products which are high in empty calories and low on nutrition at children and young people.

According to Elver, lack of access to nutritious food is an indicator of socioeconomic inequality, and when a bag of sweets is cheaper than an apple, this inequality ripples out into our health statistics. As noted by Elver, “We now know that this kind of highly sugar intensive, saturated fat heavy and salty food really makes you sick.”

Elver also stresses that in order to protect and ensure there is an adequate supply of good quality food the global community must move away from the industrial model toward more sustainable systems. We simply cannot sustain a global population on commodity crops like corn and soy, and the United States’ health statistics is a perfect demonstration of what happens when you try.

With the rise of obesity has come a rise in the number of American children who suffer from type 2 diabetes. In a nationwide representative study between 2001 and 2009, researchers found that while the prevalence of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes increased, the rate of increase of the preventable type 2 diabetes was significantly higher than type 1.

Dr. Robin Goland, co-director of the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University Medical Center, calls these “big numbers” and went on to say:

“In my career, type 1 diabetes was a rare disease in children and type 2 disease didn’t exist. And I’m not that old.”

Indeed, once thought to be an exclusive adult metabolic disorder, in the past 20 years, type 2 diabetes in children has jumped from less than 5 percent of all newly diagnosed cases to more than 20 percent, and obesity plays an important role in this trend.

Childhood obesity leads to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes more quickly than in adults, and is associated with both metabolic and cardiovascular complications in children and adolescents. Severe insulin resistance is also associated with an increase in morbidity and mortality in young adults and a higher risk of hypertension, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and metabolic syndrome.

This rising tide of children suffering from obesity and type 2 diabetes suggests we can expect ever increasing indirect and direct cost of care and loss of life in coming years.

The root cause of most health problems can be traced back to a poor diet. Most Americans spend the majority of their food dollars on processed foods, most of which contain one or more of the three ingredients most associated with obesity and chronic disease, namely corn, soy and sugar (HFCS), all three of which are also typically genetically engineered (GE) and contaminated with toxic pesticides.

The processed food industry is responsible for creating a “lifestyle disease epidemic” the World Health Organization (WHO) says is “a much greater public health threat than any other epidemic known to man.” Just as agriculture has become one of the most significant environmental polluters rather than being a leading environmental steward, the food industry has become a leading source of ill health rather than a source of nutrition, health and wellbeing.

In my view, this is thoroughly unacceptable. Marketing junk food irresponsibly to kids and thus knowingly increasing diabetes, obesity, cancer and heart disease rates is unacceptable yet the big food corporations are allowed to get away with it by lax or incompetent regulators . The ever-increasing use of toxic pesticides   and herbicides that contaminate food a $£€ budgets to legal battles that block and defeat legislation and regulation aimed at improving the quality of the food supply and protect both the environment and human health is unacceptable, yet the Big Food corporations do all of these things as part of routine business. And they get plenty of support from politicians, but then they also allocate multi – million $£€ budgets for political donations so no surprise there.

The most effective way for us to  fight back is by changing our purchasing habits, going for home cooked foods prepared from fresh ingredients rather than pre – prepared meals or packaged food prducts. While there are “food deserts” in inner cities, most people are not forced to buy processed foods for lack of options.

Yet another factor driving disease statistics in the U.S. is the excessive exposure to toxic endocrine disrupting chemicals. According to one recent analysis, if exposure to certain household chemicals — including phthalates, DDT, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and perfluoroalkyl — were to be reduced by 25 percent, it would reduce the rate of obesity and type 2 diabetes by an estimated 13 percent. According to the authors:

“The present study confirms substantial contribution, especially of mixtures of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, to adult type 2 diabetes, and large annual costs of medical care … Our findings also speak the need for a strong regulatory framework that proactively identifies chemical hazards before they are widely used, and the use of safer alternatives …

The European Union is actively considering regulations to limit such exposures, and the USA recently revised the Toxic Substances Control Act, but does not consider endocrine disruption. In the absence of such a framework, newly developed synthetic chemicals may emerge as diabetogenic exposures, replacing banned or substituted hazards as contributors.”

The right choices can make  a big difference in the level of exposure to toxic chemicals, and subsequently  in the long term to our overall healthour health. In one study, young girls who switched to phthalate-free personal care products lowered their phthalate levels by 27 percent.

Taking personal responsibility and seeking out non-toxic products appears to be the only way to really stay safe, as the chemical industry maintains a stronghold over government departments and regulatory agencies in both the U.S. and Europe. The French magazine Le Monde recently published a three-part investigative series in which it accuses the European Commission of ignoring the science on endocrine disruptors. The series has been translated and republished by Environmental Health News.

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Infant Twins Die Shortly After Being Vaccinated, Medical Board Rules ‘Just A Coincidence’

by Arthur Foxake

In this era of high tech health care and rapidly advancing developments of drug therapy, sudden infant death syndrome (cot death) is a rare thing in the developed world, around one per hundred according to World Health Organisation statistics. Given  that, you might think the sudden and simultaneous deaths of twins might cause some raised eyebrows among medical professionals , especially due to the fact the had been recently vaccinated with multi – vaccine shots. In fact, if we think of the vaccine health risk controversies in recent years (primarily MMR and HPV,) it ought to warrant quite a bit of attention and a few banner headlines in the more sensationalist tabloids. However, this story went largely unreported. (In order for twins to meet the criteria for simultaneous SIDS both babies must have died independently and within the same 24 hour time period.)

PubMed reports that the twin girls, aged 3.5-months and delivered via c-section, were found dead in their crib by their mother, both laying face up. It is reported that both babies were healthy and had no serious medical history. Two days before their death, both of the girls had received their second dose of oral polio, DPT, and their first dose of hepatitis B vaccines. They had a fever the day after the vaccines and were given a teaspoon of acetaminophen.

All that and yet, “the death scene investigation, judicial investigation, parental assessment, macroscopic and microscopic autopsy findings and the toxicological analysis didn’t yield any specific cause of death.”

Because the case was so rare it was referred to a board of multidisciplinary medical professionals at the Institute of Forensic Medicine, in the Ministry of Justice, in Istanbul. And yet, the Board still decided that the data they had was consistent with SIDS.

Just reflect a moment on this: a medical journal is reporting that recently vaccinated babies both died, but it’s nothing more than the luck of the draw. No doubt the sheeple scientists will resort to their tired, old and unscientific get out of jail car, “Corrrelation does not prove causation.” Well no, it doesn’t, but in many circumstances it is a pretty good place to start looking for a causal factor. That conclusion from the ministry in Istanbul makes about as much sense as pediatrician bell – ends who claim some kids “just get fevers all the time.”)

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OH NO MEASLES, WE’RE ALL GONNA D— Wait, How Many People Died Of Measles Before Vaccinations?.

The vaccine controversy erupts again as governments, politicized scientists and profit hungry corporations step up the bullying of parents about getting children vaccinated against minor illnesses or problems that will never afflict them (vaccinating boys against cervical cancer for example). Scaremongering involving health and particularly children’s health is a very potent weapon in the battle to suppress dissent however …

Dr. Offit, mandatory vaccine and conflicts of interest

Health Authorities Now Admit Severe Side Effects Of Vaccines

CDC Whistleblower Links MMR Vaccine to Autism

One day the truth will be revealed about the MMR vaccine and its alleged link to autism as well as a host of other health problems in young children. One question damns the case in favour of MMR as propaganda. If it is as important as health authorities say to vaccinate children against MMR, why insist on the triple vaccine when there was never a problem with a separate measles vaccine? Could Corporate Profits have something to do with it?

Vaccine Tuth: Corporate Profits Are More Important Than Public Health.
Yet more information exposing the truth about the vaccine and mass medication industry, because that is what medicine has become, an industry, a cash cow for corporate fascists. And vaccines are one of the biggest profit drivers …

Opposition To Manadory Vaccinations Coming From Both Left And Right

If vaccines are so great that no doctor or scientist speaks against them why is there so much opposition from both the right and left of the libertarian political persuaion and so much enthusiasm from the authoritarian “progressives whith their love of big government and corporate fascism.

Vaccine Eugenics

We have been warning you about vaccines for years. Now at last people in the health industry are finding enough conscience to stand up and say that vaccine safety problems have been covered up and it is time to put childrens’ health before corporate profit.

Vaccine Doctor’s Conflict Of Interest

Dr. Paul Offit is a creator of vaccines. he is also a millionaire even though his vaccines aren’t that successful at immunising people (so sue me Offit and let me destroy you), but what he is good as is scaremongering. Thus when the Offit propaganda machine gets going a mild illness that might mean a snotty nose for a few days, suddenly becomes a rampant killer responsible for mass deaths in places you have never heard of …

Vaccine Propaganda Machine

As the government joins Big Pharma corporations in raising the hysteria level about the measles outbreak in Wales, The Informed Parent website has compiled some historic articles from The British Medical Journal showing that in the 1950s before Big Pharma had measles vaccines to sell, doctors did not consider the disease to pose a major risk …

Vaccine Safety Data Faked

Cervical Cancer takes centre stage in this latest installment of Vaccine wars. Government, medical professionals and Big Pharma are pushing for manadatory vaccination of pubescent girls but the disease takes decades to develop and the vaccine immunity wears off after five years. It is another scam to steal taxpayers’ money? Find out below …

New Scientific Study Verifies Again That MMR Vaccine Causes Autism

Strangely (or perhaps absolutely predictably) little of this has been reported in mainstream media. And unfortunately I cannot link you to the site that broke the story (but I have linked to the legal rulings which are a meter of public record now) because their page has been down since the news started to go viral. Fortunately other new media publishers were onto the story by then and …

In A Sane World This Should End The Vaccine Scam – but The Lies and Legalised Murder Will Continue.

Vaccine fascists Losing The Fight To Force Vaccines On Parents

We have been warning you about vaccines for years. Now at last people in the health industry are finding enough conscience to stand up and say that vaccine safety problrms have been covered up and it is time to put childrens’ health before corporate profit …

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The Power of Positive…..?

The Power of Positive

When I was in rehab learning to cope with the consequences of a brain haemorrhage (rehab is not just for those suffering from having too much fun for too long) well meaning but very serious little people would come up to my bed and say “you must be positive.”

I was always positive, some days I was positive I would get better, other times I was positive I wanted to go home and die.

Positivity is an overrated quality. Misery is good, we all need misery to keep us grounded. What is so wrong with being negative after all we live in a negative universe, let loose a few atoms with positively charged protons instead of negatively charged electrons (aka anti – matter) and in a million years or so, two shakes of a comet’s tail in cosmic terms, the Universe would have gone pffffht!

Sometimes all the positive crap really gets up my nostrils. Be cheerful, look on the bright side? Why? I am not against happiness per se its just that being a pragmatist I reckon that in order to know we are happy we have to experience unhappiness. And if we never knew we were happy, if we never had the hope that things could get better how depressing would that be?

Don’t you hate it when people ask “is your glass half full or half empty?” People whose glass is always half full have an air of desperation, as if they are trying to cover a great void inside them. Think about it logically. Is your glass half full or half empty? You bought a drink, you drank and with luck enjoyed half of it. Stop fretting over what people think of you and enjoy the other half before it goes rancid. What good is half a glass of stale whatever to anybody? You can always get another drink if you want more when that is gone.

Cheers!

There, see what I mean. Your glass is not empty, your drink has simply relocated to where it can do most good.

Another one that winds me up is “it is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” Bollocks! Anybody who says this in the hope of consoling a dumpee is obviously incapable of love and probably of experiencing any powerful emotion. Half the fun of falling in love in the anticipation of that glorious wallow in self pity that follows being dumped. Anybody who has loved truly, madly, deeply and been dumped will know the only cure is abject misery accompanied by large doses of strong drink. “I will never love again,” wails the dumpee, “for I could never find another who is nearly so wonderful. And with that they throw themselves into bottle after bottle of beer / wine / vodka without ever stopping to ask if the glass is half full or half empty. The obligatory vow to withdraw from society and follow the celibate path of a hermit lasts just until the next time anattractive stranger makes eye contact and ventures a half smile.

Misery is like germs. Those never exposed to it do not build an immunity and so when their bubble is eventually burst they have nothing to cushion their fall.

In business too the line between positive thinking and delusion is drawn faint and fine. Is it more positive to say “we did not achieve the outcome we hoped for but many valuable lessons were learned,” or “it was a cock up from start to finish.” It should be simple of course, but whole libraries of serious little books have been written on the subject of positive thinking or the art of lying to ourselves. One such, dedicated to teaching us to model ourselves on “highly effective people” stresses the importance of always “positioning ourselves to take advantage of our opportunity.” OK, here’s a situation, its early evening and you just got out of work. You had a hell of a day and missed lunch. You pass a fast food restaurant and the smell of frying makes your mouth water. Do you position yourself to take advantage of an opportunity to consume a portion of minced lips and arseholes with onions and relish on a bread roll, or do you grab a burger?

OK so you are a corporate type and you are sitting consuming your portion of minced lips and arsehole and reflecting on your day. It was disappointing to miss out on that promotion. Do you think “I know my value and will resolve to market myself in the corporate environment more effectively in future.” This is actually the attitude of a lost soul, somebody prepared to swallow all the corporate bullshit we are spoon-fed. The truly positive person would think “they can stuff their bloody buggering job up their corporate holes, I’d rather starve than swallow any more of their bullshit.”

In short, people who try to place every experience in a positive context are afraid of facing reality. They hide their insecurities in a thin skin of conformist attitudes thus sacrificing their individuality. Sadly they also miss out on half of life’s rich tapestry. Maybe they should seek counselling.

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