Archive | February, 2014

Remote, quantally channelled kinetic agitation

There are several scientists acting like the proverbial sharp stick, constantly poking the balloons of alternative remedy quacks until they burst. They assess the latest nonsensical claims of so-called complementary medicine and then give it a good poke with the sharp end. I do wonder if they ever manage to guilt-trip their targets into giving […]

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FDA Accepts Filing of NDA for IV Antibiotic Oritavancin with Priority Review

FDA Accepts Filing of NDA for IV Antibiotic Oritavancin with Priority Review Oritavancin ( INN, also known as LY333328) is a novel semi-synthetic glycopeptide antibiotic being developed for the treatment of serious Gram-positive infections. Originally discovered and developed by Eli Lilly, oritavancin was acquired by InterMune in 2001 and then by Targanta Therapeutics in late 2005. In Dec 2008 the FDA declined to approve […]

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Water & Cancer Prevention

​ ​​​​​ Dehydration & Cancer “The cell is immortal. It is merely the fluid in which it floats that degenerates.” – Dr. Alexis Carrel, French born American surgeon, biologist, and winner of the 1912 Nobel Prize When people think about good health and nutrition they rarely think water. Not too many people associate water or […]

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Water & Cancer Prevention

Food Science & Vitality ​ ​​​​​ Dehydration & Cancer “The cell is immortal. It is merely the fluid in which it floats that degenerates.” – Dr. Alexis Carrel, French born American surgeon, biologist, and winner of the 1912 Nobel Prize When people think about good health and nutrition they rarely think water. Not too many […]

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Sizing up your carbon footprint

Many of us are worried by future climate change, rising sea levels, storms and flooding, hurricanes and soaring temperatures in some parts of the world predicted to occur as atmospheric concentrations of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide continue their upward trend. That trend had its origins in the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century Europe […]

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Crohn’s Disease & Truth

“Leakey Gut Syndrome” Just recently someone was reading about a previous blog of mine about Crohn’s Disease. More and more people have been inquiring about Crohn’s disease. It was one my first blogs. Actually, it was this disease that launched my blogging ambitions. You see, while on an airline, once the flight attendants found out […]

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