Study examines link between water fluoridation and diabetes

News Medical | 17 Aug 2016 Water fluoridation prevents dental cavities, which are a costly public health concern. But despite the benefits supplemental water fluoridation remains a controversial subject. Some indicate it may cause long term health problems, but studies reporting side effects have been minimal or inconclusive. The long-term effects of ingested fluoride remain…

The 3 deadliest pieces of advice your doctor will ever give you

Investigate | 17 Aug 2016 Explosive new Ian Wishart health book challenges NZ healthy diet claims “Show Me The Money, Honey” book reveals cholesterol, saturated fat and salt are good for most people’s health AUCKLAND, NZ,  — A new book on health warns tens of thousands of New Zealanders could be killed by key policy…

How doctors are influenced by drug companies

Mises Institute | 28 July 2016 It’s true that perks from pharma companies influence doctors. But pharma dollars are nothing compared to the subsidies doled out by governments. In his recent article “Feed Me, Pharma,” ProPublica’s Charles Ornstein has been calling attention to studies showing that the prescribing decisions of doctors are linked to the amount of…

Cervical cancer vaccine suit filed over side effects

Japan Times | 27 July 2016 Sixty-three women and girls who reported side effects from cervical cancer vaccines sued the government and drugmakers on Wednesday as a sharp divide remained over the risks the medicine poses. The plaintiffs, ranging in age from 15 to 22, filed suits in district courts in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and…

Japanes women to sue over cervical cancer vaccine damage

Japan Times | 13 July 2016 A group of lawyers for 64 women who are suffering health problems from cervical cancer vaccines said Tuesday the victims will file damages lawsuits against the government and two drugmakers that produced the vaccines through four district courts on July 27. Of the 64 women, 28 will lodge their…