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Scientific studies prove existence of meridians

Scientific studies prove existence of meridians

A new scientific study has recently confirmed the existence of meridians, which researchers have referred to as the “primo-vascular system”. According to scientists at Seoul National University, this system is a crucial part of the cardiovascular system. As part of the study, researchers injected a special staining dye which coloured the meridians. By injecting the dye onto acupuncture points, they[Read More...]

Protesters across the world march against Monsanto

Protesters across the world march against Monsanto

Activists from across the globe have protested against Monsanto, citing concerns about the impact of its genetically modified products on human health. Protesters from more than 500 cities and 50 countries across the world took to the streets last Saturday and called for a ban on the worldwide sale of its biotech and agrochemical products. Another reason for the demonstrations[Read More...]

Johnson and Johnson fined over carcinogenic talcum powder case

Johnson and Johnson fined over carcinogenic talcum powder case

US judges have ordered the pharmaceutical company Johnson and Johnson to pay $72 million in damages to the family of a deceased woman who claim that her cancer was caused by the talcum powder. This latest court case representing Jackie Fox of Birmingham, Alabama, was part of a broader claim in the city of St. Louis circuit court involving nearly[Read More...]

Six people fall seriously ill following drug trial

Six people fall seriously ill following drug trial

A clinical drugs trial in France has ended in tragedy after five people were hospitalised with serious neurological complications and one was left brain dead. It has been reported that 90 people were administered the drug, which has not yet been named. The French Health Ministry has since stopped the drugs trial and recalled all of those volunteers who took[Read More...]

Govt considers proposals to introduce healthcare fees in the NHS

Govt considers proposals to introduce healthcare fees in the NHS

The government is considering proposals which could spell the end of free healthcare in the UK. An inquiry has been launched quietly by the Conservative government which will look into ways to introduce charges into the service. The review entitled ‘Under Secretary of State for NHS Productivity’ will examine ways in which the NHS could be funded through user charges[Read More...]