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Black Agenda Radio – 07.31.17

Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host, Nellie Bailey. Coming up: Donald Trump’s enemies are happy that his administration seems to be falling apart at the seams, but Black political scholar Anthony Monteiro says it’s not just Trump, but the whole capitalist imperial system that is in …

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Let’s Create A Better World – 12.12.16

Dr. Christine Horner, former plastic surgeon turned holistic doctor, inspires us to be our true self.

During the holiday season many people are lonely depressed, and dealing with the hardships in life. Our in-depth discussion gives many methods for replacing the above with happiness, love, joy and fulfillment. We discuss life, family, friends and health.

Also, Dr. Horner discusses the attitude of being grateful and living every day to the fullest as she gives great stories and discussions about her work and her life.

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The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour – 10.05.16

I begin with my role in an $11.9 million Paxil suicide case. Then a favorite guest, Robert Foltz PsyD and I talk about his research on the patients’ view of treatment and his continuing study of the risks of psychiatric drugs for children. Dr. Foltz is a role model for being an honorable and effective psychologist.

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Gary G. Kohls, MD – An Overdue Expose of Electroconvulsive “Therapy”

A couple of days ago I wrote to an internet acquaintance who had mentioned that a severely depressed friend of hers was at the end of her ropes after failing to improve with a recent series of electroconvulsant therapy (ECT), something that had helped in the  past. The following is part of my response:   In response to your testimony about …

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Scientists Discovered a New Bacteria that Causes Lyme Disease

Scientists now know that there are at least 2 different types of bacteria that cause Lyme disease after lab tests on 6 people produced unexpected results. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Mayo Clinic, and health officials from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota said in a report that it was previously believed that only Borrelia burgdorferi, which …

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A New Culprit in Lyme Disease

Mosquitoes may be receiving all the attention amid the Zika virus epidemic, but they are hardly the only disease vectors to worry about. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., have discovered a new species of tick-borne bacteria that causes Lyme disease. The new species, provisionally named Borrelia mayonii, after the clinic, has been found only in the upper Midwest but may be present elsewhere. …

Researchers Highly Correlate Rheumatoid Arthritis with Solar Storms BY RALPH TURCHIANO

What began as a chat between husband and wife has evolved into an intriguing scientific discovery. The results, published in May in BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) Open, show a “highly significant” correlation between periodic solar storms and incidences of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and giant cell arteritis (GCA), two potentially debilitating autoimmune diseases. The findings by a rare collaboration of physicists and medical researchers …

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Big Pharma’s exorbitant cancer drug prices are due to corrupt monopolies, not development costs, study shows

Authors of a new report published online in Mayo Clinic Proceedings say that dramatically higher prices for cancer medications are beginning to have a negative effect on patient care in the U.S., as well as the American health care system overall. “Americans with cancer pay 50 percent to 100 percent more for the same patented drug than patients in other …

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Energy drinks raise resting blood pressure

SAN DIEGO — Healthy young adults who don’t consume caffeine regularly experienced greater rise in resting blood pressure after consumption of a commercially available energy drink — compared to a placebo drink — thus raising the concern that energy drinks may increase the risk of cardiac events, Mayo Clinic researchers found. Results of the study will be presented Saturday, March …