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Study: Cows Used to Develop HIV Vaccine

Study: Cows Used to Develop HIV Vaccine

Findings from a study published in Nature in July 2017 reveal that scientists are using cows to better understand the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and develop an HIV vaccine. After decades of research, including clinical trials of different HIV vaccine candidates, there is still no…

Health
The “Silent Epidemic” of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

The “Silent Epidemic” of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

A study published in the journal Surgical Neurology International in 2015 highlighted a growing trend in the onset of dementia among people under 65 years of age. The study, authored by Colin Pritchard and Emily Rosenorn-Lanng of Bournemouth University in England, found that dementia and…

Ethics

Biologics R Vaccines: Beware of “Informed Consent”

When people go to a hospital, a health care clinic, or a doctor's office, they are almost always given a written informed consent form to sign prior to receiving medical treatment. In recent years, these consent forms have begun to include statements asking the patient…

Medicine

Blood Transfusion Trial and Errors Through the Ages

In centuries past, blood was considered one of the four “humors” that made up living matter: Blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile. From ancient Greece to the Age of Renaissance, these four elements were said not only to work together to order the nutrition,…

Law

Forced Vaccination Judged Unconstitutional in Colombia

The Constitutional Court in Colombia recently ruled that mandating the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is unconstitutional. However, the precedent-setting judicial decision went beyond HPV vaccine mandates and affirmed the ethical principle of informed consent to medical risk taking. According to the Court, which is the…

Media
If You’re Whitewashing Autism, You’re Part of The Problem

If You’re Whitewashing Autism, You’re Part of The Problem

From “better diagnosis” to the idea the autistic brain is “wired differently” to the emphasis on those with extraordinary talents, efforts to whitewash the realities of autism are endless. We’ve been spoon fed a bogus narrative that normalizes autism and most people buy it despite…

Business
Doctors Prescribe Acetaminophen for Fever After Vaccination. Really?

Doctors Prescribe Acetaminophen for Fever After Vaccination. Really?

Many doctors will recommend the analgesic drug acetaminophen (most commonly known by the brand name Tylenol) if your child comes down with a fever after being vaccinated. All you have to do is take a quick glance at the websites of medical practices to get…