Nano Tech Vaccines

New modern form of needle to administer vaccines.

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Small disks of about 1/2 inch in diameter having numerous teeny tiny needles attached are being manufactured to replace the needles and syringes used to administer vaccines. The needles are very short and therefore don’t go in as deeply nor do they hurt in comparison to the traditional needles.

They are made using nano technology and robotic arms and are still in the testing phase.

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Toothpaste Recipe Without Fluoride

Tooth paste recipe home made without fluoride.

Hydrofluoric Acid is a waste product that accumulates after the manufacturing of chemical fertilizers and aluminum. These are two separate industries that produce fluorite toxic waste of which is difficult to dispose of.

Various Types of Fluoride

There are numerous types of fluoride minerals. The ones most used by commercial interest are fluorite and fluorapatite. Fluoride is naturally occurring in  water and foods. Seawater for example, averages 1.3 parts per million (ppm), or between 1.2 and 1.5 ppm.

Hydrofluoric acid is used on the largest scale, however there are many fluorides that pervade modern technology. Fluoride minerals are treated with sulfuric acid which is a corrosive used in drain cleaners, used in oil refining, and making phosphate fertilizer. It dehydrates, oxidizes and when mixed with fluoride, can dissolve glass.

Hexafluorosilicic acid is used to make artificial cryolite, the natural has been used up, to make aluminum and also for water fluoridation. The masses at the beginning of fluoride being dumped into drinking water, the masses were not thinking of fluorosilicic acid. Much of the fluoride added at water treatment plants is recovered from the scrubbing solution that scours toxins from smokestacks at phosphate fertilizer plants, a toxic waste product.

Homemade Coconut Oil Toothpaste

  • 2-3 Tbsp coconut oil (anti-bacterial)
  • 3 Tbsp baking soda (anti-bacterial)
  • 5-10 drops peppermint essential oil (or extract)
  • 1 packet Stevia natural sweetening (not a necessity)

Optional:

  • 1-2 tsp vegetable glycerin
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves or a few drops of clove oil (not garlic)
  • tea tree oil drops
  • cinnamon oil
  • lavender essential oil
  • oil of oregano (anti-bacterial)

Mix coconut oil, cloves and baking soda in a bowl and mash with a fork, or mortal and pestle, until blended. Add the peppermint essential oil or extract, Stevia and optional vegetable glycerin, etc., and continue to mash and stir until you’ve reached toothpaste consistency.

Transfer into a small jar and store in cool, dry place. May have to stir or gently shake on occasion before applying to toothbrush.

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sources:
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Bipolar Remedies

Many people are diagnosed with bipolar, a chemical imbalance in the brain that causes a mood imbalance of highs and lows. These mood changes may occur as a reaction to various things such as a lack of sleep, reaching a threshold of allergens, loud noises for a prolonged period, stress or lack of nutritional intake. The set of symptoms and their severity vary from person to person and one may go for long durations without any symptoms. Studies show that much more time is spent in a depressive episode than in a manic state.

Medications such as lithium or depakote for mania, wellbutrin anti-depressant, and seroquel for sleep can be helpful in maintaining a balanced state and are taken on a daily basis. Since the chemical makeup is individual, the effectiveness varies from one person to the next. One person will do very well on a particular medication whereas another may not. There are other ones to try that may work better and it may take two to three weeks to get a good idea of how effective a newly introduced medication is. The doctor should be consulted as soon as it’s evident that one is having bad effects from a new medication.

Natural Therapy

Natural remedies are also helpful to maintain chemical balance. Some of these consist of selenium, St. John’s Wort (although this might stimulate mania) and 100 mg a day of 5-htp (only when not taking medications) all of which help manufacture serotonin and are antioxidants. Omega 3 in the form of fish oil or 2 to 3 tablespoons daily of ground flaxseed to clear fogginess, and improve fatigue and circulation. Psyllium as a source of fiber and passion flower and/or skullcap are good for calming or relaxing the nervous system. NAC manufacturers glutathione to regenerate cells.

Biochemic tissue salts soothe the nerves and restore harmony. They were developed in the 1870’s as a method to replenish minerals and are small tablets made to dissolve under the tongue. Whenever new cells are formed, these salts, there are 12 alltogether, must be present and in correct balance for all organs and tissues in the body to function properly. For mood would be Nat Sulph, Kali Phos and Nat Phos which can be found in a blend form.

 A quality form of vitamin c with bioflavanoids, amino acids and msm are also restorative. ALA is a great antioxidant and choline makes acetylcholine for memory and transports lipids from the liver. Magnesium with D promotes restful sleep, steady heartbeat, and helps to relax spasms and tight muscles. Some treatments add magnesium to stop symptoms of the rapid recycling of mania. Some bipolars have shown to have differences in the levels of magnesium in their blood. Anyone taking high blood pressure medication may need to lower the dose while taking magnesium. Magnesium is useful in patients with ADD/ADHD and is essential for the biochemisty of Omega-3s.

The chelates are citrate, lactate, glycinate, malate, taurate..these are the most common. These are forms of magnesium bonded to an amino acid which then allows for better absorption. Magnesium lactate may be the best and most completely absorbed. Some people suggest that magnesium oxide is hardly worth the trouble or money.
Since chelate weighs more than the magnesium the total actual percentage of magnesium itself is lower compared to the weight of the mixture. For ex., magnesium malate label –  152mg of magnesium and 848mg of malic acid to give a total weight of 1000 mg.  Another source is a warm bath for about 20 minutes in 1 to 2 cups Epsom Salts which allows magnesium in through the skin. Food sources for magnesium include –  3oz of almonds-270mg, 1 cup of oatmeal-57 mg, and 1 cup of navy beans-108mg.

Metal Toxicity

Metal detox is another method to assist with the chemical imbalance from bipolar; the toxicity being caused primarily from vaccine additives, air pollution and car exhaust fumes. Metals such as mercury, aluminum, lead and cadmium can gain a foothold through neurons into cells and become afixed. Some metals are capable of replacing the receptor sites for zinc which can cause a zinc deficiency and is fairly common. Food colorings, msg, some sweetners and preservatives have the potential to behave as neuron excitotoxins.

Metal detox may cause an immune reaction which can stir up a healing sickness. The system may react in an attack mode similar to a germ infestation foreign to the body as they are pulled out into the flow. This may last from 3 days to 3 to 6 weeks afterward. The chinese parseley, cilantro, eaten or taken in supplement form every day for a few weeks helps to cleanse metals from cell tissues. Chlorella helps to excrete them from the body.

Dandelion root and milk thistle help strengthen and protect the kidneys and liver. Since dandelion acts as a diuretic which promotes the formation of urine, it’s not a supplement to take on a continuous basis. Follow the dose amount on the label except for every 3rd day instead of every day, always skipping two days between doses, to the end of the bottle. Then skip one or two months and repeat either once or twice. The ‘standardized’ form is denser and purer and is therefore recommended compared to regular dandelion capsules. Dandelion is a powerhouse of nutritional and cleansing support. 

Refined sugar intake depletes the body of B vitamins because they are used up by turning sugar into energy. A low glycemic-load diet is recommended; whole foods, vegetables, fruits and regular meals.

A therapy treatment may take from three months to a year and the costs for natural remedies can be spread out over time according to one’s budget. It requires some research to find quality products that are also within an affordable range. They can be found online and sometimes are on sale, or at local health stores and gnc’s. A candida cleanse may also be helpful using a product such as Electrodine for thyroid health and protection.

Medicine and Psychiatry Like a Horse and Carriage

How Reliable are the Testing Trials That Determine the Safety and Efficacy of New Drugs?

Eighty percent of new drug applications sent to the food and drug administration (FDA) consisted of trial data from studies done outside of the U.S. according to the inspector general’s report. There are 3,000 new drugs coming onto the market to treat 4,600 different conditions.

Only 271 trials were done in foreign countries for American use in 1990 and increased to 6,485 by 2008. Although many study trials occur in developed countries, thousands take place in areas where illiterate and impoverished people reside. One concern with this is whether regulations are being followed by these medical teams and to what extent. Litigation risks are minimal and the wealth they have may enable them too much protection.

During the nineties, manufacturers began contracting out all phases of development and testing to companies that recruit the patients and volunteers. They also draw up rules for the trials and conduct them, prepare reports, ghostwrite technical articles for journals and advertise for participants. Paid technicians implement the procedures, gather the subjects, administer the chemical formulations, collect urine and blood samples and sequester and feed the recruits.

Prescription Drug Injury

Americans are far more likely to be injured or die from prescription drugs, physicians and hospitals than by terrorists, bombs and planes. The pharmaceutical industry influences psychiatrists to prescribe psychoactive medications even for patients who the drugs haven’t been proven safe and effective for.

There has been an astonishing increase in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness in children, some as young as two years old. The terrible-twos is a phase where healthy children are beginning to learn their boundaries and the importance of following instructions. To become fussy when hungry or tired is normal, as is also to not always be attentive while sitting in a classroom as well as is shyness. To be given mind-altering and likely addictive drugs during these critical stages of growth should be considered criminal at most and suspect at least.

Like A Horse and Carriage

The medical director of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) made a declaration in 1977 to strongly support a vigorous effort to remedicalize psychiatry. By having placed much emphasis on drug treatments, Psychiatry had become the darling of the pharmaceutical industry.

In a campaign to enhance their status they devised a deliberate plan to identify the organization as a scientific discipline along with the medical profession. They were also determined to advance their position over other mental healthcare providers. They fully embraced the biological model of mental illness and the use of psychoactive drugs to treat the various symptoms and newly developed diseases and diagnoses.

The APA set out to revise the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Disorders (DSM-III) reference book for its 3rd edition and strived to make it different. The 1st was published in 1952 and the 2nd in 1968  and reflected the Freudian views of mental health and illness. The DSM was mainly known only within the profession. The president stated in 1977 that it would clarify any doubts that they regard psychiatry as a specialty of medicine.

A professor of psychiatry at Harvard, Vaillant, stated in 1984 that the DSM-III represents a bold series of choices based on guess, taste, prejudice and hope and that the disadvantages within the contents outweigh its advantages.

It was reliable only in the form of consistency rather than in its validity, for example if most physicians agreed freckles were a sign of cancer, the diagnosis would be reliably consistent but not valid. The book simply reflects the unproven opinions of its authors. Citations of scientific studies supporting its conclusions are either non-existent or omitted. Statements of fact are to be supported by specific references of published scientific studies in all ‘medical’ publications.

The number of diagnostic categories have multiplied and the books became larger and more costly with each new edition. It has itself become one of the major sources of income for the APA having sold over a million copies.

Treatments for emotional distress, illness and depression should not be limited to psychoactive drugs as both psychotherapy and exercise have proven effective and longer lasting in comparison. More research is needed to study other methods of diagnosis and healing in the area of psychiatry.

resource: vanityfair.com

book: The Epidemic of Mental Illness, Why?

Food Grown Genetically

Do you read the ingredient lables on processed foods? Did you know that some of the ingredients in most all processed food products are from a plant that was genetically modified (GMO), with organisms? Genetic biotechnology has become increasingly more widespread, not only in location, but also in the number of various plants being altered.

Many, if not most, people are not aware of all the food products that either contain ingredients that were modified, such as in processed foods, and in canned and frozen vegetables grown from gm’d seeds. The seed manufacturers and the growers of their plants fight against making it a law to label the foods gmo. The European Union passed a law in 1994 that all gm’d foods must be labled as such. Japan and most other countries have also passed a law to label all gm’d foods, including the ones imported from other countries. The U.S., however, continues to battle over this labeling issue, and the scientific reports of the various hazards continue to get suppressed.

One of the seed manufacturers, Monsanto, had an attorney of who was also their Vice President for Public Policy from 1998 to 2001, M. Taylor. This same attorney/VP/PR rep. obtained a key position at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the nineties. He instated a policy essentially decreeing that “it’s all food; there is no difference from any other food; and if the biotech company that created the GM foods say they’re safe, that’s good enough”. That FDA policy for GM’d food remains the same to this day. Some estimates report that Monsanto controls 90% of the global market for GM seeds.

The pollin from these plants are blown into surrounding fields of non-gmo crops and plants. Policy analyst for ‘Food First’, Annie Shattuck, stated that once attached to a pool of foreign aid funding, the pressure on open markets for biotechnology will be substantial.

The herbicide resistant gm’d plants use a particular herbicide that goes with the seeds. It contains a chemical, glyphosate that is absorbed by the leaves into the plant. GM’d crops require more spraying than conventional and weeds are developing tolerance requiring higher and higher doses. A study by a molecular biologist at the University of Caen, Dr. Seralini, has shown that Roundup, also a Monsanto product, causes cells in human embryos to die and is an endocrine (hormonal system) disruptor.

Over 85% of the soy crops grown in the U.S. are gm’d, as well as corn, cotton and canola oil. Last January, the USDA past their decision through to de-regulate alfalfa, and recently de-regulated sugarbeets as well. This has been, and continues to be protested against by both conventional and organic growers, as well as ecology enthusiasts and groups. Alfalfa is a primary source of feed for livestock, as is gm’d corn grain, and is also used worldwide as a field cover to enrich soil.

Sugarbeets aren’t normal beets, rather they’re grown as a sweetening agent used in many processed foods as it’s generally cheaper compared to sugarcane. This is very, very big business. Most all high fructose corn syrup in processed foods is of the gm’d version, as well as soybean oil in dressings and sauces, and msg. Canola (Canada) oil began as a gm’d product with the intentions of being used as a factory lubricant, as it initially was, and is made from the rapeseed plant. GM’d foods and ingredients suddenly appeared in 2/3’s of all U.S. processed foods in 1998, primarily the soy and corn.

Following are some foods that have been, and continue to be, grown from genetically engineered seeds: 

Ironically, the commodity price of corn has risen 37% the past few months, and soybeans are up 19%. The U.S. midwestern cornbelt is now predominantly genetically modified corn and soybean. Since the corn in Mexico has been perfected over generations, they’ve made strict regulations to protect their seed variety, crops and fields from GMO contamination. Many sauces such as ketchup, spaghetti sauce and paste, are from gm’d tomatoes.

Some of Canadian’s honey is from bees that pollinate the canola’s gm’d rapeseed crops. This put a stop to Europe’s importing their honey. About half of the U.S. sweet corn acreage in 2009 was planted with gm’d seed. Four or five types of potatoes that include snack foods and processed foods containing potatoes, are gm’d. Cotton oil, generic vegetable oil, and many margarines since they contain either soy, corn, canola or cottonseed.

Our meat and dairy products mostly come from animals that had consumed gm’d feed, and therefore causes us to be 2nd-hand consumers. As well as milk and dairy foods from cows that had been injected with gm’d growth hormone, rBGH. Some vitamin manufacturers use some gm’d plant material such as vitamin C from corn, vitamin E from soy, A, D and some B vitamins as well may be derived from gm’d plant sources. 

This appears to only be the tip of the iceburg. In 2009 there were already over 40 plant varieties having completed the federal requirements for commerce as the FDA and USDA has stated.  

Non-Gmo ‘Project Verified’ is a label being used on products to indicate foods produced without genetic engineering or DNA technologies.

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Portable Xray

A  new device in dental radiology:

handheld x-ray portable system
portable x-ray

A battery operated x-ray generator that charges in less than an hour, and according to the manufacturer, allows over 100 exposures per charge. Each battery is good for about 100 charges and the total weight of the device is a little over 8 pounds.

It includes a backscatter shield to protect against the backscattered radiation from the patient and any exposure caused from leakage backscatter is less than the federal and occupational limits. Two to four wall-mounted units can be replaced by this portable system, which costs $6,848.00.

Assistants and hygienists are able to remain with the patients during the x-ray process, and the film isn’t in a patient’s mouth for as long of a period of time. The adjustment of exposure time on the unit has added convenience and the overall time required for x-raying is less, however, the weight of the device can wear on certain individuals of whom may have back or neck issues.

The quality is comparable to the wall-mounted units, although this device isn’t without a few concerns:

  • Repairs are questionable, and whether it will remain available in the long run
  • If it were to fall or to be dropped, what type of problem would likely result.
  • It’s too top-heavy to rest on it’s battery and therefore requires a portable stand as a base.

Since the system seems to have more beneficial qualities than not, many dentist might be using this portable x-rayer soon and into the future. It might be best utilized, however, in remote and foreign clinics and disaster recovery situations.

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source: dental compare dot com

Travel Body Scanners at Airports

Nov. 19, 2010

The security agency for the U.S. airports began using the newly installed body scanner devices this past week. Whether or not they’re useful to detect certain materials that will protect passengers, remains questionable. Some scientist have stated there is a high potential for basil cell carcinoma (skin cancer), particularly for frequent flyers and children. It’s recommended to give this some thought before participating.
The other options are the metal detector and personal pat-downs. Whatever security procedure is used, either nude scanner pictures or pat-downs are involved before many U.S. travelers are allowed on planes. The choice of security measure used is at the discretion of the technician screening the traveler at the time.
Total travelers each month in 2008 averaged approx. 72 million domestic and international.

The total number of travelers hiding an explosive material each month is 0.

The total number of flights per month is approx. one million, primarily within the U.S.

Total number of explosive materials found on board airplanes per month is 0.

It’s been reported that the cost of each body scanner is 136,500 dollars, with additional costs of training and salaries, to include also, lawsuits against the transportation security for privacy and health violations.

Security claimed last year that the machines can neither store nor transmit the images, but officials later admitted that the agency required manufacturers to include those functions for testing, training and evaluation purposes. Therefore, all the naked images of travelers who are screened by the x-ray detector devices can be saved in a database, the extent of which depends on the computer program installed.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center has filed a lawsuit demanding a federal judge to put a stop on the transportation security’s scanning program. The group’s director said, “This is the dept of homeland sec. subjecting every U.S. traveler to an intrusive search that can be recorded without any suspicion”.

X-ray screeners use  ‘focused ionized’ radiation, the effects of which are unknown, particularly for pregnant women and children. The natural type of radiation travelers are exposed to on airplanes is ‘diffuse’. Diffuse radiation is less adverse in comparison to focused and is contrary to the claim a head official made in the media when he stated that the radiation level received during screening (focused) was the same as two minutes in an airplane (diffuse).

Radiation damage is cumulative and each successive dose builds on the cellular mutation caused by the last. The dose may be up to twenty times higher than first estimated. The opinion of many scientists states that the scanner radiation has been under-estimated. Can we measure the risk of a possible terrorist attack against that of basal cell carcinoma and leukemia? It can take years for radiation damage to manifest pathology; damage and alterations to the dna structure is also in question, as well as causing infertility for generations. Scanners used at the airport specifically focus on the skin and muscle tissue immediately beneath the skin which would include tiny and small blood vessels.

Neither the liquid material of flight 253, nor the December ’09 powder form are likely to be detected by the new x-ray scanners. There is no longer any way possible that anyone can travel by airplane in a safe and dignified manner without getting personally violated. Physical and emotional injury is of a magnitude that far outweighs the reality of the situation, to include also the injurious expense on tax dollars requires further investigation.

The manufacturer of the scanner devices that have been installed is none other than a head person of the security organization itself which causes the sale and purchase aspect strongly appear as a ‘conflict of interest’ and reason enough to consider other options and alternatives.  The full-body scanners appear to have been a derivative product hedged as a future contract by a member in a position of authority in a department of the same government at the time of agreement. This scanning program has the capacity to compile an enormously massive database of very personal profiles on a daily basis very similar to models that have already been in use in penitentiaries.

The potential risk for adverse effects to skin tissue, and the vascular and muscular systems directly beneath the skin, are high; not only in the immediate sense, but effects that extend far into the future due to a latency period. Radiation exposure may cause any number of various kinds of disabilities.

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