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A growing body of concerning research indicates that conventional medicine's standard of care for type 2 diabetes, including synthetic insulin and oral anti-diabetic drugs, may actually increase morbidity and mortality. On the other hand, recently validated traditional approaches relying on plant-based medicines may greatly mitigate the global diabetes epidemic.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
With the flu season hysteria nearing its peak, millions are being driven to vaccination as a 'preventive' approach. Those who abstain are often accused of being uneducated or worse, socially irresponsible "anti-vaxxers." Nothing could be further from the truth.
An astounding 19 pages of chemicals go into making one commonly used brand of air freshener, representing just how poorly regulated and toxic this increasingly popular class of consumer products is.
Novel research reveals that blocking exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) produces significant symptom changes in 90% of patients with autoimmune disease. No longer can it be ignored that manmade electromagnetic radiation poses innumerable risks to human health
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The ongoing battle of the bulge, while once considered primarily a matter of vanity, may actually be one of the best ways to reduce your risk of dying from a multitude of causes, but especially heart attack.
The Centers for Disease Control has been quietly rolling out a nationwide program called the Immunization Information Systems (IIS), registering your vaccine information into a database. [1] This effort has been run in parallel with state vaccine registry implementations.
Written by GMI Reporter
Two new bills are a major attack on the medical privacy and informed consent rights of families who don’t agree with all doses of all required vaccines or disagrees with this intrusive government monitoring.
Millions of doses of "acid blocking" proton pump inhibitor drugs are doled out every year, yet most doctors and their patients are completely oblivious to their unintended, adverse effects, which include increased risk for premature death.
Written by Isa Herrera
30 million women in the United States are suffering from chronic pelvic pain. Which means that 30 million women are suffering from debilitating and embarrassing symptoms such as urine leaking, painful sex, weak or non-existent orgasms and pelvic organ prolapse. (1-3) This is the silent female health epidemic that no one is talking about
Few would argue that consuming ample quantities of fruits and vegetables in the diet is a good idea, right? Fresh produce may be the only food on the planet that all diet gurus agree on, but did you know that you may be getting a chemically-applied dose of a known carcinogen every time you eat a piece of “fresh” fruit?
Echinacea is a popular herb to shorten the common cold and flu, as well as reduce sore throat, cough, and fever. Science backs up the power of echinacea to treat upper respiratory tract infections and much more. Here are just 8 proven health benefits of echinacea of potentially 100+ signaled in the peer-reviewed, published research.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
A powerful new Lancet study reveals that the so-called breast cancer susceptibility genes -- BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 -- do not, in fact, cause breast cancer. Jolie's prophylactic mastectomy, for instance, was for naught.
Written by Larry Malerba, DO
It is becoming increasingly clear that the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine is failing to live up to its alleged preventative benefits
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Chiropractors are on the frontlines of alternative medicine, with over 75,000 strong. But they face serious challenges from the conventional medical establishment many of which we at believe we have solved.
Written by Colin Todhunter
“Dishonest” and “disgraceful” – Monsanto attempts to gain backdoor entry for GE foods
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Fears surrounding exposure to germs are omnipresent, which is why it may come as a surprise to find research indicating being infected by certain "germs" may actually confer significant health benefits.
Doping has wrecked the reputations of several sports along with many athletes. Once again nature provides a solution - this time to boost athletic performance.
Conventional allopathic medicine can no longer ignore that the body and mind are inextricably intertwined. Research reveals the mosaic of autoimmune diseases linked to stress and natural solutions to restore immune homeostasis
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Despite the widespread belief that HPV infection is a lethal force against which we only have vaccination to defend ourselves, both ancient herbal medicine and our body's inherent immune defenses have newly been confirmed to have significant power against it.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Natural medicine doesn't just involve "nutraceuticals," but extends to modalities like yoga and acupuncture that an increasing body of peer-reviewed research shows can be superior to drugs.
There is no magic wand for turning back the hands of time. But there are natural solutions for slowing the effects of aging and the wrinkles that come with it.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Another study confirms what activists and scientists alike have warned: the next generation of RNA interference GM foods may seriously compromise the genetic integrity of our species.
Andrographis has the potential to replace a whole host of pharmaceutical drugs, and to improve autoimmune disorders, cancer, metabolic disease, and infection
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
This commonly overlooked superfood protects the body from nuclear fallout, kills a wide range of cancers, and keeps the arteries unclogged -- to name but a few, experimentally confirmed ways in which the apple awakens your inner physician.
Written by John Stuart Reid
Could the science of sound unlock some of the most ancient secrets of biology and medicine? We believe so. Here's the why and how...
Cross-talk between plant and animal cells may be accomplished via microRNA-carrying exosomes, gene-regulating elements contained in plants which reinforce that food is information and suggests an inextricable co-evolutionary relationship between these two disparate kingdoms
Aside from Christmas kissing lore, mistletoe has a long history of medicinal applications among ancient cultures. Some modern scientists are exploring its use as a treatment for colon cancer.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Could music provide a non-invasive way to stimulate healing and promote longevity within human blood? An innovative new crowd-funded project sets out to test a 2500 year old hypothesis...
Written by James Maskell
If you have been following our Evolution of Medicine movement for the last few years, it is clear that community has been right at the center
Research indicates that you don't need drugs to control blood sugar. Food, herbs, and spices are the future of medicine.
Written by Kelly Brogan, M.D.
Have we gotten it all wrong? When we can move beyond fear into curiosity, we find that illness is the body’s wisdom playing out in its own highly designed and incredibly personal way
Mainstream medicine’s cancer treatments are far from a cure. In fact, they make cancer more deadly. But new research shows lowly cabbages may be more effective in battling cancer.
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
The global juggernaut of unremitting and unapologetic breast cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment persists.
Written by GMI Reporter
Data shows evidence of a relationship between the timing of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and “isolated autism,” now called regressive autism
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Millions of men face prostate issues, with treatment with drugs and surgery often making their problems worse. A new study reveals that simply eating flaxseed may be the best way to improve your symptoms, and take back control of your health.
Our disconnection from the virtually infinite and accessible storehouse of electrons at the earth’s surface is an overlooked cause of autoimmune disease. Revolutionary research is uncovering that physical contact with the ground provisions free radical-neutralizing electrons that circulate through the living matrix of our body and act as our primary antioxidant defense system
Depression is a common health condition, with few conventional treatment options. Forced to choose between talk therapy and medication, many people choose to be treated with drugs. But what about new mothers, whose desire to breastfeed means they are not candidates for psychiatric meds? Nature is providing hope in the form of a delicate flower: saffron
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
New insights in biology show that food is informational and can directly impact and even control the expression of your genes. The implications of this are profound, and have both a light and dark side in need of deeper exploration...
You can live with a mechanical joint, without kidneys on dialysis, with a transplanted heart, liver, or other organ, but there is nothing than can substitute for a healthy brain.
Are paleo recommendations to avoid grains and legumes due to anti-nutrient content predicated in science or founded in fear mongering? An evidence-based analysis of the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to lectins, phytates, and autoimmune disease
Written by Brian Shilhavy
Government Advice on Nutrition has Destroyed Countless Lives the Past Few Decades, Since the War on Fat Started in the 1970s
Written by Brian Shilhavy
Companies selling coconut oil in California are finding out the hard way that they cannot claim that coconut oil is “healthy” because the FDA does not allow such a claim, even if scientific studies back up this claim, along with hundreds of thousands of customer testimonials about the health benefits of coconut oil
The idea of “food as medicine” may be a bit hard to swallow, especially if you have a gourmand’s palate. What if you could fight a host of diseases and even increase your longevity, just by adding a few delicious servings of fungus to your diet every day? Not to worry – these fungi are what French chefs dream of!
Not only is Functional Medicine here to stay, it is poised to be the centerpiece in one of the most significant shifts in the health and medical paradigm in the past one hundred years. For anyone who has been paying attention, there has been a virtual war going on between Conventional/Allopathic Medicine and Functional/Natural Medicine since the early 1900s. In fact, this virtual war often became a real war when the medical establishment would attack and try to discredit chiropractors, naturop
Our modern world is a difficult place to maintain a healthful balance. Ginger is, hands down, one of the most broadly therapeutic and familiar plant allies available to us to prevent and even reverse a wide range of ailments, with the science supporting its safety and efficacy one of the most robust.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this year paid a PR firm called Emerging Ag $1.6 million to recruit a covert coalition of academics to manipulate a UN decision-making process over gene drives, according to emails obtained through Freedom of Information requests
Insulin resistance is a state, where cells cannot take properly sugar from blood to use it as an energy source. Cells become resistant to the action of insulin. It therefore takes more insulin to keep blood sugar in balance. People with insulin resistance syndrome will consequently have normal blood sugar levels but elevated insulin level
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
For years the medical community has side stepped the issue of sugar and cancer. Look at the menu of any hospital today and you'll see the problem. Now, a new study shows that sugar not only feeds cancer, but can cause it.
Written by Celeste McGovern
A 15-year-old autistic boy had one tissue sample with levels of aluminum 22 times higher than those found in healthy individuals. Researchers suggest that childhood vaccines are a potential source of the toxic metal
Written by Anne Marie Fine, ND
Environmental contaminants are causing decreased sperm production among men, with couples having difficulty conceiving and children being born with numerous health concerns
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
A common food oil has been found to have antifungal properties that could literally save lives.
The failure of the mass effort to ban glyphosate from the market requires a rethink of campaigning against single chemical
Written by Sayer Ji, Founder
Huge companies like Pepsi, Nestlé, and Coca-Cola sell billions of units of Reverse Osmosis purified tap water each year, the inevitable consequence of which is the littering of our planet with plastic that will pollute the environment for hundreds of years. What if you could eliminate the "middle men," thousands of dollars in costs, and tons of plastic in the process?

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