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Adderall Generation: Why Has the World Gone ADHD? Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 21, 2015   When it comes to abusing pharmaceuticals such as Adderall no one does it better than the well-to-do. In fact, the drug usually prescribed to treat attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been a favorite among college students which morphs into an addiction by the time they enter the work force. How many Americans are abusing Adderall is unknown; however there is a plethora of professions that take drugs such as Vyvanse and Concerta “to improve work performance”. This includes dentists, stay-at-home mothers and even some high…

FDA Questions Validity of Homeopathic Theories Established in 1700s Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 20, 2015   Twenty-seven years ago the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) resolved not to demand homeopathic medicine be held to the same standards of approval process as drug companies who want to sell medical treatments. The agency’s stance on homeopathic treatments was to “allow these drugs to come to the market without premarket approval.” This was largely based on a document produced over 215 years ago called the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia which listed various substances as legitimate. The FDA has basically allowed the sale of any product listed on…

Cannabidiol Study Shows Pure Isolate Tames Epileptic Seizures Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 14, 2015   Researchers at the NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (LCEC) have conducted a study on cannabidiol (CBD) as an isolate to treat seizure disorders such as epilepsy and found some surprising results. In the course of the 12 week trial, “more than half of the children and adults treated with [CBD] experienced fewer seizures.” The participants were given a “99% pure liquid version of the drug was given for three to six months to 137 people with” Dravet or Lennox-Gastaut syndromes. The majority of the volunteers were…

Merck-Funded Study: Gardasil For Boys Will Save Lives & Money Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 14, 2015   Researchers from the Princess Margaret Cancer Center (PMCC) in Canada have concluded that “giving boys the HPV vaccine could cut health-care costs over the long run.” This study was facilitated by Merck Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of Gardasil, with the use of the Merck Oncology Collaborative Trials Network (MOCTN) at the PMCC. In fact, this collaboration specifically reflects a “global network [comprised of] leading cancer research centers who will partner with Merck to speed the development of innovative treatments for a range of cancers.” By using “mathematical modelling”,…

Are Americans Pissed Off & Packing? The Answer Might Surprise You Breaking News,Science

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent April 9, 2015   Psychiatrist researchers from Duke University (DU), Harvard University (HU) and Columbia University (CU) have collaborated to conduct a study on American’s tendency toward having anger issues while simultaneously packing heat. The study shows 1.5% of American adults are registered gun owners and prone to bursts of impulsive anger. That translates to 1 in 10 US citizens “have both a history of impulsive anger and access to a firearm.” Data was provided by the 2000 National Comorbidity Study Replication (NCSR) wherein “respondents’ mental health” has analyzed against…

Google, Johnson & Johnson Perfect the Future of Robotic Medicine Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent March 28, 2015   Google X Labs (GXL) and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) have joined forces to create robotic assisted surgery with advancements in imaging and sensors, helping doctors preform operations. GXL and J&J will explore “how smart software could help give surgeons the information they need at just the right time during an operation.” Ethicon , a division of J&J medical devices corporations, will spearhead robotic assisted surgeries. This company develops devices to assist in biosurgery, gastric band, surgical stapling and wound care to name a few. They specialize…

Why the FDA & Big Agra Are Causing the Next Era of Superbugs Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent March 25, 2015   The use of antibiotics in livestock is astronomical in developing countries and “expected to surge by two thirds globally between 2010 and 2030, while doubling in emerging giants like China, Brazil, India and Russia.” The countries severely affected are: • Myanmar (205 percent) • Nigeria (163 percent) • Peru (160 percent) • Vietnam (157 percent) In developing nations, increasing food production to feed the estimated 805 million hungry people, must coincide with a “new approach that is less reliant on intensive, antiobiotic-fueled breeding.” The researchers of…