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Uzbekistan may be secretly sterilising women

Natalia Antelava BBC News The BBC has been told by doctors that Uzbekistan is running a secret programme to sterilise women – and has talked to women sterilised without their knowledge or consent. Adolat has striking looks, a quiet voice … Continue reading

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Doug Casey: “It’s a Dead-Man-Walking Economy”

Doug Casey Casey Research In an interview with Louis James, the inimitable Doug Casey throws cold water on those celebrating the economic recovery. [Skype rings: It’s Doug Casey, calling from Cafayate, Argentina. He sounds tired, but pleased with himself.] Doug: … Continue reading

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When does pregnancy begin? Doctors disagree

Source: Reuters Though most doctors will give you a definition of when pregnancy begins, it’s not always the same one, according to a new survey. Most of the polled obstetrician-gynecologists believe pregnancy begins when the sperm fertilizes the egg. But … Continue reading

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Cancers, Infectious Diseases, and Lifestyle Illnesses: Why “Miracle Drugs” Are the Problem, Not the Solution

ANH USA The medical industry’s obsession with bigger, more powerful (and above all, patentable!) medicines may lead to killer pandemics. We frequently discuss the global threat of superbugs—drug-resistant bacteria, which are created in two ways: If a drug can kill, … Continue reading

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Genetically engineered bourbon?! No joke.

Source: Panna More than 80% of the non-organic products in our pantries include genetically engineered (GE) ingredients. Turns out, that even includes bourbon. As Grist reported last week, GE corn  — also known as genetically modified, or GMO — has … Continue reading

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Revised autism definition proposed

Source: UPI KOPAVOGUR, Iceland, Jan. 19 (UPI) — U.S. health experts are revising the definition of autism but critics say that could reduce the rate at which autism is diagnosed and restrict treatment access. An expert panel appointed by the … Continue reading

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All the world’s problems can be solved in your back garden

Source: Kerryman THIS past year saw an impressive growth in the number of people growing their own food, regardless of how small a garden space they had access to. Many of these people may not have known it but their … Continue reading

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Patents on chimpanzees, sperm cells and human genes

Source: Farm Wars Munich, 28.11.2011. Today Testbiotech is publishing a “Black List” of European Patents that have already been granted. Ten examples, granted since 2009, were selected for the list in cooperation with the Initiative “No Patents on Life”. It … Continue reading

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