04. 08. 2013
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The Global Drug production, smuggling and distribution is worth $400 billion

The Global Drug production, smuggling and distribution is worth $400 billion

Source: LankaWeb The global drug trade contributes to higher profits than human smuggling or diamonds. Only the arms trade has a slight edge. The profits shared from drugs is distributed to those associated...

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17. 03. 2013
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This Is Your Brain on the Department of Defense

This Is Your Brain on the Department of Defense

Editor’s Notes: A relevant article is from last year concerning DoD/DARPA experiments to create warfighters.  Source: MJ Science and the military have historically made creepy bedfellows, with military curiosity about neuroscience leading the pack....

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23. 01. 2013
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CCHR Exposes Psychiatry’s Military Spending to Create Drugged-Out Super-Soldiers

CCHR Exposes Psychiatry’s Military Spending to Create Drugged-Out Super-Soldiers

Source: Yahoo The mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights announces the last in a four-part series by award-winning investigative journalist Kelly Patricia O’Meara exploring how the nation’s military forces have been...

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08. 04. 2012
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A fog of psychotropic drugs and war

A fog of psychotropic drugs and war

U.S. Air Force pilot Patrick Burke’s day started in the cockpit of a B-1 bomber near the Persian Gulf and proceeded across nine time zones as he ferried the aircraft home to South...

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07. 03. 2012
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Heart disease drug ‘combats racism’ [??]

Heart disease drug ‘combats racism’ [??]

Volunteers given the beta-blocker, used to treat chest pains and lower heart rates, scored lower on a standard psychological test of “implicit” racist attitudes. They appeared to be less racially prejudiced at a...

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03. 03. 2012
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Secret Army volunteer’s widow blames VA, CIA and Defense Department for spouse’s death

Secret Army volunteer’s widow blames VA, CIA and Defense Department for spouse’s death

Veterans who became Army guinea pigs for secret drug and chemical experiments at Maryland’s Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center are suing the VA, the CIA and the Defense Department. Read More: CNN  ...

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21. 02. 2012
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Forty years of a useless war on drugs

Forty years of a useless war on drugs

In maintaining our drug laws, the Government is in cahoots with the dealers. As Vidal put it forty years back: “Both the Bureau of Narcotics and the Mafia want strong laws against the...

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15. 02. 2012
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Why military hawks are leading drug legalization debate in Latin America

Why military hawks are leading drug legalization debate in Latin America

The machine [ Governmement/Corporations/Banks/Pharma]   will never allow this to happen.  Illegal drug profits are extremely higher and a lot easier to control, produce and distribute than extraction and refining natural resources. Wage war to...

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23. 01. 2012
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FDA Could Approve Prescription Drugs Made From Marijuana By 2013

FDA Could Approve Prescription Drugs Made From Marijuana By 2013

Why should a medicinal plant that provides medical benefit to patients and naturally grows in nature become a Rx drug? BIG PHARMA monopoly wants you to pay $$$ for any healing agent and...

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14. 01. 2012
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Value Afghan Opium Yield Rose 133 Percent from 2010

Value Afghan Opium Yield Rose 133 Percent from 2010

Image:UNODC October 2010, a UNODC survey “Afghanistan opium production set to rise 61 per cent” reported  the cultivation of the poppy crop reached 131,000 hectares in 2011 and the price of opium crop...

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30. 12. 2011
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Johnson & Johnson Refuses To License Three HIV Drugs To Medicines Patent Pool; Invites Patent Override

Johnson & Johnson Refuses To License Three HIV Drugs To Medicines Patent Pool; Invites Patent Override

By their very nature, drug patents can create monopolies that allow prices to be kept artificially high. In other domains that may be simply an annoyance or inconvenience, but in the world of...

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26. 12. 2011
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Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of hydrocodone

Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of hydrocodone

Drug companies are working to develop a pure, more powerful version of the nation’s second most-abused medicine, which has addiction experts worried that it could spur a new wave of abuse. The new...

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26. 09. 2011
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Genetically modified radishes help produce acne vaccine

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have instead tried a new approach: they’re targeting just the proteins in the bacteria that are used to attack our skin cells, which is the...

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23. 09. 2011
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Gates foundation Hires Big Pharma Executive

The Gates Foundation has plenty of opportunities to do some amazing things with the size of its fund and the ability of Bill Gates, in particular, to command attention. And, yet, hearing that...

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07. 09. 2011
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Tick-borne parasite may be creeping into blood supply

A potentially life-threatening parasite in ticks capable of causing malaria-like illness is more prevalent than doctors realized and can be transmitted through blood transfusions. The babesia parasite causes an illness called babesiosis ....

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02. 09. 2011
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Guatemala STD tests ‘may have infected 2,500′

The US Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues had said some 5,500 Guatemalans were involved in all the research that took place between 1946 and 1948, with a view to applying...

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30. 08. 2011
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Matternet wants to deliver medicines with networks of drones

Matternet wants to deliver medicines with networks of drones

The only way to do that efficiently (or at all) is to scale it way, way down from planes and helicopters to small UAVs. This is the concept behind Matternet, which seems to...

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29. 08. 2011
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UN warns of bird flu resurgence

UN warns of bird flu resurgence

The United Nations today warned of a possible resurgence of the deadly bird flu virus, saying wild bird migrations had brought it back to previously virus-free countries and that a mutant strain was...

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18. 08. 2011
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Marijuana DNA Sequenced by Startup

Marijuana DNA Sequenced by Startup

Kevin McKernan was leading Life Technologies Corp. (LIFE)’s Ion Torrent DNA-sequencing research when a new business opportunity caught his eye: marijuana. A year later, McKernan, 38, has quit his job, formed a startup...

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12. 08. 2011
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MIT Lincoln Laboratory researchers develop a technique to cure a broad range of viruses

MIT Lincoln Laboratory researchers develop a technique to cure a broad range of viruses

Viral pathogens pose serious health threats worldwide. For clinical viruses such as HIV or hepatitis, emerging viruses such as avian or swine influenza, and highly lethal viruses such as Ebola or smallpox that...

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08. 08. 2011
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TSA Confiscates Pregnant Woman’s Insulin, Ice Packs

TSA Confiscates Pregnant Woman’s Insulin, Ice Packs

A pregnant woman, travelling alone via Denver International Airport, had her insulin and ice packs confiscated after TSA agents claimed they were a threat. The items were properly labeled and the woman had...

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31. 07. 2011
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Outsourced: Clinical trials overseas

Outsourced: Clinical trials overseas

US pharmaceutical companies have moved their operations overseas over the course of the past decade. Instead of testing trial medicines on Americans, more and more of these tests are being carried out on...

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24. 07. 2011
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Company develops handheld device that police can use to detect excreted drugs

Company develops handheld device that police can use to detect excreted drugs

Paul Yates from Intelligent Fingerprinting, a company spun out from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, and colleagues, have developed a handheld device that police can use to detect breakdown products from...

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07. 07. 2011
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Prescription Drugs Cause More Overdoses in U.S. Than Heroin and Cocaine

Prescription Drugs Cause More Overdoses in U.S. Than Heroin and Cocaine

Accidental drug overdoses from prescription pills have more than doubled in the past decade as deaths from illegal drugs decreased, a Florida study found. Prescription medications were implicated in 76 percent of all...

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30. 06. 2011
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Bacteria From Dutch Poultry Linked to Superbugs in People

Bacteria From Dutch Poultry Linked to Superbugs in People

Bacteria on raw poultry meat in the Netherlands may be a source of superbugs in people, according to a study that suggests the use of antibiotics in food animals is causing life-saving drugs...

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23. 06. 2011
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Building a human on a chip, organ by organ

Building a human on a chip, organ by organ

The brain is just the latest internal organ to be replicated in miniature form. From beating hearts to breathing lungs, livers to fallopian tubes, the list is continually growing. Now Williams and others...

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19. 06. 2011
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Whole cities can be drug tested at once now

Whole cities can be drug tested at once now

Researchers in Norway have come up with ways of testing sewer samples on a continuous basis to uncover patterns of drug use in large populations, including entire cities. Technicians have apparently demonstrated “that...

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17. 06. 2011
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Scientists test ability to strengthen, suppress memories

Scientists test ability to strengthen, suppress memories

Scientists are coming closer to being able to turn memories on and off with the flip of a switch. A team led by Theodore Berger, a professor of biomedical engineering at USC, has...

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16. 06. 2011
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Routine use of vital antibiotics on farms threatens human health

Routine use of vital antibiotics on farms threatens human health

The use of modern antibiotics on British farms has risen dramatically in the past decade, fueling the development of resistant organisms and weakening the power of human medicine to cure disease. Three classes...

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13. 06. 2011
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Donors pledge $4.3 billion to provide vaccines

Donors pledge $4.3 billion to provide vaccines

International donors including Britain and billionaire Bill Gates pledged $4.3 billion on Monday to fund vaccination programs to protect children in poor countries against diseases such as diarrhea and pneumonia. The funding would...

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09. 06. 2011
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Guatemala victims of US syphilis study still haunted by the ‘devil’s experiment’

Guatemala victims of US syphilis study still haunted by the ‘devil’s experiment’

Marta Orellana says she was playing with friends at the orphanage when the summons sounded: “Orellana to the infirmary. Orellana to the infirmary.” Waiting for her were several doctors she had never seen...

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04. 06. 2011
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Pregnant? Get that flu shot. It’s good for the little one, study finds

Pregnant? Get that flu shot. It’s good for the little one, study finds

Expectant mothers who received the influenza vaccine were less likely to have premature or smaller infants, according to a new study released Tuesday in PLoS Medicine. The researchers surveyed data from the Georgia...

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03. 06. 2011
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New strain of MRSA superbug found in cows

New strain of MRSA superbug found in cows

Environmental campaigners say the new strain has emerged because of the over-use of antibiotics by dairy farmers. Dr Mark Holmes of Cambridge University, who led the research, said this was a “credible hypothesis”....

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02. 06. 2011
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New mind-altering drug capable of literally modifying your memories

New mind-altering drug capable of literally modifying your memories

Changing bad memories into good ones could be just a pill away, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Researchers from the University of Montreal in...

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29. 05. 2011
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128 kids died after vaccine in 2010, govt can’t say why

128 kids died after vaccine in 2010, govt can’t say why

More children in India are dying every year soon after being vaccinated, and the government has no clue why. Union health ministry statistics obtained under the Right to Information Act show that 128...

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26. 05. 2011
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Groups Sue FDA Over Use of Certain Antibiotics in Animal Feed

Groups Sue FDA Over Use of Certain Antibiotics in Animal Feed

Several environment and health-advocacy groups are suing the Food and Drug Administration to ban the widespread use of two antibiotics in animal feed to treat livestock. The groups charge that the FDA concluded...

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09. 05. 2011
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Drug trial to prevent obese kids

Drug trial to prevent obese kids

Obese pregnant women are to be given a drug to reduce the risk of obesity in their children as part of an NHS trial. Overweight women supply too much food to a growing...

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04. 05. 2011
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Infectious polio virus stolen during car hijacking

Infectious polio virus stolen during car hijacking

A shipment of potentially infectious polio virus destined for a South African research centre is missing after the vehicle carrying it was hijacked in Johannesburg. The potentially deadly virus is considered a biohazard,...

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02. 05. 2011
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New EU regulations on herbal medicines come into force

New EU regulations on herbal medicines come into force

New European Union rules have come into force banning hundreds of traditional herbal remedies. The EU law aims to protect consumers from possible damaging side-effects of over-the-counter herbal medicines. For the first time,...

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13. 04. 2011
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Army starts clinical trials on ricin vaccine

Army starts clinical trials on ricin vaccine

The Army says it’s starting clinical trials at Fort Detrick on a potential ricin vaccine. The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases said Wednesday there currently are no federally approved countermeasures...

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08. 04. 2011
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FDA eases ADHD drugs heart-disease concerns

FDA eases ADHD drugs heart-disease concerns

The U.S. drugs regulator said it was not recommending changes in the use of stimulants such as Adderall XR and Ritalin to treat hyperactivity, after a review of a study into potential heart...

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04. 04. 2011
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Manipulating morals: scientists target drugs that improve behaviour

Manipulating morals: scientists target drugs that improve behaviour

A pill to enhance moral behaviour, a treatment for racist thoughts, a therapy to increase your empathy for people in other countries – these may sound like the stuff of science fiction but...

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31. 03. 2011
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Update: Nine die in Alabama during bacteria outbreak.

Update: Nine die in Alabama during bacteria outbreak.

Update: Well we’ve been looking through the connection of owners and addresses and knew there was a link, but now it’s been confirmed: Advanced Specialty Pharmacy and Meds IV are one in the...

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30. 03. 2011
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Nine die in Alabama during bacteria outbreak

Nine die in Alabama during bacteria outbreak

Alabama authorities said they were investigating an outbreak of Serratia marcescens bacteremia, a bacterial infection in the blood, in 19 patients at six hospitals in the state who all received total parenteral nutrition...

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13. 03. 2011
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Ohio to use animal euthanasia drug for human execution

Ohio to use animal euthanasia drug for human execution

For the first time, an execution in the State of Ohio will use drug pentobarbital, which is commonly used to euthanize pets and other animals. Johnnie Baston, 37, is set to be executed...

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11. 03. 2011
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Weaponized Salmonella Could Be Used to Fight Cancer in the Gut

Weaponized Salmonella Could Be Used to Fight Cancer in the Gut

A potential new cancer treatment could be as simple as taking a swig of some genetically modified salmonella. The bug, famous for forcing food recalls and making people sick, could be weaponized to...

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10. 03. 2011
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Vaccinate against killer flu virus now, say experts

Vaccinate against killer flu virus now, say experts

Governments must start to vaccinate children and young adults against a strain of the influenza virus that killed several million people in the 1960s, a leading expert has warned. The last outbreak of...

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07. 03. 2011
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Ohio State doctors injected prisoners at the Ohio Penitentiary with live cancer cells to test vaccines.

Ohio State doctors injected prisoners at the Ohio Penitentiary with live cancer cells to test vaccines.

Henry Langlois was one of 38 soldiers who were told in 1955 that they were serving their country when they volunteered to inhale a biological agent that the government was testing. A year...

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25. 02. 2011
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DEA to legalize marijuana chemical for Big Pharma

DEA to legalize marijuana chemical for Big Pharma

Have no illusions about the true nature of the so-called “War on Drugs” and the actions of the DEA. The War on Drugs has always been about protecting the profits of the drug...

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