Bipolar Disorder – Are Hormone Imbalance and Nutrient Depletion the Culprits?

Autumn Stringam from Coaldale, Alberta healed her bipolar disorder with the Truehope supplements when her antidepressants and other medications failed her. She went on to author the book “A Promise of Hope” that details her life with Bipolar Disorder, the suicide of her mother and grandfather and how she was eventually healed.

Contraceptive Implants Vanish Inside Women’s Bodies

Where the global market in contraception is concerned, cost-effectiveness comes first, women’s health second. NHS guidelines repeatedly note cost effectiveness as a reason for recommending hormonal implants, injections, and intrauterine systems to women. Meanwhile, the contraceptive pill comes with a whole host of similar assorted miseries. Though for many women these can be liberating choices that unshackle pleasurable sex from reproduction, for others, dramatic side-effects make life a trial.

Retired School Teacher Wins $4 million after Developing Breast Cancer from HRT

The attorney said Fraser began taking Prempro in the mid-1990s, when she was about 50 years old. Her gynecologist prescribed it after Fraser began experiencing hot flashes. Fraser, according to court documents, testified that she continued taking the drug because “it was working… and because my doctor felt it was safe.” Advertisements for the drug at that time also “enhanced” her decision to keep taking it.

Cancer in Children Linked to Fertility Drugs

Fertility drugs could more than double the risk of offspring developing childhood leukaemia, academics cautioned this week. Each year, tens of thousands of women in Britain undergo fertility treatment, which usually demands they take drugs to stimulate their ovaries to produce more eggs.

Statins increase diabetes in postmenopausal women by seventy percent

Natural News Wednesday, February 01, 2012 by: John Phillip The result of a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine finds that statin use in postmenopausal women significantly increases the risk of developing diabetes. In spite of this damning evidence, researchers do not recommend that the American Diabetes Association guidelines for primary and secondary Continue Reading …

Scientists, Officials Eye Tools Aimed at Combating Abuse of Painkillers

Misuse and abuse of prescription opioid pain medications is a serious and ongoing public health crisis, with overdoses of such drugs resulting in more than 40 deaths per day in the United States. JAMA January 04, 2012 Bridget M. Kuehn With more than 40 deaths per day in the United States resulting from an overdose Continue Reading …

Increased Risk of Blood Clots With Birth Control Pills Containing Drospirenone

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Safety review update on the possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills containing drospirenone This update is in follow-up to the FDA Drug Safety Communication: Safety Review of possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills containing drospirenone on 5/31/2011.   [09-26-2011] The U.S. Food and Continue Reading …

FDA Safety Review of Birth Control Pills

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Safety Review of possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills containing drospirenone     Safety Announcement [05-31-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public about new information1,2 that is being assessed as part of FDA’s ongoing safety review of birth control pills that contain Continue Reading …

Firms hype new drugs, says damning industry report


By John von Radowitz

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

DRUG companies were accused yesterday of conning the public by hyping up patented medicines with little new to offer while downplaying their side-effects.

An estimated 85% of new drugs offer few if any new benefits while having the potential to cause serious harm due to toxicity or misuse, a study has concluded.

Changes to Guidelines for Contraceptive Use Could Compromise a Woman’s Ability to Breastfeed

New Rochelle, NY, – New birth control guidelines released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could undermine mothers who want to breastfeed by sanctioning the use of progesterone injections, progestin-only pills, as well as combined (progestin-estrogen) oral contraceptives within the first month after giving birth.

June 25, 2010

“The new guidelines ignore basic facts about how breastfeeding works,” says Dr. Gerald Calnen, President of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM). “Mothers start making milk due to the natural fall in progesterone after birth. An injection of artificial progesterone could completely derail this process.”