Researching the Gerson Therapy

”Garrett is a 15-year old boy living in the Alaskan wilderness with a menagerie of orphaned animals. Growing up close with nature has given him a deep understanding of nutritional needs required by diet sensitive animals on the reserve. Unfortunately, the untimely and tragic death of his mother propelled him into a downward spiral and he risked flunking out of school. …

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Sustainable medicine?

We seem to be branching out and saving the world well here. Thanks for pointing me to http://ethicalnag.org/2012/03/06/the-new-therapeutics-10-commandments/. Having worked on the idea of sustainable medicine for a few days now, I found that Dr Robert Verkerk’s article at http://www.anheurope.org/campaigns/sustainable-healthcare#ACNEM_article says the same things; but with figures.  To find that western medicine is the third leading cause of …

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What ‘works’ against cancer – itself a reaction to a toxic life?

It is all about change – and maybe not necessarily paying someone to do something or administer something. In relation to the health funds in Australia; for most of the past 35 years I have worked there as an acupuncturist. Initially no ‘health’ funds gave refunds and CAM workers were quite happy doing what we did, and …

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Is oncology as we know it sustainable?

In the first part of my assignment, looking at oncology as a patient, I discovered a very inconvenient truth: the  increased survival rate after 5 years from the very expensive and toxic to life conventional cancer therapies is only 2.3%. In this series of posts I last looked from a frustrated oncologists’ viewpoint.

What would an oncologist glean from research into CAM?

Most medical practitioners using CAM after having had a shorter training in this life affirming specialized field than those who work exclusively under the banner of being a CAM practitioner. With my acupuncturist’s hat on currently, I would go further and say that watching most attempts to validate through using the current model of ‘research’ …

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