Type Of Kidney Disease Has No Known Cure


Although the kidney is a gland that secretes hormones that help control body functions such as blood pressure, its primary function is to filter out waste products from the bloodstream. The filter mechanism in the kidney is called the glomerulus. (more…)

Obesity Increases the Risk for Liver Disease


HereA?s another reason to encourage your members to exercise and eat right to prevent the onset of obesity: New findings show that obesity increases the risk for liver disease. (more…)

Japan Tobaccos Dilemma Life or Death


Japan Tobacco (JT), the world?s third largest tobacco company, has purchased the rights to vaccines now under development to prevent and treat certain cancers, including lung cancer, according to the Oct. 23 British journal, The Lancet. JT is partially owned by the Japanese government. (more…)

If You Have a Small Lump in Your Breast What Does It Usually Mean?


If you have a lump in your breast and you are post-menopausal or it does not go away after your menstrual cycle, it always means that it is time to visit your doctor. Despite all the scary news about breast cancer, the odds are in your favor because more than 80 percent of breast lumps are not cancer. (more…)

Causation in a Symptomological Universe Post 3


The fourth phase of homeopathy is represented by Hahnemann’s discovery and publication of his theory of chronic disease. Hahnemann himself recognised the radical nature of what he was proposing, and knew that it would meet much opposition. Indeed, it led to the first split in homeopathic ranks, and more or less destroyed what bridges there existed with the allopathic medical community in Germany and elsewhere. Doctors could accept the law of similars for it was a familiar concept, and they could accept, with some misgivings perhaps, giving small doses of medicines (Hahnemann was still working more or less with low potencies). (more…)

Causation in a Symptomological Universe Post 2


The second phase of homeopathy began with the rejection of allopathy (meaning, based on no guiding principles whatsoever) and antipathy (using the concept of contraries). The genius of Samuel Hahnemann was that he took one of several medical concepts, healing with similar substances, and provided convincing evidence that it was the natural law of cure. The other approaches were suppressive, damaging or palliative. Hahnemann then provided the means to apply it systematically to individual cases of disease. An idea is of little use if it remains a theory and cannot be systematically applied, as Hahnemann argued, on the basis of “easily comprehensible principles”. (more…)

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