(OMNS October 12, 2010) In massive doses, vitamin C (ascorbic acid) stops a cold within hours, stops influenza in a day or two, and stops viral pneumonia (pain, fever, cough) in two or three days. (1) It is a highly effective antihistamine,antiviral and antitoxin. It reduces inflammation and lowers fever. Administered intravenously, ascorbate kills cancer cells without harming healthy tissue. Many people therefore wonder, in the face of statements like these, why the medicalprofessions have not embraced [...]
It could take the form of aching, stiff joints… or a nagging, sore back. It could also take the form of embarrassing gut trouble. That’s why any doctor will tell you that keeping the inflammatory process in balance is, perhaps, the most essential cornerstone of healthy aging.
Unfortunately, certain unavoidable factors—like stress, sleep loss or air [...]
Report fingers South Deep
Several reports, commissioned over the years by mining companies and Gauteng environmental authorities have highlighted the contaminated state of the Leeuwspruit, which drains the south shaft area of the South Deep mine, and ultimately flows into the Vaal River.
Farmers in Westonaria grow crops, farm fruit, grow flowers and pursue organic farming, run [...]
The health effects of uranium particles inhaled:
Small particles are carried by the inhaled air stream all the way into the alveoli. Here the particles can remain for periods from weeks up to years depending on their solubility.
Highly insoluble uranium compounds may remain in the alveoli, whereas soluble uranium compounds may dissolve and pass across the alveolar membranes into the bloodstream, where they may exert systemic [...]
“My doctor told me my lungs look like a man who has worked underground in the mines for 30 years”, says the out-of breath Smit of the progressive lung disease that first started shrinking her lungs five years ago. “But I’ve never worked on a mine. I’ve never smoked a day in my life and neither has my husband.”