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Obama Memorandum Could Make Regulating GMOs Much Easier Breaking News,Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals July 3, 2015   The Obama administration has initiated a review of the efficacy of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) with a memorandum directed at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA). The memorandum “initiates a process to modernize the Federal regulatory system for the products of biotechnology and to establish mechanisms for periodic updates” and its goal is to “ensure public confidence in the regulatory system and to prevent unnecessary barriers to future innovation and competitiveness by improving the transparency,…

Study: No Industry Standard Dose for Kid’s Off-Label Antipsychotics Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals July 2, 2015   Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine (ISM) at Mount Sinai New York have determined there has been a disproportionate and dramatic rise in incidents of children being prescribed antipsychotics to treat attention deficit hypertension disorder (ADHD) and various forms of depression. Data was analyzed from antipsychotic prescriptions that accounted for an estimated 60% of US retail pharmacy’s revenue. Nearly 1.3 million children’s prescription information was collected; including teenagers and young adults. Children ages 13 to 18 appeared to be the lesser target as this group’s…

Scientists Discover Why 2014 Flu Vaccine Didn’t Work So Well Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals June 26, 2015   After the fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explained that the 2014-2015 flu season has hit a snag in treatment options with “effectiveness of the vaccine only 25%, while it was 50-60% during other years”. Now scientists at the Wistar Institute (WI) are saying that it was “a single mutation in that strain” which caused the vaccine to become ineffectual. Researchers tested live H3N2 viruses in ferrets and sheep to monitor natural antibodies the animals produced to combat different mutations of the virus….

House Repeal of Meat Labeling Could Flood US Food Supply with Clones Government

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals June 11, 2015   The US House of Representatives passed HR 2393 in order to repeal the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements on beef, pork and poultry. The Republican Policy Committee (RPC) explained that this bill “amends the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946” affecting “point of sale” labeling requirements for retailers of meat. Robert Koch, president and chief executive officer of the Wine Institute, commented: “Today’s overwhelming vote sends the strongest possible message to the Senate that it too must take immediate action to avoid devastating retaliation against U.S….

OTC Painkillers & Prescription Drugs Could Turn Patients into Murderers Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals June 3, 2015   Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) have released a study showing that drugs that affect the central nervous system are linked to violent homicidal behavior. Painkillers and certain benzodiazepines were found to cause the most acute risk of the user committing homicide – but anti-depressants only increased this risk “slightly”. The team analyzed “pre-crime use of prescription drugs” of convicted murderers from 2003 to 2001. With information provided by the Finnish Homicide Database of the Institute of Criminology and Legal Policy and the Finnish…

The Not-So-Huge Victory: USDA Introduces Monsanto’s Non-GMO Label Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent May 14, 2015   The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have created their own new government certification for foods that are non-genetically modified. This will be offered on a voluntary basis to food producers who want to pay for approval from the government that their food is void of GMO. Tom Vilsack, secretary of the USDA, explain in a letter to department employees that the new certification is being created at the request of an undisclosed “leading global company”. The USDA Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), a department that collaborates with…

Merck’s Gardasil 9 Gets Tech Boost to Ensure New Customers Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | The US Independent May 12, 2015   Technology has so many applications, but for the medical industry, one of the most important uses of technology is to remind their patients that it’s time for their next vaccine. According to a new study by researchers with the University of Michigan (UM) Millennial patients ages 19 – 26 were 6 times more likely to get the HPV vaccine when prompted to using an electronic reminder. The Homeland Generation patients ages 9 – 18 are 3 times more likely to respond to an electronic prompting. Out…