Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Using Ultrasound

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A new way of treating Alzheimer’s disease with ultrasound has been demonstrated in mice, clearing the amyloid plaques in 75% of the animals.   Untreated Alzheimer’s mouse (left) and treated with ultrasound (right)   Researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), part of Australia’s University of Queensland, have shown that non-invasive ultrasound technology can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease and restore memory in mice. This innovative, drug-free method breaks apart the neurotoxic amyloid plaques … MORE

Watch What Happens When Cannabis Is Injected Into Cancer Cells.

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Cassius Methyl, MassReport Did you know that studies showed the effectiveness of cannabis at killing cancer cells as long ago as 1974? In 1974, a study from The Washington Post said that THC effectively “slowed the growth of lung cancers, breast cancers and a virus-induced leukemia in laboratory mice, and prolonged their lives by as much as 36%.” The information was suppressed and people were incarcerated for up to decades for using or selling the harmless, absolutely miraculous … MORE

Autistic Boy Gains Ability To Speak After Just 2 Days Of Cannabis Oil Treatment

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At 10 months of age, Kalel Santiago of Puerto Rico was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called neuroblastoma. He endured chemotherapy, radiation treatments, and surgery for two years—and survived. Then he was diagnosed with something permanent: severe autism that disabled him from speaking. “While he was in the hospital, we noticed he didn’t speak at all and had some behavior that wasn’t right, like hand flapping, and walking on his toes,” his father Abiel … MORE

How An Abused Dog Saved An Autistic Boy

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The Hickey family knew something was different about their son Jonny and were advised to have evaluations. Their boy was diagnosed with autism. It was a rough time for the family, but it was all about to change. The mother saw a news story about an abused dog and just had to have it. From the moment they picked her up, she bonded with Jonny in a way that no one else could. It’s amazing … MORE

Prohibition, Politics, and Profit: The Truth About Cannabis and Why Government Wants to Control It

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Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana, pot, reefer, and grass, is a preparation of the cannabis plant that is used as a psychoactive drug or medicine. The earliest recorded uses date from the 3rd millennium BC.  Despite its long history of use as a natural medicine, since the early 20th century cannabis has been subject to legal restrictions. Possession, use, and sale of cannabis preparations containing psychoactive cannabinoids are currently illegal in many parts of the world. Despite the U.S. government’s prohibition of … MORE

Health Care Industry Moves Swiftly to Stop Colorado’s “Single Payer” Ballot Measure

The campaign in Colorado to create the nation’s first state-based “single payer” health insurance system, providing universal coverage and replacing insurance premiums with higher taxes, has barely begun. But business interests in Colorado are not taking anything for granted, and many of the largest lobbying groups around the country and in the state are raising funds to defeat Amendment 69, the single-payer ballot question going before voters this November. The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers, a national trade group, … MORE