Glaucoma is a serious eye disease that can gradually cause vision loss, which is currently irreversible. But in a new cell culture study scientists found that removing a membrane at the back of the eye could help transplanted cells migrate into the optic nerve and repair the connections, potentially restoring lost vision.
Viruses firmly hold the world’s attention at the moment, but we shouldn’t ignore the rising health threat that bacteria pose, too. The crafty critters are fast evolving resistance to antibiotics, meaning our best drugs could soon stop working entirely. Now researchers in Australia have found a way to bypass drug resistance in these so-called superbugs – by distracting them with predatory viruses.
by: Brent Smith
I rarely toot my own horn, but I’m going to make an exception for this, because it’s just so utterly egregious!
A week ago I posted my weekly exclusive article for World Net Daily.
It was entitled: “Sorry, but I don’t Believe in the ‘New Strain’ of Coronavirus – Not Yet Anyway”
If you missed it, you may link to it here.
In it I stated:
But just when people are beginning to breathe a sigh of relief, there are reports of a new, even worse, strain of the coronavirus.
In years gone by I doubt I would have questioned the validity of such a claim made by the “experts.”
But, after all the misstatements, half-truths and outright lies we’ve been fed, not only scientifically and medically, but politically, in regards to the election, I’m finding it increasing difficult to believe that a new, mutated strain of the virus has been discovered, just as the vaccine is being widely distributed.
In other words, I thought the experts were lying once again – that I didn’t believe there was even a “new strain” of coronavirus, at least not in the U.S. I was called a wacko conspiracy theorist for saying so.
But now, a week later, the CDC is saying the same thing.
from the Blaze:
by: Brent Smith
I’d like to provide a little analysis and perspective on a recent Blaze article I read a couple of days ago.
The article, which is chilling at best is entitled, “NY Democrat introduces bill allowing gov to ‘order the removal,’ detention of people with contagious diseases.”
New York’s Libertarian Party is speaking out against new legislation that would vastly expand the power of the state’s governor, permitting the detainment of individuals deemed to “pose an imminent and significant threat to the public health” by being a “suspected case, contact or carrier of a contagious disease.”
DEET may be an effective mosquito repellent, but it can cause irritation, and has to be reapplied every few hours. Scientists are now working on a more innocuous, longer-laster alternative, that involves introducing genetically engineered bacteria to people’s skin.
from Brent Smith for World Net Daily:
With everything we’ve experienced this past year, I feel myself growing more cynical and, frankly, a bit misanthropic.
I recently recorded a podcast where I described my disappointment at how easily the vast majority of people just accepted the ridiculous mandates and governmental edicts and did so, quite willingly, because of safety.
For we know there is no higher purpose of government than to keep us safe, at all cost, despite ourselves.
by: Brent Smith
Being former military myself, you know I have great respect for those who serve, in whatever capacity.
Drone pilot, office clerk, door kicker, whatever. You joined to serve.
But there are some things the military shouldn’t be doing and is best left to civilians.
This is one of them – administering the COVID vaccine to civilians, or not, as it were.
I’m becoming a fan of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. And what he said about getting the COVID vaccine certainly doesn’t hurt his standing among conservatives, or frankly anyone with a head and a heart.
Scientists from Osaka City University have found metolazone, an anti-hypertension drug that has been around for almost 50 years, can kickstart a lifespan-extending cellular repair process in roundworms. The research suggests this mechanism could be translatable to humans, offering new research pathways in the search for an anti-aging drug.