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    FDA Over the Moral Wall

    Thursday, December 18th, 2008

    In a stunning indictment, the Environmental Working Group, a Washington D.C. pro-environment lobby group, lambasted the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) for a recent uncovered secret document that stretches the imagination. The email that EWG sent out yesterday stunned even a jaded person like me. It read: “On Friday, December 12, the Environmental Working Group made […]

    LEAP MRT – A Tech Sheet on What the Test Does

    Friday, December 5th, 2008

    As anyone who has read my book or been to my other blog site – markschauss.com, knows, the LEAP MRT test by Signet Diagnostics helped save my daughter Tasya’s life. It was such an important tool in helping her not only control her seizures but in also helping to control her temper tantrums. We will […]

    Placebo – Obecalp – A New Way to Treat Patients

    Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

    Coming soon to a store near you will be a cherry flavored placebo for children. According to the New York Times and reviews by Dr. Martin¬†Stein, the placebo Obecalp will be available to give to kids (Obecalp spelled backwards is placebo). Turns out that 10-20% of children with ADHD react positively to placebos so this […]

    Anticholinergic Drugs and Memory Loss – Better Wear Diapers Instead

    Friday, April 18th, 2008

    Incontinence drugs like Detrol, have now been linked to memory problems and other psychological ills.¬† According to this article on MSNBC.com, “The people who took the drugs had a 50 percent faster rate of cognitive decline compared to those who didn’t take any.” That is pretty staggering if you ask me. Other drugs in the […]

    Prozac – A Failure to Heal

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

    In an article published in PLoS Medicine by Drs. Kirsch and colleagues shows that the drug Prozac is no better than placebo in treating depression. Given that placebo has no side-effects, this means that Prozac is not only worthless, but dangerous. By including unpublished, negative studies, the authors found out that the drug is a […]