Swine Flu and D-ficiency

There is a lot of excitement in the medical world about vitamin D as a preventative – or even as a treatment! – for a wide variety of problems, including infectious diseases such as influenza and colds. The basic idea is as follows: Vitamin D is essential...

Navy condemns FDA for obstructing vital medical research

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has many critics, but none are more angry than those who have lost loved ones – or who are about to lose their own lives – because the FDA has blocked their access to life-saving treatments. Now these critics have a...

BHT and the silent epidemic…Herpes

A little over 25 years ago a paper got published in the journal Science showing that BHT (Butylated hydroxytoluene), a common food preservative, could inactivate herpes simplex and other lipid-coated viruses in lab dishes. Two years later another paper in the same...