Tag Archives: Doctornaut Act

Prominent Research Physician Points to Cures As Key to Holding down Medical Costs

WESTFIELD, N.J., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Stephen L. DeFelice, M.D., Founder and Chairman of FIM, The Foundation for Innovation in Medicine, released a new video criticizing mainstream health care cost projections of Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare, among others, because they omit the discovery of cures.  He cites a boom in technology, including gene modification […]

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Doctornauts Barry Marshall and Lukas Wartman: Living Proof of the Urgent Need for the Doctornaut Act

In my first book, Drug Discovery, The Pending Crisis, published way back in 1972, I wrote, “Our present system of drug discovery is almost designed not to cure the great diseases that confront us. There is no doubt that many will be cured in the distant future, but it is unfortunate that many of us […]

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The patient always get screwed

If you’re presently or a future patient, are you aware that our health care system is designed to keep you as a patient with your disease or disability for a long time? There’s talk about health care everywhere but are you aware that you, the patient, as in the past, has not been included in […]

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What’s the Difference between a Nutraceutical and a Dietary Supplement?

Are you aware that the vast majority of dietary supplements that are consumed lack evidence that they are beneficial for you? Since about one-half of Americans take at least one dietary supplement a day, you probably don’t want to hear this this unwelcomed news and have already rejected my position because you’ve concluded that I […]

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When Was the Last Cure? Achieving Breakthroughs

Originally published in The Westfield Leader on December 22, 2011 WESTFIELD – In his first book, “Drug Discovery: The Pending Crisis,” way back in 1972, Westfield physician Stephen L. DeFelice wrote, “Our present system of drug discovery is almost designed not to cure the great diseases that confront us. There is no doubt that many […]

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Brooks, Noonan, Kissinger, Judge Alito, the Colorado Massacre and Our Young Boys and Men

                   The Demasculinzation Syndrome (DMS) and Fearless Mothers  The broad based intellectual, David Brooks, was hired by the New York Times as the conservative balance to its liberal op-ed columnists and editors. Well, it hasn’t quite turned out that way. It appears that he has a soft spot […]

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Magnesium and Diabetic Patients: Should You take it?

Over 25 years ago I became somewhat curious about magnesium as companion to carnitine for the treatment of coronary heart disease. As chance would have it, a company approached me with a patented magnesium formulation and asked me to find a company which would develop it- not an easy task in those days, let alone […]

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Exercise, Mental Stress, Risk of a Heart Attack and Carnitine: Special Note to Diabetics

Though discovered awhile back, few are aware that when the oxygen supply to your heart is dangerously low due to coronary artery blockage- the step before both a fatal and non-fatal heart attack – oftentimes you don’t know it! When I trained as a doctor we were taught that when the heart’s blood supply was […]

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VIDEO: Nutraceutical industry needs new trial design culture

Dr. DeFelice sat down with the respected NutraIngredients.com reporter Shane Starling to talk about the state of the nutraceutical industry and the need for a new design culture. The multi-billion euro global nutraceutical industry will never achieve its potential until it better adapts pharma protocols – and this can be done with food nutrients, says […]

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The Potential Nutraceutical Market

Stephen L. DeFelice, M.D., just finished speaking at the 2012 Vitafoods Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. In his speech he spoke about the potential for a nutraceutical market, and the state of the current traditional dietary supplement and food markets. Dr. DeFelice also wrote a paper on the same subject, take a look at it below. The picture […]

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