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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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Calcium Supplementation for Osteoporosis – A Cause of Divorce?

Caveat Emptor- Let the Consumer Beware! Calcium supplementation causes constipation. It is one of the best kept secrets from women who are, by far, the major consumers taking this supplement en masse for many years in an attempt to reduce the degree of postmenopausal osteoporosis. It is generally believed that women are naturally more constipated […]

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Carnitine and Doxorubicin: Potential Promise for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

Carnitine is an extremely safe naturally occurring substance present in most body tissues with a particularly high concentration in the heart, body muscle and sperm tail. It is FDA approved as a drug or pharmaceutical and also available as a dietary supplement or true nutraceutical in health food stores and other outlets.  It has a […]

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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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More on the Demasculinization Syndrome, DMS, and Fearless Mothers

“Make sure you know what size animal you are before you enter the jungle.” –Rudyard Kipling It was a sunny morning when I settled down for breakfast on my enclosed porch with my coffee and daily broccoli rape dish (at room temperature) reading through a stack of publications when I came upon two articles, published […]

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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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Dostoevsky, Jefferson and Franklin versus Regulatory Swarm

Dostoevsky, Jefferson and Franklin versus Regulatory Swarm — Somebody Out There: Write a Book- Quickly! When I was 19 years old I decided I wanted to become an existentialist psychiatrist- whatever that is or was. At that time, existentialism was taking academe and its students by storm, and I read heavily on the subject. I […]

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