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Short Video Of Malaria and Artemisia Herb

    The Nobel prize in Medicine was presented to 3 scientists for their progressive work on the plant, Artemisia annua, also known in U.S. as Sweet wormwood and derivative is Sweet Annie.  Over time the 3 were able to find the most active constituent and refine it to the medicine we know as avermectin and ivermectin.  The discovery has saved so many lives worldwide from malaria.



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Work On Parasite Diseases Earns Nobel Prize For Medicine

The medicines they helped develop are credited with improving the lives of millions. And now three researchers working in the U.S., Japan and China have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Among the winners: William C. Campbell of Drew University in Madison, N.J., for his work on the roundworm parasite.

Born in Ireland, Campbell shares half the prize with Satoshi Omura of Kitasato University in Japan, who has researched the same parasite. The other half of the award goes to Youyou Tu of the China Academy of Traditional Medicine in Beijing, China, for her work in developing therapies for malaria.

Taken together, the three "have transformed the treatment of parasitic diseases," according to the Nobel Prize committee. "The global impact of their discoveries and the resulting benefit to mankind are immeasurable."

All of the researchers were born in the 1930s; much of their key research was published around 1980. And their findings came after intense searches for existing natural components that might help fight diseases.

Working in Japan, Omura isolated novel strains of streptomyces bacteria from soil samples that not only had antibacterial components, but also had the potential to combat other harmful microorganisms.

In the U.S., Campbell explored the effects of Omura's streptomyces cultures and found that, as the Nobel committee says, "a component from one of the cultures was remarkably efficient against parasites in domestic and farm animals."

The active compound, called avermectin, was further developed to become ivermectin, which is now used around the world to protect people and animals from a range of parasites, from river blindness to lymphatic filariasis (also known as elephantiasis).

"I humbly accept this prize," Omura said when he was contacted by the Nobel committee Monday. Saying there are "many, many researchers" who are doing important work, he added, "I may be very, very lucky."

Anecdotes have long held that Omura found the life-changing soil sample while he was doing what he loved: playing golf. He clarified that a bit Monday, saying it had happened "very close to the golf course."

Tu revolutionized how malaria is fought by applying ancient techniques from China's traditional herbal medicine to isolate and purify a component from the plant Artemisia annua that could fight malaria in animals and people.

Tu used those insights to extract the component, now known as artemisinin, and to show that it could beat malaria. The Nobel committee says artemisinin represented "a new class of antimalarial agents that rapidly kill the malaria parasites at an early stage of their development, which explains its unprecedented potency in the treatment of severe malaria."

The plant that yielded the compound, Artemisia annua, is also known as qinghao, sweet wormwood and sweet Annie. Its use in traditional Chinese medicine dates back more than 2,000 years.

The work that led to the discovery of artemisinin began in the late 1960s, when China launched a large-scale effort to develop an antimalarial treatment to protect North Vietnamese soldiers from the deadly disease.

To illustrate how malaria works — and how humans have fought it — NPR's Adam Cole produced a video feature in 2012, explaining how that story ranges from the use of quinine (and the gin and tonic) to the Vietnam War.

Short video history of Malaria:


Can Artemisia Selectively Kill Cancer Cells?

    Generally most "cancer cures" aren't as effective as promised.  Actually most do not work at all and the "proof" of a study is almost always a study done "in vitro" which means outside the human body.  The problem with all in vitro and also animal studies is the biological effects and electrical charges are not present in an outside the body experiment with a drug or compound.   When the "cure" is introduced into the body it either:

A.  Does not work
B.  Kills more than the cancer cells


   Another claim to help kill cancer cells is the herb, artemisia 'annua'.  There are many species of artemisia, at last count being slightly over 400, so not sure if all forms of artemisia perform as you hear about in the below video or only a select few.   What is interesting in this video by medical doctor Len Saputo is he also discusses the use of cancer cures in combination with other therapies which is termed "complementary medicine".  The higher content of iron is also consistent with cancer cells changing polarity on the cell membrane from a positive charge to a negative charge, and that single change is sufficient to avoid the attempts by the immune system to kill the cancer cells.   It's a basic physics principle of magnetism, likes repel likes and unlikes attract.   This is the physical world where one sees magnets attract or repel.  It's also intriguing on how Dr. Saputo talks of the different methods of administration and the body's ability to absorb artemisia compounds.

   Very wonderful to have some folks, such as Dr. Saputo, exploring the use of alternative/complementary therapies for the cure or prevention of cancer.   Remember cancer is an organic chemistry issue, not something acquired from outside, but internally generated.


  The full text and video can be found here.

Why To Add Turmeric To Your Normal Diet

Turmeric Root & Spice

      Should you add turmeric spice to your dialy diet is the question posed.   Is Turmeric harmful and if so in what quantities over a time span, or a given dose or a lifetime?   Those are questions we don't seem to understand however as you see in this new article,

Turmeric Extract Strikes To The Root Cause of Cancer Malignancy


  There seem to be some evidence of turmeric as a cancer  preventer and maybe more importantly to use turmeric in the diet as a complementary therapy during and after cancer therapy.   The turmeric may enhance the cancer therapy outcomes and prevent the reoccurence of cancer stem cell occurrences which then can not be stopped by conventional or past tried cancer treatments.


Can Ginger Help In Killing Leukemia Cells?

     This study on the dietary herb, Ginger - (Zingiber officinale), - from the National Institue of Health ( reports results obtained when using the active ingredient, 6-Shogaol, on leukemia and healthy cells.

    Of course one problem, as with all herbs and medications, is can sufficient active ingredient be targeted to the leukemia cells, without injuring healthy cells.  It appears in this study that no harm to healthy cells is a result.

When Free Radicals Are Good

Free Radical Is A Loose Electron

A Free Radical Is A Lost Electron Wreaking Havoc

If one is to read, and not think through the process, then free radicals ( unattached electrons flowing through us) are the scourge of our health. They are blamed on many diseases including most autoimmune diseases, cancers, and a host of other ailments including the inflammatory processes which are responsible for heart attacks, strokes and the sudden death syndromes associated with "weekend warriors".

It is true that unattached electrons are responsible for so many of our health ailments and an over abundance is not productive to staying well. We do need to eliminate the imbalance of free radicals in our body and generally that process is most often described in the choice of foods, or nutrition.

One of our problems is the misunderstanding of what a free radical really is. A free radical is not food, but is what the digestive process does with food. Antioxidants are also what the digestive process does with food and antioxidants also have a similar atomic structure to free radicals with one major exception. Antioxidants do not become free radicals by giving up an electron. A free radical is simply an electron gone wild, or an electron lacking an atom to be associated with.

The damage occurs by having a free electron speed around and disturb other atoms by diverting away an electron from the atom thusly creating a chain of loose electrons in our body that are reeking havoc on what was a healthy system. The prolonged damage is associated with many diseases.

Our body can generally stay in equilibrium balancing antioxidants with free radicals.

On the nutrition side we need to eat foods that provide antioxidants and we need to prepare the foods in such a manner our body does not expend unnecessary energy processing the food in our digestive system for our nutrition. In diseases such as multiple sclerosis we use fresh high antioxidant vegetables, fruits, nuts prepared in a blender to make the food more digestive friendly to help a suffering body repair itself easier.

Generally when we think of antioxidants we really think of foods that are either alkaline or acidic. The difference in these foods is the ability to either give or take an electron however in nutrition, as well as botany, we describe the state as "acid" or "alkaline". That is a more sophisticated statement of the electron state.

We also want to make sure our body does have free electrons as it is proven free electrons have a remarkable ability to destroy living things. Where that is crucial in our own personal health is the destruction of harmful bacteria within. The system that needs the free radicals is our own immune system. The purpose of our immune system is to protect us and one way that is done is by the use of free radicals to destroy harmful bacteria in our body.

It's easy to be overcome by the mantra of the harm of acidic foods but, as with LDL cholesterol which always gets a bad rap, we need LDL as our body does utilize it for maintaining health. Free radicals, like LDL, have to be held in balance and by doing so we stay healthy. It's when we stop electron supplementation to our body that we get sick.

The Infrex FRM and the Infrex Plus are used for supplementing electrons to the body for faster healing and prevention of disease.

The use of electrical charges to facilitate bone growth, soft tissue healing and development of more muscle bulk and strength is a process of supplying electrons directly to the body, bypassing the digestive process. The body can capture electrons and use them to arrest free radicals thus stopping the destruction and allowing the bones, tissues following surgery, to heal faster. In some cases to actually start healing when the process has not started, or is stalled. More information on electron supplementation is here:

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