• Behind The Curtains, A Cancer Cure

    Posted January 12, 2019: by Bill Sardi

    A researcher believes he has a novel cure for cancer.  In fact, a lengthy patent explains the rationale for the cure.  But in doing so, it reveals much more.

    First this researcher notes that the lifetime cancer risk is 40% in humans and just 4% in virtually all other large-bodied long-lived species.  Why?

    In the presentation of his patent-applied-for cure it is noted that the 2-year survival observed in cancer patients over the past 27 years is a disappointing 7%.  The reason given is telling.

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  • Depletion of Iron From Tumor Cells Prior To Vitamin C Therapy Quells Cancer

    Posted January 2, 2019: by Bill Sardi

    It is widely known that mega-dose vitamin C transiently produces hydrogen peroxide, an oxidant, to selectively kill cancer cells. In the late 1970s Linus Pauling and Ewan Cameron were first to report of success utilizing intravenous vitamin C to produce 1-year survival among 22 percent of otherwise hopeless cancer patients (chemotherapy at the time was far less effective). Subsequent studies concluded oral vitamin C could not possibly reach adequate blood concentrations of vitamin C to produce hydrogen peroxide (cancer cell killing effect) even though the data from that study ran contrary to the conclusions drawn. [Knowledge of Health 2016]

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  • Highlights From The 3rd International Symposium on Rice Science in Global Health

    Posted December 10, 2018: by Bill Sardi

    Nov. 29-30, 2018 Kyoto, Japan

    Sponsored by TSUNO FOODS & RICE CO. Wakayama, Japan

    By Bill Sardi, Knowledge of Health, Inc. USA

    There is discussion in Japan over precisely what in the traditional Japanese diet is responsible for their superlative health and longevity. Rice is a common answer but as a presenter at the 3rd International Symposium on Rice Science in Global Health in Kyoto, Japan, I had the unique opportunity as an outsider to offer my take on that question.

    The confusion at the rice symposium started with statements by presenters, like “rice is a staple food in Japan/Asia and is rich in tocotrienols.” No, tocotrienols (a form of vitamin E) is found in the bran (hull) of rice which is separated to make white rice. Bran, not white rice, is vitamin rich.

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  • Rice Bran Molecules From Japan Underutilized In Modern Medicine

    Posted November 29, 2018: by Bill Sardi

    Kyoto, Japan (November 29, 2018):  While modern synthetic medicines treat symptoms of disease but fail to address their underlying cause and newly developed drugs don’t work as well as old ones, small molecules derived from rice bran (inositol, ferulic acid, gamma oryzanol, inositol hexaphosphate- IP6) address many of the root causes of illness as well as aging itself, which represents the majority of chronic maladies treated by modern medicine.

    So says health journalist Bill Sardi (Knowledge of Health, USA) who delivers a presentation in Kyoto, Japan this week at the 3rd International Symposium on Rice Science in Global Health. Sardi has written two books (The Iron Time Bomb and How To Live 100 Years Without Growing Old) about rice bran and health emanating from his trips to Japan.

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  • As Flu Scare Tactics Unfold, Skip The Vaccine, Eat Eggs

    Posted September 22, 2018: by Bill Sardi

    As the Earth begins to tilt away from the sun in winter, North America prepares for the seasonal spread of influenza. The annual flu scare promulgated by public health agencies is now underway. The public is told: “Next flu pandemic could be ‘DEADLIER than Spanish flu‘ – wiping out 400 million across the globe,” say news reports.

    Given recent evidence that news agencies spread fake news for political purposes, one would think by now the public would have caught onto this scare tactic as the Centers For Disease Control serves as a shill for vaccine manufacturers.

    The news reports admit influenza viruses are unstable and rapidly mutate. But they never say they rapidly mutate into less deadly strains mid-flu season. Got to sell millions of doses of flu vaccine or they go unused.

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  • Dietary Supplements Under Attack Again

    Posted August 25, 2018: by Bill Sardi

    Rebuttal to:

    The vitamin epidemic: what is the evidence for harm or value?
    Internal Medicine Journal August 7, 2018

     

    Here we go again.  Another physician says there “no case for vitamin supplementation in normal, healthy, non-pregnant or lactating adults who are received the recommended daily intake of nutrients.”

    Here is my comment on each one of his criticisms of dietary supplementation.

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  • How The Scientific Establishment Takes On Criticism

    Posted August 16, 2018: by Bill Sardi

    On April 22, 2017 I posted a pointed article at Knowledgeofhealth.com that branded negative news reports about dietary supplements as “fake news.”  Among other targets of my criticism was the American Council on Science & Health (ACSH).  A spokesperson for ACSH said the 1994 Dietary Supplement Health & Education Act of 1994 swept away “all regulations that vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements prove they are safe and effective prior to marketing.”  It took the ACSH 16 months to catch up to my rebuttal to news reports that were in circulation last year unfairly damning vitamin pills.

    On August 14, 2018 a spokesperson for the ACSH belatedly fired back, ridiculing this health journalist and resorting to ad hominem attacks, calling me a “conspiracy-loving screwball.”  He also published a photo that might confuse readers it is a personal photo of Bill Sardi that was originally posted at the website of a recording engineer who said the photo characterized an impersonator on Twitter (not Bill Sardi).  This is bizarre.

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  • Is There An Alternative To The Over-Drugging Of American School Children?

    Posted August 9, 2018: by Bill Sardi

    The symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are well known.

    Symptoms of ADHD

    Behavioral: aggression, excitability, fidgeting, hyperactivity, impulsivity, irritability, lack of restraint, or persistent repetition of words or actions

    Cognitive: absent-mindedness, difficulty focusing, forgetfulness, problem paying attention, or short attention span

    Mood: anger, anxiety, boredom, excitement, or mood swings

    The fidgeting, forgetfulness and lack of attention have certainly been evident in my own son along with symptoms of dyslexia.

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  • Vitamin C Addresses The Cause Of The Severe Form Of Macular Degeneration, But Will It Ever Be Recommended?

    Posted August 5, 2018: by Bill Sardi

    It’s bad enough that the slowly progressive form of macular degeneration robs seniors of their central vision that hampers reading and TV viewing and forces the use of magnifiers.  Fortunately, side vision remains.  There is no effective treatment for this form of the disease that is commonly called dry macular degeneration (no swelling or hemorrhage).  But then the disease can turn worse as blood circulation to the back of the eye is impaired and the compensational growth of new blood vessels to provide oxygenated blood rapidly invade the visual center of the eye (macula) that can result in permanent legal blindness (worse than 20/200 vision).  This is commonly called wet macular degeneration.

    To put a halt to the invasive blood vessels (called neovascularization or angiogenesis) eye doctors inject chemicals that block the growth of the new blood vessels.  The medicine blocks growth factors from triggering the outcropping of these new blood vessels.  These needle injections are needed every 30 days or so and are quite effective.  However, about 15% of these cases fail to respond to the medicine and progress to legal blindness.

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  • Hospitals Are Making A Killing On Poorly Nourished Patients As Insolvency Of Medicare Part A Looms

    Posted July 8, 2018: by Bill Sardi

    It is intuitive that nutritional status at hospital admission predicts the outcome of treatment and length of stay.  Yet too many older patients are over-drugged and undernourished on the day of their admission to the hospital and not only experience more complications and hospital-acquired infections, but by conservative estimation spend an extra costly day or two in the hospital.

    If nutritional assessment and corrective therapy were to be instituted upon hospital admission and reduced hospital length of stay by just 1 day, it is estimated in this report that practice would save $73 billion to Medicare Part A.  That represents 24.5% of the $293 billion of Medicare funds spent on hospitalization (Part A).

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