It’s been a while since I wrote about Stanislaw Burzynski, the Polish ex-pat physician who is not an oncologist but treats cancer patients in his Houston clinic with a mixture of a compound he calls “antineoplastons” (ANPs) and “gene-targeted” therapy. The former are really a mixture of various chemicals he isolated from the blood and urine back in the 1970s, including chemicals like phenylacetic acid (PA) and phenylacetyl glutamine (PAG), that he thought to be endogenous cancer suppressors but has never been able to demonstrate that they are, despite having had four decades to do so. Basically, his very best evidence is not very convincing evidence that he does better (or even as well as) the current standard of care. The latter usually consists of a high-priced cocktail of new targeted pharmaceutical agents administered in a “make it up as you go along”-style form of “personalized” or “precision” medicine. It also … [Read more...] about The Texas Medical Board vs. Stanislaw Burzynski, round ∞: Will Burzynski slither away yet again?
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× Food & Drink Home & Living Money Parenting Relationships Style & Beauty Travel Wellness Work/Life Finds MORE FROM HUFFPOST News Politics Entertainment Communities Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos ©2018 Oath Inc. All rights reserved. HuffPost News × 13 Absurd Wellness Trends That Need To Go Away In 2019 Wellness Good riddance to "penis" facials and appetite-suppressing lollipops. By Locke Hughes 12/11/2018 02:20pm ET With the wellness industry worth nearly $4 trillion, it’s no surprise that many people are trying to jump on board. We’ve watched different companies try new concepts — from airlines offering healthier in-flight food to corporate mindfulness programs ― and have seen an explosion of trends and products accompanied by promises to improve our health and well-being. But for every trend or product that actually helps us get healthier, there are hundreds that are … [Read more...] about 13 Absurd Wellness Trends That Need To Go Away In 2019