August 2021 Volume 4 / Issue 164

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Editor’s Letter

Contradiction of ‘Consensus’

A lobotomy is a surgical procedure which involves drilling through a human skull to severe the nerves connecting the prefrontal cortex to the thalamus.

The inventor of this barbaric experimental procedure was even awarded the Nobel Prize in 1949. Yes, that recently!

Miraculously, a few patients survived this medieval treatment but most patients died or were left permanently disabled. Despite such disastrous results, however, the lobotomy remained an approved treatment across the developed world for decades.

Time magazine published an article in 1936 entitled Lobotomy: Cutting the ability to worry out of the brain. And The New York Times ran glowing reports on the ‘operation to cure insanity’ in 1939.

By that point it had become professionally risky for doctors to question the use of lobotomies; after all, every ‘expert’ and ‘scientist’ universally agreed that the lobotomy was a safe and effective procedure. But without them, would we still be lobotomizing?

Why are doctors silenced, censored and discredited for sharing an unpopular medical opinion or warning about a treatment that contradicts the ‘consensus’? It is too easy nowadays to call someone a quack.

Surely we should encourage multidisciplinary collaboration in treatment of disease, as this can only benefit! We need to ask the questions around potential conflicts of interest among physicians, researchers, and funding sources.

THANK YOU TO OUR EXPERTS

Our authors receive no payment or any other form of remuneration from us or from the industry. They take time out from their busy schedules to write articles – and then we insist that they meet our deadlines, submit extra references, answer endless queries from reviewers and copy editors, and respond to the letters we receive from you, our readers. Here’s to all of them! May their tireless and tremendous efforts bring them well-deserved rewards.

Yours in Healthy Living

Daleen Totten Signature

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One of the most popular super drinks of the 21st century is wheatgrass, or 'liquid sunshine'. The famous Swiss Dr Bircher-Benner was using powerful green juices as far back as the 1800s, and it is reported that as far back as the 16th century green juices were used to help treat all kinds of disease. And of all the green juices on earth none is more nutritionally powerful than a little shot of wheatgrass.

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About the Author:

As editor, publisher and founding member of Natural Medicine Magazine, Daleen has been researching and publishing on natural health spanning over 25 years. She has an in-depth knowledge on all aspects of health and natural products. She has a passion for knowledge and strives to share the work of the brightest minds and biggest hearts in healing. She is the mother of three children.
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