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Health and Survival in the 21st Century | by Ross Horne



Viewed from space today, Planet Earth looks little different from how it would have looked a thousand years ago. Oceans and continents clearly visible in technicolor, veiled in swirling wisps of white clouds--it makes a pretty picture. Closer inspection, however, reveals big changes: less forest land, more deserts, more smoke haze, more scars. Damage, man-made. But that's only the visible damage...

TitleHealth and Survival in the 21st Century
AuthorRoss Horne
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers Pty Limited
Year1992
Copyright1997, 1992 Ross Horne
-Acknowledgments
This book is a compilation of a great many facts assembled together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle in an attempt to form a complete picture. Although facts are ...
-Author's Preface
When a man's science exceedeth his sense, He perishes by his ignorance. Oriental proverb Viewed from space today, Planet Earth looks little different from how ...
-Foreword
by Professor John Wright About twenty years ago, Ross Horne, then a senior captain and instructor on jumbo jets with Qantas Airways, introduced to Australia ...
-Foreword to The Health Revolution
by Dr Dean Burk (A foundation member of the US National Cancer Institute and former head of the Institute's Cytochemistry Department, Dr Burk is best known for ...
-Introduction
The history of mankind is an immense sea of errors in which a few obscure truths may here and there be found. Cesare Beccaria And don't kid yourself the 21st ...
-Chapter 1: Health-- Your Birthright
There is no cure for birth or death save to enjoy the interval.George Santayana Health is the birthright of all living things in their natural environment. It ...
-Reclaiming Your Birthright
The key to reclaiming your birthright and powering your way back to topline health and vigor is not that you have to do anything very special. You don't need ...
-Chapter 2: The "Milieu interieur" (The Environment Within)
Bernard was right, the germ is nothing-- the milieu is everything. Louis Pasteur There is great concern these days about the environment. We are at last ...
-Chapter 3: Toxemia and the Diseases of Civilization
I know of nothing so potent in maintaining good health in laboratory animals as perfectly constituted food; I know of nothing so potent in producing ill-health ...
-Toxemia and the Diseases of Civilization. Part 2
Toxins are produced in the body from the best of diets as natural by-products of normal metabolism and are eliminated effortlessly by the organs of elimination ...
-Toxemia and the Diseases of Civilization. Part 3
The Eskimos* by comparison rated this description by Dr Samuel Hutton, who observed them over the period 1902 to 1913, from his book Health Conditions and ...
-Protein and Fat as Causes of Toxemia
The main sources of protein and fat in the Western diet are of animal origin and thus contain cholesterol in quantities harmful to the human body. However, ...
-Protein and Fat as Causes of Toxemia. Part 2
When people speak of cleansing diets , they mean diets which do not cause toxemia. Cleansing the milieu interieur is performed by the body itself, which of ...
-Chapter 4: The Immune System
For twenty-one years I was able to study the reaction of well-fed animals to epidemic diseases, such as rinderpest, foot-and-mouth disease, septicemia and so ...
-The Immune System. Part 2
An illustration of how mental trauma diminishes the immune system is given by Dr Laurence E. Badgley of San Francisco in his books Choose to Live and Healing ...
-Immunization
The intention of medical vaccinations is to artificially induce the body's immune system into producing antibodies to microbes of various diseases so that if ...
-Immunization. Part 2
Dr Moskowitz went on to describe how the incidence of whooping cough had already precipitously declined long before the pertussis vaccine was introduced, as ...
-Immunotherapy
Immunotherapy is the attempt to influence the course of a disease by artificial manipulation of the immune system after the disease has become established.
-Factors that Affect the Immune System
Good: Natural diet, happiness and serenity, high morale, a positive attitude, adequate rest and sleep, fresh air, physical exercise. Adverse: Most common ...
-Chapter 5: Germs and Viruses
For three centuries bacteria have been considered to be alien and awe inspiring, even by sophisticated professors and dedicated students. Most of us still ...
-Germs and Viruses. Part 2
When people talk about human evolution they usually assume it commenced only a few million years ago, starting from an ancestor in the form of some sort of ape.
-Germs and Viruses. Part 3
The scientist who in the 19th Century made the greatest contribution to the science of microbiology was Antoine Bechamp* (1816-1908), many of whose discoveries, ...
-Germs and Viruses. Part 4
In 1898, Guenther Enderlein (1872-1968) graduated with honors in natural sciences, physics and zoology from Leipzig University, and in 1914 he became a ...
-Germs and Viruses. Part 5
In 1933, Dr Wilhelm von Brehmer stated his belief in the theory that cancer was a constitutional disease related to diet and lifestyle, and in his book ...
-Germs and Viruses. Part 6
They are the bacteria Mucor racemosus fresen which, as stated by Dr Enderlein and Dr von Brehmer, change in form according to the state of the milieu interieur, ...
-Germs and Viruses. Part 7
That a healthy body can resist infection even in unhygienic circumstances seems to surprise a lot of people, the author's wife included. Recently I was engaged ...
-Addendum to Germs and Viruses
If I could live my life over again, I would devote it to proving that germs seek their natural habitat, diseased tissue, rather than being the cause of the ...
-Chapter 6: Human Errors and Human Ills
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger? Thomas Huxley (1825-95) When assessing any situation it should ...
-Human Errors and Human Ills. Part 2
Over one hundred years ago, Louis Kuhne of Germany and other perceptive doctors like Charles de Lacy Evans and Emmet Densmore of England and Edward Dewey of ...
-Human Errors and Human Ills. Part 3
Beriberi is a disease characterized by weakness, nervous disorders, a swollen liver, weight loss, paralysis and impaired heart action. Until well into the 20th ...
-Human Errors and Human Ills. Part 4
The germ theory is a deficient theory because it only seems to work part of the time while for most of the time it doesn't hold at all, whether either germs or ...
-Chapter 7: How Ciba-Geigy scared the daylights out of Japan
In 1955 a mysterious disease, in some respects resembling polio, made its appearance in Japan. The symptoms were a combination of diarrhea, internal bleeding ...
-How Ciba-Geigy scared the daylights out of Japan. Part 2
Clioquinol, a Ciba-Geigy product, was considered to be perfectly safe, its effects confined to the digestive tract where it was supposed to destroy germs ...
-Chapter 8: AIDS, Yuppie Flu and the Common Cold
Modern scientific medical practise relies very largely on medicines whose ultimate effect is to impair the patient's immune system. This is no secret, no great ...
-Yuppie Flu
Yuppie flu is one of a number of names given to the condition of general malaise and fatigue accompanied by various troublesome infections which results when ...
-AIDS-Related Complex (ARC)
A complex means the same thing as a syndrome, which is a group of signs and symptoms that collectively indicate or characterize a disease or other abnormal ...
-AIDS: What It is Not
There are thousands of people in modern world countries and perhaps millions in third world countries who are thought to have AIDS simply because they test ...
-The Medical Definition of AIDS
There has been a great deal of confusion among doctors as to how to diagnose AIDS, and this is no wonder when it is considered that most of the information of ...
-AIDS: What It Is
AIDS is a state of illness characterized by depleted vitality and a progressive increase in severity of a number of opportunistic infections, all of which are ...
-AIDS: What It Is. Part 2
The measure of damage to the immune system by which the progression of AIDS is assessed, apart from the obvious symptoms, is the count of white T cells in the ...
-AIDS: What It Is. Part 3
Although it had been observed by some doctors for a good number of years, AIDS first attracted the attention of the US medical profession in about 1981, not ...
-AIDS: What It Is. Part 4
The pronounced immunosuppressing effect of semen injected into the anal canal has been traced by Dr Richard Ablin of State University, New York, to the enzyme ...
-AIDS: What It Is. Part 5
Why the AIDS Establishment based in the Center of Disease Control, US National Institute of Health (CDC NIH) holds on to its hysterical belief in the virus ...
-AIDS: What It Is. Part 6
Dr Laurence Badgley has seen AIDS patients die, but he has also seen them recover, and to repeat the last part of the quote from his book Healing AIDS ...
-Chapter 9: The Myth of the AIDS Virus
Necessity is the mother of invention. Anon. from old Latin In democratic law a suspect is held to be innocent until proven guilty. A suspect may be held for ...
-The Myth of the AIDS Virus. Part 2
Dr Gallo, who has since admitted the virus was not his discovery as he first claimed, refuses any debate on the matter of proof, while at the same time the man ...
-The Myth of the AIDS Virus. Part 3
In the case of Gallo's HIV hypothesis, all rules were set aside. Gallo was the big chief, full of confidence, and he was backed by the US Government. Protocol ...
-AIDS and HIV: Conclusion
The small matter of proving that the virus caused the disease still remains, and it remains for two very good reasons: There is no valid evidence that the ...
-HIV/AIDS Addendum: A Conversation With Peter Duesberg
A Conversation With Peter Duesberg, Professor of Virology, University of California, Berkeley (from the California Monthly, Journal of the University of ...
-HIV/AIDS Questions and Answers: Part 1
Q: I want to explore the differences between the accepted AIDS explanation and the new one you are proposing. What is the standard, 'virus-AIDS', hypothesis?
-HIV/AIDS Questions and Answers: Part 2
Q: You're saying that HIV is incapable of killing the cells it's supposed to kill. How do the virus-AIDS thinkers get around this point? A: The primary ...
-HIV/AIDS Questions and Answers: Part 3
Q: But clearly people do have HIV, or antibodies to HIV, in their blood. What does this mean? A: You may call it, at least in this country, a surrogate marker ...
-HIV/AIDS Questions and Answers: Part 4
Q: A drug epidemic? A: Yes, we are seeing, in the United States, some of the results of the drug culture which has reached epidemic proportions. In particular, ...
-HIV/AIDS Questions and Answers: Part 5
Q: What is the rationale for killing cells as part of AIDS therapy? A: Those who sanction AZT say that they don't want to kill cells, they want to interfere ...
-HIV/AIDS Questions and Answers: Part 6
Q: Let's return to your alternative to the virus-AIDS hypothesis. How will the 'risk-AIDS' hypothesis help? A: My alternative, I believe, will explain in a ...
-HIV/AIDS Questions and Answers: Part 7
Q: What about press reports of a year or two ago about the 55-year-old Marin woman who died of AIDS five years after receiving a blood transfusion? A: That is ...
-HIV/AIDS Questions and Answers: Part 8
Q: You think the war on AIDS should, instead, be the war on drugs? A: Yes, I think so. But that is not my field. I am just trying to find a consistent ...
-HIV/AIDS Questions and Answers: Part 9
Q: Although you're not talking about sexual practices, the fact that you are talking about drug use recalls the earlier versions of 'lifestyle' as the cause of ...
-HIV/AIDS Addendum: Statement by Robert S. Roote-Bernstein
Statement by Robert S. Roote-Bernstein, Associate Professor of Physiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (as appeared in Policy Review, Fall 1990) ...
-HIV/AIDS Addendum: Other Agents
My own research, which was published this summer in Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, suggests what these other causes of acquired immunosuppression may ...
-HIV/AIDS Addendum: 19th-Century AIDS
Now, if the so-called life-style theory of AIDS is correct, one important implication is that AIDS should not be a new syndrome. It is not. I am one of only a ...
-Chapter 10: The Drug Business
The disgrace of medicine has been that colossal system of self-deception, in obedience to which mines have been emptied of their cankering minerals, the ...
-The Drug Business. Part 2
The medical industry of today has become the subsidiary of the pharmaceutical industry, now the wealthiest industry in the world. Doctors of all ranks are ...
-The Drug Business. Part 3
Today we are witnessing yet another scandal, this time involving the marketing of a dangerous drug by the Burroughs Wellcome Company. This is the drug AZT, ...
-AZT: The AIDS Drug
AZT, it is admitted by its manufacturers, Burroughs Wellcome, is toxic and suppressive to the immune system. It sounds absurd that something of a toxic and ...
-AZT: The AIDS Drug. Part 2
Reporter Lauritsen concluded: It should be clear that Burroughs Wellcome is a thoroughly unscrupulous company, and the collusion between the FDA and Burroughs ...
-AZT: The AIDS Drug. Part 3
Excerpt from a letter by Dr Joan McKenna, Director of Research, TBM Associates, Berkeley California, which was published in the Policy Review, Fall, 1990: (see ...
-AZT: The AIDS Drug. Part 4
That the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has for years been a powerful instrument manipulated by the pharmaceutical companies has been obvious to some ...
-Postscript on AZT
Science by Press Release Within the space of one month several news reports about the AZT trials appeared in Australian newspapers, headlined as follows: EARLY ...
-Chapter 11: Modern Medicine: A Snare and a Delusion
Futile but otherwise harmless medical care is the least important of the damages a proliferating medical enterprise inflicts on contemporary society. However, ...
-Modern Medicine: A Snare and a Delusion. Part 2
It has been reported that from the ranks of doctors come the highest rates of suicides and drug dependency of all the occupations in society. Does this mean ...
-Modern Medicine: A Snare and a Delusion. Part 3
The fact of the matter is there is not, and cannot ever be, such a thing as a medical cure for anything. Only Nature can heal, but in their ignorance of this ...
-Modern Medicine: A Snare and a Delusion. Part 4. Confessions of a Medical Heretic
Books like Dr Glasser's put the true perspective on modern medicine. There are many others on the topic that would put the fear of death in you, perhaps the ...
-Modern Medicine: A Snare and a Delusion. Part 5
There are many other similar books written by dedicated doctors like Dr Mendelsohn; a more recent one by Dr Stuart M. Berger called What Your Doctor Didn't ...
-The Future of Medicine
There are signs that a gradual awareness of the importance of nutrition is dawning within the medical profession, an awareness forced upon it by persevering ...
-In Defense of Doctors
In criticising others one must always put oneself in their position and remember: There but for the grace of God go I. And so in defense of doctors with all ...
-In Defense of Doctors. Part 2
Dr William Roe (retired) of Nelson, New Zealand, the author of Science in Medical Practise (1984) in which he strongly criticises modern medicine, said this: ...
-Postscript on Modern Medicine
If what you have already read about the poisoning effects of medical drugs, vaccinations, etc has not made you question which are the most dangerous-- ...
-Chapter 12: Heart Disease: Civilization's No. 1 Killer
With a cholesterol level of 150 [3.9 mmol/1] or less, plaque reversal in two years is possible. Dr Robert Wissler, Chicago Medical School, June 1977 The major ...
-Chapter 13 Cancer: Civilization's No. 2 Killer
There is no disease in existence which is, most assuredly, easier of prevention than cancer; yet there is no malady which, when once it has established its ...
-What Causes Cancer?
For a start, it has been proven that germs and viruses do not cause cancer. Present cancer research is working on the supposition that cancer is caused by ...
-Cancer Differentiation and De-differentiation
In brief, the transformation of normal cells into abnormal (cancer) cells is a predictable, biological event, obeying natural biological laws in circumstances ...
-Cancer: Metastasis -- The Main Danger
Cells do not have to be fully de-differentiated to grow as cancer, and therefore pathology tests can usually identify them with the tissue of their origin.
-Cancer: Important -- Note Well
When primary tumors liberate stray cancer cells into the circulation, for metastasis to occur such cells must first escape destruction by the immune system, ...
-Chapter 14: Sexuality and Homosexuality
Sexual inadequacies and distortions take their inevitable toll in epidemic proportions: impotence, frigidity, pornography, masochism, sadism, promiscuity--and ...
-Sexuality and Homosexuality. Part 2
Desmond Morris has pointed out that to call a city an asphalt jungle is totally wrong because it is much more like a human zoo , in which zoo flourishes crime, ...
-Homosexuality
Recently, in calling for a change in laws regarding homosexuals, a group of more than forty psychologists in Queensland agreed that the latest research showed ...
-Homosexuality. Part 2
Homosexuals are made, not born 'that way' , said Dr Kronemeyer, from my twenty-five years' experience as a clinical psychologist, I firmly believe that ...
-Sexuality and Homosexuality: Conclusion
What is natural and what is unnatural? Rats kept in crowded captivity and fed on laboratory 'balanced' food display most unnatural behavior, they are nervous ...
-Chapter 15: Dieting for Health and Longevity
The Art of Living consists of dying young, but as late as possible. Anon. Dieting for health and dieting for longevity are not necessarily the same thing.
-The Natural Diet of Man
Towards the end of World War II when the Americans invaded the Philippines and recaptured them from the Japanese, a lone Japanese soldier ran off into the ...
-The Natural Diet of Man. Part 2
Greater challenges in a less benevolent environment led to continued brain development, and so it was in the temperate climatic zones of the world that ...
-Dieting: Mineral Deficiencies
A less common and less suspected cause of disease is the deficiency (and sometimes excess) of minerals (trace elements) in food. Essential minerals are needed ...
-Dieting: Mineral Deficiencies. Part 2
Dr Murray's many experiments with all kinds of crops and animals all showed dramatic benefits from sea minerals. For instance: Started feeding mice both ...
-The Pros and Cons of Cooking
All that cooking is good for is that it enables people to utilize grains for food and it renders other unsuitable foods such as meat and potatoes palatable and ...
-The Pros and Cons of Raw Food
First, the cons. The traditional foods to which we are accustomed are mostly inedible when raw. Meat and dairy products would be far less harmful consumed raw ...
-Raw Fruit: The Natural Food of Primates
People become vegetarians to improve their health and extend their lives. Some vegetarians go a step further and consume their food mainly uncooked, while ...
-Raw Fruit: The Natural Food of Primates. Part 2
Obviously some fruits are more nutritious than others, and quality will vary according to the quality of the soil in which they are grown. Commercially grown ...
-Dieting for Health
From the foregoing, the subject of dieting for health should require no further explanation; it is obvious that to get results it is necessary to eliminate or ...
-Fad Diets for Health
In Europe, the grape diet has for years been popular in various spas and sanitaria, where sick people go to spend some weeks to recover their failing health.
-Health Diets For Permanent Adoption
The Weight Watchers' diet. This diet is calculated more to achieve weight loss than to improve health, but if followed properly both weight loss and improved ...
-The Facts And Fallacies Of "Health Foods"
When you walk into a health food store and look around, what do you see? One wall of shelves is packed with vitamins and mineral products, all expensive and ...
-Summarizing Health Diets
Apart from observing the fact that in general the cooking of food leads to an overworked digestive system and increased toxemia, the single common denominator ...
-Dieting for Longevity
Do tissues and organs wear out, or are they gradually destroyed by processes which could possibly be avoided? Scientific opinion agrees that the human life ...
-In Conclusion on Longevity
That a man is an old as his arteries was stated first by the l7th-Century physician Thomas Sydenham. That a man's arteries are as old as he makes them was ...
-Chapter 16: Reversing the Diseases of Civilization
We are not concerned with diseases but with mistakes . . . of living. Get rid of the mistakes and the diseases will disappear of their own accord. Dr Are ...
-Diseases: Apparent Causes and Apparent Cures
The body has an enormous capacity, even in old age, to maintain homeostasis in the presence of many harmful influences, and so a reasonable state of marginal ...
-Alternative Medicine
Under the heading of alternative medicine comes orthomolecular medicine, acupuncture, osteopathy, homeopathic medicine, faith healing, transcendental ...
-What We Want
We are not interested in medicine of any kind-- allopathic or alternative . We are not interested in their mediocre achievements in partially restoring health, ...
-Fasting
The quickest and most effective way to detoxify the body and restore complete homeostasis is to go on a fast, where for an indefinite time only pure water is ...
-Diseases: The Mental Factor
Just as mental acuity is affected one way or the other by the condition of the blood and general fitness of the body, so too does the reverse apply--the ...
-Diseases: The Role of Physical Exercise
That regular physical exercise conveys protection against disease is indicated by the fact that it makes people feel better, sleep better and tend to eat less, ...
-Diseases: How Much Exercise is Necessary?
Physical fitness is a factor in health and longevity but it is not the major factor. Recalling Dr de Lacy Evans' survey of people who lived for a hundred years ...
-Diseases: The Role of Sunshine, Fresh Air and Rest
Sunshine and fresh air as health factors important to the restoration of sick people back to health have been well known for hundreds of years, and therefore ...
-Asthma
Asthma is the restriction of breathing caused by the swelling of the bronchial tubes through which air is inhaled in the lungs and carbon dioxide exhaled. The ...
-Arthritis (and Rheumatism)
Whereas arthritis is considered medically to be an auto-immune disease in which white blood cells supposedly attack the body's own tissues, it is nothing of ...
-Cancer
Toxemia again is the cause of this disease as has already been explained--excess fat, protein, cholesterol and salt being the main culprits together with ...
-Diabetes
As already explained in Chapter 6, in most cases the pancreas of people with diabetes is perfectly capable of producing the insulin needed for the metabolism ...
-Heart Disease, Stroke, Hypertension and other Circulatory Problems
It was shown in the 1960s that diseased arteries can clean and heal themselves when the blood is cleansed of lipotoxemia, and everybody knows that thin gravy ...
-Osteoporosis
This has already been explained in a previous chapter, but to reiterate: osteoporosis is merely the natural reaction of the body trying to protect itself from ...
-Nephritis
As it is the function of the kidneys to filter out and excrete impurities from the blood, it is not surprising that people on the Western diet, heavily ...
-Gallstones
These are another feature distinguishing people who indulge heavily in animal protein foods. The arteries are not the only tissues that are forced to accept ...
-Mental Aberrations
As the brain in use consumes for its size a great deal more fuel (blood sugar) and oxygen than any other organ of the body, it is provided with a copious blood ...
-Constipation
Constipation, which is a major factor in the toxemia underlying most of the other common complaints, occurs for two reasons: Wrong food containing too much fat ...
-ME: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, etc
Refer to the Afterword by Dr Gaye Keir in Chapter 17.
-AIDS
There are a great many cases of arresting the condition of AIDS and regaining stabilized good health. There is a list of books written by AIDS survivors in the ...
-Other Diseases Of Civilization
Premenstrual tension, migraine, schizophrenia, premature senility, Alzheimer's disease, diminished mental acuity, failing eyesight, cataracts, diminished ...
-Chapter 17: The Proof of the Pudding
by William Howard Hay MD A chapter from Dr Hay's book A New Health Era (1933) God does not perform his work so imperfectly or shortsightedly as to be obliged ...
-Further on Cancer and "The Doctor Within"
Perth 30th October 1991 Ross, I prefer to call you by your given name because I feel that you are a very special person and I feel as many others would, very ...
-Afterword on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
(by Dr Gaye Keir, Brisbane) In late 1984 I was perusing the books in my local bookstore when I came across a copy of Ross Horne's The Health Revolution. It ...
-A Story from the Heart
Queensland 18th March 1992 Dear Ross, I don't want to bore you with a long story but I came out of Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, just after Christmas. I ...
-Chapter 18: Epilogue
The history of mankind is an immense sea of errors in which a few obscure truths may here and there be found. Cesare Beccaria In the preceding chapters we have ...
-Appendix: Book List of Recommended Reading
NOTE: Although the book list is divided under three headings: General, Cancer and AIDS, it should be remembered that all disease states are linked to ...
-Appendix: Book List of Recommended Reading: General
The Doctors, A Penetrating Analysis of the American Physician, Martin Gross (Random House, 1966) Dissent in Medicine: Nine Doctors Speak Out, Robert Mendelsohn ...
-Appendix: Book List of Recommended Reading: Cancer
Cancer Therapy, Results of Fifty Cases*, Max Gerson, MD (The Gerson Institute, Bonita, California) The Prime Cause and Prevention of Cancer*, Otto Warburg, MD ...
-Appendix: Book List of Recommended Reading: AIDS
Note: Readers on AIDS should include as desirable reading all the books, particularly those on cancer. AIDS The HIV Myth*, Jad Adams (Macmillan, 1989) Roger's ...









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