The Spontaneous Remission Project has a database compiled by the Institute of Noetic Sciences with over 3500 case studies in the medical literature of patients who have gotten better despite incurable illnesses. Within the database, you will also find several medical cases where patients were given fake treatments, (a sugar pill, a saline injection, etc.) but responded as […]

Hypnosis for anesthesia has been used since the 1840s. A hypnotherapist helps patients control their subconscious reflexes so that they do not feel pain in the traditional sense. Patients are aware of sensation as the operation progresses and often describe a tingling or tickling sensation where the pain would normally be expected.

Liver toxicity from acetaminophen poisoning is the most common cause of acute liver failure in the United States. Acetaminophen is widely available in over-the-counter preparations for headaches, colds, allergies, osteoarthritis, and other conditions. It can be found in (Tylenol and generics). The United Kingdom and France are limiting how much people can buy.

The condition known as, “lithopedion (stone baby), is so rare that it has only been recorded approximately 300 times in medical history. Rarely a pregnancy can form in the abdomen rather than in the uterus. When the pregnancy fails the body has no way to expel the fetus. As a result, the immune system turns the […]

Meet the Fulgates, a family of people with blue skin that lived in Kentucky for many generations. They gained their blue skin through a combination of inbreeding and a rare genetic condition known as methemoglobinemia. Methemoglobinemia is a blood disorder in which an abnormal amount of methemoglobin (a form of hemoglobin) is produced The genetic […]

Carly Fleischmann is a severely autistic girl who is unable to speak and was thought to be mentally deficient by the experts. She has bouts of flailing arms, drooling, running around and chaotic motion. One day when Carly was 11, she suddenly ran to a computer and began to type for the first time.  She typed […]

Asbestos, Quebec is a town in Canada and the site of one of the world’s largest asbestos mines. A major landmark in the town is a crater more than a mile wide and deep enough to hold the Eiffel Tower. Quebec once produced half of the world’s asbestos before concern about cancer led to the […]