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If this noble profession were to have this kind of ‘scientific’ base where will the poor patient look for succor? The hallo around that word, science, makes it easy for selling anything respectably under its banner

This is a book, with the above title, worth its weight in gold. The author, BV Gokhale, is an alumnus of IIT Mumbai where he got both his B Tech and M Tech degrees. He seems to have done extensive studies of the world literature on the science of coronary artery disease and its management. He has done such an exhaustive job that lesser mortals would have succeeded in presenting this as a PhD thesis! Interestingly, he has also studied an alternative therapy for coronary, nay, for all arterial blocks anywhere in the body, by way of chelation therapy.

The book basically has two parts— one of the two deals with chelation therapy and its scientific basis as shown by the available authentic randomized controlled studies on chelation therapy done at different centres all over the world. It also gives a detailed note on chelation therapy procedure, its benefits, and drawbacks as also the outcome studies following chelation therapy in various vascular diseases. Only after reading his details of chelation therapy I was wondering as to how big an ignoramus was I in that field! His revelation of the greatest fraud in cancer arena was another eye opener for me and I did some work to fish out the original Benedict Fitzgerald report to the US Senate in 1953 mentioned in Mr Gokhale’s book, which was suppressed for fifty years by the cartel and the government. The report came out only when the secrecy period was over and they had to get it exposed through the RTI Act! When the government of the land is in cahoots with the industrial cartels the poor common man suffers.  That is exactly what is happening in that arena even to this day.

I do not blame the cancer specialists in the area. Their books and their teachers teach what they are practising. I have been in this area of trying to understand human wellness and illness for little over half a century. I was not aware of this conspiracy up until I read the account of it in Mr Gokhale’s book. For the last one week, after reading his book, I have been researching the area to find out how deep rooted is the conspiracy as also to find out more about the “so calledlinear reductionist science of modern medicine which seems to succeed in fooling the gullible public and the media in addition to brain washing the young impressionable minds of medical students and their brilliant teachers. Medical teachers depend on their textbooks and the “peer reviewed indexed prestigious” medical journals for their continued education and their teaching purposes. In addition, they get to listen to “experts” and “thought leaders,” mostly imported by the pharma lobby from the West, who present latest data with fascinating slides and their special English accent during the conferences which are again the accepted norms, so called CME credits, for teacher accreditation for promotion, etc. Richard Smith, the celebrated editor of the famous British Medical Journal for quarter of a century, wrote in one of his recent articles in PLOS medicine that the leading journals of medicine are but the extend arms of the pharma lobby!

I shall quote two examples; there could be million such, one my own personal encounter with one such leading thought leader from Texas whose name brings on goose pimples to doctors all over as the Ace researcher on hypertension, and another one of a third-year medical student at Harvard. One of the leading Harvard professors of pharmacology was teaching students about the cholesterol lowering statins. One student in the class who had studied statins in great detail got up to ask a question which went like this. “Listening to you makes me feel that you are a part of the statin producing drug firm and not an unbiased teacher. We come to Harvard to have the best teaching which is not biased in any way and is the best that is available at that point in time. I am disappointed.” 
Naturally, the student’s future was at stake as that teacher was considered one of the top researchers in his field and acclaimed to be so by his peers. The student would not leave it at that. He went on to research for the next two years about this professor and his wisdom. It was revealed that the said professor had thousands of shares in that company as also was on their payroll having received millions of dollars every year as consultancy fee, speaker assignments, and foreign travels as a research advisor! This revelation led to further research which found out that a sizeable per cent of leading US University professors were on the payroll of the industry. Most of the Ivy League universities lost their A grade in student assessment. The only university that did not have this kind of ties was Pennsylvania State University which still gets it’s A.

The other example is my personal experience. About twenty years ago I think, I was invited to Dubai to present my views against a then new drug, alpha blocker, for treating high blood pressure, by the organizers of a conference there—the Dubai Medical College for Girls. I used to be the General Medical Council of UK’s inspector for that medical college recognition; consequently, they knew about my views. Each time I visited the college I was invited to deliver a lecture. For this conference they had a great “thought leader” of America and an Ace hypertension researcher from Texas to speak for the drug. Little did I realise how “big” he was before being presented with him to speak on the dais. Luckily, his colleague from Texas knew me personally and presented me as the “only match for his University colleague, who was America’s best speaker.” That was my only solace as this ‘great’ man went on to tear every argument of mine with some wonderful (company made) slides that showed the drug as the panacea for high blood pressure. Naturally, the Arab world those days had a very high opinion of anything that was American. My considered view, presented with all my capabilities, that this dangerous drug could damage the heart in the long run, did not curry favour even with the audience, leave alone my opponent. Naturally, he stole the thunder except for an English professor who made a cryptic remark at the end that the American was using company data and slides while Professor Hegde was using his own data. He added that “professor Hegde spoke like a mature teacher.” I survived by the skin of my teeth!

Exactly a year later I was at the University of Northern Colorado for a “scholar speaker” assignment. Early morning my radio alarm news was blaring the hot news of the day: “There are one million Americans on the drug, alpha blockers, for their raised blood pressure. The drug has been shown to produce heart failure in the long run. Everyone taking this drug should immediately see his/her doctor for change of the drug. They should not stop the drug on their own.” I was happy that my prediction had been proven right. I called the ‘great’ thought leader in Texas and asked him about the radio news. His answer was very short and to the point. “Now our views seem to go together. Thank you for the call.” We will quickly look at the (in) famous Fitzgerald Report 1953 in some detail.
   
"In the 1950s, Congressman Charles Tobey enlisted Benedict Fitzgerald, an investigator for the Interstate Commerce Commission, to investigate allegations of conspiracy and monopolistic practices on the part of orthodox medicine. This came about as the result of the son of Senator Tobey who developed cancer and was given less than two years to live by orthodox medicine. However, Tobey Jr discovered options in the alternative field, received alternative treatment and fully recovered from his cancerous condition! That is when he learned of alleged conspiratorial practices on the part of orthodox medicine. He passed the word to his father, Senator Charles Tobey, who initiated an investigation. The final report clearly indicated there was indeed a conspiracy to monopolize the medical and drug industry and to eliminate alternative options.” The Fitzgerald Report was submitted into the Congressional Record Appendix 3 August 1953.

This is what Fitzgerald wrote then: “My investigation to date should convince this committee that a conspiracy does exist to stop the free flow and use of drugs in interstate commerce which allegedly has solid therapeutic value. Public and private funds have been thrown around like confetti at a country fair to close up and destroy clinics, hospitals, and scientific research laboratories which do not conform to the viewpoint of medical associations.” Benedict F Fitzgerald, Jr, Special Counsel, US Senate Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1953. (Hon. William Langer, Congressional Record, August 3, 1953, p. A 5352.)


If this noble profession were to have this kind of ‘scientific’ base where will the poor patient look for succor? God help mankind! I think Mr Gokhale’s book, which ideally must be read by all those that are literate, will open a new avenue for research in this great conspiracy arena in ‘scientific’ medical field. Intelligent people should research all those areas where unscrupulous business masquerades as ‘science.’ The hallo around that word, science, makes it easy for selling anything respectably under its banner. The new catchword is evidence-based medicine. Recently, I had to have an unpleasant experience in a  TV debate on coconut oil as the best fat for man, next only to mother’s milk as the fat base of both coconut oil and mother’s milk is the vital immune booster, sodium monolaureate. Monolauric acid is found only in mother’s milk and coconut oil. The young cardiologist opposing me was lost for data to match to say that coconut oil is poison but he kept on repeating that his books and ‘guidelines’ say that coconut oil is bad! Little did he realise that all the ‘guidelines’ and books are written by company sponsored thought leaders.

(Professor Dr BM Hegde was awarded a Padma Bhushan in 2010. Prof Dr Hegde has a string of degrees to his credit like MD, PhD, FRCP (Lond, Edin, Glasg, & Dublin), FACC and FAMS. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Science of Healing Outcomes, Chairman of the State Health Society's Expert Committee, Govt of Bihar, Patna. He is former Vice Chancellor of Manipal University at Mangalore and former professor for Cardiology of the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, University of London. Prof Dr Hegde can be contacted at hegdebm@gmail.com)

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Manuel Moreno C

4 years ago

I want to buy Mr Bhalchandra book. Can you tell me where?
Thank you

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Bhalchandra Gokhale

In Reply to Manuel Moreno C 4 years ago

The book is also available at the Moneylife office in Dadar at discounted price.

Narendra Doshi

In Reply to Manuel Moreno C 4 years ago

Magna Book Ph 22670512/22671763 Kalaghoda, Mumbai

gspal

4 years ago

What Mr. Gokhale and Professor Dr BM Hegde have stated on present medical science being led by the nose by the pharmacy industry is true.

The same is the case in the vaccination of pet companions. Once a pet has become an adult there is no further need of vaccinations. A pup has an effective immune system from its mother and mother's milk provided the mother did not suffer from any disease. In order to more effectively avoid infant mortality, a pup may be given a series of vaccinations at the age of six months. Each of the different types of vaccines must be given at an interval of 10-15 days and a rabies vaccine after the pup is 12 months old. No boosters are required nor are any annual vaccinations thereafter. However, before administering these vaccinations the health of the pup is of priority. Again, senior dogs must not be given any vaccinations at all and the same applies to adult dogs.

The public may notice that these vaccines for companion pets are not available at most chemist stores being marketed through Vets. Vets make a lot of money through administering of vaccines and sale of branded kibble. Be in close contact with clients having companion pets, these vets are targeted by vaccination manufacturers like the multibillion dollar Intervet. There are huge profits for the Vet to brainwash say a dog owner to administering annual vaccination combs to their pets. A pedigree pup being expensive to purchase and usually arranged through a vet, most pet owners believe in whatever crap is stated by a vet even to the extent of feeding kibbles that are laced with cancer forming additives and preservatives for improving shelf life.

Before vaccinating your pet watch this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1Xd5ghnl.... Also read articles at:
http://vetmedicine.about.com/library/wee... and
http://www.vaccinationnews.com/DailyNews...

I sincerely hope Chelation therapy is also available for dogs suffering from various ailments like kidney dysfunction due to calculi.

Mrunalini

5 years ago

Excellent post. Very useful. http://goo.gl/OgDzW

Narendra Doshi

5 years ago

MDT
Pl resubscribe me for this.
tks

B V Gokhale

5 years ago

To All,

Please note that I am not a doctor.
I have deeply studied alternative medicine. Since I find alternative medical treatments are very effective, safe and relatively inexpensive I take pleasure in promoting them.
I do not expect any monitory gains through my efforts.

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nagesh kini

In Reply to B V Gokhale 5 years ago

Gokhale saheb, may your tribe increase! Jai ho!

MDT

5 years ago

To know more about Dr Gokhale's work, please mail at
bvgchelation@gmail.com
bvbhd_gokhale@yahoo.com
bvgchelation@yahoo.com

K B Patil

5 years ago

Reading the article gives the impression that the medical profession has turned into a profession mainly for the minting of money, ethics be damned. No wonder you have many instances of patients' relatives going on a rampage all over India.

MDT

5 years ago

In response to comments to this article, Prof Hegde has suggested that those who want to know more about Dr Gokhale's work may write to him at - bvchelation@gmail.com

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Narendra Doshi

In Reply to MDT 5 years ago

MDT
My mail has bounced back. Pl assist on my query sent earlier below.
tks

B V Gokhale

In Reply to Narendra Doshi 5 years ago

You can contact me by replying to this email or the other email addresses given.

BM Hegde

5 years ago

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nagesh kini

In Reply to BM Hegde 5 years ago

Dr. Hegde,
The name and publishers of your book and where available?

BM Hegde

5 years ago

Mr. BV Gokhale could be contacted for all details at:

"Bhalchandra Gokhale" ,

Nagesh Kini FCA

5 years ago

I came to know of Dr. Hegde as a crusader of good medical practices when I read the critical AAA+ for his book by the veteran columnist MV Kamath. The book is an eye opener. And now author writes to say there is Mr.Gokhale who has authored an equally better tome, his book ought to be equally good.
Both the pharma companies and the medical profession are going from bad to worse.
What the best selling author Arthur Hailey wrote about hospitals US pharma companies in his "Final Diagnosis" and "Strong Medicine" though written years ago still goes on these days to must worse off at that!

Narendra Doshi

5 years ago

Prof Dr Hegde,
This article is interesting like your previous one.
Is the entire title of this article is the full title of the book?
Also. pl inform the ISBN no for this book and its cost.
tks

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BM hegde

In Reply to Narendra Doshi 5 years ago

That is the title of the book.
Isbn 81-902035-4-1
Multi fields publishers
Cost 200 INR

Dr Vaibhav Dhoka

5 years ago

You have rightly said that most of specialized units are manned by non allopathic doctors.And drug companies have formed new route GP-Medical shop owner and MR loop and therefore medicines are used haphazardly.In this loop members are gainers and patient is always a looser.

Dr Merchant M S

5 years ago

Sir,
I had been reading your articles. Simple drug treatment for flu, malaria, typhoid and tuberculosis are not being offered to poor people(and some affluent as well) in correct dose and duration. A man in the street does not know the dose and duration of treatment. The result is drug resistant and low cure rate. Doctors without knowledge occupy chairs at most distinguised hospitlas and nursing homes. Doctors with qualifications like BHMS, BAMS, BUMS etc are practising pure allopathic medicine and they even dare to use injectables. I had an occasion to find a doctor with qualification of BHMS in charge of a large dialysis centre. Even most MBBS doctors have a limited knowledge of dialysis. These doctors are fed by drug companies and they prescribe the costly drugs to the patients. Some medical reps don't even care to visit doctors having allopathic qualifications, for fear they may ask too many questions. The situation in villages and district level is fearful. Angioplasty, angiography and endoscopy are beyond the reach of most citizens. The people of my country don't even get correct diagnosis and treatment.

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