Holistic Doctors being murdered?

angelburst29

The Living Force
angelburst29 said:
I've been looking for additional information, other than what was given in the article, of a possible connection between the Doctor's, their deaths and possible activities. Four of the Doctor's were practicing in Florida.
_http://www.healthnutnews.com/2-more-mds-1-prominent-holistic-one-of-missing-docs-have-been-found-dead-bringing-the-total-to-8/

1) June 19th, 2015 – (Friday) Dr Bradstreet, formerly of Florida, now practicing in Georgia was found with a gunshot wound to his chest in a river (in North Carolina - vacationing with family).

This same day in Mexico, on June 19th, 2015, three doctors were traveling to the State Capital in Mexico, to deliver some papers. They were reported missing that day. (It's reported, an Attorney was traveling with the Dr.'s and is also missing. Just speculation, but were they traveling to the Capital with an Attorney to file a Patent(s) related to their work? After the Capital visit - all 4 are reported missing.)

2) June 21st, 2015 – (Sunday - Father’s Day): We have two dead chiropractors, Dr. Holt and Dr. Hedendal (both reported to be fathers), in Florida; both found on the East Coast, both were presumably healthy, and both were described as very fit.

Interestingly, Dr. Holt (33), lived in North Carolina; which is the state where Dr. Bradstreet’s body (the first doctor to be found) was discovered two days prior. Dr. Holt was visiting Jacksonville, Florida, though, when he died there. Dr. Bradstreet was living in Georgia, at the time of his death; and before that, he lived in the neighboring state of Florida.

3) June 29th, 2015 – (Monday) The beloved holistic Theresa Sievers MD was found murdered in her home. Her co-worker says she was known as the “Mother Teresa of South Florida.” Her husband and children, were in Connecticut, at a family reunion.

On this very same day, June 29th, Jeffrey Whiteside MD a pulmonologist went missing , vanishing when he simply “walked away” . Dr. Whiteside, known for his successful treatment of lung cancer, disappeared in Door County, Wisconsin, while vacationing with family.

4) July 3, 2015 – (Friday) Dr. Patrick Fitzpatrick MD goes missing. He was traveling from North Dakota, to neighboring Montana (which he did often as his son lived there), and his truck and trailer were found on the side of the road. The search has expanded, but authorities say it’s like he vanished without a trace.

5) July 10th, 2015 – (Friday) Lisa Riley 34 years old, DO (Doctor of Osteopathic medicine) is found in her home with a gunshot wound to her head.

6) July 19, 2015 (Sunday) A month to the day after the first doctor (Jeff Bradstreet MD) was found dead with a gunshot wound to his chest, we have Dr. Ron Schwartz, who was found murdered in his E Coast Florida home. He was licensed and lived between Florida and Georgia. He was a gynecologist who lived in an unincorporated part of Jupiter Florida.

7) July 21, 2015 (Tuesday) Dr Nicholas Gonzalez, a holistic alternative MD has died suddenly (cardiac related).

Update - July 23, 2015 (Thursday) Authorities announce that the body found is Dr. Jeffrey Whiteside who has been missing over 3 weeks. The article states ” Office confirms the body found in Door County Wednesday is Dr. Jeffrey Whiteside, bringing an end to a nearly 4-week search for the physician. Chief Deputy Pat McCarty said at the news conference Thursday that a .22 caliber gun was recovered at the scene.


The lost interview with the late Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez: Chemotherapy drugs are derived from World War I nerve gas chemicals
_http://www.naturalnews.com/050540_chemotherapy_nerve_gas_chemicals_Dr_Nicholas_Gonzalez.html

(NaturalNews) Natural News contributor Jonathan Landsman has just publicly published a "lost" interview with Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, the holistic cancer treatment doctor who passed away earlier this week.

This video interview, never before released to the public, reveals truly mind-blowing information about the failure of chemotherapy and why holistic approaches to cancer treatment work far better than chemo.

The complete interview is revealed below.

Dr. Gonzalez was a staunch supporter of medical freedom and informed consent. Unlike the conventional cancer industry and its fear tactics, Dr. Gonzalez NEVER tried to convince someone to accept his therapy over standard medical treatments like, surgery, chemotherapy or radiation.

In this interview, Dr. Gonzalez revealed to Jonathan Landsman, Host of NaturalHealth365, "the single most important determinant as to how a patient does whatever they choose to do... is their belief system."

He went on to say, "if they don't fundamentally believe in what I do or what alternative practitioners do, whether I think they should or not -- doesn't matter, they shouldn't do it."


Watch the full interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24YkS4bwHvs

In this exclusive video interview, Dr. Gonzalez revealed the unspeakable history of chemotherapy, including these truths:

"During WWII, the Department of Defense had all these stock piles of nerve gas from WWI and they weren't using them in WWII. And someone at the Department of Defense had this brilliant idea to try and convert this nerve gas into useful therapeutic modalities."

"Very few people realize the whole generation of chemotherapeutic drugs that are being used today – and there are over 100 of them – really developed from poisonous nerve gas developed for warfare."



How maverick cancer treatments are suppressed by the mainstream
_http://anh-europe.org/news/how-maverick-cancer-treatments-are-suppressed-by-the-mainstream

The high-profile Dr B

You may have heard of Dr Stanislaw Burzynski, the discoverer of antineoplastons. In short, they are protein components, known as peptides, that Dr Burzynski believes have a twofold role in cancer prevention. In his own words, “The human body has...molecular switches, some of which turn off oncogenes, and others which turn on tumor-suppressor genes. These switches are called antineoplastons, which are naturally occurring peptides and amino acid derivatives in the blood and urine that the human body naturally uses to control cancer growth...The name “antineoplastons” comes from their function in controlling neoplastic or cancerous cells: i.e., anti-neoplastic cell agents.”

Gc-MAF: antineoplastons mark II?

Back in 1993, Nobuto Yamamoto, then working at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, USA, first described a remarkable molecule. His paper reported the conversion of vitamin D3 binding protein (DBP, known in humans as Gc) into a potent macrophage-activating factor (MAF), known as Gc-MAF. Macrophages are a key part of the human immune system with two roles: to engulf and destroy pathogens and cellular debris, and to recruit other immune cells to respond to the pathogen.

Macrophages are crucial to both innate, or non-specific, immunity and adaptive, or specific, immunity. Under normal circumstances, Gc-MAF is upregulated when the immune system detects a threat, ‘activating’ macrophages so that they single-mindedly pursue pathogens. Cancer cells, a prime target of macrophages, are clever little critters that secrete an enzyme – alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase or nagalase – that inactivates Gc-MAF, thus preventing macrophages from becoming activated and protecting cancer cells. Administration of Gc-MAF is proposed to bypass nagalase, stimulating macrophages to become activated and attack tumour cells. In other words, it’s a potent immunomodulator, rather like antineoplastons.

So why haven’t most of us heard of it?

Unlike antineoplastons, however, Gc-MAF hasn’t had the benefit of a single patent owner – as a natural molecule, it cannot be patented without being modified.

David Noakes might just be the person to bring Gc-MAF into the mainstream. He’s the CEO of Immuno Biotech Ltd. and spokesperson for First Immune Gc-MAF, a project he describes as, “PhD and BSc biochemists and biomedical scientists...with external doctors, oncologists and scientists who kindly provide advice, committed to bringing some of the increasing number of published but relatively unused medical cures to as many people as we can.” At the moment, Noakes and his colleagues are supplying Gc-MAF to 30 countries where it is legal, via a network of “around 300” doctors. Their Gc-MAF is made to extremely high standards, and is being used in ongoing clinical research by Noakes’ collaborators and others. Their ultimate goal is to, “Build the case that GcMAF is effective for various illnesses, which will help to make it available to the public”.

An uphill struggle

Noakes has no illusions about the struggle he faces, as he explained to ANH-Intl. “Doctors, cancer doctors especially, know what they’re up against in countries like the US and UK. In all of the US, there’s only one doctor – Jeffrey Bradstreet, MD – who’s so far been prepared to put his head above the parapet about Gc-MAF. Many more take a cautious but pragmatic attitude; they might say to their patients, “Get it, but please don’t tell me!””

From the how GcMAF works page: https://gcmaf.se/gcmaf-science/how-gcmaf-works/

Your GcMAF empowers your body to cure itself. In a healthy person your own GcMAF has 11 actions discovered so far, including two on cells, three excellent effects on the brain, and 6 on cancer. Amongst these it acts as a “director” of your immune system. But viruses and malignant cells like cancer send out an enzyme called Nagalase that prevents production of your GcMAF: that stops its 11 beneficial effects, and neutralises your immune system. So diseases become chronic, and cancer cells grow unchecked.

Minutes after a receiving a dose, 10 of the body’s actions restart. In three weeks of two GcMAF 0.25ml doses a week, your immune system is rebuilt to above normal strength. You need two doses a week for typically 24 weeks for many diseases and early cancers, up to seven one ml doses a week and a year for stage 4 cancers. Your body then takes the disease down without side effects, and successfully in 80% of cases -depending upon how well you follow the protocol under “Treatment Protocol” on this website.

How long should you take GcMAF for?
8 weeks for chronic herpes/acne, fibromyalgia, inflammation.
Allow 24 weeks plus of GcMAF for: Autism (85% improve, 25% eradication), CFS (70% eradication), HIV, Lyme (8% respond, most appear to have the VDR gene blocked and the viruses conceal themselves with biofilms) and stage 1 to 2 cancer, (80% respond).
Late stage cancer, if you follow “Treatment Protocol” again has 80% responders, but it takes a year to 18 months to become cancer free.
Cirrhosis of the liver: 16 months
 

angelburst29

The Living Force
angelburst29 said:
More on GcMAF:

Seems .... an Irareli Company is involved?

Cancer treatment developer Efranat raises $4.5m
_http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-cancer-treatment-developer-efranat-raises-45-million-1000987334

Nov. 11, 2014 - Efranat, which is developing an innovative treatment for cancer, has raised $4.5 million. The company's treatment is based on the controversial research of a US professor who promised "complete healing" of cancer. Efranat, which wants "to do things the right way," has already conducted clinical trials on dogs, some of which recovered completely from cancers like melanoma and sarcoma. A trial with 40 patients suffering from various different types of cancer is currently taking place at Sheba Medical Center. Efranat CEO and former Ethrog Biotechnologies CEO Uri Yogev, said, "I'm very cautious where cancer is concerned."

GcMAF, a substance that appears naturally in the human body, has been extensively researched by Prof. Nobuto Yamamoto from Temple University in Philadelphia. The substance is known to stimulate activity by the immune system, as promised by those marketing it, but although Yamamoto described it as a wonder drug in 1997, no official trials have been conducted verifying that it is effective against cancer. A cancer research organization in the UK asserted that the hype surrounding the substance constituted charlatanism. This organization, as well as others, point out that the articles written by Yamamoto have been removed from the websites of the journals in which they appeared, owing to a range of ethical problems, including the listing of names of writers unrelated to the subject, and the presentation of "research bodies" established solely for that purpose, or which never existed.

Into this swamp came Efranat, a young Israeli company, which believes in GcMAF, and wants to test it properly once and for all, in the hope that it will discover than despite his dubious reputation, the substance does have some positive qualities. Prof. Yamanoto brought his knowledge and patents, but is not currently involved in Efranat's business. The company, whose tests on animal and initial tests on human beings were successful, today completed a $4.5 million financing round from private investors, including Battery Ventures cofounder Oliver Curme; Dr. Shmuel Cabilly (the inventor of Genentech's cancer drugs); and Isaac and Haim Friedman, cofounders of STARLIMS, which was acquired by Abbot Laboratories and former Given Imaging CFO Yuval Yanai. Founded by Boaz Shoham and Avi Levin, Efranat has 10 employees.

Efranat has developed a new patent-protected formula for the material that enhances its stability and makes it possible to use it clinically.


_http://jewishbusinessnews.com/2014/11/21/israels-efranat-raises-4-5-million-to-cure-cancer/
Efranat Ltd. is developing an immunotherapy treatment approach for cancer, based on a glycoprotein named GcMAF (Globulin component Macrophage Activating Factor).

The product and treatment are based on Professor Nobuto Yamamoto’s innovative approach and extended research over the last 30 years. The concept underlying the innovative Yamamoto technology is to engage the body’s own natural immune system, and harness it to fight disease.

“Yamanoto is not a young man; he is from the same generation as Shimon Peres. He researched the matter, then let it lie, in effect sitting on the patents for several years.”

“Because this is a molecule that appears naturally in the body, the patent does not involve the material; it refers only to the production process. It was therefore easy to bypass it, and it is easy for all sorts of people around the world to sell promises that Yamamoto himself did not make.
I posted these links earlier but there was something about the "content" that felt really - off. When I listed Efranat Ltd, I looked for other Companies/labs that might be involved in it's production process. Instead, I came across an article that a Regulatory Agency was closing down.

Regulator warns against GcMAF made in unlicensed facility in Cambridgeshire
_https://www.gov.uk/government/news/regulator-warns-against-gcmaf-made-in-unlicensed-facility-in-cambridgeshire

February 3, 2015 - GcMAF (Globulin component Macrophage Activating Factor), a blood product, claims to treat a range of conditions including cancer, HIV and autism. People who have bought this product should speak to their doctor.

Investigators from MHRA carried out an unannounced inspection of a production site in Milton, Cambridgeshire, after the medicines regulator in Guernsey raised concerns in relation to the product. The blood plasma starting material being used to make this drug stated “Not to be administered to humans or used in any drug products”. It was concluded that the production site does not meet Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards and there are concerns over the sterility of the medicine being produced and the equipment being used. There are concerns that the product may be contaminated.

More than 10,000 vials were seized at this site and production of this unlicensed medicine has now ceased. These products were sold through various European websites and UK patients may have bought it from one of these websites.

GcMAF products labelled as ‘First Immune’ are not licensed medicines and have not been tested for quality, safety or effectiveness.

Medical regulator in the UK closes GcMAF lab
_http://www.anticancerfund.org/news/medical-regulator-in-the-uk-closes-gcmaf-lab

The Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the medical regulator in the UK closed down a lab were GcMAF was being manufactured. This lab belongs to Immuno Biotech Ltd, company that has been aggressively promoting this product the last couple of years and selling it over the internet, under the brand name of First Immune. This company is also running medical centers, in Switzerland and Germany, where many conditions are being treated with this product.

The MHRA carried out an unannounced inspection of a production site in Milton, Cambridgeshire, after the medicines regulator in Guernsey raised concerns in relation to the product.

Importation of GcMAF has now also been banned by Guersney’s authorities. Consumers are being warned about the ban via letters. It is estimated that there are another 10 GcMAF factories around the world.

Note: Immuno Biotech Ltd is where Dr. Bradstreet was getting his "supplies" according to CEO David Noakes.


As for the Efranat links and what seems odd, Professor Nobuto Yamamoto had researched GcMAF for over 30 years, including submitting reports to Journals on his progress and testing. Representatives, of what would become a new start up group - Efranat Ltd contacted Yamamoto and he freely shared his information. Efranat raises $4.5 million in financing from private investors, which doesn't include
Yamamoto in any of the dealings or production - yet his work submitted to Journals over the years, is stripped and " have been removed from the websites of the Journals in which they appeared, owing to a range of ethical problems?"

After stripping any dignity and wiping out 30 years of devoted painstaking work, he's made out to look like an old fool, “Yamanoto is not a young man; he is from the same generation as Shimon Peres" and " despite his dubious reputation, the substance does have some positive qualities. Prof. Yamanoto brought his knowledge and patents, but is not currently involved in Efranat's business."

Just my personal opinion, but if the Efranat Company is so bent on Yamamoto's "dubious reputation" - then why start up a company and collect $4.5 MILLION from private investor's - using the information they gained (probably without any compensation) from Yamamoto?

On Nov. 11, 2014 - Efranat announced it raised $4.5 Million to research GcMAF.

February 3, 2015 - Medical regulators in the UK close GcMAF lab - GcMAF under brand name of First Immune. (Dr. Bradstreet's supplier.)

June 16, 2015 - Dr. Bradstreet's Office was raided and GcMAF supplies confiscated.

June 19, 2015 - Dr. Bradstreet, vacationing in North Carolina, is found dead, with a gun shot wound to his chest.
3 Dr's and an Attorney visit Mexico's State Capital - to deliver papers - then reported missing.

June 21, 2015 - Dr. Holt and Dr. Hedendal (Chiropractors) found dead.

June 29, 2015 - Dr. Theresa Sievers found brutally murdered in her home.
Dr. Jeffrey Whiteside - a pulmonologist went missing.

July 3, 2015 – Dr. Patrick Fitzpatrick goes missing with his truck and trailer found on the side of the road.

July 10, 2015 – Dr. Lisa Riley - Osteopathic - is found in her home with a gunshot wound to her head.

July 21, 2015 - Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, a holistic alternative MD dead of an apparent heart attack.


This is only a rough graph (with limited information) but what else is missing?
 

JEEP

The Living Force
FOTCM Member
Another fly in the ointment?

Here comes the 21st Century Cures Act: Say Goodbye to Vaccine Safety Science by Barbara Loe Fisher
_https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMw2n8RIXVI

Things are getting more disturbing by the day.
 
I have been more of a lurker as of late, but nonetheless I see this development as extremely important, IMO. As of Dec. 7, 2014, GcMAF.eu (the original web address), the product was still available for sale (per WaybackMachine archives of the original site). But as of Feb. 22, 2015, the site is an information only site (again, per WaybackmachineArchives). So some time in between those dates is when GcMAF.eu was shut down as far as selling GcMAF. Immunobiotech.eu was no longer selling GcMAF close to the same time period as GcMAF.eu, but still offers Bravo Probiotic, a yogurt (argh- a milk product!) that provides 140 ng of GcMAF per serving.

There is only manufacturer left in any search as of today- it is _http://www.saisei-mirai.or.jp/order_gcmaf/. They ask many questions and do not allow you to simply purchase the product. I think I will utilize the DeepWeb to see if anything else can possibly be uncovered. But until something substantial arises, I would suggest the following:

This story seems to be going mildly viral, and as such, the pharmaceutical industry will attempt to erase much of the material/papers associated with GcMAF. They sure as heck don't want anyone else to figure out how to produce it, much less figure out a truly natural mechanism to either produce more of it OR neutralize the nagalese protein that prevents natural GcMAF production. Therefore it may be imperative to print and save, as many times as possible, the actual papers before they supposedly "disappear". If the internet existed during Royal Rife's time or even Nikola Tesla's time, this is exactly what TPTB would do today. While none of us know for sure, this information/data could be crucial to fighting some of the most debilitating diseases/disorders/conditions known to humankind.

I find the current developments very interesting and am sending the video and data links to anyone and everyone I can who I think may be open to alternative medicine. The list is small, unfortunately, but I guess it's the only way to spread possible discoveries that MSM will never propagate. This is such an interesting time to live in, but it is obvious TPTB are attempting to subvert positive data- yet again.
 

ARC

Padawan Learner
Thank you, angelburst - obviously a great deal of work went into these very informative posts.

I just wanted to remark on the psychopathic aspect of the overall case in general - for starters the utter "boldness" of the murders having such obvious connections. There seems to be literally zero concern for getting caught, which suggests a great deal of confidence in the knowledge of psychopaths being in charge of the justice system. And I mean it's not like they went out and murdered 8 thugs with ties to the same street gang - these are all prominent physicians.

ARC
 

angelburst29

The Living Force
JEEP said:
Another fly in the ointment?

Here comes the 21st Century Cures Act: Say Goodbye to Vaccine Safety Science by Barbara Loe Fisher
_https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMw2n8RIXVI

Things are getting more disturbing by the day.
H.R.2232 - Vaccinate All Children Act of 2015
_https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/2232/text

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 1, 2015

Ms. Wilson of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

Latest Action: 05/08/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to condition receipt by States (and political subdivisions and public entities of States) of preventive health services grants on the establishment of a State requirement for students in public elementary and secondary schools to be vaccinated in accordance with the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Vaccinate All Children Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Requiring students at public elementary and secondary schools To be vaccinated.

H.R.2232 - Vaccinate All Children Act of 2015. it's shorter version H.R.2232 - VACA of 2015.

(Comment) Not to sound cynical but maybe a "play on words" ... isn't vaca - cow or cattle in Spanish?

The 21st Century Cures Act — Will It Take Us Back in Time?
_http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1506964

In May 2015, the 21st Century Cures Act was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, with the goal of promoting the development and speeding the approval of new drugs and devices. Championed by the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device industries, the bill was approved unanimously (51 to 0) in committee and continues to be debated. If enacted into law, some of its provisions could have a profound effect on what is known about the safety and efficacy of medical products, as well as which ones become available for use.

Some aspects of the bill could indeed enhance the development of and access to new drugs.

[...] Other proposed changes could lead to less salutary outcomes for patients and the health care system. An underlying premise of the bill is the need to accelerate approval for new products, but this process is already quite efficient. A third of new drugs are currently approved on the basis of a single pivotal trial; the median size for all pivotal trials is just 760 patients. More than two thirds of new drugs are approved on the basis of studies lasting 6 months or less3 — a potential problem for medications designed to be taken for a lifetime. Once the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) starts its review, it approves new medications about as quickly as any regulatory agency in the world, evaluating nearly all new drug applications within 6 to 10 months, an impressive turnaround for such complex assessments.

The bill would also encourage the FDA to rely more on biomarkers and other surrogate measures rather than actual clinical end points in assessing the efficacy of both drugs and devices.

These provisions in the legislation would not immediately change FDA approval standards, but they would give the agency greater discretion, backed by congressional support, to approve drugs on the basis of less rigorous data. [...] Antimicrobials approved in this manner would carry disclaimers on their labeling, but there is no evidence that such a precaution would restrict prescribing to only the most appropriate patients. If passed in its current form, the bill would also provide hospitals with a financial bonus for administering costly new but unproven antibiotics, which could encourage their more widespread use. The bill gives the secretary of health and human services the authority to expand this nontraditional approval pathway to other drug categories as well, if “the public health would benefit from expansion.”

Informed consent by patients in drug trials has traditionally been sacrosanct, with exceptions made only when consent is impossible to obtain or contrary to a patient's best interests. But another clause in the proposed law adds a new kind of exception: studies in which “the proposed clinical testing poses no more than minimal risk” — a major departure from current human subject protections. It is not clear who gets to determine whether a given trial of a new drug poses “minimal risk.”

Embedded in the language of the 21st Century Cures Act are some good ideas that could streamline the development and evaluation of new drugs and devices; its call for increased NIH funding may prove to be its most useful component. But political forces have also introduced other provisions that could lead to the approval of drugs and devices that are less safe or effective than existing criteria would permit.
 

ARC

Padawan Learner
I think we may be witnessing an evolution of the psychopaths - now that more people are onto them and learning ways to detect them they won't be able to hide so easily among us, therefore the sudden need to use brute force to control us.

ARC
 

denekin

Jedi
FOTCM Member
Let me second the recommendation that we all watch the interview with the late and Great Nicolas Gonzalez. Lots of great info in this one interview. There will be other interviews on face book with him linked to this one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUQEpWSH9ic
I am very suspicious about his death. He was remarkably fit. I do not know if he used GcMAF with his patients but I do know he was familiar with its use and its promise.
 

SummerLite

The Living Force
FOTCM Member
OMG! “Vaccinate All Children Act of 2015”.

One day the truth about vaccinations and the psychopaths that have implemented this plan to maim millions may see the light of day. To know so many are totally brainwashed by this freak show is hard to believe and adds to the great concern.

This bill is a horrific turn of events. What will well informed, loving and protective parents of children do? The ones that know psychopaths plan to inject their children with body and mind destroying substances that will alter their healthy little bodies for the rest of their lives. Maybe giving them cancer at some future or more immediate time.

Will home schooling be the answer for some? What are the alternatives? Will prayer help? very dark days ahead it seems.
 

angelburst29

The Living Force
angelburst29 said:
As for the Efranat links and what seems odd, Professor Nobuto Yamamoto had researched GcMAF for over 30 years, including submitting reports to Journals on his progress and testing. Representatives, of what would become a new start up group - Efranat Ltd contacted Yamamoto and he freely shared his information. Efranat raises $4.5 million in financing from private investors, which doesn't include
Yamamoto in any of the dealings or production - yet his work submitted to Journals over the years, is stripped and " have been removed from the websites of the Journals in which they appeared, owing to a range of ethical problems?"

After stripping any dignity and wiping out 30 years of devoted painstaking work, he's made out to look like an old fool, “Yamanoto is not a young man; he is from the same generation as Shimon Peres" and " despite his dubious reputation, the substance does have some positive qualities. Prof. Yamanoto brought his knowledge and patents, but is not currently involved in Efranat's business."

Just my personal opinion, but if the Efranat Company is so bent on Yamamoto's "dubious reputation" - then why start up a company and collect $4.5 MILLION from private investor's - using the information they gained (probably without any compensation) from Yamamoto?

After what has happened to these dedicated Doctor's, I wondered what became of Professor Nobuto Yamanoto and his status (if alive or missing)? I came across his Bio - update June 30, 2015 ... and had a "What Da" moment!

Apparently, Yamamoto's "dubious reputation" landed him - as a co-founder and Board Member of Efranat LTD.

_http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Nobuto-Yamamoto/1169736388


Mr. Avi Levin a professional pilot founded Efranat together with Professor Yamamoto and Mr. Boaz Shoham.
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Mr. Boaz Shoham, an architect, founded Efranat LTD with Professor Yamamoto and Mr. Avi Levin.
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Prof. Nobuto Yamamoto Founder

Prof Nobuto Yamamoto is the pioneer and discoverer of the GcMAF glycoprotein and has conducted over 30 years of extensive research on its anti-cancer traits. Dr. Yamamoto has been a visiting Scientist at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia where he studied the genetic evolution of bacterial viruses (1959-1961) He has been a scientist at Biological Standards NIH (1962-1964) and became Chief of Virology and Genetics of The Fels Institute at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he served from 1964 up till 1980 and again from 1990 till 1994. In 1980 Dr. Yamamoto was appointed Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia. (1980-1990) In this role he continued his research on immunology which emphasized mechanism of macrophage activation and discovered GcMAF. n 1994 he founded the Socrates Institute for Therapeutic Immunology, Philadelphia (1994 to date) where he continues to study the therapeutic efficacy of GcMAF for a variety of cancers and HIV.

Prof. Nobuto ...
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Prof. Nobuto Yamamoto Founder and Director
Prof Nobuto Yamamoto is the pioneer and discoverer of the GcMAF glycoprotein and has conducted over 30 years of extensive research on its anti-cancer traits. r. Yamamoto has been a visiting Scientist at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia where he studied the genetic evolution of bacterial viruses (1959-1961) He has been a scientist at Biological Standards NIH (1962-1964) and became Chief of Virology and Genetics of The Fels Institute at the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he served from 1964 up till 1980 and again from 1990 till 1994. In 1980 Dr. Yamamoto was appointed Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia. (1980-1990) In this role he continued his research on immunology which emphasized mechanism of macrophage activation and discovered GcMAF. n 1994 he founded the Socrates Institute for Therapeutic Immunology, Philadelphia (1994 to date) where he continues to study the therapeutic efficacy of GcMAF for a variety of cancers and HIV.
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Mr. Boaz Shoham, an architect, founded Efranat LTD with Professor Yamamoto and Mr. Avi Levin.

Nobuto Yamamoto, director of ...
www.fritthelsevalg.org, 20 Feb 2008 [cached]
Nobuto Yamamoto, director of the Division of Cancer Immunology and Molecular Biology, Socrates Institute for Therapeutic Immunology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, says this is "probably the most potent macrophage activating factor ever discovered."
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In another startling follow-up report by Dr. Yamamoto and colleagues, published in the upcoming July issue of Cancer Immunology Immunotherapy, Gc-MAF therapy totally abolished tumors in 8 colon cancer patients who had already undergone surgery but still exhibited circulating cancer cells (metastases). After 32-50 weekly injections, "all colorectal cancer patients exhibited healthy control levels of the serum Nagalase activity, indicating eradication of metastatic tumor cells," said researchers, an effect that lasted 7 years with no indication of cancer recurrence either by enzyme activity or CT scans, said researchers. [Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy Volume 57, Number 7 / July, 2008] Published in an early online edition of this journal, this confirming report has received no attention by the new media so far, despite its striking importance.

Gc-MAF treatment for cancer has been agonizingly slow to develop. Dr. Yamamoto first described this immuno-therapy in 1993. [The Journal of Immunology, 1993 151 (5); 2794-2802]

Untreated mice Mice given macrophage activating factor
In a similar animal experiment published in 2003, researchers in Germany, Japan and the United States collaborated to successfully demonstrate that after they had injected macrophage activating factor (Gc-MAF) into tumor-bearing mice, it totally eradicated tumors (see the above chart). [Neoplasia 2003 January; 5(1): 32-40]
In 1997 Dr. Yamamoto injected Gc-MAF protein into tumor-bearing mice, with the same startling results. A single enzyme injection doubled the survival of these mice and just four enzyme injections increased survival by 6-fold. [Cancer Research 1997 Jun 1; 57(11):2187-92]

In 1996 Dr. Yamamoto reported that all 52 cancer patients he had studied carried elevated blood plasma levels of the immune inactivating alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase enzyme (Nagalase), whereas healthy humans had very low levels of this enzyme. [Cancer Research 1996 Jun 15; 56(12):2827-31]
In the early 1990s Dr. Yamamoto first described how the human immune system is disengaged by enzymes secreted from cancer cells, even filing a patent on the proposed therapy. [US Patent 5326749, July 1994; Cancer Research 1996 June 15; 56: 2827-31]
...
"Serum vitamin D-binding protein - known as Gc protein - is the precursor of the principal macrophage activating factor," lead investigator Dr. Nobuto Yamamoto told Reuters Health.

"Treatment of purified Gc protein with beta-galactosidase and sialidase generates Gc-MAF," he added, "the most potent macrophage activating factor ever discovered, which produces no side effect in humans."

Dr. Yamamoto of the Socrates Institute for Therapeutic Immunology, Philadelphia and colleagues note that in vitro studies show that macrophages treated with Gc-MAF have a highly tumoricidal effect in mammary adenocarcinomas.

To investigate whether the approach can be effective in humans, the researchers studied 16 non-anemic breast cancer patients who were given "a minute amount - 100 nanograms per week - of Gc-MAF," Dr. Yamamoto said.
...
Nobuto Yamamoto, Hirofumi Suyama, Hiroaki Nakazato, Nobuyuki Yamamoto and Yoshihiko Koga

Nobuto Yamamoto, director of ...
www.healthnews.benabraham.com, 1 Oct 2008 [cached]
Nobuto Yamamoto, director of the Division of Cancer Immunology and Molecular Biology, Socrates Institute for Therapeutic Immunology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, says this is "probably the most potent macrophage activating factor ever discovered."
...
In another startling follow-up report by Dr. Yamamoto and colleagues, published in the upcoming July issue of Cancer Immunology Immunotherapy, Gc-MAF therapy totally abolished tumors in 8 colon cancer patients who had already undergone surgery but still exhibited circulating cancer cells (metastases). After 32-50 weekly injections, "all colorectal cancer patients exhibited healthy control levels of the serum Nagalase activity, indicating eradication of metastatic tumor cells,"said researchers, an effect that lasted 7 years with no indication of cancer recurrence either by enzyme activity or CT scans, said researchers. [Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy Volume 57, Number 7 / July 2008] Published in an early online edition of this journal, this confirming report has received no attention by the new media so far, despite its striking importance.

Gc-MAF treatment for cancer has been agonizingly slow to develop. Dr. Yamamoto first described this immuno-therapy in 1993. [The Journal of Immunology, 1993 151 (5); 2794-2802]

In a similar animal experiment published in 2003, researchers in Germany, Japan and the United States collaborated to successfully demonstrate that after they had injected macrophage activating factor (Gc-MAF) into tumor-bearing mice, it totally eradicated tumors. [Neoplasia 2003 January; 5(1): 32-40]

In 1997 Dr. Yamamoto injected GcMAF protein into tumor-bearing mice, with the same startling results. A single enzyme injection doubled the survival of these mice and just four enzyme injections increased survival by 6-fold. [Cancer Research 1997 Jun 1; 57(11):2187-92]

In 1996 Dr. Yamamoto reported that all 52 cancer patients he had studied carried elevated blood plasma levels of the immune inactivating alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase enzyme (Nagalase), whereas healthy humans had very low levels of this enzyme. [Cancer Research 1996 Jun 15; 56(12):2827-31]

In the early 1990s, Dr. Yamamoto first described how the human immune system is disengaged by enzymes secreted from cancer cells, even filing a patent on the proposed therapy. [US Patent 5326749, July 1994; Cancer Research 1996 June 15; 56: 2827-31]

Dr. Nobuto Yamamoto, ...
www.bitlifesciences.com, 13 Oct 2011 [cached]
Dr. Nobuto Yamamoto, Director, Division of Molecular Immunology and Immunotherapy, Socrates Institute for Therapeutic Immunology, USA
Co-Chair:
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Dr. Nobuto Yamamoto, Director, Division of Molecular Immunology and Immunotherapy, Socrates Institute for Therapeutic Immunology, USA
 

JEEP

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I was already aware of the Florida congresswoman submitting a bill to Congress to require ALL children be vaccinated as per the now law in California. The other proposed legislation - 21st Century Cures Act - sounds even more ominous than the other proposed bill.

I checked the Mercola & greenmedinfo websites yesterday to see if the GcMAF/murdered drs story had surfaced - nada. Natural News and allnewspipeline have articles up. Another article here covers the story along w/ other recently raised health issues - there's an audio link that I haven't listened to yet that includes discussion of the dead drs:

_http://investmentwatchblog.com/the-fda-is-the-new-murder-inc/

It seems like moves are being made to cut off the supply of GcMAF in Europe and perhaps institute control via patent as well, if I'm understanding the situation correctly.

Recent articles on essential oils have disclosed their frequency raising properties - would the Cs consider that a shortcut or an allowable intervention? Interestingly, I listened to an interview w/ Paul Pantone, inventor of the GEET engine, in which he advised a person he knew suffering from RA to use cinnamon oil/clove oil & a 3rd oil that I forget now and the RA ceased to be a problem. Unfortunately, the interviewer was very new agey & actively promoting MMS - which Pantone also vouched for! The subsequent articles I read, though, certainly seemed to prove the efficacy of essential oils - and the frequency component was most surprising to me.

Pretty sure that steps are being taken/will be taken re homeschooling kids to avoid vaccination - home schoolers have been on the FDA/law enforcement radar for some time.
 

JEEP

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From the Natural News article ( _http://www.naturalnews.com/050553_Dr_Bradstreet_GcMAF_cancer_therapy.html ):

GcMAF is readily available as a medical treatment in Japan.
This site explains:

GcMAF (Gc Protein derived Macrophage Activating Factor) - Gc MAF treatment is a highly effective macrophage activating therapy, used to stimulate the immune system and activate macrophages so that they can destroy cancer cells and other abnormal cells in the body.

From the FAQ page of the treatment clinic:

What exactly is Second Generation GcMAF?
High Dose Second Generation Gc-MAF is produced using our new Patent Pending process which was developed here in Japan by Saisei Mirai in collaboration with Dr Hitoshi Hori and Dr Yoshihiro Uto at the University of Tokushima who have been studying GcMAF for over 20 years. Studies on GcMAF began at the University of Tokushima in 1992, after they were introduced to Dr Nobuto Yamamoto's work and a collaboration began...

Second Generation GcMAF is made using a new and improved 2nd generation method of Gc-MAF production which is 10-20 times more concentrated and is more active and stable than other GcMAF that is currently available. Importantly, this much higher concentration GcMAF has been clinically demonstrated to be largely free of any side effects in the great majority of patients and is much more stable because it is resistant to oxidation.

That same site describes Oral GcMAF as follows: "Oral GcMAF is a form of GcMAF produced from bovine colostrum by Saisei Mirai which was developed in collaboration with Tokushima University."

It also lists the following health conditions as being treatable with GcMAF, potentially a "universal cancer cure" substance:

Gc-MAF and/or oral Colostrum MAF macrophage activation therapy is indicated in the treatment of any diseases where there is immune dysfunction or where the immune system is compromised, such as:

Cancer
Autoimmune diseases

Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)
Hepatitis B virus (HBV)
Herpes Simplex virus (HSV)
Cystitis
Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Endometriosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Lyme disease (Lyme borreliosis)
IgA deficiency disorder
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)
Mycobacteria infections
Parkinson's disease
Tuberculosis
Fibromyalgia
Human papillomavirus (HPV)
Lupus (Systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE)
HIV AIDS
Dengue fever
Pneumonia infection
Warts caused by viral infection
Norovirus
Malaria Influenza virus (flu)
Herpes simplex virus (HSV)
Q fever (Coxiella burnetii)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Chicken pox (varicella zoster virus)
Psoriasis
Respiratory tract infections
Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease
Type 1 diabetes (T1DM), insulin-dependent diabetes (IDDM)
Type 1.5 diabetes, Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA)

The article goes on w/ extensive info on this subject. Oh, and just think how many vaccines are in the pipeline to treat the above listed diseases - minus those that have already been developed & set loose upon the unsuspecting population! Big Pharma wants to make a killing - literally!

I listened to the audio link previously mentioned. Sadly, the broadcast made me realize that the Dr. Gonzalez who died was the premier physician for pancreatic cancer having achieved unbelievable success against this particularly deadly form of cancer. This is an unprecedented blow to all his current patients and all others facing a pancreatic cancer diagnosis.

The broadcast also referenced the "accidental" shipping of live avian flu virus some time back. This brought to mind the recent "accidental" shipment of anthrax - I'm thinking that one wasn't necessarily health related.

"I see a bad moon rising . . . "

Note: With Fukushima still spewing, the Japanese better hope GcMAF remains available in their country!
 

JEEP

The Living Force
FOTCM Member
From the same Natural News article:

- The primary test used in looking at whether or not GcMAF may be a reasonable intervention is nagalase.
- Nagalase inactivates macrophages.
- I personally would NEVER consider this option without having a baseline nagalase test. Normal is < 0.95. Mine was 2.9.


The practitioner I worked with suggested that 2.9 was in the range of someone with HIV or cancer in terms of the impact on the immune system. I'd like to hear from others in the Lyme community as you get test results as well to see if there is a pattern of elevated nagalase in those with Lyme disease. Whether or not Lyme itself has anything to do with nagalase elevation is something I have not been able to find anything on. We certainly all have underlying viral co-factors that are likely in play as well, but I suspect that Borrelia may also play a role in nagalase elevation.

- At 2.9, my practitioner was surprised that I did not have more cognitive deficits such as memory loss and other cognitive issues.


- Hemagglutinin contains nagalase and is also found in flagella of some bacteria so it could also be the case that some bacteria may produce nagalase.

- People with autoimmune conditions can generally use GcMAF. However, GcMAF may be contraindicated in people with Multiple Sclerosis.

- Enzymes and biofilm-reducing supplements may have a negative impact on GcMAF therapy and may be best avoided.
It is still too early to know what the impact may be, but one practitioner I spoke with feels that it is best to avoid these.


Researchers testing GcMAF stated it, "works 100% of the time to eradicate cancer completely, and cancer does not recur even years later."
(This was stated based on the tested group of patients - nothing works 100% for everyone) The weekly injection GcMAF, a harmless glyco-protein activates the human immune system which then can kill the growing cancer. Studies among breast cancer and colon cancer patients produced complete remissions lasting 4 and 7 years respectively. This glyco-protein 'cure' is totally without side effect but currently goes unused and completely ignored by cancer doctors. Why? Maybe it is because there is little money to be made in selling it. For less than $2000USD a cancer patient can obtain an adequate amount of GcMAC.

GcMAF therapy as a single remedy modality can eradicate metastatic breast and colorectal cancers most effectively...


I don't know about anyone else, but I've lost count of the people I know who have died from breast or colon cancer - and my dad died from kidney cancer, which didn't even have chemotherapy as an option!
 

JEEP

The Living Force
FOTCM Member
This is important too - on the audio link was discussion re the FDA making it illegal now to provide health testimonials via a variety of means including websites for those businesses that sell natural remedy products and even private citizens who feel they have benefited from said remedies - even if the info is identical to what the FDA has shown to be true from past studies available on government research databases. This may apply to just essential oils - for now.

Link:
_http://mediaarchives.gsradio.net/commonsenseshow/hr3072615.mp3

BTW - I stopped accessing BeforeItsNews a long time ago - too many indications that it wasn't legit.
 

Alana

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ARC said:
Thank you, angelburst - obviously a great deal of work went into these very informative posts.
I concur! :thup:

Regarding the three doctors that disappeared in Mexico, I wanted to archive this article in the thread too:

Where Are Mexico’s ‘Dead’ Doctors? Families Fear a Cover-Up Like Iguala

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/07/09/where-are-mexico-s-dead-doctors-families-fear-a-cover-up-like-iguala.html

Charges of another tainted investigation in a high-profile kidnapping case threaten the government’s credibility—in the state where 43 missing student teachers rocked Mexico.

CHILPANCINGO, Mexico — When Rigoberto Hernandez stepped into the morgue, in late June, to identify his recently abducted son—he knew right away there had been a mistake.

“It wasn’t him,” Hernandez told The Daily Beast during a recent demonstration outside the state capitol building to protest the government’s handling of the case. “I raised him from a baby, so I ought to know. The body presented [by the government] didn’t look anything like my boy.”

The Hernandez family joined about 50 doctors and nurses at the July 2 demonstration, braving the desert heat. The protesters chanted and waved signs outside the locked gates of city hall, demanding “Due process!” and “Security for health-care workers!”

“Our family said we couldn’t accept a body that wasn’t ours,” Hernandez explained. “But the DA declared my son dead anyway.”

His son Marvin vanished June 19 while traveling with three other medical professionals along a remote stretch of highway in Mexico’s southwest Guerrero state. The local prosecutor’s office has since come under intense criticism for allegedly mismanaging the investigation, especially for its insistence on claiming the victims are deceased without presenting credible evidence.

They told our families we couldn’t talk to the press. That we shouldn’t tell anybody about what happened at the morgue. But we can’t be silent any longer,” Hernandez said.

Guerrero is home to Mexico’s highest murder rate—and it’s also where 43 student teachers disappeared last fall, near the small town of Iguala. In the Iguala case, the mayor and local police chief were eventually accused of colluding with organized crime to do away with the students—a scandal that shook the nation to its core.

Now, in the wake of the Hernandez party’s apparent abduction—and fresh charges of skulduggery in the case—another high-profile kidnapping once again threatens the government’s credibility.

Two other medical workers and a lawyer from Petatlán Community Hospital who were in the car with Marvin Hernandez were reported missing the same day. The four were en route to Acapulco on hospital business at the time of their disappearance. None have been seen since.

Police found their vehicle the next afternoon near the resort town of Xolapa—riddled with bullets from an AR-15 assault rifle, the tires shot out, and the car seats covered with blood. Xolapa was also the site of a deadly shootout between rival factions of a civil defense militia on June 6, which left 17 dead and at least 10 wounded. Since then, the village of less than 1,000 inhabitants has been heavily patrolled by state police officers, including official checkpoints along the same stretch of road where Marvin Hernandez and the others vanished.

“I look at deceased people in the morgue all the time,” Omar said, “and the corpses [the DA] showed us had clearly been dead for weeks. But Marvin and the others were only missing for a few days.”

“Marvin had no criminal record of any kind, and he hadn’t received any threats,” said his father. “He’d just graduated from medical school a few months ago. All we want is to get him back alive,” said Hernandez, 53, as outraged doctors, nurses, and relatives at the protest continued to cry out for “Justicia!”

On June 24, authorities reported the discovery of several badly decomposed corpses in the chaparral-covered mountains, some 80 miles north of Xolapa. The deceased were found in the bed of an abandoned blue-gray Ford Ranger, and covered with a tarp. The first reports mentioned five bodies in the pickup truck. But by the time the bodies reached the morgue in Chilpancingo, there were only four—the same number, conveniently, that had gone missing the week before.

And the missing corpse was just the beginning of the mystery: In the back seat of a taxi cab, parked close to the Ranger, investigators also found a state police shirt, undershirt, and a police utility belt.

Despite the strange circumstances, and without conducting a formal inquest, Guerrero District Attorney Miguel Angel Godínez summoned relatives of the missing medicos to inspect the remaining cadavers found in the truck. More than a dozen people from the respective families filed into the morgue with Dr. Hernandez’s father—and they all rejected the state’s proffered corpses as belonging to their loved ones.

In the absence of forensic evidence, or a positive ID—and ignoring the police accoutrements found at the crime scene—DA Godínez declared the probe complete.

The families aren’t buying the prosecutor’s story.

“The version presented by the DA’s office is not the truth,” said Hernandez, a compact, wiry man with a sun-creased face. “We don’t want to create a controversy [for the government]—we just want our loved ones back alive.”

Like his father, Dr. Marvin Hernandez is on the short side, about 5 feet 7 inches. The body the state presented to Hernandez was about 6 feet tall—and much more robust than the slender physician. The remains presented to the other families as belonging to their loved ones also bore no resemblance to the missing. One was covered with tattoos, another had dentures, the third a beard and long hair.

Photos of Marvin and the others show them to be clean cut and professional-looking young men, with healthy teeth and tattoo-free.

But the most telling difference was the advanced state of decay witnesses reported—and that the corpses produced by the state had been exhumed from another site.


“We’re not a bunch of dumb hillbillies,” said Omar Hernandez, Marvin’s cousin, who accompanied his grieving uncle to the protest in the state capital. A defense lawyer in Acapulco, Omar was also the first family member notified of the newly discovered bodies on June 24.

“I look at deceased people in the morgue all the time,” Omar said, “and the corpses [the DA] showed us had clearly been dead for weeks. But Marvin and the others were only missing for a few days.

“None of the evidence we’ve seen would hold up under a thorough, honest investigation.”


Two days after the failed identification session at the morgue, DA Godínez—who has previously been accused of having links to organized crime—announced that genetic testing had confirmed that the corpses were those of the health-care workers.

“Those doctors have already been found,” said Godínez, when The Daily Beast met with him in his book-lined, air-conditioned office. “DNA samples were taken and tested positive. The families don’t want to accept the results—but there’s no question that it’s [the missing doctors].”

Godínez was wearing a satiny shirt with the top three buttons open across his bare chest; his hair was heavily gelled into place. He said he has no idea who might have killed the doctors, or why. “I’m working with a very limited budget here,” he complained. “We’ve had over a thousand murders so far this year [in Guerrero]. I just don’t have the resources to solve them all.”

Godínez declined to provide The Daily Beast with the official autopsy reports in the Hernandez case. Families of the four victims also say they were never given the results of the DNA analysis, or copies of the forensic results. Withholding of such evidence constitutes a breach of legal protocol in Mexico—but the prosecutor’s office declined a request for comment on the lack of shared documentation.

Meanwhile, Godínez’s decision to halt the search for the missing men has sparked a wave of marches and demonstrations by doctors, nurses, and lab technicians across Guerrero—as the medical community protests the lack of safety for their personnel.

Overall, violence against medical workers has spiked recently across Mexico. In just the last three weeks, at least six health-care professionals were killed, wounded, or abducted—including a prominent surgeon who was gunned down outside his home last week in the neighboring state of Morelos.

A new study by Mexico’s National Security Council reveals that some 75 percent of public-service physicians across nine states report being subjected to armed assault, extortion, vehicle theft, and other forms of violence. For the health-care workers of Guerrero, the missing Hernandez party is just the latest example of the risks posed by organized crime in this lawless region.

“Unfortunately, there’s a precedent for this kind of thing in Mexico,” attorney Omar Hernandez told The Daily Beast after a press conference with the doctors’ families in the blocked-off street outside the municipal palace.

“Our concern is that the [Guerrero] attorney general’s office is manipulating the case,” he said. “We don’t know if it’s a political maneuver, an error, or if they’re trying to cover something up. All we know is that they’re telling lies.”

It’s not just the victims’ relations who are concerned. Both the governor’s office and the state congress have expressed their doubts about Godínez’s conclusions—and ordered the search for the disappeared doctors to be renewed.

Congressional leader Bernardo Ortega even went so far as to dress down the embattled DA on the floor of the state legislature last week, ordering him to use all tools necessary to “search for the missing alive… rather than seek out what appears to be unlikely and unbelievable evidence for their deaths.”

Because of the signs possibly linking the state police to the crime scene—and because they feel the prosecutor has already “washed his hands” of the case—the victims’ families aren’t putting their faith in the local authorities. They’ve already petitioned the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EAAF) to take up the case.

This won’t be the first time the EAAF has been called in to study a mysterious mass abduction in Mexico. The South American super-sleuths were also tapped by the families of the 43 students who disappeared in Iguala.

Marvin Hernandez’s cousin Omar said he sees a disturbing likeness in the two cases:

“The abuse of power committed by the authorities is very similar to what happened [in Iguala]. Once again, there’s every indication of official corruption,” the lawyer said. “And, once again, human rights are being trampled by the state.”

Standing outside the capitol, he pulls up a photo of Marvin on his cellphone. It’s a closeup shot of better days, the promising young doctor grinning into the camera—and Omar’s voice turns shaky as he views it.

“How can we put our trust in government officials,” he said, “if they won’t be honest with us?”
 
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