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Introducing Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D.

July 18, 2012
Catherine Bushnell
Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D.

Catherine Bushnell, Ph.D., an internationally recognized pain and neuroscience researcher, has been appointed scientific director of a new research program focusing on the role of the brain in perceiving, modifying, and managing pain. In this video, she discusses the new collaborative pain research effort at NIH.

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Dr. Bushnell Speaks About NCCAM’s Multidisciplinary Pain Program

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1992 my briliant short living scientific career was closed in poland by rejection from Ph.D Studium organised by Jagiellonian University -when I would like to use /do research work to examinate changes during treatment typical for TCM -acupuncture- using NMR or MRI techniques ( now fMRI is better developped…).You have got -scientific tools , better developped neuroimaginary techniques and neurosciens - The best wishies for you Dr.Bushnell as Scientific Director .

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Why do Americans have to die from a “Virus Infection” when a well selected homeopathic remedy can “heal,” usually in less than 24 hours? When taken, your medicine can’t treat a “Virus Infection” because when in the body it “kills” too many healthy cells. Whereas, a homeopathic remedy, when it enters the body, can pick and choose the cells which are bad, leaving the good cells alone, and then “kill” the infective ones once and for always.

Why can’t you educate your physicians to at least know enough Homeopathy so they can treat, in the hospital, a patient’s “Virus Infection” with a homeopathic remedy so they won’t die (with you taking all the credit, not homeopathy)? It never has made any since to me why you can’t do at least this much to save a life of an American who was unfortunate and contracted a “Virus Infection.”

Most rigorous clinical trials and systematic analyses of the research on homeopathy have concluded that there is little evidence to support homeopathy as an effective treatment for any specific condition. NCCAM has more information about homeopathy on its website (

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