10746RE: [Beekeeping] Re: Leukemia Survivor Credits Honey for Recovery
- Jan 1, 2008Having read the study the manufacturers cite, there are some glaring
shortcomings. The one that stands out is the fact that more than half (60%)
apparently received little or no benefit. Other items that drew my attention
were the small sample size (30 patients) and the lack of a control or
placebo. Published or otherwise, without more study the claims are mostly
From: Beekeeping@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Beekeeping@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf Of Pete
Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2008 11:46 AM
Subject: [Beekeeping] Re: Leukemia Survivor Credits Honey for Recovery
That special honey is marketed as LifeMel I bet?
At $320 a LB plus postage (I think it was) and some very dubious and
vague claims regarding feeding herb extracts to their honeybees
makes me think this is a ruse to take large amounts of moneu off
very sick people (by UK standards adulterated honey is not honey any
more) shameful IMO.
They have failed to reply to questions from another beekeeped based
on another yahoo board, at least that was my most recent
understanding regarding some emails sent to their UK distributer;
LifeMel originates in Israel.
--- In Beekeeping@yahoogroups.com, "hivehealth" <editor@...> wrote:
> Leukemia Survivor Credits Honey for Recovery
> Miraculous Recovery Sweet Tale
> By Mindelle Jacobs, Edmonton Sun (Canada), 1/1/2008
> It was an emotional New Year's Eve celebration for Dr. Heime
> his family last night -- a toast not only to 2008 but to Geffen's
> mysterious survival.
> They also raised their glasses to a special honey from the Holy
> that Geffen believes helped bring him back from the brink of death.
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