Tag Archives: Dr. Remington Nevin

WE CHALLENGE OUR GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON MEFLQOUINE


Getting help for veterans and citizens suffering from the adverse effects of mefloquine or Lariam is the government’s responsibility to right the suffering its mandatory position has caused. Continue reading

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Coming Back Home and A Veteran’s Point-of-View blogs to carry on PTSD Forum as HOMECOMING VETS website retires


I was standing on the Waverley Bridge at Bowmanville, Ontario, on the Highway of Heroes as the military funeral procession passed underneath and thought, “At last Canadians are recognizing the sacrifices our military make,” and then wondered, “What about the living? … Continue reading

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Scientific presentation of neuropsychiatric adverse events associated with the anti-malaria drug mefloquine


Once again I offer the presentation Dr. Remington Nevin made in Florida at the Special Operations Medical Association late in 2011. Here he presents his research results on the epidemiology and pathophysiology of mefloquine that causes extensive neural damage. To name … Continue reading

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You Tube presentation of media interview shows how anti-malaria drug damages the brain.


I would like to remind veterans that when Mike, Jeff or I ask for veteran volunteers to speak to the media, it is because we are looking for the truest and broadest information to be presented. Below is a comment … Continue reading

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URGENT! National news wants to interview Canadian veterans who have experienced adverse anti-malaria drug effects re: Mefloquine (Lariam) immediately


URGENT: At long last we have a national broadcaster willing to do a story on the latest developments concerning the anti-malaria drug Mefloquine (Lariam). Findings in the United States prove it is a neuro toxin. NOW IS THE TIME FOR ALL CANADIAN … Continue reading

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More than 14,300 vets being treated for mental health plus an unknown number of reservists prove armed forces and Veterans Affairs face alarming crisis


In today’s Toronto Star Allan Wood reports that the Canadian military can no longer hide the raging mental health battle affecting our veterans and their families after they come home. Allan concentrates on one example, Lt.-Col. Rob Martin, a veteran … Continue reading

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Americans mislead Allies on use of anti-malaria drug, mefloquine or Lariam


Dr. Remington Nevin speaks out in the Sunday Business Post, in an article on the adverse problems affecting Irish soldiers who have been issued the anti-malaria drug mefloquine or Lariam. In his opinion, the U.S. has withheld vital information from … Continue reading

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U.S. vet clarifies latest official position on the use and neurotoxicity of mefloquine or Lariam


Whenever I receive information that counters a posting, I air it to keep the information we are collecting as balanced as possible. A retired U.S. Navy commander, CDR Bill Manofsy USN (Ret), has submitted this response to the original post — … Continue reading

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New hope for long-sufferers of mefloquine adverse effects


Dr. Remington Nevin has posted on Facebook tonight an interesting article that promises relief for those suffering from a reaction to mefloquine. Dr. Nevin makes this observation: “I’ve been trying to tell my Army minders for some time that mefloquine gap junction blockade might cause chronic … Continue reading

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Mefloquine anti-malaria drug used to torture Guantanamo detainees


In a shocking release of two articles by investigative reporters, Jason Leopold and Jeffrey Kaye, we learn mefloquine, the controversial antimalaria drug issued to armed forces in Canada, the United States, Australia and Great Britain since 1989, has been used as an … Continue reading

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