April 24, 2019

Vaccine-induced immunity fades over time and the loss of protection differs with each disease. Exposure is key to effective long-term immunization and boosters provide this needed exposure especially when the prevalence of the disease has declined or is nonexistent in certain communities. Click here to learn more

April 18, 2019

Effective, economical, few side-effects and readily available, this common antibiotic may prove to be the gem hiding in plain sight. Click here to learn more. Abstract.

April 17, 2019

Normally benign and ordinary, we enjoy a symbiotic coexistence with fungi. Changing environments, the use of anti-fungals in agriculture and global trade is encouraging stronger and treatment resistant strains and ensuring a worldwide threat to health. Click here to learn more.

April 16, 2019

Health is nutrition dependent and we are what we eat! Worldwide nutrient consumption is grossly deficient and population health trends reflect an increase in mortality and disabilities due to diet-related health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. Click here to learn more. Lancet article.

April 05, 2019

Popularly believed to play a big role in regulating a person’s over health, probiotics have been shown to work for some people and some conditions. Some strains, however, have been shown to alter the effects of other medications. Click here to learn more.

April 05, 2019

Studies have concluded that HEP C is no longer a risk factor for organ donation due to the success of the new antiviral medications that protect the recipient from infection. Click here to learn more. Abstract.

April 04, 2019

Stress depletes the supply and increases the need for Vitamin C. ICU patients are shown to have low levels and administering daily doses of C reduces the time spent in the ICU, reduces the need for medical interventions, such as mechanical ventilation, and it is cost effective. Click here to learn more.

April 03, 2019

Toys no more. Drones have proven life-saving potential where time is of the essence. They can be utilized to carry medical supplies and lab specimens where there are formidable transportation challenges as in regional disasters, remote rural areas and even congested urban areas. Click here to learn more.

April 02, 2019

Dropping the typical Western diet for the Mediterranean diet accelerates improvement in endurance exercise performance in just 4 days. Click here to learn more.

 

March 29, 2019

More than appearance and energy at stake, struggling with weight and repeated dieting has inherent long-term risks to cardiovascular health. The more often the swing and the younger the age, the worse the risk.  Click here to learn more.

March 29, 2019

A common probiotic supplement is proving to be an effective treatment for MRSA which is highly resistant to antibiotics. Click here to learn more

 

March 27, 2019

A gene therapy procedure has successfully stopped the progression of age-related macular degeneration in a patient. Applying the therapy before vision is lost may preclude the disabling condition. Click here to learn more.

March 22, 2019

Common oral pathogens and genetics are a viable causative mix for Alzheimer’s. Such a route gives rise to effective treatment. Click here to learn more.

 

March 19, 2019

Recent pain research uncovered this unexpected anomaly. Strangers elicited better responses when treating injuries. The reduction of the perception of pain and the increase in pain tolerance was confirmed by activity in the brain. Click here to learn more.

March 14, 2019

A treatment for a secondary condition has lead to the accidental discovery of a potential avenue for cure. A game changer. Click here to learn more.

March 12, 2019

An extended-release medication overcomes the weaknesses of previous medication interventions. Click here to learn more.

February 28, 2019

Common preoperative regimes are counterproductive to postop recovery.  There is a need to reshape paradigms to include preop nutritional needs to optimize outcomes. Click here to learn more.

February 22, 2019

Heart attacks are on the rise and among younger people. The largest increase is in younger women ages 35 to 54. Click here to learn more.

February 21, 2019

The microbiota imperative is balance whether it is the type of bacteria or quantity. Common for chronic PPI users, crowding reduces optimal intestinal function creating pain and discomfort as well as malabsorption and nutritional issues. Click here to learn more.

February 20, 2019

Recent discoveries have shown that bacteria could have a bigger involvement in cancer than previously considered. Click here to learn more.

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