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  • Suzanne Somers
    The Evolution of Medicine Summit - information on treating chronic illness
    The Evolution of Medicine Summitpresents over30 informative sessions from September 21 to 28. Sign up here for free to have access to the webinars.Today, our healthcare system works well when you have an emergency, but to treat chronic illnesses...
  • Healthy versus Alzheimer's diseased brain
    Scientists discover a new target to treat Alzheimer’s disease
    A recent study suggests that targeting certain immune cells (Foxp3+ regulatory T cells) may reduce key symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Results of the study were published on August 18, 2015 in the journal Nature Communications.There are an...
  • Pills array
    FDA warns: Caution when using your medicine cabinet
    Motrin (ibuprofen), Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) are just a few of the over-the-counter medications that clutter our medicine cabinets. So much so, that the average American rarely thinks twice about popping one of these...
  • Deworming program in Vietnam
    Worm Wars: controversy over deworming programs in the Third World
    Intestinal worms plague the children in most Third World nations. The five major soil-transmitted intestinal helminths infest hundreds of millions, stealing vital nutrients and causing life-threatening anemias. The Examiner spoke with Dr. Peter...
  • Exhibition of a tuberculosis skin test
    Expert discusses tuberculosis amid south Texas outbreaks
    The city of El Paso, Texas, is dealing with two separate outbreaks of tuberculosis, one at a local elementary school and another at a halfway house. The latest data from the city health department, through July 29, shows 57 patients with latent or...
  • vaccination
    On the way to a more effective flu vaccine
    Scientists have discovered a new human antibody that can neutralize several subtypes of the influenza A virus. The results of their study were published in Nature Communications on July 21, 2015. This new antibody has an unusual mode of binding to...
  • weight-loss
    Potential new weight-loss approach: An alternative to gastric bypass surgery
    Researchers have developed an alternative therapy to gastric bypass surgery for the treatment of obesity. The research study shows that diverting bile flow to the final section of the small intestine has anti-obesity effects similar to gastric...
  • Get hysterectomy smart to protect your gynecological health
    Get hysterectomy smart to protect your reproductive health
    This past May women’s health advocates presented the first Hysterectomy Awareness Month to encourage women of all ages to get “hysterectomy smart.” A recent study conducted by Harris Poll of Hysterectomy found that of 2,000 U.S....
  • Tau tangle formation
    New antibody therapy alleviates traumatic brain injury
    A recent study indicates that a newly devised antibody therapy reverses some of the pathological changes that occur after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in animal models. The results of the study were published inNatureon July 15, 2015.In the United...
  • Scientists say superbug threat is as grave as climate change
    America is going through an antibiotic crisis
    America is experiencing an antibiotic crisis. Superbugs are on the rise infecting two million Americans each year, and killing 37,000.In 2010, Peggy Lillis died from taking an antibiotic after she had a routine root canal. The antibiotic killed...
  • St. John's wort: Medicine or fluke?
    Ripe and ready: St John's wort
    St. John's wort, also known as Klamath weed, is traditionally harvested on the first day of summer. This tradition comes from old superstitions; it may be harvested all throughout the season. So, now is the perfect time to go on a nature walk...
  • Guarding against MERS
    Expert talks about MERS and the Korean outbreak
    The Examiner spoke with Dr. Peter Hotez, Director of the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development and Founding Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, on June 19 about Middle East...
  • The diet that mimicked fasting
    A diet that mimics fasting may promote longevity and health
    A new study reports that periodic fasting promotes regeneration, enhanced cognitive performance, and longevity in rodents and reduces biomarkers of aging and disease in people. Results of this study were published on June 18, 2015 in the journal...
  • Southern medicinal practices
    Confederate medicine substitutes due to shortages
    Medical supplies in the confederacy were lacking throughout the war. Often the supplies were high jacked by the Union blockade. This development caused southern officials to actually advertise in the southern newspapers to attempt to purchase...
  • Pacific Vision Institute LASIK/PRK results - May 2015
    How to program the Excimer laser? Pacific Vision Institute LASIK results
    How do you know what to program into the Excimer laser?Issues:The nature of laser physics is such that each laser is unique. Two lasers of same model, same software, and identically maintained will perform slightly differently.The environment...
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