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Juice Plus+® | Are Vitamins, Nutrition Effected by Genetically Modified Foods? by Free Diet Plans Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 05 May 2010 3:59pm Many people do not realize the extent to which foods are being modified. No, not foods like french fries, burritos, or potato chips... or any of the thousands of processed foods that by the very nature of the name tells you they've been 'modified'. The foods that I'm referring to are the ones you would never think need modification. Crops su ... Read on »
SBU Researcher and Colleagues Unravel Genetic Blueprint Of Bacteria Causing Lyme Disease by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Thu 21 Oct 2010 8:22pm Benjamin Luft, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, and a team of medical researchers have determined the genetic blueprint of 13 strains of the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. The finding is crucial to advancing research on Lyme disease, the most frequent tick-borne infection in North America and Europe, and ma ... Read on »
Fighting the Impact of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria by FDA Posted Tue 30 Apr 2013 8:30am Edward Cox, M.D., M.P.H., is the director of FDA’s Office of Antimicrobial Products. Get this photo on Flickr. David White, Ph.D., is the chief science officer in FDA ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Disease: EMERGING ROLE OF INFECTION by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Thu 11 Nov 2010 5:18am Research into infectious disease, inflammation...etc is often aimed at treating the symptoms instead of the cause. Large charities and government funded research is often focused on treatments which increase profits by maintaining disease and only treating the symptoms. We need to begin funding private researchers who are searching for and disco ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Autism not linked to Lyme disease by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 May 2013 1:29pm There are many hypotheses of what causes autism.  Many.  Among those is that autism is caused by Lyme disease . Lyme disease is caused by infections of bacteria spread by ticks. A quick internet search brings up numerous sites discussing a supposed link between autism and lyme disease, with organizations, conventions and books devoted to the ... Read on »
Preventing Bacterial Infections from Medical Devices by Posted Mon 20 Dec 2010 1:41pm New research has identified a protein that helps bacteria break away from medical devices like catheters and spread throughout the body. The finding gives insight into how bacterial communities called biofilms cause disease and provides a potential target for future treatments. This scanning electron micrograph shows a c ... Read on »
Friday’s COPD Newsletter from COPD Support, Inc. by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Fri 25 Jun 2010 8:30am Volume 10, Issue 30 June 25, 2010 Joan Costello, Editor Patients who encounter serious lung diseases in middle age, despite an absence of family history or other predisposing factors, may still have their genes to blame, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infecti ... Read on »
Can Anti-HIV Drugs Stop MS? by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted Sun 05 May 2013 11:18pm Animation of the structure of a section of DNA. The bases lie horizontally between the two spiraling strands. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) (Readers who receive these posts via email are advised that this essay contains a video, which cannot be viewed in the email version. Please go to the Wheelchair Kamikaze website ( cl ... Read on »
UK ADVICE ON LYME DISEASE by Joanne60 Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 2:04pm PATIENT UK article on Lyme Disease link here Lyme Disease This disease was formally described following the investigation of a collection of patients with rashes and swollen joints occurring in Lyme, Connecticut in 1975, and acquired the name 'Lyme disease' (Lyme arthritis) in 1977.1 The various rashes, however, had been recognised many ... Read on »