Your body’s best defense is your own immune system.

Promising New Cancer Therapy Treatment: Adoptive Cell Transfer (ACT)

  Whether it’s a vaccine, stem cell transplantation or the advantages nutritional supplements can provide, the medical world is continually looking at new therapies to treat people with cancer. Among the most recent and more promising new approaches to fighting cancer is a treatment that uses the power of a patient’s immune system to combat […]

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After Ninety Years of Antibiotics, Experts Recommend Fewer Drugs and More Natural Immune Protection

For nearly nine decades, a diverse range of bacterial infections along with many types of viruses, fungus and other pathogens have been treated with antibiotics. However, that thinking is experiencing a substantial change as growing numbers of medical and scientific experts have recommended cutting down on the use of antibiotics due to the fact that […]

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Cold War Probiotic Discovery Now a Weapon in American Cold & Flu War

Soviet Cold-War era Chief Health Minister and scientist, General Vsevolod Ogarkov, had no idea the fruits of his bio-warfare research program would be used by 21st century American doctors and patients for immune system support during the winter cold and flu season. Dr. Ogarkov’s team were the first researchers to successfully modify probiotics, also known […]

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Five Easy Ways to Fight Seasonal Fatigue

If it seems like it’s just harder to roll out of bed every morning when the temperature drops and sunrise comes later, you’re not imagining things – and you’re not alone. Whether they have chronic fatigue, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or an old-fashioned case of the seasonal blues, many people experience fatigue when seasons change […]

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Del-Immune V® and Side Effects

Elin Ritchie, M.D. is a medical doctor trained in Canada at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. She graduated from medical school in 1992, and from a family practice residency program in 1994. She is a Board Certified member of the American College of Family Practice (ACFP). Dr. Ritchie currently practices integrative medicine in Taos, […]

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Probiotics and Liver Health

By maintaining a constant temperature, the human gut provides an appealing habitat for many bacteria to grow. While the human body hosts trillions of bacteria known as normal intestinal flora, about 85 percent of these bacteria are considered harmless, some even beneficial. Our normal flora produces essential nutrients and generates by-products that help reduce the […]

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How to Cure a Lingering Cough After You’ve Had a Cold

How to cure a lingering cough after a cold Elin Ritchie, M.D. is a medical doctor trained in Canada at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. She graduated from medical school in 1992, and from a family practice residency program in 1994. She is a Board Certified member of the American College of Family Practice […]

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Vacation Days are Here, but it’s Always Flu Season at 30,000 Feet

While most of us have made it through the worst of the seasonal bugs, it’s important to remember that aircraft cabins are year-round virus incubators. A 2006 study at Children’s Hospital in Boston, Mass. confirmed that, like us, a microbe’s favored mode of travel is airplanes. Likewise, trains, buses, taxis and rental cars can be […]

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