A new study published last Month [Low-level lead exposure and mortality in US adults: a population-based cohort study. [Primary author: Prof Bruce P Lanphear] Demonstrated that lead is much more toxic than previously thought.
"Lanphear and colleagues noted strong correlations between initial amounts of lead in blood and subsequent mortality in this population. Comparing mortality in the tenth percentile (level of lead in blood 1·0...
Dr. Kirsten West, RND, ND, LAc, FABNO has recently co-authored an article about Treating Cancer with Curcumin. Below you can read the abstract and view the complete article in PDF format.
Oncologists tend to avoid the use of supplements during chemotherapy. To understand the safety issue, a literature review was conducted to evaluate the safety and possible benefits of taking curcumin during chemotherapy. Curcumin was chosen because...
By Stephen Parcell, ND, RND
In a study on elite athletes with persistent fatigue 27% were found to have chronic viral infections. Viral illness as a cause of long term fatigue often goes undetected unless specific blood work is requested. In this study eight of 37 athletes tested (22%) were actively secreting Epstein Barr virus (EBV) into their saliva at the time of testing. The detection of EBV shedding suggests immune dysregulation and may c...
Below an abstract from medical liturature on the benefits of mistletoe on chemotherapy resistant lung cancer cells.
Phytomedicine. 2017 Dec 1;36:183-193. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2017.09.017. Epub 2017 Sep 29.
Mistletoe (Viscum album) extract targets Axl to suppress cell proliferation and overcome cisplatin- and erlotinib-resistance in non-small cell lung cancer cells.
Kim S1, Kim KC2, Lee C3.