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Helminthic therapy is an experimental approach to the treatment of asthma, allergies, chronic inflammation and autoimmune disease. The treatment developed out of understanding gained from scientific studies showing that, while these illnesses have escalated in developed countries during the past … Continue reading
Over a thirty year period, I gave both mainstream medicine and the alternative healthcare sector every opportunity to resolve the numerous health problems to which I had fallen prey and, in the process of meeting dozens of doctors and therapists, … Continue reading
Another bacterium has been added to the growing list of gut bugs with demonstrated therapeutic effects. The bacterium whose prowess has been revealed recently is a particularly abundant strain of clostridium (C. perfringens) that appears to be a remarkably strong … Continue reading
When I had an asthma attack as a child, my father would invariably ask me what I was worrying about. As a dedicated follower of Freud, he was completely taken in by the theories of this charlatan, and he therefore … Continue reading
A baby starts life with a sterile gut but, during birth, it becomes inoculated with bacteria from the birth canal. These bacteria are then encouraged to flourish throughout the gut by colostrum, the mother’s first milk. Unfortunately, modern medicine effectively … Continue reading
This article reports the claim by Scottish scientists that secretions from the filarial nematode, Acanthocheilonema viteae (a parasitic worm) could be used, within five years, to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. Prompted by two decades of observations … Continue reading
Insulin-producing beta cells can be ‘reborn’. This article outlines groundbreaking research showing that pancreatic alpha cells are capable of changing naturally and spontaneously into insulin-producing beta cells. After creating an artificial form of type 1 diabetes in mice by destroying … Continue reading
Our gatherer ancestors obtained so much vitamin C from their predominantly fruitarian diet that they eventually lost the gene responsible for its synthesis, making modern man dependent on food-source vitamin C. In the same way, genes that once trained and … Continue reading
The US government is issuing new restrictions on four widely used asthma drugs – the long-acting beta agonists (LABAs), Foradil (formoterol fumarate), Serevent (salmeterol xinofoate), Advair (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol) and Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol fumarate dihydrate) – saying they … Continue reading
Several new reports highlighting the importance of ‘friendly’ microbes have been in the news recently (childhood exposure may prevent diseases in adulthood; bacteria are essential for skin health; and dirt keeps piglets healthy too). Perhaps most significant, however, is new … Continue reading