Immune System

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Immunotherapy

Posted on November 28, 2018

Immunotherapy, sometimes called biologic therapy, has been a game changer for many types of cancer. This might actually improve your life and extend your years longer than with other treatments. With allergies, you might have gotten allergy shots. With each shot they provided a very small amount of the allergen, which was the thing that […]

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Causes of High White Blood Cell Count

Posted on November 25, 2018

As I always tell our patients at New Hope Unlimited, our immune system is an amazing thing! Vital components of the blood are the white blood cells. They fight infection and are essential for our health and well being. It may indicate an infection if a person has a high white blood cell count. The […]

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Road

Our Toxic Roads

Posted on November 23, 2018

  The new coal-tar pavement or sealant that is laid on a driveway, street, parking or playground lot is something you’ve probably smelled many times. We have all wondered about the toxicity of the horrible smelling stuff. It is toxic as it contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). A study recently released by the U.S. Geological […]

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Glass of Milk

FDA Milk Prohibition

Posted on November 9, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives warnings about consuming raw milk, but the wholesome and natural food has a loyal and growing following. Until the 19th century “pasteurization” did not exist. It actually allows the proliferation of the milk coming from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOS) that can be produced in filthy conditions, […]

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Sick Girl

Mistakes We Make When Getting Sick

Posted on October 29, 2018

We all want to get better really fast when we get sick. Some of our habits may actually make our symptoms worse though. Some things we should avoid when evading that common cold and flu as we fight our way to recovery are: Strive to power through and don’t keep the usual routine. Our body […]

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Immune System Drugs for Multiple Myeloma

Posted on October 8, 2018

The immune system takes a real hit with multiple myeloma and makes it much harder to fight infections.  For this reason, your immune system is a focus in many of the mainstream treatments for multiple myeloma.  You might want to consult with your doctor to consider the different immune system drugs out there, what they […]

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Smart Needles

Posted on September 28, 2018

A smart needle is embedded with a camera to help doctors perform safer brain surgery. The device was developed by the University of Adelaide researchers in South Australia and uses a very tiny camera to identify at-risk blood vessels. The probe is the size of a human hair and uses an infrared light to look […]

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Complementary Cancer Treatments

Posted on August 24, 2018

There are therapies to ease your symptoms of cancer or the treatment side effects that might include pain, nausea, fatigue or anxiety. You might want to consider looking beyond the tandard medicine for some alternative solutions. The complementary therapies may not always cure the disease, (but certainly might) but many of them can help you […]

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Koji

New Food Trend, Koji

Posted on July 16, 2018

Consumer behavior is beginning to change in regards to food and is embracing more traditional foods. They are also relearning ancient culinary methods such as fermenting. This could be one of the most positive food trends in many decades as these fermented foods are really important for optimal gut health and plays a crucial role […]

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DNA

Cancer Cells Hijack DNA Repair Networks

Posted on July 1, 2018

The university of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) scientists have completed research that has revealed how cancer cells hijack DNA repair pathways to prevent telomeres, the end caps of chromosomes, from shortening and allowing the tumor to spread.  The findings of this research are published in the journal Cell Reports. When a cell is formed, a […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon