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Immune System

Gut Bacteria vs. Immune System

 June 24, 2019

Have you ever thought about what is in your intestines? Im not just talking about the garbage called poop. There is also lots of good and bad bacteria in the long halls going toward the porcelain throne. They now have new information about the role of vitamin A in the relationship between gut bacteria and […]

Can Our Emotions Impact Tumor Growth?

 June 11, 2019

Maria Cohut answered this question in an article that was fact checked by Jasmin Collier. Can we tell our brain to actually boost the body’s immune response against cancer tumors? According to researchers they do believe the answer to this is “yes,” by manipulating the activity of the brain’s reward system. It has been demonstrated […]

Genetic Immunodeficiency In Children

 January 18, 2019

Prof. Adrian Liston and prof. Isabelle Meyts, along with a team of scientists, were able to characterize a new genetic immunodeficiency resulting from a mutation in a gene named STAT2. Patients with this mutation are extremely vulnerable to normally mild childhood illnesses such as rotavirus and enterovirus. The analysis of the genetic defect allows clinicians […]

What Is Pheochromocytoma?

 January 16, 2019

  Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor that usually grows in the middle of your lower back in your adrenal glands.  This is most commonly found in adults ages 30 to 50, but those of all ages can have it. About 10% of all cases are made up of children.  Few of these tumors spread to […]

Meals Trigger Inflammation

 January 11, 2019

We are not only taking in nutrients when we eat we are also consuming a significant quantity of bacteria. That’s certainly not fun to think about! In order to fight these bacteria, our body is faced with the challenge of simultaneously distributing the ingested glucose and fighting these bacteria. An inflammatory response is triggered that activates […]

Alternative Meds Go Mainstream

 December 17, 2018

  Even though billions of dollars a year is being shelled out for alternative medicines, the decision to try those hot new supplements is grounded on only a friend’s recommendation or gossip. Do you ever wonder why that is? Doctors are admitting to being unfamiliar with the products and unsure of their benefits. You might […]

Immunotherapy

 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 […]

Causes of High White Blood Cell Count

 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 […]

Our Toxic Roads

 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. […]

FDA Milk Prohibition

 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 […]