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THE DANGERS OF OIL PULLING 

In my previous articles on oil pulling, I discussed how the ancient practice may be no more effective than swishing with plain water...

 
 
 

CHECK OUT MY DAILY DOZEN RESOURCES

By now, you are probably familiar with my Daily Dozen checklist, a simple tracker that can help you get into the habit of including...

Fasting for Weight Loss Infographic

FASTING FOR WEIGHT LOSS INFOGRAPHIC

Fasting has been branded the “next big weight loss fad,” and about one in seven Americans report using some sort of fasting as a means...

 
 
 

OIL PULLING FOR CANCER? 

What evidence exists to suggest oil pulling can effectively treat serious diseases, such as paralysis, meningitis, cancer, and AIDS? I've...

DOES OIL PULLING HELP DENTAL PLAQUE OR GINGIVITIS?

Oil pulling is put to the test head-to-head against chlorhexidine mouthwash for oral and dental health measures. What are the potential...

 
 
 

OIL PULLING MAY WORSEN DENTAL EROSION

A review of the effects of oil pulling concluded that, indeed, the ancient practice “may have beneficial effects on oro dental hygiene,”...

TREATING CANKER SORES WITH HONEY

What works better against aphthous ulcers? Honey applied with a cotton swab three times a day after meals was compared head-to-head...

 
 
 

RISKS AND BENEFITS OF GLUTEN-FREE, CASEIN-FREE DIETS FOR AUTISM  

What did the most comprehensive double-blind study of diet for autism find, and what are the potential downsides? When you read in...

TESTING WHEAT- AND DAIRY-FREE DIETS FOR AUTISM

What happens when children with autism on gluten- and casein-free diets are covertly challenged with wheat and dairy? The first randomized,...

 
 
 

DIETARY PLACEBO EFFECTS IN AUTISM

The original randomized controlled trials of gluten- and casein-free diets may have been complicated by parental expectation bias. My...

A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED DIETARY TRIAL FOR AUTISM

What were the results of the first randomized controlled study of a dietary intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder ? At the start...

 
 
 
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IS THE CASEIN IN A2 MILK HEALTHIER?

The casomorphins-breakdown products of casein, a milk protein, with opiate-like activity-in bovine milk appears to have opposite effects...

 
 
 

DO CASOMORPHINS FROM COW'S MILK CONTRIBUTE TO AUTISM?

Casomorphins-breakdown products of casein, a milk protein, with opiate-like activity-may help explain why autism symptoms sometimes...

LEAD IN SEAFOOD AND WILD GAME

Most hunters may not be aware of the health risks related to consuming meat from animals shot with lead ammunition. I'm often asked...

 
 
 

NUTRITIONAL YEAST TO HELP PREVENT COMMON CHILDHOOD INFECTIONS

The amount of beta-glucan fiber in just a dusting of nutritional yeast a day is put to the test in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled...

SAFFRON PUT TO THE TEST FOR ALZHEIMER'S

The spice saffron is pitted head-to-head against the leading drug for severe Alzheimer's disease. What's the latest on treating memory...

 
 
 
Volume 54 Is Out Now

VOLUME 54 IS OUT NOW

My new digital DVD, Volume 54, is out today and covers statins, SIBO, moringa, appetite, and more. It is available as a streaming video...

TOMATO SAUCE PUT TO THE TEST FOR PROSTATE CANCER

What happened when cancer patients were given three quarters of a cup of canned tomato sauce every day for three weeks? “Occasionally...positive...

 
 
 



Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...