Fatigue Associated with Cancer can Last for Years After Treatment

Up to 33% of Breast Cancer Survivors Have Reported Fatigue Persisting Following Treatment   Amount the most common complaints of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation are are fatigue, nausea, vomiting, malaise, diarrhea and headaches. These adverse effects are thought to be due to damage of normal tissues during the course of therapy. There have Read More

World Kidney Day is Today, March 8th

Kidney disease is most often caused by diabetes and high blood pressure; 50% of diabetes sufferers also have high blood pressure and 1 in 3 has kidney disease. Diabetes is caused by excess sugar in your blood; this excess sugar and high blood pressure damages the blood vessels in your kidneys, making it difficult for Read More

What’s The Bottom Line on Joint Pain?

60-70% of people over the age of 70 have some degree of Osteoarthritis (OA).  So learning what starts the process and the inflammation that comes with it are important. The bottom line may be your cells; in particular, your mitochondria.  So what are these little things, and how do they relate to you.  The mitochondria Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease, Can Nutrition Be A Key?

The risk of dementia is more overshadowing the older we get.  Alzheimer’s disease becomes the leading cause of dementia the older you are. Among the known risk factors for Alzheimer’s are age and nutrition.  Once you look beyond the genetic factors, age, nutrition, smoking, alcohol, head injury, and depression are the most related factors to Read More

Lipid Replacement Therapy and Mitochondrial Damage in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

By Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, CA The following is taken, in part, from an invited symposium presentation entitled “Chronic Bacterial and Viral Infections in Neurodegenerative and Neurobehavioral Diseases” presented at the 18nd International Symposium on Functional Medicine held on April 28-30, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. Read More

Cancer-Associated Fatigue: Finally an answer

By Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, California The following is taken from an invited platform presentation entitled “Lipid Replacement Therapy: a Nutraceutical Approach for Reducing Cancer-Associated Fatigue and the Adverse Effects of Cancer Therapy” presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Cancer Fatigue held on October Read More

Studies Bring Hope to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Sufferers

We’ve all heard about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in the past. It has most often been called the “Yuppie Flu”. Sufferers are commonly seen as victims of some physiological illness, or even worse, just lazy. But now there may be solid vindication for the more than one million Americans with Chronic Fatigue. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is Read More

Why Traumas Can Haunt and Sabotage Your Health for Years

Emotional memories of traumatic life events are stored in a particularly robust way by your brain, making effective treatment very difficult. Researchers have now successfully tracked down the molecular bases of these strong, persistent memories.   It has long been known that emotional memories of both a positive and a negative kind make strong impressions Read More

Who’s At Risk For Colon Cancer?

  Colon cancer comes in third on the list of overall cancer diagnoses every year. Over 100,000 people will be diagnosed, resulting in about 56,000 mortalities. Colon cancer accounts for about 10 percent of all cancer deaths. However, new research is showing some promise. A new study from the University of North Carolina suggests a Read More