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December 2004
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Letter from the Publisher

Ozonated Drinking Water as Therapy Against Degenerative Diseases
by Morton Walker, DPM
Using an ozone generator ordinarily used for water purification, a lymphoma patient cures his cancer, and the many new applications for ozone therapies are examined.

Adrenal-Thyroid-Immune Dysfunction as a Cause of Reproductive Failure in Pets: Does a Veterinary Syndrome Offer Testing and Treatment Insights for Infertility and Miscarriages in Humans?
by Alfred J. Plechner, DVM
Applications for human treatments are often extrapolated from animal studies. Now this veterinarian's clinical experience leads to a possible treatment for people, extrapolated from pets.

Are Buckwheat Greens Toxic?
by Gilles Arbour
Here's a wake-up call that everything natural or green or raw, isn't always good for you. The author's experience with symptoms of toxic skin reactions led him to investigate this unusual phenomenon.

A Novel Combination of Plant Extracts with Promising Anti-Prostate Cancer Activity
by J.L. Hall, PhD, N. Springer, MSc, and D.L. Bemis, PhD
This new, extensively researched natural product, combining two herbal extracts, is now available in the US. Assayed by Dr. Beljanski's Oncotest, this anti-prostate cancer remedy has shown promising results.

Is Your Patient Exercising Too Hard To Be Healthy?
by Frank Shallenberger, MD, HMD, ABAAM
Exercise — but not too much! As the Sages have told us: Everything in Moderation


briefed by Jule Klotter

Pathways to Healing
Integrating Complementary Medicine into Mainstream Healthcare
by Elaine Zablocki

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

The War on Cancer
by Ralph W. Moss, PhD

Web Page Potpourri
Milk Consumption Leads to Prostate Cancer
by Marjorie Roswell

Townsend's New York Observer
The Impact of Medical Censorship on Patient Care: Part 4
by Marcus A. Cohen

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
Thyroid Gland and the Environment
by Rose Marie Williams, MA

Healing with Homeopathy
Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and Prostatitis
by Judyth Reichenberg and Robert Ullman, NDs

Phytotherapy Review & Commentary
Tribulus for Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women
by Kerry Bone, FNIMH, FNHAA

Chinese Medicine Update
Peyronie's Disease, Varicocele & Male Sterility, and Increasing Sperm Motility with Chinese Medicine
by Bob Flaws, Dipl. Ac & CH, FNAAOM, FRCHM

Naturopathic Perspectives
Andropause: Physiology and Treatment
by Jason Barker, ND and Chris Meletis, ND

Therapeutic Nutrition
Natural Therapies for the Prostate Gland
by Gina Nick, PhD

Highly Effective Treatments for Pain and Fatigue
Infections — Part 2
by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Colonic Chronicles Presents
Land of the Lost Colons
by Dirk Yow, DNT, CT, GOK

Medical Anthropology
Evolutionary and Cultural Factors in Men's Health
by Tim Batchelder, BA

Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Treating Impotence with Acupuncture
by Honora Lee Wolfe, Dipl. Ac., Lic. Ac., FNAAOM

Psychoneuroimmunoendocrinology Review & Commentary
by Robert A. Anderson, MD

Women's Health Update
Four Major Health Problems in Women
by Tori Hudson, ND

Nutritional Influences on Illness
Nutritional Influences on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
by Melvyn R. Werbach, MD


Preventing Prostate Cancer
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Guest Editorial
Turning the Tide Against the Prosecution of Innovative Medicine

In the News

Mental Health Center Awarded Ittleson Foundation Grant

Shaken Baby Conviction Dropped

Metagenics Enrolls Almost 1,000 Patients in US & Canada Health Challenge Promotion

ConsumerLab Finds Not All Vitamin E Products Meet Claims

Domestic Violence Prevention Programs in Health Care Settings are Cost Effective

Letters to the Editor

Patients Can Change Lifestyle

Chelate Lead Instead of Drug Therapy for Hypertension

Colonic Treatment

Benfotiamine and Allithiamine Should be Differentiated

Amino Acids are Key for Anxiety Disorders

To Operate or Not

Expensive Healthcare that Doesn't Work


Doctors Re-examine Circumcision
by Thomas J. Ritter, MD and George C. Denniston, MD
review by Jule Klotter

Coyote Healing: Miracles in Native Medicine
by Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD
review by Irene Alleger

Oxygen to the Rescue
by Pavel I. Yutsis, MD
review by Jule Klotter

Nutritional Factors for Syndrome X
by Stephen Holt, MD, Jonathan V. Wright, MD, T.V. Taylor, MD and Fraser G.S. Holt
review by Katherine Duff


Lyme Disease Update: Science Policy & Law
by Marcus Cohen

. . . the regular features, commentary and opinions we can count on each month from our distinguished columnists.




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