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June 2006
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Why I Quit HIV
by Rebecca Culshaw
A mathematical biochemist speaks out against the widespread acceptance of HIV's causal role in AIDS and questions the lack of scientific agreement and clear methodology for determining the pathogenesis of AIDS.

The Dual Strategy of the Immune Response
by David Lowenfels
This in-depth review of Heinrich Kremer's research on nitric oxide, the TH1/Th2 switch, and mitochondrial symbiosis shines light on the pathophysiology of AIDS, cancer, and other chronic immune imbalances.

AIDS Wasting Syndrome as an Entero-Metabolic Disorder: The Gut Hypothesis
by Mitchell Kaminski, Jr., MD; Steven Weil, DN; Jeffrey Bland, PhD; and Pat Jan, PA-C
The route from HIV to AIDS runs right through the gut, following a potential series of falling dominoes that lead directly to HIV replication. A therapeutic protocol that addresses nutritional health via ingestion might prevent the progression of HIV into full-blown AIDS.

AIDS Therapy from Cheap Generics
by Mae Wan Ho, PhD with Veljko Veljkovic, PhD, Sam Burcher, and Rhea Gala
Doctors from the Immunitor Corporation in Thailand, which created the V1 AIDS vaccine, suggest that a quintet of inexpensive and readily available drugs might provide a safe alternative to more toxic anti-HIV drug cocktails.

Why Enzymes are Essential to a Healthy Immune System
by Dr. Ellen Cutler
Enzymes are the workhorses of the body, crucial for proper digestion, without which the immune system is compromised. Any strategy for creating a healthy immune system begins with good nutritional support, and enzyme therapy is key.

Possible Role for Plantago Lanceolata in the Treatment of HIV Infection?
by Maria Abdin
Correspondent Maria Abdin proposes a possible herbal treatment for AIDS-related symptoms.

Healthy Food Preparation Using the Saladmaster® Cookware Techniques
by Morton Walker, DPM
A healthy diet begins with good food properly prepared. The Saladmaster system offers a patented, high-quality approach to enhancing health through diet.

How Pigs Can Help You Look and Feel 15 Years Younger in Just Three Months
by Jonathan V. Wright, MD
Away from the controversy of stem cell research, another decades-old cell therapy is quietly underway, offering hope of rejuvenation to the aging and "targeted therapy" for those with poorly functioning organs and tissues.


Highly Effective Treatments for Pain and Fatigue
General Principles of Pain Relief—Giving Your Body What It Needs to Heal and Eliminate Pain
by Jacob Teitelbaum MD
Online publication only

briefed by Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

The War on Cancer
Von Eschenbach's Challenge
by Ralph W. Moss, PhD

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
Teflon Makes Life Easy, But Is It Safe?
by Rose Marie Williams, MA

Healing with Homeopathy
The Itch That Won't Go Away!
by Robert Ullman, ND and Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, LCSW

Townsend's New York Observer
The Double Ordeal of Christine Maggiore
by Marcus A. Cohen

Web Page Potpourri
by Marjorie Roswell

Therapeutic Nutrition
Coconuts as a Functional Food in the Prevention and Treatment of AIDS
by Gina Nick, PhD

Phytotherapy Review & Commentary
Phytotherapy for HIV/AIDS
by Kerry Bone, FNIMH, FNHAA

Quantum Medicine Update
Gastrointestinal Rejuvenation via Synbiotic Nourishment to Upregulate Prebiotic Butyrate, IGFs, and HGH
by Paul Yanick, Jr., PhD

Chinese Medicine Update
Treating Fever in AIDS Patients
by Bob Flaws, LicAc, FNAAOM, FRCHM

Women's Health Update
Nutritional Influences on Osteoporosis
by Tori Hudson, ND

Nutritional Influences on Illness
Vitamins in the Treatment of AIDS
by Melvyn R. Werbach, MD


The Skinny on Fat and Heart Disease
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Letters to the Editor

Good Fats and Heart Disease
Online publication only

The Unexplored Therapeutic Potential of Oxytocin

Saw Palmetto for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Food Sensitivity and Knee Arthritis

In the News

Cutting Through Pharmaceutical Media Spin: Don't Believe All the Nasty Things You Read About Supplements
Online publication only

Vitamin C Prevents and Treats the Common Cold: Overwhelming Evidence Shows That Vitamin C Prevents Common Colds and Reduces a Cold's Severity and Duration
Online publication only

Congressman Virgil H. Goode Sponsors H.R. 4282

Dr. Gina Nick Elected President of the California Naturopathic Doctors Association

Two Natural Products Work Synergistically to Inhibit the HIV Virus and Restore the CD4 Count in Human Volunteers

At Orlando, Florida, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Conducts Its 14th International Congress


Adventures in Psychiatry: The Scientific Memoirs of Dr. Abram Hoffer
by Dr. Abram Hoffer
review by Helke Ferrie

Enhancing Low Carb Diets
by Stephen Holt MD
review by Katherine Duff

The Fourfold Path to Healing
by Thomas S. Cowan, MD with Sally Fallon & Jaimen McMillan
review by Irene Alleger

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




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