Don’t let the title of the journal send you running for the hills. It’s “R&D”. As in drug and bioscience research and development. However, yesterday, this journal posted a short piece online describing some new research involving auto-immune conditions and Crohn’s disease, and how out-of-balance immune function may play a big role in [...]
We recently received a comment/question from someone named Dara. It was a darn good question, and one that I want to address in this post, as opposed to confining it to a response in the comments section. The question is:
“My concern is symptoms. How does one know that their immune system is not balanced? [...]
The New York Times Wellblog this week wrote at length about a study examining the body of evidence on zinc and its impact on the common cold. “Scientists still haven’t discovered a cure for the common cold, but researchers now say zinc may be the next best thing,” wrote the author, Tara Parker Pope.
I’ve been trying to see as many of the Oscar-nominated films as I can before the Academy Awards show in a couple weeks. I haven’t seen them all. The Social Network was interesting and well done, but not at all best picture caliber. Inception is one I could not understand. Grand special effects, but the [...]
Brushing my teeth this morning, I heard this NPR story on colds. The story’s reporter was posing the question: why do some people catch everything that’s going around and other people can go the whole year unscathed? Especially when these people may live in the same home. The story interviewed medical experts who collectively postulated [...]