I read a post from a leading heart surgeon several weeks ago who commented that doctors need to take the conventional wisdom about cardiovascular disease treatment and prevention and throw it out the window. His point was that “inflammation” caused by imbalanced immune activity directed toward arteries is the driver of common heart ailments, not [...]
Those crafty mice are at it again. Their brains are showing researchers a direct link between immune cells and how the brain is wired. A new NIH/Harvard study in Boston shows that immune cells in the mouse brain appear to clear out excess brain cells that are not being used to make neural connections, thereby [...]
Hot fun in the summer time! And we’re getting a good dose here in Iowa. Of fun and sun that is. The corn and beans are shooting up. My prairie grass has shot up 7 feet in 2 months.
And when it comes to health, there’s always the long standing debate: is sun exposure good [...]
OnPoint today had a great show on bacteria in the human body, and new research showing how it may regulate many aspects of human health. Bacteria are our friends, right? Here are my rough notes:
Bacteria in the gut – helps digest food, absorb nutrients that regular enzymes can’t. Bacteria have their own genome, 3 [...]
When people grow old, their immune systems are not as robust. That’s been known for some time. But why? A new research project is aiming to answer that question. The project, the result of an NIH grant to the Trudeau Institute, a research center focusing on immune-related conditions, will focus on poor immune response to [...]
One of the many supplement brands that includes EpiCor in its product is called Pro Health. The ProHealth president and founder has made a quick video that summarizes the story of how EpiCor “accidentally” came to be.
Like many other historic inventions, such as the microwave oven, saccharine, or Chiclets gum, EpiCor started [...]
Every so often, I like to round up some of the more interesting Tweets about immune health, immune balance and EpiCor. Here’s the latest batch (my comments are in italics) :
Heated Lunch Totes @warmandtote #Food allergy is a reaction by the #immune system. Please share. Note: EpiCor and immune balancing are not demonstrated to have any effect on [...]