Since their discovery in the early 1980s, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) have not been without controversy. Authors Mae-Wan Ho, PhD; Sam Burcher; Rhea Gala; and Veljko Veljković, PhD, examine some of the issues in their book Unraveling AIDS. They begin with the diagnosis itself, which, it turns out, depends … Continue reading Unraveling AIDS: The Independent Science and Promising Alternative Therapies
HIV is a chronic viral infection that attacks the immune system, eventually incapacitating its ability to fight infection leaving the person vulnerable to the development of AIDS, which often leads to death. Anti-retroviral therapies can help to control the virus, but complete eradication of the virus has been tricky to achieve due its stealthy ability … Continue reading Epigenetic Mechanism Shows Promise in the Fight Against HIV Latency
Fecal Bacteriotherapy (Human Probiotic Infusion) for Clostridium difficile infection; Prof. Thomas Borody, Centre for Digestive Diseases, Sydney Australia; ABC TV Catalyst, 14 July 2011. Related Post Researchers Discover Successful Probiotic Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Chronic Illness: What Works? Part One: The Four ‘R’ Program SIBO: All You Need to Know About Small Intestinal Bacterial … Continue reading Fecal Bacteriotherapy (Human Probiotic Infusion) for Clostridium difficile infection
Fecal Microbiota Transplant Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) is a procedure in which fecal matter, or stool, is collected from a tested donor, mixed with a saline or other solution, strained, and placed in a patient, by colonoscopy, endoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, or enema. The purpose of fecal transplant is to replace good bacteria that has been killed … Continue reading What is Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT)?
Alopecia areata is a form of baldness that affects approximately 2% of people in the United States. In this condition, hair is lost from various parts of the body, typically the scalp. The actual cause of this condition is unknown, but new research clearly supports the idea that this disease is an autoimmune condition, meaning … Continue reading Should We be Treating Hair Loss with Fecal Material?