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South Carolina Chronic Inflammation

Taming chronic inflammation may reduce illness, save lives

A report by the University of California, Los Angeles / Edits by JP Saleeby, MD Scientists from twenty-two institutions, including UCLA, are recommending early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of severe chronic inflammation to reduce the risk of chronic disease and death worldwide due to chronic illness. The group of international experts, which also included scientists from …

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5 Medical Studies That Were Retracted

Five Important Medical Studies That Were Later Retracted

An article by Naveed Saleh, MD, MS, for MDLinx | January 2020 with Edits by JP Saleeby, MD Between 2001 and 2010, the number of studies published per year increased by 44%. But not all these articles passed muster. Many that were published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals were retracted or redacted.  Indeed, during this same 10-year period, …

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Natural Antimicrobials

Seven Natural Antimicrobials Before an Antibiotic Prescription

There’s no doubt that prescription antibiotics, such as penicillin, erythromycin, or sulfa drugs, have made a profound difference in the treatment of otherwise fatal diseases since their discovery 80+ years ago. However, research has shown that as many as 20% of patients treated with antibiotics experience adverse side effects that range from mild allergic reactions …

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October is Mental Health Month

Dear Patient VIP – (Very Important Patient) Throughout life, many individuals experience mental health issues that can impact their mood, thoughts, behavior, and quality of life. Supporting good overall health by engaging in regular physical activity, maintaining a well-balanced diet, prioritizing sleep, and managing stress can help to support mental well-being. Certain dietary supplements may …

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What are Helper T Cells (CD4+, Th1, Th2, Th17, and the Interleukins)?

A discussion of Th1 and Th2 would not be complete without the basic understanding of what these cells and what their function are.  Th Cells or Helper T-cells are derived from CD4+ cells (a part of the immune system’s basic cell structure).  Helper T cells come in five major subsets and they are: Th1 cells …

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