Watch videos about autoimmune diseases
December 10, 2012
Cancer as an Autoimmune Disease
Because certain tumors such as breast cancers thrive in settings of low-grade inflammation, our immune response can sometimes facilitate tumor growth.
July 3, 2012
Dietary Treatment of Crohn’s Disease
Meat (including fish), cheese, and animal protein intake in general have been associated with an increased risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In the meantime, plant-based diets may not only..
April 13, 2012
Poultry and Paralysis
A neuropathic strain of the fecal bacteria Campylobacter found in poultry can trigger Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rapid and life-threatening paralysis.
April 12, 2012
Poultry Exposure and Neurological Disease
Poultry workers exhibit an excess of a wide range of diseases, from thyroid conditions to schizophrenia and autoimmune neurological disorders such as myasthenia gravis. This may be due to exposure to..
September 30, 2011
September 21, 2010
Diet & Lichen Planus
A common plant may successfully treat oral lichen planus, a painful condition affecting the lining of the mouth.
September 20, 2010
January 8, 2010
Hormones in Skim vs. Whole Milk
Genetic manipulation has resulted in cows lactating into the third trimester of pregnancy, leading to milk with abnormally high hormone levels.