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Immune System (INACTIVE)

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  • Cancer and the bacterial connection

    IN the 1890s, a New York surgeon named William Coley tested a radical cancer treatment. He took a hypodermic needle teeming with bacteria and plunged it into the flesh of patients. After suffering through weeks of chills and fevers, many showed...
  • Ginseng unproven in U.S.

    Ginseng unproven in U.S.
    LAST year, Health Canada, the Canadian equivalent of the Food and Drug Administration, granted COLD-fX license to make a specific scientific claim -- something the patented American ginseng extract can't do in the U.S. The claim: Two 200-milligram doses...
  • Breast cancer survivors can and should exercise

    Are there exercises specific to breast cancer survivors? Karen Downey Exercise in all forms is beneficial to breast cancer survivors, helping to improve quality of life as well as increasing survival rates. "Exercise promotes better blood flow...
  • Aromatherapy is in your head, not your nose

    Aromatherapy is in your head, not your nose
    The product: For better or worse, strong smells tend to grab our attention. The air hanging over a bakery can make us hungry, and the atmosphere around a locker room can make us question our dedication to fitness. The typical nose can discern about 10,000...
  • D. Carleton Gajdusek dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner identified exotic disease, was unrepentant pedophile

    D. Carleton Gajdusek dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner identified exotic disease, was unrepentant pedophile
    Dr. D. Carleton Gajdusek, the brilliant yet deeply flawed pediatrician, virologist and anthropologist who won the 1976 Nobel Prize in medicine for his identification and description of kuru, the exotic disease of a remote tribe in New Guinea that was...
  • Does colloidal silver boost immunity or overall health?

    Does colloidal silver boost immunity or overall health?
    At a time when most people are avoiding metals such as lead and mercury, there's a full-out rush among the health-conscious for silver, a metal that is showing up in elixirs and sprays, soaps and toothpastes. Considered potentially toxic by the...
  • No slowing down for Jane Kaczmarek

    No slowing down for Jane Kaczmarek
    It's a truism of the theater: Nuns are funny. Just ask Nicholas Martin, director of John Guare's "The House of Blue Leaves," the inaugural production of the newly remodeled Mark Taper Forum, reopening Saturday after a $30-million makeover. "It's true....
  • Kinoki foot pads' detox claims don't stand up to science

    It takes a special product to stand out against the multitude of health remedies and gadgets pitched on late-night cable TV. Kinoki Cleansing Detox Pads have undoubtedly cleared that bar. Whether viewers are intrigued by the promise of removing toxins...
  • Do I smell sexy? Here's a new reason to swap spit

    Do I smell sexy? Here's a new reason to swap spit
    Swapping spit: The term takes on a more refined meaning at the new dating site ScientificMatch.com. A prerequisite for signing up -- in addition to having a bit of cash to spare -- involves swishing a cotton swab inside your cheek and mailing a juicy...
  • What does gay look like? Science keeps trying to figure that out

    What does gay look like? Science keeps trying to figure that out
    Last month, Sen. John McCain dropped by “Saturday Night Live,” drawing laughs from his promise, if elected president, to fight expensive federal projects -- such as, he spoofed, a Department of Defense device to "jam gaydar." That was a joke....
  • Superfruits, super powers?

    Superfruits, super powers?
    Want a taste of the tropics? Forget the plane ticket. Go to the grocery store and take your pick: acai sorbet, mangosteen iced tea, pomegranate granola, noni smoothies, yogurt-covered dried goji berries and more. Fruits from faraway lands have been...