The question embodied in the title of this article is one that has never fully escaped the weaves of my inquisitive mind. In medical training we are taught that vaccines prevent acute illness, thwarting sometimes life threatening infections by various microorganisms. Certainly, the prevention of a life-threatening infection is an alteration of a child’s health
Summary: This landmark, randomized, controlled clinical trial of our online protocol, Vital Mind Reset, demonstrates the power of lifestyle interventions to significantly relieve depressive symptoms and improve quality of life in as little as 44 days. Click here to find out more. 2020: The Year of Opportunity 2020 has been a year that almost no
By now, almost everyone has heard of the human microbiome – the collection of viruses, bacteria, and fungi that play a pivotal role in our health and cognitive functioning. Also called the microbiota, we’ve long assumed that the microbiome consists of microbes that reside along our gastrointestinal tract – and more recently, on our skin.
If you know what depression feels like – the brain clouding, the flat moods, the tiredness – you’re not alone. Over 300 million people around the world have depression, and yet there’s a lot that we still don’t quite understand.1 Thankfully, the medical field is developing some new insights that just might help us understand
Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food. — Hippocrates The conventional practice wisdom is that type 1 diabetes (T1D) is “an incurable genetic disease,” implying that its sufferers will be condemned to a lifetime of daily blood glucose checks and insulin doses. Most people who are living with T1D have been forced