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  1. photo Kiwi Fruit RevelationsKiwi Fruit RevelationsTreatment
    breadth oftheir health promoting potential. Current research reports that eatingkiwis daily: 1) reduces the duration and severity of upper respiratorytract infections; 2) benefits sleep quality by hasteningRead more
  2. photo Echinacea RevelationsEchinacea RevelationsTreatment
    Echinacea is widely known as an immune boosting herb that is used at the onset of cold and influenza infections. But, if you’re only using it when your nose starts to “run” and throat gets scratchyRead more
  3. photo Tea Gargling for HealthTea Gargling for HealthTreatment
    to every rule”.It’s all the better when these exceptions happen to be economical andsafe. Gargling with tea in order to reduce the incidence and severity ofupper respiratory infections is a greatRead more
  4. photo Tea News October 2011Tea News October 2011Treatment
    determinedthat drinking 3 to 5 cups of green tea daily resulted in a 38% to 46%lower likelihood of influenza infection as compared to drinking <1cup/day. In addition, the track record of green tea vs. cancerRead more
  5. photo Flu Shot ControversyFlu Shot ControversyTreatment
    grams/day of GOS (galactooligosaccharides), naturally occurringprebiotics, likewise reduced cold and influenza infections (-40%) inuniversity students. Two other natural remedies: EpicorRead more
  6. photo National HIV Testing DayNational HIV Testing DayTreatment
    (catabolic/promoting muscle breakdown) in a group of untrained,HIV-infected men. (28,29,30) Inclosing I want to offer a word of caution: Not all alternative orcomplementary therapies are created equal. EveryRead more
  7. photo Natural Sunscreen OptionsNatural Sunscreen OptionsTreatment
    wineconsumption may prolong the amount of time you can spend in the sunbefore you “burn”. A German study from January 2009 reports thatapplying wine topically in the form of “wine baths” is infective as aguardRead more
  8. photo Dental Health MattersDental Health MattersTreatment
    to the risk of potentially life threatening infections. Good to remember if you ever wonder whether it’s truly necessary to brush and floss twice daily. In recent months, several studies have beenRead more
  9. photo E. Coli Outbreak NewsE. Coli Outbreak NewsTreatment
    leaving the facility. The majority of E. coli infections result in short-lived bouts ofdiarrhea. The real danger occurs when unusually aggressive forms of thebacterium attach to the gut and form coloniesRead more
  10. photo Menstrual Cramp AlternativesMenstrual Cramp AlternativesTreatment
    trouble with indigestion, a holistic physician may consider any number of causes including a bacterial infection, how well you chew, psychological stressors and your food selection. In other wordsRead more

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Infection is the invasion of a host organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce. Infectious diseases, also known as transmissible diseases or communicable diseases, comprise clinically evident illness (i.e., characteristic medical signs and/or symptoms of disease) resulting from the...More