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Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients'
August/September 2004
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Emanuel Revici, MD: Efforts to Publish the Clinical Findings of a Pioneer in Lipid-Based Cancer Therapy — Part 1
by Marcus A. Cohen
Emanuel Revici's research into lipids led him to a unique cancer treatment involving anabolic or catabolic states of metabolism. His successful treatments spanned seven decades.

Cuba's Green Revolution
by Geoff D'Arcy, Lic.Ac. DOM
The lack of trade with other nations has been the "mother of invention" for Cuba's medical system. Their herb farms produce about 45 crops a year now, used in their basic preventive medicine of herbs, homeopathy, and acupuncture.

Does the Growth Rate of Aerobic Bacterial Cells in Organic Plant Foods Reflect the Health Potential of That Food in Human Cells?
by Bill Misner, PhD, CSMT
This research suggests that aerobic bacteria are increased in a nutrient-rich environment (organic) and that this implies healthier food for humans.

Dr. Ba Hoang's Herbal Treatment for ITP: One Story
by Carolyn Steinhoff Smith
Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, or ITP, is a disease of decreased blood platelets. After several years of conventional and ineffective treatment, the author's daughter was cured by a Master Herbalist.

Transient Global Amnesia — A Side Effect of "Statin" Treatment
by Duane Graveline, MD
"Try to imagine the complete inability to formulate new memory." If you are taking a "statin" drug you must read this article, and learn what your doctor did not tell you about "side effects."

The Euglycaemic Status and Infections: A Step to Real Immunity
by Juan Manuel Martínez Méndez, MD, Bogota, Colombia
Did you know that epidemics are unknown in countries with low sugar consumption? The greater the sugar consumption, the more severe the epidemic, according to research.

Classic and Everyday Children's Illnesses in Practice
by Harald Sievert, Naturopath, Hanover, Germany
A truly naturopathic way of treating children, with resonance therapy. The diagnosis generally finds a combination of food allergies, intestinal fungi and dysbiosis, and post-vaccinal complications.

The Legacy of Carson B. Burgstiner, MD
by Morton Walker, DPM with Randall Walker
This physician developed a thymic formula which is effective against liver diseases such as hepatitis, as well as sinusitis, allergies, and also modifies immune response.

The Health Benefits of Aged Garlic Extract
by Carmia Borek, PhD
Garlic is one of the oldest natural medical foods, and recent research has confirmed its numerous benefits, including antiviral antifungal, and antibacterial effects.


briefed by Jule Klotter

The War on Cancer
ASCO Meeting
by Ralph W. Moss, PhD

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Therapeutic Nutrition
Whole Food Therapeutics and Lifestyle Change in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease in Men
by Gina Nick, PhD
Guest Author David Minzel, PhD, CNC

Chinese Medicine Update
Coronary Artery Disease and Chinese Medicine
by Bob Flaws, Dipl. Ac & CH, FNAAOM, FRCHM

Healing with Homeopathy
Healing Hearts with Homeopathy
by Judyth Reichenberg and Robert Ullman, NDs

Psychoneuroimmunoendocrinology Review & Commentary
by Robert A. Anderson, MD

Phytotherapy Review & Commentary
Phytotherapy for Angina
by Kerry Bone, FNIMH, FNHAA

Colonic Chronicles Presents — New Column —
Activation of the 4th Kidney and Beyond
by Dirk Yow, DNT, CT, GOK

Oxygen Homeostasis — New Column —
Respiratory-to-Fermentative Shift in ATP Production in Chronic Energy Deficit States
by Majid Ali, MD

Naturopathic Perspectives
Cardiovascular Disease: Selected Treatment Options
by Jason Barker, ND and Chris Meletis, ND

Highly Effective Treatments for Pain and Fatigue
Growth Hormone, Vasopressin and Prolactin
by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Web Page Potpourri
by Marjorie Roswell

Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Bleeding in the Treatment of Recalcitrant Headache
by Honora Lee Wolfe, Dipl. Ac., Lic. Ac., FNAAOM

Pathways to Healing
Health Conscious Voters Mobilize to Preserve Individual Health Choices
by Elaine Zablocki

Townsend's New York Observer
The Impact of Medical Censorship on Patient Care: Part 1
by Marcus A. Cohen

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
Heart Disease Supplements Being Threatened
by Rose Marie Williams, MA

Medical Anthropology
Cardio-protective Aspects of Traditional Culture in Tuscany
by Tim Batchelder, BA

Women's Health Update
Heart Disease in Women: Recognizing Risk Factors
by Tori Hudson, ND

Nutritional Influences on Illness
Can Nutritional Supplementation Cause Regression of Atherosclerosis?
by Melvyn R. Werbach, MD


Natural Treatments for Angina
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

In the News

Obituary — Jim Ventresco, DO

Free Booklet on Heart Health Tips to Stop the #1 Killer of Women

Doctor's Statement in Mayo Clinic Proceedings Reveals Dark Side of Low-Carb Diets

New Report Confirms Aspirin's Cardioprotective Benefits Far Outweigh Risks in Wide Array of Patients

NIH Launches Large Clinical Trial on EDTA Chelation Finds Discrepancies in Strength of CoQ10 Supplements

The Causal Link Between Infectious Diseases and Heart Disease

CHRF News File #70

Letters to the Editor

Treating Lyme Disease

Benfotiamine and Allithiamine Should Be Differentiated

The Cure for Heart Disease: Theory, History and Treatment

My Favorite New (Old) Therapy

Enough Vitamin B6 Reduces Heart Attacks by 70%

Nathan Pritikin and Atheroma


Surviving and Thriving
Beverly A. Hall, PhD, FAAN
review by Irene Alleger

Perfect Bones
by Pamela Levin, RN
review by Jule Klotter

Medical Herbalism
by David Hoffmann, FNIMH, AHG
review by Katharine Duff

Becoming a Solution Detective
by John Sharry, Brendan Madden & Melissa Darmody
review by Irene Alleger

The Oral Health Bible
by Michael P. Bonner, DDS and Earl L. Mindell, RPh
Doctor Yourself
by Andrew Saul, PhD
Natural Remedies for 101 Ailments
by Earl L. Mindell, RPh
Generic Alternatives to Prescription Drugs
by Diane-Nitzki-George, RPh
reviews by Beatrice Trum Hunter

The Holistic Handbook of Sauna Therapy
by Nenah Sylver, PhD
review by Rose Marie Williams

A Talk with Dr. Jonathan Sackner Bernstein
author of Before It Happens to You

. . . the regular features, commentary and opinions we can count on each month from our distinguished columnists.



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