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Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients'
November 2004
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Letter from the Publisher

Soy and Cancer Survivors: Dietary Supplementation with Fermented Soy Nutraceutical, Haelan951 in Patients Who Survived Terminal Cancer
by Vijaya Nair, MD, FAMS, MS
As part of the National Cancer Institute's Best Case Series Program, these reports document the successful treatment of terminal cancer patients with this fermented soy product.

Nutritional Protocols Normalizing Atypical Breast Thermology
by Nancy Gardner-Heaven PhD,
AAT Certified Technician of Medical Thermology

American Academy of Thermology Presentation, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, April 15, 2004
A very important study showing that nutritional protocols can actually reverse early signs of breast cancer or DCIS. The protocol includes support for the thyroid, progesterone, high fiber diet and organic foods, detoxing the liver, and herbs and caster oil pack for lymphatic congestion.

A Case for Midwifery
by Nina Shapiro
A close look at 'natural' childbirth and the services of a midwife. How do the risks and benefits compare to hospital births?

Preventing Eclampsia (Metabolic Toxemia of Late Pregnancy) — An Interview with Tom Brewer, MD
by CJ Puotinen
Read it and weep! After more than 60 years of research proving that low-calorie, low salt diets, and diuretics contribute directly to eclampsia, premature birth, and low birth weight, why are US doctors still prescribing this deadly regimen?

Multi-Purpose Low Level Laser Therapy Joins the Ranks of Energy Medicine
by Morton Walker, DPM with Randall S. Walker
Laser technology continues to grow with new applications appearing every year. This laser doesn't cut — it bathes the cells with photon radiation, using light energy to heal tissue.


briefed by Jule Klotter

The War on Cancer
Of Enzymes, Worms and Cancer
by Ralph W. Moss, PhD

Chinese Medicine Update
Late Stage Breast Cancer & Xiao Chai Hu Tang
by Bob Flaws, Dipl. Ac & CH, FNAAOM, FRCHM

Literature Review & Commentary
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Colonic Chronicles Presents
Inner Space
by Dirk Yow, DNT, CT, GOK

Phytotherapy Review & Commentary
Phytotherapy for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
by Angela Hywood, ND and Kerry Bone, FNIMH, FNHAA

Therapeutic Nutrition
Preventing and Treating Cardiovascular Disease in Women
by Gina Nick, PhD

Healing with Homeopathy
Homeopathy for Uterine Fibroids
by Judyth Reichenberg and Robert Ullman, NDs

Health Risks & Environmental Issues
Breast Cancer and Xenoestrogens
by Rose Marie Williams, MA

Pathways to Healing
Medical Students Learn Mind-Body Methods
by Elaine Zablocki

Oxygen Homeostasis
Cancer, Oxygen, and Pantotropha — Part 1
by Majid Ali, MD

Medical Anthropology
The Cultural Pharmacology of Chocolate
by Tim Batchelder, BA

Townsend's New York Observer
The Impact of Medical Censorship on Patient Care: Part 3
by Marcus A. Cohen

Naturopathic Perspectives
Urine Studies: Hormone Profiling, Bone Resorption Markers and Patient Care
by Jason Barker, ND and Chris Meletis, ND

Highly Effective Treatments for Pain and Fatigue
Infections in CFS, Fibromyalgia and Pain
by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Web Page Potpourri
Baker's Dozen
by Marjorie Roswell

Psychoneuroimmunoendocrinology Review & Commentary
Women's Health, Breast and Pelvic Disorders
by Robert A. Anderson, MD

Acupuncture and Moxibustion
Acupuncture & Anovulatory Infertility
by Honora Lee Wolfe, Dipl. Ac., Lic. Ac., FNAAOM

Women's Health Update
"These are a few of my favorite things"
by Tori Hudson, ND

Nutritional Influences on Illness
Nutrients in the Treatment of Dysmenorrhea
by Melvyn R. Werbach, MD


Recurrent Candidiasis
by Alan R. Gaby, MD

Letters to the Editor

Youthful Aging Using Frozen Liquid Cellular Extracts

Caffeine Allergy and Premenstrual Symptoms

Update on Dr. Klenner's Treatment for MS

Unhappy with Dr. Bernstein's Use of 'Statins'


Menopause, Sisterhood, and Tennis
by Alice Wilson-Fried
review by Irene Alleger

The Ageless Woman
by Nancy Lonsdorf, MD
review by Irene Alleger

Healing the Planet — One Patient At a Time
by Jozef J. Krop, MD, FAAEM
review by Irene Alleger

Enhancing Fertility
by Chris Meletis, ND and Liz Brown
review by Katherine Duff

The Doula Book
by Marshall H. Klaus, MD, John H. Kennell, MD and Phyllis H. Klaus, CSW, MFCC
review by Jule Klotter

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




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