Not Just the Mercury Fillings or Just the Root Canals or Implants or Cavitations

“The brain taking shortcuts is one of the cornerstones of human intelligence,” says cognitive neuroscientist Itiel Dror. Shortcuts enable the brain to deal with the mismatch between the capacity, the computational power, of the brain, and the need to process some of the information. * * * The fact that we have a smaller brain, […]

It’s Complicated

“The brain taking shortcuts is one of the cornerstones of human intelligence,” says cognitive neuroscientist Itiel Dror. Shortcuts enable the brain to deal with the mismatch between the capacity, the computational power, of the brain, and the need to process some of the information. * * * The fact that we have a smaller brain, […]

Perio Health – Fertility Link, & Other News of Note

“Floss for Fertility,” Women Advised (BBC) Women who want the best chance of having a baby should make sure they floss their teeth regularly, say doctors. Poor oral health is as bad for fertility as obesity – delaying conception by about two months. Experts at a fertility meeting in Sweden heard how women with gum […]

The Dental Power of Aloe and Other News of Note

Teeth and Gums Also Benefit from the Healing Power of Aloe Vera (Medical News Today) The aloe vera plant has a long history of healing power. Its ability to heal burns and cuts and soothe pain has been documented as far back as the 10th century. Legend has it that Cleopatra used aloe vera to […]

New WCCC Podcast from Mercury Expert Boyd Haley

Via Dana Herbert’s blog… Mercury toxicity expert Dr. Boyd Haley recently made another appearance on WCCC’s Sebastian in the Morning show to talk about “autism and vaccines, Jeremy Piven and mercury toxicity from fish, and mercury in high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS).” And typically excellent talk it was from the biochemist whose ALT Biosciences lab is […]

On Trendy Diets, Shoddy Science and Other Recommended Reading

What Are You Eating? Everywhere you look these days, you hear people talking about detox, often with respect to questionable but trendy “detox diets” such as Master Cleanse. But the thinking behind this concept of detox is kind of…well, messed up. It gives tacit approval of treating your body however carelessly you want because you […]

Possible Mouthwash/Oral Cancer Link, Autism Reporting, and Other News of Note

New Australian Study Links Alcohol Containing Mouthwashes and Oral Cancer (Flap’s Dentistry Blog) A new study appearing in the December edition of the Journal of the Australian Dental Association finds “sufficient evidence” that “alcohol-containing mouthwashes contribute to the increased risk of development of oral cancer.”   California’s Autism Increase Not Due to Better Counting (ScienceDaily) […]

Mercury Toxicity Expert Boyd Haley on the Radio

University of Kentucky biochemist Boyd Haley, Ph.D., is one of the leading experts on the matter of mercury toxicity, and via his ALT Biosciences lab, a major contributor to our knowledge of dental biofilms, oral bacterial toxins, root canals and focal infections. You can read a bit about some of his current research in this […]

NY Times Reports on Cases of Autism & Illness via Vaccination

Last weekend, federal health officials convened a panel of experts to review a case in which a nine year old girl developed autism after getting a series of vaccinations. But as the New York Times recently reported, there’s an even more troubling case that’s being ignored: On Jan. 11, a 6-year-old girl from Colorado received […]