It was a Sunday afternoon back in April of this year. My phone was ringing, I picked it up. The voice said, “It’s Rebecca. I’m just calling to invite you to my funeral.” I said, “Rebecca, what are you talking about?” She said, “Joy, as my friend, you have to… Continue Reading How nanoparticles could change the way we treat cancer | Joy Wolfram

Hey, guys, I appreciate you tuning in for this episode of the Mental Minute. Today we’re gonna be talking about why we are sick. You know being sick, being unhealthy is not a natural thing. Being healthy is. There’s nothing natural about the body’s imbalances of trying to correct something… Continue Reading The Sickness Of Society | How To Get Your Body In Balance | The Mental Minute

The First World War, for all of its horrors, was a time of enormous technological progress. We talk in our regular episodes about the developments in flight, submarines, motorized vehicles, soy sausages, the zipper, and so forth, but perhaps nowhere did advances come as quickly and as often as in… Continue Reading Medical Treatment in World War 1 I THE GREAT WAR Special

When you think about Lyme disease you probably think of this, a tick. Or maybe more specifically, a tick bite. Which is not wrong, you should. But what exactly is it about a tick bite that makes us sick? This is Borrelia burgdorferi, one of many bacteria that ticks can… Continue Reading What Does Lyme Disease Do To Your Body?

I’m 18 years old. My first semester in college was going amazing and I thought nothing would go wrong Before I knew it my finals were approaching and I found myself studying harder and harder for them I just wanted to do well. But, in one gruesome night I woke… Continue Reading My Pain Has No Cure

Twenty-eight years ago, I was a broken man. And you probably wouldn’t be able to tell that if you met me. I had a good job at a well-respected academic institution. I dressed well, of course. But my insides were rotting away. You see, I grew up in a family… Continue Reading Addiction is a disease. We should treat it like one | Michael Botticelli

So this is the first time I’ve told this story in public, the personal aspects of it. Yogi Berra was a world-famous baseball player who said, “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Researchers had been, for more than a century, studying the immune system as… Continue Reading A “living drug” that could change the way we treat cancer | Carl June

By focusing only on the physical body and only giving physical treatments, it’s cut itself off from a lot of interventions that are more cost-effective than those that we now use. It’s unwavering commitment to the use of pharmaceutical drugs I see as a real problem. I think adverse drug… Continue Reading What’s Wrong with Conventional Medicine

COMM: Shadot Hossain has an incredibly rare medical condition causing tumours to grow all over his body. The condition started when he was just 13. Local doctors initially tried to get him treatment for the disorder, but nothing helped, and as he grew older, the symptoms got progressively worse. COMM:… Continue Reading Dad’s Entire Body Is Covered In Tumours