Research Articles

Links to Interesting Articles

Vitamin D. Vitamin D Council “Current research has implicated vitamin D deficiency as a major factor in the pathology of at least 17 varieties of cancer as well as heart disease, stroke, hypertension, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, depression, chronic pain, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, muscle weakness, muscle wasting, birth defects, periodontal disease, and more…”

Fad Diets. A To Z Diets – Atkins to Zone “Comparison of the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and LEARN Diets for Change in Weight and Related Risk Factors Among Overweight Premenopausal Women… a low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat diet may be considered a feasible alternative recommendation for weight loss.”

Menopause. The following two articles I found were groundbreaking and informative in making decisions about Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Menopause, Hormones, and the Critical Therapeutic Window *
Bioidentical Hormone Therapy at Menopause *

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. More and more information is starting to appear in the form of research and studies of CFS/ME. the following are links to some of the leaders in this field.
The International Concensus Criteria for diagnosis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis can be found in the Journal of Internal Medicine. A slightly different way of defining this syndrome is the Canadian ME/CFS Criteria.
Dr. Garth Nicolson’s main page of publications related to chronic Mycoplasma can be found at Chronic Fatigue Illnesses
Drs Stratton and Wheldon’s opinions and research on treatment of chronic C. pneumoniae can be found at

Lyme Disease. For information on Lyme disease in general please visit
For the 2014 Evidence Assessments and Guidelines in Lyme Disease go to

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