Dr. Keith Nemec to Attend an Elite Group of Doctors Research Event at Harvard Medical School

August 18th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Dr. Keith Nemec, clinic director of Total Health Institute, an alternative and integrative healthcare medical facility, will be joining an elite group of 100 top doctors in the world at a private research event where both doctors and PhD researchers will be sharing the latest Anti-Aging research at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. This Read the entire post…


40% of Americans Expected to Develop Type 2 Diabetes

August 17th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Close to half (40%) of the adult population of the USA is expected to develop type 2 diabetes at some point during their lifetime, suggests a major study. The future looks even worse for some ethnic minority groups, with one in two (> 50%) Hispanic men and women and non-Hispanic black women predicted to develop Read the entire post…


Fats are Critical to Cell and Brain Function

August 11th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Consuming fats with high polyunsaturated fatty acid content, in particular those containing omega-3s, is beneficial for the health. But the mechanisms underlying this phenomenon are poorly known. Researchers investigated the effect of lipids bearing polyunsaturated chains when they are integrated into cell membranes. Their work shows that the presence of these lipids makes the membranes Read the entire post…


Hot Peppers Inhibit Intestinal Tumors

August 4th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that dietary capsaicin — the active ingredient in chili peppers — produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumors. The current study suggests one potential remedy might Read the entire post…


Total darkness at night key to success of cancer treatment

July 28th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Exposure to light at night, which shuts off nighttime production of the hormone melatonin, renders breast cancer completely resistant to tamoxifen, a widely used breast cancer drug, says a new study by Tulane University School of Medicine cancer researchers. The study is the first to show that melatonin is vital to the success in treating Read the entire post…


Probiotics Decrease Fat Accumulation in the Liver

July 20th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Spanish scientists have demonstrated through an experiment on obese rats that the consumption of probiotics helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. Researchers have demonstrated that the administration of three probiotic strains diminishes the accumulation of fat in the liver of obese rats. The accumulation of fat in the liver is called steatosis Read the entire post…


Health Benefits and Natural Sources of Vitamin E

July 10th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Vitamin E contains eight chemical forms (alpha, beta, gamma, delta-tocopherol, and also alpha, beta, gamma, and delta-tocotrienol). Tocopherol is the only form that is recognized to meet human requirements. Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that halts the production of reactive oxygen species formed when fat undergoes oxidation. According to the National Institute of Health, Read the entire post…


Microwave Ovens – Trading Convenience for Cancer Risk?

June 25th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

For quite some time many have heard of the dangers of microwave ovens. Specifically, that the use of microwave ovens may be linked to an increased risk for cancer. Understandably, this has caused a fair bit of consternation amongst people who are trying to live healthily, and who actively take steps to protect themselves from Read the entire post…


Health Benefits of Oregano

June 23rd, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

Oregano as most know is used for flavoring, however new studies are showing that oregano has many other benefits for its use. The Greeks have used oregano for centuries for aiding in the cure of various ailments. The 19th Century had herbal doctors recommended oregano for general well-being. Constant studies are being performed to generate Read the entire post…


Sweet Wormwood – Scientists (Re)Discover an Herbal Ally in the Fight Against Cancer

June 18th, 2014 by Dr. Keith Nemec

It’s no secret that the natural world holds many surprises, and this has never been more true than in the ongoing fight against cancer. As scientists and researchers study the underlying causes of cancer, searching for treatments and cures for this dreaded disease, they often find themselves turning to the very foundation of life itself Read the entire post…