In a year upended by COVID-19, it seems as if our immune systems have received more attention than ever before. While many people globally have built up immunity to seasonal flu strains, COVID-19 is a new virus to which no one has immunity. To date, 105 million people were infected by Covid-19 and there are […]
As new waves of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to ravage the world and undermine public health, a Swiss expert panel consisting of prominent doctors and professors from the ETZ Zürich, University Lausanne, University Groningen, and the Swiss Society for Nutrition (SSN) recently undertook a landmark study to review the scientific evidence on the role of […]
Do you feel tired all the time and you do not know why? You may then be suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgia encephalomyelitis, is a complicated illness characterized by at least six months of extreme fatigue that is not relieved by rest. In addition you may also suffer […]
It is shocking and unbelievable how rapidly the corona pandemic has spread. It has infected more than 13 million people today since it first appeared in December last year and the numbers are growing and unstoppable. More than half a million people have died so far. The worst is yet to come. Without a medical […]
You may hear the term “inflammation” being used frequently to describe many conditions in the field of medicine and health. What really is inflammation. Inflammation is a process by which the body’s white blood cells and substances they produce protect us from infection caused by foreign organisms, such as bacteria and viruses.
The World Health Organization ranks chronic diseases as the greatest threat to health. Chronic inflammatory diseases — including stroke, heart disorders, cancer, and diabetes are the most significant cause of death worldwide. How can we possibly guard against chronic inflammation which can lead to degenerative diseases? Recent studies have shown that chronic inflammation can trigger […]