NEW LIGHT FOR MACULAR DEGENERATION

Did you know that Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss?  In fact, it accounts for half of all vision impairment, affecting more than 10 million Americans, particularly those who are over 50 years old. Although TODAY, Macular Degeneration (AMD) is considered to be incurable, a few areas of research are giving hope to many patients who are suffering from this disease. Continue reading

EYE PROTECTION HELP

Over the past year, the Foundation has posted several Blog articles about eye health.  With the increased exposure to computer screens, tablets, and I-phones, eye problems and issues have increased in importance.  Continue reading

CLONING: WHERE ARE WE GOING?

Science is moving at light-speed down the bio-engineering and cloning path.  In addition to creating the first cloned sheep, dogs, mice, horses, and kittens, scientists have finally and successfully cloned the first (macaques) monkeys.  They were named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, and they lived for 50 days and 40 days, respectively.                                                                                                                 Continue reading

THE TELOMERE EFFECT

Isn't aging fun!?! But, if there were a time to be aging, it is now because of all of the discoveries and developments in the anti-aging area.  One of the key people behind many of these anti-aging discoveries is Elizabeth Blackburn.  Elizabeth Blackburn is President of the Salk Institute and New York Times best-selling author of the book, The Telomere Effect.  Not only that, but she shares a Nobel Prize for her groundbreaking research in telomeres and telomerase.   Continue reading

IS THE ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE A ‘WHOLE BODY’ PROBLEM?

  Over 5 million people currently suffer from the Alzheimer's Disease. Statistics estimate that 1 in 10 people over the age of 65 years are affected by it. The disease process takes approximately 8-10 years to work from detection to death. It starts out slowly as two abnormal protein fragments called 'plaques' and 'tangles' accumulate in the brain, consistently killing off brain cells. The ‘plaques’ are formed when sticky protein pieces called ‘amyloid-beta’ (sometimes called ‘’beta-amyloid”) clump together to form the plaques.   Continue reading

INFLAMMATION: THE BODY'S PROTECTOR AND FOE

Inflammation is our body's first defense.  It is an immune response where the body protects itself by releasing its white blood cells and their substances to a part of the body that has been attacked or infected by bacteria, fungus, or viruses.  This results in an increased blood flow that is sent to the infected area for healing.  It is the body's process for healing itself.  Without the process of inflammation, the body's wounds could not heal.   Continue reading

UMBILICAL CORD STEM CELLS SAVE LIVES

Did you know that stem cells from the placenta and umbilical cord blood of newborn babies can be used to treat a myriad of diseases?  It is being used to heal almost as many as 80 different diseases, such as, many cancers, blood diseases like leukemia, autoimmune diseases, and genetic diseases.  Continue reading

ATTORNEYS GENERAL STAND UP AGAINST OPIOID CRISIS

Rose Winters, CEO for The Foundation for Living Medicine, has been elected to serve on the Integrative Health Policy Consortium (IHPC).  The following is a release about the Opioid Crisis. Continue reading

MEET YOUR VAGUS NERVE

  As research uncovers new understandings on how our bodies work, it becomes even more clear about how miraculous life really is.  I’m sure you have heard of your Vagus nerve, but do you know what it does?   Did you realize that it may be “the missing link to treating chronic inflammation” and opening the pathway for an entirely new area of treatment?  Continue reading

SAVING OUR EYES

How many hours per day do you find yourself mesmerized, staring into your computer, phone, and tablet screens?  We know that screen addiction can cause eye strain and fatigue.  But now, many researchers believe that screen addiction may also be a factor that’s causing macular degeneration to be a leading cause of blindness in people over 60 years old.   Continue reading