Predictive Biomarker Tests: Use and Application for Evidence-based Care

Presentation by Senior Fellow Dr. Russell M. Jaffe, MD, Ph.D., CCN, investigating the role of Predictive Biomarker testing, their use and importance in practice, and the correlation of results towards long-term health. This presentation provides a detailed overview of Predictive Biomarker Test objectives including how science philosophy influences what society observes and uses, how […]

Diabetes: Food and Nutrients in Primary Practice

Chapter excerpt from Ingrid Kohlstadt’s book “Food and Nutrients in Disease Management” by Senior Fellow Russell M. Jaffe, MD, Ph.D., CCN and Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN. This chapter provides a contemporary overview of diabetes. Dietary patterns and nutrients that can improve glucose-insulin-energy function are emphasized. Strategic food choices and adequate essential nutrients improve outcomes in […]

Anthropogenic Influences on Biology and the Biota, and Connections to Autism Spectrum Disorders

A timely article by Dr. Russell M. Jaffe and Dr. Norman Schwartz that rethinks conventional understandings of autism from a multidisciplinary, integrative, and functional perspective. It draws on the disciplines of integrative physiology, molecular biology, environmental toxicology, and systems dynamics. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of several neurodevelopmental disorders that have increased over 100-fold […]

Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era

Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era HSC Senior Fellow Amory Lovins, Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Institute, (RMI) has written a thought-provoking book and, yet again, has us thinking about sustainability. According to Lovins’ book, America’s seemingly two-billion-dollar-a-day oil habit actually costs upwards of three times that much–six billion dollars a day, […]

Penicillamine Protocol: D-Pen Mineral Provocation Test for Essential & Heavy (Toxic) Metals

This paper, based on the work of Dr. Russell M. Jaffe, discusses a method to determine the body’s burden of mobilizable potentially toxic minerals while simultaneously illustrating an assessment mechanism for nutritional divalent mineral status. Select the above listed title for the full paper, or click here for the summary. In order to determine the […]

Fibromyalgia Study

A novel treatment for Fibromyalgia improves clinical outcomes in a community-based study. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is an increasingly common diagnosis of unknown etiology whose pathophysiology is still poorly understood. Since 1990, when the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) published classification criteria for FMS, it has been shown that FMS is quite prevalent (5-10%); women account […]