Understanding the Immune System, by Richard C. Kaufman, Ph.D. (the role of nutrients in immune system function -- benefits and cautions); Heart Attacks and Circadian Rhythm, by Steven Wm. Fowkes (Revici revisited -- new evidence of a role of metabolic imbalance in ischemic episodes during silent heart attacks); Chlorination and Cancer (new study re-evaluates risk estimates from earlier studies); Low-Cholesterol Eggs (pros and cons of a new development in the war on cholesterol); Ask MegaHealth (questions on: A source for charcoal, intervention in a family member's health problems, a solution to gelatin capsules which get stuck while swallowing, how to recognize food allergies); and Snake Oil Quackery (an editorial about Dr. Richard Kunin's fatty acid analysis of snake oil -- a new twist to an old folk remedy).
Brain Melatonin, by Steven Wm. Fowkes (is melatonin a new biomarker of aging related to hormonal regulation of aging by the pituitary and hypothalamus glands?); Who Are We Trusting Our Lives To? by Mark S. Bilk (a member speaks out about product misrepresentation and potential fraud by Vitamin Research Products); My Investigation of VRP, by Steven Wm. Fowkes (is carelessness and mismanagement at VRP responsible for product misbranding and consumer complaints? The low-down on a major supplier of life extension supplements); Ask MegaHealth (questions answered on: the purification of tryptophan and other nutrients -- possibly dangerous contaminants, a clarification of the role of vitamin C in immunity); and Property Seizure for Health "Fraud" (a new California law almost passes unnoticed which would allow for property seizures against health practitioners prior to a court judgment).At this point in publication, the Journal of the MegaHealth Society was renamed Forefront -- Health Investigations.
Understanding Candida, by Richard C. Kaufman, Ph.D. (Part I of the Yeast Protection Program -- the causes and diagnosis of candidiasis); Nucleoside Antiviral Rotation for HIV, by J. J. Gerhardt (our first installment of The Permanent Remission Plan -- an underground activist explains the pitfalls of orthodox AZT treatments, the advantages of multi-agent protocols, and how to get medical support for state-of-the-art HIV treatments); Levamisole vs Imuthiol, by J. J. Gerhardt (an ignored generic drug is the best immunomodulator available; a toxic second-best substitute is pushed instead -- the first Buyers Club News column).
Anabolics and HIV, by J. J. Gerhardt (the second installment of the Permanent Remission Plan -- the role of anabolic steroids in immunity and wasting in AIDS); Understanding Candida, by Richard C. Kaufman, Ph.D. (part II of the Yeast Protection Program); Ask MegaHealth (problems with Pearson and Shaw products manufactured by Vitamin Research Products, combination nucleoside therapies compared to rotation therapies in HIV disease, Life Extension Products preferred over Vitamin Research Products); Papaverine (a new antiviral drug).
Low-Toxicity Antiviral Agents, by J. J. Gerhardt (another installment of the Permanent Remission Plan -- a review of non-nucleoside antiviral agents); Homeostasis and Development, by Steven Wm. Fowkes (the central theme of the neuroendocrine theory of aging); Buyer's Club News -- N-Acetylcysteine, by J. J. Gerhardt (a cysteine derivative antioxidant used for treating HIV disease); Blocking Groups (an explanation of the acetate on NAC); Redox Potential and NAC (the role of reducing power and vitamin C in the maintenance of free-radical defenses); The Arrival of AzddU, by J. J. Gerhardt (a new nucleoside shows early promise); and Cognitive Drugs, by Steven Wm. Fowkes (a review of Smart Drugs & Nutrients, by Ward Dean, M.D. and John Morgenthaler).
Hypericin, by J. J. Gerhardt and Steven Wm. Fowkes (an in-depth look at one of the most promising antiviral drugs under investigation); Oxidative Medicine, by Steven Wm. Fowkes (a look at hydrogen peroxide and oxidizing agents as therapeutics); Ask MegaHealth (the toxicity of levamisole, metabolic balance and cluster headaches, availability of AzddU); Vitamin C and Smoking (smokers require more vitamin C to obtain RDA equivalent); Do Vitamins Protect Against Miscarriages? (nutrition and neural-tube defects).