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2013-02-11 08:26:52

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects approximately two million American children, and this condition has grown to become the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder of childhood. The cause of ADHD is generally acknowledged to be multifactorial, involving both biological and environmental influence. Nutritional deficiencies, including deficiencies in fatty acids (EPA, DHA), the amino acid methionine, and the trace...

2012-12-05 12:24:43

WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a major inflammatory joint disease that causes cartilage destruction, bone erosions, and joint destruction. In severe cases, it can also lead to rheumatoid nodules, vasculitis, heart disease, lung disease, anemia, and peripheral neuropathy. Oxidative stress is elevated in RA patients implying reactive oxygen species (ROS) are possible mediators of tissue damage. ROS trigger a cascade of events through nuclear...

2012-10-24 07:28:14

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers Mikirova N, Taylor P, Feldcamp C. and Casciari J under the supervision of Hugh D. Riordan, M.D., at the Riordan Clinic in Wichita, Kansas, published "The Effects of a Primary Nutritional Deficiency (Vitamin B Study)" in Food and Nutrition Sciences, 2012, 3, 1238-1244 (http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?paperID=22300). Rats were deprived of a single B vitamin to determine the side effects of such...

2012-09-25 06:27:11

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inflammatory responses play roles at different stages of tumor development, including initiation, promotion, malignant conversion, invasion, and metastasis. The 'inflammation- cancer' connection is not restricted to increased risk for a subset of tumors. An inflammatory component is present in the microenvironment of most neoplastic tissues. High inflammatory levels appear to indicate increased cancer risk and poorer prognosis....

2012-04-11 02:24:37

WICHITA, Kan., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riordan Clinic scientists Dr. Nina Mikirova, Dr. Joseph Casciari, and Dr. Ronald Hunninghake have patented a new technology that may help doctors determine the severity of fatigue in their patients. The research, recently published in the January/February issue of the journal, Alternative Therapies, is entitled "The Assessment of the Energy Metabolism in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Serum Fluorescence Emission."...

2011-12-27 07:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Insurance is a topic that everyone is involved in. The government is proposing a "new and improved" system of "health care for everyone." The problem is that most consumers want low premiums, low deductibles and low co-pays. The three together seem to be a thing of the past. Typically, in insurance renewals, premiums go up every year and quite substantially, along with higher deductibles and co-pays. These premium costs are...

2011-03-25 08:30:00

Collaboration between Conventional Oncologists and Alternative Medical Practitioners Results in New Direction for Old Methodology WICHITA, Kan., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Riordan Clinic announced today publication in the Journal of Translational Medicine results of a collaboration between oncologists, alternative medicine practitioners, and basic researchers, which proposes a new use of intravenous vitamin C for treatment of cancer. The paper, available freely online...