Recently in New York City, there has been reports of serious arsenic contamination of the drinking water. Several residents in an apartment complex have been complaining for several years of various symptoms related to the exposure. How does arsenic get into the drinking water and what are the ramifications? Arsenic is an odorless,tasteless heavy metal…

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The Salerno Center is excited to announce a revolutionary program which has been shown to reduce plaque in the coronary arteries.   The diagnostic testing for heart disease called an ultra-fast cat scan or 64-slice cat scan is a simple five-minute X-ray that shows how much plaque, is measured by the amount of calcium there…

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Semaglutide

Semaglutide is in a class of peptides originally developed to treat diabetes. It is a chain of amino acids which is a glucagon-like peptide receptor 1 agonist. This means it raises insulin levels in the blood, which lowers blood sugar. It also lowers glucagon levels which keeps blood sugar low. Additionally, it slows the emptying…

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T Cells and COVID

An article published in this week’s New York Times verified what I am seeing in my practice, T MEMORY CELLS confer long-term immunity against covid-19. Additionally, T memory cells will recognize many more particles of the spike protein, thus protecting us from other future variants. Regular blood tests measure antibodies to covid, but data shows…

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  We all experience aging, but how well we age depends on many factors; diet, activity, genetics, environment, and supplementation. We often see a supplement touted as the next anti-aging miracle and are usually left disappointed in the results. But sometimes, a supplement comes along, and it is the real thing. That’s the case with…

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A new drug application has been filed with the FDA claiming to treat chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and long COVID. Since “investigational new drugs” (INDs) documents treating ME/CFS are not very commonly presented to the FDA, this indicated the company is confident in its treatment to begin clinical traits for FDA drug approval. At first…

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Inspiritol, Inc. collaborating with Dr. Liisa Selin and Dr. Anna Gill at UMass Chan Medical School Dr. Raymond Welsh joins Inspiritol as Lead Science Advisor   Fairfield, CT, October 25, 2021 — Inspiritol, Inc., a virtual pharmaceutical start-up filed a response with the FDA as part of their Investigational New Drug Application process for Inspiritol,…

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Thyroid Disease

Hypothyroidism is an extremely important condition to diagnose and treat properly. Our thyroid gland is responsible for metabolism, energy, mood, and to maintain proper weight. Symptoms associated with hypothyroidism are: cold hands and feet, hair thinning or loss, fatigue, weight gain, depression, constipation, and dryer skin. Patients will also complain of low body temperatures. Since…

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Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss

The Ketogenic diet was popularized and redefined by my great mentor Dr. Robert Atkins. I have additionally reformed the diet further over the last several years. How does it work, and why does it work? Ketogenic literally means the creation of ketones. Ketones are a substitute fuel for our bodies when glucose is not readily…

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