NUMM-BTER Biotherapy Conference

The National University of Natural Medicine is partnering with the BTER Foundation to host the Biotherapy Conference, coming soon this November 9-10, 2019! Learn more about biotherapy treatments such as maggot therapy, leech therapy, bee venom therapy, and bacteriophage. Participate in hands-on demonstrations in certain lectures while also earning CE credits. Link to the conference…

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Urgent Need for Phages

Phage Directory has an urgent need for Pseudomonas aeruginosa phages for a patient with osteomyelitis in Australia.Some ways to help:– Send in your phages for testing on the patient’s strain– Receive the strain and test your phages– Help spread the word about this request– Provide Phage Directory with any names/email addresses of labs you think…

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Support the BTER Foundation

When shopping for back to school, consider using smile.amazon.com. This is a great way to support the BTER Foundation since AmazonSmiles donates 0.5% of every eligible purchase made on their site, without any additional costs to you! To date, the Bter Foundation has raised over $300 with this service thanks to our members!

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Urgent Need for Phages

Phage Directory has an urgent need for Burkholderia cenocepacia phages for a cystic fibrosis patient in the USA. Some ways to help:– Send in your phages for testing on the patient’s strain– Receive the strain and test your phages– Help spread the word about this request– Provide Phage Directory with any names/email addresses of labs…

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Upcoming Biotherapy Conference

Hosted by NUNM, is fast approaching! Register now to take advantage of the pre-sale prices. Learn more about biotherapy treatments such as maggot therapy, leech therapy, bee venom therapy, and bacteriophage, while also earning CE credits. Click here to go to the conference page.

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Doctor Fish Under Attack

A few weeks ago, JAMA Dermatology published an article by Dr. Shari Lipner about a woman whose toe nails fell off due to onychomadesis after visiting a fish spa. Dr. Lipner suggested that the fish were Gurra Rufa, since this is the fish commonly used in fish therapy (ichthyotherapy), but did not actually provide evidence…

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Check out our Biotherapy Journal Review

Have you seen our Biotherapy Journal Review?  It is targeted to researchers, medical professionals, and laypeople alike.  Each issue includes several reviews of published journal articles within the broad umbrella of biotherapy.  The Biotherapy Journal Review also provides a convenient reference list for each biotherapy discipline, including all research published in that discipline within the last corner. …

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Sales pick up again for Biotherapy Textbook

Springer announced this month that their Biotherapy textbook History, Principles and Practice; A Practical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease using Living Organisms increased sales in 2016 over 2015. This is unusual for a textbook, especially one of relatively limited appeal. Nevertheless, its chapters were downloaded from the Springer website 3,135 times in…

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