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There is probably no better place for the layman at rpesent to gain initial information on the burgeoning field of alternative medicine. Written in an entertaining and easy to understand manner this book encourages prevention, the use of natural medicines, minerals and vitamins and describes treatments for over 400 diseases and conditions.
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Dr. Wallach has been involved in biomedical research and clinical medicine for 30 years. He received his B.S. Degree from the University of Missouri with a major in animal husbandry (nutrition) and field crops; a D.V.M. (veterinarian) from the University of Missouri; a three year post doctoral fellowship from the Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Washington University; and an N.D. from the NationalCollege of Naturopathic Medicine,Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Wallach's research has resulted in the publication of more than 70 peer review reference articles in the field of nutrition and pharmaceutical research; co-authored 8 textbooks and is the author of a text/reference book on the subject of comparative medicine (W.B. Saunders Publishing Co., 1983).
Dr. Wallach's research in comparative medicine is based on more than 13,700 cases from the University of Missouri, Iowa State University, the Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Washington University; the St. Louis Zoological Gardens; the Chicago Zoological Gardens; the Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia;the Nation College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon and Harbin Medical University, Harbin, Hei Long Jiang, Peoples Republic of China. He was a member of NIH site visit teams for four years and was a member of the 1968 NSF ad hoc committee that authored the 1968 Animal Welfare Act(humane housing and care of laboratory and captive exotic species); and Consulting Professor of Medicine, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, HeiLong Jiang, Peoples Republic of China.
Dr. Wallach is an associate editor of Quantum Medicine, The Journal of the Association of Eclectic Physicians, and was the recipient of the 1988 Wooster Beach Gold Medal Award for a significant breakthrough in the basic understanding of the cause and pathophysiology of Cystic Fibrosis by the Association of Eclectic Physicians.
He was nominated for a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1991 by the Association of Eclectic Physicians, a national association of doctors using eclectic (def. - choosing what appears to be the best from diverse sources) approaches to research and health care. Dr. Wallach was nominated for his work with trace minerals in the treatment of catastrophic diseases in children: cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy and diabetes.(quote) "It's an honor when your peers nominate you for the Nobel prize" say's Dr. Wallach. "It was a great surprise to me. It's a reflection of the importance people attach to this research."Once the Nobel co-sponsorship requirements are met the Nobel SelectionCommittee will formally accept Dr. Wallach's nomination.
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