Monthly Archives: October 2016

EXHAUSTED T CELLS CAN’T DESTROY CANCERS: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

What’s the importance of studying T cell exhaustion? These so-called exhausted T cells seem to be one of the main reasons patients can’t get rid of their cancer or clear their infection. T cell exhaustion seems to be a problem not … Continue reading

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Vice President Joe Biden And The Cancer Moonshot: Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Dr Toby Cosgrove, CEO of the Cleveland Clinic, kicked off the 2016 Medical Innovation Summit. This was a very significant meeting organized by the Cleveland Clinic to discuss the transformation of health systems. Dr Cosgrove then introduced Vice President Joe … Continue reading

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The Evolution Of Workplace Benefits For Mental Health:

The workplace can be a toxic environment. Especially with the erosion of civility and civil discourse. Because of this toxicity, employees are missing days at work or on short term disability for “stress leave”. Some of these employees may even go … Continue reading

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Inflammation Turns Mitochondria into Toxin Producers:

New research shows that during inflammation, macrophages convert mitochondria to toxic compound producers that further amplify inflammation. Controlling inflammation can have huge implications when it comes to the treatment of numerous diseases. Efforts to understand and control inflammation are complex … Continue reading

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SINGLE TIER EVOLVES INTO MULTI-TIER HEALTHCARE FOR CANADIANS Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

The promise that one tier healthcare would be the only option for Canadians has been broken. The evidence of two tier exists in a number of areas across Canada. We will not have to wait for Dr Brian Day’s trial … Continue reading

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