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Sanjeev Jain
(360) 834-6700
3400 Se 196th Ave
Camas, WA
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Dr.Sanjeev Jain
(360) 834-6700
3400 SE 196th Ave # 101
Camas, WA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Hospital: Swmc And Lsch
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Thomas J Saddoris II, MD
(503) 262-7273
169 NE 102nd Ave
Portland, OR
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Providence Portland Med Ctr, Portland, Or; Adventist Med Ctr -Portland, Portland, Or; Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Group Practice: Willamette Valley Immunology

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Carolyn Roe Comer, MD
(360) 567-1773
16821 SE McGillivray Blvd Ste 110
Vancouver, WA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Hosp Of Alabama, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Alabama Allergy & Asthma Ctr

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Jason Harlow Friesen, MD
(360) 567-1773
16821 SE McGillivray Blvd Ste 110
Vancouver, WA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1999

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Sanjeev Jain, MD
(360) 834-6700
3400 SE 196th Ave Ste 101
Camas, WA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1990

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Thomas J Saddoris, MD
(503) 262-7273
Prof Plz 102 169 NE 102nd Ave
Portland, OR
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1968

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Michael J Noonan
(360) 567-1773
16821 Se Mcgillivray Blvd
Vancouver, WA
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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Dr.Michael Noonan
(503) 238-6233
16821 SE Mcgillivray Blvd #110
Vancouver, WA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1964
Speciality
Allergist / Immunologist
General Information
Hospital: Providence Portland Med Ctr, Portland, Or
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Jason Harlow Friesen
(360) 567-1773
16821 Se Mcgillivray Blvd
Vancouver, WA
Specialty
Allergy / Immunology

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The Human Terrain

Your body hosts whole colonies of microorganisms, and scientists are exploring
the beneficial roles many of them play in human health.

By Claire Sykes

June 2009

Your body teems with a world of microorganisms. Trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi munch away at your skin, crank out enzymes in your mouth and breed like crazy—all while you eat, work and play. The thought of all these critters might be a little discomforting. For the most part, though, you wouldn’t be alive without them.

Though microorganisms have been wriggling under scientists’ microscopes for centuries, little is known about how they affect human health. However, recent technological advancements now allow scientists to explore how colonies of microbes interact with the human body in something called the Human Microbiome Project (HMP).

Launched in 2007 as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Roadmap for Medical Research, this five-year, $100 million project involves dozens of scientists around the country. It’s also part of the International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC), which involves experts from Australia, Canada, Europe, China, Japan and Korea.

In 2002, American Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist Joshua Lederberg came up with the term microbiome, defined as the totality of genomes—made up of DNA, the molecule that encodes genetic information—of all the microorganisms in any given environment, from a spot of saliva to a soil sample. Your body carries ten times as many microbial cells as human ones, which represents a hundred times the number of genes.

Home Sweet Homes

Most of this vast, though individually tiny, swarm lives in the gastrointestinal tract. “The second most populated area is the mouth, because bacteria are introduced by food coming into the body and through contact with our hands and other surfaces,” says Joe Petrosino, PhD, an assistant professor in the molecular virology and microbiology department at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Flex Your Immunity's Muscles

Keeping the friendly microbes in your body happy and healthy is a good first step to keeping your immune system in fighting trim. But in a world awash in fears about the next big epidemic—swine flu? bird flu?—it helps to know what other natural weapons are out there for stocking an immunity arsenal.

Though not as famous as the oil pressed from the tree’s fruit, olive leaf has been equally prized throughout the centuries for its fever-fighting abilities. Today we know that olive leaf acts against a number of harmful microbes, including cold and flu viruses.

Long valued in Ayurveda, India’s traditional healing system, andrographis (A. paniculata) has been found to boost the production of the immune system’s white blood cells. It also promotes the release of interferons, substances that help keep viruses from multiplying.

Arabinogalactan (ARA), a fiber taken from the Western larch (Larix occidentalis), serves double immune du...

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