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Dr. Phil Domenico is a research scientist and author of numerous peer-reviewed and trade publications. He received a double BA from SUNY at Albany in Biology and Psychology, a PhD in Microbiology from the University of Texas Health Sciences, and held postdoctoral fellowships at the Rockefeller University in New York and LSU Medical Center in New Orleans. For nearly two decades, he directed research in infectious diseases at Winthrop-University Hospital, and attained an Associate Professorship at Stony Brook University School of Medicine. He invented a new class of patented antimicrobial agents currently in Phase 2 clinical trials, and under development for several medical and industrial applications (www.microbioncorp.com). His patented anti-biofilm technology is currently under study to treat orthopedic and wound infections at several major medical centers. Having followed nutrition since the early 1970s, Dr. Phil turned his career focus to nutritional science in 2005.  He has been a science communicator for several vitamin companies, published numerous articles on nutrition, and presented his work in microbiology and nutrition globally. He currently lives in the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife Gloria.

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  1. Great resource. Keep it up. I have been working with fitness and wellness facilities to implement alkaline water for their patrons. Do you have any knowledge about this subject?

    • Yes, I’ve written on acid-alkaline balance, and have implemented the practice in my personal life.
      Check out my article on this subject at Natural News.com: http://www.naturalnews.com/Author264.html.
      I put together a one-page shopping list containing the 50 most acid-forming and 50 most alkaline-forming foods, if anyone would like a copy.
      Very helpful in avoiding the worst acid-forming offenders, or balancing them with the best alkaline-forming choices.

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  3. Hi Dr Phil

    my mum is currently undergoing treatment (radiation and chemo) for a very aggressive metastatic cancer in the neck.

    since she has been in hospital (and not eating much), the cancer is speeding up and she is now scheduled for 10 rounds of radiation.

    I 100% believe that if i can get good nutrition into her then she still has a chance, she is VERY weak at the moment, possible giving the cancer the upperhand. she also has trouble swallowing, so eating a lot of food is out of the question.

    I would appreciate so much if you have a few moments spare to suggest what I can do.

    thanks so much

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  5. Dr, thank you for your website and especially about natural anti biofilm agents for eradicating intestinal parasites. Any other info you could suggest to someone who is about to embark on treatment of such a disease? Klebsiella oxytoca bacteria and dairy intake, is there a link? I’m finding that one should eliminate dairy and dairy is a primary source of fat for me as other causes dizziness.

    • Don’t give up dairy. Just find a dairy product that works for you. Stay with full fat, because dairy fat is special, but make it grass-fed and organic. Stay away from sugar and carbs, which feed bad bacteria, and make your gut leaky. Go with yogurt to avoid lactose issues. Go with A2 milk (from brown cows or goats) if you have allergies to conventional milk.

  6. Thanks for your info on UTIs an biofilms. My 93 year old mother has recurring UTIs, and is now taking IV antibiotics 2X a day. The stuff makes her so sick. I had her start on D Mannose, but if the bacteria isn’t eColi it won’t work. Should I have her take Potassium Bicarbonate with D Mannose, or instead of? And what dosage of Bismuth Phiols? Can she take this power together and mix with juice?

  7. Hi Dr.Domenico,

    I was wondering if you would be willing to do private consulting (paid) on a health-related biofilm issue. It is being caused by a low-grade but persistent iron bacteria problem in a residential plumbing system that receives municipal water with a small, steady supply of Siderocapsa. I would appreciate your help or advice regarding whom to turn to.

    • I’d love to help, if I can. What is the nature of the problem? For whom do you work? Would it be remotely, or is my presence preferred? The bismuth thiols may help you, but they’re not EPA approved. Still, we can do the preliminary research.

      • Thank you for your response. I am the homeowner and self-employed (not in this field). I was thinking about a remote consult. It concerns cleaning the biofilm created by the iron bacteria. May I email you privately from here on?

  8. I should mention that this plumbing problem is causing a health problem and that is why I think you could be helpful. Thanks.

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