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Metal allergy testing

Exposure to metals in dental fillings and implants, joint prostheses, pacemakers, environmental pollutants and jewellery can lead to health problems in susceptible individuals.


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Lyme disease testing

MELISA improves laboratory diagnosis by confirming active disease in patients with clinical symptoms of Lyme.


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Testimonials

Read stories from those who found MELISA played a key part in their journey to good health.


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Brochures

Download our brochures on various topics such as metal allergy in orthopaedics or metal allergy and titanium implants.


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June 22, 2017

Summer newsletter

The main stories in our summer newsletter are: Delayed metal hypersensitivity symptoms may develop after 2 years; Gluten-free diet may increase exposure to mercury and

June 15, 2017

MELISA will be at the BSEM conference in London June 15

MELISA will be attending the BSEM’s Systems Medicine conference : Bridging the Gap between Science and Clinical Practice. With presentations on the impact of nutrition,

June 13, 2017

Rash and discomfort after eating wheat?

This study published in Nutrients 2017, suggests that contact dermatitis due to nickel allergy is more frequent in patients with non-coeliac wheat sensitivity. The study

June 10, 2017

Women experience more pain after knee or hip surgery

Why do women experience pain more often than men after total hip or knee replacement surgery? This study links unexplained pain with an increased rate

June 1, 2017

Delayed hypersensitivity reactions may affect patients after 8 years

“I have seen patients who have experienced a delayed hypersensitivity reaction and rejected an implant after eight years of having it in” says a Consultant

May 28, 2017

On-going research projects

On-going research projects MELISA Foundation is currently working together with scientist to advance research in the following fields of medicine: 1. The role of heavy

March 28, 2017

Quarterly newsletter

Quarterly newsletter Our spring newsletter features the remarkable stories of two people who recovered their health after removing implants that MELISA identified as causing hypersensitivity.

February 22, 2017

Metal Allergy Featured On USA TV News

Metal allergy featured on US TV This news item features a young boy with syndromic scoliosis who had metal rods implanted in his chest. He

January 5, 2017

Toxic metals found in e-cigarette liquids

Five metals, toxic and potentially carcinogenic when inhaled, found in liquid of leading first generation e-cigarette brands. The five metals – cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese

September 28, 2016

New MELISA Laboratory

New MELISA lab A new MELISA lab at the Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv has just opened. Prof Lizy Fireman is head of the

  • “MELISA is a fundamental cornerstone of my practice."

    Dr Mary Ellen Chalmers, DMD

    Functional Medicine Based Dentistry, Santa Rosa, CA, USA

  • “I have many patients that are interested in this type of testing associated with implants. Thank you for the great work you have done.”

    Dr Scott Schroeder, Podiatric Physician and Surgeon

    Foot & Ankle Center, Wenatchee, WA, USA

  • “A type IV metal allergy is often overlooked as a culprit in many of today's chronic illnesses. MELISA testing gives targeted information on what needs to be avoided. Many patients get their life back with this information instead of remaining chronically ill for the rest of their days.”

    Dr Toril Jelter MD, General Practitioner & Pediatrician

    Mount Diablo Integrated Wellness Center, Walnut Creek, CA, USA

  • “Working in holistic dentistry I use an integrated approach and treat the patient as a whole, focusing on the dental need in the larger context of the person’s overall well-being. MELISA provides me with invaluable information for the most suitable materials to be used.”

    Dr Goran D. Stojanovic, Dental Surgeon

    The Ella Clinic, London, UK