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Op/Ed: Curcumin Bioavailability & Efficacy

    Editor’s Note: This opinion column is in reference to an article posted earlier this month. Clinical Utility of Curcumin Extract, by Gary N. Asher, MD, MPH; Kevin Spelman, PhD (visible in the attached slideshow). In the article, Asher and Spelman discuss the potential for curcumin and the barriers to effectiveness, (more…) RELATED ARTICLES […]

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Treatment For Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis By Chinese Herbal Medicine: A Randomized Placebo Control Trial

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (SAR) is a common condition that significantly affects quality of life. The prevalence rate of SAR varies between 1.4% to 39.7% of the popula- tion,2 with relatively higher rates in western countries including Australia (10%). Current western medical approaches for the management of SAR include drug… (more…) RELATED ARTICLES











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Using a Complementary Herbal Therapy in Heart Failure

Many patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) experience impaired quality of life (QOL) and would be willing to take an additional safe medication to gain QOL improve- ment. QOL scores provide meaningful patient-based outcomes for CHF patients. Poorer QOL scores predict an increased number of hospitalizations and a higher rate (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Sugar and […]











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