Genetic Screening Predicts Osteoporosis Fracture Risk Prior to Symptoms

Could you predict a patient’s risk of osteoporosis as early as age 20? A new genetic screening test may be able to predict low bone-mineral density, osteoporosis and fracture risk well prior to clinical symptoms. A study of nearly 400,000 people by Stuart Kim, PhD researcher at Stanford University School ofRead …

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Beyond CBD: Exploring the Endocannabinoid System in Health and Disease, with Carl Germano PhD

Eureka! We’ve been on the search and finally found a refreshingly honest interview on the subject of the endocannabinoid system and the use of cannabidiol in clinical practice. Not surprisingly, it came from Carl Germano, PhD, RD, CNS, CDN. Germano has been in private practice in integrative and nutritional therapiesRead …

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Alkaloids from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Evodia rutaecarpa, May Cause Cardiac Arrhythmia

A medicinal plant frequently used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Evodia rutaecarpa, contains substances that can cause cardiac arrhythmia, according to researchers from the Universities of Basel, Vienna and Utrecht. The research was published in Pharmacological Research. Extracts of the plant Evodia rutaecarpa are used in TCM for a varietyRead …

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