Expert Round-Table on Thyroid Immune Testing, Guidelines and Clinical Impact on Women’s Health

Diagnosing and treating thyroid conditions in women is extremely important, concluded a group of practitioners in a recent round-table discussion, “Thyroid Immune Testing – Guidelines, Testing Platforms, and Clinical Impact on Women’s Health,” and published in the Journal of Women’s Health. The goal of the Expert Panel Discussion was to

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Two Real World Illuminations of Patients’ Experience of Healing and Health

John Weeks

Organizations connected to two of the most significant researchers in the movement for integrative healing and health, Brian Berman, MD and Wayne Jonas, MD, held separate events recently to announce reports that offer insight into patients’ experience of healing and health. Samueli Integrative Health Programs, which Jonas directs, examined patientRead

Aspirin and EPA Show Promise for Reducing the Numbers of Precancerous Colon Polyps

Inflammasomes and colon cancer

Both aspirin and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), reduced the number of precancerous colon polyps in patients found to be at high risk of developing bowel cancer, according to new research published in the journal Lancet. This study, called the seAFOod Trial, is the result of a multidisciplinaryRead

Is Cannabidiol the Next Clinical Antioxidant?

Cannabidiol as an antioxidant

Emerging research shows that cannabidiol holds unique properties as an antioxidant. In the scientific summary, we profile two studies that review the potential of non-psychotropic cannabidiol as an antioxidant. This research has future clinical implications for cerebral ischemia, rheumatoid arthritis, types I and II diabetes, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, hypertension, theRead

Living and Leading with Resilience, by Adam Perlman, MD

Duke Integrative, Todays Practitioner, Adam Perlman

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH / Leaders in healthcare, as in all industries, have the responsibility to support employees’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This support can take many forms, but there is one challenge in particular that affects every corner of the workforce: stress. The Centers for Disease ControlRead