Dr. Sanjay Gupta Spearheads American Pain Association’s Movement for Insurance Companies to Cover Cannabidiol (CBD) (CORRECTION)

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Oct. 16, 2018  — Dr. Sanjay Gupta, President of the American Pain Association (APA)* and a pain management specialist based in Bala Cynwyd, Penn., is leading the push for insurance companies to cover cannabidiol (CBD) products for the treatment of pain and Opioid Use Disorder. Simply put,Read …

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The Effect of Medium Chain Triglycerides on Time to Nutritional Ketosis and Symptoms of Keto-Induction in Healthy Adults

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In recent years, medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) have hit the pop-culture food world. From a morning bullet coffee to very-low carbohydrate ketogenic diets, MCTs have become popular among people who follow a ketogenic diet for overall wellness or to address serious health issues, such as obesity and blood sugar disorders.

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Is There a Connection Between Dairy Intake and Lower Risk of Type-2 Diabetes?

Dairy Intake and Lower Risk of Type-2 Diabetes
Three recently released studies show a connection between dairy intake and lower risk of Type-2 diabetes. While there is a great deal of controversy in functional medicine as to whether dairy products should be part of a healthy diet, and palmitic acid in dairy may be contributing factor to Type-2

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Groundbreaking Genetics and Imaging Data: Never Before Seen Insights into Brain Structure and Function

Genetics and Imaging Data

Two major publications in the prestigious journal Nature this week focus on the way that UK Biobank genetics and imaging data are transforming health research. In one paper, researchers report on a pioneering study that combined 10,000 UK Biobank MR brain images with genetics data from all 500,000 participants. TheyRead …

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FDA Approves Natural Cycles, First Mobile Medical Consumer App for Contraception

Natural Cycles

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first mobile medical application (app), called Natural Cycles, for contraceptive use to prevent pregnancy. Natural Cycles, contains an algorithm that calculates the days of the month a woman is likely to be fertile based on daily body temperature readings and menstrualRead …

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Nitrate-Rich Fruit and Vegetable Supplement Reduces Blood Pressure in Healthy Individuals

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In the past decade nearly 30 studies have shown that beet root juice is highly effective in reducing cardiovascular risk factors, such as blood pressure. The primary reason dates back to a 2008 study showing that the bioactives in nitrate-rich foods are primarily responsible for their ability lower blood pressure.

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It May be Possible to Monitor Alzheimer’s Progression by Measuring Glutathione with MRI

In a human study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, anti-oxidant, glutathione (GSH), which protects the brain from stress, has been found to be significantly depleted in Alzheimer’s patients compared to normal subjects. As GSH is a very important anti-oxidant that protects the brain from free radicals, the findingsRead …

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Case Study & Free Ebook: Intermittent Fasting and Reversing Insulin-Dependent Type II Diabetes

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In this just released case study, physicians are actually reversing insulin-dependent Type II diabetes with intermittent fasting. In the study, reported in the British Medical Journal, Case Reports (BMJ Case Reports), patients were able to stop using insulin within a month (one case within 5 days). While this is an

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VIDEO: Introduction to Full-Spectrum Hemp, with Derrick DeSilva, MD

In this first of nine videos on full-spectrum hemp, Derrick DeSilva, MD reviews the basics of using FSH in your clinical practice, the safety of full-spectrum hemp and why the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is called the greatest neurotransmitter system in the body. PART 1 Full-Spectrum Hemp Safety & Side EffectsRead …

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