Top Navigation

Archive | Home Slider

legal cannabis and opioids

Two JAMA Studies: Legal Cannabis Reduces Opioid Prescribing for Adults

Recently the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published two studies and commentary on the relationship between legal cannabis use and opioid prescribing rates and patterns. We provide an 11-minute podcast from the authors and the study abstract summaries below. One study examines state implementation of medical and adult-use (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Opioids may […]

Continue Reading
fish oil and probiotics

Fish Oil and Probiotics Consumed During Pregnancy May Reduce Childhood Allergies

In one of the largest ever research reports that fish oil and probiotics consumed during pregnancy affects her baby’s allergy and eczema risk, scientists from Imperial College London assessed over 400 studies involving 1.5 million people. As part of the study, they found that when pregnant women took a daily (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Unique Probiotic […]

Continue Reading
metabolic syndrome

Omegas May Play a Role in Correcting Lipoprotein Patterns in Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) is a multifaceted combination of cardiovascular disease risk factors and co-morbidities that include abdominal obesity, elevated triglycerides, mildly elevated blood pressure and fasting glucose, and low HDL-cholesterol.  Disagreements remain as to whether MetSyn risk factors act synergistically or independently. However the alterations in plasma triglycerides (TG) and (more…) RELATED ARTICLES A Study […]

Continue Reading
Jeff Bland

Jeffrey Bland PhD on Cardiogenomics, Omega-Fatty Acids and the Future of Personalized Medicine

In the attached article from Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal, Cardiology Meets Personalized Lifestyle Medicine, Jeffrey Bland, PhD says this is “an exciting time for medicine.” He writes, “We are witnessing the creation of a new approach to the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. It is an omnigenic approach—powered by systems biology— to assembling […]

Continue Reading
philip_-_left

A Retrospective Look at Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Coronary Disease

The commentary published on Today’s Practitioner from Jeffrey Bland PhD and Alex Vasquez, DO was met with widespread interest. In light of the response and the scientific flip flopping regarding Omega-3 fatty acids and coronary disease, it’s important to take retrospective look at a significant 2016 study, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Biomarkers and Coronary Heart Disease: […]

Continue Reading
BFitBWell

BfitBwell Clinical Exercise Program for Cancer Patients Improves Fitness, Fatigue and Lowers Depression

By Kimberly Lord Stewart / Fatigue, depression, weakness and pain are the most common side effects of cancer treatments. The last thing most patients consider is exercise during this difficult time. A recent study shows that a clinical exercise program, called BfitBwell, may be just what is needed. It worked (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

Continue Reading
Brain Health

A Study Review: What Every Clinician Needs to Know About Brain Health and Omega-3s

By Sally Lynch, from Biotics Research / Not long ago, we seemed to accept the notion that humans only use 10% of their brains, as if the other 90% would remain a mystery forever. Today, not only has that myth been debunked, research on the brain is exploding and giving (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Omegas May […]

Continue Reading
fish oil

More Controversy and Challenges to 2018 JAMA Fish Oil Study

Negative opinions on the conclusions continue in response to a recent Journal of the American Heart Association study, Associations of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplement Use with Cardiovascular Disease Risks. Jeff Bland, Ph.D. calls the JAMA fish oil study one of the most controversial in recent history. The meta-analysis reviewed 10 (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

Continue Reading

Powered by Quadshot