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New ELISA/ELISPOT Blood Test Shows Promise for Celiac Diagnosis

  News Celiac disease affects an estimated 1 in 133 Americans, or about 1% of the population, has celiac disease. As many as 83% of Americans who have celiac disease are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with other conditions. On average, most people wait 6-10 years to be correctly diagnosed, according to (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Why Joe […]

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Brief Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia Cuts Costs

   Introduction With as few as three cognitive therapy treatments, patients can see significant improvement in sleep and reduced medical costs. This study shows how addressing sleep disorders, one can reduce health-care costs and improve patient outcomes for overall wellness. This research is the first to outline how brief treatments (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Neurogenic Inflammation in OA: Combined Thermal Therapy with Acetaminophen

Introduction Symptomatic drugs are frequently used for pain control, but dissatisfaction with such an intervention has led many patients to seek other treatments, of which is thermal heat from mud packs. The intentions in the present study was to investigate a possible interaction between thermal treatment and the main neuropeptides involved in OA pathogenesis and […]

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Serum Bilirubin Concentrations and Chronic Kidney Disease

  Introduction The association between serum bilirubin concentrations and CKD is controversial and conflicting studies show opposing results. This study as presented in the slideshow, shows that higher serum direct bilirubin levels were significantly associated with a lower risk of the development of CKD, even when considering a variety of cardiometabolic parameters. The study authors […]

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Personalized Integrative Approach to Chronic Fatigue

    Introduction The aim of this review is to explore modifiable environmental and physiological factors that may play a role in CFS/ME and to discuss the current evidence for corresponding treatments from an integrative perspective. Chronic unexplained fatigue is a very common clinical complaint. In primary care settings, an estimated 24% of patients report […]

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Osteoinductive Protein Complex for Moderate to Severe Osteoarthritis

The study explored the clinical effects of a novel protein complex, Cyplexinol, in combination with glucosamine and chondroitin, to reduce pain and increase joint flexibility in healthy individuals with degenerative joint disease due to osteoarthritis. (more…) RELATED ARTICLES #8 TOP READ / WHITE PAPER: Managing Metabolic Processes of Osteoarthritis with Botanicals Parental Addictions Related to […]

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Sugar and Heart Disease, Ignore No More

    Op/Ed by Kimberly Lord Stewart, Editor of Today’s Practitioner This week a major study in JAMA Internal Medicine closed the lid on America’s sugar bowl with a study that showed a significant relationship between sugar consumption and increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. See the slideshow for (more…) RELATED ARTICLES New Theory […]

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Addiction Expert: Prescribing Painkillers is Not the Only Option

By Tammy Strickling Medical practitioners are writing millions of prescriptions for drugs such as Vicodin, Percocet and OxyContin, which contain compounds derived from opium—one of the world’s most powerful painkillers— in an effort to relieve Americans of pain after acuter injuries or operations. These powerful opioids – the standard in (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Acupuncture for […]

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Valter Longo, PhD: Differential Stress – Effects of Fasting on Cancer

Interview by Craig Gustafson Sponsored by the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians 2014 Conference The following is a two-part excerpt of an interview with Valter Longo, PhD. by Craig Gustafson, for Integrative Medicine, A Clinician’s Journal, Dec. 2013. Part one of the interview is below, regarding cancer research and fasting. (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Vitamin D […]

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