Commentary/Into the Future: Amazon and the Rise of Personal Healthcare

In this commentary on the future of healthcare, Dr. Robin Gaster shows the powerful influence Amazon and technology play in the role of medicine and the rise of personal healthcare. By Robin Gaster/ For 100 years, retailers have segmented the broad marketplace into groups – soccer moms, or Millennials, orRead …

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Early Animal Study Shows Selenium May Support Healthspan and Metabolic Health Benefits

Adding the nutrient selenium may support healthspan and metabolic health such as protecting against obesity, so says a mouse study published in eLife. The results could lead to interventions that reproduce many of the anti-aging effects associated with dietary restriction while also allowing people to eat as normal. One ofRead …

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Post COVID-19: Lifestyle Management at the Individual Level is Critical to Combating Non-Communicable Diseases

An international team of researchers report that the management of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, the leading causes of death worldwide, requires lifestyle management at the individual level and widespread change in strategic health policies, especially once COVID-19 has subsided. According to the World Health Organization, non-communicable diseases (NCDs),Read …

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Successfully Launch An Online Wellness Education and Lifestyle Medicine Program

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Since the pandemic, they way you manage your patient relationships, their wellness goals and market your practice has no doubt changed. Even if you thought everything was covered before the world turned upside down, there is much to learn in this new digital age of medicine. And, there’s always somethingRead …

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Defining and Fulfilling True Patient-Centered Care

Though the popular catch-phrase “patient-centered care” is often used, but it may be missing the mark because needs are not being met in this COVID-19 era of care. Patient drop outs and refusals are common with telemedicine becoming more common, as a recent telemedicine Cochran Database study shows. In thisRead …

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The Benefits of Becoming a Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner

The new Lifestyle Medicine (LM) diplomas and lifestyle medicine’s recent addition to the curriculum at medical schools such as Cambridge University represent its emergence as a standalone specialty. However, despite its basis in a holistic approach to health, LM is not a complementary or alternative form of medicine. It isRead …

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