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Top Ten Articles for March & April 2015

Spring is a good time to get caught up. To help you keep up on your professional reading, we’ve collected the most popular articles for the past 60 days. You’ll notice a trend. Healthy eating for cognitive health and acid-load balance diets are the topics of choice for our readers. (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Top Ten Integrative Medical Stories for 2014

Today’s Practitioner is pleased to announce our first annual most popular story countdown for 2014. We’ve tracked your favorite stories and we see a trend in the top 50 — glutathione, selenium and oxidative stress, gut health, detoxification, behavior and cognitive modification, osteoarthritis and inflammation reduction as well as endocrine (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Diabetes

Pink, yellow, or blue? Each of these non-caloric sweeteners may be contributing to the global epidemic of diabetes. The study published in Nature today (Sept. 17, 2014), shows the non-nutritive sweeteners, saccharin, sucralose and aspartame, could actually hasten the development of glucose intolerance and metabolic disease. The mechanism is surprising: (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Diabetes Drug-Induced […]

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Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Polyphenols Improve HDL

Olive oil polyphenols are known for beneficial properties that reduce cardiovascular risk factors. Consumption is a cornerstone of the Mediterranean diet for its ability to produce health high-density lipoprotein profiles (HDL). However, data on polyphenol effects of HDL quality are scarce. This study assessed whether polyphenol-rich olive oil consumption could (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Global PURE […]

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Integrative Psychiatry Effective but Overlooked for Cancer Patients

Nearly three-quarters of cancer patients who have major depression are not currently receiving treatment for depression, and that a new integrated treatment programme is strikingly more effective at reducing depression and improving quality of life than current care, according to three papers published in The Lancet Psychiatry, The Lancet, and (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Inactivity Linked […]

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Put the Script Pad Down: FDA’s New Drug Approvals Pose Significant Risks

For every 100 new drugs introduced in the market, there have been 34 withdrawals or new black box warnings in the past 25 years. Since 1992, FDA sped up the pace and approval process for pharmaceutical companies willing to pay a fee. Approval time was cut in half, but with (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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New Theory on Atherosclerosis: Massively Calcified Endosome Death

Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., announced he has discovered a poorly understood underlying mechanism of atherosclerotic vascular disease. He claims this new research explains how atherosclerotic arteries become calcified. He believes this unpublished research explains why serum cholesterol levels do not reliably predict coronary artery disease. Weisenthal postulates that massively calcified (more…) RELATED ARTICLES SPECIAL REPORT: […]

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Inadvertent Stereotyping Leads to Healthcare Disparities

Going to the doctor’s office is a stress-inducing event for many people But for blacks, it can be particularly terrifying, because of something called negative racial stereotyping. And while racial stereotyping may not be intentional, it can seep into a patient’s psyche in ways you might not realize. A first-of-its-kind (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Digitizing patient […]

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