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Cessation of Breastmilk Alters Infant Microbiome

It’s widely accepted that the delivery mode, whether vaginally or C-section, shapes the manner in which an infant’s healthy microbiota are established. Vaginal deliveries are preferred to help colonize an infant’s healthy bacteria. A new study, published in Cell Host & Microbe, confirmed this understanding and found the cessation of breastfeeding is a significant catalyst […]

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Group-dietary Intervention & Gestational Weight Gain Among Obese Women

Obese women can have control over their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques, according to a new study in Obesity. Interventions include attending weekly group support meetings, seeking advice about nutrition and diet, and keeping food and exercise journals. Results of the Healthy Moms study also show (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Retrain the […]

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Case Study: Escharotic Treatment for ECC-positive CIN3 in Childbearing Years

This case study is treatment of a 28-yr-old female who desired an alternative treatments for severe dysplasia and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 (CIN3) because of concerns about the possibility of obstetrical complications associated with the use of loop electrosurgical excision (LEEP). By Kimberly Windstar ND, Corina Dunlap BA, Heather (more…) RELATED ARTICLES

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Collagen, a better framework than calcium alone

It’s been said that graceful aging is about being flexible. One’s ability to respond mentally and physically to life’s obstacles is certainly an asset. However when it comes to bone health, traditional advice on calcium supplementation favors rigidity over agility. Kathy Lund comments on Ian R Ried’s article, A Case (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Osteoarthritis Research […]

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Iron Improves Women’s Exercise Performance

It is the first time researchers have been able to confirm that iron supplementation has beneficial effects on exercise performance. Dr Sant-Rayn Pasricha from the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health said the findings could have implications for improved performance in athletes and health and general health and well-being (more…) RELATED ARTICLES Collagen, a […]

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