Healing Eating Disorders

Mehri D. Moore, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist, has specialized in the treatment of eating disorders for over twenty years, and is widely regarded as one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading authorities on eating disorders and related family issues. She is founder of the…

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women

The anti-inflammatory effect of omega-3 fatty acids may lower the breast cancer risk of obese, post-menopausal women. A study published in Cancer Prevention Research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids have a specific protective effect for obese, post menopausal women with dense breast tissue. Andrea Manni, professor and division chief of endocrinology,Read …

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Triclosan and parabens increase odds of preterm and low-birth weight

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What your patients wash with and eat is increasingly becoming a concern, especially for pregnant women and women of child bearing age. A new study by Brooklyn’s SUNY Downstate Medical Center shows that premature births and low birth weights may be associated with antibacterial ingredients like triclocarban, triclosan and theRead …

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Garlic Has Potential Antibacterial Properties for UTIs

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Urinary tract infections are the second most common infection, with as many as 8.1 million doctor visits per year, according to statistics from US Health and Human Services. Physicians are concerned about an ever increasing number of cases resistant to the antibiotics Ciprofloxacin and Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMZ). A new study showsRead …

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Cessation of Breastmilk Alters Infant Microbiome

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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

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