February 2014 | Geriatrics and Infectious Diseases

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Preventing Pneumonia in the Elderly…………………………….>> cover Melanie Kusznireckyj ND


 Tea Tree Oil: A Novel Approach to MRSA……………………………..>> Nancy Scarlett, ND; Timothy Miller


MRSA and Ayurvedic Medicine…………………….>>10
Virender Sodhi, MD (Ayurved), ND
Some simple Ayurvedic lifestyle and herbal treatments
help reverse methicillin-resistant Staph aureus.


Naturopathic Practice: The Model I Hold Dear: Interview with Steven Bailey, ND……………………>>11
Rev Steven A. Bailey, ND
Wholeness of our profession can be maintained by
holding fast to the principles that stand as our truth.


1st Place Research Review – Probiotics and Psychiatry……………….>>14
Polina Kapoustina
Phillip Rouchotas, ND, MSc
Evidence suggests a remarkable ability of the gut
microflora to impact brain activity and mood.


1st Place Case Study – Improving Compliance in Type 2 Diabetes: Patient Empowerment & Incremental Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose……>>17
Darren Klassen
Jacqueline Solowjew, BSc, ND
Patient education and accountability can lead to a
self-perceived desire to adopt healthy behaviors.


Energy is Information: How It Affects Susceptibility to Infection……………….>>19
Emily Chan, ND & Taylor McHugh
Our thoughts and emotions set the tone of our
immune system, determining our odds of getting sick.


Take a Bite Out of Lyme……………..>>20
Emily Maiella, ND
Some of the most commonly-followed guidelines for
Lyme disease are unfortunately inaccurate.


 

Association Spotlight – A Busy Year for the ILANP………………………………….>>22
Eliot W. Edwards, ND, FABNO
Highlights of this past year include ongoing legislative
efforts and ILANP’s first annual conference.


SCNM To Break Ground on Mixed-Use Building………………………..>>22
To accommodate growing enrollment, patient
volume, and educational programs, SCNM embarks
on an ambitious campus expansion.


Cognitive Impairment: Herbal Considerations…………………….>>23
Robin DiPasquale, ND, RH (AHG)
A wealth of botanical options can help prevent or
slow the progression of cognitive decline.


Violet Ray & High-Frequency Current…………>>24
Sussanna Czeranko, ND, BBE
The early naturopaths were already smitten with
the mysteries of electricity. Tesla made it safe.
education


Keeping Up With the Past: ND Students and Nature-Cure Education…………….>>26
David J. Schleich, PhD
The Revitalization Retreat reflects ND students’
yearning to preserve the roots of naturopathic medicine.

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