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 Most People Over-Use Inhalers for Asthma

From Queen Mary University of London Asthma is a common lung condition that affects 5.4 million people in the UK and can lead to symptoms such as coughing, wheezing or feeling breathless. Asthma is best controlled by regular use of a corticosteroid inhaler, which prevents symptoms from occurring. People with asthma may also use rescue […]

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Genetic Testing Could Indicate Risk of Kidney Disease

From Columbia University Irving Medical Center A new algorithm developed by researchers at Columbia University can analyze thousands of variants across the genome and estimate a person’s risk of developing chronic kidney disease — and it works in people of African, Asian, European, and LatinX descent. “With this polygenic method, we can identify individuals at […]

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Regenerating Cardiomyocytes 

From University of Houston Researchers at the University of Houston are reporting a first-of-its-kind technology that not only repairs heart muscle cells in mice but also regenerates them following a heart attack, or myocardial infarction as its medically known. Published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Aging, the groundbreaking finding has the potential to become a […]

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Each Neuron Computes Movement Signals autonomously, and as a Whole

From Technion-Israel Institute of Technology From the moment we are born, and even before that, we interact with the world through movement. We move our lips to smile or to talk. We extend our hand to touch. We move our eyes to see. We wiggle, we walk, we gesture, we dance. How does our brain […]

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Taking Antibiotics Could be Detrimental to Athletes

From University of California – Riverside New research demonstrates that by killing essential gut bacteria, antibiotics ravage athletes’ motivation and endurance. The UC Riverside-led mouse study suggests the microbiome is a big factor separating athletes from couch potatoes. Other studies have examined the way that exercise affects the microbiome, but this study is one of […]

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Supplements for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

From NIH/National Eye Institute The Age-Related Eye Disease Studies (AREDS and AREDS2) established that dietary supplements can slow progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of blindness in older Americans. In a new report, scientists analyzed 10 years of AREDS2 data. They show that the AREDS2 formula, which substituted antioxidants lutein and […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Neurological Recovery

From University of California – Irvine Scientists from the University of California, Irvine have discovered that an injury to one part of the brain changes the connections between nerve cells across the entire brain. The new research was published this week in Nature Communications. Every year in the United States, nearly two million Americans sustain […]

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Responses to Light May Help Diagnose ADHD and ASD

From University of South Australia It’s often said that ‘the eyes tell it all, but no matter what their outward expression, the eyes may also be able to signal neurodevelopmental disorders such as ASD and ADHD according to new research from Flinders University and the University of South Australia. In the first study of its […]

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Why I Love Cannabis Topicals: Clinical Pearls for Topical Cannabis Use

JAKE F. FELICE, ND, LMP  The purpose of this article is to describe one clinician’s experience with medical cannabis.    Why Cannabis Topicals?  Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and opiates represent the mainstay of pharmacological treatment for pain. Their use is increasing over time1–3 and they are associated with very significant morbidity and mortality.4–7 Viable alternatives to opiates and NSAIDS are desperately needed. Medical cannabis […]

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Notes from the Field: November, 2020

JARED L. ZEFF, ND, VNMI, LAC  The following is not an article prepared for a medical journal. Not every statement of fact is cited or referenced. This is a commentary on the medicine, a running set of observations about practice in the field. It’s not meant to be a peer-reviewed presentation; rather, these are notes […]

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Notes from the Field: October, 2020

JARED L. ZEFF, ND, VNMI, LAC  The following is not an article prepared for a medical journal. Not every statement of fact is cited or referenced. This is a commentary on the medicine, a running set of observations about practice in the field. It’s not meant to be a peer-reviewed presentation; rather, these are notes […]

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Notes from the Field: September, 2020

JARED L. ZEFF, ND, VNMI, LAC  The following is not an article prepared for a medical journal. Not every statement of fact is cited or referenced. This is a commentary on the medicine, a running set of observations about practice in the field. It’s not meant to be a peer-reviewed presentation; rather, these are notes […]

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Could Being ‘Over-Confident’ be Detrimental to Health?

From University of Vienna Older people who overestimate their health go to the doctor less often. This can have serious consequences for their health, for example, when illnesses are detected too late. By contrast, people who think they are sicker than they actually are visit the doctor more often. This is what a new study […]

Why I Became a Naturopathic Doctor

Jenna Henderson, N.D. Like most naturopathic doctors, I was drawn to alternatives when I reached the limits of mainstream medicine.  In my situation it was extreme, I was already in kidney failure when I enrolled in naturopathic college.  By that time, I had seen the worst of mainstream medicine.  Medical errors and negligence had nearly […]

Why I Became a Naturopathic Doctor

Katie Strobe, N.D. Night after night, I would stare blankly at my medical school application personal essay. I kept reflecting on my life story and  I wanted to become an allopathic doctor, and something just didn’t click. I was stuck. After endless contemplation, it finally hit me. There’s no way I could write this essay […]

Exposure to Novel Information Could Promote Interest in Learning

From Ohio State University Long before they enter a classroom, people learn to identify commonplace objects like a “dog” and a “chair” just by encountering them in everyday life, with no intent to learn about what they are. A new study is one of the first to provide experimental evidence that people learn from incidental […]

Homeopathy Kisses Warts Goodbye: A Gentle Alternative to Conventional Wart Treatments

SHARUM SHARIF, ND  My primary care naturopathic practice has a focus on natural dermatology. I utilize a variety of naturopathic therapeutics to address skin diseases of all types, including warts, but my primary tool is homeopathy. I have successfully treated a few hundred patients with warts over the last nearly 2 decades, and I would […]

Can We Slow Aging in Patients? Autophagy, Mitophagy, Genetics & Epigenetics 

CHRIS D. MELETIS, ND  Aging – or more specifically, how to slow it down – is a topic that has fascinated scientists, doctors, and the general population for thousands of years. Yet despite our advancements in medicine and science, we still don’t know for sure about healthy aging or precisely what it takes to tip […]

Orthobiologics and Epicondylosis: Tendon Healing Using Microfragmented Adipose Tissue and PRP 

TERRANCE MANNING II, ND, RMSK  A 53-year-old male presented to the clinic with persistent right lateral elbow pain. The pain onset was insidious, yet this patient had had recurrent symptoms for several years; the most recent episode started 8 months before this visit. The patient had tried rest, ice, therapeutic ultrasound with iontophoresis, kinesiology taping, […]

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Going Public: Will There Ever Be a Naturopathic Medical Program at a Public University? 

FRASER SMITH, MATD, ND  The network of naturopathic programs in North America has grown and changed over the years. One thing they have all had in common is that they are, or were, within a private, post-secondary educational institution. That has worked out pretty well. Our profession has developed excellence in education specifically geared towards […]

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Accreditation Nation

FRASER SMITH, MATD, ND  Naturopathic medical education is a recognized higher-education enterprise that meets the same standards as first-professional doctorate (MD, DO, DC, OD, etc) training. This is true of naturopathic training in both the United States and Canada. We can stand by and stand on our “ND” credential and be proud of it. Those […]

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Mind, Body… and Something: How to Teach Spirituality in a Naturopathic Curriculum?

FRASER SMITH, MATD, ND  Spirituality has many definitions. But whether it has a common definition or not, many of us in the profession believe the spiritual dimension of a person is an important aspect of health. The vast human experience with this aspect of our nature, as well as the many ways in which it has been described, make it somewhat challenging to present in […]

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What Do Students Need? Findings from the AANMC’s 2020 Survey

FRASER SMITH, MATD, ND  Naturopathic medical school – an accredited first-professional program that prepares a student for entry into a profession – has a pretty clear mandate. Accreditation agencies at the regional/provincial or programmatic level (the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education) set the tone for what a program should strive for. Entry-to-practice examinations, such as the […]

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ChromaDex External Research Program (CERP™) Celebrates Over 250 Research Agreements With 235+ Researchers Around the World

ChromaDex’s research and development program reaches over 250 material transfer agreements (MTAs) on Niagen® and other ingredients, marking a milestone in NAD+ research LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– ChromaDex Corp. (NASDAQ:CDXC) today celebrates over 250 material transfer agreements (MTAs) through the ChromaDex External Research Program (CERP™), featuring ChromaDex’s flagship ingredient Niagen®(patented nicotinamide riboside, or NR) and other proprietary ingredients. […]

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Ortho Molecular Products announces support for naturopathic residency consortium

BARRINGTON, IL (April 8, 2022) — Ortho Molecular Products is proud to announce a partnership with Institute for Natural Medicine (INM) and its Residency Consortium, a premier, sustainable residency model for top naturopathic doctor (ND) graduates. The goal is to create a residency cohort model that will close the gap between medical doctor (MD) and ND post-graduate […]

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Fullscript Adds Thorne HealthTech to Comprehensive Product Offering

Increasing nutritional supplement portfolio aims to help individuals achieve lifelong wellness  PHOENIX (April 12, 2022) — Fullscript, the leading care delivery platform for integrative medicine, announced today that it has expanded its offerings to include Thorne HealthTech, Inc. (“Thorne HealthTech” or “Thorne”) (NASDAQ: THRN), a leader in developing innovative solutions for a personalized approach to […]

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