Osteoarthritis is certainly the most common form of arthritis in men and women, with women more susceptible due to biology, hormones, a genetic predisposition and the effects of obesity on the joints. Such a complex
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Vitamin D supplements could help to ease painful irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, a new study from the University of Sheffield has found. Scientists from the University’s Department of Oncology and Metabolism reviewed and integrated
Weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Mediterranean diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding, a new study shows. University of California, San Diego School
By Gene Bruno, MS, MHS, RH(AHG) Huntington College of Health Sciences Although there are several nutraceutical options for hypertension, we should not forget an oldie but goodie: magnesium. I decided to make this the subject
Beneficial actions more complex than previously thought By Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO IBS is a common disorder that reduces patients' quality of life. It is a chronic condition characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort associated
Functional medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership. It is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addresses the
According to experts at Oregon State University (OSU), the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Tufts University and the Harvard School of Public Health, vast majorities of people in the United States do not meet all of
'Higher levels of vitamin D - specifically serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D - are associated with a correspondingly reduced risk of cancer' says Cedric Garland, DrPH, adjunct professor in the UC San Diego School of Medicine Department
In a double-blind cross-over trial researchers from Armenia, Sweden and Germany investigated the effect of repeated low-dose treatment with a standardized extract of Rhodiola rosea on fatigue during night duty among a group of 56
With many health practitioners telling us to take Magnesium - how much do you really know about this magnificent mineral? Magnesium is an important trace element with various roles in the make up and function