Abstracts & Commentary
Pilot study finds ashwagandha root extract improves several parameters related to sexual dysfunction in women.
A large, retrospective cohort study adds to growing body of evidence that fiber intake provides a protective benefit for young women.
A high-protein breakfast benefits all children, but may particularly benefit overweight kids.
Study suggests that topically applied saffron gel could be a natural, safe, and effective alternative to the current standard treatments for erectile dysfunction.
If you are thinking about adding an online patient dispensary to your practice or changing your present dispensary, this podcast will provide valuable information about the various features and benefits provided by these technology platforms. The podcast features specific information about wellevate, a new online patient dispensary from Emerson Ecologics.
Rachel Fischer, MD, MPH, is a physician and faculty member in the college of graduate and professional studies at the University of Western States (UWS). Her research interests have gravitated toward preventive medicine and optimal health and performance. She is board certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine and is currently pursuing certification by the Institute of Functional Medicine.
The majority of American farmland today is dominated by industrial agriculture featuring chemically intensive food production in large single-crop farms and animal production facilities. Modern food processing has grown into a large industry with revenue of hundreds of billions of dollars. The effects of industrial agriculture and the food processing industry on the environment and public health have raised concerns over the decades. This Healthcare Perspectives article reviews recent publications on modern interventions commonly used in the food industry, including genetic engineering, pesticides, antibiotics, hormones, and food additives, as well as their possible detrimental effects on the human body.