Healthcare Perspectives

Top 10 Articles of 2018

by Natural Medicine Journal
As we look forward to the year ahead, let's take a moment to reflect on the topics that made the greatest impact in 2018. Below, in order, are the most popular pieces to appear in Natural Medicine Journal last year.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Oncology Acupuncture Program Assessment at Oregon Health and Science University

by Yiyi Chen, PhD
A retrospective analysis aims to create a profile of cancer patients who opt to receive acupuncture for treatment-related symptoms, to inform symptom assessment and shed light on acupuncture efficacy in this subpopulation.

Abstracts & Commentary

Benefits of Ecotherapy for Survivors of Domestic Violence

by Kurt Beil, ND, LAc, MPH
Domestic violence can cause health problems that persist even after the threat of acute trauma has ended. Project CarryOn provides a nature-based holistic approach to promote mental, physical, and emotional health in survivors of domestic violence, that, according to a recent study, has measurable benefits.

Fish Oil for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

by Joshua Z. Goldenberg, ND
Since the early 1970s clinicians have recommended omega-3 fatty acids for cardiovascular health. Conclusions from a Cochrane Review challenge decades of nutrition advice.

Processed Foods Increase Risk of Cancer

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO
We know that global consumption of processed foods is rising. A population-based study assessed potential health impacts of this dietary trend, specifically on cancer risk, with alarming results.

Oncology Special Issue 2018

by Natural Medicine Journal