Abstracts & Commentary

ND
A recent cross-sectional, double-blind study investigated the impact of physical fitness on the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
ND, LAc, FABNO
A new pilot study suggests that frankincense, the sap from the Boswellia tree, may help alleviate cerebral edema in patients with brain tumors.
ND, MSc, FABNO
Which supplements may benefit, harm, or have no effect for chemotherapy patients? A recent study tackles this important question.
ND, FABNO
An emerging dietary strategy—time-restricted eating—may help treat metabolic syndrome, with better compliance than more rigorous weight-loss programs.
ND
Bovine colostrum may offer another tool in the fight against childhood infectious diarrhea.
ND
One more argument for encouraging movement: Exercising may lower the risk of depression even in those with a genetic risk for it.
ND, FABNO
Although conventional belief is that you need to walk 10,000 steps a day to see health benefits from walking, a recent study found that a more modest 4,400 steps daily can substantially reduce mortality rates.
MD
Nutritional supplements may positively affect telomere length and aging, according to a recent intervention study.
PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, ground Nigella sativa seeds reduced the number of renal liths in the treatment group compared to the placebo group.
Editor In Chief
A recent study sought to determine whether eradication of H pylori or certain supplements would affect gastric cancer incidence or mortality over a period of just over 2 decades.