Abstracts & Commentary

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
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
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, R HOM, CCH, DHANP
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.
ND, FABNO
Does injury to the heart release chemicals that make people feel depressed, or does depression release chemicals that promote heart injury? Or is it a two-way street?