Abstracts & Commentary

ND, FABNO
Convincing a man who has been diagnosed and treated for high-risk prostate cancer to take aspirin may increase his chance of surviving for 10 years by a factor of nearly 5.
Editor In Chief
Clinicians should counsel patients on a more judicious total calcium intake that ensures adequacy of calcium without excess.
DC
As pressure to rein in escalating healthcare costs mounts, so does scrutiny of costly, aggressive treatment paradigms.
ND, FABNO
The top 5 foods contributing to choline in the diets of the participants were whole eggs, beef, skim milk, reduced-fat milk, and poultry without skin.
Editor In Chief
Adding whole soy foods to one's diet is an easy and inexpensive means of adding to the chemoprotective effects of a diet high in plant-based foods.
ND, LAc
Phyto-based proteins, polyphenols and other compounds found in fruits and vegetables, like soybeans, wasabi, Satsuma oranges, sargassum algae and others, are associated with stimulating osteoblastic activity, decreasing osteoclastic activity of the bones, and could be preventive of osteoporosis.
ND
Several natural medicines have been shown to be beneficial as natural treatments for infertility secondary to anovulation in PCOS patients.
ND, FABNO
It is reasonable to take this current study at face value and begin using curcumin in treatment plans aimed at improving cardiovascular status. This study may have particular value in lobbying patients to exercise, as well as take supplements. The combination of exercise + curcumin in this pilot study was superior to either exercise or curcumin alone.
ND
One hundred fourteen healthy men aged 21 to 46 years with primary male infertility for at least 18 months were studied. Male factor infertility was defined by normal sperm morphology less than 50% using World Health Organization criteria, sperm concentration less than 20 x 106/mL (oligozoospermia), and sperm motility less than 50% (asthenozoospermia).
ND, FABNO
One-hundred sixty postmenopausal women were recruited from 2007 through 2009. They were not receiving hormone therapy or other agents, including cholesterol-lowering drugs, for at least 3 months prior to the start of the study.