Abstracts & Commentary

ND, LAc
Lung cancer is the second most common cancer (excluding skin cancer) in both men and women. Supplementing treatment regimens with melatonin, especially in late-stage patients, has the potential to improve survival rates.
ND
For overweight people with metabolic system and low gut diversity, FMT may offer a helpful intervention.
MD
Hydrogen water has been shown to benefit a range of conditions, including cancer, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, and hepatis B, along with improving mood.
ND, RD, CDCES
When patients with an upper respiratory tract infection used a propolis spray, packed with antimicrobial and immune-enhancing properties, their symptoms disappeared 2 days earlier than in the placebo group.
Editor In Chief
This nutrient-dense food may increase the activity of natural killer cells, modulating the immune system.
ND, FABNO
Modifying patients’ microbiome for a healthy gut, through fecal microbiota transplant, diet, or other interventions, may improve patient response to cancer immunotherapy.
DC, DABCI
Restoration of gut health appears to regulate inflammation, leading to improved hepatic health and immune function.
PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH
Ginger may help lower fasting glucose and total cholesterol in those with type 2 diabetes.
ND
Although supplementation with lipoic acid did not decrease triglycerides, it did lower weight, body mass index, and inflammation in overweight and obese adults.
A study involving the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site found a modest association between adolescent exposure to endocrine disruptors, particularly phthalates, and a greater risk of ADHD.