Supplements

By Ronald Hoffman, MD

They are billed as the new keys to longevity, an endless inventory of “spare parts” that can regenerate sick or tired organs, a veritable Fountain of Youth. But are stem cells the medical cure-all of the future, or are they just a snake-oil pitch to the desperate and vulnerable?

While Regenerative Medicine research is proceeding frenetically on a variety of disease fronts, with occasional promising results, a “free-fire” zone has emerged in which stem cells are touted as a cure-all.1 Stem cell therapies are being offered for everything from knee pain to lupus,...

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By Matthew Hand, DO

There’s a lot of confusion and misinformation when it comes to recommending supplements for children.

When parents want to know if a specific vitamin or herbal supplement may work to help their child overcome insomnia, ADD symptoms, digestive upset, anxiety, or autism, they often turn to their pediatrician for advice. But some pediatricians and family medical practitioners don’t have a lot of experience with supplements yet.

Common Misconceptions about Pediatric Vitamins

While many scientific studies support the importance of supplementing vitamin D, omega-3 fats,...

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By Roger V Kendall, PhD

Although N N-Dimethylglycine (DMG) has been on the health scene for over forty years, few physicians were aware of its wide range of benefits until recently.

First introduced in the 1970s, the supplement is now reaching the mainstream of natural medicine. The best way physicians can get to know and understand this product is by experiencing its benefits in their own practices, according to Roger Kendall, PhD, one of the world's leading authorities on DMG.

Dimethylglycine has a broad role as a vital "anti-stress" nutrient in advancing optimal health and well-being. It helps...

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