May 2018 Vol. 10 Issue 5

Abstracts & Commentary

Coffee Associated With Better Outcomes in Colorectal Cancers

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO  Good news from a prospective, observational study, consistent with a large pool of research data: Coffee consumption may confer cancer-protective benefits.

Curcumin and Boswellia for Knee Osteoarthritis

by Jennifer Johnson, ND, LAc  Randomized trial pits 2 formulations containing curcumin against placebo for managing the joint pain and limitations that accompany osteoarthritis. Results suggest both curcumin alone and curcumin combined with boswellia could help, and are unlikely to hurt.

Bioavailable Curcumin for Rheumatoid Arthritis

by Paul Richard Saunders, PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH  Study finds that both a low dose (250 mg) and a higher dose (500 mg) of a bioavailable form of curcumin, taken twice a day for 90 days, significantly reduce objective and subjective signs of inflammation compared to placebo.

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO  Survey reveals that cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome—nausea and vomiting that is attributable to marijuana use—may be more common than we think. But what causes it?

Interviews with Experts

Cardiovascular Lab Tests in Natural Medicine

by Natural Medicine Journal In this podcast episode, we talk about cardiovascular labs with naturopathic cardiology expert, Daniel Chong, ND. Chong discusses the use of cholesterol panels and other tests he uses in practice. He dispels some common myths about how to interpret different lab results.