by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO
The recent JAMA Oncology study on the risks of using complementary medicine after a cancer diagnosis provided sensational headlines—but did it provide any legitimate conclusions about the place of integrative medicine in cancer care?
by Miranda LaBant, ND
Mistletoe extract is a widely used natural cancer therapy, typically as an adjunct to conventional therapy, but evidence suggests its benefits and safety vary according to route of administration. A phase I study set out to answer questions about the safety and tolerability of intravenously administered mistletoe.
by Marie Winters, ND, FABNO
Muscle wasting and loss of muscle strength are common in the posttransplant period. In an encouraging study, consumption of a whey-soy blend in addition to a nutritional diet had positive effects on serum protein levels, muscle mass, and muscle strength in posttransplant patients.
by Natural Medicine Journal
In this podcast episode, we speak with Ross Pelton, RPh, CCN, about the variety of mechanisms of action that probiotics have when it comes to reducing cancer risk. Pelton also talks about colon cancer, H. pylori, and probiotic safety and dosage. Finally, he describes how to support a healthy microbiome with a healthy lifestyle.
by Judith Boice, ND, LAc, FABNO
Cancer and cancer treatments present special challenges that can affect sexuality and sexual desire. A review article thoughtfully addresses this overlooked aspect of patient care and provides practical suggestions for enhancing intimacy.