March 2020 Vol. 12 Issue 3

Abstracts & Commentary

Physical Fitness Decreases Risk of Colorectal Cancer for Individuals with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

by Emma Lee, ND  A recent cross-sectional, double-blind study investigated the impact of physical fitness on the risk of developing colorectal cancer.

Bovine Colostrum for Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Infectious Diarrhea

by Caitlin O'Connor, ND  Bovine colostrum may offer another tool in the fight against childhood infectious diarrhea.

Dietary Supplement Use During Chemotherapy

by Dugald Seely, ND, MSc, FABNO  Which supplements may benefit, harm, or have no effect for chemotherapy patients? A recent study tackles this important question.

Metabolic Effects of Time-Restricted Eating

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO  An emerging dietary strategy—time-restricted eating—may help treat metabolic syndrome, with better compliance than more rigorous weight-loss programs.

Boswellia and Brain Tumors

by Kirsten West, ND, LAc, FABNO  A new pilot study suggests that frankincense, the sap from the Boswellia tree, may help alleviate cerebral edema in patients with brain tumors.


Treating Insomnia Without Drugs

by Natural Medicine Journal Compelling research now shows that brain activity in the frontal cortex is a key cause of insomnia and sleeplessness. In addition, research demonstrates that temperature can play a role in calming the frontal cortex to alleviate insomnia. In this interview, listeners will learn about a new medical device that helps treat insomnia by cooling the frontal cortex.