Peer-Reviewed Articles

ND
An analysis of 20 papers suggests that nature-based educational programs increase children’s intellectual development, academic motivation, psychological well-being, affective and social development, and physical activity levels.
ND
With its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticarcinogenic properties, NAC can play a role in the treatment of respiratory, hepatological, neurological, and psychiatric conditions.
ND
With 44% of men and 57% of women in the United States aged 65 years or more taking at least 5 medications, it is important for clinicians to know that several commonly prescribed medications cause osteoporosis and increase fracture risk. This review will help clinicians understand which common medications have adverse skeletal effects, their mechanisms of action, and how to mitigate the damage or change the medication.
ND, MPH
Given the lower risk of adverse effects and the high reported tolerability, topical cannabidiol treatments for chronic pain may represent an underutilized therapy.
ND
A review of the diagnostic and screening technologies and common laboratory tests for predicting, treating, and monitoring osteoporosis and fractures.
PhD, PA-C
Floatation therapy appears to be a safe, natural option for conditions such as pain, depression, anxiety, stress, and sleep disorders that could potentially reduce medication requirements.
ND, LAc
Chronic stress can lead to the collapse of immune privilege and inflammatory cascades in hair follicles that result in hair loss. Natural interventions, such as specific nutritional supplements, diets, electroacupuncture, and more, can help address the problem at the root to restore healthy hair.
MD
Covid-19 has become a global pandemic affecting tens of millions of people worldwide and resulting in the death of well over 1 million people. While vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus are emerging, there remains an unmet need for safe, cost-effective, and readily available treatments. In the absence of direct evidence relating to Covid-19, the goal of this article is to review the key preclinical and clinical data that support immunomodulatory properties of natural health supplements.
ND
Green tea, curcumin, resveratrol, and ginsenosides have some of the most robust evidence for inhibiting malignant angiogenesis in a clinically meaningful way.
MD
For health and longevity, the timing of when we eat and when we fast profoundly affects our physiology.