05-05-2021 A recent study offers some important clinical takeaways about the potential of amino acid and polypeptide therapies, as well as the use of phosphatidylserine to lower cortisol levels.
01-05-2021 As we all adjusted and adapted to a year like no other, health was at the forefront of everyone's minds. The integrative healthcare community stayed at the forefront of medical developments, and naturopathic physicians and other experts shared their knowledge to help us find footing in an ever-shifting landscape.
05-20-2020 According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, approximately 60 to 70 million Americans have a digestive disease. In addition, the American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 23 men and 1 in 25 women will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year and about 24,000 people will be diagnosed with stomach cancer. Issues involving the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are diverse, common, disruptive, and sometimes deadly. That’s why we devoted an entire issue of the Natural Medicine Journal to this important topic.
04-01-2020 Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO, recounts the highlights from the 9th OncANP conference.
03-17-2020 In these times of confusion and anxiety, we in the natural medicine community have the responsibility to help dispel myths and counter misinformation regarding the novel coronavirus and Covid-19.
01-02-2020 As we get ready for a new decade, let's pause and reflect on the content that had the biggest impact in 2019. Here are the 10 topics readers viewed most in the past year.
10-23-2019 With increasing post-treatment cancer survival, integrative care physicians are able to help cancer patients shift from a focus on surviving to living well—but cardiovascular damage caused by cancer treatment can get in the way of optimal wellness.
10-02-2019 Two philosophies have emerged in the natural medicine community: those who adhere to the vitalistic roots of naturopathic medicine and those who embrace some aspects of modern conventional medicine. With the profession at a crossroads, a community-wide conversation has begun.
09-04-2019 Aside from the usual excitement of reuniting and learning from colleagues, this year, participants had an even bigger reason to celebrate: 2019 marked 100 years of licensure for naturopathic doctors in the United States.
08-22-2019 Experts have long warned that climate change will have a negative impact on the quantity of food we can produce worldwide. But now research is showing us that climate change will have a profound and negative impact on food quality and nutrient content as well.
07-17-2019 In the United States the demand for healthcare continues to rise, while the number of available doctors continues to fall. One consequence of this trend is physician burnout. Can an integrative approach help reduce burnout risk?
03-06-2019 Conference attendees absorbed 3 days of thought-provoking content on integrative oncology, including talks on such diverse topics as laughter, Ayurveda, light exposure, and the ketogenic diet in cancer care.
01-02-2019 As we look forward to the year ahead, let's take a moment to reflect on the topics that made the greatest impact in 2018. Below, in order, are the most popular pieces to appear in Natural Medicine Journal last year.
12-05-2018 Evidence that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have a slew of damaging metabolic disruptions has prompted new theories about its causation. Could an environmental toxin be the culprit?
11-07-2018 The annual Academy of Integrated Health and Medicine (AIHM) conference was a multiday, multispeaker event that encouraged and equipped practitioners to “embrace global healing traditions in order to promote the creation of health and delivery of evidence-informed comprehensive, sustainable person-centered care.”
08-01-2018 If you missed the 2018 AANP conference—or if you were there and just want to revisit it—don't miss this concise yet informative overview of each day's content.
08-01-2018 A document issued by the World Naturopathic Federation (WNF) addresses the regulation of naturopathic practice around the globe, providing details about standards of regulation in various countries and links to country-specific regulations and naturopathic organizations.
06-06-2018 Optimizing your website is a daunting task—especially if writing about yourself takes you outside your comfort zone. But here's some good news: You can significantly improve the quality of your website without a major time or financial investment, and without needing to become an expert in yet one more thing.
06-06-2018 In April, the 2018 Integrative SIBO Conference was held at Le Meridien New Orleans Hotel. The 2-day event showcased expert presentations on a variety of topics related to small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
03-07-2018 More than 200 healthcare professionals attended this year’s Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP) Conference that was held February 16-18 at the Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes in Arizona. A total of 16.5 continuing education credits, 4.5 of which were pharmacy, were available to attendees.