Podcasts

Dr. Donald Jump Discusses His Recent Review of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

by Karolyn A. Gazella
12-01-2012 
Data regarding omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and cardiovascular health is conflicting. Donald Jump, PhD, describes his analysis that was published this year in the Journal of Lipid Research (Volume 53). He also clears up some of confusion and describes conclusions that can be made regarding the existing scientific data involving omega-3 fatty acids.

Society for Integrative Oncology Gears Up for 9th International Conference

by Karolyn A. Gazella
09-01-2012 
In October the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) will host its 9th international conference in Albuquerque, NM. SIO President, Kara Kelly, MD, describes the agenda and discusses her thoughts on what the future holds for the practice of integrative oncology. The SIO's mission is to advance evidence-based, comprehensive, integrative healthcare to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.

Exploring Environmental Medicine with Women's Health Expert Marianne Marchese, ND

by Karolyn A. Gazella
09-01-2012 
Marianne Marchese, ND, author of 8 Weeks to Women's Wellness (Smart Publications, 2011), explains why environmental medicine has become a key to her practice. Marchese describes the types of conditions that may lend themselves to the use of environmental medicine, as well as the key tests she uses. She also provides an overview of the detoxification protocol she uses.

The Naturopathic Message in the Age of the Sound Bite

by Karolyn A. Gazella
07-01-2012 
This is an exciting time for naturopathic medicine, but David Macallan, ND, asks how the profession's message is being delivered to patients, legislators, other physician groups, and the media. A former broadcast journalist, Macallan describes the topic of the opening keynote address he will deliver at the upcoming AANP conference.

Discussing the Latest Research on Citicoline for Brain Function with Researcher Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, PhD

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-01-2012 
Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, PhD, describes her past and recent research involving natural citicoline. She explains dosage, application, and future potential for this innovative nutrient used to enhance brain function. She also talks about a recent study in the Lancet demonstrating that citicoline had no benefit for ischemic stroke.

Curcumin and Cancer Research

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-01-2012 
Ajay Goel, PhD, describes his research regarding curcumin and cancer, as well as his recent study involving patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Given recent controversies in curcumin research, Goel also summarizes the scientific validity of this botanical from a much broader perspective.

Caloric Restriction and Fasting in Disease Prevention and Treatment

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
04-01-2012 
NMJ's Medical Editor, Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, recently interviewed Valter Longo, PhD, Edna M. Jones professor in gerontology, professor in biological science, and director of the Longevity Institute, on his research in caloric restriction and fasting in cancer.

Renowned Nutritional Medicine Expert Alan Gaby, MD, Discusses the Importance of Scientific Research

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-01-2012 
Author of the newly released Nutritional Medicine textbook, Alan Gaby, MD, explains why he constantly reviews the scientific literature and shares his findings with practicing clinicians. Gaby talks about how to interpret medical research and shares information about his Nutritional Medicine Update tour.

Understanding Amino Acid Chelated Minerals

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-01-2012 
Chelated mineral expert, Max Motyka, discusses the benefits and clinical research associated with this form of nutritional mineral. Several chelated minerals are mentioned including iron, calcium, magnesium and others. Absorption and clinical relevance of these chelated minerals is explored.

Medical Marijuana: Should We Be Concerned About Quality?

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-01-2012 
Putting political issues aside, some experts are questioning the quality and consistency of cannabis plants used for medicinal purposes.

The OncANP's Vital Role in Naturopathic Practice

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
02-01-2012 

The Importance of Understanding Drug-Nutrient Interactions and Depletions

by Natural Medicine Journal
01-01-2012 
As dietary supplement use continues to rise, has our knowledge of drug-nutrient interactions and depletions kept pace? And why are patients still not telling their doctors about the dietary supplements they are taking? "Natural Medicine Journal" explores this topic with expert pharmacist, author, and publisher Dr. Catherine Ulbricht.

Developments in Women's Health

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
11-01-2011 

Preventing Chronic Diseases

by Karolyn A. Gazella
10-01-2011 
Harvard researcher Eric Ding, PhD, provides an overview of his recent analysis of 21 studies involving cocoa that was presented recently at the American Heart Association Conference. He also discusses cocoa dosage, disease prevention, and cancer.

AHCC and Cancer

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
10-01-2011 

Gratitude: The Wellness Benefits of Living in a State of Grace

by Natural Medicine Journal
09-01-2011 
NMJ's Senior Medical Editor Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, interviews Michael Murray, ND, at the 2011 AANP Convention in Phoenix, AZ, on the topic of gratitude and health.

Conducting Research in a Private Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
07-01-2011 
Michael Traub, ND, FABNO, speaks about his experience in doing research on homeopathics and natural agents. A clinician in private practice, Traub has forged relationships with companies and universities that have allowed him to publish his work in peer-reviewed journals. Clinicians are uniquely positioned to design research protocols based on clinical observations, and Traub gives inspiration and guidance for those interested in pursuing this often challenging path.

Canadian Researcher Michael Lyon, MD, Explains the Role PolyGlycopleX Can Play in Reversing Obesity

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-01-2011 
Volatile blood sugar variations throughout the day can be linked to increased obesity. Researcher Dr. Michael Lyon describes how his Center uses continuous glucose monitoring to gauge the effectiveness of a special viscous fiber.