Podcasts

The Use of Digestive Enzymes in Specific Digestive Disorders

by M. Mamadou, PhD
09-01-2013 
As a companion piece to our Q&A with M Mamadou, PhD, in the September 2013 NMJ Supplement, we asked Dr Mamadou to outline some specific digestive orders that can benefit from the use of supplemental digestive enzymes.

Minimizing Patient Opioid Use in Clinical Practice

by Karolyn A. Gazella
07-01-2013 
Pain management expert Beth Darnall, PhD, discusses a wide variety of issues associated with opioid use, including advice on how practitioners can help their patients transition off their pain medications safely and effectively.

How Does Mineral Chelation Impact Bioavailability and Tolerability? A Conversation with Jonathan Bortz, MD

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-01-2013 
Mineral absorption and tolerability are significant concerns in clinical practice. In this interview, Jonathan Bortz, MD, uses the example of iron to illustrate the impact that the 6-stage chelate process can have on bioavailability.

Discussing Effective Adrenal Support with Bradley Bush, ND

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-01-2013 
Dr. Bradley Bush describes the connection between epinephrine, norepinephrine, and neurotransmitter synthesis in patients with poor adrenal function. Bush discusses the role of S-adenosyl-methionine in correcting underlying methylation imbalances in this patient population.

Clinical Applications of Citicoline for Brain Health

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-01-2013 
Dr. Danielle Citrolo describes mechanisms of action, clinical research, interactions, and future applications for citicoline. She also explains how practitioners may consider using this therapeutic nutrient in clinical practice.

A Novel Way to Identify Food Intolerance: Interview with Walter Crinnion

by Natural Medicine Journal
03-01-2013 
In this interview, leading expert in environmental medicine and food sensitivities, Walter Crinnion, ND, compares and contrasts existing food-testing methods with a new kit healthcare practitioners can use. He also describes symptoms and prevalence of food sensitivities.

Addressing Underlying Anxiety in Today's Patient Population: An Interview with Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO

by Natural Medicine Journal
03-01-2013 
According to esteemed naturopathic oncologist Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, addressing issues of anxiety will help impact the success of therapeutic regimens used for other conditions. In this podcast, Alschuler discusses her top 3 most scientifically validated and clinically useful biological therapies for treating anxiety. She also makes the connection between stress and anxiety and talks about the important role the integrative practitioner can play in helping with address both.

Understanding Cancerous Growth as a Metabolic Process

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-01-2013 
Greg Nigh, ND, LAc, refutes Dr. James Watson's hypothesis that antioxidants are detrimental in cancer care. He also explains how many of the mechanisms of cancer growth have been targets of integrative oncology focused growth control for quite some time.

Probiotics in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-01-2013 
According to registered pharmacist and best-selling author, Suzy Cohen, probiotics affect gene activity in a positive and collaborative way. This podcast is sponsored by Essential Formulas Incorporated/Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics

Caloric Restriction and Fasting in Disease Prevention and Treatment

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
01-01-2013 
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.