Conducting Research in a Private Practice

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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

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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.

Researcher Interview: Misha Ruth Cohen, OMD, LAc

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Chinese medicine expert Dr. Misha Cohen talks about the effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the importance of acupuncture as a key modality, and how it all fits with our changing healthcare system.

Clinical Roundtable: Effects of Radiation Exposure

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
As clinicians we're being asked difficult questions about radioactive exposure by our patients in the wake of the earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear crisis in Japan. As physicians who likely do not have a background in nuclear physics, it can be difficult to wade through the complex and conflicting information to present a balanced view to our patients. "Natural Medicine Journal" has reached out to two experts to give us a balanced and scientifically based explanation of the risks and how to mitigate them.

The Importance of Understanding Drug-Nutrient Interactions and Depletions

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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.

Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, Addresses the Issue of Absorption of Oral Glutathione Supplementation

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In this new audio series offered by <i>Natural Medicine Journal</i>, Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, discusses why she values glutathione in her clinical practice and clarifies issues associated with oral absorption of this important antioxidant.

Rick Marinelli, ND, Discusses the Advancement of Pain Research, Care, and Education

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Rick Marinelli, ND, received his BA in biology from Winthrop University, his ND from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and has a master's degree in acupuncture and oriental medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. He has been in private practice for more than 30 years and has extensive experience in women's healthcare, hormone replacement therapy for men and women, the diagnosis and treatment of pain, diagnostic ultrasonography, sports medicine, aesthetic medicine, weight loss, and primary care.

A Conversation with Tieraona Low Dog, MD

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Tieraona Low Dog, MD, is the Fellowship Director at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. With more than 30 years in the field, she was appointed by President Bill Clinton to the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy.

A Conversation with Bastyr University Researcher Leanna Standish, ND, PhD, LAc, FABNO, About Naturopathic Research And Her Two NIH Funded Clinical Trials

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Leanna Standish, ND, PhD, LAc, FABNO, is an experienced researcher, neuroscientist, acupuncturist and naturopathic doctor (ND), as well as one of only a handful of NDs in the state of Washington to be board certified in naturopathic oncology. She is a research professor in the School of Naturopathic Medicine at Bastyr University and the Medical Director of the Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center (BIORC).

Discussing After Care for Cancer Patients Following Treatment, with Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO

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Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, is a naturopathic physician, board certified in naturopathic oncology. She received her naturopathic doctorate from National College of Natural Medicine, and completed her residency in naturopathic oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla.

A Conversation with Mind/Body Pioneer Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, Who Discusses Her Own Lengthy Journey with Crohn's Disease

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Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D. is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Kitchen Table Wisdom" and the national bestseller "My Grandfather's Blessings." She is Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the UCSF School of Medicine and the Founder and Director of the Institute for the Study of Health and Illness at Commonweal.

Exploring the Fascinating Field of Epigenetic Research with Epigenetic Expert Randy L. Jirtle, PhD, Head of the Epigenetics and Imprinting Laboratory at Duke University

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Dr. Jirtle’s research interests are in epigenetics, genomic imprinting, and the fetal origins of disease susceptibility.

Exploring the Association Between Sleep Loss and Illness with Sleep Research Expert Thomas J. Balkin, PhD, with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

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Thomas J. Balkin, PhD, is Chief of the Department of Behavioral Biology at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). He is also a Diplomat, American Board of Sleep Medicine; a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine; and a member of the Sleep Research Society and the European Sleep Research Society. Dr. Balkin obtained his PhD in Experimental Psychology from Bowling Green State University.

Wayne Jonas, MD, Explores How the Healing Process Can Promote Health and Wellness

by Karolyn A. Gazella
Wayne Jonas, MD, is the president and chief executive officer of the Samueli Institute, Alexandria, Virginia, as well as a professor of family medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC. He is also an associate professor of family medicine with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.