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Prenatal care: What you need & nothing you don’t
Recent Australian research suggests that pregnant women or those preparing for pregnancy should have no need for copper supplement...
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High dose magnesium the key to lowering CVD risk
Magnesium doses as high as 400mg per day have been found to produce the greatest reduction in cardiovascular events, according to a meta anal...
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The great B vitamins and sleep debate
To supplement or not to supplement B vitamins in the evening…. that is an often-asked question and one we tend to have a blanket view on. But...
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The Power of NRF2
There is well-established research on the use and action of common antioxidants like Vitamin C and E, Selenium and CoQ10, however emerging...
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Case Study: N-Acetylcysteine for the treatment of Autism
A very interesting and informative articlecase-report, on the clinical application of N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) in the treatment of autism, ...
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A Novel Nutrient for Dysthmic Disorder in Elderly Patients
By Taeben Davis BHlthSc (Nut Med), BHlthSc (Hons) Although elderly patients can present with a variety of mood disorders, one that youmay en...
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Targeting Enkephalin activity with dl-Phenylalanine: effects on addictive brain reward sites
A research article published in the 2014 Journal of Sleep Disorders and Therapy explored the effects of dl-phenylalanine on brain reward site...
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Metalloproteinases: The Pacmen of the Extracellular Matrix
The timely breakdown of extracellular matrix has been shown to be essential for embryonic development, morphogenesis, reproduction, and ti...
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Chocolate for a Healthy Heart?
The antioxidant benefits of cocoa or cocoa-containing products has been reported extensively, but how is this clinically relevant to patie...
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Why serum BPA levels should be tested in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
It is common knowledge among Allopathic and Complementary practitioners alike, that xeno-oestrogens have detrimental health consequences f...
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Insulin may be just one therapeutic pathway in the management of Diabetes
Finding new ways to solve old problems is sometimes the greatest power that a naturopath can yield. Indeed, when patients have tried almos...
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Are Herbs and Spices effective in Cancer prevention?
Historically, herbs and spices have been used in the treatment of chronic diseases and cancer. Today, the rising cost of health care has p...
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The Obesity Debate: Fructose vs. Glucose
Practitioners and the public alike are bombarded with a myriad of health advice from a variety of mediums promoting low fat, high fat, low ca...
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Hormonal and Genetic Interplay in Female Pattern Alopecia
The pathophysiology of patterned hair loss is an area that is currently poorly understood and which has recently been gaining the spotlight i...
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Cambridge University Reviews N-acetylcysteine for the Treatment of Addictions
The application of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) as a potential therapeutic intervention in a variety of psychiatric disorders is continuing to e...
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