What’s The Difference Between Naturopathic Medicine and Functional Medicine?

What’s The Difference Between Naturopathic Medicine and Functional Medicine?

While approaches to care are largely congruent, one major difference between the two is that in most U.S. states and jurisdictions, Naturopathic Medicine is a licensed health profession and Functional Medicine is not.

'No extra cancer risk from mobiles'

'No extra cancer risk from mobiles'

More than a decade's use of mobile phones does not increase the risk of brain cancer, according to one of the largest studies yet conducted into the link.

Study: Mediterranean diet might slow prostate cancer growth

Study: Mediterranean diet might slow prostate cancer growth

However, a new study from MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas has found that men who follow the dietary principles of the Mediterranean diet could reduce the risk of their prostate cancer worsening as they age.

Do the Dutch have the answer to Britain’s district nursing crisis?

Do the Dutch have the answer to Britain’s district nursing crisis?

While staffing crises are not uncommon in district nursing, the situation in Dundee was unusual because the local press found out about it.

Australian GPs Can Legally Prescribe Ivermectin Triple Therapy Protocol — Professor Thomas Borody

Australian GPs Can Legally Prescribe Ivermectin Triple Therapy Protocol — Professor Thomas Borody

“Triple therapy specialist Professor Thomas Borody, famous for curing peptic ulcers using a triple antibiotic therapy saving millions of lives, today released the COVID-19 treatment protocol to Australian GPs, who can legally prescribe it to their COVID-19 positive patients.

Dexamethasone: What is the new life-saving coronavirus drug?

Dexamethasone: What is the new life-saving coronavirus drug?

Chief investigator Prof Peter Horby on Tuesday described the findings as a “major breakthrough”, saying dexamethasone was the only drug so far that has been “shown to reduce mortality” among coronavirus patients experiencing severe respiratory problems.

The Psilocybin Chronicles by MycoMeditations

The Psilocybin Chronicles by MycoMeditations

Having facilitated thousands of individual and group psilocybin mushroom sessions, along with his own rich personal history with them, Eric brings his expertise and wisdom into the conversations as he sits down with retreat guests, facilitators, and others that he has met through his years of work in this field.

Mediterranean diet found to ameliorate symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Mediterranean diet found to ameliorate symptoms of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

In this study, Greek researchers investigated the effects of the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet) on the clinical, biochemical and inflammatory profile of patients with simple liver steatosis.To examine the potential associations between STAT3 rs2293152 genotype, diet composition and patient profile, the researchers conducted an open-label, 24-week prospective intervention study.

Coronavirus: Cats highly susceptible to infection, study finds

Coronavirus: Cats highly susceptible to infection, study finds

Coronavirus can be transmitted between cats , a study has confirmed, days after reports that a pet in Belgium had been infected with the disease.Virologists and infectious disease experts told The Guardian the findings did not show that cats could spread Covid-19 to humans.

Coronavirus: Dogs could be used to sniff out illness in ‘as little as six weeks’ time’

Coronavirus: Dogs could be used to sniff out illness in ‘as little as six weeks’ time’

Professor James Logan, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, said: “Our previous work demonstrated that dogs can detect odours from humans with a malaria infection with extremely high accuracy – above the World Health Organisation standards for a diagnostic.

Coronavirus: NHS transplant service ‘may be forced to shut’ due to pandemic

Coronavirus: NHS transplant service ‘may be forced to shut’ due to pandemic

Professor John Forsyth, medical director for transplant and organ donation at NHSBT, said other countries had already reached the point where transplants were no longer possible.It is safe to donate blood during the Covid-19 outbreak, the NHS says.

Coronavirus: Britons told stop travelling to national parks to ‘save lives’

Coronavirus: Britons told stop travelling to national parks to ‘save lives’

Director-General Hilary McGrady said: “Following the scenes we saw at the weekend, where visitors travelled to coast and countryside, it is really important that we do all we can to discourage travel, and ask people instead to stay local and observe social distancing as guided by the government.

Stay positive, live longer

Stay positive, live longer

When individuals were compared based on their initial levels of optimism, the researchers found that the most optimistic men and women demonstrated, on average, an 11-15% longer lifespan, and had 50-70% greater odds of reaching 85 years old compared to the least optimistic groups.

Stress from social media could lead to addiction, says new study

Stress from social media could lead to addiction, says new study

Professor Sven Laumer of Friedrich-Alexander Univeristät said: “We found that those users who had a greater social media habit needed less effort to find another aspect of the platforms, and were thus more likely to stay within the Social Networking Site (SNS) rather than switch off when they needed to divert themselves.

Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue, raises good cholesterol in MS sufferers

Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue, raises good cholesterol in MS sufferers

Natural Health News — Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) – or good cholesterol – may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new study.

Motor neurone disease: What is the condition and what are the symptoms?

Motor neurone disease: What is the condition and what are the symptoms?

Affecting approximately two in every 100,000 people in the UK, the disease impacts the nerves in the brain and spinal cord, leading to gradual damage of the body's nervous system.

Low humidity of winter reduces resistance to influenza, Yale researchers say

Low humidity of winter reduces resistance to influenza, Yale researchers say

The study specifically shows the impact of low humidity on the mechanics of the immune system and might explain the correlation of lower absolute humidity and the increase in flu-related deaths.

Homeopathy effective for 0 out of 68 illnesses, study finds

Homeopathy effective for 0 out of 68 illnesses, study finds

Professor Paul Glasziou, a leading academic in evidence based medicine at Bond University, was the chair of a working party by the National Health and Medical Research Council which was tasked with reviewing the evidence of 176 trials of homeopathy to establish if the treatment is valid.

Showing Gratitude at Work is Good for You

Showing Gratitude at Work is Good for You

The study, which was conducted at Portland State University in Oregon, found that both the people who show gratitude to those around them at work and the colleagues receiving that gratitude have better physical and mental health.1 These results are based on an investigation that included nearly 150 nurses.

Ibuprofen Alters Human Physiology

Ibuprofen Alters Human Physiology

16 Low Sperm Counts Are Associated With Increased Risk of Early Death Compensated hypogonadism and a reduction in fertility may only be the tip of the iceberg when testosterone levels fall.