Letter from the Publisher
Vingyana Integrative Medical Clinic in Sri Lanka offers evidence-based care for cancer and diabetes in a tranquil, comfortable setting
by Ronald M. McGuff
McGuff Pharmaceuticals has completed an 11-year process to gain FDA approval of its injectable ascorbic acid Ascor®. Access to injectable vitamin C is now assured, regardless of changes in regulations for compounding pharmacies.
by Russell Jaffe, MD, PhD, CCN, and Jayashree Mani, MS, CCN
Eight functional tests, when referenced to best outcome goal values, can predict ten-year survival and be the basis for an individualized lifestyle action plan that reduces mortality risk.
by Blanche Grube, DMD, and Leslie Douglas, PhD
Researchers at DNA Connexions discuss their on-going efforts toward establishing a much-needed gold standard for detecting B. burgdorferi.
by David Quig, PhD
Exposure to metal alloys from dental and orthopedic implants can produce inflammation and other adverse effects. While replacing the offending implants is ideal, chelation and aminothiols can also help.
An Assessment of Testosterone and its Essential Metabolites for Prostate Cancer Risk
by Shalima Gordon, ND
3β-Adiol, a testosterone metabolite that has no androgenic activity, can act as a biomarker for prostate cancer risk and, possibly, as a treatment.
by Thierry Hertoghe, MD
Dr. Hertoghe explains how to diagnose cortisol deficiency, a condition that he says is widespread, yet, often overlooked as a cause for fatigue, sugar cravings, inability to handle stress, and numerous psychological conditions.
Naturopathic Interpretation of Common Blood Tests
by Dr. Douglas Lobay, BSc, ND
Dr. Lobay invites readers to take a closer look at common blood tests and gain insight into a patient's nutritional and biochemical health.
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: The Paradigm Breaker for Doctors
by Don Want
Central sensitization and multiple chemical sensitivity do not fit into the disease paradigm recognized by mainstream medicine, but research is beginning to explain how environmental triggers can produce such diverse symptoms.
by Professor Serge Jurasunas
Professor Serge Jurasunas, an expert in naturopathic oncology, shares some of his clinical experiences using Geoxy 132 to treat patients with cancer and other serious conditions.
Vitamin D for Dogs
by CJ Puotinen
Enough, but not too much, vitamin D is vital for canine and human health alike. This award-winning article looks at the controversies and offers information on food sources and supplementation.
Pathways to Healing by Elaine Zablocki
Checkered Progress in Integrative Medicine
Literature Review & Commentary
Alan R. Gaby, MD
Functional Gastroenterology Bolus
Does It Start in the Gut?
Relationships Between the GI Tract and Chronic Kidney Disease
Steven Sandberg-Lewis, ND, DHANP
Healing with Homeopathy
Homeopathic Chelation of Methotrexate
Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, MSW; and Robert Ullman, ND
Nightly Fasting Improves Cancer Prognosis
Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO
Ask Dr. J
Eeny, Meeny, Miny, or Moe: The Pitfalls of Thyroid Lab Testing
Jim Cross, ND, LAc
Just a Fluke – Parasites Are Always with Us
Michael Gerber, MD, HMD
Women's Health Update
Botanicals for Women with Infertility and PCOS – Current Evidence
Corina Dunlap, ND, MS, Guest Author
Concerns About High-Dose Vitamin D
Alan Gaby, MD
Letters to the Editor
none this month
In the News
Vitamin C Prevents Side Effects from the MMR Vaccine
by Helen Saul Case
Vitamin D Deficiency Increases Risk of Chronic Headache
Emergency Food Storage and Survival Handbook
by Peggy Layton
review by Craig Soderberg