#425 -   December 2018

#425 - December 2018

December 2018

Letter from the Publisher

by Jonathan Collin, MD

Coffee: An Anti-Aging Superfood

Steven M. Helschien, DC
Large, long-term epidemiological studies have consistently shown that drinking coffee is linked to longevity. This article offers suggestions for boosting the beneficial health effects of high-quality coffee.

Douglas A. Wyatt 
Bioactive components in bovine colostrum have anti-viral activity. It is a viable preventive measure against influenza, either as an adjunct to vaccination or on its own, according to several clinical studies.

Thomas A. Kruzel, ND, author and a past president of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, presents descriptions of prostate and male urinary tract disorders, including urethritis, prostatitis, benign prostatic hypertrophy, and prostate cancer, and wholistic, natural ways to prevent them.

Dr. Geo Espinosa, ND, LAc, IFMCP, CNS
This informative article looks at major causes of erectile dysfunction, its diagnosis, and suggests natural treatment options.

The Pot Calling the Kettle Black: The Death of Angioplasty in Stable Coronary Disease

Dr. Douglas Lobay, BSc, ND 
A recent study found the use of heart stents for stable patients with cardiovascular disease to be no more effective than placebo, yet stents continue to be widely used. This article argues for increased implementation of non-invasive lifestyle and natural measures.

Natural Aromatic Oils Effectively Inhibit Microbial Proliferation and Human Body Odor

Bill Misner, PhD
Aluminum-containing antiperspirants combat body odor, but aluminum has been implicated in Alzheimer's disease. Using himself as a subject, the author shows that a deodorant comprised of aromatic oils controls odor-producing bacteria populations.

Alexandra Carlton, ND | edited by Baljit Khamba, ND, MPH 
Naturopathic care, including vitamin D supplementation, improved the health and life quality of a young woman with ankylosing spondylitis.

Sarah A. LoBisco, ND, IFMCP
In the first of a two-part article, the author discusses issues of safety, essential oil quality, metabolism, and synergy when using essential oils orally.


Pathways to Healing 

Everyday Foods Boost the Immune System

Elaine Zablocki


Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary 

Alan R. Gaby, MD

Functional Gastroenterology Bolus 

Early Life and GI Flora

Steven Sandberg-Lewis, ND

Curmudgeon's Corner 

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO

Women's Health Update 

Pain Conditions in Women

Tori Hudson, ND

Monthly Miracles 

16th International Integrative Oncology Conference – "Cancer, Cannabis & Keto," Day 2 

Michael Gerber, MD, HMD


Is There a Low-Level Copper-Toxicity Syndrome?

Alan Gaby, MD


NUNM President David Schleich Announces Plans to Retire

In Memoriam

Mark Gignac

Letters to the Editor

More on Stress and Cancer

Bob Anderson, MD


Book Review

Mitochondria in Health and Disease 

by Ray Griffiths

review by Dr. Nasha Winters, ND, FABNO

Book Excerpt

The Mitochondrial Theory of Aging 

by Lee Know, ND