Disease Treatments: Prescription Drugs or Naturopathic Solutions with Natural Medicine (Series)–MS

Recently, Time reported a new development for multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment. For relapsing MS patients, stem cell transplants have been showing promise. In a study conducted by the European Society for Bone and Marrow Transplantation, patients received chemotherapy to wipe out the majority of their current immune cells (which were wrongly attacking neurons). Then, they

Parenting News: Baby Suffocation Deaths from Co-Sleeping Rise

On February 12, 2018 WebMD published an article written by Jennifer Clopton titled “Baby Suffocation Deaths from Co-Sleeping Rise.” The article cites statistics from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) which stated ” about 3,500 infants die every year in the U.S. from sleep-related deaths. But while the number of babies that die from sudden

Disease Treatments: Prescription Drugs or Naturopathic Solutions with Natural Medicine (Series)–ADD & ADHD

Attention Hyperactive Deficit Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders diagnosed in childhood. ADHD may present itself in different ways. One possibility is a predominantly inattentive presentation, where the person is easily distracted. Another presentation is hyperactive-impulsive, in which the person fidgets, talks a lot, and struggles with acting impulsively. ADHD can

Large Outdoor Temp Swings Tied to Heart Attack Risk

A recent article written in WebMD by Dennis Thompson titled “Big Outdoor Temp Swings Tied to Heart Attack Risk” examined the correlation between large temperature swings and heart attacks. The article which appeared March 1, 2018 acknowledged that “many people know that extreme cold can raise your chances of having a heart attack, but that

Lack of sleep increases health risks for diabetes and heart disease

A recent article in Reuters (Health) published on October 22, 2015 and written by Carlo Allegri stated that “People who get less than six hours of sleep a night may be more likely to have risk factors that increase their odds of diabetes, heart disease and strokes.” The article went on to say “this combination

Corporate Social Responsibility: Life Choice and Animal Rights

According to the University of Edinburgh business department “Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) aims to ensure that companies conduct their business in a way that is ethical. This means taking account of their social, economic and environmental impact, and consideration of human rights. It can involve a range of activities such as: Working in partnership with

Disease Treatments: Prescription Drugs or Naturopathic Solutions with Natural Medicine (Series)–Liver Disease

With society’s growing dependence on pharmaceuticals comes an increased chance of liver disease, as well. As Medscape reports, drugs account for 20-40% of all instances of fulminant hepatic failure. Three examples of drugs that were withdrawn for their severe liver effects are Bromfenac (Duract), Troglitazone (Rezulin), and Pemoline (Cylert). Duract was a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

Women’s Health: Menopause: Symptoms Begin As Early As Your Late 30s

Calgary, AB) A recent article written by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD and William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR and titled Menopause Symptoms: Emotional, Physical, and Sexual was recently published and posted on the medical website Medicinenet.com. The article’s theme was menopausal symptoms. The article explained how some of the “symptoms of menopause can actually begin years before the menstrual period stop occurring.”