Category Archives: Health Conditions

Green Tea – Health Benefits

Dr. Paulo Eduardo Sichetti Munekata, Department of Food Engineering, Faculty of Animal Science and Food Engineering, University of Sao Paulo published an article in the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine. The article reviews the phenolic compounds of green tea, it’s health benefits and technological application in food. Read here      

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Dermatitis – Environmental Factors

Dr. Wen-Hui Wang of the Department of Dermatology, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing, China published an article in the Journal, Dermatologica Sinica investigating the environmental influences in facial dermatitis. Read here Contact factors such as cosmetic application, treatment medication, sunlight exposure, low moisture, high humidity and food ingestion may all play an important contributing role.

CAM and Hayfever

Dr. Syuji Yonekura et al of Chiba University, Japan conducted a study to investigate the actual situation of CAM Practice in the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Read here CAM therapies are extensively used in individuals with allergic diseases worldwide.

Oleuropein – Cardioprotective role in olive leaf

Dr. Syed Haris Omar of the College of Pharmacy, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia published an article in the Journal, Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal. Read here The article reviews a number of researches documenting the cardioprotective role of oleuropein derived from olive leaf.

Curcumin – Reduces inflammation and muscle damage

Dr. Brian K. McFarlin of the University of North Texas published an article in the Journal BBA Clinical which addresses the benefits of oral supplementation with bioavailable curcumin.Read here It was identified that curcumin impacts significantly on muscle recovery and other exercise induced damage thus improving functional capacity during subsequent exercise sessions.

Limbic System – Disease and Homeopathy

It is no surprise that stress can make you sick. The idea that there may be a link between the emotions and disease has been researched by scientists and healthcare professionals for generations. In her published article, Limbic System, Disease & Homeopathy, Homeopath, Sally Ann Hutcheson suggests that optimal health may be restored through healing […]

Obesity – A major health concern for CAM practitioners

Tackling obesity and the associated sub-health conditions is now a major public concern. Prevention, assessment and management are all strategies required to get ahead of this epidemic. In her article, as published in  Positive Health Online (August 2016 – issue 232), Dr. Heli Goode discusses the CAM approach and why current working healthcare programs are […]

Homoeopathy & Depression.

Dana Ullman, lecturer, published author and regular contributor to The Huffington Post, provides a modern and significant interpretation on the role of homoeopathy and how it can aid depressive conditions. For the full blog, as published in Huffpost Healthy Living , please read here.

Blood Pressure – Fish Oil Supplementation

Dr. Anne Marie Minihane, University of East Anglia, has investigated the role of fish oils in cardiovascular health. The study has determined that even the smallest amounts of fish oil can reduce blood pressure (BP), but only in those who have a history of hypertension. For more details of the research, please read the following […]

Dairy consumption and Asthma

A recent report shows how the consumption of unprocessed (raw) cow’s milk may be linked to the improvement of asthma and other sensitivity symptoms. The PASTURE study looked at the differences in fatty acid composition between raw milk and industrially processed milk. Read more. It is worth considering whether the herd are classed as A1 […]

Healthy Ageing – foods to prevent cancer.

In a recent ‘Townsend Letter’ article (August/September 2015), Dr. Ronald Klatz and Dr. Robert Goldman, both experienced practitioners specialising in healthy ageing, looked at an anti-ageing approach to cancer through protective foods. This is just one subdivision that can stimulate positive changes for improved ageing. To read the article on the potential health benefits of […]

Holistic Weight Loss: Obesity and metabolic disorders

Obesity is fast becoming a growing health concern. According to the NIHR Imperial BRC (National Institute for Health Research – Imperial Biomedical Research Centre), endocrine and metabolic diseases are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the UK. They have noted that the current obesity epidemic is leading to early death through diabetes, cardiovascular […]

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