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Angela Burr-Madsen; In loving memory

There are indeed special people in our lives who never leave us, even after they are gone. As we approach our first Christams without our dear friend and mentor, Angela, we pause to remember the wonderful memories and legacy she left behind.

Rosaleen Kelly, a close colleague and friend of Angela’s put together a lovely tribute to her after her passing in January, which we share with you here.

We keep Angela’s family in our thoughts and prayers at this time of year, and are forever grateful for the energy, enthusiasm and passion she brought to kinesiology and CAM therapies.

Children’s Health; Glyphosate Generation

In her recent article, as featured in September’s issue of Irish Pharmacy News, Dr Heli Goode considers the impact environmental toxicity is having on a child’s health and development. She discusses endocrine disruptors, the implications of glyphosate and DDT and how exposure may be inhibiting healthy responses.  Read here.

Breast Cancer – N-Acetylcysteine

Dr. Daniel Monti of the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA published an article entitled ‘Pilot study demonstrating metabolic and anti-proliferative effects of in vivo anti-oxidant supplementation with N-Acetylcysteine in Breast Cancer’ in the Journal Seminars in Oncology.

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Stop VAT on Health Food Supplements

This tax was announced in the Irish Budget in October 2018 but Revenue now plan to add 23% VAT to Health Supplements in January 2019

Say No…. click here and Sign the Petition

World Diabetes Day

Today is World Diabetes Day!

The aim of this day is to raise awareness of a prevalent condition that affects millions of people worldwide. The day gives the CAM community the opportunity to highlight what can be done to maintain good control of Type I diabetes and to help reduce and avoid long term complications. Most importantly World Diabetes Day focuses attention on the prevention of Type II diabetes. There have been huge advances in this area over recent years but it is extremely important that research and development continues to ensure prevention of the condition for future generations.

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Mitochondria – Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Paula I. Moreira from the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Institute of Physiology – Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal published a review article entitled ‘Mitochondrial dysfunction is a trigger of Alzheimer’s disease pathophysiology’ in the Journal BBA- Molecular Basis of Disease.

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Dairy Fats – Type II Diabetes

Dr. Fumiaki Imamura of the MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, United Kingdom published an article entitled ‘ Fatty acid biomarkers of dairy fat consumption and incidence of type 2 diabetes: A pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies’ in the Journal PLOS Medicine.

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Mitochondria – Brain Health

Jule Klotter, Editor at Townsend Letter, October 2018 Issue #423 published a piece entitled ‘Mitochondria and Nueropsychiatric Disorders’.

For a link to the Townsend Letter click here

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Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is an infection borne from a distinctive tick bite .  Tick bites can often go unnoticed. The longer the tick stays in place, the higher the risk of passing on infection. It can affect the skin, joints, heart and nervous system. To read a more in-depth account of lyme disease, please access here.

Gut Microbiota – Mental Health

Dr. Megan M. Clapp, 2928 Darlington Dr. Highland Village, TX 75077 published an article entitled ‘Gut microbiota’s effect on mental health:
The gut-brain axis’ in the Journal Clinics and Practice 2017.

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed around the world on October 10th every year. The focus this year will be on young people and mental health in a changing world. The objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to activate efforts in support of positive mental health. This day provides an opportunity for all CAM Providers working on mental health issues to talk about their work and draw attention to the issues facing young adults. Our youth need to be taught about mental health care and ensure they grow up healthy, happy and resilient.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder – CAM

Dr. Gary N. Asher MD, MPH of the Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, 590 Manning Drive, CB# 7595, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7595, USA published the article ‘Complementary Therapies for Mental Health Disorders’ in the Journal, Medical Clinics of North America.

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