Posts Tagged ‘Research’
Milk and Breast Cancer.
By Dr. Ellen Conte (McDonell), ND. A recent study found that milk consumption increased the risk of breast cancer.(1) Understandably, this may be worrisome for some women. The observational study…Read More
Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer – Help or Harm?
In 2013, you may have seen some striking headlines about fish oil that made it into the popular media. Statements like “Link between omega‑3 fatty acids and increased prostate cancer confirmed” in Science Daily, and “Men who take omega‑3 supplements at 71% higher risk of prostate cancer” in the New York Daily News.Read More
Probing the World of Probiotics: Interview with an Expert
With a growing understanding of just how large, diverse and important the populations of bacteria living within the human body are, research into how we can alter the microbiome and what potential health benefits this may have is exploding.Read More
Navigating the world of complementary and alternative healthcare information.
The internet, television and bookstore host a wealth of health information. Recently, there has been a boom in documentaries, books and blogs on the topic of complementary and alternative medicine for cancer.Read More
A Closer Look at Ingredients in Personal Care and Household Products: Harnessing the Power of Computer Technology
By Julie Ennis PhD, OICC Research Fellow Take a moment and think about your morning routine and the number of household and personal care products that you use. From shampoo…Read More
2016 INCAM Research Symposium
By Julie Ennis PhD and Ellen McDonell ND Conference Recap: 2016 INCAM Research Symposium – Expanding Person-Centred Care through IntegrativeHealth Research The Canadian Interdisciplinary Network for Complementary and Alternative Medicine…Read More
SIO’s International Conference: Advancing the Global Impact of Integrative Oncology
By Ellen Conte ND and Julie Ennis PhD The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) annual conference was held in Miami, Florida in early November. The conference brings together a multidisciplinary…Read More
Vitamin D supplementation in advanced stage colorectal cancer
By Dr. Julie Ennis, PhD., OICC Research Fellow Observational research suggest that there is a link between low vitamin D status (based on blood levels of 25(OH)D) and the risk…Read More
Canadian/US Integrative Oncology Study: Looking back on year one
By Julie Ennis, PhD, Research Fellow While progress continues to be made on many fronts for cancer prevention and treatment, cancer remains the leading cause of death in Canada. Those…Read More
Thoracic-POISE trial is building momentum
By Julie Ennis, PhD, Research Fellow The Thoracic Peri-Operative Integrative Surgical Care Evaluation (Thoracic POISE) study will investigate the use of integrative treatments for esophageal, gastric and lung cancer patients who…Read More