Cancer and CAM?

Cancer and CAM?

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The CMA website has published a number of articles which have looked at recent research on cancer and various complementary medical and natural healthcare approaches.

The most recent articles (as at May 2013) have looked at:

Homeopathy to Treat Cancer?

In the HRI Newsletter (Spring 2013) Dr Alexander Tournier gives his views on the recent paper published in the journal ‘Cell Biochemistry and Function’ by Toliopoulos et al which recommends a new approach to assessing the effectiveness of homeopathic products in fighting cancer.


Allergies and Sensitivities; Their Pro-Ageing Effects

Natural Health Magazine’s Complementary Health Guru, Jayney Goddard, explains how allergies and sensitivities can accentuate the ageing process


Toxins in Vitamins, Supplements and Health Foods

In an article published in Natural News, the lead ‘investigative’ author, Mike Adams identifies what he believes are the 10 worst toxins that regularly appear in many Supplements, Vitamins, Herbs and Health Foods. His list includes:


Type 2 Diabetes; Insulin Injections Double the Risk of Mortality

Research claims that those Type 2 Diabetes sufferers (33% of them) who use daily insulin injections as part of their treatment are effectively doubling their risk of death.


Spiritual Healing and Women with Breast Cancer?

Research published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine investigated whether Spiritual Healing could support patients with breast cancer undergoing long-term hormonal therapy for breast cancer.


Does a ketogenic diet impair athletic performance?

Does a ketogenic diet impair athletic performance?

A low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) or “ketogenic” diet has
grown in popularity due to its ability to increase the rate of fat

Study reveals dietary factors associated with mental health

The effects of COVID-19 on our companion dogs - By Lisa Hird MCMA

News

Following a plant-based diet could help decrease the severity of COVID-19, according to a new major study published in the BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health journal. The study investigated links between the disease and different dietary patterns.

A new study led by the Centre for Nutraceuticals at the University of Westminster shows that pink drinks can help to make you run faster and further compared to clear drinks.

It is estimated that up to 152 million people worldwide will be living with Alzheimer's disease (AD) by 2050. Thus far, there are no pharmaceutical drugs that impact either the prevention or reversal of cognitive decline.

National and international guidelines recommend replacing the amount of time spent being sedentary with physical activity to improve health. This message is especially important in the face of COVID-19, as overall sedentary behaviors have increased substantially.

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