Alternative Medicine

October 18, 2021

Lowering brain iron improves brain health

Older adults who regularly eat foods like fish, nuts, and olive oil may have less iron accumulation in their brains, as well as sharper memories, a […]
October 17, 2021

My Newest Television Feature Launched Last Week

I’m delighted to let you know that my second TV feature on Liftable TV launched last week. It’s a daily short feature called “The Daily Apple: Medical […]
October 16, 2021

What’s the Truth about Ivermectin for COVID?

If you’re like the average person I’ve talked to, you’re really confused about Ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID. Some swear by it, some swear at […]
October 15, 2021

To boost weight loss, reduce added sugars and processed carbs

Overeating has traditionally been linked to obesity, but researchers say the real culprit is a diet high in processed sugars and carbohydrates, according to a commentary published in […]
October 14, 2021

Reduce work anxiety with fitness

Researchers say anxiety levels are skyrocketing. Nowhere is stress higher than the uncertain workplace. A Gallup poll reported that 80 percent of American workers suffer from […]
October 13, 2021

Healthy sleep patterns reduce risky heart arrhythmias

Here’s another reason to get a good night’s sleep. According to a new study, healthy sleep patterns may be associated with reduced risk for potentially life-threatening heart […]
October 12, 2021

Being physically active in pregnancy helps the baby

Being physically active during pregnancy may have benefits for infant lung function, according to new research.
October 11, 2021

Can we “make up” lost sleep?

It is common knowledge that sleep is essential for health. However, new research suggests that the ability to readily “catch up” on lost sleep later is […]
October 14, 2009

Physician calls for increased FDA regulation of dietary supplements

In my book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, I lament the lack of regulation of dietary supplements in the U.S. Because of this lack, it’s very […]
October 26, 2009

White mulberry for type 2 diabetes? Does it work?

Natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and supplements) are popular among my patients, and among Americans. White mulberry is gaining popularity as a treatment for type 2 diabetes. […]
October 31, 2009

Suplements for Colds or the Flu. What works? What does not?

Demand continues to rise for supplements for colds and flu … despite the lack of hard evidence for most of them. However, some may work. Find […]
November 3, 2009

No Science to Back Actress Somers’ Potentially Harmful Menopause Advice

Miserable in menopause, Elizabeth Alsgaard pondered an awful choice: Drenching hot flashes or hormone therapies that might raise the risk of cancer. What former actress Suzanne […]
November 4, 2009

HCG injections and diet for weight loss discredited long ago

I’ve just completed a three week road trip, speaking dozens of times to doctor and student groups in Michigan and Oklahoma. A question that came up […]
November 30, 2009

Experts: Placebo effect behind many ‘natural’ cures

We’ve known for years, that when it comes to doing randomized controlled trials of natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and supplements) as well as alternative therapies (everything […]