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Balance Science with Tradition in Herbalism with Justin Sinclair

Apr 02, 20
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Is too much science and not enough emphasis on tradition and history risking our idenitfy in herbal medicine, this is the topic Andrew and Justin explore today. 

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Apr 04, 19
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An open letter from Marcus Blackmore on the Medical Board of Australia's proposed guidelines

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Mar 02, 18
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Can the same prinicples that govern pharmaceutical trials be applied to nutritional and herbal medicine? Does the scientific method have a place in personalised medicine? Nutritionist and researcher Dr Niikee Schoendorfer shares her perspective. 

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Jul 07, 17
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A robust systematic review and meta-analysis has revealed regular vitamin D supplementation is strongly protective against acute respiratory infections (ARIs), including colds and flu.

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Apr 08, 16
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Avoidance of wheat or becoming "gluten free" within the diet is becoming increasingly common - but what is the evidence saying about prevelance and reality of this issue beyond the hype and trendiness? Naturopath Norelle Hentschel takes a look...

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Oct 14, 15
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According to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) the number of global cancers has increased by a fifth in less than a decade to around 12 million new cases each year. 

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BONUS: FX MEDICINE PODCAST: Prof Marc Cohen and his journey to Integrative Medicine

Jul 06, 15
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Prof Marc Cohen has already had an illustrious career in integrative medicine and shows no sign of stopping! Prof Cohen is one of the co-authors of one of the principal integrative medicine textbooks "Herbs and Natural Therapies: An Evidence-Based Approach”. This book was voted in the top 4 resources for GPs to access unbiased information on natural therapies and is now in its 4th edition.

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The vitamin D controversy: An interview with Professor Michael Holick

Apr 18, 14
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Professor Michael Holick, the world's leading expert on vitamin D research, responds to some of the more recent negative studies that seem to be so readily picked up by the media.

He then goes on to provide a roundup of some of the exciting, upcoming trials of this vitally important nutrient.