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The Age of Chemicals in the 21st Century

Carol F. Kwiatkowski.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 6743 words.

Chapter 1 profiles the history, exposure routes, and health effects of chemicals in categories such as pesticides, solvents, flame retardants, plastics, and antimicrobials. Human exposure...

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Aging, Brain Plasticity, and Integrative Preventive Medicine

Michael M. Merzenich.

in Integrative Preventive Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health; Clinical Medicine. 12658 words.

This chapter reviews aging and the brain from an important, alternative, still-underappreciated scientific and medical perspective. It briefly describes the history of brain...

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An analysis of methods used to synthesize evidence and grade recommendations in food-based dietary guidelines

Phillipa Blake, Solange Durão, Celeste E Naude and Lisa Bero.

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 7385 words.

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Evidence-informed guideline development methods underpinned by systematic reviews ensure that guidelines are transparently developed, free from overt...

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Birth order and number of siblings and their association with overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Fernanda Oliveira Meller, Christian Loret de Mola, Maria Cecília Formoso Assunção, Antônio Augusto Schäfer, Darren Lawrence Dahly and Fernando Celso Barros.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 4165 words.

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The effect of both birth order and number of siblings on overweight and/or obesity has not been...

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Chemical Water Pollution and Human Health

Christopher P. Weis and Donald E. Tillitt.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 9522 words.

Human activities associated with environmental degradation are threatening urban and rural water supplies throughout the world. Although water quality in the United States surpasses that in...

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Classic Toxicology vs. New Science

Laura N. Vandenberg.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 9596 words.

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are compounds that interfere with hormone action. Many EDCs are agonists or antagonists of estrogen, androgen, or thyroid hormone receptors. EDCs are...

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Clinical evidence on dietary supplementation with chia seed (<i>Salvia hispanica</i> L.): a systematic review and meta-analysis

Siew Li Teoh, Nai Ming Lai, Possatorn Vanichkulpitak, Vladimir Vuksan, Hoang Ho and Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk.

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 12011 words.

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Chia seed is a popular dietary supplement, taken mainly for its high content of alpha-linolenic...

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Complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine

Margaret L. Stuber and Brandon Horn.

in Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Palliative Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5130 words.

What is now regarded as CAM emerged from ancient faith traditions, primarily in India and China. They are deeply spiritual approaches to health, and to the integration of the body, mind,...

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The Concept of Mindfulness in Integrative Preventive Medicine

Kim Aikens and Shauna Shapiro.

in Integrative Preventive Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health; Clinical Medicine. 13453 words.

This chapter discusses mindfulness as it applies to integrative preventive medicine. Defining mindfulness as the awareness that arises through intentionally attending in an open, caring,...

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Corrigendum for “Revisiting the safety of aspartame” by Arbind Kumar Choudhary and Etheresia Pretorius <i>Nutrition Reviews</i>. 2017; 75(9): 718–730

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 243 words.

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