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JAMA Recognizes Soy Food Intake and Breast Cancer Survival

JAMA Recognizes Soy Food Intake and Breast Cancer Survival

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SOURCE:   J American Medical Association 2009 (Dec 9); 302 (22): 2437–2443 Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, 2525 West End Ave, Ste 600, Nashville, TN 37203-1738, USA. xiao-ou.shu@vanderbilt.edu

Soy foods are rich in isoflavones, a major group of phytoestrogens that […]

For Those Of You With A Website

For Those Of You With A Website

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We would appreciate it if you would add a link to us (either to our Blog page, or to any other section of our website that you find of interest), so that we can strengthen our standing with all the search engines.

Our main […]

Palmer Recruiting for Next Blood Pressure Study

Chiro.Org Blog: The Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research is recruiting subjects with high blood pressure to participate in a clinical research study designed to evaluate the potential impact of chiropractic care on hypertension. The Chiropractic for Hypertension in Patients (CHiP) study, a collaborative investigation involving the Palmer Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Fla., and Trinity at Terrace Park Family Practice in Bettendorf, Iowa, is one of three research projects to emerge from a $2.8 million grant awarded to the Palmer Center in 2008 by the National Institutes of Health to create a multidisciplinary Developmental Center for Clinical and Translational Science in Chiropractic. […]

The Evidence-based Poem

The Evidence-based Poem

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SOURCE:   Dynamic Chiropractic Louis Sportelli, DC

As I sit to write this verse, I think of the blessing and the curse, That we may climb this slippery slope, Between rational thought and offering hope,

To make the care our patients receive, Based on more than just what […]

Ringing in the New Year the NIH way.

NIH director Francis Collins, in an interview with C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers” program, said that the agency would issue a “Proposed Rule” in January or February that will seek to prevent pharmaceutical companies from ghostwriting studies for researchers and require drug makers and other medical companies to disclose financial relationships with NIH-funded scientists and institutions via publicly accessible websites. […]

Clinical Rounds: Part I

Clinical Rounds: Part I

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Patient Santa X has complaints of digestive and respiratory distress and attendant constipation since last week. Percussion obtained tympanic resonance over the lung field, and auscultation over the lung field yielded bronchovesicular breathing patterns with crackling rales, and egophony.

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Elysium to Enter $7 Billion Chiropractic Market With Acquisition of Internet Domain Name Chiropractor.net

Aggressive Timeline Set to Launch New Local Chiropractic Directory Source Yahoo Finance

Elysium Internet, Inc., a next generation Local Internet advertising and digital media Company, today announced that it has agreed on terms to acquire the one word generic Internet domain name Chiropractor.net for its newest online destination.

Elysium Internet CEO Scott Gallagher commented, “We’re […]

BCA v. Singh: Making Legal History

Source The Jack of Kent

Previous articles relating to this case can be found here, here and here.

The case of British Chiropractic Association against Simon Singh is now likely to make legal history.

The news broke today that the Court of Appeal panel hearing the appeal of the preliminary hearing on meaning will be […]

Sen Grassley Asks Medical Societies About Industry Funding

Sen Grassley Asks Medical Societies About Industry Funding

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The ranking Republican on the US Senate Committee on Finance, Sen Charles E Grassley of Iowa, has sent letters to 33 medical societies, allied-health professional groups, and patient-centered organizations asking for details on any industry funding they and their leadership have received since […]

Incurable Tuberculosis Making a Comeback

Source Newsweek

It’s been nearly a decade since U2 frontman Bono turned the entire continent of Africa into a pet cause, drawing attention to the problems of -developing-world health like never before. By some accounts, that publicity has started to pay off: since 2000, malaria incidence is down 50 percent in some of the hardest-hit […]

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Painkiller Deaths Double In Ontario

Source The Globe and Mail December 8th, 2009 ANNA MEHLER PAPERNY

Painkillers are causing twice the number of overdose deaths they were two decades ago, a new study has revealed. And most of those who died obtained the medications through a doctor’s prescription and had seen a physician within the last month of their life.

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Virtual World Will Offer Students a Unique Patient Experience

Source NORTHWESTERN HEALTH SCIENCES UNIVERSITY Dec 2, 2009

New technology that will give chiropractic students the opportunity to conduct an online clinical rotation with a virtual geriatric patient is being introduced at Northwestern Health Sciences University. Second Life is a 3D virtual world that uses avatars, moveable icons representing people, to interact through free voice […]

Government Support and the Research Challenges of Chiropractic Pediatrics

Government Support and the Research Challenges of Chiropractic Pediatrics

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Dr. Dennis Leduc, a McGill University pediatrician recently stated that “There are no physical ailments in childhood, whether they be ear infections, asthma, or other physical problems, that have ever been shown to be amenable to chiropractic manipulation or therapy.”

The story released […]