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Chiropractic and Stroke Incidence

Chiropractic and Stroke Incidence

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Chiro.Org’s Stroke and Chiropractic Page

Recent reports of individuals suffering strokes proximal to receiving chiropractic care are sensationalized by the media all out of proportion to their actual frequency. Although medicine openly admits that tens of thousands die needlessly from medical care, even from things [...]

How To Do An Effective Online Search

When you want to find something online, it can be overwhelming to get thousands of responses. A typical example is a search for the term “chiropractic” on Google. You will get 14,200,000 responses, in no particular order. Who’s got the time to weed through that?

That’s why something called Boolian Logic can help you get [...]

Cell Size and Scale

Use the slider at the Genetic Science Learning Center to view a stunning example of scale.

Some cells are visible to the unaided eye

The smallest objects that the unaided human eye can see are about 0.1 mm long. That means that under the right conditions, you might be able to see an ameoba [...]

'Ghostly' Drug May Help Fight RA

Study Shows Molecule Can Infiltrate Immune Cells to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Source WebMD

Jan. 28, 2010 – A ghostly “suicide” drug wafts into immune cells in joints, making the cells self-destruct and reducing rheumatoid arthritis in mice.

The drug, technically a BH3 mimetic dubbed TAT-BH3, is a man-made molecule. One part of the molecule lets [...]

Respected Researcher Validates Chiropractic Standard of Care and Safety

Respected Researcher Validates Chiropractic Standard of Care and Safety

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   ACA News By Caitlin Lukacs

“The most recent research (Neck Pain Task Force Report of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010, a study sanctioned by the United Nations and the World Health Organization) indicates neck manipulation is a safe and [...]

Patients in Medicare Demonstration Project Give Their Chiropractors High Marks

Source ACA Online

According to long-awaited results from a congressionally mandated pilot project testing the feasibility of expanding chiropractic services in the Medicare program, patients have a high rate of satisfaction with the care they receive from doctors of chiropractic.

When asked to rate their satisfaction on a 10-point scale, 87 percent of patients in [...]

Court finds chiropractic negligence in manipulation

Source Tom Blackwell, National Post

A new court ruling has again called into question a widely used but controversial chiropractic treatment, concluding that a Newfoundland practitioner made a patient deaf in one ear and caused other debilitating injuries by performing a neck manipulation on him.

The judge in the civil suit found the chiropractor [...]

Intractable Migraine Headaches During Pregnancy

Intractable Migraine Headaches During Pregnancy

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Comp Therapies in Clinical Practice 2009 (Nov); 15 (4): 192–7

Joel Alcantara, D.C. and Martine Cossette, D.C.

International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, 327 North Middletown Dr, Media, PA, USA. dr_jalcantara@yahoo.com

A 24 yr-old pregnant patient presented with chronic migraine headaches, which she had [...]

WHO to examine its H1N1 response

Source CBC News

The World Health Organization will review accusations it overstated the risks of the H1N1 virus.

The most recent complaints about WHO’s handling of the pandemic came from the Council of Europe, a political forum, where last week parliamentarian Wolfgang Wodarg called H1N1 a “false pandemic.” In November 2009, Dr. Richard Schabas, Ontario’s [...]

World Health Organization wants global tax on Internet, banking

Source Digital Journal

The United Nation’s World Health Organization called for governments around the world to impose a global consumer tax on things like Internet activity and paying bills online.

In order to raise tens of billions of dollars, the UN’s World Health Organization is urging governments around the world to institute a global consumer [...]

Has Your Doctor Been Trashed on the Internet?

Chiro.Org Blog: Medscape just published and interesting article, titled: “Trashed on the Internet: What Should You Do?”. Business rating websites like Angie’s List flourished during the early commercializing of the Internet, but recently websites that rate doctor’s performance have sprung up. [...]

Junk Food Takes Another Killing Blow

Junk Food Takes Another Killing Blow

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Br J Psychiatry 2009 (Nov);195 (5): 408-13 Akbaraly TN, Brunner EJ, Ferrie JE, Marmot MG, Kivimaki M, Singh-Manoux A. Source

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK. tasnime.akbaraly@inserm.fr

A new study published in the British Journal of [...]

In Support of Chiropractic (and Maintenance) Care

In Support of Chiropractic (and Maintenance) Care

The Chiro.Org Blog

Although I prefer the term “stabilizing care”, maintenance care remains a controversial topic, at least with insurance providers and the science buffs who claim that only randomized trials are “proof”.

I invite you to read Ron Rupert, D.C,.’s article “Maintenance Care: Health Promotion Services [...]

More Bad News For Medical Patients

More Bad News For Medical Patients

The Chiro.Org Blog

Medical Training For Musculoskeletal Conditions is Inadequate

From Harvard Medical School in the U.S. to medical schools in Europe, medical education related to musculoskeletal conditions is inadequate. A 2009 survey tested physician’s knowledge related to simple low back pain management [1]. The average survey score [...]

Trying To Find a Chiropractic Organization?

As search engines have gotten more sophisticated, it has gotten harder to find what your looking for, if you can’t remember the specific name of a group.

You may enjoy reviewing these pages, as they are the most complete collection of organizations and groups compiled on the Net:

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