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More Good News For Chocolate Lovers

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The evidence supporting the antihypertensive effects of cocoa has been building over the last few years, and a January 2010 systematic review and meta-analysis of 10 randomized controlled trials, comprising 297 individuals confirms the BP-lowering capacity of flavanol-rich cocoa products. [1] The high level of flavanols […]

Health Care Bill Update ~ How It Effects Chiropractic

Health Care Bill Update ~ How It Effects Chiropractic

The Chiro.Org Blog

Over the past year, Palmer College of Chiropractic has closely watched the healthcare reform debate and subsequent actions taken by Congress. Palmer administrators, faculty, staff, students and alumni have been working behind the scenes with government officials, other chiropractic organizations, and at the […]

Good News From Brazil

Good News From Brazil

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   World Federation of Chiropractic

Beginning in early 2007, 95,000 Brazilian physiotherapists, through their national regulatory board, the Council of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists (COFFITO), attempted to seize control of the Chiropractic Profession, by trying to pass a law stating that chiropractic was a (sub)specialty of […]

Live and Let Live?

Live and Let Live?

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   A Chiro.Org Editorial

Here’s a question I don’t have an answer for:

Do chiropractors need to adjust people while the patient is under anesthesia (a.k.a MUA)?

I have no experience to guide me. I have never met a patient whose muscle spasm (or spinal “fixation”) […]

Holism

Holism

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Health Insights Today An editorial by Daniel Redwood, DC

Through the 1970s and 1980s, those of us seeking to advance alternatives to conventional medicine that would be far less reliant on drugs and surgery, far more friendly to hands-on forms of healing and the use of natural substances, […]

US Health Care Bill

Source Reuters Here is a more in depth article from Wikipedia.

WITHIN THE FIRST YEAR OF ENACTMENT

* Insurance companies will be barred from dropping people from coverage when they get sick. Lifetime coverage limits will be eliminated and annual limits are to be restricted. * Insurers will be barred from excluding children for […]

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Training Reduces Sports Injuries

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Training Reduces Sports Injuries

The Chiro.Org Blog

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A March 2010 systematic review conducted in Germany underscores the value of neuromuscular training in preventing sports injuries. [1] They concluded that “On the basis of the results of seven high-quality studies, this review showed evidence for the effectiveness […]

Scientists Demonstrate Mammalian Regeneration Through a Single Gene Deletion

ScienceDaily (Mar. 16, 2010) — A quest that began over a decade ago with a chance observation has reached a milestone: the identification of a gene that may regulate regeneration in mammals. The absence of this single gene, called p21, confers a healing potential in mice long thought to have been lost through evolution and […]

How Do You Access The News?

How Do You Access The News?

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When your not here, catching up on chiropractic news, how else do you access the news?

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New Evidence Supporting the Effectiveness of Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation for Cervicogenic Headache

New Evidence Supporting the Effectiveness of Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation for Cervicogenic Headache

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The chiropractic Center for Outcomes Studies at Western States Chiropractic College has completed a new study that provides additional support for the use of spinal manipulation in the treatment of cervicogenic […]

We’re so good at medical studies that most of them are wrong

Source ars technica

It’s possible to get the mental equivalent of whiplash from the latest medical findings, as risk factors are identified one year and exonerated the next. According to a panel at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, this isn’t a failure of medical research; it’s a failure of statistics, and one […]

What Might Have Been

Source New York Times

British Chiropractors Under Fire from Singh Supporters

Chiro org has been following this story since it’s inception.

Today The Guardian reports that one in four chiropractors in Britain are under investigation as a result of a campaign by Singh supporters.

As the British Chiropractic Association’s battle with Simon Singh continues to work its way through the legal system, chiropractors are counting the […]