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Dr. Allan Gotlib awarded the Order of Canada

Source The Canadian Chiropractic Association Bulletin

Dr. Allan Gotlib, director of Research Programs and editor of the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association has been awarded the Order of Canada for his work developing the profession’s research capacity.

The Governor General announced this year’s recipients last Friday, June 29th.

Dr. Gotlib has been named a […]

Danish vaccine scientist indicted in US

Autism researcher accused of embezzling $1 million Source Copenhagen Post

American prosecutors are seeking to extradite a Danish scientist who a federal grand jury in Atlanta has charged with 13 counts of wire fraud and nine counts of money laundering. They allege that Poul Thorsen, 49, stole over $1 million from autism research funding between […]

New Study Reveals: Starting with Chiropractic Saves 40% on Low Back Pain Care

New Study Reveals: Starting with Chiropractic Saves 40% on Low Back Pain Care

The Chiro.Org Blog

SOURCE:   Insurancenewsnet.Com

A new JMPT study finds that low back pain care initiated with a doctor of chiropractic (DC) saves 40% on health care costs when compared with care initiated through a medical doctor (MD), the American […]

New Research Chair

From The Canadian Chiropractic Association Update

The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Bruno has been awarded the new and distinguished Research Chair in Neuromusculoskeletal Health in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina.

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Health […]

MMR Doctor Struck From Register

Source BBC News

The doctor who first suggested a link between MMR vaccinations and autism is to be struck off the medical register.

The General Medical Council found Dr Andrew Wakefield guilty of serious professional misconduct over the way he carried out his controversial research. It follows a GMC […]

LLLT and Neck Pain Literature Review By The Lancet

Interpretation We show that LLLT reduces pain immediately after treatment in acute neck pain and up to 22 weeks after completion of treatment in patients with chronic neck pain. […]

Potential MRSA Treatment?

Background Infections with MRSA remain a growing public health concern, prompting the need to explore alternative treatments instead of the on-going effort to develop stronger drug-based therapies. We studied the effect of 405 nm blue light on two strains of MRSA – US-300 strain of CA-MRSA and the IS853 strain of HA-MRSA – in vitro. […]

What are our priorities?

Where is the money going? A couple of recent articles on the Dynamic Chiropractic website provide the answer.

End of an Era: FCER Decides on Self-Liquidation announces that “The Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER) will self-liquidate, meaning the organization will cease operations after serving the chiropractic profession for more than 60 […]

Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research receives $1.3 million federal grant award

Source Quad-Cities Online Posted Online: Sept. 10, 2009

Palmer Receives HRSA Grant Award to Study Co-Management of Older Adults With Low Back Pain by M.D.s and D.C.s

(Davenport, IOWA) The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a three-year grant for approximately $1.3 million to the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research (PCCR) for […]

Modafinil May Be Addictive

Modafinil is a popular drug used by people who want or need to stay alert. It has become a popular stimulant, used by soldiers to stay awake and by citizens looking for a safe brain boost, including one in 10 researchers. The FDA issued their “Approved” stamp for it to be used for treating narcolepsy […]

Flu Vacine and Asthma

ScienceDaily (2009-05-20) — The inactivated flu vaccine does not appear to be effective in preventing influenza-related hospitalizations in children, especially the ones with asthma. In fact, children who get the flu vaccine are more at risk for hospitalization than their peers who do not get the vaccine, according to new research. While these findings do raise questions about the efficacy of the vaccine, they do not in fact implicate it as a cause of hospitalizations, according to researchers. […]

Melanin Production and Tobacco Use, Dependence, and Exposure

The June 2009 issue of Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior includes a study looking at a link between melanin production as a result of UV exposure and tobacco use in African Americans. Although the findings established a correlation, repeated studies are needed to verify their results. They go on to hypothesize that this correlation may be […]

One Was Not Enough?

The “Scientist” magazine blog posted a follow up on a report last week of a division of a ‘fake journal’. Yesterday a follow up post was made stating that the reported journal was not the only one of its type, which bore the imprint of Elsevier’s Excerpta Medica. The follow up post reported there were […]

WFC 10th Biennial Congress. Vive la Chiropratique!

Plan to be in Montreal for the World Federation of Chiropractic’s 10th Biennial Congress, co-sponsored by The Canadian Chiropractic Association incorporating WFC’s and FCER’s International Conference on Chiropractic Research to be held at the outstanding convention facilities at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel from April 30 – May 02, 2009.

The congress theme is “Celebrating […]