Category: Research

Medical vs. Chiropractic Care for Sacroiliac Joint Pain
Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a commonly overlooked cause of back pain, yet affects 10-25% of patients with lower back issues. Located at the base of the spine within the pelvis, [...]
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Body Mass Index and Cancer
In the News – August 20, 2014 The Journal LANCET has published a very large study (Over 5 million individuals) examining the link between high body mass index (BMI) and [...]
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Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Vertebral Subluxation
Compiled by Matthew McCoy and The Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research Reduction in Arterial Blood Pressure Following Adjustment of Atlas to Correct Vertebral Subluxation: A Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study Scott [...]
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August 10, 2014
Sunset
Vitamin D and Dementia: A Very Close Tie
Older patients with very low levels of vitamin D have about a 122% increased risk for dementia compared with those with higher levels, according to a large, prospective, population-based study. [...]
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Blood Tests Show How Chiropractic Heals
If you’ve noticed that you always feel better after a chiropractic adjustment, there is now scientific documentation of why that is happening. To verify what occurs physiologically after spinal adjustments, [...]
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July 4, 2014
Medications
ADHD Meds May Double Cardiovascular Event Risk in Kids
The use of psychostimulants in children and adolescents is associated with nearly twice the risk for a cardiovascular event compared with nonuse of the drugs, and the risk is even [...]
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March 17, 2013
Medical Progress
BMJ says Death from opioid pain relievers is an epidemic in the USA
The British Medical Journal reported that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had declared there was a national epidemic of prescription drug overdoses which led to 14,800 deaths [...]
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Reduced antioxidant levels in PAD
November 9, 2012. An article published on September 24, 2012 in the Journal of Physiology reveals a protective role for antioxidants, particularly vitamin C, against the rise in blood pressure [...]
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Higher vitamin D levels linked to lower hypertension risk
Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The results of a meta-analysis that appeared this month in the European Journal of Epidemiology reveal an association between higher vitamin D levels and a lower [...]
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December 11, 2012
Life Extension
Vitamin D: ‘Surprise’ Prognostic Marker in Breast Cancer
From Medscape News Today – Kate Johnson Dec 10, 2012 SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Breast cancer patients with insufficient vitamin D levels have a worse prognosis after standard treatment plus [...]
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