From the Desk of Spencer Thornton, MD
May 06, 2013
In studying nutritional therapy for the eyes (As in our Friday Pearls) I’ve learned a few things about the body and stress.
March 01, 2013
The TV doctor who promotes “the latest miracle cure” is promoted by the network and applauded by an appreciative audience. But behind this all-knowing expert is a staff of writers who are sure to remember the sponsor (usually a pharmaceutical company) who pays their checks.
January 01, 2013
Scientific studies (and some not-so-scientific) over the past 30 or 40 years have concluded that the length of time you have on this earth is programmed into your DNA.
June 14, 2013
Scientists have been asked for years to consider whether the drug model for research relying strictly on randomized clinical trials (RCTs) is actually the most appropriate evidence-based research model for nutrients, including dietary supplements.
June 07, 2013
The vitamin E molecule is a mixture of four tocopherols (alpha, beta, gamma and delta) and four tocotrienols (alpha, beta, gamma and delta); two completely different forms of the same nutrient molecule.
May 30, 2013
Eighteen research groups from across the world formed the AMD Gene Consortium in 2010, with support from the National Eye Institute. The primary purpose was to better understand AMD biology and to help design new therapies.