Recent GMI Blogs

All articles by Case Adams, Naturopath

Researchers from Japan's Keiju Medical Center have determined that a certain nutraceutical from pine trees can significantly reduce symptoms of menopause and perimenopause.
If pasteurized milk is so healthy for children, why does it cause constipation?
Research on herbal remedies for increasing breast milk production have found that several natural compounds have the ability to safely stimulate an increase in breast milk production and thereby increase infant weight and growth.
While conventional medicine continues to drug women with PMS with addictive SSRIs, Japanese researchers have determined that Lavender essential oil can alleviate premenstrual emotional mood changes, confirming other research (and centuries of clinical use) showing that Lavender aromatherapy produces calming effects.
Researchers from Mexico’s Monterrey Institute of Technology have confirmed other research showing that black bean sprouts are anticarcinogenic against breast cancer, liver cancer and colon cancer cells.
Researchers from Northwestern University’s School of Medicine have determined that the use of certain pesticides over a lifetime produces a shortening of chromosome telomeres.
Maternity and gynecology researchers have determined that abdominal massage with essential oils will decrease pain and excessive bleeding in difficult menstruation.
New research has confirmed that exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) – a well-known endocrine disruptor – through mothers' breast milk is widespread.
Multiple studies have now confirmed that vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of obesity. Stock up on vitamin D with some fun in the sun this summer.
Not so long ago a family farm produced a myriad of crops for their family and neighbors. Today’s farms are a different proposition altogether, and monoculture food production is not only hard on the soil and the environment, but is causing allergies to these very foods that are supposed to sustain us.
A recent study from UCLA has confirmed that exposure to the herbicide Paraquat is linked with a heightened risk of Parkinson’s disease. Other studies have found that pesticides significantly increase the risk of Parkinson's.
Clinical and laboratory research from India have proven that an Ayurvedic formula used for liver infections halts the often deadly hepatitis B virus.
Research has determined that commercial bottled water in Spain has over 50 pharmaceutically-active chemicals in it, as well as the highly addictive drug nicotine. Is your (or your children's) bottled water polluted with addictive chemicals?
A growing body of research is confirming that the bacteria that infect our gums may well be the cause of many cases of arthritis. Could your gingivitis be swelling up your joints?
A large scale review of research from Australia and Chinese University scientists has proven with thousands of studies using hundreds of thousands of cancer patients that Chinese herbal medicine offers significant treatment for most types of cancers - including breast cancer.
A new groundbreaking study from New York State researchers has determined that the U.S. food supply is contaminated with significant levels of parabens - now suspected in breast cancer and other endocrine-related disorders.
New research from the West Virginia University School of Medicine has confirmed other research finding that Bisphenol A (BPA) – found among various plastics and resins in consumer goods – may lead or contribute to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Recent research has confirmed and quantified that whole extracts of Garlic and Ginger have the ability to stop several species of multi-drug resistant bacteria.
A groundbreaking study from the United Kingdom has connected gingivitis and oral health to cognitive decline. The study's findings are backed up by a multitude of research supporting the mechanisms.
Researchers from the University of California at San Diego have found the best defense against infections from MRSA and other hospital-acquired infections. Hint: We are already wearing it, unless we kill it off with antibiotics.
New research has confirmed that using Copper at hospitals significantly reduces hospital-acquired infections. What the study didn’t mention was that Copper has been used for wellness in Ayurveda for thousands of years.
Italian researchers have confirmed that a certain oral probiotic species significantly reduces ear infections, throat infections and tonsillitis among children and adults with recurring infections.
International researchers have confirmed that the traditional remedy American Ginseng can improve and even reverse type 2 diabetes.
Several recent studies have confirmed that premenstrual syndrome symptoms can be significantly reduced by including certain nutrient-dense foods in the diet.
Two recent studies have shown that Chlorella and Spirulina are more than nutritional powerhouses: They also have the ability to treat one of the world's fastest growing viral pandemics: Hepatitis C.
Several recent international studies have illustrated that seaweeds and their extracts may have the capability of inhibiting and even treating cancer. Seaweed therapy may even outperform chemotherapy.
Researchers from UCLA's Geffen School of Medicine have determined that consuming a milk fermented with probiotics changed the brain activity of women, producing positive changes in signalling pathways along with emotional responses.
In one of the most accurate analytical comparisons of organic versus conventional food, a new international study has confirmed what most of us already knew: That organic tomatoes are not only more nutritious than their conventional counterparts: they also taste better.
New research from the U.S. National Institutes of Health shows that the biochemicals in green tea change a women’s estrogen metabolism, revealing at least one of its mechanisms for reducing the risk of breast cancer.
Russian Herb Treats Thyroid Disorders. Clinical research from Russia has confirmed that an herb that grows throughout Central Europe and used for centuries in traditional medicine is useful for the treatment of several thyroid conditions, including goiter.
Several recent studies have confirmed what Ayurvedic practitioners have known for thousands of years: That a special Ayurvedic herb increases memory and cognition, and may well treat dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Japanese researchers have tested a traditional West African herbal remedy and found that it increases thermogenesis and stimulates brown adipose tissue loss.
German researchers have conducted a clinical trial proving that a traditional herbal combination significantly treats and prevents severe respiratory tract infections.
New research from Japan and China have confirmed that certain medicinal herbs and their constituents have the ability to directly inhibit influenza as well as stimulate the body's own immune system in order to counteract the flu virus.
In more evidence that messing with nature can have negative health consequences, a new study has confirmed that synthetic folic acid supplementation may increase the risk of colorectal cancer.
Studies confirm that consuming nutrient-dense 100% orange juice and dried fruits encourages weight loss and increases general nutrition.
Researchers from the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine have determined that just one hour of bright light therapy significantly reduces depression and depressed moods.
Research from the University of Belgrade School of Medicine has confirmed what other recent studies have been finding – that Aloe vera and its constituents inhibit skin cancer and its progression....
Nursing school researchers have determined that a majority of mothers' breastmilk and the urine of low-exposure babies contain the hormone disruptor bisphenol A (BPA).
Two recent studies have found that a constituent of olives and olive oil inhibits the growth of breast cancer and the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Research from Finland's University of Turku has confirmed that a compound found in the bark of the Spruce tree and apparently other tree wood barks is a powerful and functional prebiotic that feeds our beneficial gut bacteria.
Two large research reviews by medical scientists have determined that omega-3 fatty acids from plants reduce the incidence of heart disease and heart attacks significantly better than fish oil.
Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have concluded that BPA and seven other toxins are building up within the bodies of U.S. children according to blood and urine studies.
Researchers from New York University have confirmed that second hand smoke results in significantly increased incidence of heart disease and stroke among household members who do not smoke.
Research from Italy's University of Milan has confirmed that nasal irrigation with a saline solution with more salt content significantly lessens allergy symptoms and the need for medications.
New research has found that many seaweed extracts inhibit pathogenic oral bacteria known to cause gingivitis and gum disease.
Research from the Mayo Clinic has found that adults who have abnormal sleeping habits and the associated disruptions of their daytimes have a greater risk of developing dementia and mild cognitive impairment later on.
Harvard researchers have found that multivitamin use over a long period reduces the incidence of many cancers along with mortality. The real story of cancer prevention runs a little deeper than the mass media has broadcast.
New research from an Indian dental college has determined that an ancient Ayurvedic remedy for gum disease inhibits gingivitis and periodontal disease when used in a toothpaste.
Research of nearly 400,000 people has found that a dietary regimen including certain phytonutrients have the ability to significantly reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer.
NBC and other media outlets have recently reported findings from a study released this summer in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. The media reports that hand-sanitizers and being "too clean" can actually produce unintended effects, including greater incidence of allergies and asthma among children.
Environmental medicine researchers from Sweden's Karolinska Institute have confirmed that antioxidant intake among children reduces the risk of allergies.
Researchers from the The Netherlands' Utrecht University Medical Center have determined in a large study that a diet rich in soft drinks, fries and snacks substantially increases the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Researchers from China's State Agriculture Ministry and Zhejiang University have determined that two ingredients commonly found in many citrus fruits, naringin and neohesperidin, will effectively reduce blood sugar.

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