Vitamin D and Calcium Decreases Cancer Risk

Vitamin D and Calcium Supplementation Decreases Cancer Risk in Older Women Joan Lappe, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor Associate Dean for Research Beirne Endowed Chair in Nursing College of Nursing, Creighton University American Public Health...

Harness the Sun: UV Strength

May 18, 2016 The ultraviolet index or UV index is a measurement of the strength of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. It is 0 in the dark of night and 10-11 in the middle of...

Know your D level

April 13, 2016 Last week, we presented the results of a study that we did with a combination of YOUR data and data from the randomized trial published in 2007 by Drs Lappe and...

Here’s to the end of MS!

March 30, 2016 In December 2011, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society convened a two-day meeting of 40 MS experts from around the world. They were neurologists, epidemiologists, clinical trial specialists, laboratorians like me, molecular...

Let’s Hear from the MS Community!

March 9, 2016 Last week’s news was eye-opening, wasn’t it? Dr. Cicero Coimbra’s treatment may not be the panacea for MS, but it is a treatment and we will be studying it. GrassrootsHealth has...

The Importance of Regular Testing

February 24, 2016 The number one question I receive continues to be, “How much should I take?” The answer to that question also continues to be, “There is no magic amount. You have to...

RCTs are not designed for public health

January 27, 2016 How do we get information to make decisions about public health from randomized controlled trials (RCT’s)? Can we? Especially for nutrient trials? At this point, we have seen so many problems...