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Coffee Consumption Positively Associated with Longer Telomere Length

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Journal of Nutrition, 2016   Quick Summary: This is the first and largest study to examine whether varying coffee (including decaffeinated) or caffeine consumption levels are associated with telomere length. In populations that regularly consume coffee, coffee is a major source of antioxidant intake and [...]

2018-10-22T20:25:21+00:00October 22nd, 2018|

Breast Cancer Risk Markedly Lower with Vitamin D Serum

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Public Library of Science, 2018   Quick Summary: The authors of this study, analyzed data from three studies involving a total of 5,038 subjects to investigate the relationship between Vitamin D concentration and breast cancer risk among women aged 55 years and older. The current vitamin [...]

2018-10-18T18:41:39+00:00October 15th, 2018|

Sleep Duration & Quality Associated with Cardiovascular Disease

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Journal of the American Heart Association, 2018   Quick Summary: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes over 787 000 deaths in the United States. Whereas sleep duration is generally not considered a traditional risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), growing evidence supports its association with cardiovascular risk (CVR) factors and [...]

2018-10-09T16:26:35+00:00October 9th, 2018|

Glucose Metabolic Changes in the Brain after Spinal Manipulation

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2017   Quick Summary: This study was conducted using the most sophisticated technology to date, to assess the effects of chiropractic adjusting. Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) was applied using an Activator in accordance with the Activator Methods protocols. “The intensity [...]

2018-10-01T21:54:50+00:00October 1st, 2018|

Shoe Orthotics for Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, April 2017   Quick Summary: The objective of this study was to investigate the efficacy of shoe orthotics with and without chiropractic treatment for chronic low back pain as compared to no treatment. It is a Randomized Controlled Trial [...]

2018-09-25T18:19:13+00:00September 24th, 2018|

Use of Spinal Manipulation Therapy for Management of COPD

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness From: The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, February 2016   Quick Summary: This is the “first systematic review to investigate the evidence for administering SMT in conjunction with other modalities, such as exercise, on people with COPD. The manipulation used was any form of [...]

2018-09-17T19:40:47+00:00September 17th, 2018|

Cervical Spine Manipulation for Treatment of Headaches

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Frontiers in Neurology, March 2016   Quick Summary: The purpose of this article, was to investigate the effects of cervical mobilization and manipulation on pain intensity and headache frequency, compared to traditional physical therapy in patients diagnosed with cervicogenic headache. Officially, cervicogenic headache is [...]

2018-09-04T16:19:48+00:00September 4th, 2018|

Cost Comparison for Spine Pain

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: BoiMed Central (BMC) Health Services Research, October 2015   Quick Summary: This comprehensive study was designed to compare health care costs for patient with spine pain who received chiropractic care v. care from other health care providers. This review identified 25 cost comparison [...]

2018-08-28T00:34:28+00:00August 28th, 2018|

Inequality in Leg Length & Lumbar Disc Herniation

This week from Dr. Cerami and Utah Sports and Wellness   From: Journal of Craniovertebral Junction Spine, April-June 2016   Quick Summary: These authors evaluated 39 subjects with leg length discrepancy and low back pain and 43 controls to quantify the occurrence of disc herniation between the two groups. Traditionally, surgery has been the primary [...]

2018-08-21T16:58:07+00:00August 21st, 2018|