Thiazide causes skin cancer. Thiazide is the most commonly prescribed anti-hypertensive medications around the world. The recent data shows that accumulation dosage of thiazide for six years leads to skin cancer. […]
Dr. Kewei Ma, ND licensed in Canada and USA.
Medically certified (MD, ECFMG-C), philosophically oriented (PhD, UBC), and naturally integrated. President, medical director and scientific director of Integrative Cardiology Institute.
As one of the very few that owns these credentials, Dr. Kewei Ma provides insightful therapeutics to patients and clients with complicated conditions.
The recent Journal of Practical Psychiatry has a paper of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for chronic pain. Basically, they say that there is emotional and psychiatric factors in the patient with chronic […]
Most important: alcohol and weight control Holiday season is certainly time of the year that we easily indulge ourselves with careless eating. And during holidays, eating and drinking do correlate with each […]
What is IC? Interstitial cystitis, also known as the bladder pain syndrome, is commonly thought as infection and inflammation reactions in the bladder wall. It is considered as inconvenient to diagnose because […]
Immunosenescence is the aging of the immune system. Immunosenescence is very common for those older than 65 years of age. In the flu season, this age group is the most vulnerable to […]
Plantar heel pain is common in the general population, especially in the older age and the athletes. There are many therapies available. If you go to a walk-in clinic, a shoe insert […]
Only one in four women that have urinary incontinence seeks care, and only less than half of those receives treatments, according to a recent survey on JAMA. Even when their healthcare provider […]
This is not to talk about any medical conditions or patients in the intensive care unit, instead it is the result of sudden heart arrest in the general population. This result on […]
The North American Menopause Society just released the 2017 hormone therapy position statement. This is the up-to-date information of all the new evidence and consensus recommendations since the last update of 2012. In […]
A cab driver to talk with When I first came to the country, driving a taxi was the only job I could find. It was an amazing experience for me and for […]
According to the national survey by American Society of Clinical Oncology, most of the americans (about 70%) are unaware of two major cancer risk factors: obesity and alcohol, even though the other […]
Thyroid is some “doctors” favorite. Thyroid is becoming the popular target that some kinds of doctors’ favorite to treat. Its physiology is easy to understand so that these practitioners feel more confident […]
Breast feeding is recommended worldwide by the World Health Organization (WHO) based on the benefits that are observed from the population studies. The mechanisms were initially explained as the maternal immunoglobulin, intimates […]
People who use artificial sweeteners are generally health conscious and believe they are having a healthier choice by taking artificial sweeteners. Recent evidence shows this might not be the case. More than […]
If I say there is no responsible drinking or no low-risk drinking, am I going to be too boring, especially when a woman desperately needs a drink at a party. Alcohol do […]
The recent issue of Lancet Respiratory Medicine has a discussion of Vitamin D for asthma treatment and prevention. They found that Vitamin D supplementation decreased the asthmatic attack frequency, ER visit and […]
Doctors see patients of certain conditions year after year and easily become cautious with themselves on those conditions. Say a cardiologist who looks into blocked coronary artery every day becomes very cautious […]
A clinical trial called SMILES (Supporting Modification of Lifestyle in Lower Emotional States) for the treatment of depression was conducted and recently summarized in Australia and New Zealand. The result showed the […]
Traditionally in Europe, Pomegranate has been considered as the food for prostate cancer prevention. A recent study of 14 years duration and 130,000 men with self-reported consumption of vegetable and fruit showed a […]