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Dr. Ma

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.

Sunlight, medications and health

  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. […]

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Can pain be talked away?

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 […]

Holidays and weight control

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 […]

Menopausal females: urgent help is here

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 […]

Breast milk crucial for the baby

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 […]

Vitamine D, a therapeutic for asthma

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 […]

Alzheimer’s prevention

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 […]

Depression treated with foods

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 […]

Prostate cancer prevention with fruit

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 […]