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Dr. Ma

Dr. Kewei Ma, Medically certified (MD, ECFMG-C) and scientifically integrated (PhD, UBC). President, medical director and scientific director of Integrative Cardiology Institute and System Medicine Institute. ND licensed in Canada and USA.
As one of the very few that owns these credentials, Dr. Kewei Ma provides insightful therapeutics to patients and clients with complicated conditions.

Self-harm teens: social issue or medical issue

  Back to twenty five years ago when I was a junior surgeon in China, every evening and night shifts I had some suture work to do on the wrists of the self-harm […]


NSAIDs: not a good drug for many people

  What are NSAIDs? Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include Ibuprofen (Motrin®, Advil®, Motrin IB®), Naproxen (Naprosyn®, Aleve®), Nabumetone (Relafen®) and COX-2 inhibitor Celecoxib (Celebrex®). What is the problem with it? It’s been shown that there […]

Vegetarian men and depression

There seems some correlation between these two: vegetarian men and depressive symptoms, based on a study of 9668 adult male. Is there a serious relationship? However the causative relationship is hard to […]

What does a baby want

Parents has to know what the baby wants when they cry. Temperature, hunger, diaper, noise, sleepiness and colic/pain are the common reasons. Most of the time, however, there’s no reason. Simply swinging, […]