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The Helfgott Research Institute

See Also Naturopathic Medical Education
See Also National College of Natural Medicine

The Helfgott Research Institute is a professionally independent, non-profit research institute for National College of Naturopathic Medicine. It's mission is to conduct rigorous, high quality, research on the art and science of healing, specifically working to understand natural forms of medicine. Together, scientists from the fields of naturopathic medicine, Chinese medicine, acupuncture, immunology, and nutrition apply their expertise to the study of natural medicine

  • NCNM's Student Research Initiatives[1]
  • Current Research Projects[2]
    • Cancer: Relaxation and Visualization Therapy for Fatigue and Skin Toxicity[3]
    • Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders: Socioeconomic Status and Adherence to a Weight-Loss Program[4]
    • Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders: Hormonal Controls, Hunger and Behavior in Obese Metabolic Syndrome Patients[5]
    • Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders:Acu-magnet therapy as an adjunct to usual care for diabetic patients[6]
    • Pain: Magnets and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome[7]
    • Pain: Negative Thoughts and Chronic Pain[8]
    • Acupuncture: 24 Hour Physiological Variability of Skin Impedance Measurements at Acupuncture Points[9]
    • Acupuncture: Multichannel System for Measuring Skin Impedance at Acupuncture Points[10]
    • Acupuncture: Low-cost CAM Models and Community Acupuncture Clinics[11]
    • Acupuncture: Moxibustion for Fatigue and Malaise[12]
    • Energy Therapies: Examining Unda Remedies for Fibromyalgia [13]
    • Herbal Medicine: Dietary Supplements and Estrogen Metabolism in Healthy Premenopausal Women[14]
    • Herbal Medicine: Development of a Natural Spermacide[15]
    • Herbal Medicine: Gymnema sylvestra for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome[16]
    • Herbal Medicine: Vitex agnus castus: An Investigation of Female Fertility Enhancement[17]
    • Herbal Medicine: Ashwaganda: Effects on Stress, Inflammation and Immune Cell Activation[18]
    • Mind-Body Medicine: Can Meditation Alter Heart Rate Variability Patterns?[19]
    • Mind-Body Medicine: Samatha-Vipassana Meditation for Health Promotion [20]
    • Mind-Body Medicine: Samatha-Vipassana Meditation and Heart Rate Variability [21]
    • Mind-Body Medicine: Effects of LENS neurofeedback on stress, anxiety and cognitive function in medical students: a randomized, controlled pilot study [22]
    • Mind-Body Medicine: A Mind-body Treatment for Insomnia Investigation of Neurofeedback Treatment of Insomnia [23]
    • Mind-Body Medicine: Personality and Health [24]
    • Diet: Detoxification Diet[25]
    • Diet: Anti-inflammatory Diet Study [26]
    • Diet: Psoriasis and wheat allergies A study of anti-gliadin antibodies [27]
    • Diet: Strontium—a New Treatment for Osteoporosis? [28]
  • NDI: Collaborative Clinical Research [29]
  • ND Partner [30]
  • Culture Climate Survey [31]