Mistletoe Treatment for Pancreatic and Colorectal Cancer; Two Research Studies

By Walter Alexander Issue: Winter 2008: Cognition, Heart & Mind - Issue #54, Vol. 13 Study of Mistletoe Treatment for Colorectal Cancer Among cancer patients being treated surgically for stage I-III non-metastatic colorectal carcinoma, those who received supportive care with the fermented mistletoe extract Iscador (ISC) (from Viscum album L.) along with conventional adjuvant (given after surgery) chemo- and/or radiotherapy ... Read More ►

Health in America: From the Vantage Point of a Holistic Physician

By Philip Incao, MD In the April 7, 1920 lecture “"Healthcare as a Social Issue" (Mercury Press), Rudolf Steiner warned that the economic sphere must not be allowed to rule the free spiritual-cultural activity of medicine and health care. Yet today in some countries, and particularly in the US, the practice of medicine is subordinated to the business interests of ... Read More ►

The Ancient Practice of Ayurveda in the 21st Century

Joanna Berkowitz Interviews Scott Gerson, MD, PhD Dr. Scott Gerson, medical director of the National Institute Of Ayurvedic Medicine (www.niam.com), is one of the nations foremost Ayurvedic physicians and researchers. Ayurveda is the oldest surviving complete medical system in the world, with roots dating back some 5,000 years. JB: Dr.Gerson, times change, the evolution of humanity undergoes changes. How is ... Read More ►

The Teeth: Their significance in child development, their anomalies and an anthroposophical therapeutic approach

A report from a lecture given by the anthroposophic dentist, Claus Haupt by Katherine Beaven and Caroline Westlake In an attempt to come to a deeper understanding of the nature of the teeth, we can begin by observing their outer appearance. When looking at a picture of an enlarged molar, the impression of mountain ranges is quite striking, whereas an ... Read More ►

Light and Shadow

What Are You Grateful For? By Laura Grace Weldon A handmade Gratitude Tree has hung in our hallway for years. We keep the tree lively by writing on leaves made of brightly colored paper, then tape them to the tree. It’s usually filled with life affirming reminders like hugs from Daddy, going to the library, bike rides, playing cards with ... Read More ►

Fall 2012, Issue #69: Editor’s Note

Whether you are a parent, an organizational leader, some one looking to improve your health, your diet, or your emotional life, this issue has something for you! As our publisher Claus Sproll discusses in his annual fall letter, (p. 3) “electing LILIPOH” means saying yes to a holistic outlook, and to taking the needs of all beings into consideration when ... Read More ►

A Pediatrician’s Insight on Autism

LILIPOH Interviews Michael Allen, MD LILIPOH: Please give us a short introduction to your practice. Dr. Allen: I have been a pediatrician for 21 years, and I am board certified in anthroposophic medicine, holistic medicine, and traditional pediatrics. In 2008, my wife and I set up an anthroposophic healing center near Fair Oaks, California, The Center for Living Health. We ... Read More ►