The science behind how functional medicine works is empiric and case based, but not well documented in peer-reviewed literature. Leading rheumatologist and researcher Dr. Elaine Husni has been named Chair of Translational Functional Medicine Research to help change that.
In Functional Medicine food is used as a frontline treatment to fight chronic disease. Mark Hyman, MD, Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine discusses dosage and the application of food to balance the processes of the body.
Center Director Mark Hyman, MD, talks about expanding the functional medicine model, value-based care and the science of creating health.
A series of events and meetings throughout his training led Nate Bergman, DO, MBA, to specialize in functional medicine. Now with Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine, Dr. Bergman has a special interest in how this practice can impact cognitive health.
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How well do functional medicine treatments help asthma patients? Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine is conducting research alongside experts from the Respiratory Institute to find out. This is one of a handful of studies underway at Cleveland Clinic to gather evidence-based data on functional medicine treatments.
A recent report estimated that 35.6 million people worldwide lived with dementia in 2010. By the year 2030 this is expected to double. A Cleveland Clinic functional medicine nutritionist says healthcare providers can help patients understand the connection between cognitive function and diet.
It has been a year since Aunna Herbst, DO, joined the staff of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine. Here, Dr. Herbst talks about her path to becoming a functional medicine physician.
In September 2014, Cleveland Clinic became the first major medical center to have a Center for Functional Medicine. The success of this venture has surpassed all expectations.