Evidence-based Content Examples
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Foods, Herbs & Supplements - Professional Monograph: [ Example ]

A comprehensive evidence-based systematic review of scientific literature, peer reviewed by Natural Standard editorial contributors. Provides in-depth coverage of efficacy, adverse effects, interactions, pregnancy, lactation, pharmacology, toxicology, dosing, standardization, and products tested by third-party laboratories. Includes evidence table and discussion(s), statistical analysis, and quality rating of available clinical trials. Cross-referenced to other monographs by health condition.


Foods, Herbs & Supplements - Bottom Line Monograph: [ English | Spanish | French ]

An abbreviated review designed for use by patients or professionals. Adapted from a Natural Standard comprehensive systematic review. Includes evidence-based information on effectiveness, side effects, interactions, dosing, pregnancy, and breastfeeding.


Foods, Herbs & Supplements - Flashcard: [ Example ]

Quick look-up or patient handout. Easy reading level for consumers. Adapted from a Natural Standard comprehensive professional evidence-based systematic review. Concise information includes brief summary, uses, safety, side effects, interactions, and dosing.


Health & Wellness - Professional Monograph: [ Example ]

A comprehensive evidence-based systematic review of scientific literature, peer reviewed by Natural Standard editorial contributors. Provides in-depth coverage of efficacy, adverse effects, interactions, pregnancy, lactation, pharmacology, toxicology, dosing, standardization, and products tested by third-party laboratories. Includes evidence table and discussion(s), statistical analysis, and quality rating of available clinical trials. Cross-referenced to other monographs by health condition.


Health & Wellness - Bottom Line Monograph: [ English | Spanish ]

An abbreviated review designed for use by patients or professionals. Adapted from a Natural Standard comprehensive systematic review. Includes evidence-based information on effectiveness, side effects, interactions, dosing, and considerations during pregnancy and breastfeeding


Health & Wellness - Flashcard: [ Example ]

Quick look-up or patient handout. Easy reading level for consumers. Adapted from a Natural Standard comprehensive professional evidence-based systematic review. Concise information includes brief summary, uses, safety, side effects, interactions, and dosing.


Comparative Effectiveness: [ Example ]

Medical conditions are cross-referenced across Natural Standard evidence-based monographs, and are arranged hierarchically by level of evidence for efficacy.


Brand Names: [ Example ]

Up-to-date listings on hundreds of thousands of brand-name products with itemized ingredients and manufacturer contact information. Click on an ingredient to search Natural Standard research results.


Medical Conditions: [ Example ]

Natural Standard integrative care monographs cover symptoms, diagnosis, pathophysiology, epidemiology, prevention, and treatments options - both conventional and complementary care with the level of scientific support behind these therapies.


Sports Medicine: [ Example ]

Consensus-based monographs designed for use by athletes, coaches, trainers, healthcare professionals, or educated consumers. Features include overviews of conventional and integrative therapies for everything from prevention or treatment of sports injuries, to rehabilitation programs, to dietary supplements that may have performance-enhancing effects.


Genomics & Proteomics: [ Example ]

Natural Standard genomics & proteomics monographs cover symptoms, diagnosis, pathophysiology, epidemiology, prevention, and treatments options - both conventional and complementary care with the level of scientific support behind these therapies.


Environmental & Global Health: [ Example ]

Educational monographs serve as resources for learning about various ecological topics, such as sustainable living, climate change, solar power, endangered species and much more. Monographs highlight how environmental issues impact human, animal, and/or plant health.


Animal Health: [ Example ]

Evidence-based monographs on animal health topics designed for veterinary professionals and educated animal owners. Coverage spans a wide range of animal topics, such as diet/nutrition, end-of-life care, and husbandry. Medical condition articles feature both conventional and integrative therapies, as well as symptoms, diagnosis, pathophysiology, epidemiology, and prevention techniques.


Calculators: [ Example ]

Interactive health assessment tools allow individuals to quickly calculate various health parameters (such as body mass index, ovulation date, and ideal body weight), plan child immunizations, estimate calorie consumption/expenditure, and much more. Professional and consumer calculators are available to help at the point-of-care.


News & Events: [ Example ]

News items are created daily and include an overview of scientific publications, conference proceedings, safety concerns, product recalls, or other important complementary and alternative medicine occurrences.


Custom Research: [ Example ] (in PDF format)

Departments of regulatory affairs, R&D, and marketing rely on our research libraries to make educated decisions on the products that they sell. Our expertise and services include (but are not limited to) custom reports and white papers for formula ingredient selection and claim substantiation, New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) background and safety data for FDA review/compliance, data for GRAS certification (self affirmation), EU Novel Food certification, clinical trial protocol review and design, grant-writing and consulting services.