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Articles and Interviews with Dr Marc

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Articles and Interviews with Dr Marc

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Professor Cohen is often approached by magazine and companies, to feature his work in their publications. With such varied and interesting subject matter, followed up with research, Dr Marc is the go-to man for interesting leading edge perspectives.

10 wellness Trends & Predictions for 2020 and beyond

It is always treacherous to make predictions and in a world where change is occurring at such a rapid pace that the only certainty is that the future will be radically different from now and any current forecasts are likely to flawed. Dramatic shifts in human demographics and global environmental systems, together with new technological innovations, computer intelligence, renewable energy systems, and unprecedented human connectivity will create a future that is beyond the realms of our current thinking… Read More

Finding the fun (2018)

Professor Marc Cohen went in to medicine to have fun. “I’ve been on the same path for 30 years,” Professor Cohen tells the MJA. “To be honest, when I was a kid I just wanted to have fun, and that’s been a real focus for me all my life. When I went in to medicine, it was because I figured…Read More

research in Spa Business (2018)

Professor Marc Cohen says the findings from the reviewed studies suggest there are many positive health benefits from retreat experiences. Retreat experiences can provide health benefits for people suffering conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cancer, HIV/AIDS, heart…. Read More

Spa & Wellness Trends (2017)

Professor Cohen will be speaking at the Global Wellness Summit, which takes place from October 9-11 at the Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida. And in January of 2018, he and Wim “The Iceman” Hof (famous for his ability to withstand extreme cold) will attempt to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in … Read More

Acupuncture – Treating Pain (2017)

Professor Marc Cohen of RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia – a familiar face in the spa industry – has led a large study on the use of acupuncture for treating acute pain finding the practice provides relief equivalent to the use of drugs in an emergency room… Read More (p116)

Yoga – A Beginners Guide (2017)

First things first: yoga is not about being ridiculously flexible or standing on your head. In fact, centuries before Instagram and activewear, “doing yoga” didn’t involve the body at all. At its core, yoga is a practice for tapping into your mind and poses are just one way of doing that… Read More

Wellness In A Toxic World (2014)

We have reached a turning point in evolution. Humanity has finally come up against the constraints of a limited planet, and rampant consumerism and self-interest are fuelling wealth inequality, financial instability, climate change, ozone depletion, deforestation, species extinction… Read More

Capturing Gratitude (2016)

I am grateful that I have a job that allows me to align my passion, values and skills and lets me work with a wonderful group of people and fully engages me in working towards a better world for me, my children and the global community. I am also grateful for my family… Read More

How Safe is Tulsi to Consume (2017)

Tulsi, also known as holy basil, is indigenous to the Indian continent and highly revered for its medicinal uses within the Ayurvedic and Siddha medical systems. Many in vitro, animal and human studies attest to tulsi having multiple therapeutic actions including adaptogenic… Read More

Tulsi – Indian Powerhouse Herb (2016)

“When I first met Professor Marc Cohen at the opening of the Vana Wellness Retreat, he waxed eloquent about the virtuous holy basil or tulsi. He said that it was India’s green tea, that he grew it in his backyard and that he drank its brew every day. For the uninitiated, Prof Cohen is one of Australia’s pioneers in integrative and holistic medicine… Read More

Exploring Ten Toxic Truths in Life (2016)

‘It is widely recognised that the greatest underlying cause of death among humans today is lifestyle-related chronic disease. The world is in the grip of an epidemic of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, dementia and more, fuelled by a high intake of sugar, fat, salt, alcohol and tobacco, and a lack of physical activity. In addition to… Read More

Wellness As Medicine (2014)

Professor Marc Cohen truly embodies the best of both worlds. A registered GP with degrees in physiology and psychological medicine, he also has PhDs in Chinese medicine and biomedical engineering. As well as being an innovator, Marc is also an educator and is currently a professor in the School of Health… Read More

Tulsi – A Herb for All Reasons (2014)

The predominant cause of global morbidity and mortality is lifestyle-related chronic diseases, many of which can be addressed through Ayurveda with its focus on healthy lifestyle practices and regular consumption of adaptogenic herbs. Of all the herbs used within Ayurveda, tulsi (Ocimum sanctum Linn) is … Read More

Ultimate Travel Companion (2013)

Do you enjoy the anticipation of travel, and yet seek ways to reduce the stress and anxiety that inevitably accompanies the journey? Are you concerned about the physical demands on your body, and the unavoidable exposure to a wide range of contagious diseases and toxins? Here’s a simple herbal remedy that… Read More

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