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Cancer patients using alternative medicine may skip some standard care

Researchers examined data on 258 patients treated for early-stage breast, prostate, lung or colorectal malignancies between 2004 and 2013 who used at least one form of so-called alternative or complementary medicine - which can include things like herbs ...

Source: Reuters
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Alternative Cancer Treatments May Be Bad for Your Health

Herbs, acupuncture and other so-called complementary ... treatment but as an alternative. This, the researchers say, can be dangerous. The observational analysis, in JAMA Oncology, used data on 258 complementary medicine users and 1,032 people in a control ...

Source: Independent Online
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Rosemary Helping To Protect The Brain From Damage

Carnosol a powerful antioxidant compound found within rosemary can help relieve chronic stress and help to fend off side effects of chronic stress on the body, as published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. A large percentage of ...

Source: Worldhealth
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Alternative cancer therapies can be fatal

Cancer patients who use alternative medicine are more likely to die than their counterparts who get treated with conventional medicine. Scientists studied patients with cancer of the breast, prostate, lung or colon, who used complementary medicine.

Source: Daily Nation
Published: 14 Aug 2018

These alternative therapies are opening new doors for HIV treatment

Apart from going the traditional healing way, several HIV patients are opting for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to get relief from certain symptoms of HIV or AIDS. Here is a list on some of them that may help improve your condition.

Source: TheHealthSite
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Alternative medicine a scam? New book exposes the lack of scientific rigor of ‘complementary’ treatments

As the world’s first professor of complementary medicine, Dr. Edzard Ernst set out to apply rigorous scientific standards of evidence to find out which alternative medicine treatments worked and which didn’t. After 25 years of research and a torrent of ...

Source: Genetic Literacy Project
Published: 03 Aug 2018

The Humble Sodaapple Nightshade Could Be A Great Alternative Cancer Remedy

The study, which appeared in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, looked at the uses of the sodaapple nightshade, especially in alternative therapy, as some patients with cancer consume the fruit to complement conventional treatments. The sodaapple ...

Source: brudirect
Published: 08 Aug 2018

9 Facts About Alternative Medicine Doctors Desperately Want You to Know

We asked doctors and researchers from across the country—including those who use or at least approve of complementary methods—to share alternative medicine experiences that frustrated, saddened, or simply astounded them. On the flip side, these are the ...

Source: Reader's Digest
Published: 08 Aug 2018

With reflexology, treatment is complementary

Practitioners apply pressure to areas of the feet, hands and ears, using a chart to guide them to specific areas relating to systems of the body. Working as a medical reflexologist for the last five years has allowed Maggie Mirenda, owner of Relief Through ...

Source: Reading Eagle Company
Published: 05 Aug 2018

Complementary Medicine and Refusal of Conventional Cancer Tx

Patients with cancer using complementary medicine (CM ... As reported by Medscape Medical News at that time, they found that choosing alternative therapy over conventional medicine was associated with a 2.5-fold higher risk for death.

Source: Medscape
Published: 19 Jul 2018

One in Four Older Adults With Diabetes Uses Alternative Meds

HealthDay News — More than 25 percent of older U.S. adults with diabetes use some type of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to a research letter published in the June issue of Diabetes Care. Taeho Greg Rhee, PhD, from Yale ...

Source: Monthly Prescribing Reference
Published: 31 Jul 2018

Alternative and Complementary Medicine Market Investigation & Development Trends Analyzed Till 2025

Worldwide Alternative And Complementary Medicine 2018 Research Report presents a professional and complete analysis of Global Alternative And Complementary Medicine Market on the current situation. This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire New ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 25 May 2018

BlissCo Enters Billion-Dollar Complementary and Alternative Medicine Market, Appoints Dr. Bryn Hyndman to Advisory Board

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BlissCo Cannabis Corp. (CSE:BLIS) (FRA:GQ4B), (“BlissCo”) is pleased to announce that Dr. Bryn Hyndman, former medical director of Qi Integrated Health, is joining BlissCo’s ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 20 Jun 2018

Benchmarks for training in traditional / complementary and alternative medicine

In 2003, a WHO resolution (WHA56.31) on traditional medicine urged Member States, where appropriate, to formulate and implement national policies and regulations on traditional and complementary and alternative medicine to support their proper use.

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 26 May 2018

Alternative and Complementary Medicine Market Analysis to 2025

San Francisco, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/25/2018 -- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) refers to medical products and practices that are not part of mainstream practices. While complementary medicine can be used along with mainstream medical practices ...

Source: SBWire
Published: 25 Apr 2018

Complementary & Alternative Medicine Panel

The public is invited to attend a panel discussion on ‘Complementary and Alternative Medicine [CAM] in Bermuda’ at the Bermuda National Library on Wednesday, June 29 from 6.00pm to 7.30pm. The event’s panel of CAM practitioners will include Dr. Reid ...

Source: Bernews
Published: 28 Jun 2016

Use of complementary, alternative medicine affects initiation of chemotherapy

Women with early-stage breast cancer for whom chemotherapy was indicated and who used dietary supplements and multiple types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) were less likely to start chemotherapy than nonusers of alternative therapies ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 12 May 2016

Alternative And Complementary Medicine Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts 2013-2025 By Intervention (Botanicals, Acupuncture, Mind, Body, and Yoga, Magnetic Intervention ...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Alternative And Complementary Medicine Market Analysis By Intervention (Botanicals, Acupuncture, Mind, Body, and Yoga, Magnetic Intervention), By Distribution Method, And ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 04 May 2017

Alternative And Complementary Medicine Market Set for Rapid Growth And Trend by 2025

The qualitative research study conducted by HTF MI titled “Global Alternative And Complementary Medicine Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025” provides primary Data, surveys, Scope of the Product and vendor briefings. The market dynamic forces have ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 23 Apr 2018

Traditional, complementary and integrative medicine

- To build the knowledge base for active management of T&CM through appropriate national policies. - To strengthen the quality assurance, safety, proper use and effectiveness of T&CM by regulating products, practices and practitioners. - To promote ...

Source: World Health Organization
Published: 21 Mar 2018

Alternative and Complementary Medicine Market: Evolving Technology, Trends and Industry Analysis 2025

A significant rise in the number of initiatives by NGOs and government organizations to encourage the use of alternative and complementary medicines is estimated to bolster global market in the near future. The global market for alternative and ...

Source: SBWire
Published: 31 May 2017

Americans Spend $30 Billion a Year on Complementary Medicine

For more, visit TIME Health. A new federal report reveals that Americans spend about $30 billion a year on complementary ... biloba to yoga. Complementary medical approaches are alternative types of healing outside the realm of Western medicine, and ...

Source: Time
Published: 01 Jun 2017

Nurse's Notes: What is complementary and alternative medicine?

People all over the world use medical treatments that are not part of mainstream medicine. This type of care typically falls under the categories of complementary (or integrative) and alternative medicine. Complementary or integrative medicine is used ...

Source: Missoulian
Published: 08 Aug 2016

Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy is the premier peer-reviewed journal of scientific work for healthcare professionals, practitioners, and scientists seeking to evaluate and integrate ...

Published: 22 Jan 2017

Your Health: Alternative, holistic and complementary medicine

“You will see these definitions interchanged, unfortunately, by people who do not know what is going on,” said R. Keith Bell, a licensed acupuncturist. Bell talked about the differences during a program held as part of a free community education series ...

Source: Richmond
Published: 08 Apr 2013

Beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine predict use among patients with cancer

A new study has shed light on how cancer patients' attitudes and beliefs drive the use of complementary and alternative medicine. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may help hospitals ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 26 May 2015

Feeling Stressed? These Wearables Could Help You Relax.

Some preliminary research backs this up. A 2016 study in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that breath regulation reduced levels of certain pro-inflammatory biomarkers. Other studies have shown that deep breathing decreases ...

Source: Outside
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Complementary, alternative medicine common with autism

Many families that have children with an autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disability use complementary and alternative treatments, according to a new study. Researchers who surveyed Californian families with children with an autism spectrum ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 16 Jan 2014

Pediatric Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Newswise — Insured pediatric and adolescent patients account for only a small part of total insurance expenditures for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) but are more likely to use these therapies if their adult family members also use CAM ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 31 Mar 2005

Talking to patients about complementary and alternative medicine

As complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies become widely available in the Gulf region and a growing number of patients seek alternatives to chemical drugs, it is becoming increasingly important that conventional physicians become familiar with the ...

Source: Arabian Business
Published: 17 Jan 2008