News Articles on 'Complementary & Alternative Medicine'
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Published: 06 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 ...
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.
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 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 ...
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 ...
Published: 28 Jun 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
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Published: 08 Apr 2013
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 ...
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 ...
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