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Alternative medicine: ineffectual, or a victim of colonial arrogance?

Dropping like a meteorite into that polarising fray comes a commentary on regulation of Traditional and Chinese Medicine (TCM), published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (JACM). Its authors, Nadine Ijaz, from the Arts and Science ...

Source: Cosmos
Published: 17 May 2018

Alternative and Complementary Medicine Market Surpassing Pace of 2025

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, alternative medicine are used in place of ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 10 May 2018

Supplemental Use of Complementary Alternative Medicine for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

Through a variety of mechanisms, polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), ascorbic acid, and folate have been proposed as beneficial supplements in the treatment of schizophrenia. Although data are conflicting regarding the potential for any of these ...

Source: Healio
Published: 10 May 2018

Is integrative medicine right for you?

(HealthDay)—Any approach that differs from conventional—or Western—medicine is typically considered complementary and alternative, or CAM. But these practices have become much more mainstream, leading to growth in the health care approach called ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 08 May 2018

Cost savings from integrative medicine via pain reduction in hospitalized patients

What they found was that when integrative interventions lowered pain there was an associated cost saving according to a recent article in JACM (The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine). JACM is a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 10 May 2018

Trivedi Global, Inc. announces research on Energy Infused Vitamin D3 which shows Significant Improvement in Bone Health conducted by Alan J. Balmer

has recognized and accepted Biofield Energy Healing as a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) health care approach in addition to other therapies, medicines, and practices. CAM therapies have been practiced worldwide with reported clinical benefits ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

Researchers urge re-examination of colonial models in regulation of traditional medicine practitioners

Two commentaries in JACM (The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers that is dedicated to examining paradigm, practice, and policy advancing integrative health, raise questions ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 14 May 2018

Cape Breton nurse, former teacher finds passion in reiki healing and alternative medicine

“It’s not the cure, it’s a complementary therapy. I do see clients that also go to licensed medical professionals,” explained Lewis, who is a reiki master and a crystal reiki master. “Reiki is a non-invasive treatment that puts the body in deep ...

Source: The Chronicle Herald
Published: 10 May 2018

Montco health center offering an alternative treatment for opioid addicts

“The longer somebody has been [abusing] a drug, the more difficult it is to treat,” said Dr. Joseph Carchedi, a BrainSpark physician who specializes in integrative health and functional medicine ... BrainSpark also offers complementary therapies ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 10 May 2018

Is colonialism creating inappropriate regulation of traditional medicine practitioners?

Two commentaries in JACM (The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers that is dedicated to examining paradigm, practice, and policy advancing integrative health, raise questions ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 11 May 2018

The "Other" Health Fair Focuses on Alternative Healing

MANSFIELD, Pa. (18 NEWS)- - It's a free event featuring information and activities on alternative and complementary healing for holistic health and exploring integrative medicine. It's all happening Saturday, May 19th at the St. James Episcopal Church ...

Source: WETM-TV
Published: 15 May 2018

Inquiring Minds: Does Ayurvedic medicine work?

which was sponsored in part by the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, found that it was as effective as a conventional Western approach. Persons who contemplate trying Ayurvedic medicine are advised that ...

Source: East Side Review News
Published: 14 May 2018

Alternative and Complementary Medicine Market Analysis to 2025

Patients of chronic diseases who are considering using complementary or alternative medicine need to talk to their doctor or nurse. This is because some therapies of complementary and alternative medicine may interfere with mainstream medicine or can be ...

Source: SBWire
Published: 25 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

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

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

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: 22 Jun 2016

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

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

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 ...

Source: Phys.org
Published: 22 Jan 2017

Natural cleaners: Essential oils put to the test against bleach, vinegar

http://doi.org/10.1128/CMR.19.1.50-62.2006 Prabuseenivasan, S., Jayakumar, M., & Ignacimuthu, S. (2006). In vitro antibacterial activity of some plant essential oils. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 6, 39. http://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-6-39

Source: WINK News
Published: 21 May 2018

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

Understanding complementary and alternative medicine

Even famous people believe and practice alternative medicine. Richard Gere, one of Hollywood’s most famous Buddhists, started meditating when he was 24 and continues to do so daily. The relaxation technique, he said, can ease a range of ailments ...

Source: BusinessMirror
Published: 08 Nov 2014

Misinformation Rampant Among Cancer Patients

The National Institutes of Health, cancer centers and cancer nonprofits have information on integrative and complementary medicine that some patients may use as an alternative. For example, a cancer nonprofit recommends a book on integrative therapies.

Source: Cancer Network
Published: 21 May 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

Buyer Beware: Learning to Ask Why Complementary and Alternative Medicine Works

If you are like most Americans, you have probably tried some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), whether yoga ... In 2007 , the most commonly used therapies in America were nonvitamin, nonmineral natural products (18 percent of Americans ...

Source: HuffPost
Published: 08 Jan 2014

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

Complementary and Alternative Medicine on the Rise

A report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in December of 2008 showed that the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) has increased significantly between 2002 and 2007.

Source: Times Union
Published: 04 Mar 2009