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The Placebome: Where Genetics and the Placebo Effect Meet
As researchers are discovering that placebo responses are modified by a person's genetics, investigators from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are raising questions as to how "the placebome" will impact both patient care and drug development. (Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:29:46 -0700)

What one of the anti-vaccination movement’s least favorite doctors discovered about Jesus
While writing his newest book on medicine, the co-inventor of a rotavirus vaccine was surprised by Jesus. (Mon, 13 Apr 2015 06:46:41 -0700)

Alternative medicine grows in popularity
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If CBD oil becomes law Monday, it could have far-reaching effects
Legalizing cannabis oil for use as an alternative medicine is coming up for a full vote in the Tennessee legislature on Monday after sailing through every committee.If the bill passes, it would have far reaching effects throughout the state. It would affect law enforcement, health care workers and, maybe most importantly, seizure patients. An amendment was added to the bill during the House ... (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 11:01:21 -0700)

Stuck Acupuncture: Taking the sting out of the price of alternative medicine
It’s scary to try something new, whether it’s a new school, a new food, skydiving, or a new type of therapy, such as acupuncture. You’re never sure if you’re going to like it. (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 03:00:00 -0700)

Press Release
CHICAGO April 9 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital was the first in Illinois to successfully place the WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) device in a patient after its recent approval by the FDA. (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:16:34 -0700)

BioStem Technologies Announces the Launch of Our New Educational and Interactive Website
BioStem Technologies, Inc. announces newly created educational and interactive website set to go live today, April 9, 2015. The launch of the new website offers simple, fast, and user-friendly access to ... (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 04:00:00 -0700)

Alternative Birth control for the catholic community
EL PASO, Texas---- The Catholic Church says no to contraceptives but yes to birth control and is teaching an alternative form of birth control to its members and the community. Grace Akers is the Natural Family Planning facilitator for the Catholic Dioce (Sun, 05 Apr 2015 15:20:46 -0700)

Medicinal herb shops… just how effective they are?
SOME patients turn to medicinal herb shops for remedies in a bid to heal allergies or raise and renew the body vitality. This they do, despite the fact that authorities in the Kingdom have warned against using such remedies. Concerned authorities need to intensify inspection visits to these shops, most of which are run by expatriate workers who do not have any idea about the principles of ... (Sat, 04 Apr 2015 14:28:26 -0700)

Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Neil Paulvin, DO, Earns Board Certification From American Board of Integrative Holistic ...
FREEHOLD, N.J., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute 's Dr. Neil Paulvin, DO, a specialist in alternative treatments, is now board certified by the American ... (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 05:30:00 -0700)

MarkCardwell commented NHS spends more than £200,000 on homeopathic treatments in...
Health organisations have attracted criticism after figures showed more than £200,000 has been spent on homeopathic treatments in Bristol this year.The treatments - a form of alternative medicine - are offered to patients at Bristol Homeopathic Hospital.The hospital is based at South Bristol Community Hospital, part of University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust, and offers patients treatments for a ... (Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:44:26 -0700)

UAE- Groping was part of treatment says quack
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Alternative medicine practitioner accused of sexually assaulting woman Dubai — A 47-year-old alternative medicine practitioner allegedly sexually... (Wed, 01 Apr 2015 22:30:39 -0700)

FF Podcast 64 (Audio): Google Ranks Truthiness
Alternative medicine practitioners and conservatives are worried — Google is coming out with an algorithm that ranks truthfulness in articles. (Wed, 01 Apr 2015 04:13:30 -0700)

UAE- Groping was part of treatment says quack
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Alternative medicine practitioner accused of sexually assaulting woman Dubai — A 47-year-old alternative medicine practitioner allegedly sexually... (Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:51:29 -0700)

Groping was part of treatment, says quack
A 47-year-old alternative medicine practitioner allegedly sexually assaulted a patient when she visited him at his place seeking therapy for painful menstrual periods, a court heard. The complainant, 22, said in the prosecution investigation that S.K. was known to practice alternative medicine back home. “My father then asked him to train in alternative medicine so I could be his assistant. When ... (Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:56:02 -0700)

Doctor accused of abusing woman
A doctor has been accused of inappropriately touching a woman patient at his house where he was practising unlicensed naturopathy and alternative medicine. The 47-year-old Indian doctor, K.K., was said to have been treating his 22-year-old countrywoman for menstrual pains and touched her inappropriately while using naturopathy, a form of alternative medicine, in November. The suspect, who has ... (Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:19:24 -0700)

Nations First MMJ Medical Plan Portal Goes Live
WHITEFISH, MT / ACCESSWIRE / March 31, 2015 / Novus Acquisition & Development Corp. (PINKSHEETS:NDEV) officially launched its Novus MedPlan in partnership with Proteus420 after months of anticipation from ... (Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:30:00 -0700)

Chiropractic funding called into question
The nation's top doctors have called for an end to government subsidies for children to receive unproven alternative medicine treatments. (Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:17:38 -0700)

Herbal doctors will not be regulated, despite pleas from Prince Charles
Despite lobbying from Prince Charles, health officials have decided there is not enough evidence herbal medicines work to justify regulating the ancient practices (Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:47:48 -0700)

FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials plan to scrutinize the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, so-called homeopathic products that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medicine. (Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:23:44 -0700)

Penn Medicine study: In debated surgical procedure, technique trumps technology
( University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine ) A team of orthopedic surgeons from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that modern technology for healing distal femur fractures is as safe and effective as its more established alternative, without a potential shortfall of the older approach. (Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:28:51 -0700)

NIH Report Recommends Alternative Medicine Over Pain Medication
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chronic pain is an epidemic that affects an estimated 100 million Americans. Although numerous effective treatments are available, millions of chronic pain sufferers rely on prescription pain medication such as hydrocodone or oxycodone for long-term pain management. A September 2014 report by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that ... (Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0700)

Bill could regulate alternative healing professionals
There was a hearing Monday in regards to alternative medicine bill in front of the Committee on Commerce and Labor in Carson City. The bill would make surgeries illegal under the hands of an unlicensed professional.  (Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:08:26 -0700)

CBD oil bill advances in Tenn. House
A bill allowing seizure patients access to cannabis oil as an alternative medicine cleared another hurdle this week as it passed unanimously in the full Criminal Justice Committee in the Tennessee House of Representatives.The bill, introduced by Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, would redefine marijuana by removing the requirement that cannabis oil containing cannabidiol and less than nine-tenths of ... (Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:31:40 -0700)

Alternative Allergy Medicine
WSIL -- Sniffling and sneezing are common problems this time of year. Many of us are suffering from seasonal allergies. (Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:19:02 -0700)

Doctors Require Assistance Leaving Fee-For-Service, Study Says
As the U.S. government and private insurers push further away from fee-for-service medicine to alternative payments and value-based care, physicians are going to need more “support and guidance,” according to a new analysis. (Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:28:06 -0700)

Doctors Need Help Leaving Fee-For-Service, Study Says
As the U.S. government and private insurers push further away from fee-for-service medicine to alternative payments and value-based care, physicians are going to need more “support and guidance,” according to a new analysis. (Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:06:52 -0700)

MoH sets guidelines for cupping therapy
In this file photo, Abdullah Al-Bedah, Executive Director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine announced that the Ministry of Health planned to issue new regulations for the licensing of cupping therapy practitioners. The MOH issued the new regulations this week. (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:35:12 -0700)

MoH sets guidelines for cupping therapy
In this file photo, Abdullah Al-Bedah, Executive Director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine announced that the Ministry of Health planned to issue new regulations for the licensing of cupping therapy practitioners. The MOH issued the new regulations this week. (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:11:22 -0700)

More Veterinarians Using Alternative Treatments
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez looks at how to judge if it will help your pet. (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:19:30 -0700)

Pet Owners Turning To Alternative, Holistic Medicine To Treat Four-Legged Friends
Holistic healing is hot these days, especially for our four-legged friends. (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:41:57 -0700)

Ask Dr. K: Studies show chiropractic can relieve pain Ask Dr. K: - Thu, 12 Mar 2015 PST
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve been having back problems, and frankly, my regular doctor hasn’t come up with treatments that help me much. So I’m wondering: What happens during chiropractic treatment? What types of pain can it relieve? DEAR READER: Regular readers of this column know that I’m not very stuffy. I think treatments that are called “complementary” or “alternative” medicine should not be ... (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:16:11 -0700)

Can intensive mindfulness training improve depression?
Depression affects about 350 million people worldwide and is the leading cause of disability. Mindfulness training is a promising approach to decreasing depressive symptoms. The success of an intensive mindfulness meditation program on reducing depression, and how factors such as age, gender, and spirituality affect an individual's response to training are presented in The Journal of Alternative ... (Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:42:27 -0700)

Professor Edzard Ernst's ten 'quack' cures that actually work
He’s known as one of alternative medicine’s fiercest critics, but here, Here, Professor Ernst offers readers his definitive list of 10 complementary treatments proven to work on ten common conditions. (Tue, 10 Mar 2015 06:27:51 -0700)

Does Your Health Insurance Cover Alternative Medicine?
Alternative methods -- from supplements to acupuncture -- are used in preventive care as well as the treatment of chronic and acute conditions, but they often aren't covered by health insurance. There isn't one reason why people choose alternative approaches over traditional medicine. One study published in Social Science & Medicine found that patients who choose a homeopath over a general ... (Mon, 09 Mar 2015 07:45:26 -0700)

Lionel Richie Enduring Alternative Medicine Will Put A Smile On Your Face
Nicole has always been in touch with alternative medicine like acupuncture and cupping, so she always feels great. Her father on the other hand, could use some help. So Nicole signs Lionel Richie up for a session with Vicky, a body healer. (Sun, 08 Mar 2015 20:37:04 -0700)

Steamboat's newest naturopathic doctor mixes conventional, alternative medicine
When naturopathic doctor Grace Calihan meets a patient suffering from a particular condition or ailment, she weighs the options of conventional and alternative medicine. For a woman with symptoms of menopause, Calihan might suggest diet changes to reduce inflammation or herbs to balance hormones, or she might recommend a prescription medication. For a patient with anxiety, she might try ... (Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:10:34 -0700)

The man who connects
Broadcom ("Connecting Everything") founder Henry Samueli combines business success with philanthropy, alternative medicine, and special ties to Israel. (Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:44:02 -0700)

A third of Americans use alternative medicine
About a third of Americans seek help for their health in a place that is outside their doctor's office. (Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:39:36 -0700)

A third of Americans use alternative medicine
(CNN) — About a third of Americans seek help for their health in a place that is outside their doctor’s office. That’s according to two new studies from the National Institutes of Health. Fish oil, probiotics, melatonin, deep breathing, chiropractors and yoga were among some of the alternatives Americans use to feel better. Most Americans […] (Sun, 08 Mar 2015 03:12:42 -0700)

Crackdown on bogus traditional medicine
Kuala Lumpur: The Health Ministry has pledged to hunt down bogus alternative medicine practitioners who mislead patients into believing they can treat incurable illnesses. (Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:47:42 -0800)

Research and Markets: India Alternative Medicine and Herbal Products Market Outlook to 2018 - Surging Demand of Herbal ...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "India Alternative Medicine and Herbal Products Market (Fri, 06 Mar 2015 03:55:00 -0800)

Pattaya Mail
ROI ET, 6 Mar 2015 - Roi Et Province is currently holding an exposition on the Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine. (Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:59:04 -0800)

Business off to a healthy start
QUEENSBURY -- The region has a new, one-stop option for those seeking complementary and alternative medical care. (Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:25:00 -0800)

Alternative realities
SOME people are strong advocates of alternative medicine. They believe that western medical practice is a big conspiracy designed to keep patients hooked on medication, keeping the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical and healthcare industry thriving. They are the ones who cry that vaccination causes autism, and promote treatments such as "cleansing," "detoxification," "strengthening the immune ... (Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:20:49 -0800)

Uyboco: Alternative realities
SOME people are strong advocates of alternative medicine. They believe that western medical practice is a big conspiracy designed to keep patients hooked on medication, keeping the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical and healthcare industry thriving. (Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:46:48 -0800)

Cancer Treatment and the Heart
Cancer treatment and the heart Radiation treatment and chemotherapy can increase the chance of heart damage. Know the risks. Alternative cancer treatments: 10 options to consider Looking for relief from cancer treatment side effects? These 10 types of alternative medicine may help. Mayo Clinic to be featured in "Killing Cancer" — a special report from [...] (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:12:26 -0800)

Cancer death of 'Wellness Warrior' Jess Ainscough brings focus onto alternative treatments
March 5, 2015, 1:28 p.m. A public memorial will be held on Friday to farewell Jessica Ainscough, a young woman who forged a career during her short life promoting alternative therapies for cancer. (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:18:15 -0800)

Cancer death of 'Wellness Warrior' Jess Ainscough brings focus onto alternative treatments
March 5, 2015, 1:28 p.m. A public memorial will be held on Friday to farewell Jessica Ainscough, a young woman who forged a career during her short life promoting alternative therapies for cancer. (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:22:05 -0800)

Home birth a ‘great’ alternative to hospital
Rachelle Longstaff and Jacob Smith with their children Willow and Isabelle, eight week old Isabelle was born at home. Photo: Nolan Verheij-Full / Tweed Daily News Nolan Verheij-Full (Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:51:17 -0800)

Medicine the old-fashioned way
Kevin and Janell Hoey offer both old and new ways to fill prescriptions at Hoey Apothecary. (Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:30:00 -0800)

Nicole Richie: Cupping rocks!
Nicole Richie claims her two small children absolutely love it when she dyes her hair wild colours. (Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:30:00 -0800)

Alternative medicine Reiki can be healing treatment
Although Reiki has been practiced for nearly a century, the eastern art and its counterparts of acupuncture and reflexology have only recently made their way into the mainstream medical community, as more physicians and hospitals explore the benefits of adding alternative medicine to their treatment plans. (Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:30:38 -0800)

University of Toronto instructor and speaker boosts ‘alternative vaccines’
Homeopath headlines Scarborough conference (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:46:44 -0800)

Police seek those treated at Oak Harbor practice
OAK HARBOR — Police are looking for people who were treated at Whidbey Natural Alternative Medicine after searching the business with a court-approved warrant Tuesday. (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:51:01 -0800)

Police seek those treated at Oak Harbor practice
OAK HARBOR — Police are looking for people who were treated at Whidbey Natural Alternative Medicine after searching the business with a court-approved warrant Tuesday. (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:28:19 -0800)

Spa official ordered to stop practising medicine
TORONTO - The director of a Florida health spa was ordered to stop practising medicine after a concerned citizen filed a complaint about an alternative cancer therapy two aboriginal girls received from the spa. (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:13:51 -0800)

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COLUMN: Fiji, a country comprised of 332 islands in the south Pacific,... TORONTO - The director of a Florida health spa was ordered to stop practising medicine after a concerned citizen filed a complaint about an alternative cancer therapy two aboriginal girls received from the spa. (Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:26:51 -0800)

Spa official ordered to stop practicing medicine
TORONTO - The director of a Florida health spa where two aboriginal girls from Ontario went to seek alternative therapy for cancer has been ordered to stop practicing medicine. (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:50:56 -0800)

Spa official ordered to stop practicing medicine
TORONTO - The director of a Florida health spa where two aboriginal girls from Ontario went to seek alternative therapy for cancer has been ordered to stop practicing medicine. (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:49:33 -0800)

Official at Fla. spa Ont. girls attended ordered to stop practicing medicine
TORONTO – The director of a Florida health spa where two aboriginal girls from Ontario went to seek alternative therapy for cancer has been ordered to stop practicing medicine. The Florida Department of Health sent a letter earlier this month to Brian Clement of the Hippocrates Health Institute, saying it has “probable cause” to believe Read the Rest of the Entry (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 05:53:58 -0800)

Official at Fla. spa Ont. girls attended ordered to stop practicing medicine
The director of a Florida health spa where two aboriginal girls from Ontario went to seek alternative therapy for cancer has been ordered to stop practicing medicine. The Florida Department of Health sent a letter earlier this month to Brian Clement of the Hippocrates Health Institute, saying it has "probable cause" to believe he is practicing medicine without a licence. Hippocrates Health ... (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 05:31:46 -0800)

Director at health spa treating aboriginal girls ordered to stop practising
The director of a Florida health spa where two aboriginal girls from Ontario went to seek alternative therapy for cancer has been ordered to stop practising medicine. (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 05:09:00 -0800)

Official at spa where Ont. girls sought cancer treatment ordered to stop practicing medicine
The director of a Florida health spa where two aboriginal girls from Ontario went to seek alternative therapy for cancer has been ordered to stop practicing medicine. (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:39:00 -0800)

Florida health spa director treating First Nations girls ordered to stop practicing medicine
The director of a Florida health spa where two aboriginal girls from Ontario went to seek alternative therapy for cancer has been ordered to stop practicing medicine. (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:22:35 -0800)

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TORONTO - The director of a Florida health spa where two aboriginal girls from Ontario went to seek alternative therapy for cancer has been ordered to stop practicing medicine. (Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:03:56 -0800)

Higher education warnings 'ignored'
MPs accuse the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills of ignoring "repeated warnings about the abuse of public money" over alternative higher education providers. (Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:03:07 -0800)

The Growth of Complementary Medicine
There has been an increased demand for complementary or holistic medical care in recent years and there are several reasons behind this growing trend: the perception that too many prescription medications are being used; the desire for a more natural, less intense healing process; the desire to treat the entire individual rather than a body part or system; and a better understanding of these ... (Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:16:19 -0800)

Bastyr Fills Niche for Naturopathic Doctors
A new university in San Diego is training the next generation of primary care doctors in the state’s first and only accredited natural medicine school — Bastyr University. (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:46:33 -0800)

Oak Harbor holistic doctor arrested for practicing without a license
A woman practicing holistic medicine at a clinic in Oak Harbor was arrested early Tuesday after police served a search warrant at the State Highway 20 location. Beckius Arely Jimenez was arrested for practicing medicine at Whidbey Naturals Alternative Medicine without a license, according to Oak Harbor police. (Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:03:06 -0800)

MoH to license cupping centers
ANCIENT THERAPY: The Ministry of Health plans to issue new regulations for the licensing of cupping therapy practitioners, said Executive Director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Abdullah Al-Bedah at a press conference in Riyadh on Tuesday. (Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:56:38 -0800)

MoH to license cupping centers
ANCIENT THERAPY: The Ministry of Health plans to issue new regulations for the licensing of cupping therapy practitioners, said Executive Director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Abdullah Al-Bedah at a press conference in Riyadh on Tuesday. (Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:48:08 -0800)

Jefferson brings center for integrative medicine to Villanova
RADNOR A new health center specializing in integrative medicine will open its doors in Villanova this fall. (Mon, 16 Feb 2015 05:33:21 -0800)

Jefferson brings center for integrative medicine to Villanova
RADNOR A new health center specializing in integrative medicine will open its doors in Villanova this fall. (Mon, 16 Feb 2015 04:48:47 -0800)

ArKay Beverages Has Found an Alternative for People With Problems With Alcohol
ArKay Beverages, a small US company, is growing exponentially since 2011 because they are offering a smart option to the alcoholism problem around the world. (Sun, 15 Feb 2015 22:00:00 -0800)

Smart Bombs: Big Vitamin flexes its muscle - Sun, 15 Feb 2015 PST
As a mainstream media guy, I realize that what I’m about to say will be instantly suspect among dwellers of the alternative universe. We’ve all met the enlightened people who load up on natural products, curse chemicals and drugs, pray for the arrival of Whole Foods, and believe only alternative media. Reminds me of that insufferable phase when I only listened to bands that hadn’t “sold out ... (Sun, 15 Feb 2015 00:23:10 -0800)

Residents urged to be cautious of ‘roadside cuppers’
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has urged residents to stay cautious of ‘roadside’ practioners who offer treatments for unconventional medicine such as Hijama (cupping therapy). A senior health official said in a statement that offering such services at homes or herbal shops was illegal. “To give treatment for unconventional medicine such as Hijama, practioners must follow conditions approved by ... (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:42:26 -0800)

Jefferson brings center for integrative medicine to Villanova
RADNOR A new health center specializing in integrative medicine will open its doors in Villanova this fall. (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:04:38 -0800)

Massage As Medicine
For more than a decade, Bill Cook has gotten a weekly massage. He isn't a professional athlete. He didn't receive a lifetime gift certificate to a spa. (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:54:06 -0800)

NBTY Announces the Creation of a Scientific Advisory Council
RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NBTY, Inc., a global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins and nutritional supplements, announced today the formation of a Scientific Advisory Council.  The Council, which is comprised of some of the most respected medical and nutrition experts in the field, will provide guidance to the Company as it looks to become the most ... (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:47:00 -0800)

Jefferson brings center for integrative medicine to Villanova
RADNOR A new health center specializing in integrative medicine will open its doors in Villanova this fall. (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:49:24 -0800)

A third of Americans use alternative medicine
(CNN) — About a third of Americans seek help for their health in a place that is outside their doctor’s office. That’s according to two new studies from the National Institutes of Health. Fish oil, probiotics, melatonin, deep breathing, chiropractors and yoga were among some of the alternatives Americans use to feel better. Most Americans […] (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:28:52 -0800)

A third of Americans use alternative medicine
(CNN) — About a third of Americans seek help for their health in a place that is outside their doctor’s office. That’s according to two new studies from the National Institutes of Health. Fish oil, probiotics, melatonin, deep breathing, chiropractors and yoga were among some of the alternatives Americans use to feel better. Most Americans […] (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:22:56 -0800)

A third of Americans use alternative medicine
(CNN) – About a third of Americans seek help for their health in a place that is outside their doctor’s office. (Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:22:12 -0800)

Many Americans use alternatives to help health
About a third of Americans use alternative medicine including fish oil, probiotics, melatonin, and yoga to feel better, a new study from the NIH shows. (Wed, 11 Feb 2015 04:32:04 -0800)

Jefferson brings center for integrative medicine to Villanova
RADNOR A new health center specializing in integrative medicine will open its doors in Villanova this fall. (Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:50:08 -0800)

Why Doctors Should Start Prescribing Downward Dog
Complementary medicine is gaining traction with adults and kids alike (Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:31:11 -0800)

Jefferson brings center for integrative medicine to Villanova
Radnor A new health center specializing in integrative medicine will open its doors in Villanova this fall. (Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:17:42 -0800)

The People’s Pharmacy gives valuable information
Editor: I am pleased to see your addition of the column The People's Pharmacy by Joe and Terry Graedon. Their work in educating the public on health and drug issues is outstanding. (Sat, 07 Feb 2015 19:39:48 -0800)

Yoga by Energie Works is growing in new directions
ASHEBORO — Yoga by Energie Works is owned and operated by Gina Jones and her office in Asheboro is adjacent to Sampson and the Lion Foods, owned by her husband Chris. When Chris’s store expanded to two spaces around seven years ago, the couple decided to include a work space for Gina and her yoga and holistic health offerings. (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 10:42:44 -0800)

Roche study shows Gazyva offers strong benefits as lymphoma drug
Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Wednesday a late-stage study involving non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients showed they lived longer without the disease worsening when treated with its Gazyva drug, giving a boost to its line-up of cancer treatments. Gazyva - marketed as Gazyvaro in the European Union and Switzerland - is being positioned as an alternative follow-on medicine to Roche's Rituxan, or ... (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 03:06:05 -0800)

Discovering Ayurveda, one drip at a time
Some of today’s healthcare practices are derived from Ayurvedic medicine.   Ayurveda, considered the world’s oldest healthcare system with 5,000 years of recorded history in India, has presence in most international health resorts and alternative medical clinics, which use Ayurvedic elements such as massage, meditation and cleansing therapies.   This holistic healthcare system is slowly […] (Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:41:54 -0800)

Discovering Ayurveda, one drip at a time
SOME of today’s healthcare practices are derived from Ayurvedic medicine. (Mon, 02 Feb 2015 13:26:14 -0800)

Flu scare: people throng homeo, ayurveda clinics
With the swine flu threat looming large, people form the city making a beeline for alternative medicine such as homeopathy and ayurveda.As more people are being tested positive with each pas... (Sun, 01 Feb 2015 18:04:34 -0800)

Flu scare: people make a beeline for homeopathy, ayurveda clinics
With the swine flu threat looming large, people form the city making a beeline for alternative medicine such as homeopathy and ayurveda.As more people are being tested positive with each pas... (Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:17:32 -0800)

Reflexologist highlights benefits of ablution
(MENAFN - Arab News) Ablution or wudu the mandatory washing ritual for Muslims before the five-time prayers help to rejuvenate the body as a result of washing vital reflex points s... (Sun, 01 Feb 2015 06:53:39 -0800)

Alternative school would tap into Allentown students' passions
In a North Philadelphia school that has captured the attention of Allentown educators, 14 ninth-graders sit at round tables, their eyes on the instructor who is holding a brain. (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:45:22 -0800)

Will GOP have alternative to Obamacare? Maybe
Congressional Republicans are creating a group to draw up a replacement for the still controversial health-care reform law and deal with fallout from a pending Supreme Court case. (Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:09:30 -0800)

Deepak Chopra leads meditation session with Congress
Alternative medicine advocate and physician Deepak Chopra led a meditation session on Capitol Hill on Thursday. (Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:41:06 -0800)

Woman fights to have rare chemotherapy drug covered by OHIP
Wendy Andrews had a potentially fatal reaction to standard chemotherapy, but the only alternative medicine isn’t covered by OHIP. (Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:13:17 -0800)

White House Plans To Shift Medicare Away From Fee-For-Service; 50% Of Payments Tied To Quality By 2018
The Obama administration will push Medicare payment rapidly away from fee-for-service medicine within four years, outlining a plan to have half of all Medicare dollars paid by to doctors and hospitals via “alternative” reimbursement models by the end of 2018. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia M. Burwell today [...] (Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:43:03 -0800)

A Scientist in Wonderland
A review of Edzard Ernst's autobiography. Edzard Ernst is the world expert in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), but this accolade did not come easily, neither personally nor professionally. Passion emerges from his book, "A Scientist in Wonderland: a memoir of looking for truth and finding trouble" – in his love for his wife, friends and family, music, living a full life, and ... (Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:05:10 -0800)

Scientist 'silenced by Charles'
One of Britain's most controversial scientists and critics of alternative medicine has told how he was "treated like dirt" as a result of the Prince of Wales trying to "silence" him. (Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:18:37 -0800)

Research and Markets: Funded Research in Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Funded Research in Complementary and Alternative Medicin (Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:35:00 -0800)

Traditional Chinese medicine provides natural environmental recycling model reports Dr. Effie Chow
Traditional Chinese healer Effie Chow, PhD was interviewed on The Sharon Kleyne Hour by Bio Logic Aqua Research founder and water advocate Sharon Kleyne. (PRWeb January 22, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Thu, 22 Jan 2015 03:14:42 -0800)

Medical Event Set for Saturday in Lakeland
Rashad Anderson, who played basketball for Kathleen High School, at the University of Connecticut and overseas is advocating for alternative medicine. (Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:21:39 -0800)

Prof Edzard Ernst claims he lost job because Prince Charles wanted to 'silence' him over homeopathy row
Prof Edzard Enrst, pictured, formally of Exeter University, said he was 'treated like dirt' after Prince Charles had attempted to silence him regarding a row over homeopathic medicine. (Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:58:01 -0800)

Scientist 'silenced by Charles'
One of Britain's most controversial scientists and critics of alternative medicine has told how he was "treated like dirt" as a result of the Prince of Wales trying to "silence" him. (Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:48:18 -0800)

Scientist 'silenced by Charles'
One of Britain's most controversial scientists and critics of alternative medicine has told how he was "treated like dirt" as a result of the Prince of Wales trying to "silence" him. (Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:09:24 -0800)

Makayla Sault Dies: 11-Year-Leukemia Patient Dies After Parents Stop Chemotherapy In Favor Of Alternative Medicine
Makayla Sault died on Monday, months after the family of the 11-year-old girl rejected chemotherapy for her very treatable form of leukemia. Sault suffered a stroke on Sunday and passed away hours later. The Canadian girl made national headlines last year when her family chose to pursue traditional indigenous medicine and other alternative treatments, sparking Makayla Sault Dies: 11-Year ... (Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:37:22 -0800)

Makayla Sault, who refused chemotherapy for leukaemia in favour of alternative treatments, has died
A statement claimed Makayla died of a stroke stemming from her earlier chemotherapy, doing ‘irreversible damage to her heart and major organs’ (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:47:11 -0800)

Makayla Sault, girl who refused chemo for leukemia, dies
Makayla Sault, the 11-year-old Ontario First Nation girl who refused chemotherapy to pursue traditional indigenous medicine and other alternative treatments, has died. (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:48:20 -0800)

Former Steamboat resident chronicles life, illness in new memoir
Rick Freeman was living in Steamboat Springs with his daughter, Lily, when he began to turn a decade of journals into a memoir he would later share with the world. Chronically ill for most of his life, Freeman suffers from Crohn’s disease, epilepsy and other ailments, but he found refuge in mixing traditional medicine with alternative medicine and meditation. He’s chronicled the struggle with ... (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:15:14 -0800)

Saudi- Reflexologist highlights benefits of ablution
(MENAFN - Arab News) Ablution or wudu the mandatory washing ritual for Muslims before the five-time prayers help to rejuvenate the body as a result of washing vital reflex points s... (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 23:41:39 -0800)

Reflexologist highlights benefits of ablution
Dr. Ansar treating a child in Jeddah. (AN photo) Ablution or wudu, the mandatory washing ritual for Muslims before the five-time prayers help to rejuvenate the body as a result of washing vital reflex points such as the hands, face, ears and feet, says a famous Indian reflexologist Dr. C.A. Ansar. (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 15:10:08 -0800)

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RIDGEFIELD -- A doctor of alternative medicine with a practice on Copps Hill pleaded guilty Friday to health care fraud. David Lester Johnston , 46, of Ridgefield, faces 10 years in prison for defrauding Medicare and several private insurers by submitting claims for osteopathic and physical therapy services that he did not perform, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:41:38 -0800)

AYUSH ministry seeks hike in budgetary allocation
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The AYUSH ministry, which deals with alternative medicine like ayurveda and homeopathy, has sought a hike in allocation for itself in the coming budget from the current Rs.4 billion to Rs.27 billion. Ayush Minister Sripad Yesso Naik said that until now, a meagre Rs.4 billion was allocated for it for the fiscal 2014-15 which needed to be multiplied in view of the emerging ... (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:54:20 -0800)

Study identifies new targeted treatment strategy for some aggressive cancers
( Massachusetts General Hospital ) Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Boston University School of Medicine have identified the first potential treatment targeting a pathway by which several aggressive tumors maintain their ability to proliferate. Treatment with a small molecule that blocks a key step in the alternative lengthening of telomeres pathway was able ... (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:30:34 -0800)

The 7 Keys for Attention Development Program has a Proven 97% Success Rate in Helping Adults and Children Suffering ...
Dr. Brian Sheen PhD, founder of The Florida Institute of Complementary and Alternative Medicine is pleased to announce the launch of an Online Program that provides alternative choices to children and adults suffering from ADD, ADHD, anxiety and stress. (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0800)

Doctor of Alternative Medicine Seema Anand Explains DIY Approach to Health
New book reveals easy ways to identify and treat own ailments. (PRWeb January 14, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 02:40:58 -0800)

Study: BPA alternative, bisphenol-S, may be worse
Brooks Hays CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A new study suggests bisphenol S may not be a safe alternative to BPA, after all. Both were found to encourage hyperactivity in zebrafish. (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:38:57 -0800)

UC Davis researchers receive $6.9 million to study cow milk
UC Davis researchers have recently received a combined total of $6.9 million to study the health benefits of cow milk. To fund the study, The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine gave $4.2 million to a team led by David Mills, a UC Davis professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology, and the National Cancer Institute gave $2.7 million to a team led by Yu-Jui ... (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:12:14 -0800)

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Announced as the New Coordinating Center for National Research Network
BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bravewell Collaborative today announced that Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will lead the Bravewell Integrative Medicine Research Network (BraveNet), a practice-based consortium of 14 integrative medicine centers in the United States. As the coordinating center for BraveNet, Einstein will manage the network's Patients ... (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 07:44:00 -0800)

Medbox to Present at the 11th Annual Noble Financial Conference
Medbox, Inc. , a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, announced today that Guy Marsala, Chief Executive Officer, and Ambassador Ned L. (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 05:00:00 -0800)

Minister's LGBT comment came from ignorance: Goa CM
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS): Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar Tuesday said alternative sexual orientation was a "natural thing" and there was no question of setting up centres in the state to "cure" LGBT youth with medicine and training. (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 02:26:39 -0800)

Taxpayers to fund teaching of 'pseudo-science'
Profit-making colleges would receive taxpayer funding to teach students unproven alternative remedies such as homeopathy, flower essence therapy and iridology under the Abbott government's proposed higher education reforms. (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 19:49:55 -0800)

Taxpayers to fund teaching of 'pseudo-science'
Profit-making colleges would receive taxpayer funding to teach students unproven alternative remedies such as homeopathy, flower essence therapy and iridology under the Abbott government's proposed higher education reforms. (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 05:37:51 -0800)

Can Poetry Ease the Arrival of Death?
Dr. Rafael Campo is that rare kind of human being who's both right and left-brained. Campo teaches at Harvard Medical School and works at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he was when we spoke about poetry, art, and health, and how all three intersect with one of his poetry idols, Emily Dickinson. (Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:58:30 -0800)

Victor Dominocielo: The Modern Practice of Medieval Medicine
“Medieval medicine” is what doctors and other healers practiced for most of our recorded history (even before the Medieval Period, 476 AD through 1517 AD). Medical practice was based on the defunct Theory of the Four Humors (balancing body fluids), ridiculous notions of anatomy and physiology, very occasional, haphazard and isolated scientific discoveries and results falsely associated with ... (Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:58:15 -0800)

Doctor Providing Alternative Treatments Disciplined
A doctor nationally known for offering alternative autism treatments will have her medical license placed on probation after she was accused of providing unwarranted, dangerous therapies. (Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:12:53 -0800)

Restore and Regenerate
“It is a new era of medicine,” opens Dr. Jae Pak, one of Korea’s premier orthopedic stem cell surgeons and a visiting expert consultant of the Stem Care Orthopedics Department under Aivee Institute (AI). He was recently in the country to shed light on stem cell therapy and how it offers more accessible treament options for patients suffering from degenerative orthopedic conditions. Dr. Jae PakDr ... (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 16:05:30 -0800)

Column: Healthy living through lower cost alternative medicine
This column is to draw attention to another conscientious Stillwater business – Healing Within, offering community acupuncture and nutrition downtown in early January. But before delving into this new health care provider, I’ve provided some context for the healthy demand for Healing Within, beginning with a personal anecdote. This year I encountered an unfortunate experience [...] (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:40:48 -0800)

Patients turn to shots of sugar to ease joint and muscle pain
They call it prolotherapy, and some doctors say it can heal joint and muscle injuries. (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 11:32:19 -0800)

Restore and Regenerate
“It is a new era of medicine,” opens Dr. Jae Pak, one of Korea’s premier orthopedic stem cell surgeons and a visiting expert consultant of the Stem Care Orthopedics Department under Aivee Institute (AI). He was recently in the country to shed light on stem cell therapy and how it offers more accessible treament options […] (Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:07:11 -0800)

Doctors urged to tell patients benefits of alternative cures
Doctors of primary healthcare centers, run by the Health Ministry, said it is important for doctors to be well-versed in the common practices of alternative medicine, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (Sun, 04 Jan 2015 00:44:13 -0800)

Doctors urged to tell patients benefits of alternative cures
Doctors of primary healthcare centers, run by the Health Ministry, said it is important for doctors to be well-versed in the common practices of alternative medicine, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (Sat, 03 Jan 2015 16:00:00 -0800)

Alternative and Integrative Medicine Center
"The integrative medical approach is probably the most comprehensive way to diagnose and treat a patient," said Dr. Radu Kramer of the Alternative and Integrative Medicine Center in Paramus. (Thu, 01 Jan 2015 01:08:04 -0800)

Medbox Appoints Ambassador Ned L. Siegel As Chairman of the Board
Medbox, Inc. , a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, announced today that Ambassador Ned L. (Wed, 31 Dec 2014 05:00:00 -0800)

Alternative medicine proves successful in animals
Alternative types of medical treatments like herbs, acupuncture and aromatherapy have been gaining popularity over the years. [WEB EXTRA: Animal Healing Solutions in Altamonte Springs | Holistic Veterinary Care of Central Florida |    Find a holistic vet in your area ] Now many of these treatments are crossing over into the animal world. Dr. Michelle Bammel, a veterinarian with Westridge Pet ... (Wed, 31 Dec 2014 03:16:53 -0800)

Naperville doctor disciplined in controversial autism case
A Naperville doctor nationally known for offering alternative autism treatments has agreed to have her Illinois medical license placed on probation for at least a year after state regulators accused her of subjecting two children to unwarranted, dangerous therapies. (Tue, 30 Dec 2014 04:31:36 -0800)

Illinois doctor disciplined in controversial autism case
An Illinois doctor nationally known for offering alternative autism treatments has agreed to have her state medical license placed on probation for at least a year after state regulators accused her of subjecting two children to unwarranted, dangerous therapies. (Mon, 29 Dec 2014 19:19:09 -0800)

Is IV therapy the cure for your aches and pains?
They're no longer just a common sight next to hospital beds; IVs are now turning up in businesses across Canada. A quick Google search turns up nearly five million results for "intravenous therapy," and its popularity is growing. (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 19:36:23 -0800)

Indian Embassy in Egypt celebrates first Indian Yoga ministry
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) No matter how much technology develops, medicine improves and science finds solutions to serious illnesses, traditional natural therapies still have the... (Wed, 24 Dec 2014 07:47:35 -0800)

Alternative veterinary medicine gives local animal owners greater range of treatments
by Emma Penrod staff Writer Local veterinarian Jon McCormick had never thought to try acupuncture on animals — until he saw the ancient Chinese practice used to heal horses. It was during his early years as a veterinarian that he first saw one of his future mentors use acupuncture to heal a horse with an […] (Wed, 24 Dec 2014 07:18:48 -0800)

Alternative for pain control after knee replacement surgery
Injecting a newer long-acting numbing medicine called liposomal bupivacaine into the tissue surrounding the knee during surgery may provide a faster recovery and higher patient satisfaction, a new study has found. (Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:47:59 -0800)

Study: An alternative for pain control after knee replacement surgery
A Henry Ford Hospital study, presented recently at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons meeting in Dallas, found that injecting a newer long-acting numbing medicine called liposomal bupivacaine into the tissue surrounding the knee during surgery may provide a faster recovery and higher patient satisfaction. (Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:00:16 -0800)

News & Events
The National Institutes of Health agency with primary responsibility for research on promising health approaches that already are in use by the American public has a new name — the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). (Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:54:20 -0800)

More stress needed on alternative medicine: Naik
New Delhi, Dec 20 (PTI) Ayurveda, yoga and related traditional medical practises need more "stress and emphasis" as part of a more holistic approach towards the health sector, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Shripad Yesso Naik said today. (Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:54:29 -0800)

Marcus Blackmore: the medicine man
Marcus Blackmore is riding the crest of a boom in sales of vitamin supplements, even though his products carry little weight with many in the medical profession. (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:16:52 -0800)

Health boss full of praise for South Tyneside project
THE new head of the National Health Service has praised a South Tyneside scheme pioneering the use of alternative medicine.         (Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:13:24 -0800)

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