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Alternative Medicine News Aug 2006

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Archives Of Internal Medicine Article Finds One Black Cohosh Effective For Treating Menopausal Symptoms
A July 24 review articlepublished in the Archives of Internal Medicine (2006;166:1453-1465)concluded that alternative and complementary therapies are generallyineffective for treating menopause-related symptoms. Among the biologically based studies, only one on Remifemin(R) out of the four black cohosh studies reviewed, was shown to be effective. [click link for full article] (Tue, 01 Aug 2006 07:16:14 GMT)

Dr Deepak Chopra - Heralded as One of the Top 100 Heroes and Icons of the Century and the "Poet-Prophet of Alternative
Learn about medical advances that can help you live longer at least ten years in advance of conventional medicine at Anti-Ageing Conference London 2006 (PRWEB Aug 1, 2006) (Tue, 01 Aug 2006 07:18:32 GMT)

PRESS STATEMENT
Commenting on the availability of LYRICA ® , Professor Stuart Montgomery, Emeritus Professor of psychiatry from Imperial College School of Medicine in London, said: "LYRICA has a different mode of action to existing GAD treatments, so it provides a valuable alternative to current therapeutic options – particularly in secondary care where we often see patients with ‘intractable’ GAD whose (Tue, 01 Aug 2006 14:44:37 GMT)

Pertussis: A Disease Affecting All Ages
DAVID S. GREGORY, M.D., Lynchburg Family Medicine Residency, Lynchburg, Virginia Bordetella pertussis is a highly contagious bacterium known to cause pertussis (whooping cough) and is transmitted via airborne droplets. (Tue, 01 Aug 2006 16:44:19 GMT)

Alternative Medicine Expert
Tree of Life Wellness Center : Professional advice about how to use Vitamins, Herbs, Homeopathics and alternative treatments safely to improve your health! (Tue, 01 Aug 2006 22:01:09 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Eat your greens
Greens are nutritional powerhouses. Vegetable greens include kale, collards, mustards, chards and bok choy as some prime examples. (Tue, 01 Aug 2006 22:01:10 GMT)

A Yoga Instructor's Alternative Approach Brings Relief for Women Suffering from Endometriosis
Endometriosis -- A Holistic Healing Guide reveals Tammy Majchrzak’s strategies for relief from pain, wellbeing through Yoga and assisting with symptom management (PRWEB Aug 2, 2006) (Wed, 02 Aug 2006 07:13:33 GMT)

Alternate menopause treatments fail to prove their effectiveness
Almost half of American women seek alternative or complementary treatments for the unpleasant symptoms of menopause. But a systematic review of the evidence has found little proof that any of them work. (Wed, 02 Aug 2006 10:24:36 GMT)

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine names new director of clinical programs
The UCSF Osher Center of Integrative Medicine today announced the appointment of Donald I. Abrams, MD, professor of clinical medicine, as the center’s new director of clinical programs. (Wed, 02 Aug 2006 18:01:31 GMT)

Family seeks alternative therapy for child's cancer
SUTHERLIN Perched on the Thompson family's entertainment center is a fish bowl containing the fish Batman. It was Mary Thompson's turn to bring home the beloved class pet. (Wed, 02 Aug 2006 19:00:37 GMT)

Extra funds to speed up work on generic anti-viral medicine
An 80-million-baht budget will be earmarked to speed up development of oseltamivir, a generic version of anti-bird flu medicine, and boost stockpiles against the latest outbreak in the country. (Wed, 02 Aug 2006 20:06:31 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Inflammation and diet: What's the connection?
Most people are familiar with inflammation as recognizable symptoms of pain, redness and swelling that accompany injury. This type of inflammation is part of our immune system's natural and positive healing response to fight infections and repair wounds. (Wed, 02 Aug 2006 21:24:54 GMT)

Child unexpectedly cured
Imagine your child having debilitating pain and not being able to function. The only thing to rid the pain is a lot of medicine. But when that traditional medicine didn't work, the parents of a Manitoo boy sought out an alternative. (Wed, 02 Aug 2006 23:41:37 GMT)

ACUPUNCTURE AND CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE
Clear out your medicine cabinet for more useful things—like an alternative way to get rid of aches and pains. Ongoing, Wellpoint Oriental Medicine, 255 S. 17th St., 215-275-9705. (Thu, 03 Aug 2006 02:52:10 GMT)

NIH Spends Millions to Study Alternative Therapy
The NIH's Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine applies rigorous scientific testing to alternative treatments. It's currently spending $30 million to study a powerful chelation drug called EDTA that's marketed as a way to clean out blocked arteries. (Thu, 03 Aug 2006 21:35:40 GMT)

ProfNet Wire: Health & Medicine: Combating Obesity
1) Combating Obesity; 2) Treatments for ADHD; 3) Herbs for Menopause; 4) Lucentis -- New Blindness Medication; 5) New Advances in Lung Cancer Treatment (Fri, 04 Aug 2006 00:15:12 GMT)

Alternative dog therapies cost £15m
British dog owners could be spending an average of almost £15 million a year on alternative therapies for their pets, research has suggested. (Fri, 04 Aug 2006 03:27:56 GMT)

The Telegraph - Calcutta : Careergraph
Clinical research could be your alternative medicine. An industry set to grow to $2 billion in the next four years, 50,000 jobs on offer, and a starting salary of at least Rs 1.8 lakh a year. Sounds interesting? (Fri, 04 Aug 2006 18:24:53 GMT)

New treatment for ear infections
It's the number one reason for trips to the pediatrician's office. Ear infections account for 25 million doctor's visits a year. Many parents find relief for their kids with tubes or antibiotics, but NewsChannel 4's Tina McGarry tells us many parents are turning to an alternative medicine. It's non-invasive and doesn't involve medicines. (Fri, 04 Aug 2006 22:01:17 GMT)

India's share in global herbal markets dismal, despite its potential: Cygnus study
The estimated size of herbal healthcare and personal care market in India is only between USD 550 to 650 million, as against the global market size of USD 62 billion, observed a latest report of Cygnus Business Consulting & Research on Indian Systems of Medicine (ISM). (Sat, 05 Aug 2006 02:46:02 GMT)

Endometriosis, Diet, and Naturopathic Medicine
Naturopathic Medical Doctor Amber Belt discusses naturopathic approaches to endometriosis focusing on simple dietary changes. (Sat, 05 Aug 2006 09:57:34 GMT)

Ayurvedic alternative
An ancient set of healing practices gets new life. Every day, just before sunset, a familiar aroma wafts from Sharon Platt's kitchen in Irvine. It's a mélange of coriander, cumin and fennel percolating in a small pot of water. (Sun, 06 Aug 2006 10:10:22 GMT)

Ayurvedic alternative
An ancient set of healing practices gets new life. Every day, just before sunset, a familiar aroma wafts from Sharon Platt's kitchen in Irvine. It's a mélange of coriander, cumin and fennel percolating in a small pot of water. (Sun, 06 Aug 2006 10:16:03 GMT)

Neural Stem Cells Derived From Human Embryonic Stem Cells Carry Abnormal Gene Expression
Neural stem cells grown from one of the federally approved human embryonic stem cell lines proved to be inferior to neural stem cells derived from fetal tissue donated for research, a UCLA study has found. (Sun, 06 Aug 2006 12:54:57 GMT)

Scoliosis Not Just a Problem for the Elderly
SUNDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Its common name is curvature of the spine, and you most often see it in its most dramatic, debilitating form -- the elderly, hunched over, grasping walkers or canes as they struggle to walk just a few yards. (Sun, 06 Aug 2006 13:09:17 GMT)

Americans should shake salty food habit
When it comes to seasoning food, there's no shortage of salt options. But when it comes to health, it doesn't matter if it was mined in Kansas, solar-evaporated from the Mediterranean Sea or hand-harvested in French marshes. Salt is salt, the experts say, and it's bad for your health. Chances are you're eating way too much of it. (Sun, 06 Aug 2006 17:49:26 GMT)

Americans should shake salty food habit
When it comes to seasoning food, there's no shortage of salt options. (Sun, 06 Aug 2006 19:23:56 GMT)

Americans: Too much salt, not enough understanding
When it comes to seasoning food, there's no shortage of salt options. But when it comes to health, it doesn't matter if it was mined in Kansas, solar-evaporated from the Mediterranean Sea or hand-harvested in French marshes. Salt is salt, the experts say, and it's bad for your health. Chances are you're eating way too much of it. (Mon, 07 Aug 2006 06:34:10 GMT)

Twice as Strong
In Southern California, Western medicine teams up with acupuncture, yoga and herbs to fight both disease and pain. Finally, this hybrid is going mainstream. (Mon, 07 Aug 2006 07:07:33 GMT)

Chinese medicine can complement modern practice
This is the second of a two-part series on alternative medicine. To read last week's column, visit insidebayarea.com/health. (Mon, 07 Aug 2006 09:44:52 GMT)

Scoliosis Not Just a Problem for the Elderly
Title: Scoliosis Not Just a Problem for the Elderly Category: Health News Created: 8/7/2006 1:57:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/7/2006 1:56:50 AM (Mon, 07 Aug 2006 19:17:35 GMT)

Help for Blood Pressure
Until now, medications have been the only way to control high blood pressure, but an investigational device may offer some patients a welcome alternative. (Mon, 07 Aug 2006 22:06:23 GMT)

Exercise Important In Reducing Size Of Abdominal Fat Cells
Reducing the size of abdominal fat cells -- which are a risk factor for diabetes and heart disease -- takes more than cutting calories, according to new research from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Early results from a five-year study show that exercise should be added to the equation. (Mon, 07 Aug 2006 22:09:37 GMT)

Researchers Find New Learning Strategy
Central to being human is the ability to adapt: we learn from our mistakes. Previous theories of learning have assumed that the size of learning naturally scales with the size of the mistake. But now biomedical engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have shown that people can use alternative strategies: Learning does not necessarily scale proportionally with error. (Mon, 07 Aug 2006 22:09:47 GMT)

Dell reflects on 25 years of PCs
Q&A As IBM made the business world sit up and take notice, a young man named Dell was just getting started. (Mon, 07 Aug 2006 23:51:59 GMT)

New policy released by New Zealand paediatricians today
(Full text of a statement. Contact details below.) Auckland (ANTARA News/MediaNet International-AsiaNet) - Children in out-of-home care are likely to have poorer physical, mental and developmental health than their peers. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 02:42:21 GMT)

Asbury Park Press, N.J., At Your Job Column
By Dennis P. Carmody, Asbury Park Press, N.J. Aug. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 04:16:11 GMT)

Addiction program moves to Cranston
CRANSTON -- Union leaders yesterday accused state officials of jeopardizing safety by moving men from a substance-abuse program into a state-run hospital building that also contains Training School girls, a pharmacy and a daycare center. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 04:35:27 GMT)

E n e r g y C u r r e n t
Need a prescription for an antibiotic or a painkiller? If it’s needed, Dr. Keith Bodrero will write one. But if patients are willing, he’ll also discuss less-conventional treatments, from aromatherapy to an energy-medicine machine. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 07:01:51 GMT)

Study Ties Epilepsy Drug to Fetal Risk
One in five women who took the widely used epilepsy drug valproate in a clinical trial had pregnancies resulting in birth defects or fetal death, researchers said Monday. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 07:11:26 GMT)

Natural Health Company Offers 365 Day Money Back Guarantee
The Natural Barn, a new natural health company, offers a full 1 year satisfaction on all their herbal supplements that are disease specific. This warranty puts them at the top of the alternative health industry and allows consumers to give natural health a fair chance (PRWEB Aug 8, 2006) Trackback URI: http://www.prweb.com/zingpr.php/ (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 07:23:18 GMT)

Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. (MSI) and MindGent Healthcare Clinics Announce Alliance to Open 'Classic Care
Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. announced today that it has formed an alliance with MindGent Healthcare Clinics to open "Classic Care Clinics" in several of the franchisor's Medicine Shoppe® and Medicap Pharmacy® Stores. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 12:00:00 GMT)

Natural Health Company Offers 365 Day Money Back Guarantee
Nebo, KY (PRWEB) August 8, 2006 -- Many people are skeptic about trying alternative medicine as a way of supporting their body’s illnesses. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 12:00:00 GMT)

Physician's group seeks talks with VDOE officials
A physician’s group is asking to meet with state Governor’s School officials to discuss alternative methods to the animal dissections the program offers in a “Blood and Guts” course. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 13:03:10 GMT)

Related News
BOILING SPRINGS — Dr. Ezra Edgerton is more concerned with health than feeling good. Edgerton, a chiropractor in Boiling Springs, also specializes in wholistic medicine — a natural alternative to prescription drugs. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 13:56:07 GMT)

Brain's visual area may help scientists understand how behavior is organized
Aug. 8, 2006 -- A brain region that focuses on vision also receives signals that may help configure the operation of the brain, neuroscientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 19:28:12 GMT)

Generic of popular Bristol clot drug hits market
Canadian drugmaker Apotex Corp. on Tuesday launched a generic version of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s blockbuster Plavix anti-clotting medicine, threatening Bristol-Myers' earnings outlook and dividend. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 20:27:24 GMT)

Generic of popular Bristol clot drug hits market
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Canadian drugmaker Apotex Corp. on Tuesday launched a generic version of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s BMY.N blockbuster Plavix anti-clotting medicine, threatening Bristol-Myers' earnings outlook and dividend. (Tue, 08 Aug 2006 20:39:09 GMT)

Ayurveda for good health and illness prevention
Ayurveda, or ayurvedic medicine, is a health system that people in India have used for more than 5,000 years. Ayurveda emphasizes good health and prevention of illness through lifestyle practices (such as massage, meditation, yoga, and dietary changes) and the use of herbal remedies. (Wed, 09 Aug 2006 04:50:45 GMT)

SAN FRANCISCO / HIV medical pioneer resigns to focus on alternative medicine
Dr. Donald Abrams spent his last day seeing patients at San Francisco General Hospital's famed HIV clinic Tuesday after 23 years at the forefront of AIDS research and clinical care. Abrams, 56, is leaving his HIV practice to begin a new role as head of... (Wed, 09 Aug 2006 10:48:25 GMT)

M'sia Requires Two Nuclear Reactors To Generate Electricity
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 (Bernama) -- Malaysia has no other alternative but to use nuclear power to generate electricity to cater for its rapid development, according to the Malaysian Nuclear Licensing Board. (Wed, 09 Aug 2006 11:43:06 GMT)

Naturopathic Care and Low Back Pain
A study sponsored by the Canadian government and postal workers union explores the benefits of alternative medical treatment for a common work-related ailment. The results provide evidentiary support for further examination of the link between naturopathic care and treatment of lower back pain among Canadian postal workers. (Wed, 09 Aug 2006 14:16:10 GMT)

USDA and DOE Fund Genomics Projects for Bioenergy Fuels Research
Washington, DC -- Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman and Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns August 9 announced that the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Energy (DOE) have jointly awarded nine grants totaling $5.7 million for biobased fuels research that will accelerate the development of alternative fuel resources. (Wed, 09 Aug 2006 20:24:44 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Beat the heat: Hydration 101
As summer temperatures soar, the need for adequate hydration becomes increasingly important, especially for active individuals. Consuming water and electrolytes in sufficient amounts is crucial for normal cellular function and thermal regulation. (Wed, 09 Aug 2006 22:04:18 GMT)

ACUPUNCTURE AND CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE
Clear out your medicine cabinet for more useful things—like an alternative way to get rid of aches and pains. Ongoing, Wellpoint Oriental Medicine, 255 S. 17th St., 215-275-9705. (Wed, 09 Aug 2006 22:05:55 GMT)

Protecting your bones after menopause
A new class of drugs called SERMs may provide post-menopausal women an alternative to hormone replacement therapy for the protection of bones. Menopause occurs when a woman's menstrual cycle stops permanently. (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 06:27:38 GMT)

Researchers Find New Learning Strategy
Central to being human is the ability to adapt: we learn from our mistakes. Previous theories of learning have assumed that the size of learning naturally scales with the size of the mistake. But now biomedical engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have shown that people can use alternative strategies: Learning does not necessarily scale proportionally with error. [click link for full (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 09:09:58 GMT)

NI flights disrupted by UK terror alert
Passengers in Belfast's two airports have been forced to make alternative travel plans after flights were cancelled following the UK terror alert. (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 11:11:23 GMT)

NI flights disrupted by UK terror alert
Passengers in Belfast's two airports have been forced to make alternative travel plans after flights were cancelled following the UK terror alert. (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 11:21:06 GMT)

New Security Rules Prompt Confusion
At U.S. airports, passengers are missing flights and enduring intensive inspections. (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 15:39:55 GMT)

New form of management consulting offers alternative for executives who lead change
Survey after survey points to the pressing need for change in business. Yet these same surveys indicate that leading change successfully is a significant challenge for CEOs and managers alike. Now, business leaders facing the challenge of leading change have an alternative approach. (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 16:13:02 GMT)

U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Energy fund genomics projects for bioenergy fuels research
Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman and Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns today announced that the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Energy (DOE) have jointly awarded nine grants totaling $5.7 million for biobased fuels research that will accelerate the development of alternative fuel resources. (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 19:00:24 GMT)

Zambia: Food Shortages Loom As Alternative Crops Fail to Fill the Gap
Hunger is forcing people to compete with elephants for a wild fruit favoured by both. (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 19:51:03 GMT)

Choice of herbal supplements over chemo lands teen battling cancer in court fight
In Virginia, age 16 is old enough to drive a car, work a 40-hour week, stand trial in adult court, and marry. (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 22:10:04 GMT)

Cord blood donor site opens in Dallas 6:32 PM
Cord blood is a rich source of stem cells and is used as an alternative to bone marrow in treating leukemia and other diseases. (Thu, 10 Aug 2006 23:48:31 GMT)

Lawsuits Multiply For Charite Spine Disc
According to the Institute of Medicine, over a million Americans are severely injured each year by medical devices. In 2002 alone, the FDA received more than 111,000 reports of adverse events involving medical devices. (Fri, 11 Aug 2006 02:57:31 GMT)

Energy Current ; Doctor Offers Alternative Healing Methods to Patients
By BILL RADFORD THE GAZETTE Need a prescription for an antibiotic or a painkiller? If it's needed, Dr. Keith Bodrero will write one. But if patients are willing, he'll also discuss less-conventional treatments, from aromatherapy to an energy-medicine machine. (Fri, 11 Aug 2006 04:14:26 GMT)

Baucus wants incentives in new farm bill
WASHINGTON - Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., said Thursday that next year's farm bill should provide added incentives for alternative crops that produce energy and medicine. (Fri, 11 Aug 2006 06:26:28 GMT)

Baucus: Next farm bill should recognize alternative crops
WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., said Thursday that next year’s farm bill should provide added incentives for alternative crops that produce energy and medicine. (Fri, 11 Aug 2006 07:12:57 GMT)

Cord blood donor site opens in Dallas 6:32 PM
Cord blood is a rich source of stem cells and is used as an alternative to bone marrow in treating leukemia and other diseases. (Fri, 11 Aug 2006 12:33:54 GMT)

Emory Scientists Develop New Map Of Genetic Variation In Human Genome
Scientists have identified and created a map of more than 400,000 insertions and deletions (INDELs) in the human genome that signal a little-explored type of genetic difference among individuals. INDELS are an alternative form of natural genetic variation that differs from the much-studied single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Both types of variation are likely to have a major impact on human (Fri, 11 Aug 2006 16:13:45 GMT)

Teen's case shines spotlight on alternative therapy
A horse's diet of wild herbs in the 1840s was the unlikely beginning of an alternative cancer treatment, the Hoxsey method, that 16-year-old Abraham Cherrix has been fighting in court to continue. . . . (Sat, 12 Aug 2006 04:15:02 GMT)

Fears over hand-made hormones
Thousands of menopausal women are being prescribed dangerous hormone therapies that have not been approved for use and may contain banned substances. - (Sat, 12 Aug 2006 22:19:38 GMT)

Your Health/Alternative medicine: Fish oil heartbreak
13 Aug 2006 Rajen M. WHEN one of the leading and most credible medical journals in the world reports a study that is obviously flawed, I suspect natural medicine has few friends and maybe, many who want it to fail. (Sat, 12 Aug 2006 22:52:12 GMT)

Latino patrons keep the faith in curanderos
AT 50, Rosario Nañez sports an urbane air, stylish hair, Euro-chic clothes and a slick business card that belie her role as a third-generation resident folk healer, or curandera, to hundreds of faithful, mainly immigrant Hispanics. (Sun, 13 Aug 2006 05:44:07 GMT)

Waves of radar, sound carried him around the world
I t wasn't until Frank deLespinasse retired that his love of engineering design, acoustics and music came together, and it was all because he discovered the pipe organ. (Sun, 13 Aug 2006 07:01:24 GMT)

The West 100
Simply put, Orange County looks like Orange County—much of it uniformly manicured and catering to the high life and high tech—because of the influence of one man. (Sun, 13 Aug 2006 07:06:44 GMT)

The West 100
Simply put, Orange County looks like Orange County—much of it uniformly manicured and catering to the high life and high tech—because of the influence of one man. (Sun, 13 Aug 2006 07:10:13 GMT)

New nonprofit aims to go back to the land
A map of Mendocino County rested on an easel in the meeting hall, and dozens of people, young women with thick-rimmed glasses and soon-to-be retirees with lumberjack beards, circled round. (Sun, 13 Aug 2006 12:14:08 GMT)

Activists hold meeting in opposition to House hearings
TUCSON — In what they billed as a populist alternative to closed House hearings being held throughout the region this month, community activists here held their own town hall-style meeting Saturday to discuss the need for immigration reform. (Sun, 13 Aug 2006 12:21:21 GMT)

Coming up on vaildaily.com
The following stories will appear on www.vaildaily.com and in the Vail Daily over the next few days. To comment on any of our story ideas, click on the comment link above and post your suggestions. (Sun, 13 Aug 2006 22:36:43 GMT)

Too Much of a Good Thing? / Controversy rages over the world's most regaled legume
It lurks in your cupboards, your cereal, bread, pasta and chips. It's in your refrigerator, in your cheese, condiments, yogurt, sausages, ice cream. It's in those M&M's by the desk, probably in the latte you're drinking right now. It's soy, and it's... (Sun, 13 Aug 2006 23:26:00 GMT)

I'm a Buddhist in Big Pharma -- is that cool?
How can I reconcile my beliefs with the necessities of research? (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 00:44:26 GMT)

When the majority doesn't rule
Stem cell bill supporters had pulled off a miracle: victory in the conservative House. The Senate was supposed to be easy, but its leader was conflicted. Then there was the president. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 09:27:13 GMT)

Labour MP backs drug in report financed by its manufacturer
A Labour MP has been criticised for promoting a prescription-only medicine in a pamphlet funded by the drug's manufacturer. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 11:24:41 GMT)

Chiropractors Take a Holistic Approach to Health
You bend over to pick something up and...ouch! Or you slip and fall on a wet floor, or feel a twinge in your lower back after carrying a box of books up the attic stairs. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 12:05:33 GMT)

Transcendental Meditation Reduces The Brain's Reaction To Pain
Twelve healthy long-term meditators who had been practicing Transcendental Meditation for 30 years showed a 40-50% lower brain response to pain compared to 12 healthy controls, reported by a latest NeuroReport journal article, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Vol.17 No.12; 21 August 2006:1359-1363). [click link for full article] (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 14:10:37 GMT)

Cured by the devil
A CANCER survivor says that a local doctor told her she had been cured by the devil. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 15:00:24 GMT)

Combating anthrax: Results of study published this month as researchers look for a better vaccine
St. Louis -- A new study published this month by a Saint Louis University vaccine researcher scrutinizes what in the future could be an alternative to the presently available anthrax vaccine. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 15:51:28 GMT)

Carnegie Mellon, Ohio State get grant to study link between antidepressants and suicidality in teens
Pittsburgh -- An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and The Ohio State University has received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate the link between antidepressants and suicidality -- including suicidal thoughts, attempts and suicide deaths. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 15:53:47 GMT)

Non-stop dose of fun on QTV's 'Happy Hour'
DOCTORS agree that laughter remains to be the best medicine. So stop popping those pills and get that "Happy Hour" habit. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 16:38:59 GMT)

Acceptance of Alternative Medicine on a (Slow) Upgrade.
Acceptance of Alternative Medicine on a (Slow) Upgrade (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 20:32:05 GMT)

Ghana: Efforts to Promote Traditional Medicine Intensify
Membership of the newly constituted Traditional Medicine Council are urging the government to throw its weight behind it in order to bring sanity into traditional medical practice. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 20:50:53 GMT)

Alternative Test Uncovers Hidden Risks for Kidney, Cardiovascular Disease
MONDAY, Aug. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Elevated blood levels of the protein cystatin C accurately predict increased risk for chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, and death among elderly people who have no known kidney trouble, says a U.S. study. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 21:02:23 GMT)

Alternative kidney test reveals hidden health risks
Elevated blood levels of the protein cystatin C accurately predict higher risk of chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, and death among elderly people with no known kidney problems – risks that the standard kidney function test, which measures the protein creatinine, misses entirely, according to a study led by a researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 21:29:10 GMT)

Combating Anthrax: Researchers Look For A Better Vaccine
A new study published this month by a Saint Louis University vaccine researcher scrutinizes what in the future could be an alternative to the presently available anthrax vaccine. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 22:18:57 GMT)

Alternative anthrax vaccine is tested
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A U.S. vaccine researcher is scrutinizing what in the future could become an alternative to presently available anthrax vaccine. (Mon, 14 Aug 2006 22:29:05 GMT)

Alternative Anthrax Vaccine is Tested
A U.S. vaccine researcher is scrutinizing what in the future could become an alternative to presently available anthrax vaccine. In its first human testing, the new type of anthrax vaccine produced the immune response physicians were looking among 100 volunteers at four U.S. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 01:17:38 GMT)

Many seniors devise strategies to avoid costly gap in Medicare drug coverage
Seven months after the Medicare prescription drug program began, tens of thousands of South Florida recipients have fallen or soon will fall into the "doughnut hole" -- a nickname for the program's big gap in coverage when recipients pay for all their medicine. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 04:53:37 GMT)

Natural remedies not always safe remedies
A recent survey of emergency patients conducted by Waikato University revealed that over one third of patients used some kind of alternative medicine and almost half of those were doing so on the advice of a friend. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 06:27:15 GMT)

Seniors strive to avoid costly `doughnut hole'
Seven months after the Medicare prescription drug program began, tens of thousands of South Florida recipients have fallen or soon will fall into the "doughnut hole" -- a nickname for the program's big gap in coverage when recipients pay for all their medicine. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 07:12:19 GMT)

Health supplements: Do they work?
WHEN your joints ache with arthritis, and you've tried all that traditional medicine has to offer, are you tempted to visit a health food store for relief? If so, you have a lot of company. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 07:12:53 GMT)

Alternative anthrax vaccine is tested
A U.S. vaccine researcher is scrutinizing what in the future could become an alternative to presently available anthrax vaccine. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 10:18:44 GMT)

'Doctor' didn't have a license, authorities say
An undercover sting led to the arrest of a man Orlando police said was practicing medicine without a license. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 10:23:49 GMT)

Management of Grapefruit-Drug Interactions
AMY L. STUMP, PHARM.D., University of Alabama School of Medicine, Tuscaloosa, Alabama TERRI MAYO, PHARM.D., DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 16:14:24 GMT)

Lawsuits Multiply For Johnson’s Charite Spine Disc
According to the Institute of Medicine, over a million Americans are severely injured each year by medical devices. In 2002 alone, the FDA received more than 111,000 reports of adverse events involving medical devices. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 20:42:51 GMT)

Select an Edition:
LIMA, Peru, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Peru's government warned people to be wary of fake medicine men offering cure-all miracle herb potions on Tuesday, after a bogus brew killed a man hoping to shake off a spell of bad luck. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 21:52:46 GMT)

Treating battlefield injuries and pain in veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq
The August issue of Pain Medicine features two original research studies on treating pain in veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 23:15:54 GMT)

Cause for concern
Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are booming. It is a concern to consumer groups and doctors that these products are not required by law to adhere to the high quality control standards set for the pharmaceutical industry. The marketing claim that these products are “natural” is, unfortunately, no guarantee of their safety or efficacy. (Tue, 15 Aug 2006 23:52:18 GMT)

Peruvians warned after fake magic potion kills man
LIMA: Peru's government warned people to be wary of fake medicine men offering cure-all miracle herb potions on Tuesday, after a bogus brew killed a man hoping to shake off a spell of bad luck. (Wed, 16 Aug 2006 01:05:47 GMT)

Case Shines Spotlight on Alternative Therapy
By ELIZABETH SIMPSON BY ELIZABETH SIMPSON THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT A horse's diet of wild herbs in the 1840s was the unlikely beginning of an alternative cancer treatment called the Hoxsey method. (Wed, 16 Aug 2006 12:18:57 GMT)

Man drinks potion for good luck: doesn't get any
Peru's government warned people to be wary of fake medicine men offering cure-all miracle herb potions on Tuesday, after a bogus brew killed a man hoping to shake off a spell of bad luck. (Wed, 16 Aug 2006 12:38:28 GMT)

'Doctor' didn't have a license, authorities say
An undercover sting led to the arrest of a man Orlando police said was practicing medicine without a license. (Wed, 16 Aug 2006 15:41:56 GMT)

Alternative Healing Methods for Common Pain Problems
Need a prescription for an antibiotic or a painkiller? If it's needed, Dr. Keith Bodrero will write one. But if patients are willing, he'll also discuss less-conventional treatments, from aromatherapy to an energy-medicine machine. (Wed, 16 Aug 2006 16:57:28 GMT)

Va. Teen Forgoes Chemotherapy for Alternative Treatment
The family of a Virginia boy who has refused conventional medical treatment for cancer reached a settlement today with state officials, agreeing that he will see a new doctor while continuing his alternative therapy. (Wed, 16 Aug 2006 19:43:48 GMT)

Teen who refused chemo makes deal with authorities for alternative treatment
Social services authorities dropped neglect charges against the parents of a 16-year-old cancer patient who refused chemotherapy after the boy and his family agreed to treatment by an oncologist supportive of their embrace of alternative medicine. (Wed, 16 Aug 2006 20:58:41 GMT)

ACUPUNCTURE AND CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE
Clear out your medicine cabinet for more useful things ó like an alternative way to get rid of aches and pains. Ongoing, Wellpoint Oriental Medicine, 255 S. 17th St., 215-275-9705. (Wed, 16 Aug 2006 22:51:18 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Acupuncture can reduce chemotherapy side effects
Acupuncture has shown promising results in controlling common side effects of chemotherapy. (Thu, 17 Aug 2006 00:49:18 GMT)

Self-Medicating a Concern in CAM Industry
Users of complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) in New Zealand are choosing to self-medicate rather than seek advice from a specialist in natural medicine. (Thu, 17 Aug 2006 03:27:31 GMT)

Teen May Use Alternate Cancer Therapy
A 16-year-old Accomac, Va., boy will be allowed to use alternative medicine instead of chemotherapy to fight his cancer, a court ruled Wednesday. (Thu, 17 Aug 2006 06:45:16 GMT)

New Book, "Who Moved My Magnet?," Reveals Why You Can't Afford to Get Pulled Into the Medical Maze
The book, "Who Moved My Magnet?," gives a brief and entertaining history of medicine with the use of Wellness Wombats and gives readers tangible reasons why practicing self-care is better than getting practice on by health care. It's a viable alternative to being pushed through the medical maze like a magnet. (PRWEB Aug 17, 2006) (Thu, 17 Aug 2006 07:18:50 GMT)

Teen who refused chemo makes deal with authorities for alternative treatment
(C ourt TV) ACCOMAC, Va. - Social services authorities dropped neglect charges against the parents of a 16-year-old cancer patient who refused chemotherapy after the boy and his family agreed to treatment by an oncologist supportive of their embrace of alternative medicine. (Thu, 17 Aug 2006 10:57:03 GMT)

National Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Day Aims to Educate Consumers about Benefits of Using Certified Practitioners
ALEXANDRIA, Va.----Aug. 17, 2006--Oct. 24 is Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day, a designation recognized by leadership organizations in the field of acupuncture and Oriental medicine, and spearheaded by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine . (Thu, 17 Aug 2006 12:05:00 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Getting Their Point Across
By Blythe Bernhard, The Orange County Register, Calif. Aug. 17--Hyeong Soo Jin walked into Kyung San University on Monday with a sore shoulder and stiff neck. (Fri, 18 Aug 2006 03:26:01 GMT)

Report outlines evacuation problems
Gulf Coast nursing homes that evacuated patients as a result of hurricanes experienced a range of problems, including transportation agreements that fell through, long trips and a lack of food, water and medicine, a report released Friday says. (Fri, 18 Aug 2006 17:32:30 GMT)

Report outlines evacuation problems
Gulf Coast nursing homes that evacuated patients as a result of hurricanes experienced a range of problems, including transportation agreements that fell through, long trips and a lack of food, water and medicine, a report released Friday says. (Sat, 19 Aug 2006 02:17:17 GMT)

Report raps nursing homes' emergency plans
WASHINGTON -- Gulf Coast nursing homes that removed patients as a result of hurricanes experienced a range of problems, including transportation agreements that fell through, long trips, and a lack of food, water, and medicine, according to a report released yesterday. (Sat, 19 Aug 2006 10:10:13 GMT)

National briefs
WASHINGTON - The Air Force will begin testing an alternative fuel program next month that it hopes will help wean the U.S. military away from its dependence on foreign oil. (Sat, 19 Aug 2006 11:30:35 GMT)

Report Outlines Evacuation Problems
WASHINGTON - Gulf Coast nursing homes that evacuated patients as a result of hurricanes experienced a range of problems, including transportation agreements that fell through, long trips and a lack of food, water and medicine, a report released Friday says. (Sun, 20 Aug 2006 08:15:01 GMT)

Stubborn bacteria resist medicine
INFECTION: Inland doctors say MRSA is increasingly common and requires intravenous treatment. (Sun, 20 Aug 2006 15:45:30 GMT)

Stubborn bacteria resist medicine
INFECTION: Inland doctors say MRSA is increasingly common and requires intravenous treatment. (Sun, 20 Aug 2006 15:51:16 GMT)

Stubborn bacteria resist medicine
INFECTION: Inland doctors say MRSA is increasingly common and requires intravenous treatment. (Sun, 20 Aug 2006 15:52:16 GMT)

Stubborn bacteria resist medicine
INFECTION: Inland doctors say MRSA is increasingly common and requires intravenous treatment. (Sun, 20 Aug 2006 15:53:07 GMT)

Jaime Castillo: Trans-Texas Corridor has no hope as long as secrecy reigns
It has gotten to the point where you don't know whether to pity Gov. Rick Perry and the toll road zealots in this state or arm some of their equally scary foes with pitchforks and torches to storm the governor's mansion. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 04:09:45 GMT)

Nursing Home Disaster Plans Found Lacking
Evacuation was not necessarily the right decision for Gulf Coast nursing homes that faced a hurricane. A new report shows they experienced a range of problems, including transportation agreements that fell through, long trips, and a lack of food, water and medicine. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 06:00:13 GMT)

African HIV patients turn to unproven 'cures'
PINETOWN, South Africa -- Across South Africa and Africa, untested and unregulated traditional therapies are flourishing even as Western medicine becomes more widely available. Despite the health risks, many people prefer the old ways for various reasons, from suspicion of "white" science to evidence that some home-brewed tonics can indeed alleviate some ailments. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 06:01:18 GMT)

Three Common Herbs Effective In Boosting Key Lymphocytes
As the public's appetite grows for more "natural" health remedies, there is a concomitant demand from physicians and governments to document the benefits and effects of some herbs. [click link for full article] (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 07:10:48 GMT)

GROWTH REPORT
Learning Care Group Inc. in Novi entered into an agreement to acquire Arlington, Texas-based Children's Courtyard, which operates 46 programs for children in the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin and Houston areas. The financial terms were not released. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 07:15:25 GMT)

She has some healthy interests
It could be said that there's a fine line between obsession and passion. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 07:22:07 GMT)

Honey as an alternative to antibiotics
A sweet surprise: researchers at the Amsterdam Medical Centre say honey could be used instead of antibiotics, especially in the treatment of bacterial infections of the stomach and lower intestines. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 09:57:19 GMT)

She has some healthy interests
It could be said that there's a fine line between obsession and passion. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 10:19:06 GMT)

Sides square off in fight over anti-clot drug
Bristol-Myers trying to halt sale of generic alternative to Plavix; Apotex lawyers have say Monday. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 15:57:38 GMT)

Sides square off in fight over anti-clot drug
Bristol-Myers trying to halt sale of generic alternative to Plavix; Apotex lawyers have say Monday. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 15:57:38 GMT)

Sides square off in fight over anti-clot drug
Bristol-Myers trying to halt sale of generic alternative to Plavix; Apotex lawyers have say Monday. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 15:57:38 GMT)

Honey as an alternative to antibiotics
A sweet surprise: researchers at the Amsterdam Medical Centre say honey could be used instead of antibiotics, especially in the treatment of bacterial infections of the stomach and lower intestines. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 18:27:19 GMT)

Honey as an alternative to antibiotics
A sweet surprise: researchers at the Amsterdam Medical Centre say honey could be used instead of antibiotics, especially in the treatment of bacterial infections of the stomach and lower intestines. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 18:27:19 GMT)

Lifetime Cost of Women's Angina Tops $1 Million
MONDAY, Aug. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Chest pain isn't cheap. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 20:03:11 GMT)

Finding Adds Another Piece to Autism Puzzle
MONDAY, Aug. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to common medical thought, young children with autism do not have accelerated brain growth even though their brains appear enlarged, new research claims. (Mon, 21 Aug 2006 21:02:29 GMT)

Fc-gamma RIII: The Alternative To The TCR For NKT Cell-activation
A small subpopulation of T cells known as NKT cells (because in addition to proteins expressed by other T cell-populations they also express markers of NK cells, which are a distinct immune cell-type) promotes disease in an antibody-induced mouse model of arthritis. But researchers have yet to determine how the NKT cells are activated to cause disease in this model of arthritis. [click link for (Tue, 22 Aug 2006 01:10:08 GMT)

Workaholic Willie still has plenty in the tank
Laughter is often said to be the best medicine. (Tue, 22 Aug 2006 04:40:10 GMT)

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