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Alternative Medicine News Nov 2006

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Program to promote physician diversity faces drought in critical federal funds
The clock is ticking. A federal program that aims to boost the number of minority medical students and physicians faces its demise unless Congress acts to restore federal funding later this fall. Without the money, dozens of institutions across the country—including the School of Medicine—could be forced to shut down their Center of Excellence programs. (Wed, 01 Nov 2006 08:19:22 GMT)

Link TV brings the world home to viewers
Television can peddle soap, cars and political candidates like nobody's business. But in one contrary corner there's a network selling viewers on an idea: Looking outward to understand the world and how to live in it. (Wed, 01 Nov 2006 15:24:14 GMT)

Schizophrenia Population in U.S. Reached 1.5 Million in 2002
BOSTON----A new study published in the November issue of Psychological Medicine was the first of its kind to use administrative claims databases to track the annual prevalence of diagnosed schizophrenia in the United States. (Wed, 01 Nov 2006 15:34:00 GMT)

Compound in Red Wine Boosts Health of Obese Mice
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- In another study that suggests red wine may be good for your health, researchers found that old, obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet plus the compound resveratrol were healthier and lived longer than their counterparts that didn't get resveratrol. (Wed, 01 Nov 2006 17:03:20 GMT)

Poor People In Well-to-do Neighborhoods Face Higher Death Rates
By living in a well-to-do neighborhood, poor people increase their risk of death, according to a new study by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers to be published in the December issue of the American Journal of Public Health. (Wed, 01 Nov 2006 18:07:06 GMT)

Newer Approach Urged In Screening For Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine say that how fast the amount of PSA (prostate-specific antigen) in a man's blood increases, or PSA velocity (PSAV), is an accurate gauge of tumor aggression and danger, even when PSA levels are so low as to not warrant a biopsy. (Wed, 01 Nov 2006 18:08:00 GMT)

Celiac disease: It's common, and commonly misdiagnosed
People with celiac disease can't digest gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley grains commonly used in bread, pasta, cookies and beer. This summer, the National Institutes of Health launched a campaign to educate physicians and the public about the disease. (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 02:04:32 GMT)

Current issue:
When I lived in the dorms, I caught colds all the time. I was always amazed that every time I got sick, people would stress that I should take a ton of vitamin C or some other sort of alternative cold remedy. (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 08:13:54 GMT)

Wyeth Presents Data On A Tissue Selective Estrogen Complex Class For Menopausal Therapy
Today, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE:WYE), presented Phase 2 clinical data at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meeting in New Orleans related to the use of the bazedoxifene/conjugated estrogens complex in postmenopausal women. [click link for full article] (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 08:15:30 GMT)

Gov told bear birth control would fail
Even before Gov. Corzine had moved to scrap this year's bear hunt, saying contraception might be a preferable alternative, his administration had in its possession an experts' report saying contraception would be costly and ineffective. (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 09:28:01 GMT)

Alternative medicine practice investigated
A BATLEY GP's homeopathy practice will remain closed while General Medical Council investigations continue. (02/11/2006 10:06:55) (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 10:11:57 GMT)

Stay on the pill, or switch to a coil?
It's a tricky question for women in stable relationships, but new research suggests a good alternative (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 11:50:14 GMT)

Shaw Communications Expands Digital Phone Service to Major Alberta Markets
Shaw Communications today announced that it continues to expand its increasingly popular Shaw Digital Phone service throughout Alberta to enable even more Albertans to switch to Shaw Digital Phone and experience a better alternative for their home phone service. (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 13:30:00 GMT)

NatureWell, Incorporated to Exhibit at Integrative Medicine Conference
NatureWell, Incorporated , announced today that it will be an exhibitor at the Annual Conference of the American College for Advancement in Medicine in Palm Springs, CA on November 3rd and 4th, 2006, where it will be marketing its natural migraine medication, MigraSpray®. (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 14:00:00 GMT)

Unbound Medicine Releases 5MCC 2007
"The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2007 (5MCC) delivers the latest comprehensive clinical information in a proven quick-access format. Organized for easy use and rapid information retrieval, all topics are brief, consistent, and action-oriented. The essentials of diagnosis, treatment, medications, and follow-up for more than 600 diseases and disorders are at your fingertips in an easy-to-read (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 14:17:49 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Got (non-dairy) milk?
Many prefer alternatives to cow's milk, because of increased awareness of dairy allergies, ethical concerns regarding dairy farming or greater interest in healthy foods. (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 17:50:22 GMT)

Analysis: Ancient medicine useful today
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Two new studies, one in animals, suggest that ancient medicine may have a lot more to offer than traditional drugs. (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 18:30:58 GMT)

Three senior health officials transferred
Pennapa Sapcharoen, deputy chief of the Department of Traditional and Alternative Medicine Development, is among three senior health officials who have been transferred to inactive posts and temporarily demoted from C-10 to C-9 level. (Thu, 02 Nov 2006 19:02:25 GMT)

Editorial: Desperate and duped
IT is astounding what terminal patients and their families can believe in when modern medicine has failed. (Fri, 03 Nov 2006 00:30:42 GMT)

Ancient Medicine Useful Today
by Anne Dececco UPI Correspondent Washington (UPI) Nov 02, 2006 Two new studies, one in animals, suggest that ancient medicine may have a lot more to offer than traditional drugs. (Fri, 03 Nov 2006 01:49:53 GMT)

Turmeric Prevents Experimental Rheumatoid Arthritis, Bone Loss, University Of Arizona Study Shows
An ancient spice, long used in traditional Asian medicine, may hold promise for the prevention of both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis, according to a recently completed study at The University of Arizona College of Medicine. [click link for full article] (Fri, 03 Nov 2006 08:07:56 GMT)

Desperate and Duped
IT is astounding what terminal patients and their families can believe in when modern medicine has failed. Even the urban and educated fall for promises of miracle cures. (Fri, 03 Nov 2006 08:14:22 GMT)

Researchers Cast Doubt On Hypothesis That Stigma Fuels HIV Epidemic
The dominant view in the public health community is that the stigma of being HIV positive fuels the HIV epidemic, and yet there is a lack of evidence to support this view, say two researchers in a provocative essay in PLoS Medicine. [click link for full article] (Fri, 03 Nov 2006 10:07:57 GMT)

Nassau courts may soon help, not punish, the mentally ill
FERNANDINA BEACH - Nassau County jail administrator Sidney Buck has seen them come and go, the trespassers and public urinators more in need of medicine than a night in jail. (Fri, 03 Nov 2006 11:28:52 GMT)

'Hallway medicine' slammed by NDP
Placing patients in hallways is becoming standard practice at four Lower Mainland hospitals, says the NDP's health critic, who blames the situation on the B.C. government. (Fri, 03 Nov 2006 17:48:10 GMT)

Scientists Identify A Septic Shock Susceptibility Gene
In the November 15th issue of Genes & Development, Dr. Robert Schneider and colleagues at NYU School of Medicine report that the AUF1 gene underlies susceptibility to septic shock. (Fri, 03 Nov 2006 21:10:55 GMT)

Meow, M.D.: Veterinary hospital treats only cats
Sometimes it's hard to get that dream job right out of school, but Dr. Lindsay Rosenblitt lucked out. She found her niche at Just Cats Veterinary Hospital and Pet Provisions P.C. in Stamford soon after graduating from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. (Sat, 04 Nov 2006 11:05:05 GMT)

New sports drink comes in a coconut
The humble coconut could have more than just culinary uses. Besides being used in curries and as a reinvigorating drink, coconut water could be the alternative sports drink for rehydration. (Sun, 05 Nov 2006 01:10:34 GMT)

Shinto spirituality
"Bernheim Shrine" at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Clermont, Ky., bodes to be an irresistible force of energy, thought, memory and hope. The installation by Hiromu Saiki, a professional sculptor, Sotai (alternative medicine) instructor and son of a Shinto priest, opens with a reception Saturday that includes a collaborative work period with the audience (Sun, 05 Nov 2006 11:08:49 GMT)

Scientists Identify Synthetic Compound That Keeps Stem Cells Young
A team of scientists from the Scripps Research Institute, the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine has discovered a new synthetic compound that can support growth and self-renewal of mouse embryonic stem cells, offering a simple alternative to current growth conditions that may vary batch-to-batch and confuse experimental (Sun, 05 Nov 2006 11:11:16 GMT)

Meow, M.D.: Veterinary hospital treats only cats
Sometimes it's hard to get that dream job right out of school, but Dr. Lindsay Rosenblitt lucked out. She found her niche at Just Cats Veterinary Hospital and Pet Provisions P.C. in Stamford soon after graduating from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. (Sun, 05 Nov 2006 12:43:57 GMT)

Unbound Medicine Releases 5MCC 2007
"The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2007 (5MCC) delivers the latest comprehensive clinical information in a proven quick-access format. Organized for easy use and rapid information retrieval, all topics are brief, consistent, and action-oriented. The essentials of diagnosis, treatment, medications, and follow-up for more than 600 diseases and disorders are at your fingertips in an easy-to-read (Sun, 05 Nov 2006 15:39:56 GMT)

Meow, M.D.: Veterinary hospital treats only cats
Sometimes it's hard to get that dream job right out of school, but Dr. Lindsay Rosenblitt lucked out. She found her niche at Just Cats Veterinary Hospital and Pet Provisions P.C. in Stamford soon after graduating from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. (Sun, 05 Nov 2006 16:45:53 GMT)

Pennapa unhappy to be a health specialist
Pennapa Sapcharoen, former deputy chief of the Department of Traditional and Alternative Medicine Development, is petitioning Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont over her transfer to the inactive post of a health specialist. (Sun, 05 Nov 2006 19:02:08 GMT)

Bio boxes on Nicaragua's candidates
NAME: Daniel Ortega. (Sun, 05 Nov 2006 21:19:32 GMT)

Team gets on track to save saiga
Only a few thousand saiga remain today from a once-robust population of these Asian mammals. Conservation experts are tracking their movements in the latest efforts to save the dwindling species, which was labeled "vulnerable" in 2003 by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 02:28:16 GMT)

New Thai spas massage the muscles, zap the wrinkles
After constantly struggling with her weight, Bangkok resident Penni Podhipleux came to the S Medical Spa five months ago looking for a solution. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 06:05:52 GMT)

Cloudy future for marijuana as a medicine
Medical marijuana stores have met with resistance in the South Bay and three California counties claim in a lawsuit that the measure approved by voters in 1996 is illegal. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 10:26:32 GMT)

Team gets on track to save saiga
Only a few thousand saiga remain today from a once-robust population of these Asian mammals. Conservation experts are tracking their movements in the latest efforts to save the dwindling species, which was labeled "vulnerable" in 2003 by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 12:00:42 GMT)

Team gets on track to save saiga
Only a few thousand remain today from a once-robust population of saiga, according to Kim Berger, one of the scientists leading the conservation team from the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society. Researchers are netting saigas and fitting them with GPS radio collars to track their movements. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 13:26:58 GMT)

Martin Nutraceutical's Dr. Martin Featured Speaker at Canada's Largest Showcase of Natural Health and Alternative
RENO, Nev.----Martin Nutraceuticals Inc. is pleased to announce that its Director of Research and Development, Dr. A.W. Martin has been chosen as a featured speaker at the Whole Life Expo, Canada's largest exposition of Natural Health and Alternative Medicine. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 15:09:00 GMT)

Animal Testing Alternative Has Ticks Trembling At The Knees
Scientists in Switzerland have developed a synthetic cowhide as a replacement for live animals when observing the effects of new anti-tick treatments. Traditional testing methods for these agents involve coating animals in harsh chemicals, and measuring how quickly ticks die. The new animal friendly method is also far more sensitive, and effects can be measured sooner by observing "leg trembling" (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 16:11:16 GMT)

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Little Chinese needles are really effective! Acupuncture really works. In any case, for patients with arthrosis. A German team noticed a considerable improvement in the quality of life of people who turned to this kind of alternative medicine. But always in addition to traditional treatments. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 16:23:32 GMT)

Dr. Agyemang calls for shift from orthodox medicine
The Chief Executive Officer of the New Life Clinic in Accra, Dr. Ofei Agyemang has advocated for an alternative medication to chronic diseases presently going on in our hospitals. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 19:43:42 GMT)

Hotlinks
"After 6 weeks, the warts of 8 children (16 percent) in the duct tape group and the warts of 3 children (6 percent) in the placebo group had disappeared," the researchers wrote in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 21:49:23 GMT)

Duct tape no magical cure for warts, study finds
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Duct tape does not work any better than doing nothing to cure warts in schoolchildren, Dutch researchers reported on Monday in a study that contradicts a popular theory about an easy way to get rid of the unattractive lumps. (Mon, 06 Nov 2006 22:51:46 GMT)

Hotlinks
"After 6 weeks, the warts of 8 children (16 percent) in the duct tape group and the warts of 3 children (6 percent) in the placebo group had disappeared," the researchers wrote in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. (Tue, 07 Nov 2006 06:51:15 GMT)

Holistic methods integrate with conventional medicine
Since a significant part of my graduate education is in neuroscience, I am particularly interested in clinical neuroscience from a holistic perspective. (Tue, 07 Nov 2006 10:24:56 GMT)

Advanced Cell Technology Scientist Dr. Robert Lanza Invited to Address The National Academy of Sciences at Stem Cell
Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (ACTC) (OTCBB:ACTC), applying proprietary human embryonic stem (ES) cell technology to the emerging field of regenerative medicine, announced today that Dr. (Tue, 07 Nov 2006 13:21:13 GMT)

SuperPro Vending Group Creates Advisory Board With TV Personality and Renowned Heath Expert, Dr. Frank Lawlis
SuperPro Vending Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has created an advisory board to assist in the marketing and distribution of their sugar-free gum alternative, Dentyne ICE. (Tue, 07 Nov 2006 13:30:00 GMT)

SuperPro Vending Group Creates Advisory Board With TV Personality and Renowned Heath Expert, Dr. Frank Lawlis
SuperPro Vending Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SPVG) is pleased to announce that the Company has created an advisory board to assist in the marketing and distribution of their sugar-free gum alternative, Dentyne ICE. Dr. Frank Lawlis has been appointed as the first member of the advisory board. Dr. (Tue, 07 Nov 2006 16:28:13 GMT)

ACP's electronic medical resource ranked no. 1 evidence-based tool by MLA's South Central Chapter
PHILADELPHIA, November 7, 2006 -- The South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association named ACP's Physician's Information and Education Resource (PIER) as the leading evidence-based medicine point-of-care tool. (Tue, 07 Nov 2006 17:40:32 GMT)

Ghana: Dr. Agyemang Calls for Shift From Orthodox Medicine
The Chief Executive Officer of the New Life Clinic in Accra, Dr. Ofei Agyemang has advocated for an alternative medication to chronic diseases presently going on in our hospitals. (Tue, 07 Nov 2006 19:01:45 GMT)

Stephen E. Straus, M.D., Becomes Senior Advisor to NIH Director
On November 7, 2006, Stephen E. Straus, M.D., Director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), stepped down from his leadership of the Center for health reasons. (Tue, 07 Nov 2006 21:06:03 GMT)

Around Newton: Alternative medicine
Alongside the miracles of conventional medicine are problems like side effects of drugs and chemotherapy; harried doctors juggling too many patients; too much emphasis on surgery and pills and not enough attention to the spiritual side of people. (Wed, 08 Nov 2006 05:18:15 GMT)

Cosmetic surgeons take on to Ayurveda in Europe, USA
Arvinder Kaur, New Delhi, Nov 8: Indian 'tulsi', 'gulab', honey, 'zaffran' and 'rajnigandha' are finding a place in the clinics of cosmetic surgeons at Harley Street, the heart of western medicine in Britain. (Wed, 08 Nov 2006 06:24:39 GMT)

Industrial Chemicals Impair Child Brain Development
BOSTON, Massachusetts , November 7, 2006 (ENS) - Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that 202 industrial chemicals have the capacity to damage the human brain. (Wed, 08 Nov 2006 13:19:59 GMT)

Antioxidants: New Kid On The Block For Pain Relief?
Antioxidant-based pain killers may one day become a viable alternative to addictive medications such as morphine. Researchers found that synthetic antioxidants practically eradicated pain-like behavior in nearly three-quarters of mice with inflamed hind paws. "When it comes to pain killers, there aren't many choices between over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen and aspirin and (Wed, 08 Nov 2006 18:11:03 GMT)

Touch, massage may aid dementia patients
Gentle massage therapy shows some promise for easing dementia patients' agitation and anxiety, though there have been too few well-conducted studies to recommend the treatment yet, according to researchers. (Wed, 08 Nov 2006 19:31:01 GMT)

Needed: A shift in ayurveda, says expert
Editor-in-chief of scientific journal emphasises research shift to evidence-based randomised clinical trials "Ayurveda needs to move away from the traditional philosophical approach, to become more evidence-based," said Edwin Cooper, editor-in-chief of the Evidence-Based Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (e-CAM), an international scientific journal published by the Oxford University Press. (Wed, 08 Nov 2006 20:18:45 GMT)

StarMed Group Retains ROI Group Associates As Investor Relations Counsel
StarMed Group, Inc. (OTCBB: SMEG) announced today it has retained ROI Group Associates, Inc. to develop and implement a comprehensive investor outreach program. StarMed Group is developing wellness centers that will offer preventative, traditional, medical and alternative treatments. (Wed, 08 Nov 2006 21:14:58 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Pros and cons of pygeum for prostate health
Pygeum (Prunus africanum) is an African tree widely available for the treatment of symptoms of enlarged prostate (known as benign prostate hyperplasia, or BPH). Unfortunately, there are real ecological problems with this tree. (Thu, 09 Nov 2006 01:05:12 GMT)

Dr. Gott: Are some doctors really just quacks?
Dear Dr. Gott: You doctors are brainwashed by the drug companies. All you ever do is prescribe medications, which only suppress symptoms, not cure disease. There are cures for diseases if you would tell people to go seek alternative medicine. (Thu, 09 Nov 2006 10:03:36 GMT)

AIDS-related Virus Tricks Cells To Become Tumors
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have discovered how the Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) subverts a normal cell process in order to promote tumor growth. The finding, published in the most recent issue of PLoS Pathogens, offers new potential strategies for treating Kaposi's sarcoma and other cancers associated with viruses. (Thu, 09 Nov 2006 11:12:14 GMT)

Activist doctor touts benefits of meatless diet
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has become a lightning rod for radical dietary change in the United States. The organization supports research that repeatedly demonstrates the benefits of a vegetarian diet. (Thu, 09 Nov 2006 12:57:57 GMT)

Fruit juices are unhealthy alternative, says specialist
Dubai: Fruit juices are gaining popularity among UAE consumers in a bid to become more health-oriented, but they may turn out to be an unhealthier alternative to soda. (Thu, 09 Nov 2006 20:54:34 GMT)

art November 10 - November 16 at Academy of Fine Arts, New South Gallery; 3 pm - 8 pm:
Vignettes of Passion , paintings by Isha Mahammad. Inauguration today at 5 pm. Also, the launch of a book on the celebrated painter. Till November 10 at Artists Circle, 46 Circus Avenue; 2 pm - 7 pm: Southern Alternative , paintings by artists from south India. (Thu, 09 Nov 2006 22:32:00 GMT)

Phase I Study Of Novel Gene Therapy For HIV
VIRxSYS Corporation announced 6-Nov-2006 the publication of results from their Phase I, open-label, non-randomized clinical trial evaluating VRX496, a gene-based immunotherapy for the treatment of HIV. Results of the Phase I trial conducted at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [click link for full article] (Fri, 10 Nov 2006 00:08:06 GMT)

Make way for the Alternative Nobel Prize
In 1895, Alfred Nobel created a fund and willed that the interest on the fund shall be annually distributed in the form of prizes to those who, during the preceding year, "shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind." (Fri, 10 Nov 2006 04:29:06 GMT)

RNA Map Provides First Comprehensive Understanding Of Alternative Splicing
A new RNA map, created by a team of researchers at Rockefeller University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, shows for the first time how the specific location of short snippets of RNA affects the way that alternative splicing is controlled in the brain. (Fri, 10 Nov 2006 13:26:04 GMT)

Some Key Laboratory Breast Cancer Cell Lines Are, Indeed, Good Models For The 'Real' Disease
In this era of molecular medicine, controversy among cancer researchers is increasing as to whether the laboratory cells they study -- and upon which human treatment is based -- accurately reflect the biology of "real" tumors growing in a person's body. (Fri, 10 Nov 2006 15:13:43 GMT)

Pelosi positioned to bring S.F. dollars
Tip O'Neill secured down payments for Boston's Big Dig. Sam Rayburn sent gushers of cash back to Texas, along with tax breaks that helped its oil industry. Hospitals, schools and nonprofits in Dennis Hastert's hometown of Aurora, Ill., have seen millions roll in during his reign. (Sat, 11 Nov 2006 08:11:35 GMT)

Pelosi positioned to bring S.F. dollars
As speaker of the House, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco is poised for a perch her predecessors used to channel big cash to pet projects back home. (Sat, 11 Nov 2006 09:18:48 GMT)

Complementary Medicine Has a Role in the Treatment of Allergic Diseases
Complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) has increased tremendously in popularity in the United States, and one of the most common reasons that patients turn to CAM is for treating allergic diseases according to information presented at the allergists' annual meeting. Experts study the role of CAM treatments including traditional Chinese medicine and probiotics. (Sat, 11 Nov 2006 12:30:13 GMT)

Medical Edge: Alternative treatments should complement traditional options
Does Mayo Clinic prescribe nontraditional medicine such as massage or acupuncture for post-surgical pain and relief? (Sat, 11 Nov 2006 14:32:39 GMT)

New look for Fiesta Island unveiled Plan revamped to add dog park
Ensuring care for the uninsured JOHN GIBBINS / Union-Tribune Dr. Gresham Bayne (right) heads the Volunteers in Medicine clinic in El Cajon, a modular building set in a Methodist church's parking lot. Patient Ken Bagley (left) spent 30 minutes with Bayne, had his blood tested and left with a month's supply of medication – all at no cost. New look for Fiesta Island unveiled (Sat, 11 Nov 2006 21:34:27 GMT)

Gwynnie, the Chinese say TCM* isn't working
In the West, traditional Chinese medicine just goes on growing. Huge numbers swear by it, and it is endorsed by celebrities from Prince Charles to Cherie Blair. Who, then, should be taking a great big acupuncture needle and trying to puncture this bubble but ... the Chinese? (Sun, 12 Nov 2006 00:22:36 GMT)

The new Congress: Key issues for business
WASHINGTON - Here's the outlook for financial agenda items in a new Congress in which Democrats will control the House and Senate. (Sun, 12 Nov 2006 05:18:50 GMT)

Many choosing to weigh alternatives for health reasons
GREENWOOD, Miss. – Abraham Cherrix never set out to be an advocate for alternative medicine. He is just a 16-year-old with cancer who refused to undergo a second round of chemotherapy and went to court to fight for his right not to have it. (Sun, 12 Nov 2006 08:49:29 GMT)

Gwynnie, the Chinese Say TCM* Isn't Working ; *I'M Sorry, As Your Celebrity Herbalist Won't Be Saying, Traditional
By David Eimer In the West, traditional Chinese medicine just goes on growing. Huge numbers swear by it, and it is endorsed by celebrities from Prince Charles to Cherie Blair. Who, then, should be taking a great big acupuncture needle and trying to puncture this bubble but ... (Sun, 12 Nov 2006 09:17:45 GMT)

Family takes alternative steps to help autistic girls
MORRIS TWP. -- For years, Jonathan Rose and Gayle DeLong did the best they could for their daughters, both of whom are autistic, going beyond simple special education programs and trying commonly accepted methods to improve their behavior. (Sun, 12 Nov 2006 09:23:07 GMT)

Can't afford U.S. medicine? Explore foreign alternatives
NEW DELHI, India - Dodie Gilmore is a spry 60-year-old Oklahoman who loves the outdoors, but when she could no longer straddle her faithful horse, River, she knew it was time for a new hip. (Sun, 12 Nov 2006 14:03:40 GMT)

LATEST GEORGIA HEADLINES
The Associated Press - ALBANY, Ga. Sometimes considered a nuisance, a common plant that grows abundantly in the forests and undeveloped pastures of southern Georgia may be an alternative cash crop for the state. (Sun, 12 Nov 2006 17:18:36 GMT)

Court acquits ‘herbal doctor’
DUBAI — The Dubai court of First Instance recently acquitted a Syrian expatriate, identified as F.A. who illegally practised alternative medicine, for lack of proper provisions in the penal code to punish such an offence. (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 03:29:15 GMT)

LATEST GEORGIA HEADLINES
The Associated Press - ALBANY, Ga. Sometimes considered a nuisance, a common plant that grows abundantly in the forests and undeveloped pastures of southern Georgia may be an alternative cash crop for the state. (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 05:18:37 GMT)

Students receive hands-on experience investing funds
Surrounded by 30 dual-monitor computers with Dow Jones and NASDAQ tickers scrolling in the background, students stand nervously in front of a room of their peers, answering questions about the overvaluation of the health care sector in the investment market. Topics such as AIDS, the effort to end world hunger, pharmaceuticals and alternative medicine come up as they try to convince their (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 06:43:20 GMT)

I swear … it works
TWIN FALLS — When Joann Jackson burned her thumb last week making a pie, she left the burn cream in the medicine cabinet. Instead, she reached for lavender oil — a substance commonly used in potpourri and aromatherapy. (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 07:09:57 GMT)

Complementary Medicine Has A Role In The Treatment Of Allergic Diseases
Complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) has increased tremendously in popularity in the United States. At a symposium held at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), a team of experts discussed the safety and efficacy of CAM for the management of allergic diseases. [click link for full article] (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 08:12:58 GMT)

Alternative medicine making waves in the West
Washington, Nov 13: The use of complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) has increased tremendously in the West with more and more people believing in its benefits. (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 08:38:18 GMT)

Alternative medicine making waves in the West
The use of complementary or alternative medicine has increased tremendously in the West with more and more people believing in its benefits. (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 12:40:50 GMT)

Unique Sugar Improves Energy, Pain and Quality of Life in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Patients!
Following the recent announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a major public health concern, the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine published a study unveiling a new and promising treatment for CFS and fibromyalgia . (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 14:30:00 GMT)

National Genecular Institute Presents Roadmap for Largest Global Biobank at 2nd Annual Personalized Medicine Meeting
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.----The National Genecular Institute today announced Dr. Tannin Fuja, director of research and chief scientific officer, will address how a new, global biobank can advance development of customized medicine for skin cancers and related conditions, while enabling research into major known diseases through a unique global biomedical research protocol that ensures a diverse (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 15:00:00 GMT)

Real estate roundup
Be Well CST LLC, alternative medicine, has leased 405 square feet of office space from Nexus Properties in the Heritage Building, 601 Main St., Vancouver. Doug Bartocci, Norris, Beggs & Simpson, represented the lessor and lessee. (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 18:15:04 GMT)

Study: Bioenergy sugar product useful for chronic fatigue syndrome
A study published Monday in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine shows positive results for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia who are treated with CORvalen, a product produced by Bioenergy Life Science Inc. (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 18:17:35 GMT)

Alternative medicine making waves in the West
The use of complementary or alternative medicine has increased tremendously in the West with more and more people believing in its benefits. (Mon, 13 Nov 2006 21:25:40 GMT)

Malaysia Seeks China Expertise For Traditional Medicine
BEIJING, Nov 14 (Bernama) -- Malaysia, which plans to use traditional medicine as complementary healthcare in three government hospitals next year, is seeking expertise from China on the training and regulation of traditional Chinese medicine practitioners. (Tue, 14 Nov 2006 03:44:17 GMT)

Alternative approach Doctors turn to 'medical spas' to build business, serve patients
An overhead page calls Dr. Thomas Johnson's name. A patient steps out of an exam room in a gown and stops the doctor in the hallway. The reception area is half full of people, sitting quietly as they wait for appointments. (Tue, 14 Nov 2006 14:50:56 GMT)

Alternative approach Doctors turn to 'medical spas' to build business, serve patients
An overhead page calls Dr. Thomas Johnson's name. A patient steps out of an exam room in a gown and stops the doctor in the hallway. The reception area is half full of people, sitting quietly as they wait for appointments. (Tue, 14 Nov 2006 17:09:19 GMT)

Scholar tries to move China forward on medicine
BEIJING - In the space of a few weeks, Zhang Gongyao has gone from a little-known scholar of medical history to one of China's most notorious intellectuals. (Tue, 14 Nov 2006 18:54:36 GMT)

Couple strives for balance in city's growing complementary medicine market
"Can acupuncture help me lose weight?" is one of the most common questions Melissa Sokulski hears at the Birch Center for Health, the South Side practice she shares with her husband, David. (Wed, 15 Nov 2006 05:10:23 GMT)

Forest plans trails for ATVers
LARAMIE -- Public meetings are scheduled this week in Cheyenne and Laramie regarding the Medicine Bow National Forest’s plan to establish more than 100 miles of trails for off-road vehicles on the eastern half of the Snowy Range. (Wed, 15 Nov 2006 09:17:44 GMT)

Scholar tries to move China forward on medicine
BEIJING - In the space of a few weeks, Zhang Gongyao has gone from a little-known scholar of medical history to one of China's most notorious intellectuals. (Wed, 15 Nov 2006 15:25:59 GMT)

Court rules Medicine Lake geothermal plant null, void
In a Nov. 6 decision, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the 40 year extension of leases in 1998 awarding Calpine Corporation the right to build geothermal plants at Medicine Lake violated federal laws and are null and void. The decision reversed an earlier district court decision. (Wed, 15 Nov 2006 20:49:43 GMT)

Scandal? What scandal?
The way the PN media pounced on the story of the MLP delegation to Dubai – originally exposed during an Alfred Sant interview on Bondiplus – is undoubtedly an attempt to give the MLP a taste of its own medicine. (Wed, 15 Nov 2006 22:11:03 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Improve digestion with lively foods
You are not what you eat, but what you actually digest and absorb. If you are not eating healthy-bacteria or enzyme-rich (preferably organic) foods, your digestive system may not be at peak performance. (Thu, 16 Nov 2006 01:17:29 GMT)

Heart Risk Seen in Drug for Anemia
A new study suggests that high doses of a best-selling drug used to treat anemia in dialysis and cancer patients may increase the risk of heart problems. (Thu, 16 Nov 2006 04:53:53 GMT)

Plenty of sunshine
The “Alternative Energy” industry has been stagnant since the early 1980s when President Reagan rescinded tax credits for solar and other energy development. (Thu, 16 Nov 2006 08:37:48 GMT)

Royal Free Hospital uses SMS for out of hours Sexual Health Clinic appointments
The Royal Free Hospital in North West London has used funds from the NHS innovation Fund to implement an “Out-of-Hours” booking service for their Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM) and Sexual Health clinics to provide a 24 hour appointment service that is totally confidential. (Thu, 16 Nov 2006 11:13:21 GMT)

Stay on the pill, or switch to a coil?
It's a tricky question for women in stable relationships, but new research suggests a good alternative (Thu, 16 Nov 2006 13:30:53 GMT)

Southern Africa: SADC Gets to Grips With Herbal Remedies
SOUTHERN Africa is to send a team of senior officials to China, Indonesia and India to study how those countries dealt with the contentious issue of traditional medicine. (Thu, 16 Nov 2006 16:01:03 GMT)

Whole Systems Research Is Focus of Illuminating Roundtable Discussion in Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.----The opportunities and methodological challenges inherent in a whole systems research approach to the study of complementary medicine were the focus of a roundtable discussion as part of the recent North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, and the discussion was published in the November 2006 issue of The Journal of Alternative and (Thu, 16 Nov 2006 18:23:00 GMT)

UCI offers alternative-medicine clinic at Lindora center
The university hosts an open house today at its new site at an Irvine mall. (Thu, 16 Nov 2006 20:18:26 GMT)

Non-Invasive Procedure Could Replace Open-Heart Surgery
Less-invasive treatments for heart disease may soon become an alternative to open heart surgery, according to a study published in the Journal of Interventional Cardiology. (Thu, 16 Nov 2006 23:22:34 GMT)

ROXRO PHARMA's Novel Intranasal Analgesic Provides Effective Pain Relief, New Data Show
ROXRO PHARMA Inc.'s novel intranasal pain reliever has been shown to provide effective pain relief for patients who had undergone major surgery, according to new data presented here today at the annual meeting of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. [click link for full article] (Fri, 17 Nov 2006 08:10:18 GMT)

Chinese medicine interest threatens rare species
Source: Reuters By Matthew Jones LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Britons are embracing traditional Chinese medicine and unwittingly fuelling a $10 billion illegal trade in the world's most endangered species, police ... (Fri, 17 Nov 2006 17:18:49 GMT)

Chinese medicine interest threatens rare species
Britons are embracing traditional Chinese medicine and unwittingly fuelling a $10 billion illegal trade in the world's most endangered species, police said. (Fri, 17 Nov 2006 17:35:34 GMT)

FDA OKs Return of Silicone Breast Implants
FRIDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Despite decades of controversy over the dangers of silicone breast implants, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday lifted a 14-year ban on their commercial use. (Sat, 18 Nov 2006 00:04:13 GMT)

Scripps researchers find new method for eye repair
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a method of repairing and normalizing blood vessels in the eye through the use of stem cells derived from bone marrow. These findings may point to a new approach for developing treatments for a certain type of eye diseases. (Sat, 18 Nov 2006 02:10:41 GMT)

Warning on Remedies Made From Endangered Animals ; Home News IN BRIEF
A crackdown on the growing black market trade in endangered animal products has been launched by police, working with four wildlife charities. Officers are contacting the estimated 1,000 Chinese medicine shops in London to secure their support. (Sat, 18 Nov 2006 09:13:23 GMT)

Howlistic pet care / Pets Unlimited offers acupuncture, homeopathy and Chinese herbs in growing field of alternative
The rooms are a study in color and light, with bamboo floors, framed shoji screen windows, candles on every table and large black-and-white photographs on the walls. The effect is soothing and pristine. It won't last. On Monday, the howls and... (Sat, 18 Nov 2006 13:32:47 GMT)

5:00 PM Shevchenko Scientific Society 63 Fourth Avenue
Lecture by Dr. Viktor Gribenko on the subject "Scientific and Alternative Medicine". (Sun, 19 Nov 2006 03:40:18 GMT)

Scrutiny of UMDNJ costs $8M
The tab for investigating potential wrongdoing at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey has exceeded $8.2 million and is likely to grow. (Sun, 19 Nov 2006 08:12:50 GMT)

Non-surgical Treatment Offers Alternative To Open Heart Surgery
A new method of treating mitral regurgitation (MR), the leaking of blood through the mitral valve into the heart chamber, provides a less-invasive alternative to open heart surgery. A study published in Journal of Interventional Cardiology found that a variety of advances have allowed for the potential treatment of MR through various catheter techniques, similar to angioplasty. [click link for (Sun, 19 Nov 2006 10:08:06 GMT)

Science poised to find source of intangible
D.F. Antczak is Dorothy Havemeyer McConville Professor of Equine Medicine and director of the Baker Institute for Animal Health at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine (Sun, 19 Nov 2006 12:25:21 GMT)

Court rules Medicine Lake geothermal plant null, void
In a Nov. 6 decision, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the 40 year extension of leases in 1998 awarding Calpine Corporation the right to build geothermal plants at Medicine Lake violated federal laws and are null and void. The decision reversed an earlier district court decision. (Sun, 19 Nov 2006 17:49:44 GMT)

New technology offers alternative to open heart surgery
A new method of treating mitral regurgitation (MR), the leaking of blood through the mitral valve into the heart chamber, provides a less-invasive alternative to open heart surgery. (Sun, 19 Nov 2006 18:37:19 GMT)

Cost of UMDNJ probe tops $8 million
The tab for investigating potential wrongdoing at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey has exceeded $8.2 million and is likely to grow. (Sun, 19 Nov 2006 22:07:22 GMT)

Practicing medicine with a natural approach
Would you like a little botanical medicine with your blood work-up? Maybe you should see a naturopathic physician, such as Lise Alschuler. (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 08:25:24 GMT)

Spirit Philanthropy
Christy Mack's unique Bravewell Collaborative seeks a mainstream role for alternative medicine. (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 11:12:20 GMT)

New Age Medicine For Fido & Friends
Soft candles, soothing aromas, carefully chosen colors, acupuncture if needed ? it's all on the menu at a new animal clinic in San Francisco ? part of a trend of holistic pet care being practiced by hundreds of vets nationwide. (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 11:47:14 GMT)

Some veterinarians turning to acupuncture, other alternative treatments for ailing pets
SAN FRANCISCO - When Ann Day's dog had a stroke in July, one side of his face became paralyzed so severely he couldn't blink. She knew she needed to do something before the 13-year-old pug,... (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 13:21:47 GMT)

Open chest surgery alternative found
CHICAGO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A U.S. scientist has found an alternative to open chest surgery in treating mitral regurgitation -- blood leaking into the heart through the mitral valve. (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 13:45:38 GMT)

Some veterinarians turning to acupuncture, other alternative treatments for ailing pets
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- When Ann Day's dog had a stroke in July, one side of his face became paralyzed so severely he couldn't blink. She knew she needed to do something before the 13-year-old pug, Jimmy, lost his eye to infection. (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 15:22:55 GMT)

New Technology Offers Alternative To Open Heart Surgery
A new method of treating mitral regurgitation (MR), the leaking of blood through the mitral valve into the heart chamber, provides a less-invasive alternative to open heart surgery. A study published in Journal of Interventional Cardiology found that a variety of advances have allowed for the potential treatment of MR through various catheter techniques, similar to angioplasty. While over 50,000 (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 17:11:02 GMT)

Open chest surgery alternative found
A U.S. scientist has found an alternative to open chest surgery in treating mitral regurgitation -- blood leaking into the heart through the mitral valve. (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 18:39:39 GMT)

Acupuncture Going To The Dogs
Veterinarians are increasingly making alternative approaches to medicine, like acupuncture and herbal remedies, available to pets. (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 18:41:17 GMT)

More vets turn to alternative pet care
As alternative approaches like acupuncture and herbal remedies have moved further into the mainstream for humans, veterinarians have made those same techniques increasingly available for pets. (Mon, 20 Nov 2006 21:18:57 GMT)

Some veterinarians turning to acupuncture, other alternative treatments for ailing pets
SAN FRANCISCO -- When Ann Dey's dog had a stroke in July, one side of his face became paralyzed so severely he couldn't blink. She knew she needed to do something before the 13-year-old pug, Jimmy, lost his eye to infection. (Tue, 21 Nov 2006 04:29:27 GMT)

NEWS YOU CAN USE: Sleeping without a prescription
Whether meditating before bed or sipping a kava kava nightcap, more than 1.6 million Americans use some form of alternative medicine when they have trouble sleeping. (Tue, 21 Nov 2006 08:03:05 GMT)

MBA Students Develop Plan for Biofuels in Developing Countries
A practicum that focused on alternative energy use led MBA students to the jatropha plant, a hardy shrub with seeds that produce an oil that can power basic generators. The students' articulated the potential for economic stability that jatropha offers African villages. (Wed, 22 Nov 2006 07:24:15 GMT)

Learn the Ways of Shamanism and Holistic Medicine for Health, Healing, Self-Improvement
Shamanism has been growing in popularity as a powerful source of holistic medicine and healing. A brand new blog is covering these methods in detail to promote health and understanding. (PRWeb Nov 22, 2006) (Wed, 22 Nov 2006 08:15:17 GMT)

Holistic health in Sharjah
The Sharjah International Holistic Health Centre was opened by the Undersecretary to the Ministry of Health on Tuesday. The centre has specialty clinics for internal medicine, paediatrics, general medicine, dentistry, nutrition and iridology diagnostics. (Wed, 22 Nov 2006 10:37:19 GMT)

Radionuclide Investigations of the Urinary Tract in the Era of Multimodality Imaging*
By Boubaker, Ariane; Prior, John O; Meuwly, Jean-Yves; Bischof- Delaloye, Angelika This article presents the role of nuclear medicine procedures in investigating renal and parenchymal disease, as well as upper urinary tract abnormalities. (Wed, 22 Nov 2006 11:15:07 GMT)

Practicing medicine with a natural approach
Would you like a little botanical medicine with your blood work-up? Maybe you should see a naturopathic physician, such as Lise Alschuler. (Wed, 22 Nov 2006 17:46:22 GMT)

Hypnosis, Reiki may get ‘legal seal’
In a move likely to face opposition from practitioners of alternative medicine, the government is considering a law to recognise new systems of medicine. (Wed, 22 Nov 2006 18:59:28 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Exercise your way to happier holidays
Many of us fall prey to the increasing tensions and anxieties associated with the holidays. With extra activities, high expectations, family pressures and added responsibilities, increased stress and anxiety levels signal the season as much as street-corner Santas and crowded malls. (Wed, 22 Nov 2006 22:32:02 GMT)

Company clarifies controversial stem cell study
A company scolded in Congress and criticized by religious groups for an experiment involving human embryonic stem cells clarified its work on Wednesday and said it had demonstrated an acceptable alternative to producing the controversial cells. (Wed, 22 Nov 2006 22:51:42 GMT)

Holistic health centre opens in Sharjah
SHARJAH — The first centre in the emirate providing diagnosis and treatment using both traditional and alternative medicine — Sharjah International Holistic Health Centre (SIHHC) — was inaugurated yesterday by Shaikh Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Director of the Sharjah Medical District. (Thu, 23 Nov 2006 03:44:42 GMT)

Dr. Andrew Weil dispenses expert health advice at Distinguished Speakers event
Dr. Andrew Weil, a Harvardtrained physician, bestselling author and world-renowned expert on healthy living, has been called an alternative medicine guru, but it's not a title he embraces. (Thu, 23 Nov 2006 05:13:01 GMT)

Pets Get a Dose of Alternative Medicine, Non-Profit Group Opens First Holistic Hospital for Animals in San Francisco
By MARCUS WOHLSEN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO - When Ann Day's dog had a stroke in July, one side of his face became paralyzed so severely he couldn't blink. She knew she needed to do something before the 13-year-old pug, Jimmy, lost his eye to infection. (Thu, 23 Nov 2006 07:12:09 GMT)

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