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Alternative Medicine News Apr 2007

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With alternative medicine, it's a dog's life that's at stake
CHELSEA, Vt. – Brenda Cohen spent much of last summer worrying about how rarely the last of her Irish setters, Little P, ran off at the mouth. ... - By DAVID CORRIVEAU Valley News (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 04:11:10 GMT)

Biofuels launch biotech’s ‘third wave’
SAN FRANCISCO — Biotechnology was first applied in medicine, then farming. Today, dozens of lifesaving drugs are on the market, while many crops are genetically engineered to withstand weed killers. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 04:24:27 GMT)

People in business
•Nexus Specialty Hospital has named Jon Markowski as program director of physical medicine and rehabilitation. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 05:46:42 GMT)

The hip thing: Hip replacement alternative is being performed in Rockford
Baby boomers are hitting retirement age, but that doesn't mean they're taking it easy. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 07:13:13 GMT)

Gastric bypass alternative could change lives of obese teens
Dr. George Datto sees them almost every day in the weight-management program at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Rockland. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 07:47:29 GMT)

Alternative heart treatment raises turmoil in health industry
NEW ORLEANS -- Heart patients around the country are calling their doctors to question plans to treat clogged arteries with stents. It is the early fallout from a big study that showed drugs work just as well in non-emergency cases to prevent heart attacks, deaths and, over the long run, chest pain. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 09:08:15 GMT)

The CW Gets Into the Web Game
(Broadcasting & Cable) _ YouTube may soon get a taste of its own medicine if The CW greenlights a reality pilot that would put the Web's best user-generated content on weekly TV. (Sun, 01 Apr 2007 21:39:21 GMT)

Swiss healing
Whether you suffer from asthma, arthritis or acid reflux, this Swiss doctor of alternative medicine wants to help. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 01:55:02 GMT)

Biofuels launch biotech’s ‘third wave’
SAN FRANCISCO — Biotechnology was first applied in medicine, then farming. Today, dozens of lifesaving drugs are on the market, while many crops are genetically engineered to withstand weed killers. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 04:09:27 GMT)

Swiss healing
Whether you suffer from asthma, arthritis or acid reflux, this Swiss doctor of alternative medicine wants to help. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 07:25:22 GMT)

Cabinet care
If you have ever tended to a child's scraped knee or been awakened in the middle of the night by a sudden bout of coughing, you know how important it is to keep a well-stocked medicine cabinet. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 08:48:45 GMT)

Non-Surgical Facelift Offers Alternative to Extreme Makeover
Many women -- and men -- would like to improve their appearance to mitigate the telltale signs of aging. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 12:00:00 GMT)

Non-Surgical Facelift Offers Alternative to Extreme Makeover
CHELMSFORD, Mass. and NASHUA, N.H., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Many women -- and men -- would like to improve their appearance to mitigate the telltale signs of aging. However, many are reluctant to undergo the surgery required by many of the more extensive cosmetic procedures. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 14:27:39 GMT)

Biofuels launch biotech’s ‘third wave’
SAN FRANCISCO — Biotechnology was first applied in medicine, then farming. Today, dozens of lifesaving drugs are on the market, while many crops are genetically engineered to withstand weed killers. (Mon, 02 Apr 2007 21:10:28 GMT)

A Patient?s Demands Versus a Doctor?s Convictions
A patient?s right to self-determination is the prevailing ethic in medicine today, but in reality doctors routinely place limits on it. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 02:08:15 GMT)

Team Notes
tigers (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 14:50:43 GMT)

Biofuels launch biotech’s ‘third wave’
SAN FRANCISCO — Biotechnology was first applied in medicine, then farming. Today, dozens of lifesaving drugs are on the market, while many crops are genetically engineered to withstand weed killers. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 17:40:10 GMT)

The Unlikely Frontrunner
WashingtonMan oh man does this gun nut know how to play a crowd! Wayne LaPierre may have the moniker of a sitcom sommelier but he's got the lungs of a longshoreman. (Tue, 03 Apr 2007 19:12:00 GMT)

Food scare prompts pet owners to retreat to own kitchens
ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- Some dog and cat owners frightened by a contamination scare are forsaking the pet-food aisle and grinding up meat in their own kitchens instead. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 03:14:03 GMT)

Pet owners making own dog and cat food
Some dog and cat owners frightened by a contamination scare are forsaking the pet-food aisle and grinding up meat in their own kitchens instead. Sales of pet food recipe books have also shot up since the nationwide pet-food recall began two weeks ago. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 06:32:59 GMT)

Pet owners making own dog and cat food
Some dog and cat owners frightened by a contamination scare are forsaking the pet-food aisle and grinding up meat in their own kitchens instead. Sales of pet food recipe books have also shot up since the nationwide pet-food recall began two weeks ago. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 08:04:32 GMT)

Swiss healing
Whether you suffer from asthma, arthritis or acid reflux, this Swiss doctor of alternative medicine wants to help. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 08:25:41 GMT)

Pet food scare inspires homemade chow
Some dog and cat owners frightened by a contamination scare are forsaking the pet-food aisle and grinding up meat in their own kitchens instead. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 11:58:58 GMT)

Some Owners Turn to Making Own Pet Food After Scare
After a major pet food recall over contamination blamed for pet deaths, some owners are resorting to making their own food. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 14:24:11 GMT)

First Monday: Watch, listen and read
Watch, listen and read (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 15:13:05 GMT)

Swiss healing
Whether you suffer from asthma, arthritis or acid reflux, this Swiss doctor of alternative medicine wants to help. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 17:40:04 GMT)

Biofuels launch biotech’s ‘third wave’
SAN FRANCISCO — Biotechnology was first applied in medicine, then farming. Today, dozens of lifesaving drugs are on the market, while many crops are genetically engineered to withstand weed killers. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 20:40:24 GMT)

Computers hinder mammogram readings, report finds
Computer-aided mammogram designed to help doctors spot cancer do not increase the chance of finding a tumor and, instead, heighten the risk that a woman will get an unnecessary biopsy, researchers reported on Wednesday. (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 21:05:28 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Eggs: nature's true whole food
Eggs are a highly nutrient-dense whole food. One egg contains 6.5 grams of usable, easily digestible protein. The amino-acid complex in eggs is so well-proportioned it is used as a reference point for judging protein quality in other foods. Egg white contains about 10 percent protein, the rest is water. The yolk has the goodies. There are 5 grams of fat in the yolk, along with appreciable amounts ... (Wed, 04 Apr 2007 22:04:34 GMT)

Swiss healing
Whether you suffer from asthma, arthritis or acid reflux, this Swiss doctor of alternative medicine wants to help. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 00:55:48 GMT)

Katrina exodus leads thousands home, to Atlanta
Two years ago, Keith Ferdinand had a booming practice of 10,000 active patients at his cardiology clinic in New Orleans' Upper 9th Ward. He saw 40-60 patients a day at the clinic he'd built over two decades in the city where he was born. Then he'd go home to a custom-built lakefront house. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 03:46:32 GMT)

Exercisers Slow It Down With Qigong
Tired of sweaty, packed studios, some yogis are converting to other mind-body practices like qigong. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 04:25:27 GMT)

Date Book
Issue date: 4/5/07 Section: Extra! Lecture. Dr. Vinjar FØnnebØ from the University of TromsØ, Norway, will discuss new findings regarding complementary and alternative medicine. A light lunch will be served. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 06:29:53 GMT)

Nearly 7 Million People Now Have the Option to Get Back to Work Without Drugs
A new CDC study says approximately 30% of people in the U.S. who are 18-64 years old find arthritis affects their work. As more consumers turn their backs on traditional pharmaceuticals, they seek alternative treatments such as those containing natural herbs and extracts such as Boswellia extract, white willow bark, yucca root, devil's claw root, sarsaparilla root and feverfew leaf. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 07:01:00 GMT)

Nearly 7 Million People Now Have the Option to Get Back to Work Without Drugs
A new CDC study says approximately 30% of people in the U.S. who are 18-64 years old find arthritis affects their work. As more consumers turn their backs on traditional pharmaceuticals, they seek alternative treatments such as those containing natural herbs and extracts such as Boswellia extract, white willow bark, yucca root, devil's claw root, sarsaparilla root and feverfew leaf. (PRWeb Apr 5, ... (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 07:34:21 GMT)

Computers hinder mammogram readings, report finds
Computer-aided mammogram designed to help doctors spot cancer do not increase the chance of finding a tumor and, instead, heighten the risk that a woman will get an unnecessary biopsy, researchers reported on Wednesday. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 10:38:29 GMT)

Report: Computers hinder mammogram readings
Computer tech doesn't enhance efficacy of procedure, but does increase chance patient will have unnecessary biopsy, study finds. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 13:51:52 GMT)

Listen Here!: Delicious An Appetizing Alternative
Last month I lamented the closing of The Delicious, a Fayetteville venue that had hosted a number of great concerts in the fall and winter of 2006. The "club" -- a house at the corner of Douglas Street and Whitham Avenue -- brought in young punk, indie and metal bands that would be filling real clubs in just about any other college town. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 20:18:52 GMT)

Biofuels launch biotech’s ‘third wave’
SAN FRANCISCO — Biotechnology was first applied in medicine, then farming. Today, dozens of lifesaving drugs are on the market, while many crops are genetically engineered to withstand weed killers. (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 22:11:19 GMT)

Health Care For All? Not Quite
But Maine's two-year-old Dirigo system is providing other states with a blueprint and useful lessons (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 22:22:08 GMT)

Trends & Innovations - Thursday
High tech may not boost scores (Thu, 05 Apr 2007 23:00:00 GMT)

New Osher Lifelong Learning Classes for the public begin at UCSF
The public is invited to join the world's leading experts in medicine and the health sciences at the spring quarter of UCSF’s Mini Medical School, presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCSF. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 00:03:43 GMT)

Swiss healing
Whether you suffer from asthma, arthritis or acid reflux, this Swiss doctor of alternative medicine wants to help. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 04:25:32 GMT)

Get outside your box alternative calendar
Out of the Box is a new calendar of alternative events. Want to submit an item? Send information at least two weeks before publication to Polly McDaniel at pmcdaniel@CITIZEN-TIMES.com. Sorry, we can't take information over the phone. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 04:33:56 GMT)

Travel management in Medicine Bow faces revisions
DOUGLAS A public hearing to consider proposed travel management plans in the Douglas Ranger District of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest will be conducted next week. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 08:22:13 GMT)

Listen Here!: Delicious An Appetizing Alternative
Last month I lamented the closing of The Delicious, a Fayetteville venue that had hosted a number of great concerts in the fall and winter of 2006. The "club" -- a house at the corner of Douglas Street and Whitham Avenue -- brought in young punk, indie and metal bands that would be filling real clubs in just about any other college town. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 08:49:09 GMT)

Boone doctor charged with incompetence
Dr. Jean Lorentzen, known for prescribing "bio-identical hormones" to women as an alternative, says prejudice against her led to a ’witch hunt.’ (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 09:19:11 GMT)

Top Local News
If you're like a lot of people, you're frazzled by Friday. Stressed out by work, relationships, family, money...you name it. Some special guests dropped by the Fox 31 Studios to help. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 15:02:50 GMT)

New Therapeutic Bodywork Center offers first-visit discount
April 5, 2007: A new center offering Complementary and Alternative Therapy Treatment for the Mind & Body is now open! (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 15:33:06 GMT)

Top Health News
If you're like a lot of people, you're frazzled by Friday. Stressed out by work, relationships, family, money...you name it. Alternative medicine can work along with traditional care to alleviate the stress in your life. (Fri, 06 Apr 2007 16:32:39 GMT)

Travel management in Medicine Bow faces revisions
DOUGLAS A public hearing to consider proposed travel management plans in the Douglas Ranger District of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest will be conducted next week. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 08:20:22 GMT)

Listen Here!: Delicious An Appetizing Alternative
Last month I lamented the closing of The Delicious, a Fayetteville venue that had hosted a number of great concerts in the fall and winter of 2006. The "club" -- a house at the corner of Douglas Street and Whitham Avenue -- brought in young punk, indie and metal bands that would be filling real clubs in just about any other college town. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 09:41:18 GMT)

Ralph Dittman: Expanded Stem Cell Research in Danger
This week the United States Senate will take up Senate Bill 5 (S.5), legislation to lift the arbitrary restrictions imposed by President Bush that have throttled research funding for human embryonic stem cells. S.5, referred to as the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, is the modified senate version of the Castle-DeGette House Bill aimed at allowing federal funding while utilizing excess IVF ... (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 18:10:35 GMT)

Travel management in Medicine Bow faces revisions
DOUGLAS A public hearing to consider proposed travel management plans in the Douglas Ranger District of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest will be conducted next week. (Sat, 07 Apr 2007 21:05:22 GMT)

DISD sees 'cheese' escalate as problem among students
The number of Dallas students getting hooked on a new drug called "cheese" is skyrocketing, with arrests for the heroin mix up 82 percent so far this school year. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 05:18:15 GMT)

Listen Here!: Delicious An Appetizing Alternative
Last month I lamented the closing of The Delicious, a Fayetteville venue that had hosted a number of great concerts in the fall and winter of 2006. The "club" -- a house at the corner of Douglas Street and Whitham Avenue -- brought in young punk, indie and metal bands that would be filling real clubs in just about any other college town. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 07:33:52 GMT)

Travel management in Medicine Bow faces revisions
DOUGLAS A public hearing to consider proposed travel management plans in the Douglas Ranger District of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest will be conducted next week. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 08:19:22 GMT)

Cheers, Red Wine IS Good for You ; Dr Yvonne Casey's Complementary Medicine
By Dr Yvonne Casey Q IS it true that red wine can help lower cholesterol? I hope so! A RED wine has been advocated in reducing levels but other measures are recommended too. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 10:00:35 GMT)

Pain relief worth risk, patients say
After the makers of Vioxx and a similar drug called Bextra yanked them from the market because of potentially deadly side effects, people with sore hips and knees had to turn somewhere. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 12:10:26 GMT)

Stem cell vote set for Congress this week
Stem cells will be at the top of the agenda for the U.S. Senate when it returns on Tuesday with supporters of the research hoping they can change the president's mind on the issue and opponents hoping to have a say about their stand. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 14:57:35 GMT)

Pet food recalls suggest home cooking alternative
WITH the recent massive nationwide pet food recall, the idea of offering one's dogs and cats some good ol' home cookin' may sound appealing. In fact, this is not a new idea. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 15:29:07 GMT)

Howe trys out alternative medicine
HOWE — Alternative medicine has arrived in the city of Howe in the form of Herbal Electro-Dermal Screening. Electro-Dermal screening detects changes in the bodies resistance due to illness, inflammation and other factors. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 15:59:54 GMT)

Peaceful Warrior
Evidently, as things like yoga, alternative medicine, and meditation become more accepted by the mainstream, it creates a market of films for the new-agey niche. (Sun, 08 Apr 2007 21:04:01 GMT)

Blair urged to save top alternative hospital
Tony Blair is being petitioned to save a leading homeopathic hospital favoured by the Royal Family amid claims of an campaign by doctors against alternative medicine. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 00:47:58 GMT)

Listen Here!: Delicious An Appetizing Alternative
Last month I lamented the closing of The Delicious, a Fayetteville venue that had hosted a number of great concerts in the fall and winter of 2006. The "club" -- a house at the corner of Douglas Street and Whitham Avenue -- brought in young punk, indie and metal bands that would be filling real clubs in just about any other college town. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 07:33:52 GMT)

Q&A: Mike Cohill: Sutter CEO talks about health care choice
SANTA ROSA – Sutter Medical Center Santa Rosa CEO Mike Cohill thinks Sonoma County needs a strong alternative to Kaiser Permanente. Mr. Cohill said everyone in the North Bay – from employers to employees – can benefit from choice. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 10:34:10 GMT)

Independent Clinical Trial Finds Dramatic Improvements in Body Contour Using UltraShape(R) CONTOUR I
Results of an independent clinical trial showing the efficacy of the UltraShape CONTOUR I, the first clinically proven non-invasive solution for body contouring, will be published in the April issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, the journal for the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 12:03:00 GMT)

Probiotics Offer a Natural Option for IBS Sufferers
With the recent Food and Drug Administration discontinuation of a leading prescription drug for constipation associated with irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation, millions of Americans are now seeking a safe alternative treatment for their IBS. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 13:00:00 GMT)

Stem cell vote set for Congress this week
Stem cells will be at the top of the agenda for the U.S. Senate when it returns on Tuesday with supporters of the research hoping they can change the president's mind on the issue and opponents hoping to have a say about their stand. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 13:24:22 GMT)

No scientific evidence diet supplements work
Every morning, Dr. Frank Pinto pops not one or two vitamins, not just a handful, but more than two dozen dietary supplements, washing each one down with a sip of water. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 14:55:11 GMT)

Music and medicine
The Holy Week will be over by the time you read this, and some of you may even have made the trek up to Baguio — though God knows Holy Week is the worst time to be up there among the teeming hordes of refugees from the lowland heat. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 15:23:45 GMT)

Howe trys out alternative medicine
HOWE — Alternative medicine has arrived in the city of Howe in the form of Herbal Electro-Dermal Screening. Electro-Dermal screening detects changes in the bodies resistance due to illness, inflammation and other factors. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 15:45:02 GMT)

Freeman Sports Medicine offering free physicals for students on April 17
Even though school is almost out, it is not too early to think about playing sports next year. Anyone who wants to participate in any sanctioned sport needs a complete physical before they can participate. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 19:34:16 GMT)

Physicians' beliefs may influence their perception of the effects of spirituality on health
More than half of physicians believe that religion and spirituality have a significant influence on patients' health, according to a report in the April 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Physicians who are most religious are more likely to interpret the influence of religion and spirituality in positive ways. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 20:08:37 GMT)

Bush backs stem cell ‘compromise’
President Bush is seeking to obscure his growing political isolation in Congress by backing an “ethical alternative” on stem-cell research — an issue that splits Republicans and contributed to their defeat in November’s midterm elections. (Mon, 09 Apr 2007 20:52:01 GMT)

Doctors write life-saving book
If there is a singular thing that nearly 80 years of combined medicine has taught husband and wife doctor team Monica and Gerry Lewis is that when it comes to cancer, the right kind of knowledge can save lives. (Tue, 10 Apr 2007 02:08:06 GMT)

An alternative treatment for a rapid heart rate
I sometimes get palpitations. My heart feels like it is racing out of control to the point where I sometimes need to go to the emergency room to get my heart rate under control. My doctor told me I have SVT and started me on Cardizem, and I have not had any "attacks" since. (Tue, 10 Apr 2007 05:24:18 GMT)

Listen Here!: Delicious An Appetizing Alternative
Last month I lamented the closing of The Delicious, a Fayetteville venue that had hosted a number of great concerts in the fall and winter of 2006. The "club" -- a house at the corner of Douglas Street and Whitham Avenue -- brought in young punk, indie and metal bands that would be filling real clubs in just about any other college town. (Tue, 10 Apr 2007 07:48:52 GMT)

Your Life Daily: The Eyes Have It
By KAREN HAMBRIDGE reports Alternative healing week HEALTH: How more and more people are turning to complementary treatments such as iridology and dowsing IN our quest to be healthy, many people are now turning their back on modern medicine and opting for alternative methods of healing. (Tue, 10 Apr 2007 14:35:11 GMT)

Freeman Sports Medicine offering free physicals for students on April 17
Even though school is almost out, it is not too early to think about playing sports next year. Anyone who wants to participate in any sanctioned sport needs a complete physical before they can participate. (Tue, 10 Apr 2007 14:49:16 GMT)

Groups form healthcare partnership
Hundreds of healthcare staff in northwestern Minnesota will be provided training in Complementary and Alternative Medicine program with funding from a Minnesota Job Skills Partnership grant awarded to Northland Community and Technical College. (Tue, 10 Apr 2007 15:18:02 GMT)

Alternative Therapy degree attack
British academic degrees in homeopathy and complementary medicine have been called ‘pseudoscience’ and attacked in the science magazine Nature. (Tue, 10 Apr 2007 15:33:59 GMT)

Music and medicine
The Holy Week will be over by the time you read this, and some of you may even have made the trek up to Baguio — though God knows Holy Week is the worst time to be up there among the teeming hordes of refugees from the lowland heat. (Tue, 10 Apr 2007 16:09:38 GMT)

Flu Vaccine Grown in Insect Cells Called a Promising Alternative
By Serena Gordon , HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- The latest buzz in flu vaccine development could be the use of an insect-cell-based... (Tue, 10 Apr 2007 21:53:56 GMT)

Nontraditional treatment heals wide range of ailments
It is common for individuals to get vaccines for the flu, medication for infections and surgery for disease or injuries. However, a form of treatment from traditional Eastern medicine is increasing in mainstream medicine more and more everyday. Acupuncture treats numerous human bodily discomforts with the use of needles to create balance in the body. (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 03:30:35 GMT)

Listen Here!: Delicious An Appetizing Alternative
Last month I lamented the closing of The Delicious, a Fayetteville venue that had hosted a number of great concerts in the fall and winter of 2006. The "club" -- a house at the corner of Douglas Street and Whitham Avenue -- brought in young punk, indie and metal bands that would be filling real clubs in just about any other college town. (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 08:45:46 GMT)

Forest road plan draws fire
DOUGLAS -- Jim Johnson lives in Glenrock, but has a little cabin high up in the Laramie Peak unit of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 08:49:44 GMT)

UR flu vaccine has promise
An experimental flu vaccine made with caterpillars is being tested in a University of Rochester study and shows promise as an alternative to vaccine made with chicken eggs. (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 09:05:21 GMT)

Alternative Medicine Magazine Exposes Myths Associated With Osteoporosis Danger
Alternative Medicine magazine, a leading newsstand publication on natural living and healthcare, announced today that its April 2007 issue includes a special section focusing on the myth of osteoporosis. (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 15:20:00 GMT)

Rapid oral HIV test shows great promise according to MUHC-led research
A convenient, easy to use, and rapid alternative to blood-based HIV testing may become the new standard for field testing according to a new MUHC study. The study shows that the oral fluid-based OraQuick HIV1/2 test is 100 per cent accurate and patients' preferred choice. (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 15:52:57 GMT)

Music and medicine
The Holy Week will be over by the time you read this, and some of you may even have made the trek up to Baguio — though God knows Holy Week is the worst time to be up there among the teeming hordes of refugees from the lowland heat. (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 16:08:44 GMT)

Flu Vaccine Grown in Insect Cells Called a Promising Alternative
Title: Flu Vaccine Grown in Insect Cells Called a Promising Alternative Category: Health News Created: 4/11/2007 2:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 4/11/2007 (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 19:29:27 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Fighting functional blindness
Smokers and seniors are at risk for age-related macular degeneration (also known as AMD), the leading cause of functional blindness for people over 65 in the United States. It is estimated that 1.75 million people have the progressive form of AMD and an additional 15 million have a less progressive form. (Wed, 11 Apr 2007 22:13:30 GMT)

Forest road plan draws fire
DOUGLAS -- Jim Johnson lives in Glenrock, but has a little cabin high up in the Laramie Peak unit of the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. (Thu, 12 Apr 2007 03:51:22 GMT)

Alternates to Traditional Treatments
The line between conventional and alternative medicine is becoming more blurred all the time. Allopathic doctors are opening themselves up to inventive medical ideas and practices. (Thu, 12 Apr 2007 08:49:28 GMT)

Listen Here!: Delicious An Appetizing Alternative
Last month I lamented the closing of The Delicious, a Fayetteville venue that had hosted a number of great concerts in the fall and winter of 2006. The "club" -- a house at the corner of Douglas Street and Whitham Avenue -- brought in young punk, indie and metal bands that would be filling real clubs in just about any other college town. (Thu, 12 Apr 2007 08:49:29 GMT)

Smart Drugs Start to Deliver: Research is Creating Medicine That is Matched to a Patient's Genetic Makeup
By Sabine Vollmer, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Apr. 12--Carolyn Distasio's cancer treatment is a doctor's dream come true. (Thu, 12 Apr 2007 11:00:37 GMT)

Music and medicine
The Holy Week will be over by the time you read this, and some of you may even have made the trek up to Baguio — though God knows Holy Week is the worst time to be up there among the teeming hordes of refugees from the lowland heat. (Thu, 12 Apr 2007 16:08:45 GMT)

Fiber on the Foot hoofs it to fair May 5
RED BLUFF - Elton Thompson, a fiber sorter and knowledgeable Native American medicine expert specializing in alternative medicine, is just one of the featured speakers at next weekend's alpaca education and celebration event, Fiber on the Foot, at the Tehama District Fairground. (Thu, 12 Apr 2007 16:39:21 GMT)

Merck urges panel to back Vioxx successor
A pain reliever in the same family as the recalled drug Vioxx should be approved to provide an alternative for patients who do not respond well to current options, maker Merck & Co Inc. argued to a U.S. advisory panel on Thursday. (Thu, 12 Apr 2007 18:32:29 GMT)

Dallas pet clinic offers traditional, alternative therapies
Under one roof, the usual and acupuncture, etc. When you think of alternative medicine, you might think of a person having acupuncture treatments or taking herbal remedies. (Thu, 12 Apr 2007 20:42:33 GMT)

Alternative calendar
Out of the Box is a new calendar of alternative events. Want to submit an item? Send information at least two weeks before publication to Polly McDaniel at (Fri, 13 Apr 2007 05:18:53 GMT)

Keeping Up to Date
This article is one in a series of reviews on complementary and alternative medicine. This article is included as part of this issue's continuing medical education (CME) activity. (Fri, 13 Apr 2007 09:08:05 GMT)

Music and medicine
The Holy Week will be over by the time you read this, and some of you may even have made the trek up to Baguio — though God knows Holy Week is the worst time to be up there among the teeming hordes of refugees from the lowland heat. (Fri, 13 Apr 2007 16:10:51 GMT)

Hip Surgery With a Future
An interim approach to total hip replacement is offering an alternative that still leaves open the possibility of successfully receiving an artificial hip later in life. (Sat, 14 Apr 2007 02:39:16 GMT)

Medicine Scam Preys On SF Chinese Community
Police are searching for at least two people involved in a scam con artists are using to prey on San Francisco's Chinese community, where alternative medicine is bought and sold on a regular basis. (Sat, 14 Apr 2007 03:04:00 GMT)

Music and medicine
The Holy Week will be over by the time you read this, and some of you may even have made the trek up to Baguio — though God knows Holy Week is the worst time to be up there among the teeming hordes of refugees from the lowland heat. (Sat, 14 Apr 2007 16:23:45 GMT)

Rapid Oral HIV Test Shows Great Promise
A convenient, easy to use, and rapid alternative to blood-based HIV testing may become the new standard for field testing according to a new MUHC study. The study shows that the oral fluid-based OraQuick HIV1/2 test is 100 per cent accurate and patients' preferred choice.Senior and lead author Dr. [click link for full article] (Sat, 14 Apr 2007 23:04:11 GMT)

Concierge medicine an "affordable option"
A bill poised to land on the governor's desk ends the legal confusion over retainer-fee doctors, but it is unlikely to quell objections from ethicists and economists over the controversial practice. (Sun, 15 Apr 2007 07:09:16 GMT)

Slovenia's president seeks meaning of life
Looking for the true meaning of life? Slovenia's president may be able to help. (Mon, 16 Apr 2007 01:03:03 GMT)

A License to Heal: N.C. Medical Society and N.C. Association of Naturopathic Physicians are at odds
The yoga mats are a clue that this isn't a doctor's office. So is the manual of Chinese medicine lying on a desk. But the real hint might be the "prescription" that Charles Bennett took away with him from Jade Teta's office one rainy day last week. (Mon, 16 Apr 2007 04:11:12 GMT)

Wikis, Blogs, RSS Aim for Workplace
As businesses worldwide debate the pros and cons of using wikis, tagging, Web mashups, syndicated feeds and blogs, the Web 2.0 Expo opened Sunday in San Francisco with a gaggle of vendors betting these Internet tools belong in the workplace. (Mon, 16 Apr 2007 06:00:00 GMT)

Alternative healing available for pets, too Local vet gives talk on holistic medicine
FREDERICK -- Donna Pearman of Ijamsville noticed two years ago that her husband's excruciating back pain had continued to worsen, with few treatments available. So she turned to an acupuncturist to help him -- and the couple's four-legged companions. (Mon, 16 Apr 2007 06:09:08 GMT)

Letters to the Editor
The DI 's editorial staff should be commended for taking a position on the proposal to lengthen the probationary period by up to two years for all tenure-track faculty in the Colleges of Medicine and Dentistry with "significant clinical responsibilities," ("UI's tenure process should be lengthened," April 12). This proposal represents a major change in a widely accepted academic practice that was ... (Mon, 16 Apr 2007 06:46:02 GMT)

Thorny Mexican food staple gains fame as folk cure
Production of a thorny, flat-leaved cactus that has been a Mexican food staple since Aztec times is rising fast as it wins a reputation as a natural remedy for maladies ranging from diabetes to hangovers. (Mon, 16 Apr 2007 14:34:29 GMT)

US varsities to teach Ayurveda
American patients may soon find their doctors advising them on the health benefits of amla and karela, and on how to keep vata, pitta and kapha doshas balanced. Starting this year, some half a dozen American medical schools are set to introduce courses in Ayurvedic medicine. (Mon, 16 Apr 2007 15:53:13 GMT)

Corrected: New clot drugs beckon as replacements for warfarin
A new crop of medicines to prevent stroke and blood clots could emerge within several years, easing dangers and hardships for patients and creating blockbuster sales for drugmakers. (Mon, 16 Apr 2007 18:03:58 GMT)

Teaching Doctors to Teach Patients About Lifestyle
There is a growing movement to inform health professionals and patients about the importance of lifestyle in preventing and treating disease. (Tue, 17 Apr 2007 02:11:20 GMT)

Blytheville Doctor Loses License
The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK -- A Blytheville doctor prescribed excessive amounts of drugs to five people, including one who died, and will no longer be allowed to practice medicine in Arkansas, the Arkansas Medical Board decided. (Tue, 17 Apr 2007 08:10:49 GMT)

Local News
The federal Food and Drug Administration is proposing to regulate a wide variety of alternative medicine products, from vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements to lotions and stones used by massage therapists. (Tue, 17 Apr 2007 12:08:22 GMT)

Shift towards diverse model
SUDDENLY Australia has a spate of new medical schools. And most - at the Australian National University, Deakin, Griffith, Notre Dame and Wollongong - will offer only graduate programs. Why this drift to graduate training for medicine? (Tue, 17 Apr 2007 14:00:00 GMT)

Head and neck cancer vaccine targets proteins to create immune response
LOS ANGELES, April 17 – Most attempts to create therapeutic cancer vaccines are based on custom-made approaches that use a patient's own tumor cells to generate a strong immune response against cancer. (Tue, 17 Apr 2007 18:22:57 GMT)

"Old" Monoclonal Antibody May Offer "New" Alternative
Scientists from the Translational Lymphoma Research Laboratory of Myron S. Czuczman, MD, Departments of Medicine and Immunology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), will present laboratory and preclinical findings of the effects of blocking CD52 antigen by using alemtuzumab, a previously FDA-approved monoclonal antibody, in rituximab-resistant cells, at the 2007 centennial meeting of the ... (Tue, 17 Apr 2007 19:24:28 GMT)

HIV/AIDS victims in central China province get free TCM treatment
More than 2,500 HIV/AIDS victims in central China's Henan Province have received free traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatment in the past two years, the provincial health authorities said. (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 06:36:54 GMT)

Hallway medicine new strategy
Putting more patients in hallways and lounges is a new tactic in the Calgary Health Region's war on wait times, says a senior physician. (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 08:54:33 GMT)

Feinberg Prof's Study Addresses Handicap Accessibility Issues
By Abha Bhattarai The Daily Northwestern Patients with physical disabilities often face obstacles during routine health care procedures because of substandard equipment, inaccessible centers and untrained health care providers, according to an article by Feinberg School of Medicine Prof. (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 09:08:38 GMT)

Blytheville Doctor Loses License
The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK -- A Blytheville doctor prescribed excessive amounts of drugs to five people, including one who died, and will no longer be allowed to practice medicine in Arkansas, the Arkansas Medical Board decided. (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 09:14:12 GMT)

Google takes on Microsoft Office
GOOGLE is set to complete its online alternative to Microsoft's widely used Office suite of software with the addition of a presentation tool similar to its rival's Power Point, according to company executives. (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 14:00:00 GMT)

Senate blocks Medicare drug price bill
WASHINGTON — The Senate blocked legislation on Wednesday that would let the government negotiate Medicare drug prices. Democrats couldn't muster the 60 votes needed to bring the bill up for a vote. (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 15:01:32 GMT)

Guardian Expands Medical Plan Discounts For Yoga, Pilates, Massage Therapy, Ayurvedic and Other Alternative Procedures
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America , a leading provider of employee and voluntary benefits to small and mid-sized companies, today announced that its group medical plan members now have greater access to discounts on alternative medical treatments in 38 disciplines including yoga, Pilates, personal training, massage/bodywork, nutritional counseling, acupuncture, chiropractic care, ... (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 15:15:00 GMT)

Senate blocks Medicare drug price bill
Under the Medicare drug benefit, private insurance plans negotiate with drug makers over the price of medicine for their customers. About 22 million seniors and the disabled are enrolled in such plans. (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 16:16:05 GMT)

Drug negotiation effort fails in Senate
The Senate blocked legislation on Wednesday that would let the government negotiate Medicare drug prices. Democrats couldn't muster the 60 votes needed to bring the bill up for a vote. (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 19:59:39 GMT)

Breast Cancer Rates Fell After Hormone Treatments Declined, Study Says
Breast cancer rates fell sharply in 2003, and then held steady at the lower rate in 2004, researchers are reporting. (Wed, 18 Apr 2007 22:53:05 GMT)

Senate blocks Medicare drug price bill
The Senate blocked legislation on Wednesday that would let the government negotiate Medicare drug prices. Democrats couldn't muster the 60 votes needed to bring the bill up for a vote. (Thu, 19 Apr 2007 03:36:15 GMT)

Sharp Drop in Rates of Breast Cancer Holds
The most likely reason for the fall in rates, the investigators said, was that large numbers of women stopped taking hormone therapy for menopause. (Thu, 19 Apr 2007 04:08:15 GMT)

Key terms in the debate
For more than a decade, "partial-birth abortion" has been a matter of passionate debate - and deep confusion. Here is a primer on the medicine, law and politics behind the ban that the Supreme Court upheld yesterday. (Thu, 19 Apr 2007 07:48:42 GMT)

Blytheville Doctor Loses License
The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK -- A Blytheville doctor prescribed excessive amounts of drugs to five people, including one who died, and will no longer be allowed to practice medicine in Arkansas, the Arkansas Medical Board decided. (Thu, 19 Apr 2007 08:43:26 GMT)

SearchMedica.com Demonstrates SearchMedica Primary Care at American College of Physicians' Internal Medicine 2007
SearchMedica.com, the specialty oriented professional medical search engines that contain only practical clinical information, today provided the first ever SearchMedica Primary Care demonstrations to an audience at the American College of Physicians' Internal Medicine 2007, the premier scientific meeting for internal medicine. (Thu, 19 Apr 2007 16:37:00 GMT)

A new option for that aching hip: resurfacing
Hip replacement, an operation that about 300,000 Americans undergo each year, is one of the great success stories of modern medicine. (Thu, 19 Apr 2007 17:34:33 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Diabetes and natural health
To improve health and delay the need for medication, many diabetic patients pursue some form of natural health care. (Thu, 19 Apr 2007 17:34:44 GMT)

Settler in prize photo: God on my side
The photo caught the world's attention: a lone 15-year-old girl holding back a wall of riot police moving in to demolish Jewish homes illegally erected in the West Bank. (Thu, 19 Apr 2007 20:51:53 GMT)

Get out of your box alternative calendar
Out of the Box is a new calendar of alternative events. Want to submit an item? Send information at least two weeks before publication to Communitynews@CITIZEN-TIMES.com. Sorry, we can't take information over the phone. (Fri, 20 Apr 2007 04:33:53 GMT)

Blytheville Doctor Loses License
The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK -- A Blytheville doctor prescribed excessive amounts of drugs to five people, including one who died, and will no longer be allowed to practice medicine in Arkansas, the Arkansas Medical Board decided. (Fri, 20 Apr 2007 08:11:12 GMT)

Herbs May Cut Cancer Treatment Effects
Title: Herbs May Cut Cancer Treatment Effects Category: Health News Created: 4/19/2007 Last Editorial Review: 4/19/2007 (Fri, 20 Apr 2007 12:14:09 GMT)

Bio-Identical Hormones
A new biologically compatible alternative to pharmaceutical hormone replacement therapy. (PRWeb Apr 20, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/ (Fri, 20 Apr 2007 16:40:04 GMT)

Bio-Identical Hormones
A new biologically compatible alternative to pharmaceutical hormone replacement therapy. (Fri, 20 Apr 2007 17:02:00 GMT)

World First Test Potential To Identify Breast Cancer Patients Who Will React Badly To Radiotherapy
Medical scientists at the University of Leicester have announced a potentially unique advance in breast cancer research by identifying two genes associated with adverse reaction to cancer treatment. The research could mean people who might react badly to radiotherapy could be warned in advance or alternative treatments be sought. [click link for full article] (Fri, 20 Apr 2007 19:05:42 GMT)

Anger and Alternatives on Abortion
The Supreme Court decision to uphold a ban on a type of abortion, has huge political implications but, as a practical matter, is unlikely to have much of an effect. (Sat, 21 Apr 2007 03:26:03 GMT)

Violet in bloom
Violet Vonder Haar’s birth and upbringing are the stuff folk songs are made of. “I was born at home on my living room floor,” she said. “My mother is very into alternative ways when it comes to medicine and food. She had all four of my sisters at home.” (Sat, 21 Apr 2007 04:38:21 GMT)

Round and round about roundabouts
Local dentist and activist Lindsay Holliday still is pushing community leaders to install roundabouts on Forest Hill Road, calling them a safer alternative to red lights. Holliday and others also have pitched the circular road junctions as an alternative to widening Forest Hill. (Sat, 21 Apr 2007 07:06:13 GMT)

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