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Alternative Medicine News Feb 2008

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Healthy alternative: Take mass transit
Want to lose weight and look better? Improve your heart rate, circulation and overall health? Then get out of your car and hop on the bus or train. (Fri, 01 Feb 2008 02:07:55 GMT)

Medicine Studies
What on earth is it? Medicine Studies isn't a subject in itself: it's a catch-all term for a whole range of degrees revolving around medicine. Think medical microbiology, medical systems engineering and biomedical engineering: medicine with other stuff. (Fri, 01 Feb 2008 11:04:07 GMT)

'Going private' looks like good medicine
Wealth managers believe listed private equity could generate better returns than other equities this year. So, more than ever, they are including private equity investment trusts in client portfolios. (Fri, 01 Feb 2008 12:40:10 GMT)

NCCAM’s Advisory Council Welcomes Six New Members
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) welcomes six new members to the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NACCAM). The Council serves as the principal advisory body to NCCAM, the lead Federal agency for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) research and a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (Fri, 01 Feb 2008 13:18:33 GMT)

Cook Medical Applauds Study from New England Journal of Medicine Reporting High Success Rates of Endovascular Aortic ...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.----Cook Medical today applauded a new study that appeared in this week's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The matched cohort observational study compared the survival and complication rates of abdominal aortic aneurysm Medicare patients treated with endovascular aneurysm repair , as opposed to the more traditional, open surgical method. (Fri, 01 Feb 2008 13:46:00 GMT)

Cook Medical Applauds Study from New England Journal of Medicine Reporting High Success Rates of Endovascular Aortic ...
Cook Medical today applauded a new study that appeared in this week's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The matched cohort observational study compared the survival and complication rates of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) Medicare patients treated with endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), as opposed to the more traditional, open surgical method. The four-year, 23,000-patient study, ... (Fri, 01 Feb 2008 15:53:03 GMT)

Using flower power to fight foot woes
A common flower that helps wipe out garden insects has also shown promise in eradicating stubborn warts, according to preliminary research presented by podiatrist Tracey Vlahovic at the American Academy of Dermatology's Annual Meeting on Feb. 1. Vlahovic is assistant professor at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. (Fri, 01 Feb 2008 19:12:03 GMT)

Eastern medicine for the West; New natural health practice focused on education, integration
TRAVERSE CITY – Eastern medicine, or “alternative medicine” as many westerners think of it, is a growing presence in healthcare in this community. (Fri, 01 Feb 2008 19:40:11 GMT)

Free health-wellness fair set for Saturday
ELLENSBURG — Alternative medicine and optional therapy providers in Kittitas County banded together in April 2007 to form the nonprofit Holistic Health Alliance, and the group on Saturday wants to showcase its practitioners to the public with a free health and wellness fair. (Sat, 02 Feb 2008 07:21:08 GMT)

Wider choice
doha • The National Health Authority (NHA) is working on a new set of regulations to organise the use and practice of alternative medicines in the country, according to a senior official of the National Health Authority. (Sun, 03 Feb 2008 03:44:21 GMT)

Doctor Q&A: Can acupuncture help treat hypertension and anxiety?
ASK THE DOCTOR: Alternative medicine expert answers questions from Register readers. (Sun, 03 Feb 2008 11:35:12 GMT)

Health: Acutonics
It's the latest alternative therapy for all kinds of ailments from pain to sleep deprivation, even stress. (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 05:02:32 GMT)

Some tips for seniors who don't take their medicine
Q:Do you have any suggestions on how I can help my mother keep up with her medicine? She takes several medications for various health conditions and I just learned she hasn't been taking them regularly. If confusion or forgetfulness is the problem: Keep medicines in a place she'll notice, such as her bedside stand or kitchen counter. But don't keep them in the bathroom medicine cabinet where ... (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 05:48:21 GMT)

Rules for cold drugs confuse parents
WEST BLOOMFIELD -- When Marisa Hernandez's daughter, Alexa, got a cold as a toddler, she always looked inside her medicine cabinet to relieve the sneezing fits and runny nose. (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 06:28:22 GMT)

Event Stresses Alternative Jobs
Joshua Z. Biber, Director of New Site Development in Boston for Teach For America, explains the two-year teaching program to Michelle E. Oboite ’08 at the Diversity of Careers conference in Bolyston Hall Saturday afternoon. (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 07:27:26 GMT)

Nigeria: Meet Ayodele Akindipe, Registrar, Federal College of Compleme
In the genre herbal medicine, Dr. Ayodele Akindipe, the registrar and chief executive officer of the newly established Federal College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine is respected as a rare gem. (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 07:45:20 GMT)

Alternative therapy: healing or hooey?
Biostatistician R. Barker Bausell tried acupuncture once, for a chronic backache. The needle pricks and the warmth from the heat lamp aimed at his sore back felt good at the time, he recalls. They didn't do a thing for his underlying pain. (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 09:14:29 GMT)

Alternative Treatments Show Promise With Hard-To-Treat Foot Problems
A common flower that helps wipe out garden insects has also shown promise in eradicating stubborn warts, according to preliminary research presented by podiatrist Tracey Vlahovic at the American Academy of Dermatology's Annual Meeting on Feb. 1. Vlahovic is assistant professor at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 12:13:21 GMT)

Traditional medicine gains recognition
Once the domain of sinsehs, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is now going mainstream and can even be paid for through medical insurance in the US, writes EU HOOI KHAW. (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 16:11:47 GMT)

Take Your Medicine, or Try This Tooth
It's drug delivery for the 21st century: a prosthetic tooth with meds inside. (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 21:14:31 GMT)

Doctor Q&A: Is a detoxification diet good for the body?
ASK THE DOCTOR: Alternative medicine expert answers questions from Register readers. (Mon, 04 Feb 2008 23:05:06 GMT)

Alternative Medicine: Probiotics and gut health
THE probiotic concept was born in the early 20th century by Russian scientist Elie Metchnikoff. Dr Metchnikoff proposed that the health, well-being and longevity of Balkan populations were attributable to their consumption of large quantities of fermented milk containing beneficial micro-organisms. (Tue, 05 Feb 2008 00:25:34 GMT)

The Medical Concept Company Sanguinum is Looking for Partners to Offer Its Lifestyle Medicine Services Worldwide
LONDON----Sanguinum is a European franchising company which develops and offers alternative healthcare solutions to office-based medical and wellness professionals for prevention, life quality and treatment of diseases , and sustainably strengthen the financial performance of their businesses. (Tue, 05 Feb 2008 13:00:00 GMT)

The Medical Concept Company Sanguinum is Looking for Partners to Offer Its Lifestyle Medicine Services Worldwide
Sanguinum is a European franchising company which develops and offers alternative healthcare solutions to office-based medical and wellness professionals for prevention, life quality and treatment of diseases (e.g. prevention, good aging, micronutrients, slimming, medical guided wellness, practice diagnostic software), and sustainably strengthen the financial performance of their businesses. (Tue, 05 Feb 2008 13:39:36 GMT)

Science and Medicine: New Disease Discovery
Washington Post staff writer David Brown, and Michael T. Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, discuss a new illness that has surfaced among workers at a pork factory. (Tue, 05 Feb 2008 18:08:26 GMT)

Saudi Arabia: Medicine Prices cut but not at Private Pharmacies
06 February 2008 RIYADH - The Ministry of Health Ministry of Health announced price cuts for several medicines but the change will not affect private pharmacies. Ministry spokesperson, Khaled Merghalani, said the price change started at the beginning of this month. (Wed, 06 Feb 2008 10:32:46 GMT)

Beetroot juice may lower blood pressure: study
The benefits were linked to the nitrate content of the vegetable, and suggest an alternative explanation for the heart-healthy potential of vegetable-rich diets previously attributed to their antioxidant vitamin content. (Wed, 06 Feb 2008 15:16:28 GMT)

Doctor Q&A: Can I catch a disease if my acupuncturist doesn't wash his hands?
ASK THE DOCTOR: Alternative medicine expert answers questions from Register readers. (Wed, 06 Feb 2008 18:50:08 GMT)

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Eds: For those preferring an alternative approach. A PDF copy of the statement from Heath Ledger's father is available in the --documents folder, slugged ledger--autopsy--statement. AP Video. (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 00:08:16 GMT)

Cancer Care Goes Beyond Medicine
A unique treatment helps patients with cancer live better and possibly longer. (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 00:53:58 GMT)

American Association for Health Freedom: Is TV Starting to Show Value in Alternative Medicine?
With a growing use of complementary and alternative medicine by Americans, a nonprofit advocacy group applauds TV for showing positive portrayals of alternative medicine practitioners. (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

American Association for Health Freedom: Is TV Starting to Show Value in Alternative Medicine?
With a growing use of complementary and alternative medicine by Americans, a nonprofit advocacy group applauds TV for showing positive portrayals of alternative medicine practitioners. (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

People Increasingly Taking Health Care into Their Own Hands
Motivated by frustration with conventional treatments, by economics and by self-empowerment, more and more people are taking health care into their own hands with alternative modalities such as Reiki and Aka Dua. (PRWeb Feb 7, 2008) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/ (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 08:17:41 GMT)

American Association for Health Freedom: Is TV Starting to Show Value in Alternative Medicine?
With a growing use of complementary and alternative medicine by Americans, a nonprofit advocacy group applauds TV for showing positive portrayals of alternative medicine practitioners. (PRWeb Feb 7, 2008) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/ (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 08:51:04 GMT)

Chinese medical practice opens
Jay Heaverlo, 35, has spent years studying an ancient form of medical treatment that is fairly new in Western culture. He practices traditional Chinese medicine, a combination of acupuncture and use of herbal medicines which he custom mixes for each patient. (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 10:21:16 GMT)

Alternative Ways to Fight the Flu
Aside from receiving the flu vaccine, there are several other steps you can take to reduce your risk of contracting the flu this season. And if you do get the flu, there are four medications on the market that can help bring it under control. (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 18:46:05 GMT)

Alternative healing explored
Looking at different wellness modalities. (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 18:51:18 GMT)

American Association for Health Freedom: Is TV Starting to Show Value in Alternative Medicine?
With a growing use of complementary and alternative medicine by Americans, a nonprofit advocacy group applauds TV for showing positive portrayals of alternative medicine practitioners. (PRWeb Feb 7, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 21:13:51 GMT)

Examining the Alternatives
I read your report on alternative medicine with great interest [" Embracing Alternative Care ," January 21]. Our 10-year-old son has been suffering from chronic Lyme disease for five years. Otherwise, I doubt we would have had a reason to experience and appreciate integrative medicine. (Thu, 07 Feb 2008 23:04:23 GMT)

MEDICINE: Acupuncture may help women conceive if done with embryo transfer
It sounds far-fetched — sticking needles in women to help them become pregnant — but a scientific review suggests that acupuncture might improve the odds of conceiving if done right before or after embryos are placed in the womb. (Fri, 08 Feb 2008 03:12:33 GMT)

Acupuncture May Aid In Vitro Fertilization
Women having embryos implanted may have better results if they also use a form of alternative medicine. (Fri, 08 Feb 2008 13:42:17 GMT)

Zap it!
Across the country folks are subjecting themselves to being poked, prodded, sliced, diced and oftentimes overmedicated in an effort to rid their bodies of the aches and pain associated with degeneration or injury. But in recent years, a new and completely noninvasive alternative has emerged. (Fri, 08 Feb 2008 15:51:48 GMT)

Acupuncture May Aid In Vitro Fertilization
Women having embryos implanted may have better results if they also use a form of alternative medicine. (Fri, 08 Feb 2008 16:30:36 GMT)

Memorial Dispute
Memorials that mark deadly crash sites are created to remember victims, but now there is a proposal in the New Hampshire legislature that could offer families a safer alternative. FOX25's Sharman Sacchetti has the story. (Sun, 10 Feb 2008 04:39:04 GMT)

Chinese medicine paired with fertility technology
It sounds far-fetched — sticking needles in women to help them become pregnant. But a scientific review suggests that acupuncture might improve the odds of conceiving if done right before or after embryos are placed in the womb. (Sun, 10 Feb 2008 04:50:34 GMT)

Bette Keltner and Joseph Jacobs
When they first met Dr. Jacobs and Dr. Keltner discovered how much the experiences of their Mohawk and Cherokee parents continued to shape their lives. (Sun, 10 Feb 2008 14:23:58 GMT)

Acupuncture Shows Promise In Improving Rates Of Pregnancy Following IVF
A review of seven clinical trials of acupuncture given with embryo transfer in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) suggests that acupuncture may improve rates of pregnancy. IVF, which involves retrieving a woman's egg, fertilizing it in the laboratory, and then transferring the embryo back into the woman's womb is an expensive, lengthy, and stressful process. Identifying a ... (Sun, 10 Feb 2008 15:23:11 GMT)

Scarring caused by surgical gel spray
A surgical gel - containing a drug untested on humans - has caused excruciating internal scarring in dozens of women that could lead to infertility, claims a leading gynaecologist. (Sun, 10 Feb 2008 16:09:16 GMT)

Predictors of inaccurate online breast cancer information
A new study has found that one in twenty breast cancer web pages contained inaccurate information, and that web sites devoted to complementary or alternative medicine were fifteen times more likely to have false information. (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 05:09:04 GMT)

Alternative cold remedies demystified
With the Food and Drug Administration's recent warning not to give over-the-counter cough and cold medications to children younger than 6, parents may be tempted to turn to alternative remedies, such as honey for coughs and echinacea for colds. A recent study found that honey could be effective in helping with children's coughs, but it's not recommended for kids one year or younger because of a ... (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 05:15:34 GMT)

NanoString Technologies Announces Early Access Agreements with Baylor . College of Medicine and University of Miami
College of Medicine and University of Miami 11/02/2008 05:15:00 Business Wire NanoString Technologies today announced the placement of the final Early Access nCounter Analysis Systems prior to the launch of the commercial system at the ABRF2008 (Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities) meeting in Salt Lake City during February 8-12th. (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 05:26:45 GMT)

NanoString Technologies Announces Early Access Agreements with Baylor College of Medicine and University of Miami
NanoString Technologies today announced the placement of the final Early Access nCounter Analysis Systems prior to the launch of the commercial system at the ABRF2008 (Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities) meeting in Salt Lake City during February 8-12th. The two Early Access systems will be placed in the laboratory of Dr. Lisa White at Baylor College of Medicine Microarray Core ... (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 05:38:52 GMT)

NW column: Brockport speaker on top of the 'opathies'
Brockport resident Andrew W. Saul, a natural therapeutics consultant, will discuss alternative forms of medicine at First Baptist Church, 124 Main St. in Brockport. (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 10:32:05 GMT)

Some breast cancer Web sites inaccurate, study finds
Five percent of breast cancer Web sites have mistakes, with those involving alternative or complementary medicine the most likely to be misleading, U.S. researchers reported on Monday. (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 12:59:39 GMT)

Most Breast Cancer Web Pages Contain Reliable Information
MONDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Just 5 percent of Web pages devoted to breast cancer contain inaccurate information. But pages focused on complementary or alternative medicine are 15 times more likely to make misleading claims and contain other false information, a new study says. (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 14:01:17 GMT)

Accuracy Of Breast Cancer Web Sites Questioned
Researchers at the University of Texas in Houston have found that one in 20 breast cancer Web pages contained inaccurate information and sites featuring complimentary and alternative medicine were 15 times more likely to have false or misleading health information. read more (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 15:23:01 GMT)

Most Breast Cancer Web Pages Contain Reliable Information
But sites devoted to complementary or alternative medicine may not be accurate, study finds. (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 16:22:22 GMT)

Doctor Q&A: How can I relieve the sharp pain in my jaw?
Ask the Doctor: Alternative medicine expert answers questions from Register readers. (Mon, 11 Feb 2008 23:32:45 GMT)

Though Most Breast Cancer Information On Web Is Accurate, Caution Recommended
According to a recent study published in Cancer,most breast cancer data found online is accurate - only 1 in 20 breastcancer Web pages had inaccuracies, but sites featuring complementaryand alternative medicine were 15 times more likely to contain false ormisleading health information. Researchers at The University of Texas M. D. (Tue, 12 Feb 2008 09:14:42 GMT)

Accuracy of online breast cancer information
A new study has found that one in twenty breast cancer web pages contained inaccurate information, and that web sites devoted to complementary or alternative medicine were fifteen times more likely to have false information. (Tue, 12 Feb 2008 19:55:30 GMT)

Predictors Of Inaccurate Online Breast Cancer Information
In an extended analysis of Web pages dedicated to disseminating breast cancer information, researchers have determined that while most breast cancer data found online was accurate, one in 20 breast cancer Web pages featured inaccuracies, and sites displaying complementary and alternative medicine were 15 times more likely to contain false or misleading health information. ... (Tue, 12 Feb 2008 21:24:01 GMT)

Using “Lifestyle Medicine” to Ward Off Depression
“Lifestyle medicine,” the new trend in medicine that focuses on prevention rather than cures, is attracting a growing number of people who, on the surface, look healthy. (Tue, 12 Feb 2008 22:58:53 GMT)

SearchMedica's Second Quarterly 'Top Clinical Search Terms' Report Reveals Top 25 Oncology, General Medicine and ...
SearchMedica.com, the leading search engine for medical professionals, today unveiled the second in a series of quarterly reports intended to shed light on what clinical terms and conditions are most frequently queried on the Internet by doctors and practicing medical professionals. (Wed, 13 Feb 2008 14:00:00 GMT)

Doctors overlook unfit drivers
Five per cent of breast cancer websites have mistakes, with those involving alternative or complementary medicine the most likely to be misleading, U.S. researchers reported Monday. (Wed, 13 Feb 2008 14:49:24 GMT)

The doctor`s stone
The reader is told upfront about the author’s impressive credentials: T V Sairam, the author of The Penguin Dictionary of Alternative Medicine , holds a doctorate in alternative medicine and has written in different journals. (Wed, 13 Feb 2008 18:50:10 GMT)

Paclitaxel-coated balloon keeps leg arteries open longer
Balloons coated with paclitaxel can help keep blood flowing in clogged leg arteries better than plain angioplasty balloons, according to findings in the New England Journal of Medicine quoted by media reports Thursday. The balloon t ... (Thu, 14 Feb 2008 07:06:31 GMT)

The Fatal Attraction of Magnet Therapy
Alternative Remedies ... Too Good to Be True? We are witnessing an epidemic of alternative medicine. There are thousands of therapies available ranging from the Alexander technique and homeopathy to energy medicine, Hopi ear candles and urine therapy. (Thu, 14 Feb 2008 07:15:57 GMT)

Hypnotherapy businesses are booming
After years spent on the periphery of medicine, hypnotists say the public interest in their craft and other alternative treatments is growing in Delaware -- with as many as double the number of clients last year as in 2000. (Thu, 14 Feb 2008 08:59:42 GMT)

Study of medical information online urges skepticism
The Internet can be a good source of information on health care and medicine, but consumers need to be cautious even when sites appear to be on the up and up. (Thu, 14 Feb 2008 11:56:43 GMT)

Panama relatives say hundreds poisoned
Panama's government has vastly underestimated the number of people who died from taking medications tainted with a chemical commonly found in antifreeze and brake fluid, family members and a lawyer for the victims said Thursday. The official death toll, set late last month in a report by the attorney general's Legal Medicine and Forensic Science Institute, is 115. But victims' families dispute ... (Thu, 14 Feb 2008 22:40:02 GMT)

Panama relatives say hundreds poisoned
Panama's government has vastly underestimated the number of people who died from taking medications tainted with a chemical commonly found in antifreeze and brake fluid, family members and a lawyer for the victims said Thursday. (Thu, 14 Feb 2008 23:29:17 GMT)

Textronics Offers Online Heart Rate Monitor Coaching At NuMetrex.com
Applying heart rate to fitness training just got easier. NuMetrex, the brand that offers a comfortable alternative to those hard plastic chest straps, is now offering free online coaching to help people apply heart rate data to their fitness efforts. (Fri, 15 Feb 2008 13:17:03 GMT)

Chinese herbal medicine: how effective is it?
Are Western scientists crazy to be dabbling in Chinese herbal medicine? Not if it holds the key to Alzheimer’s disease, says Kate Wighton (Fri, 15 Feb 2008 21:40:56 GMT)

1930s 'House of the future' saved from demolition in Dallas
For Janis Baldwin and her husband, Lyle Wilson, rescuing two houses associated with an old Dallas family has been a labor of love. In any case, it's been a labor. (Sat, 16 Feb 2008 04:28:59 GMT)

NAMES AND FACES
A rueful Patricia Cornwell took out ads in The Post, New York Times and USA Today. (By Jim Cooper -- Associated Press) Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. (Sat, 16 Feb 2008 07:52:24 GMT)

'House of the future' saved from present development in Dallas
For Janis Baldwin and her husband, Lyle Wilson, rescuing two houses associated with an old Dallas family has been a labor of love. (Sat, 16 Feb 2008 09:05:37 GMT)

Sumatran Tigers Are Being Sold Into Extinction, Body Part By Body Part
Laws protecting the critically endangered Sumatran Tiger have failed to prevent tiger body parts being openly sold in Indonesia, according to a TRAFFIC report.Tiger body parts, including canine teeth, claws, skin pieces, whiskers and bones, were on sale in 10 percent of the 326 retail outlets surveyed during 2006 in 28 cities and towns across Sumatra. (Sat, 16 Feb 2008 16:14:32 GMT)

Miracle Workers?
Why we expect doctors to do the impossible. (Sat, 16 Feb 2008 23:31:23 GMT)

But new fund for euthanizations aims to prevent horse abandonment, slaughter in tight economy
When it came time to put down her two horses earlier this month, Donna Rice never thought of sending them to slaughter. (Sun, 17 Feb 2008 07:30:09 GMT)

Steroid abuse affects animals, too
With all the attention steroid abuse among athletes is getting in the news these days, I thought it might be a good time to discuss how steroids are used and often abused in veterinary medicine. (Sun, 17 Feb 2008 08:10:55 GMT)

Play: The alternative to the treadmill-and-iPod workout
Suddenly and simultaneously, everyone in a crowd of about 50 tries to get to the opposite point of this bare but cramped room. Each must nudge, dodge... (Sun, 17 Feb 2008 08:36:11 GMT)

Cigarette makers targeted in plan to collect state tax
ALBANY — Although his administration has delayed efforts to collect taxes on the cigarettes sold by American Indian retailers, Gov. Eliot L. Spitzer quietly is targeting tobacco manufacturers who provide the smokes. (Sun, 17 Feb 2008 11:56:52 GMT)

Female entrepreneurs needed the Initiative
A preschool in San Francisco. An Aztec restaurant in Oakland. A pest-control outfit in Vallejo. A massage studio in San Jose. These ventures, which seemingly have nothing in common, share a crucial reason for their existence: Women's Initiative for Self... (Sun, 17 Feb 2008 14:51:02 GMT)

Prof wants to provide best of care – from biggest to tiniest
URBANA – Go looking for examples of the work of Avery Bennett, and you'll find his name on a list of veterinarians to call if you keep a crocodile as a pet. And on articles about diseases in snakes and rabbits. And on a guide to caring for injured, orphaned squirrels. (Sun, 17 Feb 2008 16:07:54 GMT)

Researchers use embryonic stem cells to develop functioning immune system blood cells
For the first time, researchers have used embryonic stem cells to develop functioning immune system blood cells -- an important step in eventually using embryonic stem cells as an alternative source of cells for traditional bone marrow transplantations. (Sun, 17 Feb 2008 23:55:20 GMT)

• Alternative Herbal Remedies For Alleviating Asthma
A lot of individuals today often turn to alternative or complementary remedies and treatments whenever they feel sick, or have a chronic illness. (Mon, 18 Feb 2008 09:44:42 GMT)

Up Next, Recaps & Links
Stories, links and the place to get more information for stories on CBS News Sunday Morning . (Mon, 18 Feb 2008 10:30:03 GMT)

Nigeria: FC Complementary And Alternative Medicine Holds Seminar
The newly established Federal College of Copplementary and Alternative Medicine would next Thursday hold a one-day seminar in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Health, in commemoration of the inaugural meeting of Nigeria Alternative Medical Association. (Mon, 18 Feb 2008 10:56:00 GMT)

Study Recommends Best Care For Neck Pain
A seven-year, international study just published finds that some alternative therapies such as acupuncture, neck manipulation and massage are better choices for managing most common neck pain than many current practices. Also included in the short-list of best options for relief are exercises, education, neck mobilization, low level laser therapy and pain relievers. (Mon, 18 Feb 2008 12:15:34 GMT)

RedEye: Giving actupuncture a whirl
(Mon, 18 Feb 2008 14:06:21 GMT)

OPINION:My perspective on Dr Colvin’s condemnation of homeopathy is that he has committed a “straw person” fallacy, in ...
The article “How effective is the alternative?” by Dr Mark Colvin refers ( Daily News , February 11). As a homeopath in private practice, I do not regard myself as an “alternative” practitioner, but rather as a “complementary” practitioner. (Mon, 18 Feb 2008 14:10:55 GMT)

New pharmacy opening in Leduc
On Monday, Feb. 25, the doors will open for the first time for the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, located in the Corinthia Park Plaza. (Mon, 18 Feb 2008 16:22:36 GMT)

Colorado scientists call for presidential debate
Colorado scientists are among the thousands nationwide pushing for a presidential debate on science. (Tue, 19 Feb 2008 07:31:49 GMT)

Do toes know your story?
If the palms tell a story about our future, then the toes reveal something about where we've been. That's according to Chicagoan Gabrielle Loomis, a life coach who has added toe reading to her toolbox. (Tue, 19 Feb 2008 10:04:34 GMT)

Patients push boundaries of Lyme disease debate
Two factions hold opposing views on prevalence of tick-borne disease. (Tue, 19 Feb 2008 11:46:20 GMT)

Study Shows New Therapy Opens Blocked Fallopian Tubes, Returns Fertility Without Surgery
A study published in "Alternative Therapies In Health and Medicine" reports that blocked fallopian tubes can be opened without surgery, enabling infertile women to become pregnant naturally. (Tue, 19 Feb 2008 14:45:00 GMT)

Chiropractor Suggests Method To Fight Cold
Chiropractor Dr. Gina Carucci says there may an alternative to over-the-counter medications used in treating the common cold. (Tue, 19 Feb 2008 21:09:55 GMT)

Study Shows New Therapy Opens Blocked Fallopian Tubes, Returns Fertility Without Surgery
GAINESVILLE, Fla.-- A study published in "Alternative Therapies In Health and Medicine" reports that blocked fallopian tubes can be opened without surgery, enabling infertile women to become pregnant naturally. (Tue, 19 Feb 2008 21:20:28 GMT)

Thank you, Comrade Fidel!
After almost 50 years of heroic leadership, Fidel Castro Ruz steps down as President of Cuba, having survived countless assassination attempts by the CIA, having stood up to decades of an inhuman and inhumane blockade, having seen his economic and social model survive and having built a valid example of an alternative socio-economic model for the future, while providing substantial humanitarian ... (Tue, 19 Feb 2008 23:03:27 GMT)

Guest Commentary
Alberta’s vast oil sands deposits have never been a secret, oozing as they do from the steep river banks of the Athabasca region. From the time the glaciers receded, Aboriginal peoples used the tar for medicine and crafts. (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 00:14:39 GMT)

Ayurvedic practitioners seek to be abreast of modern medicine
By Ravi Khandelwal, Jalandhar, Feb 19 : Ayurveda, which is one of the oldest and most holistic medical systems, suffered a setback during Medieval and British rule in India. (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 04:22:20 GMT)

In a nutshell...
An emergency specialist who grew up in Prince George has won another prestigious award. Dr. Ron Walls, son of Emma and Mel Walls, has been named "a hero of emergency medicine" by the American College of Emergency Physicians. (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 08:03:12 GMT)

BRIEFCASE
"Corn Burning and Other Alternative Energy Options" will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the county conference rooms at 37 Austin St., Sandusky. (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 11:50:22 GMT)

Stroke Recovery Improves With Music Listening
A new study by researchers in Finland found that listening to music soon after a stroke appeared to improve patients' recovery. (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 12:14:32 GMT)

Shamed 'alternative medicine' quack silences web critic
Jelly spine cure urgently needed by ISP A discredited doctor has forced an ISP to silence a website that aimed to debunk claims made by his "Royal College of Alternative Medicine" (RCAM).… (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:46:46 GMT)

Shamed 'alternative medicine' quack silences web critic
Jelly spine cure urgently needed by ISPA discredited doctor has forced an ISP to silence a website that aimed to debunk claims made by his "Royal College of Alternative Medicine" (RCAM).… (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:59:52 GMT)

Shamed 'alternative medicine' quack silences web critic
Jelly spine cure urgently needed by ISPA discredited doctor has forced an ISP to silence a website that aimed to debunk claims made by his "Royal College of Alternative Medicine" (RCAM).… (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:59:52 GMT)

Shamed 'alternative medicine' quack silences web critic
Jelly spine cure urgently needed by ISPA discredited doctor has forced an ISP to silence a website that aimed to debunk claims made by his "Royal College of Alternative Medicine" (RCAM).… (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:59:52 GMT)

Shamed 'alternative medicine' quack silences web critic
Jelly spine cure urgently needed by ISPA discredited doctor has forced an ISP to silence a website that aimed to debunk claims made by his "Royal College of Alternative Medicine" (RCAM).… (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:59:52 GMT)

Shamed 'alternative medicine' quack silences web critic
Jelly spine cure urgently needed by ISPA discredited doctor has forced an ISP to silence a website that aimed to debunk claims made by his "Royal College of Alternative Medicine" (RCAM).… (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:59:52 GMT)

Shamed 'alternative medicine' quack silences web critic
Jelly spine cure urgently needed by ISPA discredited doctor has forced an ISP to silence a website that aimed to debunk claims made by his "Royal College of Alternative Medicine" (RCAM).… (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:59:52 GMT)

A Worthwhile Alternative
For too long, the medical profession has looked down on alternative medicine ["Embracing Alternative Care," January 21].. (Wed, 20 Feb 2008 23:05:20 GMT)

On the Sunny Side of the Street Becoming a Healing Haven
ELLSWORTH — Over the past several years, Main Street has become a boulevard for alternative healing and wellness. Reiki, massage, yoga, hypnotherapy, acupuncture, Jazzercise, reflexology and even astrology offer area residents a bevy of wellness opportunities in the heart of downtown Ellsworth. (Thu, 21 Feb 2008 00:13:48 GMT)

Team Pharmaca: An alternative way to get your medicine
If there is any question as to who is driving health care decisions these days, just watch who walks through the doors of the new Pharmaca store in Monterey. Women entering their graying years, pregnant women, women with children in tow. (Thu, 21 Feb 2008 10:32:08 GMT)

Lectures on alternative health today
CEDAR CITY - Two local specialists in alternative health strategies will give free lectures today in Cedar City. The lectures are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., at the Cedar City Library in the Park, 303 N. 100 East. (Thu, 21 Feb 2008 12:05:37 GMT)

Alternative medicine
By Faith Dawson (Thu, 21 Feb 2008 13:48:29 GMT)

Implant delivers daily drugs dose
A tiny implant could help the medicine go down for forgetful patients, scientists reveal. (Thu, 21 Feb 2008 15:15:13 GMT)

Healing with herbs at Raccoon Creek State Park
When it's time to stock your medicine cabinet or first aid kit, you could drive to the corner drugstore and dish out a wad of cash for packaged pills, sprays and salves. ... (Thu, 21 Feb 2008 15:15:25 GMT)

More Resources: Easing The Pain
Pain is a menace we all know. But when it is chronic, treatment can be difficult, or even unsafe. Learn more about coping with and treating severe pain - including new and alternative methods - here. (Fri, 22 Feb 2008 00:30:03 GMT)

Patches sticking as alternative to pills
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Forget about pills. Slap on a skin patch instead. (Fri, 22 Feb 2008 03:09:59 GMT)

Magazine is Natural Solutions
Because of an editing error, the new name of Alternative Medicine magazine was left off yesterday's Health/Fitness section, Page C-1. It is Natural Solutions. Learn more at www.naturalsolutionsmag.com. (Fri, 22 Feb 2008 07:04:26 GMT)

Botanical council pledges to boost herbal database
ABC has also gained the more advanced version - HerbMedPro - from Alternative Medicine Foundation (AMF). The council hopes to "enhance " the site. (Fri, 22 Feb 2008 16:39:03 GMT)

Chiropractor explored ways of healing
Jan M. Jensen started as a traditional chiropractor but soon began studying alternative therapies such as acupuncture and clinical kinesiology. (Sat, 23 Feb 2008 07:00:32 GMT)

Pauling Institute gets $6 million
The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University has received a five-year, $6 million grant from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, an agency of the National Institutes of Health. (Sun, 24 Feb 2008 06:53:58 GMT)

Holistic medicine explored in Great Falls
Different approach to health looked at (Mon, 25 Feb 2008 04:43:31 GMT)

Pauling Institute gets $6 million
The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University has received a five-year, $6 million grant from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, an agency of the National Institutes of Health. (Mon, 25 Feb 2008 05:55:10 GMT)

A Natural change
The 14-year-old magazine Alternative Medicine relaunched this month with a new name, Natural Solutions, and a Web site overhaul. (Mon, 25 Feb 2008 05:55:51 GMT)

Ayurveda finding favours from CEOs
Indian CEOs are increasingly depending on Ayurveda as compared to mainstream medicine to combat lifestyle diseases. (Mon, 25 Feb 2008 08:14:03 GMT)

Rugby: MacLeod in the clear
Scotland's Scott MacLeod is retrospectively cleared of taking a controlled asthma medicine without permission. (Mon, 25 Feb 2008 10:52:14 GMT)

Mainers Turn To Alternative Ways To Stay Warm
With no relief in sight from rising heating fuel prices, Mainers are looking for alternative ways to stay warm. (Mon, 25 Feb 2008 11:55:02 GMT)

Test them, readers say
The majority of IOL readers believe traditional medicine should undergo clinical trials. (Mon, 25 Feb 2008 13:01:59 GMT)

Who benefits from antidepressants? US health inequities
Who benefits from antidepressants? A new study published today in PLoS Medicine suggests that antidepressants only benefit some, very severely depressed patients. (Tue, 26 Feb 2008 01:06:04 GMT)

Britain sets up world's first Confucius Institute in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Britain's London South Bank University (LSBU) announced on Monday the opening of its Confucius Institute, the first of its kind in the world to offer traditional Chinese medicinal courses, including a degree in acupuncture. (Tue, 26 Feb 2008 02:44:03 GMT)

How to prevent -- or cope with -- low back pain
The Mayo Clinic has come out with a useful new guide for back pain sufferers. It provides sensible do-it-yourself tips and advice about alternative therapies. The back pain guide is one of 10 condition-specific DVDs you can buy called "Mayo Clinic Wellness Solutions." (Tue, 26 Feb 2008 08:23:28 GMT)

Who benefits from antidepressants?
A new study published today in PLoS Medicine suggests that antidepressants only benefit some, very severely depressed patients. (Tue, 26 Feb 2008 12:10:58 GMT)

Who Benefits From Antidepressants? US Health Inequities
Who benefits from antidepressants?A new study published today in PLoS Medicine suggests that antidepressants only benefit some, very severely depressed patients."New generation" antidepressants, such as fluoxetine (Prozac) are widely prescribed for the treatment of clinical depression. (Tue, 26 Feb 2008 14:05:24 GMT)

Kristalose(R) Offers Prescription Alternative to MiraLAX(R) and Other PEG 3350 Products
Kristalose®, a prescription laxative product that treats acute and chronic constipation, may be an effective option for physicians and pharmacists looking for a prescription alternative to MiraLAX® and generic PEG 3350 products. (Tue, 26 Feb 2008 19:50:00 GMT)

Researchers Engineer First System Of Human Nerve Cell Tissue
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have demonstrated that living human nerve cells can be engineered into a network that could one day be used for transplants to repair damaged to the nervous system. They report their findings in the February issue of the Journal of Neurosurgery. (Wed, 27 Feb 2008 09:07:03 GMT)

Yao Ming injury forces China to revise Olympic plans
Beijing - Chinese basketball officials on Wednesday said they had devised alternative plans in case star player Yao Ming's broken foot prevents him from playing in the Beijing Olympics. We were informed of Yao Ming's injury at midnight and had a mee... (Wed, 27 Feb 2008 10:32:03 GMT)

Next Step(R) Institute of Integrative Medicine, Inc. Takes Wellness to a New Level With 2008 Series of Wellness Weeks
Embracing an innovative and integrative approach to healthcare, Next Step® Institute of Integrative Medicine, Inc., headquartered in the world-class resort destination of Vail, Colorado, has recently announced its 2008 series of life-changing Wellness Weeks scheduled now through December, 2008. (Wed, 27 Feb 2008 11:00:00 GMT)

New study says anti depression medicine doesn't work
There's evidence some extremely popular anti-depressants simply don't work. A new study published today in the journal PLoS (Public Library of Science) Medicine, finds (Wed, 27 Feb 2008 11:21:37 GMT)

Multicenter Trial On Minimally Invasive Fibroid Treatment
A new multicenter trial found that uterine artery embolization (UAE) is a good alternative to hysterectomy in women with symptomatic fibroids. The findings of the Embolisation versus Hysterectomy (EMMY) Trial appear in the March issue of the journal Radiology. (Wed, 27 Feb 2008 13:05:28 GMT)

New Research on Cataract Prevalence, Alternative Glaucoma Therapies Online, Seatbelts vs. Airbags, and Hearing Loss in ...
SAN FRANCISCO----Are cataract rates on the decline? Should glaucoma patients seeking alternative therapies trust what they find online? Are seatbelts still important to protect eyes in auto accidents, now that most cars have airbags? (Wed, 27 Feb 2008 13:30:00 GMT)

New Research on Cataract Prevalence, Alternative Glaucoma Therapies Online, Seatbelts vs. Airbags, and Hearing Loss in ...
Are cataract rates on the decline? Should glaucoma patients seeking alternative therapies trust what they find online? Are seatbelts still important to protect eyes in auto accidents, now that most cars have airbags? What's the connection between hearing loss and one form of glaucoma? These are among the topics explored in the March 2008 issue of Ophthalmology, the journal of the American ... (Wed, 27 Feb 2008 13:53:19 GMT)

Cataract Prevalence, Alternative Glaucoma Therapies Online, Seatbelts vs. Airbags, and Hearing Loss in Glaucoma Patients
Are cataract rates on the decline? Should glaucoma patients seeking alternative therapies trust what they find online? Are seatbelts still important to protect eyes in auto accidents, now that most cars have airbags? What's the connection between hearing loss and one form of glaucoma? These are among the topics explored in the March 2008 issue of Ophthalmology. (Wed, 27 Feb 2008 14:25:30 GMT)

Bad Medicine
Robert Besse's painful odyssey began when he checked himself into Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati a year ago to get his right knee replaced. The 60-year-old retired pharmacist had worn down the joint skiing and hiking and working on his feet for years. (Thu, 28 Feb 2008 04:44:36 GMT)

Cataract Prevalence, Alternative Glaucoma Therapies Online, Seatbelts Vs. Airbags, And Hearing Loss In Glaucoma Patients
Are cataract rates on the decline? Should glaucoma patients seeking alternative therapies trust what they find online? Are seatbelts still important to protect eyes in auto accidents, now that most cars have airbags? What's the connection between hearing loss and one form of glaucoma? These are among (Thu, 28 Feb 2008 09:06:59 GMT)

Recovery Of Bowel Function After Gastrointestinal Surgery Aided By Chewing Gum
In an article recently recommended by Bradley Kropp of Faculty of 1000 Medicine, researchers find chewing gum is a simple solution to the recovery of bowel function after gastrointestinal surgery - a problem that has troubled patients and physicians for decades. (Thu, 28 Feb 2008 13:04:38 GMT)

Carroll Board Considers Sex Ed At Alternative School
Carroll County school administrators want to introduce a new sex education curriculum to curb risky sexual behaviors by students at an alternative school for troubled teenagers. (Thu, 28 Feb 2008 15:05:15 GMT)

Holistic medicine not just for people anymore
Eleven years ago, Shellee Rae began a journey into holistic medicine she attributes to the end of a long list of ailments, including a dysfunctional thyroid, bleeding ulcers and gouty arthritis. (Thu, 28 Feb 2008 21:20:10 GMT)

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