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Alternative Medicine News Aug 2008

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Why "placebo" is not a dirty word
Yes, alternative medicine works mostly by the power of suggestion. But so do a lot of conventional treatments. (Fri, 01 Aug 2008 01:27:35 GMT)

Alternative medicine may relieve digestive disorders
There's an illness that one minute can have you doubled over in pain, and the next, running for the bathroom. (Fri, 01 Aug 2008 03:03:19 GMT)

Good drugs left behind in profit push
MANY Australians with high blood pressure may be missing out on cheaper but often better medicine as a result of heavy promotion of more profitable alternative drugs. (Fri, 01 Aug 2008 03:34:16 GMT)

More than just good bedside manner: Holistic medicine takes 'whole-person' approach to treating patients
Sister Marilyn Wuessler, School Sisters of Notre Dame, felt she had finally found a doctor who looked at her as a whole person rather than as a medical condition. (Fri, 01 Aug 2008 06:30:49 GMT)

Alternative Warm-up Program Reduces Risk of ACL Injuries for Female College Soccer Players
Female Athletes Most at Risk for Ligament Injuries (Fri, 01 Aug 2008 09:55:29 GMT)

Herbal Medicine For A Beautiful And Leaner You
The popularity of herbal medicines as a dietary supplement to promote a healthier body is now on a worldwide scale. (Fri, 01 Aug 2008 15:11:10 GMT)

Breast CT Scans Could Be Comfortable Alternative to Mammograms
FRIDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- For women who find traditional mammograms painful, new research suggests there may one day be a more comfortable alternative. (Fri, 01 Aug 2008 18:02:36 GMT)

Breast CT Scans Could Be Comfortable Alternative to Mammograms
Copyright © 2008 ScoutNews LLC. All rights reserved. FRIDAY, Aug. 1 (HealthDay News) -- For women who find traditional mammograms painful, new research suggests there may one day be a more comfortable alternative. (Fri, 01 Aug 2008 19:02:19 GMT)

Good drugs left behind in profit push
MANY Australians with high blood pressure may be missing out on cheaper but often better medicine as a result of heavy promotion of more profitable alternative drugs. (Sat, 02 Aug 2008 00:12:44 GMT)

More than just good bedside manner: Holistic medicine takes 'whole-person' approach to treating patients
Sister Marilyn Wuessler, School Sisters of Notre Dame, felt she had finally found a doctor who looked at her as a whole person rather than as a medical condition. (Sat, 02 Aug 2008 06:25:29 GMT)

The alternative Holby City that treats 30,000 patients a year
We spend a day at a new NHS herbal clinic to find out who uses it ... and why. (Sat, 02 Aug 2008 23:40:41 GMT)

Free Health Clinic Offers Alternative Medicine
People in the valley got much needed health services Saturday at a downtown health fair. (Sun, 03 Aug 2008 01:03:09 GMT)

More than just good bedside manner: Holistic medicine takes 'whole-person' approach to treating patients
Sister Marilyn Wuessler, School Sisters of Notre Dame, felt she had finally found a doctor who looked at her as a whole person rather than as a medical condition. (Sun, 03 Aug 2008 05:55:28 GMT)

Treatment for pain divides physicians
While federal investigators try to track down Kentuckians who go out of state to secure prescription pain pills to sell or abuse, many Kentucky doctors are wrestling with questions of how and when to treat thousands of legitimate patients who need those same drugs. It's all part of perhaps the hottest national debate in medicine today. The discussion revolves around two camps. One ... (Sun, 03 Aug 2008 06:21:40 GMT)

Kevin Myers: Why our bloodlust ensures that history will repeat itself
No doubt many will think that the arrest of the butcher Karadzic brings an end, if only symbolically, to the abominable war in Bosnia. We shall see. However, that the former leader of the Bosnian Serbs was practising as a specialist in alternative medicine doesn't surprise me a bit. (Sun, 03 Aug 2008 21:33:37 GMT)

Indian herb hope for arthritis relief
New Delhi, Aug. 3: The extract of a herb used for centuries in traditional Indian medicine can reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis, the most common inflammatory joint disease, a group of Indian and American scientists has claimed. (Sun, 03 Aug 2008 22:46:26 GMT)

New doctors to train throughout PBC after traditional model fails
Training will be spread through area, with no main campus Academic medicine in Palm Beach County won't be anchored on a campus with a hospital and medical school side by side. That's the traditional model found in big cities and counties around the country. (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 03:33:46 GMT)

More than just good bedside manner: Holistic medicine takes 'whole-person' approach to treating patients
Sister Marilyn Wuessler, School Sisters of Notre Dame, felt she had finally found a doctor who looked at her as a whole person rather than as a medical condition. (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 05:55:08 GMT)

American Cancer Society Study Finds High Use Of Complementary Methods Among Cancer Survivors
A new study from researchers at the American Cancer Society finds many cancer patients use complementary and alternative methods, most often prayer, relaxation, supplements, meditation, and massage. Meanwhile, the use of other methods, such as biofeedback, homeopathy, and acupressure, are relatively uncommon. (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 09:11:36 GMT)

DOH warns against Iridology
MANILA, Philippines – Iridology is “neither a diagnostic tool nor a therapeutic modality in alternative medicine,” the Department of Health (DoH) on Monday said. (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 11:36:26 GMT)

Hospital conference promotes clairvoyance
Leading medical representatives are criticising Copenhagen University Hospital and the Panum Institute research centre for housing an upcoming conference that promotes alternative healing methods such as crystal therapy, clairvoyance and herbal remedies. (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 14:29:02 GMT)

Many Cancer Patients Turn to Complementary Medicine
MONDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- As many as 61 percent of cancer patients use complementary therapies such as prayer, relaxation, meditation and massage, researchers from the American Cancer Society report. (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 16:02:39 GMT)

Many Cancer Patients Turn to Complementary Medicine
By Steven Reinberg , HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- As many as 61 percent of cancer patients use complementary therapies such as prayer,... (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 17:53:45 GMT)

Using Herbal Medicine To Achieve A Healthier Lifestyle
Everyone wants to be healthy; you can spend hours and hours in the gym to sweat your body into shape, or you can regular your meals to include only the healthiest combination to give you that slim figure that everyone would die just to have. (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 17:55:57 GMT)

Breast CT Scans Could Be Comfortable Alternative to Mammograms
Title: Breast CT Scans Could Be Comfortable Alternative to Mammograms Category: Health News Created: 8/2/2008 2:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/4/2008 (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 19:39:35 GMT)

Some swear by alternative medicine
In a quiet office on North York Street, Ken Aldridge practices reflexology. The word may not be familiar to some, but practitioners say reflexology has been around for thousands of years. (Mon, 04 Aug 2008 22:42:03 GMT)

It's NOT all hokum: A new book reveals which herbal remedies work and which don't
There are lots of quacks out there, but alternative medicine isn't always hocus-pocus. A new book reveals which natural remedies work for YOUR problems - and which to avoid (Tue, 05 Aug 2008 03:11:34 GMT)

Health officials are seeing red over iridologists’ claim
Health officials yesterday warned the public not to seek medical treatment from iridologists, saying they could endanger a patient. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said that there is no scientific basis for iridology although some consider it an alternative medicine. (Tue, 05 Aug 2008 04:15:36 GMT)

More than just good bedside manner: Holistic medicine takes 'whole-person' approach to treating patients
Sister Marilyn Wuessler, School Sisters of Notre Dame, felt she had finally found a doctor who looked at her as a whole person rather than as a medical condition. (Tue, 05 Aug 2008 06:09:26 GMT)

Many Cancer Patients Turn to Complementary Medicine
Title: Many Cancer Patients Turn to Complementary Medicine Category: Health News Created: 8/5/2008 2:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/5/2008 (Tue, 05 Aug 2008 19:39:24 GMT)

More than just good bedside manner: Holistic medicine takes 'whole-person' approach to treating patients
Sister Marilyn Wuessler, School Sisters of Notre Dame, felt she had finally found a doctor who looked at her as a whole person rather than as a medical condition. (Wed, 06 Aug 2008 06:24:26 GMT)

Maggots to help kill off MRSA bugs
MEDICINE (Wed, 06 Aug 2008 09:06:42 GMT)

Dubai taps into $97bn anti-aging market
Dubai is soon to welcome the world's anti-aging experts as doctors and health professionals sign up to be part of the first Dubai Congress on Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine (DCAAAM) to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 7-9 November. (Wed, 06 Aug 2008 11:14:50 GMT)

New doctors to train in Palm Beach County after the traditional model fails
Academic medicine in Palm Beach County won't be anchored on a campus with a hospital and medical school side by side. That's the traditional model found in big cities and counties around the country. (Wed, 06 Aug 2008 14:39:16 GMT)

Good Night's Sleep Eludes Many in U.S.
If hitting the hay means popping a pill, you're not alone. A new Consumer Reports survey finds that many Americans are "problem sleepers," and one in five use some type of sleep medicine to help them nod off at least once a week. (Wed, 06 Aug 2008 15:02:28 GMT)

Medicis profit impacted as company preps for intro of Botox alternative Reloxin
Revenue was up but profits declined in the second quarter at Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. (Wed, 06 Aug 2008 19:16:08 GMT)

Pinpointing better healthcare
Access to non-Western medical practices such as traditional Chinese medicine should be improved and even integrated into the New Zealand health system, a university report says. (Wed, 06 Aug 2008 20:16:28 GMT)

Breast CT Scanners Promise Painless Alternative To Mammography
The discomfort of a mammogram can drive some women to avoid the valuable screening, occasionally with dire consequences. Now a new procedure, dedicated breast computed tomography (CT), promises to take the pain out of breast cancer detection. (Thu, 07 Aug 2008 04:17:21 GMT)

More than just good bedside manner: Holistic medicine takes 'whole-person' approach to treating patients
Sister Marilyn Wuessler, School Sisters of Notre Dame, felt she had finally found a doctor who looked at her as a whole person rather than as a medical condition. (Thu, 07 Aug 2008 06:09:26 GMT)

All the aliens wanted was to remove the toxins in his back
While exploring a hutong (funky alleyway) I was abducted by space aliens who beamed me up into their UFO using powerful suction cups on my back. That's my story. It will be an easier sell to family and friends than the alternative explanation, or as some... (Thu, 07 Aug 2008 07:36:51 GMT)

Beverly Hills Smart Lipo Delivers Dramatic Results
The non-surgical alternative to liposuction, Smart Lipo, delivers dramatic results for men and women looking to lose inches and melt fat. Patients interested in the EZ Lipo and Smart Lipo before September 2008 will be given ten percent off Dr. Assassa's professional fees, with an additional five percent discount if a friend or family member also has the service performed. Refined by ... (Thu, 07 Aug 2008 09:36:49 GMT)

How To Properly Use Herbal Medicine
As with any medicines today, the proper use is always important to maximize its effect, while avoiding health risks. Even if herbal medicines are made up off natural ingredients from plants and herbs, it is still possible that our body will show adverse effects when used incorrectly. (Thu, 07 Aug 2008 10:35:29 GMT)

Nirvana spa offers path to wellness
KINGWOOD TWP. -- A mother and daughter who have found alternative paths to their own health are eager to help others. They have established a spa at their Kingwood Township home and named it Nirvana. (Thu, 07 Aug 2008 19:08:56 GMT)

In Stride - Gait Rehab
Researchers presenting at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in late May were largely frustrated in their efforts to validate the use of foot orthoses for a range of applications, with even the most positive finding having more statistical than clinical significance. (Thu, 07 Aug 2008 21:37:26 GMT)

Questions And Answers – Thursday, 7 August 2008
1. SU’A WILLIAM SIO (Labour) to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on alternative ways of promoting domestic savings? (Fri, 08 Aug 2008 00:28:33 GMT)

More than just good bedside manner: Holistic medicine takes 'whole-person' approach to treating patients
Sister Marilyn Wuessler, School Sisters of Notre Dame, felt she had finally found a doctor who looked at her as a whole person rather than as a medical condition. (Fri, 08 Aug 2008 06:24:26 GMT)

Veterinarian advocates acupuncture
REDDICK - When Huisheng Xie held his first symposium in Reddick about alternative veterinary medicine, only 10 veterinarians made the trip to his Chi Institute for traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Now, more than 100 veterinarians pack his classrooms, making the trek from as far away as Japan and Europe. (Fri, 08 Aug 2008 10:40:49 GMT)

What to Ask About Insomnia
Confronting a new diagnosis can be frightening, and because research changes so often, confusing. Here are some questions you may not think to ask your doctor, along with notes on why they’re important. (Fri, 08 Aug 2008 15:03:00 GMT)

Selected Studies: Insomnia
Government agencies, universities, doctors and corporations frequently enroll patients in studies designed to test the effectiveness of new drugs, procedures and medical devices. (Fri, 08 Aug 2008 15:04:02 GMT)

The Secret Lives of Supercomputers, Part 2
Despite the declining cost of supercomputing, the technology still remains out of reach for many businesses and universities, some of which have found alternative solutions. Bringing supercomputing to industry is just what the Blue Collar Computing program at the Ohio Supercomputer Center was designed to do. (Fri, 08 Aug 2008 15:30:24 GMT)

Researchers to Begin Study Aimed at Helping Latino HIV Patients
Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will soon begin researching how a lack of trust in formal medicine is contributing to disproportionately higher mortality rates in Latino HIV patients than in white HIV patients across the country. (Fri, 08 Aug 2008 21:26:09 GMT)

More News
After five years at Parkdale High School in Riverdale, with graduation requirements incomplete, Brian Smith of Landover Hills dropped out and became involved with drugs before signing up for Community-Based Classrooms, a county alternative education program. (Fri, 08 Aug 2008 22:12:38 GMT)

Scrap oath to Queen, MPs urge
MP urges colleagues to consider alternative oath to swear allegiance to 'constituents and the nation' (Fri, 08 Aug 2008 23:20:42 GMT)

Posted: 06-08-2008 , 09:48 GMT
Dubai is soon to welcome the world’s anti-aging experts as doctors and health professionals sign up to be part of the first Dubai Congress on Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine (DCAAAM) to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 7-9 November. (Sat, 09 Aug 2008 07:35:42 GMT)

Oprah Loves This Doctor
Mehmet Oz, powered by the Oprah media machine, has become famous by talking straight to Americans about their bodies. (Sat, 09 Aug 2008 10:12:51 GMT)

Panelists: Traditional, modern medicine can work side by side
Traditional medicine and modern medicine can co-exist, but the man'amko must pass down their methods to younger generations, panelists with traditional medicine knowledge said Saturday. (Sat, 09 Aug 2008 14:08:51 GMT)

Making final arrangements
The chapel inside Alternative Funeral and Cremation Services is simple and calm. Dark carpet and blue curtains complement clean white walls and low lighting. Simple photographs hang in the hall and "Cannon in D" plays softly in the background. (Sat, 09 Aug 2008 14:40:48 GMT)

Ten Good-For-You Getaways
Travelers in search of healthy vacations no longer have to make do with cookie-cutter spas and bloated group tours. (Sat, 09 Aug 2008 22:12:51 GMT)

Equine acupuncture gaining popularity in central Florida
When Huisheng Xie held his first symposium in Reddick about alternative veterinary medicine, only 10 veterinarians made the trip to his Chi Institute for traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Now, more than 100 veterinarians pack his classrooms, making the trek from as far away as Japan and Europe. (Sun, 10 Aug 2008 05:05:54 GMT)

Fanning the flames
The ex-con who started a fantasy league in prison. The guy who can roll his painted belly to make the Red Sox logo, well, dance. The former nurse from Hopkinton who invokes quantum physics when talk turns to rooting for the home team. (Sun, 10 Aug 2008 05:26:57 GMT)

Making final arrangements
The chapel inside Alternative Funeral and Cremation Services is simple and calm. Dark carpet and blue curtains complement clean white walls and low lighting. Simple photographs hang in the hall and "Cannon in D" plays softly in the background. (Sun, 10 Aug 2008 06:44:43 GMT)

Schools prep students for globalized future
Joining a growing number of new schools set to open when classes begin next week are two new K-8 centers in South Miami-Dade. One will prepare students for possible future careers in medicine or agriculture, the other will offer students the chance to learn one of two languages: Spanish or Mandarin Chinese. (Sun, 10 Aug 2008 07:05:04 GMT)

Shenandoah
Congratulations to Dr. Scott Freile and his son, Cody Hartgrove-Freile. Dr. Freile received a Doctor of Medicine (Alternative Medicines) from the Open University for Complementary Medicines in Calcutta, India. He previously earned doctorates in Herbology from the Mental Science Institute in Minnesota and Educational Psychology from the University of Houston. (Sun, 10 Aug 2008 10:40:23 GMT)

Researchers to begin study aimed at helping Latino HIV patients
Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will soon begin researching how a lack of trust in formal medicine is contributing to disproportionately higher mortality rates in Latino HIV patients than in white HIV patients across the country. (Sun, 10 Aug 2008 14:14:47 GMT)

Panelists: Traditional, modern medicine can work side by side
Traditional medicine and modern medicine can co-exist, but the man'amko must pass down their methods to younger generations, panelists with traditional medicine knowledge said Saturday. (Sun, 10 Aug 2008 14:25:42 GMT)

As Valley faces medicine shortage, Govt, big retailers airlift supplies
Tariq Rafiq, an executive in a private company, is thankful to his chemist for arranging Verapamil tablets, a life-saver... (Sun, 10 Aug 2008 22:28:33 GMT)

New study aims to help Latino HIV patients
Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will soon begin researching how a lack of trust in formal medicine is contributing to disproportionately higher mortality rates in Latino HIV patients than in white HIV patients across the country. (Mon, 11 Aug 2008 00:15:06 GMT)

Concerned Shivraj Patil admits shortage of essentials
Srinagar, Aug 10: Home Minister Shivraj Patil Sunday admitted that less number of trucks carrying goods and essentials including medicine are coming to Kashmir and said the government would compensate fruit growers and others who have been affected and would also encourage Army, police CRPF, school children to purchase fruits. (Mon, 11 Aug 2008 04:17:07 GMT)

Making final arrangements
The chapel inside Alternative Funeral and Cremation Services is simple and calm. Dark carpet and blue curtains complement clean white walls and low lighting. Simple photographs hang in the hall and "Cannon in D" plays softly in the background. (Mon, 11 Aug 2008 06:45:39 GMT)

Business FYI
Dr. Colin Collins, a cancer specialist, has joined the scientific advisory board of the subsidiary reference laboratory of CombiMatrix Corp. He is an associate professor of urology at the Cancer Research Institute and Department of Laboratory Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and is considered a leading authority on prostrate cancer, the company said. (Mon, 11 Aug 2008 07:13:31 GMT)

Health fair focuses on alternative healing
Hands fluttered, like birds, above and around the body of Sister Helen Renzelman as she sat still in a chair with her eyes closed. (Mon, 11 Aug 2008 09:31:51 GMT)

Shenandoah
Congratulations to Dr. Scott Freile and his son, Cody Hartgrove-Freile. Dr. Freile received a Doctor of Medicine (Alternative Medicines) from the Open University for Complementary Medicines in Calcutta, India. He previously earned doctorates in Herbology from the Mental Science Institute in Minnesota and Educational Psychology from the University of Houston. (Mon, 11 Aug 2008 09:40:20 GMT)

AVI BioPharma Announces Approval to Conduct Systemic Trial for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Second Quarter 2008 ...
AVI BioPharma, Inc. today reported financial results for the three and six months ending June 30, 2008. The Company also reported that it has received approval from the Medicine and Healthcare Product Regulatory Agency to conduct its systemic trial of AVI-4658 in the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in the United Kingdom and also updated the new additions to its senior management team. (Mon, 11 Aug 2008 13:00:00 GMT)

Doctor recommends simpler eating
Dr. Glen Aukerman, medical director of the Ohio State University Center for Integrative Medicine, sees patients from throughout the world who are seeking alternative approaches to health care. (Mon, 11 Aug 2008 17:34:47 GMT)

Experimental chemotherapy regimen shows promise in treating advanced lung cancer
PHILADELPHIA – A combination of chemotherapy agents that have been tested in other tumor types appears to be a promising alternative to standard treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer, according to a report in the August 15 issue of Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. (Tue, 12 Aug 2008 04:09:33 GMT)

Crossroads alternative school helps 20 teens improve lives
How to make better decisions, resolve conflicts and manage his temper are just some of the skills 17-year-old Darius Wells has learned since he started attending the Crossroads for Youth program. (Tue, 12 Aug 2008 07:22:05 GMT)

Shenandoah
Congratulations to Dr. Scott Freile and his son, Cody Hartgrove-Freile. Dr. Freile received a Doctor of Medicine (Alternative Medicines) from the Open University for Complementary Medicines in Calcutta, India. He previously earned doctorates in Herbology from the Mental Science Institute in Minnesota and Educational Psychology from the University of Houston. (Tue, 12 Aug 2008 07:40:21 GMT)

Alternative medicine takes off in Saudi Arabia
12 August 2008 JEDDAH - Practice of alternative medicine in Saudi Arabia got a boost on Monday with the Council of Ministers approving the setting up of a National Center for Alternative and Complementary Medicine. (Tue, 12 Aug 2008 08:45:25 GMT)

Experimental Chemotherapy Regimen Shows Promise In Treating Advanced Lung Cancer
A combination of chemotherapy agents that have been tested in other tumor types appears to be a promising alternative to standard treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer. (Tue, 12 Aug 2008 11:30:31 GMT)

Saint Mary's trims alternative medicine programs
GRAND RAPIDS -- A decade after creating an institute offering alternative medical treatments and touting it as the only program of its kind in West Michigan, Saint Mary's Health Care has drastically cut its staffing. (Tue, 12 Aug 2008 13:29:47 GMT)

New chemo shows promise in lung cancer
A Japanese-led study suggests an experimental combination of chemotherapy agents might be a good alternative to standard lung cancer treatment.In the phase II multicenter study of 56 patients with advanced small cell lung cancer, scientists said response rate, progression-free survival and overall survival from a combination of S-1 and irinotecan were similar to, or better than, those reported ... (Tue, 12 Aug 2008 15:01:56 GMT)

New chemo shows promise in lung cancer
OSAKA, Japan, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A Japanese-led study suggests an experimental combination of chemotherapy agents might be a good alternative to standard lung cancer treatment. (Tue, 12 Aug 2008 15:09:37 GMT)

New Chemotherapy Combo Holds Promise for Lung Cancer
TUESDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary research has produced promising findings regarding a possible alternative treatment for people with a common type of lung cancer. (Tue, 12 Aug 2008 16:01:58 GMT)

Experimental combo shows promise for advanced lung cancer
PHILADELPHIA – Aug. 12, 2008 – A combination of chemotherapy agents that has been tested in other tumor types appears to be a promising alternative to standard treatment for advanced non-small cell lung cancer, according to a report in the Aug. 15 issue of Clinical Cancer Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. (Wed, 13 Aug 2008 07:45:33 GMT)

Increased Risk Of Death Associated With Low Vitamin D Levels
Low vitamin D levels are associated with a higher risk of death, according to a report released on August 11, 2008 in the Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Vitamin D is a group of prohormones that play important roles in calcium metabolism, bone formation, parathyroid function, and the immune system. (Wed, 13 Aug 2008 08:19:41 GMT)

Alternative medicine becoming mainstream
Andrea McCloskey suffers from fibromyalgia and used to take countless medications, including a high daily dose of the pain-killer Oxycodone. Now McCloskey takes no medications at all and is even working again. (Wed, 13 Aug 2008 08:42:58 GMT)

Welcome, Guest
Search for homes by MLS, classified listings, rentals, and much more! Patients and doctors should talk about complementary and alternative medicine. more... (Wed, 13 Aug 2008 11:18:58 GMT)

Pat Kennedy: Open up about alternative medicine
In June, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the National Institutes of Health launched a campaign called “Time To Talk” to encourage both patients and health care providers to discuss the use of complementary and alternative treatments (CAM). (Wed, 13 Aug 2008 14:16:01 GMT)

Welcome, Guest
Search for homes by MLS, classified listings, rentals, and much more! Patients and doctors should talk about complementary and alternative medicine. more... (Wed, 13 Aug 2008 22:02:46 GMT)

7 On Your Side: Non-Traditional Medicine License
This week a hill country doctor is fighting to keep his medical license. He practices non-traditional medicine, but all that could change in two days. Dr. Richard Massey of Fredericksburg spoke to 7 On Your Side about his past, his present and the uphill battle he faces. (Thu, 14 Aug 2008 02:56:09 GMT)

Clinic may cut services to deal with rising costs
LORAIN -- Lorain County Health & Dentistry will raise fees and/or cut adult medicine services to cope with the agency's latest financial crisis. (Thu, 14 Aug 2008 04:03:15 GMT)

Making final arrangements
The chapel inside Alternative Funeral and Cremation Services is simple and calm. Dark carpet and blue curtains complement clean white walls and low lighting. Simple photographs hang in the hall and "Cannon in D" plays softly in the background. (Thu, 14 Aug 2008 06:55:37 GMT)

Herbal Medicine: The Perfect Solution To Stay Young And Beautiful
The advent of technology has improved the ability of both men and women to maintain a young and beautiful look. There are plenty of methods available for your use, but not all of them might give you what you deserve. (Thu, 14 Aug 2008 11:48:51 GMT)

Job Seekers
Sizing Up the Social Sciences We hear about the "hot" careers of 2007 - business, accounting, medicine. But what about another rapidly growing industry like social science? For many interested in these non-spotlighted jobs., growth rates are soaring. (Thu, 14 Aug 2008 15:18:40 GMT)

David Horton: Soul brother?
You know the old saying - there is no such thing as "alternative medicine", only medicine that works and medicine that doesn't work. Here is... (Thu, 14 Aug 2008 23:38:40 GMT)

UNM opening new integrative medicine center
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—To Dr. Arti Prasad, it's the difference between illness and wellness. The director of the Center for Life, the University of New Mexico's new integrative medicine clinic, rejects the label of alternative medicine. (Fri, 15 Aug 2008 01:55:21 GMT)

Warning about Chinese medicine
SA Health has issued a warning about a Chinese medicine after a 60-year-old man had an adverse reaction to it. (Fri, 15 Aug 2008 02:47:53 GMT)

Friday the 15th of August 2008
FOLLOWING the passage by the Council of Ministers of a new sub-decree last Friday to prevent the import of potentially harmful cosmetics, proponents of alternative medicine have been swift to raise their voices about the vulnerability of women purchasing skin cream in an unregulated market. (Fri, 15 Aug 2008 06:53:55 GMT)

Herbal Medicine: Fix Up Your Health The Old-Fashioned Way
Our early ancestors have used the curative properties of plants and animal parts to fight common household illnesses and major diseases that plagued them during their time. (Fri, 15 Aug 2008 15:40:55 GMT)

UNM opening new integrative medicine center
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. To Dr. Arti Prasad, it's the difference between illness and wellness. The director of the Center for Life, the University of New Mexico's new integrative medicine clinic, rejects the label of alternative medicine. (Sat, 16 Aug 2008 03:47:10 GMT)

Homeopathy Medicine Website Wins Prestigious Award: Hmedicine.com's Alternative Health Education Content Recognized as ...
Natural Health Journal Editor's Choice Award given to Hmedicine.com for outstanding content and information in the field of Homeopathy and Alternative Medicines. [PR.com - July 08, 2008] (Sat, 16 Aug 2008 08:44:03 GMT)

Curbing virus with coconut water
JOHOR BARU: Try coconut water, water chestnut or Chinese herbal medicine. (Sat, 16 Aug 2008 23:48:16 GMT)

Curbing virus with coconut water
JOHOR BARU: Try coconut water, water chestnut or Chinese herbal medicine. This is the advice of Chinese physicians in the wake of the chikungunya outbreaks in Johor, Perak, Negri Sembilan and Malacca. (Sun, 17 Aug 2008 00:18:58 GMT)

Results mixed on alternative medicine
Cinnamon can be found in almost every home. But as a natural medicine, it often has been used in many cultures to treat a variety of ailments. A tea made from the bark of certain cinnamon plants is a common folk remedy for people with diabetes. (Sun, 17 Aug 2008 22:26:38 GMT)

Obama speaks of change for health care, energy
Change. It’s how America has grown, adapted and became one of the world’s leaders. And it’s also how Sen. Barack Obama, if elected for president, plans to move the country forward, speaking of change for health care, change for alternative energy sources and change for America’s work force. (Mon, 18 Aug 2008 00:29:19 GMT)

No clinical proof coconut water works against chikungunya, says minister
There is no clinical proof that coconut water is an alternative cure for chikungunya. Health Minister Datuk Liow Tiong Lai concurred that coconut water had the cooling effect and could help reduce the high temperature in patients infected by the virus. (Mon, 18 Aug 2008 06:40:47 GMT)

Health system expert’s strong medicine
When she led huge public health-care systems in London, England, and when she worked closely with former British prime minister Tony Blair in his No. 10 Downing Street office for four years, Wendy Thomson had one driving goal. (Mon, 18 Aug 2008 09:10:25 GMT)

New Study Finds Parents Embrace Alternative Treatments For Children's Asthma
Cymfony, a TNS Media Intelligence company, reported that caregivers of children with asthma discuss non-pharmaceutical treatment options more than twice as often as the most-discussed type of asthma drug. (Mon, 18 Aug 2008 15:13:21 GMT)

Closing the medical knowledge gap worldwide
Malibu resident Dr. Eric Savitsky, left, at the Shanghai No. 6 People's Hospital in China. Through the Center for International Medicine, Savitsky hopes to easily train medical care workers in other countries with new media, such as DVD video productions made here. (Mon, 18 Aug 2008 22:15:36 GMT)

Homeopathic help
Nita Dunlap is an enthusiastic customer of a type of alternative medicine called Bio-Energetic Testing. She goes to Health Biz, a health food store at Curt’s Shopping Center, for the exotic test and is then treated with all-natural medicines for whatever ails her. (Mon, 18 Aug 2008 22:26:17 GMT)

Obama speaks of change for health care, energy
Change. It’s how America has grown, adapted and became one of the world’s leaders. And it’s also how Sen. Barack Obama, if elected for president, plans to move the country forward, speaking of change for health care, change for alternative energy sources and change for America’s work force. (Tue, 19 Aug 2008 01:00:33 GMT)

Expert to lecture on alternative remedies for menopause
Diana McCoy never knew misery until she experienced night sweats, one of the dreaded symptoms of menopause. (Tue, 19 Aug 2008 04:14:57 GMT)

Free Online Medical Dictionaries on the Net
The "Free Medical Dictionary" is a new website that goes into the art and science of healing (Medicine). (Tue, 19 Aug 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

Researchers produce blood in lab from stem cells
The discovery marks a technical advance but has a long way to go before it can be considered an alternative to donor blood. Scientists said Tuesday that they had devised a way to grow large quantities of blood in the lab using human embryonic stem cells, potentially making blood drives a thing of the past. (Wed, 20 Aug 2008 07:33:36 GMT)

Doctor's focus: Bigger picture
Denise Puckett is a mail carrier by trade, but she teaches yoga and cycling classes at the Whitley County YMCA. The 40-year-old from Columbia City believes in a link among mind, body and spirit. Photo caption: Richard Kisler, left, talks with Dr. Jeff Gladd, at the Center for Integrative Medicine at 10515 Illinois Road. Photo by Dean Musser Jr. | The Journal Gazette (Wed, 20 Aug 2008 10:19:05 GMT)

Complementary and Alternative Medicines in the United States 2008
DUBLIN, Ireland----Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Complementary and Alternative Medicines in the United States 2008" report to their offering. (Wed, 20 Aug 2008 13:30:00 GMT)

University of Minnesota researchers produce blood from stem cells
Scientists said Tuesday that they had devised a way to grow large quantities of blood in the lab using human embryonic stem cells, potentially making blood drives a thing of the past. But experts cautioned that although it represented a significant technical advance, the new approach required several key improvements before it could be considered a realistic alternative to donor blood. The ... (Wed, 20 Aug 2008 14:06:09 GMT)

Researcher Closes in On Ethanol Breakthrough that Reduces Need to Use Corn to Make Ethanol
A yeast geneticist on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is close to developing mutant yeast for ethanol production that would reduce or eliminate the need to use corn to make the alternative fuel. (Wed, 20 Aug 2008 15:28:52 GMT)

Poisoning linked to Chinese medicine
It is thought to be New Zealand's first case of lead poisoning from Chinese remedies, although several cases have been reported involving Indian alternative medicines. (Wed, 20 Aug 2008 17:54:02 GMT)

Good Medicine 2008 Wellness Festival to Feature Byron Katie, Steven Halpern, and Hundreds More Natural Health ...
New Earth, a 501(c)(3) charity, announced today its annual all-day health and wellness immersion Good (Wed, 20 Aug 2008 19:28:58 GMT)

Good Medicine 2008 Wellness Festival to Feature Byron Katie, Steven Halpern, and Hundreds More Natural Health ...
New Earth, a 501(c)(3) charity, announced today its annual all-day health and wellness immersion Good Medicine will feature a keynote speech by bestselling author Byron Katie, and special musical guest, award-winning composer/recording artist Steven Halpern. (Wed, 20 Aug 2008 19:43:23 GMT)

Doctor lets energy flow in his ‘integrative center’
His interest in “integrative medicine” began when he was a medical student at the University of the Philippines in Manila. That was the start of a new perspective that eventually brought Dr. Romy B. Paredes to Cebu City where he set up Bio-Integrative Healthlink Center. (Thu, 21 Aug 2008 06:22:50 GMT)

Herbal Medicine Usage Guide For A Safe Alternative Healing
Even if herbal medicine uses 100% natural ingredients from plants and herbs to address your health problem, there is still a possibility that risks may occur during its use. In truth, our bodies are different. (Thu, 21 Aug 2008 09:25:22 GMT)

Conventional, alternative medicine blends
Q. I'd like to know how your work as a naturopathic doctor has generally been received by Hawai'i's conventional medical establishment. Is alternative medicine more accepted now than it used to be? (Thu, 21 Aug 2008 11:07:04 GMT)

Allogeneic, "Off-The-Shelf", Stem Cells Are Safe And Effective For Cervical Spine Fusion
Australian regenerative medicine company Mesoblast Limited (ASX:MSB)(PINK:MBLTY), announced that its allogeneic, or "off-the-shelf", cell therapy product was safe and highly effective in preclinical trials for interbody fusion of the cervical spine in the neck. (Thu, 21 Aug 2008 13:15:33 GMT)

ATA announces support for bipartisan comprehensive energy bill
HOUSTON — The American Trucking Associations Thursday announced its support for a bipartisan comprehensive energy bill that calls for domestic oil drilling, tax incentives and alternative energy research to lower the price of fuel for the nation’s 3.5 million truck drivers and American consumers. (Thu, 21 Aug 2008 22:24:51 GMT)

ATA Backs House Energy Bill
8/22/2008 The American Trucking Associations announced its support for a bipartisan comprehensive energy bill that calls for domestic oil drilling, tax incentives and alternative energy research. (Fri, 22 Aug 2008 07:07:51 GMT)

Briefly in Tompkins
Fall Creek SASS (Spontaneous Acts of Sustainability and Service) is holding its next “sassapass” dinner and skill share from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at Cosentini Construction, 527 N. Aurora St. Bring a dish to pass. After dinner there will be a discussion of the relative merits of alternative home heating systems. RSVP to Miranda at phillipsville@gmail.com. (Fri, 22 Aug 2008 09:36:09 GMT)

One man's shaman, another man's fool?
Depending on where you live in the world 'alternative' medicine can be seen as either controversial and quackery or essential. Are they a trick or a treatment? (Fri, 22 Aug 2008 11:26:53 GMT)

Canola Highlighted As Good Alternative For Fall Grazing At Mitchell County Field Day
About 100 producers attending yesterday’s KLA/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day near Beloit heard the benefits of grazing canola and participated in a discussion on what considerations should be made when purchasing by-products in bulk. (Fri, 22 Aug 2008 20:28:47 GMT)

Montgomery resident opens new office
Montgomery resident Dr. Tom Firor has opened the Ohio Integrative Medicine office at 4222 Grand Ave. in Middletown. Offering a range of integrative, complementary and alternative (CAM) and holistic medical care, this office is one of only a handful of similar practices in Ohio. (Fri, 22 Aug 2008 22:16:06 GMT)

Regulator medicine could kill TV's great virtue, mass appeal
Comment is free: Peter Fincham: Leaden edicts on public service broadcasting risk rinsing the medium of its power (Fri, 22 Aug 2008 23:42:06 GMT)

'Trick or Treatment': Alternative therapy study
Trick or Treatment The Undeniable Facts About Alternative Medicine By Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst Norton; 342 pages; $25.95 When it comes to alternative medicine, what you don't know can be bad for your health. Who hasn't sprinted to the vitamin aisle or the... (Sat, 23 Aug 2008 00:05:37 GMT)

What Your Doctor Doesn't Know About Nutritional Medicine May Be Killing You
The impact of nutritional medicine has had a dramatic and controversial -- but documented -- impact on the lives of Dr. Strand's patients and can now change readers' lives too. (Sat, 23 Aug 2008 03:24:21 GMT)

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Alternative medicine: Cure or comfort? Kathleen McMahon swears by chiropracty. "I come out and I want to dance. You want to jump for joy because everything feels in line." (Sat, 23 Aug 2008 20:14:09 GMT)

'Trick or Treatment': Alternative therapy study
Trick or Treatment The Undeniable Facts About Alternative Medicine By Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst Norton; 342 pages; $25.95 When it comes to alternative medicine, what you don't know can be bad for your health. Who hasn't sprinted to the vitamin aisle or the... (Sun, 24 Aug 2008 07:37:41 GMT)

Alternative stroke therapies
The Vojta Therapy, combined with acupuncture, is being used as an alternative form of rehab for stroke. (Sun, 24 Aug 2008 07:58:50 GMT)

Confucious Institute spreads message of Chinese medicine
The first of two Confucius Institute seminars on traditional Chinese medicine ended Saturday with six needles sticking out of a student’s head. (Mon, 25 Aug 2008 05:06:58 GMT)

Ayurveda symbolises best of India's traditions: Narayanan
Coimbatore, Aug 24: Ayurveda symbolised the best of India's traditions for many people in the outside world and was seen as a relief from the regimen of Allopathic system of medicine, M K Narayanan, National Security Advisor, said here. (Mon, 25 Aug 2008 05:11:53 GMT)

South Africa: Alternative Medicines to Be Regulated
The health department has published a fresh set of draft regulations for complementary medicines, a move intended to give consumers assurance that the products they purchase are safe, effective and of good quality. (Mon, 25 Aug 2008 11:49:51 GMT)

Alternative Health Journal Unveils Online Destination for Natural Health Solutions
Alternative Health Journal today announced the launch of the Web's first alternative health community with Web 2.0 functionality, directly competing with the well-known medical information site, WebMD. (Mon, 25 Aug 2008 13:03:00 GMT)

Antipsychotic Drug Use Up in Elderly Despite Warnings
Canadian study suggests cautions fail to alert docs to effectiveness of alternative therapies. (Mon, 25 Aug 2008 23:16:45 GMT)

Sweet drinks and diabetes
THE QUESTION Sweet drinks appear to pose diabetes risks for black women. People looking for an alternative sometimes choose a fruit drink instead. Is that a wise choice? (Tue, 26 Aug 2008 07:23:08 GMT)

A Databook on the Alternative Medicines & Therapies UK Market: Providing 72 Company Profiles & Over 40 Pages of ...
DUBLIN, Ireland----Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Alternative Medicines & Therapies - Portfolio Analysis" report to their offering. (Tue, 26 Aug 2008 09:00:00 GMT)

Liquefied-coal industry gains momentum
High oil prices are energizing a nascent liquefied-coal industry that hopes to power trains, planes and automobiles from the nation's coal reserves, using modern-day offshoots of technology that powered Adolf Hitler's war machine. The U.S. military and commercial airlines are looking at liquefied coal and other alternative-fuel options to escape rising energy costs. The Crow Tribe recently ... (Tue, 26 Aug 2008 12:23:57 GMT)

Next Step Institute in Vail introduces new wellness programs
Next Step Institute focuses on integrative medicine, which incorporates modern Western medicine along with Eastern, Native American and other alternative healing practices like equine therapy. (Tue, 26 Aug 2008 14:50:38 GMT)

Next Step Institute in Vail introduces new wellness programs
Next Step Institute focuses on integrative medicine, which incorporates modern Western medicine along with Eastern, Native American and other alternative healing practices like equine therapy. (Tue, 26 Aug 2008 16:21:18 GMT)

Study Shows Traditional Chinese Medicine of Qigong Therapy as a Potential Complementary Treatment for Patients ...
Qigong therapy, a form of traditional Chinese medical practice, appears to be a potential complementary treatment for osteoarthritis dependent upon the capability of the healer. (Tue, 26 Aug 2008 16:31:14 GMT)

'Ayurvedic' Medicines May Contain Lead, Mercury or Arsenic
TUESDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- About one in five ayurvedic medicine products purchased on the Internet contain significant levels of lead, mercury or arsenic, a new study finds. (Tue, 26 Aug 2008 20:02:09 GMT)

'Ayurvedic' Medicines May Contain Lead, Mercury or Arsenic
Copyright © 2008 ScoutNews LLC. All rights reserved. TUESDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- About one in five ayurvedic medicine products purchased on the Internet contain significant levels of lead, mercury or arsenic, a new study finds. (Tue, 26 Aug 2008 21:49:36 GMT)

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