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Alternative Medicine News Oct 2008

Alternative Remedies for Arthritis
QUESTION: My mother is 82 and is suffering from arthritis . She's in very good health except for that. She was on Vioxx until it was taken off the market, and now she is in pain again. (Wed, 01 Oct 2008 00:52:32 GMT)

Pharmacies give people a place to dispose of unused drugs, needles
Saturday is the first Sharps & Medicines Take Back Day at five local pharmacies, giving people an alternative to flushing old medications down the toilet or tossing syringes in the trash. (Wed, 01 Oct 2008 08:50:53 GMT)

How some women never get sick
They survive cold season without a sniffle. They fly in germ-packed airplanes unscathed. And they somehow avoid stomach bugs that decimate the office. Wish you could be one of these women who never get sick? Try one or -- even better -- all of these seven secrets, and you may join this club come flu season. (Wed, 01 Oct 2008 13:12:48 GMT)

50 Years in Space: NASA's Roadmap to 2058
Editor's note: As NASA celebrates its 50th birthday today, the agency looks back on a history of stunning successes while honoring those lost in its tragic setbacks. Here, space commentator Jim Banke takes a look at what the future might bring for America's space program in the 50 years to come. (Wed, 01 Oct 2008 14:02:48 GMT)

The Human Brain Shifts Into High Gear On 'Alternative Energy' During Exercise
Alternative energy is all the rage in major media headlines, but for the human brain, this is old news. According to a study by researchers from Denmark and The Netherlands published in the October 2008 print issue of The FASEB Journal, the brain, just like muscles, works harder during strenuous exercise and is fueled by lactate, rather than glucose. (Wed, 01 Oct 2008 14:08:52 GMT)

Dietary Supplements Glucosamine and/or Chondroitin Fare No Better than Placebo in Slowing Structural Damage of Knee ...
Source: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (Wed, 01 Oct 2008 19:44:55 GMT)

Jumbo Microscopes, High-powered Nanotubes, Glowing Corals, Biomolecules: Highlights of AVS 55th International Symposium
The AVS 55th International Symposium next month in Boston will showcase research from across the spectrum of science and engineering devoted to research on such topics as nanotechnology, alternative energy, materials research, and medicine. (Wed, 01 Oct 2008 21:24:48 GMT)

Natural medicine school expanding
The National College of Natural Medicine announced it is purchasing three buildings that will add one-third more space to its operations. (Wed, 01 Oct 2008 21:36:08 GMT)

Many fingers In The Wellness Pie
Modern medicine is slowly but surely leaving a window, if not a door open for alternative wellness therapies to tiptoe in. To choose, blend and integrate various healing systems is the mantra of many hospitals and wellness centres. (Wed, 01 Oct 2008 22:56:09 GMT)

Mango Named MCB Professor
Susan E. Mango ’83, previously a professor of oncological sciences at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine and Huntsman Cancer Institute, has been appointed a professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard, effective July 1, 2009. (Thu, 02 Oct 2008 06:35:35 GMT)

Alternative Medicine Under the Microscope
TRICK OR TREATMENT The Undeniable Facts About Alternative Medicine (Thu, 02 Oct 2008 07:50:55 GMT)

Health Tip: Considering Alternative Medicine?
(HealthDay News) -- Alternative medicine products may be used instead of -- or in addition to -- standard medical treatments. (Thu, 02 Oct 2008 13:01:12 GMT)

Many fingers In The Wellness Pie
Modern medicine is slowly but surely leaving a window, if not a door open for alternative wellness therapies to tiptoe in. To choose, blend and integrate various healing systems is the mantra of many hospitals and wellness centres. (Thu, 02 Oct 2008 21:45:03 GMT)

Spermicide Coke, stale chips research wins Ig Nobels
A researcher who figured out that Coke explodes sperm and scientists who discovered that people will happily eat stale chips if they crunch loudly enough won alternative "Ig Nobel" prizes on Thursday. (Fri, 03 Oct 2008 00:00:58 GMT)

Health Tip: Considering Alternative Medicine?
Copyright © 2008 ScoutNews LLC. All rights reserved. (HealthDay News) -- Alternative medicine products may be used instead of -- or in addition to -- standard medical treatments. (Fri, 03 Oct 2008 04:20:11 GMT)

Alternative medicine comes to med school, hospital
Hopkins Hospital began offering integrative and "traditional" medical treatments in a new clinic, Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) on Sept. 2. (Fri, 03 Oct 2008 09:56:09 GMT)

Health Tip: Considering Alternative Medicine?
Title: Health Tip: Considering Alternative Medicine? Category: Health News Created: 10/3/2008 2:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/3/2008 (Fri, 03 Oct 2008 19:30:12 GMT)

PENN Medicine News: Penn Takes Part in NIH Initiative to Find Treatments for Menopause
PHILADELPHIA –Women troubled by hot flashes and night sweats during the years around menopause want safe, effective treatment options. The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is part of a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative to conduct clinical trials of promising treatments for the most common symptoms of the menopausal transition. (Fri, 03 Oct 2008 21:06:18 GMT)

Spermicide Coke, stale chips research wins Ig Nobels
A researcher who figured out that Coke explodes sperm and scientists who discovered that people will happily eat stale chips if they crunch loudly enough won alternative "Ig Nobel" prizes Thursday. (Fri, 03 Oct 2008 23:01:06 GMT)

Hazardous household waste-collection sites set
Eleanor Shinn was exasperated.After the death of a family member this summer, the Vancouver woman had a medicine cabinet full of pain medications she needed to get rid of. (Sat, 04 Oct 2008 07:04:41 GMT)

Healing with Ayurveda
An ancient system of medicine shares its immense healing potential with the rest of the world as it goes global. (Sun, 05 Oct 2008 00:39:01 GMT)

New business spotlight - A 'Dog-Gone' business opens
Products and services: "We offer pet sitting, pet walking, late-night sitting, administration of medicine and pet transportation. In addition, we also offer pet waste removal services so that you can enjoy a clean, healthy yard. (Sun, 05 Oct 2008 12:16:10 GMT)

At some hospitals, acupuncture, herbs supplement care
A sick patient is likely to experience a hospital stay as a blur of all that is conventional in medicine – IVs, white coats, prescription medications. (Mon, 06 Oct 2008 05:37:11 GMT)

Alternative medicine worth a try
Medicine has long been referred to as an art and a science. The artistry perhaps resides in determining how best to use the science we have, and take good care of patients despite the science we don’t have. All too often, patient need goes on long after the science starts running thin. (Mon, 06 Oct 2008 10:05:59 GMT)

Spermicide Coke, stale chips research wins Ig Nobels
A researcher who figured out that Coke explodes sperm and scientists who discovered that people will happily eat stale chips if they crunch loudly enough won alternative "Ig Nobel" prizes Thursday. (Mon, 06 Oct 2008 12:11:51 GMT)

Alternative medicine worth a try
Medicine has long been referred to as an art and a science. The artistry perhaps resides in determining how best to use the science we have, and take good care of patients despite the science we don’t have. All too often, patient need goes on long after the science starts running thin. (Mon, 06 Oct 2008 13:21:03 GMT)

Soothing Music Reduces Stress, Anxiety And Depression During Pregnancy Says Study
Music therapy can reduce psychological stress among pregnant women, according to research just published in a special complementary and alternative therapy medicine issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing. Researchers from the College of Nursing at Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, randomly assigned 116 pregnant women to a music group and 120 to a control group. (Mon, 06 Oct 2008 14:07:01 GMT)

Alternative medicine treatments get serious look
Jill Eisner lay still as an acupuncturist pushed thin needles into her face and feet, with soft music playing in the background. In another room, an herbologist studied his antidote for severe acne: a concoction of 12 ingredients, including dandelion roots, tangerine peel and dried raspberries. A few doors down, Linda Lee, dressed in a white lab coat, used the tools of conventional medicine to ... (Mon, 06 Oct 2008 16:07:25 GMT)

Music therapy reduces stress, anxiety and depression during pregnancy
Music therapy can reduce psychological stress among pregnant women, according to research just published in a special complementary and alternative therapy medicine issue of the UK-based Journal of Clinical Nursing. (Mon, 06 Oct 2008 19:58:06 GMT)

Old-guard medicine getting a face-lift
Jill Eisner lay still as an acupuncturist pushed thin needles into her face and feet, with soft music playing in the background. (Tue, 07 Oct 2008 06:34:12 GMT)

Eltroxin sufferers to wait months, not weeks
Government drug-funding body Pharmac has confirmed today to the Green Party that people experiencing adverse reactions to the thyroid drug Eltroxin will have to wait until at least mid November for a subsidised alternative medicine, despite Government assurances in September that an alternative was only weeks away. (Tue, 07 Oct 2008 23:00:22 GMT)

Pentagon researches alternative treatments
About 300,000 Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffer from PTSD or major depression, and about 320,000 may have experienced at least a mild concussion or brain injury in combat, according to a RAND Corp. study released this year. (Wed, 08 Oct 2008 03:45:13 GMT)

Pentagon researches alternative treatments
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is seeking new ways to treat troops suffering from combat stress or brain damage by researching such alternative methods as acupuncture, meditation, yoga and the use of animals as therapy, military officials said. (Wed, 08 Oct 2008 10:43:45 GMT)

Alternative energy, virtual reality, innovative approaches to medicine
( Optical Society of America ) Following are a few of the many technical highlights to be discussed at Frontiers in Optics: OSA's Annual Meeting. (Wed, 08 Oct 2008 15:01:27 GMT)

Healer methods doubted by expert
The methods of a practitioner of holistic medicine are questioned by an expert witness at a Devon court. (Wed, 08 Oct 2008 15:19:23 GMT)

Pentagon researches alternative treatments - Army News, opinions, editorials, news from Iraq, photos, reports - Army ...
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is seeking new ways to treat troops suffering from combat stress or brain damage by researching such alternative methods as acupuncture, meditation, yoga and the use of animals as therapy, military officials said. (Wed, 08 Oct 2008 21:04:20 GMT)

Alternative Energy, Virtual Reality, Innovative Approaches to Medicine: Highlights of Frontiers in Optics Meeting in ...
Frontiers in Optics 2008 (FiO), the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Optical Society (OSA), will be held from Oct. 19-23 at the Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, N.Y. FiO 2008 will take place alongside Laser Science XXIV, the annual meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Laser Science. (Wed, 08 Oct 2008 21:24:48 GMT)

Editorial: Alternative meds can work as well
Sickness has always been a part of life, but the way people have gone about curing ailments has changed. Pills and expensive surgeries are a Western answer to treating or curing sickness. (Thu, 09 Oct 2008 03:56:58 GMT)

"Anticancer," "Trick or Treatment": Two approaches reach same conclusion
"Anticancer: A New Way of Life" by David Servan-Schreiber and "Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts About Alternative Medicine" by Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst look at alternative treatments for cancer and other diseases from very different viewpoints. (Thu, 09 Oct 2008 07:30:32 GMT)

Alternative Medicine Pioneer and Author, Nancy Lonsdorf, MD, Helps Launch New Prescription Drug Ratings Website, ...
RateADrug.com is pleased to announce that Nancy Lonsdorf, MD has joined its Scientific Board of Advisors. (Thu, 09 Oct 2008 14:15:00 GMT)

Putnam Business Moves To Smaller Location
Center for Alternative Medicine believes the new location suits their needs better. (Thu, 09 Oct 2008 16:07:26 GMT)

Studies Look At Use Of Alternative Medicines Among Elderly Blacks, Prostate Screening Predictors Among Older Immigrant ...
"Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Older Urban African- Americans: Individual and Neighborhood Associations" (.pdf), Journal of the National Medical Association: The study, led by researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, examines use of contemporary alternative medicine among blacks ages 60 and older. (Thu, 09 Oct 2008 19:06:49 GMT)

MSU gets $6M to study alternative medicines
Associated Press - October 9, 2008 4:05 PM ET BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Researchers at Montana State University will receive $6 million over five years to study alternative medicines that target... (Thu, 09 Oct 2008 20:07:49 GMT)

Alternative Acupuncture
Acupuncture may be one of the most widely-accepted forms of traditional Chinese medicine, but did you know there was a DIY alternative? " You will probably notice the room becoming darker as swarms of mosquitos gather outside the window. " Professor Dingle explains how . Lawyer's note: Professor Dingle's medical advice is NOT to be taken literally, seriously, or in any other way. (Thu, 09 Oct 2008 22:31:18 GMT)

MSU gets $6M to study alternative medicines
BOZEMAN - Researchers at Montana State University will receive $6 million over five years to study alternative medicines that target the lungs and intestines. (Fri, 10 Oct 2008 01:20:27 GMT)

Alternative Energy, Virtual Reality, Innovative Approaches To Medicine: Highlights Of Frontiers In Optics Meeting In ...
Frontiers in Optics 2008 (FiO), the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Optical Society (OSA), will be held from Oct. 19-23 at the Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, N.Y. (Fri, 10 Oct 2008 09:11:42 GMT)

Jack Killen, M.D., Named Deputy Director of NCCAM
John (Jack) Killen, Jr., M.D. was recently appointed Deputy Director of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (Fri, 10 Oct 2008 13:13:39 GMT)

A new alternative in treating short bowel syndrome
( World Journal of Gastroenterology ) Short bowel syndrome is a clinical condition characterized by diarrhea, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, malabsorption, and progressive malnutrition related to a wide resection of the small intestine. Chlorella is a species of green algae that grows in fresh water. In this study the authors evaluated the efficacy of chlorella extract which has rich amino ... (Fri, 10 Oct 2008 13:45:03 GMT)

Nader says he's alternative to 'rigged system'
DES MOINES and#8212; Consumer advocate Ralph Nader offered his independent presidential bid Friday as a progressive alternative to what he called the "two-party rigged system" that does the bidding of giant corporations.Nader, 74, said he would make Wall Street speculators pay for their own bailout and launch a massive public works project to provide jobs and fix America's aging infrastructure ... (Sat, 11 Oct 2008 02:18:54 GMT)

Nigeria: Can This Man Cure Aids?
Paul Ojeih, a natural medicine practitioner, is no stranger to controversy. Nick Uweru examines why he raises so much hoopla in the medical circle. (Sat, 11 Oct 2008 10:15:58 GMT)

Changing the patterns that contribute to unhappiness
Linda Mitchell-Dominguez of Stillwater, a nurse turned holistic healer, is a small woman with a big vision. Nine years ago, she stopped working in traditional medicine with two goals. (Sun, 12 Oct 2008 08:13:32 GMT)

Ex-employee, Cardinal both profited in buying discounted medicine
Robert Neil Spence is a name you probably haven't heard and Cardinal Health officials would rather not discuss. (Sun, 12 Oct 2008 10:02:32 GMT)

Encourage innovation with holistic approach: Basheer
Need to come up with policy norms to encourage the growth of traditional medicine (Sun, 12 Oct 2008 19:25:32 GMT)

Alternative drugs watchdog soon
CENTRES for alternative medicine could soon be brought under check by a new body set up to monitor their work. Talks on establishing a National Consultative Committee in Traditional and Alternative Medicine are already in the advance stages. (Mon, 13 Oct 2008 00:16:59 GMT)

Health and senior Calendar
Oct. 13-19 Health Complementary alternative medicine WED Take responsibility for your health without medications and prescriptions, learn... (Mon, 13 Oct 2008 07:17:40 GMT)

Treating Short Bowel Syndrome: A New Alternative
SBS is a clinical condition characterized by diarrhea, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, malabsorption, and progressive malnutrition related to a wide resection of the small intestine. The most important therapeutic objectives in the management of SBS are maintenance the patient's calorie intake and nutritional status. (Mon, 13 Oct 2008 11:08:01 GMT)

Woman Incorporates Alternative Medicine In Fight Against Cancer
MCFARLAND, Wis. -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 180,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 and 40,000 will die. (Mon, 13 Oct 2008 16:12:07 GMT)

Open Forum: A look at the future of health care delivery
Second of three parts In last week's Forum, Dr. Mark Jansen talked about how the decreasing number of primary care physicians is posing a threat to health care delivery. This week we discuss the advent of evidence-based medicine and how medical care in the future may be offered at three different levels. (Mon, 13 Oct 2008 21:13:58 GMT)

A breakthrough, then a surge, in stem cell research
Less than a year after a Wisconsin team helped discover a major alternative to human embryonic stem cells, the Madison scientists say more than 800 labs have begun using the approach, suggesting that many stem-cell researchers are starting to move beyond controversial embryonic sources for their work. (Mon, 13 Oct 2008 21:22:02 GMT)

Eight Exotic Cold Remedies
Eight alternative elixirs for the common cold. (Tue, 14 Oct 2008 10:59:48 GMT)

Soothing Music Reduces Stress, Anxiety And Depression During Pregnancy
Music therapy can reduce psychological stress among pregnant women, according to research just published in a special complementary and alternative therapy medicine issue of the UK-based Journal of Clinical Nursing. (Tue, 14 Oct 2008 16:24:21 GMT)

Peter Mandelson is too naive to be a Machiavelli
Our newest peer is the spin-doctor who won't take his own medicine. But nobody should have to tolerate abuse like this (Tue, 14 Oct 2008 22:38:41 GMT)

Petition Aims to Take Hot Dogs Off School Lunch Menus
Is your child's school lunch of choice a hot dog? One group hopes that won't be an option in the future. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is asking the USDA to pull processed meats from school lunch menus because some studies show they increase the risk of colon cancer. But as FOX 5's Sarah Simmons reports, don't expect those favorites to disappear anytime soon. (Tue, 14 Oct 2008 22:44:04 GMT)

N.J. Doctor Says Hyperbaric Chamber Cures Autism
For families struggling with autism finding the latest treatments is a top priority. Now a controversial approach is making headlines. Unfortunately, there is still no cure for autism, but therapies involving communication techniques, education and medications are the mainstays of treatment. Now, an alternative approach involving a hyperbaric oxygen chamber is getting attention and giving some ... (Tue, 14 Oct 2008 23:50:11 GMT)

Think Outside the Pill this Cold Season
Pharmacist and Author Offers Tips to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet (Wed, 15 Oct 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

Effect Of Acupuncture On IVF Remains Unclear
The use of acupuncture to increase fertility is far from new dating back to Taoist tradition over 8,000 years ago but its use in societies in which Western medicine dominates is less than a century old, and no one knows for sure whether acupuncture can increase the chances of becoming pregnant. A new review of studies attempts to come closer to an answer. (Wed, 15 Oct 2008 11:08:22 GMT)

New Cancer-Killing Compound Developed From Salad Plant
Researchers at the University of Washington have updated a traditional Chinese medicine to create a compound that is more than 1,200 times more specific in killing certain kinds of cancer cells than currently available drugs, heralding the possibility of a more effective chemotherapy drug with minimal side effects. (Wed, 15 Oct 2008 12:09:44 GMT)

Plan to Regularise Alternative Medicine Practice
MANAMA - Gulf states are drafting a law to regularise alternative and traditional medicine in the region and will take a similar bill being reviewed in Bahrain as a model. (Wed, 15 Oct 2008 19:47:31 GMT)

Human Brain Feeds On Lactate Not Glucose During Exercise
Researchers in Denmark and The Netherlands have discovered that during exercise, the human brain shifts into a higher gear and uses an "alternative energy" source: it does not feed on glucose but on lactate. The research was the work of corresponding author Johannes J. (Wed, 15 Oct 2008 21:06:41 GMT)

Penn for Obama | Real reform for a broken system
In 2004, the U.S. Institute of Medicine proposed that health care systems should strive for coverage that is universal, continuous, affordable, sustainable and equitable. The Obama-Biden plan for health care reform outlines practical steps toward realizing such a system. (Thu, 16 Oct 2008 06:04:19 GMT)

Healthcare Professionals Are Invited to Attend a Presentation on Energy Medicine by Renowned Author, Dr. James Oschman
Drexel University will host "An Evening with Dr. James Oschman" featuring a presentation by the renowned biophysicist and author of Energy Medicine: The Scientific Basis. Oschman will present on clinical aspects of Biological Fields offered through Drexel's online certificate in Complementary and Integrated Therapies program. A formal reception and book signing will immediately follow the ... (Thu, 16 Oct 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

Wiley Systems, Inc. Showcases Biomimetic Hormone Restoration Therapy Rhythms at ACAM Fall Conference (Booth 513) in ...
Wiley Systems, Inc. today announced its participation in the fall 2008 American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) Education Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 15 to 19, 2008, in Booth 513 at the Rio Hotel and Casino. (Thu, 16 Oct 2008 12:00:00 GMT)

Outsource (nearly) everything
Outsourcing might seem like a necessary evil - a cost-cutting strategy that guts quality control and invites theft of both intellectual and physical property. But outsourcing makes Paul Carpenter's business work. (Thu, 16 Oct 2008 12:52:08 GMT)

October 16-22, 2008 editorial@boulderweekly.com Without the controversy
Less than a year after a Wisconsin team helped discover a major alternative to human embryonic stem cells, the Madison scientists say more than 800 labs have begun using the approach, suggesting that many stem-cell researchers are starting to move beyond controversial embryonic sources for their work. (Thu, 16 Oct 2008 18:26:33 GMT)

No prescription needed: Hypnotists use new medicine to fight obesity, depression
Mark Briggs played some soft background music before guiding Mike Poirier into his subconscious. "Close your eyes," Briggs whispered. "Think slim." Poirier, then 280 pounds, ate at business dinners at least once a week. He grabbed candy bars several times a day during his high-stress job as a manager for the Carrier Corporation. (Fri, 17 Oct 2008 04:59:08 GMT)

Synthetic biology inches toward the mainstream
As bioengineers continue to build things with the stuff of life itself, the rest of the world is slowly waking up to the power of synthetic biology. (Fri, 17 Oct 2008 10:49:33 GMT)

Introducing the 'Stem Cell Facelift,' to be Performed in France 10/17 at World Academy of Anti-Aging & Cosmetic Medicine
Effective Alternative to Surgery, in Office Setting (Fri, 17 Oct 2008 15:28:00 GMT)

A brief history of historical cord blood
1983: The concept of using umbilical cord blood as an alternative source of stem cells for transplant is proposed. 1988: The first successful cord blood transplant to regenerate blood and immune cells is performed in Paris on a 6-year-old boy suffering from Fanconi Anemia, a blood disorder. 1992: The New York Blood Center establishes the first public bank for umbilical cord blood ... (Fri, 17 Oct 2008 19:18:16 GMT)

It's Time To Talk About The Tough Issues
The presidential candidates on health care and entitlements. (Fri, 17 Oct 2008 20:46:34 GMT)

Bugiri Hospital spends most of its funds on medicine
The series ‘Our Sick Hospitals’ that was published in this newspaper last June offered an insight of Uganda’s failing health care system especially at the regional level. (Sat, 18 Oct 2008 01:36:42 GMT)

Stem cell option may stem dispute
CHICAGO -- Less than a year after a Wisconsin team helped discover a major alternative to human embryonic stem cells, the Madison scientists say more than 800 labs have begun using the approach, suggesting that many stem-cell researchers are starting to move beyond controversial embryonic sources for their work. (Sat, 18 Oct 2008 05:20:15 GMT)

RSVP to help people dispose of old medicines
Everyone seems to have an old, unfinished prescription hanging around in the medicine cabinet. Do you know how to get rid of those pills, capsules and syrups safely? ROPE them! (Sat, 18 Oct 2008 05:32:27 GMT)

IMH trustee candidates tackle tough issues
Candidates for the Ivinson Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees fielded questions on a wide variety of concerns at the League of Women Voters forum Thursday night, ranging from conflicts of interest to what to do with Medicine Bow Technologies, a for-profit IT company funded by the hospital. (Sun, 19 Oct 2008 04:56:39 GMT)

USES BOUNDLESS
Human embryonic stem cells can grow into any type of tissue, giving scientists hope of replacing or helping to heal tissues damaged by diseases. Doctors have used adult stem cells for decades in bone marrow transplants for cancer patients, but embryonic stem cells are considered more versatile in the lab. Here's how stem cells could change medicine: (Sun, 19 Oct 2008 05:15:43 GMT)

Alternative therapies enter mainstream
Jill Eisner lay still as an acupuncturist pushed thin needles into her face and feet, with soft music playing in the background. Photo caption: Acupuncture is among the treatments offered at Johns Hopkins’ new integrative medicine center. Photo by Washington Post (Sun, 19 Oct 2008 10:12:56 GMT)

Muslim nonprofit hopes film shows 'cultural jihad'
``We all know about terrorism. This is the war you don't know about,'' Dr. Zuhdi Jasser intones from the movie screen over images of radical followers of Islam burning the American flag after Sept. 11. (Sun, 19 Oct 2008 15:23:55 GMT)

Warnings issued on alternative medicine
The Food and Drug Administration is reminding people who use Ayurvedic medicine, India's traditional healing system, of the following: (Sun, 19 Oct 2008 20:09:45 GMT)

A crumbling infrastructure
“...Yellow Medicine East facilities are simply tired. They have served the district for many years, but need considerable effort to freshen, restore and reinvigorate them.” (Sun, 19 Oct 2008 23:13:27 GMT)

YMC board postpones courthouse construction until Spring of 2009
Yellow Medicine County commissioners decided to postpone the YMC courthouse addition when construction bids came in over $300,000 above the previously expected $900,000 maximum cost, on Tuesday afternoon. (Sun, 19 Oct 2008 23:13:57 GMT)

BioBoard
Australia's regenerative medicine company, Mesoblast Limited, announced highly significant preclinical trial results of the adult stem cell technology platform for the treatment of eye diseases associated with abnormal blood vessels. (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 06:21:24 GMT)

Environment causes illness
Environmental medicine studies the reactions we have when we're exposed to certain toxins and their affect on our nervous system and hormone system. (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 06:31:00 GMT)

Reducing Risk Through Collaboration Can Generate Increased Economic Returns for Personalized Medicine Sector
As the biopharmaceutical industry faces declining productivity and innovation, personalized medicine -- the concept that a person's genetic makeup could be used to tailor medical care to that individual's needs -- offers promise for increasing economic returns, according to "Assessing Risk and Return: Personalized Medicine Development & New Innovation Paradigm." (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 12:00:00 GMT)

LEDs may help reduce skin wrinkles, researchers report
Researchers in Germany are describing a potential alternative to Botox and cosmetic surgery for easing facial wrinkles. Their study, scheduled for the November 5 issue of ACS' Crystal Growth & Design reports that high intensity visible light from light emitting diodes (LEDs) applied daily for several weeks resulted in "rejuvenated skin, reduced wrinkle levels, juvenile complexion and lasting ... (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 14:22:22 GMT)

LEDs May Help Reduce Skin Wrinkles
Researchers in Germany are describing a potential alternative to Botox and cosmetic surgery for easing facial wrinkles. Their study reports that high intensity visible light from light emitting diodes (LEDs) applied daily for several weeks resulted in "rejuvenated skin, reduced wrinkle levels, juvenile complexion and lasting resilience." LEDs are the miniature lights used in an array of ... (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 14:23:50 GMT)

Flexible Displays, Nanotech, Hydrogen Cars & More Highlights of AVS 55th International Symposium & Exhibition, Oct. ...
The AVS 55th International Symposium & Exhibition this month in Boston will showcase advances in technology, materials research, nanotechnology, alternative energy, and medicine. (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 16:26:25 GMT)

Nerve Repair, Biodetectors, Proton Therapy, Microscopic Medical Devices, and the Heavy Hold of Hepatitis C
Medical highlights of papers from among the 1,300 talks at the AVS 55th International Symposium next month in Boston are described below. Overall, the meeting showcases advances in technology, materials research, nanotechnology, alternative energy, and medicine. (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 16:35:18 GMT)

Alternative Medicine - Does Your Insurance Cover it
The answer to this question is both yes and no. Some insurance companies cover some treatments that fall into an alternative medicine category such as chiropractor, acupuncture and physical therapy but treatments such as herbal medicine and aromatherapy are not covered. (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 18:03:40 GMT)

Monday, October 20, 2008
... companies cover some treatments that fall into an alternative medicine category such as chiropractor, acupuncture and physical ... herbal medicine and aromatherapy to treat illnesses. (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 18:03:48 GMT)

Alternative Medicine Joins Cancer Fight
A doctor's tests and medications can help fight cancer. But one woman finds that a more ancient form of therapy helps her battle. (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 19:29:04 GMT)

Alternative Medicine Joins Cancer Fight
A doctor's tests and medications can help fight cancer. But one woman finds that a more ancient form of therapy helps her battle. (Mon, 20 Oct 2008 19:30:58 GMT)

S.F. school trustees propose JROTC alternative
A majority of San Francisco school board members Monday pitched a replacement for the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, calling for an emergency response training course that would offer leadership training for the district's students without the... (Tue, 21 Oct 2008 07:15:55 GMT)

New Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Centers Target Stress-Related Illnesses, Obesity, Cancer, and ...
The National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has added four new Centers of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CERCs) to its research centers program. (Tue, 21 Oct 2008 13:28:46 GMT)

Biomedical Research Highlights Of AVS 55th International Symposium & Exhibition In Boston, Oct. 19-24
Medical highlights of papers from among the 1,300 talks at the AVS 55th International Symposium in Boston are described below. Overall, the meeting showcases advances in technology, materials research, nanotechnology, alternative energy, and medicine. (Tue, 21 Oct 2008 16:07:35 GMT)

S.F. school trustees propose JROTC alternative
A majority of San Francisco school board members Monday pitched a replacement for the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, calling for an emergency response training course that would offer leadership training for the district's students without the... (Tue, 21 Oct 2008 21:31:36 GMT)

The 'Root' of Arthritis Relief
By Dr. Rajen M. More than 40 percent of those afflicted with arthritis in the United States now use complementary and alternative medicine to ease pain and swelling. These include dietary supplements. (Wed, 22 Oct 2008 01:18:46 GMT)

High Intensity Light Reduces Facial Wrinkles - Crystal Growth & Design
Researchers in Germany are describing a potential alternative to Botox and cosmetic surgery for easing facial wrinkles. (Wed, 22 Oct 2008 12:08:01 GMT)

Credit Crunch Hurts MediGene, Biotechs in Drug Deals (Update1)
Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) -- The credit crisis may force MediGene AG to accept a less-favorable licensing deal for its most advanced cancer medicine because limited financing options have weakened biotechnology companies' bargaining power. (Wed, 22 Oct 2008 13:38:01 GMT)

Credit Crunch Hurts MediGene, Biotechs in Drug Deals (Update2)
Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) -- The credit crisis may force MediGene AG to accept a less-favorable licensing deal for its most advanced cancer medicine because limited financing options have weakened biotechnology companies' bargaining power. (Wed, 22 Oct 2008 16:33:45 GMT)

KANE: Satire is the best medicine
Are some issues just too serious to be considered seriously? More specifically, in an age defined by terrorism, the credit crisis, the war in Iraq, climate change, Sarah Palin, etc., is it maybe better sometimes just to laugh? (Thu, 23 Oct 2008 06:53:14 GMT)

Synergy 21 provides natural health options
INGLESIDE - Aidan Mullet believes it's no wonder people still turn to natural herbs as an alternative to western medicine. Nature has been doing it's job in the healing process for thousands of years. (Thu, 23 Oct 2008 14:39:37 GMT)

Alternative Medicine And Heavy Metal Poisoning
Many Ayurvedic medicines can contain dangerous quantities of heavy metals, including lead, mercury, thallium and arsenic, according to clinical toxicology specialists in London writing in the International Journal of Environment and Health. (Fri, 24 Oct 2008 11:07:01 GMT)

MIV Therapeutics Featured in Cardiovascular Business News
MIV Therapeutics, Inc. (Frankfurt: MIV), a leading developer of next-generation coatings and advanced drug-delivery systems for cardiovascular stents and other implantable medical devices, was featured in Cardiovascular Business News, a newsweekly concerning cardiovascular medicine. (Fri, 24 Oct 2008 12:45:00 GMT)

In Obama or McCain, US scientists see new hope
US scientists will breath easier after the elections, certain either candidate will mark progress after the Bush administration and the influence of Christian fundamentalists on its policies. (Fri, 24 Oct 2008 14:31:18 GMT)

Study: Stinky 'Gas' Helps Regulate Blood Pressure
It may be stinky, but the gas blamed for smelly flatulence and the smell of rotten eggs also appears to play a role in regulating blood pressure, researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine reveal in a study. (Fri, 24 Oct 2008 14:32:43 GMT)

MIV Therapeutics Featured in Cardiovascular Business News
Vancouver, BC, October 24, 2008--(T-Net)--MIV Therapeutics, Inc. (Frankfurt:MIV.F) (http://www.mivtherapeutics.com), a leading developer of next-generation coatings and advanced drug-delivery systems for cardiovascular stents and other implantable medical devices, was featured in Cardiovascular Business News, a newsweekly concerning cardiovascular medicine. (Fri, 24 Oct 2008 15:55:32 GMT)

WALL STREET: Dow retreats 175 points -- not as steep as feared
The pullback on Wall Street wasn't as steep as some observers had feared though the pace of selling at times accelerated. Advertisement: WALL'S MEDICINE CTR Receive 10% off Willow Tree Figurines! We carry a full line of Willow Tree Figurines. Please mention Grand Forks Herald 'Deals'. (Fri, 24 Oct 2008 20:23:25 GMT)

Attitude is everything
Look out late night television, here comes Elise Heck. Though most people would argue that traditional medical practice peppered with a bit of humor is not a good mix, Elise may argue that the use of alternative treatments, including humor, to cope with stress can have good results. (Fri, 24 Oct 2008 21:16:46 GMT)

MSU receives $6 million to analyze alternative medicines
Montana State University researchers have won a $6 million, five-year federal grant to study alternative medicines that target the intestine and lungs. (Sat, 25 Oct 2008 05:09:02 GMT)

Homeopathic healing
Homeopathy is a field of alternative medicine, and its remedies aim to address symptoms by triggering the body’s healing processes through exposure to highly diluted substances that could cause those symptoms in healthy people. (Sat, 25 Oct 2008 06:13:29 GMT)

Alternative Medicine And Heavy Metal Poisoning
Many Ayurvedic medicines can contain dangerous quantities of heavy metals, including lead, mercury, thallium and arsenic, according to clinical toxicology specialists in London writing in the International Journal of Environment and Health. (Sun, 26 Oct 2008 03:23:41 GMT)

Should you consider alternative therapy?
Alternative medicine is global big business, with an estimated $74 billion spent each year worldwide on therapies of all sorts, from nutritional supplements to meditation to chiropractic therapy. (Sun, 26 Oct 2008 07:49:32 GMT)

AM Topic: Testicular Cancer
Considering testicular cancer is common among guys between 15 and 35, the right information could save your life. Considering testicular cancer is common among guys between 15 and 35, the right information could save your life. (Sun, 26 Oct 2008 14:15:43 GMT)

Two vie for 193rd District
The two Adams County men vying for the 193rd District say they have the professional and personal experiences to get things done in Harrisburg. Republican Will Tallman, who defeated Hanover businessman Mike Rishel in the April primary, will face Democrat Neil Clifford. (Sun, 26 Oct 2008 14:19:35 GMT)

Condo developer gets taste of own lawsuit medicine
Merco Group of the Palm Beaches, the target of numerous lawsuits, recently made a trip of its own to the courthouse. (Mon, 27 Oct 2008 01:18:39 GMT)

Warning for bone victims: Thousands to be denied treatment under new NHS guidance
Thousands of women will be denied preventive medicine for weakening bones under new NHS guidelines, warn campaigners. (Mon, 27 Oct 2008 02:03:44 GMT)

Crafters, artists sought for healing arts fair
Applications are being accepted from fine crafters and artisans for the Fall Healing Arts and Crafts Fair to be held at Palmetto Bay Marina from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 22. Exhibitors who offer alternative medicine protocols for the mind, body and spirit are welcome. There is a $45 registration booth rental fee for exhibiting artists and healers. The event is free and open to the public. Deadline ... (Mon, 27 Oct 2008 04:07:32 GMT)

Faculty might wait to retire
Two-thirds of University faculty may be forced to postpone retirement because their retirement funds are dependent on the economy, a professor said. Another retirement option exists, said Scott Brown, department head of Small Animal Medicine, but state legislation prevents teachers from transferring plans. (Mon, 27 Oct 2008 09:08:14 GMT)

GenVault to Present at the BIOCOM Investor Conference
GenVault Corporation, the leader in room temperature biosample management for genomic discovery, medicine and identification, today announced that David Wellis, Ph.D., GenVault's President and CEO will be presenting at the BIOCOM Investor Conference taking place from October 26-28 in La Jolla, CA. (Mon, 27 Oct 2008 13:00:00 GMT)

Synergy 21 provides natural health options
INGLESIDE - Aidan Mullet believes it's no wonder people still turn to natural herbs as an alternative to western medicine. Nature has been doing it's job in the healing process for thousands of years. (Mon, 27 Oct 2008 19:24:37 GMT)

Expensive new diabetes drugs don't necessarily produce better outcomes
The annual cost of prescription diabetes drugs nearly doubled to $12.5 billion between 2001 and 2007, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of Chicago. The researchers say the findings raise questions about whether the higher cost actually translates into improved care and better outcomes. (Tue, 28 Oct 2008 05:30:50 GMT)

GISP studies traditional Eastern medicine
On a campus bustling with pre-med students toting cumbersome chemistry textbooks and complaining about single-digit medical school acceptance rates, a number of students are trying to infuse their studies with an alternative - alternative medicine, that is. (Tue, 28 Oct 2008 07:43:54 GMT)

Radovan Karadzic appears at Hague hearing
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic appeared Tuesday at The Hague for a pre-trial hearing to discuss an amended indictment on war crimes and genocide charges. (Tue, 28 Oct 2008 09:50:28 GMT)

Study Shows That Computer-aided Detection Has A Role To Play In Reading Mammograms
For breast cancer screening, mammograms utilising single reading with computer-aided detection (CAD) offer an alternative to double reading, concludes a study in the New England Journal of Medicine (October 16, 2008). (Tue, 28 Oct 2008 11:08:21 GMT)

New treatments in chest medicine presented at CHEST 2008
New therapies for pulmonary, sleep, and critical care medicine will be presented at CHEST 2008. Studies will highlight statins use for sepsis, the benefits of fish oil for sleep apnea, a new antidote for cyanide poisoning, and more. (Tue, 28 Oct 2008 13:30:43 GMT)

CHEST 2008: Featured abstracts
( American College of Chest Physicians ) The following CHEST 2008 news briefs highlight some of the biggest pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine news coming out of this year's annual meeting. (Tue, 28 Oct 2008 13:32:33 GMT)

Singapore Medicine - Breakthrough Development of Cell Therapy Treatment for Cancer
Singapore has embarked on a cell-based clinical trial that may have far-reaching implications for future cancer research and treatments. (Wed, 29 Oct 2008 07:01:00 GMT)

News Briefs Highlight Research In Pulmonary, Critical Care And Sleep Medicine At CHEST 2008
#7720 PATIENTS' HOME PHOTOS HELP IDENTIFY ASTHMA TRIGGERS The use of in-home photography may be a more cost-effective alternative to in-home inspections for identifying asthma and allergy triggers. (Wed, 29 Oct 2008 13:09:42 GMT)

What’s your cup of tea?
Prior to my abroad experience last semester, I had never thought of tea as a form of medicine. Tea was a drink—an alternative to coffee or hot chocolate in the wintertime. (Wed, 29 Oct 2008 14:46:20 GMT)

Synergy 21 provides natural health options
INGLESIDE - Aidan Mullet believes it's no wonder people still turn to natural herbs as an alternative to western medicine. Nature has been doing it's job in the healing process for thousands of years. (Wed, 29 Oct 2008 21:57:07 GMT)

Radiation-Free Procedure Offers Alternative To Mammograms
Breast cancer is becoming easier to detect earlier in life and without pain because of a procedure that's growing in popularity. (Wed, 29 Oct 2008 22:34:07 GMT)

What's new: Eagle alternative medicine center opens in Eagle
American Acupuncture Center recently opened in Eagle offering treatment options that include acupuncture and natural, botanical medicines. (Thu, 30 Oct 2008 06:10:54 GMT)

Integrative Medicine Pioneer To Host Free Groundbreaking Web Series on a Natural Approach for Treating Depression
James S. Gordon, M.D. Will Teach an Innovative Educational Event on the Web.... Four part web-based seminar to premiere on Tuesday, November 18th at 8:30 PM EST; then will be available on every major social networking site afterwards (Thu, 30 Oct 2008 12:00:00 GMT)

Synergy 21 provides natural health options
INGLESIDE - Aidan Mullet believes it's no wonder people still turn to natural herbs as an alternative to western medicine. Nature has been doing it's job in the healing process for thousands of years. (Thu, 30 Oct 2008 17:41:59 GMT)

The best alternative?
Alternative medicine, which encompasses traditional or complementary therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic and herbal treatments, emphasizes holistic approaches that consider the effects of diet, stress and exercise on overall health. (Fri, 31 Oct 2008 03:20:28 GMT)

Gwyneth Paltrow - Paltrow Opens Up About Fathers Death
Hollywood actress GWYNETH PALTROW has spoken about the death of her beloved father - insisting she tried using "Eastern medicine" to ease his suffering. Bruce Paltrow ... (Fri, 31 Oct 2008 07:33:02 GMT)

Norwalk Radiology: Pioneer in Its Field
A study by the New England Journal of Medicine released earlier this month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, found that using computer aided detection (CAD) technology to read mammograms is an acceptable alternative to having them read by a second reader. (Fri, 31 Oct 2008 14:45:47 GMT)

The Amish Technological Vanguard
The really radical alternative technology is living off the grid--and who knows how to do it better? (Fri, 31 Oct 2008 18:15:15 GMT)

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