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Alternative Medicine News Jan 2009

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State lawmaker wants drug firms to take back unused medicine
A state lawmaker wants to make drug companies responsible for disposing of unused medicine that could end up in the environment or be abused by teens (Thu, 01 Jan 2009 03:18:42 GMT)

Russia issues licenses to alternative healers
MOSCOW — Mikhail Fadkin claims he can cure a long list of disorders — pancreatitis, bronchitis, digestive problems, even infertility — by using his hands to manipulate what he describes as a person's "bio-energy field." Many laugh at such ideas and might call him a quack. (Thu, 01 Jan 2009 10:08:42 GMT)

Tufts receives grant to study wind power
The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative has awarded a $39,760 grant to the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in Westboro and Grafton to study the feasibility of using wind turbines for energy at the school. (Thu, 01 Jan 2009 12:08:29 GMT)

Douglas Dispatch
Dr. Jay D. and Dora Zamora provide alternative healing options for Douglas residents at their Holistic Healing and Wellness Center, located at 614 N. G Avenue. (Thu, 01 Jan 2009 22:26:55 GMT)

Gazans face ‘humanitarian crisis’ as Israeli raids intensify
After six days of Israeli bombardment, aid agencies say that Gazans are facing a humanitarian crisis with air strikes causing severe problems in getting food, medicine and fuel supplies to the besiegedcivilian population. (Fri, 02 Jan 2009 00:28:35 GMT)

Cough medicine ingredient may treat prostate cancer
Noscapine, a natural substance found in cough medicine, may prove useful in treating advanced prostate cancer, according to studies in mice. (Fri, 02 Jan 2009 15:27:30 GMT)

Douglas Dispatch
Dr. Jay D. and Dora Zamora provide alternative healing options for Douglas residents at their Holistic Healing and Wellness Center, located at 614 N. G Avenue. (Fri, 02 Jan 2009 18:00:55 GMT)

Researchers engineer pancreatic cell transplants to evade immune response
In a finding that could significantly influence the way type 1 diabetes is treated, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a technique for transplanting insulin-producing pancreatic cells that causes only a minimal immune response in recipients. (Fri, 02 Jan 2009 20:07:47 GMT)

CD offers 'Hope' to patients
The Integrative Medicine Advisory Council has purchased 100 copies of folk musician David Bailey’s “Hope – An Anthology” to distribute free to those in the region being treated for brain tumors. (Sat, 03 Jan 2009 04:31:49 GMT)

Health Highlights: Jan. 3, 2009
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by editors of HealthDay: (Sat, 03 Jan 2009 14:02:13 GMT)

Seniors’ Health
Many seniors today are interested in natural medicine options. In this article, we discuss the issues of particular importance to this age group. Marginal nutritional deficiencies occur more often in older people than in most other age groups. (Sat, 03 Jan 2009 15:45:43 GMT)

Israeli Offensive On Gaza Enters 2nd Week
Israeli warplanes and gunboats blasted more than two dozen Hamas targets Saturday, including weapons storage facilities, training centers and leaders' homes as Israel's offensive against Gaza's Islamic militant rulers entered a second week. (Sat, 03 Jan 2009 15:59:56 GMT)

Governments Embrace Avatars
Washington area is home to creative efforts to move government toward virtual worlds. (Sat, 03 Jan 2009 17:46:10 GMT)

Douglas Dispatch
Dr. Jay D. and Dora Zamora provide alternative healing options for Douglas residents at their Holistic Healing and Wellness Center, located at 614 N. G Avenue. (Sat, 03 Jan 2009 22:29:07 GMT)

Some use alternative medicine to help meet New Year's resolutions
Whether you are resolving to lose weight, to overcome a fear or to stop smoking this year, there are more options to achieve your goals than going to the gym, getting a self-help book or chewing nicotine gum. (Sun, 04 Jan 2009 04:38:41 GMT)

O Brave New World That Has Such Avatars in It!
The virtual world Second Life, a landscape of primping avatars, ballroom dancing bears, space stations and vampire castles, has a new -- and maybe even more surreal -- inhabitant: the Arlington County government. (Sun, 04 Jan 2009 07:49:15 GMT)

Primary care shortage exists
The combination may not yet be lethal, but a shortage of doctors in Massachusetts, coupled with more physicians practicing "defensive medicine" out of fear of being sued, is clouding the state's landmark health-care reform effort. (Sun, 04 Jan 2009 08:30:32 GMT)

Health Highlights: Jan.4, 2009
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by editors of HealthDay: (Sun, 04 Jan 2009 14:02:49 GMT)

Primary care shortage exists
The combination may not yet be lethal, but a shortage of doctors in Massachusetts, coupled with more physicians practicing "defensive medicine" out of fear of being sued, is clouding the state's landmark health-care reform effort. (Sun, 04 Jan 2009 17:29:50 GMT)

Emerging alternative to neoliberalism
THE crisis of neoliberal economic theory and practice is only proving that an economic and financial system based on the logic of deregulated profit maximization cannot go on. (Sun, 04 Jan 2009 22:04:58 GMT)

Common types of medications are turning to more easy-to-take forms
Forget about gagging on pills that seem as big as footballs or swallowing liquids that smell like cod liver oil.Today, everything from cough medicine to multiple vitamins has been turned into pellets that melt, powders that dissolve and gum balls that can be gobbled up like candy. (Mon, 05 Jan 2009 05:11:38 GMT)

Read it: 'Spent: End Exhaustion and Feel Great Again'
Two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight and less than one-third get regular exercise. Sleep deprivation, poor health habits and stress abound. Dr. Frank Lipman, author of Spent: End Exhaustion and Feel Great Again (Simon & Schuster, $25) mixes standard health advice with alternative-medicine tactics to combat the fatigue of daily life. Lipman’s program is built around a concept he calls ... (Mon, 05 Jan 2009 06:17:00 GMT)

About one in nine U.S. children use alternative medicine
More than one in nine children and teens use herbal supplements or some other form of alternative medicine, the government said Wednesday, citing a new national survey. (Mon, 05 Jan 2009 11:28:09 GMT)

O Brave New World That Has Such Avatars in It!
The virtual world Second Life, a landscape of primping avatars, ballroom dancing bears, space stations and vampire castles, has a new -- and maybe even more surreal -- inhabitant: the Arlington County government. (Mon, 05 Jan 2009 12:15:06 GMT)

For stress reduction, just say ommm
Managing the service department of an Atlanta, Georgia, car dealership is a stressful job, according to Debbie Peek. (Mon, 05 Jan 2009 14:54:54 GMT)

Ark. Scientists Developing Breast Cancer 'Vaccine'
Scientists at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hope to begin clinical trials this spring on a vaccine to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer. (Mon, 05 Jan 2009 16:09:04 GMT)

Pricks that can ease your pains
DOHA: There is hope for people suffering from stress and anxiety. Acupuncture, often called Oriental medicine or traditional Chinese medicine, and practiced all over the globe, provides a good remedy for stress and migraine, experts say. (Tue, 06 Jan 2009 02:56:17 GMT)

Funding is granted to study new medicine
A £10,000 research project is being carried out into the effectiveness of diet, exercise and complementary therapy as an alternative to traditional medicines. (Tue, 06 Jan 2009 10:24:57 GMT)

About one in nine U.S. children use alternative medicine
More than one in nine children and teens use herbal supplements or some other form of alternative medicine, the government said Wednesday, citing a new national survey. (Tue, 06 Jan 2009 10:46:02 GMT)

Editorial, Opinion Piece Examine Use Of Defensive Medicine
USA Today on Dec. 29, 2008, published an editorial and an opinion piece addressing physicians' use of defensive medicine to prevent medical malpractice lawsuits. Summaries of the pieces appear below. (Tue, 06 Jan 2009 14:16:39 GMT)

Warnings on coal: Rush to coal could be hazardous to Michigan
At a time when our nation is considering how to develop alternative forms of energy and fund "green" jobs, Michigan should say "no" to new coal-burning plants. (Tue, 06 Jan 2009 14:26:05 GMT)

Homeopathy patients often say health improved
Many people who opt for homeopathic therapy for their chronic ills report lasting improvements in their health, a new study finds. (Tue, 06 Jan 2009 15:25:01 GMT)

Use your head
Who can we trust to heal us? Now that there are books left and right on all sorts of treatments and self-help approaches, it is best to think critically. Those who swallow any sort of medicine with their eyes closed might just be hoodwinked into taking in snake oil. (Tue, 06 Jan 2009 15:36:52 GMT)

Don’t Let ‘iPatient’ Detract from Hands-On Medicine, Stanford Author/Educator Urges
On his first day as attending physician at Stanford, Abraham Verghese, MD, suggested to the ward team that they leave the “bunker” and head out to their patients’ bedsides. (Tue, 06 Jan 2009 19:05:09 GMT)

Douglas Dispatch
Dr. Jay D. and Dora Zamora provide alternative healing options for Douglas residents at their Holistic Healing and Wellness Center, located at 614 N. G Avenue. (Tue, 06 Jan 2009 22:01:41 GMT)

Teens Behaving Badly?
Scientists randomly selected 500 MySpace profiles belonging to self-described 18-year-olds to determine what sort of information the average teen was sharing online (Wed, 07 Jan 2009 07:28:39 GMT)

Kirsten Moore: Do It Yourself Medicine
Should we be surprised that some women will opt for do-it-yourself medicine in this climate when health care access is out of reach for more Americans and when abortion is so stigmatized? (Wed, 07 Jan 2009 16:26:53 GMT)

Scientologist Views On Medicine Questioned
In the aftermath of the death of 16-year-old Jett Travolta, critics say the church holds the profession in a negative light. Hattie Kauffman reports. (Wed, 07 Jan 2009 22:30:04 GMT)

Douglas Dispatch
Dr. Jay D. and Dora Zamora provide alternative healing options for Douglas residents at their Holistic Healing and Wellness Center, located at 614 N. G Avenue. (Wed, 07 Jan 2009 22:32:11 GMT)

Warning against buying medicine, medical equipment online
Doctors and web experts say it isn't safe to buy medicine or health care devices on the internet. If you do, make sure to research the person selling you the items. (Wed, 07 Jan 2009 23:52:18 GMT)

What's new: Animal Healing Center offers alternative care
Acupuncture, homeopathy and prolotherapy (nonsurgical ligament reconstruction treatment for chronic pain) as well as traditional Chinese medicine are some of the treatment choices available at the Animal Healing Center of Boise. (Thu, 08 Jan 2009 07:19:00 GMT)

Don't Let 'iPatient' Detract From Hands-On Medicine, Stanford Author/Educator Urges
On his first day as attending physician at Stanford, Abraham Verghese, MD, suggested to the ward team that they leave the "bunker" and head out to their patients' bedsides. "They probably felt that everything I would need to get up to speed on our patients - the necessary images, the laboratory results - was right there in the team room," Verghese wrote in an essay in the Dec. (Thu, 08 Jan 2009 15:08:31 GMT)

The best alternative medicine for children
Nursing is supposed to be a calming, tranquil time for a newborn, but when Deb Kruse-Field put her son, Luke Field, to her breast, instead of cuddling up and eating, he arched his back and screamed. (Thu, 08 Jan 2009 16:09:25 GMT)

Tucker woman arraigned on health-care fraud charges
Chaunsay Beckwith of Tucker, Ga., was arraigned Thursday by a federal magistrate on charges of health-care fraud in connection with providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy at her International Alternative Medicine Inc. clinic. (Thu, 08 Jan 2009 17:44:06 GMT)

Greyhounds get acupuncture at Derby Lane
These days, you'll find some greyhounds at Derby Lane enjoying some much longer careers. It's all thanks to the ancient alternative medicine of acupuncture. (Fri, 09 Jan 2009 02:42:21 GMT)

Deepak Chopra: Alternative Medicine is Mainstream
By Deepak Chopra, Dean Ornish, Rustum Roy and Andrew Weil As published in today's Wall Street Journal In mid-February, the Institute of Medicine of the... (Fri, 09 Jan 2009 15:02:04 GMT)

Exercise Reduces Periodic Leg Movements, Improves Sleep Patterns
People who experience insomnia or have sleep disruptions related to periodic leg movements (PLM) can benefit from both the immediate and long-term effects of exercise, says a study published in the January 2009 issue Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, the official scientific journal of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). (Fri, 09 Jan 2009 15:07:30 GMT)

Celebs' Unusual Health Remedy Countdown
Some celebrities choose alternative remedies to cure what ails them. (Fri, 09 Jan 2009 16:30:16 GMT)

Using alternative medicine to treat common ailments
It is the rare workplace, classroom or home that has not yet experienced at least a touch of the sniffles, upset stomachs and congestion that tend to arrive at this time of the year. (Fri, 09 Jan 2009 19:30:58 GMT)

An Alternative Way of Healing
The vitamin and herbal supplement section of many stores can be pretty overwhelming, with shelves of bottles that claim they`ll ease your every ailment. For those who need a little direction, there is help. It help comes in the form of naturopathic physicians. (Sat, 10 Jan 2009 04:51:45 GMT)

Alternative Cancer Treatment Specialist Dr. William Flader Reports Positive Patient Outcomes, Growing Awareness of ...
Alternative Cancer Treatment Specialist Dr. William Flader reports on the effectiveness, status and growing patient awareness of Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT) as a less-debilitating option for cancer care than traditional, high-dose chemotherapy. (Sat, 10 Jan 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

Alternative Cancer Treatment Specialist Dr. William Flader Reports Positive Patient Outcomes, Growing Awareness of ...
Alternative Cancer Treatment Specialist Dr. William Flader reports on the effectiveness, status and growing patient awareness of Insulin Potentiation Therapy (IPT) as a less-debilitating option for cancer care than traditional, high-dose chemotherapy. (PRWeb Jan 10, 2009) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Sat, 10 Jan 2009 08:05:05 GMT)

Secrets of Nicolas Sarkozy's energy
A FRENCH author claims to have unlocked the secret of Nicolas Sarkozy’s boundless energy. The “hyper-président” secretly consults a specialist in alternative medicine who massages his back and sends him “positive energy waves”. (Sat, 10 Jan 2009 21:42:21 GMT)

Nepali doctor asks gov't to include acupuncture treatment in health policy
A veteran Nepali acupuncture specialist called on the government to include alternative medicinal treatment of acupuncture in its health policy. Dr. Harish Chandra Shah, who got honored for his effort in the application of traditional Chinese acupuncture healing methods in Nepal on Saturday is been treating patience with acupuncture medicinal treatment since 1985. "Alternative medicinal ... (Sun, 11 Jan 2009 03:18:37 GMT)

Dubai Healthcare City first authority outside US to adopt codes for alternative treatments
Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of Tatweer, announced that its regulatory body - the Center for Healthcare Planning and Quality (CPQ), through its Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Council, will start implementing CAM codes, that were developed by ABC Coding Solutions to further regulate and measure the outcomes of CAM procedures within DHCC. (Sun, 11 Jan 2009 07:18:04 GMT)

Sarkozy's mantra for boundless energy - alternative therapist?
London, Jan 11 : The secret to Nicolas Sarkozy's boundless energy has been unlocked - all thanks to a French author who claims that the hyper-président secretly consults a specialist in alternative medicine. (Sun, 11 Jan 2009 13:09:33 GMT)

Alternative Medicine at Healthcare City
DUBAI - Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of Tatweer on Sunday announced that it has started to implement the principles of alternative medicine. (Sun, 11 Jan 2009 20:24:13 GMT)

Alternative Medicine at Healthcare City
DUBAI - Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), a member of Tatweer on Sunday announced that it has started to implement the principles of alternative medicine. (Sun, 11 Jan 2009 20:25:54 GMT)

DHCC introduces alternative medicine
Dubai Healthcare City has started to implement the principles of alternative medicine including the traditional Indian medicine of ayurveda, Chinese medicine and homoeopathy. (Mon, 12 Jan 2009 05:33:01 GMT)

One On 1: Dr. Mehmet Oz Takes Medicine Mainstream
A busy schedule is not exactly news in New York, but in this week’s One on 1, NY1’s Budd Mishkin introduces us to Dr. Mehmet Oz — a heart surgeon, teacher, writer and television personality all in one. Be advised, the story contains footage of heart surgery. (Mon, 12 Jan 2009 11:25:34 GMT)

HaMoked: Israel Responsible for Providing Food, Medicine to Gazans
TEL AVIV, January 12, 2009 (WAFA)- HaMoked; an Israeli Human Rights Organization said that The State of Israel is ultimately responsible for providing food and medicine to the population in the Gaza Strip. (Mon, 12 Jan 2009 15:01:09 GMT)

1 in 9 U.S. kids uses alternative medicine
BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Nearly 12 percent of U.S. children under age 18 use some form of complementary and alternative medicine, a national government survey indicated. (Mon, 12 Jan 2009 19:47:36 GMT)

Using alternative medicine to treat common ailments
By Christina Hennessy It is the rare workplace, classroom or home that has not yet experienced at least a touch of the sniffles, upset stomachs and congestion that tend to arrive at this time of the year. (Mon, 12 Jan 2009 20:27:48 GMT)

Namibia: Looming Medicine War?
Windhoek — Will the new medical formulary implemented by medical aid funds make medicine unaffordable for ordinary Namibians, or cheaper, while a battle between pharmacists and the funds erupts? (Tue, 13 Jan 2009 09:53:26 GMT)

Using alternative medicine to treat common ailments
It is the rare workplace, classroom or home that has not yet experienced at least a touch of the sniffles, upset stomachs and congestion that tend to arrive at this time of the year. (Tue, 13 Jan 2009 12:16:11 GMT)

What besides medicine can help depression?
I am 29 and have been suffering from depression for more than 10 years. It started with losing my virginity in an unpleasant situation, and continues through my mother's battles with severe depression, alcoholism and drug abuse. I have also lost two grandparents to slow, declining dementia. I have tried talk therapy but didn't find it to be very useful. I walk 20 miles a week, try to eat well ... (Tue, 13 Jan 2009 13:40:54 GMT)

Using alternative medicine to treat common ailments
It is the rare workplace, classroom or home that has not yet experienced at least a touch of the sniffles, upset stomachs and congestion that tend to arrive at this time of the year. (Wed, 14 Jan 2009 05:01:40 GMT)

Buyer beward: tips on use of herbal supplements
With rising herbal medicine sales paralleling a faltering economy, here are some tips from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine on these dietary supplements: (Wed, 14 Jan 2009 08:05:35 GMT)

Herbal medicine popular in bad economy
The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the nation’s financial woes. The Calistoga, Calif., couple seem to reflect a trend. With many Americans putting off routine doctor visits and self-medicating to save money, use of alternative treatments is on the rise — ... (Wed, 14 Jan 2009 08:11:37 GMT)

Doctors going alternative: More mainstream physicians suggesting meditation, massage and acupuncture
Chicago, Illinois, USA - For years, Dr. Ali Keshavarzian ignored "alternative" therapies because his Western-trained brain wanted more evidence that they actually worked. (Wed, 14 Jan 2009 10:35:29 GMT)

Personalised Medicine: An Opportunity for Investment
The pharmaceutical industry is currently facing some key challenges. The increase in drug development costs, a decrease in the number of drugs being approved, and scrutiny from regulatory authorities are forcing companies to look at alternative revenue generators. (Wed, 14 Jan 2009 11:45:00 GMT)

Alternative meds find healthy growth
CHICAGO -- The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the nation's financial woes. (Wed, 14 Jan 2009 13:33:32 GMT)

SYBE Addresses Survey Reporting That Half of Primary-Care Doctors Would Leave Medicine Due to Insurance and Government ...
LOS ANGELES----In a November 18, 2008 article by CNN.Com/Health a survey released by the Physician’s Foundation indicate half of US primary-care physicians responding say they would seriously consider getting out of the medical business within the next three years if they had an alternative. (Wed, 14 Jan 2009 16:22:00 GMT)

SYBE Addresses Survey Reporting That Half of Primary-Care Doctors Would Leave Medicine Due to Insurance and Government ...
In a November 18, 2008 article by CNN.Com/Health a survey released by the Physician's Foundation indicate half (49%) of US primary-care physicians responding say they would seriously consider getting out of the medical business within the next three years if they had an alternative. (Wed, 14 Jan 2009 17:01:07 GMT)

Belzer student leads way to dissection alternative
A Lawrence Township 6th grader has persuaded the school district to offer students an alternative to dissecting real frogs in science class. (Thu, 15 Jan 2009 02:05:31 GMT)

Vegetarian Kids
UNDATED (AP) - A new survey of American kids' eating habits suggests that 1 in 200 children are vegetarian. Other surveys suggest the rate could be even four to six times higher among older teens, who have more control over what they eat. It's the government's first estimate of how many children avoid meat. It comes from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of alternative medicine ... (Thu, 15 Jan 2009 03:22:51 GMT)

SNM supports long-term objective of National Academy of Sciences report on medical isotopes
( Society of Nuclear Medicine ) According to a report released Jan. 14, 2009, by the National Academy of Sciences, eliminating the highly enriched uranium process -- the primary source of medical isotopes in the US -- would be technically and economically feasible. However, the conversion to an alternative source will be years away, is likely to be more costly than the report estimates, and will ... (Thu, 15 Jan 2009 18:46:19 GMT)

Home remedies on the rise
Family budgets can't cover cost of conventional medicine The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the nation's financial woes. (Fri, 16 Jan 2009 08:38:27 GMT)

Renowned specialist to join pain clinic
A nationally recognized pain medicine specialist will start serving patients at the Southside Pain Clinic early next month. Dr. Eduardo Fraifield, who was recently named president-elect of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, will join the clinic on Memorial Drive on Feb. 9, bringing with him years of experience in pain management. (Sat, 17 Jan 2009 04:08:26 GMT)

Gaza Hospital, Tons of Food, Medicine Set Ablaze
, January 16, 2009 (ENS) - Israeli shells destroyed the United Nations warehouse in its main Gaza compound yesterday, sending hundreds of tons of food and medicine up in flames. The fire continues to burn today. (Sat, 17 Jan 2009 06:33:00 GMT)

DATEBOOK
Today Be in the Pink Health Fair: featuring alternative medicine lectures, demonstrations and classes, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Be in the Pink Natural Heath Food Store, 313 Main St., Old Forge, free. 451-3990. (Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:44:20 GMT)

With economy sour, consumers sweet on herbal meds
CHICAGO (AP) -- The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the nation's financial woes. (Sat, 17 Jan 2009 14:36:46 GMT)

With economy sour, consumers sweet on herbal meds
CHICAGO - The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the nation's financial woes. (Sun, 18 Jan 2009 07:48:48 GMT)

Integrative Medicine: Time for new year, new you
Looking forward to a new year and a new you? Tired of all the resolutions that never seem to go anywhere? New Year's resolutions generally include getting into shape, finding a mate, improving finances, breaking a bad habit or finding a new job. Guess what? Most New Year's resolutions fail within a month of trying. In light of this, we have gathered some holistic resolutions, ones that you ... (Sun, 18 Jan 2009 08:17:14 GMT)

Should You Dump Your Primary Care Physician?
Better doctors may be available to you. The only catch: They come with a cost. (Sun, 18 Jan 2009 11:14:31 GMT)

Chiropractor uses own medicine to heal terminal cancer
Chronicle/Cory MorseHealing physician Gregory Ling uses music among many therapies at Healing Harmony. He stands behind a Didgeridoo, left, a wind instrument used by Australian Aborigines. The healing starts with his own story. In 2000, Dr. Greg Ling -- a... (Sun, 18 Jan 2009 16:19:52 GMT)

Court challenge to NICE over osteoporosis treatment
The medicine regulator faces a legal challenge this week over its ruling that thousands of women with thinning bones should be denied effective treatment on the NHS. (Sun, 18 Jan 2009 22:06:58 GMT)

Alternative therapy 'crackdown'
The head of the UK's first regulator for complementary medicine has promised to drive out cowboy therapists. (Mon, 19 Jan 2009 01:58:07 GMT)

Spa patient is awarded $500,000
GREENSBORO - A local woman says she has had to put her plans to start a family on hold while dealing with complications from a cosmetic procedure at Altmed of the Triad. Shirleen Sifford, 38, of Greensboro recently won a more than $500,000 civil lawsuit against the alternative medicine spa. She says she suffered a serious blood infection in May 2007 after going to Altmed for a procedure to ... (Mon, 19 Jan 2009 08:09:35 GMT)

Alternative medicine sales healthy in ill economy
CHICAGO — The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the country's financial woes. (Mon, 19 Jan 2009 08:59:16 GMT)

More mainstream physicians suggesting alternative therapies
January 19, 2009 CHICAGO - For years, Dr. Ali Keshavarzian ignored "alternative" therapies because his Western-trained brain wanted more evidence that they actually worked. (Mon, 19 Jan 2009 15:09:18 GMT)

U.S. Venture Fund-Raising Plunges
VC fund-raising fell 71% in the fourth quarter due to the recession and aversion to risky investments. (Tue, 20 Jan 2009 00:15:21 GMT)

Self-medication trend grows as insurance costs escalate during economic crisis
CHICAGO — The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the nation's financial woes. (Tue, 20 Jan 2009 05:13:12 GMT)

On the Web
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, one of the National Institutes of Health, shares the latest scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine. The center's Web site, http:// nccam.nih.gov/health, has information on many herbs and treat... (Tue, 20 Jan 2009 05:53:05 GMT)

Many Utahns using supplements
The Utah Natural Products Alliance director says a nationwide survey on people's use of complementary and alternative medicines affirms the effectiveness of dietary supplements, an industry that makes up a large portion of Utah's economic machine. (Tue, 20 Jan 2009 07:19:54 GMT)

NHS drugs watchdog criticised
The NHS spending watchdog has been accused in court of "irrational" thinking over an osteoporosis drug. (Tue, 20 Jan 2009 14:54:13 GMT)

Migraines, Tension Headaches Respond to Acupuncture
Two new systematic reviews have found that acupuncture therapy can provide patients who suffer from tension and migraine headache an alternative treatment for their pain. (Wed, 21 Jan 2009 00:59:28 GMT)

Alternative routes open for supplies
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Russia and neighboring Central Asian nations have agreed to let supplies pass through their territory to American soldiers in Afghanistan, lessening Washington’s dependence on dangerous routes through Pakistan, a top U.S. commander said Tuesday. (Wed, 21 Jan 2009 06:49:09 GMT)

New And Unique Alternative Therapies, Now At Sanoviv Medical Institute; An Oasis Of Holistic Health Care
Sanoviv Medical Institute successfully combines holistic health care and alternative therapies, to get results that are surprising everyone. If finding holistic cancer treatments has been a difficult thing of the past, individuals can rest easy now. Sanoviv is here to help! Thanks to advancements in technology and medicine and the way illnesses are perceived, people can now choose a holistic ... (Wed, 21 Jan 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

Consumers save with herbal medications, but do they work?
CHICAGO — The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the nation’s financial woes. (Wed, 21 Jan 2009 07:36:35 GMT)

Migraines, Tension Headaches Respond To Acupuncture
Two new systematic reviews have found that acupuncture therapy can provide patients who suffer from tension and migraine headache an alternative treatment for their pain. Tension headaches are the most common headaches, and generally cause infrequent mild to moderate pain, but in a considerable number of patients, tension headaches are so frequent that they require treatment. (Wed, 21 Jan 2009 13:08:38 GMT)

African-American men ‘on the down low’: stigmatising and counter-productive description?
The uncritical use of the term ‘on the down low’ in HIV prevention strategies is likely to undermine efforts to understand the nature of HIV risk among African-American men, write researchers in the January 2009 issue of Social Science & Medicine . The term is used to describe black men who identify as heterosexual but have secretive sex with other men, but the authors believe its use ... (Wed, 21 Jan 2009 13:25:42 GMT)

Attention: Medicine Woman Found
More and more people may be able to look in their hometown for alternative holistic medicine instead of traveling to far away places to get relief. (Thu, 22 Jan 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

With economy sour, consumers sweet on herbal meds
CHICAGO - The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the nation's financial woes. (Thu, 22 Jan 2009 07:58:57 GMT)

MPs criticise science adviser for defending homeopathy policy
MPs have launched a bruising attack on the government's chief scientist for failing to challenge ministers over their policies on homeopathy and cannabis. Professor John Beddington , who replaced Sir David King as chief scientific adviser last January, has defended the government's stance on alternative medicine and drugs classification, despite there being a lack of scientific evidence ... (Thu, 22 Jan 2009 10:55:49 GMT)

Flush Those Toxins! Eh, Not So Fast
Though ?detox? programs are all the rage, many Western doctors question the legitimacy of the regimens and their claims of promoting good health. (Thu, 22 Jan 2009 12:06:37 GMT)

A Believe-It-or-Not Cancer Drug
ROME, JAN. 22, 2009 ( Zenit.org ).- Imagine a medicine that has a staggering 75% success rate in treating cancer, and yet is a natural and ethical product, owned by a nonprofit company headed by devout Catholics. (Thu, 22 Jan 2009 16:45:49 GMT)

Trends In Health Tourism, Buying And Selling Of Health Services And Movement Of Healthcare Workers
The worldwide trends in trade of health-related services are looked at in detail in the fourth paper in The Lancet Series on Trade and Health, written by Professor Richard Smith, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, and colleagues. (Thu, 22 Jan 2009 17:21:56 GMT)

Critical care physicians join Aurora
Aurora Health Care's physician group, Aurora Medical Group, will establish a division of critical care medicine with the addition of the four doctors of Midwest Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates in Wauwatosa. (Thu, 22 Jan 2009 20:04:21 GMT)

Mexico unveils wind farm as oil alternative
Mexico inaugurated one of the world's largest wind farm projects on Thursday as the nation looks for alternative energy, in part to compensate for falling oil production. (Fri, 23 Jan 2009 00:04:15 GMT)

Technion makes major move toward alternative energy
“Elevating Israel to the forefront of global energy research, which will safeguard its security, economic prosperity, and environment,” is the goal of Dr. Gideon Grader. (Fri, 23 Jan 2009 14:49:55 GMT)

The auto collapse's ripple effects
As Detroit's Big Three automakers fight for survival, thousands of small suppliers are caught in their economic wake, struggling to adapt to a shrinking industry. (Fri, 23 Jan 2009 15:29:54 GMT)

Economy Spikes Natural Health
Recent studies show more than 1/3 of all U.S. adults are turning to natural and alternative medicine to treat their health needs. The study includes treatments like acupuncture, herbal remedies and natural therapies. (Fri, 23 Jan 2009 18:38:51 GMT)

Charles brings his herbal medicines to the high street
The Prince of Wales attracted praise and ridicule yesterday for launching a range of herbal medicine in high street shops. Marketed under his Duchy Originals brand, the tinctures are made from plant extracts and said to relieve ailments such as colds, low moods, anxiety and indigestion. (Sat, 24 Jan 2009 00:19:33 GMT)

High-tech sensors help seniors live independently
After back-to-back hospital visits for congestive heart failure, Eva Olweean figured her health was back to normal. But the nurses at her retirement home knew better: Motion sensors in the 86-year-old's bed detected too many restless nights. (Sat, 24 Jan 2009 01:51:18 GMT)

Alternative therapies gain acceptance
CHICAGO — For years, Dr. Ali Keshavarzian ignored "alternative" therapies because his Western-trained brain wanted more evidence that they actually worked. (Sat, 24 Jan 2009 07:06:14 GMT)

Herb use in ailing economy
The choice between $75 prescription sleeping pills or a $5 herbal alternative is a no-brainer for Cathy and Bernard Birleffi, whose insurance costs have skyrocketed along with the nation's financial woes. (Sat, 24 Jan 2009 12:39:39 GMT)

Winnebago Co. leaders discuss alternative jail programs
ROCKFORD (WREX)- Winnebago County leaders learn about the evaluation process for alternative jail programs. (Sun, 25 Jan 2009 05:24:31 GMT)

Sensors help seniors to live independently
After back-to- back hospital visits for congestive heart failure, Eva Olweean figured her health was back to normal. But the nurses at her retirement home knew better: Motion sensors in the 86-year-old's bed detected too many restless nights. (Sun, 25 Jan 2009 07:57:55 GMT)

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Spiralling public spending on complementary medicine will be reviewed amid concerns about the treatments, ACC Minister Nick Smith says. (Sun, 25 Jan 2009 20:14:13 GMT)

People in Clovis look to alternative healing at 5th annual Wellness Fair
As more people become concerned about the economy and the cost of health care, more people are turning to natural and holistic healing as an alternative form of medicine. Sean Thomas reports. (Mon, 26 Jan 2009 02:45:21 GMT)

Mired in medical overload
Thousands of Web sites are out there, both good and bad. Here's what you should know. Are patients swimming in a sea of health information? Or are they drowning in it? (Mon, 26 Jan 2009 12:22:18 GMT)

Patients Opt For Less Invasive Cosmetic Procedures In Order To Return To Work Faster
Patients are opting for less radical cosmetic treatments in order to reduce the time taken off work to recover due to fear of losing their jobs, according to the Medical Director of a leading cosmetic treatment clinic. (Mon, 26 Jan 2009 15:07:50 GMT)

Walker's World: Why wealth is power
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Obama administration is suddenly confronted with a most unusual conundrum: Developments that are evidently bad for the global economy might also, at least in the short term, be good for the strategic interests of the United States. (Mon, 26 Jan 2009 15:14:57 GMT)

Medical Professionals Discuss Hospice Care
Today marks the end of an international symposium at San Diego Hospice that's focused on keeping people comfortable as they die. Doctors who practice palliative medicine aren't trying to cure people. (Mon, 26 Jan 2009 16:16:07 GMT)

S.D. Conference Focuses on a Better Way to Treat Dying Patients
Today marks the end of an international symposium at San Diego Hospice that's focused on keeping people comfortable as they die. Doctors who practice palliative medicine aren't trying to cure people. (Mon, 26 Jan 2009 18:16:07 GMT)

Preparations count with 'significant ice event' on the horizon
Emergency management officials said Monday they hope people have been paying attention during emergency preparedness events held over the past year. If they have, they won't be regretting Tuesday that they didn't stock up on food they can eat without cooking it, alternative heat and light sources. (Mon, 26 Jan 2009 23:52:49 GMT)

Nigeria: Federal Medical College in Recruitment Scandal
Abuja — There is disquiet at the Federal College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine following staff recruitment that is rocking the parastatal. (Tue, 27 Jan 2009 09:11:14 GMT)

Be thrifty and stay healthy
Trim expenses or trim your waistline? It's tempting to cut where it's easiest -- by skipping that blood-pressure medicine that costs $200 a month, or that $40 monthly gym membership. Or switching from fish and skinless chicken breast to cheaper meats such as ground beef and hot dogs. (Tue, 27 Jan 2009 09:22:33 GMT)

AstraZeneca Lung Cancer Drug May Win Over Regulators (Update1)
Jan. 27 (Bloomberg) -- AstraZeneca Plc ’s Zactima, the lung cancer drug that failed in two studies, may win over regulators by offering relief to select patients who have the fatal disease, without triggering serious side effects. (Tue, 27 Jan 2009 09:47:27 GMT)

Researcher and Educator Will Lead Efforts of UMKC Department of Medicine
Dr. William Lafferty named UMKC Hicklin Chair in Medicine (Tue, 27 Jan 2009 12:05:39 GMT)

Internationally Renowned, Sim Farar, Homeopathic Study Club Announces First US Location in California
World renowned neurosurgeon and founder of the Homeopathy Study Club, Sim Farar, today announced the opening of the first US Study Club location in Woodland Hills, CA. The Sim Farar Study Club is dedicated to finding new treatments for common ailments with the use of homeopathy and provides professional resources for the popular trend of integrating eastern and western medicine. (Tue, 27 Jan 2009 14:06:41 GMT)

A Health Care Model For Failure
Socialized Medicine: Anyone who thinks a national single-payer system would be an improvement isn't paying attention. Medicare, which provides coverage for less than 15% of the population, can't get it right. (Tue, 27 Jan 2009 23:57:32 GMT)

A Health Care Model For Failure
Socialized Medicine: Anyone who thinks a national single-payer system would be an improvement isn't paying attention. Medicare, which provides... (Tue, 27 Jan 2009 23:57:32 GMT)

Worry over tan jab mole changes
An unlicensed medicine which can be injected for a tan may be responsible for skin mole changes, say doctors. (Wed, 28 Jan 2009 02:33:33 GMT)

DeKalb to discuss stun gun proposal
DeKalb County police Chief Terrell Bolton wants to use $1 million of confiscated crime money to give all 1,011 patrol officers and sergeants a Taser stun gun. The proposal could be controversial. Tasers are billed as an alternative to lethal force but have resulted in some deaths. Next stop: County Commission public safety committee, 1 p.m. Thursday, Manuel Maloof Administration Building, ... (Wed, 28 Jan 2009 04:11:44 GMT)

Fool’s venture may get dose of its fund-bashing medicine
If you wanted to uncover everything wrong with mutual funds, you might turn to The Motley Fool, the financial-services company/online community that spent its 15-year existence finding crafty ways to call funds and fund investors stupid. There are Fool books and articles about how active management seldom works, and how the best fund managers are the ones with long, consistent records and ... (Wed, 28 Jan 2009 05:13:52 GMT)

Smokeless tobacco may not help smokers kick the butt
London, Jan 27 : A new study has cast doubt on the proposal to promote smokeless tobacco as a safer alternative to cigarettes. (Wed, 28 Jan 2009 06:45:54 GMT)

Omega-3s ease depressive symptoms related to menopause
( Université Laval ) Omega-3s ease psychological distress and depressive symptoms often suffered by menopausal and perimenopausal women, according to researchers at Universite Laval's Faculty of Medicine. Their study presents the first evidence that omega-3 supplements are effective for treating common menopause-related mental health problems. (Wed, 28 Jan 2009 15:41:55 GMT)

Redlands' natural solution to pain relief
REDLANDS - Massage therapy and reflexology have become popular ways to alleviate stress and address physical health problems. They offer a holistic option to treat physical problems working with a physicians' care or as an alternative to traditional medicines. (Wed, 28 Jan 2009 20:39:05 GMT)

Northeast Ohio's Center for Orthopedics Now Offers Hip Resurfacing, a Bone-Saving Alternative to Hip Replacement Surgery
Now, the Center for Orthopedics in Sheffield Village, Ohio, offers hip resurfacing surgery to active Baby Boomers sidelined by arthritis. William B. Stanfield, MD, performs this state-of-the-art procedure to help men and women get back to the gym, dancing or the sports they love, with more freedom of movement and less chance of dislocation than hip replacement surgery. (Thu, 29 Jan 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

[cover] Health and Fitness 2009 - Glowing with the Flow : Pacific Grove’s Healing Collaborative offers alternative ...
Don’t call it the waiting room. This is the “relaxation room,” where patients can find not only kids’ toys and magazines but also filtered water, hot tea and the Cadillac of all remote-control massage chairs. Roomy and leather like a grandpa’s throne, it transports its occupant to a place of multi-stroke muscular surrender. It’s an atypical perk in an atypical doctor’s office. At the Healing ... (Thu, 29 Jan 2009 08:19:56 GMT)

Bill to help physicians
Jefferson City -- A House bill filed Wednesday would give physicians the ability to overrule a pharmacy benefit manager or health insurance company that tries to change a prescription by offering alternative and cheaper drugs. (Thu, 29 Jan 2009 09:01:43 GMT)

Omega-3s for Menopausal Depression
A new study from Quebec suggests omega-3 fatty acids ease psychological distress and depressive symptoms often suffered by menopausal and perimenopausal women. The study, by researchers at Université Laval’s Faculty of Medicine is published in the February issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In the report, researchers present the first evidence that omega-3 supplements [...] (Thu, 29 Jan 2009 15:41:06 GMT)

Attorney: suspect ‘strong, dedicated, caring’
A Tucker-based alternative medical clinic operator was charged with health care fraud Dec.16 in a 35-count federal indictment by a grand jury. (Thu, 29 Jan 2009 15:45:06 GMT)

Depressive Symptoms Related To Menopause Eased By Omega-3s
Omega-3s ease psychological distress and depressive symptoms often suffered by menopausal and perimenopausal women, according to researchers at Université Laval's Faculty of Medicine. (Thu, 29 Jan 2009 18:04:59 GMT)

Centers See Rise In Plasma Donations
More Iowans are turning to alternative means of making money, and saving lives along the way. (Thu, 29 Jan 2009 23:07:37 GMT)

Universities drop degree courses in alternative medicine
Universities are increasingly turning their backs on homoeopathy and complementary medicine amid opposition from the scientific community to “pseudo-science” degrees. (Thu, 29 Jan 2009 23:24:40 GMT)

Afghanistan imperative: Taming the narco-state
To understand why the war in Afghanistan, now in its eighth year, is not going well for the United States and its NATO allies, take a look at two statistics. (Fri, 30 Jan 2009 12:09:30 GMT)

A different kind of prescription
He is a homeopathic doctor and an alternative health expert, but he also believes in backing only scientifically proven health-boosting activities. (Fri, 30 Jan 2009 15:08:12 GMT)

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