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Alternative Medicine News Oct 2009

New study reports PRP treatment and its use in sports medicine; cautions more investigation needed
Platelet -rich plasma (PRP) is currently used as an alternative treatment method for several common orthopaedic-related sports medicine conditions. (Thu, 01 Oct 2009 09:21:21 GMT)

Platelet-rich plasma: Does it work?
Platelet -rich plasma (PRP) is currently used as an alternative treatment method for several common orthopaedic-related sports medicine conditions. According to a new study in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), early outcomes of PRP appear promising; however, larger clinical studies are still needed to determine the benefits of its use. (Thu, 01 Oct 2009 09:53:23 GMT)

Platelet-rich Plasma Treatment And Its Use In Sports Medicine
According to a new study, early outcomes of platelet-rich plasma treatment appear promising; however, larger clinical studies are still needed to determine the benefits of its use. (Thu, 01 Oct 2009 13:24:57 GMT)

Alternative Spring Break Options available to Kutztown Students
If you’re looking for a dose of fun this upcoming spring break, try an alternative medicine. (Thu, 01 Oct 2009 13:44:52 GMT)

Talk to focus on complementary, alternative medicine
URBANA – Parkinson's disease patients and their families are invited to hear a free presentation at 5:30 p.m. Friday on the use of complementary and alternative medicine for treatment of the motor system disorder. Dr. Melanie Brandabur will be the featured speaker for this presentation, to be held in the Parkview classrooms, B&C, in the lower level of Carle Foundation Hospital, near the ... (Thu, 01 Oct 2009 13:54:32 GMT)

Standards sought for alternative medicines
DAVAO CITY — Manufacturers and distributors of alternative medicines in this city have formed a group, with the help of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, to draft standards on herbal drugs peddled in the market and to police their own ranks from unscrupulous traders. (Thu, 01 Oct 2009 14:55:57 GMT)

ACAM Hosts Major Integrative Medicine Conference in Las Vegas
IRVINE, Calif.----The American College for Advancement in Medicine announces its annual conference and trade-show in Las Vegas this November 4-8, 2009. The top names in the integrative, holistic, and alternative medicine industry will gather at the Rio Las Vegas for an exciting week of dynamic education and powerful networking. (Thu, 01 Oct 2009 17:07:00 GMT)

Vets Loving Socialized Medicine Show Government Offers Savings
Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Rick Tanner is one American who loves his government-run health care. (Fri, 02 Oct 2009 04:01:05 GMT)

International complementary medicine conference set for UQ
An international conference to be held at The University of Queensland later this month is set to scrutinise research into complementary medicine (CM) and it’s role in health care. (Fri, 02 Oct 2009 06:34:53 GMT)

New Study Reports On Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment And Its Use In Sports Medicine; Cautions More Investigation Needed
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is currently used as an alternative treatment method for several common orthopaedic-related sports medicine conditions. According to a new study in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), early outcomes of PRP appear promising; however, larger clinical studies are still needed to determine the benefits of its use. (Fri, 02 Oct 2009 10:09:46 GMT)

Vets Loving Socialized Medicine Show Government Offers Savings
Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Rick Tanner is one American who loves his government-run health care. After serving in Vietnam and spending three decades in the U.S. Navy, Tanner retired in 1991 with a bad knee and high blood pressure. (Fri, 02 Oct 2009 14:45:18 GMT)

America's Largest Alternative Medicine Clinic Celebrates 30th Anniversary
NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - 10/02/09) - The Whitaker Wellness Institute, America's largest alternative medicine clinic, will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a gala celebration on October 17, 2009, at the Irvine-Orange County Airport Hilton. This event is dedicated to the more than 40,000 patients who have come to the Whitaker Wellness Institute in Newport Beach, seeking alternatives to ... (Fri, 02 Oct 2009 15:30:00 GMT)

America's Largest Alternative Medicine Clinic Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Since 1979, Newport Beach Clinic Has Helped 40,000 Patients Reverse Serious Health Problems (Fri, 02 Oct 2009 16:01:41 GMT)

At-home care compares well with hospitals
At-home care may be an alternative for aged patients with suddenly worsening heart failure, Italian medical researchers say. The study, published in Archives of Internal Medicine, found a physician-led geriatric home care for elderly patients compared favorable with with traditional hospital inpatient care for those experiencing heart failure. (Fri, 02 Oct 2009 23:41:01 GMT)

Alternative Spring Break Options available to Kutztown Students
If you’re looking for a dose of fun this upcoming spring break, try an alternative medicine. (Sat, 03 Oct 2009 00:51:59 GMT)

New study reports PRP treatment and its use in sports medicine
Platelet -rich plasma (PRP) is currently used as an alternative treatment method for several common orthopaedic-related sports medicine conditions. (Sat, 03 Oct 2009 10:57:28 GMT)

Energy medicine helps overcome injury
Lee Benton spent 20 years searching for ways to recover from a spinal nerve injury. Now that she's found the solution, she is sharing it with others. Benton, 57, of Temecula, will teach a community education class at Mt. San Jacinto College on energy medicine, which she described as an alternative medicine that heals by balancing people's energy fields. (Sun, 04 Oct 2009 05:52:07 GMT)

Alternative medicine use increasing for patients suffering with chronic rhinosinusitis
( American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery ) A new study suggests that a growing segment of patients are turning to complementary and alternative medical therapies to help treat the symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis. (Sun, 04 Oct 2009 17:28:38 GMT)

Chronic rhinosinusitis patients going for alternative medicine
Washington, Oct 5 : An increasing number of patients are turning to complementary and alternative medical therapies to help treat the symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), revealed a new study. (Mon, 05 Oct 2009 07:54:23 GMT)

First your blood, then your money
PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA - There's a scam going around and what they are after is your blood. With just a drop, unscrupulous doctors, sinsehs and alternative medicine practitioners claim they are able to diagnose a host of illnesses, ranging from vitamin deficiencies to cancer. (Mon, 05 Oct 2009 09:21:35 GMT)

Alternative medicine use increasing for patients suffering with chronic rhinosinusitis
A new study suggests that a growing segment of patients are turning to complementary and alternative medical therapies to help treat the symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). (Mon, 05 Oct 2009 14:31:19 GMT)

Centuries-old cures found in Oriental medicine
With debate raging around the nation over how to pay for the often-costly miracles of modern Western medicine, many people seeking relief from pain and suffering are turning to ancient medical cures from China that are thousands of years old. (Tue, 06 Oct 2009 01:15:35 GMT)

Health event in Jackson to tout alternative therapies
Practitioners from several counties will offer a day of free alternative therapies Saturday in Jackson.Healing touch, guided meditation and frequency attunement with tuning forks will be among more than a dozen treatments available at the Spirit of Healing Complementary Therapy... (Tue, 06 Oct 2009 04:00:52 GMT)

Research and Markets: Alternative Medicine - a Global Outlook, Providing Anecdotes, Market Briefs, and Concise ...
DUBLIN----Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Alternative Medicine - Global Outlook" report to their offering. (Tue, 06 Oct 2009 10:23:00 GMT)

Popular Mechanics awards highlight innovators
For the fifth year, the magazine picks the most important designs and innovators in the world of technology, alternative energy, medicine, and other fields. (Tue, 06 Oct 2009 11:09:27 GMT)

Alternative Medicine Use Increasing For Patients Suffering With Chronic Rhinosinusitis
A new study suggests that a growing segment of patients are turning to complementary and alternative medical therapies to help treat the symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). (Tue, 06 Oct 2009 14:25:38 GMT)

Naturopathic Medicine
Other common name(s): naturopathy, natural medicine Description Naturopathic medicine is a complete alternative care system that uses a wide range of approaches such as nutrition, herbs, manipulation of the body, exercise, stress reduction, and acupuncture. Parts of naturopathy are sometimes used with conventional medicine as complementary therapy. Naturopathic medicine is a holistic approach ... (Tue, 06 Oct 2009 16:37:37 GMT)

Find Holistic Health and Alternative Medicine Practitioners with ZenLocate.com
Announcing the launch of ZenLocate.com, a site that connects holistic health practitioners with potential customers. ZenLocate allows customers to find and review practitioners, and it also helps practitioners bring in more customers to their holistic health business. (Wed, 07 Oct 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

A rejection of Western medicine
After one consultation with Daryn Peterson, a selfdescribed natural-medicine doctor, Selena Lori decided to drop her $458-a-month health insurance. She paid nearly that, $450 an hour, to hear Peterson’s alternative approach to wellness. He... (Wed, 07 Oct 2009 13:28:56 GMT)

Self Help: Alternative Health Virtual Professional Available on iPhone App
Alternative health iPhone app ($0.99 cents at iTunes App Store), created by the Co-Founder of MTTProNetwork.com (Meridian Tapping Techniques Professional Network), is a self help tool that teaches users an alternative health method based on ancient Chinese medicine to reduce or eliminate negative emotions and issues that are upsetting them. (Wed, 07 Oct 2009 14:35:00 GMT)

Self Help: Alternative Health Virtual Professional Available on iPhone App
Alternative health iPhone app ($0.99 cents at iTunes App Store), created by the Co-Founder of MTTProNetwork.com (Meridian Tapping Techniques Professional Network), is a self help tool that teaches users an alternative health method based on ancient Chinese medicine to reduce or eliminate negative emotions and issues that are upsetting them. (PRWeb Oct 7, 2009) Read the full story at [[[SHIFTOUT ... (Wed, 07 Oct 2009 21:07:28 GMT)

Taking your A B C...
Nowadays more people are choosing alternative medicine instead of taking conventional drugs. But there are still some misunderstandings worth being discussed as the 7th and 8th health pitfalls. (Thu, 08 Oct 2009 09:48:31 GMT)

International Complementary Medicine Conference Set For University Of Queensland
An international conference to be held at The University of Queensland later this month is set to scrutinise research into complementary medicine (CM) and its role in health care. The Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Health, the Hon. Mark Butler will open the conference. (Thu, 08 Oct 2009 12:25:46 GMT)

Questions raised over need for over counter cold medicine ban
The Government is being accused of a heavy-handed approach by banning over the counter sales of cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine. (Thu, 08 Oct 2009 17:47:01 GMT)

Beastie Boy Adam Yauch's Cancer Treatment: Vegan Diet, Tibetan Medicine
What's Your Reaction? (Thu, 08 Oct 2009 18:14:16 GMT)

Ont. researchers tout cheap eHealth alternative
Researchers at McMaster University say they have devised an electronic medical records system that can be implemented across the province for two per cent of the money the provincial government has spent in its bid to do the same. (Sat, 10 Oct 2009 00:15:40 GMT)

Where's the GOP Health Care Alternative?
It's no surprise GOPers oppose the Democrats' plan, but where is alternative? (Sat, 10 Oct 2009 14:07:13 GMT)

More Americans Today Willing to Try Alternative Medical Treatments Like Ayurveda
DanGlobalMed offers 12 Great Wellness Therapies at an Ayurvedic Spa Beach Resort in India: one in three Americans are using some form of alternative or complementary medicines. [PR.com - October 10, 2009] (Sat, 10 Oct 2009 20:15:42 GMT)

Southwest Florida business briefs: Oct. 12, 2009
APPOINTMENTS David Brown and Barrett Ross Ginsberg of Eye Centers of Florida have been offered appointments to the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology as Affiliate Assistant Faculty. Shantha Fountain has been named project manager of instructional design and technology at Southwest Florida College. She is a graduate of the school’s Information ... (Sun, 11 Oct 2009 01:32:20 GMT)

Integrative Medicine: Eight ways to cope with cancer diagnosis
I have just been diagnosed with breast cancer, and I want to pursue a holistic approach. What can I do to increase my chances of a successful cure? (Sun, 11 Oct 2009 07:02:08 GMT)

Three questions for Dr. Len Saputo
After seeing what he considered deep flaws in conventional medicine, Dr. Len Saputo founded "integrative" medical clinics in Walnut Creek that combined complementary and alternative approaches. Saputo and another physician have held their own version of town... (Sun, 11 Oct 2009 07:47:05 GMT)

Jaguar Productions presents Daniel Tosh
Daniel Tosh's sarcastic style was prevelant in the interview with The Vanguard. Tosh promises to be a hit at the Mitchell Center on April 18. They say laughter is the best medicine. Does it matter what the medicine tastes like? (Mon, 12 Oct 2009 04:11:06 GMT)

Alternative Medical Treatments Like Ayurveda Attracting More Americans Today
As 38 percent Americans are using some form of alternative or complementary medicines, more Americans may be attracted to visit an Ayurvedic Spa Resort in India for efficacious therapies like anti-aging/rejuvenation, including for old age disorders, body detox/purification, back and spine care and more… (Mon, 12 Oct 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

US duo wins Nobel Economics Prize, first woman lauded
Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson of the United States won the 2009 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for their work on the organisation of cooperation in economic governance, the Nobel jury said. (Mon, 12 Oct 2009 11:35:06 GMT)

MYANMAR: New lease of life for traditional medicine
Source: IRIN Four years after contracting rheumatic fever, Mee Naing, 28, finally beat the disease with the help of traditional medicine. (Mon, 12 Oct 2009 14:25:00 GMT)

Americans share economics Nobel
Americans Elinor Ostrom and Oliver Williamson won the Nobel economics prize on Monday for their analyses of economic governance the rules by which people exercise authority in companies and economic systems. (Mon, 12 Oct 2009 14:37:51 GMT)

Lip gloss hides test strips that check for spiked drinks
Most modern women would probably agree that it is a rough world out there these days if you are single. After all, you never know what could happen on a blind date. A bad date used to mean coming back home disappointed because things didn’t click. Now thanks modern medicine, a truly bad date could [...] (Mon, 12 Oct 2009 21:58:37 GMT)

City rep proposes med center quiet zone
EL PASO -- Nearly 40 trains rumble through Union Pacific rail lines behind University Medical Center and the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine every day, emitting noise levels equivalent to that of fireworks. (Tue, 13 Oct 2009 06:08:59 GMT)

Some in Sacramento still want a single-payer system
Some critics of the Obama administration's plan to remake health care call it a government takeover of medicine. But Kathy Dennis doesn't think it goes far enough. (Tue, 13 Oct 2009 07:02:09 GMT)

Recombinant TSH Shown To Be Cost-Effective In Canada
Recombinant human TSH (Thyrogen®) represents a new alternative for preparing patients for thyroid cancer treatment and allows for patients to avoid the debilitating effects of the historical method, thyroid hormone withdrawal. In order to destroy any residual normal and malignant tissue, many patients with thyroid cancer require radioactive iodine. (Tue, 13 Oct 2009 11:11:01 GMT)

HerbalScience Identifies Health Benefits of its Elderberry Extract in Multiple Scientific Research Studies
NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The 21st century is seeing renewed interest in traditional and alternative medicine, with a particular focus on herbs and botanicals that have long been thought to have therapeutic qualities. (Tue, 13 Oct 2009 13:53:20 GMT)

HSPH professors elected to Institute of Medicine
( Harvard School of Public Health ) Two members of the Harvard School of Public Health faculty have been elected to the Institute of Medicine, a national resource for independent, scientifically informed analysis and recommendations on human health issues. (Tue, 13 Oct 2009 14:24:12 GMT)

Two HSPH Professors Honored With Election To Institute Of Medicine For Their Scientific Contributions
Two members of the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) faculty have been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a national resource for independent, scientifically informed analysis and recommendations on human health issues. Election to its membership is a high honor in the fields of health and medicine. (Wed, 14 Oct 2009 04:10:26 GMT)

India to promote alternative medicines in Gulf countries
India to promote alternative medicines in Gulf countries (Wed, 14 Oct 2009 05:21:02 GMT)

India to Promote Alternative Medicines in Gulf Countries
14 October 2009 DUBAI -- A roadshow to promote India's alternative medicines, along with its traditional tourist spots, during a Gulf tourism campaign, demonstrates that the Indian government is serious about putting the country on the tourism map of the Gulf. (Wed, 14 Oct 2009 08:02:20 GMT)

Researchers Discover Mechanism That Helps Humans See In Bright And Low Light
Ever wonder how your eyes adjust during a blackout? When we go from light to near total darkness, cells in the retina must quickly adjust. Vision scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified an intricate process that allows the human eye to adapt to darkness very quickly. The same process also allows the eye to function in bright light. (Wed, 14 Oct 2009 12:15:38 GMT)

Lee Lipsenthal, M.D.: Difficult Conversations In Medicine
I have spent the past 15 years of my life traveling teaching and researching, but things change. On July 24th of this year, I was diagnosed with a cancer of my lower esophagus. (Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:25:02 GMT)

What works -- and what doesn't -- in medical informatics: New journal to launch in December
( Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions ) Two Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers have assembled a 25-member editorial board of international experts to launch a quarterly online medical journal devoted to original research and commentary on the use of computer automation in the day-to-day practice of medicine. (Wed, 14 Oct 2009 14:35:06 GMT)

National Science Foundation congratulates Nobel Laureates in medicine/physiology, chemistry and economics
( National Science Foundation ) The National Science Foundation congratulates the 2009 Nobel laureates, particularly those who have received NSF funding over the years: Jack W. Szostak, who shared the prize in physiology or medicine; Thomas A. Steitz, who shared the prize in chemistry; and Elinor Ostrom and Oliver E. Williamson who earned the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in economic sciences in ... (Wed, 14 Oct 2009 20:42:42 GMT)

Alternative meds won't cure swine flu, experts say
WASHINGTON — There are no magical cures for swine flu, no matter what you read online or see on TV. (Wed, 14 Oct 2009 21:54:44 GMT)

Open mind to alternative medicine
Richard Yu’s brilliant letter today about the use of herbal medicines by generations of users in the Philippines strikes a chord with me. He mentions TCM —traditional Chinese medicine—which was a godsend to me. (Thu, 15 Oct 2009 00:24:10 GMT)

Alternative meds won't cure swine flu, experts say
WASHINGTON - There are no magical cures for swine flu, no matter what you read online or see on TV. Echinacea, ginger, turmeric, zinc, elderberry and other herbal supplements and remedies can boost your body's immune system, which can help ward off colds and the flu. (Thu, 15 Oct 2009 08:10:41 GMT)

College Of Medicine Researcher Among World's Top Structural Biologists
A Florida State University College of Medicine biomedical sciences professor has been recognized as having one of the most influential structural biology laboratories in the world. Michael Blaber has been named No. (Thu, 15 Oct 2009 12:10:40 GMT)

IMH to explore TCM as alternative to medication for attention disorder
SINGAPORE : The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) treated some 800 children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) last year. (Thu, 15 Oct 2009 15:14:26 GMT)

National Science Foundation Congratulates Nobel Laureates In Medicine/Physiology, Chemistry And Economics
NSF funding in basic research yields great payoffs in scientific contributions worldwideThe National Science Foundation (NSF) congratulates the 2009 Nobel laureates, particularly those who have received NSF funding over the years: Jack W. Szostak, who shared the prize in physiology or medicine; Thomas A. Steitz, who shared the prize in chemistry; and Elinor Ostrom and Oliver E. Williamson who ... (Thu, 15 Oct 2009 20:18:03 GMT)

Providing care for seniors with chronic heart failure
Hospital-at-home care might be a practical alternative to traditional hospital inpatient care for elderly patients with suddenly worsening chronic heart failure, says a report in a recent issue of a journal called the Archives of Internal Medicine. (Fri, 16 Oct 2009 07:11:50 GMT)

Survey Reveals Parents Are Eager to Learn about Alternative Medicine Options but Information is Lacking
A new nationwide survey released today reveals that just 12 percent of parents with children under the age of 18 have spoken to their child's doctor about complementary and integrative approaches to medicine, yet nearly 90 percent say they want to know more. (Fri, 16 Oct 2009 12:00:00 GMT)

Trial raises doubts over alternative pain therapy for arthritis
( University of York ) Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps are ineffective in relieving arthritis pain, according to a new study led by a University of York academic. (Fri, 16 Oct 2009 12:43:32 GMT)

Arthritis: Copper Bracelets, Magnetic Wrist Straps Useless? Trial Raises Doubts Over Alternative Pain Therapy
Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps are ineffective in relieving arthritis pain, according to a new study. Researchers conducted the first randomized placebo-controlled trial on the use of both copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps for pain management in osteoarthritis -- the most common form of the condition. (Fri, 16 Oct 2009 14:21:26 GMT)

DNA could offer captive-breeding alternative to snow leopard studbook
Captive breeding of endangered snow leopards ( Panthera uncia ) has relied since 1976 on an international studbook that matches animals at zoos around the world for purposes of keeping the big cats from becoming too inbred. [More] (Fri, 16 Oct 2009 15:33:05 GMT)

Alternative health care group to help Latinos
A group of alternative health care providers will make a second visit to help the Jackson Hole Latino community this weekend... (Sat, 17 Oct 2009 01:12:10 GMT)

Tap the healing energy
Felicia Selmensberger had no clue what was in store when she made her first appointment with an acupuncturist in Snyder. All she knew was that she wanted to get pregnant and carry her baby to term. After three miscarriages and a string of fertility doctors in Buffalo and Rochester, the 35-year-old was willing to give ancient Chinese medicine a try. (Sat, 17 Oct 2009 10:57:32 GMT)

Trial Raises Doubts Over Alternative Pain Therapy For Arthritis
Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps are ineffective in relieving arthritis pain, according to a new study led by a University of York academic. Researchers conducted the first randomised placebo-controlled trial on the use of both copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps for pain management in osteoarthritis -- the most common form of the condition. (Sat, 17 Oct 2009 11:14:09 GMT)

Is The Swine Flu Vaccine Gonna Kill Us All? Answer: Just The Youngs [Health Crisis]
What's more dangerous, the Swine Flu or the Swine Flu vaccine? 'Depends who you ask. Proponent of alternative medicine Bill Maher tried to make his case again this weekend. Maher cites the CDC... (Mon, 19 Oct 2009 01:28:55 GMT)

Chopra to appear Tuesday
Popular physician and bestselling author Deepak Chopra, described by Time magazine as "the poet-prophet of alternative medicine," will talk about his new book, "Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul: How to Create A New You" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Minnesota's Northrop Memorial Auditorium, 84 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis. Tickets are $40-$24 and include a copy of the book ... (Mon, 19 Oct 2009 05:10:28 GMT)

Bruce Bartlett on supply-side economics and Reaganomics
Bruce Bartlett was a lieutenant in the Reagan revolution. As an aide to congressman Jack Kemp, he helped write the legislation underpinning Ronald Reagan's 1981 tax cut and then worked in the Reagan and the George H.W. (Mon, 19 Oct 2009 09:10:00 GMT)

Reaganomics is dead (long live Reaganomics)
Bruce Bartlett was a lieutenant in the Reagan revolution. As an aide to congressman Jack Kemp, he helped write the legislation underpinning Ronald Reagan's 1981 tax cut and then worked in the Reagan and the George H.W. Bush administrations. (Mon, 19 Oct 2009 09:16:50 GMT)

Research study on cowpox virus
In the annals of medicine, Edward Jenner's 1796 vaccination of a young boy against smallpox, using fluid from cowpox blisters, remains a landmark case. In a new study, Kathryn Sykes, a researcher at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute and her colleagues have taken a fresh look at cowpox. (Mon, 19 Oct 2009 09:17:40 GMT)

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Allegations of Taliban bribery stokes debate on Afghan engagement
Allegations that Italy paid the Taliban not to attack its troops in a region of Afghanistan have caused outrage. Some analysts, however, say the practice of direct local funding may be an alternative to prolonged war. (Mon, 19 Oct 2009 15:01:24 GMT)

Somers' new target: conventional cancer treatment
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. (Mon, 19 Oct 2009 23:55:00 GMT)

Suzanne Somers questions chemo in new book
   Oct. 19: TODAY’s Ann Curry talks to actress Suzanne Somers, who was misdiagnosed with full-body cancer, about her search for alternative medicine and her new book, “Knockout.” (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 02:11:40 GMT)

Dr. Moshe Dekel available as ob-gyn
Dr. Moshe Dekel, a board-certified ob-gyn, has been practicing alternative medicine for eight years (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 04:01:39 GMT)

First Independent Concierge Medicine News Agency and Publication Launched October 1st, 2009
The first-of-its-kind, Concierge Medicine Today is the only news and information organization dedicated solely to the distribution of news and information related to all aspects of concierge medicine. (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

Celebrities' advocacy of alternative medicine is unabated
Editor's note: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. This is one in an occasional series examining their use and potential risks. (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 07:13:38 GMT)

Somers' new target: conventional cancer treatment
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 12:23:16 GMT)

Pluristem Therapeutics Will Chair a Panel Presentation on Placenta-Derived Adult Stem Cells at the World Conference on ...
HAIFA, Israel----Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. today announced that it will chair a panel entitled: “Placenta-Derived Adult Stem Cells as an Allogeneic Alternative to Mesenchymal Stromal Cells ” at the World Conference on Regenerative Medicine at the Congress Center Leipzig, in Leipzig, Germany. (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 13:00:00 GMT)

Suzanne Somers' new book on alternative cancer remedies; latest celeb attack on mainstream med
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. This is one in an occasional series examining their use and potential risks. (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 14:20:45 GMT)

Vail Valley: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day is Thursday
VAIL VALLEY, Colorado - Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day is Thursday. Vail Valley acupuncture practioners Kellie Krasovec and Susan Engle are celebrating by offering $28 acupuncture treatments from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday. (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 14:40:37 GMT)

Gold Futures Rise on Speculation Dollar Will Resume Slump
Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Gold futures gained for the third straight session on speculation the dollar will extend a slump, fueling demand for the precious metal as an alternative investment. (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 15:08:35 GMT)

Integrative Medicine Program Achieves Center Status
The Program for Complementary and Integrative Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist has been renamed the Center for Integrative Medicine, reflecting the program's growth and increasing significance at the Medical Center. The program began in 2005 under the direction of Kathi J. Kemper, M.D., M.P.H. (Tue, 20 Oct 2009 23:11:18 GMT)

More Turn to Alternative Medicine Instead of Flu Shot
Get your flu vaccination. And be ready for the H1N1 vaccine too. It's all we've heard for the last six months, as the government pushes everyone to protect themselves against this deadly strain of flu. (Wed, 21 Oct 2009 00:38:56 GMT)

Suzanne Somers' New Target: Chemotherapy
What's Your Reaction? EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. (Wed, 21 Oct 2009 04:55:40 GMT)

Kuwait official underlines alternative and supplementary medicine
20 October 2009 KUWAIT -- A Kuwaiti health official stressed here Tuesday the significance of alternative and supplementary medicine, which he said have been deeply rooted in societies. (Wed, 21 Oct 2009 08:46:35 GMT)

Wellness remedies can work best in tandem
When a team of Japanese researchers approached Edwin Cooper seven years ago about becoming the editor in chief of a new journal on complementary and alternative medicine, he had his doubts. (Wed, 21 Oct 2009 08:52:40 GMT)

UCLA Center for East-West Medicine fuses integrates alternative, conventional medicine for better treatment
A gourmet dinner is to a chef as integrative medicine is to the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, which strives to provide its patients with a variety of integrative medicine, said Dr. Ka-Kit Hui, founder and director of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine. (Wed, 21 Oct 2009 08:53:06 GMT)

Rescuing Health Reform: Why Doctors Should Practice Lifestyle Medicine
Recently, at a small gathering in Martha's Vineyard, the economist Larry Summers spoke about the nation's narrow escape from economic depression. Dr. Summers addressed the even larger impending risks to our economy if the costs of health care are not successfully addressed now. (Wed, 21 Oct 2009 13:11:00 GMT)

Alternative Treatments May Boost IVF Success
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that mind-body treatment can boost the odds that infertile women will become pregnant by in vitro fertilization -- at least after more than one cycle. (Wed, 21 Oct 2009 20:03:15 GMT)

Bad medicine
Last week three lawmakers proposed several solutions for a troublesome problem: some disabled veterans living at Alaska’s Pioneer Homes to are unable receive prescription medications they’re entitled to for free from the Veteran’s Administration. Due to a number of legal issues, Pioneer Home staff can’t administer the free medications from the VA. That means that if the patients can’t administer ... (Thu, 22 Oct 2009 02:11:39 GMT)

Suzanne Somers' new target: conventional cancer treatment
Editor's note: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. (Thu, 22 Oct 2009 04:52:58 GMT)

Mind, Body and Spirit Conference 2009
On Oct. 30-31, the University of Wisconsin-Stout will host the 13th Annual Mind, Body and Spirit Conference for traditional and alternative healers, professionals and students in medicine, therapy, psychology and anyone with an interest in spirituality and healing. (Thu, 22 Oct 2009 19:07:35 GMT)

Alternative Treatments May Boost IVF Success
Title: Alternative Treatments May Boost IVF Success Category: Health News Created: 10/21/2009 4:10:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 10/22/2009 (Thu, 22 Oct 2009 20:36:02 GMT)

Suzanne Somers' new target: conventional cancer treatment
Editor's note: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. (Thu, 22 Oct 2009 21:45:49 GMT)

Fighting The Flu Without The Shot
Unable to get the H1N1 shot, many people are turning to alternative medicine to protect them this Flu season. (Fri, 23 Oct 2009 04:03:51 GMT)

An Economy in Need of Holistic Medicine
What can the so-called wellness approach to health tell us about our present economic malady? (Fri, 23 Oct 2009 11:33:42 GMT)

An Economy in Need of Holistic Medicine
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS -- The American economy is having what doctors call an acute episode. (Fri, 23 Oct 2009 21:42:28 GMT)

Somers' new target: conventional cancer treatment
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. This is one in an occasional series examining their use and potential risks. (Fri, 23 Oct 2009 21:49:17 GMT)

Commentary: Somers' cancer advice is risky
This week, the comedic actress Suzanne Somers is promoting her newly released book, which espouses the virtues of alternative medicine and, more important, explains why one should avoid conventional medicine. (Fri, 23 Oct 2009 22:43:15 GMT)

Makeshift Heating Sources Often Harbor Dangers
As the mercury dips, some people turn to alternative sources to ward off the cold. Too often, these practices lead to accidental deaths and injuries. "Ovens and stove tops should never be used for heating, and space heaters should be kept away from children, animals and flammable objects," says Dr. Paul Pepe, chairman of emergency medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. (Sat, 24 Oct 2009 11:13:29 GMT)

Suzanne Somers' cancer advice is risky
This week, the comedic actress Suzanne Somers is promoting her newly released book, which espouses the virtues of alternative medicine and, more important, explains why one should avoid conventional medicine. (Sat, 24 Oct 2009 17:48:46 GMT)

Health & Wellness Symposium in Duluth Emphasizes Alternative Medicine
At a symposium in Duluth on Saturday, a few of the Northland's natural health practitioners discussed how alternative approaches to wellness are helping their patients. (Sun, 25 Oct 2009 02:15:21 GMT)

Integrative Medicine: H1N1 flu is here – so do what you can
Medical offices around the country, including our clinics, have been barraged by calls about the H1N1 vaccine. So it's a good time to share some of our patients' questions about H1N1 and vaccination. (Sun, 25 Oct 2009 07:01:05 GMT)

Oversight elusive in alternative-healing sphere
Arizona has no shaman licensing board, no reiki review center and no sweat-lodge inspection department. (Sun, 25 Oct 2009 07:25:51 GMT)

'Bioidenticals' not FDA-approved, contain estrogen
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. This is one in an occasional series examining their use and potential risks. ___ Miserable in menopause, Elizabeth Alsgaard pondered an awful choice: Drenching hot flashes or hormone therapies ... (Sun, 25 Oct 2009 16:16:00 GMT)

Chinese Alternative Medicine Lures Many in a Recession
Patients who can no longer afford health care are flocking to local acupuncture clinics for free Chinese medicine treatments. (Mon, 26 Oct 2009 07:10:53 GMT)

‘Bioidenticals’ not FDA-approved, contain estrogen
Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. (Mon, 26 Oct 2009 08:18:35 GMT)

'Bioidenticals' not FDA-approved, contain estrogen
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. (Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:41:00 GMT)

'Bioidenticals' not FDA-approved, contain estrogen
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. This is one in an occasional series examining their use and potential risks. (Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:41:25 GMT)

'Bioidenticals' not FDA-approved, contain estrogen
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. (Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:41:25 GMT)

'Bioidenticals' not FDA-approved, contain estrogen
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. This is one in an occasional series examining their... Sponsored Topics: United States - Food and Drug Administration - Health - Alternative medicine - Alternative (Mon, 26 Oct 2009 13:24:59 GMT)

LABS Inc. to Offer Donor Testing Services for Transfusion Medicine and Blood Services Industry
LABS Inc., one of the premier transplant reference and consultative laboratories in the country, announced today that it will begin offering a full range of donor testing services to the transfusion medicine and blood services industry. (Mon, 26 Oct 2009 15:41:00 GMT)

LABS Inc. to Offer Donor Testing Services for Transfusion Medicine and Blood Services Industry
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- LABS Inc., one of the premier transplant reference and consultative laboratories in the country, announced today that it will begin offering a full range of donor testing services to the transfusion medicine and blood services industry. (Mon, 26 Oct 2009 18:08:20 GMT)

Alternative Health Care Offsets Cost Woes
Health care costs are soaring. Thousands of people are without jobs and without the benefits afforded them. Now, those people are turning to preventative or alternative measures to stay healthy. (Mon, 26 Oct 2009 21:49:28 GMT)

'Bioidenticals' not FDA-approved, contain estrogen
EDITOR'S NOTE: Ten years and $2.5 billion in research have found no cures from alternative medicine. Yet these mostly unproven treatments are now mainstream and used by more than a third of all Americans. This is one in an... (Tue, 27 Oct 2009 11:57:23 GMT)

Workshops on livestock healthcare, management
The Northern Marianas College Cooperative Research Extension and Education Service will be hosting two series of workshops, one focused on Alternative Herbal Medicine for Livestock Healthcare in the Western Pacific and the other on the Extension Outreach and Assistance in Improved Pasture and Livestock Management Practices. (Tue, 27 Oct 2009 14:18:25 GMT)

More people rely on alternative medicine
As consumers look to save money in a tough economy, many turn to alternative health care options. CBS 4 reports: "Health care costs are soaring. Thousands of people are without jobs and without the benefits afforded them. Now, those people are turning to preventative or alternative measures. ... The National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) shows 38 percent of adults and ... (Tue, 27 Oct 2009 15:46:35 GMT)

Cancer and the use of complementary and alternative medicine
Researchers at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne have investigated the use of complementary and alternative medicine amongst cancer patients, with the aim to develop guidelines for oncology health professionals (Wed, 28 Oct 2009 00:04:33 GMT)

Animal Chiropractor Launches New Animal Alternative Medicine Directory
Pet lovers who have been searching fruitlessly for information on holistic practitioners and natural products for animals need search no longer. (Wed, 28 Oct 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

A sampler of popular local alternative therapies
Acupuncture: Traditional Chinese medicine that uses the placement of needles at specific points of the body to balance the flow of "qi," or life energy, which Western doctors believe is actually the body's electrical pathways. The treatments promote relaxation and relieve stress, pain and symptoms caused by a wide array of diseases, from the common cold to AIDS. An estimated 3.1 million American ... (Wed, 28 Oct 2009 12:53:57 GMT)

GHC covers complementary therapies
Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin is the only local carrier that offers complementary and alternative medicine as part of their standard health insurance benefits. About half of its 62,000 members use the benefits, which pay 50 percent of the bills up to $750 for an array of holistic therapies and services. (Wed, 28 Oct 2009 13:08:58 GMT)

Alternative medicine, but to insurers, no alternative
Cari Hadac, 9, loves jokes, dancing and her pet fish, "except for the bully who eats the others," she says. (Wed, 28 Oct 2009 13:23:50 GMT)

Alternative medicine, but to insurers, no alternative
Patients are increasingly turning to complementary medicine, but insurance usually doesn't cover it (Wed, 28 Oct 2009 13:55:03 GMT)

More People Rely On Alternative Medicine
As consumers look to save money in a tough economy, many turn to alternative health care options. CBS 4 reports: "Health care costs are soaring. Thousands of people are without jobs and without the benefits afforded them. Now, those people are turning to preventative or alternative measures. ... (Wed, 28 Oct 2009 14:03:24 GMT)

Novocell Receives a Disease Team Award for $20 Million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to ...
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocell, Inc., a preclinical stage diabetes company, today announced that it will receive a Disease Team award totaling $20 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). (Thu, 29 Oct 2009 02:07:50 GMT)

Alternative Ways to Stay in Good Health
An increasing number of people are turning to alternative and complementary medicine as a better way to stay in good health. Treatments ranging from acupuncture to hypnotherapy are now available from qualified practitioners throughout the U.S. and Europe. (Thu, 29 Oct 2009 05:39:45 GMT)

Study shows 62.2 percent of women turn to alternative therapies before medical treatments for infertility
In a recent study from the Ohio State University Medical Center, 62.2 percent of those surveyed turned to alternative therapies before turning to more invasive medical treatments for infertility and getting pregnant. (Thu, 29 Oct 2009 07:16:49 GMT)

Former Nurse Accused Of Stealing Medicine
A health professional was in court on allegations that she stole medicine from her patients. (Thu, 29 Oct 2009 15:44:58 GMT)

Chinese medicine tactic doesn't turn breech babies
A traditional Chinese therapy used for turning babies out of the breech position before birth may not be effective, a new study finds. (Thu, 29 Oct 2009 17:13:20 GMT)

College Invites Public to Explore Alternative Medicine Careers
PCU College of Holistic Medicine holds Open House in Burnaby (Fri, 30 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT)

College Invites Public to Explore Alternative Medicine Careers
PCU College of Holistic Medicine holds Open House in Burnaby (PRWeb Oct 31, 2009) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/PC (Fri, 30 Oct 2009 16:31:10 GMT)

Clean Energy, Skin Cream, Platinum, Pollution, and Plasmas: Highlights of AVS 56th International Symposium & Exhibition
The AVS 56th International Symposium & Exhibition next month in San Jose, CA will showcase advances in alternative energy, materials research, nanotechnology, and medicine. Highlights of papers from among the 1,250 talks and posters at the meeting are described below. (Fri, 30 Oct 2009 19:27:43 GMT)

Some seek alternative swine flu therapies
Alternative medicine practitioners say you can skip the swing flu vaccine and still avoid getting sick by using herbal supplements, good nutrition and other natural remedies. (Fri, 30 Oct 2009 23:49:34 GMT)

Prince Charles lobbies Andy Burnham on complementary medicine for NHS
Edzard Ernstthe professor of complementary medicine at the Peninsula Medical School at Exeter may have accused him of promoting "quackery" with some of the products in his Duchy Originals range but the Prince of Wales's messianic fervour for alternative ways of treating illness and ailments clearly remains undiminshed. (Sat, 31 Oct 2009 22:59:28 GMT)

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