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Alternative Medicine News Apr 2010

Mayo Clinic introduces a reliable and easy-to-understand resource on alternative medicine
Want to find ways that may help prevent illness naturally, for a fraction of the cost of a trip to the doctor? Interested in taking control of your health with evidence-based practices that complement conventional medicine? (Thu, 01 Apr 2010 22:17:10 -0700)

Integrative Medicine: Hold the salt, help your blood pressure
Have a question related to alternative medicine? E-mail adrenaline@sacbee.com . (Fri, 02 Apr 2010 16:57:17 -0700)

Doubts cast about trendy sports medicine therapy
With opening day around the corner, Cliff Lee didn't have time for another abdominal strain. The former Cy Young Award winner had a similar injury twice before in spring training, and on both occasions it kept him out at least six weeks. This time, Lee was anxious to get back much sooner to help his new team, the Seattle Mariners. (Sun, 04 Apr 2010 09:04:32 -0700)

Doubts cast about trendy sports medicine therapy
With opening day around the corner, Cliff Lee didn't have time for another abdominal strain. (Sun, 04 Apr 2010 09:24:41 -0700)

Doubts Cast About Trendy Sports Medicine Therapy
AP ENTERPRISE: Athletes turn to 'blood spinning' to heal faster, but researchers have doubts Medicine - United States - Health - Associated Press - Medical Specialties (Sun, 04 Apr 2010 09:58:37 -0700)

Doubts cast about trendy sports medicine therapy
With the Major League Baseball season approaching, former pitcher of the year Cliff Lee didn't have time for another abdominal strain. (Sun, 04 Apr 2010 18:39:00 -0700)

Doubts cast about trendy sports medicine therapy
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - With opening day around the corner, Cliff Lee didn't have time for another abdominal strain. The former Cy Young Award winner had a similar injury twice before in spring training, and on both occasions it kept him out at least six weeks. (Sun, 04 Apr 2010 19:36:19 -0700)

Internal Medicine 2010: All You Need To Know About Adult Medicine
More than 5,000 internists (adult medicine specialists), subspecialists, medical students, and allied health professionals will meet in Toronto, Canada, for Internal Medicine 2010, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP), April 22 - 24 (Thursday - Saturday), at the Toronto Convention Center. ACP is the largest specialty organization devoted to adult medicine and ... (Mon, 05 Apr 2010 03:28:06 -0700)

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Organization Responds to British Medical Journal Editorial
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.----The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine is responding to a recent editorial in the British Medical Journal, which states claims from microbiologists at the University of Hong Kong that the number of reported acupuncture-related infections worldwide was the tip of an iceberg and called for tighter infection control measures. (Mon, 05 Apr 2010 06:00:00 -0700)

Toddler refused prescription medicine as it's 'too expensive'
A mother was refused medicine for her 17-month-old daughter after it was prescribed by her GP because the pharmacist said it was too expensive, she claimed. (Mon, 05 Apr 2010 07:09:18 -0700)

Ayurveda out of balance: 93 percent of medicinal plants threatened with extinction
Traditional Ayurvedic medicine could face an uncertain future as 93 percent of the wild plants used in the practice are threatened with extinction due to overexploitation, the Times of India reports. The Botanical Survey of India recently prioritized 359 wild medicinal plant species and conducted an assessment throughout the country to determine their health. The news wasn't good. Of the 359 ... (Mon, 05 Apr 2010 13:17:10 -0700)

Safer Alternative for Enjoyable Recreation promotes decriminalization of cannabis at college
Daniel Panzer said he tried everything to fight off his insomnia. But the sleeping pills prescribed to the first-year chemistry student by his doctor were not working. Only medical marijuana, he said, would relax him and help him sleep. (Tue, 06 Apr 2010 01:02:06 -0700)

Chemimart in legal fight against Govt over pharmacy license
Chemimart is in a legal fight with the Government and the Medicine Authority after it was not issued with a temporary permit to operate in Republic Street. (Tue, 06 Apr 2010 03:13:39 -0700)

Alternative health fair is Saturday in Silverthorne
SILVERTHORNE - To compliment the 9Health Fair, Alpine Earth Center is planning its own free gathering to teach locals about alternative medicine and healing practices - it's set for Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The long-running local 9Health Fair, which took place last Saturday, provides mainstream health information, including inexpensive blood tests and wellness screenings. "(The ... (Fri, 09 Apr 2010 05:09:21 -0700)

Meditation training in Phuket
has studied many religions and spiritual paths, East and West, ancient and new age, as well as diverse techniques in alternative medicine.His teaching tomorrow, conducted in English, will be on the Dh... (Sat, 10 Apr 2010 03:12:09 -0700)

Are You Ready for Integrative Medicine?
YOU have a condition that keeps recurring for months or years, and youve been to several specialists who have failed to cure you. (Sat, 10 Apr 2010 09:41:06 -0700)

Growing medicine
The greenhouse is empty but still stifling hot as Delhi farmer Rick West walks through and explains the idea he's hatched for the barren space. Situated on 15 acres in rural Wainfleet, the location will be his first franchise operation of sorts. "I just don't have the time to live in a greenhouse [...] (Sat, 10 Apr 2010 23:00:38 -0700)

The Dubai Mall Medical Centre strengthens portfolio with Complementary & Alternative Medicine Department
Dubai, UAE; April 11, 2010: The Dubai Mall Medical Centre, the flagship healthcare centre of the Emaar Healthcare Group and Methodist International partnership, has strengthened its portfolio of healthcare services with the opening of the Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) Department. (Sat, 10 Apr 2010 23:45:57 -0700)

MORTON KONDRACKE: Here's an American alternative to Europe's value-added tax
Although a value-added tax (VAT) is gaining steam as the likeliest revenue source to help fill the nation's yawning fiscal gap, President Barack Obama's debt commission should consider an alternative: a progressive consumption tax (PCT). (Sat, 10 Apr 2010 23:59:14 -0700)

Primary Care Physicians Nationwide Face Clinical Ethical Conflicts With Religious Hospitals
Nearly one in ten primary care physicians in the United States has experienced a conflict with a religiously-affiliated hospital or practice over religious policies for patient care, researchers from the University of Chicago report in a paper published early online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Younger and less religious physicians are more likely to experience these conflicts ... (Sun, 11 Apr 2010 04:16:56 -0700)

Escape' mechanism:
It used to be that Katherine Mercieca thought she wanted a career in broadcasting, which is how she ended up in the fundamentals of radio broadcasting class and working at the student-run Plymouth-Canton Community Schools radio station, WSDP 88.1-FM, The Escape. Since then, Katherine has decided she wants a career in science or medicine. But she's still not giving up on The Escape. I thought it ... (Sun, 11 Apr 2010 04:23:46 -0700)

TAKE TWO: An alternative look at the day in sports
Tiger Woods took his medicine from all sides last week. (Sun, 11 Apr 2010 06:04:17 -0700)

Using alternative medicine for livestock
ALGONA Dr. James Illg first noticed the benefits of chiropractic and acupuncture for horses more than 10 years ago when he saw what it could do for a racing Standardbred in Humboldt. (Sun, 11 Apr 2010 06:57:47 -0700)

MORTON KONDRACKE: Here's an American alternative to Europe's value-added tax
Although a value-added tax (VAT) is gaining steam as the likeliest revenue source to help fill the nation's yawning fiscal gap, President Barack Obama's debt commission should consider an alternative: a progressive consumption tax (PCT). (Sun, 11 Apr 2010 22:28:30 -0700)

Using alternative medicine for livestock
ALGONA Dr. James Illg first noticed the benefits of chiropractic and acupuncture for horses more than 10 years ago when he saw what it could do for a racing Standardbred in Humboldt. (Mon, 12 Apr 2010 06:28:28 -0700)

Pitchman fights to avoid jail for egging on supporters to spam judge
Virtual contempt case tests law Controversial alternative medicine advocate Kevin Trudeau is fighting to stay out of jail after encouraging his supporters to spam a judge. (Mon, 12 Apr 2010 08:08:17 -0700)

The alternative option
ALL too often, I am asked how I got into alternative medicine. I am asked why I decided to leave my glamorous pharmacy profession to look at herbs and vitamins as a source of wellness instead of drugs for sickness. Here, for the first time, I share my story... (Mon, 12 Apr 2010 09:37:57 -0700)

Nigeria : Rimi's Medicine After Death
If the death of Abubakar Rimi could be of any redeeming value for Nigeria it would, perhaps, be in the manner it helps reduce our sloppy approach to many things we do. (Tue, 13 Apr 2010 05:29:56 -0700)

Bigger role in preventative medicine for dietary supplements
Functional medicine, or personalized healthcare incorporating conventional and alternative therapies and dietary supplements, focuses on primary prevention and the underlying causes for serious illness. (Tue, 13 Apr 2010 07:43:17 -0700)

'Love handles' repurposed for breast reconstruction in slim women
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers claim that a technique which uses tissue from those below-the-waist "love handles" improves cosmetic breast reconstruction in (Tue, 13 Apr 2010 22:25:32 -0700)

Using alternative medicine for livestock
ALGONA Dr. James Illg first noticed the benefits of chiropractic and acupuncture for horses more than 10 years ago when he saw what it could do for a racing Standardbred in Humboldt. (Tue, 13 Apr 2010 23:13:28 -0700)

Yellow Pages
Granite Falls, Minn. The Eighth Judicial District recently released a collective sigh of relief following the state Supreme Courts decision to continue to seat 11 judges within the 13 county district that stretches from Yellow Medicine to Wilkin. (Wed, 14 Apr 2010 00:58:40 -0700)

Finding love online, despite health problems
Lana, a 38 year-old publicist in Los Angeles, California, was diagnosed with genital herpes in 1997. (Wed, 14 Apr 2010 05:19:10 -0700)

Delcath's Phase III Trial Data To Be Presented During American Society Of Clinical Oncology 2010 Annual Meeting In ...
Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH), a medical technology company testing its proprietary treatment system for primary and metastatic cancers to the liver, announced that the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has accepted an abstract for oral presentation of Delcath's Phase III Trial Data comparing percutaneous hepatic perfusion with melphalan (PHP-mel) to the best alternative care ... (Wed, 14 Apr 2010 06:32:26 -0700)

Dr. Gott: Alternative approach to medicine needs care
Q) If your readers just bought a bottle of OregaMax, a bottle of oregano oil and the book "The Cure Is in the Cupboard," they could save a whole heck of a lot of money running to the doctor for such ailments as earaches, spider bites, flu symptoms, cold sores, allergies and so much more. (Mon, 19 Apr 2010 21:25:16 -0700)

Questioning alternative medicine
Q: I have heard all sorts of people asking for advice on all sorts of ailments. If your readers just bought a bottle of OregaMax, a bottle of oregano oil and the book "The Cure Is in the Cupboard," they could save a whole heck of a lot of money running to the doctor for such ailments as earaches, spider bites, flu symptoms, cold sores, allergies and so much more. A: OregaMax is purported to be a ... (Tue, 20 Apr 2010 02:02:29 -0700)

Dana Ullman: How Scientific Is Modern Medicine Really?
Doctors today assert that they practice "scientific medicine," and patients think the treatments they receive are "scientifically proven." However, this ideal is a clever and profitable marketing ruse, not fact. (Tue, 20 Apr 2010 06:25:19 -0700)

Alternative strategies to reduce maternal mortality in India
( Public Library of Science ) A study by Sue J. Goldie and colleagues from the Harvard School of Public Health published this week in PLoS Medicine finds that better family planning, provision of safe abortion, and improved intrapartum and emergency obstetrical care could reduce maternal mortality in India by 75 percent in less than a decade. (Tue, 20 Apr 2010 14:24:27 -0700)

Cow Brain Protein May Hold Alternative Energy Promise
(PhysOrg.com) -- Of all the ideas that hold promise in alternative energy, cow brains are an odd candidate. They do not fit into the list of usual plant-based subjects, such as corn or switch grass. But cow brains contain an abundance of clathrin, an important protein in cellular biology, regenerative medicine and perhaps even alternative energy. (Tue, 20 Apr 2010 15:22:53 -0700)

Botox alternative 'Freeze frame' put the test
A new product on the market is claiming to be a revolutionary alternative to Botox, a pain free way to melt away wrinkles (Wed, 21 Apr 2010 02:21:04 -0700)

Health Beat
The Northfield Acupuncture & Alternative Medicine Clinic will hold workshops dealing with health topics including cancer, hepatitis and cardiovascular disease at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the clinic located at 619 E. Sixth St. Topics of discussion will vary and the public is welcome. (Wed, 21 Apr 2010 03:01:29 -0700)

A Sweet, Green Ride | Two men want to re-ignite the nation's pioneer spirit with alternative fuels, on a whole new ...
Mark McConville is planning a summer road trip that he hopes turns other Americans green -- not green with envy, but green in the sense of opening their minds to the use of alternative fuels. And he's going to do it in style. McConville -- co-owner of Airport Express, a Birmingham, Ala.-based firm... By Mike Easterling. (Wed, 21 Apr 2010 04:51:23 -0700)

Alternative Strategies To Reduce Maternal Mortality In India
A study by Sue J. (Wed, 21 Apr 2010 06:15:46 -0700)

Steeve came to the rescue
Beth Steeve came to the rescue when the anticipated program didn't materialize for the Clarinda Kiwanis Club April 7 at J's Restaurant. She recently attended a five-day training in Jin Shin Jyutsu classes in Kansas City. Jin Shin Jyutsu is a form of acupressure, an alternative medicine that helps the body heal itself. This is Steeves third class, which is the certification, or graduate class ... (Wed, 21 Apr 2010 07:32:57 -0700)

Coronary CTA a cost-effective alternative to cardiac catheterization for the evaluation of CAD
( Thomas Jefferson University ) According to a study conducted at Thomas Jefferson University, noninvasive coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) is a cost-effective alternative to invasive cardiac catheterization in the care of patients who have positive stress test results but a less than 50 percent chance of actually having significant coronary artery disease (CAD). The study will be ... (Wed, 21 Apr 2010 13:11:05 -0700)

Coronary CTA a Cost-Effective, Non-Invasive Alternative to Cardiac Catheterization for the Evaluation of Significant ...
According to a study conducted at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), non-invasive coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) is a cost-effective alternative to invasive cardiac catheterization in the care of patients who have positive stress test results but a less than 50 percent chance of actually having significant coronary artery disease (CAD). (Wed, 21 Apr 2010 13:42:30 -0700)

Simple and Easy-to-Follow Tips When Considering Herbal Remedies
Herbal remedies have been around for centuries. Every culture in the world has in its root alternative medicine. Nowadays, herbal cures didnt lose their popularity. On the contrary, they are becoming even more popular due to the constant rise in the fame of New Age medicine. (Wed, 21 Apr 2010 18:03:47 -0700)

Coronary CTA A Cost-Effective, Non-Invasive Alternative To Cardiac Catheterization For The Evaluation Of Significant ...
According to a study conducted at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), non-invasive coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) is a cost-effective alternative to invasive cardiac catheterization in the care of patients who have positive stress test results but a less than 50 percent chance of actually having significant coronary artery disease (CAD). The study will be published in the May ... (Thu, 22 Apr 2010 04:27:30 -0700)

METHODIST SPORTS MEDICINE/THE ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS ADDS PHYSIATRY TO PAIN MANGAGEMENT AND REHABILITATION SERVICES
INDIANAPOLIS April 21, 2010 Methodist Sports Medicine/The Orthopedic Specialists has expanded its orthopedic and rehabilitation services to include physiatry (also known as physical medicine and rehabilitation). (Thu, 22 Apr 2010 07:00:27 -0700)

Steeve came to the rescue
Beth Steeve came to the rescue when the anticipated program didn't materialize for the Clarinda Kiwanis Club April 7 at J's Restaurant. She recently attended a five-day training in Jin Shin Jyutsu classes in Kansas City. Jin Shin Jyutsu is a form of acupressure, an alternative medicine that helps the body heal itself. This is Steeves third class, which is the certification, or graduate class ... (Thu, 22 Apr 2010 07:25:55 -0700)

BU School of Medicine researcher receives award from the Hartwell Foundation
( Boston University Medical Center ) Richard Goldstein, Ph.D., a professor of pediatrics, division of pediatric infectious diseases, at Boston University School of Medicine, has been awarded an Individual Biomedical Research Award by the Hartwell Foundation and will receive $300,000 over three years as a Hartwell Investigator for his project titled, "A Vaccine Against Streptococcus Pneumoniae ... (Thu, 22 Apr 2010 13:53:08 -0700)

The Alternative P2P Wireless Internet Network: The Netsukuku Idea
Would it be possible , using p2p and wireless technologies, to gain independence from internet providers and make free and open net connectivity a reality? Andrea Lo Pumo , a young Italian mathematician has developed Netsukuku , a vision for an alternative wireless network that may represent a disruptive change for the Internet as we know it. Photo credit: Clipart The Netsukuku project, which ... (Fri, 23 Apr 2010 05:22:15 -0700)

Steeve came to the rescue
Beth Steeve came to the rescue when the anticipated program didn't materialize for the Clarinda Kiwanis Club April 7 at J's Restaurant. She recently attended a five-day training in Jin Shin Jyutsu classes in Kansas City. Jin Shin Jyutsu is a form of acupressure, an alternative medicine that helps the body heal itself. This is Steeves third class, which is the certification, or graduate class ... (Fri, 23 Apr 2010 07:10:55 -0700)

Alternative Lyme Disease Doctors Are Still Wrong
The verdict: the guidelines, which advise patients to only take short courses of oral antibiotics, a (Fri, 23 Apr 2010 07:45:14 -0700)

WATCH: Green Remedies
How to green your medicine cabinet, starting with homemade hand sanitizer. Health - Green - Alternative - Politics - Arts (Fri, 23 Apr 2010 08:02:32 -0700)

Steeve came to the rescue
Beth Steeve came to the rescue when the anticipated program didn't materialize for the Clarinda Kiwanis Club April 7 at J's Restaurant. She recently attended a five-day training in Jin Shin Jyutsu classes in Kansas City. Jin Shin Jyutsu is a form of acupressure, an alternative medicine that helps the body heal itself. This is Steeves third class, which is the certification, or graduate class ... (Fri, 23 Apr 2010 09:10:55 -0700)

Police Sergeant to Ride for Team Stem-Kine in MS150 Following Offshore Stem Cell Treatment
FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - 04/23/10) - Preston Walker, a Fort Worth Police Sergeant, is riding in the MS150 bicycle ride to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis research. Sgt. Walker was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2001 and performed extensive research on alternative therapies utilizing adult stem cells. Sgt. Walker was treated in 2007 by the Institute for Cellular Medicine in Costa ... (Fri, 23 Apr 2010 12:28:00 -0700)

Vatican to finance adult stem cell research
The Vatican is pushing for research of adult stem cells as an alternative to the use of embryonic stem cells, which the Catholic Church opposes because it maintains that the destruction of the embryo amounts to the killing of human life. (Fri, 23 Apr 2010 14:43:00 -0700)

Award From The Hartwell Foundation Received By BU School Of Medicine Researcher
Richard Goldstein, PhD, a professor of pediatrics, division of pediatric infectious diseases, at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has been awarded an Individual Biomedical Research Award by The Hartwell Foundation and will receive $300,000 over three years as a Hartwell Investigator for his project titled, "A Vaccine Against Streptococcus Pneumoniae Based on Bacterial Surface ... (Sat, 24 Apr 2010 03:30:35 -0700)

When complementary is conflicting
COMPLEMENTARY medicine can help many problems, but its important to be aware of potential interactions with prescription medication. (Sat, 24 Apr 2010 07:00:00 -0700)

Vatican will finance research of adult stem cells
The Vatican is pushing for research of adult stem cells as an alternative to the use of embryonic stem cells, which the Catholic Church opposes because it maintains that the destruction of the embryo amounts to the killing of human life. (Sat, 24 Apr 2010 11:29:00 -0700)

Relevant offers
IMAGINE YOU really like an author who shows knowledge of a wide variety of trades and occupations, gives plots that involve much foreign travel and many adventurous actions, shows a broad and sympathetic understanding of the way people feel and think, is acquainted with some foreign languages and knows how law courts, the army, politics, medicine and royalty work? You might be inclined to think ... (Sat, 24 Apr 2010 16:14:04 -0700)

Into the Garden: Heuchera is a shady alternative to hosta
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- One of the benefits of writing a gardening column is that I can take the time to research plants that I like to see if they are appropriate for my garden. I extended a shady bed last year and planted a couple of unusual hostas... (Sat, 24 Apr 2010 20:53:57 -0700)

Alternative medicine front and centre at fair
SHAWN JEFFORDS The Observer There's more to health care than just a visit to the doctor. And that's an important message organizers of the 10th annual Bridges to Health fair want the community to understand.[...] (Sun, 25 Apr 2010 14:51:31 -0700)

A Cure for Cancer: One Man's Quest to Change Cancer Treatment, Part 2
Of the 870 Health Care lobbyists in 2007, not one advocated for alternative health practices. (Sun, 25 Apr 2010 18:50:05 -0700)

Psychiatrists are in short supply in Indiana, U.S.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Indiana is short of psychiatrists at a time when diagnoses of mental illnesses are increasing dramatically, forcing many facilities to turn to temporary doctors to help patients. (Mon, 26 Apr 2010 04:20:35 -0700)

Emotional Freedom Technique May Help Reduce Food Cravings
Psychological acupuncture has been shown to be successful in reducing food cravings for up to six months in people who are overweight or obese. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) combines gentle tapping on pressure points while focussing on particular emotions and thoughts. Psychologist Dr Peta Stapleton, an academic title holder in Griffith University's School of Medicine, said that EFT was ... (Mon, 26 Apr 2010 04:29:21 -0700)

Study finds body's response to repetitive laughter is similar to the effect of repetitive exercise
A new study looks at the effect that mirthful laughter and distress have on modulating the key hormones that control appetite. (Mon, 26 Apr 2010 08:25:50 -0700)

IMFs head says Greeks need to swallow bitter medicine: paper
In the preview of a newspaper interview to be published on Wednesday, IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said Greece faced many painful years, but the alternative would be untenable (Tue, 27 Apr 2010 10:43:52 -0700)

IMF's head: Greeks need to swallow bitter medicine - paper
Greeks need to swallow "unpleasant medicine" and accept external aid if they want to overcome their debt crisis, the director general of the International Monetary Fund said. (Tue, 27 Apr 2010 11:00:46 -0700)

(AFX UK Focus) 2010-04-27 20:09 UPDATE 1-IMF head: Greeks need to swallow medicine - paper
PARIS, April 27 (Reuters) - Greeks need to swallow "unpleasant medicine" and accept external aid if they want to overcome their debt crisis, the director general of the International Monetary Fund said. In the preview of a newspaper interview to be published on Wednesday, IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn said Greece faced many painful years, but the alternative would be "untenable." "It would be ... (Tue, 27 Apr 2010 12:42:08 -0700)

Natural Medicine
Naturopathic doctor Kathy Gruver points the way to wellness in her new book, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet. (Tue, 27 Apr 2010 16:05:46 -0700)

The alternative option
ALL too often, I am asked how I got into alternative medicine. I am asked why I decided to leave my glamorous pharmacy profession to look at herbs and vitamins as a source of wellness instead of drugs for sickness. (Tue, 27 Apr 2010 21:47:30 -0700)

The homeopathy alternative
In my last article, I talked about my moment of "epiphany" that resulted in me turning dramatically to the world of natural medicine. I realised quickly that much of the world used natural medicine most of the time. So did our grandmothers and their grandmothers. (Tue, 27 Apr 2010 21:47:33 -0700)

Putting the 'die' in diet
That's not exactly a ringing endorsement. Nutrition guru Gary Null says he was almost killed by eating a dietary supplement -- his own. In papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, the controversial alternative-medicine advocate says he suffered "mentally and physically" after eating his Gary Null's Ultimate Power Meal... (Wed, 28 Apr 2010 00:11:35 -0700)

Health Beat
The Northfield Acupuncture & Alternative Medicine Clinic will hold workshops dealing with health topics including cancer, hepatitis and cardiovascular disease at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the clinic located at 619 E. Sixth St. Topics of discussion will vary and the public is welcome. (Wed, 28 Apr 2010 03:01:23 -0700)

Health & Beauty
A growing number of mothers-to-be are choosing to give birth, unaided, at home. These are not New Age hippies or devotees of alternative medicine; they are women who prefer to experience so-called DIY births rather than face going into hospital because they are scared of medical intervention which can result in emergency Caesareans and the associated complications not to mention being confined ... (Wed, 28 Apr 2010 03:06:38 -0700)

Chinese Medicine Textbook Series In English Launched By Springer Asia
The Baptist University of Hong Kong (HKBU) and Springer Science+Business Media have launched a new textbook series entitled Essentials of Chinese Medicine. The three-volume English language set is of fundamental significance for the subject. Spearheaded by the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and the School of Chinese Medicine HKBU, the books were co-written by 14 distinguished scholars ... (Wed, 28 Apr 2010 03:18:45 -0700)

Use of alternative therapy for pain treatment increases with age and wealth
One out of 3 patients with chronic pain reported using complementary and alternative medicine therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic visits for pain relief. (Thu, 29 Apr 2010 08:14:34 -0700)

Own Medicine Nearly Kills Supplement Creator
Alternative Health Guru Sues Company Over His Own Product, Claiming It Nearly Killed Him Alternative medicine - Health - Alternative - Practitioners - Wellness Centers (Thu, 29 Apr 2010 11:16:23 -0700)

Use of Alternative Medicine for Pain Relief Increases With Age and Wealth
April 29, 2010 - In a University of Michigan Health System study, 1 out of 3 patients with chronic pain reported using complementary and alternative medicine therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic visits for pain relief. (Thu, 29 Apr 2010 11:24:36 -0700)

Use Of Alternative Therapy For Pain Treatment Increases With Age And Wealth
Research shows the elderly and whites seek complementary and alternative therapies such as acupuncture and biofeedback most oftenIn a University of Michigan Health System study, 1 out of 3 patients with chronic pain reported using complementary and alternative medicine therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic visits for pain relief.Socioeconomic factors primarily race and age played a ... (Thu, 29 Apr 2010 13:33:29 -0700)

Use Of Alternative Therapy For Pain Treatment Increases With Age And Wealth
In a University of Michigan Health System study, 1 out of 3 patients with chronic pain reported using complementary and alternative medicine therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic visits for pain relief. Socioeconomic factors - primarily race and age - played a large role in the use of alternative therapy in chronic pain patients, the study showed. Whites used alternative modalities more ... (Fri, 30 Apr 2010 03:34:08 -0700)

Demographics Influence Use of CAM for Chronic Pain
A new study finds that a third of patients with chronic pain use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic visits for pain relief. The University of Michigan Health System study found that socioeconomic factors primarily race and age played a large role in the use of alternative therapy in [...] (Fri, 30 Apr 2010 03:59:28 -0700)

Alternative Therapy Usage For Pain Increases With Age, Wealth
In a University of Michigan Health System study, 1 out of 3 patients with chronic pain reported using complementary and alternative medicine therapies such as acupuncture and chiropractic visits for pain relief. Socioeconomic factors - primarily race and age - played a large role in the use of alternative therapy in chronic pain patients, the study showed. Whites used alternative modalities more ... (Fri, 30 Apr 2010 05:35:34 -0700)

Integrative medicine: another hook on fish oil
The health benefits of fish are widely publicized, and you've certainly heard us tout the importance of getting your omega-3s. (Fri, 30 Apr 2010 07:44:06 -0700)

Hailing Class M: The Island of Doubt relaunches (into Federation Space) [Page 3.14]
When James Hrynyshyn launched The Island of Doubt in five years ago, he directed his efforts at dismantling "pseudoskeptical arguments from those who have trouble accepting reality." This meant covering a variety of subjects, from climate change, to creationism, to alternative medicine, and more. And while this has put The Island of Doubt into august company here at ScienceBlogs, the word "doubt ... (Fri, 30 Apr 2010 12:30:22 -0700)

Government of Canada Helps Youth in Medicine Hat Prepare for Labour Market
MEDICINE HAT, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 30, 2010) - Local youth who face barriers to employment will get job-preparation training and work experience through the Government of Canada's support for an employment project. Mr. LaVar Payne, Member of Parliament for Medicine Hat, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development. (Fri, 30 Apr 2010 13:20:44 -0700)

Alt Med Supplement Guru Nearly Killed By Own Product
Alternative medicine guru Gary Null is nearly killed by his own supplements. (Fri, 30 Apr 2010 14:00:29 -0700)

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