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Alternative Medicine News Jul 2010

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Majority of respondents receiving CAM therapy for back pain report great benefit: Study
A recent study, "Perceived Benefit of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Back Pain" (Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, May - June 2010, Vol. 23 No.3), found the majority of respondents receiving CAM for back pain reported great benefit from the various treatments. (Thu, 01 Jul 2010 03:38:32 -0700)

TCB Medical Devices Responds to Allergy Epidemic with a Better Epinephrine Product
BLUFFTON, S.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last 15 years, allergist Thomas C. Beller, M.D., founder of TCB Medical Devices (http://www.tcbmedicaldevices.com has seen a relative allergy epidemic. Seasonal allergies, asthma, eczema and atopic dermatitis have all increased dramatically -- but the most dramatic surge has been in food-, medicine- and insect-related ... (Thu, 01 Jul 2010 08:16:06 -0700)

Study Finds Back Pain Sufferers Benefit From Chiropractic Care And Other Complementary And Alternative Approaches
A recent study, "Perceived Benefit of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Back Pain" (Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, May - June 2010, Vol. 23 No.3), found the majority of respondents receiving CAM for back pain reported great benefit from the various treatments... (Sun, 04 Jul 2010 03:27:27 -0700)

Ancient medicine offers health alternative for pets
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Acupuncture is known as one of the oldest healing practices in the world. Treatments involve tiny needles aimed at stimulating certain points of the body, to heal such ailments as allergies or even intestinal problems. (Mon, 05 Jul 2010 11:59:42 -0700)

Ancient medicine offers health alternative for pets
Acupuncture offers some pet owners an alternative to treating common ailments with medication. (Mon, 05 Jul 2010 12:27:41 -0700)

Acupuncture may help exercise tolerance
HEIDELBERG, Germany, July 5 (UPI) -- German cardiologists suggest acupuncture improves exercise tolerance in heart failure patients. Heart failure - Health - Heidelberg - Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine - Alternative (Mon, 05 Jul 2010 18:30:55 -0700)

Black Stars And The Imported Magic Of Horse Placenta Treatment
Did the stars rather desert their God? ... She is also understood to play up the "alternative" side of her work with, darkened rooms and lots of candles..." mtnfootball 30/06/2010 I was surprised to read this and wondered what it was all about and now In context; "Ghana have turned to an effective horse placenta healer from Serbia to solve the injury crisis which is threatening its World Cup ... (Mon, 05 Jul 2010 22:57:09 -0700)

Elle Macpherson - Macpherson Slammed Over Rhino Horn Remedy
Supermodel ELLE MACPHERSON has sparked outrage among animal rights campaigners after she advocated the use of a banned Chinese medicine made from rhinoceros... (Tue, 06 Jul 2010 04:13:49 -0700)

Model Kicks Up Elle Of A Storm Over Rhino Horn
Elle Macpherson is under fire for using powdered rhino horn as a beauty therapy a Chinese medicine which is banned worldwide. (Tue, 06 Jul 2010 05:27:45 -0700)

Animal rights groups angry at Macpherson
Supermodel Elle Macpherson has sparked outrage among animal rights groups after she advocated the use of a banned Chinese medicine made from rhinoceros horn. (Tue, 06 Jul 2010 06:32:32 -0700)

Macpherson slammed over rhino horn remedy
Supermodel Elle Macpherson has sparked outrage among animal rights campaigners after she advocated the use of a banned Chinese medicine made from rhinoceros horn. (Tue, 06 Jul 2010 07:18:14 -0700)

Exposing the Student Body: Stanford Joins U.C. Berkeley in Controversial Genetic Testing of Students
This week, the University of California, Berkeley will mail saliva sample kits to every incoming freshman and transfer student. Students can choose to use the kits to submit their DNA for genetic analysis, as part of an orientation program on the topic of personalized medicine. But U.C. Berkeley isn't the only university offering its students genetic testing. Stanford University's summer session ... (Tue, 06 Jul 2010 07:18:44 -0700)

WATCH: Eastern Exercises Stand the Test of Time
Qigong and Tai Chi are ancient practices that have health benefits today. Qigong - Tai chi chuan - Health - Alternative - Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (Tue, 06 Jul 2010 15:35:05 -0700)

'I never got to vet school'
In part two of our summer series in which Irish Timeswriters consider their alternative careers Eileen Battersbyreveals her unfilfilled wish to be a professional animal carer (Tue, 06 Jul 2010 16:52:56 -0700)

Just horny humour, insists Elle
ELLE Macpherson says she regrets any distress she may caused by "jokingly" advocating the use of powdered rhino horn, a globally banned Chinese medicine. (Tue, 06 Jul 2010 23:04:50 -0700)

Consumer health
Brent Bauer, M.D., is board certified in internal medicine. (Wed, 07 Jul 2010 00:51:04 -0700)

SRI Intl, Stanford University School launch MISTRAL Collaborative to accelerate medical devices innovation
SRI International and the Stanford University School of Medicine announced that they have established the MISTRAL (Multidisciplinary Initiative for Surgical Technology Research Advanced Laboratory) Collaborative, a programme to accelerate the innovation of medical devices and bring them to market faster. (Wed, 07 Jul 2010 03:42:31 -0700)

Alternative Crappie Baits
Youve heard of alternative lifestyles, alternative medicine and you've probably heard about alternative crappie baits. Well, now is the time to try' em. (Wed, 07 Jul 2010 07:08:23 -0700)

Alert By Medicines Regulator About Cancer Capsules Recall
The MHRA has issued a Drug Alert to healthcare professionals informing them of a patient level recall of Temozolomide Hospira Capsules. Temozolomide is an anti-cancer medicine used in combination with radiotherapy or on its own. Temozolomide Hospira Capsules are taken to treat brain tumours. The licence holder, Hospira UK Ltd, is recalling certain batches of the medicine due to reports of the ... (Wed, 07 Jul 2010 07:25:46 -0700)

Veterinary Medicine Not Subject To Key Issues Or Risks Facing Human Market; Vet Care Is Cash Based Business That Is ...
67 WALL STREET, New York - July 7, 2010 - The Wall Street Transcript has RECENTLY published its Pets and Vets Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This Special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and Money Managers. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952 ... (Wed, 07 Jul 2010 08:47:00 -0700)

Working on Wellness forum
Integrative medicine practitioner Margaret Bailey presents "The Role of Complementary Therapies for Chronic Conditions" for the free "Working on Wellness" forum at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, in the second-floor conference room, Olympic Medical Services Building, 840 N. Fifth Ave., Sequim. (Wed, 07 Jul 2010 09:28:39 -0700)

Staying hale and hearty
FOR qigong enthusiasts and those in the Malaysian alternative medicine circle, qigong master and Fit4Life columnist Dr Amir Farid Isahak needs no further introduction. (Wed, 07 Jul 2010 17:20:11 -0700)

Holistic Solutions for Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS
Taking a holistic approach to fibromyalgia and CFS treatment has become an option for many. Read this article to learn of some alternative treatments for some symptoms. (Thu, 08 Jul 2010 00:10:02 -0700)

Researchers evaluate safety and feasibility of STARR procedure for ODS
Obstructed defecation syndrome represents a widespread clinical problem which frequently affects middle-aged females. Nevertheless, many of the previously established techniques are unsuitable for patients with ODS associated with simultaneous rectocele and rectal intussusception. Notably, STARR has been proposed as an alternative operation and a relatively noninvasive surgical technique for ... (Thu, 08 Jul 2010 02:07:51 -0700)

Not only a question of funding
When you feel indisposed, you naturally tend to gravitate to the medicine cabinet. But scientists in this country seem to be exploring the kitchen as well these days. According to recent medical research, some of the condiments on the kitchen shelves may have unusual healing powers. (Thu, 08 Jul 2010 02:51:25 -0700)

Researchers Discover New Way Diseases Develop
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a previously unknown mechanism by which cells direct gene expression, the process by which information from a gene is used to direct the physical and behavioral development of individuals. (Thu, 08 Jul 2010 07:39:37 -0700)

Another Way Out For Cholesterol
Many of us are simply overloaded with cholesterol, and now a report in the July issue of Cell Metabolism brings what might be good news: There is more than one way to get rid of that cholesterol, which can otherwise lead to atherosclerosis and heart disease. "Cholesterol really can't be broken down," said Mark Brown of Wake Forest University School of Medicine. To get rid of it, it must be ... (Thu, 08 Jul 2010 07:42:06 -0700)

Alternative Evolution: Why Change Your Own Genes When You Can Borrow Someone Else's?
It has been a basic principle of evolution for more than a century that plants and animals can adapt genetically in ways that help them better survive and reproduce. Now, in a paper to be published in the journal Science, University of Rochester biologist John Jaenike and colleagues document a clear example of a new mechanism for evolution. (Thu, 08 Jul 2010 12:18:34 -0700)

Research finding uncovers alternative treatments for people with hereditary colorectal cancer
By solving the three-dimensional structure of a protein involved in repairing DNA errors, a group of McMaster University researchers have revealed new avenues to develop assessment tools and alternative treatments for people living with hereditary colorectal cancers. (Fri, 09 Jul 2010 01:38:58 -0700)

Researchers Discover New Way Diseases Develop
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a previously unknown mechanism by which cells direct gene expression, the process by which information from a gene is used to direct the physical and behavioral development of individuals. The research, which may help scientists gain insight into how muscle and heart diseases develop, is published in the July 8th issue of Nature... (Fri, 09 Jul 2010 04:27:29 -0700)

Alternative Evolution: Why Change Your Own Genes When You Can Borrow Someone Else's?
ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has been a basic principle of evolution for more than a century that plants and animals can adapt genetically in ways that help them better survive and reproduce. (Fri, 09 Jul 2010 06:30:00 -0700)

Hockfield Sees Obama, Immelt Converge on MIT Energy
Being an expert on the nervous system of leeches and fold-up, battery-powered cars is helping Susan Hockfield enlist Barack Obama and Jeffrey Immelt in her improbable passion: a factory for alternative energy. (Fri, 09 Jul 2010 07:53:08 -0700)

Preliminary Highlights of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 52nd Annual Meeting
At the 52nd meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), which convenes from July 18 - 22, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA, thousands of scientists and board-certified health professionals will gather to share the latest developments in medical imaging and radiation therapy, examine new clinical and laboratory data, and discuss many of the ethical and regulatory issues that ... (Fri, 09 Jul 2010 10:35:10 -0700)

Preliminary highlights of the AAPM 52nd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa., July 18-22, 2010
( American Institute of Physics ) At the 52nd meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, which convenes from July 18-22, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa., thousands of scientists and board-certified health professionals will gather to share the latest developments in medical imaging and radiation therapy, examine new clinical and laboratory data, and discuss many of the ethical and ... (Fri, 09 Jul 2010 10:45:22 -0700)

Mysteries of Brown Fat Revealed
Brown fat - the calorie-burning, "good fat" that is plentiful in babies - has been shown to also be present in adults, and scientists are now working on harnessing its mysterious powers to help people lose weight. (Fri, 09 Jul 2010 14:35:21 -0700)

Government to integrate traditional medicine into health delivery system
Accra, July 9, GNA - Plans are far advanced to implement the integration of scientific medicinal herbal practice into health care delivery in the country, Minister of Health, Dr Benjamin Kunbour said on Friday. (Fri, 09 Jul 2010 15:13:34 -0700)

Ghana should blend orthodox and traditional medicine - Agya Appiah
Accra, July 9, GNA - Agya Kwaku Appiah, Producer of Agya Appiah Bitters on Friday called on orthodox medical practitioners to co-operate with traditional medicine healers to improve health care delivery in the country. (Fri, 09 Jul 2010 15:15:15 -0700)

Natural alternatives to sleeping pills
Luis Vitetta, an alternative medicine expert, says there are many natural alternatives to sleeping pills that will not adversely affect long-term health. (Sat, 10 Jul 2010 08:53:26 -0700)

13 Internet Slangs with Unexpected Alternate Meanings
We've all grown accustomed to the online jargon, shorthands and acronyms that have developed over decades of Internet use. Silly as they might be, most of us are guilty of truncating, abbreviating or misspelling words to save a few seconds here and there. (Sat, 10 Jul 2010 11:02:02 -0700)

Movement therapies seen to relieve pain
For more than a decade, Cheryl Clark has lived with the chronic pain that accompanies fibromyalgia. After years of suffering with severe flu-like aches and pains, she finally found some relief but it didn't come from a pill or a shot. It came from exercise. (Sun, 11 Jul 2010 01:50:36 -0700)

Larkspur councilmember/dispensary owner iced from debate
Larkspur Town Council will have to delay its decision on how to move forward with medical marijuana because a councilmember owns the towns sole dispensary. (Sun, 11 Jul 2010 05:15:46 -0700)

Beat insomnia now
Having trouble sleeping? Don't worry -- because worrying will only make it worse! Instead, read on for 10 tips that will help you rest easy tonight. (Sun, 11 Jul 2010 08:15:52 -0700)

The meal as medicine: Anti-obesity effects of soy in a rat model of menopause
( Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior ) Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, finds that a diet rich in soy prevents weight gain in post-menopausal female rats. (Mon, 12 Jul 2010 21:31:59 -0700)

The meal as medicine: Anti-obesity effects of soy in a rat model of menopause
Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, finds that a diet rich in soy prevents weight gain in post-menopausal female rats. (Tue, 13 Jul 2010 02:30:29 -0700)

Gene therapy breakthrough heralds treatment for beta-thalassemia
Italian scientists pioneering a new gene transfer treatment for the blood disorder beta-thalassemia have successfully completed preclinical trials, claiming they can correct the lack of beta-globin in patients' blood cells which causes the disease. The research, published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, reveals how gene therapy may represent a safe alternative to current cures that are limited to a ... (Tue, 13 Jul 2010 14:16:34 -0700)

The Meal As Medicine: Anti-Obesity Effects Of Soy In A Rat Model Of Menopause
New research finds that chemicals in soy reduce weight gain in a rat model of menopause.Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, finds that a diet rich in soy prevents weight gain in post-menopausal female rats.Previous research suggests that ... (Tue, 13 Jul 2010 15:16:34 -0700)

Evidence Supports Screening for Fragile X Syndrome in Prospective Mothers
There's adequate research data to support population screening of women of childbearing age for fragile X syndrome--the most common inherited cause of cognitive impairment, according to a report in the July issue of Genetics in Medicine, the official peer-reviewed journal of The American College of Medical Genetics. (Tue, 13 Jul 2010 22:26:14 -0700)

Gene therapy represents safe alternative to current cures for blood disorder -thalassemia
Italian scientists pioneering a new gene transfer treatment for the blood disorder -thalassemia have successfully completed preclinical trials, claiming they can correct the lack of beta-globin (-globin) in patients' blood cells which causes the disease. The research, published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, reveals how gene therapy may represent a safe alternative to current cures that are ... (Wed, 14 Jul 2010 00:09:33 -0700)

SANUWAVE Health Announces European Launch of OrthoPACE Regenerative Medicine Device for Orthopedic Indications
ALPHARETTA, Ga.----SANUWAVE Health, Inc. , an emerging medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of non-invasive, biological response activating devices in the regenerative medicine area, reports the European launch of the orthoPACE device intended for use in orthopedic, trauma and sports medicine indications following CE mark approval last month. (Wed, 14 Jul 2010 05:00:00 -0700)

Alternative Medicine for Pets: Treatments That Work
Not all pets are created equal naturally some will respond better to different types of medical attention. (Wed, 14 Jul 2010 06:12:01 -0700)

SANUWAVE Health introduces orthoPACE device in Europe
SANUWAVE Health, Inc., an emerging medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of non-invasive, biological response activating devices in the regenerative medicine area, reports the European launch of the orthoPACE device intended for use in orthopedic, trauma and sports medicine indications following CE mark approval last month. (Wed, 14 Jul 2010 06:23:53 -0700)

Evidence Supports Screening For Fragile X Syndrome In Prospective Mothers
There's adequate research data to support population screening of women of childbearing age for fragile X syndrome-the most common inherited cause of cognitive impairment, according to a report in the July issue of Genetics in Medicine, the official peer-reviewed journal of The American College of Medical Genetics. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters ... (Wed, 14 Jul 2010 06:45:09 -0700)

Cold Medicine: Treatment Facts
Here's a rundown of popular cold medicines, from decongestants to cough medicine to pain relievers. Find out what they do and how they can help. (Wed, 14 Jul 2010 08:33:44 -0700)

Holy-istic: Conference encourages LDS to explore homeopathy
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints don't always have the most favorable response to buzzwords like "holistic," "homeopath," "wellness," "alternative medicine," or "herbal remed (Wed, 14 Jul 2010 17:01:18 -0700)

Chinese medicine helps a dog with renal failure
Renal or kidney failure is diagnosed by taking a blood sample and evaluating the blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine (CREA). (Wed, 14 Jul 2010 18:44:29 -0700)

Bus ads tout cross-border cures: U.S. firm lures patients south
Patients tired of waiting for knee surgery may find an alternative on the back of a bus. But don't expect government reimbursement (Wed, 14 Jul 2010 21:10:00 -0700)

Beta-Thalassemia: Gene Therapy Breakthrough
Italian scientists pioneering a new gene transfer treatment for the blood disorder β-thalassemia have successfully completed preclinical trials, claiming they can correct the lack of beta-globin (β-globin) in patients' blood cells which causes the disease. The research, published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, reveals how gene therapy may represent a safe alternative to current cures that are ... (Thu, 15 Jul 2010 03:15:10 -0700)

Split decision from FDA panel on Avandia
A Food and Drug Administration committee delivered a split verdict on the diabetes drug Avandia on Wednesday, with most members voting to leave it on the market but recommending different changes in how it's prescribed. (Thu, 15 Jul 2010 04:55:05 -0700)

Concerned about Avandia? Here are other options
Edward Darden started taking the diabetes drug Avandia in 2006 to help control his blood sugar and was doing just fine, he said. But he became concerned when he saw warnings linking the drug to a 43 percent increased risk of heart attack, following the 2007 release of a study in the "New England Journal of Medicine." (Thu, 15 Jul 2010 07:52:27 -0700)

How teaching hospitals could lead medicine's metamorphosis
Stanford Hospital & Clinics is among the facilities at the forefront of a movement to change the way they provide medical care to boost clinical effectiveness. (Thu, 15 Jul 2010 15:18:41 -0700)

Naturopathic medicine is on the rise in the Yakima Valley
Dr. Heidi Robel inserts acupuncture needles into Kelly Brewer's back July 12, 2010. Brewer is trying acupuncture to relieve back pain after more conventional treatments failed. (Thu, 15 Jul 2010 23:26:04 -0700)

Using Plavix As Alternative Treatment For Dogs At Risk Of Thromboembolic Disease
Companion animals that have a long-term need for anticoagulant drug therapies may soon find help in a top-selling antiplatelet drug marketed to humans: clopidogrel, commonly known by the trade-name Plavix. Researchers in the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine have found that clopidogrel may be a safe and effective treatment for dogs that need long-term anticoagulant therapy. In ... (Fri, 16 Jul 2010 03:28:01 -0700)

Arthroscopic Treatment Of Common Hip Problem Allows Athletes To Return To Play
Athletes who undergo arthroscopic surgery for a mechanical disorder of the hip have a good chance of being able to return to their sport at a high level of competition, according to a study that will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, held July 15-18 in Providence, R.I. Almost 80 percent of patients were able to return to play after hip ... (Fri, 16 Jul 2010 04:26:10 -0700)

SANUWAVE Health Announces European Launch Of OrthoPACE Regenerative Medicine Device For Orthopedic Indications
SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (OTCBB: SNWV), an emerging medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of non-invasive, biological response activating devices in the regenerative medicine area, reports the European launch of the orthoPACE device intended for use in orthopedic, trauma and sports medicine indications following CE mark approval last month... (Fri, 16 Jul 2010 04:28:20 -0700)

Got a craving for sugar? Beat it with these 9 healthy(ish) alternatives!
With the recent hike in the price of sugar (by 25sen per kilogramme), we can't really afford to dump spoonfuls of sugar into our drinks anymore. It's bad for our health anyway, so why don't we start thinking about alternative and healthy substitutes to make our meals more tasty? Here are nine suggestions for you to try: 1. Raw honey Not exactly the healthiest alternative to sugar, but in ... (Fri, 16 Jul 2010 10:02:40 -0700)

Seminar To Discuss Medical Legal Issues
SHAH ALAM, July 17 (Bernama) -- The Medico-Legal Society of Malaysia and Singapore is organising a seminar on July 24 to discuss current legal issues relating to the practice of medicine in both countries. (Fri, 16 Jul 2010 20:09:53 -0700)

Health Q&A: shingles
Britain's leading health and wellbeing specialists answer your questions (Fri, 16 Jul 2010 23:20:46 -0700)

Death on reef mystery
This is the photograph that could lead to Queensland honeymoon killer Gabe Watson being jailed for life in the US. (Sat, 17 Jul 2010 01:17:58 -0700)

No-brand drugs just as effective, say experts
Millions of consumers are happy to save money on no-brand flour, washing detergent and other groceries. (Sat, 17 Jul 2010 07:22:55 -0700)

Lessons in rural medicine
Eleven medical students took hands-on learning to the next level as they abandoned their books in favor of a day on the farm Tuesday, milking cows and feeding chickens as part of East Tennessee State Universitys James H. Quillen College of Medicines Appalachian Preceptorship taking place this month. (Sat, 17 Jul 2010 19:59:45 -0700)

Will the real Barack Obama stand up?
The recess appointment of Donald Berwick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was a tragedy because by bypassing the Senate, President Obama finessed what could have been a heated debate in the Senate over socialized medicine and a valuable learning experience for most Americans myself included. (Sat, 17 Jul 2010 21:00:00 -0700)

Destitute in Dubai
The Briton who is living on the streets of one of the world's richest cities (Sun, 18 Jul 2010 00:48:36 -0700)

Homeless in Dubai: One man's story
Nicholas Warner is British and sleeping on the street in Dubai. He got into a dispute with his bank, Emirates NBD, initially over whether his credit card repayments had been made. (Sun, 18 Jul 2010 01:04:59 -0700)

A 'one-stop shop'
Staff Writer NEW BRITAIN Eastern philosophy meets Western tradition that's the diagnosis of the alternative medicine method featured at Wellness Works PA. (Sun, 18 Jul 2010 03:30:53 -0700)

Vitamin Deficiency After Weight Loss Surgery Can Cause Vision Loss In Newborns
Biliopancreatic diversion surgery for morbid obesity is known to cause multiple vitamin deficiencies that may worsen during pregnancy. In the June issue of the Journal of AAPOS, the Official Publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, a group of Australian clinicians report a child who was born blind as a result of Vitamin A deficiency caused by his mother ... (Sun, 18 Jul 2010 04:12:21 -0700)

Flu Vaccine Via Skin Patch Shows Promise in Mice
SUNDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- Wouldn't it be nice if you could get the flu vaccine through a stick-on skin patch instead of a shot? (Sun, 18 Jul 2010 11:04:34 -0700)

EFT: A New, Alternative Method to Successfully Lose Weight
San Francisco - People in the United States have spent millions of dollars for solutions to will help them lose weight. They hire fitness coaches and nutrition experts to help them. Diet after diet, pill after pill, surgery after surgery, and yet, nothing seems to work to get rid of the weight. (Sun, 18 Jul 2010 16:25:58 -0700)

Robot gives surgeons another weapon against throat cancer
Medicine Robotic surgeries have become increasingly popular. (Sun, 18 Jul 2010 19:18:00 -0700)

Flu patch could offer painless alternative to vaccine shots
In what would be a boon for needle-phobes of all ages, researchers have developed a skin patch that vaccinates against the flu and could be available in five years. (Sun, 18 Jul 2010 23:54:34 -0700)

Digital and holistic health
As one of Thailand's last remaining free cancer treatment centres, the Arokhayasarn building in Wat Khampramong, situated in Sakon Nakhon's Phanna Nikhom district, has offered palliative care to almost 2,000 patients to date, combining alternative therapy, Chinese traditional medicine and modern Western care. (Mon, 19 Jul 2010 02:25:31 -0700)

Flu Vaccine Via Skin Patch Shows Promise in Mice
New technology uses painless 'microneedles' to deliver immunization. (Mon, 19 Jul 2010 07:29:05 -0700)

(No heading): Flu patch a painless alternative to shots
In what would be a boon for needle-phobes of all ages, researchers have developed a skin patch that vaccinates against the flu and could be available in five years. ... - By TODD ACKERMAN Houston Chronicle (Mon, 19 Jul 2010 07:48:05 -0700)

Reprogrammed Stem Cells May Have Limited Use, Researchers Say
Potent stem cells derived from reprogramming skin or other adult body tissues may have limits on their usefulness as an alternative to cells from human embryos, researchers said. (Mon, 19 Jul 2010 10:51:47 -0700)

Flu Patch Could Be Painless Alternative To Shots
Giving yourself a flu vaccine may sound scary but researchers are working on a new tiny patch that would make getting a flu shot simple and almost pain-free. (Mon, 19 Jul 2010 15:04:40 -0700)

Reprogrammed stem cells may not be useful alternative
Reprogrammed adult stem cells may not be as useful as first hoped as an alternative to the more controversial embryonic stem cell research, researchers found in articles published Monday. Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and Johns Hopkins University published an article online in the prestigious journal Nature, that such ... (Mon, 19 Jul 2010 15:09:05 -0700)

Adult stem cells said to 'forget' retooling
Reprogrammed adult stem cells may not be as useful an alternative to controversial embryonic stem-cell research as had been hoped, researchers found in two articles published Monday. Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston and Johns Hopkins University published an article online in the prestigious journal Nature finding that such adult stem ... (Mon, 19 Jul 2010 16:38:38 -0700)

Rx Goes Organic
Most veterinarians will agree that theres nothing better to control internal parasites than the synthetic veterinary medicine. But this isnt good enough for organic livestock producers who seek out ways alternative to the mainstream dewormers available. (Tue, 20 Jul 2010 02:26:56 -0700)

Stem cells made by reprogramming don't completely let go of their past
London, July 20 : Adult cells that have been reprogrammed into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells) do not completely let go of their past, perhaps limiting their ability to function as a less controversial alternative to embryonic stem cells for basic research and cell replacement therapies, according to new research. (Tue, 20 Jul 2010 04:03:05 -0700)

Stem Cells Made By Reprogramming Hold Onto Their Past
Adult cells that have been reprogrammed into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells) do not completely let go of their past, perhaps limiting their ability to function as a less controversial alternative to embryonic stem cells for basic research and cell replacement therapies, according to researchers at Children's Hospital Boston, John Hopkins University and their colleagues... (Tue, 20 Jul 2010 04:11:31 -0700)

Right Back In Ya: Transfusions Using Patients' Own Blood
New research suggests that collecting, cleaning, and reinfusing a patient's own lost blood during surgery -- a process called "autologous transfusion" -- is a safe, effective, and cost-saving alternative. Blood transfusion - Surgery - Health - Medicine - Medical Specialties (Tue, 20 Jul 2010 08:05:25 -0700)

How Acquired Diseases Become Hereditary Illnesses
One of the primary goals of genetics over the past decade has been to understand human health and disease in terms of differences in DNA from person to person. But even a relatively straightforward trait such as height has resisted attempts to reduce it to a particular combination of genes. In light of this shortcoming, some investigators see room for an increased focus on an alternative ... (Tue, 20 Jul 2010 21:04:24 -0700)

Rx Goes Organic
Most veterinarians will agree that theres nothing better to control internal parasites than the synthetic veterinary medicine. But this isnt good enough for organic livestock producers who seek out ways alternative to the mainstream dewormers available. (Tue, 20 Jul 2010 22:41:56 -0700)

Cosmetic Surgery Practice in Fresno Offers New Technique
Now offering PRP facial rejuvenation, cosmetic surgeon Dr. Quita Lopez is able to rejuvenate the face and build collagen naturally. This new treatment is an exciting alternative to facial rejuvenation using fat transfer or injectable fillers. (Wed, 21 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0700)

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Online Consumer Education Initiative Launched in Tampa
Bay Area Oriental Family Practice has launched an online presence dedicated to explaining Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and other Eastern medical treatments to medical consumers, according to Dr. Yali Fan, founder of the practice. (Wed, 21 Jul 2010 00:01:00 -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 Jul 2010 02:51:02 -0700)

Meditation Techniques Have Different Effects
Meditation is an alternative medicine modality prescribed by physicians to help individuals relieve stress and, at times, reduce pain. However, as Western medicine turns to meditation, doctors are learning that meditation incorporates a variety of techniques including methods that originated from Buddhist, Chinese, and Vedic traditions. And, just as the techniques vary in delivery, [...] (Wed, 21 Jul 2010 04:34:25 -0700)

Results Vary With Different Meditation Techniques
As doctors increasingly prescribe meditation to patients for stress-related disorders, scientists are gaining a better understanding of how different techniques from Buddhist, Chinese, and Vedic traditions produce different results... (Wed, 21 Jul 2010 07:27:20 -0700)

Medicine from moss: Bioreactor technique may offer hope to people with age-related blindness
Biologists in Germany have used a moss bioreactor to produce a human protein, the absence of which leads to age-related blindness in 50 million people. (Wed, 21 Jul 2010 08:28:28 -0700)

Stacey Nemour: Qigong: Unleash Incredible Healing Powers
Qigong is recognized as a Mind-Body Medicine. Focus on the breath, body posture and state of awareness opens up the channels for energy (Qi) to be moved. (Wed, 21 Jul 2010 10:45:48 -0700)

Medicine drop-off boxes installed
PRINCETON Old or unused prescription medicines no longer have to be flushed down the toilet. (Wed, 21 Jul 2010 20:28:12 -0700)

Swedish patient wants you to watch him while he sleeps
Paul Balcerak will be the subject of a sleep study Thursday at Swedish Medical Center's Sleep Medicine Associates. The study will be streamed live online and viewers can ask questions on Twitter. (Wed, 21 Jul 2010 21:45:48 -0700)

Researchers receive $780,000 to study estrogen levels, behavior of breast cancer tumors
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine received nearly $780,000 from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure for two studies regarding estrogen levels and the behavior of breast cancer tumors. (Wed, 21 Jul 2010 23:38:04 -0700)

Rx Goes Organic
Most veterinarians will agree that theres nothing better to control internal parasites than the synthetic veterinary medicine. But this isnt good enough for organic livestock producers who seek out ways alternative to the mainstream dewormers available. (Thu, 22 Jul 2010 00:12:54 -0700)

Tempe, Arizona Holistic Doctors, Human Health Specialists, Launch New Website Featuring Updated Resources for ...
Led by founder and best selling author Thomas Incledon, Human Health Specialists has launched their website to provide a more efficient source of information for the complimentary medicine services, treatments, and supplements they offer. Along with the products and services offered at Human Health Specialists, the website also offers resources for new patients and literary material in the blog. (Thu, 22 Jul 2010 06:00:00 -0700)

Metagenics to Sponsor Integrative Medicine Conference in Las Vegas, July 30 August 1
Inaugural event aligns with companys mission to combat chronic illness using science-based nutrition and lifestyle therapy (Thu, 22 Jul 2010 13:10:00 -0700)

What's in your stash?
WHAT'S in your medicine cabinet? Would you be happy to have a party guest check out your stash of... (Thu, 22 Jul 2010 16:51:06 -0700)

Rx Goes Organic
Most veterinarians will agree that theres nothing better to control internal parasites than the synthetic veterinary medicine. But this isnt good enough for organic livestock producers who seek out ways alternative to the mainstream dewormers available. (Thu, 22 Jul 2010 21:41:46 -0700)

Health: Alternative Therapies For Stroke Sufferers
Nearly 800,000 people will suffer a stroke this year. For those victims, the physical and emotional impact can be devastating. However, there are some unusual therapies that are proving successful at engaging patients and helping them recover as completely as possible. (Fri, 23 Jul 2010 03:13:48 -0700)

Can Supplements Ease Menopause Symptoms?
What's Your Reaction? An HT alternative? Hot flashes, insomnia, mood swings, and the other symptoms of menopause can be unpleasant and difficult to manage. Hormone therapy (HT) can help in the short term, but long-term HT can increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, stroke, and heart attacks. (Fri, 23 Jul 2010 03:42:29 -0700)

Special Report: High finance and corporate pot, California style
Jeff Wilcox, a middle-aged, clean-cut man who dresses in the Bay Area casual business attire of clean jeans, collared shirt and running shoes, may be the face of Marijuana, Inc, the corporatization of cannabis. (Fri, 23 Jul 2010 05:12:29 -0700)

Medicine From Moss
Diabetics use human insulin produced in bacteria in order to treat their metabolic disorder. Many other genetically engineered proteins are also on the advance. They are being used for diagnosis as well as for therapy. Whereas insulin used to be extracted from slaughterhouse waste it is produced genetically in bacteria. However, more complex proteins have to be synthesised in more complex ... (Fri, 23 Jul 2010 05:39:52 -0700)

Deconstructing Prince Charles
by Martin Filler London Evening Standard Prince Charles Like Mount Vesuvius but at briefer intervals, Prince Charles erupts in high dudgeon over various and sundry affronts to his very particular and sometimes very peculiar notions of how life should be lived. The ghastliness of modern architecture and the superiority of homeopathic medicinein 2004 he endorsed an alternative cancer treatment ... (Fri, 23 Jul 2010 10:28:35 -0700)

ACMS offers route to career in medicine
A DECADE ago, a degree or a diploma scroll would be enough to ensure a promising career ahead. But how things have changed since. Recent statistics from the Higher Education Ministry reveals that 30,000 graduates remain jobless six months after graduation. (Fri, 23 Jul 2010 17:09:55 -0700)

Turning East: Mary Poppins & Master Sha
The proper nanny of the Banks children was created by Australian-born Helen Goff, aka Pamela Travers, whose unconventional personal journey led her to Gurdjieff and Krishnamurti (repeat broadcast). Today Westerners seeking alternative paths have turned to New York Times -bestselling author Master Zhi Gang Sha who believes in soul healing through soul singing. (Fri, 23 Jul 2010 23:24:23 -0700)

Johor identifies site for wellness township development
JOHOR BAHARU: A 202.34-hectare site has been identified by the Johor state government for the development of a wellness township which will provide modern and alternative medicine and wellness services to Johorians and Singaporeans. (Sat, 24 Jul 2010 01:09:56 -0700)

Back pain? Alternative therapies may help
Trent Northcutt, 42, a corporate executive in New York City, had been suffering from lower back pain and leg pain for about three years, to the point that he was "cautious about picking up the simplest thing," he remembers. (Sat, 24 Jul 2010 05:18:02 -0700)

Experts Question Safety of Dietary Supplements
Millions of Americans swear by the health benefits of plant-based dietary supplements and other remedies billed as natural and often purported to have amazing results. Some $34 billion is spent annually on alternative medicine, including supplements. (Sat, 24 Jul 2010 06:00:58 -0700)

The ins and outs of organ donation
Organ transplantation is one of medicine's great success stories. It has become one of the best ways to help many people with organ failure regain active lives. (Sat, 24 Jul 2010 08:12:39 -0700)

The ins and outs of organ donation
Organ donation is one of medicine's great successes. But the need for organs still outweighs the supply. Find out how you can become an organ donor. (Sat, 24 Jul 2010 08:15:45 -0700)

Fonterra Explores Alternative Fuel
While oil companies are prospecting off both sides of the North Island, dairy company Fonterra is working on a source of fuel available above ground. (Sat, 24 Jul 2010 16:28:45 -0700)

Business people
Melinda McMurry, Pretty Prairie, has begun her hands-on training at the KU School of Medicine-Wichit ... (Sat, 24 Jul 2010 20:00:02 -0700)

More HIV patients lose state support
An additional 500 people are about to be cut off from a program that pays for their HIV medications, prompting concern that more Ohioans will go without the drugs that keep them healthy and lower the risk they'll transmit the virus to others. (Sun, 25 Jul 2010 02:48:42 -0700)

Mager faces 4 GOP challengers - Sun, 25 Jul 2010 PST
As the only Democrat and the only woman, Bonnie Mager stands out among the candidates for her Spokane County commissioner position. Standing apart could help her survive next months primary election if Republicans split their votes among Steve Salvatori, Al French, Jeff Holy and David Elton. But in Washingtons top-two primary system, being the only Democrat no longer guarantees a ticket to the ... (Sun, 25 Jul 2010 08:04:46 -0700)

Mom was right: You are what you eat
There's one change everyone should make this year: Choose real, whole foods over processed, fake ones. Nutrition doc David Katz tells you why this approach guarantees lifelong health. Nutrition - Health - David Katz - Organizations - Alternative (Sun, 25 Jul 2010 10:11:49 -0700)

Msia-Singapore JV on wellness township
JOHOR BAHARU : A 202.34-hectare site has been identified by the Johor state government for the development of a wellness township which will provide modern and alternative medicine and wellness services to Johorians and Singaporeans. (Sun, 25 Jul 2010 20:35:18 -0700)

Today's OpEds: Varying Points On The Nation's Doctor Shortage, Benefits Of Negative Studies, And What About Universal ...
Raising Doctors To Treat Children The New York Times In the long list of problems affecting the American health care system, the shortage of general practitioners and overabundance of specialists is usually ranked near the top. There is truth to this: only 32 percent of physicians practice primary care medicine. As a result, patients have to wait longer to see their doctors and are more likely ... (Mon, 26 Jul 2010 04:41:13 -0700)

Massage alternative
East meets West on the south side of Shelbyville, where Blue River Massage Therapy, a Chinese massage parlor, recently opened in the Mickeys T-Mart plaza at 24 Howard St. The store is owned and operated by Lucy Nesses, a native of China. (Mon, 26 Jul 2010 07:52:25 -0700)

High finance and corporate pot, California style
Economists see corporate pot as a multibillion dollar market about to be unfettered with little sense of how consumers will react. Finance - United States - California - Business and Economy - Cannabis (Mon, 26 Jul 2010 08:02:32 -0700)

No plans to stop homeopathy funds
There are no plans to stop funding homeopathy on the NHS despite a critical report from MPs earlier this year the Government has said. (Mon, 26 Jul 2010 08:27:51 -0700)

Acupuncture not helpful for inducing labor: study
Although acupuncture is promoted as a way to induce labor in women who go past their due date, a new study adds to evidence doubting its usefulness. (Mon, 26 Jul 2010 08:36:59 -0700)

Meals as medicine: Anti-obesity effects of soy in rat model of menopause
A diet rich in soy prevents weight gain in post-menopausal female rats, according to new research. (Mon, 26 Jul 2010 11:28:20 -0700)

Study finds no point using acupuncture to induce labor
Although acupuncture is promoted as a way to induce labor in women who go past their due date, a Danish study had added to evidence casting doubt on its usefulness. (Mon, 26 Jul 2010 16:44:31 -0700)

Family reunions an ideal time to chart history
As families gather for reunions this summer and fall, they should consider sharing something more important than Aunt Martha's macaroni salad recipe. (Mon, 26 Jul 2010 23:29:11 -0700)

HealthyNewAge.com Launches Natural Healing and Holistic Health News Coverage
HeartCore Corporation announced today that the company is now covering holistic health news. Since 2001, their HealthyNewAge.com web site has published articles on a wide array of alternative healing topics, but this is their first foray into aggregating the news. (Tue, 27 Jul 2010 00:01:00 -0700)

Studies that compare treatment options for carotid artery disease provide no clear answer, physician reports
A review of scientific studies that compares two treatments for preventing strokes due carotid artery disease provides no clear answer on which treatment is better, a UT Southwestern Medical Center physician reports in an editorial in today's issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. (Tue, 27 Jul 2010 04:35:36 -0700)

Vitro Enters Contract to Develop Stem Cell-Derived Food
GOLDEN, Colo.----Vitro Diagnostics, Inc. , dba Vitro Biopharma, announced that it has entered into a contract with Mokshagundam Biotechnologies, a private research organization established to develop alternative meat sources, to develop cell culture medium for use in exploration of alternative food sources derived from stem cells. (Tue, 27 Jul 2010 06:30:00 -0700)

Oakland Council Approves Marijuana Tax for November Ballot
Oakland voters will consider a new 5 percent tax on medical marijuana businesses in the November election after a divided council narrowly approved a proposal by Council Member Desley Brooks. read more (Tue, 27 Jul 2010 06:49:46 -0700)

Do Homeopathic Cures Work?
Alternative medicine has proven tricky to study, and sometimes dangerous to patients. Doctors are divided as to whether or not it has any merit at all. (Tue, 27 Jul 2010 12:11:54 -0700)

Arokaya House
When talking about Thai herbal medicines, many people think of a ground herb capsule, bolus or medicine concocted by mixing and simmering a wide variety of herbs to extract the main curative medicines. (Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:07:00 -0700)

From cocoa to massage, 9 trustworthy natural cures
Cocoa for high blood pressure? Massage for depression? That's right. Doctors say these and other alternative remedies really work to help heal our everyday ailments. Blood pressure - Major depressive disorder - Health - Mental health - Mood (Wed, 28 Jul 2010 15:35:23 -0700)

By Alicia Lacy Killeen Daily Herald
A 30-minute massage once a month offers more health benefits than just relaxation. Massage therapy is recognized as an alternative form of medicine and a type of preventive care. (Wed, 28 Jul 2010 21:11:30 -0700)

Alternative medicine proves to be effective
You dont expect to go to lunch with a colleague and get hauled off to her Chinese chiropractor, but it can happen. (Wed, 28 Jul 2010 22:10:05 -0700)

Acupuncture patient says she was locked in office
Police in Bellingham, Wash., say an acupuncture patient called 911 for assistance after she says clinic workers apparently forgot about her and locked up the office. Acupuncture - Health - Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine - Alternative - Practitioners (Wed, 28 Jul 2010 23:28:19 -0700)

American Red Cross encourages public to be trained in full CPR and use of AEDs
"Articles published today in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) cite a pair of studies on Compression-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), sometimes called continuous chest compressions, Hands-Only CPR, or cardio cerebral resuscitation (CCR). (Thu, 29 Jul 2010 03:07:05 -0700)

American Red Cross Statement On Compression-Only CPR
"Articles published in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) cite a pair of studies on Compression-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), sometimes called continuous chest compressions, Hands-Only CPR, or cardio cerebral resuscitation (CCR). "These articles validate the American Red Cross guidance on Compression-Only CPR. The Red Cross encourages everyone to be trained in full CPR and ... (Thu, 29 Jul 2010 06:23:01 -0700)

9 natural cures you can trust
Cocoa for high blood pressure? Massage for depression? That's right. Doctors say these and other alternative remedies really work to help heal our everyday ailments. (Thu, 29 Jul 2010 06:56:59 -0700)

Hands-only CPR as effective as traditional, studies show
You're in a restaurant, or at an airport, or on a crowded street. The man or woman next to you crumples to the ground. Do you know what to do? Anyone trained in CPR knows the first step: Check for breathing, and check for a pulse. If there's no heartbeat -- what then? (Thu, 29 Jul 2010 07:52:11 -0700)

The Healing Arts Center & Spa at Cavallo Point Lodge Expands Into Integrative Medicine
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - 07/29/10) - Cavallo Point Lodge announces the introduction of integrative medicine at its Healing Arts Center & Spa. The program was designed and is directed by Bradly Jacobs , MD, MPH, founding medical director at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and former Senior Medical Director at Revolution Health. Known ... (Thu, 29 Jul 2010 10:31:00 -0700)

Incompetent care led to Dingle's death
WA's State Coroner has found misinformation and poor science led to a woman's death from cancer after she decided to treat her disease with homeopathy instead of conventional medicine. (Thu, 29 Jul 2010 21:15:21 -0700)

Transforaminal steroid injection for lumbar radicular pain proves superior to placebo
( Wiley-Blackwell ) A recent study from Australian researchers determined that transforaminal injection of steroids was a viable alternative to surgery for lumbar radicular pain due to disc herniation. Full details of the study appear in the August issue of Pain Medicine, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the Faculty of Pain Medicine of ... (Thu, 29 Jul 2010 21:31:49 -0700)

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