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Alternative Medicine News Mar 2011

Beating the odds - Lois Fischer finds success using alternative medicine to treat her cancer
Lois Fischer of Wenham said that when she was diagnosed in March of 2009 with Stage 4 rectal cancer, she had a 50 percent chance of survival over five years. (Wed, 02 Mar 2011 11:11:55 -0800)

Medicine's Drip of Uncertainty
A new study of water pills shows that there is a lot we don't know about medicine. (Wed, 02 Mar 2011 14:10:08 -0800)

Potassium Levels Possible Key To Racial Disparity In Type 2 Diabetes
Lower potassium levels in the blood may help explain why African-Americans are twice as likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes as whites, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers. The findings, if confirmed, suggest that part of diabetes prevention may someday prove as easy as taking a cheap potassium supplement. "This research doesn't mean people should run out and start ... (Thu, 03 Mar 2011 04:20:59 -0800)

Man Who Intervened in Robbery Shot Dead
A robbery at an alternative medicine shop near 7th Ave and Hatcher leaves one person dead. (Thu, 03 Mar 2011 16:21:48 -0800)

Dr. Susan Albers: Finding Medicine in Your Kitchen Cupboard
Sometimes, with my own clients, I prescribe a similar strategy for dealing with stress eating. There isn't a pill or a medication. Instead, there are certain foods that can help reduce emotional eating. Yes. It's ironic that food can prevent overeating. (Sat, 05 Mar 2011 15:42:14 -0800)

MALAYSIA WANTS SAFE - 2
"The MoU will also include exchange of doctors (western medicine), laboratory diagnosis, medical and health research and development, emergency medical response and most importantLY, disease control and surveillance," he added. (Sun, 06 Mar 2011 00:02:20 -0800)

New Alternative to BMI for Measuring Body Fat
A new way to measure body fat that relies only on measurements of your height and your hip circumference is an improvement on the commonly used measure known as body mass index (BMI), according to the developers of the new method. (Sun, 06 Mar 2011 12:31:54 -0800)

Acupuncture Curbs Severity Of Menopausal Hot Flushes
Traditional Chinese acupuncture curbs the severity of hot flushes and other menopausal symptoms, suggests a small study published today in Acupuncture in Medicine. The effects did not seem to be related to changes in levels of the hormones responsible for sparking the menopause and its associated symptoms, the study shows. The authors base their findings on 53 middle aged women, all of whom were ... (Mon, 07 Mar 2011 17:21:12 -0800)

Urethra grown from patient's own cells: What next from "regenerative medicine?"
Researchers successfully fix damaged urethras in five boys using cells harvested from their own bladders (Tue, 08 Mar 2011 07:10:49 -0800)

Hot Flashes Moderated by Acupuncture Treatment
Hot flashes, intense feelings of heat with sweating and a rapid heartbeat, are a common problem for women going through menopause. A new study found that Chinese acupuncture, an alternative medicine that uses needle insertion and manipulation in the body, reduces the severity and occurrence of hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms. read... (Tue, 08 Mar 2011 10:09:58 -0800)

C-Force: Alternative medicine can be beneficial
Q: Chuck, I hear so much about alternative medicine these days. What's your take on it all? -- Roy J., Chula Vista, Calif.A: With anything in this life, from fast foods to politics to toothpastes, humans have polarizing opinions. It seems innate in u ... (Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:32:50 -0800)

The search for natural beauty ingredients
They do not quite stumble upon them, but high-tech, skin-care researchers and developers sometimes find new ingredients in unexpected places: under a rock, behind a tree, in the garden. (Tue, 08 Mar 2011 19:11:58 -0800)

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. (Tue, 08 Mar 2011 22:35:58 -0800)

Northcote residents dodge the doc for alternative means
NORTHCOTE residents are much less likely to visit a doctor than their neighbours in Preston, a recent survey shows. (Wed, 09 Mar 2011 14:07:32 -0800)

Northcote residents dodge the doc for alternative means
NORTHCOTE residents are much less likely to visit a doctor than their neighbours in Preston, a recent survey shows. (Wed, 09 Mar 2011 18:22:03 -0800)

Sunlight Can Influence The Breakdown Of Medicines In The Body
A study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet has shown that the body's ability to break down medicines may be closely related to exposure to sunlight, and thus may vary with the seasons. The findings offer a completely new model to explain individual differences in the effects of drugs, and how the surroundings can influence the body's ability to deal with toxins... (Thu, 10 Mar 2011 01:21:15 -0800)

Traditional Chinese medicine gaining acceptance
KUCHING: Awareness and arising demand on herbs in medication make some public hospitals in the country offer herbs-based [...] (Thu, 10 Mar 2011 18:44:24 -0800)

Integrative medicine incorporated into asthma treatments
Asthma is an inflammatory disorder of the lungs that affects about 34 million Americans. The number of people with asthma has increased significantly over the past three decades, and by 2025 this number is expected to grow by more than 100 million.  (Fri, 11 Mar 2011 12:06:17 -0800)

Marijuana pill a legal alternative, but users seem to prefer the plant
People who use the heart drug digitalis don't need to fill their window boxes with the foxglove flowers from which it derives. They take a pill. (Sat, 12 Mar 2011 18:16:24 -0800)

Traditional, Modern Medicine Cross Paths to Aid Patients
Yasmin Bhadha could have taken the diagnosis of stage-four breast cancer as her death sentence.After all, this isn’t her first go-round with the disease. Seven years ago, Bhadha of La Crescenta, Calif., battled breast cancer, which went into remission. But... (Sun, 13 Mar 2011 01:20:19 -0800)

West Michigan Urgent Care provides alternative to emergency care
Clinic tries to fill urgent need but is not affiliated with any local hospitals or organizations. (Mon, 14 Mar 2011 04:12:10 -0700)

Black elderberry extract shows anti-infection activity: Study
Addition of a standardized extract of black elderberry inhibited the growth of the bacteria, Branhamella catarrhalis and Streptococcus pyogenes , two strains often found in association with upper respiratory tract infections, by 70 percent, when used at a concentration of 10 percent, according to findings published in the open-access BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (Mon, 14 Mar 2011 10:14:54 -0700)

Vitamin D Insufficiency High Among Patients With Early Parkinson Disease
Patients with a recent onset of Parkinson disease have a high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency, but vitamin D concentrations do not appear to decline during the progression of the disease, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Vitamin D is now considered a hormone that regulates a number of physiological processes... (Mon, 14 Mar 2011 14:25:34 -0700)

Study suggests alternative to invasive heart test
People about to be scanned for suspected heart disease may want to consider a low-radiation, non-invasive test, doctors said Monday. (Mon, 14 Mar 2011 22:35:42 -0700)

Ayurvedic Resources
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Japanese Radiation Victims Offered Worthless Treatment
An alternative medicine group is advising Japanese radiation victims to use unproven and worthless treatments. (Tue, 15 Mar 2011 07:27:42 -0700)

Study Suggests Alternative to Invasive Heart Test
People about to be scanned for suspected heart disease may want to consider a low-radiation, non-invasive test (Tue, 15 Mar 2011 07:54:55 -0700)

Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
If you have chronic pain and are looking for alternatives to medication and surgery, you have a lot of options. Alternative pain treatments that doctors once scoffed at are now standard at many pain centers. (Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:37:55 -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. (Tue, 15 Mar 2011 22:21:32 -0700)

Beauty brands looking outside the laboratory
NEW YORK - They don't quite stumble upon them, but high-tech, skin-care researchers and developers sometimes find new ingredients in unexpected places: under a rock, behind a tree, in the garden. (Wed, 16 Mar 2011 01:36:54 -0700)

3 stem cell researchers to share $500K prize awarded in NY for medicine, biomedical research
ALBANY, N.Y. - Three stem cell researchers have been awarded the annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research for their pioneering work in human stem cells. (Wed, 16 Mar 2011 08:01:54 -0700)

War on meth or cold medicine? Perspectives from Arkansas and the region
ROGERS, Ark. -- More than 15 states have directed their war-on-drugs legislative attention to the allergy and cold medicine ingredient psuedoephridrine -- and its derivatives -- in hopes to curb the nation's meth epidemic. Bill proposals aimed at restricting its sale to prescription-only would eliminate over one dozen over-the-counter medication options like Sudafed and Claritin-D. (Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:43:25 -0700)

Many Americans turning to unconventional medicine
A woman receives acupuncture treatment. About four in 10 U.S. adults and one in nine children are turning to unconventional medical approaches for chronic pain and other health problems. (Wed, 16 Mar 2011 19:34:43 -0700)

Heel: Homeopathic Medications Alleviate The Common Cold
Homeopathic medications help fight viral infections. This has now been confirmed by in-vitro tests conducted at the Dr. Glatthaar Laboratory in Reutlingen, Germany. Researchers infected epithelial and blood cells with cold viruses under controlled laboratory conditions. Cells that were previously treated with certain homeopathically prepared medications were more resistant and released more ... (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 02:27:28 -0700)

Depressed Seniors Benefit From Tai Chi
The numbers are, well, depressing: More than 2 million people age 65 and older suffer from depression, including 50 percent of those living in nursing homes. The suicide rate among white men over 85 is the highest in the country - six times the national rate. And we're not getting any younger. In the next 35 years, the number of Americans over 65 will double and the number of those over 85 will ... (Thu, 17 Mar 2011 05:25:42 -0700)

Asheville thrives as regional center of integrative medicine
ASHEVILLE — The city's sole acupuncturist worked in secret in 1985, the year Cissy Majebe moved here to practice Chinese medicine. (Sat, 19 Mar 2011 21:42:48 -0700)

100th Traditional Herbal Registration Granted, UK
The number of herbal products registered under the Traditional Herbal Registration (THR) scheme hit the 100 mark today increasing consumer choice for safe herbal products across the UK. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency's (MHRA) THR scheme has been designed so that the public will no longer have to guess at the safety and quality of herbal medicines as there is continuing ... (Mon, 21 Mar 2011 01:14:31 -0700)

WNC Wellness review: Tai Chi helps fight depression among elderly
• Asheville thrives as regional center of integrative medicine: “People from across the country now travel to attend Asheville’s herbal medicine and massage schools, something economic development groups want to promote, along with the city’s abundance of alternative medicine practitioners.” - [Asheville Citizen-Times]  • Are you overdosing on dairy?: “Everyone knows calcium-rich dairy foods are ... (Mon, 21 Mar 2011 10:19:17 -0700)

Myth or medicine? - Tue, 22 Mar 2011 PST
A popular homeopathic flu remedy boasts that it comes with no side effects, no drug interactions and won’t make you drowsy. But the product also lacks something most people expect to find in their medicine: active ingredients. Oscillococcinum (pronounced O-sill-o-cox-see-num), a tongue-twisting concoction used to treat flulike symptoms, is a staple in many European homes. Sales are steadily ... (Tue, 22 Mar 2011 00:10:35 -0700)

NPA Working To Improve Trade Policies For Dietary Supplements
The Natural Products Association (NPA) has submitted comments titled "Dietary Supplement Industry Priority Issues" to the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Office of the United States Trade Representative for the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT). NPA focused on removing barriers for trade to China with recommendations on increasing transparency, clarifying and reforming ... (Tue, 22 Mar 2011 01:47:34 -0700)

Transcendental Meditation Found To Improve Standardized Academic Achievement
The Transcendental Meditation® technique may be an effective approach to improve math and English academic achievement in low-performing students, according to a new study published in the journal Education. The study was conducted at a California public middle school with 189 students who were below proficiency level in English and math. Change in academic achievement was evaluated using the ... (Tue, 22 Mar 2011 03:30:40 -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. (Tue, 22 Mar 2011 21:52:38 -0700)

UT MD Anderson Receives Grant For Study Of Acupuncture In Cancer
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has been awarded a grant to study whether xerostomia, a debilitating side effect caused by head and neck cancer radiation treatment, can be prevented when acupuncture is part of a patient's treatment regimen. The $2.7 million grant awarded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the study of acupuncture in cancer received a perfect score from ... (Wed, 23 Mar 2011 03:33:11 -0700)

Dr. Nalini Chilkov: Why 80 Percent of Cancer Patients Use Integrative Medicine
Approximately 83 percent of people with cancer use at least one complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modality. (Wed, 23 Mar 2011 06:14:08 -0700)

2011 Health Symposium-Natural Answers To Everyday Health Questions
People are tired of being sick and tired. Between chronic headaches, repeat trips to the doctor's office, and recurring illnesses, many people are frustrated at the lack of answers to everyday health issues. The first annual Health Symposium aims to address many of these frustrations, offering education and solutions to the daily health concerns many face. As the founding sponsor of the 2011 ... (Wed, 23 Mar 2011 10:15:10 -0700)

Alternative Medicine Popular Among Chronic Pain Patients
Summary This study was performed to assess the relationship among factors such as socioeconomic status, age, sex, education and medical condition, and the use of complementary and alternative medicine (also known as CAM). The study involved around 5,750 patients with … Read More (Wed, 23 Mar 2011 16:44:31 -0700)

New acupuncturist in town offering traditional gold and silver services
Professional explains the process, benefits of accupuncture (Wed, 23 Mar 2011 22:32:10 -0700)

Acupuncture For Pain No Better Than Placebo And Not Without Harm
Although acupuncture is commonly used for pain control, doubts about its effectiveness and safety remain. Investigators from the Universities of Exeter & Plymouth (Exeter, UK) and the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine (Daejeon, South Korea) critically evaluated systematic reviews of acupuncture as a treatment of pain in order to explore this question. Reporting in the April 2011 issue of ... (Thu, 24 Mar 2011 02:29:20 -0700)

Alternative medicines putting cancer patients at risk: study
Health experts say more cancer patients are using alternative medicine without telling their doctors, which could lead to interaction with conventional cancer treatments. (Thu, 24 Mar 2011 18:10:47 -0700)

Peer Reviewed Publication Supporting Intravenous Vitamin C for Cancer Patients
Collaboration between Conventional Oncologists and Alternative Medical Practitioners Results in New Direction for Old Methodology (Fri, 25 Mar 2011 06:30:00 -0700)

Multi-disciplinary collaboration proposes intravenous vitamin C for treatment of cancer
The Riordan Clinic announced today publication in the Journal of Translational Medicine results of a collaboration between oncologists, alternative medicine practitioners, and basic researchers, which proposes a new use of intravenous vitamin C for treatment of cancer. (Fri, 25 Mar 2011 07:59:16 -0700)

CAM/drug Interactions Put Cancer Patients At Risk, Australia
An increasing number of cancer patients are using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) without their physicians' knowledge, putting them at risk of adverse interactions with conventional medicine, according to a review published today (24 March 2011) in Cancer Forum. Professor Stephen Clarke, from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney, claimed there had been a significant ... (Fri, 25 Mar 2011 11:27:11 -0700)

Peer Reviewed Publication Supporting Intravenous Vitamin C For Cancer Patients
The Riordan Clinic announced publication in the Journal of Translational Medicine results of a collaboration between oncologists, alternative medicine practitioners, and basic researchers, which proposes a new use of intravenous vitamin C for treatment of cancer. The rationale is provided that intravenous, but not oral, vitamin C may be capable of addressing issues in cancer patients such as ... (Sat, 26 Mar 2011 02:26:59 -0700)

Health and Wealth Featured at Expo
The First Annual Health and Wealth Expo took place at the Eastwood Mall Expo Center Saturday. The one-day expo offered visitors free health screenings from a number of physicians, and also alternative medicine options. Experts were also on hand offering financial advice and business assistance. People could also learn more about new innovative products on the market for weight loss and health ... (Sat, 26 Mar 2011 14:42:12 -0700)

Chinese Medicine Infiltrates Scientific Publishing
A leading scientific publisher, BioMed Central, publishes a journal called "Chinese Medicine" that is little more than a front for pseudoscientific claims and quackery. The otherwise reputable publisher should drop this journal before it does any more damage to the integrity of the scientific literature. (Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:28:14 -0700)

Alternative remedies for screaming babies' colic don't work: medical review
CHICAGO - That nonstop crying of a baby with colic has some parents turning to popular folk remedies. Unfortunately, there's no good evidence they work, according to a review of 15 studies. (Sun, 27 Mar 2011 21:09:30 -0700)

People see ways to stay well
A group of 30 people crowded the Laredo Public Library H-E-B multi-purpose room Sunday afternoon for a presentation on an alternative way of medicine. (Sun, 27 Mar 2011 23:56:51 -0700)

No Good Evidence That Folk Remedies Ease Colic
MONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Fennel extract, herbal tea and sugar water relieved colic in some infants better than a placebo, according to a new study that reviewed clinical trials of alternative remedies for colic. (Mon, 28 Mar 2011 06:02:42 -0700)

Homeopathy prospers even as skeptics stay on the attack
A popular homeopathic flu remedy boasts that it comes with no side effects, no drug interactions and won't make you drowsy. But the product also lacks something most people expect to find in their medicine: active ingredients. (Mon, 28 Mar 2011 19:36:13 -0700)

Review Of Alternative Treatments For Colic
Your baby has been crying for hours. She's been fed, changed, and rocked, but nothing will soothe her. At this point, many sleep-deprived parents turn to the Internet for help in treating infantile colic, but which treatment is safe? The study, "Nutritional Supplements and Other Complementary Medicines for Infantile Colic: A Systematic Review," published in the April 2011 issue of Pediatrics ... (Tue, 29 Mar 2011 04:45:17 -0700)

Moderate Sleep And Less Stress May Help With Weight Loss
If you want to increase your chances of losing weight, reduce your stress level and get adequate sleep. A new Kaiser Permanente study found that people trying to lose at least 10 pounds were more likely to reach that goal if they had lower stress levels and slept more than six hours but not more than eight hours a night. The paper, published today in the International Journal of Obesity, was the ... (Tue, 29 Mar 2011 04:45:57 -0700)

Alternative medicine: Preston medical marijuana collective aims to change views amid legal gray areas
Inside, it’s a small, windowless space with a computer, a dog crate, and a couple of display cases. Inside the dog crate is a restless bulldog. Inside the cases are cannabis candies, capsules, cigarettes, lotions, and jar upon jar of dried marijuana flowers, or bud. A large sculpture of a seven-lobed leaf is mounted on the wall, and there’s a distinctive scent in the air. (Tue, 29 Mar 2011 18:34:04 -0700)

AcupunctureNext.com Launches as New Player in the Health Services Marketplace and Offers Free Practice Listings for ...
AcupunctureNext.com has launched as a new player in the health services marketing field. It allows acupuncturists and alternative medicine practitioners to increase their internet presence, attract new clients, and increase sales revenue. AcupunctureNext offers completely free web profiles because its revenue is generated by online advertising. (PRWeb March 30, 2011) Read the full story at ... (Wed, 30 Mar 2011 00:17:48 -0700)

Safer, More Effective Skin-Whitening Creams From Ancient Chinese Herbal Medicine
Scientists reported discovery of the active ingredients in an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine for skin whitening, changing skin color to a lighter shade. The ingredients are poised for clinical trials as a safer, more effective alternative to skin whitening creams and lotions that millions of women and some men use in Asia and elsewhere, they said. The report was among more than 9,500 ... (Wed, 30 Mar 2011 01:28:24 -0700)

'War of world views': Chopra vs. skeptic
The long-running rivalry is friendly, but the exchanges are sharp: alternative medicine author Deepak Chopra calls Skeptic Magazine's Michael Shermer a "materialist," while Shermer calls Chopra's pronouncements... (Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:40:35 -0700)

Chinese herbal medicine can improve skin-whitening creams
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Scientists have discovered active ingredients in a herb used in traditional Chinese medicine for skin whitening. (Thu, 31 Mar 2011 01:26:17 -0700)

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