Medicine shortage being felt across the country
Retail representatives from States to discuss situation in Mumbai today (Tue, 03 Sep 2013 09:39:22 -0700)
Thailand’s medical & wellness industry offers treatments that suit any patient’s needs, whether they are looking for traditional care or alternative medicine. (Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:21:25 -0700)
Glenn’s Strategies for Well-Being: Is there an ‘Alternative’ to Medicine?
*With the dozens of calls and emails received each week form people seeking support for a myriad of health concerns, I pride myself on helping to navigate and support in a most responsible manner. One call in particular gave cause to share with you a powerful reminder that is critical to your health: There is […] (Thu, 05 Sep 2013 00:10:46 -0700)
NZ Skeptics Conference kicks off in Welly
The pros and cons of alternative medicine are expected to be a hot topic for debate during the New Zealand Skeptics conference. (Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:19:43 -0700)
The pros and cons of alternative medicine are expected to be a hot topic for debate during the New Zealand Skeptics conference. NZ Skeptics Conference kicks off in Welly Alternative Medicine, New Zealand Skeptics (Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:19:43 -0700)
What is glucosamine?
Glucosamine is a naturally occurring substance found in the fluid around our joints. It is naturally present in animal bones, bone marrow, shellfish and fungi. Glucosamine plays a vital role in building cartilage and is commonly consumed as a supplement by people with arthritis, especially osteoarthritis. Glucosamine, especially glucosamine sulfate, is harvested from the shells of shellfish and ... (Thu, 05 Sep 2013 19:10:30 -0700)
Alternative remedies are only natural for two Frisco doctors
Drs. Kimberly Nearpass and Justin Pollack of Mountain-River Naturipathic Clinic in Frisco recently celebrated 10 years in business. (Fri, 06 Sep 2013 12:37:56 -0700)
Empathy + Placebo = Healing?
Psychotherapy, voodoo, and complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) are all cut from the same cloth; they are 'healing methods' that relieve symptoms because they provide two key things: empathy and the placebo effect (E&P). That's according to Belgian physicians Mommaerts and Devroey in a new paper: From "Does it work?" to "What is it?" They say that, given that E&P are a powerful psychological ... (Mon, 09 Sep 2013 07:43:36 -0700)
What are the benefits of garlic?
Garlic (Allium sativum), an herb used widely as a flavoring in cooking, has also been used as a medicine throughout ancient and modern history to prevent and treat a wide range of conditions and diseases. Garlic belongs to the onion genus Allium, and is closely related to the onion, rakkyo, chive, leek, and shallot. It has been used by humans for thousands of years and was used in Ancient Egypt ... (Mon, 09 Sep 2013 23:10:34 -0700)
Bridges to offer film, alternative medicine
WATERLOO, Iowa — Bridges Senior Lifestyle Living, 214 Washington St., will offer several events in September. (Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:00:00 -0700)
What are the health benefits of lavender?
Lavender is an herb native to northern Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean. The herb is highly regarded for skin and beauty and is commonly used in fragrances and shampoos to help wash and purify the skin. In fact, the word lavender originally stems from from the Latin word lavare which means "to wash". However, there are also many medicinal properties associated with ... (Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:25:30 -0700)
Doctors are too trusting of alternative medicine
The prescribing of unproven therapies is surprisingly high. Third-level courses may be partly to blame (Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:04:40 -0700)
Alternative Medicine: How to read your body's early signs of health problems
Alternative Medicine: How to read your body's early signs of health problems (Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:32:57 -0700)
Many mixing traditional, western remedies
More and more people are turning to alternative medicine combined with western traditional medicine. Many alternative or holistic therapies date back thousands of years and are considered traditional in other countries outside the United States. Now with the Internet, people are able to research conditions and treatment options on their own and are actively participating in their own treatment ... (Tue, 17 Sep 2013 18:11:00 -0700)
New islet cell transplant procedure offers improved outcomes for patients with type 1 diabetes
( University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine ) The latest approach to islet transplantation has produced substantially improved results for patients with type 1 diabetes, and may offer a more durable alternative to a whole pancreas transplant. Participants received islet cells isolated from the pancreas of organ donors to help their bodies produce insulin. The new approach, which allowed the ... (Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:09:04 -0700)
Alternative medicine expert to speak on Lyme disease
CADILLAC — An expert in alternative medicine will speak in Cadillac on the topic of Lyme disease. Jodan DeJonge will offer a lecture on the subject Monday at Apple Valley Natural Foods. (Sat, 21 Sep 2013 03:16:38 -0700)
What are the health benefits of basil?
Basil (Ocimum basilicum), also known as Saint Joseph's Wort, is a herb belonging to the mint family Lamiaceae often used as a seasoning in cooking. Basil is native to India and other tropical areas of Asia. The herb is well known for its use in Italian cuisine - it is a major ingredient in pesto sauce. Basil is also commonly used Indonesian, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine. The word Basil derives ... (Sat, 21 Sep 2013 13:06:18 -0700)
What are the health benefits of sage?
Sage is a herb native to the Mediterranean, belonging to the Lamiaceae (the mint) family along with other herbs, such as oregano, lavender, rosemary, thyme, and basil. The herb has gray leaves up to 2.5 in long (6.4 cm) and flowers that are usually blue or purple, however, they can also be white or pink. Sage is associated with a number of health benefits as it is very rich in antioxidants and ... (Mon, 23 Sep 2013 23:06:18 -0700)
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland to open integrative medicine clinic
Jay Greene - St. Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac is the latest hospital in Southeast Michigan to open an integrative medicine clinic that combines traditional medical care with holistic and alternative medicine. (Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:16:49 -0700)
What are the benefits of eucalyptus?
Eucalyptus is a fast growing evergreen tree native to Australia. There are over 400 different species of the tree. Eucalyptus Globulus (also known as Blue Gum) is the main source of global eucalyptus oil production. Eucalyptus oil comes from the dried leaves of the eucalyptus tree. The oil is a colorless liquid with a strong woody and sweet scent. Eucalyptus leaves are steam-distilled to extract ... (Thu, 26 Sep 2013 01:36:28 -0700)
These Former Uranium Mines Claim They Can Cure Chronic Illness
Screw gluten-free diets, homeopathy and aromatherapy! Sufferers seeking relief for arthritis, lupus, asthma and other chronic illnesses are all about radioactive byproduct therapy these days. Alternative medicine aficionados are flocking in droves to these former uranium mines ! Read more... (Thu, 26 Sep 2013 18:08:23 -0700)
University of Alberta researcher wins $250,000 prize in complementary medicine
The 42-year-old founding director of Canada’s first academic pediatric integrative medicine program is the recipient of the 2013 Dr. Rogers Prize for excellence in complementary and alternative medicine. Dr. Sunita Vohra, of the University of Alberta, was named as the winner of the $250,000 award at a gala dinner Thursday at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. The Dr. Rogers Prize is the largest cash ... (Thu, 26 Sep 2013 23:49:40 -0700)
Alberta researcher takes $250,000 Dr. Rogers Prize
The 42-year-old founding director of Canada's first academic pediatric integrative medicine program is the recipient of the 2013 Dr. Rogers Prize for Excellence in complementary and alternative medicine. (Fri, 27 Sep 2013 01:43:55 -0700)
Indian-origin scientist gets top Canadian award
Toronto, Sep 27 (IANS) A 42-year-old Indian-origin scientist has been named this year's recipient of a prestigious Canadian award that recognises excellence in complementary and alternative medicine. (Fri, 27 Sep 2013 06:46:05 -0700)
Indian-origin scientist gets top Canadian award
Toronto, Sep 27 (IANS) A 42-year-old Indian-origin scientist has been named this year's recipient of a prestigious Canadian award that recognises excellence in complementary and alternative medicine. (Fri, 27 Sep 2013 06:50:31 -0700)
2013 Dr. Rogers Prize awarded to Dr. Sunita Vohra, University of Alberta
$250,000 Dr. Rogers Prize is the largest prize of its kind in North America VANCOUVER , Sept. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The 2013 Dr. Rogers Prize for Excellence in Complementary and Alternative Medicine was awarded ... (Fri, 27 Sep 2013 07:00:00 -0700)
Indian-origin scientist gets top Canadian award
Toronto, Sep 27 : A 42-year-old Indian-origin scientist has been named this year's recipient of a prestigious Canadian award that recognises excellence in complementary and alternative medicine. (Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:28:53 -0700)
Health law boosts status of alternative medicine — at least on paper
But availability could be limited because each state still defines its essential benefits plan. (Sat, 28 Sep 2013 05:00:00 -0700)
These groups will see biggest changes
If the Affordable Care Act is widely implemented, many groups will be affected. Here's a sampling: mental health . . . complementary and alternative medicine . . . substance use disorders . . . immigrants . . . disabilities . . . small businesses. (Sun, 29 Sep 2013 00:44:20 -0700)
Over 2,500 respond to call for healthcare cut suggestions
Just over 2,500 individuals and organisations have responded to health minister Edith Schippers' call for ideas about where to cut spending on healthcare, coming up with almost 4,000 ideas. (Mon, 30 Sep 2013 23:41:36 -0700)