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Articles on Alternative Remedies include information on the various therapeutic and preventive health care practices.

Alternative Remedies Articles

New Findings about Plants Give Hope for High Blood Pressure in Lungs
This study, to some extent, may provide a low-cost and innovative method for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension

Date: 11 Oct 2014, Rating: not rated

Eucalyptus exhibits antibacterial activity
The Minimal Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of DW and toluene extracts of Eucalyptus against Salmonella typhi was 0.078 mgML-1 and 0.183 mgML-1 respectively.

Date: 14 Apr 2011, Rating: 4.60

Little Or No Evidence That Herbal Remedies Relieve Menopausal Symptoms
There is no strong evidence either way for several herbal remedies commonly taken to relieve troublesome menopausal symptoms

Date: 9 Aug 2009, Rating: not rated

Herbal Medicines For Treatment Of Gastrointestinal Disease
Herbal medicines could benefit patients suffering from gastrointestinal (GI) motility disorders that cannot be treated using conventional drug therapy.

Date: 9 Aug 2009, Rating: not rated

St. John's Wort Does Not Appear Effective For Treating ADHD In Children And Teens
Children and teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who were treated with the herb St. John's wort did not have any greater improvement in ADHD symptoms compared to those who received placebo.

Date: 9 Aug 2009, Rating: not rated

Medical Care For Children With Autism Using Complementary Alternative Medicine
In a national survey conducted by the University of Minnesota, primary care physicians report that they are more likely to ask patients with autism about complementary alternative medicine (CAM) use.

Date: 9 Aug 2009, Rating: not rated

Middle-Aged Adults Most Likely To Use Complementary Medicine
Even though older adults generally have poorer health, middle-aged adults are most likely to turn to complementary and alternative medicine, a new study shows.

Date: 9 Aug 2009, Rating: not rated

Many Clinicians Unaware Of Federally Funded Research On Alternative Therapies
Approximately one in four practicing clinicians appear to be aware of two major federally funded clinical trials of alternative therapies

Date: 9 Aug 2009, Rating: not rated

Some Alternative Therapies Can Be Safe, Effective For Children, According To Pediatrics Professor
Today, more children than ever are being treated with complementary and alternative therapies.

Date: 9 Aug 2009, Rating: not rated

Complementary and alternative therapies: who uses them and why, their potential and their dangers
The use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAMs) is widespread amongst cancer patients

Date: 25 Feb 2008, Rating: 4.00

Desperation Drives Patients To Alternative Remedies
Oncologists were urged to be more responsive to cancer patients who want to try alternative medicines.

Date: 25 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Acupressure relieves low back pain
Acupressure (applying pressure with the thumbs or fingertips to the same points on the body stimulated in acupuncture) seems to be more effective in reducing low back pain than physical therapy

Date: 25 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Mayo Clinic study finds acupuncture relieves symptoms of fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia patients treated with six sessions of acupuncture experienced significant symptomatic improvement compared to a group given simulated acupuncture sessions

Date: 25 Feb 2008, Rating: 2.00

Acupuncture - no longer a pain in the neck
A study by a team of researchers at the University of Southampton has revealed that Western style acupuncture can be effective in treating chronic neck pain.

Date: 25 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Acupuncture alleviates pelvic pain
Acupuncture, in combination with exercise in the home, is clearly the best way to alleviate pain in pregnant women in connection with symphysiolysis

Date: 25 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Herbal medicines- Safety?
There has been a virtual explosion of interest in all kinds of alternative therapies, in particular those, which have been traditionally around for thousands of years.

Date: 10 Apr 2008, Rating: 2.89, 6 pages

Marijuana ingredients show promise in battling superbugs
Substances in marijuana show promise for fighting deadly drug-resistant bacterial infections, including so-called ???superbugs,??? without causing the drug???s mood-altering effects

Date: 15 Sep 2008, Rating: 5.00

Acupuncture relieves low back pain and is cost-effective
Randomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness analysis of a short course of traditional acupuncture compared with usual care for persistent low back pain

Date: 25 Feb 2008, Rating: not rated

Integrating complementary and alternative medicine into academic medical centers: Experience and perceptions of nine leading centers in North America
The objective of this study was to develop a guide for academic health sciences centers that may wish to consider starting an integrative medicine program.

Date: 21 Jul 2009, Rating: not rated, 8 pages

Natural Viagra? ???Horny goat weed??? shows promise in lab studies
Researchers in Italy report that an ancient Chinese herbal remedy known as ???horny goat weed??? shows potential in lab studies as source for new future drugs to treat erectile dysfunction

Date: 4 Oct 2008, Rating: 5.00