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Articles on Alternative Remedies include information on the various therapeutic and preventive health care practices.
New Findings about Plants Give Hope for High Blood Pressure in LungsThis study, to some extent, may provide a low-cost and innovative method for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension
Eucalyptus exhibits antibacterial activityThe 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.
Little Or No Evidence That Herbal Remedies Relieve Menopausal SymptomsThere is no strong evidence either way for several herbal remedies commonly taken to relieve troublesome menopausal symptoms
Herbal Medicines For Treatment Of Gastrointestinal DiseaseHerbal medicines could benefit patients suffering from gastrointestinal (GI) motility disorders that cannot be treated using conventional drug therapy.
St. John's Wort Does Not Appear Effective For Treating ADHD In Children And TeensChildren 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.
Medical Care For Children With Autism Using Complementary Alternative MedicineIn 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.
Middle-Aged Adults Most Likely To Use Complementary MedicineEven though older adults generally have poorer health, middle-aged adults are most likely to turn to complementary and alternative medicine, a new study shows.
Many Clinicians Unaware Of Federally Funded Research On Alternative TherapiesApproximately one in four practicing clinicians appear to be aware of two major federally funded clinical trials of alternative therapies
Some Alternative Therapies Can Be Safe, Effective For Children, According To Pediatrics ProfessorToday, more children than ever are being treated with complementary and alternative therapies.
Complementary and alternative therapies: who uses them and why, their potential and their dangersThe use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAMs) is widespread amongst cancer patients
Desperation Drives Patients To Alternative RemediesOncologists were urged to be more responsive to cancer patients who want to try alternative medicines.
Acupressure relieves low back painAcupressure (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
Mayo Clinic study finds acupuncture relieves symptoms of fibromyalgiaFibromyalgia patients treated with six sessions of acupuncture experienced significant symptomatic improvement compared to a group given simulated acupuncture sessions
Acupuncture - no longer a pain in the neckA 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.
Acupuncture alleviates pelvic painAcupuncture, in combination with exercise in the home, is clearly the best way to alleviate pain in pregnant women in connection with symphysiolysis
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.
Marijuana ingredients show promise in battling superbugsSubstances in marijuana show promise for fighting deadly drug-resistant bacterial infections, including so-called ???superbugs,??? without causing the drug???s mood-altering effects
Acupuncture relieves low back pain and is cost-effectiveRandomised controlled trial and cost effectiveness analysis of a short course of traditional acupuncture compared with usual care for persistent low back pain
Integrating complementary and alternative medicine into academic medical centers: Experience and perceptions of nine leading centers in North AmericaThe objective of this study was to develop a guide for academic health sciences centers that may wish to consider starting an integrative medicine program.
Natural Viagra? ???Horny goat weed??? shows promise in lab studiesResearchers 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
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