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Approximately one out of every three auto injury insurance claimants nationwide receives some form of alternative medical treatment.
He also supports the view that the US Congress should stop funding the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).
FDA is preparing new guidelines that threaten new, costly regulation of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM).
Two studies aim to evaluate the effect of combining conventional and alternative care on health quality and cost.
Hypnosis was superior to attention control regarding propofol and lidocaine use; pain, nausea, fatigue, discomfort, and emotional upset at discharge; and institutional cost. Overall, the present data support the use of hypnosis with breast cancer surgery patients.
The adverse effects of using prescription drugs side by side with natural health products (NHP) are being under-reported, so the potential risks may be underestimated by health-care professionals and the public.
The Boston Globe examined Brookline, a not-for-profit group that trains Ugandan health care workers to administer acupuncture to people living with HIV/AIDS.
Integration of allopathic, chiropractic and other complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) providers can positively impact patient quality of care while limiting overall costs.
The Quincy Medical Group was recognized by the American Massage Therapy Association-Illinois Chapter for incorporating massage therapy in its overall patient care approach.
The Department of Health urged members of the public not to buy or take three batches of a Chinese medicine product called Royal Medic No.1 Chinese Caterpillar Fungus as the microbial content were found to have exceeded the maximum permitted limit.
It's looking more promising for veterans to get proper chiropractic care for common ailments such as neck pain, low back pain and degenerative conditions.
Massage and acupuncture are effective in decreasing pain and depression following surgery in cancer patients.
Even though older adults generally have poorer health, middle aged adults are most likely to turn to complementary and alternative medicine
Demand for complementary and alternative medicine is high despite limited evidence.
Parents and practitioners should know more about garlic before using it to treat children.
Members of the public urged not to buy or use a proprietary Chinese medicine called Xiaokeshuping Jiangtangning Jiaonang.
Professor of kinesiology is conducting a study into the benefits of tai chi for elderly peripheral neuropathy patients. Practicipants of tai chi show far greater levels of improvement that those pursuing more traditional methods of treatment.
In spite of the high use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among people age 50 or older, 69 percent of those who use CAM do not talk to their doctors about it.