Green light for ban on prescription of ‘low value products’ on NHS

Fish oils, herbal remedies, homeopathic products, and warming muscle rubs on the list Related items fromOnMedica Gluten-free food CCGs ban routine prescription of some treatments NHS savings plan led to cuts of some ‘low-value’ treatments Dropping ‘low value prescription items’ set to save NHS ‘millions’
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(Natural News) Having anxiety and depression disorder can greatly affect a person’s life. In fact, depression is the number one cause of disability worldwide. To alleviate the symptoms of these psychiatric disorders, psychotropic and antidepressant drugs are often prescribed by physicians. In addition to this, there are also a number of general practitioners that recommend the...
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ConclusionsVarious models for integrating CAM with UK primary care were identified. Social prescribing and NHS/patient co-funded CAM may be potentially sustainable models for future integration. Lack of funding and negative perceptions of CAM remain the primary challenge to integration. Evaluating effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of integrated services is vital to ensure sustainability.
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(Natural News) Living with sciatica, also known as sciatic nerve pain, can be an uncomfortable and frustrating experience. Like other types of nerve pain, the condition causes a painful sensation that, in bad cases, can be debilitating. Considering the potential side effects of pain medication, homeopathic remedies could be the best source of relief for...
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(Natural News) Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence, is a bigger problem than it’s often given credit for. Its effects go beyond sexual satisfaction, influencing even its sufferers’ quality of life, relationships, and risk for psychological problems like depression. Although there are medications to address the problem, homeopathic treatments are seen as a safer option...
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Contamination at a North Carolina-based homeopathic manufacturer has led to further recalls
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Eight and Company LLC, d/b/a Sprayology is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry from 10/18-7/22 of its aqueous-based homeopathic product line for human use. All products manufactured by the contract manufacturer, King Bio, have been recalled due to possible microbial contamination.
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ConclusionArthritis, neuritis and fungal diseases were the most common morbidities, for which patients sought care in Siddha hospitals. These morbidities can be considered for preparing standard treatment guidelines under the national programme.
Source: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Peer-reviewed homeopathy study sparks uproar in Italy, Published online: 09 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06967-0Advocates of homeopathy say that the rat study is evidence of the practice’s efficacy, but some scientists have cast doubt on the paper.
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Daily briefing: How to beat the academic job odds, Published online: 09 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07002-yHow to score a permanent research position, a hiccup on the Hubble, and a controversial peer-reviewed homeopathy study.
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Publication date: Available online 6 October 2018Source: Journal of Herbal MedicineAuthor(s): Harish Chandra Chaudhury, Akhil Kumar Panda, Sarat Kumar Behera, Manjushree Mohanty, Bharat Bhusan SubudhiAbstractPhytolacca Americana Lor pokeweed has medicinal application against inflammation, arthritis, and viral fever infections in traditional medicines. Its mother tincture in the homeopathic system of medicine is used for many of these disease conditions. This is the first case study reporting the beneficial effects of Phytolacca-mother tincture against Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV) infection in an intensive care unit (I...
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