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Medical News Today: What to know about ginger for diarrhea

A look at ginger for diarrhea, a remedy that has been used for a long time. Included is detail on how much ginger is too much, as how much to eat a day.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

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Research by Oxford University found that doctors at one in 12 practices had used the controversial alternative therapies, costing the NHS an estimated £4 million a year.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news
The use of complementary and alternative medicine has gained popularity in the US over the last few decades. However, herbal supplements are known to have adverse medical effects. We observed two patients with acute onset/flare of their classic dermatomyositis (DM) and one patient with acute onset of Sjogren's syndrome (SS) after the ingestion of IsaLean ®, an herb-based weight-loss product. The purpose of this study was to investigate and characterize the immunostimulatory properties of the herbal and dietary supplement IsaLean®.
Source: Journal of Investigative Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Clinical Research: Pathophysiology and Therapeutics Source Type: research
Conclusions: Complementary and alternative medicine use is common among Malaysian patients who are undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer. However, CAM and non-CAM users reported similar symptom burdens, although single-modality use of MBP is likely associated with a lower symptom burden. Implications for Practice: Nurses should keep abreast of current developments and trends in CAM use. Understanding CAM use and the related symptom burden will allow nurses to initiate open discussion and guide their patients in seeking additional information or referrals for a particular therapy.
Source: Cancer Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Articles Source Type: research
Research by Oxford University found that doctors at one in 12 practices had used the controversial alternative therapies, costing the NHS an estimated £4 million a year.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conclusions We suggest that TSL-IHL inhibited the development of AD-like skin symptoms by regulating cytokine expression and may be an effective alternative therapy for AD. Graphical abstract
Source: Phytomedicine - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Follow me on Twitter @RobShmerling Let’s say you’ve started working out at the gym and you’re wondering what you can do for your aching muscles. How does this sound? Put on a pair of gloves, shoes, socks, and a protective headband to cover your ears and face — but wear little else. Then step into a cold room for three to four minutes. By “cold” I mean really cold: between −100° C and −140° C (which is −148° F to −220° F)! If that sounds good to you (really?), you may already be using whole body cryotherapy (WBC). And if it sounds terrible to you (o...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Complementary and alternative medicine Health Source Type: blogs
In this article, we present a literature review of the most popular and commonly used therapeutic procedures belonging to complementary and alternative medicine, which is part of the modern concept of integrative medicine, used in the treatment of psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic, systemic, inflammatory disease wherein skin changes are the most visible sign. It occurs in approximately 1% to 3% of the world population, and the National Psoriasis Foundation of the United States estimates the number of patients in the whole world at about 125 million. Psoriasis primarily affects the skin, burdening patients with inflamed, pr...
Source: Holistic Nursing Practice - Category: Nursing Tags: Features Source Type: research
Conclusions: The prevalence of TCM use among eastern Malaysian patients with knee osteoarthritis was high. Physicians caring for these patients should be aware of these findings so that inquiries regarding TCM use can be made and patients can be appropriately counseled. PMID: 29657684 [PubMed]
Source: Oman Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Oman Med J Source Type: research
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Ahead of Print.
Source: The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
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