Doctors: Talking to Your Child ’ s Doctor About Alternative Medicine

Alternative therapies can pose risks, so it ’ s important to discuss them with your pediatrician.
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CONCLUSION: The consistent application of the existing multimodal treatment options for glioma has led in recent years to improved survival. Areas of important current and future scientific activity include immunotherapy and targeted and combined chemotherapy, as well as altered neurocognition, modern approaches to palliative care, and complementary therapies. PMID: 29914619 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Deutsches Arzteblatt International - Category: General Medicine Tags: Dtsch Arztebl Int Source Type: research
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has endorsed guidelines from the Society of Integrative Oncology for the use of some integrative therapies, such as acupuncture, in patients with breast cancer.Medscape Medical News
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Source: Journal of Cancer Education - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Although the inhibitory effect of mistletoe on cancer cell growth has been reported, the underlying mechanisms to explain its anti-proliferative activity are not fully studied. Thus, we elucidated the potentia...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
In contrast to the guidelines of World Health Organization (WHO) and United States-Centers for Disease Control and prevention (US-CDC), the Chinese national guidelines recommend the use of steroids, intravenou...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Source: The Oncologist - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Symptom Management and Supportive Care, Medical Ethics Commentaries Source Type: research
This article presents the conclusions of a workshop attended by a group of clinicians and researchers affiliated with the Middle East Cancer Consortium, as well as four European‐based health‐related organizations. Workshop participants included leading clinicians and medical educators from the field of integrative medicine and supportive cancer care from Italy, Germany, Turkey, Israel, Palestine, Iran, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Sudan. The workshop illustrated the need for creating a dialogue between European health care professionals and the refugee population in order to overcome the communication barriers to create...
Source: The Oncologist - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Global Health and Cancer Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewCannabis and cannabinoids have been used medically and recreationally for thousands of years and recently there has been a growing body of research in this area. With increased access now that medical marijuana is available in many jurisdictions, patients and providers want to know more about the evidence for benefits and risks of cannabinoid use. This paper provides an overview of the available cannabinoid-based formulations, a summary of the highest quality evidence for the use of cannabinoids for treating spasticity and pain associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), and a discussion of possible d...
Source: Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
The supplement and alternative medicine market is booming - twice as many children are now customers as were a decade ago, according to the new University of Illinois, Chicago research.
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Overall rates of dietary supplement use by children and adolescents has remained stable during the last decade, but the use of nonvitamin, nonmineral, and herbal supplements specifically has doubled.Medscape Medical News
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