Medical News Today: Vitamins and supplements for athletes

Many athletes look for safe and efficient ways to boost their performance. In this article, we look at six vitamins and supplements that may help.
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This study sought to determine critical care nurses' perspectives of music therapy, aromatherapy, and guided imagery (GI) including perceptions of legitimacy, self-reported knowledge, interest in gaining knowledge, beliefs of harm/benefits, professional use, personal use, recommendations for use in critical care practice, and requests for these therapies by critical care patients or families. METHODS: A descriptive cross-sectional design with repeated measures was conducted with critical care nurses (N = 53) practicing in 3 intensive care units at a Midwestern academic-affiliated medical center. The nurses' current per...
Source: Dimensions in Critical Care Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: Dimens Crit Care Nurs Source Type: research
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Alternative Medicine, FYI, Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 2 December 2019Source: Food Research InternationalAuthor(s): Jacqueline Aparecida Takahashi, Flávia Augusta Guilherme Gonçalves Rezende, Marília Aparecida Fidelis e Moura, Laura Ciribelli Borges Dominguete, Denise SandeAbstractThe consumption of flowers as food is reported in various cultures around the world as part of traditional cuisine or alternative medicine, in addition to their wide use as ornaments. However, many species of edible flowers can be considered more than a delicacy or a garnish due to their nutritional value as source of protein and essential amino...
Source: Food Research International - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
Ocimum species (Lamiaceae) has been traditionally used for treatment of upper respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, coughs, sore throat, and wound healing. The Immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory effect...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Current suboptimal treatment options of invasive fungal infections and emerging resistance of the corresponding pathogens urge the need for alternative therapy strategies and require the identification of novel antifungal targets. Aspergillus fumigatus is the most common airborne opportunistic mold pathogen causing invasive and often fatal disease. Establishing a novel in vivo conditional gene expression system, we demonstrate that downregulation of the class 1 lysine deacetylase (KDAC) RpdA leads to avirulence of A. fumigatus in a murine model for pulmonary aspergillosis. The xylP promoter used has previously been shown t...
Source: Frontiers in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
New evidence shows that the rate of exposure to natural psychoactive drugs in the United States has increased, putting adult and child health at risk.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news
Neem oil contains natural compounds that may support skin health in various ways. Here learn more about the potential benefits and risks of neem on the skin.
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Conclusion: Auricular acupressure has proven to be a safe, effective, low cost method with no side effects and easily applicable by trained nurses. It may be recommended as complementary therapy in treating breast cancer to improve the quality of life of these women. The study was registered in the Brazilian Registry of Clinical Trials with the code no. RBR-36zcfg.RESUMEN Objetivo: Evaluar los efectos de la intervenci ón acupresura auricular en la calidad de vida de mujeres con cáncer de mama en tratamiento quimioterápico, en comparación con las que no utilizaron la intervención. Mé...
Source: Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP - Category: Nursing 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
Source: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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