Medical News Today: Study outlines concerns around natural psychoactive substances

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

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Resumen A pesar de que son ampliamente conocidos los perfiles de utilizaci ón de las benzodiazepinas (BZD) y los riesgos asociados, este conocimiento no ha conducido a visibles transformaciones que mejoren la seguridad de los tratamientos y la salud de los pacientes. Por tanto, es necesaria una mejor compresión del contexto de su utilización, con el fin de implementar a cciones educativas eficaces, tomar decisiones clínicas pertinentes y perfeccionar su regulación en los servicios de salud. Este artículo se propone caracterizar el perfil de utilización de benzodiazepinas en ...
Source: Saude e Sociedade - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2019 -- More than half of office-based physicians recommend complementary health approaches (CHAs) to their patients, according to a study published online Dec. 2 in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Barbara J....
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
AbstractThe aim of this study was to explore habitudes about the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in patients with psoriasis. We conducted a face-to-face interview with 374 psoriasis patients to collect information about CAM use. All treatments for psoriasis used in the last 12  months, demographic data of patients, Dermatology Quality of Life Index (DLQI), and Psoriasis Area Severity Index (PASI) were recorded. Topical and systemic CAM, dietary supplements, and diet were investigated. Tendency to use CAM in patients using biological agents was statistically significant l ower than other groups. Pat...
Source: Archives of Dermatological Research - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) methods are gradually becoming common in pediatric oncology. The aim of this study was to determine the current use of CAM methods by Turkish mothers for their children with cancer.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: 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
By AMITA NATHWANI, MA This week’s impeachment hearings show what a crisis of trust we live in today.  69% of Americans believe the government withholds information from the public, according to recent findings by Pew Research Center.  Just 41 % of Americans trust news organizations.  We even distrust our own health care providers: Only 34% of Americans say they deeply trust their doctor. One important way doctors can regrow that trust is to become educated about the types of medicine their patients want, including alternative therapies.  People are seeking new ways to care for ...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Medical Practice Physicians alternative medicine Amita Nathwani Ayurvedic Medicine holistic care Holistic Medicine naturopathic medicine The OpEd Project traditional chinese medicine Source Type: blogs
N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is an over-the-counter supplement that may help relieve or improve various medical issues. Here, learn more about the uses and risks.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news
Astragaloside IV (AS-IV) was reported to play a role in improving diabetic nephropathy (DN), however, the underlying mechanisms still remain unclear. The aim of the present study is to investigate whether AS-I...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Fish oils, which contain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as the active ingredients, possess anti-inflammatory activities and may have therapeutic potential in diseases with an inflammatory etiology. Fish o...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Plants have been used as a primary source of medicine since ancient times and about 80% of the world ’s population use herbal medicine to treat different ailments. Plant use knowledge differs in space and time ...
Source: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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