NuSachi, Inc. Names Margaret Dolan as Member of Board of Directors...
Former Economic Development Executive Joins Tennessee-based Hemp Company to Help Advance Alternative Therapies and Materials(PRWeb July 22, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nusachi_inc_names_margaret_dolan_as_member_of_board_of_directors_ahead_of_anticipated_fund_raising_closure/prweb18088719.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr. Deepak Chopra launches telehealth platform at the intersection of modern and alternative medicine
Patients can tap into the platform for a consultation that touches on health history, lifestyle, diet and spirituality.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Homeopathic Doctor Is Charged With Selling Fake Covid-19 Vaccine Cards
Juli Mazi of Napa, Calif., also sold “immunization pellets” to patients, federal prosecutors said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Derrick Bryson Taylor Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Frauds and Swindling Alternative and Complementary Medicine Napa (Calif) California Vaccination Proof and Immunization Records Mazi, Juli A Source Type: news

Vocal Anti-Vaccine Chiropractors Split the Profession
The conflict among chiropractors has become more consequential as the Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads and the rate of new vaccinations slows. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maggie Astor Tags: Chiropractors Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Rumors and Misinformation Alternative and Complementary Medicine American Chiropractic Assn Source Type: news

How These Vocal Anti Covid Vaccine Chiropractors Have Split the Profession
The conflict among chiropractors has become more consequential as the Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads and the rate of new vaccinations slows. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maggie Astor Tags: Chiropractors Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Rumors and Misinformation Alternative and Complementary Medicine American Chiropractic Assn Source Type: news

Elastography helpful in breast microcalcification cases
Shear-wave elastography could be useful in helping decide whether women undergoin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: High BPE on breast MRI linked to BRCA mutation for breast cancer Mammography or COVID-19 vaccine? Experts say, 'Get both' Breast MRI useful in detecting early interval cancers High BMI linked to higher risk of interval breast cancer Majority of breast cancer patients use complementary therapies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Oncologists, Breast Cancer Patients Differ on Alternative Therapies
Oncologists underestimate patient use of complementary and alternative treatments and often differ with patients in their opinions of approaches that offer benefits (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oncologists Underestimate Patients' Use of Complementary Tx Oncologists Underestimate Patients' Use of Complementary Tx
Oncologists underestimate patients'use of complementary and alternative medicine and often have different opinions about potential benefits.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - June 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Is it risky to push alternative medicine in Covid pandemic?
​Inhalation of steam is now being questioned as being a contributor to the black fungus, as the high temperature could potentially burn off the natural defence mechanisms that the nasal passages have against the fungus​ (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Knowledge of medicinal plants at risk as languages die out
Loss of linguistic diversity may lead to disappearance of age-old remedies unknown to science, study warnsKnowledge of medicinal plants is at risk of disappearing as human languages become extinct, a new study has warned.Indigenous languages contain vast amounts of knowledge about ecosystem services provided by the natural world around them. However, more than30% of the 7,400 languages on the planet are expected to disappear by the end of the century, according to the UN.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Phoebe Weston Tags: Plants Environment Biodiversity Indigenous peoples Wildlife Conservation World news Language Science Alternative medicine Health & wellbeing Life and style Papua New Guinea Asia Pacific Pacific islands Native Americans Source Type: news

Physicists want ban on radioactive alternative medicine pendants
A group of Malaysian physicists are recommending a ban on so-called "scala...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: X-ray isolation keeps patients and staff safe during COVID-19 High CT radiation doses affect patients worldwide (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cells to Society: Adaptation and Advancement
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - June 4, 2021 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Majority of breast cancer patients use complementary therapies
Seventy-three percent of breast cancer patients use complementary therapie...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cancer screening may still be valuable for older individuals PET/MRI advances efforts for virtual biopsy in breast cancer COVID-19 widens disparities in breast screening Does digital mammography fall short for surveillance imaging? AI, radiomics can predict cancer in lesions found on breast MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast cancer patients embrace integrative health during treatment
(The Reis Group) Nearly three-quarters of breast cancer patients (73%) report using at least one type of complementary medicine after cancer diagnosis, while oncologists believe that less than half (43%) of patients are using these approaches during cancer care. These and other findings from a national survey of oncologists and breast cancer patients were released in conjunction with the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting. The study found that doctors report discussing integrative health with only about half of patients, leading patients to seek information outside the clinic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 3, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

ASCO: Oncologists Underestimate Patient Use of Complementary Medicine
TUESDAY, June 1, 2021 – Oncologists may substantially underestimate how many breast cancer patients are using complementary medicine, according to the results of a survey scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DR AMIR KHAN:  Will shark pills, spices or a copper band help soothe my arthritis?
DR AMIR KHAN: This week's patient wants advice about their osteoarthritis which has affected their knees for the past ten years and whether alternative therapies will work. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long-COVID-19 Patients Are Getting Diagnosed With Little-Known Illnesses Like POTS
The day Dr. Elizabeth Dawson was diagnosed with COVID-19, she awoke feeling as if she had a bad hangover. Four months later, in February 2021, she tested negative for the virus, but her symptoms have only worsened. Dawson is among what Dr. David Goldstein, head of the National Institutes of Health’s Autonomic Medicine Section, called “waves and waves” of “long-haul” COVID patients who remain sick long after testing negative for the virus. A significant percentage are suffering from syndromes that few doctors understand or treat, primarily postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and ch...
Source: TIME: Health - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cindy Loose / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

IBD Online: What Do Patients Search For? IBD Online: What Do Patients Search For?
In a new survey, the online activity of patients with IBD suggested a desire for more information, especially with respect to supportive needs like diet and complementary/alternative medicine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - May 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Una revoluci ón psicodélica llega a la psiquiatría
La psilocibina y el MDMA est án a punto de convertirse en las nuevas terapias de moda, algo que no se veía desde el Prozac. Las universidades quieren participar, al igual que Wall Street. Algunas personas están preocupadas por la posibilidad de que la presión para liberalizar el acceso pueda tener consecuencias no deseadas. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Psilocybin Mushrooms LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) Ecstasy (Drug) Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Venture Capital Depression (Mental) Research Alternative and Complementary Medicine Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Post-T Source Type: news

Complementary and Alternative Treatment for Ovarian Cancer
When used under a doctor’s supervision, complementary therapies can make it easier to get through treatment for ovarian cancer. Here’s what you should know. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Some Anti-Vaccine Advocates, Misinformation Is Part Of A Business
The coronavirus pandemic has created an opening for vaccine opponents to peddle alternative therapies, unproven cures and website subscriptions.(Image credit: Emilija Manevska/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

How MDMA and Psilocybin Became Hot Investments
Psilocybin and MDMA are poised to be the hottest new therapeutics since Prozac. Universities want in, and so does Wall Street. Some worry a push to loosen access could bring unintended consequences. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Jacobs Tags: Psilocybin Mushrooms LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) Ecstasy (Drug) Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Venture Capital Depression (Mental) Research Alternative and Complementary Medicine Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Post-T Source Type: news

CBD: How Much Pain Relief Is Real and How Much Is Placebo?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 29, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Dependence, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Lullaby Effect: Music Can Speed Your Way to Sleep, Study Finds
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Complementary Medicine Use Common in Patients With Diabetes Complementary Medicine Use Common in Patients With Diabetes
A comprehensive literature review has found use of complementary and alternative medicine is widespread among individuals with diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

‘ Non - Drug ’ Approaches Can Fight Depression in People With Dementia
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 25, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

This thyme-like Iranian plant is an effective alternative medicine for coughs
(Natural News) The thyme-like plant known as Shirazi thyme (Zataria multiflora) is a member of the mint (Lamiaceae) family and is native to Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Also called Avishan-e-Shirazi in Iran, this flowering plant is considered a valuable medicinal herb. Shirazi thyme is traditionally used as an antiseptic, carminative (relieves flatulence), stimulant, diaphoretic (induces... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors, Facing Burnout, Turn to Self-Care
A growing number of programs aim to help doctors, nurses and medical students who are struggling with mental health issues during the pandemic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Ellin Tags: Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Doctors Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Suicides and Suicide Attempts Alternative and Complementary Medicine Source Type: news

Major Types Complementary Alternative Medicine
What Are the Major Types of Complementary and Alternative Medicine? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Do Gut Microbes Play a Role in Anorexia?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 12, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Alternative Medicine, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Does colon cleansing eliminate toxins?
Colon cleansing is done to prepare for medical procedures such as a colonoscopy. Before a colonoscopy, you'll need to clean out your colon because any residue may obscure the view of your colon and rectum during the examination. Some alternative medicine practitioners offer colon cleansing for other purposes, such as detoxification. Proponents of colon cleansing [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 28, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Alternative Therapy Plea May Be a Cry for Help Alternative Therapy Plea May Be a Cry for Help
Physicians should find out why patients want to try something different. The approved medication may not be working or they may feel lack of control.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - December 16, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Mindfulness Helps Young Women After Breast Cancer: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Your Microbiome & amp; Vitamin D Levels May Be Linked: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 7, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Research, Rheumatology, Alternative Medicine, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Use of acupuncture for the treatment of sports-related injuries in athletes: a systematic review of case reports - Lee JW, Lee JH, Kim SY.
Acupuncture is one of the representative complementary and alternative medicine treatments used for various types of pain. This systematic review summarized and analyzed clinical case reports/series utilizing acupuncture for treating sports injuries in ath... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UCLA-led research proposes strategies to control pandemic with fewer restrictions on the economy
An international team led by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers has developed and tested two strategies for sustaining economic activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. If used together and followed closely, they write, the approaches could reduce transmission of the coronavirus by an amount comparable to that of a strict lockdown, while also maintaining economic activity.The team, made up of researchers from nine institutions and led byDr. Akihiro Nishi, a UCLA assistant professor of epidemiology, put forward two concepts that Nishi describes as rationing time and rationing capacity.“Although lockdown a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Farewell James Randi, prince of reason. Now who ’ll mock the quacks and anti-vaxxers? | Catherine Bennett
The great magician dedicated his later years to exposing all forms of fake scienceA  mong many tributes to the great James Randi, whodied last week aged 92, one stands out. Hours after the death was announced, cutlery expert Uri Geller reacted with atweet he piously expanded on Facebook. “How sad that Randi died with hatred in his soul. Love to you all.” One thing that the most professional paranormalist may find it hard to conceal, you gather, is indecent glee.Geller ’s public gloat has, however, ensured that many people who might never otherwise have viewed his televised humbling in 1973, at the heigh...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Catherine Bennett Tags: Alternative medicine Magic Homeopathy Stage Health & wellbeing Life and style Science UK news Source Type: news

Effect of complementary therapies on functional capacity and quality of life among prefrail and frail older adults: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials - Buto MSS, de Oliveira MPB, Carvalho C, Vassimon-Barroso V, Takahashi ACM.
OBJECTIVE: Investigate the effects of complementary therapies on functional capacity and quality of life among prefrail and frail older adults. MATERIALS AND METHOD: An electronic search was performed in the PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science, Cochrane Lib... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

‘A Hail Mary’: Psychedelic Therapy Draws Veterans to Jungle Retreats
Ayahuasca, a vomit-inducing hallucinogenic brew, draws thousands of people each year — including former soldiers — to jungle retreats that have become an unlicensed and unregulated mental health marketplace. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ernesto Londo ño and Adam Ferguson Tags: Alternative and Complementary Medicine Therapy and Rehabilitation Drug Abuse and Traffic Mental Health and Disorders Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Veterans Depression (Mental) Antidepressants Veterans Affairs Department Costa Rica Ama Source Type: news

Man indicted in sale of 'homemade', untested cancer drugs
Federal prosecutors say an Alabama man has been indicted on charges he manufactured homemade and untested cancer drugs in his kitchen and marketed them to “alternative-medicine doctors” in the U.S., Mexico and elsewhere (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Could Yoga Calm Your A - Fib? Early Findings Suggest It Might
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 27, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Defiance and low trust in medical doctors related to vaccine scepticism
(University of Turku) A new study shows that individuals who react negatively to rules and recommendations and have lower trust in doctors more often use complementary and alternative medicine, that is, treatments or substances that are not included in the care offered or recommended by doctors. The study included altogether 770 parents of young children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Feeling Anxious? Yoga Can Help Soothe You
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 13, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Sprains, strains and bruises: Oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs compared with other oral pain killers
ConclusionsThe body of evidence to date has found no difference between NSAIDs and other pain killers for pain relief for strains, sprains, and bruises in younger people. However, the authors need more, and better evidence on return to function and unwanted side effects in all age groups, particularly in older people.Peter Jones Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Auckland, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences and Director of Emergency Medicine Research Adult Emergency Department, Auckland City Hospital summarized:“Sprains, strains and bruises are common injuries. Often people are unsure ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials Resume After COVID-19 Disruption
When the COVID-19 pandemic struck earlier this year, clinical trials at medical centers around the world slowed enrollment or placed trial activities on hold. As businesses begin to reopen in the United States, more treatment centers are resuming mesothelioma study activities and ramping up enrollment. Clinical research trials offer patients access to experimental mesothelioma treatments that haven’t yet been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These treatments may provide higher chances of survival than the current standard of care. “So far, every patient I have seen during the COVID-19 pande...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - August 10, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Saved by the Saxons! The disgusting 10th-century potion that could beat superbugs
Made from cow ’s bile, garlic and onions, Bald’s eyesalve was meant to cure styes, but scientists believe it could deal with antibiotic-resistant bacterial infectionsName:Bald ’s eyesalve.Age: 1,000 years old.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Tags: Medical research MRSA and superbugs Science Alternative medicine Life and style Source Type: news

Investigating the wound-healing properties of royal jelly
(Natural News) Chinese researchers explored the wound-repairing activity of royal jelly proteins using an in vitro scratch wound model. They reported their findings in an article published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In recent years, chronic wounds or skin injuries have become a considerable challenge due to the increasing morbidity of diseases like diabetes... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ Broken Heart Syndrome ’ Has Risen During Pandemic: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 9, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Infections, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Complementary, Alternative Medicine Use Increasing for MS
TUESDAY, July 7, 2020 -- For people with multiple sclerosis (pwMS), there has been an increase in use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to a study published in the June issue of Multiple Sclerosis and Related... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Activate these 5 acupressure points to relieve headaches naturally
(Natural News) Headaches can easily ruin your day if they’re left unchecked. But taking medications for headaches increases your risk of suffering from side effects, such as liver damage. To relieve headaches naturally, try alternative medicine like acupressure. Acupressure is a kind of complementary or alternative medicine that is based on the same fundamental principles as acupuncture. Both practices... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news