What Is the Scope of Practice for Pediatric Care for Chiropractic Doctors?
Discussion “Chiropractic is a health care profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health.” Some people look at chiropractic care solely as spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) or manipulation. Chiropractic physicians also offer a variety of other treatments including nutritional advice, dietary or herbal supplements, therapeutic exercise, posture correction and behavioral counseling. Spinal muscle therapy or spinal manipulation is one of the most common complementary, integrative, and alternati...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use Epsom salt for constipation relief
Epsom salt is a widely available home remedy for many ailments, including constipation. A person can use Epsom salt as a laxative by mixing it with the right amount of water. In this article, learn how to use Epsom salt for constipation safely. We also cover the possible risks and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Does Garcinia cambogia really help obese people lose weight?
(Natural News) Obesity and overweight are serious problems the world over, but a study in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine may have revealed an unlikely ally in garcinia cambogia, with results indicating that it can help in weight loss. The study, led by researchers from the University of Cordoba in Spain, looked at the effects of garcinia... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not just for coffee: Cinnamon found to have potent anti-cancer effects in latest research
(Natural News) A study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has established that Cinnamomum cassia, or more commonly known as Chinese cinnamon, has been found to have anti-cancer effects. The study was a collaborative effort from researchers at the National Institute of Forest Science, Andong National University, and Kyonggi University in South Korea. In particular, they took an extract... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analyzing the anti-carcinogenic potential of the Cinnamomum cassia (Chinese cinnamon)
(Natural News) A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has found that Cinnamomum cassia twigs may provide anti-cancer effects. Researchers from the National Institute of Forest Science, Andong National University, and Kyonggi University in South Korea looked at the anti-proliferative effect and the induction of apoptosis in human colorectal cancer cells mechanism of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers look at plant extracts as a natural treatment for wrinkles and skin aging
(Natural News) A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that extracts of herbal plants, such as Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, Aegle marmelos, and Musa paradisiaca flower, can be used as an anti-aging agents in skin creams and as anti-proliferation compounds against cancer cells. A team of researchers at Dayananda Sagar College of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Efficacy of Probiotics in Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases
Deaths from infectious diseases and deep concerns about increases in microbial resistance make it necessary for scientists to develop innovative therapeutic solutions and complementary therapies. Growing evidence is available on the therapeutic effects of probiotics. There are also documents about the beneficial effects of probiotics, but it is difficult to draw a definitive conclusion regarding the results of these studies because of the small sample size, the limitations of the study methods, and the use of different strains of probiotic bacteria. (Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter)
Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter - June 7, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Farzaneh Mohammadzadeh Rostami, Hadis Mousavi, Morteza Rabi Nezhad Mousavi, Milad Shahsafi Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the truth about chiropractors?
Many wonder whether chiropractors are doctors. They are not. Chiropractors complete a lengthy period of study before becoming licensed, but they are considered practitioners of alternative medicine, not doctors. Learn about the research supporting the practice, who may benefit from chiropractic treatments, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Non - Drug Migraine Treatments Often Ignored
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Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Psychiatry, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which essential oils help with nausea?
There are many essential oils that might be beneficial for a range of symptoms. Lots of people use them to treat nausea. Researchers have studied several oils that may work, including ginger and lemon oil, but results remain inconclusive. Here, learn more about the best essential oils for nausea and how to use them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Online Class Offering with MLA and CHIS CE
Looking for Medical Library Association CE, or interested in getting Level I or II Consumer Health Information Specialization CE in the comfort of your own home, workplace, or favorite coffeehouse? We’ve got you covered with an 8 credit hour CE online course on complementary and alternative medicine. Read on for the details: COURSE: Will Duct Tape Cure My Warts? Examining Complementary and Alternative Medicine This 8 credit hour CE course will introduce basic concepts in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), issues about research into CAM therapies, evaluating CAM information, recommended websites, and resear...
Source: MCR News - June 4, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Do Alternative Medicines For Alzheimer's Really Work? Does Anything?
Alzheimer's Association shares the hard truth behind alternative therapies for dementia as the National Institute on Aging steps up the fight against the disease. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Screening of drugs and homeopathic products from Atropa Belladonna seed extracts: tropane alkaloids determination and untargeted analysis - Mar ín-Sáez J, Romero-González R, Frenich AG, Egea-González FJ.
Homeopathic products are still a controversial issue in modern medicine, understood as complementary or alternative medicine (CAM). In this particular case, homeopathic products prepared from Atropa Belladonna extracts may present specific problems due to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Mindfulness Training to Help With Weight Loss
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Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 31, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Alternative Medicine, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dry needling vs. acupuncture: What the research says
Dry needling and acupuncture look similar and involve sticking thin needles into the skin, but they are different practices with different aims. In this article, we look at how dry needling and acupuncture work, the ailments they intend to treat, and whether they are effective. We also explore the possible risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of egg yolk for hair?
People have used egg yolks to improve the look, feel, and growth of their hair for hundreds of years. In this article, we examine what evidence there is to back this practice, and how people can use egg yolks to create a hair mask. We also take a look at whether egg whites could offer similar benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use Manuka honey for acne
Manuka honey can be used for a variety of skin ailments and may even help treat acne. Learn how its wound-healing and antibacterial properties may help reduce the incidence of acne and inflammation. We also look at how to use Manuka honey as a spot treatment, face mask, and natural cleanser. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use essential oils for hair growth
Many essential oils show promise for promoting hair growth, including peppermint, bergamot, and jojoba oil. In this article, we look at the best essential oils for hair growth and provide tips on how to use them to get the greatest benefits. We also consider whether there are any risks involved. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medtronic recalls select MindFrame Capture revascularization devices
The FDA today released a recall notice for a select number of Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) MindFrame Capture LP revascularization devices over issues with the delivery wire breaking or separating during use. The federal watchdog labeled the recall as a Class I, its most serious class of recall, which indicates the potential for serious injury or death. The Fridley, Minn.-based company’s MindFrame Capture LP device is designed to restore blood flow and remove blood clots within a blood vessel in the brain during acute ischemic stroke in patients who are ineligible or fail intravenous tissue plasminogen activator therapy. Medt...
Source: Mass Device - May 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Neurological Recalls Vascular Medtronic Source Type: news

SURFACING: What This 76-Year-Old Man Can Teach About Healing
“ I never lock my door; if people show up at night, I will wake up, ” said I Gusti Mangku Sasak, a holistic Usada Bali healer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MALIN FEZEHAI Tags: surfacing 2018 Bali (Indonesia) Alternative and Complementary Medicine Religion and Belief Hinduism Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a qi deficiency?
The concept of qi deficiency comes from Traditional Chinese Medicine. Practitioners say that qi is a person's energy or life force, often related to the spleen. A qi deficiency is said to create negative symptoms, including poor physical and mental health. Recommended treatments include certain foods and rest. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Housecall: Are complementary and alternative medicine therapies right for you?
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES? Complementary and alternative medicine Just how popular is complementary and alternative medicine? Nearly 30 percent of adults have tried it, and health care providers are embracing the idea, too ??often in combination with mainstream medical therapies. From herbal remedies and dietary supplements to ancient healing systems, learn more about complementary and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 14, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Cannabidiol oil won't get you buzzed but it could get you busted
Cannabidiol oil, or CBD, is generating a lot of buzz in the world of alternative medicine, and some purveyors say it's completely legal in Canada. But federal authorities say it is indeed illegal without a medical marijuana prescription. And its purported health benefits are still in question. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Is colonialism creating inappropriate regulation of traditional medicine practitioners?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Two commentaries in JACM (The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine), a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers that is dedicated to examining paradigm, practice, and policy advancing integrative health, raise questions about whether the value to health care of traditional, complementary, and integrative practices and practitioners is unfairly devalued by the dominant biomedical model. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Wall Street Journal now covering HYPNOSIS as a form of effective, validated medicine... alternative medicine is the NEW medicine
(Natural News) There are many forms of alternative and complementary medicine, and many of them are beginning to gain the recognition they deserve. Many types of alternative medicine are often misrepresented by the mainstream media and conventional medicine communities as crazy “woo-woo” nonsense that doesn’t actually work. But now, naysayers are witnessing the power of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can inversion therapy help with back pain?
Inversion therapy, where a person is held upside down for several minutes, is an alternative therapy for back pain. They may use gravity boots or an inversion table or chair to reduce the pressure on their spine. Evidence for the effectiveness of this technique is mixed. Learn more about the benefits and risks here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Cancer
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The best carrier oils for essential oils
Carrier oils are used to dilute essential oils so that they do not irritate the skin of those who use them. There are many different plant-based oils that people can use, including coconut, rosehip, and jojoba oils. In this article, we look at several options and how they can be combined with essential oils. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of an Epsom salt detox?
Epsom salt can be added to a warm bath or foot soak to provide a variety of benefits, including soothing the skin, reducing stress, and relieving pain. In this article, we look at the evidence behind the benefits, how to make an Epsom salt detox bath, and whether there are any risks to consider when using Epsom salt. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Essential oils for a sore throat: Lemon, peppermint, and more
Essential oils are a popular home remedy for many ailments, but can they soothe a sore throat? In this article, we look at the evidence behind using essential oils, such as lemon, lavender, peppermint, echinacea, and ginger, for a sore throat. Learn how to use them safely and if there are any adverse side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Meditation Can Soothe the Anxious Soul in Just One Session
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Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Mammary stem cells challenge costly bovine disease
(Cornell University) Bovine mastitis is typically treated with antibiotics, but with the potential threat of antimicrobial resistance and the disease's long-term harm to the animal's teat, researchers at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine are laying the foundation for alternative therapies derived from stem cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 24, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can essential oils treat a UTI?
Essential oils are popular home remedies for many ailments, but can they help to relieve the symptoms of a UTI? In this article, we look at the essential oils that may be best able to fight bacteria, including cinnamon, oregano, and lavender. Here, learn about potential risks and how to use these oils safely. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is apple cider vinegar good or bad for diarrhea?
Apple cider vinegar has recently been touted as a cure-all for many ailments, including diarrhea. However, this common household ingredient is highly acidic and can cause stomach problems in some people. In this article, learn about the potential risks and benefits of apple cider vinegar for diarrhea. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can essential oils reduce varicose veins?
Varicose veins occur when blood pools in the veins as it tries to return to the heart to pick up fresh oxygen. They are common in people's legs as they age and can be irritating and often painful. We discuss some essential oils and other treatments that may ease symptoms and reduce the appearance of varicose veins. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

GPs at one in 12 practices are still prescribing homeopathic treatments
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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meditation: Different Approaches, Different Benefits
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Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 19, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

GPs at one in 12 practices are still prescribing homeopathic treatments for their patients
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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘ Let It Go ’ May Be Good Advice for Health
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Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Sports Medicine, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

CHF Solutions expands into Hong Kong
CHF Solutions (NSDQ:CHFS) said today it inked a deal to expand into the Hong Kong market through its Asian distributor Transmedic. The Eden Prairie, Minn.-based company said that Transmedic recently confirmed its first commercial orders in the region, coming in from both Singapore and Hong Kong. The commercial orders were for both Aquadex FlexFlow consoles and the corresponding disposable products, CHF Solutions said. “Our expansion into the Asian markets is a key factor in our commercialization strategy, and our distribution partner, Transmedic, has flawlessly initiated on executing that strategy. We believe th...
Source: Mass Device - April 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution CHF Solutions Inc. Source Type: news

Get a brain boost from spearmint: It improves both short term memory and ability to fall asleep, according to study
(Natural News) Spearmint was found to enhance the brain in older adults by improving both short-term memory and sleep habits, according to a study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. The study was conducted by a team of researchers who looked at the effects of a dried aqueous spearmint extract on cognitive... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What essential oils are good for the flu?
Essential oils have been used for a variety of ailments for hundreds of years. Research is beginning to confirm that many essential oils can help fight off the flu virus, including eucalyptus oil, bergamot oil, and lemon balm. In this article, learn about how to use six essential oils safely and if there are any risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use a baking soda bath
Baking soda baths are used for a variety of purposes, including as a skin detox and to relieve itching and irritation from eczema, yeast infections, UTIs, and more. Learn how to make a baking soda bath and whether there are any risks. We also look at additional remedies using baking soda and other types of detox baths. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

To Treat Pain, PTSD And Other Ills, Some Vets Try Tai Chi
In hopes of reducing some veterans' reliance on pills for physical pain and psychological trauma, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is taking a look at alternative therapies.(Image credit: Blake Farmer/Nashville Public Radio) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Blake Farmer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does rice water do for your hair?
Rice water has been used as a traditional beauty treatment for centuries. It is said to make the hair strong, smooth, and shiny. It may also help it grow longer without split ends. In this article, we look at the scientific evidence behind these claims to find out whether rice water is an effective beauty treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: I tried leech therapy and it was unpleasant
Leech therapy has been around since the dawn of civilization, and it is still practiced today. I gave it a try and here's what it felt like. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: I tried leech therapy, and it was unpleasant
Leech therapy has been around since the dawn of civilization, and it is still practiced today. I gave it a try and here's what it felt like. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Woman dies after "live bee acupuncture" session
The alternative medicine procedure involves injecting bee sting venom into the body, and doctors warn of serious risks (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer patients who choose alternative medicine are richer, smarter
Choosing alternative medicines to treat curable cancers over traditional treatments comes with five times the risk of death, a Yale study found, but more educated patients are more likely to do it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richer, younger, smarter cancer patients choose alternative medicine
Choosing alternative medicines to treat curable cancers over traditional treatments comes with five times the risk of death, a Yale study found, but more educated patients are more likely to do it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news