The alternative medicines that actually work, according to the world's leading expert
When people think of 'alternative' medicine, they often think of charlatans and quacks. But research suggests some remedies once written off as bunk may in fact help treat a range of conditions (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alternative Medicine Popular Among Seniors, But Most Don't Tell Their Doctors About It
WEDNESDAY, July 27, 2022 -- Lots of older folks are turning to alternative medicine to help them with the pains of aging – but they don’t necessarily think that’s any of their doctor’s business. About 40% of older adults use at least one... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Alternative Medicine Popular Among Seniors, But Most Don't Tell Their Doctors About It
Title: Alternative Medicine Popular Among Seniors, But Most Don ' t Tell Their Doctors About ItCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/27/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/27/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 27, 2022 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Multiple Sclerosis Patients on the Most Effective Ways Doctors Can Treat Their Condition
Because multiple sclerosis involves nerve damage that can occur throughout the body, including brain connections, symptoms can vary widely and be progressive. That makes each patient’s journey unique, and can prompt challenges on both sides of the exam table. Here’s what eight patients with the disease wish doctors knew when it comes to helping them manage the condition more effectively. Diagnosis should be its own appointment Although Dr. Claire Warren—a 70-year-old Stonington, N.Y.–based physician—has plenty of experience treating patients with all kinds of ailments, it wasn’t until sh...
Source: TIME: Health - July 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Dr Ellie warns of the health risks linked to natural treatments - ‘Be careful'
ALTHOUGH alternative medicine, such as using plants and herbs to target certain health problems, isn't major in the UK, some people might be reaching for natural cures. However, Dr Ellie has warned that there are risks to be aware of when it comes to going natural. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Know About the Latest Advances in Managing Severe Asthma
Graphs and charts don’t always tell the whole story. Numbers can be deceiving. But anyone who looks at U.S. trends in asthma mortality can see, without squinting, that things are moving in the right direction. A 2019 analysis in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine found that from 1999 to 2015, asthma mortality fell by 43%. “The decrease in asthma-related mortality was consistent in both sexes and in all race groups, with the largest decrease in patients older than 65 years,” the authors concluded. Figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that the...
Source: TIME: Health - June 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

DR MEGAN ROSSI: Do you have a 'leaky' gut that needs fixing?
DR MEGAN ROSSI: 'Leaky gut syndrome' is becoming a very popular 'diagnosis' in the world of alternative therapies, and chances are you know someone who's been told they have it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Mindfulness Really Change Your Brain?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - May 24, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Alternative Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Liberia: ACEDHARS Trains Over 162 Health Practitioners
[New Dawn] The African Center of Excellence for Drug Research, Herbal Medicine Development and Regulatory Science (ACEDHARS) at Lagos University in Nigeria in collaboration with the Traditional Complementary Medicine Unite at the Ministry of Health and the School of Pharmacy here has ended five days of training on Toxicological Evaluation of Herbal Product for over 162 professional health workers and traditional healers in Liberia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Does turmeric ’s reputation translate into real health benefits?
Clinical trials show that curcumin, present in the spice, may help fight osteoarthritis and other diseases, but there ’s a catch – bioavailability, or how to get it into the bloodWhile Kamal Patel was probing through the reams of user data onexamine.com– a website that calls itself “the internet’s largest database of nutrition and supplement research” – before a planned revamp later this year, he discovered that the most searched-for supplement on the website was curcumin, a distinctive yellow-orange chemical that is extracted from the r hizomes of turmeric, a tall plant in the ginger family, native to Asia.P...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2022 Category: Science Authors: David Cox Tags: Medical research Cancer research Osteoarthritis Breast cancer Health & wellbeing Alternative medicine Mental health Science Ageing Source Type: news

‘I Want to Reset My Brain’: Female Veterans Turn to Psychedelic Therapy
Traumatized by war and sexual assaults, some U.S. veterans and veterans ’ spouses are seeking help in a Mexican clinic that treats depression and addiction with potent hallucinogens like toad poison. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ernesto Londo ño and Meridith Kohut Tags: Psychedelic and Hallucinogenic Drugs Veterans Nemeroff, Charles B United States Defense and Military Forces Mental Health and Disorders Therapy and Rehabilitation Alternative and Complementary Medicine Mexico Dr. Martin Polanco Post-Trau Source Type: news

Deadly Venom From Spiders and Snakes May Cure What Ails You
Efforts to tease apart the vast swarm of proteins in venom — a field called venomics — have burgeoned in recent years, leading to important drug discoveries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jim Robbins Tags: Insects Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Spiders Scorpions Deserts Research Snakes Alternative and Complementary Medicine Arizona Fraser Island (Australia) Source Type: news

Deadly Venom From Spiders and Snakes May Also Cure What Ails You
Efforts to tease apart the vast swarm of proteins in venom — a field called venomics — have burgeoned in recent years, leading to important drug discoveries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jim Robbins Tags: Insects Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Spiders Scorpions Deserts Research Snakes Alternative and Complementary Medicine Arizona Fraser Island (Australia) Source Type: news

Can Complementary Therapies Ease Cancer Treatment Symptoms? What the Science Says
After Marianne Sarcich underwent treatment for breast cancer in 2016, she called an acupuncturist in hopes of easing her cancer-related anxiety—but made sure to be upfront. “I told her right away that I didn’t think this would work, I didn’t believe in it, but I was desperate,” she says. “Absolutely nothing else was helping. I only considered acupuncture to knock it off the list of possibilities.” To her shock, it helped. Over a few months of sessions, she felt the tightness of anxiety began to loosen, and Sarcich began considering other complementary options she’d dismissed ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Osteopathy: Study claims the controversial alternative medicine can help musculoskeletal disorders
Italian osteopaths claimed there is 'promising evidence' osteopathy can help relieve back and neck, pain. Experts told MailOnline most of the studies in the review have limited reliability. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news