News tagged with alternative medicines
A study led by researchers at the UC San Diego Stem Cell Research program and funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) looks at an important RNA binding protein called LIN28, which ...
Genetics Sep 04, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that a bean commonly used in Chinese cuisine protects against the life-threatening condition sepsis. These findings are published in the current ...
Medical research Oct 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Injections of a sugar solution appear to help relieve knee pain and stiffness related to osteoarthritis, a new study suggests.
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 21, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Growing old is generally viewed in negative terms in our society. And our individualistic and consumerist approach to health care leads us to believe that it's within our power to alter the "biological clock"—if we are ...
Health May 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 3
Bitter cumin is used extensively in traditional medicine to treat a range of diseases from vitiligo to hyperglycemia. It is considered to be antiparasitic and antimicrobial and science has backed up claims of its use to reduce ...
Health May 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is not associated with adherence to pediatric asthma treatment, according to a study published online April 9 in Pediatrics.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The experience of 'mental silence' is linked with better health outcomes and greater wellbeing according to a University of Sydney study.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Changes in how genes in the immune system function may result in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of visual impairment in older adults, based on preliminary research conducted by ...
Immunology Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children who regularly see specialists for chronic medical conditions are also using complementary medicine at a high rate, demonstrates recently published research from the University of Alberta and the University of Ottawa.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A treatment that removes heavy metals from the body has long been touted as an alternative therapy to combat hardening arteries. Now a 10-year, $31 million clinical trial has found that chelation therapy does help heart attack ...
Cardiology Mar 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Extracts of saw palmetto berry used at doses of up to 960 mg daily appear to be safe over an 18-month period, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal of Urology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Seventy-two percent of adolescents with juvenile arthritis use at least one form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), but only 45 percent have discussions about it with their health care providers.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) shows that urban adolescents with asthma may experience worse outcomes when not using spiritual coping and often use complementary and alternative medicine, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 14, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Massage is purported to have an array of benefits, including alleviating symptoms of depression, anxiety, back pain, asthma, fatigue, and even HIV. A new study shows there are sustained, ...
Health Aug 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
U.S. health care workers, especially doctors and nurses, use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) far more than do workers in other fields, according to a new study. CAM includes diverse therapies ...
Health Aug 19, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0