Neuroscience

How axons change chemical cues to mechanical force

While today's technology is growing increasingly wireless, the human brain still depends on neurons being directly connected to one another. Two neurons are connected when one extends its axon to the other. This extension ...

Health

Is integrative medicine right for you?

(HealthDay)—Any approach that differs from conventional—or Western—medicine is typically considered complementary and alternative, or CAM.

Health

Complementary medicine use up with chronic conditions

(HealthDay)—Adults with multiple chronic conditions frequently use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), according to a study published online May 5 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing ...

Cardiology

Women with HTN, diabetes less likely to use alternative Rx

(HealthDay)—Women with hypertension and diabetes are less likely to consult with a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner and to self-prescribe CAM, according to a study published in the June 15 issue ...

Cardiology

Most cardiac patients report using alternative treatments

(HealthDay)—The majority of patients with cardiovascular disease receiving outpatient cardiology evaluations report using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies, according to a study published in the Feb. ...

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