Psychology & Psychiatry

Distrust of power influences choice of medical procedures

First World countries have well-developed healthcare systems that employ medical regimens that have been empirically demonstrated to be effective. Despite this, many individuals in Germany and elsewhere, prefer to resort ...

Oncology & Cancer

Complementary medicine for cancer can decrease survival

People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were more likely to die as a result, according to researchers from ...

Health

More women turning to CAM for menopause without medical guidance

The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing for the treatment of menopausal symptoms but often without the guidance of a clinician. That's according to a new study reported online today in Menopause, ...

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 ...

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