Americans Spend Billions on Alternative Medicine
... -- Americans spent $33.9 billion out-of-pocket on complementary
and alternative medicine in 2007 alone, U.S. ... Briggs, director of the U.S. National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine, said during a morning ... regard as to whether any of these alternative or complementary
approaches actually work, she said.
In the ...
Americans Spent $33.9 Billion Out-of-Pocket on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
... -- Americans spent $33.9 billion out-of-pocket on complementary
and alternative medicine (CAM) over the previous ... Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National ... Research and lead author of the cost of complementary
and alternative medicine analysis. "While these ...
Evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine treatments now available
... 8, 2009 -- More than one-third of Americans use complementary
or alternative medicine (CAM). The vast majority ... point of care, "The ACP Evidence-Based Guide to complementary
& Alternative Medicine" is a welcome resource for ... condition, "The ACP Evidence-Based Guide to complementary
& Alternative Medicine" focuses on the safety and ...
The Westin Kierland Resort And Mayo Clinic Present "Well Beyond" Weekend
... M.D., and Larry Bergstrom, M.D., both Mayo Clinic complementary
and Integrative Medicine physicians ... in Internal Medicine and the director of the complementary
and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic. ... in the scientific evaluation of Alternative and complementary
medical therapies at Mayo Clinic and with other ...
Acupuncture, Real or Fake, Eases Back Pain
... its kind, was funded by the National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine, part of the U.S. ... a licensed acupuncturist and assistant dean for complementary
and integrative medicine at the University of ... information
The U.S. National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine has more on ....
Advancements in Integrative Medicine Research to Be Evaluated by Scientists From Leading International Academic Health Centers
... the 4th North American Research Conference on complementary
and Integrative Medicine on May 12-15, at the ... Medicine ; Harvard Medical School ; Mayo Clinic, complementary
& Integrative Medicine Program; University ... across medical conditions
* Investing in complementary
and integrative medicine, the cost
GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer Announce Innovative Agreement to Create a New World-Leading, Specialist HIV Company
... "By combining Pfizer's and GlaxoSmithKline's complementary
strengths and capabilities, we are creating a new ... companies' current HIV products, as well as the complementary
fit of Pfizer's HIV pipeline and GSK's global ...
The combination is highly complementary
and serves both companies strategically. For GSK, ...
Top Medical and Dental Team Opens Groton Wellness Medical Center in Groton, MA
... will offer a wide range of conventional and complementary
medical services including Functional Medicine, ... uses her extensive blend of both conventional and complementary
integrative therapies to develop individualized ... offering a wide range of traditional and complementary
medical services. Founders Dr. Robert Evans and ...
Alternative Therapies Can Be Safe, Effective For Children
... more children than ever are being treated with complementary
and alternative therapies. Recent studies ... therapy.
"There is a huge place for complementary
and alternative medicine in pediatrics," says ... the University of Michigan Medical School.
and alternative therapies are becoming a more ...
Alternative and Complementary Medicine Should Have Role in New Era of Health Care Reform
... methods of prevention, chiropractic, and complementary
and alternative medicine (CAM), states an ... Number 1) of The Journal of Alternative and complementary
Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal published by ...
The Journal of Alternative and complementary
Medicine is a monthly peer-reviewed journal ...
FeelGoodNow.com Launches Complementary and Preventative Web Site
... for consumers and practitioners who seek helpful complementary
and preventative information through a ... devoted to the latest industry information in complementary
and preventative medicine .
... market in response to the rapidly growing complementary
and preventative medicine industry,” said ...
According to a New Government Survey, 38 Percent of Adults and 12 Percent of Children Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine
... children aged 17 years and under use some form of complementary
and alternative medicine (CAM), according to a ... was developed by the National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a part of the ... R. CDC National Health Statistics Report #12 . complementary
and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults and ...
38% of U.S. Adults Use Alternative Treatments
... and 12 percent of children use some type of complementary
and alternative medicine, a new U.S. government survey finds.
and alternative medicine -- sometimes called CAM ... acting director of the U.S. National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine's division of extramural ...
American Cancer Society study finds high use of complementary methods among cancer survivors
... Cancer Society finds many cancer patients use complementary
and alternative methods, most often prayer, ... those with more education were more likely to use complementary
The study confirmed the findings ... surveys that found cancer patients use the same complementary
methods used among the general population and ...
Eastern and Western Medicine Meet in Medical Offices
... of healthcare providers are using some form of complementary
and alternative medicine (CAM) to enhance their ... of healthcare providers are using some form of complementary
and alternative medicine (CAM) to enhance their ... entitled "Healthcare Providers' Use of complementary
and Alternative Medicine," was sent during ...
Complementary medicines can help mild depression and premenstrual syndrome
medicines can help mild depression and ... claims.
Many people use "alternative" or complementary
products because they see them as a more gentle ... "This is as true of dietary supplements and complementary
medicines as it is of prescription medicine. Just ...
Study underway to find an alternative cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
... research studies evaluating dietary changes and complementary
medicine for the treatment of inflammatory bowel ... suffering from UC in order to find out if complementary
and alternative medicine techniques may help ... 40 percent of patients with IBD use complementary
and alternative medicine; however, there is a ...
St. John's Wort Doesn't Work for ADHD
... the study was provided by the National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).
"This was an ... the need for parents to be as critical of complementary
and alternative medicines as they are about ... is very interested in using alternative and complementary
medicine, it's very important to find a physician ...
Time to Talk About CAM: Health Care Providers and Patients Need To Ask and Tell
... -- The National Center
and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the ... care providers to openly discuss the use of complementary
alternative medicine (CAM). CAM is a group of ... The National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine's
mission is to ...
Figure Skater Peggy Fleming Teams With HealthSaver: The Impact of Diet and Supplements on Health
... NORWALK, Conn., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- complementary
medicine is a diverse group of ... Americans 50 years and older do not discuss complementary
and alternative medicine with their physicians, ... -- Among the most popular natural products in complementary
and alternative medicine is echinacea, an ...
UQ leads the way on complementary medicine research
... of Queensland is leading the way on research into complementary
medicines to make them part of mainstream medical use.
The National Institute of complementary
Medicine (NICM) has awarded $660,000 to Associate ... and Herbal Medicine, which aims to support complementary
and alternative medicine with evidence-based ...
Meditation Can Wish You Well, Study Says
... said Dr. Louis Teichholz, medical director of complementary
medicine and chief of cardiology at Hackensack ... information
The U.S. National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine has more about ... Louis E. Teichholz, M.D., medical director, complementary
medicine, and chief, cardiology, Hackensack ...
Popular alternative therapy for psoriasis performs no better than placebo
... Academy of Dermatology.
Alternative and complementary
websites and newspapers publish anecdotal reports ... achieve effective long-term control. Turning to complementary
and alternative therapies is understandable, they ... with psoriasis, it is estimated that 51% use complementary
and alternative medicine therapies to treat their ...
Most Breast Cancer Web Pages Contain Reliable Information
... But sites devoted to complementary
or alternative medicine may not be accurate, ... inaccurate information. But pages focused on complementary
or alternative medicine are 15 times more likely ... on 18 Web pages (5.2 percent), although complementary
or alternative medicine pages were 15.6 times ...
National Institutes of Health Appoints Timothy C. Birdsall, ND to CAM Advisory Council
... five years.
The National Advisory Council for complementary
Medicine advises and makes ... to the director of the National
Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) on ... medical treatments with
scientifically supported complementary
therapies within a patient-centered
Mayo researchers: complementary therapies help patients recover after heart surgery
... to findings published in the current edition of complementary
Therapies in Clinical Practice.
As a result ... cardiovascular surgery group began looking at complementary
therapies in 2004. "In surveys, we started to ... conventional care and evidence-based complementary
and alternative medicine (CAM), Cutshall says.
Mount Sinai recognized as Center of Excellence for Research in Alzheimer's disease
... a major grant from the National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a component of ... (NIH) and lead Federal agency for research on complementary
and alternative medicine. This new grant creates a Center of Excellence for Research in complementary
and Alternative Medicine at Mount Sinai that will ...
NCCAM expands Centers of Excellence in CAM research program
... The National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has added three new Centers of Excellence for Research on complementary
and Alternative Medicine (CAM) to its centers ... (NIH), is the lead Federal agency for research on complementary
and alternative medicine.
The Centers of ...
Elbit Medical Imaging Ltd. Announces Publication of a Prospectus in Israel
... the Series F Notes, the Company
will publish a complementary
Notice, which shall constitute a part of the
Offering Prospectus. The complementary
Notice shall specify, among other
things, the ... Prospectus. Prior to the publication of the complementary
the Company will be required to receive ...
Farewell chicken tenders
... come along for the ride in one of two ways -- a complementary
behavior or a substitute behavior," Spring ... when you watch, then eating and snacking are complementary
behaviors for you. If I can get you to cut down ... simpler by just asking you to change one. The complementary
behavior is a bonus that comes along for the ....
Meditation May Help Put Primary Insomnia to Bed
... a 12-month period, according to a 2007 study by the National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine. People reported using meditation for various ... mechanism).
The National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine has more on meditation and health.
Dr. David Sniezek to Provide Medical Acupuncture at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC
... will turn into improved patient care and an increase in further study of complementary
methods by conventional physicians. I believe that sharing the science ... Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Management but also utilizes complementary
methods such as Medical Acupuncture and Manual Medicine. He is on the ...
Study to Investigate AHCC and the Swine Flu Virus
... flu (H5N1) virus. The findings, published in the Japanese Journal of complementary
and Alternative Medicine (Vol. 4, (2007), No. 1 pp. 37-40), demonstrated ... strains." said Fred Pescatore, MD, MPH of the Center for Integrative and complementary
Medicine. "The combination of the animal research on those specific ...
Different treatment options in chronic coronary artery disease
... show that ACB and PCI are of equivalent value and can be placed in a complementary
The authors not only consider the results of ... but extend their overview to the analyses of registries, which provide complementary
Thus PCI or ACB is advisable in those patients who still suffer ...
Homeopathic medicines: Can they help relieve side-effects of cancer therapy?
... and menopausal symptoms. Around a third of patients with cancer use complementary
therapies, including homeopathic medicines, to try to reduce these side ... says Dr Sosie Kassab, Director of the Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital's complementary
Cancer Service and lead author of the review. "The effects of calendula ...
Awareness of Alternative Therapies May Be Lacking
... aren't aware of two major federal government-funded clinical trials of complementary
and alternative (CAM) therapies, a new survey has found.
The survey, ... research results."
The U.S. National Center for complementary
and Alternative Medicine has more about CAM therapies .
Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter Results
... investments by our clients and prospective clients. Our solutions are complementary
to hospital organizations' plans for EHR adoption."
System sales for ... document-based repository of historical health information that is complementary
and can be seamlessly integrated with existing disparate clinical, ...
Spas Add Years to Your Life
... pressure can add six years to your life. ( Journal of Alternative and complementary
By 2020, the top five diseases will all have the ... at a spa to help reduce stress," said Dr. Brent Bauer, director of the complementary
and Integrative Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic. "Things like meditation, ...
Recession-resistant Marketing Requires Innovative Steps
... Seasoned media and marketing communications pros pool complementary
resources to help advertisers fight recession
The two award-winning firms have done just that by pooling their own complementary
resources of efficient media buying and dynamic creative talent to form a ...
Researchers discover ways of integrating treatment of traumatized Tibetan refugee monks
... and eastern medicine, the BCRHHR researched and implemented its own complementary
therapy options to heal them. These findings appear online in the March ... and Western disease pathologies represents the need for evidence-based complementary
therapies, such as the Tibetan monks in exile and other religious refugee ...