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HIV did not arise from polio vaccine

... used in manufacturing its OPV. But the fact that mainstream researchers believe HIV arose from the related Simian Immunodeficiency virus (SIV) in chimps has bolstered the idea that HIV was mistakenly unleashed through polio vaccination. The theory was first made famous in a 1992 Rolling Stone article, and the...

Acupuncture can ease cancer

..., but in recent years acupuncture has been joining mainstream medicine as a possible extra help. Acupuncture involves the insertion of tiny needles at various set points around the body. Although there is evidence that it works for a variety of conditions.// Electroacupuncture also involves inserting needles,...

Acupuncture in Paediatric care

...od for relief of pain. However, it has not reached mainstream pediatric treatment yet. Very few acupuncturists treat children and not many pediatricians are familiar with acupuncture. Acupuncture could be effectively used for children who suffer from chronic, recurrent, or severe pain such as migraine, chro...

Good carb, bad carb? Experts debate.

...bject The idea has already entered the scientific mainstream in much of the world and is endorsed by the World Health Organization, but it remains deeply controversial in the United States. It is dismissed by some of the country's weightiest private health societies, including the American Heart Association an...

Heart Patients Use Alternative Medicine

...n the general population, even while they stick to mainstream drugs too.// "But they may not know that some of these substances could pose a hazard when taken with certain heart medications, and if they don't tell their doctors, the risk may go undetected,'' said Kline-Rogers, who presented the results before ...

New Treatment For Anxiety Disorders

...lar medicine does not simply take into account the mainstream organic causes of anxiety, but attempts to identify other causal factors of anxiety such as nutrient deficiencies, nutrient dependencies, food allergies, and hypoglycemia. Each of these causal factors, or a combination of them, can cause dysfunction ...

Partnership Between Diabetes India And Elsevier Announced

...of population is not adequately represented in the mainstream diabetes journals. Such issues would be taken care of by the new journal in the near future....

Ayurveda Spas are hot in San Francisco

...age, in an effort to differentiate themselves from mainstream purveyors of European massages and facials. International Orange, one of San Francisco's popular spas with Western influenced decor located at the trendy Fillmore shopping street, offers four kinds of body treatment. Among the four, three are Asian...

Need of the Hour: Viable Strategies against AIDS

...anization has warned that AIDS has now entered the mainstream society in Asian countries, “It is the potential overlap between commercial sex and injecting drug use that is likely to become the main driver of China’s epidemic," the reported warned. Clearly, a wake-up call fro the officialdom...

US surge in vaginal reconstruction

...act that such a surgery was becoming acceptable in mainstream America and was being marketed as a way to gain self-esteem or acceptability. Such procedures were gaining in popularity in part because they were being touted as a consumer product rather than as invasive — and potentially dangerous — surgery. ...

Be well informed and better advice the key to better living

...'s our American ego but almost literally when most mainstream professionals (meaning most M.D.s and medical researchers) see "herbs" and "European" they assume the study doesn't hold water," said Neary. Neary said he has patients who see results in "four, six, eight weeks" and he is always happy to hear the ...

Needed, more space for women's sexual identity on marquees

...is, it rarely sees a happy ending for both. Both mainstream and niche filmmakers in India have been utterly judgmental towards older women. Even in recent films like "Dil Chahta Hai", "Ek Chhotisi Love Story", "Leela" and "Freaky Chakra", the women were stereotyped as singletons, with dysfunctional lives and ...

Doctor Grilled In Court For False Report About Vioxx Health Risk

... taken money from Merck would deserve to be called mainstream doctor. The attorney who stands for Thomas Cona is the only who had won a case against Merck, last August. He enabled a Texas based widow, a user of Vioxx receive a multimillion-dollar jury award. Other similar trials that were taken up in the stat...

Yoga Along with Treatment for Breast Cancer Improves Quality of Life

...lace ... of Wellness, and are used in concert with mainstream care to manage symptoms, relieve stress, and enhance quality of life for patients and their caregivers. M. D. Anderson's Integrative Medicine faculty also conduct research in the biological and behavioral effects of mind/body based interventions; the...

Acupuncture to Relieve Fibromyalgia Symptoms

...tary medicine techniques in conjunction with their mainstream medical care, Dr. Martin says. But often, such techniques lack scientific evidence to justify a patient’s expense and time. The study lends credence to patients’ belief that nontraditional methods may improve their health. In Mayo’s trial, patients ...

America’s Demand For Organic Foods Far Exceeds the Suppl

...uccess of organic foods with the people many large mainstream grocery stores are attempting to meet the demand by themselves. Super stores like Kroger Co, Safeway Inc, and SuperValu Inc, which own Albertsons LLC, are some of the supermarkets that are already selling their own organic brands. Wal-Mart Inc had ea...

Processed foods – "the" cause of obesity!

...o change it. To get rid of these sugary foods from mainstream American diets, it will take a mass effort of doctors, community leaders and consumers. However, Lustig’s hypothesis is doubted by obesity experts who are hesitating to label overweight people as victims of their food supply with not a lot of hope ...

Smoking Ban should Include Mental Health Units

...ealth Act will exclude mental health patients from mainstream health improvement strategies and exacerbate the inequality they already experience," they conclude. Source : Eureka Alert...

Mental Health Units Should not be Exempt from Smoking Ban

...ealth Act will exclude mental health patients from mainstream health improvement strategies and exacerbate the inequality they already experience,” they conclude....

Study Revels That Women Of Italy Are High-Risk Drinkers

...n we go out and actively search for cases within a mainstream population, we can find up to as many as three times as many children who really do have the disorder." The researchers randomly selected 25 primary schools in two health districts of the Lazio region for examination. Parental permission for a scre...

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