Mis. Alternative Medicine News

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7/7/2005
Can Ginger Combat Chemo-Induced Nausea?

Study to include 180 adults with cancer

6/20/2005
Novel Therapies Fight Alzheimer's on Multiple Fronts

Insulin, immune system and even calisthenics offer hope, experts say

6/10/2005
Folk Remedy, Food Spice May Fight Cancer

Scientists embark on major study of propolis and turmeric

6/9/2005
Lifestyle Can Dictate Course of Breast Cancer

Exercise, food consumption, even a common spice may have impact, studies find

6/1/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Prostate Cancer

Begin by improving your diet

5/25/2005
Shark Cartilage Fails as Cancer Therapy

In new trial, many patients dropped out early because of side effects

5/18/2005
Grapefruit May Bring Sweet Relief Against Ulcers

In rats, seed extract therapy shrank gastric lesions

5/5/2005
Health Tip: Visiting the Acupuncturist

Preparing for your treatment

4/26/2005
A Pinch of Spice Helps Keep Drivers Alert

Peppermint and cinnamon may improve your ride, study suggests

4/20/2005
Green Tea Prevents Prostate Cancer in High-Risk Men

Researchers believe beverage's catechins have powerful antioxidant properties

4/15/2005
Ephedra Court Ruling Rekindles Debate

Herb's safety and FDA's power to regulate it at issue, experts say

4/8/2005
Electroacupuncture May Ease Blood Pressure

In rats, needles with mild current cut hypertension in half

4/5/2005
Kids Follow Parents in Using Alternative Therapies

Boys less likely to use these treatments than girls, study finds

4/3/2005
Garlic Boosts Lung Health in Rats

But could you handle two cloves a day?

3/30/2005
Health Tip: The Benefits of Meditation

'Om' is where the heart is

3/18/2005
Natural Goodness From 'Healing Foods Pyramid'

New guide starts with water and includes fruits, veggies and chocolate

3/18/2005
Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy-Related Pain

Strengthening exercises can also help, study finds

3/17/2005
Herbal Supplements Largely Untested in Kids

Study finds only a few show proven benefit

3/10/2005
Health Tip: The Power of Green Tea

Studies show it can ward off disease

3/4/2005
Meditate, and Feel Blood Pressure Fall

Two 15-minute sessions daily greatly relaxed blood vessels, researchers say

3/4/2005
Maggots Make Move to Mainstream Medicine

Experts say critters help doctors heal stubborn leg, foot wounds faster

2/15/2005
U.S. Demand for Herbal Medicines Waning, But . . .

More multivitamins now include natural remedies, study finds

2/11/2005
Herbal Treatment Outdoes Paxil

But some researchers see flaws in new German study of St. John's wort

2/9/2005
Meditation Calms Blood Pressure, Too

Transcendental method can reduce need for medication, study finds

2/7/2005
DHEA May Help Treat Mid-Life Depression

Study suggests over-the-counter hormone can ease symptoms

2/3/2005
Many EU Cancer Patients Use Alternative Meds

Herbal treatments, homeopathy, vitamins and spiritual therapies popular

1/12/2005
Report Calls for Tougher Oversight of Alternative Medicine

It also suggests stricter regulation of dietary supplements

1/7/2005
Chamomile Tea May Have Medicinal Value

Scientists find ingredient in brew might ease colds, cramps

1/6/2005
Health Tip: An Herbal Myth?

Echinacea didn't ease child cold symptoms in study

12/31/2004
To Avoid a New Year's Hangover, Drink Plenty (of Water)

Expert offers tips to make New Year's Day misery-free

12/22/2004
U.S. Study Sees Little Benefit From Melatonin

Review finds supplement helps only some who have trouble falling asleep

12/21/2004
Acupuncture Eases Knee, Neck Pain, Studies Find

New U.S. research also points to some benefits from spinal manipulation for back pain

12/17/2004
Pine Tree Bark May Fight Arthritis Pain

Folk remedy shows anti-inflammatory properties in lab tests

12/14/2004
Heavy Metals Found in Indian Herbs

Survey finds 20% of Ayurvedic products could contain them

12/2/2004
Shark Cartilage No Proven Cancer Cure

More studies may show benefit in using purified components of it

12/1/2004
Green Tea Seems to Stem Spread of Prostate Cancer

Polyphenols control proliferation of malignant cells

11/24/2004
Debate Over Popular Arthritis Supplement Heating Up

New research finds glucosamine doesn't help, others argue it works, and all await results of U.S. trial

11/23/2004
Few Kids Get Alternative Medicine

Not many pediatricians recommend complementary therapies to patients

11/19/2004
Acupuncture Helps Treat Knee Pain

Coupled with anti-inflammatory, it eases stiffness of osteoarthritis

11/9/2004
Supplement May Melt Belly Fat in Seniors

Early study finds DHEA spurs weight loss, improves insulin activity

11/4/2004
Bee Venom May Soothe Rheumatoid Arthritis

Blocks genes that cause tissue swelling, study says

10/15/2004
Herbal Cholesterol Drug Bad Mix for Many Prescription Meds

Gugulipid causes 60 percent of medications to break down, study finds

10/14/2004
Ephedrine Can Cause Sudden Death

Supplement created potentially fatal heart rhythms in dogs

10/8/2004
High Blood Pressure Hurts Sex Life

Experts say medications not always at fault

9/25/2004
Alternative Medicine Slips Into the Mainstream

Doctors are combining time-honored therapies with conventional treatments

9/24/2004
Herbal Supplement Might Prevent Prostate Cancer

Study will test Zyflamend to see if it stops disease development

9/24/2004
Health Tip: Biofeedback

An example of how it's used

9/24/2004
Health Tip: 'Natural' Doesn't Always Mean Safe

Herbal products can be dangerous

9/15/2004
Hibiscus Flowers Help Your Heart

New research finds extract helps control cholesterol levels

9/10/2004
Ginseng Paradox Explained

Study finds it both promotes, limits blood vessel growth