Mis. Alternative Medicine News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/16/2002
Cyber Classes Help Docs Brush Up On Herbs

Many health professionals lack essential knowledge about supplements

9/13/2002
Red Clover Can Help Hot Flashes

Dietary supplement cuts frequency, severity, Peruvian study says

9/5/2002
Many Cancer Patients Turn to Alternative Medicine

Use therapies to improve general health and sense of well-being

9/4/2002
Prostate Cancer Supplement Contaminated

A widely used herbal mixture contained powerful synthetic drugs

8/20/2002
St. John's Wort a Bad Match for Chemo Drug

Herbal supplement interferes with colorectal cancer drug

8/20/2002
A Memorable Failure for Ginkgo

Study finds herbal supplement strikes out as mental aid for elderly

8/19/2002
Aromatherapy May Do More Than Soothe Your Spirit

Researcher suggests smells may emit protective antioxidants

8/13/2002
Growing Old IS What It Used To Be

Anti-aging products fail to deliver

8/12/2002
Chelation Therapy's Mettle to Be Tested

Blood-cleansing technique to get first large-scale clinical trial as heart aid

8/10/2002
Shedding Light on Pain Management

A new infrared device eases aches and pain, proponents say

8/1/2002
Linoleic Acid Cuts Stroke Risk

But researchers warn it's not the popular 'conjugated' acid used as a supplement

7/31/2002
Humming a Few Bars May Bar Sinusitis

Study says practice may increase ventilation, and may even help diagnose condition

7/30/2002
Gingko Biloba Will Be Tested on Leg Artery Disease

Study to examine whether extract works on painful ailment

7/26/2002
Whole Grain Foods Wholly Healthy

Study reports lower cardiovascular, diabetes risks for whole grain eaters

7/26/2002
Fishing for a Healthy Heart?

Omega-3 fatty acids promote elasticity in blood vessels

7/26/2002
Experts Tie Diet Aids to Heat Deaths on Gridiron

Say circumstantial evidence links stroke to ephedrine and creatine

7/25/2002
All Soy Lowers Cholesterol

Both high- and low-isoflavone soy help, researchers say

7/24/2002
FDA Gets Guidance On Supplement Safety

Panel offers regulators a formula for evaluating over-the-counter supplements

7/22/2002
Living With Diabetes

Alternatives might help you cope

7/16/2002
Fruits and Veggies Boost Memory

Study: Some better than others

7/12/2002
Quenching That Exercise Thirst

Some tips on what to drink during summer exercise

7/10/2002
Temple Stay Helps Mental Disorders

Effects as strong as medication, say researchers

7/9/2002
Green Tea Cancer Benefits Detailed

Compounds in drink identify, separate and attack cancer cells, says new research

6/10/2002
Dieting to Disaster

Herbal supplement plus dieting causes rare neurological disorder in Italian woman

5/30/2002
Music as Medicine

Therapy can soothe and stimulate patients fighting illness

5/28/2002
Experts Call Anti-Aging Products a Waste of Money

They say there's no proof they work, and some are harmful

5/24/2002
Ginseng's New Powers

Berry extract now shows promise in treatment of diabetes and obesity

5/2/2002
Ancient Folk Remedy Controls Cholesterol

Study finds Indian supplement works naturally in mice

4/25/2002
Magic Brew for Your Heart

Another study finds tea's flavonoids prevent blood vessel damage

4/23/2002
Getting a New Point in the ER

Acupuncture study shows treatment offers relief

4/22/2002
Food for Thought

From berries to soy, studies offer some help for what ails you

4/20/2002
Orthopedic Docs Boost Complementary Medicine Awareness

Web site warns of potential interactions with conventional drugs

4/16/2002
Acupuncture May Help Infertile Couples

German study finds treatments boost IVF success rate

4/16/2002
Green Light for Green Tea

Polyphenols in drink may protect against Parkinson's disease, research shows

4/12/2002
Arthritis Docs Embrace Alternative Medicine

Research shows rheumatologists accept, use complementary medicine

4/10/2002
Herbs With Estrogen Action May Raise Cancer Risk

Rat study sees potential problem for women predisposed to disease

4/9/2002
St. John's Wort Fails Another Test

Placebo works better than remedy for depression, study says

4/9/2002
Green Tea Not Panacea for Prostate Cancer

Study finds no effect for men at advanced stage

4/8/2002
Fish Oil Supplements Cut Sudden Death Risk

Study finds they reduce chances by half in heart attack victims

4/4/2002
Going GaGa for Yoga

It can help alleviate pain

3/26/2002
Study Reveals St. John's Warts

Not all forms of the popular herbal treatment for depression are created equal

3/15/2002
Soy Diet Eases Pain, Animal Study Finds

Rat research could offer hope to people with chronic pain

3/15/2002
FDA Probes Link Between Kava, Liver Damage

Agency has received 38 reports of 'adverse effects' believed to be linked to herb

2/27/2002
Melodies That Soothe

Does "designer music" work?

2/25/2002
More Knowledge, Scrutiny of Alternative Medicine Urged

Panel calls for more clinical trials of growing therapy

2/18/2002
Bring Herbal Remedies Into Doctor Dialogue, Experts Caution

Use of herbal teas should be considered in diagnosing liver problems

1/15/2002
America's Medicine Cabinet Is Full

Study finds many taking several medications, supplements

1/11/2002
Doctors Urged to Bone Up on Alternative Medicine

Bone surgeons say its increasing popularity can't be ignored any more

1/4/2002
Some Herbs Don't Deliver on Promises

But study finds other popular treatments work

12/24/2001
Myrrh-y Christmas and Good Health to All

New research shows Biblical gift may become 21st century cancer treatment