Mis. Alternative Medicine News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

12/14/2001
Garlic Pills Dull AIDS Drug

Supplements affect protease inhibitor that slows HIV, new research shows

12/13/2001
Saw Palmetto Soothes Urinary Problems

But it won't help a man's sex life, says study

12/11/2001
Fake Cure Earns Maryland Man Prison Term

Thousands bilked by aloe vera 'treatment', says FDA

12/10/2001
Want To Feel Better? Wait for the Punch Line

Anticipation of laughter improves mood

12/5/2001
Alternative Therapies Gain Favor for Kids' Cancers

Parents are adding herbs, spiritual therapy and more to supplement conventional treatment, study finds

11/22/2001
Slice of Pie; Hold the E. coli?

Oil of oregano may protect against disease-causing bacteria, says study

11/19/2001
Ease on Down the Road to Health

Relaxing enhances the immune system, says a small study

11/1/2001
Toxic Brews?

Doctors warn that some herbal remedies can do more harm than good

10/31/2001
Faith Healers

Study suggests prayer can help heart patients recover

10/17/2001
Herb for Prostate Cancer Can Cause Bleeding

Patient took twice the recommended dose of PC-Spes

10/16/2001
Raising the Herbal Bar

New certification program to set standard for supplements

10/15/2001
'Electroacupuncture' Eases Woes After Breast Surgery

Study: Electric simulation quells queasiness, dulls pain

10/3/2001
Snake Oil Salesmen Slither to the Web

Sites illegally touting 'cancer cures' abound, says survey

9/10/2001
Some Herbals Aren't Worth Beans for Treating Parkinson's

Popular alternatives can be dangerous or ineffective, say doctors

9/10/2001
Vest Test Ices MS Symptoms

But study critics throw cold water on results

9/10/2001
Ephedra Under Fire

Calling it dangerous, even lethal, group wants supplement banned

9/8/2001
Ephedra Crackdown

NFL bans stimulant; Texas calls for safer labeling

9/1/2001
Herbal Medicine and Kids

Are herbal products safe for children? Read these cautions and know

8/29/2001
Re-Seeding Your Breast Cancer Risks

Study shows flaxseed may help prevent breast cancer

8/14/2001
Health Raves for Soy Babes

Soy formulas as healthy as cow's milk, says study

7/24/2001
Evidence For Green Tea Mounts

Study found it held off breast cancer in rats

7/16/2001
Using Holistic Medicine to Treat Addiction

Despite critics, proponents say the approach works

7/11/2001
Ancient Food, Modern Prostate Help

Pilot study finds combination of flaxseed and diet may help against this cancer

7/10/2001
Curb Herbs Before Surgery

Study says supplements, operations don't mix

7/10/2001
Strong Caution on Comfrey

Herb causes liver damage, FDA warns

7/9/2001
Tea Stirs Your Blood

Black tea improves artery openings in heart patients

6/14/2001
Play It Again, Surgeon

Music in the O.R. reduces patient anxiety

6/8/2001
Herbs Disturb FDA

Agency tells food makers they can't make health claims

5/30/2001
Music is Good Medicine

Aids patients with learning and verbal problems

5/26/2001
Some Alternative Answers

New database lets you research alternative medicine questions

5/25/2001
Danger Seen in Rising Herb Use

Surveys show number of users tripled

5/24/2001
Sights and Sounds of Nature Ease Pain

Soothing therapy helps patients during lung procedure

5/22/2001
Look Ma, No Cavi-Teas

Black tea fights dental problems, study says

5/22/2001
A Natural Warning

Herbal remedies can interact in bad ways with drugs

5/18/2001
Herbal Remedy Cool to Hot Flashes

Black cohosh doesn't work for breast cancer patients

5/16/2001
Lucky Dog!

Aromatherapy used to alleviate canine's stress

5/11/2001
A Dandy Cure

Yellow weed just might relieve those blisters

5/10/2001
Herbal-Supplement Sales Slumping

Industry experts say consumer expectations were unrealistic

5/1/2001
A Spice of Life

Turmeric helps arthritis and cancer