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Synonyms for medicine

an agent used to restore health

a substance used in the treatment of disease

Synonyms for medicine

the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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punishment for one's actions

treat medicinally, treat with medicine

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Although associations have been noted between CAM and conventional medicine, researchers have not typically moved beyond the individual beliefs and behaviors to understand how the structure of the conventional health care system can also push individuals toward CAM utilization.
For many people, CAM is an important part of staying healthy, but some CAM products may make conventional medicines less effective or lead to potentially dangerous interactions.
Decker, APRN, ANP-BC, OCN[R], AOCN[R], nurse practitioner at Integrative Care in Albany, NY, summarizes that integrative medicine is simply "medical care that integrates evidence-based conventional medicine with evidence-based complementary therapies.
She sadly died of her disease, but she at least had the benefit of the chances that conventional medicine can offer.
By using CAM and conventional medicine codes within the same system, DHCC is in a unique position to assist in filling large information gaps in clinical research about the effectiveness of CAM treatments,' she added.
of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston) introduces five branches of healing: conventional medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, naturopathy, homeopathy, and herbalism.
After defining CAM, it discusses the different approaches of CAM and conventional medicine and how the two are affecting each other.
The chief adviser will advise on integration of complementary health care and conventional medicine, particularly in the area of primary care and chronic condition management.
Over 1,000 tubs of grubs are prescribed every year when conventional medicine fails.
The six expressly debunked myths about alternative medicine are: healers always know best, it can't hurt you, all remedies are created equal, you can't use it without proof, it's a good substitute for conventional medicine, and spirit is always positive.
So to me, holistic medicine can work just as well as conventional medicine, if not better.
CAM stands for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a group of diverse therapies and products that are neither part of conventional medicine as taught in U.
Although I'd transitioned from allopathic to complementary medicine several years earlier, as symptoms multiplied and worsened I returned to conventional medicine in a panic.
of the University of Berne (Switzerland), identified 110 placebo-controlled trials of homeopathy and matched the trials with 110 conventional medicine trials that studied similar disorders and used similar outcome measures.
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