alternative medicine


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the practice of medicine without the use of drugs

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Professor Andreas Michalsen, while making a presentation on Ayurveda focusing on the challenges and potentials for the promotion of Ayurveda in Germany, stated that a number of comprehensive research projects on complementary and alternative medicine have been carried out at the Charity Medical University in Berlin.
I personally like to call it "alternative medicine" as in most of health concerns it offers a complete one-stop solution on its own.
His degrees include Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Allahabad Agriculture Institute besides diploma and doctorate in alternative medicine. He claims to be registered with the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine.
A delegation will travel to China next month to study the country's alternative medicine laws, particularly those governing quality control, he said.
It includes a concise history of alternative medicine as well as the folk medicine practiced in Ancient Mexico and follows through with the practice of folk medicine among current farmworkers.
Released by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and AARP, the report found that 53 percent of people ages 50 and older said they had used complementary and alternative medicine, but that only 58 percent of those users had discussed it with a health care provider.
"Parents may not be aware of the risk associated with the use of alternative medicine, including adverse reactions, possible interactions with conventional asthma therapy, as well as delay in taking, and compliance with, effective asthma therapy.
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and integrative therapies in patients with cancer care continues to grow.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine reports that in the United States about four in ten adults and one in nine children use some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
complementary and alternative medicine stressed at the close of its meetings
-- A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine is being hailed as a sign that alternative medicine may be gaining further acceptance in the United States.
Complementary and alternative medicine sourcebook; basic consumer health information about ayurveda, acupuncture, aromatherapy..., 4th ed.
According to a 2007 survey by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) of the National Institutes of Health (2008), approximately 38% of adults currently use some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
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