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2013-11-27 23:32:18

Visit the local Tampa chiropractor at Elan Wellness Center of Tampa. who offers the best solutions for many kinds of pain by using revolutionary technology and the most proven techniques for treating pain at its source without the side effects of prescription medication. Call now for an appointment. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Introducing a professional Tampa personal injury chiropractic practitioner, Dr. Christine Rogers, who is helping patients suffering from chronic back pain,...

2013-11-19 16:22:28

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chelation treatments reduce cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks, and death in patients with diabetes but not in those who did not have diabetes, according to analyses of data from the National Institutes of Health-funded Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT). However, researchers say more research is needed before it's known whether this promising finding leads to a treatment option. "These are striking results...

2013-08-06 23:00:27

Dr. Peter L. Johnston Announces the Release of ‘The Eagle’s Way’. MELBOURNE, Australia (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 After his wife was diagnosed with a terminal illness in 1979, Peter Johnston, a family GP, started to look outside conventional medicine for a cure. What he found was a confusing array of different alternative therapies and a medical profession skeptical of all of them. “The Eagle’s Way: The Importance of Love in Healthcare” (published by Balboa Press) is Johnston’s...

2013-03-27 12:37:48

Although chelation therapy with the drug disodium EDTA has been used for many years with limited evidence of efficacy for the treatment of coronary disease, a randomized trial that included patients with a prior heart attack found that use of a chelation regimen modestly reduced the risk of a composite of adverse cardiovascular outcomes, but the findings do not support the routine use of chelation therapy for treatment of patients who have had a heart attack, according to a study in the March...

2013-01-22 23:01:42

According to NCCAM Clinical Digest, Jan. 2013, Echinacea is one of top herbs searched for in their research data base Ghent, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Bioforce USA was pleased that NCCAM(National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) stated in their January 2013 Clinical Digest that in 2012, over 3 million visitors came to NCCAM´s website seeking information on complementary health approaches. Echinacea was in the top 5 most searched for herbs. Since Echinacea has been...

2011-11-16 08:00:00

Professional Development Resources, a nationally accredited provider of continuing education (CE) to psychologists, social workers, counselors, speech-language pathologists, registered dietitians and occupational therapists, has announced the expansion of its complementary and alternative medicine curriculum with the addition of a new course on acupuncture. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Professional Development Resources has just released a new online CE course called...

2011-11-04 06:50:00

More than 83 Million Americans Use CAM Therapy to Manage and Treat Health Problems Including Pain BALTIMORE, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pain Foundation (APF) announced today the launch of a new online educational module focusing on safe use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as part of its PainSAFE(TM) (Pain Safety & Access For Everyone) initiative. The module, developed with materials and assistance from the National Center for Complementary...

2011-09-27 18:04:37

NIH-funded study finds dietary supplement does not alleviate BPH Saw palmetto, a widely used herbal dietary supplement, does not reduce urinary problems associated with prostate enlargement any better than a placebo, according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study was published Sept. 28 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Prostate enlargement, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), can cause frequent urination, a weak or intermittent...

2011-09-21 11:00:00

"Integrative Health and Wellness: Bridging Practice and Research" VINELAND, N.J., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading national research shows that 1 in 4 American adults has used at least one form of complementary or alternative medicine technique, according to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). In response to the growing popularity and use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) techniques, South Jersey Healthcare's Nursing...

2011-09-17 11:00:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp says that according to The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) of The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a recent study of an anti-inflammatory diet consisting of Omega-3 reduced the symptoms of Anxiety in the young and healthy subjects, not yet diagnosed with the disorder. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Should the healthy and young follow the diets of the elderly and include an anti-inflammatory nutrient...