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Health News - Complementary Medicine

Mindfulness meditation may help smokers quit - even those with no willpower
An intention to quit smoking may be less important than targeting self-control mechanisms, according to experts who have reviewed the evidence. (Medical News Today)

Acupuncture has 'similar mode of action to psychiatric drugs'
A controlled study in rats finds acupuncture to be effective against chronic stress and reveals clues about how this form of traditional Chinese medicine might work. (Medical News Today)

Most chronic pain patients use alternative therapies, but many don't tell their doctors
More than half of chronic pain patients in a managed care setting reported using chiropractic care or acupuncture or both, but many of these patients didn't discuss this care with their primary care... (Medical News Today)

Homeopathy: harmful and unscientific or misunderstood?
Two doctors have taken to The BMJ to debate the merits or otherwise of homeopathy, arguing whether it helps patients or could be harmful. (Medical News Today)

Acupuncture can improve outcomes in dermatological conditions
Medical evidence supports the potential for acupuncture to be significantly more effective in the treatment of dermatologic conditions such as dermatitis, pruritus, and urticaria than alternative... (Medical News Today)

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia with psychiatric, medical conditions
Cognitive behavioral therapy is a widely used nonpharmacologic treatment for insomnia disorders and an analysis of the medical literature suggests it also can work for patients whose insomnia is... (Medical News Today)

Partnership developing self-care tool for MSK pain
A new tool that helps people manage chronic pain brought on by musculoskeletal disorders (MSK) will draw on the expertise of an alliance of leading organisations in the field of rheumatology and... (Medical News Today)

Is yogurt good for you?
Yogurt is a simple pleasure packed with nutrients, good bacteria, and is a great way to boost protein levels. However, do all yogurts prove to be a healthy choice? MNT finds out. (Medical News Today)

What are the health benefits of barley?
Find out about the potential health benefits of consuming barley including maintaining blood pressure, bone structure and strength, decreasing the risk of heart disease and cancer. (Medical News Today)

Knowledge about alternative medicine connected to education, income
People with lower educational levels and incomes are less likely to know about yoga, acupuncture, natural products and chiropractic medicine, according to a new study from San Francisco State... (Medical News Today)

Talking therapy shows promise for people with chronic low back pain
New research from Royal Holloway, University of London has found that a new form of talking therapy is a credible and promising treatment for people with chronic low back pain who are also... (Medical News Today)

Bread: is bread bad for you?
Some argue that industrial bread production means too many preservatives, additives, salt and sugar, making it unhealthy. However, is bread really bad for you? MNT finds out. (Medical News Today)

UNMC study shows vitamin D protects bones in mice exposed to agricultural dust; may have implications for agricultural workers
You've probably heard it a thousand times - drink your milk. In the future, you may also hear - take your vitamin D. (Medical News Today)

More women turning to CAM for menopause without medical guidance
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing for the treatment of menopausal symptoms but often without the guidance of a clinician. (Medical News Today)

73% of insomniacs cured after 1-hour therapy session
A simple one-hour therapy session has helped to cure 73% of people suffering from acute insomnia, according to a new study from Northumbria University. (Medical News Today)

Vitamin D and calcium supplements do not improve menopausal symptoms
Women who took vitamin D and calcium supplements had the same number of menopausal symptoms as women who did not take the supplements, according to a study published today in Maturitas, the official... (Medical News Today)

RTOG 0537 shows acupuncture-like ENS may provide relief for radiation-induced dry mouth
Phase III results evaluated ENS and current standard treatment, pilocarpinePhase III results of Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) 0537 indicate that acupuncture-like, transcutaneous... (Medical News Today)

Beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine predict use among patients with cancer
A new study has shed light on how cancer patients' attitudes and beliefs drive the use of complementary and alternative medicine. (Medical News Today)

Tuberculosis drug can improve effect of CBT
A new study from Sweden's Karolinska Institutet shows that the effect of internet-based CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) for people with people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) may be... (Medical News Today)

New study on acupuncture to reduce pain and inflammation in children with acute appendicitis
Acupuncture was shown to lessen pain and reduce the underlying inflammation in pediatric patients with a diagnosis of acute appendicitis, according to a study published in the Journal of Alternative... (Medical News Today)

Stress relief techniques help cancer patients overcome fear of treatment
A service evaluation at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester, England, has shown the benefit of rapid stress management techniques (RSMTs) to help cancer patients who experience... (Medical News Today)

Unlabeled stimulant BMPEA in sports supplement combined with exercise likely caused stroke
β-Methylphenylethylamine (BMPEA), an amphetamine-like stimulant that has been found in dietary supplements marketed to improve athletic performance and weight loss, could be to blame for... (Medical News Today)

Despite warnings, health food stores recommend OTC dietary supplements to minors
Study shows staff recommended and sold products despite 'adults only' labelsFifteen year olds are not only able to buy over-the-counter dietary supplements from a sampling of health food stores... (Medical News Today)

Antimalarial tea -- from herbal remedy to licensed phytomedicine
Malaria is a critical health problem in West Africa, where traditional medicine is commonly used alongside modern healthcare practices. (Medical News Today)

Roseroot may have potential as alternative treatment for depression
Researchers have found the herb roseroot may have antidepressive qualities, suggesting that it could have potential as an alternative treatment for mild to moderate depression. (Medical News Today)

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