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Mild cognitive impairment: Meditation can boost brain health
Mild cognitive impairment: Meditation can boost brain health

Research shows that adults with mild cognitive impairment who practice mindfulness meditation could experience a boost in cognitive reserve.

Doctors and Nurses Often Use Holistic Medicine for Themselves
Doctors and Nurses Often Use Holistic Medicine for Themselves

U.S. health care workers, especially doctors and nurses, use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) far more than do workers in other fields, according to a new study. CAM includes diverse therapies outside the realm of conventional medicine. Overall, 76 percent of health care workers report CAM usage, compared with 63 percent of the general working population.

Can acupuncture help with psoriasis?
Can acupuncture help with psoriasis?

Many practitioners say that acupuncture can help relieve the symptoms of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. What does the research say?

Complementary Medical approaches to decreasing discomfort during shockwave lithotripsy (SWL)
Complementary Medical approaches to decreasing discomfort during shockwave lithotripsy (SWL)

Complementary approaches to decreasing discomfort during shockwave lithotripsy (SWL). Complementary Medical approaches including Acupuncture, TENS and Music Therapy have been at the centre of a recent trial to see if these therapies can help people suffering from kidney stones. It was discovered that Complementary Therapies can lower patients need for pain killers and it was also noted that their anxiety levels decreased too.

Aromatherapy Reduces Nausea after Surgery
Aromatherapy Reduces Nausea after Surgery

Aromatherapy Reduces Nausea after Surgery In the aromatherapy study, 301 patients reporting nausea after surgery were randomly assigned to receive one of four types of aromatherapy. Two groups received true aromatherapy, with essential oil of ginger or a blend of aromatherapy oils (ginger, spearmint, peppermint, and cardamom) placed on a gauze pad.

Electroacupuncture and Brain Injuries
Electroacupuncture and Brain Injuries

Researchers have shown that treating patients with traumatic brain injuries with Electroacupuncture (EA) for one hour - in the acute stage - was shown to be able to increase regional blood flows and attenuate the levels of transforming growth-interacting factor (TGIF) in the injured cortex.

Acupuncture and Post Operative Sore Throat
Acupuncture and Post Operative Sore Throat

Researchers have found that acupuncture could be considered as an option in prevention of postoperative anaesthesia-related sore throat.

Homeopathic Remedies Effective Against Cancer Cells

Researchers have looked at the ability of homeopathic medicines as anticancer agents.

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