alternative therapies


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alternative therapies

therapies (e.g. acupuncture, reflexology, aromatherapy, reiki massage, homeopathic remedies) found to be beneficial by some patients with chronic disease, the full therapeutic benefits or modes of action of which have not been fully evaluated in double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trials
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According to Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, director of the Center for Spirituality and Healing, Academic Health Center, at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, future reimbursement for alternative therapies hinges on upcoming scientific evidence.
A study published in Alternative Therapies took 34 fibromyalgia patients and gave them 10 grams of chlorella tablets and 100 ml of liquid chlorella for three months.
Palmolive is aiming to harness interest in alternative therapies by introducing a Tranquility variant to its Aromatherapy range of personal wash products.
ALTERNATIVE therapies will be featured in Coventry city centre this month .
SAN DIEGO -- Surveys indicate that many parents are trying complementary and alternative therapies for their children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, but few tell their physicians about it, Dr.
In recent years, our interdisciplinary teams, led by physicians and pharmacists, have evaluated over 100,000 journal articles a year on clinical research of alternative therapies.
Brad Parkin of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah points out that demand from members for alternative therapies has not been significant enough to incorporate in health insurance plans.
With the emergence of new journals that address alternative therapies for medical conditions, it is timely to investigate the use of alternative or complementary therapies in persons with spinal cord injury.
Use of alternative therapies to improve quality of life for people with HIV/AIDS.
A substantial minority of people suffering from mental ailments seek out alternative therapies, usually without telling their physicians, according to a new analysis of data from a 1996 national survey of the public's choices of medical therapies.
While a few insurers cover alternative therapies, others are turning to discount networks to provide a wide range of services, such as vitamin discounts, acupuncture and massage therapy.
One insurance company explains that this change of attitude was due mainly in its desire to meet customer demand and much less to do with a recognition that alternative therapies have their place alongside conventional medicine.

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