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- Explosive growth in alternative medicine
- Explosive growth in alternative medicine BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS. Researchers at the Harvard Medical School report that the use of alternative medicine in the United States is growing by leaps and bounds. Comparing data from nationally representative random household telephone surveys done in 1990 and
03/02/04, 4411 bytes
- Alternative Medicine: Why so popular?
... This report investigates the reasons why acupuncture, homeopathy, herbal medicine, vitamin therapy and other alternative modalities are flourishing ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE: WHY SO POPULAR? by Hans R. Larsen, MSc ChE In 1997 Americans made 627 million visits to practitioners of alternative medicine and
03/27/04, 20135 bytes
- International Health News Letter to the Editor – October 1999
... issue of International Health News. However, I do think you may have overstated your case somewhat by asserting there is a "massive" swing toward alternative medicine. As you know, I sit on both sides of the fence, and I just don't see it as you put it. * Those figures showing high visit rates to alternative
03/02/04, 6116 bytes
- NEWSBRIEF – JUNE 1999
- NEWSBRIEF - Medical schools enter world of alternative medicine. A recent survey showed that 13 out of 16 Canadian medical schools now teach some form of alternative medicine to their undergraduates. Acupuncture was the most popular modality (taught in 10 schools), followed by homeopathic medicine
03/02/04, 3225 bytes
- Alternative medicine in ear, nose and throat disorders
- Alternative medicine in ear, nose and throat disorders HANOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE. The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery has established a Committee on Alternative Medicine. This move was partly prompted by the fact that Americans now spend over 23 billion dollars every year on
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- NEWSBRIEF – FEBRUARY 1999
- NEWSBRIEF - New center explores alternative medicine. The Office of Alternative Medicine in the United States has been upgraded to a full-fledged center within the National Institutes of Health and is now known as the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). Its annual budget
03/02/04, 2839 bytes
- NEWSBRIEF – May 2001
- NEWSBRIEF - USA cuts grants for alternative medicine studies. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is expected to reduce the number of grants for alternative medicine research projects in 2001. Last year the NCCAM supported 45 projects; this year it expects to support
03/02/04, 2965 bytes
- National Cancer Institute funds alternative therapy studies
- National Cancer Institute funds alternative therapy studies BETHESDA, MARYLAND. "We want to proactively solicit submissions from complementary and alternative medicine practitioners who feel they have a successful approach to cancer treatment" says Jeffrey D. White, MD, director of the National Cancer
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- NEWSBRIEF – NOVEMBER 1999
... - Alternative medicines for cancer. The National Cancer Institute in the United States recently formed the Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The new office will help support alternative medicine studies in cancer research. Currently supported studies include the use of shark cartilage
03/02/04, 2804 bytes
- Alternative cancer treatments
- Alternative cancer treatments TAMPA, FLORIDA. The National Institutes of Health has been funding several studies into the use of alternative and complementary cancer therapies. It is estimated that between 85 and 90 per cent of all cancer patients being treated at major centers now use some form of
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