There have been few clinical trials looking at the effectiveness of ginger and tumeric on inflammation, but there are some laboratory data that suggest both can be helpful.
“Studies have been done on ginger and tumeric and have shown some anti-inflammatory effects, so there is at least some basic science to suggest these . . . → Read More: Alternative Therapies Offer Arthritis Pain Relief
The New Zealand Society of Naturopaths(NZSN) were interested to see that a study just published about Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use, co-authored by A/Prof Andrew Day (University of Otago), showed that the majority of children attending a gastroenterology clinic had not only used CAM but found it effective for their complaints. Most of . . . → Read More: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Helps Gut Problems
Evidence is growing, based on carefully controlled studies, that certain non-pharmacological complementary interventions may be useful adjuncts to conventional care. For example, the pain of osteoarthritis can be lessened by acupuncture; tai chi may be helpful in reducing the pain of fibromyalgia; and massage and manipulative therapies may contribute to the relief of chronic . . . → Read More: Don’t Dismiss These Treatments as Placebos
Rochester researchers are presenting six abstracts on topics ranging from complementary medicine-use rates to nutritional insufficiencies in children with autism spectrum disorders. They even looked at how artificial food dye might affect children with autism.
Read more at: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/index.cfm?id=3198
“This smack of winter weather will be with us for the next several months and for some it may affect their mood and overall outlook.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that follows the seasons. The most common type of SAD is called winter depression. It usually begins in late fall . . . → Read More: Welcome to the winter ‘blues’ (SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder)