Naturopathic Medicine

The Collagen Diet

Smashed avo and turmeric lattes are so last year. The biggest trends in whole foods and the nutrition sector at the moment are gut health and …

Digestion

California doctors must tell patients if put on probation for sexual misconduct under new law

Doctors in California will now be required to notify patients if they are put on disciplinary probation for sexual misconduct.<p>Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that he had signed the Patient Right to Know Act, making California the first state in the nation to require physicians to inform …

Jerry Brown

Quirky Combination of Acupuncture and Fruit

French freelance art director and photographer Daniel Forero (@adanielforero) is known for his bold and conceptual approach when creating powerful …

Acupuncture

Bad medicine - the misleading ads Kiwis complain about the most

<b>COMMENT:</b><p>Selling hope is a growing business in New Zealand.<p>The amount spent on advertising vitamins and supplements has soared this year.<p>Between …

Business (New Zealand)

Size 30 Woman Claims She's Shed Half Her Body Weight By Drinking Her Own Urine

A woman who lost nine-and-a-half stone has credited her incredible weight loss to drinking her own urine.<p>Yup, you read that correctly. Leah Sampson, …

Alternative Medicine

Government offering veterans more alternatives to pain medication, UMass report finds

The Veterans Health Administration is offering more therapies such as meditation, yoga and acupuncture instead of pain medications than it has in the …

Veterans

Could your baby have diet-related colic?

Does your baby fuss and cry endlessly at the same time each night, for hours on end? According to the American Academy of Paediatrics, this is a …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Fall Brings New Opportunities to Explore OLLI

The OLLI Sampler, beginning on Monday, Oct. 1, will give residents in the community an opportunity to explore OLLI<p>From art and computers to history …

American Civil War

Low testosterone, or 'male menopause,' no longer just for older men

<b>(CNN) —</b> In my practice, I've noticed that an increasing number of younger guys are complaining of sexual concerns, such as diminished libido and erectile problems, more commonly seen in older men.<p>Some clinicians believe that factors like obesity, stress and inadequate sleep probably play a role in …

Sexual Health

Homeopathy Ineffective Against Children's Cold and Flu

Acute respiratory tract infections (ARTIs), including the common cold, influenza, and pneumonia, are quite common in children. On average, kids …

Homeopathy

This Woke Herbalist Connects Women to Their Ancestry Through Plants

<i>Ladies First</i> <i>highlights women and girls who are making the world better for the rest of us.</i><p>Herbalist Sophia Rose has a theory for why so many women seem to be drawn to herbalism, astrology, and alternative forms of healing.<p>“It comes from a deep spiritual poverty rooted in colonial culture and loss …

Alternative Medicine

Why cutting down on your meat intake could help your health

You may want to reconsider that steak after reading this...<p>Aussies may be famous for pies, snags and shrimps (alright prawns) on the barbie, but it …

Lifestyle (Australia)

Tough to Treat

This is a journey no family would choose, and the outcome is unclear even under the best of circumstances. Here is one boy’s story.<p>People with mental …

Qigong

Chinese investors eye Kazakh market as TCM becomes increasingly popular in Central Asia

A Kazakh (left) learns cupping therapy from a teacher at a medical school in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province. File photo: IC<p><i>Kazakhstan, the</i> …

News (China)

After Court Ruling, Uncertainty Looms Over Arizona Medical Marijuana Industry

Arizona’s medical marijuana patients are on notice. That’s after a court ruled many of them could be breaking the law.<p>The legal fight centers on …

Cannabis Industry

Engineering marvels in spotlight

Eva Cheng Li Kam-fun was excited as she told me about the success of the nine-day InnoTech Expo last year, which drew more than 110,000 visitors.<p>This …

Hong Kong

Herbal Honey: Ancient, Magical & Medicinal

Herbalists talk a lot about their favourite medicines, menstrua and methods, but it is my unsolicited opinion that herbal honey doesn’t get near the …

Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture Slows Memory Loss

Acupuncture, the Chinese practice that uses thin needles inserted in the skin at specific pressure points, has been used for centuries to treat …

Memory Loss

Is intermittent fasting good for runners?

Introducing fasting can encourage runners to use their stored energy, or fat, as fuelThe post Is intermittent fasting good for runners? appeared …

Running

The Religious History of the World’s Most Famous Hospital

What is now the Mayo Clinic began with a partnership between Protestant doctors and Franciscan nuns - a partnership resented by anti-Catholic …

Mayo Clinic

Sneezing, Sniffling, Coughing, Oh My!

Is it a cold or an allergy? Part 1<p>It's that time of year again...School is back in session, the weather is turning cooler, and the sounds of …

Alternative Medicine

The One Anti-Inflammatory Tea You Should Have In The Morning To Kick Start Fat Loss, According To Experts

You can eat healthy and exercise daily but that doesn’t mean you’re shedding extra pounds. You need to put real thought into all of your decisions. …

Lifestyle

Aspirin Has No Benefit, May Increase Cancer Mortality -- NEJM Study Reveals

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or …

Medical Journals

What’s in This?: Hand Sanitizer

All 10 ingredients in this soap saver, explained (yep, even C10–30 acrylate crosspolymer)We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put …

For Men

NSAIDs: The Dangerous Pain Meds For Dogs

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (or NSAIDs – man, no wonder we abbreviate that mess!) are the most commonly used drugs in the world, both …

Dogs

Acupuncture increasingly embraced in U.S. by patients, doctors

File Photo: A patient is treated with traditional acupuncture therapy at Guangxi international Zhuang medicine hospital in Nanning, capital of south …

News (China)

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s new Integrative Medicine program includes activity as a part of treatment

It’s movement with a mission as cancer patients practice yoga at their own pace.

Integrative Medicine

'I was told to stay skinny by eating lollies and carrots': Former model reveals how she ditched the runway to become a naturopath - and the foods she swears by for good health

More than a decade ago, Gemma Davis's life couldn't be more different.<p>Working as a teenage model abroad, the now 35-year-old was told that 'to stay …

Alternative Medicine

Beautiful Struggle: The Iconicity of Cuban Hip-Hop And Political Exile Nehanda Abiodun

Nehanda Isoke Abiodun, née Cheri Laverne Dalton, was just 10 years old when she joined the picket lines. Columbia University in the '60s was taking …

Black Panther

Doctors Nova Scotia concerned about private health clinic in Halifax

The introduction of a private health-care clinic in Halifax is a signal to the province's public system that it needs to take vigorous steps to …

Nova Scotia