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Alternative Medicine

Testing Multi-Theory Model (MTM) in Explaining Sunscreen Use among Florida Residents: An Integrative Approach for Sun Protection.

Oct 25, 2021

Florida residents have the second highest incidence of skin cancer in the nation. Sunscreen usage was found to be the one of the most effective integrative health approaches for reducing risk of skin ...

Effectiveness of Manual Therapy and Acupuncture in Tension-Type Headache: A Systematic Review.

Oct 18, 2021

Tension-type headache is one of the most prevalent types of headache. The common presentation is a mild-to-moderate dull aching pain around the temporal region, like a tight band around the forehead,...

Research status and prospects of acupuncture for prevention and treatment of chemo- and radiotherapy-induced salivary gland dysfunction in head and neck cancer.

Oct 11, 2021

Salivary gland dysfunction (SGD) induced by chemo- and radiotherapy for head and neck cancer (HNC) has always been a difficult problem in modern medicine. The quality of life of a large number of HNC ...

Maintenance of physical activity level, functioning and health after non-pharmacological treatment of pelvic girdle pain with either transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation or acupuncture: a randomised controlled trial.

Oct 04, 2021

To investigate if there are differences between acupuncture and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) as treatment for pelvic girdle pain (PGP) in pregnancy in order to manage pain and th...

Acupuncture: A therapeutic approach against acne.

Oct 04, 2021

Acne is a common but chronic skin disease that influence large population especially juvenile. Acne can continue, begin, or grow into severe form in adult age, affecting face, back, and chest. It may ...

Determinants of use of oral complementary-alternative medicine among women with early breast cancer: a focus on cancer-related fatigue.

Sep 27, 2021

Despite the questionable effectiveness of oral complementary and alternative medicine (OCAM) in relieving cancer-related symptoms, including fatigue (CRF), many patients use it aiming to improve their...

Adiponectin regulates electroacupuncture-produced analgesic effects in association with a crosstalk between the peripheral circulation and the spinal cord.

Sep 27, 2021

Neurotransmitter-mediated acupuncture analgesia has been widely studied in nervous systems. It remains largely unclear if peripheral substances are involved the acupuncture analgesia. Adiponectin (APN...

Non-pharmacological Treatment for Children With Functional Constipation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Sep 20, 2021

To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of non-pharmacological interventions for the treatment of childhood functional constipation functional constipation.Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) evaluat...

Postoperative Pain after Clitoral Reconstruction in Women with Female Genital Mutilation: an evaluation of practices.

Sep 20, 2021

More than 200 million women and girls have undergone genital mutilation. Clitoral reconstruction (CR) can improve the quality of life of some of them, but is accompanied by significant postoperative p...

Homeopathy in the 21st Century, and Comparisons with Hahnemann.

Sep 13, 2021

 Homeopathy has survived the test of time over more than 200 years and has been accepted by many consumers and practitioners across the world as being an important constituent of health care. It con...

Effect of Briefing on Acupuncture Treatment Outcome Expectations, Pain, and Adverse Side Effects Among Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Sep 13, 2021

In observational studies, patients' treatment outcome expectations have been associated with better outcomes (ie, a placebo response), whereas concerns about adverse side effects have been associated ...

Efficacy and safety of acupuncture combined with Chinese Herbal Medicine for diabetic nephropathy: A protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sep 06, 2021

Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is one of the most serious complications in the development of diabetes mellitus, which has become the main cause of end-stage renal disease and one of the main causes of dea...

External treatment of traditional Chinese medicine for constipation after thoracolumbar compression fractures: A protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sep 06, 2021

Constipation is one of the common complications of thoracolumbar compression fractures, which seriously affects the quality of life and increases pain of patients. External treatment of traditional Ch...

Exploring the educational needs of Australian naturopaths (eNAT): A cross-sectional study.

Sep 06, 2021

To ensure clinical competency, and to facilitate the delivery of safe and effective care, it is important that continuing professional development (CPD) offerings for health professionals are relevant...

Naturopathic Management of Urinary Tract Infections: A Retrospective Chart Review.

Aug 26, 2021

Antibiotic overuse is a significant driver of bacterial resistance. Urinary tract infections (UTIs, cystitis) are the most common condition for which antibiotics are prescribed in the ambulatory sett...

Development and Assessment of an Abbreviated Acupuncture Curriculum for Pediatricians.

Aug 26, 2021

Acupuncture has been shown to improve pain and other health outcomes in children and is well tolerated. However, use of acupuncture by pediatric medical providers is rare, in part due to the cost and ...

Inhibiting ATG5 mediated autophagy to regulate endoplasmic reticulum stress and CD4 T lymphocyte differentiation: Mechanisms of acupuncture's effects on asthma.

Aug 26, 2021

Asthma is characterized by airway hyperresponsiveness(AHR), inflammation and remodeling. Autophagy and endoplasmic reticulum stress(ERS) are dysregulated in asthma, and ATG5 has attracted wide attenti...

Metabolomics Analysis on Mice With Depression Ameliorated by Acupoint Catgut Embedding.

Aug 23, 2021

Depression is a prevalent mental disease characterized by persistent low mood, lack of pleasure, and exhaustion. Acupoint catgut embedding (ACE) is a kind of modern acupuncture treatment, which has be...

Integrative Medicine in General Practice in Australia: A Mixed-Methods Study Exploring Education Pathways and Training Needs.

Aug 23, 2021

Globally, a substantial proportion of general practitioners (GPs) incorporate integrative medicine (IM) into their clinical practice.This study aimed to map the IM education and training pathways and ...

Acupuncture for improving a case of widespread herpes zoster after non-Hodgkin's lymphoma chemotherapy.

Aug 23, 2021

Herpes zoster presents as clustered blisters on one side of the body, accompanied by nerve pain. This is caused by reactivation of the varicella zoster virus, and it occurs primarily in people with we...