Alternative medicine

Women are more likely than men to be open to alternative medicine

Men are generally more likely to say they rely on doctors for advice When it comes to healthcare decisions, men and women may take slightly different approaches. Women are generally more accepting of alternative medicine than men, and they are also more likely to seek out different treatments before seeing a doctor. According to data […]

Alternative medicine

Cancer patients using alternative medicine may skip some standard care

By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters Health (Reuters Health) – Cancer patients who use non-medical alternative therapies may be more likely to forego recommended medical treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy, and be more likely to die as a result, a U.S. study has found. The researchers looked at data from 258 patients treated for early-stage malignant […]