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Day Onu, Iwu, Adodo and others have charted a new path for alternative medicine in Nigeria

By Fred ItuaAbuja At On February 22, scientists, politicians and alternative medicine stakeholders in Nigeria gathered in Abuja to chart a new course for herbal medicine in the country, during the public presentation of Healing Plants of Nigeria: Ethnomedicine and Therapeutic Applications , authored by Rev. Fr. Anselm Adodo and Prof. Maurice Iwu. Published in […]

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Prince Charles’ love affair with alternative medicine

We live in a time when health-related pseudoscience and misinformation are rampant and doing real damage. the pandemic clarified this fact. One of the ways pseudoscience and misinformation have been allowed to spread is through the guise of “alternative medicine.” That is to say by definition, alternative medicine encompasses health practices that exist outside of […]

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Downham Complimentary Health Clinic expands with female alternative medicine doctors

Downham Complimentary Health Clinic has expanded its team to include two women who are leading the way in West Norfolk’s alternative medicine scene. Based on Lynn Road in Downham, the 22-year-old clinic offers alternative medical treatments and therapies including osteopathy, acupuncture, soft tissue therapy and podiatry, its team has grown Joining the team is clinical […]

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Prince Charles and alternative medicine – A lost royal cause?

Twelve years ago, at a conference at St. James’s Palace, Prince Charles told an audience he “felt proud” to have been called “the enemy of the Enlightenment”. Edzard Ernst Revisiting traditional thinking before about 1650 clearly appealed to the heir to the throne – going back to a time when Locke, Voltaire, Descartes and Hume […]

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Global Anti-Aging and Longevity Complementary and Alternative Medicine Market Report 2022 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Analysis Report of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Anti Aging and Longevity Market Size, Share, and Trends by Intervention (Herbals, Mind Healing), Customer, Region and segment forecast, 2021-2028″ report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Anti Aging and Longevity Market size is expected to reach […]

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Market size is expected to reach $182.9 billion, at a CAGR of 22.2%

DUBLIN, January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Analysis Report of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Anti Aging and Longevity Market Size, Share, and Trends by Intervention (Herbals, Mind Healing), Customer, Region and segment forecast, 2021-2028″ report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Global Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Anti Aging and Longevity Market […]

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Growing Acceptance of Oriental Herbal Medicines and Alternative Medicine Drives Global Ginseng Market Value to US$2.08 Billion

Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp. promotes healthy Korean food through the Korean Pavilion at Expo 2020 The global market value of ginseng is estimated at over US$2.08 billion and is growing due to the worldwide acceptance of oriental herbal and alternative medicine; South Korea accounts for more than half of the world’s ginseng consumption […]

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iOS and Android apps for those who practice alternative medicine

(Photo: RODNAE Productions from Pexels) There are a number of iOS and Android apps that can be used by anyone to take better care of their health. There are fitness apps, medication tracking apps, sleep apps, and even alternative medicine apps. If you practice alternative medicine, we’ve put together a list of apps available on […]

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Alternative medicine alert following two deaths in France

Two deaths of people using naturopaths this summer have prompted a warning about the dangers of alternative medicine. In one case, a 44-year-old woman paying €1,000 a week for a fasting cure at a Loire chateau was found dead in her bedroom after several days without water. The prefect ordered the closure of the course […]

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Alternative Medicine Series “Open to all”

through Beth to September 27, 2021 Above: Hear alternative medicine providers talk about topics like acupuncture and herbal medicine. (cropped images from photos posted on Unsplash LR by Catherine Hanlon andConscious design) This fall, the Southborough Senior Center is hosting a series on alternative medicine. Despite the forum, Center nurse Leslie Chamberlin assures that the […]

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The Bahamian heritage of bush medicine

Martha Hanna-Smith is an educator who grew up on Acklins Island in the Bahamas, which is 92 square miles in size. As an artisan and educator, Hanna-Smith has been teaching local residents how to turn their crafts into entrepreneurship for over 40 years. She works with the natural materials of her native land, including straw, […]

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HSA Expands Patient Treatment Options with Launch of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clinic

Herbal Medicine Practitioner and MD Dr Irka Ebanks Treatment options have increased for patients at the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) with the launch of its first Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) clinic. Catering to those interested in pursuing treatments outside of orthodox medicine, the CAM Clinic includes its own herbal medicine dispensary. “CAM […]

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HSA opens alternative medicine clinic

Dr Irka Ebanks (CNS) The Health Services Authority has opened a Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) clinic, which offers non-orthodox treatments and a herbal medicine clinic. The service is offered from HSA’s new, spacious specialist clinic on the third floor of the Smith Road Center in George Town. Different types of natural products and herbal […]

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Alternative medicine practitioners cannot use the title “doctor”: HC

The High Court, in a written verdict, said on Saturday that the Department of Health and Family Planning on September 3, 2014 unlawfully allowed practitioners of alternative medicine to use the title ‘doctor’ before their name. The bench of judges Ashraful Kamal and Razik-Al-Jalil also issued four directives, including the immediate development of a plan, […]

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Louisville Herbalists Explore Alternative Medicine and Herbalism

When Robert Gittli seriously injured his back at the age of 17, doctors suggested putting a titanium rod in his back to correct the injury, even though he wouldn’t be able to fully function after the operation. . Not wanting to give up his mobility, he knew there had to be another way. So the […]

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Market Size Worth $404.66 Billion by 2028: Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, February 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ –The World complementary and alternative medicine market size is expected to reach $404.66 billion by 2028according to a new report from Grand View Research, Inc. It is expected grow at a CAGR of 22.03% from 2021 to 2028. The market has witnessed a significant expansion in its consumer base […]

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Dangerous Untested Alternative Medicine | Opinion of the applicant

This is my reaction to Kay Rivera’s article “An uphill battle (2)” (Opinion, 10/26/20). I agree that alternative medicine, which includes natural remedies and folk remedies, should not be dismissed outright. This is so because they can be effective. However, they shouldn’t be outright accepted either because they haven’t been tested. Promoters may claim that […]

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Alternative medicine is no longer an ‘outsider’ in the Swiss healthcare system

​​​​​​​ Acupuncturists already need a license to practice in 20 of the 26 Swiss cantons. Thomas Fredberg/Scientific Photo Library Once on the fringes of the healthcare system, growing public demand for complementary medicine has led to increased regulation in an effort to eliminate bad apples and improve patient safety. It’s the result of a lot […]

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Using alternative medicine for the treatment of coronavirus

In the absence of approved drugs for the novel coronavirus, some people are turning to alternative medicine, often on the advice of their governments. This is particularly evident in China and India, two densely populated countries with a long history and tradition of touting such treatments, and where access to conventional medicine is sometimes limited. […]

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Venezuelans turn to alternative medicine amid shortages

The small waiting room at the home of the self-proclaimed healer “Brother Guayanes” in Caracas’ rundown neighborhood of Petare is quickly filling with patients – business has never been better. With chronic drug shortages and hyperinflation in Venezuela, more and more people are turning to alternative medicine to treat common ailments in the crisis-ridden South […]