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Lagos to crack down on unregistered complementary and alternative medicine practitioners

FIC Report (Lagos State) – The Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board (LSTMB) has announced that it will enforce National Health Council (NCH) guidelines requiring all Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practitioners in all parts of the countries to register their operations or face the full wrath of the law. Speaking on the resolutions passed at […]

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Lagos plans to crack down on unregistered alternative medicine practitioners

Published February 16, 2022 The Lagos State Government, through the Council of Traditional Medicine, has declared its readiness to implement the guidelines of the National Health Council which obliges all practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine in all regions of the country to register their operations or face the wrath of the law. , as […]

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Lagos government gives March deadline to unregistered complementary alternative medicine practitioners

By Oluwafunke Ishola The Lagos State Government, through its Traditional Medicine Board (LSTMB), has declared that it will terminate the business of unregistered Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practitioners from here March. Mr. Olorunkemi Kadiku, Registrar of LSTMB, made the revelation in a statement signed by Mr. Segun Ogunleye, Public Affairs Officer of the council, […]

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Lagos to crack down on unregistered alternative medicine practitioners – Channels Television

A file photo of Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The Lagos State Government, through the Traditional Medicine Board (LSTMB), has said that it will begin its crackdown on unregistered Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practitioners in all regions of the country. This was revealed in a statement by the board’s public affairs officer, Segun Ogunleye, […]

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Washington lawmakers are considering a bill to legalize psilocybin for medical treatment

February 2, 2022 3:34 p.m. Job : February 2, 2022 3:34 p.m. “Psilocybin cubensis mushroom” by Kristie’s NaturesPortraits is licensed under CC BY 2.0 OLYMPIA, Wash. — Known for decades as the “magic mushrooms,” lawmakers in Washington will consider legalizing the use of psilocybin to treat various illnesses like PTSD and depression. Senate Bill 5660 […]

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Ayurveda: what alternative medicine originated in India and does it work?

Ayurveda states that the five elements of earth, water, fire, air and space are present in everything including the human body It is not uncommon for people to turn to herbal remedies or alternative medicine if they feel unwell or are in pain or pain. But Ayurveda, which is one of the oldest health practices […]

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Explore alternative medicine, government advises residents

Published January 20, 2022 The Lagos State government has urged citizens to explore alternative medicine in addition to conventional medicine in order to achieve comprehensive wellness. The chairman of the Lagos State Traditional Medicine Council, Prof. Adebukunola Adefule-Ositelu made the call in a statement on Wednesday. Adebukunola-Ositelu allegedly said this during the NatureCanFixYou Clinic opening […]

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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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SoulBeing Joins Buoy Health Marketplace to Offer Alternative Medicine Services to Consumers

Portland, Maine, September 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — SoulBeing today announced its membership Health buoyBuoy’s innovative healthcare marketplace to bring alternative medicine services to more than 2M users per month. Representing over 40 categories of therapists such as acupuncturists, chiropractors, physical therapists, registered dietitians and behavioral health professionals, SoulBeing offers a portfolio of evidence-based alternative medicine […]

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Times Face-off: Is it risky to push alternative medicine in the Covid pandemic? | India News

Modern and alternative medicine have coexisted in India for years, but is it risky to push the latter into a pandemic? Two practitioners weigh FORGiving untested remedies to vulnerable people during a pandemic violates ethicsBy Lancelot Pinto The scientific method is independent of the belief system or school of thought being tested. In clinical medicine, […]

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European Conference on Traditional and Alternative Medicine

European Conference on Traditional and Alternative Medicine The European Conference on Traditional and Alternative Medicine will be hosted by Coalesce Research Group from October 21-22, 2021 in virtual format. The theme of this virtual conference would be “Recent Advances and Innovations […]

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Alternative medicine is finding new takers during the pandemic

Ever since Baba Ramdev claimed that “allopathy is a dumb science”, a debate has raged about the different systems of medicine and how they stack up against each other. Metrolife spoke to alternative medicine practitioners to ask how they are doing during the pandemic. Energy solutions Reiki, a Japanese energy-based healing technique, has seen renewed […]

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Medicare slow to respond to growing interest of older adults in alternative medicine

Not only are people living longer, but according to recent research from Duke University, they are also living better. Today’s older people are increasingly healthier in mind and body as they age more than ever. They are also postponing their retirement and working later. Over the past 20 years, the percentage of working Americans in […]

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Docs cry foul over CPSO’s proposed policy changes for alternative medicine

Links to the breadcrumb Ontario Publication date : February 28, 2021 • February 28, 2021 • 4 minute read • 13 comments A woman is pictured during acupuncture treatment Photo by Getty Images /Toronto Sun Content of the article Has your doctor ever told you to consider acupuncture for pain relief? If so, your doctor […]

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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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Want to understand die-hard Trump fans? Turn to alternative medicine.

How is that possible, asks the weary majority of Americans accepting Joe Biden’s victory? Despite one Conservative election official’s disavowals of fraud after another? Despite a total lack of evidence? To understand them, it helps to turn to an unlikely parallel: the world of wellness, natural health, and alternative medicine. It’s a world of unresolved […]

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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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Is CBD a Trojan horse for mainstream alternative medicine?

Troy Trygstad, PharmD, PhD, MBA, gives CBD facts and fiction. Cannabidiol (cbd) is a non-psychotropic extract found in cannabis plants. One of over 100 cannabinoids found in cannabis plants, it has burst onto the US market in recent years. Cannabinoids are active with cannabinoid receptors in the brain. For decades, understanding of cannabinoids has been […]

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How the Use of Alternative Medicine Is Harming Survival Rates for Cancer Patients

Two doctors discuss their research on how the use of alternative medicine versus traditional medicine affects cancer patient survival rates and how oncologists can approach the age of medical misinformation. Through stories and fairy tales, many have come to believe in the possibility of overcoming insurmountable odds. So it’s easy for some, faced with the […]