Archive for August, 2008
No, say an international group of researchers.
But the news isn’t all bad. (more…)
Dr. Cathi Dennehy from the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California San Francisco has reviewed the evidence.
I was surprised by her assessment of black cohosh for menopausal symptoms.
Here’s a summary of her findings.
Researchers from Boston and Bangalore, India ask, what’s the risk of getting lead, mercury, and arsenic in the Ayurvedic medicines purchased on the Internet? (more…)
Researchers from the University of Melbourne in Australia review the results of 3 studies. (more…)
The lead author of this study is Dr. Alice Domar, an international leader in the field of mind/body medicine and womenâ€™s health. Her website states that the Domar Center offers acupuncture for pre and post embryo transfer sessions.
It will be interesting to see how these results influence that policy. (more…)
A recent review concluded that among 42 studies of music therapy around the time of surgery, positive effects on reducing anxiety and pain were reported in about half.
Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Children’s Medical Center at Dallas looked for changes in the amount of inhaled anesthetic needed during surgery in adult patients exposed to music. (more…)
The World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research have published a tome (517 pages) titled, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: A Global Perspective.
The goal is to reduce the global burden of cancer through healthier living.
Best of all, it can be accomplished in just 6 easy steps in addition to not smoking or chewing tobacco. (more…)