Archive for October, 2008
Among 17 products, 4 failed to measure up.
That’s almost 25%. (more…)
Many risk factors can’t be changed, but a couple can. (more…)
Â The authors review current palliative medicine, hospice, and end-of-life research. (more…)
Pelvic girdle pain affects many activities of daily living such as housekeeping, walking, working, and sexual life.
Pregnant women who received acupuncture experienced “some improvement” compared to non-penetrating sham acupuncture in this study from the Sahlgrenska Academy, East Hospital in Goteborg, Sweden. (more…)
Green tea is made from the dried leaves of Camellia sinensis.
Here’s what we know about its use to prevent cancer. (more…)
Base on the available data, it looks pretty good.
Researchers from the New England School of Acupuncture in Watertown, Massachusetts searched the medical literature and found 6 studies in women worth considering (the studies that is). (more…)
Drugs to protect the liver are prescribed in some countries as a routine part of tuberculosis treatment.
But do they work? (more…)
Â Apraxia is a disorder of the nervous system where there’s an inability to carry out learned purposeful movements such as speech, despite having the desire and physical ability.
Â Music therapy can be active or passive. In the active form, the therapist and patient are actively involved in playing music using instruments and voice. Passive music therapy is conducted with the patient at rest.
In this study, active music engagement was designed to counter the stress that confronts children with cancer while in the hospital. (more…)