The C.A.M. Report
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fair, Balanced, and to the Point
  • About this web log

    This blog is intended as an objective and dispassionate source of information on the latest CAM research. Since my background is in pharmacy and allopathic medicine, I view all CAM as advancing through the development pipeline to eventually become integrated into mainstream medical practice. Some will succeed while others fail. But all are treated fairly here.

  • About the author

    John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at www.Vicus.com, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

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    The material on this weblog is for informational purposes. It is not medical advice or counsel. Be smart, consult your health professional before using CAM.

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Archive for the 'Uterine Bleeding' Category

Acupuncture treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

It’s the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age. The cause is unknown, but afflicted women have difficulty becoming pregnant.

Researchers at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia reviewed the evidence for acupuncture. (more…)

Review of Chinese herbal medicine for dysfunctional uterine bleeding

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

Researchers from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu, China concluded, “Due to the lack of trials comparing Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) with no treatment or placebo, it is impossible to evaluate the effectiveness of CHM.” (more…)