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

    This blog ran from 2006 to 2016 and was 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, a complementary and alternative medicine website.

  • Common sense considerations

    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 'Salacia oblonga' Category

    CAM and diabetes: A round up of studies from 2008

    Saturday, November 1st, 2008

    November is diabetes month at the CAM Report.

    Here’s what we covered so far this year. (more…)

    Indian herb, Salacia oblonga, lowers blood sugar in diabetics

    Monday, May 19th, 2008

    This is the second successful study of this herb, which is native to regions of India and Sri Lanka. (more…)