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 'Meniere’s disease' Category

    Treating Meniere’s syndrome with acupuncture

    Thursday, June 11th, 2009

    Meniere’s syndrome damages the balance and hearing parts of the inner ear.

    Researchers from the University of Leeds, in the UK reviewed the effects of acupuncture. (more…)

    Reviewing CAM to treat Meniere’s disease

    Monday, March 12th, 2007

    Meniere’s disease is characterized by deafness, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and nausea. Because the precise cause is unknown, most treatments are limited to treating symptoms.

    Here’s a summary of CAM options from a review in The Internet Journal of Otorhinolaryngology.