News tagged with complementary therapies

Complementary medicines can be dangerous for children

Complementary medicines (CAM) can be dangerous for children and can even prove fatal, if substituted for conventional medicine, indicates an audit of kids' CAM treatment published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

dateDec 23, 2010 in Health
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Biofield therapies: Helpful or full of hype?

Biofield therapies, which claim to use subtle energy to stimulate the body's healing process, are promising complementary interventions for reducing the intensity of pain in a number of conditions, reducing anxiety for hospitalized ...

dateOct 29, 2009 in Other
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A flash of light turns graphene into a biosensor

( -- Biomedical researchers suspect graphene, a novel nanomaterial made of sheets of single carbon atoms, would be useful in a variety of applications. But no one had studied the interaction between graphene and ...

dateSep 23, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Support for adjunctive vitamin C treatment in cancer

Serious flaws in a recent study, which concluded that high doses of vitamin C reduce the effectiveness of chemotherapeutic drugs in the treatment of cancer, are revealed in the current issue of Alternative and Complementary ...

dateMar 06, 2009 in Cancer
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