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Alternative Medicine Information and Uses Document List

Summary: Our library below features 30 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Alternative Medicine category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Alternative Medicine RSS feed.

Alternative Medicine Publications

Kampo, Japan’s Traditional Medicine
Tracing the origin of Kampo, Japan’s traditional medicine which surprisingly, could be in 8th century, suggests researchers in Japan and China.
Publish Date: 2022-11-11

Anthroposophic Medicine: The Art of Healing Short Film Series
Rooted in the relationship series of short films on The Art of Healing gives insight into Anthroposophic Medicine.
Publish Date: 2021-03-24

Naturopathic Medicine Now a Regulated Healthcare Practice in MA, PA and RI
Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island add Naturopathic Medicine as a regulated healthcare practice making approximately 6,000 licensed naturopathic doctors in 23 regulated U.S. states and territories.
Publish Date: 2017-10-08

Grandparents Practicing Outdated Health Remedies Can Pose Safety Threat On Grandchildren
Research reveals many grandparents raising their grandchildren practice outdated health and parenting myths that could pose serious risks to young children.
Publish Date: 2017-05-07

Massachusetts Governor Signs Naturopathic Medicine Bill
Massachusetts Gov. signs bill S2335 to license Naturopathic Doctors in Massachusetts.
Publish Date: 2017-01-15

Australian Kakadu Plum May Help Treat Alzheimer's Disease
The Kakadu Plum, a little plum grown in the Top End of Australia could be the answer to treating Alzheimers disease.
Publish Date: 2016-09-08

Effects of Cinnamon on Learning and Brain Plasticity
Research shows Cinnamon effect on the brain appears to be due mainly to sodium benzoate, a chemical produced as cinnamon is broken down in the body.
Publish Date: 2016-07-22 - Updated: 2020-05-10

Breast Cancer: Chemotherapy, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Women with early stage breast cancer for whom chemotherapy was indicated less likely to start chemotherapy than nonusers of complementary and alternative medicine.
Publish Date: 2016-05-17 - Updated: 2021-05-29

Americans See Alternative Therapies as Safe and Effective
Health and Healing in America - Younger generations more readily embrace alternative treatments than their older counterparts.
Publish Date: 2016-05-12 - Updated: 2020-10-20

Complementary Alternative Medicines: Veterans and Military Personnel
Research shows complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has health benefits for US military veterans and active duty personnel.
Publish Date: 2014-11-21 - Updated: 2020-11-20

Complementary Medicine Used to Treat Autism and Developmental Delay
Researchers find complementary and alternative medicine treatments use more common among children with autism than children diagnosed with other types of developmental delay.
Publish Date: 2014-01-19

Aquamin Use: Inflammation and Osteoarthritis
The use of Aquamin a natural and multi-mineral ingredient seaweed-derived mineral source when used for relief from Osteoarthritis.
Publish Date: 2013-03-16 - Updated: 2021-12-04

Calming Benefits of Buddhist Meditation
Meditation produces a deep state of relaxation and a tranquil mind. During meditation, you focus your attention and eliminate the stream of jumbled thoughts that may be crowding your mind and causing stress.
Publish Date: 2012-05-29 - Updated: 2021-09-07

Curing Candidiasis with Oil of Oregano
Ways you can use oil of oregano for treating candidiasis include applying it topically to the affected skin area or by taking it orally.
Publish Date: 2012-02-15 - Updated: 2021-10-16

Increased Options for Natural Health Products - Government of Canada
With this change in classification these minerals oils and salts used in traditional medicine and in Western natural health product formulations to maintain and improve health will be available without prescription.
Publish Date: 2011-12-14 - Updated: 2012-09-19

Complimentary Medicine: Types and Explanations
Information regarding various types of complementary medicine, which refers to forms of therapy that complement mainstream forms of medical treatments.
Publish Date: 2011-01-21 - Updated: 2022-06-25

Plant Stem Cells Source of Low-cost Cancer Drug
A popular cancer drug could be produced cheaply and sustainably using stem cells derived from trees.
Publish Date: 2010-10-25

Traditional Health Practices Popular with Seniors Who Choose Not to Have Flu Vaccine
Indigenous health practices used by older people to ward off or treat influenza.
Publish Date: 2010-10-12

Chromotherapy: Lighting Color Therapy for Health
Information on Chromotherapy including light colors used and healing powers for health, welfare and harmony.
Publish Date: 2010-10-04 - Updated: 2023-09-01

No Cardiovascular Benefit Observed for Pine-bark Extract
Use of pine bark extract appears safe but did not improve risk factors for heart disease.
Publish Date: 2010-09-30 - Updated: 2011-02-14

Natural Menopause Cure for Menopause Symptoms
Natural menopause cure proven to be beneficial in relieving symptoms of menopause including night sweats hot flashes and fatigue.
Publish Date: 2010-09-20

Natural Health Studies Flawed
Study points out failures of how vitamins and other natural therapeutics have been tested.
Publish Date: 2010-04-09

Immunotherapy Treatment Options and Information
Immunotherapy or a regimen of allergy shots is treatment designed to alter the immune system responses to substances they are allergic to.
Publish Date: 2010-02-01 - Updated: 2018-08-04

Arthritis Pain Copper Bracelets and Magnetic Wrist Straps Ineffective
Copper bracelets and magnetic wrist straps are ineffective in relieving arthritis pain.
Publish Date: 2009-10-16 - Updated: 2015-11-18

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments Book
More than one-third of Americans use complementary or alternative medicine.
Publish Date: 2009-09-10 - Updated: 2010-01-17

Colloidal Silver Health Products - Safe or Not
Studies have concluded that colloidal silver may be an effective agent to use in the fight against various types of infections.
Publish Date: 2009-09-02 - Updated: 2014-09-24

What is Balneotherapy
Balneotherapy refers to the treatment of disease or health conditions using spa treatments or baths.
Publish Date: 2009-03-29

What is Thalassotherapy
Thalassotherapy is the therapeutic use of seawater commonly used to address skin problems and conditions.
Publish Date: 2009-03-29

Alternative Medicine Benefits and Uses
Alternative medicine is a practice involving herbal medicines self-awareness biofeedback and acupuncture.
Publish Date: 2009-01-25 - Updated: 2010-06-27

Alternative Medicine and Natural Healing
More people than ever are becoming interested in natural medicine and a natural alternative to drugs and surgery for certain health conditions.
Publish Date: 2009-01-15 - Updated: 2013-03-24

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