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Study reveals complementary medicine use remains hidden to conventional medici...
Research reveals that 1 in 3 complementary medicine CM users do not disclose their CM use to their medical providers, posing significant direct and indirect risks of adverse effects and harm due to unsafe concurrent use of CM and conventional medicine use. The first international systematic review conducted by researchers at the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine provides an update on the prevalence and characteristics of ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Potent marijuana edibles can pose a major unrecognized risk to patients with c...
Philadelphia, February 11, 2019 - As marijuana legalization sweeps North America, use of the substance has been on the rise, and the public s attitude is shifting. An increasing number of people believe that weed is the safest recreational drug, one that carries health benefits that outweigh its risks. Those assumptions are challenged in an article and editorial published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology that examine the story of a patient who develop ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
Teens living in US states allowing medical marijuana smoke less cannabis
According to a large-scale study of American high school students, legalizing medicinal marijuana has actually led to a drop in cannabis use among teenagers. The study, published today in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse used the results of an anonymous survey given to more than 800,000 high school students across 45 states to calculate the number of teens who smoke cannabis. It found that the number of teenage cannabis smokers was 1.1 less i ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Feb 18
MS nerve pain: Remedies for legs, feet, arms, and back
Multiple sclerosis causes many symptoms, including loss of mobility, fatigue, and pain. There are, however, lots of prescribed and natural remedies that can help lessen the impact of the pain.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21
Side effects of apple cider vinegar and how to use it safely
Research suggests that apple cider vinegar may have several health benefits. However, consuming too much vinegar can cause unwanted effects.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21
Hangover cures: Most effective home remedies
A hangover can leave someone with fatigue, nausea, and muscle aches. People swear by certain hangover cures, but do home remedies really help
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21
Castor oil for psoriasis: Does it work and is it safe?
Castor oil is a vegetable oil that manufacturers produce using castor beans. It is a popular natural remedy and beauty treatment, and some people use it to treat psoriasis.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21
Lactobacillus acidophilus: Health benefits and sources
Lactobacillus acidophilus is a probiotic bacteria. Research suggests that consuming probiotics can be good for digestion and general health.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21
Tamanu oil for psoriasis: Does it work?
Some people use tamanu oil to help treat various skin conditions, including psoriasis.
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 21
Dry-cured ham bones -- a source of heart-healthy peptides?
Drinking bone broth is a recent diet fad that proponents claim fights inflammation, eases joint pain and promotes gut health. Simmering animal bones in water releases collagen and other proteins into the broth that may have health benefits, although more research is needed to validate these claims. Now, a new study in ACS Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry has shown that ham bones contain peptides that could have cardioprotective effects. During co ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 21
Acupressure relieves long-term symptoms of breast cancer treatment, study finds
ANN ARBOR, Michigan -- A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends. Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center reported in 2016 that acupressure helped reduce fatigue in breast cancer survivors. In the new study, they looked at the impact of acupressure on symptoms that frequently accompany fatigue in this population chronic pai ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jan 21
Cinco consejos para tratar la vaginosis bacteriana en casa
La vaginosis bacteriana es la infecci n vaginal m s com n. De qu manera pueden las mujeres tratar esta enfermedad en casa
Medical News Today - Mon. Jan 14