Complementary and Integrative Medicine – Reeve Foundation

Examples of that embrace body, mind, and spirit were presented last week. This week, complementary and integrative medicine therapies will be presented. What is considered holistic, complementary, or integrative is a fluid concept in that many of the same therapies overlap these healthcare concepts. Traditional, well-researched medical treatments should be used regardless of which categories … Read more

Electrical body stimulation combined with sound activates the brain’s somatosensory cortex

A University of Minnesota Twin Cities-led team has found that electrical stimulation of the body combined with sound activates the brain’s somatosensory or “tactile” cortex, increasing the potential for using the technique to treat chronic pain and other sensory disorders. The researchers tested the non-invasive technique on animals and are planning clinical trials on humans … Read more

Experts offer advice, information in free virtual webinar series this fall – News

The UAB National Alumni Society presents free webinars with guidance and more on relevant and trending topics from academics and experts in their fields. Take advantage of a series of free virtual webinars starting Aug. 25, with experts advising on topics both valuable and fascinating. On the calendar are sessions with topics this fall including … Read more

Acupuncture therapy may be a useful tool to ward off type 2 diabetes

It’s been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of illnesses – illnesses; And now acupuncture could also help fight one of the 21st century’s biggest health challenges. A new study from Edith Cowan University has found acupuncture therapy may be a useful tool in avoiding type 2 diabetes. The research team investigated … Read more

Acupuncture Market Valuation Worth USD 151 Billion by 2030 at 17.1% CAGR – Report by Market Research Future (MRFR)

Acupuncture Market Trends and Insights by Product & Services (Services, Product), Application (Pain Syndrome Illnesses, Gynecological Disorders, Others), by End-User (Wellness Center, Hospitals & Specialty Clinics, Others), Competitive Market Growth, Size, Share and Forecast to 2030 /EIN News/ — New York, USA, July 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Acupuncture Market Overview According to a Comprehensive … Read more

Supplementing diet with amino acid taurine could be a viable nutritional strategy to combat aging

When our cells process the oxygen we breathe and the food we eat every day in order to survive, they generate potentially toxic by-products popularly known as “free radicals”. Some of these molecules perform functions essential to the organism, but if there are too many of them the cells’ internal structures can be damaged, preventing … Read more

US ranked high in adoption of alternative therapies

A team of researchers from New Zealand combed through population health surveys from a number of jurisdictions to see what the adoption rate for complementary and alternative health strategies was in a number of countries. Their analysis was published this week in the journal Drug Safety.​ For their underlying data set the researchers used various … Read more

Synthetic molecule Pep19 helps regulate and balance key metabolic functions, study shows

A study conducted at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil shows that the synthetic molecule Pep19 acts on the endocannabinoid system, which helps regulate and balance key metabolic functions, such as appetite, fat breakdown (lipolysis), and energy release. An article presenting the results of the study is published in the International Journal of … Read more

Retailers try to keep up with ever-changing definitions of health and wellness

“Health and wellness” has never been more important for Americans and for the suppliers of the foods they eat to help them meet their personal better-for-you goals. But health and wellness have evolved so much in recent years, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly what people mean when they use the terms. Getting a better handle … Read more

Supporting patients to achieve remission of type 2 diabetes

Janet James Senior lecturer, Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, England Why you should read this article: • To update your knowledge of research on remission of type 2 diabetes • To understand the link between weight loss, diet programs and remission of type 2 diabetes • To … Read more