How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement?: Study finds amount can vary widely depending on the brand of sleep aid, with implications for health
Review Raises Questions About Herbal Meds for Heart Problems: While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says
Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga: Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months
Drinking Peroxide as 'Natural' Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots: So-called 'super water' carries big risks, doctors warn
For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try: Treatment with 1 to 5 needles might stop the excessive crying, Swedish researchers say
Turning to an Ancient Art to Help Ease PTSD in Veterans: Small study suggests that Tai Chi could reduce symptoms, but a larger trial is needed
Calcium Supplements May Not Be Heart Healthy: Another study shows link to poorer cardiovascular health from the pills, but can't prove cause-and-effect
Certain Parents More Likely to Skip Kids' Flu Shot: Those who favor alternative therapies often bypass the annual vaccine, study says
Can Acupuncture Ease Severe Constipation?: 'Electroacupuncture' led to symptom relief even 12 weeks after treatment, study finds
Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds: Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort
Does 'Cupping' = Success for Olympic Athletes?: Telltale red circles of ancient Chinese practice said to boost blood flow, rejuvenate muscles
Acupuncture May Slow Pre-Dementia Memory Loss: Study: However, definitive evidence remains lacking, experts say
New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain: Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem
What Happens When You're Hypnotized?: Three distinct changes occur in the brain, scientists find
Alternative Medicine Taking Hold Among Americans: Report: More than $30 billion paid out-of-pocket for acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care, supplements
Electroacupuncture Helped Ease Carpal Tunnel in Study: But experts say finding is preliminary, didn't include a control 'sham' treatment
Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors: Six-week class reduced fear of recurrence, fatigue and anxiety, researchers report
Music Soothes Nervous Eye Surgery Patients: Study found those who listened to relaxing tunes before procedure needed less sedation
Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees: As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression
Home Remedy For Skin Cancer May Cause Damage, Mask New Growth: 'Black salve' made FDA's fake cancer cures list
More Children Accidently Poisoned by 'Essential Oils': Tennessee poison center reports doubling of dangerous exposures since 2011, mostly in kids
Many Breast Cancer Patients Try Alternative Medicine First: Study: But delay in getting chemotherapy may lower odds of survival, researcher says
Meditation May Sharpen Memory: Small study finds benefits for older adults
Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Might Boost Antidepressants' Effects: Data from 8 randomized clinical trials suggests a benefit, but consult with your doctor first, experts say
Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes for Breast Cancer Patients: Italian trial finds the therapy was also linked to better quality of life among women in the study