ALTERNATIVE:
Acupuncture May Be Effective Painkiller in the ER: It's a safe alternative to addictive opioid pain relievers, Australian researchers say
Yoga Soothes Back Pain in Study: Age-old practice did as good a job as physical therapy, but neither was a cure for all patients
Why Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation Are Good for You: Mind-body interventions reverse DNA reactions that cause stress, study suggests
Meds Rooted in Ancient China May Help Heart: Review: But U.S. experts greet report with caution, urge further research
Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms: But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements
Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors?: Study found it as effective as talk therapy for improving sleep and depression
Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People With Anxiety: Just 10 minutes each day might boost concentration, prevent mind wandering, small study suggests
'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain: Study: But one specialist still isn't ruling out this complementary therapy
Music May Soothe the 'Savage Beast' of Post-Op Pain: Live tunes, singing and rhythmic drumming appeared to help ease discomfort after back surgery
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