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Released by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and AARP, the report found that 53 percent of people ages 50 and older said they had used complementary and alternative medicine, but that only 58 percent of those users had discussed it with a health care provider.
The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and integrative therapies in patients with cancer has steadily been on the rise.
Menopause Women in mid-life and older are increasingly turning to complementary and alternative medicine to cope with menopause symptoms.
Abstract Morgan State University (MSU) is one of two universities nationwide (the other being Florida International University) which have been awarded Institutional Research Training (T-32) grants by the NIH--National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) to train minority researchers and practitioners approaches for conducting scientific research in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).
RELATED ARTICLE: A hearty menu of healthy choices The term complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) was developed by the National Institutes of Health to represent a wide range of healing philosophies and therapies generally not taught in medical schools, not administered in hospitals, and not reimbursed by insurance.
Most observers say the turning point came in 1998 when the NIH, after enduring years of criticism over its shoddy alternative medicine office, made a bid for credibility by announcing that it would recommit to serious scientific testing--and established, with great fanfare, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).
have signed an agreement enabling First DataBank to incorporate Healthnotes' extensive databases on complementary and alternative medicine information into their drug knowledge base products.
Consumers, health care providers, students, researchers, and practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine can use the database.