Green tea may help treat bladder disease

Green tea makes the news again with a study of its effect on inflammatory bladder disease.

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Yoga may help overcome depression

Yoga research from BU and McLean announces the obvious: that yoga can help overcome depression.

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Holistic health care fair

For Minnesota residents interested in complementary medicine, check out the upcoming holistic health care.

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Holistic health care fair

For Minnesota residents interested in complementary medicine, check out the upcoming holistic health care.

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Slowing down the violence

Teach Kids Peace offers its latest perspective on reducing violence by teaching peace.

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Deaths allegedly attributable to bad batch of IV colchicine

Two patient deaths are reportedly attributable to an improper mixture of colchicine which was administered intravenously.

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Technology facilitates powernap

A new device can help people achieve relaxation and a refreshing nano-nap.

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Johns Hopkins Nursing Explores Complementary and Alternative Nursing

Johns Hopkins Nursing Spring 2007 explores the wide variety of complementary and alternative therapies used by Hopkins nurses and

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Center to study Echinacea and St. John's wort receives funding renewal

A five-year-old research center dedicated to understanding and improving Echinacea and Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort) has received $4.4 million in continuation funding from the National Institutes of Health.

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Ginseng or ginkgo biloba supplements unlikely to alter drug pharmacokinetics

A study has found it unlikely that supplements such as gingko or ginseng alter drug pharmacokinetics.

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Bahamas PM Lays Out Code of Ethics For New Government

Wasting no time, the returned Bahamas PM has laid out seven ethical principles for his new government.

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Implantable chip available to keep track of humans

Implantable chips have been approved for use in humans.

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Laws governing holistic healing: some basics

Basic legal issues surrounding holistic healing include licensure and credentialing, malpractice, professional discipline and questions of food and drug law.

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Yoga excesses may be self-indulgent, writer claims

Yoga commodification is sharply critiqued in a piece by Slate magazine.

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Humans are not special simply because they are human

Speciesism, the notion that humans are unique and special and therefore deserve to dominate everything on this planet, takes another knock.

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Chimp personhood advanced, deepening animal rights

A test case in Austria is seeking to establish that Hiasl, a chimp, deserves legal recognition as a person.

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Candian integrative medicine proposed to break medical 'monpoly'

A conference at the University of Victoria sponsored by the Association of Complementary and Integrative Physicians proposes to explore broader use of integrative medicine in Canada.

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