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Chelation Therapy For Coronary Heart Disease: Does it work?

Chelation Therapy For Coronary Heart Disease: Does it work?

Chelation therapy consists of bonding a toxic metal atom, such as lead, to a ligand (a “tie in”) molecule. In fact putting the dangerous metal in quarantine. Why and when would we want to bind a metal? Per Wikipedia: “…Chelation therapy is the use of chelating agents to detoxify poisonous …Read the Rest

IN BRIEF: Aromatherapy Validated In Korean Studies

IN BRIEF: Aromatherapy Validated In Korean Studies

Yes, aromatherapy can affect your body in healing ways: An article in Designs For Health [1], brought to my attention by Paul Vitiello,  includes numerous references to serious academic studies on the effect of aromatherapy on human physiology. In particular, a study published by the Korean Society of Nursing Science …Read the Rest

Bee-sting therapy for auto-immune diseases: Does it work? Is it safe?

Bee-sting therapy for auto-immune diseases: Does it work? Is it safe?

Bee Venom Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis and Arhtritis has ardent supporters. Let us see if it is warranted: Efficacy: There are not too many true clinical studies on the efficacy of bee sting therapy on MS. We could find only one [1]  ,performed in the Netherlands, it consisted of “…26 patients …Read the Rest

Pain: Guided Imagery and Video Animation of pain pathways and processes

Pain: Guided Imagery and Video Animation of pain pathways and processes

MND: Visualizations have been a tool in the fight against pain for a long time. Holisticonline has a nice post on the technique.  Comtemporary Nurse has an article aboutrelaxation/visualisation in aptient with cancer pain. MND: The National Pain Foundation has an article intitulated      “ Guided Imagery and Pain Relief”. This is an …Read the Rest

Alternative Medicine: Colorpuncture, Spontaneous Photon Emission and Multiple Sclerosis

Alternative Medicine: Colorpuncture, Spontaneous Photon Emission and Multiple Sclerosis

MediNewsDigest: This is really “far out..”  This article from North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India  , is an entry in the US Government’s PubMed from the U.S. National Library of Medicine  Note that the study was done on one MS patient MediNewsDigest:   Colorpuncture according to this entry in Wikipedia, is …Read the Rest

Music therapy and treated cancer survivors (ScienceDirect)

Music therapy and treated cancer survivors (ScienceDirect)

MediNewsDigest:  An interesting study from Taiwan.  Music therapy   “.., increased relaxation sensations and significantly decreased fatigue sensation in treated cancer survivors…” . Here is the link from sciencedirect

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