Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

Mind-Body Therapy and Psychiatry: Ancient Tools for Modern Practice

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Meditation techniques have an ever-growing evidence base to support their use and have become increasingly accepted in Western medicine as helpful adjuncts to other therapies.

Mindfulness Practice Assists With Chemotherapy

Mindfulness Practice Assists With Chemotherapy

Mindfulness practice during chemotherapy can reduce the blunting of neuroendocrine profiles typically observed in cancer patients.

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Curbs Depression Relapse

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Curbs Depression Relapse

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At least 50% of patients who recover from an initial episode of major depressive disorder experience at least 1 subsequent episode.

Possibly From Placebo Effect, Acupuncture Improves Fatigue in Parkinson's

Possibly From Placebo Effect, Acupuncture Improves Fatigue in Parkinson's

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The researchers observed between-group differences between real and sham acupuncture treatment.

Blueberries May Help Prevent Effects of Alzheimer's

Blueberries May Help Prevent Effects of Alzheimer's

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There was improvement in cognitive performance and brain function in those who took the blueberry powder.

Coffee Consumption May Decrease Alzheimer's Risk

Coffee Consumption May Decrease Alzheimer's Risk

Consistent, moderate coffee consumption may decrease the risk of Alzheimer's disease development by up to 20%.

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