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189 result(s) for 'homeopathy' within BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Growing popularity of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the public sector is reflected in the scientific community by an increased number of research articles assessing its therapeutic effects. Some...

    Authors: Timothy Caulfield and Suzanne DeBow

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2005 5:12

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Complementary therapies are widespread but controversial. We aim to provide a comprehensive collection and a summary of systematic reviews of clinical trials in three major complementary therapies (acupuncture, h...

    Authors: Klaus Linde, Maria Hondras, Andrew Vickers, Gerben ter Riet and Dieter Melchart

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2001 1:4

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  3. Content type: Research article

    We aimed to investigate whether students at German medical schools participating in elective courses on acupuncture and homeopathy differ from an unselected group of students...

    Authors: Alexandra Jocham, Levente Kriston, Pascal O. Berberat, Antonius Schneider and Klaus Linde

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:148

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    We recruited student and staff volunteers (University of York) with self-reported mental fatigue, excluding any using homeopathy or prescribed stimulants, or with a diagnosis...Kali phos 6x or identical placebo 1...

    Authors: Michael Emmans Dean, Raj Karsandas, J Martin Bland, Debbie Gooch and Hugh MacPherson

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:167

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    This study is part of a nationwide evaluation of complementary medicine in Switzerland (Programme Evaluation of Complementary Medicine PEK) and was funded by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. The main ob...

    Authors: Florica Marian, Kerstin Joost, Krishan D Saini, Klaus von Ammon, André Thurneysen and André Busato

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2008 8:52

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  6. Content type: Research article

    There has been a marked increase in the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in the UK population in recent years. Surveys of doctors' perspectives on CAM have identified a variety of views and ...

    Authors: Nita Maha and Alison Shaw

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2007 7:17

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of homeopathy compared to conventional treatment in acute respiratory...

    Authors: Max Haidvogl, David S Riley, Marianne Heger, Sara Brien, Miek Jong, Michael Fischer, George T Lewith, Gerard Jansen and André E Thurneysen

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2007 7:7

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The CM physicians registered activities in a total of 5919 visits in 1839 patients. In all types of CM practices general problems (as coded in the ICPC) were diagnosed more often than in mainstream general practi...

    Authors: Phil JM Heiligers, Judith de Groot, Dick Koster and Sandra van Dulmen

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2010 10:3

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  9. Content type: Meeting abstracts

    Authors: Benno Brinkhaus, Torkel Falkenberg, Aviad Haramati, Stefan N. Willich, Josephine P. Briggs, Merlin Willcox, Klaus Linde, Töres Theorell, Lisa M. Wong, Jeffrey Dusek, Darong Wu, David Eisenberg, Aviad Haramati, Bettina Berger, Kathi Kemper, Beate Stock-Schröer…

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17(Suppl 1):322

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  10. Content type: Research article

    Data were collected for 3013 children on their utilization of medicinal products (during the last 4 weeks) and consultation with CAM providers (in the preceding year) from a German birth cohort study (GINIplus, 1...

    Authors: Salvatore Italia, Helmut Brand, Joachim Heinrich, Dietrich Berdel, Andrea von Berg and Silke Britta Wolfenstetter

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:49

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  11. Content type: Research article

    ...413 questionnaires were completed and included in the analysis (n = 153 male, n = 260 female; n = 246 Crohn's disease, n = 164 ulcerative colitis). 52 % of the patients reported CAM use in the present or past....

    Authors: Stefanie Joos, Thomas Rosemann, Joachim Szecsenyi, Eckhart G Hahn, Stefan N Willich and Benno Brinkhaus

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006 6:19

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of the study was to compare utilization of conventional psychotropic drugs among patients seeking care for anxiety and depression disorders (ADDs) from general practitioners (GPs) who strictly prescri...

    Authors: Lamiae Grimaldi-Bensouda, Lucien Abenhaim, Jacques Massol, Didier Guillemot, Bernard Avouac, Gerard Duru, France Lert, Anne-Marie Magnier, Michel Rossignol, Frederic Rouillon and Bernard Begaud

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:125

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  13. Content type: Commentary

    Although many researchers agree that applying conventional drug-trial quality criteria to CAM studies lacks plausibility, few take on the burden of devising alternative criteria in a specific area of CAM. This co...

    Authors: Mikel Aickin

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:240

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Integrative Medicine (IM) is an emerging field in paediatrics, especially in the USA. The purpose of the present study was to assess the attitudes and beliefs of Youth Health Care (YHC) physicians in the Nethe...

    Authors: Miek C Jong, Marja van Vliet, Susan Huttenhuis, Désirée van der Veer and Silvia van den Heijkant

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:4

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  15. Content type: Research article

    A total of 88.9 % of included respondents had used at least one CAM modality, with a higher proportion of men (95.7 %) compared to women (86.2 %, p... = 0.015). The most frequently used therapies were dietary sup...

    Authors: Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Frauke Musial, Harald J. Hamre, Lars Björkman, Trine Stub, Anita Salamonsen and Terje Alræk

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:22

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  16. Content type: Research article

    In recent times the basic understanding, perceptions and CAM use among undergraduate health sciences students have become a topic of interest. This study was aimed to investigate the understanding, perceptions...

    Authors: Syed S Hasan, Chew S Yong, Muneer G Babar, Cho M Naing, Abdul Hameed, Mirza R Baig, Shahid M Iqbal and Therese Kairuz

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:95

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  17. Content type: Research article

    In line with recent World Health Organization recommendations, many jurisdictions are taking steps to regulate practitioners of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM). Previous studies have...

    Authors: Nadine Ijaz, Heather Boon, Sandy Welsh and Allison Meads

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:312

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  18. Content type: Meeting abstracts

    Authors: Carolyn Ee, Sharmala Thuraisingam, Marie Pirotta, Simon French, Charlie Xue, Helena Teede, Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Fuschia Sirois, Trine Stub, Jennifer Engler, Stefanie Joos, Corina Güthlin, Jennifer Felenda, Christiane Beckmann, Florian Stintzing, Roni Evans…

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17(Suppl 1):317

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  19. Content type: Debate

    This paper proposes a novel model for homeopathic remedy action on living systems. Research indicates that homeopathic remedies (a) contain measurable source and silica nanoparticles heterogeneously dispersed ...

    Authors: Iris R Bell and Mary Koithan

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:191

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  20. Content type: Research article

    A total of 26 RCTs, which included 3,273 participants, met our inclusion criteria. The CAM therapy from the RCTs included the following: mind-body medicine, distant healing, massage, tuina and tai chi, homeopathy

    Authors: Terje Alraek, Myeong Soo Lee, Tae-Young Choi, Huijuan Cao and Jianping Liu

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:87

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  21. Content type: Research article

    New Canadian policy to regulate natural health products (NHPs), such as herbs and vitamins were implemented on January 1st, 2004. We explored complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners' perception...

    Authors: Karen Moss, Heather Boon, Peri Ballantyne and Natasha Kachan

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006 6:18

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Chronic fatiguing illnesses, including chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), pose a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Previous clinical reports addressed the utilization of health care provided to patients with ...

    Authors: James F Jones, Elizabeth M Maloney, Roumiana S Boneva, Ann-Britt Jones and William C Reeves

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2007 7:12

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are sometimes used by individuals who desire to improve the outcomes of their fertility treatment and/or mental health during fertility treatment. However, there i...

    Authors: Skye A. Miner, Stephanie Robins, Yu Jia Zhu, Kathelijne Keeren, Vivian Gu, Suzanne C. Read and Phyllis Zelkowitz

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:158

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  24. Content type: Research article

    A total of 737 (42.0%) questionnaires were returned. Therapies classified as complementary; were massage, manual therapies, yoga and acupuncture. Alternative therapies; were herbal medicine, dietary supplements,

    Authors: Kristofer Bjerså, Elisabet Stener Victorin and Monika Fagevik Olsén

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:42

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  25. Content type: Research article

    The growing body of data on prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) usage means there is a need to standardize measurement on an international level. An international team has published a qu...

    Authors: Meike Lo Re, Stefan Schmidt and Corina Güthlin

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:259

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  26. Content type: Research article

    An important but understudied component of Canada's health system is alternative care. The objective of this paper is to examine the geographic and socio-demographic characteristics of alternative care consult...

    Authors: Allison M Williams, Peter Kitchen and Jeanette Eby

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:47

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  27. Content type: Research article

    This study revealed that majority of the pharmacy students were using or had previously used at least one type of CAM. Among the students, 59% had used homeopathy followed by Ayurveda (30%), meditation...p < 0.05...

    Authors: Bijoy Laxmi Saha, Md. Omar Reza Seam, Md. Mainul Islam, Abhijit Das, Sayed Koushik Ahamed, Palash Karmakar, Md. Fokhrul Islam and Sukalyan Kumar Kundu

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:314

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Twelve of 39 countries generally understand the included CAM treatments to represent “high risk”, 20 countries “low risk”, while the remaining 7 countries understand CAM treatments as carrying “very little or no ...

    Authors: Solveig Wiesener, Anita Salamonsen and Vinjar Fønnebø

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:11

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Although back pain is considered one of the most frequent reasons why patients seek complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies little is known on the extent patients are actually using CAM for back ...

    Authors: Jean-François Chenot, Annette Becker, Corinna Leonhardt, Stefan Keller, Norbert Donner-Banzhoff, Erika Baum, Michael Pfingsten, Jan Hildebrandt, Heinz-Dieter Basler and Michael M Kochen

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2007 7:42

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  30. Content type: Research article

    In the U.S., complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is most prevalent among reproductive age, educated women. We sought to determine general attitudes and approaches to CAM among obstetric and gyneco...

    Authors: Mandi L Furlow, Divya A Patel, Ananda Sen and J Rebecca Liu

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2008 8:35

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  31. Content type: Research article

    One hundred and seventy practitioners were interviewed and 99 recorded data on a total of 1817 patient visits. Naturopathic physicians in Washington and Connecticut had similar demographic and practice characteri...

    Authors: Heather S Boon, Daniel C Cherkin, Janet Erro, Karen J Sherman, Bruce Milliman, Jennifer Booker, Elaine H Cramer, Michael J Smith, Richard A Deyo and David M Eisenberg

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2004 4:14

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Out-of-pocket expenditures of over $34 billion per year in the US are an apparent testament to a widely held belief that complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies have benefits that outweigh their...

    Authors: Patricia M Herman, Benjamin M Craig and Opher Caspi

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2005 5:11

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Use of complementary medicine is common, consumer driven and usually outpatient focused. We wished to determine interest among the medical staff at a North Carolina academic medical center in integrating diver...

    Authors: Kathi J Kemper, Deborah Dirkse, Dee Eadie and Melissa Pennington

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2007 7:5

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Anaesthesiologists and surgeons use reflexology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, herbal medicine and manual therapy most frequently in their clinical practice. Traditional Chinese Medicine was considered to be the ...

    Authors: Sándor Árpád Soós, Norbert Jeszenői, Katalin Darvas and László Harsányi

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:443

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The use of Complementary and Alternative medicine (CAM) has increased over the past years. In Germany, many general practitioners (GPs) use CAM in their daily practice. However, little is known about possible ...

    Authors: Stefanie Joos, Berthold Musselmann, Joachim Szecsenyi and Katja Goetz

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011 11:131

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