Remedy and Contaminant Components in Complementary Medicines

Remedy and Contaminant Components in Complementary Medicines
Author: Nanthi Bolan,Chun Guang Li,Yong Sik Ok
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2020-03-15
ISBN 10: 9780128160381
ISBN 13: 0128160381
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remedy and Contaminant Components in Complementary Medicines Book Review:

Remedy and Contaminant Components in Complementary Medicines provides a broad overview of contaminants in various types of complementary medicines for researchers from chemistry, pharmacology and environmental health backgrounds. By bringing together experts in multiple sub-disciplines including medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, and environmental contamination, the editors have amalgamated a single central resource for an introduction to the discipline as a whole. The chapters include organic, inorganic and microbial contaminants in herbal, ayurvedic, traditional and many other forms of complementary medicines covering their sources, characterization, toxicity and health risk assessment. The book also includes a chapter on the analytical methods used for characterization of contaminants. Every chapter incorporates comprehensive reviews covering the above topics with recent references, to introduce researchers to this field of interest and provide them with information that can easily be built upon. Provides fundamental understanding of the sources, distribution, and toxicity of contaminants in complementary medicines, and includes clinical case studies of the toxicity of contaminants in complementary medicines in many countries Covers the existing literature on the interactions of contaminants in complementary medicines with human health Provides state-of-science information on contaminants reaching the human food chain through complementary medicines Includes up-to-date information on quality control and standards of complementary medicines

Natural Remedies

Natural Remedies
Author: Finn Sandberg,Desmond Corrigan
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2001-10-04
ISBN 10: 1420024698
ISBN 13: 9781420024692
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Remedies Book Review:

The past two decades have witnessed a phenomenal explosion of interest in the potential uses of plant medicines in healthcare and this has evoked the rebirth of pharmacognosy. This volume is unique in that it is the first, in English, to employ the Anatomical, Therapeutic and Chemical (ATC) classification system, developed by the World Health Organization, to present information on the therapeutic uses of plants. Initially developed in the Swedish edition 'Phytopharmaca Therapy', this volume expands the original concept and highlights the aspects of medicinal plants that are crucial for a comprehensive understanding of the role plant drugs can play in healthcare.

Alternative Medicine

Alternative Medicine
Author: Dónal O'Mathúna,Walter L. Larimore
Publsiher: Zondervan
Total Pages: 503
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9780310235842
ISBN 13: 0310235847
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alternative Medicine Book Review:

An in-depth guide for Christians seeking to understand and evaluate the medical and spiritual implications of alternative practices, herbal therapies, and self-treatments available today.

Who Global Report on Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2019

Who Global Report on Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2019
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 226
Release: 2019-05-16
ISBN 10: 9241515430
ISBN 13: 9789241515436
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Who Global Report on Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2019 Book Review:

This report is structured in five parts: national framework for traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM); product regulation; practices and practitioners; the challenges faced by countries; and, finally, the country profiles. Apart from the section on practices and practitioners, the report is consistent with the format of the report of the first global survey in order to provide a useful comparison. The section on practices and practitioners, which covers providers, education and health insurance, is a new section incorporated to reflect the emerging trends in T&CM and to gather new information regarding these topics at a national level. All new information received has been incorporated into individual country profiles and data graphs. The report captures the three phases of progress made by Member States; that is, before and after the first WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy (1999-2005), from the first global survey to the second global survey (2005-2012) and from the second survey to the most recent timeline (2012-2018).

Yaffe and Aranda s Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology

Yaffe and Aranda s Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology
Author: Jacob V. Aranda
Publsiher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Total Pages: 1072
Release: 2020-11-05
ISBN 10: 1975112490
ISBN 13: 9781975112493
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Yaffe and Aranda s Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology Book Review:

The premier comprehensive textbook in the field, Yaffe and Aranda’s Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology, Fifth Edition, provides an authoritative overview of all aspects of drug therapy in newborns, children, and adolescents. It offers evidence-based guidelines for safe, effective, and rational drug therapy, including specific recommendations for all major drug classes and diseases. Now in a vibrant two-color format, this fully revised reference is an indispensable resource for pediatricians, neonatologists, pediatric residents, and fellows in different pediatric subspecialties, including neonatal medicine and pediatric critical care.

Complementary Medicine For Dummies

Complementary Medicine For Dummies
Author: Jacqueline Young
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2007-06-29
ISBN 10: 9780470519684
ISBN 13: 0470519681
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complementary Medicine For Dummies Book Review:

A comprehensive guide to what’s what and what works in complementary medicine, this expert guide cuts through the jargon and gives you the facts about the alternatives. Whether you are interested in maintaining your general well-being or relieving the symptoms of a specific complaint, this book outlines all of the therapies available to you – from acupuncture through healing foods to yoga and massage - and tells you what each treatment is most effective for, how to go about finding a practitioner and what to expect from a consultation. Topics covered in Complementary Medicine For Dummies include: Old Dogs – New Tricks: From Ancient Roots to Modern Practice Turning to the Pros for Your Health Diagnosis Reading the Body (Self-Diagnosis) Uncovering Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Revealing Ayurveda’s ‘Science of Life’ Balancing Health With Tibetan Medicine Purifying the Body with Japanese Medicine Dipping Your Toes Into Nature Cure Getting to the Point of Acupuncture Homing in on Homeopathy Unearthing Herbal Medicine Nibbling on Nutritional Medicine Diving into Naturopathy Opening Up with Osteopathy Getting to the Crunch with Chiropractic Moving with Bodywork Therapies Enjoying Massage Therapies Relaxing with Breathing, Relaxation, and Meditation Scenting Out Aromatherapy and Flower and Tree Remedies Connecting with Healing Therapies Getting Your Head Around Psychological Therapies Feeling the Buss of Energy Medicine Having a Go with Creative Therapies Ten Complementary Medicine Tips for Healthy Living Ten Superfoods for Great Health Ten Great Herbal Remedies Appendix A: A-Z of Therapies ~

The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care

The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care
Author: Barrie R. Cassileth
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 380
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 9814335665
ISBN 13: 9789814335669
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care Book Review:

With recent clinical advances, millions of people survive many years after a cancer diagnosis. And while their physicians deliver conventional, evidence-based therapies to treat the cancer, sometimes the cancer patient and his or her symptoms are not treated with equal skill. To manage their physical and emotional symptoms and promote health and well-being, most cancer patients and survivors use complementary therapies: Naturopathy, Ayurveda, herbalism, homeopathy, hypnosis, yoga, acupuncture, music therapy, macrobiotics, chelation therapy, colonics, hydrotherapy and many, many more. But OC are they safe? Are they effective? What problems do they address? What are the risks? When can they help? This unique and comprehensive book guides the way through the often confusing maze of complementary and alternative therapies promoted to cancer patients and survivors. The functions, benefits, backgrounds and risks are clearly presented. Learning when, if and how to use them provides medical professionals, cancer patients and survivors with the information they need to better control the symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatment. Unfortunately, using some of these therapies without this expert guidance can lead to medical complications, or worse. The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care is an invaluable resource in making educated health care decisions for managing life during and after cancer. Through the wise and informed use of these approaches, cancer patients OCo whether just-diagnosed, during treatment or throughout Survivership are better able to manage the physical and emotional stresses that accompany cancer, leading to symptom control and improved quality of life."

The Poison Paradox Chemicals as Friends and Foes

The Poison Paradox   Chemicals as Friends and Foes
Author: John Timbrell
Publsiher: OUP Oxford
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2005-06-23
ISBN 10: 0191623210
ISBN 13: 9780191623219
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Poison Paradox Chemicals as Friends and Foes Book Review:

Every day we are surrounded by chemicals that are potentially harmful. Some of these we take intentionally in the form of drugs; some we take unknowingly through the food we eat, and the environment around us. John Timbrell explores what makes particular chemicals harmful, what their effects are, and how we can test for them. He examines drugs such as Paracetamol and what it does to the body; Ricin, the most toxic substance known to man; Paraquat, a widely available weedkiller; and how the puffer fish, eaten as a delicacy in Japan, can kill. Using case studies from all around the world, such as the Spanish Oil syndrome which made over 20,000 people ill in Madrid, Timbrell uncovers the facts behind chemical scares. He shows how, with a rational, scientific, and balanced approach, risks can be assessed and managed safely.

Complete Guide To Complementary Therapies In Cancer Care The Essential Information For Patients Survivors And Health Professionals

Complete Guide To Complementary Therapies In Cancer Care  The  Essential Information For Patients  Survivors And Health Professionals
Author: Barrie R Cassileth
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 380
Release: 2011-07-18
ISBN 10: 981438397X
ISBN 13: 9789814383974
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complete Guide To Complementary Therapies In Cancer Care The Essential Information For Patients Survivors And Health Professionals Book Review:

With recent clinical advances, millions of people survive many years after a cancer diagnosis. And while their physicians deliver conventional, evidence-based therapies to treat the cancer, sometimes the cancer patient and his or her symptoms are not treated with equal skill.To manage their physical and emotional symptoms and promote health and well-being, most cancer patients and survivors use complementary therapies: Naturopathy, Ayurveda, herbalism, homeopathy, hypnosis, yoga, acupuncture, music therapy, macrobiotics, chelation therapy, colonics, hydrotherapy and many, many more. But … are they safe? Are they effective? What problems do they address? What are the risks? When can they help?This unique and comprehensive book guides the way through the often confusing maze of complementary and alternative therapies promoted to cancer patients and survivors. The functions, benefits, backgrounds and risks are clearly presented. Learning when, if and how to use them provides medical professionals, cancer patients and survivors with the information they need to better control the symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatment. Unfortunately, using some of these therapies without this expert guidance can lead to medical complications, or worse.The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care is an invaluable resource in making educated health care decisions for managing life during and after cancer. Through the wise and informed use of these approaches, cancer patients — whether just-diagnosed, during treatment or throughout Survivership are better able to manage the physical and emotional stresses that accompany cancer, leading to symptom control and improved quality of life.

Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine
Author: Iris F. F. Benzie,Sissi Wachtel-Galor
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2011-03-28
ISBN 10: 1439807167
ISBN 13: 9781439807163
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Herbal Medicine Book Review:

The global popularity of herbal supplements and the promise they hold in treating various disease states has caused an unprecedented interest in understanding the molecular basis of the biological activity of traditional remedies. Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects focuses on presenting current scientific evidence of biomolecular ef

South African Journal of Science

South African Journal of Science
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: CHI:81499609
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

South African Journal of Science Book Review:

Trick or Treatment

Trick or Treatment
Author: Dr. Simon Singh,Professor Edzard Ernst
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2009-10-06
ISBN 10: 140908180X
ISBN 13: 9781409081807
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Trick or Treatment Book Review:

Welcome to the world of alternative medicine. Prince Charles is a staunch defender and millions of people swear by it; most UK doctors consider it to be little more than superstition and a waste of money. But how do you know which treatments really heal and which are potentially harmful? Now at last you can find out, thanks to the formidable partnership of Professor Edzard Ernst and Simon Singh. Edzard Ernst is the world's first professor of complementary medicine, based at Exeter University, where he has spent over a decade analysing meticulously the evidence for and against alternative therapies.He is supported in his findings by Simon Singh, the well-known and highly respected science writer of several international bestsellers. Together they have written the definitive book on the subject. It is honest, impartial but hard-hitting, and provides a thorough examination and judgement of more than thirty of the most popular treatments, such as acupuncture, homeopathy, aromatherapy, reflexology, chiropractic and herbal medicine.In Trick or Treatment? the ultimate verdict on alternative medicine is delivered for the first time with clarity, scientific rigour and absolute authority.

Drug Safety in Developing Countries

Drug Safety in Developing Countries
Author: Yaser Mohammed Al-Worafi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 686
Release: 2020-06-03
ISBN 10: 0128204125
ISBN 13: 9780128204122
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Drug Safety in Developing Countries Book Review:

Drug Safety in Developing Countries: Achievements and Challenges provides comprehensive information on drug safety issues in developing countries. Drug safety practice in developing countries varies substantially from country to country. This can lead to a rise in adverse reactions and a lack of reporting can exasperate the situation and lead to negative medical outcomes. This book documents the history and development of drug safety systems, pharmacovigilance centers and activities in developing countries, describing their current situation and achievements of drug safety practice. Further, using extensive case studies, the book addresses the challenges of drug safety in developing countries. Provides a single resource for educators, professionals, researchers, policymakers, organizations and other readers with comprehensive information and a guide on drug safety related issues Describes current achievements of drug safety practice in developing countries Addresses the challenges of drug safety in developing countries Provides recommendations, including practical ways to implement strategies and overcome challenges surrounding drug safety

Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care

Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care
Author: James H. Lake,David Spiegel
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2007-04-02
ISBN 10: 9781585626397
ISBN 13: 1585626392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care Book Review:

The widespread use of nonconventional treatments, or complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and the increasing evidence supporting their therapeutic benefits call for a concerted scientific effort to integrate treatments that work into mainstream medicines. Answering that call is the groundbreaking Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care, a concise, practical reference that reviews the many CAM approaches used in North America and Europe to treat -- or self-treat -- mental health problems, and the history and rationale for a variety of CAM treatments, including the risks and benefits of their integration into mainstream mental health care. Two dozen contributors with both conventional and nonconventional expertise present current information about safe, effective mental health treatments -- including herbals and other natural products, stress management, homeopathy, Ayurveda, and traditional Chinese medicine -- that have not yet been fully examined or endorsed by the institutions of conventional biomedicine. This book: Covers background issues, including conceptual and historical foundations, emerging ideas and trends, safety issues, potential drug interactions and adverse effects, and medical-legal issues pertaining to use of nonconventional treatments in mental health care. Reviews the evidence and offers practical clinical guidelines for the most widely used nonconventional treatments. Twelve chapters cover specific nonconventional modalities or alternative professional systems of medicine currently used to treat mental illness, addressing historical uses of the specified modality, significant recent research findings, unresolved safety issues, and evidence supporting use of the specified approach in common psychiatric disorders, from major depressive and bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and generalized anxiety disorder to obsessive-compulsive disorder, dementia, and sleep and substance abuse disorders. Practical clinical applications of complementary and alternative approaches are discussed throughout the book. Closes with three appendixes and a subject and author index. Appendix A ranks evidence for the various treatment modalities by major psychiatric disorder and is cross-referenced with the material in Part II. Appendix B lists important Web sites, textbooks, professional associations, and other resources. Appendix C contains a glossary of key terms used in complementary and alternative medicine. Written for both conventionally and nonconventionally trained mental health care professionals, Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care provides both an ideal reference for clinicians whose patients inquire about the uses of many CAM therapies and a critical, balanced review of the nonconventional modalities most widely used in Western countries to treat mental or emotional problems.

Drug Information

Drug Information
Author: Bonnie Snow
Publsiher: Scarecrow Press
Total Pages: 752
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 9780810833210
ISBN 13: 0810833212
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Drug Information Book Review:

Designed for use as a self-study text, as a course text in more formal instruction programs, or as a refresher for the busy professional, the book includes valuable background data on legal and regulatory issues, as well as pharmaceutical technology.

Chinese and Related North American Herbs

Chinese and Related North American Herbs
Author: Thomas S. C. Li
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 616
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 1420031880
ISBN 13: 9781420031881
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chinese and Related North American Herbs Book Review:

Covering 1800 species of Chinese herbs and 700 related North American species, Chinese and Related North American Herbs: Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values provides clearly formatted tables that give you quick and easy access to information gathered from a wide variety of sources, both eastern and western, including those not generally availa

Complementary Alternative and Integrative Health

Complementary  Alternative  and Integrative Health
Author: Helda Pinzon-Perez,Miguel A. Pérez
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2016-06-17
ISBN 10: 1118880420
ISBN 13: 9781118880425
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complementary Alternative and Integrative Health Book Review:

Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health: A Multicultural Perspective provides a critical analysis of non-allopathic healing practices, including their uses, limitations, and scientific basis. The evidence-based discussion explores complementary, alternative, and integrative health (CAIH) across various cultural and ethnic groups both in the U.S. and internationally, to give you a greater understanding of the different modalities—including a literature-backed examination of proven methods and questionable practices within a cross-cultural framework. Each chapter highlights the scientific analysis of the practices relevant to each group, and guides you toward independent analysis of the risks and benefits of the practices discussed. Emphasizing the student as a future health professional, this book includes case studies, examples, questions, and discussion problems that underscore the role of health educators in educating consumers about CAIH practices.

Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine

Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine
Author: Haixue Kuang
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 506
Release: 2012-01-18
ISBN 10: 9533079037
ISBN 13: 9789533079035
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine Book Review:

During the recent years, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has attracted the attention of researchers all over the world. It is looked upon not only as a bright pearl, but also a treasure house of ancient Chinese culture. Nowadays, TCM has become a subject area with high potential and the possibility for original innovation. This book titled Recent Advances in Theories and Practice of Chinese Medicine provides an authoritative and cutting-edge insight into TCM research, including its basic theories, diagnostic approach, current clinical applications, latest advances, and more. It discusses many often neglected important issues, such as the theory of TCM property, and how to carry out TCM research in the direction of TCM property theory using modern scientific technology. The authors of this book comprise an international group of recognized researchers who possess abundant clinical knowledge and research background due to their years of practicing TCM. Hopefully, this book will help our readers gain a deeper understanding of the unique characteristics of Chinese medicine.

Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice

Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice
Author: Paula Jo Broadfoot,Richard E. Palmquist,Karen Johnston,Jiu Jia Wen,Barbara Fougere
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 928
Release: 2009-03-03
ISBN 10: 0813804434
ISBN 13: 9780813804439
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice Book Review:

Integrating complementary treatment options with traditional veterinary practice is a growing trend in veterinary medicine. Veterinarians and clients alike have an interest in expanding treatment options to include alternative approaches such as Western and Chinese Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture, Nano-Pharmacology, Homotoxicology, and Therapeutic Nutrition along with conventional medicine. Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice introduces and familiarizes veterinarians with the terminology and procedures of these complementary treatment modalities in a traditional clinical format that facilitates the easy integration of these methods into established veterinary practices.

Nutraceuticals

Nutraceuticals
Author: Ramesh C. Gupta
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1040
Release: 2016-01-28
ISBN 10: 0128021659
ISBN 13: 9780128021651
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceuticals Book Review:

Nutraceuticals: Efficacy, Safety and Toxicity brings together all current knowledge regarding nutraceuticals and their potential toxic effects as written by the scientists at the forefront of their study. Users will find an introduction to nutraceuticals, herbal medicines, ayurvedic medicines, prebiotics, probiotics, and adaptogens, along with their use and specific applications. This essential reference then discusses the mechanism of action for the judicious use of these nutraceuticals and the best tools for their evaluation before detailing the safety and toxicity of nutraceuticals and their interactions with other therapeutic drugs. Finally, and crucially, regulatory aspects from around the world are covered, providing a comprehensive overview of the most effective tools for the evaluation, safety, and toxicity of nutraceuticals, prebiotics, probiotics, and alternative medicines. Grants an overview of the current state-of-the-science of nutraceuticals, their use and applications, and known adverse effects Provides effective tools to evaluate the potential toxicity of any nutraceutical Includes details of regulatory issues as written by international experts