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Medicina Integrativa

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Las terapias energéticas ya se aplican en los hospitales públicos pero sin constar en los expedientes médicos

10/01/2015 | By |

A pesar de la falta de informes de calidad para evaluar la eficacia de las terapias médicas no convencionales, esto no significa que no sean eficaces. Es una de las conclusiones a las que llegó el Ministerio de Sanidad hace ya más de dos años en el único documento oficial sobre terapias naturales que identificaba y analizaba 139 técnicas en este ámbito. Este criterio ha servido a algunos centros privados y públicos de nuestro país para iniciar algunas experiencias que no han tenido mucha publicidad. Leer más…

Fuente: La Vanguardia

 

 

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Results from 2012 National Health Interview Survey

03/12/2013 | By |

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), along with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, just released results from its 2012 National Health Interview Survey on the usage of complementary and integrative products and modalities among adults and children.

Some interesting findings include:

• 2012 overall usage is about the same, once 2002 and 2007 results were adjusted.

• Yoga usage has nearly doubled among whites, blacks and Hispanics.

• Various therapies and modalities are used complementary to, not in lieu of (‘alternative medicine’) conventional medical delivery.

• An increase of products and modalities to address pain management.

• Herbal medicine usage remains largest category.

• Fish oil and melatonin usage has increase exponentially, while glucosamine, chondroitin and Echinacea usage has dropped precipitously.

• Significant drop in usage among the poor.