Canada to Rigorously Research Alternative Therapies

You already know that NIH has a Center for Alternative Medicine which funds research. Some money is spent for cancer research-much of it used to be out of Texas. (See the links for more information). Here is some news out of Canada:

This is from the Natural HealthLineŽ newsletter for December 1, 1999:

York University Calls for Rigorous Research Into Alternative Therapies (York University) -- The Centre for Health Studies at York University has completed the first nation-wide, comprehensive study of the state of complementary and alternative health practices in Canada calling for rigorous and expanded research on alternative therapies, a national public education strategy, and collaboration rather than confrontation between conventional medicine and alternative practitioners.


NIH and PubMed for CAM

Access to a database

Harvard to Invest in Alt Med Program

CNN, May 15, 2001

Mainstreaming CAM: Improving Studies

The Scientist, Dec, 2001

World Health Org Studies Traditional/Complementary Therapies

Lancet Oncology, 7/02

Integration of Acupuncture into the Oncology Clinic

Palliat Med, 5/02

Growing Interest in CAM - Society for Integrative Oncology
Publication Bias for CAM trials - US LESS Positive

Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, article in press, June 2007

A Look at CAM by  (Lord) Edward Baldwin

BMJ, 6/03

Comment by Angela Coulter, Chief Exec Picker Institute Europe
CAM Research Funding in UK:1999 & 2000
Children's Oncology Group Looks at CAM

Source: www.curesearch.com

 Right Approach in ChemoPrevention Studies?

Nat Clin Pract Oncol, 2006

References: Chemo Prevention Studies

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