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AIDS and Complementary & Alternative Medicine: Current by Leanna J. Standish ND PhD Lac, Carlo Calabrese ND MPH,

By Leanna J. Standish ND PhD Lac, Carlo Calabrese ND MPH, Mary Lou Galantino PT MS PhD

This complete source compiles the newest medical details in relation to complementary and replacement treatments and the therapy of HIV/AIDS. It offers the newest learn within the parts of homeopathy, healing contact, handbook medication, nutrients, and move remedy for individuals residing with HIV/AIDS. The designated learn demanding situations which are fascinated about the clinical review of complementary and replacement drugs are mentioned, and the authors provide new insights into the advanced pathogenesis of AIDS. a part of the scientific courses to Complementary & substitute medication sequence.

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In a symbiotic interaction, both agents are necessary for functionality. For example, Shope discovered in 1931 that swine flu in pigs is caused by a combination of a virus and a bacterium, neither of which is pathogenic in pigs by itself. 20 This case is quite different from that observed in the synergism between alcohol and barbiturates. Alcohol and barbiturates are each capable of causing death in large quantities but 34 AIDS AND COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE can cause death when taken together in relatively small amounts.

It allows CAM practitioners to focus on interventions that are replicable and transferable. These are the only interventions that are likely to be adopted in the increasingly industrialized-and now incorporated-health system. Screen the Possibilities to Select the Best Candidates Asking the right question is always the most difficult problem in research. This is especially true for CAM, since its research questions need to be refined. All of the problems of doing research in conventional biomedicine apply, without the guidelines that biomedical theory has built over the last two centuries.

9. AIDS 11(1):238 (abstract no. 523), 1996. 10. Kemper K], Cassileth B, Ferris T: Holistic pediatrics: a research agenda, Pediatrics 103:902-909, 1999. 11. Anonymous: Defining and describing complementary and alternative medicine, Panel on definition and description, CAM Research Methodology Conference, April 1995, Altern Ther Health Med (2):49-57, 1997. 12. Zaslawski C, Rogers C, Garvey M, et al: Strategies to maintain the credibiliry of sham acupuncture used as a control treatment in clinical trials,J Altern Complement Med 3(3):257-266, 1997.

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