Alternative Medicine Topics
Combining meditation and moderate-intensity aerobic exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of depression, research shows.
New guidelines for treating insomnia recommend a type of psychotherapy called cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia before considering medication.
Growing evidence shows that traditional Chinese exercise, such as tai chi and qigong, may benefit heart disease patients, both physically and mentally.
Medicare and some private health insurers may offer partial coverage for certain alternative and complementary treatments. Here’s what you need to know.
A “detox” diet is supposed to cleanse your body and give it a radical reboot. But is this trend all it claims to be?
Research suggests essential oils could help with certain health problems. Here’s what you need to know about these oils and how to use them.
Just because they’re “natural” doesn’t mean they’re always safe. Here’s what you need to know to avoid skin reactions and other essential-oil pitfalls.
What research says they can—and cannot—do for you.
Thinking of going “caveman”? Here’s a doctor’s take on the latest diet fad.
“Natural” products can make chemotherapy less effective or even toxic, but many patients aren’t telling their doctors, a new study says.