alternative medicine

A spicy finding

Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that curcumin — the active ingredient in the spice turmeric — needs to be metabolically activated to exert anti-inflammatory effects.

Complementary and alternative medicine use differs by race, economics

Use of complementary and alternative medicine differs by race and socioeconomic factors, study reports.

Plant compound quells inflammation

Berberine, an herbal remedy for diarrhea and intestinal parasites, may be an effective treatment for gastrointestinal inflammatory diseases.

Discussion on mindfulness and its effects on cancer April 17