alternative medicine Archives
A spicy finding
Jan. 16, 2018—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
Oct. 9, 2012—Use of complementary and alternative medicine differs by race and socioeconomic factors, study reports.
Plant compound quells inflammation
Apr. 6, 2012—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
Apr. 5, 2012—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will host the community series event “A Taste of Mindfulness” beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at VICC’s Green Hills clinic, 3810 Bedford Ave., Suite 100. Registered Nurse Michelle Foote-Pearce will lead an informative discussion on mindfulness, and appetizers will be provided. “Mindfulness meditation is the practice of waking up, paying attention and...