Alternative Health

Early Rehab May Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Better physical functioning reported after one year, study findsFRIDAY, Feb. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Beginning rehabilitation soon after a spinal cord injury seems...

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try

Treatment with 1 to 5 needles might stop the excessive crying, Swedish researchers sayFor beleaguered parents desperate to soothe a colicky baby, Swedish researchers...

Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women

Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say Some women really want to give birth at home, but for certain...

Meditation May Help Ease Chronic Low Back Pain

Study found it bested cognitive behavioral therapy and usual careTUESDAY, March 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Meditation may work better than painkillers when it...

Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery

Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alonePatients who go straight home from the hospital following hip...

Try Home Remedies for Child’s Cough or Cold

Over-the-counter treatments are riskier and costlier, says American Academy of PediatricsTUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Instead of turning to over-the-counter cough and...

Tai Chi Could Be a Healthy Move for Your Heart

Traditional Chinese exercises might reduce depression, improve quality of life for heart patientsWEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tai chi and other traditional...

Guided Exercise May Help Chronic Fatigue Patients: Study

Little by little, patients step up activity levels as an expert coaches via phone or online videoAn expert-guided, self-help exercise program may help people...

‘Mindfulness’ Might Help Older Adults With Back Pain

Mind-body program was also linked with short-term mobility gains, study findsTUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mindful meditation may offer a measure of...

Certain Parents More Likely to Skip Kids’ Flu Shot

Those who favor alternative therapies often bypass the annual vaccine, study saysChildren who see "alternative" health providers, such as acupuncturists or massage therapists, are...
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