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November 2013

Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: New Issue

The latest issue of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine is now available online.

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine is a monthly, open-access, peer-reviewed journal providing the latest research on CAM therapies. November's issue includes the following articles:

Western Herbal Medicine, Epigenetics, and Endometriosis, by Lucy Stephens, Julie Whitehouse, and Marie Polley.

The Effects of Mindfulness Training on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Heart Rate Variability in Combat Veterans, by Ritu Bhatnagar, Lori Phelps, Kristi Rietz, et al.

Efficacy of Acupuncture Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction Secondary to Antidepressants, by Baljit Khamba, Monique Aucoin, Millie Lytle, et al.

Yoga as an Alternative and Complementary Treatment for Cancer: A Systematic Review, by Manoj Sharma, Taj Haider, and Adam P. Knowlden.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use and Benefit Finding Among Cancer Patients, by Sheila N. Garland, David Valentine, Krupali Desai, et al.

Quality of Life, Perceptions of Health and IIIness, and Complementary Therapy Use Among People with Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease, by Rachel Canaway and Lenore Manderson.

Study to Establish Ojeok-san (Five Accumulation Powder: Wu Ji San) Administration Criteria and a Questionnaire to Evaluate the Holistic Effects of Ojeok-san on Patients with Low Back Pain, by Eun-Jung Kim, Dongwoo Nam, Byung-Jin Ahn, et al.

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Extract Sceletium tortuosum (Zembrin) in Healthy Adults, by Haylene Nell, Mirna Siebert, Pashini Chellan, et al.

Effect of Active Hexose-Correlated Compound in Women Receiving Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: A Retrospective Study, by Sho Hangai, Satoru Iwase, Takashi Kawaguchi, et al.

Regression of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ After Treatment with Acupuncture, by Regina Dehen.

Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies Can Be Potential Pitfalls for PET/CT Imaging: Report of False-Positive FDG PET/CT Findings Caused by Nerium oleander Vaccine in a Patient with Lymphoma, by Burcu Esen Akkas, Mehmet Teufik Kitapci, Fikret Arpaci, et al.

Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Cancer Patients in Saudi Arabia: A Paradox in Healthcare, by Abdullah M. AlBedah.

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