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Points of Interest 10/26/2016

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:5284234. Epub 2016 Sep 28. Chinese Herbal Medicine for Postpartum Depression: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Same as it ever was: "This review suggested that CHM was safe and effective in the treatment of PPD. However, this could not be proven conclusively. To ensure evidence-...
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OCT
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​Naturopathic doctor registration bill before Pennsylvania Senate

The Pennsylvania House passed a naturopathic doctor (ND) licensing act (House Bill 516) last year. On October 18, a Senate Committee radically altered HB 516 by striking it in its entirety and replacing it with a naturopathic registration bill, which is now before the Senate for "second consideration" on Monday, Oct. 24th. The bill p...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/22/2016

J Mol Sci. 2016 Jan 15;17(1). pii: E114. doi: 10.3390/ijms17010114.Herb-Induced Liver Injury in the Berlin Case-Control Surveillance Study.Cranio. 2016 Oct 20:1–7. Relationship between craniocervical orientation and center of force of occlusion in adults. Chiropractors do the weirdest tooth fairy science: "This case controlled study discerned if oc...
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OCT
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Homeopaths and Chiropractors really don't care if they kill you.

The last several weeks have been hard on pseudo-medical providers.First, a homeopathic teething product that was not so dilute that it could have contained deadly nightshade was removed from the market by the FDA. It may have killed 10 children and harmed 400 more. One would think pulling the product would be a good thing. In real medicine we tend ...
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OCT
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Points of Interest 10/18/2016

Homeopathy Lost This One To Science. "we have chosen to discontinue the distribution of our Hyland's teething medicines in the United States."How herbalism is regulated. In Ireland  Herbal medicines are licensed on the basis that the remedy has been in 'longstanding use'World first porous acupuncture needles enhance therapeutic propertiesWhy b...
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