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354 result(s) for 'yoga' within BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies

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  1. Aromatase inhibitors reduce breast cancer recurrence rates in postmenopausal women by about 30% compared with tamoxifen while treatments differ. Unfortunately, nearly half of women taking AIs report AI-associa...

    Authors: Inmaculada Conejo, Bella Pajares, Emilio Alba and Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:180
  2. Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are sometimes used by individuals who desire to improve the outcomes of their fertility treatment and/or mental health during fertility treatment. However, there i...

    Authors: Skye A. Miner, Stephanie Robins, Yu Jia Zhu, Kathelijne Keeren, Vivian Gu, Suzanne C. Read and Phyllis Zelkowitz
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:158
  3. The significant use of traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) by cancer survivors is well documented. The aim of this study was to explore cancer survivors’ views on integrating T&CM services with conve...

    Authors: Jennifer Hunter, Jane Ussher, Chloe Parton, Andrew Kellett, Caroline Smith, Geoff Delaney and Eleanor Oyston
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:153
  4. Cancer patients often suffer from emotional distress as a result of the oncological process. The purpose of our study was to determine whether practice of Jacobson’s relaxation technique reduced consumption of...

    Authors: Paula Parás-Bravo, Cristina Alonso-Blanco, María Paz-Zulueta, Domingo Palacios-Ceña, Carmen María Sarabia-Cobo, Manuel Herrero-Montes, Ester Boixadera-Planas and César Fernández-de-las-Peñas
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:139
  5. There is limited research regarding patients’ profiles and consumer attitudes and habits of osteopathy in Spain. The purpose of this study was to profile patients who regularly receive osteopathic care in Spai...

    Authors: Gerard Alvarez Bustins, Pedro-Victor López Plaza and Sonia Roura Carvajal
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:129
  6. Traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) is seen as a way to provide healthcare in both developed and developing countries across the world. In Cambodia, there is a long tradition of using TC...

    Authors: Hattie Pearson, Tyler Fleming, Pheak Chhoun, Sovannary Tuot, Carinne Brody and Siyan Yi
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:114
  7. To explore if health related quality of life(HRQoL) increased after traditional yoga(TY), mindfulness based cognitive therapy(MBCT)...

    Authors: Astrid Grensman, Bikash Dev Acharya, Per Wändell, Gunnar H. Nilsson, Torkel Falkenberg, Örjan Sundin and Sigbritt Werner
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:80
  8. Many complementary therapies offer benefits for patients with cancer. Others may be risky for patients due to negative interactions with conventional treatment and adverse effects. Therefore, cancer patients n...

    Authors: Trine Stub, Sara A. Quandt, Thomas A. Arcury, Joanne C. Sandberg and Agnete E. Kristoffersen
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:44
  9. Within the intercultural milieu of medical pluralism, a nexus of worldviews espousing distinct explanatory models of illness, our research aims at exploring factors leading to complementary and alternative med...

    Authors: Szilvia Zörgő, György Purebl and Ágnes Zana
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:25
  10. Unhealthy lifestyles are a major factor in the development and exacerbation of many chronic diseases. Improving lifestyles though immersive residential experiences that promote healthy behaviours is a focus of...

    Authors: Dhevaksha Naidoo, Adrian Schembri and Marc Cohen
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:8
  11. Integrative health care (IHC) is an innovative approach to health care delivery. There is increasing focus on and demand for the evaluation of IHC practices. To ensure such evaluations capture their full scope...

    Authors: Ania Kania-Richmond and Amy Metcalfe
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:548
  12. The University of Arizona Integrative Health Center (UAIHC) was an innovative integrative medicine (IM) adult primary care clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. UAIHC used a hybrid payment model to deliver comprehensive...

    Authors: Robert L. Crocker, Amy J. Grizzle, Jason T. Hurwitz, Rick A. Rehfeld, Ivo Abraham, Randy Horwitz, Andrew Weil and Victoria Maizes
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:490
  13. Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is widespread among different patient populations despite the availability of evidence-based conventional medicine and lack of supporting evidence for the cl...

    Authors: Mandreker Bahall
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:422
  14. Colorectal cancer imposes threats to patients’ well-being. Although most physical symptoms can be managed by medication, psychosocial stressors may complicate survival and hamper quality of life. Mindfulness a...

    Authors: Rainbow T. H. Ho, Adrian H. Y. Wan, Jessie S. M. Chan, S. M. Ng, K. F. Chung and Cecilia L. W. Chan
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:390
  15. Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common symptoms experienced by cancer patients, and it diminishes their quality of life. However, there is currently no confirmed standard treatment for cancer-related...

    Authors: Mikyung Kim, Jung-Eun Kim, Hye-Yoon Lee, Ae-Ran Kim, Hyo-Ju Park, O-Jin Kwon, Eun-Jung Kim, Yeon-Cheol Park, Byung-Kwan Seo, Jung Hyo Cho and Joo-Hee Kim
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:353
  16. Sophisticated conventional medicine (CM) has brought significant advances to cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. However, many cancer patients still turn to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM...

    Authors: Mandreker Bahall
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:345
  17. Authors: Miriam Ortiz, Katharina Schnabel, Michael Teut, Gabriele Rotter, Sylvia Binting, Margit Cree, Fabian Lotz, Ralf Suhr, Benno Brinkhaus, Mohammad M. Parvizi, Farhad Handjani, Mohammad M. Zarshenas, Mahmood R. Moein, Majid Nimrouzi, Gholamreza Hatam, Jafar Hasanzadeh…
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17(Suppl 1):333

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  18. Authors: Benno Brinkhaus, Torkel Falkenberg, Aviad Haramati, Stefan N. Willich, Josephine P. Briggs, Merlin Willcox, Klaus Linde, Töres Theorell, Lisa M. Wong, Jeffrey Dusek, Darong Wu, David Eisenberg, Aviad Haramati, Bettina Berger, Kathi Kemper, Beate Stock-Schröer…
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17(Suppl 1):322

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  19. Authors: Carolyn Ee, Sharmala Thuraisingam, Marie Pirotta, Simon French, Charlie Xue, Helena Teede, Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Fuschia Sirois, Trine Stub, Jennifer Engler, Stefanie Joos, Corina Güthlin, Jennifer Felenda, Christiane Beckmann, Florian Stintzing, Roni Evans…
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17(Suppl 1):317

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 17 Supplement 1

  20. Engagement in healthy lifestyle behaviors, such as healthy diet and regular physical activity, are known to reduce the risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD). Complementary and alternative medicine (C...

    Authors: Agnete E. Kristoffersen, Fuschia M. Sirois, Trine Stub and Anne Helen Hansen
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:324
  21. Despite a growing body of scientific literature exploring the nature of meditation there is limited information on the characteristics of individuals who use it. This is particularly true of comparative studie...

    Authors: Adam Burke, Chun Nok Lam, Barbara Stussman and Hui Yang
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:316
  22. This study revealed that majority of the pharmacy students were using or had previously used at least one type of CAM. Among the students, 59% had used homeopathy followed by Ayurveda (30%), meditation (29%), mas...

    Authors: Bijoy Laxmi Saha, Md. Omar Reza Seam, Md. Mainul Islam, Abhijit Das, Sayed Koushik Ahamed, Palash Karmakar, Md. Fokhrul Islam and Sukalyan Kumar Kundu
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:314
  23. In recent decades, the evidence supporting the physical and mental health benefits of holistic movement practices such as yoga and t’ai chi have become increasingly ... was to examine participation prevalence and...

    Authors: Ineke Vergeer, Jason A. Bennie, Melanie J. Charity, Jack T. Harvey, Jannique G. Z. van Uffelen, Stuart J. H. Biddle and Rochelle M. Eime
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:296
  24. While complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is commonly used in the United States and elsewhere, and hazardous interactions with prescription drugs can occur, patients do not regularly communicate with ...

    Authors: Carrie M. Christensen, Rebecca S. Morris, Seraphine Chepkemoi Kapsandoy, Melissa Archer, Jinqiu Kuang, Laura Shane-McWhorter, Bruce E. Bray and Qing Zeng-Treitler
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:272
  25. Despite the paucity of scientific evidence, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is widely used for the prevention and treatment of illness, holistic care, and counteracting the adverse effects of conv...

    Authors: Mandreker Bahall
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:250
  26. Chronic activation of the stress-response can contribute to cardiovascular disease risk, particularly in sedentary individuals. This study investigated the effect of a Bikram yoga intervention on the high frequen...

    Authors: Zoe L. Hewett, Kate L. Pumpa, Caroline A. Smith, Paul P. Fahey and Birinder S. Cheema
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:226
  27. Yoga is increasingly popular, though little data regarding ... no research on the acceptability or effectiveness of yoga delivered through telehealth. Therefore, we evaluated ... , and patient-reported effectiven...

    Authors: R. Jay Schulz-Heik, Hilary Meyer, Louise Mahoney, Michael V. Stanton, Rachael H. Cho, Danae P. Moore-Downing, Timothy J. Avery, Laura C. Lazzeroni, Joanne M. Varni, Linda Martin Collery and Peter J. Bayley
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:198
  28. Chronic pain patients often use complementary medicine (CM) to alleviate their pain; however, little is known about the use of CM by chronic low back pain (cLBP) patients. We investigated the frequency of use ...

    Authors: Julie Dubois, Emmanuelle Scala, Mohamed Faouzi, Isabelle Decosterd, Bernard Burnand and Pierre-Yves Rodondi
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:193
  29. Women with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) have average life expectancies of about 2 years, and report high levels of disease-related symptoms including pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, psychological distress, an...

    Authors: James W. Carson, Kimberly M. Carson, Maren K. Olsen, Linda Sanders and Laura S. Porter
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:153
  30. Only a small number of articles have investigated the relationship between mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) and biomarkers. The aim of this systematic review was to study the effect of MBIs on specific b...

    Authors: Kenji Sanada, Marta Alda Díez, Montserrat Salas Valero, María C. Pérez-Yus, Marcelo M. P. Demarzo, Jesús Montero-Marín, Mauro García-Toro and Javier García-Campayo
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:125
  31. Despite ongoing consumer demand and an emerging scientific evidence-base for traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM), there remains a paucity of reliable information in standard clinical guidelines about...

    Authors: Jennifer Hunter, Matthew Leach, Lesley Braun and Alan Bensoussan
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:116
  32. Qianggu Capsule, a Chinese patent medicine, has been widely applied in the clinical practice of primary osteoporosis (POP) in recent years. This study aims to summarize the effectiveness and safety of Qianggu ...

    Authors: Xu Wei, Aili Xu, Hao Shen and Yanming Xie
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:108
  33. Type two diabetes is a complex and demanding chronic disease and its impact in a state (Kerala) which leads India in terms of the number of people with Diabetes is profound. Though the male to female ratio among ...

    Authors: Aswathy Sreedevi, Unnikrishnan Ambika Gopalakrishnan, Sundaram Karimassery Ramaiyer and Leelamoni Kamalamma
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:100
  34. The Practitioner Research and Collaboration Initiative (PRACI) is an innovative, multi-modality practice-based research network (PBRN) that represents fourteen complementary medicine (CM) professions across Au...

    Authors: Amie Steel, David Sibbritt, Janet Schloss, Jon Wardle, Matthew Leach, Helene Diezel and Jon Adams
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:87
  35. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is popular in former Soviet Central Asian countries including Mongolia. However, no studies are available on CAM use among patients with cancer in countries of ...

    Authors: Buyadaa Oyunchimeg, Jung Hye Hwang, Mansoor Ahmed, Soojeung Choi and Dongwoon Han
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2017 17:58
  36. Data on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) are lacking. We aim to investigate the prevalence of CAM use among patients with CVD attending a tertiary ...

    Authors: Tse Yean Teo, Jonathan Yap, Tong Shen and Khung Keong Yeo
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:446
  37. We aimed to evaluate the effect of an 8-week yoga intervention on the shoulder and spinal actions...

    Authors: Annette Loudon, Tony Barnett, Neil Piller, Maarten A. Immink, Denis Visentin and Andrew D. Williams
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:343
  38. We developed and disseminated an educational DVD to introduce U.S. Veterans to independently-practiced complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) techniques and encourage CAM experimentation. The project’s g...

    Authors: Rachel Forster Held, Susan Santos, Michelle Marki and Drew Helmer
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:340
  39. Self-report measures indicate that Yoga practices are perceived to reduce stress; however ... various biomolecules has been increasingly recognized. As Yoga practice stimulates salivary secretion, and saliva is.....

    Authors: Waleed O. Twal, Amy E. Wahlquist and Sundaravadivel Balasubramanian
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:294
  40. With an estimated 65 million Diabetes Mellitus (DM) patients, India ranks second in the world in terms of DM burden. The emphasis of current medical practice has been on pharmacotherapy but, despite the best comb...

    Authors: Srinivas Bairy, Ajay M. V. Kumar, MSN Raju, Shanta Achanta, Balaji Naik, Jaya P. Tripathy and Rony Zachariah
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:290
  41. Chronic pain can alter the autonomic balance with increased sympathetic activity reflected in altered heart rate variability (HRV). It has been proposed that yoga can be useful to correct the autonomic...

    Authors: Shirley Telles, Sachin Kumar Sharma, Ram Kumar Gupta, Abhishek Kumar Bhardwaj and Acharya Balkrishna
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:279
  42. It is estimated that over half of the adult U.S. population currently has one or more chronic conditions, resulting in up to an estimated $1,600 in productivity loss annually for each employee with chronic dis...

    Authors: Jennifer Mongiovi, Zaixing Shi and Heather Greenlee
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:248
  43. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and herbal therapies, are accepted worldwide, and have been important from medical, sociological and economic perspectives, among haemodialysis (HD) patients. The ...

    Authors: Sa’ed H. Zyoud, Samah W. Al-Jabi, Waleed M Sweileh, Ghada H. Tabeeb, Nora A. Ayaseh, Mayas N. Sawafta, Razan L. Khdeir, Diana O. Mezyed, Dala N. Daraghmeh and Rahmat Awang
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:204
  44. There is increasing evidence that complementary medicine (CM) services are being used by a substantial proportion of the Australian population and this topic has attracted keen interest from primary health car...

    Authors: Rebecca Reid, Amie Steel, Jon Wardle, Andrea Trubody and Jon Adams
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:176
  45. Medical pluralism has flourished throughout the Western world in spite of efforts to legitimize Western biomedical healthcare as “conventional medicine” and thereby relegate all non-physician-related forms of ...

    Authors: Jeremy Y. Ng, Heather S. Boon, Alison K. Thompson and Cynthia R. Whitehead
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:134
  46. The prevalence of endometriosis was 3.7 % and of the perimenstrual symptoms assessed, PMS was most prevalent at 41.2 % whilst irregular bleeding (22.2 %), heavy periods (29.8 %) and severe period pain (24.1 %) we...

    Authors: Carole Fisher, Jon Adams, Louise Hickman and David Sibbritt
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:129
  47. The widespread and growing use of alternative and complementary medicine (CAM) worldwide has been thoroughly described. In Argentina the limited information on the use of CAM has been reported between 40 and 5...

    Authors: Santiago Esteban, Fernando Vázquez Peña and Sergio Terrasa
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:109
  48. The purpose of our study was to determine the prevalence of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) use in patients with chronic diseases in lower Mekong countries.

    Authors: Karl Peltzer, Supa Pengpid, Apa Puckpinyo, Siyan Yi and Le Vu Anh
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:92
  49. The EUDAIMON study focuses on fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), a prevalent chronic condition characterized by pain, fatigue, cognitive problems and distress. According to recent reviews and meta-analyses, Mindfuln...

    Authors: Albert Feliu-Soler, Xavier Borràs, María T. Peñarrubia-María, Antoni Rozadilla-Sacanell, Francesco D’Amico, Rona Moss-Morris, Matthew A. Howard, Nicolás Fayed, Carles Soriano-Mas, Marta Puebla-Guedea, Antoni Serrano-Blanco, Adrián Pérez-Aranda, Raffaele Tuccillo and Juan V. Luciano
    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2016 16:81